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Vampire Batman to return in DC’s Halloween special Secrets of Sinister House

Following on from the success of 2017’s DC House of Horror #1 and 2018’s Cursed Comics Cavalcade #1, DC Comics has announced that it will continue its annual Halloween anthology series this October with Secrets of Sinister House #1, which will include a brand new Vampire Batman story based upon the classic Batman & Dracula: Red Rain.

In this new prestige-format 80-page one-shot special featuring a cover by John Romita Jr. and Bill Sienkiewicz, travel alongside Harley Quinn, John Constantine, Detective Chimp, Zatanna, the Atom and others as they face this macabre devastation first hand! And in the bowels of this dark mansion…we return to the world of the legendary Red Rain to meet once again with the dreaded vampire Batman.

Secrets of Sinister House will feature a Vampire Batman short (from the classic Batman & Dracula: Red Rain) written by Rafael Scavone & Rafael Albuquerque with art by Rafael Albuquerque, a Constantine story written
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Vampire Batman Returns in DC Halloween Special

Jim Dandy Jul 22, 2019

Secrets of Sinister House takes us back to Red Rain Batman just in time for Halloween.

Fifth weeks are odd beasts in the comics world. They throw off the natural rhythm of comic publishing, with one book every two or four weeks, and end up stacking some months ane leaving others barren. Fortunately, comic companies have found fun and creative ways to deal with them. Like having Bill Sienkiewicz ink a John Romita Jr. drawing of Vampire Batman from Red Rain chasing down a possibly envampired Joker.

Secrets of Sinister House is, like all of DC's seasonal anthology books, 80 pages of short stories, in and out of continuity, with mix and match creative teams that let us get introduced to some new creators and duck back into favorite continuities. Included in this anthology are:

- Rafael Scavone and Rafael Albuquerque telling a story with the above-mentioned
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The 15 Worst Things About The Resident Evil 2 Remake (And The 15 Best)

It wasn’t that long ago that the Resident Evil series fell out of favor with both the fans and critics alike. After the massive success of Resident 4, the developers seemed to lose sight of what made gamers fall in love with the series in the first place.

Resident Evil 5 and 6 were not well received and both games instead decided to focus on blockbuster-style action and set pieces rather than horror. Even though the games played similarly to Resident 4, they lacked any of the tension and excitement of that game.

Resident Evil 4 was a landmark title that was an influence on titles like Dead Space, Gears of War, and even the Uncharted series. Unfortunately, the cost of trying to replicate the success of the fourth title came at the price of innovation and by the time Resident Evil 5 was released it already felt old and clunky compared to newer titles.
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Horror Highlights: Halloween Season Films Streaming on HBO Now, Johnny Gruesome Original Song, Sleep Tight Crowdfunder, Valentine Dayz, Butterfly Kisses

Looking for something Halloween-y that is currently streaming on HBO Now? You're in luck, because HBO has released a list of films streaming on the app all month long, including Hannibal (2001), Predator (1987), It (2017), Alien vs. Predator, and much more! Also: details on Johnny Gruesome's original song "Dyin' Tonight" by Robby Takac from the Goo Goo Dolls, Sleep Tight's crowdfunder, and release details for Valentine DayZ and Butterfly Kisses.

HBO Now's List of Currently Streaming Halloween Movies: Press Release: "This October, HBO Now has a whole cauldron of the spookiest horror flicks to keep you in the Halloween spirit all month long including film franchises such as Hannibal Lecter, The Omen, Wrong Turn, and more. Fill up your plastic pumpkin with candy galore, grab a caramel apple and bring on all the scares with these killer Halloween blockbusters.

It, 2017

The summer of 1989 takes a terrifying turn when Pennywise, an evil
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Documentary F*ck You All: The Uwe Boll Story gets a trailer

Prairie Coast Films has announced that it is set to explore the rise and fall of notorious cult filmmaker Uwe Boll – the man behind cinematic travesties such as House of the Dead, Alone in the Dark, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale and Bloodrayne – with the new documentary Fuck You All: The Uwe Boll Story.

The documentary includes interviews with the man himself, who announced his retirement from filmmaking back in 2016, as well as comments from his colleagues and critics as it explores how Boll earned a reputation as “the most hated man in Hollywood”. Check out the trailer here, followed by the lengthy official synopsis below…

The question at the center of Uwe Boll’s story has existed since early on in his career: Is Uwe the worst filmmaker of all time? Fuck You All: The Uwe Boll Story is a documentary that explores the
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Step into Uwe Boll's world in trailer for F*ck You All: The Uwe Boll Story

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Uwe Boll is the quintessential go-to when talking about the worst directors working today, rightfully being called the modern-day Ed Wood. Between movies like Alone In The Dark, House Of The Dead, Bloodrayne and In The Name Of The King the man has more movies that have gotten under 10 percent on Rotten Tomatoes than any filmmaker should, and he’s become the scorn of movie bloggers everywhere. He’s not exactly one to stay quiet about his work or criticisms of it, but the...
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‘F— You All: The Uwe Boll Story’ Trailer: The Infamous Director Reflects On His Career Of Offending Audiences

If you are a horror fan from the early-2000s, you’re probably familiar with the infamous Uwe Boll. The filmmaker rose to prominence in the decade as the go-to guy for low-budget horror adaptations, with films like “House of the Dead,” “Alone in the Dark,” and “BloodRayne.” However, after a string of bad reviews (more like vicious reviews), the director decided to steer into controversy with a string of films that were meant to shock, offend, and generally piss people off.

