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What Happened Last Season on ‘FBI,’ ‘FBI: Most Wanted’ and ‘FBI: International’

What Happened Last Season on ‘FBI,’ ‘FBI: Most Wanted’ and ‘FBI: International’
Before you tune in for the return of the “FBI” franchise on CBS on Tuesday, Sept. 20, here’s a short overview of the biggest things that happened on each series last season. The three shows crossed over in their respective season premieres to launch the third “FBI” show, “FBI: International,” which is set in Budapest, Hungary.

‘FBI’ Season 4 Recap

Kellan Lutz left the show in October 2021 after his character, Kenny Crosby, was shot.

Maggie Bell (Missy Peregrym) went undercover and began dating a fellow agent, whom her partner, O.A. Zidan (Zeeko Zaki), did not trust. O.A.’s instincts proved correct when Maggie realized her new boyfriend’s maverick ways put everyone else in danger. In one of the last episodes before the finale, Maggie and O.A. faced off with a terrorist armed with sarin gas. Maggie’s exposure to the gas was near-fatal and last we saw of her,
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Venice Review: Master Gardener Closes Out Paul Schrader’s Great Contemporary Trilogy

Venice Review: Master Gardener Closes Out Paul Schrader’s Great Contemporary Trilogy
There is a paradox at the heart of Master Gardener. In their respective worlds—one of abstinence and iconography; the other of money and risk—priests and gamblers are kind of sexy. In their own ways, so are gigolos, drug dealers, porn stars, sex addicts, even taxi drivers. Gardeners? For all their charms, maybe less so. The latest from Paul Schrader rounds out an idiosyncratic trilogy: without breaking the mould, and for three films in a row, the director has placed his man-in-a-room archetype into the fraught, divided milieu of contemporary America. With First Reformed and Card Counter, Schrader could bank on audiences already being attuned to the quasi-culty vibes of his characters’ extreme callings. Master Gardener, the story of a diligent horticulturist, has a bit more heavy lifting to do; but there’s fun to be had in the labor.

This one stars Joel Edgerton, entering the Schraderverse as
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Competition: Win ‘Hell Fest’ on DVD

To celebrate the DVD release of Hell Fest which is available on DVD and Digital now, we have a copy of the DVD up for grabs, courtesy of Vertigo Releasing!

Strap in for the ride of your life and death! A terrifying tribute and modern twist on classic bloody slasher fun, Hell Fest is the perfect treat for anyone who doesn’t want Halloween to end! Paying homage to our favourite slasher films of the ‘80s, Hell Fest is an exhilarating fever pitch of bloody chaos, played out across a lush neon playground where danger, and the next gruesome (and surprisingly inventive) kill, waits around every corner!

More than just a stylish setting, the theme park’s lavishly constructed labyrinth of grim attractions become characters in their own right, as we join the hapless teens in fearful suspense of what may simply be part of the festivities, or something more sinister.
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Giveaway – Win Hell Fest on DVD

To celebrate the DVD release of Hell Fest which is available on DVD and Digital now, we have a copy of the DVD up for grabs, courtesy of Vertigo Releasing!

Strap in for the ride of your life and death! A terrifying tribute and modern twist on classic bloody slasher fun, Hell Fest is the perfect treat for anyone who doesn’t want Halloween to end!

Paying homage to our favourite slasher films of the ‘80s, Hell Fest is an exhilarating fever pitch of bloody chaos, played out across a lush neon playground where danger, and the next gruesome (and surprisingly inventive) kill, waits around every corner!

More than just a stylish setting, the theme park’s lavishly constructed labyrinth of grim attractions become characters in their own right, as we join the hapless teens in fearful suspense of what may simply be part of the festivities, or something more sinister.
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‘Hell Fest’ DVD Review

  • Nerdly
Stars: Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, Amy Forsyth, Tony Todd, Courtney Dietz, Michael Tourek, Christian James, Matt Mercurio, Roby Attal, Elle Graham, Alicia Rosato, Brooke Jaye Taylor, Mason Pike | Written by Seth M. Sherwood, Blair Butler, William Penick, Christopher Sey, Akela Cooper | Directed by Gregory Plotkin

Hell Fest is the latest simplistic, conventional, horror film from the depths of the money-grubbing Hollywood machine. Helmed by director Gregory Plotkin, only his second feature after highly successful stints as an editor on numerous productions, ranging from Jordan Peele’s Get Out to the Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams comedy Game Night. Plotkin is most noticeably and well known to have been a longtime series editor on the long-enduring and softly effective Paranormal Activity franchise, even helming the fifth entry Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, with little to no acclaim or credit. He returns back to the director’s chair with his latest venture in Hell Fest,
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‘Hell Fest’ Review

