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90s Movies That Are Screaming for a Sequel

90s Movies That Are Screaming for a Sequel
The 1990s got kind of a raw deal in the big budget movie realm. Once Pulp Fiction hit in the indie world and then the world at large, the movie business became all about finding the next "indie film that could." Which is why we are left with a bevy of 1990s movies that really need a sequels to continue their extraordinary tales.

Sure, Titanic was a box office colossus that reaped tons of Oscars. However if you ask anybody what the most memorable Oscar moments were from 1998, it was Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's speech for a Best Screenwriting award, James Cameron's bragging, but not really anything that happened with the film Titanic. Which could explain why that box office behemoth is one of the films on this list that needs to be to be continued.

Sequels can be risky business. If they come out too quickly
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‘Creepshow’ Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Coming From Scream Factory

Scream Factory is releasing a new Creepshow Collector's Edition Blu-ray from the minds of Stephen King and George A. Romero on October 23rd.

This latest edition of Creepshow on home video will feature a new transfer and collection of new bonus features.

Plus, if you pre-order from ShoutFactory.com directly, you'll get it two weeks early on October 9th, plus receive a 28.5” x 16.5” lithograph of the new slipcase art and a rolled 18” x 24” poster of an alternative art illustration -- both limited to 1,500 pieces.

Here's the official Scream Factory announcement with a breakdown of the new extras.

“We are proud (and so unbelievably excited) to reveal today that we are prepping to release the classic George A. Romero and Stephen King 1982 anthology Creepshow this Fall in an all-new upgraded presentation!” Scream Factory revealed today. “Because we feel this is a rather huge and beloved title, we are rolling this out
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George A. Romero’s Kids Book Humongo Bongo Available for First Time in English

“Loved this book. Zany fun. But since it’s George Romero, there’s a touch of evil behind it all!” ―R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps and Fear Street Back in the 1990s George A. Romero wrote a children’s book called The Little World of Humongo Bongo. It found a publisher in Belgium and was released in French. […]

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Epic Creepshow Blu-ray Coming this Halloween via Scream Factory

Scream Factory is proud to reveal they’re prepping to release the classic George A. Romero and Stephen King 1982 anthology Creepshow in an all-new upgraded presentation this Halloween! Because this is a huge and beloved title, they’re rolling this out a little more uniquely so please read carefully for all the details that we have […]

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Creepshow Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Coming This October from Scream Factory

"The most fun you'll ever have being scared," George A. Romero and Stephen King's (featuring eye-catching practical effects) ultimate horror anthology Creepshow is coming to Blu-ray this October in a packed Collector's Edition from Scream Factory.

The full list of special features for the Creepshow Collector's Edition will be revealed this September, but in the meantime, we have a look at several versions of cover art and the lithograph that will come with the limited edition Blu-ray:

From Scream Factory: "We are proud (and so unbelievably excited) to reveal today that we are prepping to release the classic George A. Romero and Stephen King 1982 anthology Creepshow this Fall in an all-new upgraded presentation! Because we feel this is a rather huge and beloved title, we are rolling this out a little more uniquely so please read carefully for all the details that we have at the time.

Naturally, this
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Anna and the Apocalypse Review – Eiff 2018

The school year is half over and Anna (Ella Hunt) can’t wait to escape to Australia, even if it means missing the Christmas show in order to work off her ticket at the local bowling alley. After all, she’ll be sharing the graveyard shift with John (Malcolm Cumming), her best friend and secret admire, who has Christmas spirit to share. As the show gets underway back at school, and singer Lisa (Marli Sui) takes to the stage, her boyfriend Chris (Christopher Leveaux) is across town at a local soup kitchen filming with class activist Steph (Sarah Swire) when violence breaks out in the queue. Little Haven’s resident Santa is sick, you see, and it’s contagious.

