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‘BLACK SWAN’ Dancing to the 83rd ACADEMY AWARDS

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The Academy Awards nominations were announced today and once again the film BLACK SWAN is dancing amongst the top contenders. The psychological thriller snagged a total of 5 nominations including one for Darren Aronofsky in the Best Director category, Natalie Portman for Best Actress, and one for the coveted Best Picture category. THE KING’S SPEECH led the pack with 12 nominations followed closely by the Cohen Brother’s take on the classic novel TRUE GRIT with … Continue reading

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Gut: Trailer and Poster

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The movie GUT was written and directed by Elias and is his first outing into the world of filmmaking. Starring Jason Vail, Nicholas Wilder, Sarah Schoofs, Angie Bullaro, and Kirstianna & Kaitlyn Mueller. With Maria Victoria, Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, Karl Pfeiffer Synopsis: “Something is missing in Tom’s life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the … Continue reading

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Rubber: Previews new poster!

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A new poster is out for the epic movie about a tire titled RUBBER. RUBBER is a french film that was written and directed by musician Mr. Oizo (Quentin Dupieux) and stars Stephen Spinella, Wings Hauser, Jack Plotnick, and David Bowe. RUBBER is an interesting flick, and I first heard about it when I was handed a handful of colorful condoms by a gleeful representative at the Magnolia Pictures booth at New York Comic Con. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day:Trailer Leaked to Web

  A new trailer for Darren Lynn Bousman’s flick MOTHER’S DAY was recently leaked to the web. The film stars Deborah Ann Woll, Jaime King, and Lisa Marcos and is slated for an April 1st, 2011 release in the US and UK. Read more about it at the official website. http://www.mothersdaythemovie.com/ Synopsis: “After a bank-robbery gone wrong, three brothers head for home only to discover that their mother lost their house in a foreclosure. The … Continue reading

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Black Swan: Earns Portman a Golden Globe

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Motion Picture Drama for her role of Nina Sayers in Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller BLACK SWAN. On stage, Portman was beaming with girlish pride as she joked about her relationship with Benjamn Millepied who doubles as her ballet instructor and father of her unborn child. She also teasingly called her costar in the film Mila “Sweet Lips” Kunis. Sadly, her fellow BLACK SWAN nominees were not so blessed at the award show as Mila Kunis … Continue reading

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Poster for ‘Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles’

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Where do the Toynbee Tiles come from, and who created them? The origin of the Toynbee Tiles, sometimes referred to as the Toynbee Plaques, have long been the subject of much speculation and several heated debates. There have been countless urban legends crafted from the mysterious appearance of these mosaic tiles, and each one was painstakingly crafted before being placed in the asphalt of nearly two dozen major cities in the United States of America … Continue reading

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I Saw The Devil: bloody new poster!

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A colorful and bloody new poster has been released for I SAW THE DEVIL. Heralded for being visually stunning and ultra-violent Kim Jee-woon’s I SAW THE DEVIL will have a showing at the Sundance Film Festival. The film will be shown in Korean with English subtitles and I SAW THE DEVIL runs for 141 minutes. It will make its US debut at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday January 21st at 9:00 pm in Salt … Continue reading

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Silent House: Playing at Sundance Film Festival

SILENT HOUSE tells the tale of a young woman returning to her family’s summer home with plans of renovating it when she discovers something supernatural lurking within the walls. It seems that the house has a sinsiter past and now everything that was once normal begins to turn very wrong. Directed by Laura Lau and Chris Kentis, with a screenplay written by Laura Lau, SILENT HOUSE stars Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese, and Julia Taylor Ross. … Continue reading

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New Mordechai Poster for Kevin Smith’s ‘Red State’

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Another poster is out, courtesy of auction winner Spinnoff Online, for Kevin Smith’ RED STATE. This poster features the mysterious character Mordechai and looks every bit as dirty and scratched up as its predecessors. RED STATE will show next week on Sunday January 23rd, 2011 in the Park City Eccles Theatre at the Sundance Film Festival. The film stars Michael Angarano, Kerry Bishe, and John Goodman. Synopsis: “Red State begins by following three horny high-school … Continue reading

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Season Four of “True Blood” is going to be magical

HBO is spicing things up down in the South with a taste of something magical in the fourth season of their hit vampire show ‘True Blood.’ The Fourth season is said to be loosely based on the fourth book in the Southern Vampire Mysteries titled Dead to the World, and in the new teaser, viewers are promised something magical. If this magic brings with it all the sex, blood, and mayhem that the series is … Continue reading

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Stripper VS. Werewolves: Gets a Director and a Lead Actress

  Producer Jonathan Sothcott officially announced to Dread Central that the search for the perfect director for their film STRIPPERS VS WEREWOLVES is finally over. Jonathan Glendening (13 HOURS) is the man in question and actress Barbara Nedeljakova (HOSTEL) will take on the lead role in the film. The screenplay for STRIPPERS VS WEREWOLVES was written by Pat Higgins, (whom you will see in the video below discussing the penning the second draft STRIPPERS VS. … Continue reading