  • Nerdly
Stars: Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, Amy Forsyth, Tony Todd, Courtney Dietz, Michael Tourek, Christian James, Matt Mercurio, Roby Attal, Elle Graham, Alicia Rosato, Brooke Jaye Taylor, Mason Pike | Written by Seth M. Sherwood, Blair Butler, William Penick, Christopher Sey, Akela Cooper | Directed by Gregory Plotkin

Hell Fest is the latest simplistic conventional horror film from the depths of the money-grubbing Hollywood machine. Helmed by director Gregory Plotkin, only his second feature after highly successful stints as an editor on numerous productions, ranging from Jordan Peele’s Get Out to the Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams comedy Game Night. Plotkin is most noticeably and well known to have been a longtime series editor on the long-enduring and softly effective Paranormal Activity franchise, even helming the fifth entry Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, with little to no acclaim or credit. He returns back to the director’s chair with his latest venture in Hell Fest,
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Film Review: ‘Hell Fest’

Film Review: ‘Hell Fest’
Eye candy without much to offer the brain or emotions, “Hell Fest” is a competently crafted slasher film rendered instantly forgettable by its disinterest in character, plot, and motivation, let alone original ideas. An early Halloween salvo, it will be gone from theaters before that holiday (or even the latest screen “Halloween”) arrives, but should in the short term satisfy that seasonal itch among horror fans before bigger, better fright-fests arrive.

After the obligatory prior-victim’s-fate prelude, we meet the film’s college student protagonists, who are young and cute but not much else. Natalie (Amy Forsyth) reunites with ex-roomie Bff Brooke (Reign Edwards) — the movie suggests there’s some reason why they haven’t seen each other for a while, but never gets around to explaining it — while less enthusiastically renewing acquaintance with Brooke’s irksome new flatmate Taylor (Bex Taylor-Klaus).

Nonetheless, all three are soon off to Hell Fest,
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Review: Hell Fest is a Fun, But Familiar Slash-and-Stash

Halloween is right around the corner. The season for creepy costumes, pumpkin carving, and candy collecting is nigh. Above all, it’s the season for haunted hayrides, menacing mazes, eerie escape rooms, and spooky spectacles. These attractions are more popular now than ever. Forbes reported on the numbers: Halloween spending reached $8.4 billion in 2016, and it was estimated to reach $9.1 billion last year, so the timing is perfect for a big-screen horror film that’s set almost entirely in an amusement park on All Hallows’ Eve.

Hell Fest falls back on a familiar formula: put archetypal, good-looking young people in peril on a dark night and let the body count commence. The “Hell Fest” of the title is a traveling carnival that features a labyrinth of horror-themed rides, diversions, and themed rooms, and attracts thousands of fans wherever it goes. It’s all fun and games at first, but our heroes
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Video Interviews: Daily Dead Chats with the Cast and Crew of Hell Fest

This weekend, Hell Fest opens its doors to an unassuming group of college co-eds who end up fighting for their lives when a serial killer uses a haunted attraction as his own personal hunting ground, looking for new victims to add to his collection.

Directed by Gregory Plotkin, Hell Fest stars genre icon Tony Todd as well as Amy Forsyth, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, Christian James, Matt Mercurio, and Roby Attal. Horror journalist Staci Layne Wilson recently attended the press day for the film on behalf of Daily Dead, where she chatted with Plotkin, producer Gale Anne Hurd, and several of the cast members (including Todd) about how the project came together, their experiences working in Atlanta during production, insights into their characters, and bringing a brand-new slasher villain to life on the big screen.

Check out our video interviews with the cast and crew from Hell Fest below, and
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Killer Retro 80s Trailer for Haunted Theme Park Horror Film 'Hell Fest'

"Someone is not following the script. And his idea of fun... is murder!" CBS Films has launched a fantastic retro 80s trailer for horror movie Hell Fest, about a horror theme park that becomes a killing playground for a masked serial killer. We see plenty of vintage trailers every year, but this one is spot on perfect. The voiceover is amazing and the old logos are cool. "A terrifying thrill ride from iconic horror producer Gale Anne Hurd and director Gregory Plotkin (Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension), this September audiences will discover that it's fun going in... but it's hell getting out." This stars Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Christian James, Roby Attal, and Matt Mercurio. Arriving in theaters at the end of this month so everyone has all of October to go watch this. "This carnival is Not for children." Here's the new retro 80s trailer (+ fun posters) for Gregory Plotkin's Hell Fest,
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New Hell Fest Trailer Delivers a Retro Throwback to 80s Slasher Flicks

Love the 80s? Love horror movies? Then Hell Fest has you covered on both fronts with a very scary new 80s retro throwback trailer. It's totally awesome, man!

