Author Archives: Mike Joy

The Phantom of the Opera – Giveaway!

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Horrornews.net Giveaway: Horrornews.net has 3 Blu-ray copies of The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall. Please email joyhorror@horrornews.net with PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in the subject line and then in the body of the email, your full name and mailing address.  You will automatically be entered in this outstanding giveaway brought you by Universal Home Entertainment and Think Jam!  Winners  will be picked at random and announced sometime in February.  United States … Continue reading

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Interview: Joe Davison – Director (100 Tears, Fearmakers, Experiment 7)

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How did your days with “Beat the Dead Horse” get you ready for filmmaking?  I feel that without those years doing improv comedy I would not have learned the essentials of acting. But, what improv really showed me was how to formulate a plot device to construct a proper script. Jumping from one character to the next and imagining what each character might be going through allows me to develop a stronger connection between all … Continue reading

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Trailer: Tormented (2012)

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Trailer: Tormented (2012) New micro-budget trailer from Tri-phecta Films

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Wizards 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray and Book

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DELVE INTO RALPH BAKSHI’S CULT CLASSIC LIKE NEVER BEFORE WIZARDS The Fantastical Allegory Comes to Life for the First Time On Blu-ray March 13 Summary: Twentieth Century Fox’s first-ever animated film, created by renowned director Ralph Bakshi, WIZARDS appears in a 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray + Book release on March 13 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the “epic fantasy of peace and magic” stars the voice talent of Mark Hamill … Continue reading

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NSFW Interview : Stuart Wall and Jim Powers (American Werewolf XXX)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview : Stuart Wall & Jim Powers Movie : American Werewolf XXX How closely does the storyline of the XXX parody follow the original, “An American Werewolf in London”? STUART WALL: The story line of the p*rn parody follows the original very closely. All of the elements of the original are replicated to a certain extent within the movie. In fact we even went to London and filmed the famous subway businessman killing … Continue reading

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In The Name Of The King, There Will Be Another Horrornews.net Giveaway !

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Win a copy of IN THE NAME OF THE KING 2: TWO WORLDS, out on Blu-ray and DVD December 27 From horror-mastermind Uwe Boll (House of the Dead, Bloodrayne) comes the adrenaline-fueled next chapter in the epic action/adventure franchise as IN THE NAME OF THE KING 2: TWO WORLDS battles on to Blu-ray and DVD December 27. Dolph Lundgren (The Expendables, Masters of the Universe) stars as Granger, a lethal, ex-Special Forces soldier who finds … Continue reading

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Interview: Author Nick Redfern (Keep Out!)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Unexplained Confidential Interview – Nick Redfern Book: Top Secret Places Governments Don’t Want You To Know About.  High Security Facilities, Underground Bases, And Other Off-Limits Areas. KEEP OUT! What would you say is the most guarded top secret location in the United States? In the World? Answer: Well, I guess the most closely guarded facility in the US is probably also the most guarded one in the world – Area 51. But, that’s … Continue reading

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Popcorn Horror

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Popcorn Horror mobile phone app – launches winter 2011 www.popcornhorror.com Popcorn Horror mobile phone app is a bite sized, horror, cinema experience in the palm of your hand. The ever mutating weekly content is user generated and includes the best short horror films from across the world, news, quotes, and much, much more. You can download the app for free on Android, i-Phone and i-Pad. The app is made by horror fans for horror fans … Continue reading

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Interview: Evan Bass – Executive Producer (The Eve)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview w/ Evan Bass, Executive Producer “The Eve” How did doing homage posters for your movie, “The Eve” come to be? The homage posters grew out of the style and nods we make in “The Eve” towards past, classic films. “The Eve” is very much a psychological thriller at times, in a very Hitchcockian build, and we wanted to include that nod in our poster campaign. We also filmed on location in Martha’s … Continue reading

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Interview: Martin Guigul – Director (Beneath the Darkness)

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Horrornews.net Exclusive Interview – Martin Guigul – Director (Beneath the Darkness) What attracted you to this project? The quirky story line and unique character of Vaughn Ely intrigued me. I was also drawn by the genre since I have always wanted to tackle a thriller/horror project and this one had the right balance of traditional and cutting edge elements. You worked with a legendary star in Dennis Quaid, how much creativity did Dennis bring to the … Continue reading

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The Hobbit – An Unexpected Journey

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THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first of two films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The second film will be “The Hobbit: There and Back Again.”

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Does Horrornews.net give kids Goosebumps?

