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Friday, June 29, 2012

Charles Bands Announces “Killjoy : Psycho Circus”


Killjoy_VideoCoverToday on the Full Moon Direct site during a Vidcast Charles Band not only announced that “Killjoy Goes To Hell” is almost complete but also there will be a “Killjoy Psycho Circus” film next.














International Trailer For “The Tall Man”

tall-manDirected by Pascal Laugier and starring Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland, Stephen McHattie, William B. Davis, Samantha Ferris. Releasing on Aug. 31st, 2012.


In an isolated, slowly dying mining town, children are vanishing without a trace – abducted, the townsfolk whisper, by a mysterious entity known locally as “The Tall Man.” Town nurse Julia Denning seems skeptical…until her young David disappears in the middle of night. Frantic to rescue the boy, Julia lives every parent’s darkest nightmare.

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Trailer For “American Warships”


americanwarships_large“American Warships” is The Asylums’ “Battleship” sort of. Released on May 22, 2012.The film has the navy fighting aliens in the pacific. The film stars Mario Van Peebles, Johanna Watts, and Carl Weathers and is directed by Thunder Levin (how cool is that name!). Here is the trailer for this sci-fi/action flick. “When a fleet of mysterious ships wage war against the Earth, only the crew of the USS Iowa can prevent global Armageddon”.

New Promo Poster For “Emerging Past”


Check out the new promo one-sheet for “Emerging Past”. A horror flick directed by Thomas J. Churchill who also wrote the screenplay and starring Krista Grotte, Stephen Geoffreys, Brooke McCarter, Tony Moran, Steve Dash, Edward X. Young and Mike Marino. The film is about “Murder and Mayhem surround photographer Pamela Garret after she takes a life altering picture. No where to go and no place to turn, she drags her coworker into a tangled web. As stress levels rise in her search for the truth her coworker spins the game into another level as he reveals just who he really is. Can she find safety before her emerging past catches up with her?”
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Check Out The U.S Trailer For “The Awakening”


the-awakening-poster-350x496Check out the U.S trailer for Nick Murphy’s supernatural thriller “The Awakening”. The film opens in theaters November 11th, 2012. It stars Rebecca Hall, Dominic West and Imelda Staunton.


Haunted by the death of her fiancé, Florence Cathcart is on a mission to expose all séances as exploitative shams. However, when she is called to a boys’ boarding school to investigate a case of the uncanny, she is gradually forced to confront her skepticism in the most terrifying way, shaking her scientific convictions and her sense of self to the very core.”

“Deadly Revisions” New Name For Psychological Thriller


Deadly-Revisions-PosterIt’s a title change! Once under another name Gregory Blair’s psychological thriller get new title,  “Deadly Revisions”. Read the press release and see the trailer.


“PIX/SEE Productions announces that writer/director Gregory Blair’s mystery/thriller starring international sensation Bill Oberst, Jr. has gotten an upgrade; a new and improved title.
“While we liked the old title, which was the title of the screenplay, we wanted something totally fresh and more specific to the story we are telling,” Blair explains.
In DEADLY REVISIONS, horror film writer Grafton Torn finds hypnotherapy and nightmares reveal memories that might or might not be real…and that might or might not be deadly.
Star Bill Oberst, Jr. endorses the change.  “The new title really has more intrinsic meaning,” he says.   “I mean: yes, I’m a writer and I was in the process of making script revisions when I had my accident, but now it seems like it’s my life that’s getting revised.  I have these horrific visions that keep changing…and I don’t know which versions are reality.  If any of them are.”
Bill Oberst Jr.’s iconic screen presence has haunted dozens of films and his role in the Emmy Award winning “Take This Lollipop” has made him an international phenomenon.    He’s very excited about his role in DEADLY REVISIONS.
“The script twists so much the audience has to keep reevaluating the information they get,” Oberst explains.  ”And my character is a totally unreliable narrator, so it’s a really wild ride!”
“And a nice little twist on top of everything,” Blair adds, “is that the title itself is a revision.  How perfect is that?”

Last Days by Adam Nevill


Book Worth Reading:

13648564Adam Nevill’s Last Days isn’t due out in American until March 2013, but it is already getting great reviews in native U.K where it has been available since May 2012. This is Adam Nevill’s fourth horror novel.

Indie filmmaker Kyle Freeman is a man at the end of his tether. He faces bankruptcy and obscurity, until he lands a commission to make an unusual documentary. The Temple of the Last Days was a notorious cult, which reached its bloody endgame in the Arizona desert in 1975. Ever since, the group’s rumoured mystical secrets and paranormal experiences have lain concealed behind a history of murder, sexual deviancy and imprisonment. Kyle and his one-man crew film the cult’s original bases in London and France – finally visiting the desert crime scene where the cult self-destructed in a night of ritualistic violence. But when Kyle interviews survivors, uncanny events plague his shoots. Frightening out-of-body experiences and nocturnal visitations follow, along with the discovery of ghastly artefacts. Until Kyle realises, too late, that they’ve become entangled in the cult’s hideous legacy. Praise for Adam Nevill ‘This novel grabs from the very first page … Superb’ Guardian ‘Lean, compelling, dark, at times frightening’ The Herald ‘Horrifyingly scary … Nevill sinuously ramps up the tension’ Sunday Times

51GtgNzFqLL._SL500_AA300_The U.K version is located here! There will be a different jacket cover on the U.S release you can check that out here!