CBS Films and Lionsgate will release Hell Fest in theaters September 28, 2018. This latest Hell Fest sneak peak is taking you back to a more tubular time. Put on your Jordache jeans, buckle your fanny pack, slap on your bracelet, and lace-up your La Gears! Check out this rad new 80's trailer to get in the Halloween spirit! I'm sure you've seen enough horror movies to know that any weirdo wearing a mask is never friendly...

Hell Fest is directed by Gregory Plotkin from a screenplay by Seth M. Sherwood and Blair Butler and Akela Cooper. The story was concocted by William Penick & Christopher Sey and Stephen Susco. This thrilling chiller is produced by Gale Anne Hurd and Tucker Tooley.

The horrors on
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Throwback Trailer for Hell Fest Gives the New Horror Movie an ’80s Slasher Vibe

"Wendy's friends were just looking for a night of frightful fun..." A masked killer transforms a horror-themed amusement park into his own blood-stained carnival of terror and torment in the new movie Hell Fest, and ahead of the film's September 28th theatrical release from CBS Films and Lionsgate, a new throwback trailer has been revealed, giving the movie an ’80s slasher vibe.

Below, you can watch the throwback trailer (as well as a recent clip) for Hell Fest. Directed by Gregory Plotkin (the editor of Get Out and Happy Death Day) and produced by Gale Anne Hurd (AMC's The Walking Dead), Hell Fest stars the aforementioned Amy Forsyth, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, Christian James, Roby Attal, Matt Mercurio, and Tony Todd.

Before it's released in Us theaters on September 28th from CBS Films and Lionsgate, you can experience immersive mazes based on scenes from Hell Fest at the Fright
See full article at DailyDead »

Enter a Horror-Themed Amusement Park in Our Exclusive Hell Fest Clip and Poster

"Fun going in. Hell getting out." A masked killer transforms a horror-themed amusement park into his own blood-stained carnival of terror and torment in the new movie Hell Fest, and ahead of the film's September 28th theatrical release from CBS Films and Lionsgate, we've been provided with an exclusive clip and poster to share with Daily Dead readers!

You can watch the mysterious murderer don his mask and grab a sharp weapon in our exclusive clip below, which is also accompanied by an exclusive poster for Hell Fest.

Directed by Gregory Plotkin (the editor of Get Out and Happy Death Day) and produced by Gale Anne Hurd (AMC's The Walking Dead), Hell Fest stars the aforementioned Amy Forsyth, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, Christian James, Roby Attal, Matt Mercurio, and Tony Todd.

Before it's released in Us theaters on September 28th from CBS Films and Lionsgate, you can experience immersive
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Red-Band Trailer For The Horror-Themed Amusement Park Serial Killer Thriller Hell Fest

A serial killer is on the loose and brutally murdering people in a horror-themed traveling amusement park in this new red-band trailer for Hell Fest. What makes this film so interesting is that the people who are being hunted down think that all of these killings are fake and all part of the show... at first. Then reality kicks in and they are fighting to survive!

I like the concept of this movie because it's something that I think a lot of us may have thought about while going to these fun and creepy Halloween attractions every year. What if a demented killer went on a killing spree in one of these settings?

The movie stars Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Christian James, Roby Attal, Matt Mercurio and Tony Todd, and here's the synopsis:

A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground,
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Hell Fest Red Band Trailer Turns a Theme Park Into an Eye-Gouging NIghtmare

The last Hell Fest trailer played it safe, slowly creeping audiences into the nightmarish amusement park at its center. Now, Lionsgate and CBS Films have unleashed a nightmarish new red band trailer that shows off some of the goods this early fall horror ride has to offer.

CBS Films and Lionsgate will release Hell Fest in theaters September 28, 2018. The more scared you seem, the more they're gong to come after you in director Gregory Plotkin's slasher odyssey. He is working from a screenplay by Seth M. Sherwood and Blair Butler and Akela Cooper, with a story from William Penick & Christopher Sey and Stephen Susco. And you know its going to be good, as Hell Fest is being delivered by producers Gale Anne Hurd and Tucker Tooley.

