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'Hangover 3', 'Laurence Anyways', 'Purge', 'Chucky' and 'After Earth' On DVD & Blu-ray This Week

Laurence Anyways I do have a copy of this one and it's a film that just might make my top ten this year. I saw it at the Cannes Film Festival last year and it served as my introduction to writer/director Xavier Dolan and having now seen all four of his feature films I'd definitely say this is his best. I really hope more people find the opportunity to see not only this film, but everything else he has to offer.

Stalag 17 I can't remember when I watched Billy Wilder's Stalag 17, but I enjoyed it very much and would love to return to this black comedy meets action film centered in a WWII Pow camp. Starring the likes of William Holden and Otto Preminger, this flick won Holden the Best Actor Oscar in 1954 and is one I would recommend you check out. I don't have any details on this Blu-ray,
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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Purge' and More

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This week: All crime, including murder, is legal for one 12-hour period a year in "The Purge," a horror thriller in which Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey play a married couple that tries to keep their family safe during the annual event after an intruder gains access to their fortified home.

Also new this week is the trilogy-ending "The Hangover Part III," M. Night Shyamalan's "After Earth" starring Will Smith and son Jaden and the impressive sci-fi indie "Europa Report."

'The Purge'

Box Office: $64 million

Rotten Tomatoes: 38% Rotten

Storyline: In the near future, crime has been reduced to a minimum as the New Founders have instituted the Purge: an annual 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. James Sandin (Ethan Hawke) is a security-system salesman who feels pretty confident that his wife (Lena Headey) and two children will be safe during the Purge as they
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Fantasia Film Festival Review: Unflinching & Impressive 'Metro Manila'

If you're not into niche genre stuff like indie slasher films, Asian action flicks and ridiculously over-the-top monster movies then it's likely that you haven't even heard of the Fantasia Film Festival. For close to three full weeks this international festival descends upon the city of Montreal like a tidal wave of cinematic weirdness. The titles alone speak a thousand words: "Big Ass Spider!," "Zombie Hunter," "Curse of Chucky," "Drug War" etc. So when a movie like Sean Ellis' "Metro Manila" parachutes its way into the program, it almost feels like taking the first breaths of oxygen after a plastic bag's been lifted. Maybe it's the festival widening its range to include the sub-genres of drama, or it could be that they've succumbed to the temptation of premiering the 2013 Sundance Audience Award winner in Canada. Whatever the reason is, bless them for it."Metro Manila" zeros in on an impoverished couple,
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Top 10 Tuesday: Brad Pitt Films

By Melissa Thompson and Michelle McCue

First man ever to be named “Sexiest Man Alive” twice by People Magazine (1994 and 2000), thrice nominated for acting Oscars for Moneyball, The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button and Twelve Monkeys, producer of The Tree Of Life and The Departed, and family man to the children he shares with actress Angelina Jolie, versatile actor Brad Pitt latest endeavor is this week’s wildly anticipated World War Z.

Starring in, as well as producing Wwz, Pitt’s other starring vehicles have ranged from Greek hero Achilles in Wolfgang Petersen’s Troy to George Clooney’s forever-eating friend Rusty Ryan in Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’S 11, as well as superhero “Metro Man” in the animated Megamind and Death in Meet Joe Black.

Gee-whiz, we even have a soft spot for his dead-beat – “Don’t condescend me, man” – Floyd in True Romance.

