'Lollipop Chainsaw' Has Sold More Than A Million Copies

bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:21

It’s been a while since I last had Lollipop Chainsaw on the mind. Suda 51′s quirky and colorful zombie chainsaw ‘em up wasn’t as memorable as I would’ve liked, but it was still a funny and mostly enjoyable game that definitely deserves a sequel. We may be one step closer to seeing such a thing happen, now that the game has sold over a million copies. The news comes from developer Grasshopper Manufacture’s Twitter page, where it was followed by a celebratory “Woot Woot!”

If you haven’t played the game, I called it as sweet as it is sour in my review. As much as I enjoy the idea of another Lollipop Chainsaw, Shadows of the Damned deserves it more. How about you — w Suda 51 game would you like to see more of?


Get your celebration gear on! Lollipop Chainsaw has sold more than a million copies!!! Woot Woot!!

— Grasshopper (@Grasshopper_EN) March 7, 2014

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Bethesda and Dark Horse Bring 3 New Art Books

bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:19

Bethesda has been one of the biggest powerhouses in gaming of the last few years. Their games are imaginative and full of scope. Really anyone else out there can barely hold a candle to their library of AAA titles. This year they are releasing two extremely anticipated titles “Wolfenstien: The New Order” and “The Evil Within.” We here at Bloody-Disgusting are already salivating over the chance to play “The Evil Within.” Luckily we won’t have to wait much longer, and these incredible art books will help ease the pain. Hit the jump for the full release from Dark Horse!


The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order Coming in May Evil Within and Dishonored Books to Follow

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve teamed up with Bethesda to create three incredible art books – “The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order”, “The Art of The Evil Within” and “Dishonored: The Dunwall Archives”. Each hardcover book, packed with art and game design details, will retail for $39.99.

The first in the collection, “The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order”, features full-color artwork from MachineGames’ upcoming first-person action-adventure shooter as well as developer commentary from the team. The book spans more than 200 pages and covers all facets of the game’s design, including concept art, character designs, , settings and technology – all of which was inspired by Wolfenstein’s alternate 1960′s setting. Check out sample pages from the book on http://www.bethblog.com.

“The Art of Wolfenstein: The New Order” will available in North America at your local comic retailer on May 14th and your favorite bookseller on May 27th.

“The Art of The Evil Within” and “Dishonored: The Dunwall Archives” follow, with release dates in August and November respectively.

Wolfenstein: The New Order has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information on the game visit: www.wolfenstein.com

Have anyone checked out the horrific creature designs from “The Evil Within?”

Holy shit! This book cannot get into my hands soon enough!

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BOOM! Goes Brisson.

bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:02

BOOM! Studios has started a new press initiative where they want to focus on the work of specific creators. This week they’ve decided on Ed Brisson of “Sheltered” and his new upcoming Image series “The Field.” Brisson has some exciting new titles on the way from BOOM! that are sure to be a hit with fans of biker gangs or robotic cops. Check out the release from BOOM! after the jump!

Ed Brisson (Sheltered, Comeback) will write the next comics story arc for SONS OF ANARCHY, as the series becomes an ongoing series. Initially planned to be a six-issue limited series, fan response for the comics have been so overwhelmingly positive that the decision was made to extend SONS OF ANARCHY to an ongoing series. SONS OF ANARCHY is based on the ongoing FX Network television show of the same name created by Kurt Sutter that follows the exploits of an outlaw motorcycle club in California’s Central Valley. The show’s 7th season is set to debut this year.

Brisson’s run starts with a new storyline in SONS OF ANARCHY #7 that debuts on March 12, following a six-issue story arc by Christopher Golden that got the series off to a great start. Damian Couceiro will continue to provide art. Brisson’s new story arc is set after the events of season three. Here’s a brief synopsis: “Gemma and Tara must keep the peace on the homefront, as Jax, Clay, and their SAMCRO brothers are doing time in prison. The town of Charming is more dangerous than ever with the Sons of Anarchy behind bars!”

Brisson is no stranger to crime fiction, and is also the writer for ROBOCOP: LAST STAND #8 (which goes on sale on the same day, March 12), in which he provides the epilogue to Frank Miller’s story. (As you may or may not know, our ROBOCOP: LAST STAND miniseries is based on Frank Miller’s unused screenplay for the “RoboCop 3″ film.)

Sound off in the comments if you’d like to see either of these books reviewed on the site.

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Death Rides A Skeletal Horse Against Civil War Vets In Anti-Mortem's 'New Southern' Album Artwork

bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:00

Southern metal band Anti-Mortem is gearing up for the release of their upcoming debut album New Southern, which hits streets on April 29th via Nuclear Blast Records. To celebrate this upcoming release, the band has premiered the album artwork, which was done by Brent Elliott White (Job For A Cowboy, Trivium). The artwork depicts Death riding a skeletal horse while holding a scythe crafted from bone riding towards two Civil War soldiers. It’s pretty badass.

Head on down to see the album art, the band’s video for “100% Pure American Rage”, and their tour dates where they will be supporting Texas Hippie Coalition.

