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20 items from 2014


Emily S. Whitten Celebrates Tmnt Season Three!

25 November 2014 5:00 AM, PST | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

The current Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series continues to be a favorite of mine. It strikes the right balance between being a goofy, fun cartoon about a bunch of lovable characters and addressing more serious and dark themes about power and responsibility. It also does well at adding new ideas, characters, and material while including homages to previous incarnations of Tmnt and staying true to the foundations of the overall series. The art is pretty cool and unique; and of course, the voice talent and creative team are stellar.

The series is now in Season 3 (and already renewed for a fourth season!) and has taken on a slightly different focus, with the Turtles leaving the familiar NYC cityscape for other territory. A short while ago I got to sit down at the Times Square Toys “R” Us (a super-cool store with a Ferris wheel and other nifty things inside »

- Emily S. Whitten

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Brandon Routh joins 'Arrow' as The Atom

7 July 2014 9:41 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Brandon Routh is trading in his blue and red tights for another pair of blue and red tights. EW has confirmed that the Superman Returns actor has booked a recurring role in Arrow’s third season as Ray Palmer, a.k.a. The Atom.

According to TVLine, Ray Palmer, an “unparalleled scientist and inventor,” is Queen Consolidated’s new owner and has mysterious plans for Queen Consolidated’s Applied Sciences Division. He is rumored to be a love interest for Felicity.

In the comics, Ray Palmer/The Atom has the power to alter the size of his body and can shrink down to subatomic levels. »

- Chancellor Agard

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Fright Rags Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Tales From the Crypt with Fantastic New Designs

20 June 2014 9:48 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We all remember "Tales From the Crypt" as one of the most entertaining horror programs ever. Long before "The Walking Dead" and "Hannibal" were filling our television screens with gruesome imagery, The Crypt Keeper was bringing it to us every week.

And Fright Rags is celebrating his anniversary.

It's been 25 years since the John Kassir-voiced Crypt Keeper entered our lives with all his puns and terrible tales. He is indeed a Horror Hall of Famer. And the good people at Fright Rags recognize his excellence and are honoring the show and the host with some great shirt designs and a special offer you can pre-order now.

For you true fans of the show, Fright Rags is offering a Limited Edition Collection containing four shirts, as well as other collectible items that you can see below. Check out the official FrightRags.com website for all the details and be sure »

- Scott Hallam

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Exclusive: John Schneider Talks Smothered and More - Part 2

13 June 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

John Schneider has done it all. He's found success in television, music and film. Most recently he decided to try his hand at something he's always loved: horror movies. With his new film Smothered being released soon, Schneider sat down with us to talk a bit more about the project.

As John Schneider isn't a name we normally associate with the horror genre, the writer and director of Smothered explained what led him to make the movie. "I've always been a horror fan," Schneider said.

"My mother used to subscribe to some magazine I remember seeing when I was a kid that had Frankenstein on the cover," he said of his early influences. "And when I was growing up in New York, there was a thing called 'Chiller Theater' and I'd watch that every week. I can still see the hand and the 'Chiiiillller' thing. So I've always been a fan. »

- Scott Hallam

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‘Smothered’ Review

5 June 2014 2:37 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Brea Grant, Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, Don Shanks, R.A Mihailoff, Michael Berryman, John Kassir, Dane Rhodes, Shanna Forrestall, John Schneider, Adria Tennor, Andrew Bowen, Amy Brassette | Written and Directed by John Schneider

Horror comedy Smothered is written and directed by actor turned director John Schneider. Yes, you did read that correctly… Actor John Schneider, who many will know from family-friendly productions and his roles as Bo Duke on Dukes of Hazzard and more recently Jonathan Kent, aka Superman’s dad, on Smallville, has turned his hand to writing and directing in more recent years but who knew he had a penchant for penning horror? Admittedly he has had roles in low-budget monster movies such as Super Shark, Snow Beast and Lake Placid 2 but I had no idea he was such a horror fan – he certainly has to be to create such a love letter to the horror community as Smothered. »

- Phil Wheat

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Indie Spotlight

1 June 2014 3:03 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’re back with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes casting announcements on multiple films, including Recovery, The App, and Dark, details on The Wobbling Dead, Repentance, and the 2014 TromaDance Film Festival, a review of Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives, a Q&A with Lindsey McKeon from Supernatural, and more:

