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Activision has unveiled a new look at Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare‘s upcoming Zombies Mode, which is due to arrive in tandem with the game’s maiden Dlc pack, Havoc, in January.
Featuring the likes of John Malkovich, Jon Bernthal, Rose McGowan and Aliens‘ Bill Paxton (game over, man!), the fan favorite mode will up the ante by equipping the undead with exoskeletons similar to your own, thus levelling the post-apocalyptic playing field. The star-studded cast will take up arms as employees of the devious Atlas corporation, and are tasked with cleaning up the mess after a routine bomb unleashed a “freak show that no one has ever seen.”
Players will once again be split into fireteams of four in the survival mode, before having to defend a makeshift base from waves upon waves of the undead. This isn’t the first time that the Call of Duty franchise »
- Michael Briers
Announcements for the lineup for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, taking place between January 22nd and February 1st, are starting to roll out. Watch this page for updates as more films and sections are revealed.
Brooklyn (John Crowley, UK)
Digging for Fire (Joe Swanberg, USA)
End of the Tour (James Ponsoldt, USA)
I Am Michael (Justin Kelly, USA)
Last Days in the Desert (Rodrigo Garcia, USA)
Lila & Eve (Charles Stone III, USA)
Sleeping with Other People (Leslye Headland, USA)
A Walk in the Woods (Ken Kwapis, USA)
Just before the Thanksgiving holiday last month, Samuel L. Jackson gave fans the first look at part of Quentin Tarantino's assembled cast of The Hateful Eight during a rehearsal session. Yesterday, the actor gave fans our first look at the set in Colorado as production got under way on this highly-anticipated revenge Western. Hopefully this will be just the first of several photos as production continues, but we'll have to wait and see.
We reported back in September that director Quentin Tarantino will start shooting The Hateful Eight on December 8, somewhere in southwestern Colorado. The Colorado state film commissioner David Zimmerman confirmed that "the whole movie's going to be shot here," with sets to be built on an existing ranch. Colorado awarded the production with a $5 million tax incentive to shoot in the state, which represents 20% of the film's Colorado budget. The project will be the first major motion »
It's been almost a year since details from Quentin Taratino's The Hateful Eight script leaked, soon after which he claimed that he was going to drop the project completely. Fast-forward to today and filming has begun! With a killer ensemble featuring the likes of Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, and Channing Tatum, the story will focus on a group of bounty hunters who seek shelter during a blizzard but get involved in »
- Sean Wist
Comedy fans have a lot of reasons to look forward to 2015, as Comedy Central has just announced a slew of season and series premieres -- including returning hits "Workaholics" and "Broad City," new series "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore," and the third and final season of "Kroll Show." Various guest stars includes the likes of Aziz Ansari, Amy Poehler, Keegan-Michael Key, Marc Maron, Patricia Clarkson, Amy Ryan, Rob Corddry, and, on two different shows, Seth Rogen. The network's offerings will help you cope with your 2014 hangover and get you through the first quarter of the year. Mark your calendars: Tuesday, January 13 “Kroll Show” (Season Three Premiere) – 10:30 p.m. It's the final season of Nick Kroll's comedy series, guest stars including Aziz Ansari, Paget Brewster, Bo Burnham, Bill Burr, John Mulaney, Adam Pally, Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, and Casey Wilson. Wednesday, January 14 "Workaholics" (Season Five Premiere) – 10:00 p. »
- Dave Lewis
Jules: “You know what they call a Quarter-Pounder with Cheese in Paris?”
