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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Hellishly Entertaining “Hell Fire” Available Now On DVD/VOD


Hellfire4 Girls. The Antichrist. One Hell Of A Problem. – “Hell Fire” Available Now DVD and VOD.

Midnight Releasing presents Hell Fire, an action packed, blood soaked, roller coaster about inner demons and the Hell that is unleashed upon four prostitutes when they mistakenly kidnap the son of the Devil.  The movie is available at rental/retail chains including Family Video and Hastings, as well as On Demand through most major cable, satellite, and internet VOD providers.  DVD Extras include audio commentary with the cast and director Marc Fratto, the "No Budget Films of Cinnamon", and plenty of deleted scenes and outtakes!











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About the Film
Hell Fire comes from the depths of writer/director Marc Fratto's (Strange Things Happen At Sundown, Zombies Anonymous) twisted and stylized mind. Although the film takes place almost entirely in one remote cabin location there are thrills, horror, gore, and humor around every corner. Extreme stunts, practical makeup, and inventive cinematography put Hell Fire in a league of its own.

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Reviews have been highly positive so far, including Fangoria's Michael Gingold who called the film "Outrageously entertaining," and a 4.5-star rating from Film Threat.

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Meet the Antichrist.  He's been kidnapped during a home invasion by a group of prostitutes who've mistaken him for someone else, and now they're about to find out exactly who they're messing with. One by one the women become possessed by demonic forces and turn on each other. As the bodies begin to pile up, the girls fight for their lives.

You can read my review of “Hell Fire” at the following link: My Review Of “Hell Fire”

                 

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Cover Art And Release Details Announced For “Starry Eyes”


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An aspiring actress finally gets a role to die for in STARRY EYES, "one of the most exciting independent horror films to come out in a long time" (Michele Galgana, Twitch). The nerve-shattering film comes to Digital Download, Blu-ray and DVD from MPI Home Video on February 3, 2015.

Determined to make it as an actress in Hollywood, Sarah Walker (Alex Essoe, Passion Play, Boy Toy) spends her days working a dead-end job, enduring petty friendships with other struggling artists and competing actors, and going on countless casting calls in hopes of catching her big break. After a series of strange auditions, Sarah lands the leading role in a film from a mysterious production company. But this opportunity comes with some bizarre conditions that will transform her both mentally and physically into something beautiful ... and altogether terrifying.

From the producer of Cheap Thrills and Jodorowsky’s Dune, Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch’s STARRY EYES is an occult tale of ambition, possession and the true cost of fame.

In addition to Essoe, the cast includes Noah Segan (Looper, Brick, The Picture of Dorian Gray), Pat Healy (The Innkeepers, Cheap Thrills, Compliance) and Amanda Fuller (The Brittany Murphy Story, Cheap Thrills).

Entertainment Weekly’s Clark Collis called STARRY EYES "a skillful combination of occult thriller and Cronenbergian gruesome-fest. Essoe gives a star-making performance." "One of the best horror films of the year. ... Brilliant and brutal," said Meredith Borders of Badass Digest. "Terrifying," said Time’s Michael Roffman. "If David Lynch and David Cronenberg came together to craft a gory, psychological mindbender, it might be STARRY EYES."

Special features on the Blu-ray and DVD include commentary with writer-directors Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer (who previously teamed on Absence) and producer Travis Stevens; 10 deleted scenes; a music video by the film’s composer, Jonathan Snipes; Alex Essoe’s audition video; a behind-the-scenes photo gallery, and the theatrical trailer.






DVD Release Announced For “Teeth & Blood”


tbAl Franklin and Pamela J. Richardson’s vampire flick “Teeth & Blood” finally has a DVD release date set. The film will hit shelves on March 10th, 2015. “Teeth & Blood” stars Danielle Vega, Glenn Plummer, King Kedar, Michelle Van Der Water, and Sean Christopher. Check out the 2012 trailer below.

A beautiful diva is murdered on the set of horror director Vincent Augustines latest film Chapel Blood. Somewhere between the crime scene and the coroners van, the body mysteriously disappears. Meanwhile, the citys supply of donated blood is being dangerously depleted. Suspecting a connection between the events, detectives Mike Hung and Sasha Colfax go undercover at the studio to investigate. Their attempt to crack the case quickly turns into a desperate battle for survival when they uncover an age-old war between rival vampire covens that threatens to consume humanity in a final, grisly assault of Teeth & Blood!






