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Saturday, August 4, 2012

Awesome New “Axeman At Cutter’s Creek” Poster


In an iconic way this poster for Tiffany Shepis’s “Axeman At Cutter’s Creek” is beckoning us all back to the days of “Madman” when horror was gory and good and scary.

In this 80’s style horror with a new school twist, nine vacationing twenty-somethings travel to a posh timeshare cabin in Big Bear for a hedonistic weekend. But their weekend of drinking and debauchery soon turns to horror when an axe-wielding local legend comes to life!
Desperately clawing for any chance at survival, these once estranged friends must band together to take on the bloody beast that’s kept these woods desolate and the townspeople terrified.
This weekend will be one to be dismembered. Because this weekend, these friends will meet the terror that is . . .the Axeman at Cutter’s Creek!”
The film is scheduled for a release on February 14, 2013.
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Check Out The Official Trailer For “Trashology”



291804_133577620070571_1527590_nPutting the filth and sleaze back into the movies is Brian Dorton’s “Trashology”. An anthology of epic fucked-upidness proportions that Harold to the classic and glorious age of Trash cinema which was made so cult-astically awesome by the god John Waters. Now Brian Dorton is taking to the 21st century and beyond with all the human quirks and imperfections that celebrate the crazy and wonderfully flawed among us.   Check out the trailer for “Trashology” that just hit the web. This is one film that I have been anticipating and jonesing for.

Plot 1.) After a robust woman is abandoned at the alter, she runs into two guys that use her to fulfill their odd sexual fetish. When one accidentally dies, they're forced to get rid of the body.. only problem ..a woman on the edge witness' the ditching and blackmails them into killing her cheating girlfriend.
Plot 2.) Two female vigilantes use an app on a cell phone to track down and murder sex offenders.
Plot 3.) Two woman are harassed by a religious freak about their smoking habits. Chaos takes its toll when the bible thumping hypocrite threatens violence.
 


Check Out Teaser Art & Promo Trailer For “The Mangled”



483989_424793910895942_231790460_n“The Mangled” is an Indie Horror flick from No One Left Behind Productions. The film is directed by the creative mind of writer/producer Lawrence W. Nelson II. Scheduled to begin in September the film will star Bill Moseley, Priscilla Barnes, and Michael Berryman plus Steve Booth, Mariya Protsenko, Jennifer Abbey. There is a campaign going on right now to help shore up necessary finances over at Indiegogo that you should all check out along with some cool behind the scene pitch vids. Check out the synopsis for the film. Plus catch the promo trailer below.

The Mangled tells the story of a family who would stop at nothing to get their missing daughter back. But their secrets go back further, as the night unravels so do the Bates. Inspired by: Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Strangers, American Psycho, Frankenstein.

On a stormy July night in West Virgina, the Bates a hard working farming family are preparing for a 25th Anniversary Party. But, these plans are disrupted by a group of teenagers who want nothing more than to terrorize them. As the night dwindles on, 3 tourtist from Toronto, Ontario on their way to Flordia for spring break come pounding on their door desperate for help.
Every family has its secrets. Meet the Bates.



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The Third Character Poster For “Man On The Roof” Is Revealed


Check out character poster number 3 for the upcoming horror/thriller “Man On The Roof” from Mikel Ledesma. The film is currently seeking funding for this indie flick scheduled to release early 2013. Go to Indiegogo to support this project and hit up the Facebook Page to stay up to date on the progress.

Jennifer And Her Group Of Friends Are Stalked And Terrorized By A Man On The Roof. Leading Them Into A Deadly Game Of Cat And Mouse.
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Friday, August 3, 2012

The Axeman Cometh



528041_341663459241723_1927687553_nProduction to begin on “The Axeman At Cutter’s Creek” to begin in September in Angelus, CA. The feature film comes from Independent film company Blood Red Films. Scheduled to be released in early 2013 the story is an 80’s styled slasher flick in a true return to old school horror. The film is written and directed by Joston R. Theney and set to star Elissa Dowling, Tiffany Shepis, Brinke Stevens, Jamie Bernadette, Erin Marie Hogan, Arielle Brachfeld and Chantelle Albers, with Scot Pollard as the Axeman.

