Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Terror Firma Podcast This Friday Features Dan Hill & Chris Braaten


This week on the Terror Firma Podcast we have a special roundtable discussion on the topic of "if modern horror is actually scary" and accompanying yours truly, Drew Carson, for this in-depth chat are Dan Hill from The Dan & Kody Show and Chris Braaten of the More Gooder Than Podcast

We talk found footage, exorcism movies, docking, a guest that demanded a $1,000 a minute to do my last show, Halloween, classic horror, just what is modern horror and a lot more so join us Friday to hear this very entertaining and mostly off topic discussion that left your host laughing a lot.

You can listen to the Dan & Kody Show at this link
You can listen to the More Gooder Than Podcast at this link

We will also be played out this week by the incredible Drama Queen  with their new song "Welcome To The Party". Drama Queen are an all-original commercial 80's Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band who were featured on my last podcast "The Drew Carson Show" and I am thrilled to have them appear again. 


Monday, 30 January 2017

Raw

There is a little known Belgian -French horror flick that I have been wanting to see for a long time now. Directed and written by  Julia Ducurnau (Mange, Junior) Raw (also known as Grave) stars Garance Marillier (It's Not A Cowboy Movie, Solo Rex)  a young vegetarian veterinary student who, after a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school develops a real hunger for meat.

I know some really anti-horror film-goers who have seen this film on the festival circuit who have sang this film's praises for taking a horror sub-genre such as cannibalism and taking it in a fresh direction. I have heard critics compare this to earl Cronenberg which is high praise indeed. So here is the trailer what do you guys and gals think are you going to seek out this film when it's released on the 10th March?





Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Terror Firma E-Store





We have now opened a wee E-store selling Tshirts featuring all the classic Terror Firma logos, catchphrases and so much more so if you have cash burning a hole in your pocket then throw some our way and grab yourself a pretty sweet T in the process.  

Terror Firma E-Store

School Of The Damned Chapter 3

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Caroline Williams Is This Week's Special Guest On The Terror Firma Podcast

This week on the Terror Firma Podcast I had the pleasure to sit down with the star of Texas Chainsaw Massacre II, Sharknardo 4, Tales Of Halloween & the up-coming Fantasma the legendary Scream Queen herself

Caroline Williams. 

We chatted about her career, the role of actresses in horror then and now and what it's like to be an original "Last Girl."

You can find out all about Caroline at these links:
IMDB
Twitter
Facebook

The link will be up on Friday so look out for that and remember to subscribe to the show on whatever podcast app you use to never miss a great episode like this one!

Monday, 23 January 2017

Is M. Night Shyamalan back???

With the box office and critical success Split has already garnered coupled with the success of The Visit we here at Terror Firma are left to ponder- Is M. Night Shyamalan back??

Shyamalan had directed 2 features before he hit it big with the Sixth Sense, Praying With Anger his debut featured him in the lead and Wide Awake a comedy starring Dana Delany, Denis Leary and Rosie O'Donnell

But it was the smash-hit Sixth Sense where he made his name and introduced the world to his new style of story telling, one that would bring him huge success and also plague his career for many years to come.

After Sixth Sense he directed Unbreakable and Signs to much fanfare and critical praise but then the praise ended with the release of the Village. The for this film was done with the insane trailer that the Studio released making the film appear to be a monster in the woods film which the movie certainly wasn't. Shyamalan has went on record saying he was disappointed by the marketing campaign of this film and it's clear to see why. 

After this he filmed Lady In The Water and The Happening both of which were sub-par films for the talent involved and did not set the box office alight as his earlier fare had done but it wasn't til his next two films that people started right him off entirely as a filmmaker.

Those films were The Last Airbender & the disaster that was After Earth, the second of which almost sunk Will Smith's career in the process. People who had criticized him for his movies having twist endings were now criticizing his films for not having twist endings. He was damned if he did and damned if he didn't.

Shyamalan sidetracked into television producing very successfully with the hit series Wayward Pines and fans of his "holy Trinity" of movies (Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs) hopes were raised that he was about to make a comeback.

His choice of a "found footage" esque film the Visit was not promising as that has been done to death but he managed to bring an interesting take on it and craft a very enjoyable film in the process. His follow up to that is the box office hit Split which has all the critics and fans alike talking about it. 

His next film, Labor of Love, takes him back to his roots as it's a romantic drama and is rumoured to be starring Bruce Willis.

So we come back to the original question: Is M. Night Shyamalan back? Only time will tell.

What are your thoughts on this? Let us know in the comments bellow and over on the Facebook Group and Twitter

Thursday, 19 January 2017

So The Walking Dead Is Going To Become Less Violent

What the hell? A zombie show without violence is like a Madonna music video that doesn't make you throw up in your mouth. It was announced that the producers of The Walking Dead toned down the voilence in the first half of season 7 after the strong viewer backlash regarding the now infamous killing scene opener. 





Executive Producer Gale Hurd stated during a panel session at the NATPE conference "We were able to look at the feedback on the level of voilence, we did tone it down for episodes we were still filming for later in the season." 

So What do you guys think was this the right decision or a miscalculation?



Tuesday, 17 January 2017

The Santa Clarita Diet Trailer


Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix - Official Trailer by FanReviews

Who all is looking forward to this new Netflix series created by Victor Fresco (Evening Shade, My Name Is Earl & Almost Perfect) and starring Drew Barrymore (Scream, E.T. & Donnie Darko) and Timothy Olyphant (Justified, Snowden & The Crazies). The series will be available from Feb 3rd and will consist of 13 gore-liciously funny episodes. 

Other cast members involved in this project are Firefly & Castle star Nathan Fillion and Hear No Evil & Concussion's Richard T. Jones. 