Since their introduction in 1932’s White Zombie the walking dead have proliferated, the subgenre since reaching pandemic proportions with a staggering fifty-five installments released in 2014 alone. Zombies have spread from America,
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How '28 Days Later' Changed the Horror Genre

How '28 Days Later' Changed the Horror Genre
Fifteen years ago, zombies started running. They haven't stopped since. In June 2003, Danny Boyle unleashed his outbreak movie, 28 Days Later, on an unsuspecting American public. While the British film had already enjoyed success abroad and on the film festival circuit, it seemed fitting that 28 Days Later should find unexpected success and make its pop-cultural mark through its limited release in America, the birthplace of the modern zombie. While the Alex Garland-penned 28 Days Later proved to be markedly different from the zombie movies that had come before, it was still situated in the legacy of George A. Romero. With ...
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Corpse Club Member-Exclusive Audio Commentary Celebrates Dawn Of The Dead (2004)

We got "down with the sickness" and recorded an audio commentary to 2004's Dawn of the Dead as a special treat for those in our Corpse Club membership system!

Recorded by Corpse Club podcast co-hosts Derek Anderson and Jonathan James, our new Dawn of the Dead (2004) audio commentary is an exclusive gift for Corpse Club members to enjoy! Join Derek and Jonathan as they take shelter at the Crossroads Mall and discuss the 2004 reimagining of George A. Romero's classic film as the living dead action unfolds on screen. From the haunting opening credits (perfectly paired with Johnny Cash's "The Man Comes Around") to the zombie baby reveal and the group's Road Warrior/Twisted Metal-esque bus ride to the harbor (not to mention plenty of epic Ving Rhames one-liners and slow-motion shell casing drops throughout the film), experience 2004's Dawn of the Dead like never before... with the Corpse Club!
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Fright Rags Celebrates Father’s Day Weekend with Limited “Clas-sick” Shirt Release of Jeff Zornow’s Creepshow Design

Fright Rags gets their Father's Day cake and eats it, too, with their three-day "Clas-sick" shirt re-release of Jeff Zornow's Creepshow design based on one of the most iconic moments from George A. Romero and Stephen King's beloved anthology film.

From Fright Rags: "Now Available! Our Clas-sick Creepshow Father's Day design on both Mens & Womens Black Tees, a Baseball Tee & a Tank Top! Limited time only! Hurry!

Grab Yours Now: https://goo.gl/meRmeP

**Special 3-day Limited Time Release!**

This Clas-sick design is available for Three Days Only, 10am Fri 06/15 - 10am Mon 06/18, Est at a special price (Tee & Tank $18/ea — Baseball Tee $28/ea)! The special price will only be available for 72 Hours - and any extras from our One-time-only print run (if there are any) will be put up on the site at a later date for full price.

This Is A Pre-order Item - Ships In 7-9 Days.
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Rushes. Lucrecia Martel Masterclass, Arthouse Programming in America, "Akira" Revisited

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.Recommended VIEWINGFor starters, here's two disparate new trailers: one for João Dumans & Affonso Uchoa's sublime "neo-Kerouacian" road movie, Araby (find our review here), and another for the second reboot of John Carpenter's Halloween, this time directed by David Gordon Green and this time with John Carpenter's endorsement—which Rob Zombie's underrated remakes did not receive. The International Film Festival Rotterdam has generously shared a video of their masterclass with one of the great masters of contemporary cinema, Lucrecia Martel, whose recent film Zama we adore. Featuring English audio!Recommended Readinga must read: The New York Times provides three enlightening excerpts from David Lynch's forthcoming biography, Room to Dream (co-authored with Kristine McKenna).Former Maryland Film Festival programmer Eric Allen Hatch, in light of leaving his position at the festival, assesses
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Mezco to Unleash Dawn Of The Dead One:12 Collective Boxed Set

The latest in the One:12 Collective line is dedicated to George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead. This boxed set includes figures created in the likeness of both the Flyboy Zombie (Stephen) and Plaid Shirt Zombie and features 28 points of articulation as well as all the accessories known to each character.

