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New images from the ‘Poltergeist’ redux

24 March 2015 2:55 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Twentieth Century Fox are set to revive (rehash?) the terrifying classic 80s horror Poltergeist – this time in 3D. and we have some new images from the film – produced by the legend that is Sam Raimi (Evil Dead) and Rob Tapert (Evil Dead, Drag Me To Hell) – to share with you.

Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (Spider-Man, The Grudge) and director Gil Kenan contemporise the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.

Poltergeist is directed by Gil Kenan (Monster House) and stars Sam Rockwell (Moon), Rosemarie DeWitt (Rachel Getting Married), Jared Harris (Mad Men) and Jane Adams (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). The film will be released in UK and Ireland cinemas on Friday 22nd May 2015.


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Round-Up: Trick ’r Treat Cake Pop Sam Print from Cavity Colors, Gehenna – Where Death Lives Kickstarter Campaign, Stigmata Blu-ray

24 March 2015 12:08 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Hungry for the delectable and deadly atmosphere of Michael Dougherty's Trick ’r Treat following the announcement last week that Legendary comics is releasing graphic novels of Trick ’r Treat and the upcoming Krampus? If so, then you might dig Cavity Colors' Cakepop Sam print, the latest addition to their Deadly Desserts line. The print depicts the creepy creature from Trick ’r Treat as a cake pop that's a festive feast for the eyes. Also featured in our latest round-up are details on the Kickstarter campaign for world-renowned special effects master Hiroshi Katagiri's debut film, Gehenna – Where Death Lives, as well as release details on Scream Factory's Blu-ray of the Patricia Arquette-starring possession film, Stigmata.

Cake Pop Sam Print: Cavity Colors' "Cakepop Sam" print is now available to purchase for $15.00:

"Signed by Aaron Crawford High quality 8 x 10 inch Giclee Print Printed with Archival Inks on Acid Free »

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Watch Poltergeist teaser: A whole new generation is haunted

20 March 2015 9:50 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris and Rosemarie DeWitt bring Poltergeist to a whole new generation in a frightening trailer for this year's reboot.

This updated version of the Steven Spielberg-produced horror classic brings the terror of the vengeful spirit world to a modern family.

The Bowens (Rockwell and DeWitt) must bring their family together to rescue their young daughter when demons invade their home to kidnap her.

Horror genre legend Sam Raimi is producing this version of Poltergeist, which is directed by City of Ember filmmaker Gil Kenan. The updated screenplay was adapted by Inkheart writer David Lindsay-Abaire.

Rockwell has described this updated version of Poltergeist as more of a kids' movie than true horror.

Poltergeist opens on May 22 in the UK and the Us.

Watch Digital Spy's preview of this year's biggest blockbusters below: »

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First TV spot for Poltergeist remake

20 March 2015 9:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

20th Century Fox and MGM have debuted the first TV spot for Poltergeist, the remake of Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper’s 1982 horror classic.

Directed by Gil Kenan (Monster House) and produced by horror maestro Sam Raimi (Evil Dead, Spider-Man), the remake remiagines and contemporises the classic tale of a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.

See Also: Sam Rockwell says the Poltergeist remake is “more of a kids’ movie” and won’t be “rated-r scary”

Poltergeist stars Sam Rockwell (The Way, Way Back), Rosemarie DeWitt (Men, Women and Children), Jared Harris (The Quiet Ones), Jane Adams (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), along with 8-year-old Kennedi Clements as Madison, a new character replacing Heather O’Rourke’s Carol Anne from the original. »

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Video Round-Up: Poltergeist, Salem, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Scream Queens

20 March 2015 8:15 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"The door to their world could close at any moment. I've got to go in and get her out." A commercial for the Poltergeist remake teases more horrors for the Bowen family. Also included in our latest video round-up is a new Salem Season 2 trailer and clip, along with a recent Avengers: Age of Ultron TV spot and another Scream Queens teaser.

Poltergeist: A remake of the 1982 film of the same name that was directed by Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre) and produced and co-written by Steven Spielberg, Poltergeist is rated PG-13 and will hit theaters in 2D and 3D on May 22nd.

Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt star as the Bowen parents, who move their family to a new home. Their children are played by Saxon Sharbino, Kennedi Clements, and Kyle Catlett. Jared Harris (Lincoln, The Quiet Ones) plays the star of a TV show, titled Haunted House Cleaners, »

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"Poltergeist"- They're Here

19 March 2015 1:53 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek a new TV spot, revealing more footage from director Gil Kenan's "Poltergeist" feature film reboot, written by Pulitzer-Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire and produced by Sam Raimi ("Darkman"), starring Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Kennedi Clements:

"The original film commented...

"...on how we've let television get out of control, babysitting our kids," said Raimi.

"It's only gotten worse with the handheld portable devices.

"Screens are everywhere."

"Poltergeist" opens July 24, 2015.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Poltergeist"...