Presently Pitt is working on his next project,
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Saif Ali Khan toils hard to get his look right in Go Goa Gone : Trade News

Saif Ali Khan’s new look in his upcoming film Go Goa Gone has raised many eyebrows. Saif will be seen playing a Russian mafia lord, Boris the Zombie Hunter in Raj Nidimoru and Krishna Dk’s next film, Go Goa Gone. As a wise man once said - A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. That’s what Saif had to do for his upcoming film. The actor, who is known to not experiment with his hairstyle, has an all-blonde avatar and an inked bod. Read More...
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Go Goa Gone: Saif Ali Khan slogs hard to get his look right

Saif Ali Khan's new look in his upcoming film Go Goa Gone has raised many eyebrows. Saif will be seen playing a Russian mafia lord, Boris the Zombie Hunter in Raj Nidimoru and Krishna Dk's next film, Go Goa Gone. As a wise man once said - A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. That's what Saif had to do for his upcoming film. The actor, who is known to not experiment with his hairstyle, has an all-blonde avatar and an inked bod.
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Dead Friends – A Cute Zombie Horror Short Film

Today we came across this adorable (if one can put such epithet together in the same sentence as ‘a zombie film’) zombie horror short, called Dead Friends, and directed by Stephen W. Martin. You might say it’s a holiday short, because the main character carries an Easter Bunny stuffed animal around with her. Here, have a look: The story follows a bullied little girl who brings a little boy back from the dead. At the nine minute mark, you’ll see one of the best kid psycho faces ever! Synopsis: Nine year old Lola Turtle’s only companion is her treasured and tattered stuffed bunny, Mister Wimperbottom…...

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Related posts: New Trailer for Dead Shadows Sci-Fi Horror Watch: Full Sundance Horror Short The Apocalypse, ‘Cause It Will Literally Blow Your Mind! Another Stephen King’s Short Story Will be Adapted,
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Hunter X Hunter Anime’s Neferpitō & Chimera Ant King Designs Revealed

Issue 18 of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine will reveal the anime character designs for the Hunter x Hunter anime’s upcoming “Chimera Ant” arc on Monday. The designs that are featured are royal guard chimera ant warrior Neferpitō and the King Chimera Ant, who serves as the arc’s main antagonist. The first piece of key art for the arc will also be revealed. The Chimera Ant arc will premiere on April 21st, 2013. Click to continue reading Hunter X Hunter Anime’s Neferpitō & Chimera Ant King Designs Revealed on | FilmoFilia

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Related posts: Samurai Bride’s Additional Cast and April Premiere Revealed The Scorpion King 2: Rise Of A Warrior Zombie Hunter Behind-the-Scenes, New Set Photos & Another Poster! Wrath Of The Titans Debuts Two-Headed Chimera Featurette Awesome: Kevin King’s Horror Movie Zombie Hunter Reveals 3 New Posters!
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Zombie Hunter Gets A Poster And Trailer

Just got the word on a new zombie flick heading our way. It’s called Zombie Hunter and the trailer is actually worth a look.

Synopsis: “Zombie Hunter follows the vengeful Hunter in his journey through the post-apocalyptic, zombie-infested wasteland. Killing in the name of the family he lost, he teams up with a group of survivors and face the deadly mutations that challenge their survival.”

Not a lot of … Continue reading →
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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters trailer – so kitsch it's frightening

It's hard to see the wood for the trees in this fairytale starring a Bond girl, an Avenger and a witch who looks like Paul Daniels

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2012 might have slunk away ungraciously, but that doesn't mean that its presence can't still be felt. This is especially true when it comes to one of last year's least appealing movie trends – the gradual Asylumification of mainstream cinema. You know the sort of thing; tiresomely schlocky zero-expectation genre flicks that are made on the cheap and exist solely to trade on a kitschy title. Strippers v Werewolves. Cockneys v Zombies. Abraham Lincoln: Zombie Hunter. Fine if you stumble upon them on TV when you're drunk at 2am; less so if you're paying in full for a cinema ticket.

But with a new year comes new expectations. Perhaps, despite all signs to the contrary, Hansel and Gretel
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Walmart Exclusively Offering the Two-Player The Walking Dead: Zombie Hunter Game on Black Friday

In case you were planning on avoiding the Black Friday shopping crowds, this bit of info about The Walking Dead: Zombie Hunter TV Game just might change your mind.

