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Comics Corner: Venom #1 (2018), Robocop: Citizens Arrest #2, Bprd: The Devil You Know #6, Pumpkinhead #3, Hungry Ghosts #4, Oblivion Song #3, Monstress #16, Ghost Money #10, Rose #11

Venom #1 (2018) has arrived and in it, the relationship between Venom and Eddie Brock is at risk when a new threat arrives. Also: Robocop: Citizens Arrest #2, Bprd: The Devil You Know #6, Pumpkinhead #3, Hungry Ghosts #4, Oblivion Song #3, Monstress #16, Ghost Money #10, and Rose #11.

Venom #1 (2018): "In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s collapse, an ancient and primordial evil has been awakened beneath the streets of New York, and with it, something equally evil has awakened in that most Wicked of Webslingers – Venom! Still a Lethal Protector of the innocents in New York, this never-before-seen threat could force Venom to relinquish everything it holds dear – including Eddie Brock! Join two of the hottest creators in comics today, Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, for a Venom adventure a thousand years in the making!

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Take a Look Inside Pumpkinhead #1

With the first issue of Dynamite Entertainment’s Pumpkinhead comic now on sale, the publisher has uploaded preview images of the first five issues on its website along with a look at the variant covers. So if you’d like to get an inside look at the comic spin-off from Stan Winston’s 1988 horror classic, check out the […]

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Comics Corner: Hellboy And The B.P.R.D.: 1955 – Burning Season One-Shot, Pumpkinhead #1, Monsters Unleashed #11, Monstress #14, and More

In this week's Comics Corner, we have Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson's one-shot Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 – Burning Season. Following the beloved Hellboy is Pumpkinhead #1 from Dynamite Entertainment, Monsters Unleashed #11, Bloodborne #1, Kid Lobotomy #5, Dept H #23, Monstress #14, and werewolves in the Roaring ’20s in Moonshine #7.

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1955 – Burning Season One-Shot: "Hellboy investigates a rash of spontaneous human combustions in a Florida town unlike any supernatural phenomena he's seen before--and the fire has an appetite for Bureau agents.

*Paolo Rivera returns!

Creators

Writer: Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson

Penciller: Paolo Rivera

Inker: Joe Rivera

Colorist: Dave Stewart

Cover Artist: Paolo Rivera

Genre: Crime, Horror

Publication Date: February 21, 2018

Format: Fc, 32 pages; One-shot

Price: $3.99

Upc: 7 61568 00236 2 00111."

To see more from Hellboy and the Bprd, visit Dark Horse Comics!

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Pumpkinhead #1: "'For each of Man's evils, a special demon exists."

For thirty years, the demon of vengeance has been still,
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Halloween 2017: 31 Movies to Watch on Hulu This October

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Last week, I gave you guys a few lists from Amazon and Netflix in regards to what they have to offer via their streaming services this fall. As a newbie to Hulu, I only discovered over the weekend that they, too, beyond just being an amazing resource for television programming, offer up a killer selection of genre movies that are free to stream with a standard Hulu membership.

Here’s a look at an assortment of 31 films from Hulu that I think would be great movies to stream this October. I tried to give you guys a wide variety, too, hitting various sub-genres, so hopefully there’s a little bit of something for everyone in this list.

The Faculty

As far as high school horror films go, The Faculty has remained one of my very favorites for years now. Essentially, it’s Robert Rodriguez riffing on The X-Files, and who can resist that?
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Halloween 2017: 31 Horror Films You Can Stream on Amazon Prime This October

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Since I showed some love to Netflix yesterday, I thought it was only proper today to put the spotlight on Amazon Prime and their vast streaming library that features hundreds of genre titles.

There’s no denying that it can be an overwhelming experience to try and navigate your way through over 200 different pages of movies, so I went ahead and put together a list of 31 different films that should help you get into the Halloween spirit throughout the month of October. And since variety is the spice of life, I tried to give you guys an assortment of different sub-genres, so that you should be able to find something to fit any horror-loving mood! Happy October and happy viewing, everyone!

