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Review: Death Race 2050 (2017), another cheesefest from Roger Corman shot in Peru

6 hours ago | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

Much like another Roger Corman production I reviewed a couple of months ago —the ever-hilarious and generically-named Ultra Warrior—, Death Race 2050 is an apocalyptic, grim-yet-colourful action movie set in a futuristic United States, but shot in my native Peru. The main difference is that this is no longer talking about 80s cinema. No, Death Race 2050 was released earlier this year, meaning one can expect a little more polish —and a truckload of digital effects— from the movie, instead of mullets and cheesy dubbing. This doesn’t make the film any less absurd or cheap-looking than Ultra Warrior. Or any less memorable than the original Death Race movie, for that matter. Actually, I found the movie to be quite refreshing, especially when compared to its...

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First trailer for ‘Death Race: Beyond Anarchy’ (aka Death Race 4)

19 October 2017 8:41 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

It’s been four years since the release of the second sequel to the reboot/remake of Death RaceDeath Race: Inferno – and three since the fourth film was sneakily announced by it’s writer Tony Giglio on Twitter, but now Death Race 4, now retitled Death Race: Beyond Anarchy has got its first trailer!

Not to be confused with Roger Corman’s own remake of Death Race, entitled Death Race 2050 (which actually comes from the same production company, Universal 1440 Entertainment), Death Race: Beyond Anarchy sees the return of Danny Trejo as Goldberg and Frederick Koehler as Lists – both of whom appeared in Death Race 2 and Death Race: Inferno. Joining the Death Race family are Black SailsZach McGowan, Christine Marzano, Danny Glover, Lorina Kamburova and a number of homegrown talent from here in the UK: Cassie Clare, Nicholas Aaron, Lucy Aarden, Julian Seager, Lee Shone, Kellie Blaise »

- Phil Wheat

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Little Shop Of Horrors (1986) Director’s Cut Coming to Theaters This Halloween from Fathom Events & Warner Bros.

9 October 2017 10:37 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The carnivorous plant known as Audrey II returns to cinemas this Halloween season thanks to Fathom Events and Warner Bros., who are teaming up to bring Little Shop of Horrors (1986) to the big screen with its original ending on October 29th and Halloween night:

Press Release: For the first time ever, the cult-hit musical “Little Shop of Horrors” will be presented in movie theaters nationwide with its original, spectacular ending during a special two-day-only in-cinema event on October 29 and 31 from Fathom Events and Warner Bros.

In addition to the elaborate, 23-minute finale, which has been digitally restored to the acclaimed 1986 musical, this special theatrical presentation of “Little Shop of Horrors,” written by the Oscar®-winning team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, will also include a brand-new, exclusive interview with the film’s visionary director Frank Oz.

Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will present “Little Shop of Horrors” on Sunday, »

- Derek Anderson

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'Dementia 13': Film Review

9 October 2017 10:26 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Produced by Roger Corman in the days when he was giving some of the next generation's biggest directors their first breaks, Dementia 13 was a cheapo gothic horror film intended to ride the coattails of Psycho. Francis Ford Coppola wrote and directed in typical Corman-quickie fashion, though the producer brought in Jack Hill to shoot some additional footage before release. Like some other notable '60s horror films (Night of the Living Dead, for instance), it fell into the public domain and has been the subject of numerous DVD reissues.

In their remake of the film, director Richard LeMay and screenwriters »

- John DeFore

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Blu-ray Review – The Howling (1981)

9 October 2017 12:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Howling, 1981.

Directed by Joe Dante.

Starring Dee Wallace, Christopher Stone, Patrick Macnee, Robert Picardo, Dick Miller, John Carradine, Elisabeth Brooks, Dennis Dugan, Belinda Belaski, and Kevin McCarthy.

Synopsis:

A female reporter is attacked by a notorious murderer so to get over her trauma she is sent to The Colony for relaxation. And then her problems really begin…

After meeting up with notorious killer Eddie ‘The Mangler’ Quist (Robert PicardoStar Trek: Voyager) in a dark porno theatre as part of a police sting, television reporter Karen White (Dee WallaceE.T./The Lords of Salem) starts to experience strange visions, resulting in her distancing herself from husband Bill Neill (Christopher StoneCujo) and being unable to do her job. On the advice of her doctor George Waggner (Patrick MacneeA View to a Kill), Karen and Bill are sent to The Colony, Waggner’s coastal retreat where Karen is advised »

- Amie Cranswick

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‘Assholes’ Director Peter Vack Made the Most Disgusting Movie Ever With ‘Recycled Amazon Money’

6 October 2017 10:11 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

When Peter Vack scored a role over the summer playing Lola Kirke’s boyfriend on the Amazon series “Mozart in the Jungle,” he used the money to direct his first feature. The actor had scored in dozens of low-budget projects and directed a short film a few years earlier, but he had reason to believe nobody else was going to back his feature-length debut.

