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Joe Dante Will Executive Produce Teddy Bears Are For Lovers Feature Film!

“Ahhh!” or “Awww”? I’m a big fan of films that combine horror with, for lack of a better term, “cute shit.” Take for instances movies like Critters and Gremlins. Love them. It is with this in mind that not only do I love the short film Teddy Bears Are For Lovers but I am excited about […]

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Cult alien invasion series V set for a big screen trilogy

The Visitors are returning, with Kenneth Johnson, creator of the cult 80s sci-fi series V, revealing that a big budget cinematic trilogy is in development at Desilu Studios.

“We are delighted to team up with Desilu to bring the timeless – and timely – story of resistance against tyranny into the 21st Century,” said Johnson. “V will be the first of a cinematic trilogy which will tell the full epic tale in the manner I always envisioned.”

Just as he did with 1983’s V: The Original Miniseries, Johnson is set to write and direct the movie(s), as well as producing with John Hernansen (Gray Matters) and Barry Opper (Critters).

V revolves around mankind’s last stand against a race of human-like aliens who arrive on Earth claiming to have benevolent intentions, but are revealed to be carnivorous reptilian creatures intent on taking over the planet.

The original miniseries was followed by
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‘Critters: The New Binge’ Director Talks New Story, New Bounty Hunters And Chiodo Puppets [Interview]

Warner Brothers Digital’s Blue Ribbon Content announced a web series based on the horror-comedy Critters film franchise. Jordan Rubin will write and direct Critters: The New Binge for the digital platform that also has Daphne & Velma, Good Girls Get High, Golden Revenge and animated shows Vixen, The Ray and Constantine. 1986’s Critters was New Line […]

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Critters heading to the small screen for TV reboot

Get ready for the return of the the hostile aliens the Krites, as Variety is reporting that Verizon’s go90 has ordered a TV adaptation of the cult sci-fi comedy-horror series Critters.

Entitled Critters: A New Binge and produced by Blue Ribbon Content, the comedy series sees the critters making their return to Earth in search of one of their kind who was left behind on an earlier mission. Arriving in Burbank, California, the creatures soon wreak havoc on a group of high schoolers and their families.

Jordan Rubin is set to direct, as well as writing and producing with Jon Kaplan and Al Kaplan. Rupert Harvey and Barry Opper, who served as producers on the original movies, are also on board.

Released in 1986, Critters proved to be a hit both at the box office and on VHS, and was followed by three sequels in 1988, 1991 and 1992.

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‘Critters’ Is Getting a TV Series Update on go90

Critters are coming back to take another bite out of earth. The campy cult horror franchise Critters, which spawned four films between 1986 and 1992, is set to return with new series adaptation on Verizon's go90. The original films emerged in the age of of paranormal romps like Gremlins and Ghostbusters, and centered on a pack of furry aliens that chowed down on the unlucky locals of increasingly ridiculous locales (from farmland to a space station!)...and this time, they're going suburban. In Critters: A New Binge, "the critters return to Earth in search of one of their …
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Critters: A New Binge Live-Action Series Ordered by Verizon’s go90 Streaming Service

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After more than 25 years since their last official film appearance, the Crites from Critters are coming back, this time as a series for Verizon's go90 streaming service.

Announced at the Television Critics Association's (TCA) 2018 Winter Press Tour, Critters: A New Binge is one of two new projects that have been given a series order by Verizon's go90, with Warner Bros. Television Group's Blue Ribbon Content digital studio on board to create the series.

An adaptation of the film franchise that featured little furry space creatures known as Crites (as well as Krites), Critters: A New Binge will once again bring the hungry aliens back down to Earth, this time in search of one of their own.

Spanning four films from 1986 to 1992, the Critters franchise pitted the invading Crites against bounty hunters from outer space, often with humans stuck in the middle (or on the menu). The Critters movies
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Blue Ribbon Content Sets Conan O’Brien Pet Comedy, ‘Critters’ Adaptation as go90 Series

Verizon’s go90 has ordered two new comedy series from Blue Ribbon Content (Brc), the Warner Bros. Television Group’s digital studio.

The new live-action comedies are “Golden Revenge,” from Conan O’Brien’s Conaco LLC, and “Critters: A New Binge,” a series adaptation of the cult classic feature films. Both series will begin production in early 2018. The announcement was made during Wbtv’s presentation for the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Wednesday.

“With a cast list as diverse as puppies, cats and rampaging critters, these two new shows are perfect examples of the unexpected and dynamic programming we aim to produce at Blue Ribbon Content,” said Peter Girardi, executive vice president of Blue Ribbon Content, and executive vice president of alternative programming, Warner Bros. Animation. “Verizon has been a great partner, and we can’t wait for audiences to dive into these stories.”

