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'The Terminator' at 30: An oral history

17 July 2014 10:15 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Thirty years ago, a killing machine from 2029—assuming the form of an Austrian bodybuilder—arrived with a lethal directive to alter the future. That he certainly did. The Terminator, made for $6.4 million by a couple of young disciples of B-movie king Roger Corman, became one of the defining sci-fi touchstones of all time. Its $38 million gross placed it outside of the top-20 box-office releases for 1984, yet the film grew into a phenomenon, spawning a five-picture franchise that’s taken in $1.4 billion to date and securing a place on the National Film Registry, which dubbed it “among the finest science-fiction films in many decades. »

- Joe McGovern

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Exclusive Interview with Jason Momoa for ‘Road to Paloma’

15 July 2014 10:00 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Jason Momoa is a very talented and diverse actor—not just a really big guy who fights on screen.

In his directorial debut with “Road to Paloma,” Momoa has shown his talent range as an actor, director, writer, producer and even with wardrobe, music and location scout. He did it all.

The film is about an American-Indian outlaw wanted by the authorities for murdering the man who raped his mother. He comes out of hiding to retrieve his mother’s ashes to give her a proper sendoff.

The film also stars Robert Homer Mollohan, Lisa Bonet, Lance Henriksen and Sarah Shahi.

Latino-Review had an exclusive phone interview with Momoa. We discussed a range of topics including his directorial debut, challenges in production, using his friends on set and his dream film project based on a Hawaiian hero. We didn’t ask him an Aquaman question (he’s not going to »

- Gig Patta

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Scream Factory Set To Unleash Collector’s Edition Bluray Of Pumpkinhead This September; Special Features/Release Info Announced!

15 July 2014 12:20 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Scream Factory is at it again, with the  announcement of special features/release info for their upcoming (September 9th) Pumpkinhead collector’s edition Bluray. The 1988 practical effects-filled film directed by effects legend Stan Winston is a favorite among horror fans, and it looks to be yet another title given that Scream Factory attention, full of awesome new special features and boating some impressive new artwork from artist Justin Osbourne. I’m excited as ever for this one, what do you fright fanatics think?

“When a group of teenagers inadvertently kill his only son, Ed Harley (Lance HenriksenAliens) seeks the powers of a backwoods witch to bring the child back to life. But instead, she invokes “the pumpkinhead” – a monstrously clawed demon which, once reborn, answers only to Ed’s bloodlust. But as the creature wreaks it’s slow, unspeakable tortures on the teens, Ed confronts a horrifying secret about »

- Jerry Smith

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Scream Factory Reveals Pumpkinhead Release Date and Full Details

15 July 2014 11:58 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Right at the tippy top of my list of most anticipated 2014 home video releases is Scream Factory's Collector's Edition Pumpkinhead Blu-ray, which has just been dated for September 9th.

Read on for a full listing of the disc's bonus features, including brand new material never before featured on previous releases!

From the Press Release

Scream Factory has announced a September 9 Blu-ray release of a horror favorite featuring one of the scariest movie monsters of all time, Pumpkinhead (Collector’s Edition). The release includes several bonus features including new interviews.

When a group of teenagers inadvertently kill his only son, Ed Harley (Lance Henriksen, Aliens) seeks the powers of a backwoods witch to bring the child back to life. But instead, she invokes “the pumpkinhead” – a monstrously clawed demon which, once reborn, answers only to Ed’s bloodlust. But as the creature wreaks its slow, unspeakable tortures on the teens, Ed »

- John Squires

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Pumpkinhead Collector’s Edition Special Features, Release Date Revealed

15 July 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Scream Factory has announced an September 9th Blu-ray release of the cult creature feature classic Pumpkinhead. Special features have been unveiled as well and the late, great Stan Winston is going to be paid tribute. Check out the list of bonus content below which includes newly-produced features and stuff imported from the previously-released special edition. When a group of teenagers inadvertently kill his only son, Ed Harley (Lance Henriksen, Aliens) seeks the powers of a backwoods witch to bring the child back to life. But instead, she invokes “the pumpkinhead” – a monstrously clawed demon which, once reborn, answers only to Ed’s bloodlust.

The post Pumpkinhead Collector’s Edition Special Features, Release Date Revealed appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Ryan Turek

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Pumpkinhead Blu-ray Release Details and Cover Art

15 July 2014 9:53 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Scream Factory has officially announced their Blu-ray Collector’s Edition of Stan Winston’s Pumpkinhead. Due out in September, we have a look at the final cover art and list of bonus features, including new content that was created specifically for this release:

“Los Angeles, CA – Scream Factory has announced an September 9 Blu-ray release of a horror favorite featuring one of the scariest movie monsters of all time, Pumpkinhead (Collector’s Edition). The release includes several bonus features including new interviews.

