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2010 Toronto Film Festival lineup – and early look at STAKELAND

  Jim Mickle’s STAKE LAND – Midnight Madness – World Premiere (Dark Sky Films) Starring Connor Paolo, Nick Damici, Kelly McGillis, Michael Cerveris and Danielle Harris In the aftermath of a vampire epidemic, a teen is taken in by a grizzled vampire hunter on a road trip through a post-apocalyptic America, battling both the bloodsuckers and a fundamentalist militia that interprets the plague as the Lord’s work. Xavier Dolan’s HEARTBEATS – Special Presentation – North … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cosmic Conversation – Author Stephan Martin

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COSMIC CONVERSATIONS: DIALOGUES ON THE NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE AND THE SEARCH FOR REALITY by Stephan Martin (Author), Brian Swimme (Contributor), Fred Alan Wolf (Contributor), Peter Russell (Contributor), Bernard Haisch (Contributor), Richard Tarnas (Contributor), Barbara Marx Hubbard (Contributor) Published by New Page Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 287 pages Price: $21.99 There’s nothing better than a book that makes you think. Too much today is about entertainment and still there is so … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art of Heavy Metal – Author Carl Macek

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THE ART OF HEAVY METAL, THE MOVIE (PAPERBACK) Written by Carl Macek Published by New York Zoetrope,U.S Publication Date: 1981 Format: Color – 128 pages Price: out of print 1981 was a great year. The world had no idea what was in store for them in the fantastical animated film based on the magazine of the same name “Heavy Metal”. I had just seen the movie and came across this book which was one of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Asia Shock – Author Patrick Galloway

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ASIA SHOCK: HORROR AND DARK CINEMA FROM JAPAN, KOREA, HONG KONG, AND THAILAND (PAPERBACK) Written by Patrick Galloway Published by Stone Bridge Press Publication Date: 2006 Format: Black /White – 211 pages Price: $19.95 There’s one thing that author Patrick Galloway knows alot about, and that’s asian films. The book “Asian Shock” is only one of many publications he has authored on the subject including Stray Dogs & Lone Wolves: The Samurai Film Handbook (Paperback), … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dario Argento – Author James Gracey

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Written by James Gracey Published by Kamera Books / Oldcastle Books Publication Date: 2010 Format: Color & Black /White (color insert pages included) – 160 pages Price: $19.95 Dario Argento is one of those obscure but influential directors who has not only contributed greatly to the genre but has inspired countless others in his works. It’s funny because with his volume of work, sometimes I still get the impression that he is not as visible … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cthulhu Unbound – Author Thomas Brannan | John Sunseri

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Edited by Thomas Brannan and John Sunseri Published by Permuted Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W – 280 PAGES Price: $14.95 I was told once that every fan of Horror Literature has to have a Lovecraft faze, like a rite of passage. You stumble across his work, usually some time in your teens, become obsessed for a little while and then move on to brighter stars. Well, I have a dirty little secret to admit: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Night of Death (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: When she takes up her new post at an eerie convalescent home deep in the French countryside, nurse Martine (Isabelle Goguey) soon discovers that several missing co-workers may have fallen prey to an unspeakable evil rumored to roam the hallways at night. But as Martine looks deeper into the mystery, she suspects the home’s aged residents know more about the menace than they let on. RaphaĂ«l Delpard directs this spooky cinematic treat.

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2 new 1 sheets for ‘Let Me In’

from IMDB: While the trailers and description make this movie look like a horror movie mixed with a crime drama, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. The fact the girl is a vampire is secondary. In fact, it’s even trivial. This is a story about a young boy, who is bullied by all of those around him at school. This girl he meets becomes his only friend (prior to which he had none) and … Continue reading

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New poster art for horror feature ‘F’

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provided synopsis: “Welcome to the Class of 2010. The college day ends, the school building becomes a vast complex of dark corridors, eerily quiet classrooms, empty save for a few staff and children. What none of the remaining teachers and pupils realize is tonight is going to be a night they will remember for the rest of their lives. Viciously attacked by a pupil in the past English teacher Robert Anderson was devastated when the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Demon Warriors (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Opapatika is a special power that makes one become practically invincible. The power remains alive so long as that person is remains alive. In this film, five Opapatikas, each with their own unique power, are brought together. They meet in the middle of a great assassination that finally brings them loss, but a new start of their lives. REVIEW: From out of the influence of american hero driven films and Asian culture itself, comes … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dating Death (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: In this thriller, a group of friends — Sophie (Theresa Fu), Lily (Stephy Tang) and five guys — vacation at an island villa. All the men — including Ken, who’s seeing Lily — reveal that they find Sophie most attractive. In the morning, Ken is dead. A year later, the friends get post-mortem invitations from Ken to return to the scene of the crime. Soon enough, another murder takes place, and the remaining friends … Continue reading

