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12 items from 2017


New TV spot for comic book adaptation The Chair

6 October 2017 1:38 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its home entertainment release this Halloween, a new TV spot has arrived online for the Alterna Comics graphic novel adaptation The Chair, which features a cast that includes Bill Oberst Jr. (Criminal Minds), Tim Muskatell (Deadgirl), Zach Galligan (Gremlins), Naomi Grossman (American Horror Story), Noah Hathaway (The NeverEnding Story) and Ezra Buzzington (The Hills Have Eyes), as well as Roddy Piper in his final screen role; check it out here…

The Chair follows the story of Richard Sullivan, an innocent man struggling to escape execution on death row. Witnessing the savage killings of his fellow inmates at the hands of the prison’s psychotic Warden, Sullivan decides that the only way to survive is to fight back. But as he matches the brutality occurring in the prison, Sullivan is forced to question his sanity and confront his own horrific past.

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- Gary Collinson

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Top 5: Movies from The Asylum

22 August 2017 4:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

With Sharknado 5 making a splash on TV screens across the globe these past few weeks, what better time to visit the world of The Asylum? With a myriad of films under their belt, from their beginnings as king of the mockbuster to their foray into original film making, it’s no secret we’re big fans of these bastions of the direct to DVD market and have reviewed a Lot of their output! With that in mind, here’s my pick of the Top 5 (because it’s Sharknado Five… geddit?!?) movies from The Asylum in – shock, horror – order of preference…

5) Avengers Grimm

An off-the-wall mix of Grimm Fairy tale characters and superhero team-up movies which, frankly, should have been obvious given the title, Avengers Grimm’s plot is relatively simple: when Rumpelstiltskin uses the Magic Mirror to escapes to the modern world taking Snow White with him and destroying the mirror in the process, »

- Phil Wheat

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Bill Oberst Jr.’s Solo Performance of Ray Bradbury’S Pillar Of Fire Coming to New York City’s United Solo Theatre Festival

21 August 2017 7:54 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Ray Bradbury's Pillar of Life is headed to Off-Broadway! Directed by Ezra Buzzington, Pillar of Life graces New York City's Theater Row with genre favorite Bill Oberst, Jr. (Scream Queens) as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival. Continue reading for more details on the show and its theater run.

Press Release: Like a character in his own fiction, Ray Bradbury just won't stay dead. The celebrated fantasy/sci-fi author passed away in 2012 (August 22nd would have been his 97th birthday) but his books are best-sellers at Amazon, his novel Fahrenheit 451 is in production at HBO Films starring Michael B. Jordan (Creed, Friday Night Lights) and his name gets 100,000 Google searches each month. Now one of indie horror's own, Bill Oberst Jr. (Criminal Minds, Scream Queens) is taking Bradbury Off-Broadway.

Oberst's solo performance, Ray Bradbury's Pillar of Fire, a tale of the walking dead that is one of Bradbury's darkest early works, »

- Tamika Jones

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'Pillar Of Fire' set for Off-Broadway debut

19 August 2017 5:50 PM, PDT | MoreHorror | See recent MoreHorror news »

Seth Metoyer,

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One of my favorite actor's and people Bill Oberst Jr. is bringing a vengeful corpse to Theatre Row as "Ray Bradbury's Pillar Of Fire” is set for its off-Broadway debut.

From The Press Release

Like a character in his own fiction, Ray Bradbury just won't stay dead. The celebrated fantasy / sci-fi author passed away in 2012 (August 22 would have been his 97th birthday) but his books are best-sellers at Amazon, his novel Fahrenheit 451 is in production at HBO Films starring Michael B. Jordan (Creed, Friday Night Lights) and his name gets 100,000 Google searches each month. Now one of indie horror's own, Bill Oberst Jr. (Criminal Minds, Scream Queens) is taking Bradbury Off-Broadway.

Oberst's solo performance, Ray Bradbury's Pillar Of Fire, a tale of the walking dead that is one of Bradbury's darkest early works, comes to New York City's Theater Row on Sunday, Sept. »

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Bill Oberst, Jr. is A Pillar of Fire in New York

18 August 2017 3:23 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

One of our favorite actors, Bill Oberst, Jr., is bringing the immortal words of Ray Bradbury to life and we have all your details and more right here! Dig it! From the Press Release: Like a character in his own… Continue Reading →

The post Bill Oberst, Jr. is A Pillar of Fire in New York appeared first on Dread Central. »

- Steve Barton

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Remembering Romero by Bill Oberst, Jr.

