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The House that Dripped Blood

26 August 2014 12:50 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

Here's another installment featuring Joe Dante's reviews from his stint as a critic for Film Bulletin circa 1969-1974. Our thanks to Video Watchdog and Tim Lucas for his editorial embellishments!  

Four horror tales centering on haunted house. Well made and acted, an exploitable entry for general dualler markets, but rather mild for more bloodthirsty horror audience. Could have had class potential except for the title. Ok boxoffice future overall. Rating: Gp.

Its sanguine title notwithstanding, The House That Dripped Blood aims at quiet chills rather than boisterous thrills, taking the form of four horror stories of varying quality centering on an accursed country house. Production, direction and acting are of a high standard, although the stories written by Psycho's Robert Bloch lack the sensational aspects to wholly satisfy the present blood‑and‑guts horror market. In fact, were it not for the title, this could be a fairly »

- Joe Dante

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The Outre Eye Of Daniel Xiii: Varsity Blood, Jersey Shore Massacre, And The Possession Of Michael King Featuring Interviews with Dante Tomaselli And David Jung

25 August 2014 4:07 PM, PDT | FamousMonsters of Filmland | See recent Famous Monsters of Filmland news »

Let me tell ya, creeps, nothin’ gets the ol’ Xiii’s motor hummin’ quite like a fright flick that is more akin to a fever dream than one of yer more pedestrian linear narratives. And for my money (roughly equivalent to $1.32 Us cash and a third party, out of state, presumably bad check for $16.45), no one does it better than Director Dante Tomaselli! So, before we begin our regularly scheduled revoltin’ reviews (this week featuring Varsity Blood, Jersey Shore Massacre and The Possession Of Michael King) and other assorted jackanappery, let’s check in with ol’ Dante to see what bats stir in his belfry of the damned!

Famous Monsters. Since Famous Monsters is a monster mag of world renown (besides being a website full o’ great guys gals and ghouls), what putrid periodicals did you enjoy in yer frightful formative years?

Dante Tomaselli. Creepy and Eerie were sold at »

- Daniel Wilder

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Erin Corwin Murder: Suspected Killer Admits He Searched for 'How to Dispose' of Body

23 August 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Christopher Lee, the former Marine accused of murdering Erin Corwin, told investigators that he searched the Internet for "how to dispose of a human body," arrest records reveal. The revelation is just part of the evidence that San Bernardino County prosecutors have amassed against Lee, 24, who police contend was having an affair with Corwin and killed her out of fear his wife would learn of the relationship. Several days before her disappearance, Corwin, 19, told a friend that she and Lee were planning on taking a "special" trip together, according to court documents. An additional murder charge might be filed against »

- Johnny Dodd, @Johnny_Dodd

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A New Duggar Baby and an Engagement Inspired People Readers This Week

23 August 2014 7:50 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It was a week punctuated by new love and new life for People readers, especially in Arkansas, where the Duggar clan is expanding - and fast. Happiness came with the surprise news that newlywed Jill Duggar (now Dillard) is expecting, along with the announcement that her sister Jessa is planning to marry. Sad and shocking, however, were the stories of a young Marine wife found dead and the news that a radio legend's body was being taken to Norway for burial against his children's wishes. Below are the five stories that drew the strongest reactions from People.com readers this week, »

- Andrea Billups

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Review: WWII Triple Feature: "Attack" (1955), "Beach Red" (1967) And "Attack On The Iron Coast"

19 August 2014 3:49 AM, PDT | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

By Lee Pfeiffer 

Now this is what you call a bargain: three terrific WWII flicks for only $10 on Amazon, courtesy of Shout! Factory's Timeless Media label, which continues to distribute first rate editions of films that were often considered to be second-rate at the time of their initial release. This "War Film Triple Feature" package includes three gems that were not particularly notable at the time of their release. Two have grown in stature, while the third has benefited only from Cinema Retro writer Howard Hughes' enthusiastic coverage in issue #25. The films included in the set are:

