Saturday, December 1, 2012

My Review Of “The Bay” 2012

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Barry Levinson’s “The Bay” is not your typical found footage film. It is more of a documentary discussing the tragic events through compiled footage. Much like the reality shows on TLC or History Channel. The story revolves around a bay harbor town in Maryland nestled in the Chesapeake Bay area and the ecological disaster that unfolds. This movie stars Kristen Connolly, Jane McNeill and Christopher Denham but they are not the sole maestro's of this dark tale. Told through the lenses of multiple television reporter footage, video camera’s ranging from surveillance, camcorder and web cam footage there are a host of doomed characters in this film that play out a horrendous scenario in almost too realistic fashion. The story unfolds with an eerie calm and warning much in the way real life tends to play out in the digital age with attention being demanded to certain social flaws, lack of protection for environment, responsible consumerism or proper understanding of consequences of commercialism. Only this film brings the worlds of doom-n-gloomer’s and human irresponsibility full force into a hellish realization. The story is a cross between environmental disaster and creature feature, yet is 100% nightmare.

“The Bay” manages to string together a very intense and creepy story by pulling you into the film through a witness of the disaster who managed to survive. A lot of people in this poor town did not! You would think the compiling of so many different types of footage from so many different video sources would be choppy or confusing but in this film’s case it runs smoothly and allows you not get wrapped into the story almost becoming unaware that it is a found footage styled movie. I felt like I was watching the real terror unfold after the event. Much like I tend to watch those shows that relive the disaster’s our world lives daily around the globe in order to find warning signs and learn for better preparedness of the future. I was surprised by how invested in this film I became as I sat with my eyes bugged out, holding my breath and cringing at all the gory goodness “The Bay” offers. I loved this movie.

Check Out The Official Trailer For “Wyke Wreake”

wyke wreakeHunger Cult Films has released the official trailer for their horror film “Wyke Wreake” (which is old English for ‘valley of the witches’). The film is directed by Martin Rutley and is considered England’s oldest ghost story. The supernatural thriller stars Gemma Deerfield, Edwina Lea, Leon Florentine and Jon Stoley.

A gripping blend of supernatural horror and psychological drama, Wyke Wreake counts the cost of loss, guilt and reckless desperation as we delve into the life of one deeply disturbed young woman and the afterlife of one equally disturbed dead man. In the wake of losing her baby, Kate Folkner has become obsessed with the occult, much to the horror of her sister Bec.

One night Bec and her boyfriend visit Kate to try and make her see the danger of her obsession. Through a ouija board, they make contact with a mysterious spirit who offers to help Kate in her mission to find her dead son. But events soon take a menacing turn when the seance participants discover the true motives of the mystery stranger at their door and the dark, eerie place of child sacrifice known as WYKE WREAKE.

“The Night Strangler” 1973 Full Movie

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Psychotic Saturdays! Movie Classic. 1973’s “The Night Strangler” starring Darren McGavin, Jo Ann Pflug and Simon Oakland. This TV movie was directed by Dan Curtis.

Reporter Carl Kolchak is now in Seattle, Washington, trying to solve the mystery of several strangulations that recur every few years where the victims are drained of blood in this second made for TV movie.

Psychotic Saturdays! Six Films That Show When Science And Sci-Fi Get Evil

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This week on Psychotic Saturdays! Saturday I decided to post six films that explore the scenarios of when science gets psychotic. From the classic tales to the out of this world visions the movies to indulge those psychotic tendencies are truly cult-astic insanity!

1. Bleeders (1997)

Bleeders-movieSometimes the very cells within nature itself can produce devilishly psychotic effects. Something so small that only a microscope can detect can produce such twisted treats as maniacal flesh craving maniacs.
A man with an unknown disease travels to an island with his girlfriend where his relatives once lived, hoping to find a cure to his illness. While it was thought that his relatives were all dead he actually finds them to be living underground. However because they have been inbreeding for all these years they don't look right, plus they have developed a pretty bad eating habit. Will he chose his girlfriend or his people? Directed by Peter Svatek and starring Gillian Ferrabee, Pascal Gruselle and Roy Dupuis.

