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Glee Brings Out the Zombies at Halftime

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Glee’s halftime show brought it all, pyrotechnics, zombie dancing and a whole lot of singing. The Glee gang was joined by rogue members of the Cheerleading squad and more than a handful of football jocks who help them to rock the stands in a rousing performance of the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s “Heads Will Roll” mashed up with Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” The performance involved a lot of zombie flailing and teeth gnashing, and looked vaguely reminiscent … Continue reading

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Lasse Hallström Hopes to Mesmerize Audiences with ‘THE HYPNOTIST’

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According to collider.com Lasse Hallström will take to the director’s chair in a new adaptation of the crime novel written by Lars Kepler. The movie has an estimated release date for sometime in 2012. Novel Synopsis: “Tumba, Sweden. A triple homicide, all the victims from the same family, captivates Detective Inspector Joona Linna, who demands to investigate the grisly murders—against the wishes of the national police. The killer is at large, and it appears that … Continue reading

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FANGORIA Announces ‘Weird Words’ Fiction Contest

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Want to get published in the worst way? Well Fangoria along with Cemetery Dance Magazine want to publish you! They are currently running their first, but not last, “Weird Words” contest and they are looking for terrible tales written by some fresh blood. Bring them fear, the dark, and all the horror of your best story and you could win big. Official rules and additional details are posted below: Calling all aspiring horror fiction writers! … Continue reading

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‘CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER’ Super Bowl TV Spot

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A new spot is out for Paramount Pictures’ and Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, and if you squint your eyes you might be able to catch a quick glimpse of some familiar villains and (anti)heroes. James ‘Bucky’ Barnes (Sebastian Stan) is at 0:16 to the left of Captain America. You can also find The Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) in all his unmasked glory at 0:24. Directed by Joe Johnston, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST … Continue reading

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Pirates Set Sail on Stranger Tides in Super Bowl TV Spot

Ian McShane looks simply devilish in the brand new TV Spot that premiered during Sunday night’s televised broadcast of the Super Bowl. In the new trailer we see a mermaid in peril, zombies running amok, and Jack Sparrow reminding people that he still is the same wily Captain from his three previous movies. PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES stars Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz and Ian McShane. The film will set sail into theaters … Continue reading

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Warner Bros. Brings a New Take on Dracula to the Silver Screen With ‘HARKER’

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Warner Bros. announced that they have picked up HARKER, a new re-envisioning of Bram Stoker’s classic tale ‘Dracula.’ The script, written by Lee Shipman and Brian McGreevy, is an interesting take on the classic, and will follow the adventures of Scotland Yard detective Jonathan Harker as he hunts down the wily and elusive Count Dracula. With this movie and DRACULA 3D on the horizon the old Count is going to have his fangs full in … Continue reading

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Bollywood Joins in on the 3D Horror Craze with ‘HAUNTED 3D’

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Vikram Bhatt, director of several horror outings including RAAZ and SHAAPIT, is back with his new horror movie HAUNTED 3D. The film is being billed as “India’s First Stereoscopic 3D Horror” and stars Mahakshay Chakraborty and Tia Bajpai. The script for HAUNTED 3D was written by Bhatt and is set in a creepy mansion that lies sequestered in the Dalhousie mountains. Synopsis: “Haunted 3D is the story of a man (Mahakshay Chakraborty) who has been … Continue reading

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‘THE RESIDENT’ Available on DirecTV on February 17, 2011

The RESIDENT will be in theatres for a limited engagement on February 17, 2011, and on the dam day you can also catch it on DirecTV for $4.99. The film stars Oscar winner Hilary Swank as a recently separated doctor who moves into a Brooklyn loft and soon learns that she is not the only one living in her apartment and something or someone is watching her from behind the walls. The film also stars … Continue reading

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Shiny New Poster for ‘CHROMESKULL LAID TO REST 2′ plus trailer!

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No, it’s not Destro from Cobra, it’s ChromeSkull from LAID TO REST and he’s back in all his shiny-headed, people killing glory! The sequel picks up where the first film left off with ChromeSkull narrowly escaping death and once again he’s off to go hunt down young women so he can document their deaths for posterity with the help of his trusty camcorder.

