Friday, April 22, 2011

"Derriere Les Murs/Behind The Walls" Trailer

Centre of France, 1922. Suzanne, a young novelist lacking inspiration decides to isolate herself in the countryside to get inspiration for her new book. As Suzanne discovers a sealed-up room in the basement of her house, she starts writing oddly easily. Visions and nightmares soon strike her while the villagers grow worried as little girls mysteriously disappear ...
 French period nightmare thriller in 3D.

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"The Selling" - Make An Offer If You Dare!

Directed by Emily Lou, from an original screenplay by Gabriel Diani, “THE SELLING” is a story about ghosts, demonic possession, and real estate. The supernatural comedy stars Gabriel Diani, Janet Varney, Jonathan Klein, Etta Devine, Nancy Lenehan, and Barry Bostwick.
A Redwood Pictures and Diani & Devine Productions production, the film was shot in a mere fourteen days on location in Los Angeles.  It was produced by Emily Lou, Gabriel Diani and Christian Baha, along with co-producers Trevor G. Allen, Etta Devine, and John Friend. Emily Lou was the executive producer.

Richard Scarry is too nice. He’s a real estate agent who tries to talk people out of buying houses they can’t afford. When his business partner Dave Ross comes up with a scheme to flip an old house for profit he only agrees because he needs to find a way to pay for his sick mother’s medical bills.
As Richard and Dave start fixing up the house for buyers it becomes obvious why their real estate nemesis Mary Best was so eager to pass the house along to them. Disembodied voices tell them to leave, walls bleed, and a portal to the spirit realm opens in an upstairs closet.  In short, the house is haunted.
Leveraged to the hilt, Richard must figure out a way to get rid of the house before its ghostly inhabitants ruin his life. He enlists the aid of his intimidating old Sunday school teacher Father Jimmy  to perform an exorcism and a Ghost Right’s Activist named Ginger Sparks to conduct a seance, each with disastrous results.
As the pressure mounts, Richard finds someone to take possession of the house. But when an evil spirit decides to move out of the house and into Richard’s body, he soon discovers he has a whole new set of possession problems.
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"Panman" The Demonic Chef and its NOT Gordon Ramsey !

Panman is a demon chef with the recipe for murder. As people start to disappear, a custard professor, and a few of his students, band together to try and stop PANMAN.

In the beginning, Panman seems to be a vicious killer with a pan in his hand and a craving for fresh victims, but we soon find out he has a thirst for something more, LOVE. Lurking on the other side of town is a grizzled culinary professor who is hell bent on forming an assassination squad to kill Panman once and for all. The Professor and his hunters are able to infiltrate Panman's love life and cause disastrous results. Once Panman's girl is gone and his heart is broken, he goes on a one-pan-man killing spree exacting revenge on the Professor and his students.

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Directed by the filmmaking trio of Dan Riesser, Brett Register and Tim Pilleri.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

New "Attack the Block" Trailer

U.S. Trailer for Norwegian "The Troll Hunter "

"The Troll Hunter" is a Norwegian phenomenon that made big waves at film festivals late last fall through the winter. It was also a big hit with European audiences and now it is America's chance to catch the wave of troll fever. The U.S. Trailer for the Nordic epic by 
Andre Ovredal has been released.

Synopsis: “Shot in a vérité style, TROLLHUNTER is the story of a group of Norwegian film students that set out to capture real-life trolls on camera after learning their existence has been covered up for years by a government conspiracy. A thrilling and wildly entertaining film, THE TROLL HUNTER delivers truly fantastic images of giant trolls wreaking havoc on the countryside, with darkly funny adherence to the original Norwegian folklore.”

Magnet will roll the film out May 6 on VOD before it hits theaters on June 10.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

First look at Canadian/Italian Joint Project "Hidden 3D"

The film takes place at an abandoned experimental medical center that harbors a deadly secret that only becomes known when a restoration project begins.

 Due out sometime this year but no release date has been set on this one.