In this 80’s style horror with a new school twist, nine vacationing twenty-somethings travel to a posh timeshare cabin in Big Bear for a hedonistic weekend. But their weekend of drinking and debauchery soon turns to horror when an axe-wielding local legend comes to life!
Desperately clawing for any chance at survival, these once estranged friends must band together to take on the bloody beast that’s kept these woods desolate and the townspeople terrified.
This weekend will be one to be dismembered. Because this weekend, these friends will meet the terror that is . . .the Axeman at Cutter’s Creek!
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Demon In The Mist By Rickey Russell

When Karen Ison learns of the disappearance of her neighbors she searches for answers. With the help of a stranger she soon embarks on a journey that will lead her into a world of legend and magic.


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New Still Of “Dredd” Giving Nod To Stallone?


Check out this new image from “Dredd” starring Karl Urban as the classic Enforcer. I swear the expression is a total homage to Stallone’s contribution to the story’s earlier movie debut. It may be just me though maybe this is completely Karl..but it made me think of Stallone in that helmet right from the moment I saw it.
 
In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.
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The Best News I Have Heard So Far “Evil Dead” Remake


evil-dead-jessica-lucas-goreTalking to Digital Spy Jessica Lucas states that Fede Alverez’s remake of “Evil Dead” will be darker and more violent than Sam Raimi’s trilogy! Thank god. Like “Carrie” I felt this was going to be pointless but after hearing from both remakes news that has come out I have a new hope for the world of remakes, revision’s and reboots….

"It's very, very dark," she explained. "I know the first one was a little bit more tongue-in-cheek, there was some humour in there. Unintentional, but still kind of funny. Ours is very dark and violent."
Asked if she was nervous about how the Evil Dead fanbase will receive the new version, Lucas said: "A little bit, but we're trying to do something different.">/i>
"It's not so much a remake or a reboot as it is a continuation of the saga. We're not trying to recreate it."
"THE EVIL DEAD", also starring Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez and Lou Taylor Pucci, opens in cinemas next year and is produced by Sam Raimi and original star Bruce Campbell.
USA Release date : 2013-04-12


Check Out The Red Band Trailer For “Cockneys VS Zombies”



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In cinemas August 31st 2012. A gang of robbers fight their way out of a zombie-infested London. The undead are brown bread. Starring Michelle Ryan, Honor Blackman and Harry Treadaway.

A bunch of east-enders fight their way out of a zombie infested London, lead by an unlikely gang of amateur banks robbers and foul-mouthed plucky pensioners. Starring Michelle Ryan, Honor Blackman and Harry Treadaway. The undead are brown bread.
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The Light Is The Darkness By Laird Barron


Book Worth Reading:

perf6.000x9.000.inddConrad Navarro is a champion of the Pageant, a gruesome modern day gladiatorial exhibition held in secret arenas across the globe. Indentured by a cabal of ultra-rich patrons, his world is one of blood and mayhem, an existence where savagery reigns supreme while mercy leads to annihilation.
Conrad's sister has vanished while traveling in Mexico. Imogene, a decorated special agent for the FBI, was hot on the trail of a legendary scientist whose vile eugenics experiments landed him on an international most-wanted list. Imogene left behind a sequence of bizarre clues that indicate she uncovered evidence of a Byzantine occult conspiracy against civilization itself -- a threat so vast and terrible, its ultimate fruition would herald an event more inimical to all terrestrial life than mere extinction.
Now, Conrad is on the hunt, searching for his missing sister while malign forces seek to manipulate and destroy him by turns. It is an odyssey that will send this man of war from the lush jungles of South America, to the debauched court of an Aegean Prince, to the blasted moonscape of the American desert as he becomes inexorably enmeshed within a web of primordial evil that stretches back unto prehistory. All the while struggling to maintain a vestige of humanity; for Conrad has gazed into an abyss where the light is the darkness, and he has begun the metamorphosis into something more than human.
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See The First Teaser For “Crawl Bitch Crawl”



278117_499223770092232_1323130747_o“Crawl Bitch Crawl” is directed by Oklahoma Ward and stars Nicole Alonso, Torey Byrne, Tom Chamberlain, David P. Baker, Wil Crown, Tommy Ball, Clayton Burgess in a taut thriller of nightmarish delights.
An elite security team assigned the task of protecting the last known woman who can become pregnant, find themselves caught in an endless claustrophobic underground tunnel system. The team soon learns the real horror is not the unstoppable force chasing them, but the ever growing smaller tunnel itself. The will to live for each member of the team gets challenged with the obstacle of a fourteen inch two thousand foot tunnel.


