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Monster-Movie Mayhem: ‘Lockjaw’ Review

Stars: Dmx, Wes Brown, Louis Herthum, Lauren Fain | Written by Evan Scott | Directed by Amir Valinia

A voodoo curse, thought buried in the mists of time, reignites the fanged horror of the infamous Kulev Serpent – the gargantuan Lockjaw. When his wife is killed in a devastating accident by delinquent holiday-makers, distraught Alan Cade calls upon demonic forces he can barely comprehend to exact his revenge. Once summoned, Alan realises too late that this ancient evil cannot be tamed or reasoned with. It will stop at nothing and no one will be spared. Now the only thing that stands in its way is Army Special Ops veteran and master hunter Nick Kirabo (Dmx) who has been waiting for Lockjaw to return.

There are films made that qualify as so bad its good and then theres those that are just bad. Lockjaw falls into the latter. Filled with a cast of unknowns,
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Predator X Brings Xtinction to the Louisiana Swamps

The History Channel premiered a TV special titled "Predator X" back in 2009 unveiling the recently discovered fossils of the largest prehistoric sea monster on record: a 50-foot Pliosaur with the head of a T-Rex, the body of a giant whale, and enormous flippers.

I knew the moment I saw that special I'd being seeing a Predator X movie, most likely on Syfy, in the near future. Here it comes.

Xtinction: Predator X brings the ginormous dinosaur into the 21st century with monstrous results. Though the fossils may have been discovered beneath the polar ice caps, this no longer extinct dino calls the Louisiana swamps its home. Who can blame it? I hear the tax breaks are fantastic.

When her father seemingly goes missing, divorcee Laura LeCrois is forced to return home after a 20-year hiatus. However, home is not the way Laura remembers it. Her father is in major debt with the bank,
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DVD news: Gellar’s Possession & S. Darko details, creature features, etc.

• After long being announced as a theatrical title from the Yari Film Group, whose distribution arm recently filed for bankruptcy, the Sarah Michelle Gellar-starring supernatural film Possession is going straight to disc instead. Fox Home Entertainment will release May 12, and art and specs have recently appeared.

The movie will be presented on DVD and Blu-ray in anamorphic 2.40:1 widescreen with Dolby Digital 5.1 sound, accompanied by:

• Making-of featurette • Four deleted and alternate scenes • Alternate ending • Theatrical trailer

Retail price is $22.98 for the DVD, $29.99 for the Blu-ray. In the film, a remake of the Korean Jungdok (Addicted) directed by Joel Bergvall and Simon Sandquist from a script by Queen Of The Damned’S Michael Petroni, Gellar plays a woman whose husband Ryan and ne’er-do-well brother-in-law Roman are involved in a horrible car crash. When Roman awakens, he seems to be possessed by Ryan’s spirit. Pushing DaisiesLee Pace, Michael Landes,
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Dark Reel, Ghost Month and more on North American DVD

Barry Barnholtz of Barnholtz Entertainment has formed a new company, North American Motion Pictures, to produce and release movies for the DVD market. Its first horror title will be Dark Reel, which streets March 10.

Directed by Josh Eisenstadt from a script by Aaron (Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders) Pope, Dark Reel stars genre vets Edward Furlong, Lance Henriksen, Tiffany Shepis, Tony Todd, Alexandra (Dead End) Holden, Mercedes (Buffy/Angel) McNab and FX legend Rick Baker in the story of a B-movie set stalked by a serial killer. The disc will present the movie in 16x9-enhanced widescreen with 5.1 Surround and 2.0 stereo soundtracks, plus:

• Audio commentary by Eisenstadt • Audio commentary by the cast and crew • Deleted scenes with optional Eisenstadt commentary • The Making of Gnome Killer 2 featurette • Still gallery • Trailer

Retail price is $26.99; there will also be a Blu-ray, which at the moment is only being made available to stores free
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Dark Reel, Ghost Month and more on North American DVD

Barry Barnholtz of Barnholtz Entertainment has formed a new company, North American Motion Pictures, to produce and release movies for the DVD market. Its first horror title will be Dark Reel, which streets March 10.

Directed by Josh Eisenstadt from a script by Aaron (Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders) Pope, Dark Reel stars genre vets Edward Furlong, Lance Henriksen, Tiffany Shepis, Tony Todd, Alexandra (Dead End) Holden, Mercedes (Buffy/Angel) McNab and FX legend Rick Baker in the story of a B-movie set stalked by a serial killer. The disc will present the movie in 16x9-enhanced widescreen with 5.1 Surround and 2.0 stereo soundtracks, plus:

• Audio commentary by Eisenstadt • Audio commentary by the cast and crew • Deleted scenes with optional Eisenstadt commentary • The Making of Gnome Killer 2 featurette • Still gallery • Trailer

Retail price is $26.99; there will also be a Blu-ray, which at the moment is only being made available to stores free
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