The Sean Connery Foundation has been established in memory of Sir Sean Connery. The foundation will honour Sir Sean’s legacy by honouring organisations in Scotland and the Bahamas – the two countries he called home – through strategic grantmaking. Focus areas for the foundation will be to accelerate ocean welfare and educational initiatives.
The highly anticipated Broadway musical version of ROCKY, a uniquely Philly saga, made its triumphant premiere at Walnut Street Theatre (WST), opening its 214th season. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, the production began previews on October 4, opened on October 12, and continues through October 30, 2022. Read on for more information about this exciting show, including my thoughts on the opening night performance.
Walnut Street Theatre, America’s Oldest Theatre and a National Historic Landmark, is excited to announce its 214th season of live entertainment, and its 40th season as a not-for-profit producing theatre company. The ‘Knockout’ line-up includes three stunning musicals, a hilarious comedy by Neil Simon, and an American masterpiece. As a self-producing regional theatre, the Walnut is the most popular theatre company in Philadelphia.
Shudder is the home for Halloween in 2022, and the popular horror movie streaming service is getting started early. Below is the full announcement with all the details of its annual 61-day Halloween event beginning September 1.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Peter Atkins, the man who wrote Hellraiser II, Hellraiser III, Hellraiser: Bloodline, and Wishmaster. We talked about his work on the Hellraiser franchise, including the 30th anniversary of Hellraiser III, the upcoming Hulu movie, and the HBO TV series. We also talked about what it was like working with two masters of horror: Clive Barker and Wes Craven. Peter shared his thoughts with me on Doug Bradley, Nightbreed, his books, including his new release this fall, and much more. We spoke for three hours, so grab some popcorn, kick back, and enjoy our conversation. You can watch the full interview below.
On December 8, 1987, Clive Barker took part in a TV interview where the studio audience grilled him about the potential negative effects his work has on people. As you’ll see, his answers are excellent. You can watch the full TV appearance below.
Released in 1995, Lord of Illusions is a film written, directed, and produced by Clive Barker. It is a cinematic adaptation of his short story “The Last Illusion,” published as part of his seminal Books of Blood anthology in 1985. Below is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Lord of Illusions, including thoughts from the master of horror himself: Clive Barker.