First Official Poster Released For “Digging Up The Marrow”

Entertainment Weekly has revealed the first official poster for Adam Green and Alex Pardee’s “Digging Up The Marrow”. The film is blend of documentary and scripted horror slated for a theatrical and VOD release on February 20th, 2015. “Digging Up The Marrow” stars Adam Green, Rileah Vanderbilt, Will Barratt, Alex Pardee, and William Dekker.

When filmmaker Adam Green receives a package in his fan mail from a strange man claiming that he can prove that monsters indeed exist, he and his crew are taken on a mysterious, fantastical, and terrifying journey into the shadows and deep down under the ground below our very feet.

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New Title And International Trailer Released For “Backmask”


backmaskCheck out the international trailer just released for Marcus Nispel’s “Backmask”, now titled “Exeter”. The film stars Gage Golightly, Kelly Blatz, Brittany Curran, Brett Dier, Nick Nicotera, Michael Ormsby, Nick Nordella, and Stephen Lang. The Chinese trailer heralds the film’s release in that country on January 15th.

During a sex, drugs, and rock-fueled party, six small-town teenagers find an old vinyl record and decide to play it backwards in order to listen for any subliminal/satanic messages. Lo and behold, a seemingly malevolent spirit quickly infiltrates the group, wreaking havoc as it moves from one body to another. Eventually, however, it’s revealed that the spirit in question is actually trying to convey a message… and that the real source of horror isn’t particularly paranormal, but rather something (or someone) much closer to home.






DVD Release Date For “The Demon’s Rook”


The Demon's RookA release date has been announced for James Sizemore’s much touted “The Demon’s Rook”. The film is a horror-fantasy epic that has a young boy discovering a portal to a demon dimension where he becomes the apprentice to an exiled demon elder. “The Demon’s Rook” stars  Ashleigh Jo Sizemore, James Sizemore, John Chatham, Josh Gould, Dustin Dorough and will hit DVD shelves on February 3rd, 2015. The film is already available VOD.

Young Roscoe finds a portal to another world where he is taught magic by an elder demon known as Dimwos. The demon raises the boy into manhood, revealing to him many things... except for one dark secret. When Roscoe discovers the secret withheld from him all these years, his anger inadvertently unleashes three malevolent demons. Roscoe flees the demons' wrath by escaping through the portal, drawing the demons to discover our world for themselves. Once they pass through, a nightmarish foray of monsters is unleashed. One demon possesses the minds of all whom she crosses, another transforms a man into a murderous beast, and the other summons an army of the dead to do his bidding.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

First Trailer Released For “Raw Focus”


raw focusThe first trailer has been released for Bobby Jones’ “Raw Focus”. The film is a horror thriller currently in post-production. “Raw Focus” stars John Chiara, Rachel Anderson, Roger Conners, Chanel Lewis, Kayla McDonald, Brittany Buck, Jodie di Donato, Kinsley Funari, Pakob Jarernpone, Deanna Sherman, Alex Russo, Ana Bell, and Benny Benzino.

All hell breaks loose when a photographer with a flare for erotic art takes a group of stunning models out into the middle of nowhere for the ultimate photo-shoot. Unfortunately for this crew of young and aspiring talent, this happens to be the same middle of nowhere in-which a trio of psychopathic killers have selected to use as their personal killing fields.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Final Poster Revealed For “The Shelter”

The ShelterCheck out the final poster for John Fallon’s “The Shelter”. The thriller stars Michael Paré, Gayle James, Rachel Whittle, Lauren Thomas, Brigette Rose, and Amy Wickenheiser. “The Shelter” hits the festival circuit in 2015.

On a star-filled night, widower and homeless man Thomas (Michael Paré) finds shelter for the night when he falls upon a vast two-story house with the lights on and an inviting open front door. He strolls on in, thinking he just caught a lucky break, and for a while it would appear as though he did. But soon enough, he realizes that the house won’t let him leave, as its doors are all locked while its windows cannot be opened or broken. Destiny has brought Thomas to this place. What does it want from him? Will he survive the ordeal?











Trailer No. 2 Released For “It Never Sleeps”


it never sleepsThe second trailer has been released for psychological thriller “It Never Sleeps”. The film is directed by Matt Mitchell and stars Laura Swift, Fabrizio Santino, Cassandra Orhan, Pixie Le Knot. A release date has not been announced yet for this gory, thrill-ride.