Madman

At a summer camp for youths, a cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various
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Horror Highlights: Garbage Pail Kids Documentary, Hexploitation Film Festival, The Eyes, Compulsion

Anyone who grew up in the ’80s is familiar with their unforgettable names and faces. The Garbage Pail Kids Topps trading cards and 1987 movie are embedded in the brains of a generation, and Indican Pictures' new documentary 30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story explores the phenomenon like never before. In today's Horror Highlights, we also have details on the Hexploitation Film Festival, The Eyes home media release info, and the trailer for Brian Sepanzyk's Compulsion.

30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story: Press Release: "West Hollywood, California (Tuesday, August 8th) - Indican Pictures is set to release the pivotal documentary on the Garbage Pail Kids. Titled 30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story, this documentary revisits the artists, who made these collectibles famous. Showing a rare glimpse into the corporate culture of Topps as they launched Garbage Pail Kids through the height of the cards fame,
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The Behind the Scenes Story of 30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story and the Collectible Craze of the '80s

Tagline: “From Counter-culture to Candy Culture” Indican Pictures will release 30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story. The film will see theatres throughout the month of August. In the film, several artists are interviewed, on why these collectible cards became so popular. As well, several actors from the Garbage Pail Kids (1987) movie are interviewed. These trading cards poked fun at the collectble craze, while offering a counter-culture voice. Fans of the cards can also see the film through Video-on-demand and DVD, in September. A look at the film's ongoing release is hosted here. Over a half dozen of the original artists are interviewed in this documentary. From Pulitzer-prize winning author Art Spiegelman to Pumpkinhead screenwriter Gary Gerani, several illustrators give their thoughts on the collectible craze. Comic book artists Tom Bunk and John Pound are also interviewed. The coverage, on this documentary, is in-depth. Fans of the series can also find the.
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Indican Pictures announce Us debut of ’30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story’

Indican Pictures is set to release the pivotal documentary on the Garbage Pail Kids. Titled 30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story, this documentary revisits the artists, who made these collectibles famous. Showing a rare glimpse into the corporate culture of Topps as they launched Garbage Pail Kids through the height of the cards fame, the downfall from the legal battle with the Cabbage Patch kids and their untimely demise. The film is jam packed with interviews of over a half dozen artists. Each artist penned these counter-culture trading cards and each artist gives you the inside story of why these cards poked fun at: the collectibles’ movement, the 80’s culture of greed and gave kids a unique piece of historical fun.

In the 1980′s some eclectic underground cartoonists parodied a popular doll craze (whose name cannot be spoken…). The resulting pop culture commercial trading cards/stickers tapped into
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Godzilla 2 Will Have Old School Practical Monster Effects

Godzilla 2 Will Have Old School Practical Monster Effects
Godzilla 2 is finally shooting this summer after several years of impatient waiting. Gareth Edwards' 2014 Godzilla divided fans, but it was successful at the box office and revived the franchise. It looks like director Mike Dougherty, who is taking over for the next installment, is looking to make some fans of the old-school Godzilla movies very happy. How, you may ask? Well, he is going to include some practical monster effects in Godzilla: King of Monsters.

Mike Dougherty took to his Twitter recently to answer some fan questions about the upcoming Godzilla sequel. Today, a fan asked with only a glimmer of hope if he was planning on including any practical monster effects in Godzilla 2. Dougherty didn't give a long-winded response, but he simply said, "yes." That is more than enough because now we know we will get to see some actual, physical creatures in Godzilla: King of Monsters,
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Trick or Treat Studios to Summon Life-Size Pumpkinhead Prop This Fall

Following the recent display of their massive Gremlins puppet props at Monsterpalooza, the fine folks at Trick or Treat Studios have now teased another item that will surely make it onto the wish lists of many horror fans this fall: a life-size prop based on the iconic (and titular) creature from 1988's Pumpkinhead.

Revealed on their Facebook page, Trick or Treat Studios' life-size Pumpkinhead prop is taken from the movie mold of the incredible creature created by the amazing effects team at Stan Winston Studios. The giant collectible will be released sometime this fall.