Plus check out his website and read This Is Horror’s Review here.

Cool New Images From “American Mary”


380606_405456676151881_879953010_n“AMERICAN MARY” is the second feature film from Twisted Twins Productions, creators of DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK. The first look of the film is through a teaser trailer revealed on the company's second anniversary, which felt appropriate. The film stars Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Tristan Risk, David Lovgren, Paula Lindberg, and Twan Holliday. Check out these two new images posted to the movie’s Facebook Page.

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Sci-fi Anthology Cybershock By Stacy Gail, Nathalie Gray, Barbara J. Hancock

Book Worth Reading:

Cybershock72LGWe have seen the future, and it’s armed and dangerous.
Ghost in the Machine by Barbara J. Hancock
We followed the rules, just like our parents taught us, but the Sweepers have taken my little brother. Then I meet him. He claims to be a rogue who can help me find my brother. Never talk to Shadows. But no one ever told me what would happen if I kissed one.
Zero Factor by Stacy Gail
A premonition forces Via to reveal her carefully hidden psychic ability to the last man she should trust—a meched-out militia man who inexplicably makes her heart pound. Via’s sensual kiss sets fire to every one of Locke’s remaining man-nerves. He needs her, as a man, and to find out who wants him dead.
Gridlock by Nathalie Gray
Years have passed since Dante escaped the “foster care” that turned him into a killing machine, but the scars are still fresh.
When a job goes bad, Steel finds herself taken to the notorious Cardinal’s secret lair, which is filled with forbidden pre-Grid knowledge. Something about Steel calls to Dante, but trusting her could wipe out years of waiting for his one chance at revenge.
Product Warnings
This book may cause fantasies of forbidden kisses from dark heroes. Contains violence, offensive language, several variants of the F-word, machines behaving badly, and buns of steel (literally). Authors are not responsible for locked-and-loaded hunks taking your dreams by force.

check it out here!

Midnight’s Angel By Tony Richards


Book Worth Reading:

front_med__23545_zoomIt may look like a perfectly ordinary New England town, a little larger than most. But Raine's Landing, Massachusetts, holds some very dark secrets. The real witches of Salem fled here just before the Trials of 1692, and the place has been full of magic -- the good and the bad kind -- ever since. And a curse hangs over the whole population ... there are so many people because nobody born here can ever leave.
Now the Landing is facing its worst peril yet, monstrous flying creatures in the service of an evil older than the Universe itself. They have an unpleasant way of possessing people to their side, and their powers keep on growing until little can withstand them. Most of the major adepts succumb ... there are only two left to defend Raine's Landing. And the town's chief troubleshooter, ex-cop Ross Devries, has an enormous challenge on his hands. He needs to get his former sidekick, Cassie, back into the fight. And if they are to have any slightest chance of winning through, they're going to have to make some very strange new friends, and new alliances to save Raine's Landing, and save the world.
check it out here!

Check Out The Promo Trailer For “Dark Are The Woods”



414382_291284550943929_346175520_o‘Dark Are The Woods’ is an Australian Splatter Horror film going back to the style of the 80's. The story is the classic tale of lost backpackers abducted by a deranged inbred family, escaping only to find out there is something even more evil alive in the woods. The film stars Jessica Sterling, Carmel Rose, Sonya Louise and Daniel Cason.
The cool aspect of this film? It was made on a weekend with $0 budget this is our promotional teaser to show you just what we are capable of! With a local cast and crew almost fully under 30, this film is driven by the enthusiasm and passion that comes from an unwavering belief in following our dreams! It is an opportunity for us to make our mark in an industry that often doesn’t give the young a chance so early in their career.


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Trailer For “Goliad Uprising”


goliad-dvd-coverIn the fantasy world of the sci-fi film “GOLIAD UPRISING”, technology brainwashes compliant consumers and CEO’s control the government while an underground group of patriots evade arrest to stop it. Shannon Lark stars as Ariel Loner in the feature film about a young woman who uses her lovers to achieve her goal of thwarting the one man she hasn’t been able to manipulate. Her web of seduction captures the handsome David (Aaron Weisinger) and leads him on a run for their lives as national security forces close in. It isn’t until David is finally trapped that he realizes he’s been used by the sultry Loner. The film The film is a politically charged sci fi drama about mass media’s powerful influence on our minds and how easily we are manipulated to support those in power. Check out the trailer.



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Official Trailer For “Cell Count” Arrives

417576_270921722983755_1837212093_nFeature length Horror / Sci-Fi film playing in film festivals around the world in 2012. Starring Robert McKeehen, Haley Talbot, Ted Rooney, John Breen, Adrienne Vogel, Sean McGrath, Eric Reid, Judd Eustice, Eric Newsome, Suzanne Owens-Duval, and Christopher Toyne. “Cell Count” is directed by Todd E. Freeman. Check out the official trailer.


Russell Carpenter reluctantly admits his wife Sadie into an experimental treatment facility for her life threatening disease. While locked in this prison like surrounding they, along with 6 others, are unknowingly subjected to a cure that might just be worse than the disease itself.

