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August VOD Releases Include Final Girl, The Boy, Turbo Kid

1 August 2015 11:53 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

There are a lot of great movies arriving on VOD for the month of August, which should undoubtedly please all you genre fans who love to catch on some of the best indie horror and sci-fi titles from the comfort of your own homes. We kick things off with The Last Survivors from Dark Sky Films and the very same day, Uncork’d Entertainment is unleashing their werewolf flick Dark Moon Rising which stars Eric Roberts.

On August 7th, A24 is planning on taking viewers to some Dark Places, and we’ve got a handful of movies arriving in mid-month including the thriller Cop Car starring Kevin Bacon and the stylized revenge tale Final Girl featuring the always great Abigail Breslin. A few days later, SpectreVision’s The Boy arrives on VOD and one of my personal favorite films of 2015, the spunky post-apocalyptic action adventure tale Turbo Kid, will be released on August 28th. »

- Heather Wixson

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If You Still Miss The Office, This Reunion Will Fill Your Heart With Joy

31 July 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Jim and Pam might be The Office's most iconic couple, but Dwight and Angela will forever be the weirdest. Two years after the series finale, stars Rainn Wilson and Angela Kinsey are still good friends, though Wilson looks a lot different than his Dwight days. The two met for lunch this week, and he was sporting a beard that, in his words, is "literally bigger" than Kinsey's body. If you still miss The Office, you're going to love the pictures. Take a look! »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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Cooties is a Killer Good Time

30 July 2015 4:32 PM, PDT | FamousMonsters of Filmland | See recent Famous Monsters of Filmland news »

“Circle, circle. Dot, dot. Now you have a cootie shot!” This make-believe vaccination is common practice on playgrounds across the nation to guard youngsters from the imaginary pathogen, but what happens when a strain of real-life cooties turns the innocent students of Ft. Chicken Elementary into flesh-craving, rage zombies? Enter Leigh Whannell and Ian Brennan’s hilarious horror comedy about a group of misfit teachers that must team up to survive the worst case of food poisoning their school has ever seen.

Elijah Wood (Lord Of The Rings, Maniac) plays Clint, a writer/teacher who has returned home to Ft. Chicken to complete his novel and work as a summer substitute at the local elementary school. After introductions with Vice Principal Simms (Ian Brennan), Clint meets the rest of his co-workers in a series of awkward encounters confined within the Teacher’s Lounge. There’s Rebekkah (Nasim Pedrad), who immediately »

- Caroline Stephenson

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6 Best Overlooked Films on Netflix Instant

26 July 2015 1:18 PM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

If you are someone who uses Netflix Instant as your sole source for TV and movie entertainment, then you know how easy it is to fall into a rut. It can be so hard to find quality movies after a while and you end up watching the same stuff over and over. Well, search no more! Here are 6 often overlooked movies that you may not have seen or had a chance to watch yet. (Or you may not know whether they are worth your time but trust me they are!)

The One I Love

Starring Elisabeth Moss of “Mad Men” fame and Mark Duplass from “The League.” This film is… surprising. I can’t give too much away because the film was specifically advertised with misdirection. The actual premise sneaks up on you and you is one of the most clever films released in 2014. Also these two actors are the »

- Sarah Sommer

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'Mad Men,' you're in good company: Top 10 cruelest cast snubs at the Emmys'

17 July 2015 2:11 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Over the years, much has been made of "Mad Men's" shocking inability to win an acting Emmy. It may have be named Best Drama Series four times in a row (2008-2011), but to date, it has gone 0-for-34 in acting categories. If it loses its three bids this year, It will leave TV having lost all 37 of its acting nods. But it's not the only show to be otherwise recognized by Emmy only to see its actors snubbed again and again. -Break- Top 10 Emmy nominations jaw-droppers: Tatiana Maslany, 'Parks and Rec' ... Consider "The Office." NBC's popular sitcom ran nine seasons and won Best Comedy Series in 2006, but it never claimed an acting prize. Indeed, only three of its cast members were ever even nominated: Steve Carell (Comedy Actor, 2006-2011), Rainn Wilson (Comedy Supporting Actor, 2007-2009), and Jenna Fischer (Comedy Supporting Actress, 2007). You'd think the series would have fared »

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Rainn Wilson and Elijah Wood are under attack from a crazed kid in this hilarious clip from Cooties

17 July 2015 1:56 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Rainn Wilson and Elijah Wood are on the receiving end of a violent attack from a crazed kid in a wild clip from Cooties.

