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Specs Show Up For TCM-40th Anniversary Disc – And They Are Amazing

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Dark Sky Films passed along the final word on packaging and special features for that 40th Anniversary Version of ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ and they are as epic as we had hoped. The press release explains it best so read on and salivate: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary Black Maria Limited Edition Exclusively Available Through Gorgon-Video.com Starting September 16th

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Full Trailer For ‘The Guest’ Arrives On Our Doorstep

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We’ve talked about ‘The Guest’ a little a couple of weeks back. At that time we had a nice little teaser that just wet our whistle a bit for what the future might hold. Good news for you all tonight though – the full trailer just dropped and it’s…well, see for yourself: Directed by Adam Wingard and written by Simon Barrett whose last team up gave us the awesome ‘You’re Next’- ‘The Guest’ is on … Continue reading

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‘The Battery’ Blu-ray Will Feature Full Length Documentary – Check Out The Trailer

On my list of “flicks I must see” is ‘The Battery’ and I’ve been anxiously awaiting the Sept. 16th blu-ray release that is coming our way from ‘Scream Factory’, more so know since they have revealed that along for the ride on the disc will be a full length documentary titled ‘Tools of Ignorance’. A trailer for the documentary is out and well worth a look:

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The Horror World Mourns Once Again – RIP Marilyn Burns

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Sad news tonight as it has been confirmed that Marilyn Burns known to horror fans around the world as Sally Hardesty – the heroine of Tobe Hooper’s amazing ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ has died. Social media broke the news earlier this evening and national sources have now confirmed that she passed away earlier today at her home. She was 65 years old. Our condolences to Ms. Burns family, friends and fans everywhere.

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Fox Debuts Teaser For ‘Sleepy Hollow S2′

Fall is in the air! The teasers and trailers for the fall premieres are beginning to clog our TV screens and it can be easy to miss one but fear not – I’ve got you back! Today I have for you our first look at what Season Two of the surprise hit of 2013 – ‘Sleepy Hollow’ on Fox – has in store for us. Season one ended with everyone in peril and was a … Continue reading

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Behold The Artwork For The 40th Anniversary Editon of ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

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All you Leatherface fans ready for this. Dark Sky Films has given us all a little taste of what we can expect with their 4oth Anniversary Edition of ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre when it hits on Sept. 16th. The key words are “little taste” and that comes via a quick look at some of the cover art that will grace the various editions. Still no word on special features and more importantly – still no confirmation … Continue reading

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Details On The Very First ‘Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival’

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Had heard rumor that this was in the works but the following press release confirms – Chicago will be host to the first ever ‘Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival’. Happening later this month – Aug. 21st – 24th to be exact – the festival offers up a pretty impressive line up of fun. Check this out: “Philadelphia’s The Awesome Fest, in partnership with Wizard World Inc. and horror icon Bruce Campbell, announced today the first … Continue reading

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We Get Our First Look At ‘Z-Nation’

The trailer for ‘Z-Nation has made its way online. It made its premiere during the debut of ‘Sharknado 2′ a few nights back but in case you missed it – here ya go: According to STYD this is what we can expect story wise:

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‘SHARKNADO 2′ Blows In Some Huge Numbers For SyFy Channel

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Last night was the night. The premiere of ‘Sharknado 2′ and what a splash it has made. The sequel generated an unbelievable 3.9 million viewers shattering all other SyFy premieres. You all remember what noise the original ‘Sharknado’ generated last year right? It only pulled in 1.4 million when it premiered. Yeah, ‘Sharknado 2′ kicked some pretty major ass. Seems that the premise is just silly enough to keep the masses happy. As has already … Continue reading

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The World Loses A Legend – Dick Smith Passes Away

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It is with a heavy heart that I must bring you the news that make-up legend Dick Smith has passed away. He was 92 years old. His list of film credits and achievements are nothing short or legendary. A more complete recounting of his career is forthcoming. Condolences to Mr. Smith’s family.

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Sit Down In Front Of Your Computer And Get Ready For A Little ‘Cam2Cam’

Don’t you hate when you’re watching Internet Porn and the person you’re watching tries to kill you? That’s just sucks when it happens and to help drive that point home comes a new thriller from IFC Midnight titled ‘Cam2Cam’. Got an official synopsis for you and everything! In this dark and haunting thriller, Five Bangkok tourists have gone missing after making online contact with an unknown party. Newly-arrived Allie Westbrook (Tammin Sursok) meets a pair … Continue reading

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This Exclusive Clip From ‘Infliction’ Will Hit You Like A Brick

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To call director Jack Thomas Smith’s latest effort, an assembled footage flick titled ‘Infliction’ disturbing would be like calling water wet. This is one crazy ass film and quite frankly, I don’t want to ruin the viewing for you by giving you the slightest clue of what you’re in for. Jack was kind enough to send along an exclusive clip that give you just a little taste of what you can expect.

