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Los Angeles! Cemetery Man is Returning to the Screen!
One of the many things I got into during my time here at Shock was helping program a some films, first at the New Beverly then at The Cinefamily. Even though I’m moving on into a new chapter of my career, I still want to help the fellas at Friday Night Frights from time to time. We’ve teamed up on titles like The People Under the Stairs, Critters 2, Night of the Demons and more…and we’ve found our next venture: Michele Soavi’s Dellamorte Dellamore aka Cemetery Man.
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Anchor Bay Checks into The Atticus Institute
Anchor Bay Entertainment is bringing The Atticus Institute to DVD and Blu-ray on January 20th. The film marks the directorial debut of Chris Sparling, who scripted Buried. The film stars Rya Khilstedt, William Mapother, Harry Groener, John Rubenstein and Sharon Maughn. Special features include “The Making of The Atticus Institute” and deleted scenes.
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Black Friday: Five Horror Games To Fill Your Holiday With Blood
The holidays are upon us once again and as usual, we are bombarded with choices all around. For those of us that are horror gamers, it’s been a pretty good year. I thought I’d give you my top five horror game picks for your shopping guidance. After all, Black Friday is almost here.
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Check Out the First Promo for WGN’s ‘Salem’ Season 2
The first trailer for WGN’s Salem Season 2 has arrived in anticipation of its April 2015 debut. In the sophomore season, the Grand Rite triggered at the end of last season is now underway and death is in the air, but the Witch War is just beginning — and Salem is at the epicenter of both. In order to bring her plan to completion, Mary Sibley must not only control Captain John Alden (Shane West) and the citizens of Salem, but also those lurking in the shadows who seek the power she wields. “Salem” boldly re-imagines the infamous witch trials in the 17th century Massachusetts town.
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‘Female Werewolf’ Cozies Up to Artsploitation Films
Artsploitation Films has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Fangoria Magazine editor and filmmaker Chris Alexander to Executive Produce his latest feature film, Female Werewolf. As his critically acclaimed Queen of Blood continues its festival run, the indie filmmaker, musician, writer and Fangoria/Gorezone editor Chris Alexander will begin work on his next feature film: a violent, erotic, psychological indie thriller called Female Werewolf.
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Jurassic World Trailer Lands: In Which Chris Pratt is So Cool, He Rides With the Dinosaurs
How cool is Chris Pratt? Well, this Guardians of the Galaxy star is so rad he’s not only the leading man of Jurassic World but – as the official trailer shows us – he can hop on a motorcycle and roll hard with a pack of Velociraptors. That’s how f**kin’ cool he is. Having said that: HERE’S THE TRAILER FOR JURASSIC WORLD. The preview hit a lot earlier than expected (it was supposed to launch Thanksgiving day).
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Christopher Denham’s Preservation Set for January Release
One of the last theatrical releases I helped curate under the Shock Till You Drop/The Orchard distribution partnership is Preservation from filmmaker Christopher Denham. Denham is not only a talented actor, but a director in his own right and with Preservation he tells an effective, taut survival horror tale.
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Monster Republic to Get Screen Adaptation
The 2010 novel Monster Republic is being prepped for the big screen. Screen Daily says Komixx Entertainment has tapped writer Miles Chapman to pen an adaptation. Per the outlet, the story “begins with the evil Dr Lazarus Fry, who is hellbent on world domination and engineers an explosion in a nuclear power plant, patching the victims up with scavenged body parts and creating an army of superhuman soldiers programmed for destruction.
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