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“Film in Texas Chainsaw Franchise Stars Two Oscar Winners”

On October 1, 1974, in Dallas, Texas, the original “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” premiered. Tobe Hooper (Salem’s Lot) directed the film and co-wrote the screenplay with Kim Henkel (Texas Chainsaw 3D), based off of Henkel’s story. The 83 minute film, … Continue reading

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“Salem’s Lot” (1979)

Ben Mears, portrayed by David Soul, (Starsky and Hutch) returns to the town of Salem’s Lot, Maine, where he lived up until the age of 10. Ben is a novelist, and the current book he is working on, has to … Continue reading

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Freddy’s Nightmares – The Pilot Episode

In October of 1984, in West Germany, at the Hof International Film Festival, writer and director, Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” an iconic film of the horror genre, was first screened. The original film would be the catalyst that would launch … Continue reading

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“Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films”

“We must beat – Beat Street” Those words were spoken by Menahem Golan, when he was told that “Beat Street,” another break dance movie, would be released around the same time as Cannon Films “Breakin,” which premiered on May 3, … Continue reading

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