Casting News for Recovery: “Kirby Bliss Blanton (The Green Inferno, Project X) and Samuel Larsen (“Glee”) have been cast in the upcoming thriller “Recovery”, starting production this summer. The film follows Blanton’s character on the night of her high school graduation after her iPhone is stolen and tracked down with a “find my iPhone” app to a house where the demented tenants plan on kidnapping her and making her part of the family. Alex Shaffer (Win Win) and James Landry Hébert (Two Step, Gangster Squad) are also on board to star. »

- Tamika Jones

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New Video Takes You Behind the Scenes of John Schneider's Smothered

29 May 2014 11:50 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Described as the horror version of The Expendables, "Dukes of Hazzard" star John Schneider's Smothered is noteworthy for boasting the largest number of horror icons ever to grace the screen at the same time, which is a claim that certainly grabs hold of our attention.

Want a sneak peek? Ask and you shall receive!

Fairlight Films has just dropped a new promo video in our inbox, which peels back the curtain and invites you to be a fly on the wall of the film's set, and hang out with the likes of Kane Hodder and Bill Moseley. Sounds like fun, right? Check out the behind the scenes video below!

From the Press Release

Smothered, written and directed by Hollywood legend John Schneider (Smallville, Nip/Tuck), sees horror icons Kane Hodder (Freddy vs. Jason, Jason X), Bill Moseley (The Devil's Rejects, Repo! The Genetic Opera), Don Shanks (Halloween 5, I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer »

- John Squires

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Behind-the-scenes promo for horror-comedy ‘Smothered’

29 May 2014 9:43 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Fairlight Films has released a new behind-the-scenes promo for the upcoming horror-comedy Smothered, which is written and directed by Hollywood legend John Schneider (Smallville, Nip/Tuck), and sees horror icons Kane Hodder (Freddy vs. Jason, Jason X), Bill Moseley (The Devil’s Rejects, Repo! The Genetic Opera), Don Shanks (Halloween 5, I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer), and R.A Mihailoff (Leatherface : Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, Pumpkinhead 2), playing themselves in a scenario that sees them attending a small, disheartening horror-convention on Friday the 13th.

Running out of patience but principally money, the group accept a cash-offer to go and scare-up the local Rv park – but things take a surprising, dark turn when they arrive. The tables are turned as the monsters of the movie screen become the prey!

Early reviews have compared the film – which had it’s official premiere in New Orleans in mid-May – to »

- Phil Wheat

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Rare! Concept Art From D.J. Caruso's Version Of Jack The Giant Slayer

8 May 2014 5:14 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Jack The Giant Slayer tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack, into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend--and gets the chance to become a legend himself. Now available on DVD & Blu-Ray! Jack The Giant Slayer was directed by Bryan Singer, from a script written by Darren Lemke, Christopher McQuarrie and Dan Studney. The cast includes: Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci, Bill Nighy, Eleanor Tomlinson, Ewan McGregor, Ian McShane, and John Kassir. Now available on »

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Horror Movie Icon Art - Behind the Mask Series

7 May 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Here is a look at Behind the Mask Series 1 by Vlad Rodriguez. We found this over on XomdieDIRGE. This is what he had to say about the art collection:

"Behind the Mask" is a new horror-themed print series paying tribute to the actors behind some of the genre’s most iconic movie monsters. The series kicks off with three portraits by Vlad Rodriguez, featuring the villainous visages of John Kassir (The Cryptkeeper), Kane Hodder (Jason Voorhees) and Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger).

Strange Kids Club founder Rondal Scott III explains, “Our intention with these prints is to pay respect to the actors, actresses and performers who made these monsters so iconic in the first place. These characters are more than just movie make-up and special effects, they are the product of hard work and great performances by the actors who portrayed them. If this first limited run proves successful our hope »

- Billy Fisher

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Indie Spotlight

4 May 2014 9:47 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’re back with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes DVD release details for Compound Fracture, trailers for Altergeist and Aftermath, first details on Danger Word, the Stage Fright call for submissions, and the lineup from Sci Fest in Los Angeles, a review of the second season of Holliston, and much more:

Compound Fracture DVD Release Details: “Level 33 Entertainment announced today the release of the highly anticipated horror feature film Compound Fracture coming to DVD and VOD on May 13, 2014. Bringing together three iconic figures in the horror pantheon, Compound Fracture stars Tyler Mane (Michael Myers in Rob Zombie’s Hallowee), Muse Watson (Ben Willis in I Know What You Did Last Summer), and Derek Mears (Jason Voorhees in the new Friday The 13th). The movie will be available at all major retail and rental outlets including Walmart, »

- Tamika Jones

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Smothered to Premiere in Louisiana

2 May 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We told you about the new horror film from John Schneider (yes, that John Schneider of "Dukes of Hazzard fame) entitled, Smothered, a while ago and now we have the first premiere news for you! Read on!