1994. The year Justin Bieber and Harry Styles were born – luckily the world was not ready yet for those two (was it ever ready?) and instead, we had actual art like Pulp Fiction to lift us from the grave, like The Bride in Kill Bill Vol.2. Interestingly, much like The Bride Pulp Fiction had to fight through the suffocating dirt that went with making an independent film in the 90s. Before we delve further in to the humble beginnings of the iconic film, 1994 was the year Dumb And Dumber, The Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump, The Lion King, Interview With The Vampire and Natural Born Killers were released. Not a bad year for film you could say, certainly for a young kid growing up then. I must admit, I wasn’t totally aware of Pulp Fiction at that time, but »
- Louise Tooth
The Sundance Film Festival, whose 2015 edition runs from January 22 through February 1, has announced the lineups for its U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition Next section. Highlights include Kristen Wiig in Marielle Heller's The Diary of a Teenage Girl, John C. Reilly, Michael Cera and Amy Seimetz in Rick Alverson's Entertainment, Andrew Bujalski's Results, Sean Baker's Tangerine, Kris Swanberg's Unexpected, Chiwetel Ejiofor in Craig Zobel's Z for Zachariah, new documentaries by Kim Longinotto, Michael Madsen, Bobcat Goldthwait and Bill Ross and Turner Ross. » - David Hudson »
Sundance Film Festival director John Cooper and head of programming Trevor Groth have unleashed their first volley of films in what will be a 118-strong line-up overall culled from 12,166 submissions. Of these, 103 features are world premieres. The festival will run January 22 to February 1.
Us Dramatic Competition includes Craig Zobel’s post-apocalytpic tale Z For Zachariah starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Chris Pine; Jack Black in comedy The D Train; and Kristen Wiig in the 1970s San Francisco-set coming-of-age story The Diary Of A Teenage Girl.
Other likely highlights are Kyle Patrick Alvarez’s The Stanford Prison Experiment starring Billy Crudup and Ezra Miller; and Saoirse Ronan in Stockholm, Pennsylvania, about a young woman who returns to live with her parents after she is freed from her abductor of 17 years »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
Cast members such as Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern and Samuel L. Jackson are seen in the images, alongside writer-director Quentin Tarantino.
In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as "The Hangman," will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren (Samuel L. Jackson), a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix (Walton Goggins), a southern renegade »
The Hateful Eight is slated for release some time next year, with a cast that includes Tarantino alumni Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Walton Goggins and Samuel L. Jackson alongside Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher), Demian Bichir (A Better Life) and Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Spectacular Now).
The post Behind the scenes photos of The Hateful Eight appeared first on Flickering Myth. »
- Thomas Roach
The cast of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight has been revealed thanks to a behind the scenes picture taken by Samuel L. Jackson and posted on Twitter. The film has had a long journey thus far, after the script was leaked and Tarantino refused to make the film, suggesting it may surface as a novel instead. Thankfully Tarantino changed his mind and has now assembled a fantastic cast of old and new faces. The cast includes:
Samuel L. Jackson as Major Marquis Warren Kurt Russell as John ‘The Hangman Ruth’ Jennifer Jason Leigh as Daisy Domergue Walton Goggins as Chris Mannix Demian Bichir as Bob Tim Roth Oswaldo Mobry Michael Madsen as Joe Gage Bruce Dern as General Sanford Smithers
Although not pictured, Channing Tatum has also signed to the cast in a role. The film will see a group of 8 people travelling across snowy terrain some time after the American Civil War. »
- Luke Ryan Baldock
What a difference a year makes. At the beginning of 2014, Quentin Tarantino shelved The Hateful Eight after a draft of the script was leaked online. But as the year has progressed, Tarantino has gone from suing over the leak to having a staged reading to casting and is now ready to film entirely in Colorado next month. Samuel L. Jackson is once again reuniting with Tarantino, and tweeted a couple images from behind the scenes. Admittedly, there’s nothing major here—no costumes or sets—but it is nice to see the assembled cast and have a reminder we’re getting a new Tarantino movie next year. Hit the jump to check out The Hateful Eight images. The film also stars Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Channing Tatum, Demian Bichir, and Bruce Dern. The Hateful Eight opens late 2015. Via Samuel L. Jackson. H8ful Eight rehearsal! »
- Matt Goldberg
Quentin Tarantino's highly anticipated The Hateful Eight is currently in production, but star Samuel L. Jackson still found time to post the first behind the scenes image from the movie to Twitter, featuring himself and Tarantino with the rest of the titular group (from left to right) Bruce Dern, Jennifer Jason leigh, Kurt Russell, Walton Goggins, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth, and Damin Bachir. The Hateful Eight is expected to hit the big screen late next year. »
