First set of posters for June! Here’s hoping you enjoy them!
This week I’m featuring ten posters for your viewing pleasure. I may keep it at ten per week for a while. I feel that if I feature less than ten then I’m cheating you, the viewer; if I feature more than ten I’m spreading myself too thin and that makes it that much harder to find something for next week. Anyway, enjoy!
Another week begins and I’ve got another set of alt-posters for everyone to enjoy; at least that’s what I’m hoping that you’re doing with them, enjoying. There’s 23 this week. I don’t know why; just seemed like a good number.
There are two things that cannot be denied; one, I’ve wanted to do Lisa Marie as a Scream Queen of the Month for quite some time and two the fact is that Lisa Marie owes a lot of the success of her film career to Tim Burton. Yes, I know that they had a rather unpleasant breakup and that there are some people who simply do not like her and that is just fine; as for myself I find her to be a strikingly beautiful woman.
Born on December 5, 1968 in Piscataway, New Jersey, Lisa Marie began modeling at the age of 16 and has been photographed by the likes of Robert Mappelthorpe and Bruce Weber.
Her debut acting role was in the TV series Miami Vice in 1988. Her first feature film role was in 1990 as a Christmas party guest in Woody Allen’s Alice (1990). She has appeared in several films (most of them under heavy makeup) for Tim Burton; as Vampira in Ed Wood (1994); as Martian Girl in Mars Attacks! (1996); as Lady Crane in Sleepy Hollow (1999); she was the voice of Match Girl, Stainboy’s Mother and Cracker Girl in Burton’s animated short The World of Stainboy (2000); and finally as the ape Nova in Burton’s unsuccessful reimagining of Planet of the Apes (2001).
Her non-Burton genre credits include The Lords of Salem and Silent Night (2012), Dominion (2014) and We Are Still Here and Tales of Halloween (2015). Non-genre credits include Frogs for Snakes (1998), The Beatnicks (2001) and Beauty in the Broken (2015-in post-production).
Would you please join me in welcoming the Written in Blood Scream Queen of the Month for December, 2015: the stunning Lisa Marie!
What Do We Know About Lisa Marie?
Attended Catholic school as a child.
Professional dancer – she studied ballet for eight years.
For her role in Mars Attacks!, her costume was so tight that it had to be stitched on.
To research her role of Vampira for Ed Wood (1994) she sought out Maila Nurmi, the original Vampira that her character was based on.
Was the inspiration for the character Sally in The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993).
The country of Kyrgyzstan issued a commemorative postage stamp bearing her image.
Lisa Marie Says:
“I’d walk across Death Valley in stilettos.”
You’re not alone tonight.
Written and directed by John William Ross.
Starring Melia Renee, Carly Jones, Ryan Allan Young.
An official selection of Screamfest 2015.
10 minutes 54 seconds.
I thought that I was going to have send writer/director John William Ross a bill for a new cell phone. The phone is in one piece but I wonder if he would have paid for any damages if he knew that I was watching his scary good The Thing in the Apartment on it when I nearly dropped it during a particularly frightening scene. Ross said that his goal with this film was to “scare the living shit out of people” and I for one believe that he succeeded. This is one tight little eleven minutes of horror. Watch it below and let me know what you think.
First set of Alt-Postrs for November; here’s hoping you like them.
When a city girl moves to her new, noisy, creaky old country home, she begins to suspect that she may have a roommate.
Written and Directed by Marc Fratto.
Produced by Marc Fratto and Frank Garfi.
Starring Katelyn Marie Marshall and Miriam Roth.
Filmed in the United States.
5 minutes 18 seconds.
First Night in the New House came to me through a conversation I had via Twitter with writer/director Marc Fratto who sent me a link to the film for me to check out and I’m glad that he did because this is one effectively creepy little film! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
One more thing, Marc and crew are hoping to turn First Night in the New House into a feature film called The Crazy House and have a crowd-funding campaign set up on INDIEGOGO. All you have to do is click on the link to make a donation if you are so inclined to do so. Marc did not ask me to do this; I figure if he’s nice enough to send me the link to his film I’m going to be nice enough to help him out a little bit, enough said.
Oh, lest I forget: HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYBODY!! Have fun, keep your children safe and as always I cordially invite you to take care…and stay scared!