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Wamg Giveaway – Win the Sci-fi Thriller Beyond The Sky on DVD

Rlje Films will release the sci-fi/thriller film Beyond The Sky on DVD and Blu-ray on Nov. 6, 2018. Based on a story by Fulvio Sestito, Rebecca Berrih and Warren Thomas (Tell Me How I Die), the film was written by Thomas and Marc Porterfield (“Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462”). Sestito, who has won numerous awards for his short “The Showdown,” and has worked with Guillermo Del Toro’s Mirada and Tim Miller’s Blur Studios, makes his directorial debut with Beyond The Sky which stars Ryan Carnes (Valentina’s Wedding), Jordan Hinson (“Eureka”), Martin Sensmeier (The Magnificent Seven), Don Stark (“That 70’s Show”), Peter Stormare (Fargo) and Dee Wallace (E.T.). Rlje Films will release Beyond The Sky on DVD for an Srp of $27.97 and Blu-ray for an Srp of $29.97.

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Q&A: Beyond The Sky Director Fulvio Sestito on Researching Alien Abductions and Working with Peter Stormare & Dee Wallace

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If you're a big fan of alien films like Fire in the Sky, then you'll want to keep an eye out for Beyond the Sky, which explores the eerie subject of alien abductions. Ahead of the movie's theatrical, VOD, and Digital HD release on September 21st from Rlje Films, Daily Dead had the chance to catch up with Beyond the Sky director Fulvio Sestito for our latest Q&A feature, in which he talks about researching alien abductions, working with talented cast members such as Dee Wallace and Peter Stormare, and what projects he has on tap.

Can you tell us how you first got involved in this project?

Fulvio Sestito: The idea started with wanting to tell a very personal story about a documentary filmmaker whose childhood memories shape his view of the world and drive him to explore the alien abduction phenomenon.

I knew right away that this
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Travis Walton UFO Abduction: Donald Wood from Attention Horrors

Episode 5: Travis Walton UFO Abduction – Just the Facts Travis Walton’s UFO abduction story was captured in the classic film, Fire in the Sky, but we tell you what Really happened before, during and after one of the most credible alien abduction ordeals in history. Episode on Travis Walton’s UFO Abduction story! An extensive …

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Full Trailer for Abduction Film 'Beyond The Sky' Made by Fulvio Sestito

"We get our fair share of non-believers, but sooner or later they come to realize the truth. Rlje Films has debuted the official trailer for an alien abduction, sci-fi mystery/thriller film titled Beyond The Sky, which is getting a release next month. While shooting a documentary to expose the lies of alien abductees, a provocative filmmaker and his crew encounter a young woman with a dark secret who leads them to uncover a disturbing truth. The film has gone under a few other titles, including Encounter and False Memory Syndrome, but will be released as Beyond The Sky. Travis Walton, author of the memoir "Fire in the Sky" about his own alien abduction experience (which was turned into that horrifying 1993 film Fire in the Sky), served as a consultant and has a cameo in the film. Beyond The Sky stars Ryan Carnes, Jordan Hinson, Claude Duhamel, Martin Sensmeier, Don Stark,
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Horror Highlights: Dead Night Coming to DVD from Dark Sky Films, The Golem Trailer, Beyond The Sky Acquired by Rlje Films

Starring Barbara Crampton (read Jonathan James' recent interview with the horror icon here), Dead Night is coming to DVD this September from Dark Sky Films. Also in today's Horror Highlights: Rlje Films acquires the sci-fi film Beyond the Sky for North American distribution, and we have a look at a new trailer and key art for The Golem, the latest horror movie from Jeruzalem directors Doron and Yoav Paz.

Dead Night Coming to DVD: Press Release: "James and his wife Casey load up their teenage kids and head to a remote cabin in Oregon for a weekend trip. When James ventures into the dark, snowy forest in search of firewood, he encounters a woman hidden in the frozen terrain and barely alive. James brings her back to the cabin for help, but the family has no way of knowing that the woman's presence will be the catalyst for a series
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Film News Roundup: Alien-Abduction Thriller ‘Beyond the Sky’ Set for September (Exclusive)

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Film News Roundup: Alien-Abduction Thriller ‘Beyond the Sky’ Set for September (Exclusive)
In today’s film news roundup, “Beyond the Sky” and “Hotel Mumbai” are acquired for distribution and seven-time Oscar nominee Lee Orloff is set for a career achievement award.


Rlje Films has bought North American rights to sci-fi thriller “Beyond The Sky,” starring Ryan Carnes, Jordan Hinson, Martin Sensmeier, Don Stark and Peter Stormare, Variety has learned exclusively.

Fulvio Sestito directed from a story he wrote with Rebecca Berrih and Warren Thomas. The script was written by Thomas and Marc Porterfield. Rlje plans to release the film in theaters and on VOD and Digital HD on Sept. 21, 2018.