The creepy soundscape heard in the movie is scored by legendary composer Bear McCreary, who has The Walking Dead, 10 Cloverfield Lane, and
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The ‘Hell Fest’ Red-Band Trailer Has Arrived!

Remember! The more scared you seem, the more they’re going to come after you! Check out the red-band trailer for the upcoming film “Hell Fest” below:

CBS Films and Lionsgate will release “Hell Fest” in theaters on September 28th!

All about “Hell Fest

Directed by: Gregory Plotkin

Screenplay by: Seth M. Sherwood and Blair Butler and Akela Cooper

Story by: William Penick & Christopher Sey and Stephen Susco

Produced by: Gale Anne Hurd and Tucker Tooley

Scored by: Legendary composer Bear McCreary

Starring: Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Christian James, Roby Attal, Matt Mercurio and Tony Todd.

A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

College student Natalie (Forsyth) is visiting her childhood best friend Brooke (Edwards) and her roommate Taylor (Taylor-Klaus
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Intense Full Red Band Trailer for Horror Theme Park Movie 'Hell Fest'

"Is that guy following us?" CBS Films has revealed the full-length red band trailer for the upcoming horror movie Hell Fest, about a horror theme park that becomes a killing playground for a masked serial killer. The first teaser trailer showed some promise, but this new trailer really lets loose and it looks freaky as all hell. "A terrifying thrill ride from iconic horror producer Gale Anne Hurd and director Gregory Plotkin (Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension), this September audiences will discover that it's fun going in... but it's hell getting out." Hell Fest stars Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Christian James, Roby Attal, and Matt Mercurio. This actually looks super creepy and violent and insane, they're seriously showing off all the gore and wow. That final shot - damn. Hard to even watch! Be careful out there. Here's the full-length red band trailer (+ poster) for Gregory Plotkin's Hell Fest,
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Serial Killer Stalks a Horror-Themed Amusement Park in the Red Band Trailer for Hell Fest

What if the blood-stained scares at an immersive horror experience were actually happening in real life... and you didn't realize the truth until you became the next addition to the haunted attraction? That creepy question is examined in the new horror movie Hell Fest, and ahead of the film's September 28th theatrical release from CBS Films and Lionsgate, a new red band trailer has been unleashed, inviting you into the deadly depths of a terror-filled theme park.

Directed by Gregory Plotkin (the editor of Get Out and Happy Death Day) and produced by Gale Anne Hurd (AMC's The Walking Dead), Hell Fest stars the aforementioned Forsyth, Taylor-Klaus, and Todd, as well as "Reign Edwards, Christian James, Roby Attal, [and] Matt Mercurio."

Before it's released in Us theaters on September 28th from CBS Films and Lionsgate, you can experience immersive mazes based on scenes from Hell Fest at the Fright Fest
See full article at DailyDead »

Hell Fest Score To Be Composed By Bear McCreary – Watch The First Trailer

Welcome To Hell Fest.

A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.

The upcoming film stars Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Christian James, Roby Attal, Matt Mercurio and Tony Todd.

Watch the teaser for the film below.

College student Natalie (Forsyth) is visiting her childhood best friend Brooke (Edwards) and her roommate Taylor (Taylor-Klaus). If it was any other time of year these three and their boyfriends might be heading to a concert or bar, but it is Halloween which means that like everyone else they will be bound for Hell Fest – a sprawling labyrinth of rides, games, and mazes that travels the country and happens to be in town. Every year thousands follow Hell Fest to experience fear at the ghoulish carnival of nightmares.
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Terrifying First Teaser Trailer for Horror Theme Park Movie 'Hell Fest'

"You came here to be scared, right?" CBS Films has debuted the first teaser trailer for a horror movie titled Hell Fest, about a horror theme park that becomes a killing playground for a masked serial killer. We haven't seen a theme park horror movie in a while, so this is good to get one in the mix again. "A terrifying thrill ride from iconic horror producer Gale Anne Hurd and director Gregory Plotkin (Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension), this September audiences will discover that it’s fun going in... but it's hell getting out." This stars Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Christian James, Roby Attal, and Matt Mercurio. The most terrifying part is that everyone at the park thinks all the kills are just fake and for fun, but no one knows hwat's really going on. Oh damn. It's a scary first teaser for this horror. Here's the
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