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- March 26th, 2015Interviewed by: Todd Martin
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The name James Wan an the horror genre are pretty much married at this point.Â Mr. Wan has been responsible for the lions share of horror hits the last few years and it appears as if now he is poised to take over the small screen as well. NBC has ordered up one of Wan’s brainchild’s – a show titled ‘Maidenhead’. What is being touted as a medical drama wrapped with supernatural overtones – it … Continue reading
Ok creepy doll fans – here’s a trailer just for you! You have to remember Annabelle, that creepy porcelain doll from James Wans’ hit from a few years back ‘The Conjuring’ right? Well, she’s back and this time around she’s the star of the show. There is no synopsis for the film yet but the trailer does a pretty good job of setting the stage – I don’t think you’ll have any problem figuring out … Continue reading
The one thing that most people brought away from ‘The Conjuring’ was that creepy doll Annabelle. She was so creepy that all concerned felt she needed her own flick – and so here we are. The trailer has made its debut and it’s a good one!
Taking a long drive through Los Angeles traffic during rush hour usually sucks. But when your about to visit your first premier you could care less. Thanks to “Film District” I was doing just that. We parked our rental at “Universal’s City Walk” and proceeded down towards a crowds frenzied roar. There it is, “The Red Carpet”. Picked up my movie tickets at a booth and walked right up to some very big security guards. … Continue reading
A new scare fest coming at us from producer James Wan has just been kind of hanging around with no name. At one point it was rumored to be going under the title HOUSE OF HORROR but that didn’t seem to be going anywhere, well this morning STYD has confirmed a report that the movie will be called DEMONIC. Starring Maria Bello and directed by Will Canon here’s what the film is about: The story … Continue reading
Insidious Chapter 2 is enjoying remarkable box office success on its opening weekend, bringing in a whopping $42 million on a small $5 million budget. Incredible. The reviews have been mixed as best, however. At the time of this writing, the film has a 37% on Rotten Tomatoes, a 39% on Metacritic and a B+ on CinemaScore. Listening to episode 24 of the Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast, you will hear hosts The Black Saint and Thomas … Continue reading
Insidious Chapter 2Â is the top film this weekend but co-hostsÂ Doc Rotten,Â Dave Dreher,Â Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.,Â Thomas MarianiÂ and Vixen do not agree on how good or bad the film is. James Wan has delivered a direct follow up to his monster hit, Insidious (2011), but is it too convoluted a successor or is it an incredibly scary follow-up. Check out the podcast to find out. Thomas offers up the recommendation this week, the dark, comedy-horror … Continue reading
This summers horror hit THE CONJURING will be in your Blu-ray player before All Hallows Eve! Warner Bros. has announced the date of Oct. 22nd as the day THE CONJURING will hit home video. As is always the case, the press release tells all! EXPERIENCE PARANORMAL THRILLS WHEN The Conjuring ARRIVES ONTO BLU-RAYĂ” COMBO PACK, DVD and DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ON OCTOBER 22 FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT Blu-rayâ„˘ Combo Pack includes Three Spine-tingling Featurettes
Got a nice little interview for you tonight with the men behind INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2, James Wan and Leigh Whannell. In this extensive little talk the pair talk about a myriad of things all having to do with the scary, scary time we are all about to have this Friday the 13th when we attack the local multi-plex and demand to be scared shitless. The interview pretty much speaks for itself, enjoy!
Friday September 13th is almost here and that unofficial horror holiday this year brings us a special gift with the release of one of the genre most anticipated titles, INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2. In celebration of the impending release the fine folks behind the film has let loose with another featurette and it’s a good one.
Tonight brings us another tease of the highly anticipated second chapter of INSIDIOUS cleverly titled INSIDIOUS CHAPTER TWO. We’ve been talking about it a lot so you should know what I’m talking about. Coming at us on Friday Sept 13th from director James Wan this one promises to deliver more of the jumps and scares that is quickly making James Wan a household name among genre fans. So, here’s another quick look at will hopefully … Continue reading
A new clip from James Wan’s INSIDIOUS CHAPTER TWO showed up today and it spreads the creepy all over the place. Just as a reminder INSIDIOUS CHAPTER TWO hits theaters on Friday Sept. 13th, only about a month away!! No other new news to report so lets see some video shall we!
The Conjuring is officially a summer blockbuster, taking in over $107 Million in the U.S. alone (as of August 10, 2013), a phenomenal feat for a supernatural film coming out mid-summer amongst a bevy of big-budget tent pole films with big stars attached. James Wan is a master of suspense and fear with Insidious, Saw and the often overlooked Dead Silence behind him. With The Conjuring, James Wan and writers Chad Hayes and Carey Hayes … Continue reading
Michael James Grise, winner of the INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2 contest, directed the latest DEAD afterlife teaser trailer. Michael was hand picked by James Wan for the video he had made for the INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2 contest and won a walk on role to that highly anticipated sequel. Now, Michael has crafted a great concept video for DEAD afterlife, one that is sure to make James Wan proud… again. Directed by Michael James Grise Special thanks … Continue reading
Today’s emailings brought another nice little give from the folks pimping INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2. Another good looking featurette that delves behind the scenes and behind the story of James Wan’s eagerly anticipated sequel. Not much else to say so lets just get busy watching the video, shall we?
The second feature in THE SUMMER OF WAN is fast approaching. I’m talking about INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2 and like the rest of you lovers of all things scary, I can’t wait to check this one out. Sept. 13th brings the release but today I have for you a nice little featurette in which director James Wan and writer Leigh Whannell talk in depth about what we can all expect in this much anticipated sequel. In … Continue reading
The ConjuringÂ scares up boffo-box this weekend, smashing records and trouncing the competition. Co-hostsÂ Doc Rotten,Â Dave Dreher,Â Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.,Â Thomas MarianiÂ and VixenÂ recap and discuss the film, the cast and the director, James Wan. #ScaryAsHell Indeed! Dave steps in to bring the horror news of the week and Doc announces another contest. The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast Episode 16 â€“ The Conjuring (105min, 48.52MB) Direct Download Ed and Lorraine Warren are the original ghost hunters seen as … Continue reading
As we prepare for THE SUMMER OF WAN I thought we would veer away from THE CONJURING for a second and talk about James Wan’s other release this year, INSIDIOUS CHAPTER TWO. We have a while to wait on this one, the release date isn’t till Sept. 13th but the PR folks are already starting to churn out the cool ass promo. First up, how about a nifty motion poster:
SYNOPSIS: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives. REVIEW: James Wan has come a long way from “Saw” (2004), a long way indeed. Although he’s already established himself as a true master of the genre since then with films like “Dead Silence” (2007) & … Continue reading
I think the horror fans are prepped and ready for what appears to be THE horror film of the summer. Of course I’m talking about James Wan’s THE CONJURING and just about every horror fan I have talked to is anxious awaiting this one. Warner Bros. has done an excellent job of priming their audience on this one and with only a few more days to go until showtime they have upped the ante a … Continue reading