Dawn of the Dead Boxed Set: “When there’s no more room in Hell, the dead walk the Earth.”

The One:12 Collective Dawn of the Dead Boxed Set includes two of the most recognizable undead corpses in cinematic history: Flyboy and Plaid Shirt Zombie.

Flyboy Zombie, also known as Stephen Andrews, is cornered by the living dead while trying to escape through an elevator shaft. Now joining the forces of the infected, Flyboy is outfitted in blood stained clothing – a button down workmen’s shirt, belt, workmen’s pants, and wedge work boots. He comes equipped with his
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George Romero to Be Honored with a Fan-Made Bust at Monroeville Mall

George Romero to Be Honored with a Fan-Made Bust at Monroeville Mall
The horror community lost a true legend last summer when visionary filmmaker George A. Romero passed away at the age of 77. With the 40th anniversary of the iconic movie, Dawn of the Dead, approaching this weekend, Romero super fan Christian Stavrakis knew that he had to do something for the three-day Living Dead Weekend, which is held at the Monroeville Mall in Pittsburgh. Stavrakis decided that he was going to sculpt a bust of Romero to place on display permanently at the Monroeville Mall.

Much of Dawn of the Dead was filmed at the mall and fans often head there to take a peek at where it all went down. Since it's the 40th anniversary of the film, Christian Stavrakis made it his mission to deliver the bust by this weekend for the Living Dead Weekend. He started an IndieGoGo campaign, entitled Monroeville of Bust, to cover the $18,000 it was
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Korea’s Bucheon Fantastic Fest to open with local animation Underdog

Korea’s Bucheon Fantastic Fest to open with local animation Underdog
Special programmes include three horror masters and representation of women in sci-fi films.

Asia’s largest genre film festival, the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (Bifan), has unveiled the line-up for its 22nd edition, which will open with the world premiere of much-anticipated Korean animation Underdogand close with Indian film Secret Superstar.

Underdogis co-directed by Oh Sung-yoon and Lee Choon-baek, who worked together on local hit animation Leafie, A Hen Into The Wild– Oh as director and Lee as head of animation.

K-pop group Exo member Doh Kyung-soo and Park So-dam are part of the voiceover cast for the adventure
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Fan-Funded George Romero Memorial Bust Being Unveiled at Monroeville Mall This Weekend

Fan-Funded George Romero Memorial Bust Being Unveiled at Monroeville Mall This Weekend
Forty years ago, the late George A. Romero forever immortalized Pennsylvania’s Monroeville Mall as an iconic tourist destination for horror fans, filming his classic Dawn of the Dead inside the still-operational mall. Now, one fan has taken it upon himself to ensure that Romero is forever remembered inside the mall with a memorial bust. Christian Stavrakis’ “Monroeville or Bust” […]
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Listen to the Corpse Club Discuss Horror Movie “Threequels” on a New Episode of Daily Dead’s Podcast

The Corpse Club co-hosts had so much fun talking about their favorite #2 sequels on episode 16, they decided to celebrate the next entries in their favorite horror film franchises on a new "threequels" episode of Daily Dead's podcast.

Third time's a charm on a special "threequels" episode of Corpse Club! This time around in the tomb, the co-hosts gather around the microphones to discuss their favorite third entries in horror movie franchises, including Friday the 13th Part III, Scream 3, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead, and many more! So, sit back, relax, and listen to the threequels episode of Daily Dead's official podcast, because sometimes the sequel to the first sequel is the most beloved film in a franchise!

You can listen to the 53rd episode of Corpse Club right n ow on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, TuneIn,
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Cargo Review

There was a time when broken down civilizations populated by mindless, blood-thirsty creatures could play host to a fresh and frightening experience. That was fifty years ago when George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead forever changed the landscape of the horror genre. Since then, swarms of half-rate films, TV shows, and video games have run the idea dry. Everyone knows how to survive World War Z, and that the only way to divert Nazi Zombies from your tail is to throw an exploding monkey doll.

