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Tom Holland is a master of horror (he even directed the Masters of Horror installment We All Scream for Ice Cream) in the truest sense. With treasures like Fright Night Childs Play and Thinner under his belt hes firmly established himself a genre powerhouse. Fright Night is the mans most beloved feature which makes it more fitting that he may direct a new vamp tale Fresh Blood. His first feature length film in nearly 20 years the project isnt a go yet but Holland is in the mix and thats a good thing. »
Read More: Watch: Bruce Campbell is Back in Bloody New 'Ash vs. Evil Dead' Teaser Promising features and short films in every horror sub-genre, from psychologic thriller to ghoulish actioner, the Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival has announced its full lineup for its second run in Chicago. The four-day festival will screen a world premiere, a handful of Us premieres and many Chicago premieres, along with special screenings of horror classics such as "Cannibal Holocaust," introduced by "Green Inferno" director Eli Roth, and "Fright Night" with its director, Tom Holland, in attendance. Some highlights include Jason Krawczyk’s "He Never Died," the secretly-violent social outcast crime film that's closing the festival, and a screening of Don Coscarelli's 2002 cult classic "Bubba Ho-Tep," followed by a discussion with Bruce Campbell. The festival will take place at the Muvico Theater in Rosemont from »
- Meredith Mattlin
One month from now, Bruce Cambell's Horror Film Festival will take over the Muvico Theater in Rosemont, Illinois and they've announced killer lineup that includes Tales of Halloween, a screening of Fright Night with a Q&A from Tom Holland, and Eli Roth introducing Cannibal Holocaust:
"Chicago, July 22, 2015 – The second annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival presented by Wizard World, running August 20 – 23 at the Muvico Theater in Rosemont, Illinois (9701 Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont), promises thrills, chills, guests and surprises to Chicago’s legions of horror fans. The four-day event, programmed by The Awesome Fest, will coincide with Wizard World Chicago and offers convention-goers and ticket holders a chance to sit back, relax, and lose their minds.
“You can have your rom-coms, your indie darlings and your blockbusters,” remarks Bruce Campbell. “I’ll take a good old-fashioned horror movie any day or night of the week!”
“With this program we »
- Jonathan James
With fan-favorite classics like Child’s Play and Fright Night under his belt, Tom Holland is unquestionably one of the great masters of horror. It’s been nearly two decades since Holland has directed a feature film, and he soon may be… Continue Reading →
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- John Squires
International release dates have been announced for over 17 countries for Zach Lipovsky's Dead Rising: Watchtower. Also: details on The Walking Dead and battle app, Winnin, joining forces, as well as a full image gallery for Appetites.
Dead Rising: Watchtower: Press Release: "Content Media is set to release the highly anticipated Dead Rising: Watchtower internationally, presented by Legendary Digital, available to rent or own on all major digital platforms on selected dates worldwide across Europe, Asia, Australasia, South America and Africa from July 1st 2015. The international release follows its Us release through Sony’s Crackle streaming service in March.
Legendary Digital presents Dead Rising: Watchtower, a Dead Rising/Contradiction Films Production- directed by Zach Lipovsky (Leprechaun: Origins), written and produced by Tim Carter (Mortal Kombat: Legacy), and executive produced by Tomas Harlan (Mortal Kombat: Legacy) and Lorenzo di Bonaventura (the Transformers franchise). Based on the widely popular Capcom video »
- Tamika Jones
Disney's action-adventure epic re-tells the true story of the 1952 Pendleton rescue mission, which followed a storm irrevocably damaging two oil tankers at sea.
Pine takes on an almost suicidal mission as Coast Guard serviceman Bernard Webber to rescue Ray Sybert's (Casey Affleck) crew aboard the doomed tanker.
Its release comes five years after Disney first secured the rights to the historical novel of the same name.