The new sci-fi comedy takes place at a school where a virus renders the students mindless and violent – causing major trouble for their teachers.

A new clip from Cooties has one such crazed kid attacking substitute teacher Clint Hadson (Wood) in the faculty room.

His fellow teachers are far from prepared for the sneak attack, and one of them ends up as lunch for the little monster.

Alison Pill, Jack McBrayer and SNL veteran Nasim Pedrad star as other teachers under attack in Cooties.

The movie was written by Ian Brennan and Leigh Whannell, the scribes behind Glee and Insidious: Chapter 3 respectively.

Cooties gets a limited cinema and on-demand release on September 18 in the Us. »

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Rainn Wilson's Backstrom will have its UK premiere on Fox

16 July 2015 12:47 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Fox has announced it will premiere Backstrom in the UK this September, despite the show's cancellation a few months ago by the broadcaster.

The show, which it describes as a "comedic crime procedural", stars The Office Us's Rainn Wilson, and was created by Bones' Hart Hanson.

Wilson stars as Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom, a self-destructive cop who returns from five years in exile in the traffic division after offensive behaviour and starts leading a Special Crimes Unit in Portland.

Helping him with his cases are second-in-command Detective Nicole Gravely (House of Lies' Genevieve Angelson) and veteran Detective Sergeant John Almond (Dennis Haysbert from 24).

The series starts with the investigation into the death of a Us senator's son, whose suspected suicide turns out to not be what it seems.

Backstrom will premiere its 13-episode run on Fox in September.

Watch a trailer for the show here: »

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Trailer for indie thriller The Boy

16 July 2015 1:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having earned rave reviews from its premiere at SXSW earlier this year, director Craig William Macneill’s indie thriller The Boy is gearing up for a Stateside release next month, and we’ve got a trailer for you below, along with the official synopsis…

It’s the summer of 1989.  Nine-year-old Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) and his father John (David Morse) are the proprietors of The Mtn. Vista Motel, a crumbling resort buried in the mountains of the American West. Since Ted’s mother left, John has drifted into despondency—becoming a living ghost, haunting the motel—leaving Ted to fend for himself. In this isolation, unchecked by the bounds of parenting, Ted’s darker impulses begin to manifest. The arrival of a mysterious drifter, William Colby (Rainn Wilson), captivates young Ted and the two form a unique friendship – setting the stage for Ted’s final, unnerving metamorphosis.  The Boy is a chilling, »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch: Trailer for psychological horror ‘The Boy’

15 July 2015 10:48 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The Boy movie

The first trailer for the upcoming psychological trailer The Boy has just been released. The film is said to be a “chilling, intimate portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath’s growing fascination with death,” and it will be released next month in the Us.

Starring Rainn Wilson and David Morse, The Boy is said to contain some pretty intense stuff, which you can probably tell from this new look trailer.

Here’s the full synopsis:

It’s the summer of 1989. 9-year-old Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) and his father John (David Morse) are the proprietors of The Mt. Vista Motel, a crumbling resort buried in the mountains of the American West. Since Ted’s mother left, John has drifted into despondency—leaving Ted to fend for himself. In this isolation, unchecked by the bounds of parenting, Ted’s darker impulses begin to manifest. The arrival of a mysterious drifter, »

- Paul Heath

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Watch: Trailer for 'The Boy' Featuring Rainn Wilson & Jared Breeze

15 July 2015 2:26 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"Utterly hypnotic." What isssss this?! I'm not exactly sure if this is going to be any good, but it's definitely very intriguing. The first trailer for an indie psychological horror/thriller called The Boy has arrived. Craig William Macneill's The Boy is a "chilling, intimate portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath's growing fascination with death." The cast includes Rainn Wilson and David Morse, as well as Jared Breeze as "the boy". There are some very intriguing shots in this, but it generally looks like a mesmerizing character study with minimal dialogue. Bloody-Disgusting said in their review, "We’ve seen killer kid films before. But maybe not one as psychologically ratcheting as The Boy." That line sells me more than this trailer. Give it a look below. Here's the first official trailer for Craig William Macneill's The Boy, originally from Yahoo: It's the summer of 1989. 9-year-old Ted Henley (Jared Breeze »

- Alex Billington

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Rainn Wilson is Unrecognizable in The Boy

15 July 2015 12:51 PM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

From The Office to Super to, now, The Boy Rainn Wilson has sure shown he's gone range. Here he plays the father of the titular "boy" in the new psychological thriller produced by Elijah Wood’s Spectrevision.

