Sunday, August 9, 2009

This Week in Horror: August 9 - 15

Freddy vs. Jason
August 9
2005 – Matthew McGrory (actor in several horror films) dies (b. 1973)

August 10
2005 – Chaos (2005) released theatrically

August 11
1947 – Stuart Gordon (director of Re-Animator and Dagon) born
1980 – City of the Living Dead released theatrically
1989 – A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child released theatrically
1999 – System Shock 2 released on PC

August 12
1941 – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) released theatrically
1991 – Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge released on the Game Boy in Japan

August 13
1899 – Alfred Hitchcock born (d. 1980)
1953 – The War of the Worlds (1953) released theatrically
1982 – Friday the 13th Part 3 released theatrically
1993 – Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday released theatrically
2004 – Alien vs. Predator released theatrically

August 14
1975 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show released theatrically

August 15
1986 – The Fly (1986) released theatrically
1986 – Manhunter released theatrically
1997 – Event Horizon released theatrically
2003 – Freddy vs. Jason released theatrically




Source: wikipedia Portal:Horror/This day in horror archive

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2 comments:

Justin said...

Greetings from Cape Town,
Cool stuff. Thanks for the info. I'm a big horror fan. It's only lately that I discovered the beauty of Japanese horrors. Where have I been all my life!
Juz
http://juztick.blogspot.com

Bill Brewer said...

Thanks Justin. Have you seen The Audition? Also, you might like the Korean horror film The Host (blogged here). Hey cool stuff on your site as well!