The upcoming documentary will first open for a Canada-wide virtual run, via the Winnipeg Cinematheque, beginning November 24th. TALES OF THE UNCANNY: THE ULTIMATE SURVEY OF ANTHOLOGY HORROR will be available during Severin Films’ Black Friday Sale.
RELEASE: What began as a modest Bonus Feature for Severin Films’’ upcoming Special Edition Blu-ray of THE THEATRE BIZARRE became – when Covid hit – a Zoom-enabled feature-length documentary on the evolution, challenges and all-time Top 5 anthologies – and anthology segments – in horror history. TALES OF THE UNCANNY – THE ULTIMATE SURVEY OF ANTHOLOGY HORROR is now heading to virtual cinemas in Canada, beginning with a partnership between the Fantasia International Film Festival and the Winnipeg Cinematheque from November 24th-December 15th.
Co-hosts/producers David Gregory – director of the award-winning LOST SOUL: THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY’S ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU – and Kier-La Janisse (a Canadian filmmaker, genre expert and author of House of Psychotic Women: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films) – queried a global roster of more than 60 horror writers, directors and scholars that include Eli Roth, Joe Dante, Mark Hartley, Mick Garris, Ernest Dickerson, Joko Anwar, Ramsey Campbell, David DeCoteau, Kim Newman, Jovanka Vuckovic, Luigi Cozzi, Tom Savini, Jenn Wexler, Larry Fessenden, Richard Stanley, Brian Trenchard-Smith, Brian Yuzna, Gary Sherman, Rebekah McKendry and Peter Strickland in a candid discussion of such film/TV classics like Canadian entry THE UNCANNY, as well as international gems like DEAD OF NIGHT, BLACK SABBATH, KWAIDAN, SPIRITS OF THE DEAD, DR. TERROR’S HOUSE OF HORRORS, THE HOUSE THAT DRIPPED BLOOD, ASYLUM, TALES FROM THE CRYPT, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, CREEPSHOW, TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE, TRILOGY OF TERROR, TWO EVIL EYES, V/H/S, XX and more.
Tickets and further details on the Winnipeg Cinematheque virtual theatrical run can be found here: https://winnipegfilmgroup.com/event/tales-of-the-uncanny/