[10/01/04 - 12:00 AM]
Not for the Faint of Heart - Bravo Brings 'The 100 Scariest Movie Moments' Back from the Dead

[via press release from Bravo]



Exclusive Interviewees Include Wes Craven, Stephen King, Peter Jackson, Courtney Cox Arquette, David Arquette, John Carpenter, Clive Barker, and John Landis

Top Thirteen Scariest Movie Moments Included in Random Order- what's your guess?

BURBANK, Calif. -� October 1, 2004 -� Bravo kicks off Halloween this year with a special that will make even the most devoted horror film fans sleep with the light on. Beginning Tuesday, October 26 thru October 30 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET), Bravo presents "The 100 Scariest Movie Moments" for five consecutive nights.

"The 100 Scariest Movie Moments" counts down the most bone-chilling moments in cinematic history. Featuring interviews, film clips, and production stills, Bravo's series of fright nights looks at scenes from a variety of movie classics. From cunning raptors stalking the children of "Jurassic Park" to bees pouring from the killer's mouth in "Candyman," to the attack of the muderous clown in "Poltergeist," this mini-series explores what went into the making of these scenes and searches beyond the conventions of the genre to uncover the number one scary movie moment of all time (see list below of top thirteen moments in no particular order and make your prediction).

During the course of five nights, fans will see over 100 exclusive interviews with film greats such as Wes Craven ("The Nightmare on Elm Street"), Stephen King ("The Shining"), Peter Jackson ("Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"), Courtney Cox ("Scream"), John Carpenter ("Halloween"), Clive Barker ("Candyman"), and John Landis ("American Werewolf in London").

"The 100 Scariest Movie Moments" is produced by Kaufman Films in association with Bravo.

Bravo is an arts and culture network featuring a variety of programs presented in an original and engaging way. Currently seen in more than 76 million homes, Bravo is the television destination for viewers who want creativity, experimentation and innovation. Offering programming with a unique point of view, the network features original series and specials, feature films (both independent and mainstream) as well as performance specials and compelling documentary series. Its critically-acclaimed and award-winning original programming includes "Inside the Actors Studio," "Celebrity Poker Showdown," and Cirque du Soleil specials and series, as well as the 2004 Emmy winner for Outstanding Reality Program, "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." The network's latest hits include "Blow Out," "Showbiz Moms & Dads," and the improvisational sitcom "Significant Others."

Kaufman Films is a leading New York production company who won Best Television Documentary of 2003 for "The Palladium: Where Mambo was King", a musical odyssey of afro-Cuban jazz that premiered on Bravo. Other TV productions include "Pia's World", a primetime series for PBS, and "Bobby Short, King of Cabaret." Kaufman Films also produced the feature film "Romeo & Julia," winner of Best Feature at the Houston Film Festival.

Bravo's "The 100 Scariest Movie Moments"
Top 13 moments (in no particular order)

Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Scene: The first appearance of Leatherface when he clubs the boy in the head, pulls him in, and slams the meat door shut.

Night of the Living Dead
Scene: The first zombie sighting at the cemetery in broad daylight.

Scene: The murder of Detective Abergast when Norman appears from the shadows to stab him and he hurtles down the stairs.

The Exorcist
Scene: The head-spin.

Scene: The opening murder of Drew Barrymore- "Which door am I at..."

Silence of the Lambs
Scene: Hannibal's escape from jail by eating the face off one of the guards.

Scene: The first shark attack on the skinny-dipping girl.

Scene: As things begin to go wrong and we realize the beautiful girl is not who we thought she was and she sits by the phone with an evil grin as a giant burlap bag comes to life and we realize it contains a living body.

Scene: The "hobbling" of James Caan.

Scene: The penultimate Carrie hand bursting from the grave to grab Amy Irving.

The Shining
Scene: "All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy..." Shelly Duvall's realization that her husband is insane.

Wait Until Dark
Scene: Alan Arkin leaping from the shadows to get Audrey Hepburn.

Scene: Chest-burster scene at dinner.

  [october 2004]  


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