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Paul Is Undead” Author Bloodies von Trapp Family

Alan Goldsher, author of the critically acclaimed Beatles/horror/comedy novel Paul Is Undead: The British Zombie Invasion, is going to once again blend a pop culture touchstone with a paranormal entity in My Favorite Fangs, a retelling of The Sound of Music in which the von Trapp family are vampires (except, of course, for Liesl, who is the clan’s mortal guide), and Julie Andrews is an ass-kicking destroyer of the undead. Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s Press will … Continue reading

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Throwing Stones: web distribution pair announced

Teen horror Web Series THROWING STONES lands double Web TV distribution with KoldCast TV and The Mingle Media Television Network! Both networks will launch the series beginning Wednesday January 5, 2011 on their networks with a frequency of a new episode each week for (8) weeks based on eight webisodes. MMTVN will also host a live Throwing Stones Web Show each week that will feature cast and crew from the series along with Q&A, swag … Continue reading

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Korea – 154,000 people go missing every year – ‘Missing’

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Based on true events that shook a nation… When Film Director, Hong, takes young starlet, Hyun-ah, to the countryside to discuss a new role, they stop at a farm that is renowned for its home-made chicken soup. RELEASED ON DVD 31ST JANUARY 2011

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Coffin Joe returns with the BR release of ‘Embodiment of Evil’

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JOSE MARINS, COFFIN JOE HIMSELF, IS BACK IN EMBODIMENT OF EVIL, A TOUR DE FORCE GRAND GUIGNOL NIGHTMARE OF BLOODSHED! After serving a 40-year prison term for the crimes he committed in At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul and This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse, Coffin Joe is finally released from the mental health wing of the SĂŁo Paulo State Penitentiary and back into society. The sadistic undertaker quickly returns to fulfilling the goal … Continue reading

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Sanctum: New debut 1-sheet

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Film Review: Deus Irae (short) (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Exorcism. It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it. REVIEW: It really gives me great pleasure when I can say this about a short film these days among all the titles that come thru our neck of the woods. Deus Irae is one incredible piece of work! But accolades aside, a better way to put it is….imagine that you have just switched on the TV that is in the middle of a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Event Horizon (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned…with someone or something new on-board. REVIEW: It’s quite possible that Event Horizon may be among one of the most chilling films ever created. Then again the backlash from critics and sci fi horror fans complaining of plot holes, fragmented storylines and a genre confusion may beg to differ on my analysis. One thing is for sure, …when you … Continue reading

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New 1-sheets – ‘The Resident’ | ‘Season of The Witch’

Two new ones for ya! Source: IMPA

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Video Nasties: The Legend, The Myth, The Films

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“Video nasty” was a terminology fabricated in the United Kingdom in the 1980s that formerly correlated to numerous films distributed on video cassette that were denounced for their violent content by various religious organizations, in the press and by commentators such as Mary Whitehouse. While violence in cinema had been subjugated of censorship for many years, the insufficiency of a regulatory system for video sales merged with the possibility of any film falling into children’s … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Creepy Images Magazine – Issue 5

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A Fresh new copy of the magazine “Creepy Images” arrived today, of which I proceeded to secure some proper viewing time to just soak in the images within. We’ve covered all the previous issues which in fact are all of importance especially to horror movie memorabilia collectors, though at least for the moment, it never ceases to amaze me, someof the gems that are dug up and presented here. The magazine which is obviously German … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead: Announces Anchor Bay /AMC DVD – BR release

New York/Beverly Hills – November 30, 2010 – AMC and Anchor Bay Entertainment announced today that Anchor Bay Entertainment will distribute AMC’s original hit series, “The Walking Dead,” on Blu-ray™ and DVD in the U.S. and Canada. “The Walking Dead” premiered on AMC on Sunday, October 31st – Halloween night and its debut reigns as the biggest series debut in cable’s history among Adults 18-49 with 4.2 million*. The series is based on the comic … Continue reading

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Grimm Up North 2010 Awards Announced!