Per AMCtv.com, this Black Friday, November 23rd, Walmart is the only place where you can find the all-new exclusive two-player version of The Walking Dead: Zombie Hunter TV Game from Jakks Pacific. This "in-store only" item comes with two pump-and-shoot shotgun controllers and head-to-head arcade action at $29.99! The sale actually starts Thanksgiving night at 8Pm, while supplies last.

Capturing the look and feel of the series, The Walking Dead: Zombie Hunter allows gamers to experience the action with a pump-and-shoot shotgun controller and multiple levels of zombie adventures. Gamers will enjoy several game modes for long-lasting apocalyptic drama.

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Canadian Zombie Fans - Your Presence is Requested at the A Little Bit Zombie Screenings

We're not going to make the cliché Canadian joke here. No Mackenzie Brothers reference or hosers or eh? We're not even going to ask if you're elbow deep in Tim Horton's donuts. We've just got a request from filmmaker Casey Walker ... go see A Little Bit Zombie.

Judging by the hilarious trailer for the film, which was produced and directed by Walker, A Little Bit Zombie might be this year's Tucker and Dale Versus Evil or The Cottage. This looks like a horror-comedy that nails it. It even has a Dead Alive feel to it. We get nothing but good vibes from what we've seen so far.

After selling out loads of festival screenings A Little Bit Zombie is making its theatrical debut May 17 on 20 screens across Canada. A wider release through Landmark Cinemas is promised if the film initially performs well. And that's where you can help. If you're
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Indie Spotlight

We’re back with the latest installment of our Indie Spotlight. Today’s feature includes information on the release of A Little Bit Zombie, a guide to physical fitness for zombie hunters, and more.

A Little Bit Zombie Release Date and Viral Video: We’ve been given some details for A Little Bit Zombie, which we’ve covered a number of times on the Indie Spotlight. A Canadian wide release date is set for May 18th (with several special midnight screenings on the 17th). The DVD will be sold in August by Anchor Bay Canada.

There will be Us release details in the new future. The movie will be released to DVD and there are plans for festival and limited theatrical screenings. Leading up to the Canadian release, we’ll be getting a number of viral videos. The first is a commercial for Tactical Bacon, which can be watched here: http://vimeo.
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Interview with Plague Town Author Dana Fredsti

Dana Fredsti is a writer and an actress with a background in theatrical sword-fighting. She has appeared in Army of Darkness and her love of zombies has resulted in Plague Town, a zombie novel that was released earlier this month. We recently had a chance to ask her some questions, and learned more about the inspiration for the novel, working on Army of Darkness, and who she’d want on her zombie survival team.

Dana and Titan Books are also giving readers a chance to participate in the Plague Town Pandemic Tour, where the winner will receive a signed copy of the book and will have a character named after them in the next novel in the series:

Plague Town Pandemic Tour: Stop 6 - A zombie virus of guest articles, Q&As and excerpts from new urban fantasy novel, Plague Town, will be infecting websites, blogs and social media accounts
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New Poster for A Little Bit Zombie

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We’ve got the new poster for A Little Bit Zombie, the upcoming zombie comedy from Casey Walker. The poster was designed from Tom Hodge, who you should know from his poster designs for Hobo With a Shotgun and The Innkeepers.

Tom Hodge had the following to say about the new poster: “This was the first time i got to really swing my design bat at comedy. After discussing some ideas with Casey, we both seemed to be coming from the same direction – we really wanted the poster to be every bit as visually entertaining as the film is funny, by creating something that was epic, totally Ott for the subject matter.

So this poster design really came to be a love letter to the whole fantasy art school of the 70′s and such great artists who inspired me growing up, like Frank Frazetta, Boris Vallejo and John Bolton.

…What
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A New Poster Arrives for A Little Bit Zombie

One flick we know you guys are going to dig once it's released is Casey Walker's A Little Bit Zombie. It's that rare breed of a "zombedy" film that actually works! Check out the new official one-sheet created by Tom Hodge, aka The Dude Designs, and look for more soon!

