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Night Of The Living Dead Prequel From George Romero’s Son Is Moving Forward

When George A. Romero died in July, the world mourned a legendary filmmaker whose work proved to be so influential that the repercussions of his 1968 feature length debut, Night Of The Living Dead, can still be seen in cinema today. Indeed, Romero is often heralded as the ‘father of the zombie film,’ and with good reason – that debut feature created an entirely new sub-genre within the realm of horror, and made it the one of the most groundbreaking and subversive releases of its time, to boot.

As you may know, Romero’s son, Cameron, is also a filmmaker, and has a prelude to his father’s movie in the works – titled Rise Of The Living Dead – about which he has just given an update.

To recap, the younger Romero began an Indiegogo campaign in 2014 to fund the production of his script, which was then titled Origins. That fundraising campaign was successful,
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How Much Shock Can You Stand?

Ghosts are famous for their flexibility, spiraling through keyholes and up from the floorboards in search of their next mark. But movies about ghosts can be flexible too. Three classics of the genre, The Uninvited, House on Haunted Hill and The Innocents, demonstrate that there’s more than one way haunt a house.

These films never appeared on any triple bill that I know of, but I’d like to think they did, somewhere in some small town with a theater manager that knew a good scare when he saw it. How could the programmer resist it? Each film is united by a beautiful black and white sheen, eerie locales and their ability to scare the bejeezus out of you. But they’re also alike in their differences, coming at their specters from distinctly different vantage points.

1944’s The Uninvited, a three-hankie haunted house tale with a dysfunctional family subplot,
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AMC Fearfest Starts Today, Check Out The Full Schedule

It's finally that time of year! AMC is going wall to wall with scary movies as Fearfest 2017 kicks off today with a Halloween marathon! Check out the full schedule of what's in store below, and continue reading:

Monday, October 23, 2017

9:00 am Halloween

11:00 am Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

1:00 pm Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

3:00 pm Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers

5:00 pm Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later

7:00 pm Halloween II

9:30 pm Halloween

11:30 pm Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

1:30 am Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

3:30 am Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers

9:00 am House on Haunted Hill

11:00 am House of Wax

1:30 pm Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later

3:30 pm Halloween II

6:00 pm Child’s Play

8:00 pm Curse of Chucky

10:00 pm Cult of Chucky

Wednesday,
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AMC's FearFest Schedule Is Basically Freeform's 13 Nights of Halloween For Adults

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We're already in the thick of October, which means your scary movie binges should be well underway. While we have all of our horror movie DVDs lined up and ready to go, we also love hunkering down for those spooky TV marathons, too. Everyone loves Freeform's 13 Nights of Halloween, but where do you go when you really want to get your heartbeat racing? The answer is AMC. The channel has its FearFest movie marathon every season, and this year, you can enjoy gory, haunting, and stomach-churning films from Oct. 23 until Halloween. Stock up on peanuts and candy corn (eat them together, it will change your life) and prepare to scream bloody murder at the full schedule below. Related17 Movies Set in the Fall to Watch With a Warm and Spicy Latte Monday, Oct. 23 9 a.m. - Halloween 11 a.m. - Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers 1 p.m. -
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NYC Weekend Watch: Chinatown Cinema, ‘The Old Dark House,’ Tobe Hooper & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not likely to see in a theater again anytime soon, and many of which are, also, on 35mm. If you have a chance to attend any of these, we’re of the mind that it’s time extremely well-spent.

Metrograph

Chinatown-centered cinema will play in two separate series.

Museum of Modern Art

“Black Intimacy” offers a lens on black cinema.

Nitehawk Cinema

Tobe Hooper-wise, Texas Chainsaw and The Funhouse both screen, as does House on Haunted Hill.

Anthology Film Archives

Essential Cinema has a strong run.

Quad Cinema

James Whale’s The Old Dark House has been restored.
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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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Turner Classic Movies Is Bringing The Horror In October

(Aotn) Turner Classic Movies is bringing the horror next month. Starting on October 1st the channel will be bringing back movies such as the original Cat People and Dracula. Fan’s of classic movies will surely not want to miss this.

If you have ever wanted to know where the band White Zombie got there name be sure to tune in on Halloween morning at 8:30 Am. The Universal Monster’s are sprinkled throughout this marathon and will hopefully delight old school horror fans.