The Finest Hours opens in Us and UK cinemas on January 29. »
Today we have the trailer for the upcoming "The Finest Hours" thriller, starring Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Eric Bana and Casey Affleck. Check it out below. Plot: In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel. The new movie is directed by Craig Gillespie (Fright Night) and is set to hit theaters on January 29th, 2016. Trailer: »
Disney has always done well with their underdog stories like The Rookie and Million Dollar Arm, but they have almost always been sports related. Now, they go for a different kind of inspirational story with The Finest Hours. From Lars And The Real Girl and Fright Night director Craig Gillespie, The Finest Hours feels like a cross between the upcoming Everest and the George Clooney movie The Perfect Storm. With... Read More »
- Alex Maidy
Real-life stories of heroism have long been a staple of big movies, and now here comes another with the first trailer for The Finest Hours.Set in 1952, the film finds the shore of Cape Cod in New England battered by one of the most disastrous storms ever to hit the East Coast of the Us. As a massive oil tanker is caught and literally ripped apart by the waves and the wind, a brave Coast Guard crew heads out to rescue the sailors still trapped aboard the rapidly sinking vessel. But the job will not be an easy one, especially given the treacherous conditions.Chris Pine, more used to charting the depths of space as the captain of Star Trek’s Enterprise than navigating giant waves, here leads his team into danger at the behest of Eric Bana’s commander, while his fiancée (Holliday Grainger) demands the return of the crew, »
Disney has dropped the first The Finest Hours trailer along with a batch of images and poster for the upcoming "based on a true story" action-thriller set for release January 29, 2016. The story tells of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history, taking place in 1952 when one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel. Directed by Craig Gillespie (Million Dollar Arm, Fright Night) the film features a massive ensemble including Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Eric Bana, Graham McTavish, Ben Foster, Holliday Grainger, Kyle Gallner, Abraham Benrubi, John Magaro and Beau Knapp. Check out the trailer, »
- Brad Brevet
Get ready to get waterlogged at the multiplex. Movies out on the open water will be having a mini-moment in the next six months. Ron Howard's "In The Heart Of The Sea," originally scheduled for release this spring, now swims out into the holiday season later this year, and coming right after it will be "The Finest Hours." Both are based on true stories, and now the first trailer for the latter has arrived. Read More: The Assessment: Ron Howard's Directorial Career In 8 Movies Starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Holliday Grainger, John Ortiz and Eric Bana, with Craig Gillespie ("Lars And The Real Girl," "Fright Night") behind the camera, the story follows the crew of an oil tanker who must fight to survive after their ship is ripped in half during a vicious storm. Here's the official synopsis: On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Who better to have a Horror film festival than Ash himself? Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival returns on August 20th. Also: a teaser from X-Men: Days of Future Past - The Rogue Cut and a composer announcement for the Kirkman TV series Outcast.
Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival 2015: Press Release: "Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival, in conjunction with Wizard World Comic Con, returns to Chicago with an even bloodier sequel, chopping and chain sawing its way through 4 days (8/20-8/23) of cinematical horror mayhem and badassness.
Bchff is thrilled to kick off the festivities on Thursday, August 20th with the much-anticipated horror anthology Tales Of Halloween, featuring 10 ghastly tales, including films written and directed by: Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (The Woman), Darren Lynn Bousman (Repo! The Genetic Opera), and Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!). Many of the filmmakers will be in attendance for a Q&A following the screening, »
- Tamika Jones
On today’s episode of the Movie Lovers Podcast, Randall Unger from TheMovieNetwork.com, Katherine, and Chris review What We Do In The Shadows and discuss everything about the vampire comedy genre. Topics include thoughts on watching trailers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Fright Night. Put us in your ear, and enjoy! And don’t forget to Watch More Film! Check us out on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to us on iTunes under the Movie Lovers Podcast. Reviews and comments are much appreciated.
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00:00:00 – Movie Lovers Podcast Theme Song
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- Christopher Clemente
San Diego Comic-Con 2015 has released their full schedule for Thursday, July 9. For your convenience, we have pulled out all of the movie, TV and DVD related panels and events below, but you can can visit Comic-Con.org to check out the full schedule including comic book and video game panels. Take a look at all of the movie, TV and DVD events that will take place during the first day of Comic Con.