“Golden Revenge” follows three pets out to get even with the
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Insidious: The Last Key – Lin Shaye on Playing Elise Rainier Again: “I’m Glad to Be That Bad-Ass!”

The inimitable Lin Shaye has starred in many a fright flick, including A Nightmare on Elm Street, Critters, Dead End, 2001 Maniacs and its sequel 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams, Alone in the Dark, Amityville: A New Generation, Tales of Halloween, Abattoir, Ouija and its prequel Ouija: Origin of Evil. But it’s her role as […]

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Critters 2

Mick Garris’ slapstick sci-fi opus is the second in a quartet of Critters movies that popped up in the wake of the success of Gremlins. In this installment the citizens of the unassuming town of Grover’s Bend, Kansas suffer yet another infestation of the preposterously toothy aliens and band together to snuff them out. Screenwriter David Twohy went on to pen 1993’s The Fugitive.
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10 Horror Movies That Went to Space

10 Horror Movies That Went to Space
"In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream!" But can they hear Jason smash computer generated teenagers zipped up in virtual sleeping bags into each other? Can they hear the Leprechaun turn on his green lightsaber? What about Pinhead? Hear him? Everybody loves critically acclaimed sci-fi/horror mash-up fare like Alien, a stone cold cinema classic. But let's not overlook those guilty pleasure slasher franchises, either. What else can we do with the Leprechaun? I know! Leprechaun in Space! Today, we look at 10 times horror movies went to space.

Alien (1979)

First and foremost we must acknowledge Alien, the 1979 sci-fi horror film directed by Ridley Scott. Dan O'Bannon was ready to throw in the towel after a grueling preproduction on a proposed Dune movie went nowhere. As a last ditch effort, he came up with a story called Star Beast, together with Ronald Shusett, who later returned for 2004's Alien vs. Predator.
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Red Christmas starring Dee Wallace – Available Now on DVD, Blu-ray, and VOD!

Out Now! Dee Wallace-Starring Red Christmas Available on DVD, Blu-ray and most VOD Outlets Philadelphia, Pa – Craig Anderson’s Red Christmas, a horror-filled cinematic present for the entire family (including your abortion-protesting uncle) has been released on all platforms this week. Genre icon Dee Wallace (The Hills Have Eyes, The Howling, E.T., Cujo, Critters) stars …

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Red Christmas Starring Dee Wallace Now Under the Tree on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD

Artsploitation has delivered the ultimate stocking stuffer with the home video release of the Australian horror film Red Christmas.  Veteran television director and actor Craig Anderson makes his feature debut with Red Christmas, combining the banal horror of family gatherings with the issues of abortion, feminism, ethics, religion and privacy, with a blood-splattered twist on what happens when secrets refuse to stay dead.  Following a theatrical rollout across the United States, Red Christmas will be available nationwide October 17th on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Vudu and more.

Genre icon Dee Wallace (The Hills Have Eyes, The Howling, E.T., Cujo, Critters) stars in a critically acclaimed role as the stressed-out mother of a squabbling family, gathered together in a remote Outback estate on Christmas Eve.  Their petty dramas threaten to blacken the holiday until a mysterious and deformed stranger appears at the door seeking bloody vengeance.
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October 2017 VOD Releases Include Cult Of Chucky, Better Watch Out, War For The Planet Of The Apes

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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.
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Horror Highlights: Nitehawk Cinema’s October Programming, Red Christmas Clip, Web Of The Spider Blu-ray

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Brooklyn's own Nitehawk Cinema has announced their programming guide for October and it includes Mario Bava's Kill Baby, Kill, Black Sabbath, and so much more. Also: check out a clip from Red Christmas before its home media release on October 17th, and we also have details on the Blu-ray release of Web of the Spider.

Nitehawk Cinema's October Programming Revealed: To learn about the October programming at Brooklyn's Nitehawk Cinema, read the details below or visit them online.

“New Horror

We are in the midst of a horror film resurgence. A significant group of contemporary horror films made in the past couple of years is reminiscent of the socio-political classics of the 1960s and 1970s in that they are boldly confronting the terrifying undercurrent of life today. Like their predecessors, these films tackle class, gender identity, and race in a way that shows us both where we are and how far we,
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Horror Highlights: UK Poster for Better Watch Out, Home Media Release Details for Red Christmas and House By The Lake

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The holidays take a grisly turn in the upcoming horror comedy Better Watch Out, and the new UK poster for the film displays a deadly twist on holiday decorating. In today's Horror Highlights, we also have home media release details for another holiday horror film, Red Christmas (starring Dee Wallace), as well as the new thriller House by the Lake, featuring a creepy character known as the Fish Man.

Better Watch Out UK Poster: Universal Pictures will release Better Watch Out in the UK on December 8th, and Well Go USA will release Better Watch Out in Us theaters and on VOD beginning October 6th. In case you missed it, read our own Heather Wixson's Fantasia review of the film, as well as her interview with filmmaker Chris Peckover.

