Director Shade Rupe’s short titled T is for Trick features a late night excursion that takes an unexpected turn. It’s a creepy film that got the attention of horror legend Clive Barker, who wrote: “That was an elegantly shot, sharply edited and strongly conceived and directed four minutes of film-making. Colour me impressed.” —killerfilm.com
Shade Rupe (August 23 1968) is an American writer, editor, and filmmaker.
Rupe was born in Fullerton, California and his publishing efforts have been associated with that loose confederation of extreme writers and artists clustered around such publishing houses as Feral House, Amok, Headpress, FAB Press, Blast Books, among others, and including figures ranging from H.R. Giger, Peter Sotos, Jim Goad, Adam Parfrey, Trevor Brown and Jack Stevenson.
Rupe created the two volumes of Funeral Party in 1995 and 1997. The first volume is edited and designed by Rupe, along with Michael Rorro and Marlene Leach and Volume Two is almost wholly edited by Rupe and defines itself as a “journal of sublime decadence and darkness,” and features the work of Trevor Brown, Ulli Lommel, Miguel Ángel Martín, Jack Ketchum, George Kuchar and Mike Kuchar, Milo Sacchi, and Jack Stevenson, among others. In reviewing Volume Two, the cult film magazine Shock Cinema called Funeral Party “a beautiful work… read more