The film, based on Clay McLeod Chapman’s novel “Miss Corpus," hits select theaters and VOD on August 18th.

Synopsis:

It’s the summer of 1989. Nine-year-old Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) and his father John (David Morse) are the proprietors of The Mtn. Vista Motel, a crumbling resort buried in the mountains of the American West. Since Ted’s mother left, John has drifted into despondency—becoming a living ghost, haunting the motel—leaving Ted to fend for himself. In this isolation, unchecked by the bounds of parenting, Ted’s [Continued ...] »

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Elijah Wood Battles Zombie Kid In New Cooties Red-Band Clip

15 July 2015 10:15 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Catch a new, Nsfw or little people, red-band clip from Lionsgate Premiere’s Cooties.

From the twisted minds of Leigh Whannell (co-creator of Saw and Insidious) and Ian Brennan (co-creator of “Glee”), Cooties is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills.

When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage.

The film stars Elijah Wood (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson (“The Office”), and Alison Pill (“The Newsroom”) as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering in an uncomfortable love triangle on the worst Monday of their lives.

Cooties will be one of the debut releases of the newly-launched Lionsgate Premiere label, which will release the film on September 18th in select theaters and on demand.

http://lionsgatepremiere.com/cooties

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- Michelle McCue

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Watch: New Red Band Clip from Zombie Film Cooties

15 July 2015 9:34 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Equally funny and frightening, a new red band clip from the zombie film Cooties has been unleashed by Lionsgate.

A SpectreVision film, Cooties is scheduled to come out on VOD and in select theaters on September 18th from Lionsgate Premiere:

"From the twisted minds of Leigh Whannell (co-creator of Saw and Insidious) and Ian Brennan (co-creator of "Glee"), Cooties is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. The film stars Elijah Wood (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson ("The Office"), and Alison Pill ("The Newsroom") as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering in an uncomfortable love triangle on the worst Monday of their lives. Cooties will be one of the debut releases of the newly-launched Lionsgate Premiere label, »

- Derek Anderson

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'Cooties' Red-Band Clip Has a Zombie Child on the Attack

15 July 2015 8:44 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

There's a knock at the teacher's break room door. Who is it? Just a hungry zombie child looking to eat some brains! Lionsgate Premiere has unleashed the first red band clip from their new horror comedy Cooties. And it's sure to give any grade school educator the fright of their life!

From the creators of Saw and Glee, the infectious horror-comedy Cooties stars one heck of a comedy ensemble, with Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson & Alison Pill all fighting for their lives. The wickedly black thriller comes from the twisted minds of Leigh Whannell (co-creator of&#160Saw and&#160Insidious) and Ian Brennan (co-creator of Glee).&#160And as you can see in this clip, Cooties is bringing some huge unexpected laughs along with some unapologetic scares and lots of blood red gore.

When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. »

- MovieWeb

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First clip from horror comedy Cooties

15 July 2015 5:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A first clip has arrived online for Cooties, the upcoming horror comedy which sees a group of school teachers battling a horde of zombie fourth graders.

See Also: Elijah Wood and Rainn Wilson battle zombie schoolkids in Cooties trailer

From the minds of Leigh Whannell (co-creator of Saw and Insidious) and Ian Brennan (co-creator of “Glee”), Cooties is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into little killer savages, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. The film stars Elijah Wood (ManiacThe Lord of the Rings), Rainn Wilson (“The Office”), and Alison Pill (“The Newsroom”) as teachers who fight to survive the mayhem while hilariously bickering in an uncomfortable love triangle on the worst Monday of their lives.

Cooties is set for release in the States on September 18th.

