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An Evening with Brian Bremer Recap

by Jason Worley


We had the incredible opportunity to attend "An Evening with Brian Bremer" at the charming and delightful venue, The Bird and The Book, in Maryville, TN on Saturday, November 11, 2023. This sold-out event was organized and put on by the talented masterminds behind the wildly popular, FrankenCon, and let me tell you, it was an evening to remember!


From the moment we arrived, we were greeted with a warm and inviting atmosphere. The organizers truly went above and beyond to ensure that every attendee felt welcome and comfortable. The food and drinks provided by the venue were simply outstanding, with a wide variety of options to cater to everyone's tastes. As a horror enthusiast, I was particularly thrilled by the chance to win some incredible horror-themed items, including FrankenCon merchandise, autographed posters, and even a full-size Brian Bremer event banner personally signed by Brian himself! One of the highlights of the evening was the stunning artwork by Jason Shepard. His talent truly shone through in the captivating and haunting pieces available at the venue. Additionally, the exclusive "trucker hats" created specifically for this event featuring Pumpkinhead artwork from ArtworX were a unique and coveted item that added an extra touch of excitement to the evening.


But perhaps the most thrilling part of the event was the first-ever screening of "Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker" with commentary led by the one and only Brian Bremer. It was a true privilege to hear firsthand insights and behind-the-scenes stories from such a talented actor. Brian's passion for the horror genre was evident in his engaging commentary, and it enhanced the overall experience of watching this cult classic.


Adding to the excitement, Richard, Matthew, and Cory took the stage to provide updates on the highly anticipated FrankenCon 2024. The crowd erupted with anticipation as new guest announcements were made, and a sneak peek of the new convention logo left attendees eagerly awaiting the next installment of this beloved event. "An Evening with Brian Bremer" was a resounding success, a testament to the meticulous planning and dedication of the FrankenCon creators. From the incredible atmosphere to the delectable food and drinks, the event left an indelible mark on the hearts of all who attended. It was an unforgettable night filled with spine-tingling thrills and a sense of camaraderie among fellow horror enthusiasts.

Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker Movie Review!

By Jason Worley

 Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker, starring Brian Bremer, is a captivating and thrilling addition to the iconic horror franchise. Released in 1991, this movie takes viewers on a chilling journey into the twisted world of a toy maker with a sinister agenda. The performances in Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker are commendable.


The cast brings their characters to life with conviction, adding depth and believability to the story. The toy maker, played by Mickey Rooney, delivers a standout performance as he effortlessly switches between charming and sinister. His portrayal of a man obsessed with his creations is both captivating and chilling. Brian Bremer delivers a commendable performance as the tormented protagonist, infusing his character with a perfect blend of vulnerability and intensity. His portrayal captures the audience's attention from the very beginning and keeps them hooked throughout the film. Bremer's ability to convey emotions and create a sense of unease is truly remarkable.


One of the standout features of this film is its unique storyline. The movie centers around a toy maker who creates sinister and deadly toys. As the story unfolds, we are taken on a roller coaster ride of fear and anticipation as the toys come to life and wreak havoc on unsuspecting victims. The concept of evil toys is an intriguing twist on the traditional horror genre and keeps audiences engaged from start to finish. The film's visual effects and practical effects are noteworthy, adding to the overall atmosphere of dread. The use of practical effects enhances the sense of realism and makes the terrifying moments more impactful. The production team did an excellent job in creating an eerie and unsettling ambiance throughout the movie. Additionally, the pacing of Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker is well-executed. It gradually builds up tension, allowing the suspense to simmer until it reaches its explosive climax. The movie keeps you guessing, presenting unexpected twists and turns that will leave you breathless.


Furthermore, the direction by Martin Kitrosser showcases his talent for creating a palpable sense of dread. His ability to craft suspenseful scenes and deliver effective scares is commendable. Kitrosser's vision brings the story to life in a way that keeps the audience engaged and invested. In conclusion, Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker is a must-watch for horror enthusiasts. With Brian Bremer's captivating performance, an imaginative storyline, impressive visual effects, and skillful direction, this movie stands out as a memorable addition to the Silent Night, Deadly Night franchise. Prepare to be enthralled and terrified as you delve into the sinister world of toys and the twisted mind of a toy maker.

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