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The Second Character Poster For “Man On The Roof” Has Arrived


Check out the second character poster for Mikel Ledesma’s “Man On The Roof”. The film is scheduled for release in 2013. Filming on the thriller will begin in January due to some set backs in production. Mikel Ledesma is the director of "Tinsel" a horror short film with a massive body count!

A Young Woman And Her Group Of Friends Are Stalked & Terrorized By THE MAN ON THE ROOF.
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Melena Kiriaki, Patrick Luna, & Rebecca Lex
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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Check Out The First Character Poster For “Man On The Roof”


MIkel Ledesma’s “Man On The Roof” won’t be released until 2013 but we have the first of four character posters from the upcoming thriller. The film follows a group of friends who find themselves terrorized by a mysterious assailant on the roof on a home.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Not So Pointless Adventures Of James Cullen Bressack



MV5BMTc2NTU0NzAyM15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwOTgzMTU3Ng@@._V1._SY314_CR128,0,214,314_James Cullen Bressack’s star is on the rise in the Independent Film Industry. He is Writer, Director and Producer with his own company Psykik Junky Pictures. However his talents have been noticed enough to garner him some opportunities with film companies outside of the Indie Hollywood scene. Born and raised in L.A. he is not unaccustomed to the world of filmmaking. His father is a three time award winning writer and his mother is a voice actress. Creativity and storytelling are in his DNA. Bressack’s IMDb states that his father took him into the studio of a television project the Mr. Bressack was working on and immediately James Cullen began directing at the tender age of 4. The focus and passion that would come of such an early spark is evident within his work. He has written over 13 titles and directed 14 films both shorts and features. His directing and writing is powerful and poignant. They grind into your mind with intense , riveting emotion as well as entertain wickedly.

Having first realized his love of the film industry at such a young age the determination to make his own films came during a time of familial discourse. His father was in the hospital for an extensive period whereas James found himself by his father’s side enjoying watching and discussing old Hollywood films as well as current ones. It was a passion they both shared and the experience was the inspirational “light” that told Bressack his desire to make movies was the right one to follow. It is a time that James Cullen can now talk of fondly thanks to his Dad’s returning good health. James realized how important film’s truly and set out to make movies that people would talk about. And that they do!

In the sixth grade James Cullen Bressack made his first film, one that he swears will never see the light of day as it stands now. The film was a feature length titled “The Pointless Adventures Of Dylan And Brad. A film Bressack says “was without plot and entirely improvised.” He did state that maybe someday in the future he may do a compilation release of his childhood shorts allowing this film as well as others to see the light of day, if not he says maybe as ‘special features’ on future project releases.  James thinks no one would really want to see these films but I beg to differ feeling that in time, and very little time indeed people will beg to see these classic moments of his past. I recently chatted with James Cullen Bressack about his films and influences. His body of work is a growing menagerie of Horror, Action and Cinema Verite that drags you screaming into the world of pain, suffering, inequality and social discourse with such films as “My Pure Joy”, “Hate Crime” not to mention his short films like “Heroine Junky For Dummies” and “The Music Box Killer”

ASouthernLIfe: When you were realizing that you wanted to make movies, what Directors influenced you the most?

JamesCullenBressack: Chan-wook, Takashi Miike, Stanley Kubrick, Taratino, Rodreguez , Martin Scorsese, probably a clich├ęd bunch to mention but it is true.

ASouthernLife: Having mentioned Chan-wook and Takashi Miike, has Asian cinema always been in your veins or is it something new that you have discovered? Classic Kung-Fu Theatre aside-I think that is in all our veins…lol.

JamesCullenBressack: I’ve always loved Asian films. They were my favorite films growing up. I will take subtitles over big American stars any day.

ASouthernLife: Okay now for more something a bit more modern, let’s talk about “Hate Crime”. There is a dark realism that touches on a personal and often ignored subject matter in this film. Does this come from a place of familiarity or just casual social awareness?

JamesCullenBressack: A bit of both to be honest. Let me tell you a story. When I was in Texas last year, on my way to a screening of “My Pure Joy” in Oklahoma, my business partner and I were harassed by a group of people at a local bar. They said to my friend ‘you’re a Jew ain’t ya boy?" I ain’t never seen a Jew before. Where’s your horns at Jewboy.”  The social environment that I depict in my films really exists, even today. People haven’t become less intolerant or less racist. We’ve just learned to ignore it more. We act as if intolerance is only something the ignorant practice, but the sad truth is most of America must be ignorant because the racism is everywhere. This hate in the world is an epidemic.
I mean for god sakes, the fact that ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS don’t have equal rights in this country is completely absurd. This is 2012 here people- not 1902!

