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Category Archives: movies

Olivia – a short film

Prasanna Paul has recently completed a short film based on Jack’s monologue Olivia. It’s making the the rounds on the festival circuit, and can now be viewed on Vimeo. Check it out!

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Mail Order

Jack’s short story Mail Order has been adapted for film by Eric Shapiro, and is now playing on Fangoria! You must be 21 to view it. Stay tuned after the film for  Inside the Plain Brown Wrapper, a behind-the-scenes featurette with Jack, the filmmakers, and cast.

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The Woman is the Coolest!

Ain’t It Cool News counted down the top horror movies of the year since Halloween (2011). Guess who made #1? Read all about it here…

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Mail Order

Jack’s short story Mail Order has been adapted into a film by Wildlight Entertainment. The film premiered last summer at FantasyCon in the UK, with subsequent showings at NECon in Rhode Island, and Long Beach Comic Con. Where and when can you see it? Keep watching this space for more details. In the meantime, Fangoria […]

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Thoughts and Reviews from Around the Web

The Obsessive Movie Nerd has an in-depth review of The Woman – well worth reading. Also, Macabre Republic continues its Countdown of The Top 20 Jack Ketchum Works of Short Fiction: #12, #11, #10, #9, #8 (a personal favorite of Kev the Webmaster’s!)  

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Behind the Scenes

Fearnet has an interesting account of how Jack’s novella Right to Life almost got made into a movie, and how his short story Mail Order did, instead. You can read all about it here.

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The Woman crosses the Finnish Line…

This just in: THE WOMAN GETS THE NIGHT VISIONS AUDIENCE AWARD 2011 IN HELSINKI November 7th, 2011 The Woman, director Lucky McKee’s merciless evisceration of the traditional American family values has won the Night Visions Audience Award 2011 at the Night Visions Film Festival in Helsinki, Finland. This marks the second time in a row […]

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Ain’t It Cool…

Ain’t It Cool News has a very nice write-up about the film adaptations of Offspring, and The Woman. Check it out!  

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The Woman stays in town…

The Woman will be extending her stay for an extra week in the following cities! New York City:  AMC Empire 25 on 42nd St. Emeryville (SF Bay Area): AMC Bay Street 16 Los Angeles:  AMC Atlantic Times Square 14, Monterey Park Go! See her, before she sees you!

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GreenCine talks Sitges Film Festival, and The Woman

Steve Dollar writes about his experiences at Sitges, and offers up some excellent discourse on The Woman: “Indeed, a movie about an avenging cannibal wolf-girl slave is probably given more regard, because in this milieu an avenging cannibal wolf-girl slave isn’t just a genre archetype, it’s the whole enchilada, the habanero sauce, and the mouth […]

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