August 29, 2018
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FEAR ITSELF now streaming on Shudder!

Horror anthology FEAR ITSELF season 1, now streaming on Shudder.
Featuring the episode SKIN AND BONES. Starring Doug Jones,
Molly Hagan, John Pyper-Ferguson and
directed by Larry Fessenden.

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May 11, 2017
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Bloody Disgusting: SKIN AND BONES one of the Best Standalone Horror Episodes

SERIES- Fear Itself  “Skin and Bones” (Season 1, Episode 8)

More shocking than “Eater” is “Skin and Bones,” an episode about the Wendigo myth directed by Larry Fessenden. Starring the previously mentioned Doug Jones as an emaciated wilderness survivor whose actions to remain alive have changed him in unusual ways, the episode is a taut chamber piece with moments of cannibalism even more disturbing than “Eater” because of their emotional immediacy and frankness. A tour de force performance from Jones makes this episode a no-brainer.

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January 28, 2016
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Entertainment Weekly Debuts First Images from Fessenden’s Wendigo Book SUDDEN STORM


From Entertainment Weekly:

The Wendigo has some way to go before it joins the likes of Dracula and Frankenstein in the Monster Hall of Fame. But horror director Larry Fessenden clearly feels there is plenty of terror to be mined from this terrifying creature, which derives from Native American mythology and has been depicted in a variety of ways over the years. The filmmaker has directed two movies directly inspired by the beast (2001’s Wendigo and 2006’s The Last Winter) as well as an episode of the NBC horror anthology show Fear Itself starring Doug Jones as a man who develops a taste for human flesh — a recurring theme in tales about the creature.

Fessenden’s latest project to concern the legend is a collection of essays and other materials called Sudden Storm: A Wendigo Reader, which the filmmaker has curated and will be published by Fiddleblack on Feb. 16 (the book is now available to preorder from the publisher’s website). Deliberately broad in scope, the chapters range from one penned by President Theodore Roosevelt, in which he recounts a “goblin story” he was once told by an old hunter, to a consideration of the creature’s appearances on the small screen by horror expert Samuel Zimmerman. Sudden Storm also boast illustrations from Gary PullinIsabel Samaris, and renowned poster artist Graham Humphries. “We discuss it in terms of folkloria, in terms of crypto-zoology, but then we talk about it in movies and TV,” reveals Fessenden. “There’s a lot to chew on, if I can use the expression.”

Above, you can exclusively see artist Hugo Silva’s depiction of the Wendigo — which decorates the cover of Sudden Storm — while, below, you can see Isabel Samaras’ illustration of the creature.


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October 16, 2015
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Blumhouse’s Exclusive Mini-Doc: The Shape of the WENDIGO

Head on over to Blumhouse to see an exclusive mini-documentary interviewing Fessenden about the various forms the Wendigo has taken in his work. From WENDIGO to THE LAST WINTER to SKIN AND BONES and more, Fessenden sheds light on how this mythological creature’s captured his imagination.

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Attention fans in the L.A. area! Glass Eye Pix are giving away a limited number of tickets for the WENDIGO and I SELL THE DEAD Arclight screenings mentioned above! Just email for a shot at one of 100 free passes for each showing. But act fast — these will sell out quickly!