Yoshihiro Nishimura's "Helldriver" Finds Its Way To NYC

Thursday, April 28th, the Japan Society in New York City, together  with Subway Cinema will be hosting a Director’s Cut screening of Yoshihiro Nishimura’s Helldriver.
In a land where half of the population has become not-so-sexy flesh eaters and the economy gently withers away, all hope seems lost for Japan… until Kika (Yumiko Hara) arrives. A stunning high school girl armed with an artificial heart-powered chainsaw sword, she leads a motley crew of desperados on a secret mission into the zombie-infected wilds to exterminate zombie queen Rikka (Eihi Shiina from Audition and Tokyo Gore Police) and put an end to the plague of the living dead.

But the road is fraught with a thriving zombie culture that, with its own designs on the living half of Japan, refuses to just lay down and die.

New "Green Lantern" Photos

Warner Bros. Pictures has provided us with three new stills from Green Lantern, opening in 3D and 2D theaters on June 17.

Directed by Martin Campbell, the action adventure stars Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Angela Bassett, Tim Robbins, Temuera Morrison, Jay O. Sanders, Taika Waititi, Jon Tenney, Geoffrey Rush and Michael Clarke Duncan.

Green Lantern Site!

More "Dylan Dog: Dead of Night" Photos

Collider got the exclusive photos. DYLAN DOG: DEAD OF NIGHT stars Brandon Routh, Sam Huntington, Taye Diggs, Anita Briem, Peter Stormare and Brian Steele.

11/22/63 - Stephen King Jacket Cover

The next epic tale from the Master of Horror , due out November 8th, explores the "what if " scenario of preventing one of the greatest American tragedies of any generation through the possibilities of time travel. Here is a look at the jacket cover to Stephen King's next novel.


Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. He receives an essay from one of the students—a gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night 50 years ago when Harry Dunning’s father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced by his crooked walk.

Not much later, Jake's friend Al, who runs the local diner, divulges a secret: his storeroom is a portal to 1958. He enlists Jake on an insane—and insanely possible—mission to try to prevent the Kennedy assassination. So begins Jake’s new life as George Amberson and his new world of Elvis and JFK, of big American cars and sock hops, of a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald and a beautiful high school librarian named Sadie Dunhill, who becomes the love of Jake's life—a life that transgresses all the normal rules of time.

"Silent Hill 2: Revelation" 3D Releases First Clip

Synopsis: “For years, Heather Mason and her father have been on the run, always one step ahead of dangerous forces that she doesn’t fully understand. Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by terrifying nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather discovers she’s not who she thinks she is. The revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her in Silent Hill forever.

The video clip is a first look at the set of the "Silent Hill" amusement park.

"Ouija" Gets New Writer

A new writer joins "Ouija". Evan Spiliotopoulos has been hired to polish the original script written by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. "OUIJA", McG's new project will be a supernatural adventure with influences with The Mummy and Indiana Jones based on the board game created by Hasbro.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

David Hyde Pierce is "The Perfect Host"

No word on U.S. distribution just yet but pretty sure it won't be long before get to see Frasiers' younger brother freak the fuck out on his guests!
A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.

John Taylor has just robbed a bank. He planned and executed it perfectly. It
comes as a shock to him then, when he discovers the robbery is all over the news and he has been identified as the perp. Injured from the robbery and now in a car known to the cops, John has a problem. He must ditch the vehicle and get off the streets.

Warwick Wilson has showered, shaved and is in the middle of preparing the dinner party that he will be hosting that evening. Warwick is a little surprised when the intercom of his slick Los Angeles home buzzes. The man on the intercom screen introduces himself as John, a friend of a friend, and in need of a favor. Warwick, who prides himself on being a perfect host decides to take a chance and invites John in. As the night progresses neither man can conceal his true nature. What was assumed is turned upside down.

The Perfect Host from The Perfect Host on Vimeo.