2. Brainscan (1994)

brainscan1994Directed by John Flynn and starring Edward Furlong, Frank Langella and T. Ryder Smith “Brainscan” shows that sometimes even man’s technology can produce some truly psychotic traits.
A lonely teenage horror-movie fan discovers a mysterious computer game that uses hypnosis to custom-tailor the game into the most terrifying experience imaginable. When he emerges from the hypnotic trance he is horrified to find evidence that the brutal murder depicted in the game actually happened -- and he's the killer.

3. Death Machine (1994)

death machineThis film proves that technology under the wrong peoples guidance can be down right demonic and deadly.
Chaank Armaments is experimenting with the ultimate fighting machine which is part human - part machine. So far, the Hardman project has been unreliable and has killed a number of innocent people. The genius behind this project is Jack who lives in a world of models, toys and magazines. When he is fired by Cale for killing a few corporate officers, he unleashes the ultimate killing machine called the 'Warbeast' against Cale and those who would help her. Directed by Stephen Norrington and starring Brad Dourif, Ely Pouget and William Hootkins.

 4. Hysteria (1997)

hysteriaSometimes the most evil of science isn’t truly seen unless allowed to explore itself in humanity.
Directed by Rene Daalder and starring Patrick McGoohan, Amanda Plummer and Michael Maloney. The inmates of an insane asylum are subjected to experiments using collective consciousness and surgically implanted chips in an attempt to create perfect citizens.

5. Ice From The Sun (1999)

ice from the sunNot even the alternate realities nor other worlds are immune from the insanity of science within nature.
An alternate reality encased in ice, a woman who is turned into a dimension-hopping assassin, and a wizard's apprentice who is so evil he is a common enemy to the angels in heaven and the devils in hell. Directed by Eric Stanze and starring D.J. Vivona, Ramona Midgett and Angela Zimmerly.

6. Transgression (1994)

transgressionSometimes the true extent of science’s psychotic nature is only limited by the expanse of the human mind.
Driven and neurotic, TV reporter Mary Selby (played by Molly Jackson) wanted more than to just report the story of a local serial killer, she wanted to understand the compulsions that drove him; so she consulted psychiatrist Dr. Andre Zarem (played by Marc St. Camille). Immediately after utilizing her new insights in her newscasts, Mary is contacted by the killer. Despite the objections of her boyfriend, a police detective, Mary becomes the only link between the killer and authorities, something that doesn't hurt her ratings, but has a devastating effect on her personal life.  Directed by Michael DiPaolo and starring Molly Jackson, Marc St. Camille and Michael P. DiPaolo

Friday, November 30, 2012

First Peek At Bill Oberst Jr. In “The Dark Cinema”

Bill Oberst Jr. Dark CinemaThe Dark Cinema” released the first image of Bill Oberst Jr. who stars in the dark horror/sci-fi anthology series. The television show will feature original indie short films from around the world with Bill Oberst Jr. as host. It is about fucking time that these talented visionaries from around the world got proper recognition and exposure. Not all have the luck of their story getting spun into feature films nor do a lot of them ever get recognized. So this is a great concept that should give independent filmmakers a chance to be seen by some horror fans that normally wouldn’t venture far from Hollywood big budget projects. I know because until 4 years ago I moved on past the short films and Indie stuff without giving it a glance. I was a fool because I prefer the Indie stuff way more than the over produced Hollywood stuff. It just gives a more organic and raw horror experience. “The Dark Cinema” pilot episode, which centers around the theme “Evil Toys” boasts award-winning shorts from the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal and the United States is due sometime early next year.

Check Out The Teaser For “Unearthing Evil”

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Unearthing Evil” has launched it’s campaign on Indiegogo for this dark surreal nightmare. The film is the feature debut for Julian Lambert and follows a young woman named Jenny who inherits a house and a substantial sum of money from a reclusive great uncle.  On taking ownership of the house, she soon realizes that something is not right, but is it the product of an overactive imagination or does the house really hold a sinister secret? Check out the teaser trailer below.

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Check Out These Two Torturous Promos For “Bates Motel”

BATES MOTELTwo promos have surfaced for A&E’s original series “Bates Motel” based on Norman Bates. Set to premiere in 2013 the show is being produced by the creators ofLost’ and ‘Friday Night Lights’.

