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Cavitycolors Unveils New Images of Midian Monster Mayhem in Their Nightbreed Collection

3 hours ago

Cavitycolors heads to Midian for some monster mayhem this Thursday with their new Nightbreed collection, and ahead of the anticipated release, they've unveiled new images of the pins, apparel, and slipmat.

From Cavitycolors: "This Thursday, June 29th at 5 Pm (east coast time) Join us as we celebrate the Clive Barker classic, Nightbreed!

Thursday also happens to be my 30th birthday, so what better way to celebrate, than with an officially licensed collection for one of my personal favorite films! This collection has been in the works for months, and we're so excited to finally unleash it all. It includes all new apparel, a turntable slipmat, and a 5 pin collectors set. Limited supply on all items, so don't miss em!"

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- Derek Anderson

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Catalog From The Beyond: The Ghoul (1933)

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Universal’s explosion of the horror genre in the 1930s gave us two legendary actors in Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff. Lugosi, who I’ve covered before in this column, was the leading-man type in that whomever he played, he was still pretty much Bela Lugosi (arguments could be made either way as to whether this was to his benefit or his detriment). Karloff, however, often had a tendency to get lost in his roles. Granted, part of this was done via the magic of FX. In movies like Frankenstein and The Mummy, Jack Pierce covered Karloff in enough prosthetics to make him unrecognizable. But credit must also be given to Karloff’s performances. Few people could pull off his take as Frankenstein’s monster where even with his face completely covered, and not a word of dialogue in script, he still managed to make this hulking monster come across as sympathetic. »

- Bryan Christopher

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Watch Neill Blomkamp’s New Oats Studios Short Film Firebase

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If you enjoyed the dystopian landscapes of Neill Blomkamp's first Oats Studios short film, Rakka, then you'll want to check out his new short film, Firebase, starring Sharlto Copley.

Press Release: Los Angeles, CA (June 23, 2017) From Oats Studios and filmmaker Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium, and Chappie), comes the science fiction short Firebase, available for free June 28, 2017 on the Oats Studios YouTube, Steam, and Facebook channels.

Firebase will be the second independently made sci-fi short released by Oats Studios following the success of the Sigourney Weaver helmed “Rakka”.

Synopsis: Set during the Vietnam war, Firebase follows American soldier "Hines" through an ever deepening web of science fiction madness. The fabric of space-time literally beginning to bend around him.

About Oats Studios

Oats Studios is a new experimental filmmaking "lab". The Studio is an independent incubator of ideas that has the capacity to handle all aspects of production from start to end. »

- Derek Anderson

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Contest: Win The Evictors on Blu-ray

7 hours ago

In 1976, he took viewers to The Town That Dreaded Sundown, and just a few years later, Charles B. Pierce introduced them to the horrors of the Monroe house in The Evictors, now out on Blu-ray from Scream Factory, and we've been provided with three high-def copies to give away to lucky Daily Dead readers.

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Prize Details: (3) Winners will receive (1) Blu-ray copy of The Evictors.

How to Enter: We're giving Daily Dead readers multiple chances to enter and win:

1. Instagram: Following us on Instagram during the contest period will give you an automatic contest entry. Make sure to follow us at:

https://www.instagram.com/dailydead/

2. Email: For a chance to win via email, send an email to contest@dailydead.com with the subject “The Evictors Contest”. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.

Entry Details: The contest will end at 12:01am Est on July 5th. This »

- Derek Anderson

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Interview: Alison Brie and Molly Shannon on Their Characters in The Little Hours

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Arriving in theaters in New York and Los Angeles this Friday is Jeff Baena’s oddball religious comedy (with has a hint of witchcraft to it) The Little Hours. An official selection of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Baena’s film is an adaptation of The Decameron, and during a recent press day for the film, Daily Dead had the opportunity to speak with two of the co-stars of The Little Hours, Alison Brie (Mad Men, Community) and Molly Shannon (Saturday Night Live, Never Been Kissed).

During our interview, the actresses discussed what initially drew them into working on The Little Hours, being able to collaborate with such a strong cast of females, their characters, and more.

So what was the biggest appeal for you to come into this project and work with Jeff? Was it the fact that it was an opportunity to be a part of such an unusual film? »

- Heather Wixson

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Fright Rags Unleashes New Shirt & Enamel Pins for John Carpenter’s The Thing

9 hours ago

Fright Rags is heading back to Outpost 31 with their new shirt and enamel pin collection for John Carpenter's The Thing.

