The Devil’s Rejects Reunion for DEAD afterlife

Diamond Dallas Page reunites with The Devil’s Rejects cast members Bill Moseley and Michael Berryman for the upcoming horror film, DEAD afterlife.  Bang!   Of course, DEAD afterlife is written by Michael Joy, Operations Manager at Horrornews.net and Jared Cohn (Buddy Hutchins, Atlantic Rim) is set to direct. In addition, DDP will induct Jake “The Snake” Roberts into this years WWE Hall of Fame, on Saturday evening, April 5th, 2014.  The night before Wrestlemania XXX.   DDP … Continue reading

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Interview: Mike Joy – Screenwriter (Dead Afterlife)

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Welcome to the first episode of The Future of Horror, an interview podcast featuring new, upcoming talent in horror, The show is a sister podcast to Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. With each episode, the show’s host, Doc Rotten, spotlights a director, an actor, a screenwriter, an effects artists, a film maker conquering hurdles and barriers to get their films made, to follow their passion, to make horror films. Mike Joy is set … Continue reading

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Film Review: Self Storage (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The friends of a night watchman, at a highly secured self storage facility, are home from college and looking to party. REVIEW: I’ve always maintained a soft spot for Eric Roberts.  From the onset of his career in forgotten classics like “The Pope of Greenwich Village” and “Runaway Train,” he’s always possessed a gift for portraying amiable nuts.  Pushing sixty, Roberts seems to be harder at work in the B-movie realm than ever before, his name … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lords of Salem (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record — a “Gift from the Lords.” The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town’s violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts? REVIEW: Rob Zombie’s filmography is still on the short side as he’s only directed five movies (Including this one) up till now yet his films have always attracted a rather … Continue reading

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Horror Funding: HorrorNews.net presents DEAD afterlife

Dead Afterlife Creator Talks Taking the Indie Route to Include Horror Fans and Raise $200,000 HorrorNews.net presents DEAD afterlife on IndieGoGo Horror Icons Michael Berryman, Bill Oberst, Jr., Bill Moseley, and Kane Hodder to Star

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Death House (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The Four Horsemen are the most notorious serial killers of all time. Robert Englund’s weapon of choice…

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Horror Icons Michael Berryman, Bill Oberst, Jr., and Pro-Wrestler Legend Austin Idol to Star in Dead Afterlife

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Jared Cohn, director of popular Bikini Spring Break, Hold Your Breath, and 12/12/12, has been secured to direct Dead Afterlife.   Horrornews.net’s Michael Joy has written the script for the movie, currently in development, that follows Pharmaceutical Representative Donald Conlee who discovers a miracle drug called “Awake,” soon to be released to the world as a breakthrough for brain trauma. Conlee is unaware of the adverse effects of the drug until he becomes the experiment. “Joy … Continue reading

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Gear Man (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: On their visit to an isolated cabin, a group of students fall prey to a serial killer, who uses an advanced mechanism of brutally killing his victims.

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Film Review: Cut and Run (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: A reporter and her cameraman connect a surviving Jonestown leader and a TV exec’s missing son to a drug war where jungle installations are being massacred by an army of natives and a skilled white assassin.

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Film Review: Below Zero (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Jack, (Furlong) is a screen writer pressured from his agent to produce his next big hit for the anxiously awaiting studios. After numerous extensions and delays his representation makes arrangements to have him locked up in a meat locker within the confines of a remote, abandoned slaughterhouse. He’s picked up in a rustic pickup truck in rural, anywhere USA by Penny (Booth) a mutual contact of his agent who drops not so subtle hints … Continue reading

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Erebus (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Erebus is an anthology horror film inspired by the well-documented history of supernatural phenomenon in Rhode Island. Using Block Island’s intimate setting as a backdrop, Erebus centers around the Gorham House, a mysterious old hotel with a torrid history of violent occult activity, as well as supernatural, and paranormal. Seeking to document the hotel for a new book, Samantha and Benny, journey to investigate the hotel, learning of its terrifying history along the way … Continue reading