“Bates Motel” serves as a prequel to the most famous fright film of all-time, “Psycho.” A&E is currently in script development. “Bates Motel” will give viewers an intimate understanding of how Norman Bates’ psyche developed from his childhood through his teen years. Fans will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first hand how his mother, Norma, and her lover damaged Norman, helping forge the most well-known serial killing motel owner in history.

Trailer For Japanese Fantasy Flick “Garo And The Wailing Dragon”

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Intended as a sort of epilogue to the second season of the popular fantasy tv series in Japan “Garo And The Wailing Dragon” takes the colorful and whimsical to the big screen. Check out the trailer below. Directed by Keita Amemiya. The film is set to release in Japan February 2013.
In order to protect humankind, Kouga Saezima makes a contract with powerful Kazari. Saezima must travel to the land of promise to bring back the Nageki no Kiba (Fang of Sorrow). When he gets there, Saezima loses the Garo sword, magic clothes and the Mado ring, which he always carry when he fights. Then, in a dense forest he saves a girl called Meru. She calls herself the "thing"...

Check Out The UK Trailer For “Now You See Me”


“Now You See Me” is a taut thriller that features a lot of heavyweight actors. The film is directed by Louis Leterrier and stars Mark Ruffalo, Jessie Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco and Melane Laurent. FBI agents track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. The film opens in 2013. Check out the UK Trailer below.

also here is the other trailer that came out earlier.

Principle Photography Wrapped For “Ooga Booga!”

“Ooga Booga!” starring cult icon Karen Black for Full Moon Pictures posted that the principle photography has wrapped on production of the film and stated that “[Ooga Booga!] is one of our craziest films yet...” They went on to say “…Ooga Booga: Sixteen Inches with an Attitude, featuring Karen Black! What an amazing actor to work with. So compelling to watch. Just wait til you hear about the other amazing actors as well... some of our favorite people are in this film! Another legendary actor, a fantastic comedian, a pornstar” Read the full synopsis of “Ooga Booga!”
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Ooga Booga Synopsis:
Revenge is served on a spear when dirty cops brutally murder DEVIN, an innocent African-American med student. Devin's soul is magically transferred into the body of an action figure named OOGA BOOGA. Armed only with his tribal weapon and the help of his old girlfriend, DONNA, Ooga Booga takes to the streets and trailer parks to find the men who stole his bright future away from him. The bodies begin to pile up as Ooga Booga slices and dices his way through crooked cops, meth heads and demented city officials in order to clear his name. Racists beware! You won't even have enough time to scream, "Ooga Booga!"

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Check Out The First Teaser Trailer For “Movie Night”

movie nightMovie Night” is an independent flick directed by Anthony Edward Curry and starring Erica Elizabeth, Julie Ann Hamolko, Eddie Curry, Anthony Edward Curry, Edward Puello, Tim Cronin, J.D. Brown, Johanna Durazzi, Ed McKeever, Samantha Kelly, Vinnie Freda, Kyle Slendorn, J-Slen, Mike O’Mahony, John Amoscato and George Stover. Check out the first teaser trailer.

In the small suburban hood of Nukaville, New Jersey, lives Jerry Rizzo, a fifteen-year-old boy who can’t get enough of horror films. One day after a fatal mistake from one of the school bullys, Jerry turns into a brutal serial killer. Coincidentally, the same week there happens to be a scary movie marathon of nonstop horror, horror, horror on the television.

Check Out Both Trailers For “Kill Me Now”

kill me nowKill Me Now” is a horror comedy that brings some fresh minds off internet sketch comedy deep into feature film woods with a twisted flick. Check out both the trailers below. The film is directed by Travis Long and stars Michael Swaim, Brett Fancy, Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett, Nick Rutherford, Jacob Reed, LisaMarie King, Brentan Schellenbach, Nick Mundy, Kaitlin Large, Dan Rubiano, Noah Byrne, Katy Stoll, Katie Willert and Daniel O’Brien. Currently scheduled for screenings at New York City, NY -December 5, Pasadena, CA -December 5, Chicago, IL -December 6-, San Diego, CA -December 6 and Houston, TX -December 27.