Complete Schedule Below:

Sunday October 1, 2017

8:00 Pm Dracula (1931) 9:30 Pm Dracula’s Daughter (1936) 11:00 Pm Son Of Dracula (1943)

Monday October 2, 2017

12:30 Am Nosferatu (1922)

Tuesday October 3, 2017

8:00 Pm Frankenstein (1931) 9:30 Pm Bride Of Frankenstein (1935) 11:00 Pm The Mummy (1932)

Wednesday October 4, 2017

12:30 Am The Wolf Man (1941) 2:00 Am Island Of Lost Souls (1933) 3:30 Am The Black Cat (1934) 4:45 Am The Invisible Man (1933)

Sunday October 8, 2017

2:00 Am Night
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‘Circus Kane’ VOD Review

Stars: Tim Abell, Jonathan Lipnicki, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Nicole Fox, Jonathan Nation, Mike Jerome Putnam, Scott Thomas Reynolds, Bill Voorhees, Ted Monte, Victoria Konefal | Written by Sean Sellars, James Cullen Bressack, Zack Ward | Directed by Christopher Douglas-Olen Ray

A reclusive circus master invites a group of social media stars to his house of haunts. Anyone who can make it out before being scared into submission will earn $250,000 – but they soon learn they are not only competing for money, but also fighting for their lives…

At the beginning of Circus Kane, circus master Balthazar Kane (Tim Abell) says “Nothing is for free. If it’s too good to be true it probably is”. This would have been good advice for a group of naive social media stars. Offered $250,00 if they can make it through a new haunted house attraction without being scared into submission, it really does seem too good to be true.
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Reel TV: Amblin Is Giving 'The Haunting of Hill House' A New Version on Netflix

If you need help remembering the difference between The Haunting of Hill House and House on Haunted Hill, just remember that one is a Hollywood horror classic that got a big, splashy remake in 1999 and the other is a...a Hollywood horror classic that got a big, splashy remake in 1999. Okay, so they can get a bit confusing on the surface. But now you can also add the distinction that The Haunting of Hill House is the one that was remade a second time, this time for the small screen. Or, rather, we should say re-adapted, since this new The Haunting of Hill House is going back to the original source material of Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel about a scientist who hopes to prove the existence of the supernatural by investigating a supposedly haunted house. This new version is...

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21 of cinema’s worst elevators

Kirsten Howard Mar 31, 2017

From The Shining to I Origins, these are just some of the worst offenders when it comes to moving between floors...

This article contains spoilers for just about every film on its list.

I don’t know when it started exactly.

When I was very young, it was fine. I maybe even enjoyed getting on an elevator and being whisked off, but somewhere in the timeline of my life, something changed. I began to dread stepping onto one. My heart would pound, a cold sweat would creep down my neck and my breath would quicken.

“What’s wrong?” a bemused acquaintance would ask as we were about to embark.

“Oh! Nothing, really,” I’d respond as casually as I could for someone suddenly about to lose control of their bowels. “I just thought I might take the stairs. Bit of exercise, you know.”

“But it…it’s 18 flights,
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February 21st Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Psychomania, Nocturnal Animals

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February 21st isn’t necessarily a busy week on the home entertainment front, but horror and sci-fi fans definitely should keep an eye on several intriguing releases that arrive this Tuesday. The Oscar-nominated thriller Nocturnal Animals is coming to Blu-ray and DVD via Universal Studios Home Entertainment, and Arrow Video is giving the cult classic Psychomania an HD overhaul for their 2-Disc Special Edition.

Other notable releases for February 21st include Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio, It Watches, House on Haunted Hill / Tormented double feature, and Kill, Granny, Kill.

Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio (BBC Home Entertainment, Blu-ray & DVD)

This Christmas sees The Doctor join forces with a masked Superhero for an epic New York adventure. With brain-swapping aliens poised to attack, the Doctor and Nardole link up with an investigative reporter and a mysterious figure known only as The Ghost. Can the Doctor save Manhattan?
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Exclusive: Two New House on Haunted Hill Films on their Way! Terry Castle Talks Penning Her Own Prequel!

William Castle fans, rejoice! Not one, but two new takes on one of the most beloved movies of Castle’s illustrious career, House on Haunted Hill, are officially on their way ;and we sat down with Castle’s daughter, Terry, to get… Continue Reading →

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Abattoir Review

Abattoir poses such a savage, provocative haunted house concept, but much like Brad Peyton’s Incarnate, this re-modeled genre construct is wasted on plodding execution that squanders any inherent excitement. Darren Lynn Bousman erects his very own funhouse amusement out of bloody murder locations, building a true-to-form haunted house without the haunts. Dead souls inhabit the very rooms they were slain in, all so an old, vengeful creep can make peace with his own family’s passing. It’s an architect’s dream hobby mixed with Satan’s own interior decorating, yet we’re never granted access to the horrors that pulsate from room to room. Tonal airlessness, momentum-halting CGI, disconnected storytelling – these are just a few of the code violations that stack against 2016’s most daunting renovation nightmare.

