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There are some excellent videogame-influenced movies out there. They're just not based on videogames...
No, no, this isn’t a list of the worst movies ever made. It’s a choice selection of films from the last 20 years that have been based on videogames. And as you can see, it makes for grim reading. But why is that?
But before we get into that, some brief history.
“Videogames can never be art.”
Despite the huge success of the gaming industry, which is now the most profitable form of entertainment, videogames are still seen an inferior art form. The late, great Roger Ebert famously kicked a beehive in 2010 when he proclaimed that “Videogames can never be art.”, Long story short, »
It looks like what's said to be the final Resident Evil movie will shoot this summer. Entitled Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, the sixth film in the series will once again be directed by Paul W S Anderson, and Milla Jovovich will be reprising the role of Alice in the movie.
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter was originally set to start shooting last year, but was put on hold when it was revealed that Anderson and Jovovich were expecting their second child together.
That happy event is edging closer, and Jovovich has now posted an update on her Facebook page, as she nears her due date. And in that update, she dropped the following line:
"I'm really proud of myself for not gaining the same amount of weight that I did with our first child (75 lbs. »
We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes a trailer for Bloodsucking Bastards, Phantasmagoria, and The Scarehouse, The Boston Horror Show lineup for 2015, Zombie with a Shotgun episode details, a Q&A with Ninjas vs Monsters director, Justin Timpane, and much more:
Bloodsucking Bastards Trailer and Premiere Details: “An Office Space meets Shaun of the Dead action-packed vampire comedy, Bloodsucking Bastards stars Fran Kranz as Evan Sanders, a dutiful and overworked employee stuck at a soul-killing corporation with his beautiful co-worker and girlfriend Amanda (Emma Fitzpatrick) and his slacker best friend Tim (Joey Kern). Evan’s world begins to crumble when Amanda dumps him and his boss Ted (Joel Murray) hands his coveted promotion to his nemesis Max (Pedro Pascal). When his officemates start going through disturbing changes and bodies begin to pile up, Evan must »
- Tamika Jones
XLrator Media has acquired the U.S. distribution rights for the super natural thriller The Diabolical. The film stars Ali Larter and is the feature film debut of Alistair Legrand. He co-wrote the script with Luke Harvis. The film co-stars Arjun Gupta, Max Rose Chloe Perrin, Merrin Dungey and Patrick Fischler.The Diabolical stars Ali Larter (Final Destination, Resident Evil: Extinction, "Heroes," TNT's "Legends") as the divorced mother of two children who are awoken nightly in their quiet suburban home by an increasingly strange and threatening presence. She desperately seeks help from her scientist boyfriend who begins a hunt to destroy the violent spirit that paranormal experts are too frightened to undertake. "Combining the relentless terror of The Conjuring with startling twists that take the film into an entirely...
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4 items from 2015
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