Kill Me Now chronicles one unforgettable night in the lives of a ragtag group of small-town teens. It's a night that will prove equally unforgettable for the sinister Driller Killer (Brett Fancy), a deranged serial killer bent on ridding the world of vapidity and dipshittedness (Everyone Else). When he comes upon the kids' all-night graduation party--conveniently held at a cabin deep in the woods--he finds both in spades. Unfortunately, Mr. Killer is about to learn something crappy bumper stickers learned long ago: stupid people can be deadly in large numbers. Kill Me Now blends horror, comedy, depth and plain jackassery to form a brew so potent you won't know whether to laugh, scream, or think about, like, life and stuff. The movie features performances from a staggering array of the Internet's hottest up-and-coming comedians, writing from the guys behind Those Aren't Muskets! and, direction from a dude whose previous work includes hardcore, joint-smokin', Twista-havin', Kanye-featurin' rap videos, and at least one scene where a chick totally gets a drill to the brain. But it's funny!

Within This Garden Weeping By Lee Thompson

eBook Worth Reading:

garden_weepingLee Thompson’s Within This Garden Weeping is available on eBook. Check out Dark Fuse where you can read and excerpt and click over to by this horror novel.
People have their own hidden worlds inside them as young Red Piccirilli has learned through the tragic events of his past.

His parents try to protect him by moving the family to a dead-end road out of town, but their plan is short-lived when a mysterious old man who seems to have a history with Red's mother comes knocking at their door.

Red is quickly thrust into a crossroads between worlds, where he will soon learn from a broken god how to harness his true power...

Japanese Time Travel “Thamae Romae” DVD Release Date

thermae romae“Thamae Romae” is a sci-fi/ fantasy film from Japan that showed at TIFF Festival. The time traveling comedy is directed by Takeuchi Hideki and stars Hiroshi Abe as an architect in the Roman Empire who finds inspirations for new baths after he accidentally time travels to modern Japan. Vicol Entertainment have announced the HK DVD and Blu-Ray releases of 'Thermae Romae' for the 29th November, 2012. Check out the trailer below.

An architect in the Roman Empire, Lucius (Hiroshi Abe) is undergoing a creative crisis. After complaining about the appalling state of Roman baths, Lucius is sucked into a tunnel that takes him to present-day Japan. Emerging in a local Japanese public bath, Lucius is astonished by the achievements of those he calls the "flat-faced people". Upon returning, Lucius decides to apply those brilliant methods into his new bath. Every time he returns to Japan, he is amazed by the ideas modern Japanese have for hygiene. The more ideas he copies for his own bath, the bigger star Lucius becomes. However, with fame also comes danger, as Lucius is soon caught between a power struggle involving Emperor Hadrian and two of his most trusted men.

“Misfits” Movie In The Works?

Probably one of the most entertaining and more creative original shows out of the U.K has been “Misfits”. Currently in the 4th season the show focuses on youths serving community service time. Normal sitch for these days but unfortunately for them and the rest of society a freak storm spawns and rains down twisted and awesome powers that turn the normal debauched antics of a consumer society into moments of hilarious mayhem. Now the word is going around that there could be a “Misfits” movie in the works. One that could see some old favorites returning to the series as well as the new and yet just as entertaining ones. I wonder if Iwan Reon will be one of those returning. He was definitely the stand out Misfit for me, he and the Lauren Socha where my fave. Now it is the psychotic Joseph Gilgun that makes the show rock! Man I hope this happens. “Misfits” is one Brit show that Americans should really be watching! Currently on LogoTV and Hulu.
misfits movieMisfits creator Howard  Overman has revealed on the Panel Borders podcast that he has plans for the film and that old  characters from the E4 drama could return in the spin-off movie!
“I’ve  written the first draft of the script and we’ll see what happens,” Overman  said.“If it happens, it will involve past and present characters, I’m  not allowed to give away anything more than that.” Two characters that are in the mind of Overman are Simon and Alisha played by Iwan Rheon and Antonia Thomas. “Whether or not you’ve completely seen the  end of Simon and Alisha, if our movie has its way, is another issue,” Overman  teased.

