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Interview: Roger Christian Talks Alien, Star Wars, The Sender and being a ‘Cinema Alchemist’

Shock talks to visionary movie mythmaker Roger Christian. Roger Christian is cinema royalty. Here is a man who has done and seen it all and has marked his artistic imprint on dozens of important Hollywood films. Christian has run the gamut of positions from production designer to assistant director, right up to taking the director’s…

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Bluray Review: The Sender (1982)

Giving fans one hell of a telepathic thriller, Roger Christian (Bandido)’s 1982 film The Sender has finally made its way to Bluray, and it’s one entertaining ride that really holds up incredibly well. Following Gail Farmer (Kathryn Harrold, Raw Deal, The Hunter), a woman who works at a mental hospital and her interest in a new patient only known as “John Doe #83″ (portrayed by character actor Zeljko Ivanek, In Bruges, Hannibal), The Sender does an excellent job of giving genre fans a film that is unlike any other films of its type.

Calling himself “Christ” and exhibiting typical messiah-complex like tendencies, John Doe #83 on the surface just seems like another mystery patient, who thinks he’s god. What causes Gail to gravitate towards him though, is the strange occurrences that seem to surround Doe, ones that at first seem coincidental, yet as the film goes on, she (and we
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Olive Films Announce August Bluray Titles

Olive Films Announce August Bluray Titles

Independent U.S. distributors Olive Films have announced that they will add a number of new titles to their catalog in August. Amongst them are: Keith Gordon’s The Singing Detective, Mickey Rose’s Student Bodies, Guy Ferland’s The Babysitter, and Roger Christian’s The Sender. The Singing Detective The Singing Detective boasts a line-up of top rank talent ...

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Round-Up: Night Of The Living Dead: Darkest Dawn, Funko Comic-Con Exclusives, The Sender and Student Bodies Blu-rays

Made entirely with CG, Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn will premiere at Walker Stalker Fan Fest in July. Also in this round-up: release details for Wave 7 of Funko's Comic-Con 2015 exclusive figures and The Sender and Student Bodies Blu-rays.

Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn: "Night Of The Living Dead: Darkest Dawn is a new fully CG take on the 1968 classic, “Night of the Living Dead.” This is the story of a group of survivors fighting to stay alive when a mysterious plague unleashes the undead on New York City. Barricaded in an abandoned apartment building, the characters from the original film face new terror and question each other’s compassion and sense of humanity as they fight to stay alive against the army of the walking dead...It was directed by Krisztian Majdik, Zebediah Y. Desoto, and written by David Schwartz, Zebediah Y. De Soto, Jib Polhemus,
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Expanded ‘Bad Girls’ Score by Jerry Goldsmith announced

La-La Land Records has announced a new soundtrack release for the 1994 western Bad Girls. The album includes the expanded and remastered score fro the film composed by Jerry Goldsmith. The release is limited to 3000 copies and features more than 20 minutes of previously unreleased music. To listen to audio clips and to order the CD, visit La-La Land Records’ online store. Bad Girls is directed by Jonathan Kaplan and stars Madeleine Stowe, Mary Stuart Masterson, Andie MacDowell and Drew Barrymore.

Here’s the track list of the album:

1. The John (2:19)

2. The Hanging (2:06)

3. Which Way?* (:42)

4. The Snake (1:20)

5. The Saw Mill* (1:56)

6. Keep Moving* (:57)

7. Bank Job** (5:16)

8. The Gang/The Posse* (:56)

9. Return to the Fold* (4:06)

10. Don’t Hurt Me* (1:45)

11. Jail Break (3:27)

12. No Money (2:09)

13. The Guests* (:36)

14. Welcome to My Home* (1:20)

15. The Pleasure of Your Company* (:48)

16. Ambush (5:45)

17. What’s Your Name?
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