Prepare For Remake Of Erotic Thriller “Embrace Of The Vampire”


7128_0“Embrace Of The Vampire” is a 1994 cult classic that starred Alyssa Milano and was the first attempt to break from her bubble gum status that endured from all those seasons on “Who’s The Boss”. A stigma she never really broke from until “Charmed”.  Yeah there were a few sultry roles that showed her woman-ness before that but “Charmed” made it stick in peoples heads that she was fully grown. Anyway back to “Embrace Of The Vampire”. The remake will star Sharon Hinnendael. The film is already in production in Vancouver. Alan Mruvka's Filmology Labs Entertainment is teaming with Grobman-Campbell Films to produce and Cinetel Films along with Anchor Bay Entertainment, which is a division of Starz Media financing the project. Like a supernatural "Fifty Shades of Grey," story follows a virginal college student who is introduced to a dark world of carnal desires after being seduced by a handsome vampire.

A Killer Scream Queen Documentary


screamhighheels_posterCheck out “Screaming In High Heels”, a documentary on two of the biggest Scream Queens in the 80’s as well as other ladies of terror. "Screaming in High Heels" chronicles the careers of the original girls of terror as they show that cannibalism, demonic possession, flesh eating, and even chainsaw hookering is all in a days work.

Three girls living in Los Angeles, CA, in the 1980s found cult fame when they "accidentally" transitioned from models to B-movie actresses, coinciding with the major direct-to-video horror film boom of the era. Known as "The Terrifying Trio", Linnea Quigley "The Return of the Living Dead", Brinke Stevens (below) "The Slumber Party Massacre" and Michelle Bauer "The Tomb", headlined upwards of ten films per year, fending off men in rubber monster suits, pubescent teenage boys, and deadly showers.


“SCREAMING IN HIGH HEELS” hits DVD shelves on August 28th in an extra smutty unrated edition.

“Red Eye” Coming To U.S On DVD



news290612-2picTokyo Shock have announced the US DVD release of 'Red Eye' for the 10th July, 2012. Directed by Kim Dong Bin ('Ring Virus'), the film tells the terrifying tale of a train haunted by the ghostly victims of a horrific tragedy. The cast includes Jang Shin-Young, Song Il-Gook, Kwak Ji-Min, and Lee Eol.

It's Mi-sun's first day as a rail attendant. Her assignment is an overnight trip through Korea, and she is understandably nervous. But it's not the motley group of passengers that has her feeling uneasy, it's the train itself. Some of the cars on the train were involved in a devastating crash 16 years earlier, in which 100 people died. Now, the train is rumoured to be haunted!





Demand Your Pure Joy!


390362_330466166978822_1331187943_nDeemed Tipper Gore’s worst nightmare come true “My Pure Joy” is a horror film that takes teen angst to the extreme. The  film is directed by James Cullen Bressack and stars Alexei Ryan, Lisa Frantz, Cory Jacob, Laura Meadows, Jon Bloch, JD Fairman, Chris Chandler, Mark Glasser, Kevin Flood, Phillip Andrew Christopher, Emily Bordignon, Bailey Gaddis, Kimberly Night. Now this Indie gem is demanding your attention in a digital call to bloody and mangled arms. What does that mean? Quite simple it means that “My Pure Joy’’ is available on VOD. Check out the official press release.


Media Blasters is proud to announce the Video on Demand release of the critically acclaimed new film from then 18-year-old writer/director James Cullen Bressack. The film is now available on all VOD websites as well as HULU and XBOX among many others.
After a March DVD release, consistent press, numerous great reviews and loyal fans, MY PURE JOY found it's way onto the amazon Best sellers list in Horror for a few weeks. It still flickers on and off the list every day.

MY PURE JOY is a story of teenage angst taken to the extreme. It's Tipper Gore's worst nightmare come to life, because as every suburban mother of a teenage boy knows if you keep watching those horror movies, you're going to end up being a serial killer. And that is exactly what has happened to our anti-hero, Adam. On the outside, Adam appears to be a normal teenager; but from single-handedly caring for his abusive and dying father years earlier, Adam has learned that the only way to get people to respect you is through fear and intimidation. His mind has been so rotted by trauma from his past and the gory films he watches, that he has blurred the line between reality and pretend. This prompts him to start killing people in similar ways to his favorite slasher films making sure to put his own little spin on the violence.
This was the first feature film by James Cullen Bressack, who has been labeled “Horror’s New Hope” Since the films release James has landed multiple new projects and is heading out to direct a large budget horror feature in thailand this january, produced by Daemon Hillin and Benetone Films.

The Film Stars: Alexei Ryan, Cory Jacob, Jd Fairman, Christopher Chandler, and Lisa Frantz

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Poster And Trailer For “The Man With The Iron Fists”


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Quentin Tarantino presents The Man With the Iron Fists, an action-adventure inspired by kung-fu classics as interpreted by his longtime collaborators RZA and Eli Roth.  Making his debut as a big-screen director and leading man, RZA—alongside a stellar international cast led by Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu—tells the epic story of warriors, assassins and a lone outsider hero in nineteenth-century China who must unite to destroy the clan traitor who would destroy them all.
Since his arrival in China’s Jungle Village, the town’s blacksmith (RZA) has been forced by radical tribal factions to create elaborate tools of destruction.  When the clans’ brewing war boils over, the stranger channels an ancient energy to transform himself into a human weapon.  As he fights alongside iconic heroes and against soulless villains, one man must harness this power to become savior of his adopted people.
Blending astonishing martial-arts sequences from some of the masters of this world with the signature vision he brings as the leader of the Wu-Tang Clan and as one of hip-hop’s most dominant figures of the past two decades, RZA embarks upon his most ambitious, stylized and thrilling project to date.