From the Press Release

Actor and filmmaker John Schneider (Smallville, Dukes of Hazzard) has rounded up some of horror's most famous faces for Smothered, premiering in New Orleans in May.

The highly-anticipated fright-fest, which features the likes of Kane Hodder, Don Shanks, R.A Mihailoff, Bill Mosely, and Brea Grant , boasts the largest number of horror icons ever to grace the screen at the same time.

Smothered, written and directed by Schneider, sees the horror icons playing themselves in a scenario that sees them attending a small, disheartening horror-convention on Friday the 13th. Running out of patience but principally money, the group accept a cash-offer to go and scare-up the local Rv park »

- Steve Barton

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Horror Fans Unite at 2014 Texas Frightmare Weekend

21 April 2014 6:12 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Things are going to get terrifying in Dallas, TX the weekend of May 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. The annual Texas Frightmare Weekend brings thousands of fans from all over the world to the Hyatt Regency Hotel on the grounds of the Dfw Airport. Each one is looking for their opportunity to meet the several dozen horror celebrities in attendance.

Guests this year are a mix of film, television, and music talents. Movie celebrities include The Walking Dead's Scott Wilson and Chandler Riggs. Thomas Dekker from Terminator: The Sara Connor Chronicles will also be in attendance. John Kassir, the voice of the Cryptkeeper from Tales from the Crypt, will be signing autographs and greeting eventgoers as well.

The convention also stands as the perfect venue for a number of movie reunions for classic genre greats like Terminator, Dawn of the Dead, Hellraiser, Night of the Demons, Repo! The Genetic Opera, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Eric Shirey)

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Horror Fans Unite at 2014 Texas Frightmare Weekend

21 April 2014 6:12 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Things are going to get terrifying in Dallas, TX the weekend of May 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. The annual Texas Frightmare Weekend brings thousands of fans from all over the world to the Hyatt Regency Hotel on the grounds of the Dfw Airport. Each one is looking for their opportunity to meet the several dozen horror celebrities in attendance.

Guests this year are a mix of film, television, and music talents. Movie celebrities include The Walking Dead's Scott Wilson and Chandler Riggs. Thomas Dekker from Terminator: The Sara Connor Chronicles will also be in attendance. John Kassir, the voice of the Cryptkeeper from Tales from the Crypt, will be signing autographs and greeting eventgoers as well.

The convention also stands as the perfect venue for a number of movie reunions for classic genre greats like Terminator, Dawn of the Dead, Hellraiser, Night of the Demons, Repo! The Genetic Opera, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Eric Shirey)

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Full Texas Frightmare Weekend Schedule Unleashed!

14 April 2014 12:49 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Texas Frightmare Weekend is proud to reveal its 2014 schedule that jam packed with things to do, people to see, and screams to be had! Read on for all of the latest, and if you're gonna be in attendance... consider us officially jealous!

From the Press Release

Just when fans didn't think Texas Frightmare Weekend could get any more epic... it does - in a huge way! America's largest horror convention is proud to announce several new free film screenings, guests, and events to take place at Dallas, Texas' Dfw Hyatt Regency this May 2, 3, and 4 - cementing Tfw's reputation as the biggest and best gathering of horror fandom in the USA!

In addition to our numerous previously-announced free screenings, Tfw is also proud to host the World Premiere of Billy Pon's Circus of the Dead and the North American Premiere of the Japanese splatter anthology Zombie TV - from Maelie Makuno, »

- Steve Barton

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Special Screening of Dawn of the Dead with George A. Romero, Tom Savini, David Emge, and Scott Reiniger

9 April 2014 2:54 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We already told you that George A. Romero will be appearing at Texas Frightmare Weekend, but we have one more exciting piece of new for fans of Dawn of the Dead. The Alamo Drafthouse is teaming up with Texas Frightmare Weekend for a rare screening of the 1978 zombie classic, with George A. Romero, Tom Savini, David Emge, and Scott Reiniger in attendance.

