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Israel Gets Infected With a Zombie Virus in ‘ANOTHER WORLD’

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As WINTER OF THE DEAD: METELETSA was Russia’s first take on a zombie horror film so too is ANOTHER WORLD a groundbreaking film for Israel. Many times filmmakers have used zombies as a means of commentating on society by using the monsters as a way to deconstruct what society has created. So, in a sense, the advent of the zombie film could be seen as a bloody window into different lands and cultures allowing viewers … Continue reading

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‘DEAD WEIGHT’ Now Filming in Wisconsin

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Last week, the low-budget horror film DEAD WEIGHT from Head Trauma Productions began filming in Oshkosh, Fisk and Pickett, and is expected to wrap up in May with a final shoot in a Neenah alleyway. Production on the film began on April 17, and in the film, a man named Charlie is desperately seeking to reunite with his girlfriend Samantha. Unfortunately for him, several hundred miles stand between him and the woman he loves as … Continue reading

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Zombies Trail a Blast of Artic Weather in ‘WINTER OF THE DEAD: METELETSA’

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The zombie cravings have made it all the way to Russia. Billed as the first ever Russian zombie movie, WINTER OF THE DEAD: METELETSA is set during one of the hottest summers on record in Russia, and then the unthinkable happens. It begins to snow. In an interesting twist on the infected rain method used in such films as RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD, this snow ushers in a zombie horde, but it is uncertain … Continue reading

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TrollHunter Trailer – bigger than life!

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The Official Trailer for the much anticipated film TROLLHUNTER has been released and it looks pretty darn good. There seems to be some variety to the appearance of the trolls and their sizes range from huge and slow like the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, to terrifyingly quick and two headed like something from out of a nightmare. Directed by André Øvredal, the film stars Otto Jespersen, Hans Morten Hansen, and Tomas Alf Larsen. About the … Continue reading

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‘SAINT’ Finds Home on IFC Midnight

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It’s no secret that IFC loves collecting unique and powerful horror movies to add to their Midnight lineup and now they have picked up the U.S. distribution rights for the evil Santa toting horror flick aptly titled SAINT. The Dutch horror film will join movies such as STAKE LAND, WRECKED, and CHOOSE. Synopsis: “Packed with creative yuletide horror, SAINT is a fun chiller that follows local teen Frank (Weeber) as he sets out on a … Continue reading

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ARCHANGEL Keeps Watch Over Aliens in New Film

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Joseph Kosinski (TRON: LEGACY) has signed on to take up the directorial reigns for the New Regency film ARCHANGEL according to deadline.com. Adam Cozad has also joined the production to write the screenplay and the film is being billed as a sci-fi/thriller. In the film, a secret military group, akin to the one depicted in the BBC television program Torchwood, is assigned to hunt down and track alien life forms on Earth. Brad Pitt was … Continue reading

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Mireille Enos in Talks to Join ‘World War Z’

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According to collider.com, Mireille Enos is currently in talks to take on the role of Brad Pitt’s wife in the zombie apocalypse film WORLD WAR Z. Enos is one of the stars of AMC’s hit new show The Killing, a whodunit about a teenage girl found bound, beaten and dead in the trunk of car. Paramount gave the go-ahead for production to begin on WORLD WAR Z this summer and the film is estimated to … Continue reading

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Dundead Brings Horror and Skips the Royal Wedding this Weekend

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If the royal wedding isn’t your cup of tea, then try the Dundead Horror Film Festival. Dundead will kick off this weekend on April 28th 2011 with the grind house darling HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN. Held by the Dundee Contemporary Arts, the cleverly named film festival will run through May 1st and showcase such films as OUTCAST and INSIDIOUS. Duncan McCurdie got the severed head rolling for the Dundead horror film festival with an impromptu … Continue reading

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Now in Production ‘PIRANHA 3DD’

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Filming for the fishy follow-up to Dimension Films’ hit 2010 movie PIRANHA 3D is currently underway in Wilmington, North Carolina. In the new film the mutant fish have infiltrated the waters of The Big Wet Water Park so expect a lot of people with Swimmies, tiny bathing suits, and really big breasts. Directed by John Gulager (FEAST) with a screenplay written by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton, PIRANHA 3DD stars Danielle Panabaker (THE CRAZIES), Matt … Continue reading

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New Trailer for ‘ THE LOST HOME ’ Thai Horror

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GMM is best known for bringing out the big guns in Thai horror and the next title on their plate is THE LOST HOME. Written and directed by Sopon Sakdapisit, THE LOST HOMEis based on true events involving paranormal activity and mysterious deaths that happened in a gated housing community in Chiang Mai. The Teaser Trailer invites us into THE LOST HOME and as the happy family drives through the front gates the eerie image … Continue reading

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New Posters for ‘A CHINESE GHOST STORY’

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A CHINESE GHOST STORY, or A CHINESE FAIRY TALE is a retelling of the classic tale from 17-century Chinese author Pu Song Ling about a man who falls in love with a ghost. The film was directed by Wilson Yip and stars Siu-Wong Fan, Kara Hui and Louis Koo. A CHINESE GHOST STORY is one of the most highly anticipated films of 2011 and it will hit theaters in Singapore on April 21, 2011 and … Continue reading

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Gorgeously Gruesome Posters Celebrating the Films of Wes Craven

Mondo proudly announced the films of Wes Craven as their next subject in their “Director’s Series” of posters. Artist Alex Pardee took on A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET and the SCREAM series with a ghoulish delight in the two new posters. Internal organs swirl and bloody sneakers drip to create the visage of the murderous Ghostface for the SCREAM poster. The second poster pays tribute to Johnny Depp’s epic blood geyser death in the A … Continue reading

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The Vampire Diaries’ Elena Gilbert is Dead and Floating

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By the looks of the new poster for The Vampire Diaries it appears the bell will soon be tolling for Elena Gilbert. In the poster, Elena, played by Nina Dobrev, is floating in water amidst a tangle of water lilies and weeds beside the caption “BORN TO DIE.” Fans of the books by L.J. Smith will recall that at the end of the second book in the series, Elena drives her car off a bridge … Continue reading

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Thai Poster for John Carpenter’s ‘THE WARD’

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Synopsis: “In Oregon in 1966, a young woman named Kristen (Amber Heard) is taken to a mental ward after police catch her setting a farmhouse on fire. Once at the institution, she meets the four other women she’ll be living with (Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Lyndsy Fonseca and Laura-Leigh). But Kristen’s misery about being cooped up in this nuthouse soon pales in comparison to a greater danger: a hideous phantom figure starts appearing out of … Continue reading

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New Poster for ‘RAGINI MS’

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Synopsis: “Based on true incidents, the film is about an MMS that captures things beyond the realm of human understanding. Ragini MMS is a sensuous paranormal film, shot as if in real time! The quintessential couple, Ragini and Uday, set out to have a dirty weekend at a friend’s farmhouse on the outskirts of Mumbai. The weekend getaway quickly changes gears as they find themselves in a house that has been rigged with cameras in … Continue reading

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