New Image For “The Possession”


Check out this latest image of demonic possession themed horror flick “The Possession”. The film is loosely based on a true event. A retelling of Los Angeles Times writer Leslie Gornstein's article "Jinx in a Box" about an antique wooden box purchased on eBay which reportedly had been brought to America by a Holocaust survivor after World War II. A Dibbuk box, cursed and containing mysterious objects that cling to the buyer and create a possession. Then a struggle to overcome the horrifying events that unfold.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Davenport, and Natasha Calis star in the film which hits theatres on August 31st, 2012. Check out previous image here!
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Tim Feblbaum’s “Hell” Arrives On VOD July 10th

hellTim Fehlbaum’s “HELL” hits VOD this July 10th and also on DVD on August 21st. “It was once the source of life, light and warmth. But now the sun has turned the entire world into baked and barren wasteland. Forests are scorched. Animal carcasses line the roads. Even the nights are dazzling bright. Marie, her little sister Leonie and Phillip are heading for the mountains in a car with covered windows. Rumor has it there is still water there. Along the way they run into Tom, a first-rate mechanic that becomes indispensible. But can they trust him? Tension grows in the small group. As if things weren´t bad enough, they are lured into an ambush. Their real battle for survival begins…”

Check out the latest clip and trailer



Official Teaser For “The Prototype” Goes Online


20120622_theprototype_thumb[3]Only days after the leak of The Bandito Brother’s “The Prototype” teaser trailer we now have the official teaser. This is a sci-fi thriller that is getting a lot of internet buzz…so stay tuned for more updates…

New Image Of Riddick

Check out the new image of Vin Diesel in the next “The Chronicles Of Riddick” film.
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Synopsis:
The latest chapter of the saga that began with 2000's hit sci-fi film Pitch Black and 2004's The Chronicles of Riddick reunites writer/director David Twohy and star Vin Diesel (the Fast and Furious franchise). Diesel reprises his role as the antihero Riddick, a dangerous, escaped convict wanted by every bounty hunter in the known galaxy.
The infamous Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds himself fighting for survival against alien predators more lethal than any human he's encountered. The only way off is for Riddick to activate an emergency beacon and alert mercenaries who rapidly descend to the planet in search of their bounty.
The first ship to arrive carries a new breed of merc, more lethal and violent, while the second is captained by a man whose pursuit of Riddick is more personal. With time running out and a storm on the horizon that no one could survive, his hunters won't leave the planet without Riddick's head as their trophy.
Riddick also sees the return of Karl Urban (Star Trek) as Vaako and introduces to the series previously announced cast member Jordi Molla as Santana, the arrogant captain of the mercenary ship; Matt Nable (Killer Elite) as Boss Johns, a man looking for answers; Katee Sackhoff (TV's "Battlestar Galactica") as the Nordic mercenary Dahl; and Bokeem Woodbine (upcoming Total Recall) as bounty hunter Moss. Rounding out the cast are Dave Bautista (The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption), Conrad Pla (Immortals), Raoul Trujillo (Apocalypto), Nolan Funk (TV's "Aliens in America") and two-time Grammy Award-nominated singer Keri Hilson.
The film will be released by Universal Pictures in the U.S., and Lionsgate is handling international sales.
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Three Creepy And Bloody Images From “V/H/S”.


vhs posterCheck out these bloody and creepy images from found footage horror “V/H/S”.  A group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house in the countryside and acquire a rare tape. Upon searching the house, the guys are confronted with a dead body, a hub of old televisions and an endless supply of cryptic footage, each video stranger and more inexplicable than the last...















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Pure By Julianna Baggott


Book Worth Reading:

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We know you are here, our brothers and sisters...
Pressia barely remembers the Detonations or much about life during the Before. In her sleeping cabinet behind the rubble of an old barbershop where she lives with her grandfather, she thinks about what is lost—how the world went from amusement parks, movie theaters, birthday parties, fathers and mothers . . . to ash and dust, scars, permanent burns, and fused, damaged bodies. And now, at an age when everyone is required to turn themselves over to the militia to either be trained as a soldier or, if they are too damaged and weak, to be used as live targets, Pressia can no longer pretend to be small. Pressia is on the run.
There are those who escaped the apocalypse unmarked. Pures. They are tucked safely inside the Dome that protects their healthy, superior bodies. Yet Partridge, whose father is one of the most influential men in the Dome, feels isolated and lonely. Different. He thinks about loss—maybe just because his family is broken; his father is emotionally distant; his brother killed himself; and his mother never made it inside their shelter. Or maybe it's his claustrophobia: his feeling that this Dome has become a swaddling of intensely rigid order. So when a slipped phrase suggests his mother might still be alive, Partridge risks his life to leave the Dome to find her.
When Pressia meets Partridge, their worlds shatter all over again.
 