Check Out The First “Riddick” Poster

The first version of the “Riddick” movie poster has been released. Vin Diesel reprises his role in the third feature film installment (I don’t count that animated film they tried to pass off in the box set). “Riddick” hits theatres in 2013. In the film Riddick has been stranded on a desolate, sun emblazoned  planet. The inhabitants, vicious creatures become aware of his presence and he has to fight for his life. His only viable action for rescue is to alert the mercs after him to his whereabouts and hitch a ride of the forsaken feeding pool of a planet. The first arrival carries a lethal new breed of mercenary, while the next transports someone with a personal score to settle with Riddick.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Innocence Ends In “Stoker” Poster’s Tease

Check out the new “Stoker” poster taunting that Innocence Ends in the new psychological horror film “Stoker”. Directed by Chan-wook Park and starring Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska and Matthew Goode.

After India's (Wasikowska) father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie (Goode), who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable mother Evelyn (Kidman). Soon after his arrival, she comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives, but instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless girl becomes increasingly infatuated with him.

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New Clip And Featurette For “Silent Night” Released.

Silent-Night-Theatrical-Poster[3]“Silent Night” comes out on DVD on Dec. 4th after a limited run in select theatres starting Friday. The film is a re-imagining of sorts based on the cult classic flick “Silent Night, Deadly Night”. It is directed by Steven C. Miller and stars cult stars Malcolm McDowell, Jaime King, Donal Logue, Lisa Marie, Brendan Fehr and Ellen Wong. Check out the newest clip as well as a short featurette behind-the scene’s clip below.

McDowell and King star as a small-town sheriff and deputy on the hunt for a murderous Santa Claus terrorizing their community on Christmas Eve. But with the streets full of Santas for the annual Christmas parade, the killer is hiding in plain sight. He’s made his list, checked it twice, and the naughty are going to pay with their lives.

“Pacific Rim” Viral Campaign Kick Starts With Kaiju Alert System

pacific-rim-poster-610x905_thumb[2]The viral campaign for “Pacific Rim” kicked off with a test sequence of the Kaiju Alert System and a ‘leaked’ official memo. The campaign is to keep and build the frenzy of interest that the Guillermo del Toro directed sci-fi film hopes will bring in the crowds on July 12, 2013 when this big budget 3D adventure releases. Check out the emergency alert system and memo below.

“When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse.
Oscar® nominee Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth”) is directing “Pacific Rim” from a script by Travis Beacham (“Clash of the Titans”). Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni and Mary Parent are producing, with Callum Greene serving as executive producer.
The film stars Charlie Hunnam (TV’s “Sons of Anarchy”), Idris Elba (“Thor”), Rinko Kikuchi (“The Brothers Bloom”), Charlie Day (“Horrible Bosses”), and Ron Perlman (the “Hellboy” films). The ensemble cast also includes Max Martini, Robert Kazinsky, Clifton Collins, Jr., Burn Gorman, Larry Joe Campbell, Diego Klattenhoff, and Brad William Henke.”


Check Out The Teaser Trailer For Irish Thriller “Burial At Thornhill”

“Burial At Thornhill” looks to be a dark and haunting character study that focuses on a couples emotional turmoil while dealing with the kidnapping and murder of their daughter. The psychological nightmare is directed by Jason Figgis and stars Cora Fenton, Bryan Murray, Bill Fellows and looks to twist and gnaw at our emotions with it’s disturbing storyline. I am so interested. Check out the avante garde teaser trailer for the film below.

John (Bryan Murray – Holby City, Casualty, Brookside) and Jane (Cora Fenton – Strength and Honor) are a happily married couple living in Dublin’s sprawling suburbia – until the afternoon their daughter is abducted and murdered. While John quiets his grief in daily routine; Jane has no such recourse to normality and so sinks ever further into torturous insanity. In Jane’s mind, someone needs to pay and pay they will. Peter (Bill Fellows – The Tournament, United, Romans 12:20) is a North of England Architect living in Dublin while overseeing a six month contract. He is soon about to take centre stage in Jane’s terrible fantasies of Vengeance and where Vengeance is concerned; in the mind of the insane…there are no boundaries.

