SPLATTERHOUSE Hits Stores With a Cleaver and Lots of Gore

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In 1988 Namco brought to the world a rare gem in the crown of video gaming titled SPLATTERHOUSE. The game was popular because of its controversial content that included religious imagery and extreme (for its time) blood and gore. SPLATTERHOUSE was the first of its kind to ever receive an advisory sticker on the front cover of its TurboGrafx-16 port warning parents of the shocking content that lurked within. 

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The Battle Between Lycans and Vampires Continues in UNDERWORLD 4: NEW DAWN

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Screen Gems and Lakeshore Entertainment have announced the fourth installment in their vampires versus werewolves saga. They also confirmed that Kate Beckinsale will once again done her leathers and return to her role as Selene in UNDERWORLD 4: NEW DAWN. 

“After being held in a coma-like state for fifteen years, vampire Selene learns that she has a fourteen-year-old vampire/Lycan hybrid daughter, Nissa, and when she finds her they must stop BioCom from creating super Lycans that … Continue reading

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The BLACK SWAN Dances with Darkness in New Music Video

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A new music video has appeared in the Apple Store for the upcoming Natalie Portman film BLACK SWAN. The video features ballerina Nina (Portman) alternately posing angelically on a stage or seductively dancing in a club with rival dancer Lily (Kunis) while a techno beat pulses over the action. The video ends with the disturbing sight of Nina plucking one of the black feathers that have mysteriously sprouted from her back. 

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DEATHSCRIBE 2010

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DEATHSCRIBE 2010, is the Third Annual International Festival of Radio Horror Plays presented by the WildClaw Theatre Company. This year the event will take place on Monday December 6th, at 8:00pm at the historic Mayne Stage Theatre, 1328 W. Morse Ave, Chicago, and standard admission price is $20.

A full band will accompany the live players as they act out five original horror radio plays directed by Nic Dimond (Strawdog), Carolyn Klein (Seanachai), Bob Fisher … Continue reading

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“Leave me to my pain!” Joss Whedon on the Buffy Remake

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Warner Bros. announced that the studio has purchased the rights to the BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER movie and to plans to remake the 1992 film that spawned the iconic television series of the same name. According to the studio, the Buffy storyline will receive a serious retool, and the story will be a departure from the less than carefree high school days of the vampire slayer and instead will portray a new look at the “witty, … Continue reading

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OCTOBER-MOON 2-November-Son: arrives 02.15.10

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Two years after a gay obsession became a murderous rage, a mother still cries out for her dead son. A best friend begs for a new companion. A jilted fiancĂ©e can’t shake the gruesome image of her dead lover. They all seek answers to end their guilt, and think they’ve found it when two mysterious, handsome men enter their lives. Soon, however, hope and peace evolve into terror and paranoia as the psycho drama enveloping … Continue reading

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Blood Fare: Teaser Trailer arrives per J.A. Steel

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT. – On November 22, 2010, J.A. Steel, the award winning female writer and director, released the first teaser trailer of her fourth feature film “Blood Fare”.

“Blood Fare” is a Civil War ghost story with a modern twist, by J.A. Steel and Co-Producer Christian K. Koch. It is the tale of Corporal Henry Trout (S. Edward Meek – “Wild Stallion”), who in 1861 fought valiantly in a forgotten skirmish after the … Continue reading

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Rue Morgue unleashes Rue Morgue Digital

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Toronto, CANADA – RUE MORGUE, the world’s leading horror in culture and entertainment magazine has just become the first horror magazine to unleash an all new electronic version of its ongoing print magazine, now available for PC and Mac desktops through the Yudu digital newsstand (yudu.com) and as an app for iPhone, iTouch and iPad.

RUE MORGUE Digital offers readers all the latest horror news, reviews, interviews and editorial that has made the multiple award-winning magazine … Continue reading

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HorrorNews.Net’s Podcast Lineup Nov 21/22

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PODCAST FROM HELL – 11 21, 2010 6:30pm PST/ 9:30pm EST
PODCAST FROM HELL – Special Guest Film Maker Victor Bonacore

Victor Bonacore, man of all hats, comes on the PFH to discuss his career, films, and perspective from a man strongly embedded in the Independent horror genre.
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THE GASH – 11 22, 2010 8pm PST/ 11pm EST
THE GASH! – Things To Be Thankful … Continue reading

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Fiji Mermaid short film seeks kickstarter help with treats for you!

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 http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/939256333/fiji-mermaid-film-project

Russell Richards has just sent over a video that gives us a nice background about his short film production in process. Not only that but depending on your contribution you can get some really cool movie treats out of the deal.

