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Double Review: Deadly Eyes & Leviathan (Blu-ray)

6 September 2014 9:34 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Scream Factory recently gifted us genre fans a double dose of creature feature terrors with their Blu-ray releases of the killer rat flick Deadly Eyes and George P. Cosmatos’ hugely underrated deep sea horror film Leviathan.  While both films aren’t necessarily well-known amongst more casual fans, it’s great to see Scream put such great effort into their presentations for each of these cult classics.

For those who haven’t seen it before, Deadly Eyes (or Rats)is a rather ridiculous (but wonderfully so) early ‘80s nature-run-amok story that plays up the concerns and dangers of modern urban society by way of roided-out killer rat infestations that have a penchant for human flesh. The film takes its premise very seriously, but it’s the use of Daschunds in rat costumes that has given Deadly Eyes something of an unintentional comedic spin, making for a rather uneven horror film.

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- Heather Wixson

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A&E Cancels Longmire

30 August 2014 8:22 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

In what might be considered a strange move on the part of TV network A&E, the crime drama Longmire has been cancelled at the end of its third season. It’s strangeness is rooted in the fact that this decision leaves the channel with very little in the way of scripted drama – something it had made a very conscious step toward, some time ago. Having now disposed of Glades and Those Who Kill, however, the ending of Longmire will leave A&E with only Bates Motel and the upcoming remake of The Returned.

Longmire had been a very popular part of A&E’s lineup, being based on Craig Johnson’s Walt Longmire Mysteries series of novels. The show saw Wyoming county sheriff Walt Longmire return to work following the death of his wife, and investigate major crimes while running for re-election. It starred Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips, »

- Sarah Myles

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The Definitive ‘What the F**K?’ Movies: 40-31

23 August 2014 8:44 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

As you can probably tell, this list feels more arbitrary than others. That’s not by design, but the unfortunate premise of the list leaves some room for interpretation. As we move forward, we will start seeing the films that, if you asked a lay person to give an example, would probably be a response. In other words, more people have heard of them, which, in turn, often makes them more “definitive.” Don’t worry, though – there are still some underseen and underappreciated gems the rest of the way through.

40. Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)

Directed by: Béla Tarr

It’s certainly not the swiftest film on the list, but you can’t expect much quick plot development from Béla Tarr. Wreckmeister Harmonies takes place in a tiny Hungarian town surrounded by nothing. The winter is incredibly cold, but it never snows. Yet the townspeople are excited in the middle of town as »

- Joshua Gaul

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New Under The Dome Season 2,Episode 9 Intense Spoiler Promo Clip Hit The Net

23 August 2014 11:57 AM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, CBS released the new promo/spoiler clip (below) for their upcoming "Under The Dome" episode 9 of season 2, and it appears to be very intense and drama-filled as Barbie gets smacked around pretty hard while under heavy interrogation, and more! The episode is titled, "The Red Door." In the new, 9th episode, Barbie will end up, getting caught by a crew of mystery men, and will be relentlessly interrogated about his connection to the Dome. In the meantime, Big Jim will end up, hatching a new deal that might just seal the fate of the residents of Chester’s Mill forever. Guest stars are going to include: Brett Cullen (Don Barbara), Jessejames Locorriere (Interrogator), Max Ehrich (Hunter), Brody Rose (Little Boy), Mike Whaley (Malick), Colin Dennard (Trevor), Austin Stack (Young Junior) and Brennon Olsen (8 Year Old Barbie). The episode was written by Kelly Souders, Brian Peterson and Adam Stein, and »

- Chris

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New on Blu-ray and DVD: The Sacrament! The Quiet Ones! & More!

21 August 2014 10:06 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

For a brief period in the late 80s, we got a ton of great underwater genre films including George P. Cosmatos', mostly forgotten, Leviathan. When I was a kid, Leviathan was pretty interchangeable with Deep Star Six which came out the same year and had equally striking box art.

But Leviathan stands out as the better film in a number of important ways. First, the cast is uniformly strong. It includes Peter Weller and Ernie Hudson. Secondly, it was written by David Webb Peoples [Continued ...] »

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The Strain, Ep. 1.06, “Occultation” finally gets things moving!