ASouthernLife: So true, but hatred seems to be what drives economies and tucks the kiddies in bed at nights. Peace and equality are dirty words now, posed by twisted liberals according a growing crowd in America. Not that I don’t mind being considered dirty or twisted. Sadly it is just how we are seen, it is sickening. So when this confrontation happened (in Texas) was it the kind of moment where you feared for your personal safety or one of those moments when a little educating would work to your advantage?

JamesCullenBressack: When confronted with that situation we realized we had to educate people, thus we started writing “Hate Crime” the next day.

ASouthernLife: Maybe when it shows in Texas those people will be in attendance and good will come from the experience. I know the movie is quite profound, it held me from the beginning until the final scene.

JamesCullenBressack: Wow, thank you so much! I’m glad you enjoyed it. I only paid you how much to say that? LOL.

ASouthernLife: LOL. It is true. Hate Crime is very different from “My Pure Joy” which was a more traditional approach to Horror. As for subgenres which do you lean more toward when coming up with story ideas? If you have a preference.

JamesCullenBressack: Honestly I never like to do the same thing twice, so I change my subgenre every film. I never want to make the same movie a second time. I want to take the adventure of making something different.

ASouthernLife: A very wise decision indeed because you seem to be moving up in the Industry and mostly because of the diversity of your films. Now you have a short in “Theatre Of Deranged II” which comes out later, called “Unmimely Demise”. Other than featuring mimes what is the film about?

JamesCullenBressack: It’s about a killer mime named Cheeky who goes on a murderous rampage after 10 years.of hiding. He discovered his best friend, a clown, was sleeping with his wife. Now Cheeky is back and with an arsenal of invisible weapons to kick some ass. It is campy but a fun horror flick. Before “Hate Crime” this was my favorite thing I had done.

ASouthernLife: Wow, that is saying a ot.! So an invisible arsenal of weapons, yet the results will be very visible and final for his victims. I can’t wait to see how that turns out.

James Cullen has a lot ahead of him now. Not only is he making plans to bring “Hate Crime” to next years film circuit where I am sure it will garner lots of attention, It is truly a powerful and full throttled nightmare look into racism, but he is also set to direct the story of the Grim Sleeper. A serial killer who stalked South Central L.A. This film is titled “Dancing With Rip”. It is a story that Bressack remembers following on the television and in the newspapers as the horrors unfolded. Having a fascination with serial killers like any healthy minded horror fan should he was pleased to take on directing the film after reading the script. In his own words “the film is so dark and visceral that it was an easy choice for me to get onboard.” The story will be told from the perspective of the detectives that caught the killer and deal with the years that they were on a cold trail.
As well as focusing on “Dancing With Rip” James Cullen Bressack will also be directing a mysterious film that little is known about right now. It is scheduled to begin filming in January and is titled “Pernicious”. The film is centered in Thailand home to Benetone Films and Hillin Entertainment who approached Bressack with a desire to have him make a movie with them. So he set down to write a script which they loved and the horror flick will take life next year. It is a film I am very intrigued by after seeing the teaser poster and knowing the talent that James Cullen possesses. “We have all been having a great time working together on this awesome project and are really excited about it. We start filming in January! I couldn't have asked for better producers for this one” Bressack said to me in our interview about the project but was sure not to let anything more slip about the project as not to break his agreement with the studio. That just makes this film that much more interesting to learn about as the months pass own and we edge closer to the filming date.

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Killer Nashville Announces Top Ten Claymore Awards Finalists for the 7th Annual Conference Held in Nashville August 23-25‏


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7th ANNUAL KILLER NASHVILLE CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES
TOP TEN 2012 CLAYMORE AWARD FINALISTS
FOR BEST UNPUBLISHED NOVEL