Haunted by terrible waking nightmares,Joan must face more than just her own fears as she is stalked by a murderous sociopath,haunted by one of his victims and terrorized by The Beast,a relentless and horrifying spirit of vengeance which never sleeps.








U.S. Release Date Set For “Killers”


killersWell Go USA has announced a U.S. release date for Kimo Stamboel and Timo Tjahjanto’s visceral nightmare “Killers”. The film will hit theatres and VOD on January 23rd, 2015. “Killers” stars Kazuki Kitamura, Oka Antara, Rin Takanashi, Luna Maya, and Ray Sahetapy. Check out the stills for the film below.

A series of horrific murders just went viral, posted anonymously by the handsome and seductive Nomura (Kazuki Kitamura), a predator with a taste for torture. Thousands of miles away, disgraced journalist Bayu (Oka Antarra) can’t stop watching – and in a reckless moment discovers he, too, can kill. 

One man in Tokyo. One in Jakarta.  A serial killer and a vigilante. As the posts multiply and the body count rises, a bizarre and psychotic rivalry begins – and the face-to-face showdown that’s coming will paint the city in blood.





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DVD Cover Art And Release Date Set For “Bombshell Bloodbath”


BBcoverartCheck out the awesome DVD cover art for Brett Mullen’s “Bombshell Bloodbath”. The action-horror with heavy exploitation influences will hit DVD shelves on January 27th, 2015. “Bombshell Bloodbath” stars Alex Elliot, Rob Springer, Larry Parks, Samantha Mills, Jess Barbour, Shane Terry, Kathy Sandvoss, Miles Snow, Joanne Maye, Brianna Doss, Ed Ricker, Darren Hummel, Don Sill, Owen Daily, and Matthew Moore. The film is described as a Italian Style Zombie Splatter film.

A beautiful young dancer starts having terrifying dreams after she comes in contact with a strange chemical. Her father, obsessed with trying to bring his dead wife back to life, unknowingly exposes the town to a deadly virus. The outbreak starts in the local strip club and quickly spreads through the community, turning the locals into flesh-eating zombies. His daughter is one of the few to escape the horrors of the infection and finds herself fighting to stay alive and reverse the plague her father released on the world.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Artwork And Canadian Release Date Announced For “Plan 9”


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Monster Pictures is thrilled to announce the worldwide DVD premiere of Plan 9, a modern re-imagining of the classic film Plan 9 from Outer Space, on the 19th of February, 2015. The film will be available for pre-order from January 5th from jbhifi.com.au.

Plan 9 is the story of Nilbog, a small town with a big story: the beginning of an invasion! However, instead of lasers, spaceships, and epic force, these aliens have a different plan for the inhabitants of Earth: to resurrect the dead as their own army set with but one goal… to wipe out all mankind! On this Halloween night only the townsfolk stand in the way of total domination. From the police department to those trapped in a convenience store, and even those trying to stay alive in the streets, this night will decide the fates of all who walk the planet and thought they were the top of the food chain.

Plan 9 is drenched with gore, skin, and toe-tapping 50’s ditties!

Starring Brian Krause (“Charmed,” Sleepwalkers), James Rolfe (The Angry Video Game Nerd), and Matthew Ewald (Fox’s “Galidor”) plus horror actors such as Camille Keaton (I Spit on Your Grave), Addy Miller (“The Walking Dead”), and Michael Christopher (Dawn of the Dead).





“Kill, Granny, Kill” Finally Gets Release Date


kgkJacob Ennis’ “Kill, Granny, Kill finally has a release date. The tribute to cult classic exploitation cinema will hit DVD shelves on April 21st, 2015. “Kill, Granny, Kill” stars Kristine Renee Farley, Dale Miller, Kayla Perkins, Roni Jonah, Jason Crowe, Alexandra Neary, and Donna Swensen.

Answering an in-home help ad for an elderly woman, Abby Daniels leaves family and friends for a remote farmhouse in the country. But all is not as it seems with her fluffy employer, whose locked doors and cellar seem to be hiding some unusual hobbies. When she drunkenly sneaks her boyfriend into the house, breaking the rules about cursing and fornication, Abby is plunged into a nightmare of hellish proportions - pitted against a clan of ruthless, amoral and degenerate flesh-eaters lead by their murderous GRANNY!

The third and most ambitious feature from director Ennis, Kill, Granny, Kill is awash in blood, gore, and fashionable accessories made from human skin.
Special Features:
  • Director Commentary
  • Outtakes
  • Trailer Vault


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