3D conversion with Venture – vampire thriller ‘Priest’

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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 the Priestess and Cam Gigandet (Easy A, Burlesque) as the Wasteland Sheriff.

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‘Tekken’ – Manga game comes to DVD

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 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 graphics of gaming consoles. Until now…

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

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 Butterfinger is none other than actor, producer, New York Times best-selling author, and now, first-time comedy-horror … Continue reading

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The Rapture is only 5 days away?

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This just in…. the world’s gonna end Saturday. (May 21, 2011)
Well at least one group tends to think so.

We don’t have too long to wait as this designated “Rapture” date is upon us. Though the idea seems to be largely ignored and mocked by the Christian community which doesn’t support the group or their theories….hmm imagine that!

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New day, new SUPER 8 clip

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As expected the SUPER 8 press is really starting to amp up. Today I have a bit of an extended clip from the film where we get to see the train wreck that appears to unleash whatever it is that is reeking havoc on the small Ohio town.

Not much else needs said, enjoy the clip:

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New Ronald Kelly Books

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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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Discussions with Decapitated Dan 4: Jonathan Baylis and Radical Publishing

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This week Decapitated Dan is bringing you a special 2 interview show. So listen in as he sits down with Jonathan Baylis to discuss what he is up to with So-Buttons, comic shows and so much more. Then following that interview Dan is joined by Gianluca Glazer, the Director of Marketing for Radical Publishing. So listen in as he goes over what is coming your way from Radical.

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Kirsten Dunst Wears White in New ‘MELANCHOLIA’ Poster

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The new poster for MELANCHOLIA has Kirsten Dunst dolled up in a wedding dress complete with filmy veil, and glaring with a creepy expression in her blue eyes. Written and directed by Lars von Trier MELANCHOLIA is scheduled to make its debut at the Cannes Film Festival and will open in Scandinavian countries on May 26th 2011. It will be released in the UK on July 1st and in the US on … Continue reading

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

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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 through the crowd, that THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE was born.

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

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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 Calum Booth. The film will make its Scottish premier at Aberdeen’s Queens Link … Continue reading

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Terror Comes in Cardboard Boxes in ‘BLOOD SHED’

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 wives, there is an unspeakable evil lurking behind those cheaply constructed walls. The premise is fairly simple, … Continue reading

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

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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 hottest girl in high school. In fact, he’s so cool he’s even … Continue reading

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

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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, Wan directed the box-office darling INSIDIOUS. INSIDIOUS was made on a shoestring budget of merely … Continue reading

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German director Dennis Gansel announces duo film release!

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IFC Films, have  announced the upcoming release of two films from acclaimed German director Dennis Gansel: WE ARE THE NIGHT, a sexy and suspenseful thriller about a young woman initiated into a trio of beautiful female vampires, and THE WAVE, a story of a high school experiment in fascism gone badly wrong.

Both films are making their way to U.S. audiences following commercially successful runs in Europe and will have nationwide VOD releases and a … Continue reading

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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. The daughter of renowned surgeon Dr. Peter Wynter and Jutta Oarda, Wynter once aspired to … Continue reading

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‘FINAL DESTINATION 5’ Poster and Trailer

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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 random and ridiculous “accidents” moviegoers will be privy to all summer. Once again, like … Continue reading

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