When a group of teenagers inadvertently kill his only son, Ed Harley (Lance Henriksen, Aliens) seeks the powers of a backwoods witch to bring the child back to life. But instead, she invokes “the pumpkinhead” – a monstrously clawed demon which, once reborn, answers only to Ed’s bloodlust. But as the creature wreaks it’s slow, unspeakable tortures on the teens, Ed confronts a horrifying secret about his connection »

- Jonathan James

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Human vs. Alien Films: The Must-Sees

12 July 2014 7:37 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Humankind’s collision with otherworldly life forms can make for unforgettable cinema.

This article will highlight the best of live-action human vs. alien films.  The creatures may be from other planets or may be non-demonic entities from other dimensions.

Excluded from consideration were giant monster films as the diakaiju genre would make a great subject for separate articles.

Readers looking for “friendly alien” films such as The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), It Came from Outer Space (1953) and the comically overrated Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) are advised to keep watching the skies because they won’t find them here.

Film writing being the game of knowledge filtered through personal taste that it is, some readers’ subgenre favorites might not have made the list such as War of the Worlds (1953) and 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957).

Now let’s take a chronological look at the cinema’s best battles between Us and Them. »

- Terek Puckett

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Stan Winston Week: Celebrating Stan Winston’s Legacy with Steve Miner, Howard Berger and Tom Woodruff Jr.

12 July 2014 2:08 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

When I first started working on the Stan Winston Week series, the only real hopes I had were that I would be able to get a few cool interviews with some hugely talented folks for our readers to enjoy and put together a series that was worthy of Winston and his legendary talent and vision. What I didn’t expect was that, throughout the interview process, I’d be privy to so many incredibly touching and personal stories about Winston and how even the littlest things that he did in his career ended up having a huge impact on the special effects industry.

For award-winning special effects artist Howard Berger, the influence Stan would have over his life and career, began at a very early age. “I first met Stan when I was 12-years-old. I was living up in Northridge at the time and I was only about three miles »

- Heather Wixson

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Guillermo del Toro: Bringing Lance Henriksen into The Strain & Creature Design

11 July 2014 2:46 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Did you Lance Henriksen is part of the cast of The Strain? Yes, when the show begins this Sunday night on FX you won't be seeing then veteran genre actor who has starred in films like Aliens, Pumpkinhead and the upcoming Harbinger Down, but you will certainly hear him. Similar to the work he contributed to in the When a Stranger Calls remake and various video games and cartoons, he's lending his recognizable vocal talents to Guillermo del Toro's horror series. The series doesn't even appear on the actor's IMDb page, strangely enough. But he is a participant and I had a chance to ask Del Toro about Henriksen's vocal contributions as "The Master" (the show's big bad).

The post Guillermo del Toro: Bringing Lance Henriksen into The Strain & Creature Design appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Ryan Turek

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Stan Winston Week: A Look Back at Aliens with Tom Woodruff Jr., Howard Berger & Exclusive Photo Gallery

11 July 2014 2:01 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

A little over seven years after the release of Ridley Scott’s Alien arrived in theaters, James Cameron brought out the big guns (literally) with his action-oriented sequel Aliens, which dominated over the summer of 1986 as it held the number one spot on the box office charts for four weeks straight.

Starring Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, Carrie Henn, Jenette Goldstein, Mark Rolston, and William Hope, Aliens follows Ellen Ripley, the sole (human) survivor of the events of Scott’s original film, and a rag-tag crew of Colonial Marines back to the planet Lv-426 where Ripley and her crew first encountered the deadly alien species after a terraforming colony located there mysteriously goes dark.

The complete antithesis of Scott’s Alien, Cameron’s sequel was a raucous action/sci-fi mash-up that took everything that made the original movie so great and then kicked it up »

- Heather Wixson

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Robert Englund to be Freddy Krueger one last time

11 July 2014 7:03 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

One, two, Freddy’s coming for you…

It’s been 30 years since Robert Englund first put on the make-up for A Nightmare on Elm Street as the now iconic Freddy Krueger and to mark the occasion, he’s doing it one last time.