Just imagine the first sentence of the pitch,” said Vack, over lunch at Soho House. “‘It’s about two people who share an anal fetish, and I’m thinking of my sister to play the lead.’ I knew this particular endeavor was not something I’d be able to find investors for.”

The movie, by the way, was called “Assholes.” It premiered at the SXSW Film Festival, where it won the inaugural Adam Yauch Hornblower Award (a prize reserved for unique filmmaking visions); it also jolted audiences and critics alike, »

- Eric Kohn

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Telluride Horror Show 2017’s Second Wave of Programming Includes Psychopaths, Tragedy Girls, and More

29 September 2017 9:23 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Following their exciting first wave of announcements, the Telluride Horror Show has revealed its second slate of films, and they are definitely a worthy follow-up to the first wave, with the anticipated titles including Mickey Keating's Psychopaths, Tyler MacIntyre's Tragedy Girls, and many more:

Press Release: The highly anticipated second wave of films and guests, as well as special events and schedule, has been announced for the 2017 Telluride Horror Show, which will kick off on Friday the 13th of October and run through October 15th in picturesque Telluride, Colorado.

The second wave includes the World Premieres of Derelicts and Never Hike Alone (a fan tribute to Friday The 13th), as well as the U.S. Premiere of Borley Rectory and Colorado Premieres of Tragedy Girls, Desolation, Cold Hell, and Psychopaths. Fourteen additional short films have been included.

More guests have been confirmed, including directors Greg McLean (Jungle), Patrick Brice »

- Derek Anderson

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Woodshock – Review

28 September 2017 9:30 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

It’s travel time at the vacation wing of the ole’ multiplex yet again. A couple of months ago we explored France in Paris Can Wait, and just a few weeks ago we joined Steve and Rob for a food-filled travelogue in The Trip To Spain. Summer may be over, but it’s not too late to “get away from it all” with another trip….a trip inside your mind. If you’re thinking of “mother’s little helper” then you’re on the right track. Movies about drugs have changed with society over the years. The first flicks were hysterical (in more ways than one) cautionary tales epitomized by the camp classic Reefer Madness. With the counter culture’s rise in the 60’s and 70’s there were more enlightened films like, well Roger Corman’s The Trip. And in the 80’s Cheech and Chong finally took their weed humor »

- Jim Batts

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Battle Beyond the Stars

28 September 2017 9:30 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

This quintessential New World picture from producer Roger Corman features a jaw-dropping array of behind-the-scenes talent including a score from James Horner, a script from John Sayles and art direction from James Cameron. Starring Richard Thomas, the supporting cast is equally impressive, including turns from Sam Jaffe, George Peppard, John Saxon and Robert Vaughn. Directed by Jimmy T. Murakami who went on to helm animated classics like When the Wind Blows and The Snowman. »

- TFH Team

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He’s Mean and Green! Little Shop Of Horrors Returns to the Big Screen October 29th and 31st

27 September 2017 10:45 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

” I’m just a mean green mother from outer space and I’m bad!”

Special Cinema Event to Feature an Exclusive Interview with Director Frank Oz, Plus the Film’s Original Ending, Never Before Seen in Theaters

For the first time ever, the cult-hit musical “Little Shop of Horrors” will be presented in movie theaters nationwide with its original, spectacular ending during a special two-day-only in-cinema event on October 29 and 31 from Fathom Events and Warner Bros.

In addition to the elaborate, 23-minute finale, which has been digitally restored to the acclaimed 1986 musical, this special theatrical presentation of “Little Shop of Horrors,” written by the Oscar®-winning team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, will also include a brand-new, exclusive interview with the film’s visionary director Frank Oz.

Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will present “Little Shop of Horrors” on Sunday, October 29, and Tuesday, October 31, at 2:00 p. »

- Tom Stockman

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Little Shop of Horrors Returns to Theaters for Halloween with Original Ending

27 September 2017 10:11 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

He's just a mean green mutha from outer space and he's Back! Audrey II is rampaging back to movie theaters around the country just in time for Halloween. Director Frank Oz's Little Shop of Horrors, with a screenplay and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken, returns to theaters across the country with its original ending intact for a two-day special cinema event from Fathom Events on Sunday, October 29, and Tuesday, October 31.

