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Sinister Shadows Featured in Classic Clip & Exclusive New Poster for The Old Dark House (1932) 4K Restoration

4 October 2017 10:05 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

An essential must-see for horror fans who enjoy films set in eerie abodes on dark and stormy nights, The Dark Old House (1932), co-starring the legendary Boris Karloff, is coming to select theaters like never before this October in a stunning 4K digital restoration from Cohen Media Group, and we've been provided with an exclusive reveal of the new poster for the film and a clip that offers a look at the eye-popping makeover given to the classic shadow puppet scene.

Below, you can watch the creepy clip and check out the new poster, which will be included in the Blu-ray / DVD booklet for the film's new home media release on October 24th. We also have the previous press release with full details on The Old Dark House 4K restoration, and keep an eye out for the film in select theaters beginning Friday, October 6th, including the Quad theater in New York City. »

- Derek Anderson

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October 2017 VOD Releases Include Cult Of Chucky, Better Watch Out, War For The Planet Of The Apes

1 October 2017 7:54 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With the Halloween season finally upon us, that we’ve got a ton of horror and sci-fi titles headed our way via VOD and various digital platforms throughout the month of October. Things kick off with the 1992 horror comedy Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which hits Digital HD for the first time ever on October 2nd. The very next day, Cult of Chucky, Super Dark Times, The Forlorned, and Realive all make their respective debuts, and just a few days later the holiday horror flick Better Watch Out arrives on October 6th.

October 10th is another busy day, with the digital releases of Wish Upon, Dementia 13, The 13th Friday, War for the Planet of the Apes, and Wes Craven’s cult classic Summer of Fear, and for those looking to spend their Friday the 13th at home, you’ve got M.F.A., Brawl in Cell Block 99, and the Psycho-themed documentary 78/52 to look forward to. »

- Heather Wixson

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The Old Dark House (1932) 4K Restoration Home Media Release Details & Cover Art

26 September 2017 8:02 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

He played iconic roles like Frankenstein's monster and Imhotep (aka The Mummy), but Boris Karloff also instilled life in so many other intriguing characters, including Morgan in The Old Dark House, coming to Blu-ray (in a 4K restoration), DVD, and digital platforms this October from the Cohen Film Collection:

Press Release: Charles S. Cohen, Chairman and CEO of Cohen Media Group, today announced that the landmark thriller The Old Dark House, starring Boris Karloff, will be released by the Cohen Film Collection on Blu-ray, DVD and digital platforms on October 24, 2017. The home video release features the dazzling new 4K digital restoration that was screened to wide acclaim at the 2017 Venice Film Festival.

Based on J.B. Priestley's popular novel Benighted, this legendary classic was directed by James Whale in the fertile period between his Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein. In The Old Dark House, Whale puts a surprising spin on »

- Derek Anderson

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Robotech Movie Gets Wonder Woman Writer

12 September 2017 5:04 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With It remake director Andy Muschietti coming aboard Sony's long-gestating Robotech adaptation in July, the project has added another key creative addition with Jason Fuchs (Wonder Woman) signing on to write the script. This adaptation has been in development for several years, but now it seems it may finally have a shot of making it through production. Still, the studio hasn't set a production start date or even a release date yet, but still it's good news for fans of the franchise who have been waiting years to see this story on the big screen.

Deadline reports that Jason Fuchs will be working with Andy Muschietti to craft a brand new story from scratch, meaning they will discard the drafts written by several different writers over the years. We first reported on this adaptation back in 2008, when Star Wars writer Lawrence Kasdan signed on to write the script. Since then, »

- MovieWeb

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‘Unprecedented’ Rainfall and Rising Floodwaters: Everything to Know in the Wake of Harvey

28 August 2017 8:11 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Hurricane Harvey made landfall northeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday evening. And it’s ravaged the state ever since, leaving millions of people to battle catastrophic flooding.

Buildings were ripped apart and firefighters were unable to respond to victims in the hours after the storm hit and traveled across Texas. It started as a Category 4 storm with winds of 130 miles per hour, but moved offshore before making landfall again, becoming a Category 3 hurricane.

Harvey’s rains have inundated Houston, leaving residents stranded on their roofs and homeless.

Here’s what you need to know about the storm wreaking havoc »

- Rose Minutaglio

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Newswire: TCM goes alphabetical for this year’s “30 Days Of Oscar”

30 January 2017 11:44 AM, PST | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

For more than two decades, cable station Turner Classic Movies has broadcast a special month of programming in anticipation of the Oscars. But for its 22nd year of Oscar programming, TCM is offering a new take on its favorite month of the year. While previous Oscar months have focused on themes like “Six Degrees Of Separation” or “Turner Classic Movies University,” this year is a bit more straightforward.

From Wednesday, February 1, to Friday, March 3, TCM will play Oscar winners in alphabetical order, starting with historical bio Abe Lincoln In Illinois and winding up with political thriller Z. Most letters only get one day, while some (like A, S, and T) will likely get two. This means that February will contain none of TCM’s B-movies or Bowery Boys efforts, but four Astaire-Rogers musicals, a number of Hitchcock films, and the channel’s premiere of Dreamgirls on February 7 ...


- Gwen Ihnat

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