Killer Nashville, the premier conference for mystery, thriller and crime fiction authors and fans, is pleased to announce the Top Ten 2012 Claymore Award finalists for best unpublished manuscript in the mystery, thriller and suspense genres.
"We had an incredible number of entries,” says Killer Nashville founder Clay Stafford. "Choosing only ten from among them was a difficult task for our judges. We extend our thanks to Jaden Terrell and all the judges for their hard work.”
Held this year from August 23-26, 2012 at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., Killer Nashville began the Claymore Awards in 2009. In only four years, it has become a preeminent award for authors in the mystery, thriller and suspense genres.
Claymore-AwardNewly published author Korey Kaul says, "The Claymore is largely responsible for 'Jury Rig' being published.” Author  Michael Guillebeau agrees, "Killer Nashville was the source of the sale of my first book.”
The 2012 Claymore Award selections are:
"Wicked Schemes” by Carol Baier
"A Twist of Hate” by V.R. Barkowski
"Murder by Misrule” by Anna Castle
"The Bronx Kill” by Philip Cioffari
"Hallowed Darkened Space” by Marianna Heusler
"Forgotten Treasures” Susan Lindgren
"The Last Death of Jack Harbin” by Terry Shames
"A Killer Past” by Maris Soule
"Again” by Jonathan Stone
"The Law of the Splintered Paddle” by Mark Troy
The Killer Nashville Claymore Award offers more than $1,500 in prizes, plus facilitation in agent representation, book advance, and book publication. Judges consider any subgenre of mystery or thriller, including political thrillers, cozy, legal, police procedural, private eye, romantic suspense, paranormal mystery and historical mystery. Any author may enter (published or not); however, the contest is limited to only unpublished manuscripts not currently under contract.
The top three and the 2012 Claymore Award winner will be chosen by Deni Dietz, acquiring editor for Five Star Mysteries, and announced at the Killer Nashville Awards Dinner on  Saturday, August 25, 2012.
The Awards Dinner will feature presentations by bestselling authors Peter Straub,Heywood Gould, C.J. Box and Jeffery Deaver, whose XO Band (http://jefferydeaverxomusic.com) will also perform songs from the companion CD to the famed mystery and crime writer's new novel "XO.” The public is welcome to attend. Seating is limited; for tickets visit: www.killernashville.com/guofhodi.html.
Submissions are now being considered for the 2013 Killer Nashville Claymore Award. Manuscripts for the 2013 competition may be entered athttp://claymoreaward.com/enter.php.

















New Update On “Man On The Roof” Film Plus New Crew Still


Director Mikel Ledesma has sent word that there has been a minor set back with the production of “Man On The Roof”, his first feature film. Filming was scheduled to begin but now has been pushed back until December. There will also be a new trailer released later this year and the film is scheduled to drop Summer of 2013. Also he has sent along a cool crew photo for “MOTR” as well as word on plans to begin filming his next project Romeo & Juliet Re-Vamp Modernization Entitled “Crazy & Beautiful”. Check back tomorrow for the first of four character posters to be released for “Man On The Roof”.

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Top (Left to Right) ArJay Martinez, Ebonee Pittman, Michelle Campos, Mikel Ledesma, Kensley Grant
Bottom (Left to Right) Jon L Yowell, Teresa Scarborough, & Beverly Young

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Executive Producer
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Teresa Scarborough 


Updated Cast Info:
Jori Gill, Chris Wilson, Tabitha Evans, Kensley Grant, Rebecca Lex, Brianna Brill, Tylor West, Mikel Ledesma, Rion Towery, Melena Kiriaki, Nikki Bradley, Jonathon Tracy, Melissa Nassauer, Monica Day, Patrick Luna, Kimberly Nguyen, & Jon L Yowell.

“Nine Miles Down” Finally Completed



13638Supernatural Thriller “Nine Miles Down” which has shown us teasers and tidbits as early as 2009 has finally completed and ready for show. The film is directed by Anthony Waller and stars Adrian Paul, Kate Nauta. Check out the trailer and movie stills .

In the remotest reaches of the Sahara Desert, a sandstorm batters a deserted drilling station. Three days earlier, radio contact was lost, so security patrolman Jack is enlisted to investigate. The station, originally built for gas exploration then abandoned, has recently been revived by an international scientific research team on a discovery mission, which involves drilling deeper into the earth’s crust than has ever been attempted before. Jack finds abundant food and resources in the complex but, oddly, not a living soul. Stranded by the sandstorm he is forced to stay the night.

