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Miike Madness: New Teaser for Vampire Movie, Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War of the Underworld
Last year, Takashi Miike (Audition, Visitor Q) returned to the horrific with metatextual, somber ghost story Over Your Dead Body (coming to DVD and Blu soon from Scream Factory). This year, he blends the yakuza film with vampires for what’s likely a uniquely Miike result. See a new, pop-colored madhouse teaser for Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War of the Underworld, below. 
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Mitch Pileggi Confirms X-Files Return
Beloved X-Files actor Mitch Pileggi confirms he’ll continue his turn as the antagonistic turn as Assistant Director Walter Skinner on the upcoming series revival. Pileggi, who joined The X-Files in the series 21st episode, “Tooms”, tweeted out today: “Very happy to announce that Walter Skinner will once again be getting all grumpy and bitchy with…
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The 2015 Summer Horror Preview
Them!, Psycho, Rosemary’s Baby, Jaws, The Omen, Poltergeist, John Carpenter’s The Thing, The Fly, The Blair Witch Project, Orphan, The Conjuring. For years and years, summer release has been integral to horror. The chill offsets the heat, the uncanny dread a counter to giant spectacle. Though the fall is a cozier atmosphere for the unknown…
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Jurassic World Goes Monster Movie in New Trailer
The inherently silly, but sort of delightful concept of Chris Pratt training and riding with a raptor crew is doubled down on in the new trailer for upcoming sequel Jurassic World. Also delightful: the clip’s full bore monster movie vibe with the dinosaurs, both the genetically engineered Indominus Rex and the old standards, on all-out…
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Three Posters for FOX’s Scream Queens Debut
FOX (via EW) has released a set of new posters for their upcoming series “Scream Queens,” a new comedy-horror anthology series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto, the executive producers of “Glee” and “American Horror Story.” Check them out below!
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Wes Craven Weighs in on Scream The TV Series
The choice to do away with the now iconic GhostFace mask for something fleshier has proved a controversial one for Scream The TV Series. Clearly tied to some story element, many simply already miss the white visage, while others are worried it’ll be a device to explain away the killer. Scream director Wes Craven has…
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Alan Rickman to star in 1880-set The Limehouse Golem
Alan Rickman will star in the feature adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s novel Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem, now simply titled The Limehouse Golem. Written by The Woman in Black and Kingsman scirbe Jane Goldsman, the 1880-set London murder mystery is to be directed by Painless‘ Juan Carlos Medina. 
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8 Essential: Italian Cannibal Movies
During the end credits of Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno (coming to theaters Summer 2047), a montage of clips from the Italian cannibal movies that inspired it plays, followed by a near complete list of the subgenre. Not only does this nod become a solid “homework assignment” for those bemused by Roth’s attempt at tribute,…
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