Author Archives: Cara Madison

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 SĂ©bastien 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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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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