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Daily Dead’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaways: Day Two- More Black Friday Deals & Gift Ideas for Everyone!

27 November 2015 3:19 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Welcome back to the second day of Daily Dead’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide- hope everyone survived Turkey Day and is ready to save some cash on more Black Friday deals and many other gift ideas I have rounded up for you all today.

We’re starting off today with more Black Friday sales that might be of interest to you and a bunch more gift ideas perfect for genre fans of all ages, including two recent visual histories of iconic films from the 1980’s, one of Scream Factory’s awesome recent releases, apparel from Dark Bunny, horror-themed cross stitch and more!

This year’s Holiday Gift Guide is being sponsored by Rlj Entertainment and their recent terrifying yuletide release, A Christmas Horror Story, and to help you guys get into the spirit of the season, we’ve put together 10 amazing prize packs filled with goodies, a t-shirt and your very »

- Heather Wixson

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Ash vs Evil Dead, Ep. 1.03, “Books From Beyond”

15 November 2015 7:46 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Ash vs Evil Dead, Season 1, Episode 3, “Books from Beyond”

Written by Sean Clements

Directed by Michael J. Bassett

Airs Saturdays at 9pm (Et) on Starz

“Bait”, the second episode of Ash vs Evil Dead, was an exciting course correction for the series after a disappointing premiere. But declaring Ash vs Evil Dead a success based on that episode might have been premature. This week’s episode, “Books from Beyond”, is a quick, weightless oddity that tries to pack a bunch of elements into a brief 30 minutes, and doesn’t quite succeed. Ash (Bruce Campbell) and his new friends Pablo (Ray Santiago) and Kelly (Dana DeLorenzo) (a group Pablo has now dubbed “The Ghost Beaters”, much to Ash and Kelly’s chagrin) head off to Books from Beyond with hopes of finding something in the Necronomicon to stop the recently unleashed evil forces. The series has been teasing getting to this »

- Chris Evangelista

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October 27th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Army Of Darkness, The Gift, The Fifth Element

26 October 2015 7:13 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Hope everyone has their boomsticks ready, as this final week of October is looking to be yet another banner week for genre Blu-ray and DVD releases, highlighted by the anticipated Collector’s Edition set for Sam Raimi’s cult classic Army of Darkness from Scream Factory. The recent thriller, The Gift, is also making its way to multiple formats on October 27th and for those of you fans of The Fifth Element out there, Sony is putting together a nifty Cinema Series release that arrives this Tuesday.

Olive Films is also keeping themselves busy this week with several cult classic releases including Breeders, Sometimes They Come Back, Dr. Terror's House of Horror and Saul BassPhase IV, with Warner Home Video resurrecting several classics in HD as well—The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, Son of Kong, Them! and the Special Effects Collection box set.

Other notable titles coming out on »

- Heather Wixson

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Lovecraft by Any Other Name: 10 Films Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft

8 October 2015 3:44 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

H.P. Lovecraft doesn’t translate to film very well. Many have tried, few have succeed. Lovecraft’s stories are mood-driven, using his dense antiquarian writing style to tell tales that say so much while unfolding so little in terms of action. This doesn’t exactly lend itself to a cinematic adaptation. Yet several films have found a way to tackle Lovecraft without actually adapting Lovecraft. The following films pay tribute to Lovecraft without actually adapting any of his stories.

10.Evil Dead

Sam Raimi’s 1981 The Evil Dead features one of Lovecraft’s most widely known creations: The Necronomicon. Lovecraft used this book of magic, which was attributed to the fictional Abdul Alhazred, in several of his stories. This recurrence was one of the many Lovecraftian elements that gave a reader the sense of an ever-growing mythology — stories all loosely connected, existing in the same mad universe. Lovecraft wrote a short »

- Chris Evangelista

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Howard Lovecraft And The Frozen Kingdom North American Rights Acquired by Shout! Factory

7 October 2015 1:41 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Shout! Factory and Arcana Studio are teaming up to bring the imaginative world of H.P. Lovecraft to a younger audience with their newly announced animated film adaptation of Bruce Brown's graphic novel, Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom.

Currently in production and slated for a 2016 release, Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom will feature a mix of recognizable pieces from Lovecraft's tales, new adventures, and some biographical elements from the influential author's life, as it will follow Lovecraft as a boy.