While official release details (including pricing) will be revealed soon, Trick or Treat Studios did share the following comment on Facebook:

"Guys and Ghouls, we will have pricing information as well as shipping costs within the next week or two, so hang tight. The plan is to produce in lots of 5 and than put them up on the site for sale,
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Review: Don't Drink the Water—Gore Verbinski's "A Cure for Wellness"

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Jason Isaacs as Dr. Volmer in A Cure for WellnessIt starts with a whispered melody. It will send frissons of familiarity, of a kind of upsetting longing for clarity. You know that song the odd English girl is singing, but you can't place it. Neither can Lockhart (Dane DeHaan, who they might have called Lockjaw, as he can barely seem to spit his words out), which is what draws him into the guts of a mystery. And it draws the film into a slithering spiral, compels us to observe an autopsy of modern horror. What half-remembered giallo fugue is Gore Verbinski spooning up for us like medicine, pinioned to our chairs like one of the zombie patients in the film’s sinister clinic? A puzzle picture, a conspiracy thriller, a kind of baroque classical nightmare, A Cure For Wellness is too sturdy, busy and sure of itself to be much of a horror film.
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Blu-ray Review: Creepshow 2 [Special Edition]

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As a lifelong fan of the original Creepshow—one of the first R-rated horror movies I ever saw as a kid and still my favorite horror anthology of all-time—it has taken me years to come to terms with the fact that Creepshow 2 is not bad. In fact, it’s quite good at times. But because it failed to capture the lightning-in-a-bottle magic of the first film (I mean, you had George A. Romero, Stephen King, and Tom Savini all working at their peaks), I have always ignored the fact that there’s a lot to like in Creepshow 2, even if it does fall short of its predecessor’s greatness. Thankfully, Arrow’s new special edition Blu-ray helped put me in my place.

Based on three more stories by King, Creepshow 2 finds original director Romero trading in the director’s chair for screenwriting duties. Calling the shots
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Pennywise Brings a Christmas Gift in New It Photo

Pennywise Brings a Christmas Gift in New It Photo
Some still aren't sure about Bill Skarsg&#229rd as the iconic Pennywise the Clown in next year's Stephen King adaptationIT, but anyone who has seen Netflix's Hemlock Grove has a sneaking suspicion that this creep will bring the right amount of menacing ghoul to the proceedings. Some are still out on the initial look of Pennywise, revealed earlier in the year. As an early Christmas gift, we have another look at the scary clown, and this time, Pennywise comes bearing a gift.

Pennywise's look is an homage to many different eras, and in the end, he comes across as slightly Victorian. He's very feminine, yet overtly male, calling Heather Ledger's Joker to mind, especially in the scenes where the Clown Prince dressed as a nurse. In an era ripe with Creepy clowns, the pure essence of evil is evident here, as Pennywise meanders menacingly through the dead grass, tempting children into his tender trap.
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Deadly Dialogue: A Conversation on Cinema with Alec Gillis

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Hello, readers! Welcome back for the another installment of one our featured columns here at Daily Dead, Deadly Dialogue: A Conversation on Cinema, in which we catch up with notable folks from the horror and sci-fi genres—both in front of and behind the camera—to discuss the films that inspired them to become the artists they are today.

Throughout his career in special effects, which has now spanned over four decades, Alec Gillis has established himself as one of the premier artists of his generation, lending his talents on numerous films including Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, Cocoon, Invaders From Mars (1986), Aliens, Death Becomes Her, The Monster Squad, Alien Nation, Spider-Man, Pumpkinhead, Hollow Man, Starship Troopers, and several films in the Tremors franchise, among others.

During his career, Gillis has collaborated with some of the greatest talents in the industry—from Stan Winston to James Cameron, to Roger Corman
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Horror Movie Icons and Fun Practical FX Fuel This Trailer for Kids Vs. Monsters

If you’re a horror movie fan, then there’s a fun-looking indie family horror film that might be worth checking out called Kids vs. Monsters. You can tell from the trailer that this is a low budget film, but it’s fueled by some horror movie all-star actors, some wacky fun practical effects, and most importantly, horror movie fandom. Here’s the brief plot description:

The six richest people in the world each have one thing still dragging them down — their intolerable kids. Luckily, there is a mysterious entity that is happy to lend a hand.

