John Marshall tells the shocking true stories behind the 1981 cult classic “Roar,” which co-starred Tippi Hedren, Melanie Griffith and 150 untrained wild animals.
The Awesome Fest kicks of its annual free outdoor movie series with a screening of Bobcat Goldthwait’s documentary “Call Me Lucky” on Friday, June 26.
The Awesome Fest presents the 2nd annual Summer Camp Sleepover this Friday, September 12 at the Adventureland Day Camp in Bensalem, Pa. This overnight horror film festival includes a marathon of six slasher classics and genre newbies – including four Philadelphia premieres – in the middle of the woods on a 30-foot movie screen. To […]
When it comes to cult classics, nobody has a resume like director John Carpenter. “Dark Star,” “Assault on Precinct 13,” “The Fog,” “The Thing,” “Christine,” “Starman,” “Big Trouble in Little China,” “They Live,” “Village of the Damned” – these movies didn’t break box office records or win Academy Awards, but they are still inspiring generations of sci-fi and […]
“Killer Klowns” creators Stephen, Edward and Charles Chiodo will be in Philadelphia on August 17 for an Awesome Fest screening of their sci-fi horror hit.
The legendary pro-wrestler talks about the 25th anniversary of his classic ’80s sci-fi film “They Live,” which will screen at Philadelphia’s Awesome Fest on July 21.
In 1988, director Robert Zemeckis and producer Steven Spielberg stunned Hollywood with “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” a seemingly un-makeable movie that married animated and live-action characters in the same interactive world. For the uninitiated, “Roger Rabbit” stars Bob Hoskins as private detective Eddie Valiant, a former champion of downtrodden cartoons living in the Tinseltown-adjacent Toontown, […]
Tom Holland, the man who created the freckled horror icon Chucky, talks about his genre classics “Child’s Play” and “Fright Night.”
“Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” star Alex Winter steps behind the camera for a documentary about the dot-com ages’ most infamous villain: Napster.