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As we look in the rearview mirror of the summer blockbusters, September heralds the start of the fall movie season. Filled with Hollywood heavyweights and A-listers, here’s our Big list of the most anticipated movies coming to cinemas this autumn and during the holidays.
Our exhaustive list includes films that are playing at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival as well the ones that already have a theatrical release date. With the awards season on the horizon, we also added a few bonus films at the end to keep your eye out for in the months ahead.
Pull up a chair, grab a pen and paper and get ready for Wamg’s Guide to the 100+ Films This Fall And Holiday Season.
We kick it off with what’s showing in Toronto at the film festival that runs September 4 – 14.
- Movie Geeks
Running Time: 97 minutes.
Synopsis: Another set of found footage horror segments comes to life in V/H/S Viral. A strange ice-cream van is circling a neighbourhood, a magician has a cloak with demonic powers, two identical men from parallel universes open a gateway, and some skaters take on undead skeletons.
Found footage films and anthology pictures are usually a very mixed bag. The very nature of the anthology means you’re in for a mixed experience as to which individual features you prefer. The V/H/S series, for my money at least, has given us a pair of very strong films. Each one had moments which terrified me and also contained stories that were absolute classics and could have even sustained a full film by themselves. V/H/S »
- Luke Ryan Baldock
V/H/S: Viral, 2014
Follows fame-obsessed teens who unwittingly become stars of the next internet sensation.
About 10 minutes into V/H/S: Viral, you’re suddenly struck by two thoughts. Not only is this the third entry into a series that has yet to produce a movie that isn’t abhorrent, but more worryingly it’s a series that people are willing to pay to watch. What is it about this horrible franchise that people gravitate too? However a more interesting question would be to ask what those people made of V/H/S: Viral as its a complete departure from the previous two movies to the point where it could be from a totally new series. It’s still rubbish, but it is different for the better. Sometimes.
The plot thread of the house »
- Luke Owen
The third (and final) part of the found footage anthology series V/H/S: Viral will be hitting VOD and a few cinema screens in October and November of this year and we now have our first look at the poster and a couple of images.
Joining the series in the director’s chair this time around is Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes), Marcel Sarmiento (ABCs of Death segment “D is for Dogfight“), Gregg Bishop (The Other Side), Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Spring, Wrecked) and Todd Lincoln (The Apparition).
Check out the poster and images below.
V/H/S: Viral is released on VOD on October 23rd and in select cinemas on November 21st.
The post First poster and a couple of images from V/H/S: Viral appeared first on Flickering Myth. »
- Luke Owen
“Hold onto your tickets, it’s gonna be a big finale.” In early May, we let you know that a third V/H/S movie was in the works. Titled V/H/S: Viral, the new movie will feature segments from Nacho Vigalondo, Marcel Sarmiento, Gregg Bishop, Justin Benson, Todd Lincoln, and Aaron Moorhead. Magnet Releasing has just announced the release dates for the franchise’s third installment.
V/H/S: Viral will come out on VOD & digital platforms just in time for Halloween on October 23rd and will be given a limited theatrical release on November 21st.
“V/H/S: Viral features segments from directors Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes, Extraterrestrial), Marcel Sarmiento (ABCs of Death segment “D is for Dogfight”), Gregg Bishop (The Birds of Anger), Justin Benson (Wrecked) and Todd Lincoln (The Apparition). Gary Binkow and Brad Miska produced for Collective Digital Studio and Bloody Disgusting, marking the third »
- Derek Anderson
This October is shaping up to be quite a month for horror buffs. Warner Bros. and New Line will be unveiling The Conjuring spinoff Annabelle, Universal will finally release blockbuster Dracula Untold, and the Jason Blum-produced Ouija will also be hitting screens. ABCs of Death 2 has been rumored to release around October 31st as well. Now, we’re hearing that Magnet Releasing has thrown its hat in the ring by dating V/H/S Viral, the third and purportedly final installment its found-footage horror anthology series, for release on VOD platforms on October 23rd.
V/H/S Viral will also be getting a limited theatrical release on November 21st, which seems like a weird strategy by Magnet, but perhaps the flick will be good enough that fans will want to go back for more on the big screen? (Yeah, we somehow doubt that too.) Anyhow, the fact that it »
- Isaac Feldberg
Magnet Releasing has just released some goodies for the final part of the V/H/S trilogy, V/H/S: Viral, along with some release news. Look for the flick on VOD platforms October 23, 2014, with a limited theatrical run slated for November 21, 2014.
