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Michael Rooker joins The Belko Experiment
All this week, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has been posting to Facebook casting announcements for his upcoming action horror thriller The Belko Experiment. Gunn writes and produces the feature, which is set to be directed by Wolf Creek‘s Greg McLean. The latest announcements include longtime Gunn collaborator and Walking Dead actor Michael Rooker and Scrubs and Office Space‘s John…
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Exclusive: Infamous Austrian Horror, Angst Goes Theatrical
Just this week, Cult Epics revealed Blu-ray and DVD plans for Gerald Kargl’s Angst, a notorious, incredible film that’s largely gone unreleased on home video. Graphic and entirely unhinged, the 1983 home invasion horror is also a technical marvel with Kargl and cinematographer Zbigniew Rybcynski’s camerawork mirroring the main character’s psychotic state. This, coupled with…
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Exclusive: Joe Dante’s Burying the Ex Poster and Stills
We’ve got a special treat today for fans of the legendary Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Howling) as ComingSoon.net has just debuted not only the new poster for Dante’s upcoming horror comedy Burying the Ex, but 17 new stills as well! Check them all out in the gallery viewer below. The film, starring Anton Yelchin (Star Trek, Fright Night), Ashley Greene (The…
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Friday the 13th Writer Says New Film is ‘Not a Sequel’
This past March, Hannibal writer Nick Antosca came aboard the developing new Friday the 13th, to be directed by David Bruckner and produced by Platinum Dunes. Just after Dunes producer Brad Fuller told Shock how fans helped stop a found footage version of the film, Antosca reveals the new Friday won’t be a sequel to the 2009 remake. 
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Review: Poltergeist 2015
In several independent haunted house films, admirers of horror often accept greener acting, looking beyond lesser performances for well-crafted ideas and atmosphere. Is it only fair and balanced then that a studio offering should prove the opposite? With a similar easy chemistry and authenticity of the Freelings, Rosemarie DeWitt, Sam Rockwell and kids Saxon Sharbino,…
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The Real Creepshow III: Tales From the Darkside: The Movie at 25
George Romero’s Tales From the Darkside television series was born from an inability to follow up Creepshow II. Warner Bros. still owned certain rights to the franchise, and Romero (along with producing partner Richard P. Rubinstein) came up with a way to circumvent the studio’s grasp on their William Gaines-influenced classics. Utilizing Rubinstein’s Laurel Entertainment,…
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Hannibal Season 3 Featurette: Your First Look at the Red Dragon
“Season 3 is like a blank slate,” says Carole Dhavernas in the first look featurette at the highly anticipated new season of Hannibal. Though sharp and atmospheric as ever, Hannibal promises a new locale—with Hannibal and Bedelia entrenched in Italian society—and first real dip into proper adaptation. Through story elements from  Red Dragon and Hannibal (the novels) have appeared in…
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Exclusive: What Do You See in the Before I Wake Poster?
Horror’s having recurring nightmares in 2015. Next month alone sees sleep paralysis doc The Nightmare, Romain Bassett’s Eurohorror lucid dream journey Horsehead and a proper bad dream sequence in the acclaimed We Are Still Here. And then, we have Mike Flanagan’s Before I Wake. Coming this September, the director of unsettling affairs Absentia and Oculus…
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Exclusive Clip: Coming-of-Age Horror, Sunset Edge
What matters a phone’s service if the device is gone? Teens lost in the woods is a wildly familiar image in horror. Teens seeking cell service, even more so. But this disorienting clip from Sunset Edge, a raw, new southern indie from director Daniel Peddle, isolates its young character without even the comfort of a…
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