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‘The Locals’ cannibal slasher stills and 1 sheet

The upcoming 80’s-set “found footage” cannibal/slasher film “The Locals” has released its first official poster and a collage of select “character shots”. Also included are a variety of set photos via the film’s The poster was done by comic book artist Dennis Willman. The film is directed by Eric Anthony Pereira, who did second unit on Piranha 3d and various …

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‘Savage County’ brings backwoods fear into DVD realm

The Notorious Shocker Demanded by MTV Viewers Will Be Available to All Horror Fans On DVD on May 31, 2011 New York, NY (April 22, 2011) – Will these kids never learn? You don’t go trespassing on strangers’ land. Especially when those strangers are mutant in-bred Tennessee lunatics with a taste for torture. Fortunately for horror fans, these kids never …

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3D conversion with Venture – vampire thriller ‘Priest’

LOS ANGELES – May 13, 2011 -Venture 3D, a leader in the burgeoning 3D conversion market, today announced that it has converted the majority of Screen Gems’ vampire thriller and Korean comics adaptation, Priest, into stereoscopic 3D. Directed by Scott Stewart (Legion), Priest stars Paul Bettany (Iron Man 2) as the undead protagonist, as well as Maggie Q (Nikita) as …

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‘Tekken’ – Manga game comes to DVD

 Available July 19th in Blu-ray™/DVD/Digital Copy Combo and DVD Editions BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Ever since its premiere in 1994, the Tekken videogame has thrilled gamers and lovers of futuristic adventure across the entire world. With millions of games sold on such gaming platforms as PS3, Xbox360 and PSP, it seemed that Tekken would forever be confined to the limited …

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Rob Lowe directs candy bar horror film “Butterfinger the 13th”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry_Y6WfNIEI[/youtube] GLENDALE, Calif. (May 13, 2011) – BUTTERFINGER® is going where no candy bar has gone before, leaping from the concession stand sidelines to the big screen spotlight. Butterfinger the 13th will be the first-ever film produced not by a major studio or filmmaker, but by one of America’s iconic candy brands. And signed on to make movie-making history with …

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New Ronald Kelly Books

Some exciting news from one of my favorite authors. Ronald Kelly will have three books out in the month of May. AFTER THE BURN, a collection of post apocalyptic horror stories from Thunderstorm Books, his second short story collection, CUMBERLAND FURNACE & OTHER FEAR-FORGED FABLES, and his first published western, TIMBER GRAY (both from Bad Moon Books).

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John Luessenhop in Talks to Reboot ‘THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE’ in 3D

Tobey Hooper conceived the idea behind one of his most popular and lucrative film franchises while trapped in a sea of humanity inside a department store. While pondering over the quickest means of escape from the crowd, Hooper’s eyes wandered to the chainsaw display. It was then, as Hooper stood envisioning the carnage he could create by carving his way …

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Low-Budget Horror Comedy ‘ATTACK OF THE HERBALS’ to Screen at Cannes

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJkAHvd79OY [/youtube] Director David Keith’s low-budget horror-comedy ATTACK OF THE HERBALS is going to Cannes. Billed as an EVIL DEAD style horror comedy, the film mixes gore with giggles on the big screen, and is David Keith’s first feature length film outing. ATTACK OF THE HERBALS was made for less than $18,000 dollars and stars Liam Matheson, Steve Worsley, and …

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Terror Comes in Cardboard Boxes in ‘BLOOD SHED’

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sa8KGtodChs [/youtube] Director Patrick Hasson has a dream, and it is a unique one. His dream is to create a horror film centered around the evil that lurks inside storage sheds. Enter the world of Hasson’s low-budget independent horror film titled BLOOD SHED. No, it’s not a film about hoarding knickknacks or husbands hiding their sports memorabilia collections from their …

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‘Fright Night’ official 1 sheet and trailer – what do you think?

Hot off the burner, new fluff for Fright Night, Are we ready for another reccycle or has the public become burned out on remakes? I’ll give anything a chance but my money so far has been on the original releases this year…read on. Senior Charlie Brewster (Anton Yelchin) finally has it all—he’s running with the popular crowd and dating the …

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Nicole Kidman in Talks to Star in James Wan’s Next Horror Flick

Variety is reporting that Nicole Kidman is currently in negotiations to star in the latest film offering from James Wan titled SPECTRE. Details about this upcoming film project are very hush-hush at this time, but SPECTRE reportedly has a budget of under $10 million, making it yet another low-budget outing for Wan. No stranger to the world of low-budget horror, …

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‘INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS’ Actress Dana Wynter Dead at 79

Actress Dana Wynter died of congestive heart failure on Thursday, May 5 at the Ojai Valley Community Hospital Continuing Care Center, she was 79 years old. Best known for her portrayal of the tragic, and sleepy, Becky Driscoll in Don Siegel’s sci-fi cult horror classic INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, Wynter was born on June 8th, 1931 in Berlin, Germany. …

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‘FINAL DESTINATION 5’ Poster and Trailer

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqo89Jf1OvE [/youtube] Ah, FINAL DESTINATION, the film franchise that made us all fear manhole covers, tanning beds, and even the innocence of a coat hanger. In FINAL DESTINATION 5 , Death is back for more souls and will be offing the unsuspecting survivors of a terrible suspension bridge collapse. Odds are their deaths will probably be some of the most …

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13 Greatest Horror Movies of the ‘40’s and ‘50’s

13. I Walked with a Zombie (1943) This movie is basically Jane Eyre in the West Indies with a touch of voodoo thrown in and it relies mostly on merging the dichotomies it spent so long building up: voodoo/Christian, black/white, dead/alive, magic/science. This sense of ambiguity is the only unsettling force in a too-literal plot and otherwise tame film. 12. …

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