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10 items from 2011


Relish This Compilation of Exploding Heads

5 December 2011 12:22 AM, PST | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

What do you think of immediately when you think "exploding head"? Scanners, yes? Well, that film and many more are represented in a newly discovered "exploding head video montage" that culls many of our favorite scenes involving cranial damage.

From The Running Man to Chopping Mall, From Dusk Till Dawn to Dawn of the Dead, this is one video you may want to watch after setting aside your breakfast this morning. Kudos to the editing team for this wet, gruesome and loving display of carnage.

The films:

1. Hott Fuzz

2. Scanners

3. Dawn of the Dead (1978)

4. Dawn of the Dead (2004)

5. The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

6. The Prowler

7. Maniac

8. Tokyo Gore Police

9. The Last House on the Left (2009)

10. Inside

11. Spy Hard

12. Deadly Friend

13. The Proposition

14. Wild at Heart

15. Terror Firmer

16. Planet Terror

17. Bad Taste

18. Dead Alive / Braindead

19. Chopping Mall

20. From Dusk Till Dawn

21. Running Man

22. The Beyond

23. Pulp Fiction

24. The Frighteners

25. Men in Black

26. Mars Attacks! »

- ryanrotten@shocktillyoudrop.com (Ryan Turek)

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Trailer and new poster for Roger Corman documentary ‘Corman’s World’

10 November 2011 2:35 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

You probably all know from reading my reviews here on Blogomatic3000 that I love a good B-movie. Now that may be a huge blockbusting B-movie like Transformers or a straight to DVD, unseen by many B-movie like the recent flick Monster Mutt, but they’re all B-movies nonetheless. One of my all-time favourite B-movie maestros is the legendary Roger Corman, I grew up watching many of his straight to DVD produced sci-fi and horror movies in the 80s and those films – such as Galaxy of Terror, Deathstalker, Forbidden World, The Terror Within and Humanoids From the Deep to name a few – are still cherished favourites today. In fact one of my all-time Top 20 favourite movies, Battle Beyond the Stars, came from Corman. He was also responsible for producing the awesome Bloodfist series of martial arts movies which starred Don “The Dragon” Wilson – another fave of mine!

Many a hardcore film-fan »

- Phil

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Shout! Factory Offering 31 Trick or Treats to One Big Winner

18 October 2011 1:15 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Oh, do we have a deal for you! Not only are the good people at Shout! Factory slashing like Chromeskull (prices that is), but they are offering a huge Halloween prize package valued at over $650! And all you've got to do is cruise over to their site and and sign up.

Use the links below to enter the contest. Here are just some of the titles you'll receive: Audition, Cannibal Girls, Piranha and Humanoids From the Deep just to name a few. Do yourself a favor and enter. What do you have to lose?

From the Press Release

Happy October from your friends at Shout! Factory! To celebrate this macabre month, we’re offering slasher-inspired pricing on some of our more terrifying titles. Sales prices range from 15%-70% off list price. Place items in your cart to see how much you're saving. Sale ends October 31, 2011. To receive your items by Halloween, »

- Doctor Gash

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The Millennium Bug movie review

12 August 2011 12:45 PM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

Year: 2011

Directors: Kenneth Cran

Writers: Kenneth Cran

IMDb: link

Trailer: link

Review by: agentorange

Rating: 6 out of 10

The ethos of new company No CGI Films is something I can really get behind. Not that I don't like computer generated images, or digital FX or anything. I just get a total nerdgasm from seeing amazing practical work on the screen - particularly when it's pushed to a point that the movie starts to look like a bizarro version of earth (Evil Dead gets there for example).

So if you're like me and you dig on old Corman creature features (warts and all), you'll be happy to know that there are enough cool, geeky old-school filmmaker tricks in Millennium Bug to make you drool. We're talking insane miniature work, a ton of forced perspective and buckets of liquid blood to go along with all the prosthetic make-up work. For their first big (read: small) release, »

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Days of the Dead Announces Upcoming Shows

29 July 2011 5:35 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Everyone knows that in horror sequels are inevitable. When you hit the right chord and people dig it, it only makes sense. Determined to prove that the sequel can be as good the original, Days of the Dead has announced not one but two shows next year.

Based on the success of Days of the Dead in Indianapolis, they will be taking all of their shows and events to Atlanta, Georgia, March 9-11, 2012. But don't worry, they will be bringing the madness back to Indianapolis July 6-8, 2012.

