Directed by Joel B Harlow
Intended as the introduction to a horror anthology.
Riktus Grim, decaying away in a wretched squawler, awaits his only solace: a new tale from his Old Time Radio (voiced by Paul Giamatti). What wretchedly delightful tale will his host present to him this evening? As Riktus’s lobotomized servant, Vincent, bumbles in… the Host speaks! It’s time to prepare for a new terror!
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Academy Award-winner JOEL HARLOW is one of the most innovative makeup and special makeup artists and designers in American motion pictures. He has proven himself to be one of a very few number of artists who is able to span the world of makeup effects design and creation to the world of on set makeup application. With his company Morphology Inc., Harlow has worked on some of the industries most popular tent-pole films to date.
Thank you for taking the time and giving this short a view. It was honestly a labor of love. I have been a fan of horror since I was a child and I had always appreciated the old radio serials. It is intended as the introduction to, either an anthology film or television/streaming program (the website has treatment for both). I do think, however, that it stands alone as a fun horror short in the vein of Tales from the Crypt , Night Gallery, or Creepshow. I hope you enjoy it. Thank You.