“The question of if we are alone in the universe is still talked about today,” said chief acquisitions officer Mark Ward for Rlje Films. “With its unique approach to the story of alien abduction and its great special effects, we are thrilled to be able to bring ‘Beyond The Sky’ to audiences.
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10 Facts You Didn’t Know about the Movie “Fire in the Sky”

In 1975 it’s been said that logger Travis Walton and his co-workers experienced an alien phenomenon that left Walters missing for a period of time after he was struck by a light that seemed to blaze from the sky. Fire in the Sky is an accounting of what Walters went through during that time and the tumult this caused with his co-workers. Of course those in town though they were cracked, UFO sightings and the like are usually debunked on a regular basis. The problem was that they thought that Walters had been killed and the group of guys were

10 Facts You Didn’t Know about the Movie “Fire in the Sky
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The Story of Travis Walton and the Fire in the Sky

We’ve all long wondered the legitimacy of the countless claims of alien visitations. Some will tell you they’ve seen big eyed, elongated, blue in hue creatures lurking about in the woods. Some will tell you that mysterious ships have been… Continue Reading →

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Bracket Racket: Vote Close Encounters or Fire In The Sky in our alien abduction bracket

To vote in this lineup, scroll to the poll at the bottom of the page, then head back to the bracket to see all of The Greatest Alien Abduction, The A.V. Club’s no-holds-barred competition to see which dream sequence from TV or film deserves the title, “Greatest Of All Time.”

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind


Fire In The Sky
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'Westworld' Live Blog - Will the show be telling us an old 'Chestnut' tonight?

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'Westworld' Live Blog - Will the show be telling us an old 'Chestnut' tonight?
Social media is dark and full of terrors spoilers. To avoid spoiling the fun for fans on the west coast and those who have to wait to beg, borrow, or steal an HBO Go password, I’m going to (mostly) confine my stream-of-consciousness thoughts of Westworld here. Follow along or flee in fear. Here there be spoilers! Episode Two is entitled ‘Chestnut’ which could be a hair color, could be an idiom, could something else. If you want to catch up, the liveblog of Episode One is over here! **************************** [8:58Pm Edt] - Welcome back, folks! Does the Westworld fandom have a name yet? We need a name. As we wait for the episode to start, check out my 'crackpot' theory that this theme park isn't even on Earth. [8:59Pm Edt] - Good thing nothing else important is going on tonight and we can all focus on this completely fictional portrayal of exploring how some
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13 Nights of Reelz Scary Preps Your TV for Halloween!

This post is sponsored by Reelz; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

Come October, a few different television networks decide to feel our vibe of watching horror films on a frequent basis by programming marathons of horror films. One of which is the 13 Nights of Reelz Scary Programming, which kicked off on October 20, 2015 and will continue until Halloween. What I dig about this particular block of scares is that they not only have the films to show like Silence of the Lambs and Psycho (1998) but they have unique programs that go a little deeper into the stories that influenced some iconic horror films and even real life serial killers.

Now, I know that there are only 3 days left of programming at the time of this posting but if you check out their schedule here. You’ll see that you can check out Witches Among Us which dives
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Round-Up: Bates Motel UK Blu-ray Box Set, Keith Arem Q&A, The Cherry On His Cigar Excerpt

Norman Bates is coming to the U.K., well, sort of. The Bates Motel Blu-ray Box Set will hit stores in the U.K. in October. Also in this round-up: a Q&A with Keith Arem from The Phoenix Incident and an excerpt from Julie Stevens' The Cherry on His Cigar.

Bates Motel UK Blu-ray Box Set: This box set consists of six discs which include all three seasons of the show, and will arrive in stores on October 12th:

From "Bates Motel Season 1

From the producers of Lost and Friday Night Lights comes a modern day prequel to the iconic horror film, Psycho. After finding his father dead, teenager Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his mother, Norma (Vera Farmiga), purchase a motel and move to White Pine Bay in search of a new life, but they soon discover this idyllic seaside town hides some deadly secrets.
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50 forgotten sci-fi films from the 1990s

We may remember Independence Day, The Matrix, The Phantom Menace. But what about these forgotten 90s sci-fi films? And are any worth seeing?

Think back to the science fiction cinema of the 1990s, and some of the decade's biggest box-office hits will immediately spring to mind: The Phantom Menace, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Men In Black, Armageddon and Terminator 2 were all in the top 20 most lucrative films of the era.

But what about the sci-fi films of the 1990s that failed to make even close to the same cultural and financial impact of those big hitters? These are the films this list is devoted to - the flops, the straight-to-video releases, the low-budget and critically-derided. We've picked 50 live-action films that fit these criteria, and dug them up to see whether they're still worth watching in the 21st century.

So here's a mix of everything from hidden classics to forgettable dreck,
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Competition: WIn ‘The Rendlesham UFO Incident’ on DVD

35 years after the infamous Rendlesham UFO incident, three treasure hunters head to the region in search of Saxon Gold. As darkness falls and navigation equipment begins to fail, the group find themselves hunted by an unforgiving alien presence…

The Rendlesham UFO Incident is out on DVD from Monday 9th Feb and courtesy of Altitude Film Entertainment, we have DVD competition copies to give away.