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The Dark Side Of Heaven By Gord Rollo

Book Worth Reading:

dark_side__79526_zoomWar can do terrible things to the hearts and minds of even the best of men, but for U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Tyrone Banks the senseless deaths and unnecessary violence in Vietnam have beaten him down and smothered the compassion and good that was once inside of him. Grief stricken and suicidal;  the extreme guilt over the awful things he’s done pushes the young Marine beyond his breaking point until death feels like his only remaining option.
Rather than eating a bullet, Tyrone volunteers for Tunnel Rat duty hoping to finally find release but instead of his carefully planned honorable death, what the Marine finds down in the dark is a backdoor to Purgatory, a secret entrance into the afterlife where he’ll get one last chance to right all the terrible wrongs that constantly haunt him. It won’t be easy, though. Nothing worthwhile ever is. If Tyrone thought the things lurking in the jungle of Vietnam were bad, what’s waiting for him on the dark side of Heaven is worse.
Much, much worse…
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First Image From “Grave Encounters 2”


Check out the first image from the sequel to “Grave Encounters.” One of the best paranormal documentary styled horror movies of recent years. “Grave Encounters 2” will be on On Demand October 2nd, 2012.
While researching the events depicted in the original film and the subsequent disappearance of its lead ”actor” Sean Rogerson, Alex Wright received a bizarre video from a mysterious blogger named “DeathAwaits666."
Appearing to show Rogerson still alive but trapped inside the Collingwood Psychiatric Hospital from the first film, Alex and his friends agree to meet the blogger at the infamous hospital in hopes of learning what really happened.  To their horror, they quickly find themselves face-to-face with unspeakable evil. Realizing that they must be smarter and faster than Rogerson and his crew to avoid suffering the same fate, they use their knowledge of the original film to do whatever it takes to survive.
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Trailer For “The Turnpike Killer”


The-Turnpike-Killer"In the city that never sleeps, a killer prowls the streets at night..." “The Turnpike Killer” is directed by Evan Makrogiannis and Brian Weaver. The slasher flick stars Bill McLaughlin, Edgar Moye, Demetri Kallas, Lyndsey Brown, Ruby LaRocca and Manoush.

In the city that never sleeps, a killer prowls the streets at night. Over a span of ten years the butchered remains of New York City women have been found dumped along the New Jersey Turnpike. The sadistic fiend behind these horrid murders has been coined "The Turnpike Killer". His search for the "chosen one" has left a seemingly endless trail of bloodshed and brutality. NYPD Homicide Detective Lloyd is on the job but still,"The Turnpike Killer" evades capture. Keep off the streets at night, stay out of the tunnels and avoid the bridges. You cannot escape him when all roads lead to death.


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Check Out Horror/ Comedy “The Selling”


The-Selling-PosterDirected by Emily Lou and starring Gabriel Diani, Janet Varney, Jonathan Klein, Etta Devine, With Nancy Lenehan And Barry Bostwick as "Father Jimmy". “The Selling” has won L.A. Comedy Film Festival: Best Feature, Best Ensemble, Best Director, Best Screenwriting & Best Actor (Gabriel Diani), Tall Grass Film Festival: Audience Award for Best Feature, The Friars Club Comedy Film Festival: Audience Award for Best US
Narrative Feature and Jury Awards for Best US Narrative Feature, Arizona Underground Film Festival: Best Director, Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema: Best Actor, Best Feature, Best Director
Irvine International Film Festival: Best First Time Director. Check out the trailer and then like them on Facebook.


5 Beds, 4 Baths and 12 Ghosts.
A too honest for his own good real estate agent must sell a haunted house before its ghostly inhabitants ruin his life.

click the link below to see trailer…

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The Selling Trailer from GoDigital on Vimeo.

Trailer For “The Horror Of Barnes Folly”


With a statement like “Raising the bar on straight to DVD” you know that it has to be a good flick. Well “The Horror Of Barnes Folly” has won awards at tons of Film Festivals and garnered picked selection spots to kick off various of said festivals so this horror comedy must be able to live up to that very statement. Directed by Jonathan Rach the movie pits rednecks against monsters. I am already there! Check out the trailer.
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When a misunderstood MONSTER stumbles into the small backwoods hillbilly town of BARNES FOLLY, it is up to DEPUTY JOHNSON (Gorbos), an inept, newly transplanted cop from the big city, to ease the terrified town and bring the Monster to justice. He forms a mismatch posse, including his slightly psychic girlfriend (Bell), the town's only doctor (Muhammed), an odd woodsman (Gubbins), and Jeff, the hillbilliest of all hillbillies (Rodrick), to catch the horrible, horrific, horrifying Monster.


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Documentary For "Behind The Murder” Funded!


