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New poster for ‘Skyline’

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Strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, drawing people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Source: IMPA

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SAW 3D – stills bleed out as movie approaches

You all getting ready for some SAW 3D? It’s become almost a regular addition to my Halloween weekend. Though I’m much more looking forward to the 2010 Manitou Springs Coffin Races, but in the mean time here are some SAW 3D stills from Lionsgate.

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Horror of the worst kind: Government to control internet???

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While most of our horror reported here on horrornews.net is the typical fiction, scary or supernatural kind…there still are issues which to me are more horrific than the latest SAW films or what Stephen King is up to. Though it’s best to stay out of political issues, this latest article is more concerning as a whole to all of us. It’s been well documented about the recent crackdowns on internet piracy, but that’s a given. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Witness to Roswell – Author Thomas J. Carey / Donald R. Schmitt

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WITNESS TO ROSWELL: UNMASKING THE GOVERNMENT’S BIGGEST COVER-UP (REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION) (PAPERBACK) Author Thomas J. Carey, Donald R. Schmitt , George Noory (Afterword), Edgar Mitchell (Foreword) Published by New Page Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black / White – 318 pages Price: $16.99 As a ufo conscience society, the biggest cover up to date has been the stories surrounding the Roswell incident. Authors Thomas J. Carey and Donald R. Schmidt have spent numerous hours … Continue reading

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Magnet Claims US Rights to BLACK DEATH

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Magnet Releasing Takes US Rights to BLACK DEATH New York – October 20, 2010 –The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures announced today that it has acquired US rights from HanWay Film to Christopher Smith’s BLACK DEATH. Starring Sean Bean (The Lord of the Rings), BLACK DEATH is a creepy, pitch perfect medieval period film that expertly channels such UK classics as The Wicker Man and Witchfinder General. Christopher Smith’s cult hit … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Werewolf Handbook – Author Robert Curran

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The Werewolf Handbook: An Essential Guide to Werewolves and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them Werewolves are almost becoming as popular as vampires.  I think we owe all to that Twilight thing and the illusion of the 2 species fighting over a hot chick. But really these critters have been with us since before I can remember. It seems now that there is just more books being produced about them. If you happened to pick up … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wrong Night in Texas – Author Joshua Boulet

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THE WRONG NIGHT IN TEXAS Written & Illustrated by Joshua Boulet Published by Soldier of Fortune Printing Publication Date: 2010 Format: Color Price: $12.95 John and Sarah are about to be engaged. John is also about to head out to see his mother who he hasn’t spoken with for 7 years due to family complications. Off to Texas…Woodsville to be exact , John heads out to visit his mother, announce the news and well…… purify … Continue reading

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Book Review: Werewolves – A Field Guide – Author Bob Curran

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WEREWOLVES: A FIELD GUIDE TO SHAPESHIFTERS, LYCANTHROPES, AND MAN-BEASTS (PAPERBACK) by Bob Curran, Ian Daniels (Illustrator) Published by New Page Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 223 pages Price: $14.99 Is it just me or does it seem like there has been a renewed interest in the way of the lycans this year. Well if anyone is going to write about the werewolf lineage and mythology then Bob Curran is the man to … Continue reading

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Parasitic: bad fish infects horror film – trailer

After a strange meteor destroys a communications satellite and crashes into Tampa Bay, a sickly looking fish finds itself the meal of a beautiful nightclub bartender named Val. Moments later, as the bar is closed and locked tight, the infected Val becomes ill and all Hell breaks loose. Hidden from the others, the parasite she has unknowingly eaten rapidly grows, bursting from her throat and becoming the puppet master for the chaos ahead. With no … Continue reading

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Resonnances: New horror scifi from Synapse Films

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A perfect getaway for a group of friends turns into a nightmare in this amazing French micro-budget horror/sci-fi film! Thomas, Yann, Vincent and three female friends hop into their cars and travel to the French mountains for a relaxing weekend trip. On their way, a dangerous psychopath escapes from prison and thereâs even talk of a ghostly female apparition haunting the area. After picking up a suspicious hitchhiker, a thick fog envelops their cars and … Continue reading

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WE ARE WHAT WE ARE: Cannibal film to close GRIMM UP NORTH film Festival

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WE ARE WHAT WE ARE (Somos Lo Que Hay) Directed by Jorge Michel Grau Starring: Francisco Barreiro, Alan Chávez, Paulina Gaitán, Carmen Beato, Jorge Zárate, Esteban Soberánes UK RELEASE DATE: 12th November 2010 A middle-aged man dies in the street, leaving his widow and three children destitute. The devastated family is confronted not only with his loss but with a terrible challenge – how to survive. For they are cannibals. They have always existed on … Continue reading

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Suck: Rock and roll Vamps – new clip

