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Download Two FRIGHT NIGHT Commentaries! For Real!

Published at: Sept. 26, 2008, 12:59 p.m. CST

Beaks here... As promised in my Stephen Geoffreys interview, IconsofFright has posted two (2) "guerrilla" commentaries for your listening delectation.
Click here to download both of 'em!
Originally, Tim Sullivan, the man largely responsible for the recent flurry of FRIGHT NIGHT-related material around these parts, was gunning for one cast-and-crew reunion commentary, but Chris Sarandon had to bow out at the last second due to unforeseeable circumstances. Fortunately, Sullivan was able to get Sarandon to record a "vampires only" commentary with Jonathan "Billy Cole" Stark and writer-director Tom Holland before he left town. These commentaries would've been woefully incomplete without Jerry Dandrige. The second commentary features writer-director Holland, William Ragsdale, Stephen Geoffreys and f/x maestro Randall William Cook (three-time Oscar winner for LORD OF THE RINGS). It's "hosted" by Sullivan and kinda-sorta moderated by, um, me. I really do hope you enjoy it. And I apologize in advance for slipping up right out the gate by crediting Holland with the wrong PSYCHO sequel. Obviously, I know the difference; he did the one without Jeff Fahey. And keep your fingers crossed for a FRIGHT NIGHT DVD announcement sometime in the near future. You never know what might be in the works!

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  • Sept. 26, 2008, 1:05 p.m. CST

    yes!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by Jugdish

    I got something to watch this weekend!!!!!

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 1:06 p.m. CST

    And as a bonus- First

    by Jugdish

    had to drop that in

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 1:09 p.m. CST

    Hugely deserving of a special edition DVD

    by Mr Nicholas

    Sooner rather than later, I hope.

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 1:20 p.m. CST

    Thanks for this.

    by scudd

    The DVD currently on the market sucks, so thanks for giving us a little extra. Love this movie!

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Ah, weeeeeelcome too fraiiit naiit

    by MACHO CABRIO

    OMFG! One of my fav horror movies ever is finding resurrection. I'm so damn excited I'd kiss Amanda Bearse. Well, as Amy, of course

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 1:43 p.m. CST

    You're so cool, Brewster!

    by pokadoo

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 2:02 p.m. CST

    Want a free PS3?

    by colinjbooth

    No, me neither....

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Party at Roddy McDowall's place

    by Phil Connors

    Mmmwwwahhaahaahaaahhaaaa!!!

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 2:17 p.m. CST

    Yeah, baby.

    by DerLanghaarige

    Can't wait to listen to them :)

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 2:53 p.m. CST

    You Have To Have Faith For This To Work On Me!

    by Tipsy McStagger

    Such a great movie.

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 2:56 p.m. CST

    With your kind mother's permission of course!

    by Jugdish

    See ya Charlie....soon!

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 3:14 p.m. CST

    What took so long?

    by Roketopunch

    Geez, how can one of the greatest vampire films get neglected for so long??? I ask this.

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 3:15 p.m. CST

    Lord, I love this movie...

    by Blue_Demon

    The scene where Amy looked up at the camera with that cool makeup job that made her mouth look impossibly wide made the theater audience scream and jump. Prosthetics, baby!

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 3:32 p.m. CST

    what's with the Tiffany banners?

    by dentity2000

    that just creeps me out.

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 4:21 p.m. CST

    Did you ask about that stupid Sci Fi TV Movie?

    by Lang The Cat

    The Sci Fi Channel recently aired a rip off of Fright Night with Kevin Sorbo playing the Roddy McDowell part. They used werewolves instead of vampires, but copied the Fright Night almost scene for scene. I would be interested to see them follow up on that as it was such a clear copy, as well as a rotten attempt at filmmaking.

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 5:02 p.m. CST

    About Damn Time They Do Something

    by photosurrealism

    I've refused to buy a copy of Fright Night until it gets a special edition. Love that movie, though.

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 8:33 p.m. CST

    John Carter of Mars News

    by Melvin_Pelvis

    http://tinyurl.com/3vguur<p> I have little hope for this being good

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 8:48 p.m. CST

    Stephen Geoffreys Fright Night Youtube Interview...

    by Zartan

    I know this was posted in previous talkbacks, but if you haven't seen it, here's a recent video interview with Stephen Geoffreys talking about why he passed on Fright Night II... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrfP72xufgg Remove the spaces or go to youtube and look up: Stephen Geoffreys Fright Night Interview

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 10:46 p.m. CST

    The Ultimate Nerd Vampire Movie

    by fyrie

    This is a geeky classic.

  • Sept. 27, 2008, 2:21 a.m. CST

    Where is the love for Vamp?

    by tolomey

    Another forgotten vampire movie from the 80's.<br> That movie was trippy as fuck - Grace Jones as a vampire stripper.<br> Tarantino shamlessly ripped of the concept years later for From Duck Till Dawn.

  • Sept. 27, 2008, 2:23 a.m. CST

    From Duck Till Dawn

    by tolomey

    You know, the long lost, Tarantino sequel to Howard The Duck.<br> Or should that have been From Dusk Till Dawn?<br> I blame the weed myself. Sorry

  • Sept. 27, 2008, 2:01 p.m. CST

    tolomey....

    by R L S

    I would love to blame the weed for something, but my area has been excrutiatingly dry for the last two weeks.

  • Sept. 27, 2008, 2:03 p.m. CST

    BTW...

    by R L S

    It's been years since I've seen Fright Night, and although I love Roddy to death, I don't remember being very impressed with this flick. Is it really worth a second look?

  • Sept. 28, 2008, 5:22 p.m. CST

    one of my favorite movies of all time

    by xenaman

    Special edition would be fantastic. I can only take so many "Evil Dead" special releases...

  • Sept. 28, 2008, 7:36 p.m. CST

    This is going to sound dumb, but...

    by MCVamp

    Why doesn't AICN do this kind of thing once in a while? I mean, just as a goof...Harry, Beaks, Moriarty, Quint, Massa, Vern, whoever...get two or more of the regular idiots together, watch a classic that currently has no commentary track on DVD (or all the principals are dead) and do an informal MP3 commentary to be downloaded online at the site? I know it's a bit of work, but if you're going to be watching the movies anyway...or perhaps, at least, the Butt-Numb-A-Thon reaction track to any particular movie? I dunno, doesn't have to be a commentary a day or anything like Quint does, but maybe once or twice a year? Just throwing that out there.

  • Sept. 29, 2008, 4 a.m. CST

    MCVamp...

    by drew mcweeny

    ... that doesn't sound dumb. Not at all. That's actually a really cool idea.