Culture Shock Events: The Nightmare Returns – Convention Report

 

Revenge of the Film Nerds was invited to attend the above listed convention which was held earlier today, and we had an absolute blast.    It was a much more exclusive event to attend compared to the larger extravaganzas that are Armageddon and Supanova, and as such had a much more relaxed, intimate tone.   There was a clear horror focus for this convention, with Australian stars John Jarratt (Wolf Creek) and Roger Ward (Mad Max, Turkey Shoot), and Nightmare on Elm Street stars Ken Sagoes, Lisa Wilcox, and Freddy himself, Robert Englund.

Following the welcoming address, photo opportunities were provided with the guests.   The great thing about this was that no one had to miss a panel for the sake of getting the photos that they are just as keen to get as a memento of the occasion.

Of course, Bride of Film Nerd and I jumped at the chance to get this photo with Robert Englund, who was clearly having fun meeting the fans.   For the few photos I saw him take, he displayed this level of energy and animation for each of them!!

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Great Treasures at Gametraders – 20th April 2012

There has been a load of new stock arriving this week at Gametraders Blacktown.   Whether your preference is plush, figures, games or anime, you are all catered for.   Here is a selection of some of the new items available in store.

Witcher 2

This game has been popular for months on the PC and has now made the transition to consoles with this version for the 360.   Will it be the next Skyrim?   Early reports do look promising.

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