John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place proved that there’s still room for post-apocalyptic survival stories as long as there’s an intriguing distinction in the film’s roaming predators. Cargo, Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke’s Netflix production based on their sensationally original short, takes a step in the wrong direction, relying heavily on the tropes of the genre that the
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“Living Dead Weekend” Celebrates ‘Dawn of the Dead’ 40th Anniversary Inside the Actual Mall!

“Living Dead Weekend” Celebrates ‘Dawn of the Dead’ 40th Anniversary Inside the Actual Mall!
Forty years ago, the late George A. Romero forever immortalized Pennsylvania’s Monroeville Mall as an iconic tourist destination for horror fans, filming his classic Dawn of the Dead inside the still-operational mall. This summer, The Living Dead Weekend presents the ultimate Dawn of the Dead fan event, taking place inside the iconic Monroeville Mall! From June 8-10, this year’s […]
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Dawn Of The Dead Living Dead Weekend Celebration to Take Place at the Monroeville Mall This June

"When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the Earth." Nearly four decades ago, George A. Romero took viewers on a shopping spree they'd never forget in Dawn of the Dead, and a massive anniversary celebration of the influential film will take place at Pennsylvania's Monroeville Mall this June, including a reunion of 40 cast and crew members, the unveiling of a new Romero bronze bust, photo ops, Q&As, autograph signings, and more:

Press Release: Monroeville, Pa, May 18, 2018: To celebrate this year's 40th anniversary of George A. Romero's horror classic Dawn Of The Dead, the Living Dead Museum is hosting the Living Dead Weekend to be held in the Monroeville Mall, the primary filming location of the film. This 3 day horror film convention scheduled for June 8-10th, 2018 features a huge reunion of 40 original cast and crew members. The weekends festivities include Celebrity Autograph Signing Sessions,
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Cinepocalypse 2018 Programming Announced, Including Boogeyman Pop, Malicious, and Lifetime Achievement Award for Ernest R. Dickerson

Chicago's Cinepocalypse is quickly becoming one of the most exciting genre film festivals in North America, and they look to continue their streak of exciting programming celebrating movies from the past and present with their full 2018 programming slate that includes the world premiere of Boogeyman Pop (starring James Paxton), a Lifetime Achievement Award presentation for director Ernest R. Dickerson, and much more:

Press Release: May 17, 2018 - The Music Box Theatre is proud to announce their full slate of 2018 programming and guests for the sophomore year of Cinepocalypse, which will take place June 21 - 28 at Chicago’s majestic Music Box Theatre. The Midwest’s largest gathering of genre films and fans, the festival’s organizers are proud to have Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson and screenwriter C. Robert Cargill as Co-Presidents of their 2018 Feature Film Jury.

Alongside the previously-announced Derrickson and Cargill, the festival is deeply proud to welcome writer-director Lana Wachowski,
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Competition: Win a copy of ‘The Cured’ on DVD courtesy of Arrow Films

Win a copy of The Cured on DVD courtesy of Arrow Films. Evoking George A. Romero at his best, The Cured is a smart zombie film that will get you thinking, even as it scares the living daylights out of you. The tight storytelling, expert direction and captivating performances all hinge around one central question that’s never been asked before: when the zombie outbreak is over, what does it mean to be one of the cured?

Synopsis:

Years after Europe was ravaged by the Maze virus, transforming people into cannibalistic monsters, a cure is finally found. Senan Browne (Sam Keeley) is haunted by what he did while infected. As he returns to the home of his brother’s widow, Abbie (Ellen Page), fear and suspicion threaten to plunge the world back into chaos.

The Cured comes to select UK cinemas Friday 11th May and on Digital and DVD Monday 14th May.
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