Category: News

Comic News You Can Use: Alice Cooper Returns to Comics, Dr. Strange Movie, and JLD Movie

Posted on 07/03/15 by Ben
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By Svetlana Fedotov Lots of small but interesting tidbits are being reported on the World Wide Web concerning everyone’s favorite gossip subject, comics! Up on first on the block is shock-rocker Alice Cooper’s return to the four color world with Chaos! comics newest title Alice Cooper vs Chaos! The story will be following on the […]

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A New Way to Experience Director’s Commentary

Posted on 07/03/15 by Ben

By Quin As DVDs become obsolete, what will become of director’s commentary? I was lucky enough to be in the right place and the right time tonight, and I witnessed something that may just answer that question. The answer is Periscope. For those of you who don’t know, Periscope is a live video streaming app […]

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Full line-up announced for Film4 Frightfest 2015

Posted on 07/02/15 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey That’s right, it’s here. All you boppers planning to head down to Leicester Square this August Bank Holiday Weekend, now you learn what’s waiting for you. Pardon me while I cut and paste the press release… Bigger, bolder, bloodier…Film4 FrightFest 2015 marks its 16th year with its largest line-up ever. From Thurs […]

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Sharktopus Vs Whalewolf trailer sure does look a trailer for a movie called Sharktopus Vs Whalewolf

Posted on 07/02/15 by Ben

By Ben Bussey Look, it’s been a slow news week around these parts, okay? I’ll admit I seem to have missed that the Corman-produced SyFy TV movie Sharktopus had wound up spawning a series: don’t know if this is the third, fourth or seventeenth in the CGI-strewn saga, and I don’t really care to check my […]

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Oh Gods… Robin Hardy crowdfunding second Wicker Man sequel

Posted on 07/01/15 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey I should expect most readers are familiar with 1973’s The Wicker Man, the late great Christopher Lee’s favourite film from his own vast body of work, and regarded by many as one of the finest films ever produced in Britain, regardless of genre. I imagine rather less readers are as familiar with […]

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Crawl Or Die set for UK TV premiere on Horror Channel

Posted on 06/29/15 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Microbudget sci-fi action horror flick Crawl Or Die has been on our radar for quite some time, capturing our attention with its early trailer (under its original title Crawl Bitch Crawl) way back in July 2013. Yet somehow we (or your esteemed editor at least) have never managed to see it to […]

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Attention London: Cigarette Burns & Stephen Thrower bring Vampyros Lesbos to the Prince Charles

Posted on 06/26/15 by Ben

Opening & closing films announced for Film4 FrightFest 2015

Posted on 06/25/15 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Film4 FrightFest is about two months away, and as has long been the custom the team behind the UK’s biggest horror film festival have starting spilling the first details on what’s in store, starting with this year’s opening and closing films: for starters, David Keating’s Cherry Tree; and up last, anthology movie […]

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The Devil’s Carnival is back in town – watch the Alleluia! trailer

Posted on 06/24/15 by Ben
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By Ben Bussey Is it possible to do jazz hands whilst letting your devil horns fly at the same time? That seems the most apt gesticulation at the arrival of the trailer for Darren Lynn Bousman’s latest Gothic horror musical extravaganza. Alleluia! The Devil’s Carnival is of course the sequel to 2012’s The Devil’s Carnival, […]

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Trailer arrives for Paranormal Activity series closer The Ghost Dimension

Posted on 06/24/15 by Ben

By Ben Bussey I’m not sure we can ever really suggest that a series is quitting while it’s ahead by cashing out at film number five (or number seven if we count the Japanese sequel and last year’s spin-off The Marked Ones). Still, while producer Jason Blum might not necessarily have an impeccable track record […]

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Turkey Shoot remake Elimination Game looks disappointingly bland

Posted on 06/23/15 by Ben

Wait, what? Rob Zombie To Direct Film About Groucho Marx

Posted on 06/19/15 by Keri

By Keri O’Shea Rob Zombie has, though his music and his movies, always been firmly rooted in the horror genre (it’s fun to play ‘spot the sample’ when listening to his records) but his horror output seems about to stall – whether temporarily or otherwise, we’ve yet to see. However, yesterday this story broke on […]

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Robert Carlyle goes a bit Sweeney Todd in The Legend of Barney Thomson trailer

Posted on 06/17/15 by Ben
The Legend of Barney Thomson

By Ben Bussey Feels like a long time since we had one of those ever-so British macabre comedies in the vein of Danny Boyle’s breakthrough Shallow Grave. The directorial debut of Robert Carlyle (who’s been missing from the big screen for far too long) looks like it might well hark back to that kind of […]

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Oh God, Crawling Woman is back – Dead Woman’s Hollow cover & trailer

Posted on 06/16/15 by Ben

Marcus Dunstan to direct Halloween Returns (Really, that’s the title they’re going with)

Posted on 06/16/15 by Ben

By Ben Bussey After several years of false starts, it looks like the masked maniac who started it all, Michael Myers, is back in business at last, with The Collector/The Collection director Marcus Dunstan calling the shots. After word leaked this weekend, Dimension Films and Malek Akkad’s Trancas International Films have confirmed that Dunstan – […]

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Sion Sono’s Tokyo Tribe Hits Blu-ray Today

Posted on 06/15/15 by Keri

By Keri O’Shea A manga fan? A hip hop fan? A fan of both put together, even? Well, happily for you, Japanese director Sion Sono has taken a breather from his more customary grisly assaults on the Japanese family unit and put together a bizarre hip-hop musical gang movie called Tokyo Tribe, as we reported […]

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Comic News You Can Use: Constantine TV Show Canceled while Comic is Revamped

Posted on 06/12/15 by Ben
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By Svetlana Fedotov A couple months ago, I reported on the shaky future of the live action adaptation of DC/Vertigo’s Constantine. Facing falling ratings and fierce comic competition, many fans were worried that the mad magician would not see a second season. Well, unfortunately, their worries were confirmed by executive producer Daniel Cerone’s announcement that […]

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