Release Date Issued For “Night Of The Living Dead: Resurrection”

The independent British revision flick of “Night Of The Living Dead” which is a modern take on the cult classic zombie film known as “NOTLD:Resurrection” has been issued released dates. The film will premiere in limited release at 4 Brit Cinema’s ran by CineWorld on Friday Nov. 30th and run until Dec. 6th 2012. The film will then be released in Northern America early 2013. “Night Of The Living Dead: Resurrection” is directed by James Plumb and stars Sabrina Dickens, Kathy Saxondale and Sarah Louise Madison.
In 2012,the deceased have risen from their graves with only one instinct-to feed on the living. As academics speculate on the scientific cause of the phenomena, theologians point to the Armageddon foretold in the Book of Revelation. As the cities are over run and civilization crumbles, a family take refuge from the undead army in an isolated farmhouse in West Wales. But the greatest threat is already among them.

notld resurrection“NOTLD: Resurrection” will screen at 4 branches of UK chain Cineworld from Friday 30th November 2012 to Thursday 6th December 2012:
Cineworld (Newport)
Newport Retail Park
Seven Styles Avenue
Spytty. NP19 4QQ
(Screening at 9:00pm every night)
Cineworld (Cardiff)
Mary Ann Street
Cardiff. CF10 2EN
(Screening at 9:15pm every night)
Cineworld (Bristol)
Hengrove Leisue Park
Hengrove Way
Bristol. BS14 0HR
(Screening at 9:40pm every night)
Cineworld (Wolverhampton)
Bentley Bridge Leisure Park
Wednesfield Way
Wolverhampton. WV11 1TZ
(Screening at 10:50pm every night)
The film will also screen from Monday 3rd December until Thursday 6th December at these independent cinemas:
Loewen Cinema
Quebec Road
Lincolnshire. LN12 1LT
(Screening Times T.B.C)
The Island Cinema
South Promenade
Lytham St Anne’s
Lancashire. FY8 1LY
(Screening at 8:05pm every night)
Grindstone Entertainment Group and Lionsgate Home Entertainment will be releasing Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection on DVD and Video on Demand in North America in early 2013.”

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Check Out The Latest Image From Joston Theney’s “Axeman At Cutter’s Creek”

The still depicts the pivotal scene where Liz tries to convince the other characters that the legend of the AXEMAN AT CUTTER'S CREEK is true.  And they find themselves at a fork in the road where they can either believe in the legend and run for the hills, or disregard it like most do and suffer the unspeakable horrors the AXEMAN has planned.  Guess which choice they make?

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Independent Production Company Blood Red Films Releases The Third Official Production Still Of Feature Film, ‘AXEMAN AT CUTTER’S CREEK’.

AXEMAN AT CUTTER’S CREEK’, an ‘80’s style slasher film about nine vacationing twenty-somethings who are hunted down by an axe-wielding local legend. Blood Red Films today released the third official production still. It features one of the film's stars Erin Marie Hogan as LIZ and is titled "Liz' Predicament."

"There's always the one character that is the sole voice of reason when everyone else seems to have drank themselves stupid, that's Liz," stated AXEMAN's writer/director Joston Thene  .  "She's the audience, stuck in the horror movie.  She's the only one that gets it.  She's the one saying, 'Let's get the heck outta here!' while everyone else is laughing off the disappearances of two friends that have been missing since the previous night."

‘AXEMAN AT CUTTER’S CREEK’ stars Elissa Dowling (BLACK DAHLIA), Tiffany Shepis (NIGHTMARE MAN), Brinke Stevens (SKELETON KEY), Ray Trickitt (LORD OF THE RINGS: TWO TOWERS) and Arielle Brachfeld (THE HAUNTING AT WHALEY HOUSE). Rounding out the cast are Chantelle Albers, Jamie Bernadette, Erin Marie Hogan, Eliza Kiss, Dylan Hobbs, Stephen Eith, Nihilist Gelo, Carlos Javier Castillo, Paula Tracey Wilson, Joston Theney and NBA superstar Scot Pollard as the Axeman.