From Fright Rags: "The Thing! New Officially Licensed tee & pins are Now Available! A brand-new exclusive The Thing tee design by Justin Osbourn and **Four** new enamel pins — including a pin by Elijah Vance/Stay Cold Kraftworks that features the iconic poster art with a Real Blinking Led Light! Shop now before it’s too late!

Shop Now: https://goo.gl/STkTGC"

The post Fright Rags Unleashes New Shirt & Enamel Pins for John Carpenter’s The Thing appeared first on Daily Dead. »

- Derek Anderson

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The Past Comes Back with a Vengeance in Official Trailer for The Heretics

11 hours ago

Gloria's haunted past comes back to reclaim her in the eerie trailer for The Heretics, the latest film from director Chad Archibald (Bite).

Press Release: Toronto, Canada (June 27, 2017) – From Black Fawn Films and Breakthrough Entertainment, the team that brought you the smash indie hits, Bite, Let Her Out, Bed of the Dead and Antisocial, brings what Howard Gorman at Scream Magazine calls "Brutally unpredictable bombshells and harrowing chills aplenty” - The Heretics. The Heretics also graces the June 2017 issue of Scream Magazine with a full front cover feature and extensive interview with Black Fawn Films inside.

The official trailer for The Heretics is here; starring Nina Kiri (TV’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Let Her Out), Ry Barrett (The Drownsman, Neverlost, and The Demolisher) and, with a breakout performance from Australian new comer Jorja Cadence. The Heretics was produced by Cody Calahan, Chad Archibald and Christopher Giroux with cinematography by »

- Derek Anderson

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Comics Corner: Spawn #275, The Hellblazer #11, The X-Files #15, Jim Henson’S The Power Of The Dark Crystal #4

12 hours ago

Todd McFarlane's Spawn #275 sees the return of Sam and Twitch! Also featured in today's Comics Corner: The Hellblazer #11, The X-Files #15, Jim Henson Power of the Dark Crystal #4, The Dregs #4 from Black Mask Studios, Conan the Slayer #10, Magdalena #4 cover artwork plus four preview pages, September Mourning, and Solar Flare #3.

Spawn #275: "Sam And Twitch Are Back!!!

Story: Todd McFarlane

Art: Szymon Kudranski

Cover / Variant Cover: Hicham Hibachi

Published: June 28, 2017

Diamond ID: APR170699

Digital: $2.99

Print: $2.99."

To see more of Spawn 275, go to:

https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/spawn-275

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The Hellblazer #11: "“The Smokeless Fire” part five! Constantine thought about taking an old frenemy’s advice, but Paris has bistros to sit in and wine to drink. With a little patience and a little magic, things have a way of sorting themselves out. Unless Marid crosses the finish line first, that is.

Art by: Davide Fabbri

Cover by: Tula Lotay

Variant Cover »

- Tamika Jones

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Science of Scares: Summer is for Sea Monsters

27 June 2017 3:46 PM, PDT

Summer is just starting and I’ve already found myself, multiple times, in natural bodies of fresh water that descended far deeper depths than I was prepared for. On one occasion, believing the riverbed to be no more than a few inches below my toes, I propelled myself down into the dark waters, stretching for the muddy bottom only to find it nowhere in reach, my lungs screaming for air. But need or air was not the only thing forcing me to the surface. The moment the riverbed was not right where I expected it, a familiar image came to my mind: that of a sea monster rapidly closing the distance between its sharp, protruding teeth and my fleshy toes. As I frantically kicked my way to the rocky shore, a slideshow of underwater monsters played in my mind, starting with the deep-lake horror movie The Quest (okay, it’s not really a horror film, »

- Margee Kerr

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First Two Episodes of Preacher Season 2 Now Available to Watch Online for Free (Us Only)

27 June 2017 1:35 PM, PDT

Jesse Custer and his friends are officially back to raise a little hell in their search for God in season 2 of Preacher, and if you still have yet to harness the power of Genesis, you can now watch the first two episodes of season 2 online for free in the Us.

If you live in the Us and would like to watch the first two episodes of Preacher Season 2, simply visit the show's official page on AMC's website (no login information required). Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates on Preacher Season 2, and get a sneak peek at what's to come this season in the video below.

"Based on the popular cult comic book franchise of the same name, Preacher is an absurdly twisted and action packed thrill ride. When Jesse Custer, a small-town preacher with a criminal past, realizes God is absent from Heaven, Jesse sets out to find Him. »

- Derek Anderson

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