What do you guys all think- is this going to be the next big Netflix smash hit like Daredevil or the next flipity flop like Ridiculous 6?

And Remember:

"Stay scared and remember it's always quietest before the jump scare!"
- Drew Carson Editor In-Chief

Monday, 16 January 2017

Omen Star Sentenced For Road Rage Attack

Omen star Harvey Spencer Stephens was sentenced for a road rage attack a few days ago. Spencer Stephens 46, is reported to have lashed out at two cyclists after getting out of his car following a dispute on the 21st of August 2016, a court heard. 

He admitted to two counts of ABH and causing damage in the attack which occurred on Toys Hill, near Westerham, Kent.

Stephens was handed a suspended prison sentence at Maidstone Crown court.

Stephens became famous for portraying the role of the Damien in the 70s iconic horror franchise the Omen alongside megastar Gregory Peck. The Omen, one of the highest grossing films of it's time, raked in £50 million at the box office. 

The incident began as two cyclists were in front of him side by side on the road as one began to overtake the other. One of the cyclists apparently flipped the bird to "Damien", not a wise move, and Stephens pulled in front of them, came to a stop and got out his car. He punched one of them repeatedly

 
 knocking him  backwards and causing him various dental injuries and damaging his helmet, oo er. 

"Damien" had had no previous convictions and pleaded guilty at the earliest opportunity accepting he "behaved poorly". 


This isn't the usual kind of story I tend to report on and I wouldn't have if it hadn't gotten so much press. What he did was stupid and he deserves to be punished. What annoys me about this press story is if it wasn't for the fact he was in a hit movie 40 years ago this wouldn't have made the papers at all. You even have people saying its the curse of the Omen at foot here.... The curse of the Omen??? Really??? So he was cursed to get out his car and beat the shit out of someone was he??? I don't think so. Anyway as I said I wouldn't have normally commented on this or reported on it but the fascination of reporting these kinds of stories with a pseudo-celebrity connection really irritates me and I know I have added to it by reporting on it here haha but what is our fascination with celebrities, even z-list ones, getting into trouble?

And now we return to our usually scheduled Killertainment! 

Thank You All




Big thank you to all who helped raise the awareness of the Terror Firma podcast by liking, reviewing and subscribing to the show as well as sharing links and of course all those who listened to the show if you liked it or hated it I thank each and every one of you for taking the time to listen to the show.

This week I am Re:Viewing Halloween 4: The Return Of Michael Myers which should be a lot of fun. If you have any suggestions on what to Re:View next or any general ideas for the show please let me know at: drew.carson@terrorfirma.net as I am always wanting to here from fellow gore-heads and friends of this site and podcast. Cheers!

Friday, 13 January 2017

The Big Podcast Launch

Today being Friday 13th it seemed to be the perfect day to launch a horror podcast. A podcast you can find over on iTunes  Stitcher and very soon Google Play plus all other podcast apps on the market. You can also listen via Podbean our host site.

The Terror Firma podcast features special guests, news, Re:Views and topical conversation about the horror genre. It is hosted by the Editor In-Chief of the Terror Firma website Drew Carson and features profanity, humor and we are looking to hear your scary stories, fiction/or non, so if you want to contribute to the show let Drew know @ drew.carson@terrorfirma.net and we can't wait to hear your thoughts on the show and of course your Tales Of Gore.

You can also contribute by helping to spread the word about the new show by Tweeting the hashtag #theterrorfirmapodcast, sharing the episode links with your friends and followers and by subscribing and reviewing the show on iTunes. We can only make this show as big as you help it to be. We will strive to bring you the interesting guests, the movie Re:Views you want to hear and by providing the content you want to hear.

Today is day 1 let's see what we as a clan can achieve with this show, our show, a show by horror fans for horror fans. 

Welcome to the Terror Firma podcast.

The first 3 episodes of the show are available right now featuring Special Guests Hills Have Eyes Icon Michael Berryman & American Horror Story star Naomi Grossman plus a Re:View of cult classic Troll 2. 

Are all already uploaded and waiting for you to engage with so



let the fun begin...

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

School Of The Damned

Welcome to the dawn of the School of The Damned era of Terror Firma. Each Wednesday you will find this killer content on here so remember to bookmark this website and enjoy the ride.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Trailer For Netflix Original Feature Film 'CLINICAL'

           

Plot.
“A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history.”

Clinical is written and Directed by Alistair Legrand (The Diabolical) and starring Vinessa Shaw (Hills Have Eyes, 3:10 To Yuma, Eyes Wide Shut), William Atherton (Die Hard, Ghostbusters, The Last Samurai) and Aaron Stanford (Hills Have Eyes, X-Men 2, 12 Monkeys TV series). Clinical hits Netflix on Jan 13th. 

Monday, 9 January 2017

We Are Back!!!







We are finally back in the office after our extended holiday break and we have a big week ahead. We have the first installment of the School Of The Damned serial comic from the genius mind of John Farman which will launch this Wednesday on the website with each installment coming every Wednesday after.










We also have the first 3 episodes of the Terror Firma podcast, hosted by Terror Firma Editor In-Chief Drew Carson,  launching on iTunes this Friday. 

Episode 1 features a great interview with horror icon Michael Berryman. 
Episode 2 features a Re:View of the cult classic Troll 2 & 
Episode 3 features an interview with American Horror Story star Naomi Grossman. 




As well as all of that we will have the latest news and stories from the worlds of horror on the site from tomorrow. So We hope you had a great holiday period and we welcome you all back. 


Thursday, 5 January 2017

Preview Of The Terror Firma Podcast

Well our New Year's special preview went tits up and nobody was around the office to fix it and for that we can only apologize.

Our Bad.

So here it is... fingers crossed....