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[Film Festivals] GenreBlast III Announces Its Full Schedule for August 30 – September 2, 2018

The Grue-Crew are huge fans of the spectacular film festival GENREBLAST held in Winchester, Virginia each fall. GenreBlast III reigns from Thursday, August 30, 2018, through Sunday, September 2, 2018, featuring four full days of fantastic genre offerings, features and shorts alike. Some fantastic films are included in the lineup and the festival celebrates dozens of shorts as well. A great time is had by all. Along with Christopher G. Moore’s short GUT PUNCHED (shameless self-promotion), look for features such as SHE WAS SO PRETTY 2: BE GOOD FOR GOODNESS SAKE, AMAZON HOT BOX, and BONG OF THE LIVING DEAD. https://www.genreblast.com/

Thursday 8/30

5:00 pm SHORTS BLAST #1 The Tolls – California – dir. Liz Anderson The Present – North Carolina – dir. Richard Rogers Blood Sisters – Australia – dirs. Caitlin Koller & Lachlan Smith Andromeda – California – dir. Emily Dean Skin Baby – South Carolina – dir. Ken Cohen Simple Simon – Canada – dir. Maninder Chana Socket: The Amputated Veteran – Canada – dir. Christopher Beaubien 7:05 pm BOYNE FALLS Michigan – dir. Steve Kopera East Coast Premiere plays with: Young Blood – California – dir. Richie Starzec Goldblooded – California – dir. Tom Skowronski 9:25 pm BUTTERFLY KISSES Maryland – dir. Erik Kristopher Myers Virginia Premiere plays with: The Least Among Us – DC/VA – dir. Bill Coughlan Save – Germany – dir. Ivan Sainz-Pardo 11:40pm THE VELOCIPASTOR PA/NY – dir. Brendan Steere Virginia Premiere plays with: Goodnight, Gracie – California – dir. Stellan Kendrick Presepe Vivente (Living Nativity) – Italy – dir. Lorenzo Fassina

Friday 8/31

10:00 am SHORTS BLAST #2 //Haxx Deadroom// – Canada – dir. Dionne Copland Dragtivists – Kansas – dir. Savannah Rodgers Elias Black: Fire – California – dir. Clint Carney The Devil’s Gun – Texas – dir. James Cristopher Sign On The Dotted Line – Georgia – dir. Joseph Hardin La Revancha Del Bastardo Que Come Pasta Con Aceite De Sesamo – New Jersey – dir. Saba The Confession: Til Death Do Us Part – Ohio – dir. Erik William Silica – Illinois – dir. Eliaz Rodriguez Things That Bleed – United Kingdom – dir. Simon Giles Conductor – California – dir. Alex Noyer 11:45 am SHORTS BLAST #3 Past And Future Kings – Canada – dir. Raphael Hebert Skinjacker – United Kingdom – dir. Dan Horrigan Goodbye Old Friend – New York – dir. Rafael De Leon Jr. Teaser – Georgia – dir. Dayna Noffke Kiss The Devil In The Dark – Utah – dir. Jonathan Martin 1:30 pm STUCK California – dir. Jillian Armenante plays with: Hotelpool – France – dir. Saba At Your Disposal – California – dir. Diana Woody 3:55pm LOON Montana – dirs. Lillian Langston & Andrew Bassett plays with: Hypodontia – North Carolina – dir. Jennifer Trudrung Split Rail – Idaho – dir. Christian Lybrook 6:00 pm MURDER MADE EASY California – dir. Dave Palamaro plays with: You Are The Captain – California – dir. Dan Samiljian Sequence – California – dir. Briana Jones 8:00 pm THE NOTHING Georgia – dir. Clayton Thompson East Coast Premiere plays with: Nasty Robin Goodfellow – United Kingdom – dir. James Gunn 10:00 pm AMAZON HOT BOX Georgia – dir. James Bickert Virginia Premiere plays with: Maniac Priest – Georgia – dir. Greg Sisco Shit, They’re All Vampires! – Illinois – dir. Tim Troemner Ghosts Doing…It! – Illinois – dir. Tim Troemner 11:59 pm SHE WAS SO PRETTY: BE GOOD FOR GOODNESS SAKE West Virginia – dir. Brooklyn Ewing plays with: Tears of Apollo – Ohio/Austria – dir. James Quinn Tom – Florida – dir. Josh Goodman