"Attack" (1955)- During the period of WWII, both the Allied and Axis film industries concentrated on feature films that were pure propaganda designed to motivate their fighting men and the public at large. By the early-to-mid-1950s, however,  more introspective viewpoints emerged among Hollywood directors and writers. With the conflict now over, »

- nospam@example.com (Cinema Retro)

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Den Of Geek Book Club: The Girl With All The Gifts

14 August 2014 2:39 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Kaci takes a look at M.R. Carey's supernatural novel, The Girl With All The Gifts, the latest book club fiction entry...

This review contains spoilers.

In The Girl With All the Gifts, M.R. Carey manages to write a thoroughly enjoyable story filled with characters who frequently make it difficult to like them. Even Miss Justineau, who through Melanie's eyes seems like angelic perfection, isn't particularly so once you get inside her head — not only is there the revelation about her hit-and-run accident, but there's also the fact that her thoughts about Melanie frequently are not the motherly affection Melanie assumes her to feel. She's more pragmatic and distant than that inside her own head.

The interesting thing is that despite these characters' flaws and unlikeability, I found myself rooting for them anyway. Gallagher was a self-admitted coward who abandoned a girl he'd gotten pregnant and I still wanted »

- louisamellor

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Elderly action heroes and Hollywood age issues

14 August 2014 12:48 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The arrival of The Expendables 3 leads James to the conclusion that, when it comes to being an action hero, age is just a number...

"All I have produced before the age of 70 is not worth taking into account. At 73 I have learned a little... a little about the real structure of nature, of animals, plants, trees, birds, fishes and insects. In consequence when I am 80, I shall have made still more progress. At 90 I shall penetrate the mystery of things; at 100 I shall certainly have reached a marvellous stage; and when I am 110, everything I do, be it a dot or a line, will be alive." - Hokusai, the Japanese artist who painted the famous 'Great Wave off Kanagawa' and kept on creating astounding art until his death at the age of 88.

"I'm too old for this shit." - Roger Murtaugh, the Lapd homicide detective played by Danny Glover »

- ryanlambie

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New Hobbit 3,Battle Of Five Armies Movie Pic Shows All The Dwarves Ready For Battle

31 July 2014 2:41 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, New Line Cinema served up this new,official movie photo from their upcoming "The Hobbit 3: The Battle Of The Five Armies," and it gives us a new look at all the Dwarves suited up and ready to do some hardcore battling. As for the movie, is stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O'Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt, and Aidan Turner. In the new film, an enraged Smaug is going to rain his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin will give up »

- Eric

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The Company of Dwarves in new image from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

31 July 2014 2:35 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A few days ago we got a glimpse at the final chapter of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy with the arrival of the first trailer and images for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and now we have a new image featuring the Company of Dwarves…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. »

- Gary Collinson

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5 New Photos & Poster For The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Arrive

29 July 2014 6:58 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Warner Bros. Pictures has released five dazzling new images from The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies.

Hard to fathom that this is our final journey to Middle-Earth since the original film, The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring, was in cinemas in 2001. In case you missed the teaser trailer, check it out below.

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

The film brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, »

- Michelle McCue

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[Media] - "The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies" International Teaser Trailer is Here!

29 July 2014 12:55 PM, PDT | www.ohmygore.com/ | See recent OhMyGore news »

New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures have released the french teaser trailer for Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies". Opening in 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D theaters on December 17, "The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies" brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans, Christopher Lee, Martin Freeman, Hugo Weaving, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, Manu Bennett, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Aidan Turner and Andy Serkis are starring.Bilbo, Gandalf and the Dwarves are in Smaug's lair, but will they get their gold and return home safely? »

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New images from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

29 July 2014 12:48 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After dropping the first trailer yesterday [which you can watch here], Warner Bros. has now unloaded five brand new images from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the concluding chapter of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings prequel. Take a look…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is set for release on December 12th in the UK and December 17th in North America, with a cast that includes Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, with Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt and Aidan Turner.

