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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 24

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Insidious Chapter 2 is the top film this weekend but co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani 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 ...

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COOTIES Casts Up

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We talked about COOTIES a month or so back, remember? It’s the new one coming at us from Leigh Whannell and picked up Elijah Wood very early in the game. Tonight comes news of a rounded out cast, and it’s a good one. Alison Pill, Rainn Wilson, Jack McBrayer and Jorge Garcia have all signed on the dotted line and ...

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Film Review: Crush (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A secret admirer develops a murderous crush on a high school soccer star. REVIEW: A thoroughly professional thriller that draws good performances from its cast and delivers a winning blend of mystery, suspense and teenage romance. Scott (Lucas Till) has it all: not only is he the star of his high-school soccer team, he’s bright, popular and a hit ...

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LIONSGATE Signs On For RITUAL

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Got word this afternoon that LIONSGATE has pick up the US distribution on a interesting sounding project titled RITUAL. Deadline got the exclusive of the multi-territory release in which LIONSGATE will hand the stateside distribution. It’s the directorial debut for Mickey Keating who also wrote the project. The film stars Leigh Whannell, Derek Phillips, Lisa Summerscales and Dean Cates. Synopsis ...

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Film Review: SAW (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: Would you die to live? That’s what two men, Adam (Leigh Whannell) and Gordon (Cary Elwes), have to ask themselves when they’re paired up in a deadly situation. Abducted by a serial killer, they’re both holed up in a prison constructed with such ingenuity that they may not be able to escape before their captor decides it’s time to ...

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Film Review: Dying Breed (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Eight years ago, Nina’s (Mirrah Foulkes) sister disappeared in the Australian backcountry while searching for the mythical Tasmanian tiger. With only one clue — a photograph of a mysterious paw print — in hand, Nina sets out to continue her sister’s work. But something else awaits Nina and her team: cannibalistic descendents of a 19th-century psycho known as “the ...

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Film Review: SAW II (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Detective Eric Matthews (Donnie Wahlberg) desperately tries to catch notorious killer Jigsaw in this suspenseful sequel. Jigsaw stays true to his bloodthirsty M.O. of creating devious plans in which people are forced to kill each other. This time, he kidnaps eight supposed strangers and locks them all up in one room, and it’s up to Matthews to find the ...

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Insidious exclusive – Ask the Directors Questions on the films! – Facebook only

On July 11th, Fangoria will be hosting an exclusive screening of Insidious at the Silent Theater in Los Angeles. Immediately following the screening at around 9pm PST/midnight EST, they’ll be doing a Q&A with director James Wan and writer Leigh Whannell, which will be live-streamed directly to their Insidious Facebook Page http://on.fb.me/jp78MX. From Release: All questions will be fan-generated: we’re ...

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