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Glee’s ‘Thriller’ Leaked

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The first single from the Glee Super Bowl halftime “Sue Sylvester Bowl Shuffle” was leaked today, and it is something of a ‘Thriller.’ The song is a super monster mash-up of Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ and ‘Heads will Roll’ by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The end result is an interesting departure from the original tracks of both songs. But do not despair, the changes in the melody do not pull one away from that classic moment … Continue reading

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‘BLACK SWAN’ Wings Portman Another Award

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Natalie Portman proudly proclaimed that her parents taught her “to work my hardest” and to “never be an asshole” as she accepted her award for Outstanding Performance for a Female Actor in a Leading Role, at the Screen Actors Guild Awards this past Sunday. The mommy to be is on a winning streak and has racked up numerous accolades for her role as the ballerina Nina Sayers in the psychological thriller BLACK SWAN, and her … Continue reading

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Joaquin Phoenix the Vampire Killer

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Earlier we reported that Benjamin Walker has signed on to play Abraham Lincoln in Seth Graham-Smith’s ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER and now according to Deadline.COM, Joaquin Phoenix may be the next to pick up a stake and go hunting for some bloodsuckers. The article states that the WALK THE LINE star is first on the list to play mentor and vampire slaying guru to Abraham Lincoln in the 20th Century Fox film and “the role … Continue reading

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The Twilight Saga Eclipses Razzies

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THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE is the leader of the pack at the Golden Raspberry Awards having sucked up a stunning nine nominations including Worst Picture, Worst Screenplay, and Worst Actress. The Entire Cast of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE also picked up a nomination for worst Screen Ensemble. Robert Pattinson is no stranger to the Razzies and last year received a nomination for Worst Supporting Actor for his performance in THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON. This … Continue reading

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Is a Zombie Apocalypse Headed for the CW?

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TVGuide.com is reporting that the CW has purchased a spec script for a potential new show titled ‘Awakening’ and it is ripe with zombies. The show will follow the story of two sisters who will face off against one another amidst the chaos of a zombie apocalypse. The script was written by William Laurin and Glenn Davis, and it is currently in development, but there is no word of a pilot just yet. The tremendous success … Continue reading

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The Roomate: New wanted ad poster!

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A new poster reminiscent of a Roommate Wanted poster is out for Christian E. Christiansen’s new thriller THE ROOMMATE. The film is about a young college student named Sara (Minka Kelly) who is assigned to a dorm room with an obsessive roommate named Rebecca (Leighton Meester) who threatens not only her safety, but her sanity as well. The film also stars Billy Zane, Cam Gigandet, and Alyson Michalka. For the adventurous out there, you can … Continue reading

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Drive Angry 3D: rides in with new poster

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If you were to take two of Nicolas Cage’s previous films and smash them together to make another film then DRIVE ANGRY would be the mutant offspring of GONE IN 60 SECONDS and GHOST RIDER. In this film Cage plays Milton, an angry soul that escaped from Hell and is driven to hunt down the men who murdered his wife and kidnapped his daughter. But it’s not all fun, games and running people over, Milton … Continue reading

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New Poster for ‘DYLAN DOG DEAD OF NIGHT’

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Another poster is out for DYLAN DOG DEAD OF NIGHT and once again that creepy gray arm is back in all its zombie glory. This time it is not pawing the chest of Dylan but looming menacingly before Dylan as he wanders flashlight in hand through a foggy graveyard. DYLAN DOG DEAD OF NIGHT stars Brandon Routh, Sam Huntington, and Taye Diggs. Synopsis: “Brandon Routh (SUPERMAN RETURNS) stars as reluctant paranormal investigator Dylan Dog, who … Continue reading

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Kore wa Zombie desu ka?

Kore wa Zombie desu ka? or Korezom as it is officially abbreviated, is a story by Shinichi Kimura, with illustrations by Kobuichi and Muririn. The plot revolves around a boy named Ayumu Aikawa who was murdered by a serial killer and later brought back to the world of the living by a necromancer named Eucliwood Hellscythe. Sadly poor Ayumu is not alive, he is a zombie and on his zombie adventures he runs into a … Continue reading

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Paddy Considine to Write and Direct ‘THE LEANING’

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Paddy Considine (TYRANNOSAUR) announced his plans to start on a new project titled THE LEANING to www.totalfilm.com/. Considine will take on the role of both writer and director of the horror film that will be inspired by elements from the classic film THE EXORCIST. The movie will be a ghost story about a woman unable to establish functional relationships because of an oppressive presence preventing her from living a normal life. Look for Paddy Considine’s … Continue reading

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Battle – Los Angeles: New poster arrives

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A new teaser poster was released for the sci-fi alien invasion flick BATTLE: LOS ANGELES. In the film, aliens have arrived and the are not the cutesy cuddly kind with glowing fingertips. No, these aliens want our resources here on Earth and there is only one way they can get them. Now they are out for blood, human blood and the epic war between humans and aliens begins. BATTLE: LOS ANGELES stars Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget … Continue reading

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How to Get Eli Roth to Follow You on Twitter!

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Celebrities on Twitter have joined together to help support a good cause. On January 29th 2011 a charity auction named TwitChange the “celebrity tweet auction” will be held in support of Operation Once in a Lifetime. The plan is to have people bid on the chance to have celebrities follow them for a total of 90 days. The celebrities will also mention them to their other Twitter followers and get an instant claim to fame. … Continue reading

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