At the Flashback Weekend on August 8th (get tickets here), Englund will be putting on the make-up for photos and signing autographs. Here’s what else is happening…

Flashback Weekend is a horror convention with a deeper initiative. Our philanthropic efforts are dedicated to the preservation of the American Drive-In. Flashback Weekend owns and operates the Midway Drive-In located in Dixon, Il to support the film industry and to present classic 35mm horror film festivals. For this reason, all net proceeds from Flashback Weekend and the Robert Englund Freddy Krueger make-up photo-ops go to the preservation and operation of the Midway Drive-In, located in Dixon, Il.

The »

- Luke Owen

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Stan Winston Week: Celebrating The Terminator with Tom Woodruff Jr. & Exclusive Photo Gallery

10 July 2014 1:58 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

On October 26, 1984, James Cameron’s The Terminator stormed into theaters and instantly captured the imaginations of an entire generation of filmgoers who may not have realized the true impact Cameron’s independently-made passion project would continue to have on Hollywood and pop culture for decades to come.

Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield and Lance Henriksen, The Terminator was a huge success when it was released, taking the number one spot at the box office for its opening weekend against fellow newcomers, Body Double and Terror in the Aisles. The Terminator also enjoyed a lengthy theatrical stay as well- 12 weeks- which gave the buzz surrounding Cameron’s groundbreaking film plenty of time to continue to spread throughout the Us.

It’s no exaggeration to say that The Terminator changed the landscape of filmmaking and is probably one of the most influential pieces of cinematic sci-fi to have ever been created. »

- Heather Wixson

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The Dusty VHS Corner: Albert Pyun Loves Cyborgs

6 July 2014 6:17 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In the latest instalment of The Dusty VHS Corner, Tom Jolliffe explores Albert Pyun’s love for cyborgs…

With a career spanning over 30 years, Hawaiian director Albert Pyun has worked in just about every genre, and forged a reputation as a modern era answer to Ed Wood. Pyun’s career has pretty much entirely taken place in B movies. Almost fifty films ranging from low budget, to virtually no budget. His passion for movie-making is immense and he still works to this day, even through ill-health.

Pyun broke through in the early 80’s with fantasy epic, The Sword and The Sorcerer, which alongside Conan The Barbarian, played it’s part in re-popularising the sword and sorcery genre throughout the 80’s. He followed that with a string of often strange, cult films (Radioactive Dreams being a stand out). Pyun was also at the helm of an unsuccessful Captain America film back »

- Gary Collinson

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The Walking Dead, Hannibal, and Gravity Win Big at the 2014 Saturn Awards; Exclusive Stills and News from the Red Carpet

29 June 2014 10:42 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The 40th Annual Saturn Awards were held this past Thursday, June 26th, and a what great show it was from (as Johnny Carson used to say) "beautiful downtown Burbank"! Here's the full list of winners and more.

Actually, we were high above the city at the famous Castaway restaurant and banquet hall. The Saturn Awards has been held here for the past few years, and it really is a fabulous venue with the best views of the San Fernando Valley anywhere.

Among the winners are Dread Central favorites "The Walking Dead," "Hannibal," The Conjuring, and Vera Farmiga's no holds barred performance as Norma Bates in "Bates Motel." The eye candy and updates from the carpet come from director Neil Marshall; the Curse of Chucky crew - Don Mancini, Brad Dourif, and Fiona Dourif; Insidious 3's Lin Shaye; and more. There's even some Ghostbusters 3 non-news!

It was a star-studded event, »

- Staci Layne Wilson

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Saturn Awards: A Genre Reunion and More Gold for ‘Gravity’

27 June 2014 12:59 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“It’s like Comic-Con meets a Bar-Mitzvah” said host Jeff Ross as the Saturn Awards began Thursday night. He might be onto something. Surely there were plenty of genre faves at the Castaway in Burbank to excite the fanboys and auotgraph seekers outside, whose plaintive cries of “Ernie!” went mostly unheeded by Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson.

Among the actors at the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films’ annual bash: Malcolm McDowell; Chloe Grace Moretz (winner in the Performance by a Younger Actor in a film category for “Carrie”); Lance Henriksen; helmer Robert Rodriguez, a slew of “Walking Dead” thesps including Michael Rooker, Melissa McBride and Chandler Riggs; and Brad Dourif — not quite Hall H at Comic-Con, but enough to launch a thousand selfies. The actors’ reunions, as old friendships were rekindled, took care of the Bar Mitzvah piece.

