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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Trailer Released For "The Wave"

Check out the trailer for sci-fi disaster flick "The Wave". The film hits digital release on multiple formats March 4th, 2016. " The Wave" is directed by Roar Uthaug and stars Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Oftebro, Thomas Bo Larsen.

The experienced geologist Kristian Eikfjord has accepted a job offer out of town. He is getting ready to move from the city of Geiranger with his family, when he and his colleagues measure small geological changes in the underground. Kristian gets worried and his worst nightmare is about to come true, when the alarm goes off and the disaster is inevitable. With less than 10 minutes to react, it becomes a race against time in order to save as many as possible including his own family.





"The Sinful Dwarf" Gets Limited Edition Release

Press Release:
For a VERY limited time only, Severin Films will make available 3,000 copies of THE SINFUL DWARF on Blu-ray. The disc will include TWO versions of the film plus a bonus feature film from its infamous producers, the ultra-rare THE BLUE BALLOON, scanned at 2k, plus a host of other exclusive extras! Included below is the newly commissioned key art by Wes Benscotter.
Upon its restored DVD release in 2009, it was hailed as “deliciously sordid” (Mr. Skin), “the stuff of lewd legend” (PopMatters), and “a masterpiece of depravity” (Cinefantastique Online). But was there any possible way “the most amazing dirty dwarf movie ever made” (Mondo Digital) could be even more amazingly filthy? Severin Films is now unconscionably proud to present both the hard and soft versions of THE SINFUL DWARF along with all-new extras including a nightmare-inducing hardcore short starring former kiddie-show host and pint-sized pervert Torben Bille himself. Experience “the mother of all Dwarfsploitation films” (The Daily Grindhouse) like never before, remastered from materials recently seized in a Roskilde vice raid!
Full Specs:
  • THE DWARF – Strong International Version
  • THE ABDUCTED BRIDE – Alternate US Release Version
  • The Harry Novak Story – Featurette on the Sultan of Sexploitation with American Grindhouse Director Elijah Drenner
  • THE BLUE BALLOON – 1973 Feature Film, Never Before Released on Any Home Video Format
  • THE HOTTEST SHOW IN TOWN – Excerpt from Torben Bille Sex Film
  • The Search for Torben – Featurette on Effort to Find Cast/Crew from THE SINFUL DWARF
  • The Severin Controversy – Featurette on the Lasting Effects of THE SINFUL DWARF
  • Trailers, TV Spot, Radio Spot

Official Trailer For "Suicide Squad"


Check out the first official trailer for "Suicide Squad". The film directed by David Ayer is set to be released August 5th, 2016. " Suicide Squad" stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman, Cara Delevingne, Viola Davis, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adam Beach, Jay Hernandez, and Karen Fukahara. I am curious to see how this film plays out, there are some big characters being played by big names and sometimes one overpowers the other. I like a lot of what I have seen come out for "Suicide Squad" so I am optimistic...









"White Crack Bastard" Set For Wide Release

Three years after completion, director James Cullen Bressack’s controversial ode to excessWhite Crack Bastard is acquired by BrinkVision; shingle skeds title for February 20 release.  

Wolf of Wall Street meets Bad Lieutenant in the confronting true story of a privileged white man that uses the ghetto, sex addiction, and crack cocaine to live up to his full potential and have the life he’s always dreamed of.

From acclaimed filmmaker James Cullen Bressack, director of Pernicious and Bethany, and writer Lisa Vachon comes a sweltering hot button release starring Rhett Benz, Taja V.Simpson (The Young & The Restless), Edmond Chapple and Walter Mendoza.

White Crack Bastard is a confronting, drug-fueled rollercoaster ride of bite and buzz that doesn’t shy away from truths – explaining its delay to the screen.




Luke Anderson, Early 40s, the picture of success, white, privileged, and handsome, uses crack and sex as a means to punish himself to overcome the problem he’s had his whole life; not feeling worthy enough to know he deserves to live a happy life and to be comfortable in his own skin. 


Most people use drugs to ease pain. Luke uses drugs to create pain by using it as his therapy; a therapy long overdue from years of struggling with abandonment issues. Issues that were created by the death of Luke’s father when he was a young boy. 
With each binge, Luke’s therapy effectively erases old pain and provides a missing link to the puzzle. With each sexual encounter, a new reality of dealing with intimacy enlightens him. Through this unorthodox therapy, he struggles to become the man he’s always wanted to be and to lead the life he’s always dreamed of. He just has to go through hell to get there. Being an attractive, educated, and privileged white man in the hood doing crack, isn’t exactly society’s picture of drug addiction. Try being in Luke’s shoes, he’s known as WHITE CRACK BASTARD…  


Monday, January 18, 2016

New Images And Trailer For "Night Kaleidoscope"

Check out the new images and second Trailer For Scottish vampire flick "Night Kaleidoscope". The film is directed by Grant McPhee and stars Kitty Colquhoun, Mariel McAllen, Gareth Morrison, and Robert Williamson. Vampires- Psychedelic Drugs- Magic! Sounds good to me!!!!