V/H/S: Viral features segments from directors Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes, Extraterrestrial), Marcel Sarmiento (ABCs of Death segment "D is for Dogfight"), Gregg Bishop (The Other Side, Dance of the Dead, The Birds of Anger), Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Resolution, Spring, Wrecked), along with Todd Lincoln (The Apparition).
V/H/S: Viral's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters who »
- Steve Barton
The next chapter in the anthology horror series V/H/S - entitled V/H/S: Viral - will be making its way to the big and small screen this fall, courtesy of Magnet Releasing. This entry welcomes Nacho Vigalondo, Marcel Sarmiento, Gregg Bishop, Justin Benson and Todd Lincoln. You can check out a previously release trailer here.
The post V/H/S: Viral Anthology is Coming at You This Fall appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »
- Ryan Turek
FX artist Vincent Guastini shared with DC a quick look at some of his work on the upcoming third chapter in the V/H/S franchise, V/H/S: Viral. Check it out right here, and look for more on this one A/S/A/P!
From the Press Release
Vincent Guastini of V.G.P. Effects & Design Studio, a Hollywood-based company nestled behind the Burbank Airport, has announced his company's involvement with doing two very elaborate effects-laden episodes of the horror hit franchise V/H/S, the latest one being titled V/H/S: Viral.
Vincent at this time cannot go into specifics but promises when the film comes out or is at least closer to its release, he will give more in-depth information and a picture spread about his involvement, which included an army of undead and some animatronic creatures in both episodes. Meanwhile, here are a few »
- Steve Barton
Maya Angelou, the esteemed writer of both poetry and prose, died on Wednesday. She was 86.
Maya Angelou Dies
Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., her literary agent, Helen Brann, told The New York Times. Though no official cause of death has been released, it’s been revealed that she suffered from heart trouble and had long been in poor health.
Angelou is perhaps best known for her book I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings (1969), which offered a look at her childhood growing up in the Jim Crow South in the lines of her lyrical prose. Angelou went on to publish six more memoirs – Gather Together in My Name, Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas, The Heart of a Woman, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes, A Song Flung Up to Heaven and Mom & Me & Mom.
As for her poetry, the poem she wrote »
I’ll admit, the title V/H/S Viral almost sounds like an off-shoot of the franchise that started in 2012. It really is V/H/S/3. There was some news that broke a few weeks ago that I never did get around to posting. Not sure if it was the beginning of a media blitz but it seems like everything has unfolded in the past few days. I’m kind of glad I sat on it so I could just combine everything in one post.
Check out the trailer, news about the acquisition/U.S. distribution & the poster below.
The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, announced today that they have acquired Us rights to V/H/S: Viral, the third installment of the popular horror anthology series. V/H/S: Viral features segments from directors Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes, Extraterrestrial), Marcel Sarmiento (ABCs of Death »
- Andy Triefenbach
Static, screaming and scenes of terror. It's the new teaser trailer for found-footage anthology sequel, V/H/S: Viral...
Like a cross between Tales Of The Unexpected and You've Been Framed, the V/H/S series has served up bite-sized chunks of shaky-cam fear and loathing since 2012.