With Grimm Up North 2010 now at an end, many of us will look back at some of the fantastic films we got the chance to see over the course of four days at The Dancehouse. There was gore, there was drama, there was even a solid dose of comedy, but only a carefully selected few of the films shown were selected for a Grimm Up North Golden Scythe Award. A panel of experts from … Continue reading

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Film Review: I Saw the Devil (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A secret agent tracks a serial killer who murdered his fiancĂ©e. REVIEW: While we’ve seen our share of psycho-kills-for-the-fun-of-it films, “I Saw the Devil” actually is one of those stand out movies that might have you even questioning the morality of some of the content. In its gritty cold performances we meet up with secret agent Dae-hoon (Byung-hun Lee) who has just lost his fiance to a unknown perpetrator road killing. He is advised … Continue reading

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Film Review: Crowley (aka. Chemical Wedding) (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A botched experiment in virtual reality transmits the soul of infamous British occultist Aleister Crowley into the body of shy professor Haddo (Simon Callow), whose life quickly descends into a maelstrom of sex, violence and depraved behavior. Eager to foil Haddo’s Satanic efforts is handsome physicist Dr. Joshua Mathers (Kal Weber). Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson co-wrote the screenplay for this supernatural thriller. REVIEW: An incredible movie about none other than the infamous Aleister … Continue reading

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Film Review: Craig (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Craig is left all by his own when his parents die in a fire, and when he loses his medication, his world is turned into terror and fear. REVIEW: Craig is a micro budget release from BrinkDVD and Cetus productions. Directed by Kim Sonderholm, Kim also plays the lead role of Craig. LLoyd Kaufman makes a brief appearance as the voice in Craig’s head in a special cameo. To begin, is to describe our … Continue reading

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Film Review: Crawler (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A construction crew is trying to solve a mystery about their bulldozer, which appears to have a mind of its own – and an insatiable hate for the human race. They are soon to discover that the heavy machinery is in fact a shape-shifting life form that mimics and inherits the characteristics of its surroundings. REVIEW: One look at the cover art and you’ve pretty much got the gist of what Crawler entails. A … Continue reading

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Debut 1 sheet for ’15 Till Midnight’

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New 1 sheet pops up for the feature ’15 Till Midnight’ “Parallel worlds collide as a secret society policing this phenomena track a man whose wife has seemingly disappeared.” The film is directed by Wolfgang Meyer, who is currently finishing lensing the horror film “CUT” which has appearances by Tony Todd, Michael Berryman, and Kane Hodder. 

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Rue Morgue Anti-Holiday Issue #107 – Sneak Peek!

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ON STANDS December 1st! BAD TIDINGS Finland’s Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale taps into the grim lineage of Santa Claus to deliver a Yuletide yarn for horror fans. PLUS: Krampus and the Dutch slasher movie Sint. by Trevor Tuminski, Jan Doense, James King and Alice Jaroschek DAMNATION AND ALCHEMY This month Criterion resurrects Guillermo del Toro’s debut feature, Cronos. To celebrate, the filmmaker talks about re-imagining vampires, building infernal machines and being exorcised as a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Video Nasties – The Definitive Guide (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Prepare to be corrupted and depraved once more as Nucleus Films releases the definitive guide to the Video Nasties phenomenon – one of the most extraordinary and scandalous eras in the history of British film. For the first time ever on DVD, TRAILERS to all 72 films that fell foul of the Director of Public Prosecutions are featured with specially filmed intros for each title in a lavish three-disc collector s edition box-set, alongside … Continue reading

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Ghost Trek Pilot begins!

From the author of the critically-acclaimed book KILL THE MUSIC comes GHOST TREK, a comic horror series pilot based on a paranormal reality show. GHOST TREK follows the Paranormal Underworld Detective Society (PUDS) as they investigate haunts across the U.S. and abroad between tanning beds, babes, body-building, and bong hits – all the while risking life and limb confronting the undead. Notable appearances in the GHOST TREK television pilot are Gia Allemand (ABC’s The Bachelor, … Continue reading

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Film Review: CockHammer (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Evil is uncircumcised. REVIEW: If the there is one thing that is more apparent these days especially as a film reviewer is that the industry has not rested on its laurels to just sit around and wait for things to happen. The new age of guerilla filmmaking and self produced, self distributed releases is upon us. This is both a curse and blessing depending on who you are and what your preference is. The … Continue reading

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