The next morning Jack encounters a breathtakingly beautiful American geologist, JC, who claims to be the last remaining member of the research team. She tells how the team successfully breached the roof of a vast cavern at the unprecedented depth of nine miles. Following the discovery a series of mysterious sightings and hallucinations were experienced by the increasingly fearful drilling crew. Violence broke out and the team fled the site, abandoning her with two scientists’ corpses which she keeps stored in a freezer. Although her explanation seems logical, Jack suspects she’s hiding something more sinister. To him, all the evidence points more towards a supernatural phenomenon. JC warns him against choosing superstition over rationality, citing it as the cause for her team’s escalating paranoia in the first place…


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Details For “Legendary Tomb Of The Dragon” 3D



13633“Legendary Tomb Of The Dragon” is in post-production and is scheduled for 2013. The film comes from GFM Films of the UK and will star Dolph Lundgren.
Travis, our heroic cryptozoologist, wants to prove that a prehistoric beast killing construction workers is more than just a myth. But at the same time, his ruthless competitor, Harker, wants to prove he is the best in the business and outdo Travis in any way he can.
Travis finds himself in a race against time to preserve the rare but deadly creature because Harker thrives on trophy killings and shoots to kill…including humans if they come between him and his prey.
Travis is funded by a mysterious wealthy benefactor and finds himself escorted by their slightly overwhelmed lawyer. The rest of his team consists of two friends, seasoned field workers Katie and Brandon, and Jianyu a boy who first gave him video proof of the dragon. Jianyu has his own mission, to prove that the oil company is covering up the truth about the beast killing his father on their site a site which is invading the creature’s time honoured home. Construction has woken the dragon from his tomb, a danger which they cannot fully understand.
As the death toll mounts, can Travis’ team outwit the company, battle against Harker and escape the jaws of death whilst saving the species from brutal extinction?

Synopsis For Sci-Fi Flick “Neuromancer”




Currently the GFM Film being directed by Vincenzo Natali is sent out offers for Liam Neeson for the part of Armitage and Mark Wahlberg for Case. “Neuromancer” is in pre-production.
Based on the seminal 1984 book by William Gibson which can be said to have legitimised cyberpunk as a mainstream branch of science fiction literature.
Case is a low level hustler living out his last days on the streets of the future Tokyo underground. A talented thief who would break into high security computer systems by directly linking his brain into them, he is discovered and injected with a poison which renders him unable to interface into cyberspace. Unable to work, Case embarks on a self-destructive path of drug addiction and double dealings, waiting for a local crime lord to collect on money and time that doesn`t exist.
13634Enter a shady businessman named Armitage who offers him the impossible: the chance to repair his neural damage and regain the life he once had. There is a catch though. Armitage has implanted timer activated poisons in Case’s body that he can react if Case doesn’t carry out what he asks. Placed under the protection of Molly, a professional killer who frees him by executing the crime lord, Case is put on a mystery assignment that begins a journey out of the gutters of future Tokyo and into an ever-expanding world of multinational intrigue.

Dark Minds Anthology


Book Worth Reading:

darker minds(1)Darker Minds The collection of dark, twisted, psychological horror stories features some of the brightest talent in the genre and has been edited by Ross Anthony Warren and Anthony Watson.
Table of Contents:
Reflections From A Broken Lamp by John Travis
Slip Inside This House by Daniel Kaysen
Tale Of The Abnormal Beauty Queen by Robert Essig
Houses In Motion by Stuart Young
Laws Of Aquisition by Simon Bestwick
Looking At Me, Seeing You by Mark West
The Way Of The World by Gary Fry
The Listening by Benedict J. Jones
Rise, Dead Man by Joe Mynhardt
John Bane's Grave by Charles Austin Muir
The Man Who Remembered by Stephen Bacon
Waste Disposal by Ray Cluley
Seeing Things by Robert Mammone
Shutdown by Clayton Stealback
Cinder Images by Gary McMahon
Cover Artist: Ben Baldwin
Interior Art: Will Jaques
















Check Out This Pre Teaser For Full Moon Direct’s “Reel Evil”



281542_193640267358736_4034089_nCheck out this early pre-teaser for the upcoming horror film REEL EVIL, to be directed by Danny Draven for Full Moon Features! Draven will also be doing director's diary style Vidcasts over the entire production process! Tune in for the midcoasts on Facebook/youtube.