Plus, an all-new interview with Frank Oz will play before each screening, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (local time) each day. Tickets are available Now at Fathom Events or at participating theater box offices. So, lift up your head, wash off your mascara, because fans of musicals, horror, comedy, Broadway, visual effects and puppetry (so, pretty much everyone!) won't want to miss this: It's the first time the original ending to Little Shop of Horrors »

- MovieWeb

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Horror Highlights: Ithaca Fantastik Festival 2017, Bram Stoker Busts, Terror At Station 13, Shortwave, 2-headed Shark Attack, Prodigy

27 September 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Ithaca Fantastik Festival 2017 returns this November in Ithaca, New York, and we have details on what will be screening at the festival, including the new horror comedy Tragedy Girls. Also in today's Highlights: Bram Stoker busts, details on the short film Terror at Station 13, a look at a new teaser trailer for Shortwave, information on 2-Headed Shark Attack screenings, and a new Prodigy teaser trailer.

Ithaca Fantastik Festival 2017 Lineup Announced: Press Release: "Ithaca, NY, September 19, 2017 - The Ithaca Fantastik (If) festival returns to Ithaca, New York, November 3-12, 2017 with a carefully curated selection of new and classic genre films. With less than a month and a half to go, If is announcing exciting changes, its first wave of titles, and a truly inspired retrospective!

Returning audiences will notice an expanded schedule as the festival grows from half a week to a full nine days. The festival’s two weekends will »

- Tamika Jones

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Gun Fury 3-D

25 September 2017 5:25 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

Rock Hudson and Donna Reed star in a kidnapping-vengeance-pursuit western filmed in large part in gorgeous Sedona, Arizona, in 3-D and (originally) Technicolor. It’s another 3-D treasure from the 1950s boom years. The trailer is in 3-D too.

Gun Fury 3-D

3-D Blu-ray

Twilight Time

1953 / Color / 1:85 widescreen / 82 min. / Street Date September 19, 2017 / Available from the Twilight Time Movies Store 29.95

Starring: Rock Hudson, Donna Reed, Phil Carey, Roberta Haynes, Leo Gordon, Lee Marvin, Neville Brand.

Cinematography: Lester WhiteMusical Director (Stock Music): Mischa Bakaleinikoff

Written by Irving Wallace, Roy Huggins

Produced by Lewis Rachmil

Directed by Raoul Walsh

I have a new theory for why the 1950s 3-D craze only lasted about 2.5 years: they couldn’t find any more one-eyed directors to make them.

Gun Fury arrived at the end of 1953, in the thick of what would be called the ‘fad’ of 3-D. Columbia Pictures jumped into ‘depth pictures’ as if it were a gimmick, »

- Glenn Erickson

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‘Dementia 13′ Remake Unleashes a Vengeful Ghost in a New Clip

25 September 2017 10:07 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Today, we're happy to debut an exclusive new clip for Dementia 13, the upcoming remake of Francis Ford Coppola's film of the same name about "A vengeful ghost, a mysterious killer, and a family where everyone has a secret converge in one night of terror." That's pretty ambiguous as a far as plot descriptions go. The original was produced by Roger Corman and starred Luanna Anders as Louise, a scheming woman who murders her husband and travels to his family estate intent on claiming her inheritance, where she finds the family holding a memorial for a child … »

- Haleigh Foutch

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Erik the Conqueror

19 September 2017 2:00 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

“And On The Eighth Day Bava Created Color.” That’s my sentiment with every new quality restoration of a Mario Bava picture. This amazing new disc of Il Maestro’s teeth-clenched Viking epic delivers stunning action scenes and eye-bending widescreen fantasy visuals. Arrow’s Blu-ray is spiked with a new Tim Lucas commentary.

Erik the Conqueror

Blu-ray + DVD

Arrow Video USA

1961 / Color / 2:35 widescreen (Dyaliscope) / 90 min. / Street Date August 29, 2017 / Available from Arrow Video / 39.95

Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Alice & Ellen Kessler, George Ardisson, Andrea Checchi, Françoise Christophe, Raf Baldassarre, Joe Robinson, Folco Lulli.