A Little Bit Zombie, directed by Casey Walker and starring Kristen Hager ("Being Human"), Stephen McHattie (Pontypool), Neil Whitely, Crystal Lowe, Kristopher Turner, and Shawn Roberts (Resident Evil: Afterlife), comes to us from the writers of Evil Dead: The Musical, Christopher Bond and Trevor Martin. Production design was handled by genre fave and all around badass Peter Mihaichuk.

Walker tells us, "Tom and I collaborated over three months to put this together. He's an insanely talented artist, and I feel very fortunate to have the chance to work with him."

The Dude himself says, "This was the first
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Classic Painted 'A Little Bit Zombie' Poster

Classic Painted 'A Little Bit Zombie' Poster
Director and producer Casey Walker have supplied Bloody with a brand new poster for A Little Bit Zombie, the feature film penned by Christopher Bond, one of the creators of 'Evil Dead The Musical', and Trevor Martin. The film just world premiered at Vancouver Island's largest film and video festival. Starring Shawn Roberts (Resident Evil: Afterlife), Crystal Lowe (Hot tub Time Machine), Kristopher Turner (Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures) and Kristen Hager, " 'A Little Bit Zombie' follows the adventures of a mild mannered groom-to-be, Steve (Turner), who becomes infected by a virus on a country weekend get-away. While he attempts to fulfill his overwhelming desire to eat brains and keep his bridezilla-to-be (Lowe) happy, he must avoid Max, the obsessed Zombie Hunter hot on his trail." A Little Bit Zombie also features Stephen McHattie (Watchmen, Pontypool), Emilie Ullerup ("Sanctuary"), Robert Maillet, George Buza and Neil Whitely.
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Indie Spotlight

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We’re back with the latest installment of our Indie Spotlight. Each feature includes the latest independent horror news sent our way. If you want to be included in our next spotlight, send us an email.

I Rot: Josef J. Weber had written and directed a short film. Titled, I Rot, the short is in the vein of American Psycho and is currently available to watch online.

Pete Waterman is on a hunt to find happiness in his rotten world as CEO to the world’s largest cosmetics company. His job is the only aspect of his rotten life that keeps him sane somehow but when his job is threatened to be taken away by the four employees he despises most, Pete takes murderous action. Pete is backed into a corner and the only way out is to slice and dice his way out. I Rot is a gore fest packed with action,
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Full Trailer for a Little Bit Zombie Goes a Long Way

Getting married is tough. Getting married after you’ve been bitten by a zombie mosquito is tougher. Yes, I said it. A zombie mosquito. Or a mosquito that has been zombie-fied. Or something like that. What am I, a mosquito zombie expert? Anyways, check out the full trailer for Casey Walker’s “A Little Bit Zombie” (Todd posted a teaser for it last year), a horror-comedy that actually looks funny. Not so sure about the zombie portion of the film, though, since most of that is played for laughs. The downside of being a zombie? Well, it’s that whole decaying and potentially eating your fiancee’s delicious brains part. The upside? Getting hit in the gonads by car doors no longer hurt. Much. Infected by a virus during his bachelor party, a mild mannered Hr manager attempts to fulfill his overwhelming desire for brains and avoid Max, the obsessed
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Festival Info and Fun New Trailer for A Little Bit Zombie

Thus far we've totally dug on everything we've seen coming out of the camp of Casey Walker's A Little Bit Zombie, but this latest trailer has us sold hook, line, and stinker! I know, bad pun; but damn, if you ever smelled a corpse up close, you'd be laughing. Then retching. Then hoping nobody noticed it was you who made such a mess.

From the Press Release

The Victoria Film Festival has selected the romantic zombie comedy A Little Bit Zombie by first-time feature film director Casey Walker as the Canadian Gala taking place on February 4th at the Odeon Theatre in beautiful downtown Victoria, British Columbia.

“We were pretty shocked that our little zombie movie was selected to be the Gala. It was while living on Vancouver Island in the 90s that I decided to go to film school so it’s kinda awesome to be going back
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