“Texas Frightmare Weekend is teaming up with The Alamo Drafthouse Dallas to screen five classic Frightmare-themed films during the week leading up to this year’s jam-packed 2014 weekend… culminating with a star-studded screening of George Romero’s zombie opus Dawn Of The Dead the night before Frightmare begins!

In 1968, George A. Romero created what would go on to be the modern zombie genre as we know it with Night of the Living Dead. Ten years later, he redefined it with what is widely considered as the zenith of »

- Jonathan James

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2014 Texas Frightmare Lineup Boasting One Hell of a Lineup!

7 April 2014 1:06 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

 

I don’t find myself crying in agony over having to miss conventions much, but judging from the lineup to this year’s Texas Frightmare,…yeah, I’m bummed. Boasting everything from a Terminator/Terminator 2 reunion, A Night Of The Demons reunion, the West Memphis 3‘s Jason Baldwin, a full blown Blair Witch Project reunion and Dr. f’n Giggles himself, Larry Drake! (I’m an unabashed Dr Giggles fanatic). Making the con even more appealing, is the fact that one of most unique bands around these days, Ghost, is doing a special performance at the con. Seriously, if you’re in the Texas area…get the hell over there from May 2-4, and send me some pics, Please! For more info/tickets, read the press release below!

“Texas Frightmare Weekend returns to Dallas, Texas’ Dfw Hyatt Regency this May 2, 3, and 4 for more scares than ever – featuring one of the »

- Jerry Smith

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Badass New Poster for Texas Frightmare Weekend 2014

4 April 2014 2:46 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Texas Frightmare Weekend is proud to reveal its 2014 poster, created in cooperation with Mondo, America’s finest purveyors of cinematic artwork. Tfw’s 2014 poster celebrates two of this year’s festival’s biggest draws...

...the Hellraiser series and George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead, masterfully combined by iconic horror artist Gary Pullin. A very limited number of only 100 posters will be printed for this year’s convention, making them the show’s hottest collectors item. Available only at the show itself, quantities will be limited to two per customer.

From the Press Release

Texas Frightmare Weekend is back for blood May 2nd through the 4th, offering up more celebrity guests, more vendors, and the continuation of its wildly popular free film screenings to all Tfw passholders! Continuing last year’s partnership, Texas Frightmare Weekend is monstrously proud to re-team with IFC Midnight and present a gruesome twosome of »

- Steve Barton

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IFC Midnight Teams Up with Texas Frightmare Weekend for Exclusive Screenings

28 March 2014 12:29 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

With a jam-packed lineup of stars, this year's Texas Frightmare Weekend was already looking to be a must-attend event, and the convention has just gotten a big time upgrade in the form of a partnership with IFC Midnight.

Read on for all the details, which are sure to have you planning a trip to rattlesnake country!

From the Press Release

Texas Frightmare Weekend is back for blood May 2nd through the 4th, offering up more celebrity guests, more vendors, and the continuation of its wildly popular free film screenings to all Tfw passholders! Continuing last year’s partnership, Texas Frightmare Weekend is monstrously proud to re-team with IFC Midnight and present a gruesome twosome of new horror films from two specialists in the genre!

Texas Frightmare Weekend welcomes a stellar duo of hotly anticipated chillers with Ben Ketai’s subterranean terror opus Beneath and Álex de la Iglesia’s epic »

- John Squires

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Texas Frightmare Weekend Teams With Alamo Drafthouse for April Scares!

14 March 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

When it comes to Texas-based horror conventions, it doesn't get bigger or better than Texas Frightmare Weekend. That being said, it sounds as if things have just gotten a bit bigger! Read on for the details.

From the Press Release

Texas Frightmare Weekend is back, badder than ever, May 2nd through the 4th, offering up more celebrity guests, more vendors, and more amazing tie-ins than ever!

This year Tfw is teaming up with the incredible Alamo Drafthouse Dallas to screen five classic Frightmare-themed films during the week leading up to the festival… culminating with a star-studded secret screening of one of horror’s greatest masterpieces on May 1st!

On April 27th Texas Frightmare Weekend kicks things off in style at Alamo Drafthouse Dallas with a special 3D screening of The Creature from the Black Lagoon, celebrating the classic film’s Sixtieth Anniversary! On the following night they revisit the birth »

- Uncle Creepy

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