18 August 2014 9:40 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Strain, Season 1, Episode 6, “Occultation”

Written by Justin Brit-Gibson

Directed by Peter Weller

Airs Sundays at 10pm Est on FX

This is a flip-flop show. One week it leaves us questioning what went wrong, the next we see its potential all over again. This week is more of the latter as, for lack of a better phrase, the shit hits the fan. Or rather, an eclipse hits New York City and the freaks come out to play. The threat of the coming eclipse adds further tension to the rest of the episode, as we start to wonder who will find safety before the darkness arrives. No one really does.

To be fair, the episode starts off in a typically boring manner as Eph’s wife very predictably and conventionally reacts to Eph’s newfound hero bad boy, fugitive-from-the-law persona by second-guessing her relationship with New Boyfriend (the show has made »

- Jake Pitre

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August 19th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Only Lovers Left Alive, Leviathan, The Sacrament

18 August 2014 6:11 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

For the third week of August, there are a handful of great horror and sci-fi titles being released this week on DVD and Blu-ray including Jim Jarmusch’s stunning vampire love story Only Lovers Left Alive, Ti West’s The Sacrament, Scream Factory’s high definition release of Leviathan and much more.

Spotlight Titles:

Only Lovers Left Alive (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Blu-ray & DVD)

The tale of two fragile and sensitive vampires, Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton), who have been lovers for centuries. Both are cultured intellectuals with an all-embracing passion for music, literature and science, who have evolved to a level where they no longer kill for sustenance, but still retain their innate wildness. Their love story has endured several centuries but their debauched idyll is threatened by the uninvited arrival of Eve’s carefree little sister Ava (Mia Wasikowska) who hasn’t yet learned to tame her wilder instincts. »

- Heather Wixson

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New Under The Dome Season 2,Episode 9 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By CBS

18 August 2014 11:44 AM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, CBS served up the new, official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Under The Dome" episode 9 of season 2. The episode is entitled, "The Red Door," and it sounds like things will get very intense and intriguing as Barbie gets captured by a couple of mystery guys, and more! In the new, 9th episode press release: Barbie is going to get apprehended by a group of mysterious men. Press release number 2: When Barbie is apprehended by a group of mysterious men, he is going to be relentlessly interrogated about his connection to the Dome. Meanwhile, Big Jim will make a deal that could seal the fate of the residents of Chester’s Mill forever. Guest stars will feature: Brett Cullen (Don Barbara), Jessejames Locorriere (Interrogator), Max Ehrich (Hunter), Brody Rose (Little Boy), Mike Whaley (Malick), Colin Dennard (Trevor), Austin Stack (Young Junior) and Brennon Olsen (8 Year Old Barbie). The episode was written by Kelly Souders, »

- Andre

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New on DVD Blu-ray: 'Only Lovers Left Alive,' 'Amazing Spider-Man 2'

18 August 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week

"Only Lovers Left Alive"

What's It About? Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston star as gorgeous, globe-trotting vampire lovers in this delectable treat from writer/director Jim Jarmusch

Why We're In: As Adam and Eve, Hiddles is the mopey yin to Swinton's yang. The costumes and production design are to die (or live forever) for. John Hurt, Mia Wasikowska, and Jeffrey Wright shine in smaller roles. In a word, it's gorgeous.

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- moviefone (@moviefone) August 17, 2014

Moviefone's Top Blu-ray of the Week

"Y Tu Mama También (Criterion)"

What's It About? Alfonso Cuarón's road trip romance features star-making performances by Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna, who play two young dudes who both become infatuated with an older woman. Beautiful, sexy, and sad.

Why We're In: Now when »

- Jenni Miller

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The Strain Review: “Occultation” (Season 1, Episode 6)

17 August 2014 8:00 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The total solar eclipse, heavily promoted in The Strain’s advertising, comes to pass in “Occultation,” and with it arrives a heightened sense of impending doom in the series’ New York City. Rats are running through the streets, the strigoi have been busily infecting all in their paths, and government agencies aren’t acknowledging that anything is amiss. “This could be the end of the world,” one radio announcer jokes in the opening minutes.

He’s snarking, of course (The Strain isn’t that cheesy quite yet), but director Peter Weller does a terrific job of building tension throughout the episode, imbuing a barely perceptible sense of menace that grows increasingly pronounced as the eclipse, and subsequent bloodletting, begins. “Occultation” is also helped by its script, which noticeably hastens the pace.