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IFC Snags "The Shrine"

IFC Midnight has been grabbing distribution rights for some pretty sweet new horror movies lately and now they have snagged John Knautz "The Shrine". 

After a young American backpacker goes missing in Europe, a group of journalists link his disappearance to a remote village in Poland called Alvaina. Upon further investigation, the journalists discover that Alvaina has a history of bizarre cult activity revolving around human sacrifice. Hellbent on discovering the truth, they travel to the small village but quickly find themselves pursued by a mysterious group set on killing them. Forced into the gruesome reality of true survival horror, the journalists soon discover that Alvaina hides a much darker secret than they could ever imagine.

The Shrine _Official Trailer [HD Version] from Brookstreet Pictures on Vimeo.

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Israeli Zombie Flick "Another World" in Post Production

Another World :
The movie is a post-apocalyptic horror/science fiction film. the setting is in a near post apocalyptic future where a biological warfare program goes wrong, and turns most of humanity to mindless, murderous creatures.

There are five characters, which are still uninfected, trying to survive constant attacks by the infected. each one of them represents in some way a different aspect of human existence, a different world-view, but most important, a different moral view about the world and his/her place in it -

The Colonel - A professional soldier. represents the political-military-economic establishment, which sees life as a constant violent struggle for power and resources.

The Doctor - Represents a commitment to love, justice and non-violent struggle against all wrong.

The Wizard - A young man, an inventor and an autodidact scientist, who looks at life as a puzzle to be solved. he strives to discover, understand and invent, with no thought as to the consequences.

The Daughter - A simple girl with simple ambitions - sailing through life enjoying every comfort, while ignoring or unaware of bigger and more profound issues.

The Mouser - A murderer and rapist, evil in the most banal aspect of the word.

all along, as the characters evolve, they listen to a daily radio program dealing with the extinction of the dinosaurs, finding correlating themes to their own situation. as the protagonists move and try to survive, and as their world views and correlations to the situation are gradually reveled, the following themes are explored: the essence of evil, the boundaries of moral responsibility, species (and humankind) extinction, love, grace, euthanasia and more.

"Another World" will be ready for release in 3rd Quarter of 2011 in time for Festivals and Distribution.

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"American Mary" Movie Poster Revealed

Twisted Twins Productions, the twisted minds behind "Dead Hooker In A Trunk" have revealed the poster for there next twisted tale "American Mary"

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The film is written and directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska. Industry Works and CJ Wallis are collaborating the production of the film. Details are being kept close-guarded, but the project has a darker, more straight-forward horror feel with very unique and nightmare-inducing prosthetics and makeup that promise to push the proverbial envelope. 
In a society where the economy is constant downfall, we find people struggling even more to make ends meat. With people that have above average drive and ambition, we see people having to act out more ruthlessly to fight for the life style they so desperately seek while at the same time trying to keep up personal appearances that everything is fine below the surface. This struggle for success while creating a personality on the surface is the heart and soul of the story that is American Mary.

Monday, April 18, 2011

The Taker- Alma Katsu

The Taker is a story of the power of love to corrupt, to drive us to do terrible things in its name, and the courage it takes to sacrifice in the name of love and ultimately be worthy of absolution.

The black jacket is U.K version. The U.S jacket is below in green.

Now available in the UK... & coming this September in the US!

Alma Katsu Website! 

