Friday, January 31, 2014

Horror film special effects artist praised in documentary | WMUK

The makeup and special effects artists that create our nightmares are often Hollywood’s unsung heroes. But one local artist is getting some time in the spotlight for special effects in the 1980s horror franchise The Evil Dead.

The documentary Invaluable by Marshall filmmaker Ryan Meade looks at the work of fellow Marshall native Tom Sullivan. The movie will premiere Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

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Full Video: Bruce Campbell and Ted Raimi panel, Wizard World Portland, 1/25/14

The great Bruce Campbell and Ted Raimi give a little look on how a movie is made.

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Friday, January 17, 2014

The Evil Dead Presented by Video Nasty at The Prince Charles Cinema, Saturday March 15th, 2014

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To celebrate the launch of new British Horror Comic VIDEO NASTY, join us for a special screening of the best of the previously banned; Sam Raimi’s seminal classic THE EVIL DEAD! With an introduction from the comic’s author Mario Covone, a free copy of the first issue of the series for all that attend and lots of gruesome prizes and giveaways. It will be a night of fearful fun for all fans of horror. Five friends head to a remote cabin in the woods, where they unwittingly resurrect previously dormant ancient demons. One by one the evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival in a symphony of low budget 80’s gore. Previously banned by the DPP, The Evil Dead is the ultimate Video Nasty experience and an all-time horror classic.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for the January 31st premiere of 'Invaluable', a documentary about Tom Sullivan and the Evil Dead films

Info from Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Kalamazoo:

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Kalamazoo is excited to announce that it will be hosting a one-night-only world premiere of the new documentary, INVALUABLE, with special guest artist/animator Tom Sullivan in attendance.

INVALUABLE examines the life of Tom Sullivan, special-effects creator on Sam Raimi’s EVIL DEAD trilogy. It features Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Betsy Baker, Hal Delrich, Theresa Tilly, and Ted Raimi.

In an interview with Retroist, director Ryan Meade said, “You can expect to be blown away all the way through. It’s a real roller coaster ride. You’re gonna be smiling, laughing, and crying, and smiling again. You can expect to see things you’ve never seen, to learn things you never knew, and gain a whole new appreciation for the [Evil Dead] franchise.”

Tom Sullivan and director Ryan Meade will be in attendance to sign autographs after the screenings and do a post-show Q&A.

New Officially Licensed Evil Dead 2 Necronomicon Prop from Trick or Treat Studios

The Necronomicon is sculpted by Tom Sullivan himself. Release date to be announced.

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Sunday, January 5, 2014

See How Invaluable Tom Sullivan Is To The History of The Evil Dead! | The Retroist


Check this out my fiendish friends; there’s a new documentary heading our way entitled “Invaluable” and it is going to be a must own for gorehounds worldwide as it presents the story of genius artist Tom Sullivan, whose work has defined the look of The Evil Dead trilogy! Fortunately for you, your ol’ pal The Ouija Board Kid Daniel XIII has procured an interview with the triple threat (Director, Producer, and Editor) behind this monstrous movie; Ryan Meade!

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