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- Gary Collinson

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Watch: Uncover The Secrets Of 'The Boy' In Trailer For Horror Starring Rainn Wilson

14 July 2015 12:01 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

This summer saw audiences get reacquainted with Seth MacFarlane's foulmouthed bear Ted, but an entirely different character with the same name is coming to cinemas. He's the center of the upcoming, slow burn dramatic horror "The Boy," and after hitting SXSW in the spring, the movie is on the way to put a chill on the summer season. Read More: The 20 Most Anticipated FIlms Of The 2015 Sxsx Film Festival  Starring Rainn WilsonDavid Morse, Jared Breeze, Bill Sage, Mike Vogel, Zuleikha Robinson, Aiden Lovekamp and David Valencia, based on the novel "Miss Corpus" by Clay McLeod Chapman and directed by Craig William Macneill, the story follows an isolated nine year-old being raised by his depressed and drunken single father, who falls in with a mysterious drfiter. Here's the official synopsis: It’s the summer of 1989.  Nine-year-old Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) and his father John (David Morse) are the proprietors of The. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Genevieve Angelson Joins Amazon’s ‘The Good Girls Revolt’ Pilot

13 July 2015 2:24 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Genevieve Angelson is set to co-star in Amazon’s ensemble drama pilot The Good Girls Revolt, joining a cast that now includes Anna Camp. Written and executive produced by Dana Calvo, the project is set at a national weekly news magazine in the late 1960s in the middle of the women's rights movement. Angelson, who most recently played opposite Rainn Wilson on the one-season Fox series Backstrom, will play Patti Robinson, described as a wild-haired tenacious… »

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2015 Fantasia Film Festival Unleashes Very Impressive Lineup; World Premiere of Antisocial 2 Included!

9 July 2015 2:22 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Always a film festival that prides itself on giving its audiences a hell of a lineup, filled to the brim with standout titles every year and world premieres for films that are greatly anticipated, the 2015 Fantasia Film Festival has now revealed its final lineup. Like we’ve all come to appreciate, this year is no exception, with films such as Tales Of Halloween, Ant-Man, the greatly anticipated Cop Car (which will be screened with Kevin Bacon in attendance!!) and Jeruzalem all being standout films to look out for, along with a pretty epic list of other films that are sure to leave viewers entertained and excited throughout the entire event (July 14th-August 4th).

If the full lineup wasn’t already enough to make your horror loving heads explode, the new announcement that Fanstasia will host the July 30th premiere of Cody Calahan’s sequel to 2013’s Antisocial,  Antisocial 2, »

- Jerry Smith

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‘Attack on Titan’, Sion Sono, ‘Cop Car’ among full Fantasia ’15 lineup

7 July 2015 8:47 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The 19th Annual Fantasia Film Festival is only a week away, beginning July 14 and running through August 4. And as promised for today, they’ve revealed their full line-up of films screening at 2015’s festival in Montreal.

This year’s line-up boasts 22 World Premieres, 13 International Premieres, and 21 North American Premieres. Both Marvel’s Ant-Man and the animated Miss Hokusai were previously announced, but now they’ve added the much anticipated Attack on Titan movie as their closing night film. Other highlights include the Sundance darlings Cooties, starring Elijah Wood and Rainn WilsonCop Car, starring Kevin Bacon and directed by the upcoming Spider-man director Jon Watts, and a trio of films from horror auteur Sion Sono.

See the full line-up announcement of films below via Fantasia’s Facebook page, and be sure to check out their website at fantasiafestival.com for additional information.

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Fantasia 2015:

36 Countries, 135 Features, and Nearly 300 Short Films

- Including 22 World Premieres, »

- Brian Welk

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Fassbender Is The Dude In "Lebowski" Reading

7 July 2015 7:03 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Michael Fassbender is set to take on Jeff Bridges' iconic role of 'The Dude' in Jason Reitman's upcoming script reading of "The Big Lebowski".

EW reports that the one-night-only stage reading of the Joel and Ethan Coen script will take place in Montreal later this month. Fassbender will be joined on stage by Patton Oswalt as John Goodman's character Walter Sobchak. Seth Rogen and Rainn Wilson played the roles in a Los Angeles script read of the film a while back.

Reitman admits he doesn't know what the actor will do, telling the mag: "Unlike other Live-Reads where I have a decent sense of how, for instance, Seth Rogen going to play The Dude, I have no idea how Fassbender will do it. But he's one of the our greatest performers, he's on the current Mount Rushmore of actors, so I can't wait to see what he comes up with. »

- Garth Franklin

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