The film tells the story of Fion (Patrick O’Brien), a cynical psychic investigator who peddles his gift for anyone willing to pay. His abilities depleting, he must take powerful drugs to induce his visions. After a series of brutal murders in the city, a contact in the police comes to him for help tracking down the killers. In a psychic trance, Fion witnesses one of the murders being committed. These are no ordinary killers. They feast on those they kill, vampiric, and they are lovers – a couple who murder brutally and with relish. In the midst of his investigations, Fion meets Isobel (Mariel McAllan), a young woman whose boyfriend has been killed by the pair. To save her, and track down the killers, he must harness his waning powers as well as overcoming the personal demons borne out of his troubled past.

Tartan 8 - Night Kaleidoscope - Trailer 2 from Tartan Features on Vimeo.







Release Details For "Frankenstein" Revision

Bernard Rose's Revision of horror classic "Frankenstein" has a release date. The dark, emotional horror tale lands on shelves February 23rd on DVD / Blu-ray. "Frankenstein" stars Xavier Samuel, Carrie-Anne Moss, Danny Huston, and horror icon Tony Todd.

Set in present day Los Angeles and told entirely from the perspective of the Monster. After he is artificially created, then left for dead by a husband-and-wife team of eccentric scientists, Adam is confronted with nothing but aggression and violence from the world around him. This perfect creation-turned disfigured monster must come to grips with the horrific nature of humanity.





Teaser Poster Revealed For "The Blackout Experiment"

Check out the teaser poster for "The Blackout Experiment". The film, directed by Rich Fox, is set to have its world premiere at Sundance on January 24th. " The Blackout Experiment " stars Josh Randall, Kristjan Thor, Russell Eaton, Bob Glouberman, Allison Fogerty, and Abel Horwitz.

A group of friends discover the dark underworld of the ultra-scary, psychosexual horror experience called Blackout. But what starts as a thrill ride through the unknown becomes deeply personal, developing into an obsession that hijacks their lives and blurs the line between reality and paranoid fantasy.



Release Details And Trailer For "Kill Or Be Killed"

An official Trailer along with release details has been announced for horror western "Kill Or Be Killed". The film is directed bDuane GravesJustin Meek and stars Justin Meeks, Paul McCarthy-Boyington, Bridger Zadina, Deon Lucas, Greg Kelly, Larry Grant Harbin, Arianne Margot, Luce Rains, Timothy McKinney, Karrie Cox, Pepe Serna, Edwin Neal, Bill Johnson, Sonny Carl Davis, and horror legend Michael Berryman. RJL Entertainment will be releasing " Kill Or Be Killed" on DVD and VOD March 1st. 2016.

In the autumn of 1900, outlaw Claude Barbee puts his “retirement plan” in action, attempting to lead his train-robbing gang across Texas to recover a cash stash hidden after a botched railroad heist. They soon discover they’re being hunted by more than just the law – but rather a merciless, unexpected evil quite possibly greater than themselves.

Slamdance Trailer For "Director's Cut"

Check out the Slamdance Trailer Released For surreal horror "Director's Cut". The film is directed by Adam Rifkin and stars Penn Jillette, Missing Pyle, Harry Hamlin, Lin Shaye, and Gilbert Gottfried. " Director's Cut" is an experiment in visual artistry taking a simple concept and expanding it into the found footage genre with innovative style.

Premiering in Park City as Slamdance Special Screening Opening Night Film. The horror/black comedy follows a deranged lunatic named Herbert Blount (Jillette), who donates a large sum of money to a crowdfunded horror movie which lands him on set, after which he aspires to replace the real director of a movie and make it his own by steeling the footage, capturing the lead actress (Pyle) and reshooting scenes the way he’d like them for his own version. The story is told via the director’s commentary over this new and improved version of the film.

New Images From "Axeman II: Overkill"

#SinningWorks Releases New Stills Of Two Returning Favorites For The Sequel AXEMAN II: OVERKILL, Scheduled For Release In 2016.
 
With AXEMAN II: OVERKILL completed and awaiting the film's home video release announcement, filmmaker Joston "El Rey" Theney releases a new set of photos that center around two of the franchise's most memorable characters from the original that are returning for the upcoming installment: the much beloved couple that horror fans rooted for, and who's possible deaths everyone agonized over, TAMMY (now played by Kailena Mai, THE LETTER RED) and LIZ (now played by Whitney Nielsen, CHILDREN OF SORROW).  These are two favorites that most audiences believed had met their demises in the original, or were certainly knocking on death's door, however find themselves returning for the second installment of the horror trilogy.  One of the revealing stills features MTV "Teen Mom" Farrah Abraham in her role as crazed Evangelical FANNIE RAE BAKER! 



Never one to mince words, when asked how either of these characters could return after their very memorable, and grotesque, run-ins with the titular villain of the AXEMAN franchise, Theney quipped, "Not everything is as it seems in the AXEMAN universe and you didn't acutally see either character bite it in the original - no pun intended."
 