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Evil Children Crawl the Streets in ‘Citadel’

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Written and directed by Ciarán Foy, CITADEL is a UK/Irish co-production that began shooting in December for 4 weeks, with a three week stint on location and studio in Glasgow, followed by one week on location in Dublin. Now that the filming has wrapped the post production has begun and a release date for the film is not yet available. The story for CITADEL is based on the true-life experiences of Ciarán Foy who was … Continue reading

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First Poster for John Carpenter’s ‘The Ward and Official Trailer

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The new poster for John Carpenter’s THE WARD features a bruised and battered Amber Heard, and proudly proclaims that with this film “Carpenter proves that he is still the master of shock.” There is also a finished trailer in HD, and oh my, what a difference high quality and an eerie track of a little girl singing makes. The girls in the ward are apparently terrorized by what appears to be a ghost whom the … Continue reading

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New Japanese Poster for ‘ Black Swan’

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A new Japanese poster is out for BLACK SWAN featuring Portman posing gracefully amidst a flurry of falling feathers with arm outstretched and minus the bloody hand from a previous US version. In other news, BLACK SWAN continues to be an award show darling, having snagged Golden Globe nominations for Best Motion Picture, Darren Aronofsky for Best Director, Natalie Portman for Best Actress, and a Best Supporting Actress nod for Mila Kunis. Synopsis: “A ballet … Continue reading

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Glee Goes Zombie At Halftime

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The cast of Glee are hard at work in preparation for their Super Bowl Sunday show and it will be a real Thriller. Dianna Agron and other stars from the hit television program Glee are paying tribute to what is arguably the greatest dancing zombie music video of all time, and have gone zombie. Performing on a high school football field in Long Beach California, the Gleesters shake their goo-thang while zombie footballers and a … Continue reading

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C. Thomas Howell Signing on to ‘Spider-man’ Reboot

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Actor C. Thomas Howell confirmed via his official MYspace page that he has indeed landed a roll in the upcoming reboot of the Spider-Man franchise. He will officially join the production, which is already in progress, on January 25th 2011. Directed by Marc Webb, the cast on the reboot already includes Andrew Garfield in the role of Peter Parker and Sally Field as Aunt May, but there is no word on which role Howell will … Continue reading

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The Generation Horror Festival 2011

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Taipei Film House SPOT is currently hosting a horror film festival titled Generation Horror and included in the lineup of horror films is the cult classic CARNIVAL OF SOULS and the notorious DEADLY SWEET. The film festivals begins its run today and will wrap up on January 28th 2011. If you miss your chance to see the films at the festival then do not despair, you can catch them again courtesy of the Kaohsiung Municipal … Continue reading

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Park Chan-wook’s ‘Paranmanjang’ Shot Entirely On iPhone 4

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Park Chan-wook, best known for his revenge flick, OLDBOY, joined forces with his brother Park Chan-kyong to shoot his latest film PARANMANJANG. The film runs for approximately 30 minutes and it was shot solely on an i-Phone and only cost 150 million won, roughly $133,000. In an interview with reporters, Park Chan-wook credits the familiarity of the new technology with the strange, unsettling effects created on audience members because the medium is one “that viewers … Continue reading

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Red Band Trailer for THE AMATEUR MONSTER MOVIE

The writer, director, and producer of THE AMATEUR MONSTER MOVIE, Kyle Richards describes his film as a no-budget, amateur comedy monster flick. Richards also stars in the film alongside Chris Ouchie, Dobie Maxwell, Kyle Richards, and Shawn Monaghan. The movie was shot in the Milwaukee area by King’s Tower Productions, and made its premiere in the city of its birth on Saturday. In celebration of the low-budget revolution in horror filmmaking, movie tickets were offered … Continue reading

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Teaser Trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s inSANE

THQ and Volition announced a new project titled inSANE at Spike TV Video Game Awards in December. inSANE is the first in a trilogy of horror themed games for the XBOX 360, PC, and PS3 platforms. inSANE also marks THQ and Volition’s first collaboration with director Guillermo del Toro (The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth) in a multimedia project. According to THQ, the company will retain the intellectual property rights, and del Toro will hold the … Continue reading

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New Poster for After Dark Films – ‘Scream of The Banshee’

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After Dark Films have unveiled the poster for their upcoming film SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE. Starring Lauren Holly as Professor Isla Whelan and Lance Henriksen as Broderick Duncan, SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE is a new look at the Banshee mythos and will be released sometime in 2011. Official Synopsis: “An archeology professor unearths a dangerous artifact, unwittingly releasing a creature that is able to kill with the power of its bone-splitting scream.”

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