These tales, we've learned, will take in a serial killer, portals leading to alternate worlds, death cults on the hunt for teen skaters. As you've probably guessed, the teaser trailer below contains some moments of bloodletting which could be considered not safe for work. You have been warned. »
"V/H/S: Viral," the third installment in the horror anthology franchise is expected to hit theaters over Halloween and Deadline has brought us its first trailer. The film is formatted as a found-footage horror, featuring a series of short segments from an array of directors including Nacho Vigalondo, Gregg Bishop and Todd Lincoln. Epic Pictures Group is introducing the title at Cannes. The "V/H/S" Trilogy has succeeded in a time of extreme popularity for low-budget horror, which has seen its contemporaries such as "Paranormal Activity" and "Saw" put out four and seven films respectively. "V/H/S: Viral" has five segments within the film, all shot in the same style distinctive to this genre. Based on the first Nsfw-looking trailer, this may be the most packed in the series, as it treats viewers to an ambush of iconic horror images ranging from blood in the shower to night vision-like visuals. »
- Brandon Latham
The V/H/S films certainly have created their own style of terror within the Horror genre and it wasn't too long ago that we found out that the third installment would be on its way soon. The new flick will be titled V/H/S: Viral and Magnet Releasing was able to acquire the Us rights for the movie. V/H/S: Viral will contain segments from Nacho Vigalondo, Marcel Sarmiento, Gregg Bishop, Justin Benson and Todd Lincoln. The very first trailer for the… »
Magnet Releasing announced yesterday they'd inked a deal to distribute V/H/S: Viral, the third installment of the popular horror anthology series, with new short segments from Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes, Extraterrestrial), Marcel Sarmiento (ABCs of Death segment "D is for Dogfight"), Gregg Bishop (The Birds of Anger), Justin Benson (Wrecked) and Todd Lincoln (The Apparition) and plans for a 2014 release. Segments in this installment include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ritual, and a sinister, shadowy organization that is tracking a serial killer. The segments are tied together by the story of a group of fame-obsessed teens following a violent car chase in La that unwittingly become stars of the next internet sensation. To go along with the announcement »
- Brad Brevet
The first trailer for the third film in the V/H/S horror anthology franchise, V/H/S: Viral, has been released, and it looks like it's going to be just as good as the first two films. I've enjoyed watching these films over the last few years, and I'm looking forward to part three. The first part of the trailer recaps the first two films, then it throws out a bunch of creepy-ass footage from the next installment.
This movie features segments from directors Nacho Vigalondo (Timecrimes, Extraterrestrial), Marcel Sarmiento (ABCs of Death segment “D is for Dogfight”), Gregg Bishop (The Birds of Anger), Justin Benson (Wrecked), and Todd Lincoln (The Apparition). Here's the synopsis:
Fame-obsessed teens hell-bent on capturing the next viral video discover they are the stars of the latest internet sensation. V/H/S Viral is the third and most intense installment in the groundbreaking horror »
- Joey Paur
We may be in the age of the mega-budget tentpole with seemingly every blockbuster connecting and crossing over with each other in a Russian nesting doll-esque display of corporate synergy and marketing campaigns, but never underestimate the power that a cheap horror movie can have over audiences. That power created a franchise out of the honestly kind of boring “Paranormal Activity” and a surprise sleeper hit out of the Ethan Hawke-starring “The Purge,” and it’s that power that has led to a third horror found-footage omnibus film under the “V/H/S” banner. With its presentations to potential buyers at the Cannes Film Festival coming up, the film’s international trailer has been released (via Deadline) to amp up excitement worldwide. Titled “V/H/S: Viral”—for now at least, since the previous film went through a title change between inception and final release—the omnibus film will »
- Cain Rodriguez
Apparently you crazy kids can’t get enough of the horror-on-tape franchise “VHS,” because the producers have already made a third one, this time featuring horror shorts by the likes of Nacho Vigalondo and Todd Lincoln. I’ll admit, I never saw the first two, mostly because I’m just not a big fan of found footage. They tend to give me a headache. Heck, even the later “Bourne” films, with their shaky cam, make me nauseous. Anyways. Check out the first trailer for “VHS: Viral,” aka “VHS 3.” Did that chick just get pulled into her chair? How the hell is that even possible? Fame-obsessed teens hell-bent on capturing the next viral video discover they are the stars of the latest internet sensation. V/H/S Viral is the third and most intense installment in the groundbreaking horror franchise from the world’s top genre filmmakers. The third go-round features »
Magnet Releasing have acquired the rights for Us distribution of upcoming anthology horror threequel 'V/H/S: Viral'. Filmmakers Todd Lincoln ('The Apparition'), Nacho Vigalondo ('Open Windows'), Marcel Sarmiento ('Deadgirl'), Gregg Bishop ('The Other Side'), Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead ('Resolution') will each be helming a segment. The segments in question will feature the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power. A homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world. Teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ritual, and a sinister, shadowy organization that is tracking a serial killer. The wraparound/framing story will be based around a group of fame-obsessed teens following a violent car chase in La that unwittingly makes them become stars of the next internet sensation. »
Been a big day for news from the V/H/S camp as we get some new art, a trailer and distribution confirmation. Let’s get into it.
First up, check out the nice new poster art:
“…the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object … Continue reading →
- Dave Dreher
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