461247_10150683910724753_847771517_oIt seems the “TOK” team has found funding for their documentary of the making of “The Orphan Killer” outside of the Kickstarter campaign. It has now been closed and there is new place that fans can show monetary appreciation for “TOK: Behind The Murder”. Here is what the press release says:
The Orphan Killer documentary is funded!! Outside Kickstarter In fact We cancelled that funding all together. Fans were pissed they could not continue to get their rewards so I started this page to allow them to participate. We will go after TOK 2 once we take this doc out. We will send out a nice press release you can put out soon. Bloody thanks!!! KILL EM ALL
Behind The Murder

theorphankiller@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/orphankiller
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Theorphankiller
TOK Store: http://www.theorphankillerstore.com/

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

New Theatrical Trailer For “Total Recall”

totalrecallnewtrailer“Total Recall” comes out August 3rd and stars Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, John Cho, Bill Nighy. Directed by Len Wiseman.


"Total Recall" is an action thriller about reality and memory, inspired anew by the famous short story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” by Philip K. Dick. Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell), even though he's got a beautiful wife (Kate Beckinsale) who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police – controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen (Bryan Cranston), the leader of the free world – Quaid teams up with a rebel fighter (Jessica Biel) to find the head of the underground resistance (Bill Nighy) and stop Cohaagen. The line between fantasy and reality gets blurred and the fate of his world hangs in the balance as Quaid discovers his true identity, his true love, and his true fate.

My Review Of “The Collective V.4: Emotions”



1054“The Collective” is an ongoing anthology series from Jabb Pictures that brings together 10 directors to tell 10 stories with one common theme. In the fourth installment “The Collective V.4” the directors dealt with stories of emotions. They chose what emotion they wanted to build their story around and delicious visual bizarre things happen. The emotions explored in this collection range from anger to lust, hate to fear. This time around their was more at stake, this being Volume 4 the stories had to fill some pretty impressive shoes. I love “The Collective” and think it is a refreshing boost into the Indie horror genre with some awesomely tight talent.

Now on to my review of “Emotions” that brings us stories from Red Panic Button Films director Dakota Meyer, Over Analyzed Productions director David Paul Bonnell, Liberty Or Death Productions director James Mannan, Jabb Pictures director Jason Hoover, 3 O’Clock Productions director Jim Dougherty, Spiral Filmworks director Jason Hoover, Freakwolf Productions director Bryan Wolford, Cinephreak Pictures director Jacob Bilinski, Winged Dolphin Pictures director David Ross, Dustin Mills Productions director Dustin Mills.

Watching “Frankie” is like walking into the middle of a horrible crime taking place. The gritty in your face melodrama plays out with real life precision that is both disturbing and captivating. The way the camera circles the scene slowly as the character’s torment continues is hypnotic and powerful.

“Contrition” is more of a tease for a bigger story. It follows a geneticist who creates man from beast instead of the traditional man into beast. The short is a glimpse into a much more darker story. Directed by Jim Dougherty this was an intriguing short film.

“Flash Of Wire” is a classic film noir styled short that is reminiscent  of “Thriller” or “Night Gallery” series. It is a very sinister and amusing tale of Theseus that gives proper tribute to timeless comedies of our past.

“Epidemic” by Dustin Mills is a one man joint circling the drain of infection. It is a gory and visual pandemic that can test your gag reflex. A very cool and gruesome short film.

“Death Do Us Part” is a slow paranormal experience that has a researcher getting caught in the path of departed lovers. A bizarre memoir of romance told in a melancholy way.

“Mychtophobia” is a true psychological thriller. The story is intense and the direction is awesome. A very dark and dramatic trip into phobias where nightmares live. It is a twisted and refreshing story that warrants more.

“Luke 1:71” is about anger and rage. All these hate driven emotions of wasted and abused youth. It is a gritty look into urban cinema verite that is raw and dramatic.

“101 Taylor St.” is a narrative of one very gruesome story from Americana. Set against beautifully shot scenes of the area as well as the crime scene this documentary styled short is commanding and shocking as it tells the story of Martha Louise Kemper.

“Happy Hooker Bang Bang” by David Paul Bonnell is a gory exploitation flick that is dark and wicked. A bloody action sequence that is full of post modern gore filled fun. This was an entertaining short that begs feature length attention.

“Bloody Hooker Bang Bang: A Love Story” is basically the continuation of “Happy Hooker Bang Bang”. Thank you, more please. This is one of the freshest and coolest stories ever. Reminds me of “Hobo With A Shotgun”. I still say full length feature please!

“The Collective V.4: Emotions” is one cool addition to the anthology collection. The stories are modern filled with new concepts and devilish twists. Some of the best of modern Indie talent around are found within “The Collective” and Volume 4 is no exception.

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Teaser Poster Released For Zack Parker’s “Proxy”


After talking about this story yesterday, today we have the teaser project for Zack Parker’s darker project. “Proxy” and an official synopsis.

A very pregnant Esther Woodhouse (Rasmussen) is walking home after her latest OB appointment, when she is brutally attacked and disfigured by a hooded assailant. When Esther seeks consolation in a support group, she finds friendship and empathy in Melanie (Havins), another mother scarred with tragedy. Esther soon begins to believe that the horrific event might be a bittersweet act of fate. However, friendship and empathy can be very dangerous things when accepted by the wrong people.”
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Two Clips From David Ross’ “Sylance”


Watch to clips from David Ross’ “Sylance” which stars Brandon Ross, Skai Dabney, Mark Edward Howel, Gary McDonald, Jordan Bateman and Michael Murray.The film is set to release August  2012. Say the wrong thing or look at someone the wrong way and you might find yourself buried ALIVE!
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“A group of teenagers wonder onto some lake property to camp out and have a good time. Unfortunately the property is owned by some local crazy people who want to be left alone. The teens find getting along with the locals is about as easy as digging themselves out of a grave. UNDER….its not your typical horror movie.”


