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12 items from 2011


Exclusive: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Blackwood Manor Featurette

31 August 2011 10:36 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Did you miss the haunting thriller Don't Be Afraid of the Dark this past weekend? With such a long holiday weekend coming up, maybe you should check it out, as it has garnered great reviews, and there isn't much to choose from at the Cineplex in the way of new movies. We have an exclusive featurette to whet your appetite, which takes you into Blackwood Manor, home to some very scary tooth-nibbling demons. Check it out below.

Click to watch Exclusive: Blackwood Featurette!

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark was released August 26th, 2011 and stars Bruce Gleeson, Edwina Ritchard, Garry McDonald, Bailee Madison, Carolyn Shakespeare-Allen, Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Jack Thompson. The film is directed by Troy Nixey. »

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Don’T Be Afraid Of The Dark Review

26 August 2011 5:59 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

I'm an easy scare.  I tend not to seek out horror movies because the idea of being hit by jump scares doesn't appeal to me.  Troy Nixey's Don't Be Afraid of the Dark goes after gothic, psychological horror with a haunted house/monster movie vibe and that's usually the way the genre works for me.  But despite the exquisite art direction and cinematography, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a horror movie that rarely conjures of any sense of dread or terror. Co-written and produced by Guillermo del Toro, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a remake of a 1973 TV movie of the same name.  The remake's best scene comes during the prologue as we witness 19th century artist Blackwood (Garry McDonald) madly attack his maid, smash out her teeth, and attempt to trade them (along with his own) to unseen, whispery monsters who have kidnapped his son. »

- Matt Goldberg

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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Red Band Trailer

25 August 2011 4:46 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

FilmDistrict has released a red band trailer, a new clip, and a featurette on actress Bailee Madison from Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, which opens in theaters across the country on August 26. Click on the video players below for a closer look at this thriller, which is directed by Troy Nixey and written by Guillermo del Toro. You must be over the age of 18 to watch the red band trailer.

Click to watch Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Red Band Trailer!

Click to watch Favorite Part of the House!

Click to watch Bailee Madison Featurette!

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark was released August 26th, 2011 and stars Bruce Gleeson, Edwina Ritchard, Garry McDonald, Bailee Madison, Carolyn Shakespeare-Allen, Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Jack Thompson. The film is directed by Troy Nixey. »

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Exclusive: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Cast & Crew Interviews

24 August 2011 5:43 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a chilling tale from producer Guillermo del Toro and director Troy Nixey that follows a married couple (Guy Pearce, Katie Holmes) who move with their young daughter (Bailee Madison) into a new home that is being terrorized by tooth-hungry demons. Ryan J. Downey recently caught up with both Katie Holmes and Bailee Madison, as well as horror maestro Guillermo del Toro, for a terrifying look at this creepy fright fest. Check out our exclusive interviews in the clips below.

Click to watch Exclusive: Katie Holmes and Guillermo Del Toro Interview!

Click to watch Exclusive: Bailee Madison Interview!

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark was released August 26th, 2011 and stars Bruce Gleeson, Edwina Ritchard, Garry McDonald, Bailee Madison, Carolyn Shakespeare-Allen, Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Jack Thompson. The film is directed by Troy Nixey. »

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Contest: Win Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Prizes

24 August 2011 12:33 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, which is executive produced by Guillermo del Toro, hits theaters nationwide on August 26. We have a wide assortment of prizes to give away in celebration of this highly-anticipated horror tale starring Guy Pearce, Katie Holmes, and Bailee Madison. We're offering a Don't Be Afraid of the Dark: Blackwood's Guide to Dangerous Fairies tie-in book written by Guillermo del Toro himself, rubber ducks, bath salts, night lights, dental kits, flashlights, and posters from this thriller. These prizes will surely go fast, so take a look at how you can win big from this contest below.

Winners Receive:

Guillermo del Toro's Don't Be Afraid of the Dark: Blackwood's Guide to Dangerous Fairies tie-in bookDon't Be Afraid of the Dark Rubber duckDon't Be Afraid of the Dark Bath saltsDon't Be Afraid of the Dark Night LightDon't Be Afraid of the Dark Dental kit in branded bag with floss, »

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New Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark Clips

23 August 2011 8:00 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

As the release date for Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark inches ever closer to its October 7 debut (unless you happen to see it at FrightFest this weekend), a plethora of new pictures and several new clips have hit the interwebs.The new pics come from the 19th century opening to the film, wherein we get a few clues why this particular des. res. has been lying empty for the last hundred years or so. We don't want to say too much, but let's say it's not all cheery waltzes and long lives of wearing doilies on their head for Blackwood (Garry McDonald) and his housekeeper (Edwina Ritchard).As for the clips, beware mild spoilers (more in the one called "The Garage" than the others) but they will give you a taste for the creepiness awaiting."They Don't Like Bright Lights" Clip  brightcove.createExperiences();"Teddy Bear" Clip  brightcove.createExperiences();"Bath" Clip  brightcove. »

