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Dennis Haysbert, Ernie Hudson, Bill Duke Werewolf Thriller 'Battledogs' Now Streaming On Netflix

For those who were curious about this film we profiled last October, when it was in production, you should know that it's now available for streaming on Netflix, if you have a Netflix streaming account.  The thriller was previously titled Wards Island, when we first alerted you to it last year, but it's now called Battledogs. The film, which stars Dennis HaysbertAriana RichardsErnie Hudson, Craig Scheffer, and Bill Duke, centers on a viral outbreak in New York City that turns the infected into werewolves. Alexander Yellen is its director, making his directorial debut. The film was shot in Buffalo, which stood in for New York...
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Dennis Haysbert, Ernie Hudson, Bill Duke Werewolf Thriller, 'Wards Island,' Gets A Trailer, Title Change

Recapping... the thriller was previously titled Wards Island, when we first alerted you to it last October. It's apparently now called Battledogs. I think I like the old title more. The film, which stars Dennis HaysbertAriana RichardsErnie Hudson, Craig Scheffer, and Bill Duke, centers on a viral outbreak in New York City that turns the infected into werewolves. Alexander Yellen is its director - a cinematography primarily, making his directorial debut. The film was shot in Buffalo, which stood in for New York City, where the real Ward Island is located. Haysbert plays Lt. General Christopher Monning; Bill Duke plays...
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2013 TromaDance Film Festival: Official Lineup

TromaDance returns to terrorize Asbury Park, NJ for their 14th annual edition, which will be held — for free! — at Asbury Lanes on April 12-13. It’s two days and nights of gonzo short films from all over the world, plus a few low-budget feature-length genre excursions and one documentary.

But, the big highlight of the fest will be a special workprint preview screening of Troma daddy Lloyd Kaufman’s latest epic of grotesqueness and debauchery: Return to Nuke ‘Em High Vol. 1, the fourth trilogy-busting entry in the classic Nuke ‘Em High series. This will screen on the 13th at 8:00 p.m. and will be preceded by a Q&A with the always entertaining Kaufman himself.

Other features include Quentin Dupiex’s 2nd flick, the missing dog comedy Wrong; angry birds of prey return to terrorize L.A. in James Nguyen’s Birdemic 2; werewolf soldiers invade NYC in Battledogs; a
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Battledogs Take a Bite out of Syfy! Check out the Trailer!

Cry havoc! We have the first trailer from this weekend's Syfy offering Battledogs locked, loaded, and ready to set forth a stream of deadly pee all over this floating fire hydrant we call Earth. Check it out.

Battledogs, directed by Alexander Yellen and written by Shane Van Dyke, stars Dennis Haysbert, Craig Sheffer, Wes Studi, Kate Vernon, Ernie Hudson, Bill Duke, and Ariana Richards, who can also been seen in theatres this weekend thanks to the release of Jurassic Park 3D. Good week for her, huh?

Look for the premiere of Battledogs on Saturday, April 6, at 9Pm (Et/Pt).

Synopsis

When a werewolf virus threatens to decimate New York City -- and the world -- a rogue general uses the disease to create an army of super soldiers.

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A House is Not a Home Teases Something From the Shadows: First Trailer

DeInstitutionalized LLC has released the first trailer for the supernatural thriller A House is Not a Home. In the film, a family moves into a haunted home. They are terrorized by something in the shadows and an occult priest can do nothing to save them. A House is Not a Home has gathered an excellent cast. Bill Cobbs plays a real estate agent in the clip, who sells the Williams family a possessed house. As well, actor and producer Gerald Webb is Ben Williams. Williams is a family man who is trying desperately to protect his family. Fans of film might also recognize Eddie Steeples as the occult priest, despite his very different aesthetics. Richard Grieco and Melvin Gregg round out the cast, in this clip. Release Date: 2013. Director: Christopher Douglas-Olen Ray. Director of Photography: Alexander Yellen. Producers: Gerald Webb and Christopher Ray. Co-producer: Richard Grieco. Cast: Bill Cobbs, Eddie Steeples,
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I Am Omega and Kicking Your Way Through Infection: A Movie Review

Director: Griff Furst.

Writer: Richard Matheson and Geoff Meed.

You know you are cheap when you find yourself rooting around bargain bins for the best horror deals. Sometimes, this characteristic pays off and that is the case with The Midnight Horror Collection: Flesh Eating Zombies. This late 2010 release offers four features for under ten dollars. Included in this film anthology are Grave Mistake, Awaken the Dead, Last of the Living and the film reviewed here, I Am Omega. Echo Bridge Entertainment re-released each of these films for fans of the undead on celluloid August, 2010.

I Am Omega is one of The Asylum's mockbusters, which attempted to capitalize on the looming success of I Am Legend, starring Will Smith. Both films were released within a month of each other and this film is another action film based on Richard Matheson's novel, I Am Legend. Like an '80s action throwback,
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