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New Troma releases – arrive!

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There’s Nothing Out There
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DVD. 2 Discs. Pre-book: 12/14/10. Streets: 01/11/11. SRP: 14.95.
UPC#: 790357944699. Cat#: 9446.
Run Time: 91 Minutes. English. Color. Widescreen 1.78:1. Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo.

See the original film that inspired SCREAM! Three hot body teens look to get away for the weekend at a vacation house on the lake. Little do they know that There’s Something Out There! An creature that wants to eat … Continue reading

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A look at new ‘Green Lantern’ sheet

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The answer to “Skyline”‘s ending….

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SPOILER ALERT:

You know people, I reviewed “Skyline” a few days ago & had some MAJOR beefs with the ending of it, as did many who subjected themselves to it. But, hindsight being 20/20, I started thinking about the ending & I think I might have figured it out (although quite honestly I am a little high right now) but hear me out. By the way, this commentary has spoilers in it & you all … Continue reading

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Bread Crumbs: new title announcement – release 01.25.2010

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Some Fairy Tales are True …

Heart-Pounding Thriller Comes to DVD Jan. 25th

BOCA RATON — Jan. 1, 2011 — For Immediate Release — Mama was wrong … some fairy tales are true in Bread Crumbs, a heart-pounding thriller coming to DVD Jan. 25 from Green Apple Entertainment.

An aging star, Angie (Marianne Hagan, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Perfume), reluctantly goes on one last shoot for a … Continue reading

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New art for ‘Dying God’- release Dec 28th

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Green Apple Entertainment Proudly Presents Dying God
A Corrupt Cop Tracks a Brutal Serial Killer… Who Just May Not be Human

Starring James Horan & Lance Henrickson
The Hunt Begins on DVD Dec. 28th

BOCA RATON — Dec. 1, 2010 — For Immediate Release — The search for a brutal serial killer becomes other-worldly in the suspenseful horror film Dying God, coming to DVD Dec. 28 from Green Apple Entertainment.

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New poster roundup: ‘The Roommate’, ‘Black Swan’

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DarkBrain.com Announces Fundraising Campaign

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November 16, 2010: After publishing over 300 pages of web comics since February of this year, DarkBrain.com is about to bring one of its popular stories to a crashing completion. “Mirror, Mirror” is the story of the workplace dominatrix haunted by her dead sister, Mirriam. On the heels of the fifth and conclusive issue, the web comic featuring the voice talents of adult film star Tabitha Stevens has much more story to tell, but the … Continue reading

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Witches Playground: A smattering of new stills – exclusive

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Witches Playground is directed by Bart Elfrink with a screenplay by Richard M. Novosak and is produced by Bobby Ray Akers Jr., Anthony E. Cabral and Cody Matthew Blymire. The film from Dead of Night & Ace Films will stars Leslie Easterbrook, Eileen Dietz, Suki Peters, Cody Matthew Blymire, Sam Valentine, Rachel Chapman,Wes Blymire, Deneen Melody and Brian Shirley.

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“Witches Playground” is a chilling story about a group of teens who decide … Continue reading

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Exclusive new stills from ‘Dead Awake’

Just in ….new stills from the production of ‘”Dead Awake” ! Stars: Nick Stahl, Rose McGowan and Amy Smart

Dylan, a young man working at a funeral parlor, is trying to unravel a mystery that shattered his life ten years earlier. After faking his own funeral to see who will show up, he befriends a mysterious street junkie and is reunited with an old love from his past. The lives of these three characters are … Continue reading

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Mega Shark vs. Giant Dorito

Yep, alot of fun!

Not to long ago, while Mega Shark 2 was in production, a few nutballs over here at The Asylum decided to create a submission for The Doritos’ Crash The Superbowl Ad Campaign Contest as a tie-in with the sequel

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Exploitation madness with ‘Death of a Snowman’ – Synapse Films

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VIGILANTE VIOLENCE! AFRICAN ACTION EXPLOSIVE EXPLOITATION!

A SOUTH-AFRICAN GRINDHOUSE CLASSIC! ROUGH AND TOUGH — THE WAY YOU LIKE IT!

The true soul of grindhouse shakes and shimmies in this down and dirty tale of master criminals meeting violent death in Johannesburg, South Africa, a city plagued by organized crime. Steve Chaka (Ken Gampu), an ambitious news reporter, learns that these deaths are from the hands of an all-black vigilante group known only … Continue reading

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