Order your copy from Amazon now:

To win a copy of The Rendlesham UFO Incident on DVD, just answer the following question:

Which of the following movies also deals with UFOs and alien abductions? Is it:

a) Flashfire

b) Fire on the Amazon

c) Fire in the Sky

Email your answer to, making sure to include your name and address. You can also leave your answer on our Facebook page, just make sure to like us first or your entry will be invalid.
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The Device DVD Review

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The Device DVD Review
Title: The Device Rlj Entertainment Director: Jeremy Berg Writers: Jeremy Berg & John Portanova Cast: Angela Dimarco, David S. Hogan, Kate Alden Running time: 90 min, Unrated (Language, Violence, Sexuality) Special Features: 3 audio commentary tracks with writers & director, cast, Tracy Torme – screenwriter of Fire in the Sky and Intruders Available on DVD and Digital Download: December 16, 2014 Abby and Calvin (real-life spouses Angela Dimarco & David S. Hogan) are at the airport to pick up Rebecca (Kate Alden), Abby’s sister that they haven’t seen in over a decade. They are reuniting to spread their mother’s ashes at a secluded lake. During their visit together, something strange [ Read More ]

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‘Extraterrestrial’ Review

Stars: Brittany Allen, Freddie Stroma, Melanie Papalia, Jesse Moss, Anja Savcic, Sean Rogerson, Emily Perkins, Mike Kovac, Fred Keating, Gil Bellows, Michael Ironside | Written and Directed by The Vicious Brothers

The Vicious Brothers, writer/directors of the two popular Grave Encounters found-footage flicks, turn their hands to a more traditional narrative movie, mixing traditional filming methods with their penchant for Pov shaky-cam, with Extraterrestrial.

Still reeling from her parents divorce, April (Brittany Allen) is dragged back to the vacation cabin she spent fond summers at as a child accompanied by a group of friends. Her trip down memory lane takes a dramatic and terrifying turn when a fireball descends from the sky and explodes in the nearby woods. Lead by her boyfriend (Freddie Stroma), the group venture out toward the crash site and discover the remnants of a ship from another planet along with footprints that suggest its alien occupants are still alive.
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Extraterrestrial movie review: no intelligent life on Earth

Utterly empty. It’s aware of the tropes of the new mythos of alien abductions, but makes no attempt to find anything even the slightest bit fresh in them. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing

I’m “biast” (con): so tired of traditional horror movies

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

It’s literally a Cabin in the Woods scenario in which the hapless 20somethings invoke — among all the many scary options for their own mass slaughter they didn’t realize they had — an alien abduction, and without Bradley Whitford and Richard Jenkins having made bets on it. When I said that Cabin “render[ed] all past and future examples of the genre superfluous,” this is precisely the sort of movie I was imagining could no longer be made in its wake… and frankly I’m astonished that anyone had the gumption to do so. Filmmakers Colin Minihan
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Win a Blu-ray Copy of Free Fall from ShockYa!

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Win a Blu-ray Copy of Free Fall from ShockYa!
Free Fall,” the latest thriller from Anchor Bay Entertainment, is promising to make elevators your worst nightmare. The film, which comes from the producers of the “Halloween” and “Final Destination” franchises, stars D.B. Sweeney (“Taken 2,” “Fire in the Sky,” the upcoming “To Appomattox” miniseries), Sarah Butler (“I Spit On Your Grave,” “The Demented,” “Treachery”), Ian Gomez (“Cougar Town,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”) and screen legend Malcolm McDowell (“A Clockwork Orange,” “The Artist”). Here’s more about the film: “A top executive is killed in an apparent suicide leap from the skyscraper headquarters of Gault Capital. But when the dead man’s loyal protégé Jane Porter (Butler) uncovers some startling criminal [ Read More ]

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The Madness: Automatons Week #1

So there’s this horror movie competition that takes place on Facebook every October, and this is my first year participating. I’m still a little lost, so bear with me. I have watched more than this, but these are the movies I watched during the week of Oct 4th – October 11th, the first official week of The Madness. I hope I can squeeze some more in this week, but having a 4 year old makes that tough to do. I think I had a pretty good week considering all obstacles. Plus, I saw some great stuff this week. Some revisits that I try to do annually, as well as some new movies, not released to theaters yet.

Late Phases (2014) – 2 pts

Director: Adrián García Bogliano

Easily misunderstood, but still solid. We don’t get much in the way of werewolf horror, so it’s good to support it when we do.
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Exclusive: Clip from Thriller Free Fall Makes Elevators Horrifying

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Exclusive: Clip from Thriller Free Fall Makes Elevators Horrifying
From the producers of “Halloween” and “Final Destination” comes the latest action thriller “Free Fall.” The film stars Sarah Butler (“I Spit on Your Grave,” “The Demented,” “Treachery”), D.B. Sweeney (“Taken 2,” “Fire in the Sky,” the upcoming “To Appomattox” miniseries), Ian Gomez (“Cougar Town,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”) and Malcolm McDowell (“A Clockwork Orange,” “The Artist”). The film will make its way to Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 28. Also, speaking of “Halloween,” “Free Fall” is the directorial debut of one of the “Halloween” franchise producers, Malek Akkad. “Free Fall” is a horrifying journey through the corporate world and promises to do for elevators what Alfred Hitchcock’s amazing thriller [ Read More ]

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