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Choice Cuts: Exorcism Movie Recommendations That Are NOT The Exorcist
When it comes to films dealing with possession, exorcisms and exorcists, The Exorcist is generally the go-to title simply because, well, it’s a masterful piece of cinema and, let’s be honest here, exorcism films that pulse with evil, question your faith and scare the hell out of you are few and far between. With Deliver Us from Evil, Scott Derrickson’ latest film, making its DVD, Blu-ray and VOD debut on October 28th, I thought I would call on a few friends to participate in a Choice Cuts group discussion. Joining me for a conversation that focuses on recommended exorcism movies that are NOT The Exorcist, I snagged Jen and Sylvia Soskas (aka “the Twisted Twins”) and Crave Online’s William Bibbiani.
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The Conjuring 2 Moves out of 2015, Mystery Horror Film Fills Slot
Ed and Lorraine Warren will be back for another supernatural mystery. You’ll just have to wait a bit longer for that to happen. The Conjuring 2 was originally slated to open on October 23, 2015. That is changing, however. The sequel to 2013′s smash hit – starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson – will arrive sometime in 2016 now.
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Scream TV Series Apparently Won’t Have Ghost Face
What’s an easy way to find out if Ghost Face, the iconic horror disguise featured in the Scream films, is going to pop up in MTV’s forthcoming Scream television series? Ask the man who controls the rights to the mask and Ghost Face likeness. Clever. Very clever. Fan site Ghostface.co.uk fired off an email to R.J. Torbert of Fun World (the company that makes the masks in stores everywhere) to inquire about Ghost Face’s possible appearance in the series. Here’s how he responded (unedited with “registered” symbol and all)…
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Teaser Trailer Description for Insidious Chapter 3!
Over the weekend, Shock let you know that a trailer for Insidious Chapter 3 was arriving this week. Today, a reader dropped us a line to present a description of the teaser that audiences should be seeing with Ouija when it opens in theaters this Friday. Insidious Chapter 3 stars Dermot Mulroney and Stefanie Scott alongside Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, and Leigh Whannell. In the film, a twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
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Missionary is Now Available for Pre-Order!
The Orchard and Shock Till You Drop’s next big release, Missionary, hits the big screen via Freestyle Releasing on October 31st. Directed by Anthony DiBlasi, the film finds Dawn Olivieri playing married Katherine Kingsmen. It’s worth mentioning that she is married because she engages in a fling with Kevin Brock (Mitch Ryan), a Mormon missionary with a troubled past.But, Katherine opts to save her marriage and, inevitably, Brock’s obsessions and insanity take over. He will stop at nothing to prove to Katherine that they are destined to be together by God’s will.
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Shock Video: We’re Talking With the Cast of Ouija
This Friday sees the release of Ouija and, recently, Shock Till You Drop attended a screening of the supernatural thriller at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Following a look at the film, we joined cast members Olivia Cooke, Daren Kagasoff, Shelley Hennig, Ana Coto and Bianca Santos in the spooky locale to chat about their experience working on this Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes production. The gang talk about the “hilarious” time they had on set, Witchboard, working with director Stiles White, the proper handling of a Ouija board and why some cast members think the film is a “good family horror movie.”
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Riggle, Morenstein, Tracey and Paunovich to Lead Dead Rising: Watchtower
Legendary’s Digital Media division and Crackle announced today the principal cast for the upcoming feature-length project Dead Rising: Watchtower. Rob Riggle (Let’s Be Cops, 22 Jump Street), Harley Morenstein (“Epic Meal Time,” “Epic Meal Empire,” Tusk), Keegan Connor Tracey (“Bates Motel,” “Once Upon a Time”), and Aleks Paunovic (This Means War) will join previously-announced cast…
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