Thursday, July 9
10:00am - 11:00am - Amazon: Hand of God
Amazon will introduce the Comic-Con audience to Hand of God; a one-hour drama series that stars Golden Globe winner Ron Perlman in his first lead television role since Sons of Anarchy, as the honorable justice Pernell Harris. The series centers on Harris, a powerful and corrupt judge who comes apart at the seams in the aftermath of a family tragedy. Stricken by grief, and in »
It's been over a year since there's been any movement on the project, but an animated film adaptation of the John Layman and Rob Guillory comic Chew is still in the works, and THR is reporting that David Tennant (Doctor Who, 2011's Fright Night) will provide the voice of Tony Chu's mentor-turned-villain Mason Savoy. Tennant is taking over for Robin Williams, who was originally... Read More »
- Jesse Giroux
Having already conquered the world of porn by winning two Avn awards, along with being an outspoken and honest voice within the transgender community, Bailey Jay is ready to take on the world of horror now, with her brand new Blood Lust podcast, which focuses completely on the horror community. No stranger to the world of podcasting, Bailey has previously hosted her own Riotcast Network podcasts, The Bailey Jay Show, as well as her spirituality-centric podcast The Trans Witching Hour. If that’s not enough to want to hear what she has to say, Bailey also co-hosts Vice’s The Jim Norton Show, runs her own adult site, has a huge online presence, having over 84,000 followers on Twitter (@BaileyJayTweets) and almost 50,000 Instagram followers. Want more? She was the subject of the third season premiere of Inside Amy Shumer, and appears in Troma’s Return To Nuke ‘Em High Vol. 2. The »
- Jerry Smith
Next Friday, the Joe Dante-directed horror comedy Burying The Ex will be coming to home video and VOD. The “zomedy” stars Fright Night‘s Anton Yelchin, Texas Chainsaw 3D‘s Alexandra Daddario, and The Apparition‘s Ashley Greene. Today, we’ve got a sampler of the soundtrack, which was composed by Joseph LoDuca, the man behind such horror classics […] »
Let’s just face it: Scream Factory’s insane amount of releases aren’t about to slow down anytime soon, and well, I think I speak for most horror fans when I say that that’s something to celebrate. Not only are they continually putting out great Bluray releases of older and almost forgotten titles like their Tentacles/Reptilicus, but the Collector’s Editions like the recently announced People Under The Stairs and I, Madman releases are definitely ones to celebrate.
In case you fright fanatics haven’t been paying attention or just haven’t gotten around to checking out some of the oncoming onslaught of titles, here are a few that are quite exciting for us at Icons of Fright. Read on!
It’s angry. It’s hungry. It’s extremely well-armed and it’s descending on a small seaside town to sample the local cuisine! »
- Jerry Smith
Stars: Amber Benson, Angela Bettis, Aj Bowen, Jose Pablo Cantillo, James Duval, William Forsythe, Eddie Hargitay, Danielle Harris, Noah Hathaway, Marc Senter, Megan Thompson, Alex Urbom, Ray Wise | Written and Directed by Tom Holland
Originally conceived and made as a 9-episode web series for the now defunct FearNet, Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales has been released on to DVD as yet another horror anthology rather than TV show – running a huge 144 minutes – encompassing the entire series in one “movie”; and an inconsistent movie at that.
Some would say that you have to give web-based programming some leaway, after all budgets aren’t as high etc. However when said web series comes from FearNet, a site that had backing and had the resources, you have to wonder why they didn’t spend that little bit more money to make something a little more polished. Apparently the budget for Twisted Tales was »
- Phil Wheat
TV One original movie, "The Summoning," premieres tomorrow Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. Et on TV One, directed by Charles Murray, and starring Paula Jai Parker, Terrell Tilford, Dorian Missick, Darius McCrary, Storm Reid, and Diandra Lyle. In the past, TV One has not been good at executing genre work. "Fright Night" and "Fear Files" have bordered on being unwatchable, and, in a word, lazy. So much so that I feared deeply for the viewers who are largely African American adults, assuming that more than a few would imagine the horror/thriller genre as nothing but cheap, gimmicky, ridiculous fare. If these projects that are written by, »
- Ashlee Blackwell
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