Local horror/comedy film 'Dry Bones' opens in the Screening Room
The monster hiding under the bed is a popular tale in the horror genre, for the simple reason that there really are monsters under beds. Just ask any kid.
That childhood fear lives on in the locally made horror film "Dry Bones." Written by filmmaker and author Greg Lamberson, "Dry Bones" is about a man who returns to his childhood home only to find that the monster is still waiting for him. Lamberson co-directed the film with Michael O'Hear, who also stars."Michael and I wanted to do a film reminiscent of horror comedies from the 1980s like 'House' and the original 'Fright Night,' only with stronger sexual content and a big gross-out finish," said Lamberson, who compared the film's troubled lead character as akin to Woody Allen finding himself trapped in a Troma film.
"Dry Bones" co-stars "scream queen" Debbie Rochon, plus Kevin VanHentenryck, John Renna, Paul McGinnis and Kathy Murphy. Rod Durick and Arick Szymecki created the special make-up effects; the score is by the Sealcats with songs by Sealcats and Ookla the Mok.
"Dry Bones" will be shown at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Tuesday and 9 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Screening Room Cinema Cafe (3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst). There will be a Q&A session with the cast and crew after each show.- Toni Ruberto
A service of YellowBrix, Inc.
Most Popular Stories
- Neighbor Warns Chris Brown to Stay Off His Property
- Venezuelan Officials Banned From Traveling in U.S.
- Homeowners More Satisfied With Mortgage Servicers
- Ford Tremor: Easy to Park, Hard to Pay For
- WWE Showing Off Its Muscles
- As Jobs Market Strengthens, Many Don't Feel It
- Adrienne Bailon Disses Ex-Lover Rob Kardashian
- What Hamas and Israel Hope to Gain in Gaza
- Target Taps Pepsi Exec as New CEO
- Hispanic Arts Leaders Unite Across the Border