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Scott Tepperman’s Directorial Debut

Scott Tepperman is best known for his part on the SyFy show “Ghost Hunters International” as a key member of the paranormal research team out to document the supernatural entities that haunt some of the worlds most notable locations. He is also a published author, film actor and now a screenplay writer and soon to be director. He announced his directorial debut with the teaser poster and a Facebook launch  of his original project “I Scream”.  Production on this film is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2013 with the pre-production and filming to start in the summer as he aims to be ready for a winter 2013 release date.
Here is how Scott describes the film:

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 “Those glorious 1980s horror-comedies are back with 'I SCREAM', the upcoming directorial debut from Scott Tepperman (Syfy Channel's 'GHOST HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL'). Paying homage to cult horror filmmakers like Frank Henenlotter ('BASKET CASE'), Larry Cohen ('IT'S ALIVE!') and Lloyd Kaufman ('THE TOXIC AVENGER'), 'I SCREAM' walks (and crosses) the often blurred line of comedy and camp - and of tastefulness - while managing to craft its own entertaining story that you'll just have to see to believe!”

We Have Our First Blood Soaked Image From “SVHS”

svhs“SVHS” is the fast moving sequel to the acclaimed anthology “VHS”. Now we have our first gory blood-soaked image to feast upon. “S-VHS” will feature Gareth Evans (The Raid) co-directing with Timo Tjahjanto (Macabre); Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project) co-directing with his long time producer Greg Hale; Jason Eisener (Hobo With A Shotgun); Adam Wingard (You’re Next) and writer Simon Barrett making his directorial debut. Check out the gruesome and bloody good nightmare happening below in this first taste of the anticipated second celluloid evil.

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First Images From “Son Of Cain” Released

son of cainFilmax International released the first images from upcoming psychological thriller “Son Of Cain”. The film stars Jose Coronado, Julio Manrique David Solans and Maria Molins. It is currently in production. Directed by Jesus Monlloa Plana the story follows Nico, a special and difficult teenager; who is an exceptionally gifted child with an obsession for chess. He’s got problems with social adaptation and shows a defiant attitude, especially towards Carlos, his father. This father-son confrontation affects the whole family severely. Carlos and Nico’s mother decide to hire the services of Julio, a renowned psychologist experienced in working with special children. Julio himself happens to be a chess master. Through therapy and their common love for chess, Julio will plunge into Nico’s disquieting inner world and try to shed some light onto Nico’s tense and complex relationship with his father. Discovering the truth that lies beyond Nico’s hostility will become the key to avoid the essence of evil taking over their lives. Check out the images posted on the Filmax site below.

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“Star Trek Into Darkness” Synopsis Released By Studio

Paramount has released the official synopsis for “Star Trek Into Darkness”. The official plot synopsis reads: "When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction." It goes on to say “As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew."
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“Star Trek 2” will see worldwide release on May 17th 2013 and is one of the most anticipated sci-fi sequels of the coming season. The film has been taunted as being ‘bigger and bolder’ than the first film and should be something spectacular or something spectacularly horrendous. I choose to go with the first since I really enjoyed the first film and no one can create such magnificent feats of action driven suspense like J.J. Abrams!

Jessica Cameron Joins Cast Of “Virginia Obscura”

virginia obscuraTony Osborne’s “Virginia Obscura” is a dark avante garde horror film that blends elements of grindhouse and torture with more haunting psychological elements. In the press release Osborne states ““I’m thrilled to bring together an incredible cast of stars from the 1980’s horrors and cult B-movies that we know and love, as well as the next generation of genre stars following in their footsteps.” The excitement revolves around this intense screenplay that Osborne wrote which placed in the top 25 scripts entered at both Shriekfest and Screamfest Festivals. Now we have the full list of cast members to complete this iconic list of cult film stars most notably Jessica Cameron who has signed on for the project. Read the full cast info and check out the synopsis for this interesting and experimental horror story.

Matt Mitler is the iconic star of cult-classics THE MUTILATOR, BASKETCASE 2, DEADTIME STORIES, BREEDERS, THE OCCULTIST, and MUTANT WAR. He later directed his indie movie CRACKING UP, before voicing POKEMON cartoons and founding an experimental theater company in New York.