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Bruce Campbell Confirms – Ash Is Coming To TV

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I had a feeling when the news dropped late yesterday that Sam Raimi had been talking an ‘Evil Dead’ TV series that we were going to be getting more info – and we have. Bruce Campbell, Ash himself has confirmed via Twitter that this is a reality and in all likely hood Ash will be gracing the small screen. Groovy. It all went down when Bruce replied to a Tweet from an interested fan:

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Scream Factory Announces Ten New Blu-ray Releases

The upcoming months are going to be huge for fans of Scream Factory and their continued series of top notch Blu-ray genre fare. At their SDCC presentation they let loose with an impressive slate of 10 new releases that are sure to have any horror fan jumping for joy. Starting this fall and continuing into 2015 here’s where your money is going to be going. 1. The Dark Half 2. Monkey Shines 3. Candyman II: … Continue reading

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Full Trailer For ‘Horns’ Is Nothing Short Of Awesome!

Last week we got a little taste of things to come when that teaser trailer showed up but nothing could have prepared us for this – the full trailer made its debut at SDCC and well – it’s pretty damn awesome. Have a look:

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‘Godzilla 2′ Will Feature Many Monsters – A Few You May Know

It was Legendary Pictures turn to take over Hall H at SDCC and they made great use of their time. Last year they had one of the biggest announcements of the event when they let the world know what they were up too with ‘Godzilla’ and they tried to replicate that this year when Gareth Edwards showed up via video message to announce that ‘Godzilla 2′ is a go! No real surprise there I suppose, … Continue reading

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Kevin Smith Rolls Out The Trailer For ‘TUSK’ – Michael Parks Rules!

Last night at SDCC Kevin Smith rolled out the trailer for ‘Tusk’ and it is one strange, silly piece of awesome. Micheal Parks steals the show in this trailer which outlines the tale of man who is drugged and then surgically transformed into a Walrus. Ready to take a look? You’re either going to love it or hate it and online reaction seems to be about 50/50. Personally, I freaking love it. A24 is releasing … Continue reading

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Soska Sister’s Debut Trailer For ‘See No Evil 2′

Big fans of the Soska Sisters here at HNN and our official podcast Horror News Radio. We follow what the twins are up too pretty closely and have been eagerly awaiting our chance to see what they have come up to with on their latest project, a second chapter in the saga of Jacob Goodnight – ‘See No Evil 2′. We were all a little surprised to find out they were making a second chapter … Continue reading

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Full Trailer And Debut Date For ‘The Walking Dead – Season Five’

The wait has been long but it’s all been worth it. Today from the SDCC comes the full trailer for Season Five of the phenomenon that is “The Walking Dead”. It’s a winner too! Have to say – I love where it looks like they are taking things this season. Enough babbling – check out the action. October 12th is the debut date. I think that is a little earlier than they got things rolling … Continue reading

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Get Ready For Episode Three of ‘The Strain’ With Some Photos

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You all watching ‘The Strain’? Well, you should be. Episode two was pretty damn strong and things are shaping up to be nothing short of interesting. FX let loose with an episode three rundown and a couple photos to wet our appetite. Episode three is titled ‘Gone Smooth': Eph (Stoll) and Nora (Maestro) fight to save Captain Redfern’s (Jonathan Potts) life before coming face-to-face with the horrifying effects of the virus. Meanwhile, a spike in … Continue reading

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Nature Runs Amok In The Trailer For “Grizzly”

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Been a bit since there has been a good “nature run amok” flick but it looks like that all may be changing. This David Hackl helmed thriller was once titled ‘Red Machine’ but now goes by the name ‘Grizzly’ and a trailer just popped up online from BD. You wanna see? Sure you do, check this out: Grizzly (2014) – Trailer – Click here for funny video clips

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About Dave Dreher

A life long fan of horror I have had the privilege of working with horror legend Tom Savini for the last 15 years. I have also done web work for Dick Smith and Vincent Guastini. The last 5 years or so I have been the lead writer and reviewer for HOUSE OF HORRORS and am now proud to be lead reporter here at HNN..
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