The post New images from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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New Photos from 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'

29 July 2014 9:50 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures have released some new photos from Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

The film stars Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, and Orlando Bloom.

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. »

- Kellvin Chavez

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New Hobbit 3,Battle Of Five Armies First Movie Trailer Released By 2014 Comic Con

28 July 2014 1:59 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

This past weekend, "The Hobbit 3: The Battle Of Five Armies" spoiler panel hit up the huge 2014 Comic-Con event in San Diego,CA to drop this new, first movie trailer (below) for the movie. It looks pretty intense and action-filled as more danger goes down with the huge Smaug dragon, and more. Check it out,below. The movie stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O'Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt, and Aidan Turner. In the new flick, an Enraged, Smaug will rain his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, »

- Andre

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The Battle of the Five Armies begins in trailer for The Hobbit finale

28 July 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Billy Boyd reprises his “The Edge of Night” theme from The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King as the hobbit Pippin in the trailer for the end of The Hobbit trilogy. He’s, of course, not in the trailer (he’s not alive yet), but he’s providing the tone for a trailer that promises an epic, emotional finale to Peter Jackson’s second venture into Middle-Earth.

There will also be dragons.

“The Defining Chapter” of the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, will star Martin Freemanas Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen as Gandalf with Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Cate Blanchett, Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Billy Connolly, Christopher Lee, and Aidan Turner.

Check out the brand new trailer for the film below, and a bonus poster of Martin Freeman as the eponymous and infamous hobbit: »

- Sasha James

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The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies First Teaser Trailer Arrives

28 July 2014 12:50 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The first trailer is here for Peter Jackson’s film, The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies.

The third in a trilogy of films adapting the The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves.

Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, the great enemy Sauron has sent forth legions of »

- Michelle McCue

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Teaser Trailer Hits for 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'

28 July 2014 12:23 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures have released the teaser trailer for Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" along with a new poster from the film.

The film stars Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, and Orlando Bloom.

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Beautiful first teaser trailer for ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies’

28 July 2014 12:20 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The final chapter of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy has its first teaser trailer and it is fantastic. The Battle of Five Armies promises to be an epic conclusion to the story of The Hobbit, while also being a transition to Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, some of the greatest films of all time. Though the decision to split J.R.R. Tolkien’s 300-page novel into three movies was highly controversial for some, it happened and it is time to accept the films for what they are. Though The Hobbit was never going to reach the towering heights of The Lord of the Rings, it has been a fun and nostalgia filled return to Middle-earth. The trailer is haunting and emotional, with a fair share of beautiful imagery, and a rendition of “Steward of Gondor” from The Return of the King, as song by Billy Boyd’s Peregrin “Pippin” Took. »

- Max Molinaro

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The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Trailer and Poster: Peter Jackson’s Trilogy Concludes in Epic Fashion

28 July 2014 12:06 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Warner Bros. has released the first The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer for the final chapter in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy.  This is the trailer they showed us at Comic-Con on Saturday, and it's interesting to see how the prequel trilogy is trying to pull into The Lord of the Rings by using "The Steward of Gondor", which was sung by Pippin (Billy Boyd) in The Return of the King.  The song still works here because it's sad and somber, but the line that sticks with me from this trailer is when Thorin asks his company, "Will you follow me one last time?"  It's a line that's really directed towards the audience, but there's a weariness to it that's surprising.  It's almost like saying, "Well, we've already come this far.  May as well finish it out." Check out the The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies »

- Matt Goldberg

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First trailer and new poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

28 July 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After screening it at Comic-Con this past weekend and giving us a brief 15-second teaser yesterday, Warner Bros. has now given us the first trailer for the concluding chapter of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and we have it for right you here after the brand new poster…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. »

- Gary Collinson

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