Days of the Dead: Atlanta has already announced some of their guests including: Pj Soles (Halloween, Carrie, Stripes, Rock N' Roll High School), Dey Young (Rock N' Roll High School, Running Man, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Red Eye)- This will be the first Rock N' Roll High School reunion in 30 years, Gary Busey (Silver Bullet, Predator 2, Pirahna 3Dd), Taafe O' Connell (Galaxy of Terror, »

- dougevil

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Joshua reviews Jimmy T. Murakami’s Battle Beyond The Stars [Blu-ray Review]

7 July 2011 11:29 PM, PDT | CriterionCast | See recent CriterionCast news »

Some say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.  And in the case of Roger Corman and his New World Pictures, they have made some of the biggest names in the film world quite flattered, that is, if this is indeed true.

The king of the cinematic “sample,” Corman has ripped off, or at least borrowed from, countless films.  However, none of his pictures sums this up quite as well as the Jimmy T. Murakami picture, Battle Beyond The Stars.  Not only drawing inspiration from the sci-fi juggernaut that is Star Wars, but also Akira Kurosawa’s classic masterpiece The Seven Samurai, and while it may not live up to this pedigree, it is quite the entertaining piece of cinema.

Plot wise, the film sounds like a futuristic Kurosawa film right from the beginning.  A farm colony is under attack from an evil conqueror, and one of their citizens attempts »

- Joshua Brunsting

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MoreHorror Prepares for Texas Frightmare Weekend

8 April 2011 9:05 PM, PDT | MoreHorror | See recent MoreHorror news »

by Gary Berger, MoreHorror.com

Hello my horror brethren…just wanted to let you know I will be headed down to

Dallas, Texas for Texas Frightmare Weekend at the end of this month. I intend on posting a review at the end of each day, with (fingers crossed) video interviews as well.   

The line-up of guests looks amazing, here is a little tease:

Cary Elwes (Saw, Saw 3D, The Princess Bride, Hot Shots, Glory, Shadow of the Vampire, etc.)

Shawnee Smith (Saw, Saw II, Saw III, Saw VI, The Blob, The Stand, Carnival of Souls)

Clive Barker  (director)

Roger Corman (director)

Angus Scrimm (Phantasm I-IV, Masters of Horror, I Sell the Dead)

Robert England (A Nightmare on Elm St, Galaxy of Terror, Masters of Horror)

Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange, Halloween, Halloween II, Caligula, Time After Time, Cat People, etc.)

Dieter Laser (The Human Centipede)

Tom Six (director The Human Centipede »

- admin

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Galaxy Of Terror rocked my Blu-ray loving world

22 March 2011 11:11 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

Year: 1981

Directors: Bruce D. Clark

Writers: Marc Siegler / Bruce D. Clark

IMDb: link

Trailer: link

Buy it: link

Review by: agentorange

movie Rating: 6 out of 10

Bluray Rating: 8 out of 10

[Editor's note: Shout! Factory are offering 50% off all Corman Blu-rays if you pick up all seven as a bundle. Pretty sweet deal.]

I think the late 70s and into the 80s is my favourite Roger Corman era. Many people disagrees with me on that, of course. His 60s output is awesome (particularly if you're an exploitation nut), but if you're a straight genre fan and dig on cult scifi, horror or creatures features it really doesn't get any better than this period.

The reason for this era of great output is because of three films: Jaws, Alien and Star Wars. When these films came out, Corman realized the studios had started making His kind of movie and were making them bigger and better. This forced Corman to sink more money and talent into the genre films he was producing and in some of »

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Indie Horror Month - 25 Milestones in Independent Horror Filmmaking: Part 1

6 March 2011 7:07 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

For many fans, independent horror filmmaking seems like a relatively new concept. So you may be surprised to find out the maverick spirit that fuels our beloved genre has been burning for almost 100 years now, since the 1912 version of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde was produced by the independently-run production house Thanhouser Company.

Since then, we’ve enjoyed countless films that bucked the studio system tradition and gave us bold, refreshing explorations of some of our greatest fears and introduced us to some pioneers in the entertainment industry. In honor of these achievements, we here at Dread Central are taking the entire month of March to celebrate all things indie horror.

To kick things off, over the next five days we’d like to take you on a historical journey through the last 100 years of indie horror by taking a look at 25 milestones that helped define the horror genre and, in many cases, »

- thehorrorchick

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Nsfw: Dread Central Presents: Horror's Most Inappropriate Sex Scenes

9 February 2011 10:17 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

There is something in the air. Can you smell the sweet scent of lust? Be careful where you step, kids; things are bound to get extremely messy as we present to you some of our favorite and most inappropriate sex scenes that the horror genre has doled out over the years!

Be warned right now ...

There Is Nothing Safe For Work About The Following Feature That You Are About To Read!

There will be strong language. There will be nudity. And, if we know our fan base, some of you may engage in masturbation while perusing these pages. Please note that Dread Central is not responsible for any instances of electrocution that may occur once you have expelled your bodily fluids. That goes for ruining any electronic equipment as well. You shoot it, it's yours. Plain and simple.

Also, this is far from a definitive list. In honor of Valentine's »

- Uncle Creepy

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