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Horror Comedy “The Revenant” Saving The City In August


revenantD. Kerry Prior’s “The Revenant” will have a theater run thanks to Paladin in August. They are teaming up with Lightning Entertainment to give the horror-comedy a combo run for fans. Theater and Ultra VOD release. The film stars David Anders and Chris Wylde. “The Revenant” follows two undead superhero's. The DVD will be released through Lionsgate under the Lightning Media company.


Joey and his undead friend Bart comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.

“Tall Man” May Be The Film That Warms Me To Miss Biel


the-tall-man-one-sheetI have made it known that I just don’t like Jessica Biel. I think it falls back to those endless years of stupid “Seventh Heaven” shows that never seemed to stop. I tried to like her as an actress in “Texas Chainsaw” but couldn’t get past the whole “Well to-do, snotty, suburbanite, rich girl” thing that she seems to put off. However with her character in Total Recall not seeming to make that movie suck and this new creepy child killer flick I think I may start warming up to her.


"Cold Rock, U.S.A. - A darkness hovers upon the town: children have gone missing over the years leaving neither a clue nor a witness. Superstitious locals talk of The Tall Man, a legendary, mysterious dark figure who takes children away never to be seen again. Julia (Biel), is a nurse living in Cold Rock who doesn't believe in legends. Until one night, waking up with an eerie feeling she goes to her son's bedroom and find his bed empty. Rushing downstairs she stops dead in her tracks: a huge dark figure stands in the entrance holding her son David. Driven by pure instinct, Julia rushes after them willing to do whatever it takes to get her son back. The chase is on and with it the quest for answers: who is The Tall man? What becomes of the children?"
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Bound By Law By Se Jakes


Book Worth Reading:

BoundbyLaw72LGThe one man he can’t forget is the one whose memories could destroy them all.
Men of Honor, Book 2
After the one man he trusted disappeared, it took Law Connor ten years to take a chance on another relationship. Trouble is, right about the time he’s finally ready to let go of the past, the past stages a hostile takeover.
Back when they were teens, Styx was the boy with no memory. He and Law had each other’s backs until he was forced to leave to keep Law safe. Now a CIA agent, he’s finally discovered who he is, and why he’s a hunted man.
Detective Paulo McMannus has almost succeeded in helping Law forget his lost love when Styx comes plowing back into their lives. No way is Paulo giving up his lover without a fight.
Suddenly Law finds himself on the run with Styx, the man who can still bring him to his knees...and with Paulo, the man who brought him back to life. The worst part? He can’t choose between them. And it’s getting harder to remember why he should. 
Product Warnings
Contains rough language, rougher sex and warriors who fall hard for one another.

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Copyright © 2011 SE Jakes
All rights reserved — a Samhain Publishing, Ltd. publication

