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One-Sheet for ‘I DIDN’T COME HERE TO DIE’

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A new blood splattered poster for the film I DIDN’T COME HERE TO DIE is out and I must say that I am not a fan of the new trend amongst horror films in creating crinkled posters that look like they’ve been used to wipe someone’s dirty ass. This one at least fits the subject matter so it’s not terrible. Directed by Bradley Scott Sullivan, I DIDN’T COME HERE TO DIE stars Indiana Adams, Kurt … Continue reading

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Next Up on Tim Burton’s Plate ‘THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME’

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Tim Burton and Josh Brolin have teamed up to bring THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME to life. Burton is said to be hard at work developing a new film that will star and be produced by Brolin. Kieran and Michele Mulroney were tapped by Warner Bros. to adapt the classic tale by Victor Hugo to the silver screen. Novel Summary from Amazon.com: Set in medieval Paris, Victor Hugo’s powerful historical romance The Hunchback of Notre-Dame … Continue reading

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‘THE KILLING OF JACOB MARR’ at Monster Mania

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The creative team behind THE KILLING OF JACOB MARR will be at the Monster Mania convention at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, New Jersey from Friday, March 11th at 7:00pm to March 13th at 7:00pm to promote their film. At their booth they will be selling a limited amount of exclusive pre-distribution dvds of the film. Other attendees of the event will include Nick Castle, Ace Frehley, and Melinda Clarke.  Synopsis: “A boy finds a mysterious … Continue reading

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Trailer: Madison County (2011)

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A new trailer is up! The film is about a meddlesome group of college kids who travel to Madison County in search of an interview only to find themselves in a thicket of trouble when the author that they are pursuing turns up missing and the locals are less than friendly. Written and directed by Eric England, the film stars Nick Principe, Joanna Sotomura and Ace Marrero. Find out more about this film at the … Continue reading

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Screen Gems Says Showtime to a DEVIL MAY CRY Movie

Dante’s story has appeared in everything from comic books to anime, manga, and light novels. He has appeared in over a dozen video games including the Director’s Cut of Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne and Viewtiful Joe. Now it seems that the pizza loving son of a devil will make the jump to the big screen. According to Variety, the movie rights to the popular video game franchise Devil May Cry have been purchased by … Continue reading

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Hot retro style poster for ‘BLIND ALLEY’

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Written and directed by Antonio Trashorras, BLIND ALLEY, or CALLEJON, as it is called in Spain, is being billed a psychological thriller along the lines of the French film, HIGH TENSION. In the film, Ana de Armas (SEX, PARTY, AND LIES) plays a young woman named Rosa who becomes trapped inside a laundromat with a serial killer intent on terrorizing her throughout the course of the evening. The film marks the directorial debut of Trashorras … Continue reading

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One Sheet for ‘BATTLE: LOS ANGELES’

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Synopsis: “BATTLE: LOS ANGELES revolves around a Marine staff sergeant (Eckhart) and his new platoon’s battle against an alien invasion on the streets of Los Angeles. The movie is presented as an intense real-time war movie from the perspective of the Marines. It has been described by some as “Black Hawk Down meets Independence Day”. It will be a live-action drama, showcasing the United States Marines attempting to defeat an alien invasion of planet Earth.” … Continue reading

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Hirotsugu Kawasaki’s “ONIGAMIDEN” Gets First Teaser Trailer

The much anticipated animated film ONIGAMIDEN from Hirotsugu Kawasaki (SPRIGGAN) has finally received its first teaser trailer. The film, based on Takafumi Takada’s two-part novel of the same name, tells the story of a boy named Jun Tendo who travels 1200 years into the past. There the boy finds himself trapped in Kyoto during the Heian period, and all around him people are engaged in terrifying battles with demons. In order for Jun Tendo to … Continue reading

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UK Quad for ‘THE RESIDENT’

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Synopsis: “Recently separated from her husband and seeking to start a new life in the city, single doctor Juliet (Hillary Swank) rents a spacious apartment in Brooklyn and finds herself beset on all sides by a mysterious, unseen force of evil. Is there a rational explanation behind the unsettling events unfolding all around Juliet, or could it be that she is being pursued by forces beyond human comprehension?” Source: http://www.impawards.com/

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Sadako Returns to the Big Screen in 3D

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Kadokawa Pictures recently announced several new films in their 2012 catalog. In that roster is the next installment in the popular Ring series, and if that isn’t enough to get those old VHS players humming in anticipation, then get this, Sadako is also going 3D in the new film. The author of the original “Ring” novels Koji Suzuki, has returned to script the latest installment in the franchise titled SADAKO 3D, and he has a … Continue reading

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Japanese Trailer for ‘TOMIE UNLIMITED’

