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Armin Van Buuren Announces New Tour Plus Pre-Order For Asot Year Mix

It’s a big day for Armin Van Buuren fans today, as the trance legend has two big announcements for us.

The first comes in the form of the expected but still very pleasing Armin Only Embrace world tour, which is set to get underway in 2016. Dates and stops haven’t been announced just yet, but as you can see in the video above, the more people use the hashtag #Aoembrace, the more Armin will reveal. According to the official press release, every 5,000 uses of the hashtag will unlock a new clue, so start Tweeting!

In the second piece of Armin news, the producer has announced that pre-orders are now available for the highly anticipated A State of Trance Year Mix, which will drop on December 18th. Boasting some of trance music’s heaviest hitters, like Cosmic Gate, Andrew Rayel, Above & Beyond, Markus Schulz and more, the release is sure to be a big one,
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Go On: Punchy Pilot Clips From Matthew Perry’s New Project

Even after eight years, some of us still can’t help but think of him as Chandler from Friends, but Matthew Perry can be seen below in two clips from the pilot episode of his new comedy, NBC’s Go On, as well as being interviewed about the show. Since Friends, Perry has appeared in a number of popular television programmes, including Scrubs and The West Wing (where he first joined forces with screenwriter, Aaron Sorkin; the master of pithy dialogue). Several mediocre films followed, including Numb and 17 Again, but Perry’s strongest roles always appear to come to fruition on the small screen. Once again joining forces with Sorkin, Perry impressed as the co-star of Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip, and then – to a slightly lesser extent – as the star of Mr Sunshine (which he co-created), but alas, both were cancelled after just one season. We at Thn
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UK Readers: Win a Copy of The Shrine on DVD!

Digging around in the rural lore of foreign countries rarely ends well in the horror genre, a rule that’s particularly true in Jon Knautz’s The Shrine. Thanks to Arrow Films you, too, can bow down to this monstrous effigy as we have two copies of the film on DVD to give away!

To be in with a chance of winning a copy, simply send us an E-mail Here including Your Full Name And Postal Address. We’ll take care of the rest!

Please note this contest is open to UK residents only!

From award-winning filmmaker Jon Knautz, writer-director of the cult hit horror-comedy Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer, comes The Shrine, “a wonderfully eerie slice of Lovecraftian horror” ( that sets itself up as a traditional genre entry before brilliantly and unexpectedly pulling the rug from beneath the viewer with a killer twist.

Starring Aaron Ashmore ("Smallville", "Veronica Mars
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UK Horror Fans Will Worship The Shrine on February 27th!

If you happen to be a fan of all things demonic, supernatural, clandestine and vicious – and live in the UK – then we have some very good news for you! Arrow Films are set to unleash Jon Knautz’s rollicking possession creature feature The Shrine on DVD and Blu-ray across the United Kingdom on February 27th.

Check out the artwork for The Shrine's (review here) UK release below, and trust us – this one’s not to be missed!


When a young American goes missing in Poland while backpacking around Europe, ambitious journalist Carmen (Cindy Sampson) links his disappearance to a number of similar events that have occurred over the years in and around the remote rural village of Alvania. With the Us and Polish authorities showing little interest in the case, Carmen decides to investigate the story herself, hoping for a scoop that will forward her career as a writer.
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Writer Harris Goldberg Sets TV/Film Projects

  • Deadline TV
Writer Harris Goldberg (Deuce Bigelow: Male Gigolo) has sold a comedy to ABC in addition to several feature projects he has in the works. The ABC half-hour, titled A 100% Chance of Rayne, is executive produced by Goldberg and former NBC marketing topper-turned-producer Vince Manze. It was originally set up at NBC where Manze had a producing deal. Based on Goldberg's real-life experiences, Rayne centers on a perpetually single guy whose younger sister's ugly duckling childhood girlfriend shows up on his door step 10 years later, now blossomed into a gorgeous, yet flawed 21 year old. Goldberg is writing the project whose deal was brokered by Apa and manager David Greenblatt. Also in TV, Harris recently wrote To Be Continued, a project at HBO about generational love, which he is executive producing with Gary Randall. He is also writing/producing Just the Facts, an hourlong drama for Canada's CBC, which Canadian-based Prodigy Pictures is deficit financing.
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Vamped Out Now Available Right Here

Kevin Pollak's (Blizzard) web series Vamped Out premiered April 9th to a select crowd in Hollywood and now the first episode with trailer are available here for fans of either comedy, or horror. At the Babelgum supported premiere Matthew Perry (Numb) and Topher Grace (Valentine's Day) were in attendance along with director Pollak and others. The event was definitely a success, but so is this first episode of Vamped Out titled "Al, the Vampire?" Have a peek below.

The synopsis for Vamped Out here:

"'Vamped Out' is a weekly series taken from a documentary by award-winning filmmaker Elliot Finke (Pollak). During the spring and summer of 2009, Elliot shot what he believed was the first documentary of an actual vampire. While in postproduction, he went missing. The series follows a modern day 35-year-old struggling actor/Vampire (Antoon) trying to make a living in Los Angeles. Pollak follows the Vampire as
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Weekly DVD & Blu-Ray Chopping List 9/29/2009

  • Fangoria
Curious to know what frightful films and devilish discs will be available to view in the privacy of your own digital dungeon this week? Fango's got you covered.

Below the jump you'll find the full list of titles arriving in-stores this Tuesday, September 29, 2009 in our weekly version of the famous Fangoria Chopping List. There's a good bounty to be had, so start making your own chopping list now!

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42Nd Street Forever Volume 5: The Alamo Drafthouse Edition (special edition): Synapse

Welcome To The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the most awesome post-modern hot spot for exploitation movie revival, deep in the heart of Texas! Home to world-famous events such as The Quentin Tarantino Film Fest, Fantastic Fest and Butt-Numb-A-Thon, the Alamo is one of the last places on earth where you can still see grindhouse classics such as The Devil Within Her and Mad Monkey Kung Fu.
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Peace Arch picks up 4 Insight Film titles

TORONTO -- Canadian mini-studio Peace Arch Entertainment on Tuesday said it has picked up the Canadian distribution rights to four movies from Vancouver-based producer Insight Film Studios.

Toronto-based Peace Arch said the multipicture deal includes the Matthew Perry-starring comedy Numb, writer Harris Goldberg's directorial debut that is set for a North American theatrical release in 2008.

Also on the Peace Arch slate is When a Man Falls in the Forest starring Sharon Stone and Timothy Hutton, which is set for a DVD release in Canada Jan. 8.

Peace Arch also picked up Operation Espionage, a thriller starring Wesley Snipes that is in preproduction and is slated for DVD release next summer, and the Steven Seagal starrer Higher Education, also in preproduction and set for a summer 2008 release.

The deal was unveiled by Tim Brown, president of Insight Film Releasing, and Berry Meyerowitz, president of Peace Arch Home Entertainment.

Perry getting 'Numb' with indie Insight

Matthew Perry has signed to star in Numb, a dark comedy from writer Harris Goldberg, who is making his feature directorial debut on the picture. Paul Schiff is producing along with Insight Films' Kirk Shaw and Mary Aloe. Perry will play a screenwriter who suffers from acute depersonalization disorder, a condition so alienating and sanguine that it makes the chronically depressed look perky. When he falls for a girl, he puts himself through every single therapy in the book in order to win her love. Harris developed the project with Schiff, who took it to Insight, an indie production-finance company based in Canada.

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