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First TV Spot For Poltergeist Remake Hints At New Brand Of Terror

19 March 2015 12:50 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

By switching up its summer release slate, 20th Century Fox are now faced with upping its marketing techniques for Poltergeist. Originally positioned for a late July opening, the spooky remake was moved up by two months and is now set to open nationwide at the end of May. That’s only eight weeks to build anticipation, muster excitement and to generally make sure there are sufficient bums on seats when the movie debuts.

February marked the arrival of the film’s first teaser trailers, both of which sought to distance this rebooted modern day version from Tobe Hooper’s 1982 original. Once again, the introduction of a new type of evil unseen ghostie is front and center in this first TV spot, which you can check out for yourself above. While the domestic and international previews flesh out the backstory and pile on more scares, this creepy morsel is still well worth a watch. »

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'Poltergeist' Footage Shows Infamous Tree & Bathroom Scenes!

19 March 2015 7:35 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

There are ghost stories, and then...There is Poltergeist! The first TV spot has arrived for director Gil Kenan's remake of the classic 1982 horror film, which is being produced by The Evil Dead's Sam Raimi. This latest look at the creepy supernatural thriller promises a movie unlike any you've ever seen, and contains new footage not seen in the previously released trailers.

Poltergeist is a contemporary reimagining of the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever. Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt star as the two parents whose daughter becomes possessed, with a supporting cast that includes Jared Harris, Nicholas Braun, Jane Adams, Saxon Sharbino, Kennedi Clements and Kyle Catlett.

On May 22, they'll be here, and they are »

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Creepy New Footage In First TV Spot For The Poltergeist Remake

19 March 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (producer) reimagines and contemporizes the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, the family must come together to rescue her. Poltergeist was originally set to be released on July 24th, but it will now be with us on May 22nd »

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New TV Spot for the Upcoming Poltergeist Remake Starring Sam Rockwell & Rosemarie DeWitt

19 March 2015 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

From legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (Spider-man, Evil Dead) and director Gil Kenan (Monster House) comes a contemporary remake of the classic 1982 horror film. A family's suburban home is haunted by evil forces. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever. Starring Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris, Nicholas Braun, Saxon Sharbino, and Kennedi Clements, Poltergeist is scheduled for theatrical release May 22nd, 2015. »

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What to Watch on St. Patrick's Day

17 March 2015 8:31 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

St. Patrick’s Day is another fun holiday to celebrate with a few good movies between gulps of green beverages and hunts for that one person who forgot what day it was and will get your full wrath in one hard pinch. I wanted to take a little time to list a few films which will help you rewind after a hard day at work or at the local Irish pub. These are just a few of my favorites and a couple suggestions that give horror fans and family folks an alternative to the usual fare they’re bombarded with every year around this time.


Dan O'Grady (Shay Duffin) steals 100 gold coins from a leprechaun (Warwick Davis in a role far from his cuddly one as Wicket the Ewok) while on vacation in Ireland. The leprechaun follows him home, but Dan locks the murderous midget in a crate, held »

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5 Great Retro Game Movie Tie-Ins

17 March 2015 7:03 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

These days, movie tie-in games have developed a poor reputation, and seen mostly as quick and dirty cash-ins than enjoyable gaming experiences.  That wasn’t always the case, however, and back in the day, gamers were treated to some amazing games based on their favorite films.  Today, I’m looking back at some of the most enjoyable retro games that happen to be movie tie-ins! 


Aladdin & The Lion King

Sure, these are two separate games, but frankly, they’re worth listing together as they’re both from Disney (based on movies of the same name) and feature some rather impressive platforming.  Frankly speaking, the accolades I’m about to mention are going to be the same for both of these games, so rather than copy and paste, I’m just going to list them together.  

The truth is that Disney could have Easily cranked these games out and made tons of money. »

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Stephen King Really Likes Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak

16 March 2015 2:25 PM, PDT | | See recent QuietEarth news »

The master of horror, Stephen King himself, has spoken out to express his love of Guillermo del Toro's upcoming Gothic romance Crimson Peak.

The novelist and noted movie enthusiast tweeted the following after seeing the film: "Crimson Peak electrified me the same way Sam Raimi's Evil Dead electrified me when I saw it for the first time way back in the day."

High praise indeed. Based on what we've seen from the film, I certain wouldn't have thought of Evil Dead. Though I suppose it's not the subject matter King is referring to but the overall sensation of the film.

Here are the tweets in question:

Crimson Peak ceratinly [Continued ...] »

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Bruce Campbell talks Ash Vs. Evil Dead

16 March 2015 2:20 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

“He doesn’t want to save the world, but he has to” says Bruce Campbell of Ash Vs. Evil Dead

Ash Vs. Evil Dead certainly came as a surprise. After all, with the gritty reboot already made, who thought we would see a return to the original Evil Dead continuity? Serving as proof that the whole thing isn’t an elaborate hoax, Bruce Campbell has now given a brief interview about the project to Comic Book Resources.