After fleeing the FBI last week to avoid answering questions about Captain Redfern’s death, Eph finds himself a hunted man. »

- Isaac Feldberg

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New The Strain Episode 6,Season 1 Intense Spoiler Promo Clip Hit The Net

15 August 2014 11:42 AM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, FX served up the new promo/spoiler clip (below) for their upcoming "The Strain" episode 6 of season 1, and it appears that things will get wicked intense and drama-filled as some major torture scenes take place while the virus continues to swiftly spread throughout the city, and more! The episode is titled, "Occultation." In the new, 6th episode, Eph is going to end up, warning Kelly to get the hell out of the city with Zack ahead of the spreading plague, and then get arrested by the FBI. Eichhorst is going to do one more final job for Gus, while Setrakian comes to the realization that the coming eclipse will be the tipping point for a virus infection and the beginning of the end. The episode was written by Justin Britt-Gibson; and it was directed by Peter Weller. Episode 6 airs this Sunday night, August 17th at 10pm on FX. »

- Andre

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The Strain Gets a Second Season!

14 August 2014 1:08 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The worst part about watching a new series is you never know if the time you invest in it will pay off. Sometimes shows are cut short, and other times they're just not renewed, leaving you with a cliffhanger in nowheresville. Thankfully, that's Not going to happen with "The Strain."

Canada's Global News is reporting that U.S. cable channel FX is set to announce it has renewed the vampiric virus drama "The Strain" for a second season. The series will be back in production in Toronto in mid-November.

Meanwhile, we still have several episodes left in Season 1, including Sunday night's Episode 1.06, "Occultation," once again directed by RoboCop himself, Peter Weller.

The ensemble cast of "The Strain" is comprised of Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomez, and David Bradley.

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- Steve Barton

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Prepare for the Eclipse with these Stills and Preview of The Strain Episode 1.06 - Occultation

12 August 2014 11:02 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The last episode of "The Strain" set the stage for the next phase of the epidemic, and from the looks of these stills and preview of Episode 1.06, "Occultation," things are about to heat up big time!

The ensemble cast of "The Strain" is comprised of Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomez, and David Bradley.

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"The Strain" Episode 1.06 - "Occultation" (airs 8/17/14, 10Pm)

After warning Kelly to leave the city with Zack ahead of the spreading plague, Eph is arrested by the FBI. Eichhorst has one final job for Gus, while Setrakian realizes that the coming eclipse is the tipping point for virus infection and the beginning of the end. Directed by Peter Weller; written by Justin Britt-Gibson.

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- Debi Moore

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‘The Strain’, Ep. 1.05, “Runaways” embraces mediocrity, maybe?

11 August 2014 6:15 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Strain, Season 1, Episode 5, “Runaways”

Written by Gennifer Hutchison

Directed by Peter Weller

Airs Sundays at 10pm Est on FX

As Joseph Heller wrote in Catch-22, “Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.” The Strain is difficult to categorize. The cynical part of me thinks it was born mediocre and I’ve just been expecting too much from it. Perhaps this was always where we would end up, with Holocaust flashbacks and a sense that this isn’t what we signed up for.

Another, small part still sees the potential. The closest parallel we can think of is American Horror Story, a show that practically defies anyone to actually review it on a weekly basis and be able to make heads or tails of what just happened. Was it bad, was it good, does it even matter? The Strain is »

- Jake Pitre

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Spoiler The Strain Season 1 Episode 5 Runaways Review and Summary

11 August 2014 3:34 PM, PDT | Best-Horror-Movies.com | See recent Best-Horror-Movies.com news »

Early looks of the fifth episode of The Strain produce a glimpse of rocker Gabriel as he feasts on one of his eager young groupies. Hes undergone the full change and hes prepared to devour those surrounding him as he isnt really Gabriel anymore. Hes a monster capable of grisly acts like this. While Gabriel is feeding in walks his manager who gets a clean shot of the gruesome scene. Fans get punched in the face with a certifiably sinister launch this episode (directed by Robocop himself Peter Weller) and its a mighty fine kick off indeed. »

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Watch: Jax Gets Some Sweet Revenge In Trailer For Seventh And Final Season Of 'Sons Of Anarchy'

