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July 26th has an eclectic assortment of horror and sci-fi offerings for fans, including a pair of cult classics—The Boy Who Cried Werewolf and Hellhole—from the fine folks at Scream Factory. Severin Films resurrects Doctor Butcher M.D. and Zombie Holocaust in HD this week, and Karyn Kusama’s superb psychological thriller The Invitation comes home on Tuesday courtesy of Drafthouse Films.
Richie Bridgestone’s parents are getting a divorce, but that’s the least of his problems at the moment. Richie is hoping his parents will reconsider and on a visit to his father’s secluded cabin, he witnesses his dad being attacked by a werewolf. Much like the tale of the boy who cried wolf, »
- Heather Wixson
A faux sequel to Lucio Fulci’s Zombie, which was itself a faux sequel to Dawn of the Dead, Italian filmmaker Marino Girolami’s Zombie Holocaust (later released as Doctor Butcher M.D.) is something of a cult gem in the horror world,… Continue Reading →
- John Squires
Some know it in its original Italian form as Zombi Holocaust (or Zombie Holocaust), while others adore the re-edited Us release known as Doctor Butcher M.D., but with their upcoming two-disc Blu-ray of Marino Girolami’s 1980 horror film, Severin Films aims to please all sides with uncut releases of both versions of the movie.
Press Release: It sparked riots on 42nd Street, spawned a generation of gorehounds on VHS, and forever set an insane standard for Italian mad doctor/zombie/cannibal carnage worldwide: Ian McCulloch (Zombie), Alexandra Delli Colli (The New York Ripper), Sherry Buchanan (Tentacles) and Donald O’Brien (Emanuelle And The Last Cannibals) star in this blood orgy of gut-munching, eyeball-gouging and face-chopping originally known as Zombie Holocaust, which a notorious American distributor would then re-edit, »
- Derek Anderson
Our series continues with a special installment that compares not just one but Two remakes to a classic original. This week, Cinelinx goes ape and looks at all three versions of King Kong.
King Kong was created in 1933 by Universal Pictures and was the prototype for the Kaiju genre, years before Godzilla ever stomped on Tokyo. The image of Kong atop the Empire State Building is one of the most iconic images in the history of film and pop culture. The first film led to a sequel (the Son of Kong), an animated series, lots of rip-offs (Mighty Joe Young, Konga, A*P*E, the Mighty Peking Man) and years later inspired a pair of remakes (Not counting the campy Kaiju films King Kong vs. Godzilla and King Kong Escapes.) After all these years, Kong remains one of the greatest giant movie monsters of all time. Let’s take a »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Rob Young)
A new apocalyptic dark comedy called Hot, based on the award-winning play by Daniel Keleher and directed by Victor Warren, is streaming now exclusively on the streaming video service Vhx, - a digital distribution platform backed by major angel investors including Chris Sacca and Fred Wilson that empowers independent artists to sell video content directly with their audience.
In addition to the spontaneous release of the film a new movie poster and a trailer for Hot simultaneously.
Hot is a comic yet ultimately devastating look at an apocalyptic future Los Angeles torn apart by a dangerous virus, most of its victims left unconscious to die slowly.
Life-long best friends Jones (Steven Strait) and Benny (Zachary Knig [Continued ...] »
South by Southwest in Austin, Texas has begun and one of the films being screened is Teenage Cocktail. A poster and teaser for the film were revealed and are available after the jump. Also: an I Am Not a Serial Killer clip, a trailer for The Girl in the Photographs, and release details for Victor Warren’s Hot.
SXSW: Teenage Cocktail: “Feeling confined by their small town and overbearing parents, Annie and Jules hatch a scheme of running away. The only issue is, they need the money to get there. Jules suggests the couple try webcam modeling. Although she’s nervous at first, Annie can’t argue when the money starts rolling in. But as the girls soon find out, consequences can blindside you. Sometimes violently.
SXSW 2016 Screenings:
Saturday, March 12th, 2:15 Pm at Alamo Lamar D
Sunday, March 13th, 6:00 Pm at Alamo Slaughter (SXSW Satellite)
Tuesday, March 15th, »
- Tamika Jones
Plus: Imax, Un in programme to effect change.
Paramount Pictures will not distirbute animation title The Little Prince from March 18 and will not handle the film. Director Mark Osborne tweeted the development and advised followers that it will be released by another distributor later this year.
Imax Corp and the United Nations Environment Programme will convene a panel discussion on Wednesday at the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles to discuss the power of film to effect change. The panel is the first step in the partners’ initiative to promote solutions for climate change and the Un’s sustainability goals. Glydascope Magnet Films is handling the Us release of the apocalyptic satirical comedy Hot. Victor Warren directs and Dallas Sonnier he film, which launches exclusively on the streaming video service Vhx backed by angel investors including Chris Sacca and Fred Wilson that empowers independent artists to sell video content directly with their audience. »
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7 items from 2016
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