   Dr. Luke Findley is on the midnight shift in the emergency room when the police bring in a young woman. Few strangers come to this remote town in northernmost Maine in the winter, and this stranger is accused of a bizarre crime: killing a man and leaving his body in the Great North Woods. The young woman, Lanny, tells the doctor that she and the man in the woods lived in this town at its founding two hundred years ago, until fate sentenced them to an eternity of unhappiness until they atone for their sins.
The man in the woods is Jonathan, son of the town's founder, and the love of Lanny's life. After Lanny commits a terrible sin in the hope of claiming Jonathan for her own, she's banished from town and sent to Boston to serve her penance. In Boston, she falls in with a beguiling yet frightening man, Adair, who has otherworldly powers, including the ability to confer immortality. His world is one of unknown sensual pleasures and seemingly limitless power, but at what price?
   Adair wants to add Jonathan to the collection of treacherous courtiers who do his bidding (but for unknown ends) and sends Lanny back to Maine to collect him. It seems like the answer to Lanny's deepest desire—to be with Jonathan forever—but once Jonathan has joined Adair's pack of immortals, she sees that Adair is not what he seems and his intentions toward Jonathan are far worse than she imagined. And now it is up to her to save her beloved—and herself—from a terrible fate designed to last for all eternity.

Check out The Taker here!
The Taker is a story of the power of love to corrupt, to drive us to do terrible things in its name, and the courage it takes to sacrifice in the name of love and ultimately be worthy of absolution.

Flesh Eaters- Joe McKinney

Battered by three devastating hurricanes in a row, the Texas coast is flattened. But for the people of Houston—and soon all of America—the most terrifying events are just beginning…
They Rise…
Out of the flooded streets of Houston, they emerge from plague-ridden waters. Dead. Rotting. Hungry. And as human survivors scramble to their rooftops for safety, the zombie hordes circle like sharks. The ultimate killing machines.
They Feed…
Houston is quarantined to halt the spread of the zombie plague. Anyone trying to escape is shot on sight—living and dead. Emergency Ops sergeant Eleanor Norton has her work cut out for her. Salvaging boats and gathering explosives, Eleanor and her team struggle to maintain order. But when civilization finally breaks down, the feeding frenzy begins.
They Multiply…
Biting, gnawing, feasting—but always craving more—the flesheaters increase their ranks every hour. With doomsday looming, Eleanor must focus on the people she loves—her husband and daughter—and a band of other survivors adrift in zombie-infested waters. If she can’t bring them into the quarantine zone, they’re all dead meat.

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Zombie Autopsies- Secret Notebook From The Apocalypse

As the walking dead rises up throughout the world, a few brave doctors attempt to find a cure by applying forensic techniques to captured zombies. Based on the research of renowned zombie expert Dr. Stanley Blum, performed at a remote island where a crack medical team has been sent to explore a radical theory that may lead to a cure for the epidemic, THE ZOMBIE AUTOPSIES documents for the first time the unique biology of zombie organisms. Twenty-five detailed drawings of the internal organs of actual zombies provide an accurate anatomy of these horrifying creatures, including zombie brains, hearts, lungs, skin, and the digestive system, while Dr. Blum’s notes reveal shocking insights into how they function, even as Blum and his staff themselves begin to succumb to the plague. No one knows the ultimate fate of Dr. Blum or his researchers, but now that his notebook, THE ZOMBIE AUTOPSIES, has been made available to the UN, the World Health Organization, and the general public, his scientific discoveries may provide the last hope for humans on earth!
About the author: Dr. Steven Schlozman of Harvard Medical School is an assistant professor of psychiatry and avid observer of the living dead.
Available March 25, 2011. Pre Order now!

"Poe" is completed and has released updated trailer

Poe follows Dr. Andrew Casey (David Fine) who is a serial killer known by the name of "The Chef". His need for notoriety causes Dr. Andrew Casey to seek out writer Johnathan Poe (Stelio Savante), a descendant of the famed writer Edgar Allan Poe and a brilliant writer in his own right, with an offer to write his biography. Poe is intrigued and agrees to the assignment. Dr. Casey along with his butler Mr. Peeples (Mike Iorio) lures women to his home under the alias of film director Jack Conway with the pretense of meeting to discuss a well-paying role. Once the women arrive, they are tied up, drugged and eventually sliced up to be used for meat to feed the homeless at the Help Feeding Foundation soup kitchen. Once at the house, Poe is forced to witness all manner of horrors without the ability to either escape or help the women who have been captured. That's just a part of this ribald mystery.