17 July 2017 12:09 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

At dinner in a German castle one chilly October evening, I sat next to one of the creators of the modern zombie myth. Russ Streiner, who co-produced and played Johnny in the original Night Of The Living Dead, and I… Continue Reading →

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- Steve Barton

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Horror Highlights: The Cleansing Hour, Hunting Grounds, The Watcher

14 April 2017 7:25 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The Cleansing Hour is here... exorcise your demons with the anticipated short film that has debuted on Bloody Disgusting's World of Death. Also rounding out today's Highlights: details on the May debut of Hunting Grounds and The Watcher on Blu-ray / DVD.

Watch The Cleansing Hour: The Cleansing Hour debuted on Episode 70 of Bloody Disgusting's World of Death, and you can watch it below.

Synopsis: "Drew and Max run a webcast that streams Live exorcisms that are actually elaborately staged hoaxes. But when they discover today’s actress is demon-possessed, Drew and Max are forced to reckon with their online charade--live in front of a global audience."

Directed by Damien LeVeck and written by Aaron Horwitz, The Cleansing Hour stars Sam Jaeger, Heather Morris, Neil Grayston, Jonny Radtke, Joonho Huh, Wanhi Lee, Danielle Langlois, John Griffin, Walker Mintz, Juliette Larsen, Catherine Marin, Vivian Fabiola, Teala Dunn, and Lauren Compton.

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- Tamika Jones

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Hear Bill Oberst, Jr. Read Edgar Allan Poe’s Classic The Raven

20 March 2017 4:52 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Bill Oberst, Jr. is a man who loves what he does and being that what he does best is scare the bejesus out of people, we love him for it! Recently Bill sat down and did a special reading of… Continue Reading →

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- Steve Barton

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Movie Review – Hunting Grounds (2015)

22 January 2017 4:30 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Hunting Grounds, 2015.

Directed by John Portanova.

Starring Bill Oberst Jr., Jason Vail, and Miles Joris-Peyrafitte.

Synopsis:

Four hunters soon find themselves lost in the American wilderness, stumbling across a squad of bloodthirsty Sasquatch who won’t let them leave without a fight.

Bafflingly retitled from the far superior (and much more sensical) Valley of the Sasquatch, Hunting Grounds is yet another micro-budget creature-feature that’s found itself a comfortable home on DVD, following a slew of rather successful festival screenings all over the States. It’s nothing particularly new or even remotely groundbreaking, but does offer up a surprisingly watchable 90 minutes, which is more than can be said for 90% of its fellow bargain bin time-wasters.

Obviously from a technical standpoint, there’s not a lot here. The acting is about as wooden as it comes, camerawork is steady but occasionally too dark, and the sasquatch in question do come off »

- Ben Robins

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‘Hunting Grounds’ (aka Valley of the Sasquatch) Review

17 January 2017 4:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Bill Oberst Jr., Jason Vail, David Saucedo, Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, D’Angelo Midili, Connor Conrad, Jordan Neslund | Written and Directed by John Portanova

Horror movie monsters don’t get much goofier than the Sasquatch. Sure, Bigfoot is a legitimate part of American folk legend/mythology, but The Missing Link doesn’t exactly inspire fear or terror, no matter how good the ape suit is. Some brave directors have tried, mind – most notably Eduardo Sanchez, with his found footage feature Exists – but we’re a long way off from a definitive, and good Bigfoot feature.

Latest – of a very small queue – to step up to the bat is John Portanova, with his mostly serious Hunting Grounds (or Valley of the Sasquatch to go by its sillier but better title, by which is is known on UK DVD too). In it, we follow a grieving father and son duo (plus cannon-fodder brother-in-law »

- Joel Harley

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Horror Highlights: Campaign to Save The Exorcist TV Series, Parasites Q&A, Hunting Grounds

3 January 2017 9:00 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Fans of The Exorcist TV series have rallied together to get the attention of Fox and hopefully get a second season of the show. Their latest campaign, as well as a video featuring fans from all over the world, is included in today's Horror Highlights, which also features a Q&A with the director of Parasites and Hunting Grounds VOD release details.

Details on The Exorcist TV Series's 'Fear the Feathers' Campaign: Press Release: "The Global Fandom for the Fox Television show "The Exorcist" launch[ed] their latest campaign "Fear The Feathers" on Friday, December 30, 2016, in an effort to plead with the network to renew the show for a second season.

The 10 episode series has recently ended its season one run with no news of a renewal from the Fox network. Passionate fans of the show, who have named their cohesive group the "Exorcist Congregation,” have been very vocal on social »

- Tamika Jones

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Genre icon Bill Oberst Jr joins the Hunting Grounds this February

1 January 2017 11:00 AM, PST | Horror News | See recent Horror News news »

Uncork’d Entertainment has set award-winning creature feature Hunting Grounds for a Feb 7 release. Winner Best Sci-Fi Horror Film at the Toronto Independent Film Festival 2015, writer-director John Portanova’s acclaimed film sees a fractured family forced to go up against an angry clan of Bigfoot. Festival audiences and horror critics have gone crazy for the …

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