Continue reading ‘F— You All: The Uwe Boll Story’ Trailer: The Infamous Director Reflects On His Career Of Offending Audiences at The Playlist.
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July 31st Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Village Of The Damned (1960), Piranha II: The Spawning

Before we roll into August, we have one last round of July home media releases to look forward to, even if this week is one of the lightest weeks I’ve seen all year, with only three horror titles making their way home on Tuesday. Scream Factory is giving Piranha II: The Spawning a Blu-ray release, Vinegar Syndrome has resurrected The House of the Dead on Blu-ray, and Warner Archive has given Village of the Damned (1960) an HD overhaul as well.

The House of the Dead

Four tales of intrigue and horror await anyone brave enough to enter the House Of The Dead... When a philandering husband accidentally finds himself lost during a rainstorm, he's taken in by an elderly mortician and is forced to learn the ghastly origins of four freshly arrived corpses: a scornful teacher whose students teach her a fatal lesson, an amateur filmmaker with a deadly muse,
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All 43 Video Game Movies Ranked, Including ‘Rampage’ (Photos)

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All 43 Video Game Movies Ranked, Including ‘Rampage’ (Photos)
Video game movies have a bad reputation because, well, there are very few that we’d call “good.” At their best, at least so far, the big screen versions of video games have been fun and trashy entertainment. At their worst, however, they’re as bad as anything else we’ve ever seen in a movie theater.

So let’s rank ‘em!

41. “Postal” (2008)

The pinnacle of director Uwe Boll‘s string of horrendous video game movies (he has five that qualify for this list by getting theatrical releases somewhere), but to be fair it’s probably still a better work of art than the game it’s based on.

40. “Alone in the Dark” (2005)

House of the Dead” briefly tricked us into thinking Uwe Boll was a camp master, but his next video game movie, “Alone in the Dark,” was such an incomprehensible slog that I have never been able to
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Director Uwe Boll Gets Crazy and Goes Off on Dwayne Johnson's Rampage Movie and Threatens to Sue

Uwe Boll, the filmmaker who has brought us a slew of films that a lot of people think are terrible such as BloodRayne, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, Far Cry, House of the Dead, and more, is completely pissed off at Dwayne Johnson's big screen adaptation of the classic video game Rampage. He's so raging mad that he is threatening to sue Warner Bros.

So, why is Uwe Boll so pissed off? Because he also made a movie called Rampage. It has nothing to do with this movie, but the fact that it has the same title has made him go crazy!

Fuck this new fake Rampage movie. Uwe Boll is going to sue Warner Bros. asshole. Totally serious. Will update soon.

— Uwe Boll (@UweBollRaw) March 23, 2018

Ok. Press Release on front page of ''Uwe Boll goes on a Rampage against Warner Bros.
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New House Of The Dead arcade game coming from Sega

Matthew Byrd Jan 16, 2018

Zombie shooter sim House Of The Dead is returning to arcades, as Sega announces Scarlet Dawn...

There's nothing quite like a House Of The Dead arcade game. Try as they might, the many console ports of the franchise haven't been able to replicate the magic of a true House Of The Dead arcade experience.

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It seems that Sega might just agree with that sentiment as they've just announced that they are developing a brand-new House Of The Dead arcade game.

It's called House Of The Dead: Scarlet Dawn, and you can play it at Sega Akihabara Building 3 in Tokyo from January 19th to January 21st. Sega has not announced any plans to expand the availability of this game beyond that initial limited release.

We hope they find a way to
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Superman 64: speedrunner completes one of the worst games ever

Matthew Byrd Jan 12, 2018

The best way to experience one of the worst games ever? Watch an expert blitz through it in a matter of minutes...

The annual Awesome Games Done Quickly event gives speedrunners everywhere a chance to showcase how fast they can beat some of the best games ever made. However, one of the highlights of the event has long been the early hours of the morning the event's organizers devote to speedrunners who have mastered some of the worst games ever made. This block - affectionately known as awful games done quickly - proves that some truly bad games are way more entertaining when they're beaten really fast.