Audiences may remember Tammy and Liz' ill-fated escape that resulted in the AXEMAN literally tearing the flesh from Tammy's face with his jagged teeth, all-the-while knowing that the love of her life Liz lay dead by the AXEMAN's blade.  To that, "El Rey" laughs, "I can guarantee you that Tammy remembers that too!"  "Another way to look at it though is, maybe, Liz passed out from blood-loss while the Axeman took a chunk out of Tammy's cheek to see what she tasted like," he continued.  "At least that's all you actually saw on-screen.  That would leave both still alive.  At least for a few extra moments.  Maybe longer.  Who knows?  One thing's for sure, if they die this go-around, like everyone else that dies in the sequel, it will be EPIC!"


 
Newcomer to the AXEMAN trilogy, Kailena Mai, who took over duties as TAMMY, was asked of what - if any - special preparations she did for the role after realizing she'd be replacing the previous star.  Mai replied, "I didn’t prepare any differently than I would for any other role."  "[The previous actress] was amazing, but I am a different person with different experiences, so I am automatically going to bring something different and unique to the role.  I will admit though, it does make me a little more nervous.  I kept saying to myself, “Self, you have to kill it… because otherwise you will be compared to someone else who killed it, in a not so positive way," she continued.


 
Tammy and Liz' on-screen romance in the original film was very passionate and loving.  Kailena was asked, assuming the two make it past the opening credits, what will be different this time around for the couple.  "I felt like the journey this go around was about love everlasting," Kailena answered.  She continues, "Tammy and Liz found the deepest bond man, or shall I say woman, can find in each other in AXEMAN.   AXEMAN II: OVERKILL tests the strength of this bond. Their love is the reason that both of them try as hard as they do to survive."


 
Asked if there's a chance that these two memorable characters will survive another run-in with the AXEMAN, Theney replied, "We have a whole slew of new memorable characters in this installment.  From crazed Christian Evangelicals IRMA JEAN MANLY (Arielle Hader) and FANNIE RAE BAKER (Farrah Abraham, MTV's "Teen Mom"), to murderous bank-robbers BREAKER (Rachel Reilly, CBS' "Big Brother") and DUNGIE (Angelica Bridges, "Baywatch"), and everyone in between, we have more than enough memorable characters, memorable moments and quotable lines to create awesome new memories."  



Sunday, January 17, 2016

Release Date and Trailer For "Southbound"

An official trailer and release date has been announced for "Southbound". The film comes from the creators of " V/H/S" and due out February 5th in select theatres with VOD happening on the 9th.


Weary travellers confront their worst nightmares — and darkest secrets — over one long night on a desolate stretch of desert highway in this spooky anthology that merges five tales of death and mayhem on the open road.
Mitch and Jack are on the run from their past when they turn up, blood-splattered, at a lonely roadside diner; an all-girl rock group called Siren must rely on the kindness of strangers when their tour van breaks down at the side of the road; a harried business-man is desperate for help from an unusual 911 operator in the aftermath of a car accident; a frantic gunman bursts into a bar demanding to know the whereabouts of a girl in a photograph; all hell breaks loose when masked men interrupt a family vacation.

First Teaser Trailer For "Green Room"

The first teaser trailer has been released for Jeremy Saulnier's "Green Room".  The horror thriller starImogen Poots, Anton Yelchin, Patrick Stewart, Alia Shawkat, and Mark Webber. " Green Room" also revealed a poster that shows Patrick Stewart as on evil Neo-Nazi.

Green Room’ is a brilliantly crafted and wickedly fun horror-thriller starring Patrick Stewart as a diabolical club owner who squares off against an unsuspecting but resilient young punk band.
Down on their luck punk rockers The Ain’t Rights are finishing up a long and unsuccessful tour, and are about to call it quits when they get an unexpected booking at an isolated, run-down club deep in the backwoods of Oregon. What seems merely to be a third-rate gig escalates into something much more sinister when they witness an act of violence backstage that they weren’t meant to see. Now trapped backstage, they must face off against the club’s depraved owner, Darcy Banker (Stewart), a man who will do anything to protect the secrets of his nefarious enterprise. But while Darcy and his henchmen think the band will be easy to get rid of, The Ain’t Rights prove themselves much more cunning and capable than anyone expected, turning the tables on their unsuspecting captors and setting the stage for the ultimate life-or-death showdown.

Intense, emotional, and ingeniously twisted, GREEN ROOM is genre filmmaking at its best and most original. Saulnier continues to build his reputation as one of the most exciting and distinctive directors working today, with a movie that’s completely different from his previous, highly acclaimed Blue Ruin, but which is just as risk-taking and even more full of twists. The entire cast deliver first-rate performances, but Patrick Stewart gives a transformative and brilliantly devious turn as Darcy—elegant yet lethal, droll yet terrifying, Stewart makes the film simply unforgettable.”

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