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FEARNET.com Presents The Ultimate Cult & Grindhouse Experience With "The Vault," Streaming Uncut Classics From Genre Masters Argento, Romero, Fulci, And More, Starting Thursday, January 23

Films in "The Vault" Will Feature Special On-Screen Commentary, Made Exclusively for FEARNET, by Genre Insiders Such as Ted Raimi, Mike Mendez, and Amber Benson

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the genre's greatest minds are coming to FEARNET.com, with the exclusive series of films from "The Vault," highlighting 10 free-to-view films from five of horror's most influential filmmakers in Dario Argento, George Romero, Lucio Fulci, William Lustig, and Gary Sherman. Beginning Thursday, January 23, and continuing through Thursday, March 27, a new film will be uploaded each week, giving fans the ultimate grindhouse experience, whether they are at home or on the road. Additionally, viewers will have the option to watch the films in "The Vault" with special on-screen guest commentary made exclusively for FEARNET by an eclectic blend of genre experts and insiders.

The commentaries feature actors Ted Raimi (DRAG ME TO HELL), Amber Benson (BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER), Derek Mears (FRIDAY THE 13th), and A.J. Bowen (YOU'RE NEXT); filmmakers Mike Mendez (BIG ASS SPIDER), Drew Daywalt (CAMERA OBSCURA), and Dave Parker (THE HILLS RUN RED); and journalists Brian Collins (BADASS DIGEST) Rebekah McKendry (FANGORIA), and Ryan Turek (SHOCK TILL YOU DROP), serving up their unique views in a picture-in-picture format in the upper-left corner of the screen.

"We're very excited to be able to offer our viewers the chance to binge on the great films that have had such a strong influence in the genre," said Lawrence Raffel, vice president, digital content, FEARNET.com. "We're also proud to be able to pair these films with special guest commentary from contributors whose genre experience runs the gamut from beloved stars, to celebrated filmmakers, to journalists who have completely dedicated their lives to the genre. Each of them have their own unique and insightful take, and our fans are really going to enjoy it. Usually, you have to buy a DVD to get great expert commentary like this, but we're giving it to our fans for free."

"By airing these groundbreaking films exclusively on our website, we wanted to make them widely available to fans, both old and new—giving them a chance to re-connect with the classics they fell in love with, while introducing a new generation of viewers to some of the genre's most influential titles," said Sarah Shannon, FEARNET's vice president, programming and network operations. "FEARNET.com is one of the few places you can see these films for free, in full HD, completely uncut and uncensored."

The Lineup Features:

  • Lucio Fulci's 'ZOMBIE' – Thursday, January 23
    A woman's search for her father leads to the cursed island of Matool, where a mysterious outbreak of the undead has ravaged the population.
  • Dario Argento's 'DEEP RED' – Thursday, January 30
    A music teacher investigating the gruesome death of a psychic suddenly finds himself stalked by her killer.
  • Gary Sherman's 'DEAD & BURIED' – Thursday, February 6
    Grisly murders plague a coastal New England town, as its inhabitants fall under the control of a madman.
  • George Romero's 'THE CRAZIES' (1973) – Thursday, February 13
    As a rage virus overtakes a small town, unaffected residents fight for survival against their deranged neighbors and government officials who seek to contain the sickness… at any cost.
  • Dario Argento's 'THE STENDHAL SYNDROME' – Thursday, February 20
    A policewoman (Asia Argento) tracking a serial killer in Italy begins to suffer from bouts of dizziness and hallucinations, brought on by viewing great works of art.
  • William Lustig's 'UNCLE SAM' – Thursday, February 27
    On the 4th of July, a Desert Storm vet rises from the dead to take revenge on the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown.
  • Dario Argento's 'OPERA' – Thursday, March 6
    A burgeoning opera singer is terrorized by a sadistic psychopath, forced to watch as those around her are killed.
  • Dario Argento & George Romero's 'TWO EVIL EYES' – Thursday, March 13
    Two of the genre's greatest icons team up, bringing to life two terrifying tales from Edgar Allan Poe. In George Romero's "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar," a conniving wife (Adrienne Barbeau) and her lover use hypnosis to steal money from her ailing husband. But things do not go as planned when the man dies, leaving his spirit trapped in a void between the living and the dead. In Dario Argento's "The Black Cat," a crime scene photographer's (Harvey Keitel) life becomes a tangled web of murder when his girlfriend brings home a stray black cat.
  • William Lustig's 'MANIAC' (1980) – Thursday, March 20
    A serial killer (Joe Spinell) prowls the streets of New York in a spiral of madness that compels him to murder prostitutes, using their scalps to dress his collection of mannequins.
  • Dario Argento's 'CAT O' NINE TAILS' – Thursday, February 27
    A blind journalist (Karl Malden) works with a newspaper reporter to solve a series of slayings connected to a pharmaceutical company's top-secret project.

About FEARNET
As America's leading television and digital programming service devoted to genre entertainment, FEARNET delivers a diverse array of original and acquired horror, thriller and suspense content as a cable TV movie network, a video-on-demand outlet and award-winning web portal. The year-round horror network features box-office hits and popular movies from major film studios, independents, and foreign producers, as the channel programs over 350-plus titles a year; many of which are world television and broadcast premieres. The Channel is often ranked as the number-one free VOD movie service (available in more than 28 million homes) and the website, FEARNET.com, ranks as one of the most popular sites in the genre category for its original content, TV reviews, web shorts and exclusives. FEARNET is a partnership between Sony Pictures Television, Lionsgate Entertainment and Comcast Corporation and is widely distributed to U.S. cable subscribers across various systems. For more information about the company, visit www.FEARNET.com and stay connected on Facebook and Twitter (@FEARNET).

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