A new trailer is out for the Japanese horror movie TOMIE UNLIMITED. The trailer is in Japanese, but subtitles are not needed as the video conveys the disturbing elements in the film quite nicely without explanation. Based on the manga by Junji Ito, and directed by Noboru Iguchi, TOMIE UNLIMITED stars Maiko Kawakami, Miu Nakamura and Moe Arai. The film will be released in Japan on May 14, 2011. You can learn more about this … Continue reading

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‘RED STATE’ at Radio City Music Hall in March

Kevin Smith released a new video on his YouTube account REDSTATEMOVIE http://www.youtube.com/user/redstatemovie promoting the next stop on the film’s US Tour. This showing will take place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on March 5th, 2011, and in the video Smith jokes that the movie isn’t a comedy like his other outings including CLERKS and MALLRATS, and that it is as “scary as JERSEY GIRL.” He goes on to promise a Question … Continue reading

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Zombies Rampage in Announcement Trailer for ‘Dead Island’

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The announcement trailer for the new survival horror video game DEAD ISLAND from Deep Silver is generating quite a bit of buzz on the web. The trailer is comprised of a cinematic from the game and plays out like a classic zombie horror film. It features an innocent child being brutally attacked by zombies, and what transpires in the aftermath of her inevitable zombie infection. The interesting thing about this video is that it rolls … Continue reading

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John August to Awaken the Old Ones in The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft

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When Ron Howard dropped his work adapting The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft in favor of taking on Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Series it seemed like a film adaptation of the popular comic series by Mac Carter would never see the light of day. Luckily John August heeded the call of Cthulu and he’s now dusting off the remnants and picking up where Ron Howard left off. The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft followed … Continue reading

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Rutger Hauer = Van Helsing in Dario Argento’s DRACULA

I can’t lie to you, I have never really gotten the whole Italian horror thing. I mean, I watch them – I appreciate them but really can’t say I’m a huge fan of them When it comes to Dario Argento I have always found his films fantastic to look at but I could not even give you a clue as to what the majority of his films are about. Very confusing stuff. I was kind … Continue reading

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Rose the 3D Zombie Puppet Musical

Do you love zombies and comedy? Well you should because it makes for such a great one two punch that makes any movie difficult to resist. Well there is a movie being made that is described as Pee Wee’s Playhouse meets Night Of The Living Dead. It’s being titled Rose the 3D Zombie Puppet Musical. It’s being done by John Skipp who is better known for the many books he has written. The most well … Continue reading

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Angle Mort: Teaser Trailer and Poster

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A new poster is up on the FaceBook page for the horror movie ANGLE MORT. Directed by Dominic James, ANGLE MORT stars Karine Vanasse and Sébastien Huberdeau. ANGLE MORT is a story of a young couple who accidentally stumble on the trail of serial killer/arsonist and now have to race for their lives. This film will be in theaters on February 25, 2011. You can read more about this film at the official Website or … Continue reading

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Sudor Frio: Makes an International Debut at SXSW

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SUDOR FRIO, or COLD SWEAT as it is billed in the United States of America, is a horror movie from Argentina about a man desperately trying to rescue his missing girlfriend from a house of horrors. SUDOR FRIO is a landmark film for Argentinia because it is the first time in the country that a horror film has reached nearly fifty thousand spectators during its first week in over 50 years. SUDOR FRIO was directed … Continue reading

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New Russian Poster for ‘Red Riding Hood’

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The Russian poster for RED RIDING HOOD is out and it is as lovely as its predecessors. Distributed by Roadshow Films, and directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the film stars Amanda Seyfried, Virginia Madsen, and Gary Oldman. RED RIDING HOOD will be off to visit Grandmother in US theaters on March 11, 2011. In the meantime you can check out the official website http://redridinghood.warnerbros.com/ or follow RED RIDING HOOD on FaceBook: http://www.facebook.com/redridinghoodau. Synopsis: “In Red riding … Continue reading

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‘FRANKENWEENIE’ Rises from the Grave, Again?

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Walt Disney Studios released the official synopsis and production notes for their latest animated film, FRANKENWEENIE. The feature length movie is an adaptation of the classic 1984 short film by Tim Burton who is the mastermind behind THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS and THE CORPSE BRIDE. Burton will also direct the 3D stop motion animated film that includes over 200 puppets and will be filmed in black and white and then rendered in 3D. FRANKENWEENIE features … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp Talks Vampires and the iconic ‘DARK SHADOWS’

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Johnny Depp sat down with MTV to discuss his new movie RANGO and talked a little bit about his new role as a centuries old vampire Barnabas Collins in Tim Burton’s remake of the 1960s cult classic soap opera, DARK SHADOWS. In the interview Depp discusses his admiration for the life Jonathan Frid imbued into the immortal character and assures fans that he has no intentions of deviating too far away from the iconic figure … Continue reading

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