Conventions

Drive-In Massacre 2014

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I went to the Drive-In Massacre which is the second year this was done at the McHenry Drive-In. Three horror films shown at the drive-in with a special guest. Last year it was The Monster Squad with director Fred Dekker in person, Lucio Fulci’s Zombie, and Sleepaway Camp. This year the films were The Return Of The Living Dead with Linnea Quigley in person, the new 4K restoration of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and Creepshow. I brought my Sony A7 with me and grabbed some shots with my Voigtlander 40mm F/1.4 lens.     One thing I did was take a couple of long exposure shots with my wide angle lens.

Halloween Horror Movie Challenge

Halloween Horror Movie Challenge Day Fourteen

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I am going to another 24 hour horror movie marathon this weekend so I will be even more behind in posts but hopefully next week I can catch up. But onto today’s. Day Fourteen – What is your favorite “drive-in” horror movie? THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (1974) d: Tobe Hooper I must admit that I’ve only been to one drive-in in my life and that was this past summer. But going off of film history one film that gained notoriety from it’s massive playings at drive-ins (and eventually other theatres) was ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’. I first saw ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ on video when I was 12 and was completely amazed by the sheer rawness of the film. It was disturbing and shocking and it has this almost realistic feel to it. It took several viewings before I got the dark humor of it but even […]