Sean Patrick O’Reilly will write, direct, and produce the project. The voice cast has yet to be revealed, but we have the official press release with more details, as well as a look at the graphic novel's cover art. Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates.

Press Release: "Los Angeles and Vancouver – Shout! Factory, a leading multi-platform entertainment company, and Arcana Studio have entered into a »

- Derek Anderson

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Shout! Factory Nabs North American Rights to Animated Feature 'Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom'

7 October 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Shout! Factory and Vancouver-based Arcana Studios have inked a North American distribution deal for the forthcoming animated film "Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom," the companies announced today. Based on Bruce Brown's popular graphic novel, the film, written, directed, and produced by Sean Patrick O'Reilly ("Pixies"), will receive multi-platform U.S. and Canadian releases from Shout! Factory in 2016. The timely acquisition capitalizes on the current vogue for big-screen comic book adaptations, as well as renewed interest in author H.P. Lovecraft, whose work inspired a thicket of allusions in the first season HBO's "True Detective." The graphic novel introduces Lovecraft's particular brand of eerie fiction—including the famed book of magic known as the Necronomicon—to a new generation, following young Howard through a portal and into a dangerous frozen world, where he befriends a monster named Spot. The move also signals further »

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Army Of Darkness Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Release Details and Cover Art

9 September 2015 9:56 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Scream Factory's revealed the impressive list of special features for their three-disc Collector's Edition Blu-ray of Sam Raimi's Army of Darkness (hitting shelves October 27th), which includes a new interview with boomstick king Bruce Campbell, four versions of the film, and much more.

Press Release: Bound in human flesh and inked in blood, the ancient "Necronomicon" – the Book of the Dead – unleashes unspeakable evil upon mankind in this outrageously hilarious third chapter of Evil Dead Trilogy from legendary director Sam Raimi (Darkman, Drag Me to Hell) and producer Robert Tapert (Ash vs. Evil Dead).  On October 27, 2015, Scream Facotry™ is proud to present Army Of Darkness Collector’s Edition, featuring the Theatrical Cut of the film, the Director’s Cut (with 15 minutes of extra footage), the International Cut and the TV version (in standard definition). This definitive collector’s edition of Army Of Darkness is jam-packed with a wealth of bonus content, »

- Derek Anderson

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NecronomiCon Providence 2015 to Celebrate H.P. Lovecraft’s 125th Birthday

21 July 2015 4:15 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

H.P. Lovecraft's influence on generations of horror writers and filmmakers is as undeniably powerful as the terror-inducing monsters within his fiction, and this August, NecronomiCon Providence will fittingly celebrate the 125th birthday of the late Cthulhu creator.

Press Release: "Providence, Ri (July 16, 2015) – The countdown is on and passes are selling fast for NecronomiCon Providence 2015! The world’s foremost celebration of author H.P. Lovecraft and the many writers and artists he inspired returns August 20-23 to the Biltmore and Omni hotels in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. With Lovecraft’s hometown of Providence as a backdrop, this four-day event will serve as a tribute to his influential writing, as well as the city’s celebrated culture and history. This year’s convention coincides with the 125th anniversary of Lovecraft’s birth in 1890, and organizers are busy coordinating citywide festivities to commemorate the grand occasion.

H.P. Lovecraft is often considered the father of supernatural horror fiction. »

- Derek Anderson

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Comic-Con 2015: Warpo Reveals Legends of Cthulhu Collector Club Kit & Figure

8 July 2015 4:46 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

If you're a big fan of Warpo's Legends of Cthulhu figures that are the ultimate ode to H.P. Lovecraft, you now have two new items to look forward to, as Warpo has revealed a Legends of Cthulhu Collector Club Kit and 12-inch figure that will be available to pre-order at Comic-Con.

Press Release: "Chicago, Il (July 8, 2015): Warpo, the indie toy company setting the bar in the creation of new retro toys, announces today the new Legends of Cthulhu Collector Club Kit, a must-have for fans of Legends of Cthulhu.

Featuring a Necronomicon collector box, the Collector Club Kit (Msrp $39.99) includes background and altar playset standees, Legends of Cthulhu coloring/activity book, Cthulhu sew-on patch, Society of Cthulhu Investigators letter from “The Professor”, Society of Cthulhu Investigators pin, Society of Cthulhu Investigators ring, Legends of Cthulhu stickers, and a Legends of Cthulhu poster.

The Cthulhu Collector Club Kit, along with »

- Derek Anderson

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