11 August 2014 12:25 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

First fans of FX’s popular biker gang series "Sons of Anarchy" exulted in a skull-tastic teaser poster, and now they can rejoice in the first trailer for the seventh and final season. The brief trailer focuses on Jax’s (Charlie Hunnam) thirst for revenge and his struggles to keep his club together. As usual, the show promises plenty of drama, gunplay, all kinds of badassery and of course, bikes. Lots and lots of bikes. Aside from Hunnam (check out his turn as the mild-mannered English college student in Judd Apatow’s short-lived series "Undeclared"), show regulars Kim Coates, Tommy Flanagan, Drea de MatteoPeter Weller and a newly dirty blonde  Katey Sagal and her look all return. In light of Sagal and Ed O’Neill’s recent resurgence on TV and a decade of high profile projects from Christina Applegate, who’s finally going to show David Faustino some love? »

- Oktay Ege Kozak

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New The Strain Episode 6,Season 1 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By FX

11 August 2014 12:20 PM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, FX dished out the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "The Strain" episode 6 of season 1. The episode is entitled, "Occultation," and it sounds like things will get quite intense and interesting as Eph gets taken in by the FBI, it's revealed that the beginning of the end could come with the coming eclipse, and more! In the new, 6th episode press release: After warning Kelly to leave the city with Zack ahead of the spreading plague, Eph will get arrested by the FBI. Eichhorst is going to have one final job for Gus, while Setrakian realizes that the coming eclipse will be the tipping point for virus infection and the beginning of the end. The episode was written by Justin Britt-Gibson; and it was directed by Peter Weller. Episode 6 is set to air on Sunday night, August 17th at 10pm on FX. »

- Eric

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Boom!’s ‘Robocop’ #1 and #2 are the best ‘Robocop’ sequels we’ve ever gotten

10 August 2014 10:58 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

As everyone knows, Paul Verhoeven’s Robocop is a science fiction classic, but after two terrible sequels and a middle-of-the-road reboot, the character hasn’t had much success outside the initial film. Thankfully things may be changing with Boom! Studios’ new ongoing Robocop series by writer Joshua Williamson and artist Carlos Magno.

Taking place directly after the events of the original film and ignoring everything else that came after, the series’ first arc revolves around a newly released convict named Killian, who reenters the dilapidated Detroit to find everyone’s favorite cyborg cop battling the city’s worst. Killian is not a run-of-the-mill criminal, though. He is smart and cunning and his first plan of action is to turn the public against Robocop, who is still relatively new to the world.

What Williamson gets so right in the first two issues of the comic is the voice and tone of the original film. »

- Max Molinaro

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First trailer for Sons of Anarchy season 7

7 August 2014 7:25 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After releasing a poster over the weekend, FX has now dropped the first trailer for the seventh and final season of Sons of Anarchy ahead of its premiere next month, and we’ve got it for you below…

Season seven of the Kurt Sutter-created drama sees series regulars Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Kim Coates, Tommy Flanagan, Mark Boone Junior, Theo Rossi, David Labrava, Niko Nicotera, Jimmy Smits, Drea de Matteo and Peter Weller all returning alongside guest stars Cch Pounder, Kim Dickens, Robert Patrick, Emilio Rivera, Billy Brown, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Lea Michele, Marilyn Manson and Courtney Love.

Sons of Anarchy season seven is set to premiere on FX on September 9th.

The post First trailer for Sons of Anarchy season 7 appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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New The Strain Episode 5,Season 1 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By FX

3 August 2014 11:59 AM, PDT | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, FX released the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "The Strain" episode 5 of season 1. The episode is entitled, "Runaways, " and it sounds like things will get pretty interesting as Eph reluctantly joins up with Setrakian on his quest, Fet runs into some unexpected company, and more. In the new,5th episode press release: With Nora gone, Eph will reluctantly join Setrakian’s quest in hopes of gathering enough evidence to warrant a citywide quarantine. Fet will encounter the unexpected inside the subway tunnels, and a medical emergency is going to threaten Palmer’s master plan. Guest stars will feature: Roger R. Cross as Mr. Fitzwilliams and Mía Maestro as Dr. Nora Martinez. The episode was written by Gennifer Hutchison, and it was directed by Peter Weller. Episode 5 is set to air on Sunday night, August 10th at 10pm on FX. »

- Chris

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