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The highlight of this year's awful games done quickly block
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AMC Fearfest Starts Today, Check Out The Full Schedule

It's finally that time of year! AMC is going wall to wall with scary movies as Fearfest 2017 kicks off today with a Halloween marathon! Check out the full schedule of what's in store below, and continue reading:

Monday, October 23, 2017

9:00 am Halloween

11:00 am Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

1:00 pm Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

3:00 pm Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers

5:00 pm Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later

7:00 pm Halloween II

9:30 pm Halloween

11:30 pm Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

1:30 am Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

3:30 am Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers

9:00 am House on Haunted Hill

11:00 am House of Wax

1:30 pm Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later

3:30 pm Halloween II

6:00 pm Child’s Play

8:00 pm Curse of Chucky

10:00 pm Cult of Chucky

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AMC's FearFest Schedule Is Basically Freeform's 13 Nights of Halloween For Adults

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We're already in the thick of October, which means your scary movie binges should be well underway. While we have all of our horror movie DVDs lined up and ready to go, we also love hunkering down for those spooky TV marathons, too. Everyone loves Freeform's 13 Nights of Halloween, but where do you go when you really want to get your heartbeat racing? The answer is AMC. The channel has its FearFest movie marathon every season, and this year, you can enjoy gory, haunting, and stomach-churning films from Oct. 23 until Halloween. Stock up on peanuts and candy corn (eat them together, it will change your life) and prepare to scream bloody murder at the full schedule below. Related17 Movies Set in the Fall to Watch With a Warm and Spicy Latte Monday, Oct. 23 9 a.m. - Halloween 11 a.m. - Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers 1 p.m. -
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Typing Of The Dead: the world’s best ever typing tutor

Simon Brew May 9, 2017

From on-rails shooter House Of The Dead came the finest typing tutor videogame of all time...

When Sega first released The House Of The Dead into arcades in 1996, and subsequently onto the much-loved Dreamcast console a year or two later, there were few signs that it would give mutate and give Mavis Beacon a run for its money. The original game – and its sequels - was an on-rails light gun shooter. You pointed your pretend gun at the screen, you shot zombies, stress melted away almost as fast as the coins left your pocket. Until it got to the really hard bits and boss battles. Subsequent sequels would follow a similar pattern, until enthusiasm for zombie-blasting lightgun games seemed to peter out.

But before it petered out, it took one of the strangest left turns in videogaming history (I don’t say that lightly), as House Of The Dead
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Dominic West Will Play Lara Croft's Dad In The Tomb Raider Reboot

Today we learned that one my favorite television actors, Dominic West, is joining the cast of the rebooted Tomb Raider franchise. You probably remember him best from The Wire, where he played Jimmy McNulty, the protagonist of the show and a character with many personal and intriguing demons. He stamped his mark on society with this character because The Wire is considered one of the best written shows of all time, and the last time I remember West was in the only decent Punisher movie ever made where he played the iconic Jigsaw.

According to THR, West will be playing Lord Richard Croft, the father of Lara Croft in the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. This role was originally played by Jon Voight in the Angelina Jolie Tomb Raider movies a decade ago. We know Voight is Jolie's father in "real life," and while West can't claim that over the current
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C'mon Hollywood: Why videogame movies suck and how to fix 'em

  • JoBlo
Super Mario Bros. Street Fighter. Mortal Kombat Annihilation. House Of The Dead. Not only are these terrible videogame movies, there are some of the worst movies, period. And the list goes on! Double Dragon, Dead Or Alive, Alone In Dar – I mean, you get the idea. Hell, let’s add Assassin’S Creed and (presumably) Resident Evil: Final Chapter to that list as well. So why is that?... Read More...
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Altered Beast – Rise From Your Grave to the Screen; More House of the Dead Coming?

Even after all of these decades I Still play Altered Beast and that’s why I’m elated that Variety is reporting that Stories International has partnered with Circle of Confusion to produce adaptations of Sega’s video games Altered Beast and Streets… Continue Reading →

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Uwe Boll Is Retiring From Film, And No One Is Sad

In a move that hardly makes a lick of sense from any perspective, Uwe Boll announced that he’s retiring from the world film.

Now, this is a strange turn of events for many reasons, but it takes on some new spins because what he said is –

The market is dead, you don’t make any money anymore on movies because the DVD and Blu Ray market worldwide has dropped 80 per cent in the last three years. That is the real reason; I just cannot afford to make movies. I can’t go back to student filmmaking because I have made so many movies in my life, and I can’t make cheaper and cheaper movies at my age. It’s a shame. I would be happy to make movies but it is just not financially profitable.

Of course, what he means is that the market has dried up to
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Writer and Director Uwe Boll Is Retiring from Filmmaking

If you're familiar with Uwe Boll then you know he's a filmmaker who has made a lot of notoriously bad films in his career. He's mostly known for his terrible video game adaptations. Some of the films that he's made include House of the Dead, Bloodrayne, Far Cry, Rampage, Assault on Wall Street, and In the Name of the King.

Well, for those of you who enjoyed trashing the director and his films, you'll be happy to know that he's announced his retirement. While speaking with Metro, Boll explained that he can no longer afford to make the movies that he wants to make.

“The market is dead, you don’t make any money anymore on movies because the DVD and Blu-ray market worldwide has dropped 80 per cent in the last three years. That is the real reason; I just cannot afford to make movies.“I can’t go back
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