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Fan Created Title Sequence for The Walking Dead

This is amazing. It’s always great to see fan created material in horror and this is no exception. Daniel Kanemoto who is a fan of The Walking Dead created a title sequence for the upcoming TV show using nothing but images from the graphic novels. Lost Co-Creator … also commented on this video saying “We are arriving at that unique moment in time where the term ‘fan-made’ becomes moot. This is extraordinary.” Truer words were … Continue reading

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Sad News for Fans of Hatchet in Canada

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News has broken that Hatchet II has been pulled out of theaters in Canada due to it’s unrated nature. In Canada theaters can face a fine for airing an unrated film so our neighbors to the north will be missing out on a highly anticipated sequel. Adam Green had this to say “ “For those asking, yes Montreal and Toronto have apparently pulled Hatchet II due to confusion on the non-rating. But please don’t blame … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter Picked Up by Fox

Timur Bekmambetov and Tim Burton optioned Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and waited for the studios to come a calling. They all did of course but it’s been announced that Fox now has the rights for a 3-D film based on the book. In case you have been living under a rock the book is about “ Lincoln’s life that depicts the 16th President as an axe-throwing, highly accomplished killer of vampires, an … Continue reading

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengence may have a Devil

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Ciaran Hinds is in negotiations to play the devil in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance and actress-singer Violante Placido is also in talks to join the cast. It’s reported that the story is about “”the story sees Johnny Blaze, aka Ghost Rider (Nicolas Cage), hiding out in remote Eastern Europe and struggling to repress his curse. Blaze is recruited by a sect to take on the devil (Hinds), who wants to take over his mortal … Continue reading

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Simpsons Horror Parody

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The Simpsons are in their 20th season and in all those years have lampooned several horror films with great delight. This is typically done during their Halloween special Treehouse of Horror episodes where they go all out and will typically parody several films in a single tale. Let’s take a look back at some of these and relive our favorite moments in Simpsons horror moments. THE SHINNING – TREEHOUSE OF HORROR V No that is … Continue reading

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The Human Centipede 2

Tom Six has been hard at work on his follow up to what is widely considered to be the sickest film ever made. This latest will be a full sequence and while a teaser trailer has been released I wouldn’t get to excited yet. There’s not much to it and I’m not sure it leaves me with the desired effect but hey it’s still a movie worth looking forward to. James Six had this to … Continue reading

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Rob Zombie to direct The Lords of Salem

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The Lords of Salem will be written and directed by Rob Zombie. He’s said that story is about what unfolds when an group of witches plague modern-day Salem. What attracted Zombie to this script was that he has been given total control over the project including casting, and the final cut. This is a far cry from what he had when working with the Weinsteins and Dimension. It was working on the Halloween films where … Continue reading

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Final Destination 5 plot revealed

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“In this fifth installment, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to discover a way to escape Death’s sinister agenda. The new victims of Death’s plan are part of a cast led by Emma … Continue reading

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Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse

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Do you like Haunted Houses and live anywhere near Atlanta? Then you have to check this out. Opening this Friday is the Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse. It has over 10,000 square feet of terror and is described like this “Creating the stage for this apocalyptic vision is 35 Acres of an abandoned truck stop with 90,000 Square feet interior space featuring a 2 story Motel, ransacked restaurants, businesses, tight offices, long hallways, courtyards, and truck garages. … Continue reading

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John Goodman to appear in Red State

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Kevin Smith has done a great job on keeping his religious horror film a secret so it’s always a treat when there is something to report on. John Goodman has been cast in his film which is being shot right now. The cast also includes Kyle Gallner (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Michael Angarano (The Forbidden Kingdom), and Stephen Root (Office Space). Michael Parks has the lead role inspired by Fred Phelps. Melissa Leo (Frozen … Continue reading

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The Farm – Mockumentary horror film

With the success of Paranormal Activity we can perhaps expect to see more films like this which is fine by me. These mockumentary style horror films are quickly becoming my favorite because their low production value give me the illusion that what I am watching could almost be real. No glitz, glamor, and hollywood BS but just straight up what’s going on here horror. The Farm appears to be a movie that lives up to … Continue reading

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Redd.inc wants your ideas and talent