But “Breaking Bad” executive producer Mark Johnson caught another side of »

- David S. Cohen

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Saturn Awards: A Genre Reunion and More Gold for ‘Gravity’

27 June 2014 12:59 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“It’s like Comic-Con meets a Bar-Mitzvah” said host Jeff Ross as the Saturn Awards began Thursday night. He might be onto something. Surely there were plenty of genre faves at the Castaway in Burbank to excite the fanboys and auotgraph seekers outside, whose plaintive cries of “Ernie!” went mostly unheeded by Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson.

Among the actors at the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films’ annual bash: Malcolm McDowell; Chloe Grace Moretz (winner in the Performance by a Younger Actor in a film category for “Carrie”); Lance Henriksen; helmer Robert Rodriguez, a slew of “Walking Dead” thesps including Michael Rooker, Melissa McBride and Chandler Riggs; and Brad Dourif — not quite Hall H at Comic-Con, but enough to launch a thousand selfies. The actors’ reunions, as old friendships were rekindled, took care of the Bar Mitzvah piece.

But “Breaking Bad” executive producer Mark Johnson caught another side of »

- David S. Cohen

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Entertainment Geekly: Why 'Hannibal' is the better version of 'True Detective' and 'Fargo'

26 June 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Entertainment Geekly is a weekly column that examines pop culture through a geek lens and simultaneously examines contemporary geek culture through a pop lens. So many lenses!

To clarify the headline above: I liked True Detective and Fargo. They were well-acted, well-shot, well-dialogued. HBO’s mystery melodrama and FX’s Coen remix had different tones and different site-specific atmospheres–moody nihilism vs. screwball nihilism, sunbaked desolation vs. snowcaked void, Southern Swamp Gothic vs. Frozen Norman Rockwell–but if you watched them live when they aired, then you knitted together an 18-episode viewing experience representing a snapshot of Why TV Drama Is Interesting Now. »

- Darren Franich

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Robert Englund to Appear in Freddy Krueger Make-up for One Last Time at Flashback Weekend 2014

17 June 2014 3:16 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

If you’re a horror fan living in the Midwest, you are not going to want to miss this.  The 2014 Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention is gearing up to be another memorable year of genre fun and festivities and today they announced that Robert Englund will be appearing in full Freddy Krueger make-up for the final time ever, courtesy of special effects master Robert Kurtzman, who will be doing the Freddy make-up application himself.

What’s even cooler is that fans who attend Flashback Weekend will also have the opportunity to take their picture with Robert Englund in his full Freddy make-up as part of a special photo-op on Friday, August 8th, which will celebrate the upcoming 30th anniversary of Wes Craven’s iconic original A Nightmare on Elm Street as well as help benefit the Digital Projector Fund for the Midway Drive-in in Dixon, Illinois.

Robert Englund will also »

- Heather Wixson

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Villain Lockdown Speaks in Transformers: Age of Extinction TV Spot

15 June 2014 11:53 AM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction will introduce at least one new villain in the form a Lockdown, a mysterious bounty hunter who shows up with a massive fleet on Earth and a nefarious plan to execute. He's the robot whose ships parks itself over Mark Wahlberg's house in all the previous trailers, then he transforms into a big cannon and puts a shot squarely into the chest of Optimus Prime.

Lockdown's only previous appearance in Transformers lore was in the Transformers: Animated television series and tie-in videogame. The Decepticon-for-hire was voice by Lance Henriksen of Aliens fame.

In this new Transformers: Age of Extinction TV spot titled "villain," we get to hear the live-action version of Lockdown speak for the first time and his voice perfectly villainous. Mark Ryan (Black Sails) is voicing the character, the same guy who voiced Jetfire in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. »

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Watch the Trailer for Harbinger Down

11 June 2014 9:29 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With its icy mountain backdrop and emphasis on using practical effects, Harbinger Down no doubt conjures memories of John Carpenter’s The Thing. The film’s new trailer features a creature that would send familiar chills down the spines of R. J. MacReady and company: an organism that infects humans before undergoing nightmare-inducing mutations.

The feature directorial and writing debut of veteran Creature FX Designer Alec Gillis (Aliens, The Monster Squad, Starship Troopers), Harbinger Down stars genre legend Lance Henriksen (Aliens, Near Dark, Pumpkinhead) and Matt Winston (Little Miss Sunshine, A.I. Artificial Intelligence), and it’s slated for release sometime soon. In addition to the trailer, we have the synopsis and two posters for you to check out:

“A group of grad students have booked passage on the fishing trawler Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Orcas in the Bering Sea. When the ship »

- Derek Anderson

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