- email@example.com (Tom White)
We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes a trailer for ZombieWorld, casting updates on The Private Eye and Desolation, DVD release details announced for Fantasm, a teaser poster from One Night of Fear, a Q&A with writer, Duncan Ralston, and much more:
ZombieWorld Trailer and DVD Release Details: “ZombieWorld is a horror anthology focusing on survivors across the world as they struggle to overcome horrifying circumstances when a pandemic brings forth a zombie apocalypse. The collection of blood, guts and mayhem will be brought to life by a group of new and up-and-coming directors from around the world that Ruthless Pictures and Dread Central will handpick from short film entries received between April 21, 2014 and May 30, 2014 on Dread Central.com. The work of each chosen director will be featured in the film and will bring »
- Tamika Jones
J-Plan films have debuted the first trailer for Magi, on Shock Till You Drop. The jittery and horrifying clip shows characters trapped in Istanbul, by a malicious evil. Magi stars Michael Madsen, Stephen Baldwin and Brianne Davis. And, the full trailer is hosted here. From the synopsis, an American English teacher takes a job in Istanbul, Turkey. In the city, her sister has just had a baby. But, this child is born from below! The film's concept poster has also been released. The graphic shows a demon, ensnared by barb wire. Darkness and blood reds haunt the image. Fans of foreign film can view all of the available details on Magi below. Release Date: Tba. Director/writer: Hasan Karacadag. Cast: Michael Madsen, Stephen Baldwin and Brianne Davis. The full trailer is here: *filmed in Istanbul, Turkey. Source: Shock Till You Drop. Article. 14 Nov. 2014. Subscribe to 28 Days Later: An Analysis Email »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Allen)
The producer of a new film called Magi dropped Shock a line overnight to inform us that a teaser trailer and one-sheet made their debut.
The post Trailer & Poster Debut for Magi appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »
- Ryan Turek
As he embarks on his eighth film as writer/director (nine, if you count Kill Bill as two separate movies), Quentin Tarantino has been chatting about his plans for retiring from films. Tarantino is set to start shooting his new western, The Hateful Eight, in the next month or two. The cast for the movie was locked down last week, with Channing Tatum and Jennifer Jason Leigh joining Tarantino returnees Samuel L Jackson, Kurt Russell, Tim, Roth, Michael Madsen and more.
In a talk at the American Film Market, however, Tarantino said that "I've got two more to go after this. I like that I will leave a ten film filmography", he said, adding that "it's not etched in stone, but that is the plan".
Tarantino, currently 51, called directing movies "a young »
I guess it is true. All good things must come to an end some day and it seems like that day is coming soon for Quentin Tarantino and the fans of his movies.
“I don’t believe you should stay onstage until people are begging you to get off…I like the idea of leaving them wanting a bit more,” the director said during an American Film Market panel. “I do think directing is a young man’s game, and I like the idea of an umbilical cord connection from my first to my last movie. I’m not trying to ridicule anyone who thinks differently, but I want to go out while I’m still hard.”
He added »
- Zach Dennis
A couple of years ago, Quentin Tarantino suggested that he’d hang up his directing gloves after reaching ten films, stating that he didn’t want his filmography to suffer as he became an “old-man filmmaker”. Well, he’s now reiterated those thoughts during a Q&A at the American Film Market, where he was promoting his upcoming western The Hateful Eight.
“I don’t believe you should stay onstage until people are begging you to get off,” said Tarantino (via Deadline). “I like the idea of leaving them wanting a bit more. I do think directing is a young man’s game, and I like the idea of an umbilical cord connection from my first to my last movie. I’m not trying to ridicule anyone who thinks differently, but I want to go out while I’m still hard. … I like that I will leave a 10-film filmography, »
- Gary Collinson
Quentin Tarantino says he'll be retiring after his tenth film, which means one more film after "The Hateful Eight," his Western now officially starring Channing Tatum, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Demian Bechir and Walton Goggins. Here's what the director had to say at a recent American Film Market panel, where Harvey Weinstein presented "Eight" to international buyers, who're clamoring for a piece of the pie: "I don’t believe you should stay onstage until people are begging you to get off...I like the idea of leaving them wanting a bit more. I do think directing is a young man’s game, and I like the idea of an umbilical cord connection from my first to my last movie. I’m not trying to ridicule anyone who thinks differently, but I want to go out while I’m still hard. "I like »
- Ryan Lattanzio
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