Tuesday, July 31, 2012

“Cougar Cult” Strikes Redbox Tuesday‏



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LOS ANGELES, CA – Campy horror film Cougar Cult reuniting the original scream queens Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens and Michelle Bauer has found a settled into a delicious deal with dvd rental retailer Redbox . A July 31, 2012 release date has been set.
The trio of actresses rose to cult fame in the 1980s and 1990s by appearing a hefty number of campy b-movie confections with snappy titles like Nightmare Sisters and Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers. With demand high in “mom ‘n pop” video stores for product to simply fill consumer need, independent horror filmmakers found themselves in a boom they could barely keep up with. Quigley (The Return of the Living Dead), Stevens (The Slumber Party Massacre) and Bauer (The Tomb) were the sexpots who drove a generation of teenage boys wild with endless shower scenes, scuffles with men in rubber monster suits, and deadly oujia boards. 25 years after director David DeCoteau united them for his popular Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-o-Rama, he has regrouped the terrifying trifecta for Cougar Cult, an all-new campy horror-fest highly anticipated by the girls still-healthy fan base.

Cougar Cult follows Rufus (Ryan Curry), Darwin (Bryce Durfee), and Coopersmith (Jack Kubacki) - three nerdy, but hunky, young college dudes who score themselves a dream summer job working at a swanky estate. Little do they know that the owners, wealthy and sexy middle-aged babes Clara (Quigley), Victoria (Bauer), and Edwina (Stevens) actually are a coven of witches who transform into flesh-eating cougars in need of fresh young men in order to live eternally. With screamingly outrageous special FX and a script with its dialogue firmly tucked in its 80s-soaked cheek, Cougar Cult is a great rental successor to the former USA Up All Night crowd which devoured the actresses numerous titles during its heyday.
cougar trio ritualNational retailer Redbox, which owns over 30,000 rental pods across America, has picked up Cougar Cult for DVD rental on July 31st and has already listed the title for reservations on its website at www.redbox.com. DeCoteau, himself iconic in the B-movie industry for his resume verging on 100 titles, knew it was time to bring the women back together following a reunion on the set of Screaming in High Heels (currently airing on NBCUniversal’s Chiller TV and due on Unrated DVD August 28, 2012). “These women continue to draw impressive crowds at horror film conventions,” he says. “Unlike many of those who tried to steal their thrones over the last two decades, they’re not only still gorgeous, but they’re all working more than ever in new films. The bonus is that now the guys who grew up enjoying them are sharing them with their kids. To cross over between generations is quite an impressive feat. I’m simply amazed at the anticipation surrounding their reunion in Cougar Cult. I honestly think it’s going to rank right on top with their other fan favorites.”

cougar small trioThe actresses, DeCoteau and a group of their most common filmmakers will appear at a signing event at Dark Delicacies Book Store (www.darkdel.com) in Burbank, CA at 7 p.m. on August 29, 2012.
For more information and additional publicity materials, please visit http://www.rapidheart.com/1313-cougar-cult/

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Check Out The Trailer For “Hemorrhage”



Hemorrhage-Poster-610x922The film stars Alex D. Mackie, Brittney Grabill and Ryland Alexander.
Synopsis: “Released as an outpatient from a psychiatric hospital, Oliver Lorenz must learn to control his homicidal urges. Oliver meets a cute and harmless nurse named Claire who takes an interest in him. The emotions cause him to have a psychotic episode and he takes Claire hostage. Oliver sets out with his captive, to uncover the truth behind his problems buried deep in the woods at his family cabin.
On the way, Oliver stops at his sister’s home to try and make sense of his broken life. During breakfast, a television news report accuses Oliver of a bloody killing spree at the local convenience store. Determined to make it to the cabin before he has a complete psychotic break, Oliver hits the road taking Claire with him. What Oliver discovers in the cabin forces him to take control, leaving him with only one solution.”


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Magic: An Anthology Of The Esoteric And Arcane


Book Worth Reading:

magicNew anthology is coming our way in November from Solaris Books. Magic: An Anthology Of The Esoteric And The Arcane will feature these stories:
The Wrong Fairy by Audrey Niffenegger
If I Die, Kill my Cat by Sarah Lotz
Shuffle by Will Hill
Domestic Magic by Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem
Cad Coddeau by Liz Williams
Party Tricks by Dan Abnett
First and Last and Always by Thana Niveau
The Art of Escapology by Alison Littlewood
The Baby by Christopher Fowler
Do as Thou Wilt by Storm Constantine
Bottom Line by Lou Morgan
Mailer Daemon by Sophia McDougall
Buttons by Gail Z. Martin
Nanny Grey by Gemma Files
Dumb Lucy by Robert Shearman
 