Starring a rock royalty cast including Iggy Pop (Iggy & the Stooges), Alice Cooper, Henry Rollins and Moby, SUCK is a rock’n’roll vampire comedy-horror about a down and out band, The Winners, who will do anything for a record deal. Their luck suddenly changes when Jennifer the bass player, disappears one night with a Vampire and emerges with a sexually charged charisma that drives the audiences wild. As the band members succumb, one by one, … Continue reading

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Book Review: VideoDrome – Studies in the Horror Film – Author Tim Lucas

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VIDEODROME: STUDIES IN THE HORROR FILM (PAPERBACK) Author Tim Lucas (Author) Published by Centipede Press Publication Date: 2008 Format: Black and white (with some color photos) – 144 pages Retail $25 When I received the book titled: Studies in the Horror film – “Videodrome” I was half expecting one of those books that belabor over the philosophical meanings behind the work and how it compares to the psyche of societies downfall. Not that there is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Supernatural – The Official Companion Season 3 – Author Nicholas Knight

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SUPERNATURAL: THE OFFICIAL COMPANION SEASON 3 by Nicholas Knight Published by Titan Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color / B&W- 160 pages Price: $14.95 Well I suppose I’m starting backwards as I’m reviewing Season 3 before the first 2, but as all you Supernatural fans know each season is its own beast and season 3 is no exception. We are greeted by an introduction from non other than Sera Gamble, one of the main writers … Continue reading

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The Witches of Oz – 4 sheets debut!

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I don’t know about you, but this film looks like it has coolness written all over it! synopsis: The Witches of Oz follows the exploits of the grown Dorothy Gale, now a successful children’s book author, as she moves from Kansas to present day New York City. Dorothy quickly learns that her popular books are based on repressed childhood memories, and that the wonders of Oz are very, very real. When the Wicked Witch of … Continue reading

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TRICK OF THE WITCH movie premiere and after party

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WORLD PREMIERE ANNOUNCED FOR SUPERNATURAL THRILLER “TRICK OF THE WITCH” Chris Morrissey’s anticipated supernatural chiller Trick of the Witch makes its world premiere Friday, November 12, 2010 kicking off the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival in Los Angeles. The film will screen at 8:00pm as the week long festival’s opening night feature film. Trick of the Witch centers on a group of fashion models fighting an evil witchcraft curse while stranded at … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Choice – Using Conscious Thought and Physics of the Mind to Reshape the World – Author Mike Bara

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The Choice: Using Conscious Thought and Physics of the Mind to Reshape the World By now if you have been keeping up with the literary reads on current events, subjections, projections, and new age concern, you have most likely been thru a dozen or more books that try and break down the metaphysical change that is just beyond the horizon. The book seems to start at by appealing to a certain consumer awareness with the … Continue reading

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Bill Zebub’s Dolla Morte arrives per Wild Eye

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Long out-of-print, politically incorrect all-doll feature makes Robot Chicken look like tofu. Directed by Bill Zebub Wild Eye Releasing and MVD Entertainment Group are proud to announce the slightly anticipated re-release of Bill Zebub’s (Zombie Christ, Breaking Her Will) long-out-of-print offensive opus, DOLLA MORTE on DVD worldwide October 19th. A Masterpiece of Lo-Fi Madness and Satanic Silliness that is so disgusting and so demented it had to be filmed with dolls. DOLLA MORTE has been … Continue reading

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Magnet Releasing Takes on VANISHING ON 7TH STREET

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The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures announced today that it has acquired US rights to Brad Anderson’s VANISHING ON 7TH STREET. Starring Hayden Christensen, John Leguizamo, Thandie Newton and young R&B sensation Jacob Latimore, VANISHING ON 7TH STREET is a scary, character driven horror film that taps into one of humankind’s most basic and universal anxieties: fear of the dark. The film, which premiered at this year’s Toronto Film Festival, was … Continue reading

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Meet SAW Darren Lynn Bosuman in Abattoir signing at Golden Apple Comic

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MEET DARREN LYNN BOUSMAN, DIRECTOR OF THE SAW FRANCHISE FILMS AND MOTHER’S DAY On October 27th, starting at 5:00 P.M., Golden Apple Comics will present an autograph signing with Darren Lynn Bousman, along with writers Rob Levin and Troy Peteri, for the release of the new comic book from Radical Publishing, ABATTOIR. From director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw franchise, Mother’s Day, Repo! The Genetic Opera) comes a chilling, supernatural tale set in the cold beauty … Continue reading

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Damned by Dawn: Screaming banshees and more on DVD

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BEHOLD THE DAWN OF AN ALL-NEW TERROR…IMAGE ENTERTAIMENT PRESENTS DAMNED BY DAWN Coming to Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital Download November 9 Chatsworth, CA – With Halloween approaching, get in to the “spirit” of things when Image Entertainment releases the Australian horror import Damned By Dawn November 9th. A riveting rollercoaster ride in the tradition of such chiller classics as The Evil Dead and Drag Me To Hell, Damned By Dawn has already been embraced by … Continue reading

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