U.S. Red Band Trailer for "A Serbian Film" -The Controversy hits Stateside

A Serbian Film hits theatres on May 13th. This film has caused controversy at every film festival it played and has also garnished some good reviews and staunch supporters. I have not seen much other than publicity releases and trailers and pics. I am gonna say that it probably will be offensive to some people. I thought Hostel was a bit unnerving and also a great nail biting film! I'm bi-polar. I also loved and held slight contempt for "I Spit On Your Grave", so pretty sure that the same response will happen when I see "A Serbian Film. I believe that the director Srdjan Spasojevic intent is to make the audience feel every emotion full force, I also believe that it is probably gonna have a deeper disturbing social statement about us all as a human society. Hopefully it will wake people up and see there hearts are still beating plus scare the shit out of us!

An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.

"Jack the Reaper" Teaser Clip

Thanks to Dread Central for the clip from "Jack the Reaper". The film is about a group of teens set out on a field trip to a railroad museum only to encounter "Railroad Jack", who makes sure their bus crashes and forces them to explore his carnival as he picks them off one at a time.

HBO gives us "American Gods" Maybe?!

HBO is in negotiations to acquire another fantasy property, “American Gods”, the Hugo and Stoker Award winning novel from acclaimed writer Neil Gaiman. At the moment the plan is for Gaiman to co-write the pilot with Robert Richardson, the cinematographer of films like “Hugo Cabaret”, “Inglorious Basterds”, and “Kill Bill”.

“American Gods”
lays out a battle between two sets of gods. One consists of the traditional gods and mythological creatures who got their power because people throughout history believed in them. They are losing steam as people’s beliefs wane and are in danger of being supplanted by a new set of gods who reflect America’s preoccupation with technological advancements and obsessions with media, celebrity, technology and drugs. The protagonist is an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Check out the novel at Amazon!

Location shots for "Lords of Salem" from Rob Zombie's blog

The story is about a local DJ who mistakenly unleashes a hellish curse on the town. 300 years earlier on the very streets of Salem that the townspeople walk on today, innocent folks were rounded up from their homes, convicted of being witches and sentenced to death. The Lords of Salem ran the town with an iron fist, but four witches who were tortured and killed in secrecy vowed that one day they would be back for revenge.

Check out the rest at Zombie's Blog

"Swamp Shark" shows Syfy's desire to dominate the aleophobia stricken masses

A malevolent beast is released into the swamp and it's up to a group of wrongly-accused locals to stop the shark, clear their family name, and save the town!
Kristy Swanson, Robert Davi, DB Sweeney

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New Set Stills and Poster for "The Lashman"

Stay Out Of The Woods...
 Not just another campfire tale...

The Lashman is an independent film written & directed by Cameron McCasland

Sunday, April 17, 2011

"The Devil Inside" synopsis

Writer/director William Brent Bell (Stay Alive) shot The Devil Inside last year in Rome and Bucharest. The film stars Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth, and Suzan Crowley. Paramount’s Insurge Pictures, a division devoted to low-budget horror films, recently acquired the exorcism tale for wide release on February 24, 2012.
Her entire life, Isabella Torelli believed her mother brutally murdered three people because she was clinically insane. After being told the murders occurred during an exorcism, she sets out to discover the truth. While documenting her experience with a film crew in Italy, she becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms.

"Beyond the Rainbow Plays @ Tribeca Film Festival

Panos Cosmatos brings a bold, Kubrickian vision to the screen in stunning detail in this sci-fi fable of a young woman imprisoned in an experimental laboratory and the enigmatic scientist who is her captor. Set in a futuristic 1983, Elena finds herself held against her will in a mysterious facility under the watchful eye of the sinister Dr. Barry Nyle. Pushed to her limits, Elena is left with no choice but to navigate an escape from her labyrinthine prison, in the process revealing its hidden secrets.

April 22nd @ 9:00pm at the AMC Lowes Village 7-1click here for more listings  


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