Ever watch a movie and have ideas on how it could have been better almost immediately? Now is your chance to get your voice heard. Redd.inc wants actors, directors, musicians and artists to contribute ideas over to there official website and the community members of the website will rate user created ideas and the highest rated will be featured in the movie. Pretty sweet huh? Now you won’t be paid but if your idea is … Continue reading

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A Horrible Way to Die has been secured by Anchor Bay

Anchor Bay entertainment aquired the rights to release Adam Wingard’s thriller A Horrible Way To Die in English-speaking territories and the deal includes a theatrical component. This is encouraging since straight to DVD releases practically ensure a movie will live it’s life in obscurity. The poster is less than spectacular but the trailer looks pretty awesome. Synopsis: “Sarah is starting life over. After her last relationship ended with a revelation that sent her boyfriend, Garrick, … Continue reading

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Zellwood near completion

A new horror movie starring 2007’s Playboy playmate of the year Sara Jean Underwood is nearing completion. The movie is directed by Jason Sutton and also stars Patricia Rosales, Haley Boyle, Bruster Sampson, Amani Atkinson, Kevin James O’Neill, Chelsea Lee and Julie Anne. The plot follows a pair of young couples who decide to take a last camping vacation together before going their separate ways. That was their first mistake of because of course the … Continue reading

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The Wicker Tree

Robin Hardy who has not really done much in the thirty seven years since making The Wicker Man is out to surprise us all. He is ready to wash that god awful taste out of our mouth that Nicholas Cage left with The Wicker Man remake. The long rumored re-imaging of The Wicker Man called The Wicker Tree is in full production. There was once a time when this was close to being made only … Continue reading

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Preview of Supernatural Season 6

There are three new clips and an interview with Jared Padalecki who answers fan submitted questions out now for fans of Supernatural. With season 6 premiering on September 24th it’s about time something came out. There is not much given away but the titles of the clips are Trust, Friends, and Family which have always been the cornerstones of the series. Exploring these further and what it means after battling the forces of hell should … Continue reading

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Bruce Campbell VS. Frankenstein is to be The Expendables of Horror

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Bruce Campbell is still working on getting the script ready for the sequel to My Name is Bruce. This one will go in a different direction however. While My Name is Bruce was a movie for just Bruce Campbell fans the sequel is supposed to be for any and all horror fans. Bruce had this to say “ Yeah, [it’s] “The Expendables,” or more like the “It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World” of horror. … Continue reading

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Hatchet II first knock down drag out fight clip

A new clip from Hatchet II has been released featuring the first seen fight sequence from the film. It’s everything you would expect and really should get you excited for October 1st to get here already. Victor Crowley lives again and he is as pissed as ever. Hatchet II focuses on Marybeth as she escapes from the clutches of Victor Crowley, learns the truth about his curse, and heads back into the haunted New Orleans … Continue reading

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Uwe Boll’s Auschwitz seems like a bad idea

Anyone who follows video games and movies knows the name Uwe Boll. They know that this is a director who destroys movies, and has forever tarnished the video game turned movie genre. With such disasters as Alone in the Dark, Postal, and House of the Dead many associate him with bad movie making. His latest will raise more questions on why he is and was allowed to make a movie depicting the worst of mankind. … Continue reading

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Hostel Part III Will Bring the Gore

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If you have ever hear of, watched, or even guessed at what the Hostel films are known for it’s the gore. Yes the splatter of guts and blood is what these films are built on. It looks like the third film in this franchise will not disappoint either. “Robert Kurtzmans Creature Corps have been brought on to handle all the gory effects for Hostel Part III. Genre fans may recall that Precinct 13 worked on … Continue reading

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Mold! Slimes its Way onto Circuits

If you love a horror movie that is disgusting and unique then you will be excited to learn about the independent feature Mold!.   Neil Meschino’s slimy Eighties throwback Mold! which is being released through mentally ill films looks to be a new take on horror movie monsters. We all know that breathing in mold can be deadly but did you ever think it would eat the flesh off of you? The plot goes like this … Continue reading

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About Shawn Schmidt

Horror fan since I was a child and never stopped loving it. You can follow more of my insanity on my Twitter Account