The movie stars Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange, Time After Time), Lance Henriksen (Aliens, Pumpkinhead), Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki (Harbinger Down), Keith David (The Thing, They Live), Richard Moll (House, Evilspeak, Night Court), and Armand Assante (Judge Dredd, I The Jury) just to name a few.

The FX in the film were created by Amalgamated Dynamics,
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The 1988 Horror Film Pumpkinhead Is Getting a Remake

Saw franchise producer Peter Block has picked up the rights to the 1988 horror film Pumpkinhead, and he plans on rebooting the horror franchise. According to EW, he’s currently on the hunt for a director to take on the project, which he is planning as a theatrical release.

The original film was directed by the great Stan Winston and starred Aliens actor Lance Henriksen, and I thought the original film was a great and fun horror flick. The story centers on a man who summons a terrifying demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who killed the man’s son in a tragic accident.

In regards to the film project, Block told the outlet:

Pumpkinhead is one of my favorite horror films of the late ’80s, early ’90s. Stan Winston sits on that Mount Rushmore of iconic filmmakers because of his creature designs, and that was his first directing effort.
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Pumpkinhead Reboot Is Happening with Saw Producer

Pumpkinhead Reboot Is Happening with Saw Producer
There are a staggering amount of reboots, long awaited sequels and the sometimes confusing requel being made right now. Horror movies have always been a big moneymaker for studios, so it isn't at all surprising that some classic horror icons are in the process of being brought back to the big screen. The latest of these icons is none other than the cult classic Pumpkinhead, which is being revived by Saw producer Peter Block.

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Block has obtained the rights to the classic horror franchise, which was originally brought to life by visual effects legend Stan Winston, his directorial debut in 1988. The original Pumpkinhead tells the story of a grieving father who loses his son in a tragic accident, who then conjures up a vengeful, terrifying demon to punish the teenagers responsible. According to the report, the reboot is set to start shooting in 2017, but no
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Saw executive producer rebooting Pumpkinhead franchise

Entertainment Weekly has revealed that Saw executive producer Peter Block has snapped up the rights to the cult horror franchise Pumpkinhead with a view to relaunching the series with a 2017 reboot.

Released in 1988, Pumpkinhead marked the directorial debut of special effects guru Stan Winston and starred Lance Henriksen as a man who summons the demonic Pumpkinhead in order to extract revenge on a group of teenager’s responsible for the death of his son. It was followed by 1994’s direct-to-video sequel Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings, and the TV movies 2006’s Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes and 2007’s Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud.

Pumpkinhead is one of my favorite horror films of the late ’80s, early ’90s,” states Block. “Stan Winston sits on that Mount Rushmore of iconic filmmakers because of his creature designs, and that was his first directing effort. The creature’s great but the emotional story is wonderful as well. I got the rights to Pumpkinhead,
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“Pumpkinhead” Gets Big Screen Reboot From “Saw” Producer!

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“Pumpkinhead” Gets Big Screen Reboot From “Saw” Producer!
Word is out that the demonic creature Pumpkinhead is about to be unleashed from the grave once more. That’s right: Saw franchise executive producer Peter Block told Clark Collis at Entertainment Weekly that he plans to start shooting a remake of Stan Winston’s classic creature feature in 2017. Block explained while there will be similarities of plot and theme, his […]
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Pumpkinhead Reboot in the Works

One of cinema’s most vengeful creatures could be coming back to the big screen, as a Pumpkinhead reboot is currently in the works and could start filming as early as next year.

EW reports that Peter Block, executive producer of the Saw films, Holliston, Frozen, John Carpenter’s The Ward, and numerous other horror movies, has purchased the rights to the Pumpkinhead franchise that kicked off in 1988 with Stan Winston’s directorial debut and continued in three sequels (the latest one being 2007’s TV movie Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud).

Along with writer Nate Atkins, Block has put together a screenplay for a Pumpkinhead reboot (at this time titled Pumpkinhead) that has the same spirit of the first film without being a shot-for-shot remake. Block is currently searching for the right director to helm the reboot, and he’d like to begin filming in early 2017.

With special effects wizard Winston at
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