Ken Abraham is a fan favorite for his roles in CREEPOZOIDS, HOBGOBLINS, TERROR NIGHT, DEADLY EMBRACE and VICE ACADEMY. He has also guested on various TV shows such as 21 JUMP STREET, ANGEL, THE SHIELD, NYPD BLUE and LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, and works as a TV/Film Editor.


Jessica Cameron is leading the new generation of Scream Queens and “reminds me of a young Linnea,” says Osborne, with a blossoming filmography of horror flicks to her credit, including SILENT NIGHT, CAMEL SPIDERS, THE BLACK DAHLIA HAUNTING, and THE SLEEPER. She won a Golden Cob award for Rising B-Movie Actress.

Here is the synopsis for “Virginia Obscura”:
At the heart of most slasher films, there’s a bunch of sex-crazed teenagers getting drunk and wild, but what if a masked killer doesn’t crash the party? Instead what if, 20 years later, their darkest sins are suddenly exposed… and punished.
This is the story of a young woman’s embittered search for her birth father, after being conceived at one of those drunken parties. Her mother shamefully revealed the names of four men on her deathbed – these potential fathers awaken in a secluded farmhouse, kidnapped by the “daughter” they never knew existed.
Accused of being “deadbeat dads” by their volatile captor, while a pinhole of light allows a conflicted voyeur to spy on the troubling events inside the farmhouse; the twisted truth will finally be revealed in a showdown of DNA paternity test results, revelations and revenge!

Monday, November 26, 2012

“All Superheroes Must Die” Gets Release Date

ALLSUPERHEROESMUSTDIE-psoter“All Superheroes Must Die” made it’s way around festivals as “VS” and created some buzz over the blend of Indie feel wrapped inside the twisted look of torture tease. Considered a “Kick Ass” meets “Saw” style the film has a new name and a release date. It will be available on VOD January 1st 2013 with limited theatrical run following on the 4th. Directed by Jason Trost the film stars Trost as well as James Remar and Lucas Till.  Check out the teaser trailer below.

Four superheroes awaken in a seemingly abandoned town, stripped of their powers and at the mercy of their sinister arch-nemesis who forces them into a series of brutal challenges — where the stakes include the lives of the innocent, as well as their own.

Teaser Trailer For “The Living”

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Check out the teaser trailer for feature film “The Living”. A project that is set to begin filming in 2013 and will explore life after the Zombie Apocalypse. Read the description of the film posted on the Facebook Page.  A cataclysmic event of Biblical proportions turns much of Earth's human DNA into creatures ravenous for living flesh. In the post-apocalyptic aftermath, a small band of survivors fight them off while crossing open country to the last safe haven on the planet.

The Living is an ambitious new feature film project from the creative minds at Cineline Productions that promises to thrill. The end of the world will be revealed in this film follow the struggles of scattered survivors fighting for their lives and each other through and after the zombie apocalypse. The adventure begins as we watch our characters discover the world around them breaking down, but the information is sparse and with not much to go on. Our characters will face many twists and struggle to survive while clinging to the hope that mankind will find a way to thrive.

It's the cliffhanging serials of the 1940's coupled with the dark, suspenseful action and story telling of today's horror. This in combination with Cineline's long relationship with the horror genre leads to what promises to be a thrilling and quality tale of zombie mayhem and bloodletting. In its drive to put great stories in front of the audience on their own terms, we at Cineline know horror and love it with a passion. What sets us apart is that we are providing a great zombie tale with top of the line professional production and effects.

We thank you for your interest and support and can't wait to show you what we've got up our sleeve.

First Image From The Eerie Set OF “Hemlock Grove”

The first image teasing the dark and eerie set of Eli Roth’s Netflix original series “Hemlock Grove” has been released online. The series “Revolves around the murder of a young girl found close to the former Godfrey steel mill. The suspects in her killing include Peter (Landon Liboiron), a 17-year-old Gypsy kid from the wrong side of the tracks, and Roman (Bill Skarsgard), the arrogant Godfrey Scion, whose sister Shelley is disturbingly deformed and whose mother, Olivia (Janssen), is the beautiful and controlling grand dame of Hemlock Grove.“ “Hemlock Grove” stars Bill Skarsgaard, Landon Liboiron, Dougray Scott and Famke Janssen.


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