Saturday 9/1

10:00 am SHORTS BLAST #4 Pulsar – United Kingdom – dir. Aurora Fearnley Banshee – Canada – dir. Adam O’Brien Dead Celebrities – United Kingdom – dir. Michael Fausti Ten Minute Time Machine – Canada – dir. Charles Wahl Time Enforcer – California – dir. Jimmy Nickerson My First Time – Israel – dir. Asaf Livni The Scarlet Vultures – Canada – dir. Kyle Martellacci 12:00 pm LIVESCREAM South Carolina – dir. Michelle Iannantuono plays with: Jax In Love – California – dir. Colin Campbell, written & produced by Rakefet Abergel 2:00 pm MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN MOVIE! Panel Hosted by Jeff Frumess 3:15pm CLICKBAIT California – dirs. Sophia Cacciola & Michael J. Epstein World Premiere plays with: Leopard Parts I & II – California – dir. Tyler Sage My Monster – California – dir. Izzy Lee 5:30 pm I’M DREAMING OF A WHITE DOOMSDAY Pennsylvania – dir. Mike Lombardo plays with: Wondering Eyes – Canada – dir. Jared Carney Murder In The Cat House – California – dir. Kristy Linderholm Canine – Illinois – dir. Sean Richard Budde 7:20pm SHORTS BLAST #5 – Viewer Discretion Advised! Two Girls, One Trunk – UAE/New York – dir. Adam Pivorotto We Summoned A Demon – Texas – dir. Chris McInroy Gut Punched – North Carolina – dir. Christopher G. Moore Street Dykes – Louisiana – dir. Haven Nutt Blood Shed – United Kingdom – dir. James Moran Third Wheel – Illinois – dir. Daniel Del Purgatorio Sarah’s Dream – Tennessee – dir. Wendy Keeling Killing Giggles – North Carolina – dir. Jaysen Buterin Mother Fucker – NY/NJ – dir. Nicholas Santos The Jerry Show – Florida – dir. Stephen Stull What Metal Girls Are Into – California – dir. Laurel Vail 9:25 pm LIEUTENANT JANGLES Australia – dir. Nic Champeaux World Premiere plays with: Freelancer – Portugal/Finland – dirs. Francisco Lacerda & Francisco A. Lopes 11:55 pm HOUSE SHARK – New York – dir. Ron Bonk plays with: Ghost Cop: Part 2 – DC – dir. Dylan Hintz

Sunday 9/2

11:00 am – SHORTS BLAST #6 (90:29) Justice Served – Missouri – dir. Patrick Rea Protectress – California – dir. America Young Heartless – California – dir. Kevin Sluder Seafood Diet – Maryland – dir. Max Levine Tick – Canada – dir. Ashlea Wessel I Baked Him A Cake – Pennsylvania – dir. Vanessa Wright The Son, The Father – Washington – dir. Lukas Hassel The Daughters of Virtue – California – dir. Michael Escobedo 1:00 pm – HOW NOT TO SUCK AT SCREENWRITING panel Hosted by Ryan LaPlante 2:10 pm THE PSYBORGS Canada – dir. David Hiatt World Premiere plays with: Bullies – California – dir. Daniel Bydlowski 4:20 pm BONG OF THE LIVING DEAD Ohio – dir. Max Groah plays with: The Devil’s Due – Canada – dir. Ryan LaPlante Hangover Food – United Kingdom – dir. Ross McGowan 6:25 pm – AWARDS CEREMONY 7:20 pm TOP KNOT DETECTIVE Australia – dirs. Aaron McCann & Dominic Pearce Virginia Premiere Special Joint Screening w/Psycho Cinema plays with: Astroknot – Minnesota – dir. Joel Erkkinen The Green Giant Of Zanzuki – Georgia – dir. Alex Greenberg 9:30 pm THE RANGER dir. Jenn Wexler plays with: Compulsion – Canada – dir. Brian Sepanzyk 11:15pm UNTERWELT: THE WORLD BEYOND Germany – dir. Ralf Kemper plays with: Helminth – Australia – dir. Merinda Staubli Sulphur For Leviathan – Ohio/Austria – dir. James Quinn

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Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
Doc Rotten
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
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