He gave some interesting insights as to why the property is heading to the small screen: "Shows like Walking Dead have done extremely well - like shockingly well - to the point where they've also contributed to the mainstreaming of horror. Horror used to be the stuff that gets banned. You'd only see that on Friday, Saturday night at midnight."

He also mentioned that, now, as “the old guys,” he and Raimi have »

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This Week in TV News: ‘The Walking Dead’ spinoff gets picked up for at least two seasons

14 March 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

This Week in TV News is a compliment to the Week in Review feature, which will now be focused on film news. 

AMC has guaranteed two seasons to the prequel companion series of The Walking Dead, as per THR. The announcement was made earlier this week, and comes as somewhat unsurprising news. The Walking Dead continues to be one of the channel’s highest rated shows, with its popularity showing no signs of waning as the show’s fifth season rolls along. In addition, AMC has found similar commercial and critical success with Better Call Saul, its new series that is itself a spinoff of Breaking Bad.

There’s no set title for the series as of yet, and working titles have included Fear The Walking Dead and Cobalt. The first season, much like the show that spawned this spinoff, will consist of six episodes, with creator Robert Kirkman working »

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The Best Comic Book Movie Of All Time, According To Patton Oswalt

14 March 2015 11:11 AM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Patton Oswalt is a hardcore nerd, which is a big part of why we love him. Remember that epic improvised Star Wars filibuster? You probably know that he.s a big fan of comic book movies, and if been fretting over which big screen adaptation the comedian thinks is the best, today is your lucky day. While Patton Oswalt.s personal favorite superhero movie is Sam Raimi.s 2004 Spider-Man 2, he thinks that the best comic book movie of all time is American Splendor. Talking to Screen Junkies, Oswalt answered tons of awesomely geeky fan questions. When someone asked about the best comic book movie of this century, while Spider-Man 2 may be at the top of the superhero heap, he says American Splendor, the 2003 adaptation of underground comic artist Harvey Pekar.s life and work, is the best comic book movie of this century in a larger, »

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Lucy Lawless to Join Ash vs Evil Dead

13 March 2015 12:27 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Lucy Lawless is coming back to genre television with her role as Ruby in the upcoming Starz original series, “Ash vs Evil Dead.” The series, the follow-up to “The Evil Dead” cult horror film franchise, will begin shooting in New Zealand this spring with the intention of airing sometime late 2015. Lawless’ character Ruby is described as “myopic in her quest to hunt down the source of the recent Evil outbreaks.” The only issue with her quest is that she believes Ash to be the source of the horrors she aims to put down. Lawless will once again work with executive producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, who led her  [ Read More ]

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Ash Vs Evil Dead Announces Lucy Lawless Addition

13 March 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Horror News | See recent Horror News news »


Original filmmakers Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell Serve as Executive Producers on the Series

Beverly Hills, Calif., March 9, 2015 – Starz has announced today that Lucy Lawless (“Salem,” “Spartacus”) will play the role of Ruby in the Starz original series “Ash vs Evil Dead.” The series is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and is set to film on location in New Zealand this spring and premiere on Starz in … Continue reading → »


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Bruce Campbell Talks 'Ash Vs Evil Dead' Production | Exclusive

12 March 2015 1:44 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When it comes to the new Starz series Ash Vs. Evil Dead, star Bruce Campbell hasn't been shy about sharing facts with fans. Rather than keep the upcoming show's story a secret, he has given us all a pretty good idea of what we can expect. We'll get Ash living in a trailer home still working as a box boy for S-Mart when the Evil Dead return. He'll go to war against these Deadites with two new sidekicks, played by Ray Santiago and Dana DeLorenzo. And it was just announced this past week that Xena: Warrior Princess star Lucy Lawless will play Ash's advisory, who believes Ash is responsible for the recent rash of Evil outbreaks. But one fact has yet to be revealed. Will this be a crossover with the 2013 Evil Dead remake? According to Bruce Campbell, the answer sounds like a yes.

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Bruce Campbell Talks 'Last Fan Standing' | Exclusive

11 March 2015 12:57 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Geeks rejoice! The brand new digital streaming service CONtv premieres the first CONtv original series, Last Fan Standing, the hilarious pop culture game show hosted and produced by fan-favorite actor Bruce Campbell of Evil Dead fame. We recently caught up with Bruce to chat about the exciting new series, and we also have a clip.

A quiz show based on the stuff of Comic Con, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, and superheroes, Last Fan Standing is the ultimate test of pop-culture knowledge. Four fans are put through their paces by host and Con-favorite Bruce Campbell, battling through devilish speed rounds and a nerve-wracking Final Confrontation until only one remains...And a Last Fan Standing is crowned.

Created in partnership with Pop Quiz Entertainment, the series was filmed live on the ground at Wizard World Comic Con conventions nationwide. Last Fan Standing engages event attendees through a proprietary audience response system, where all patrons play along, »

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