Midnight Art: Oct. 13, 2017

It’s the end of Midnight Art’s Herschell Gordon Lewis week. Today we share a poster from his most infamous 1972 film, The Gore Gore Girls. Here’s a brief description from Google: A ditsy reporter works with a sleazy private eye to solve the gory killings of strippers. The Gore Gore Girls would be Lewis’ final film for 30 years. His next film would be 2002’s … Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 13, 2017

Midnight Art: Oct. 12, 2017

Art this week continues with its Herschell Gordon Lewis theme. Today’s poster comes from his 1970 film, Wizard of Gore. Here’s a synopsis from Google: An insane magician uses hypnotism to butcher audience members gullible enough to participate in his show. The movie was remade in 2007 by Jeremy Kasten and starred Crispin Glover as the insane magician. Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 12, 2017

Midnight Art: Oct. 11, 2017

Midnight art continues with its Herschell Gordon Lewis them with the poster for Color Me Blood Red. This movie is pretty simple to explain. It’s about a demented artist who used human blood to paint canvases. It was released in 1965. It is considered the last, and weakest, of Lewis’ “Blood Trilogy” which included Blood Feast and Two-Thousand Maniacs. Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 11, 2017

Midnight Art: Oct. 9, 2017

This week’s art is dedicated to Herschell Gordon Lewis, the godfather of gore. Beginning in 1963 with Blood Feast, Gordon launched a decades-long career in making over-the-top splatter films. He died at the age of 90 in September 2016 with little notice by the press. Which is too bad considering the far-reaching influence he had on modern horror. Anyway, this week is dedicated to some … Continue reading Midnight Art: Oct. 9, 2017