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The Undying: Surreal underworld and new poster

The British director Jon Amiel’s new film Undying is a stylish supernatural thriller/ neo-noir. It tells the story of Virgil, a private investigator who finds himself recruited by the darkly beautiful and mysterious Delia. As he begins to work for Delia, Virgil finds himself suddenly immersed in a surreal underworld, one where the boundaries of life and death “as well …

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The Vanishing on 7th Street: The last on earth?

Exclusive trailer posted over at styd.com… [dailymotion]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xei3z5_the-vanishing-on-7th-street-trailer_shortfilms[/dailymotion] In the film a mysterious and seemingly global blackout causes countless populations to simply vanish, leaving only their clothes and possessions behind. A small handful of survivors band together in a dimly lit tavern on 7th Street, struggling to combat the apocalyptic horror. Realizing they may in fact be the last people on …

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Love Bites: Adrienne Barbeau’s new book!

With her customary wit and dead-on satire, Barbeau skewers Hollywood and vamp lit alike, casting the paparazzi as werewolves and certain Hollywood “monsters” as the genuine article. Ovsanna Moore is a Hollywood siren, horror film legend, and cut-throat producer. She also happens to be a 450-year-old vampyre. In the follow-up to the much acclaimed Vampyres of Hollywood, Adrienne Barbeau paints …

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Meatgrinder: More Asian madness – trailer below

A proud member of the “torture p*rn” sub-genre; Meat Grinder is an unforgiving horror film which slipped passed the BBFC uncut. Destined for cult status, the over-the-top gorefest stars Mai as a deranged woman who runs a noodle stall and is hearing voices in her head all the time. When she finds a dying man in her stall one night, …

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Film Review: Doom Generation (1995)

Cast: James Duval: Jordan White Rose McGowan: Amy Blue Johnathon Schaech: Xavier Director: Greg Araki SYNOPSIS: A teenage couple with a f*ck the world attitude encounter bizarre, brutal, and morbidly comical scenarios after a sleazy drifter hops into their car during a brawl. REVIEW: The Doom Generation is actually the second film in what is considered a three part set. …

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Peter V. Brett to Sign at Dark Delicacies

On Sunday August 29th at 2:00p.m. Dark Delicacies will host a signing for Author Peter V. Brett. Peter will be signing his new dark fantasy novel Desert Spear along with the paperback release of The Warded Man. Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, Ca 91505 and can be reached for further information either at (818) 556-6660 …

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Film Review: Logan’s Run (1976)

SYNOPSIS: “Logan, a Sandman, is forced to search for Sanctuary – a place to which people have apparently escaped from the sealed city of the future in which he lives. Jessica is caught up along the way and becomes his companion fugitive as they are both pursued by Francis, a fellow Sandman. Sanctuary is not what they expect.” (courtesy IMDB) …

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Film Review: The Last Woman On Earth (1960)

SYNOPSIS: “Rich man Harold Gern (Antony Carbone), busy making money and spending it just as fast, is newly married with Evelyn (Betsy Jones-Moreland) and on his honeymoon in Puerto Rico. His lawyer Martin Joyce (Robert Towne) is there too on business to try and get him out of a situation with the government. Harold gambles a lot and one day …

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Larry Cohen

There is plenty of room for argument about director Larry Cohen. His films, when mentioned at all, tend to be dismissed as the lowest kind of hack work. It’s Alive (1973), one of the most successful films of its year at the box-office, appears in a book called The Best, Worst And Most Unusual Horror Films by Darrell W. Moore. …

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Film Review: Lady Frankenstein (1971)

SYNOPSIS: “When Doctor Frankenstein is killed by a monster he created, his daughter and his lab assistant Marshall continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall’s brain in to the muscular body of a retarded servant Stephen, in order to prolong the aging Marshall’s life. Meanwhile, the first monster seeks revenge on the grave robbers …

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Film Review: King Kong (1933)

SYNOPSIS: “In 1933, the bold and successful filmmaker Carl Denham travels by ship with a large crew, his friend Jack Driscoll and the starlet Ann Darrow to an unknown island to shoot a movie. The local natives worship a huge gorilla called Kong and they abduct Ann to offer her in a sacrifice to Kong. Jack Driscoll, who is in …

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Film Review: Killers From Space (1954)

SYNOPSIS: “Atomic scientist Doug Martin is missing after his plane crashes on an reconnaissance mission after a nuclear test. Miraculously appearing unhurt at the base later, he is given sodium amethol, but authorities are skeptical of his story that he was captured by aliens determined to conquer the Earth with giant monsters and insects. Martin vows to use existing technology …

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Film Review: The Killer Shrews (1959)

SYNOPSIS: “Boat Captain Thorne Sherman and his black sidekick, Rook Griswold, arrive to deliver supplies to a remote and isolated island, inhabited by a scientist, his daughter and his aides. Sherman soon learns that the scientist and company have created out-of-control, flesh-eating, monstrous giant shrews. A hurricane hits and all the stranded humans become either meals for or meal-targets for …

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Film Review: The Keep (1983)

SYNOPSIS: “Romania, 1942, a detachment of the German Army is sent to guard a mysterious Romanian citadel located on a strategic mountain pass. When soldiers begin to be mysteriously murdered, the SS arrives to deal with what is thought to be partisan activity. What the SS finds, however, is an evil force trapped within The Keep and a force which …

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