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Trinity By Kristin Dearborn


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trinityKristin Dearborn’s Trinity isn’t due out until October 30th but pre-order is already available at Dark Fuse Publishing…
Fresh out of jail and hopeful his troubles are behind him, Valentine Slade returns to his hometown of Lott, New Mexico.  But for Val, his troubles are just beginning.  His girlfriend’s State Trooper brother comes after him with a shotgun, his mother Caroline has been diagnosed with a mysterious form of terminal cancer, and a mutilated corpse is found on the road outside his house.
And there’s something more…something…unnatural out in the desert…something that is not human watches and waits, luring Val deeper and deeper into a terrifying mystery that may very well be tied to otherworldly intelligence…and tied to Val himself.  To find the truth Val must delve into nightmares he’d rather forget, horrors he’d rather not know, and into places where there is nowhere to hide.
We are not alone.  There is no escape from the truth.  No escape from...TRINITY.
 
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Check Out The Full Trailer For Viral Disaster Flick “Deranged”


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Jae-hyuk is an ordinary man in his 40s. He works as a medical supplies salesman and is hassled by doctors all day. His brother Jae-pil is a detective that is not all that interested in public safety and spends most of his time moaning about the stock market.
The discovery of a series of floating, gruesomely skeletal bodies around the country sparks hysteria. The police commissioner is disturbed to see CCTV footage of people jumping into water as if they were possessed, and drowning themselves. Time passes and hundreds of similar cases are reported, leaving officials stumped as to the cause of the deaths. The government declares a national emergency.
Jae-pil joins the massive investigation and meets the mayor of a small town who claims he witnessed several men in work uniforms dumping infected dogs into the streams and realizes that there is a conspiracy behind the outbreak. Meanwhile, Jae-hyuk’s wife and children are showing the same symptoms as the victims, leading to a frantic search for medicine. Through Jae-pil he learns of a warehouse containing a potential cure in thousands and thousands of doses and heads there with no idea of what he’s heading into.
'Deranged' stars Kim Myeong-Min, Kim Dong-Wan, Moon Jeong-Hee, and Lee Honey. The film opens across South Korea on the 15th July, 2012.
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NY Times Best Selling Author C.J. Box Attends 7th Annual Killer Nashville Event as Guest of Honor‏



cj_boxNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR C.J. BOX—WHOSE LATEST JOE PICKETT NOVEL 'FORCE OF NATURE' DEBUTED AT #3 ON THE NYT LIST—WILL BE A GUEST OF HONOR AT THE
7TH ANNUAL KILLER NASHVILLE CONFERENCE



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The Internationally Attended Event Focusing on Crime, Mystery, Thriller and Suspense Literature Takes Place August 23-26 at the
Hutton Hotel in Downtown Nashville

Killer Nashville (www.killernashville.com), the premier conference for mystery, thriller and crime fiction authors and fans, is pleased to announce New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box (www.cjbox.net) as one of its three guests of honor at its seventh annual event, which takes place August 23-26, 2012 at the Hutton Hotel in Downtown Nashville.
"Among our objectives is to help writers develop a better understanding of the craft of the mystery, thriller, suspense and true crime dramas, and few have done this as well and as consistently as C.J. Box,” says Killer Nashville founder Clay Stafford(www.claystafford.com). "His twelve Joe Pickett novels and three standalone novels set a unique standard in the thriller/suspense genre.”
Stafford will be moderating an exclusive interview session with Box that will take place from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, August 25.
"I feel extremely honored to be in that esteemed company as a guest of honor at Killer Nashville,” says Box. "It is a world class event dedicated to the writers and fans of the genre I love and work in, and I'm looking forward to meeting a lot of new people and having a wonderful experience.”
C.J. Box is the author of 15 novels, including 12 in the critically acclaimed Joe Pickett mystery series. "Open Season," the first installment of this series released in 2001, won the Anthony Award, the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award and the Barry Award, all in the Best First Novel category. "Force of Nature," the latest Pickett novel, debuted at #3 on the NY Times Bestseller List in April, 2012.
A former ranch hand, surveyor, fishing guide and small town newspaper reporter and editor, Box won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel in 2009 with "Blue Heaven," and he has also won the Prix Calibre 38 (France) and the 2010 Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Award for Fiction.
Previous guests of honor at Killer Nashville include Jeffery Deaver, Michael Connelly, Carol Higgins Clark, Donald Bain, Robert Dugoni, Bill Bass and JA Jance.

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