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A Look Back at Full Eclipse: When Early-’90s Action, Werewolves & X-Men Influences Collide
What if I told you there was a film out there that had Mario Van Peebles and Patsy Kensit, John Woo-inspired action, a pack of vigilante werewolf cops, an anti-performance enhancing drug message and design work heavily inspired by the X-Men comics? This tantalizing equation sounds friggin’ spectacular, right? Well, it exists and it’s called Full Eclipse. And I’m here to tell you about how awesome this overlooked made-for-HBO movie is.
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Trailer: Stephen McHattie Enters the Wild FX-Heavy World of Hellmouth!
The trailer for John Geddes’ Hellmouth made its debut via Twitch this morning and I can honestly say I did not anticipate it having such an FX-heavy, ’50-inspired vibe. A nod to classic horror and fantasy, the film stars Stephen McHattie (Pontypool, Haunter) as Charlie Baker, a dying grave keeper who’s forced to take one final job. Baker goes on a dark descent through gothic landscapes, demonic worlds and medieval realms as he journeys to discover the secret behind a mysterious cemetery.
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Resident Evil Revelations 2 Confirmed, Persona 5 Coming to PS4
Sony PlayStation held their pre-Tokyo Game Show 2014 (TGS) press conference today and confirmed that Capcom’s Resident Evil Revelations 2 is on the way for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in 2015. They showed the below concept teaser which features some hidden secrets. Can you spot them all?
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Netflix Horrors: Recommends & the Latest Titles Added to Instant 9/1
“Netflix Horrors” is a regular column in which Shock Till You Drop alerts you to the latest genre titles to hit the VOD service. The start of September brings forth a handful of new films that are mostly “recommended” so your queue is about to expand. Some of these titles are making their return to Netflix after a brief absence, others are making their debut.
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It’s September! Have You Checked In On HorrorCal L.A.?
It’s the start of a new month. Further, it’s the beginning of September which means every horror fan’s calendar is going to get very, very busy leading up to Halloween. If you live in the Los Angeles area, HorrorCal L.A. has you covered. Since launching in July, it has been regularly updated with every horror event taking place in the area. Screenings, conventions, signings, special events, even haunted attractions…they’re all being added so you don’t miss a thing!
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Beautifully Realized as a Video Game Package Art
Blake Armstrong. That name should be familiar to you by now because I was heaping praise on the man and his artistic talents in the news recently with a spotlight on his recent Re-Animator print. For the last few days, Armstrong has been teasing via Twitter and Instagram a new piece dedicated to that horror masterpiece that’s celebrating its 40th anniversary this year: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. And it has finally been revealed in all of its glory.
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Here’s the Most Recent Batch of American Horror Story: Freak Show TV Spots
Akin to last year and the year before that, FX is rolling out TV spot after TV spot for its forthcoming season of American Horror Story which is entitled Freak Show. Below you’ll find the most recent batch of promos all in one handy place. We present to you spots “Head to Toe,” “Caged” and “Spotlight.” The new season kicks off on October 8th. American Horror Story: Freak Show begins its tale in the quiet, sleepy hamlet of Jupiter, Florida. The year is 1952. A troupe of curiosities has just arrived to town, coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike.
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Shock Interview: The Possession of Michael King Director David Jung
The Possession of Michael King is definitely a different kind of film. Yes, it is “found footage,” and yes, it is also a possession film, but it is also more than the sum of its parts. This is a film that wants to take you on a dark journey that start with the sun setting on a life and never really rising again. It wants the viewer to confront their thoughts on what lies beyond and it doesn’t pull any punches. (Read my review here.) Shock Till You Drop recently spoke with writer/director David Jung about the film. His thoughts behind it, what it takes to summon a demon, and what he hopes you’ll take with you when you leave the theater.
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