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7 items from 2015


Indie Spotlight: Tales of Poe, Ninjas vs Monsters, Zombie With a Shotgun

18 January 2015 11:56 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes a trailer for Bloodsucking Bastards, Phantasmagoria, and The Scarehouse, The Boston Horror Show lineup for 2015, Zombie with a Shotgun episode details, a Q&A with Ninjas vs Monsters director, Justin Timpane, and much more:

Bloodsucking Bastards Trailer and Premiere Details: “An Office Space meets Shaun of the Dead action-packed vampire comedy, Bloodsucking Bastards stars Fran Kranz as Evan Sanders, a dutiful and overworked employee stuck at a soul-killing corporation with his beautiful co-worker and girlfriend Amanda (Emma Fitzpatrick) and his slacker best friend Tim (Joey Kern). Evan’s world begins to crumble when Amanda dumps him and his boss Ted (Joel Murray) hands his coveted promotion to his nemesis Max (Pedro Pascal). When his officemates start going through disturbing changes and bodies begin to pile up, Evan must »

- Tamika Jones

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'Bloodsucking Bastards' Trailer: Vampires Raid the Office

16 January 2015 5:07 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

An Office Space meets Shaun of the Dead action-packed vampire comedy, Bloodsucking Bastards stars Fran Kranz as Evan Sanders, a dutiful and overworked employee stuck at a soul-killing corporation with his beautiful co-worker and girlfriend Amanda (Emma Fitzpatrick) and his slacker best friend Tim (Joey Kern). Evan's world begins to crumble when Amanda dumps him and his boss Ted (Joel Murray) hands his coveted promotion to his nemesis Max (Pedro Pascal).

When his officemates start going through disturbing changes and bodies begin to pile up, Evan must find a way to stop the evil brewing amidst the cubicles and water coolers, win back Amanda, and rescue his workplace pals before his life and career go from dead-end...To just dead.

Bloodsucking Bastards will serve as the opening night film for this year's Slamdance festival, which coincides with Sundance in Park City. We have the first trailer and poster for you, »

- MovieWeb

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Crazy Trailer for the Horror Comedy Bloodsucking Bastards

16 January 2015 7:42 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Looks like we've got a great new horror comedy coming our way called Bloodsucking Bastards. The story takes place in an office workplace environment, and it centers on a man who loses a promotion to his office rival. To make things even worse, some of his co-workers start to be killed off and turned into vampires, and he and a few of his friends have to fight to survive. It's like Office Space meets Shaun of the Dead, except with vampires instead of zombies. This looks like an insanely fun flick that I know I'll enjoy. Here's the synopsis:

An action-packed horror comedy, Bloodsucking Bastards stars Fran Kranz as Evan, a dutiful and overworked employee stuck at a soul-killing corporation with his beautiful co-worker and girlfriend Amanda and his slacker best friend Tim. Evans world begins to crumble when Amanda dumps him and his boss Ted. hands his coveted promotion to his nemesis Max. »

- Joey Paur

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Trailer Round-Up: Chappie, Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead & Bloodsucking Bastards

14 January 2015 4:05 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

A new dawn of artificial intelligence, a truck that’s literally fueled by zombies, neck-chomping co-workers, and much more. We’re back with another trio of trailers, this time featuring Chappie, Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead, and Bloodsucking Bastards.

“Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings – some good, some bad – and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there’s one thing that makes Chappie different from anyone else: he is a robot. The first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. His life, his story, will change the way the world looks at robots and humans forever.”

Directed by Neill Blomkamp off a screenplay he wrote with Terri Tatchell, »

- Derek Anderson

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‘Office Space’ meets ‘True Blood’ in first trailer for ‘Bloodsucking Bastards’

14 January 2015 12:41 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Pedro Pascal

What happens when one of the stars from Cabin in the Woods is an employee for a Game of Thrones star? Well, I guess bloodshed can be assumed.

The first trailer for Bloodsucking Bastards premiered on Wednesday. The film stars Fran Kranz as a working stiff who gets passed over for a big promotion because the company hired the flashy, handsome big talker played by Game of ThronesPedro Pascal. The movie also stars Joel Murray (Mad Men), Yvette Yates (Inherent Vice) Joey Kern (Super Troopers) and Emma Fitzpatrick (The Collection).

Directed by Brian James O’Connell, the premise seems hyper absurd and looks destined for cult fame much like Franz’s other major starring role, Cabin in the Woods. It also includes what looks like a few crazy performances by Pascal and the rest of the cast so it could be a fun genre ride when it »

- Zach Dennis

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Slamdance Trailer: Vampire Workplace Comedy, Bloodsucking Bastards

14 January 2015 12:17 PM, PST | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

The classic horror comedy tradition of taking everyday frustrations and amplifying them with a supernatural threat is in full effect in Bloodsucking Bastards.  Starring Cabin in the Woods’ Fran Kranz, Game of Thrones standout Pedro Pascal,  Mad Men’s Joel Murray and The Collection’s Emma Fitzpatrick, Bloodsucking Bastards comes from La comedy troupe Dr. God. Dr.…

The post Slamdance Trailer: Vampire Workplace Comedy, Bloodsucking Bastards appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Samuel Zimmerman

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Feature: Top 25 Interviews of 2014, By Patrick McDonald

12 January 2015 12:48 PM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – One of the specialities of HollywoodChicago.com is the film and personality interview. The majority of these chats came through me, Patrick McDonald, and I couldn’t narrow it down to a top 10 or even a top 20. For 2014, there were 25 top interviews, and it is a diverse range of voices.

It is a privilege to get the opportunity to participate in the promotional tours, awards ceremonies, film festivals, book appearances, phoners and other lucky happenstances that feature the notable among us. To whittle down the list, I mostly thought about what was said in these interviews, whether inspirational or provocative – plus the status of the participants, whether they are up-and-coming or established.

The interview highlights are broken down by “Background and Behind-the-Scenes” and the “Memorable Quote” associated with each subject, and are often accompanied with exclusive photography by Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago.com. Four notables who just missed the »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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