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RIP Pete Postlethwaite (1946–2011)

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After a long battle with cancer, Pete Postlethwaite lost the battle at the age of 64. Pete was best remembered by his roles in Inception, The Town, and Clash of the Titans. His other credits included Jurassic Park: The Lost World, The Usual Suspects, Amistad, Romeo & Juliet, Alien 3, and the 2006 version of The Omen. His final film will be released this year called Killing Bono. Postlethwaite is survived by his wife, a … Continue reading

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Get Ready 4 Victor Crowley 2 Invade Your Horror Shelves This February

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That’s right folks! Even though Hatchet 2 barely made it in theaters due to it’s umbearable violent nature (hence sarcasm), you will only have to wait a couple more weeks for Victor Crowley to destroy your horror collection when he’s released to DVD and Blu-ray on February 1, 2011. Make Adam Green proud and buy more than one if possible since his poor flick was pulled from theaters mid last year. Below is the revised … Continue reading

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Tim Burton Working On Nightmare Before Christmas 2?

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So rumor has it that Mr. Burton has been secretly working on a sequel to his infamous dark Christmas flick, Nightmare Before Christmas. And Paul Reubens aka Pee Wee Herman, has let the cat out of the bag that these rumors may actually be true. Reubens worked with Burton twice on Pee Wee’s Big Adventure and the first Nightmare Before Christmas and was asked if he would work with Burton again, and although he would … Continue reading

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List: Top X-mas Horror Classics and Non-Classics

I’ve decided to contribute some of my time this year into creating a list of some of the best Christmas horror slashers that I feel our wicked bleeding horror fanatics should consider watching this holiday season. In no particular order, here goes!! And All Through The House A greedy woman makes the mistake of murdering her husband while an escaped mental patient dressed in a Santa Claus outfit is on the loose. Black Christmas (1974) … Continue reading

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Look Out George A. Romero, Here Comes ‘Ninja Zombies’

As if we couldn’t get enough of zombies over the last decade, a new person, Noah Cooper, has come into the mix creating yet another group of zombies in the form of ninjas, which then entitles your film Ninja Zombies. So writer, editor, and director Noah Cooper has created Ninja Zombies that will star a bunch of kick a$$ dudes, namely Michael Lee, Mike Castro, Sang Kim, Erika Tsang, Chris Kulmann, Edward Miller, Arun Storrs, … Continue reading

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Ron Howard Discusses Who Could Play Roland in the ‘Dark Tower’

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Ron Howard was quite the busy bee last week after doing several interviews and talking about his latest project he’ll be directing in bringing Stephen King’s The Dark Tower book series to life on the big screen as a live-adaptation. In these interviews, he’s mentioned that the Dark Tower will stretch across three films and a television series, which is something we already know. However, there’s some new updates regarding the several choices in actors … Continue reading

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Indie Director David Bryant’s ‘Victims’ Website Launches

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The indie film director behind Dead Wood’s David Bryant has come back with another film called Victims which is a thriller starring John Bocelli, Sarah Coyle, Andy Cresswell, Nina Millns, Bradley Cole, and Sharon Lawrence. Victims Synopsis: A kidnapped man. A dark secret. A truth revealed … As a camera rolls, the van doors burst open. A man is bundled into the van by the balaclava clad kidnappers and handcuffed to the floor. As they … Continue reading

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Go Behind-the-Scenes w/ the Volturi From ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’

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If you’re a fan of the Twilight Saga, then there’s probably a good chance that you’ve already seen some of the behind-the-scenes photos from Bella and Edwards honeymoon/wedding. Well here’s a new development, c/o Summit Entertainment who has decided to delight us with some new behind-the-scenes photos from the set with the Volturi clan. The image above shows Dakota Fanning getting some final touch ups on her make-up while Christopher Heyerdahl shows off his luscious … Continue reading

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Neca Unveils New Ghostface Figure From Scream Franchise

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There’s news today of Neca releasing their first out of two action figures that features the infamous villain from Wes Craven’s Scream franchise, Ghostface. Rumor has it, and yes this is just a rumor, that since this action figure comes out around the same time Scream 4 is released, this may or may not be what the new Ghostface actually looks like in the film. This Ghostface action figure stands 7-inches and comes with a … Continue reading

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‘Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy’ Offers T-shirt w Reduced DVD

For all those who haven’t had the chance to see the Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy, you can buy the film at a discounted rate of only $17.99 along with a t-shirt, however there’s a huge kick with the t-shirt..only 400 are being made. So if you want to get the DVD at its discount, click here to order it and if you wanted that “for a very limited time only” t-shirt, head … Continue reading

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Roger and Julie Corman’s ‘Sharktopus’ DVD Art – Details Revealed

Move over Jaws…here comes Sharktopus!! SyFy’s creature-feature, Sharktopus, will make its way to DVD and Blu-ray on March 15, 2011 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. An eight-tentacled nightmare hybrid of shark and octopus, “S-11” was created by genetic scientist Nathan Sands (Eric Roberts) as the U.S. Navy’s next super-weapon. But when its control implants are damaged during a training experiment off the Mexican coast, the beast escapes to Puerto Vallarta to sample the local fare — … Continue reading

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‘Death Race 2′ – Clips, Featurette, PR, and More!

Straight from the Press “A deadly driving competition spawns a racing legend in Death Race 2, an all-out action thrill ride, coming to Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital Download January 18, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment DVD Originals™. Danny Trejo (Machete), Ving Rhames (Piranha 3D), Sean Bean (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Luke Goss (Hellboy 2: The Golden Army) star, along with returning cast members Fred Koehler (“Lost”) and Robin Shou (Beverly Hills … Continue reading

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Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower’ Book to Film Adaptation Update

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Ron Howard sat down with Deadline magazine and talked about the latest news regarding the Stephen King book series, The Dark Tower, that will begin filming sometime in 2013 to kick off the film trilogy and a companion tv series will go on in between the films which is pretty neat. Here’s what Ron Howard had to say about the series and filming. “It is going well, and it has been incredibly stimulating to work … Continue reading

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Action Thriller ‘Sanctum’ Releases Poster

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Universal Pictures has released a new poster for the upcoming action-thriller, Sanctum, which is being directed by Alister Grierson and James Cameron playing the role as Executive Producer. The film is about an underwater cave diving team that experiences a life-threatening crisis during an expedition to the unexplored and least accessible cave system in the world. Yep, sounds like Cameron would have something to do with a project like this that involves the water. And … Continue reading

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Brad Anderson’s ‘Vanishing On 7th Street’ Trailer Hits The Web

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Magnet Releasing has launched their official trailer for Brad Anderson’s Vanishing On 7th Street that stars Hayden Christensen, Thandie Newton, John Leguizamo, Jacob Latimore and Taylor Groothuis. The plot sounds a lot like a combination between when the blackout occurred in NYC several years ago and the movie I Am Legend with Will Smith. Synopsis: When a massive power outage plunges the city of Detroit into total darkness, a disparate group of individuals find themselves … Continue reading

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Will Jamie Kennedy’s Character As Randy Return To ‘Scream 4′?

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Yes, Randy dies in Scream 2, however, there’s rumors and speculation going around that Jamie Kennedy could make a cameo appearance in Scream 4. There’s one thing most fans of the franchise know about Jamie Kennedy and his background with stating the facts to destroy any rumors there maybe. However, he’s chosen to go silent and only had this to say about those rumors of his character popping up in the fourth installment..“I can’t tell … Continue reading

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