MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
The 2012 installment of the Dark Mirror horror film festival will take place on Saturday, October 20. Screenings will include In the Mouth of Madness, 28 Days Later, and Take Shelter, with a panel discussion on the theme of "Horror and Apocalypse" taking place before the final film and featuring Matt Cardin (author on horror and religion), Dr. James Kendrick (Baylor University professor of film and digital media), Dr. J. Gordon Melton (Distinguished Professor of American Religions at Baylor University), and Joe McKinney (zombie/crime/thriller novelist and sargeant with the San Antonio Police Department). Visit our Film Screenings page and Venue page for full details about schedule and location.
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- Anxiety, Sadness, and Horror at the End of the World: A review of TAKE SHELTER by James Kendrick
- Food for the Apocalypse: Concessions at Dark Mirror 2012
- Doomsday Film Festival!
- “The darkest corners of human nature”: A review of 28 DAYS LATER by James Kendrick
- Changing reality into a nightmare: “In the Mouth of Madness” (MOVIE TRAILER)
Monthly Archives: October 2010
Tweet After the Dark Mirror screening of War of the Worlds on Saturday, October 30, there will be a public discussion by a panel of horror and communication experts. One of them will be Baylor University media professor and film scholar James Kendrick. James Kendrick is an assistant professor in the Film and Digital Media [...]
Tweet We’ll be showing director Steven Spielberg’s 2005 rendering of War of the Worlds to culminate our Dark Mirror horror film series this Saturday, October 30, and to preview the occasion here’s a juicy review of the film for your intellectual and visceral pleasure. It’s from Jim Kendrick, one of the co-organizers of The Dark [...]
Tweet Here’s the third and final installment of Matt Cardin’s interview about The Dark Mirror film series with MCC’s Student Life Magazine. You can also catch up with Part 1 and Part 2. STUDENT LIFE MAGAZINE: Who all is involved in putting on this film series? MATT CARDIN: There’s a small army of people and [...]
Tweet After the Dark Mirror screening of War of the Worlds on Saturday, October 30, there will be a public discussion by a panel of horror and communication experts. One of them will be college English and theater instructor Nick Webb. Nick is a playwright who served as Literary Manager for Connection Theatre Company in [...]
Tweet The good news continues! Saturday’s Dark Mirror screening drew a great crowd of 85-90 people (the final count was slightly uncertain), all of whom made the right choice when they braved the possibility of bad weather (which never materialized) to convene at the Bosque River Stage and watch 1982′s Poltergeist. Baylor’s Dr. Jim Kendrick, [...]
Tweet Just a quick update to let everybody know that the weather is doing a great job of cooperating, so tonight’s screening of Poltergeist will be screened as originally planned, at the lovely and spooky Bosque River Theater. Lecture begins at 6:30, movie circa 7:00. See you there!
Tweet Last week we brought you the first part of an interview with Dark Mirror founder and organizer Matt Cardin. It was conducted by MCC’s Student Life Magazine and published, in abridged form, in their October 2010 issue. Here’s Part 2 of the unabridged interview, focusing on the question of how horror films are related [...]
Tweet After the Dark Mirror screening of War of the Worlds on October 30, there will be a public discussion by a panel of horror and communication experts. One of them will be Austin-based horror writer Nate Southard. Nate’s books include the novellas Just Like Hell, He Stepped Through, and This Little Light of Mine, [...]
Tweet In the interest of clarity, we feel led to emphasize a very important point: this week’s Dark Mirror screening of Poltergeist will be held on FRIDAY (not Saturday), October 22 at the Bosque River Stage. And the time will be 6:30 p.m. (not 6:00). Way back when we first started conceiving this series, the [...]
Tweet The current weather forecast shows a slight chance of scattered thunderstorms this Friday, October 16, when we’ll be screening Tobe Hooper/Steven Spielberg’s awesome 1982 supernatural-fest Poltergeist at 6:30 p.m (changed from the original 6:00). So now’s as good a time as any to mention our backup location. In case of inclement weather, our Dark [...]