Cinematography: Mario Bava, Ubaldo Terzano

Film Editor: Mario Serandrei

Original Music: Roberto Nicolosi

Written by Oreste Biancoli, Mario Bava

Produced by Ferruccio De Martino

Directed by Mario Bava

Far too good to be slammed as a mere imitation of Richard Fleischer’s The Vikings, Mario Bava’s exciting Erik the Conqueror is one of the best of the Italian-made »

- Glenn Erickson

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‘Starcrash’ Blu-ray Review

11 September 2017 6:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Caroline Munro, David Hasslehoff, Christopher Plummer, Marjoe Gortner, Robert Tessier, Joe Spinell, Nadia Cassini, Judd Hamilton, Hamilton Camp | Written by Luigi Cozzi, Nat Wachsberger | Directed by Lewis Coates (aka Luigi Cozzi)

The entire galaxy is in peril and infamous space-smuggler Stella Star, the greatest star pilot ever to command a vessel, is its only hope. The evil Count Zartharn from the League of the Dark Worlds has constructed a weapon of unlimited power capable of destroying anything in its path. Our heroine Stella Star and her loyal crew must navigate the darkest corners of the solar system to find the Count’s hideout and bring his reign of terror to an end.

The success of George LucasStar Wars in 1977 led to a myriad of clones and quick cash-ins, the most famous (or infamous) of which was Starcrash. A heady mix of Barbarella, Star Wars and even the films of Ray Harryhausen, »

- Phil Wheat

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Blu-ray Review – Kill, Baby… Kill! (1966)

11 September 2017 12:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Kill, Baby… Kill!, 1966.

Directed by Mario Bava.

Starring Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Erika Blanc, Fabienne Dali, and Piero Lulli.

Synopsis:

In the early 1900s a remote village is cursed by the ghost of a little girl.

Despite the misleading title, Kill, Baby… Kill! is not a slasher or a giallo but is a Gothic chiller in the same vein as Mario Bava’s earlier supernatural works Black Sunday and Black Sabbath. Set in the year 1907 in a remote village deep in the Carpathians the film begins on a dark and gloomy note as a distressed woman appears to throw herself onto some spiked railings and it doesn’t let up as determined doctor Paul Eswai (Giacomo Rossi StuartThe Last Man on Earth) arrives to perform an autopsy. However, as is customary in remote villages with an inn and very little else going on, strangers aren’t taken to very easily »

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Trailer & Poster for the remake of Coppola’s ‘Dementia 13′

10 September 2017 1:45 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Directed by Richard LeMay (Blood Bound) Dementia 13 is a remake/redux/retelling of Francis Ford Coppola 1963’s original, which is notable for a) being one of Coppola’s early forays into directing; and b) being produced by Roger Corman.

This remake, which stars Julia Campanelli, Ana Isabelle, Marianne Noscheze, Channing Pickett, and Christian Ryan; and is written by Dan De Filippo (Shockwave Darkside) and Justin Smith (The Boy, Ominous), follows an old-money family still dealing with the death of its youngest daughter several years later…

While honoring the daughter’s death, a long con, an axe-wielding serial killer, and a vengeful ghost all coalesce in the same night to target the family. Everyone in the family has a secret, nobody wants to face what they did, and for someone to survive, the truth needs to come out – sooner than later.

Produced by Chiller Films, Dementia 13 releases in Us »

- Phil Wheat

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Dementia 13 trailer lands

7 September 2017 4:06 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Tony Sokol Sep 8, 2017

The new Dementia 13 trailer shows that some children won’t stay submerged.

Chiller Films has dropped the trailer for the upcoming retelling of Francis Ford Coppola’s atmospheric 1963 debut film Dementia 13, which was produced by independent movie maestro Roger Corman.

“A vengeful ghost, a mysterious killer, and a family where everyone has a secret converge in one night of terror,” the official synopsis promises.

The reimaging was directed by Richard LeMay (Blood Bound, Naked As We Come). Dementia 13 was written by Dan DeFilippo, who wrote the screenplays for The Invaders and Chilling Visions: 5 States of Fear) and Justin Smith (SiREN, The Boy).

The original movie told the tale of Luana Anders a scheming young woman who murders her husband and infiltrates his disturbing family’s stately, out-of-the-way mansion on a lake in Ireland. Her plans are interrupted by an axe-wielding lunatic who stalks and hacks up the family. »

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First Dementia 13 Remake Trailer

7 September 2017 9:57 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

Dementia 13 is the retelling of Francis Ford Coppola’s film of the same name, which was produced by Roger Corman.

The film was written by Dan DeFilippo (The Invaders) and Justin Smith (SiREN, The Boy), is directed by Richard LeMay (Blood Bound, Naked As We Come) and stars Channing Pickett (Redheads Anonymous), Marianne Noscheze (Horror Time), Christian Ryan (Celebrity Ghost Stories, Casters), Julia Campanelli (116) and Ana Isabelle (The Eyes, Lost Cat Corona).

Synopsis:

In Dementia 13, a vengeful ghost, a mysterious killer and a family brimming with secrets converge [Continued ...] »

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