New English resident Jebediah Crone (Dayton Callie) acts as Bousman’s head designer, a cult leader who strengthens his connection to
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Film Review: ‘Abattoir’

Film Review: ‘Abattoir’
Not quite the bloody mess its title would suggest, but a bit of a mess nonetheless, Darren Lynn Bousman’s “Abattoir” is a franchise-aspirational horror opus that takes too long establishing its premise, then peters out in a climactic jumble of scare-free digital effects. Some weak key performances and an uncertain tone further dim the appeal of this latest from the director of several “Saw” sequels and “Repo! The Genetic Opera.” Shot in late 2014, it’s finally arriving on 10 AMC screens nationwide after a tour of genre fests, simultaneous with streaming release.

Newspaper reporter Julia Talben (Jessica Lowndes from the “90210” reboot) panics when she gets a call at work from someone who identifies himself simply as “The man who just killed your sister.” Rushing to the latter’s house with police detective friend/suitor Grady (Joe Anderson), she discovers that indeed Amanda (Jackie Tuttle), as well as Amanda’s husband and small child,
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FEARnyc 2016 Lineup Includes Hocus Pocus, The Lost Boys, Night Of The Living Dead (1968)

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Over 65 films, the new and the classics, will screen at FEARnyc 2016 horror film festival, including Nosferatu, Hocus Pocus, Dead Awake, Night of the Living Dead (1968), Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and The Lost Boys, just to name a few. Continue reading for the full list of films in the FEARnyc lineup.

From FEARnyc: "FEARnyc will be presented this Halloween season at New York City’s Cinema Village. From October 21-27, 2016 the event will feature screenings of 65+ new and classic horror films, cast appearances, special events and a tribute to horror icon, Wes Craven.

Some of the highlights include:

Screenings of Night of the Living Dead, Psycho, Hocus Pocus, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Lost Boys, and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3.

The premiere of Dead Awake, the new film from Final Destination writer Jeffrey Reddick.

A screening of The Exorcist which will begin with a seance with the audience led by a renowned psychic.
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Comic-Con 2016 Interview: Thom Mathews & John Philbin Reflect on The Return Of The Living Dead

The upcoming 30th anniversary of Tarman and his voracious appetite for brains was recently celebrated by Scream Factory in their Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release of The Return of the Living Dead. While the special Blu-ray was featured at San Diego Comic-Con, I had the honor of sitting down with cast members Thom Mathews and John Philbin to look back at the making of the beloved movie, including their experiences working with Dan O’Bannon, the extensive rehearsal period, visits to the set by George Clooney and Eric Stoltz, and much more.

When you guys were making this movie, did you have any idea that it would go on to have this kind of legacy and dedicated fanbase?

John Philbin: We were just happy to get a job because there was a strike and it was hot and it was the summer. All the people liked Dan O’Bannon,
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Polter-guess: match the ghost to the movie – quiz

As Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot hits cinemas this week, how familiar are you with other movie ghouls?

Ghost Town

The Sixth Sense

The Haunting

Over Her Dead Body

Shutter

Dark Water

The Eye

The Grudge

Lady in White

Poltergeist

Beetlejuice

Hellraiser

Thirteen Ghosts

House on Haunted Hill

Ghosts of Mars

What Lies Beneath

The Haunting

The Innocents

Carnival of Souls

The Terror

Stir of Echoes

Mama

The Conjuring

Insidious

The Haunted Mansion

A Haunted House

Heart and Souls

The Frighteners

High Spirits

Haunted

House

Scrooged

Safe Haven

The Pact

Just Like Heaven

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Casper

Campfire Tales

Ghostbusters II

Ghost Dad

7 and above.

You showed real spirit

0 and above.

You never stood a ghost of a chance

4 and above.

That was a bust

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Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis This Weekend– Great Line-Up of Guests!

Pop culture comes to life in St. Louis this weeekend! It’s the Wizard World Comic Con April 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at America’s Center downtown (701 Convention Plaza – St. Louis, Mo 63101), and boy oh boy, do they have an amazing line-up of guests!

Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. St. Louis show hours are Friday, April 1st, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, April 2nd, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, April 3rd, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor
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Horror Channel serves up seven premieres in April

Horror Channel has announcing that it will be broadcasting seven premieres during April, including the Network premieres of Tom Shankland’s gripping film noir serial killer shocker Waz, starring Stellan Skarsgard, Tom Hardy and Selma Blair, and David Keating’s deadly supernatural drama Wake Wood, with Timothy Spall. There is also a UK premiere for Eric England’s edge-of-your-seat chill ride Roadside.

Other network premieres this month are: Neil McEnery-West’s terrifying panic-thriller Containment and William Malone’s gory remake of House on Haunted Hill, starring Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen and Ali Larter, Richard Marquand’s creepy supernatural love story The Legacy and Norman J. Warren’s torrid tale of home counties devil worship Satan’s Slave, starring Michael Gough.

Sat 9 April @ 10.50pm – House On Haunted Hill (1999) *Network Premiere

Amusement park mogul Stephen Price (Geoffrey Rush) and his rather bitter wife Evelyn (Famke Janssen), invite a group of guests to
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