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Film Review: Smashcut (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: After his latest film is met with horrible reviews, Able Whitman sets out to prove the critics wrong by finding inspiration in his cast and crew. Sometimes great art requires great sacrifice- and the director always gets final cut! REVIEW: Directed by: Lee Demarbe Written by: Ian Driscoll Starring: David Hess, Sasha Grey, Jesse Buck, Michael Berryman, Herschell Gordon Lewis When filmmakers are out there trying to make the big bucks, one will do … Continue reading

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Film Review: Fallen Angels (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: When a turn of the century prison reformatory is slated for demolition, a grisly discovery is made. Hidden deep underground beneath the west cell block is a sub-basement structure that has not been entered in 100 years. Inside are the skeletal remains of several brutally slain children. As a CSI team arrives at the prison, an even more disturbing discovery is made that will eventually unveil a legion of seven demons and their even … Continue reading

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Interview: Michael Berryman (Below Zero)

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Without a doubt Michael Berryman is a legend. This iconic actor has been in such memorable films such as The Hills Have Eyes, One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Weird Science, and countless others. He has also appeared in television shows such as Highway to Heaven, Tales from the Crypt, and The X-Files, just to name a few. He has had one hell of a career and a huge league of fans that adore him. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hills Have Eyes II (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of dirt bike racers set off on a bus trip to enter a race across the notorious desert of all the legendary folklore murders. The bus breaks down off the beaten path. While searching for help they split up and end up in the clutches of the desert mutants’ traps. REVIEW: Directed by: Wes Craven Starring: Tamara Stafford, Kevin Spirtas, John Bloom, Colleen Riley, Michael Berryman, Penny Johnson, Janus Blythe Wes Craven … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deadly Blessing (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: This film is set in Amish Country, at a local farm, where a woman’s husband is mysteriously killed by his own tractor! REVIEW: Directed by the legendary Wes Craven, “Deadly Blessing” is much tamer fare after making the now classics, “The Hills Have Eyes” and “The Last House On the Left.”Perhaps the pressures of making his first seven figure budget movie (the budget was higher than “A Nightmare on Elm Street”) weighed down the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beg (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Jack Fox, a burnt out detective, is being forced into early retirement, as the worst serial killer since the Boston Strangler begins a killing spree through the streets of Salem. When detective Steve Ryan moves to town with his family, Jack is torn between a life of retirement and sanity or helping rookie detective Ryan in his quest to solve these killings that are haunting the people of Salem. REVIEW: What do you get … Continue reading

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Film Review: Satan Hates You (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Inspired by films from the golden age of religious cinema such as A THIEF IN THE NIGHT (1972), IF FOOTMEN TIRE YOU, WHAT WILL HORSES DO? (1971) and STALKED (1969), SATAN HATES YOU is a graphic horror film that tells the stories of two individuals and their personal struggles with Lucifer himself. We follow Marc (Don Wood) a homicidal maniac driven by demons buried deep within his soul, and Wendy (Christine Spencer) Marc’s polar … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack. REVIEW: Wes Craven was in his prime on this 1977 release. This 2nd Craven film digs right into the heart of brutality and the paranoia of encountering savage crazy mountain folks. Since its inception, there have been so many like films involving broken … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Tenant (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A simple man, Dr. Walter Newman, has high aspirations to cure all disease through genetic manipulation. His obsession with his mission draws him deeper into his own dark world, distracting him from his wife Olivia and from his responsibilities to his patients at the Edgewood Asylum. The doctor’s loyal but diabolical nurse, Ms. Tinsley, decides to take matters into her own hands and in secret she conducts her own experiment. When Dr. Newman realizes … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mask Maker (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Evan has the perfect birthday present for Jennifer, his investment-minded girlfriend: a sweet old fixer-up home with a lot of land he bought for a steal. But the home has a deadly history that the locals know all too well, a history they refuse to speak of. Evan, Jennifer and their friends, who have arrived to help celebrate Jennifer’s birthday, are about to learn it for themselves. REVIEW: Directed by Griff Furst Starring: Nikki … Continue reading

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