Author Archives: Cara Madison

Asian Horror purrs up ‘Cat’

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Cats are pretty cute characters, and people on youtube appear to be infatuated with them. Videos with kitties in them get millions of views daily. Scientists say that the spacing of the eyes on a cat mirrors that of a human baby and subconsciously evokes a loving response from people by looking at them. Alongside this adoration for the fluffy cuteness, a darker presence lingers and in an instant the visage of adorable can become … Continue reading

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‘The Mask of Sanity’ Details

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Made up predominantly of a cast of actors/actresses from a range of (playing age) 18 – 25 year olds and based within a university setting and context, The Mask of Sanity is a modern re-imagining of character archetypes created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (particularly those within the Sherlock Holmes novels). The film is a look into the mind of someone who walks the fine line between being a genius and a psychopath and the … Continue reading

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‘Dead Rising 2: Off the Record’ E3 Trailer

Photojournalist Frank West makes his triumphant return to the Dead Rising franchise and he’s bringing his armory of hilarious combo weapons with him. Frank will be running around Fortune City in a new story filled with crazy missions. In addition to the technical improvements that will enhance gamer’s zombie capturing camera work, new items and vehicles have been thrown into the mix. If the trailer is any indication to the fun and outright insanity in … Continue reading

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‘TEKKEN: BLOOD VENGEANCE’ Teaser Trailer

Devils, space ninjas, and giant bears not-so-creatively named Kuma to choose from are only scraping the surface of the fighters to choose from in NamcoBandai’s popular video game fighter series. Throw into the mix family bloodline drama, feuding assassin sisters, and fighting blocks of wood and it could honestly be said that the TEKKEN franchise has it all. With the introduction of new characters in each game following the storyline for each one can get … Continue reading

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‘Alice: Madness Returns’ Launch Trailer

American McGee’s Alice has long been heralded as a gaming masterpiece for its visually stunning characters and intricate storyline. In the first game, the story followed a young girl named Alice whose parents mysteriously perish in a fire. Throughout Alice’s journey it is revealed that Wonderland represents the girl’s fractured psyche. In order to reclaim control of her own mind and restore order to the turbulent Wonderland, Alice must battle her way through a looking … Continue reading

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‘Shadows of the Damned’ Trailer: Enlarge Your Johnson

The trailer that premiered at E3 for the game Shadows of the Damned, titled Enlarge Your Johnson is a hilarious look at a surprisingly serious game. The game is being dubbed “A New Vision of Hell from the Creative Genius of Suda51” follows a young man named Garcia Hotspur who journeys into hell to rescue his lost love in a storyline the game creators have dubbed “heart wrenching.” The game promises “brutally twisted boss battles” … Continue reading

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‘Resident Evil: Revelations’ E3 Trailer

The second Resident Evil game showed off by Capcom at E3 is Resident Evil: Revelations for the Nintendo 3DS. The game features a brand spanking new storyline that brings back series veterans Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield. Like the first-person shooter Resident Evil: Dead Aim for the PS2 and Resident Evil: Gaiden (Boom! Head shot!) for the GBC, the events of Revelations take place on a boat. In game controls include utilizing the touch screen … Continue reading

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‘BHOOT’ Sequel Announced

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Ram Gopal Varma is hard at work on the sequel to his hit film BHOOT. The new film is titled simply BHOOO and in this one Varma is pulling no punches. The tagline for his new film boldly states: “If BHOOT scared you… this one would kill you.” The director is reportedly still casting BHOOO and there is little information on the plot but Varma has confirmed that the film will follow the same low-budget … Continue reading

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More Deathly Hallows sheets!

Synopsis: “The final adventure in the Harry Potter film series. The much-anticipated motion picture event is the second of two full-length parts. In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the … Continue reading

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‘NO. 32, B DISTRICT’ – can you say that 10 times fast?

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A creepy new poster is out for the new horror film from China titled NO. 32, B DISTRICT. Distributed by Fujian Sunny Television and directed by Lv Jianmin NO. 32, D DISTRICT stars Ziyi Li Rui Tang Yu Tang Chen. The spoken language of the film is Mandarin and it will open in theaters on June 3rd 2011. Synopsis: “B Area 32″ is a pseudo-record Guoneishoubu horror film, about male and female B, 32 villas … Continue reading

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‘Inbred’ a close family secret – new poster

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Synopsis: “A disparate group of young urban offenders and their care workers embark on a community service weekend in the strange, remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with some local inbred youths rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare for all involved. This is a demented horror film with nowt taken out.” Learn more about the film at the official website: http://www.inbredmovie.com/

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Military Horror from Singapore in ‘23:59hrs’

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In Singapore the term ‘23:59hrs’ is used to refer to the most terrifying time of the night. In the final minute before one day shifts to the other terrifying phenomena are said to occur. The scenes portrayed in the film are said to be based on real events that happened in 1983 involving the deaths of several recruits at an army barracks. The movie is currently filming in Singapore at an army barrack in Pulau … Continue reading

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Asian Horror Gets ‘TWISTED’

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The poster for the movie TWISTED depicts a guy stripped down to his skivvies wearing the rims from his car as a makeshift form of battle armor. Gripped tightly in his hand is a wrench and he doesn’t look afraid to use it. Welcome to the latest horror comedy from writer/director Chai Yee Wei. No stranger to the world of Asian filmmaking, Wei assembled talent from Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan and the cast … Continue reading

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Trailer: ‘0000’

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“One man’s creation will help form a collective consciousness. The mind of one man will galvanize a global revolution. His technology will birth a new era of human existence and social connection, but this great gift is rooted in dark tragedy. If he is to survive, he will need the help of many, and if we are to survive, our awareness must grow.”

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Tattooed Horror in ‘DEGENERATES INK.’

Bearing a tagline that states “Tattooin’ and Killin’ – and Tattooin’” the tattoo horror flick DEGENERATES INK. is a low-budget film shot in traditional grindhouse style. The movie began filming in October 2008 and was shot in and around the Richmond/Petersburg area. Years later the culmination of all writer/director Jim Stramel’s hard work is finally available for download at Amazon.com. The film runs for 1 hour and 3 minutes. Written and directed by Jim Stramel … Continue reading

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Dark Re-Imagining of ‘A LITTLE MERMAID’

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According to Variety, Sony Pictures recently acquired the rights to Carolyn Turgeon’s novel Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale. The company has brought on Shana Feste (COUNTRY STRONG) to write and direct the film based on the book. The story of THE LITTLE MERMAID is a creepy one. First there’s an old sea witch who is more octopus than person, a myriad of people swimming about with tails instead of legs and worst of … Continue reading

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