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It’s ANOTHER giveaway for the Holiday season. Horrornews.net is giving away more gifts than Santa this year, and you should see what our elves look like. It’s frightening. You have an excellent chance to win these Great titles: Goosebumps® Adventures Attack of the Mutant & Ghost Beach You know the drill. Email joyhorror@horrornews.net and put Goosebumps on your subject line. In the body of the email, please fill out your name and address ( United … Continue reading

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BENEATH THE DARKNESS opening January 6th

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BENEATH THE DARKNESS   www.BeneathTheDarknessMovie.com The terrifying secrets of a small town hero are exposed when a teenaged prank turns deadly in the tense psychological thriller, Beneath the Darkness, starring two-time Golden Globe® nominee Dennis Quaid. Ely Vaughn (Dennis Quaid) is a pillar of the community in tiny Smithville, Texas. The town’s mortician, Ely has been revered since his days as the high school’s star quarterback. But since the tragic death of his wife two … Continue reading

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Avatar – iTUNES EXTRAS , Deeper into Pandora

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AVATAR BREAKS NEW DIGITAL GROUND WITH iTUNES EXTRAS SPECIAL EDITION New Interactive Features Take Fans Deeper into Pandora than Ever Before LOS ANGELES (Dec. 16, 2011) – Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Lightstorm Entertainment announce AVATAR available digitally with first-of-its-kind interactive features in the “AVATAR iTunes Extras Special Edition” beginning on Tuesday, December 20. “AVATAR iTunes Extras Special Edition” lets fans deconstruct some of the movie’s most memorable scenes to reveal how James Cameron … Continue reading

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Enter the Master of Kung Fu Cinema

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Kung fu movie fans might think they know everything about this popular genre, but would they know which kung fu movie had the longest fight scene in the history of films? Or which kung fu star had to bite the head off a live lizard? Probably not. But Dr. Craig D. Reid — author of The Ultimate Guide to Martial Arts Movies of the 1970s and master of kung fu cinema — can tell you. … Continue reading

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WWE – Tribute to the Troops

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MARY J. BLIGE, NICKELBACK, MARIA MENOUNOS,GEORGE WALLACE, MISS USA ALYSSA CAMPANELLA, JOIN WWE FOR HOLIDAY SPECIAL “WWE® TRIBUTE TO THE TROOPS®” WWE, USA Network and NBC will honor the men and women of the United States Armed Forces with the ninth annual holiday special, “WWE Tribute to the Troops” presented by Slim Jim. The program will air as a two-hour special on USA Network on Tuesday, December 13 (9-11 p.m. ET / 8-10 p.m. CT) … Continue reading

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It’s a Happy Horrornews.net Christmas Giveaway – LEGO STAR WARS

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LEGO STAR WARS: The Padawan MenaceTM Cozy up by the fire with a cup of cocoa and thoughts of sugar plums…err Legos! Who doesn’t love Legos. You can reminisce about seeing Episode 1 in the theatre and your childhood at the same time. The Cartoon Network and Lucasfilm teamed up to bring us this 22-minute original standalone special about Jedi younglings and includes 5 additional shorts and an exclusive and collectible minifigure, which makes it … Continue reading

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Holiday Zombie Beauty Pageant

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Zombie Holiday Beauty Pageant at Beauty Bar NYC Dec 18th! It’s official! The 5th Annual Drop Dead Gorgeous Zombie Beauty Pageant at the NYC Beauty Bar is on Sunday, December 18th starting at 9pm – 231 E 14th St btwn 2nd and 3rd Ave! As always it’s FREE but you must be 21 + to enter! Come get bloody and have some ghoulish holiday fun! Prizes for sexiest and most festive zombies! XXXmas zombies, Hanukkah … Continue reading

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‘Zombie Apocalypse’ coming to DVD and Blu-ray

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When Zombie Tigers Attack! Catch the Top Rated Syfy Hit ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE Golden Globe® Winner Ving Rhames, Taryn Manning and Leslie-Ann Brandt Star in the Pulse Pounding, Adrenaline Pumping, Pure Horror Fun Debuting on DVD, Blu-ray™ and On Demand December 27th Golden Globe® winner Ving Rhames (Pulp Fiction), Taryn Manning (TV’s “Hawaii Five-0,” “Sons of Anarchy”) and Leslie-Ann Brandt (TV’s “Spartacus”) battle the living, feeding nightmare in Zombie Apocalypse, debuting on DVD, Blu-ray™ and On … Continue reading

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The Monster Channel streaming Camp Motion Pictures in 2012

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“THE MONSTER CHANNEL” TO AIR SELECTIONS FROM CAMP MOTION PICTURES LIBRARY IN 2012 Will air as “retro VHS” specials or nighttime programming on web channel. Fourth Castle Micromedia’s The Monster Channel, the only 24/7 interactive channel for horror fans, signed a deal to stream over a dozen feature titles in 2012 from the various video labels of Camp Motion Pictures. The first seven titles will run as part of The Monster Channel’s weekly spotlight show, … Continue reading

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The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall coming to Blu-ray and DVD

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The Longest-Running Broadway Musical of All Time Celebrates 25 years of Romance with a Spectacular Live Production on One of the World’s Most Legendary Stages THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL A Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience Available on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand from Universal Studios Home Entertainment on February 7, 2012

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About Mike Joy

HorrorNews.net Manager. Located in New Jersey. I've been with HNN since it's creation in 2008. Responsibilities: managing talent, acquisitions, new programs, website strategizing, celebrity interviews, public relations, the paranormal column, “Unexplained Confidential”, and more. unexplainedconfidential.blogspot.com