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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Movie Review

22 August 2011 12:45 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark Studio: Film District/ Miramax Films Directed By: Troy Nixey Written By: Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins, from the teleplay by Nigel McKeand Cast: Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison, Jack Thompson, Garry McDonald, Edwina Ritchard, Julia Blake, Nicholas Bell Screened at: Broadway, NYC, 7/28/11 Opens: August 26, 2011 If you go by the production notes, this is one of those times in which the studio had mixed feelings about being denied the PG-13 rating that it requested. Instead the MPAA slapped an R rating, which could lower box office since kids under 17 would have to accompanied by adults. Though there’s no sex »

- Brian Corder

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 40 Pairs of Chicago Passes to ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ With Katie Holmes

17 August 2011 2:40 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In our latest horror/thriller edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 40 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of Guillermo del Toro’s highly anticipated “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” starring Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce!

“Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” also stars Bailee Madison, Jack Thompson, Julia Blake, Nicholas Bell, Libby Gott, Garry McDonald, Edwina Ritchard, Bruce Gleeson, Trudy Hellier, Alan Dale, Emelia Burns and James Mackay from writer Guillermo del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth,” “Hellboy”) and director Troy Nixey. The film hits theaters on Aug. 26, 2011.

To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This advance screening is on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. Directions to enter this Hookup and win can be found beneath the graphic below. »

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The United Kingdom Gets a Creepy Look at What Is To Come for Don't Be Afraid of the Dark in this Film Poster

23 June 2011 8:00 AM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

The latest graphical art to come out for Troy Nixey's Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is from the United Kingdom. United Kingdom horror fans can watch this remake in theatres August 12th and this poster shows you some of the terrorizing elements that you can look forward to. Creepy hands descend down a staircase in search of an innocent girl. Sally Hirst (Bailee Madison) holds a Polaroid camera and one begins to wonder if this film will be set in the '80s (Den).

Of course, Nixey's film is an adaptation of the 1973 television version of the same name and fans of the gothic can tremble at what writer Guillermo del Toro has in store for supernatural fans. Toro is one of the best creature effects specialists in the film business; so, expect some truly unique and scary creations in this upcoming release.

The synopsis for Don't Be Afraid of the Dark »

- noreply@blogger.com (Michael Allen)

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Rise of the Planet of the Apes Posters

22 June 2011 9:27 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Two new posters today, the first for Troy Nixey’s remake of “Don’t be Afraid of the Dark”, from producer Guillermo del Toro, and stars Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes (via Empire). Also starring Bailee Madison, Alan Dale, Julia Blake, Jack Thompson, Edwina Ritchard, Eliza Taylor-Cotter, Dylan Young, Emelia Burns, and Garry McDonald, and due out August 26, 2011. The second poster is a quad UK poster for Rupert Wyatt’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, which is due to enslave us August 5, 2011. Starring James Franco, Tom Felton, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Freida Pinto, Andy Serkis, Tyler Labine, and Chelah Horsdal. »

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Two Trailers for Horror Remake Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

27 May 2011 3:40 PM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Take a Friday gander at the UK trailer for the Guillermo Del Toro-produced remake of “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” (via Empire). It’s the same old story, really. Kid movies into a creepy old house, finds monsters under the bed, monsters try to eat kid, dumb ol dad doesn’t believe a word of it. Who hasn’t been there? Am I right, kids? Sally (Bailee Madison), a lonely, introverted child, has just arrived at the 19th century mansion her father (Guy Pearce) and his girlfriend (Katie Holmes) are restoring. While exploring the sprawling estate, Sally discovers a hidden , long-undisturbed basement. Unwittingly, she unleashes a race of malevolent, dark-dwelling creatures who intend to drag her and her family down into the mansion’s bottomless depths. Starring Guy Pearce, Katie Holmes, Bailee Madison, Alan Dale, Julia Blake, Jack Thompson, Edwina Ritchard, Eliza Taylor-Cotter, Dylan Young, Emelia Burns, »

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A Full Length Theatrical Trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

27 May 2011 3:15 PM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

There are lots of horror elements in this latest trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Don't Be Afraid of the Dark. A malformed demon lurks beneath bedsheets, while another figure prods and pokes peeping toms and this trailer appears as more nightmare, than horror tale. Have a look at this developing feature in the trailer below, courtesy of Shock Till You Drop.

The synopsis for Don't Be Afraid of the Dark:

"Sally (Bailee Madison), a lonely, introverted child, has just arrived at the 19th Century mansion her father (Guy Pearce) and his girlfriend (Katie Holmes) are restoring. While exploring the sprawling estate, Sally discovers a hidden, long-undisturbed basement. Unwittingly, she unleashes a race of malevolent, dark-dwelling creatures, who intend to drag her and her family down into the mansion's bottomless depths."

Release: August 26th, 2011 (Theatrical).

Director: Troy Nixey.

Writer: Matthew Robbins and Guillermo del Toro's.

Cast: Katie Holmes, »

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