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Limited Edition ‘Debbie Rochon Floating Tub Face Replica’ from ‘SLIME CITY MASSACRE’

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Anomaly Effects, the special make-up effects lab based in Western New York which has worked on such films as THE PERFECT HOUSE and the currently lensing zombie anthology DECAYED, is now taking Pre-Orders for the “Limited Edition Debbie Rochon Floating Face Replica” from Gregory Lamberson’s film SLIME CITY MASSACRE. The replica is cast from the actual mold used for the film, sculpted by R,J. Sevin. Each unit is cast by Andrew Lavin, hand painted by … Continue reading

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3D Horror-FI – just like being there!

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A cool new product that is gearing up to hit that markets comes from a company called 3dhorrorfi. 3dhorrorfi specializes in 3D horror and science fiction audio with it all recorded binarually on location. Reported they have just recorded Blood & Stone, in an old Cathederal in Norfolk (apparently where Anne Bolen was buried!). A spooky script based on the true story of Countess Erzebet Bartory ‘The Blood Countess’ – one of the biggest serial killers in … Continue reading

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Alyssa Diaz joins the cast of ‘Shark Night 3-D’

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Alyssa Diaz (RedDawn 2011) has joined the cast of “Shark Night 3-D” from Incentive Filmed Entertainment. Diaz will play ‘Maya Valdez’ in the film about a group of friends spending a weekend at a lake house in Louisiana’s Gulf Area until the weekend becomes a hellish nightmare of shark attacks, unheard of in freshwater lakes. The film, which begins shooting in Shreveport, Louisianna next week, is directed by David Ellis (The Final Destination, Cellular and … Continue reading

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Composer Ron Jones to sign at Dark Delicacies

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On Sunday September 19th Dark Delicacies will host a CD release signing for the boxed soundtrack set of the entire Star Trek: The Next Generation. This set is limited to 5,000 copies On hand for the signing will be Composer Ron Jones. Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 West Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505 and can be reached for more information at (818) 556-6660 or via the website at http://www.darkdel.com

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Book Review: Monsters – A Bestiary – Author Christopher Dell

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Monsters: A Bestiary of Devils, Demons, Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Magical Creatures [Paperback] Being a fan of the classic early century art, I was pleasantly surprised when a book arrived primarily focusing on the monsters, demons, dragons and ghouls of the early centuries. Author Christopher Dell who holds a passion for art history set out to collect and narrate some of the finest examples of early monster art ever created. From all walks of artistic … Continue reading

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Film Review: Big Man Japan (Dai-Nipponjin) (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: An eccentric man aged about 40 lives alone in a decrepit house in Tokyo. He periodically transforms into a giant, about 30 meters tall, and defends Japan by battling similarly sized monsters that turn up and destroy buildings. The giant and the monsters are computer-generated. REVIEW: Hilariously Absurd! Check out the trailer for “Big Man Japan” Just when you began to think that Asian films can’t be clever anymore (or maybe not) comes along … Continue reading

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Julias Eyes – will the real trailer stand up!

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Well the first round of the trailer they sent out letters saying they were gonna sue everyone…haha, lets hope they got their trailer right this time and worry more about their promotional relationships.

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They Walk: surviving oncoming zombie apocalypse (stills!)

“The story started as a discussion about how to best stave off and survive through the inevitable oncoming zombie apocalypse. Several survival methods were discussed, each with their own likelihood of survival. These ideas eventually became a story, and over the course of time, became a script. After shooting many interviews for a documentary on the history of zombie cinema, the genre became a much more interesting place, and definable story arcs, common elements, ethos … Continue reading

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Post Mortem: The corpses are piling up!

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Synopsis: “55-year-old Mario works in a morgue typing autopsy reports. In the midst of the 1973 Chilean coup, he fantasises about his neighbour, a cabaret dancer, Nancy, who mysteriously disappears on September the 11th. After a violent army raid on her family’s home, he hears about the arrest of her brother and father, a prominent Communist and Salvador Allende supporter. Troubled and spurred on by the thought of losing his would-be lover, Mario begins his … Continue reading

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Monsters: green band trailer and a crap load of stills

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Red band, green band…………… cant we all agree on a color???? Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and grow. In an effort to stem the destruction that resulted, half of Mexico was quarantined as an INFECTED ZONE. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle … Continue reading

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