“I was glad you came over,” Paulo said after they’d finished the appetizers and waited on the next course.
LC had been surprised, too. He’d been restless for months and prowling the club scene no longer held his interest. Crave was sold and things were moving forward.
Everyone was moving forward and he’d been standing still. At first, there had been a lot to do with the sale of the club and the lofts and the construction of the new apartments he and Damon bought, along with the rest of the building. They were now living on opposite ends of the top floor, and the plan was to renovate and rent the rest of the apartments.
There was still a hell of a lot to do, but LC didn’t feel like handling any of it, especially not last night. No, he’d wanted to handle someone, and his car had pointed in the direction of Paulo’s place almost as if he’d had no control.
But LC knew that was bullshit.
Paulo had barely been able to get out a hello before LC had him pinned, telling Paulo he’d been dreaming about him before he could stop himself. After that, it was a blur of hands and tongues and oh yeahs, and then LC was agreeing to dinner, because he’d just taken the man without so much as a this-is-where-I’ve-been-for-the-past-few-months explanation.
He’d stayed through until the sun came up and straggled back to his new place, and now he was here, next to this man in this dark restaurant, and he’d been turned on from the time Paulo had picked him up.
If he was honest with himself, Paulo was handling him, and LC liked it.
Paulo hadn’t asked him any more about the dreams LC had about him, and for that, LC was grateful. Because this, the tug in the stomach when Paulo looked at him, was new…the first time since Styx, and he knew this man could make him happy, if he allowed it.
He downed the rest of his wine and stood before he told Paulo that. “Headed to the restroom—I’ll be back.”
“I’d join you, but I have a reputation in this place,” Paulo said with a sly smile.
“I’m sure.” LC threaded his way through the back hallway, found the men’s room. He pissed and washed up in the private restroom, wiped his hands on a paper towel, and it was all normal. So normal.
Until the lights went out and shots rang out inside the restaurant and an arm came up across his body, a hand over his mouth, and his natural instinct to fight like hell was quelled with a single breath.
Styx. He’d recognize the man’s scent—his touch—blindfolded. Many a time he’d actually done so, but this situation was a thousand percent different.
“Not a word.” Styx’s voice, rough like gravel. Rougher when he was angry or aroused. His breath was warm and minty—Altoids. The man had always been addicted to them.
Damn, you remembered the oddest things when your ass was on the line. And speaking of asses, his was pressed hard to Styx’s groin…and the man’s arousal was unmistakable. Nice to know he wasn’t the only one affected by the close proximity.
He moved his head and Styx took his hand away.
“Paulo,” he said, and Styx answered, “Your friend’s safe—my associate has him.”
Good, that was good, but Jesus, what was going on here?
He heard the slight snick of a gun’s safety being released and then heavy footsteps. Whoever was coming wasn’t interested in stealth.
Not good.
“Whatever happens, stay put in here. I’ll take care of everything.” Styx barely mouthed the words but LC heard them loud and clear. And then he was left alone in the dark, and yeah, that was the story of his goddamned life with and without Styx, and he listened and waited.
No more shots, but someone had been killed. LC had been around stealth and death long enough in the Army to the point where he could taste the violence. He’d been on the receiving end of it since birth.
Goddammit, LC, shake it off.
And then Styx was back, tugging at him, and LC resisted. “I’m not going anywhere until you tell me what the hell’s going on out there.”
“There’s trouble. Now shut up and do what I say.”
“I’m so beyond listening to you.”
“You have no idea who and what you’re up against. Come with me,” Styx said, and LC reluctantly followed him into the restaurant’s storeroom, close to the parking lot. And even though it was dark as night inside the restaurant’s back room, LC would know the man, could practically see the dark blond hair, longer than it had been, eyes that never failed to mesmerize him, the hard body and even harder cock that had probed him earlier.
LC knew what he was up against—and he was powerless to stop it. And when he started to edge past Styx, Styx let him go at first and then pushed him hard against the wall by the door.
“Are you with that guy?” he whispered into LC’s neck, and he wanted to tell Styx not to do that.
Instead, he ground out, “His name is Paulo. And now you’re worried about my dating habits?”
“I’m always worried about you.”
“The not calling or writing is a great way to show that.”
“It’s the way it has to be.”
Has to be…not using the past tense meant that’s what would happen after Styx did whatever it was he needed to here. “What, exactly, is happening out there to get the CIA involved?”
“Can’t tell you.”
“Right. I don’t have the clearance to be involved in any part of your life.” Never did. Never would. “Let go of me.”
“You can’t leave now.”
“Then you’ll have to arrest me.”
With that, Styx reached up and yanked LC’s arms down and behind his back, and when the cuffs snicked on his wrists, he cursed bitterly. “Where’s Paulo?”
“Safe.”
“Not what I asked.”
“Are you two serious?”
“Why don’t you tell me? You’ve been spying on me for God knows how long.”
“I call it keeping you safe.”
 
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“Nightmare Castle” 1965 Full Movie


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Directed by : Mario Caiano, Jack Hill and starring Barbara Steele, Helga Line, Paul Muller, and William Campbell.
Nightmare Castle is a 1965 Italian gothic horror film directed by Mario Caiano credited as Allen Grünewald. The film stars Barbara Steele in dual lead roles, and its music was composed by Ennio Morricone.

Hard Boiled Vampire Killers By Jim Gavin


Book Worth Reading:

front_med__42878_zoomMost people would call Ty Trotter a loser. He lives off his vampire girlfriend, can't hold a job, drinks and smokes the cheapest stuff on the shelves, and is Chairman for Life of his own Pity Committee, spending all his free time getting drunk, watching late-night TV and feeling sorry for himself.
Most people would call Ed Ma a nerd. He lives with his parents and attends school part time. He doesn't have a job, doesn't talk to girls, doesn't know how to network, and doesn't know what he wants to do when he finally grows up. He does what his momma tells him and always tries to be a good son. He spends all his free time either at the gym or on the internet.
But while most people are asleep, Ty and Ed roam the streets of Atlanta, pushing the darkness back an inch at a time by any means necessary. You see, they hunt vampires, the parasitic undead that threaten the good people of the city. Ty snipes them with a big-game rifle, Ed cuts 'em down a sword backed up by kung fu power.
Maybe they really are losers. They sure ain't registered voters, college professors, or members of the Chamber of Commerce. But they are... HARD BOILED VAMPIRE KILLERS
 
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Javor Gardev To Direct Epic “Theseus” Film


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Javor Gardev has signed up to direct Kalliope Film’s “Theseus”. The film will combine the story of the mythical Greek hero Theseus’ battle with the Minotaur and other myths surrounding the hero. The same company that helped produce Avatar and Spiderman 2 are also on board. Scheduled for a 2013 film shoot date “Theseus” will play off a script written by producer/writer Kira Madallo Sesay of Kalliope Films. The film will utilize key crew from another of Kalliope’s fantasy genre films “Hansel and Gretal 3D” which is currently in production as well.

No Turning Back By Andy Deane


ebook Worth Reading:

ntb_cover“Sometimes people can be monsters too.”
After seeing her family brutally massacred, the only survivor is taken captive by the men responsible for their deaths. She fights for her life and finds help in the form of five unsuspecting friends who are heading into the woods for a quiet weekend.

Now the murderers have them all in their sights. They will stop at nothing to see them dead.
But these are no ordinary killers…they are something much more terrifying.
 
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