"The sadistic horror comedy begins on a quiet suburban street during the holiday season, a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old
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Dee Wallace Reflects on Roles in ‘Cujo,’ ‘The Howling’ & More

Dee Wallace Reflects on Roles in ‘Cujo,’ ‘The Howling’ & More
She may not often pop up on lists of the top horror icons, but Dee Wallace has damn sure earned the right to be on every single one of them. With memorable roles in Cujo, The Howling, Critters, Popcorn, The Frighteners and Rob Zombie’s Halloween, Wallace is undoubtedly one of the top “scream queens” of all […]
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Horror Highlights: The Ice Cream Truck, Camp Cold Brook, The Lift Blu-ray / DVD, Los Angeles Haunted Hayride, Red Christmas, Wtf!

The ’burbs can be one spooky place to live. Megan Freels Johnston's The Ice Cream Truck release details, trailer, and poster leads today's Horror Highlights! Also: Camp Cold Brook casting details, Blu-ray / DVD release details for The Lift, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride announcement, Red Christmas theatrical info, and the new Wtf! trailer.

The Ice Cream Truck Trailer and Release Details: Press Release: "Writer-director Megan Freels Johnston’s suburban nightmare The Ice Cream Truck will hit theaters August 18 and be released day-and-date on VOD via Uncork’d Entertainment. A new trailer and poster have been released to coincide with the release.

The provocative psychological thriller stars Deanna Russo (Being Human, Gossip Girl) as Mary, who moves back to her suburban hometown after her husband gets relocated for work. As her family ties up loose ends back home, she moves into their new house alone. And although the move makes Mary nostalgic for her youth,
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Horror Highlights: Funko’s Horror Plushies, Red Christmas, The Domicile, Fate, Cuties Trailer, Whispers on VOD

Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers, and Pennywise Horror Plushies from Funko kick off today's Highlights. Also, we have a look at images from Red Christmas, trailers for The Domicile, Fate, and Cuties, and ending today's feature, we have VOD release details for Whispers.

Funko's Horror Plushies: "From Funko: “Plushies: Horror S1

Some horror characters might give you nightmares, or chase you around the neighborhood, but these won’t. They are horrifically cute!

Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, and Pennywise are now joining the Funko plush line.

Add them all to your collection this Summer!

Coming in September!”

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Red Christmas Images: "Press Release: "Philadelphia, Pa - Artsploitation has released the first images for their upcoming release of the Australian horror film Red Christmas. Genre icon Dee Wallace (The Hills Have Eyes, The Howling, E.T., Cujo, Critters) stars as the stressed-out mother of a squabbling family, gathered together in
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First trailer for seasonal slasher ‘Red Christmas’

Artsploitation has released the first images for their upcoming release of the Australian horror film Red Christmas. Genre icon Dee Wallace (The Hills Have Eyes, The Howling, E.T., Cujo, Critters) stars as the stressed-out mother of a squabbling family, gathered together in a remote Outback estate on Christmas Eve. Their petty dramas threaten to blacken the holiday until a mysterious and deformed stranger appears at the door seeking bloody vengeance.

Veteran television director and actor Craig Anderson makes his feature debut with Red Christmas, combining the banal horror of family gatherings with the issues of abortion, feminism, ethics, religion and privacy, with a blood-splattered twist on what happens when secrets refuse to stay dead. Dee Wallace headlines as Diane, a matriarch presiding over the gathering of her squabbling grown children on Christmas Day. Tensions give way to terror when a deformed stranger appears at the door with vengeance on his mind.
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Horror Highlights: Asylum Of Darkness, Hounds Of Love, Ghost Brothers, Red Christmas, Mondocon 2017, Chupacabra Territory

In today's Horror Highlights, we have release details for Asylum of Darkness and Chupacabra Territory, a new poster for Hounds of Love, details on Ghost Brothers moving to Destination America, acquisition info on Red Christmas, and details on MondoCon 2017.

Asylum of Darkness: "'Wild Eye Releasing unlocks the doors to award-winning filmmaker Jay Woelfel's supernatural horror feature Asylum of Darkness this April.

Woelfel’s stirring cocktail of supernatural suspense and goosebump-inducing horror features a superlative cast of sci-fi and horror icons including Golden Globe nominee Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica), in one his final film appearances.

Tim Thomerson (Trancers, Near Dark, Nemesis) and Tiffany Shepis (12 Monkeys, Tromeo and Juliet, Tales of Halloween) also star in the movie, a striking, spine-tingling horror jaunt, shot in 35mm, that resembles the works of genre icons Lynch and Cronenberg.

After awakening in a mental asylum, a patient plans his escape to freedom while
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