ANTI-MORTEM tour dates opening for Texas Hippie Coalition:

03/28/14 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
03/29/14 Ground Zero – Spartanburg, SC
03/30/14 Ziggys – Wilmington, NC
04/01/14 Empire – West Springfield, VA
04/02/14 Theatre of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
04/03/14 Sound Stage – Baltimore, MD
04/04/14 Webster Underground – Hartford, CT
04/05/14 The Loft @ The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY
04/06/14 The Palladium Upstairs – Worcester, MA
04/08/14 Revolution – Amityville (Long Island), NY
04/09/14 Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
04/10/14 The Machine Shop – Flint, MI
04/11/14 Another Hole In The Wall – Steger, IL
04/12/14 POV’s – Spring Lake Park, MN
04/13/14 Route 20 Outhouse – Racine, WI
04/15/14 Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA


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'Lords Of Shadow 2' DLC Confirmed, Coming March 25

bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:33

Konami has confirmed that the rumored Revelations DLC for the newly released Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is indeed a real thing, and it’s coming later this month. As suspected, the expansion will feature a playable Alucard, Dracula’s son, and his arsenal of powers that includes the ability to transform into a bat or a wolf — hopefully not for any stealth-based missions — and time manipulation.

I found Lords of Shadow 2 to be more than a little disappointing in my review. Maybe MercurySteam can remedy some of the base game’s issues with this upcoming expansion.

But seriously, no stealth missions.

Revelations arrives on PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 on March 25.

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Official Synopsis for the Misha Collins-Directed Supernatural Episode 9.17 - Mother's Little Helper

Dread Central - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:15

Misha Collins, aka Castiel, directed the upcoming Episode 9.17 of "Supernatural," entitled "Mother's Little Helper," and The CW has now released the official synopsis. Check it out... it'll help you on your way, through your busy dying day...

"Supernatural" Episode 9.17 - "Mother's Little Helper" (airs 3/25/14, 9-10pm)
MISHA COLLINS MAKES HIS DIRECTING DEBUT — Dean (Jensen Ackles) struggles with the after effects of the Mark of Cain.

Meanwhile, Sam (Jared Padalecki) hears about a case where straight-laced people are turning into violent murderers. Sam suspects possession and suggests to Dean that they investigate, but Dean tells him to go without him.

While interviewing the local townsfolk, Sam meets an elderly woman named Julia (guest star Jenny O’Hara), who tells him the Men of Letters came to town in 1958. Julia tells Sam the story of a young man named Henry Winchester (guest star Gil McKinney) and his female companion, Josie Sands (guest star Alaina Huffman).

While Sam is away, Crowley (Mark Sheppard) tests Dean. Misha Collins directed the episode written by Adam Glass.

Related Story: Crowley Needs Help in this Promo for Supernatural Episode 9.16 - Blade Runners

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Exclusive 'Grand Piano' Clip Strikes A Bloody Chord!

bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:14

Elijah Wood must play it perfectly, or people he love will die…

Guaranteed to make my list of favorite movies of the year is Eugenio Mira’s masterful thriller, Grand Piano, which is now creating a symphony of destruction on various VOD platforms and in limited theaters.

Elijah Wood stars in this giallo-esque masterpiece along with John Cusack. It also stars Alex Winter, who you may know from Lost Boys and the Bill & Ted movies. He’s featured in this exclusive new clip that takes a shard of glass to a woman’s throat and… just watch as you’ll see one of the best transitions of the year!

In the film, “Tom Selznick, the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long-awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: “Play one wrong note and you die.” Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the anonymous sniper’s motives and look for help without anyone realizing…

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SXSW 2014: Robert Rodriguez's Museum Featuring Original Frank Frazetta Masterpieces Launches on Location!

Dread Central - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:00

There's so much cool stuff happening at SXSW 2014, it's hard to know where to begin. That being said, if you're one of the lucky ones who are attending the event, here's something you DON'T want to miss!

From the Press Release
For a limited time only during SXSW 2014, Robert Rodriguez is proud to launch a museum featuring his own specially curated collection of art which includes the work of celebrated American artist Frank Frazetta.

Considered to be the most influential fantasy artist in history, Frazetta contributed iconic artwork to classic works of fiction for Conan the Barbarian, Tarzan, and John Carter of Mars among others. The gallery will be open to the public daily from Saturday, March 8th, to Sunday, March 16th, from 12 Noon-8 PM. The museum is located at 920 Congress Ave. in Austin, TX. The gallery will have a $20 entrance fee benefiting the Frazetta Estate's preservation of the art for a new Frank Frazetta museum.

The gallery will also feature an original SIN CITY masterpiece by FRANK MILLER, original art by DREW STRUZAN including his rendering of Sylvester Stallone for the movie poster FIRST BLOOD, and original poster art for THE THING. Original paintings by New Pop Art master SEBASTIAN KRÜGER including hyper real paintings of Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Danny Trejo. Bronzed art sculptures from CLETE SHIELDS. Shields' work has been commissioned by Quentin Tarantino, Kevin Smith, Robert Rodriguez, and Samuel L. Jackson.

In addition, the gallery will feature SIN CITY character self-portrait paintings from cast members including Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lady Gaga, Rosario Dawson, and Josh Brolin painted with Robert and his mentor, artist George Yepes, during the making of SIN CITY 2. There will also be a selection of hand-numbered giclée prints of Frazetta pieces photographed and printed by Robert Rodriguez available for purchase. Proceeds from the prints will benefit the Frazetta Estate to preserve the art for a new Frank Frazetta Museum.

The idea for the museum has been long in the making. Robert Rodriguez has been touring Frank Frazetta original art at Comic-Con and Wizard Con to continue the wish of Frank Frazetta, a friend and collaborator of Robert's who always wanted audiences to see his paintings in person. The original Frazetta museum in upstate New York closed after the passing of Frank Frazetta in 2010. The new Rodriguez museum features other world-class artists Robert has also worked with and studied under over the years with art that he's collected himself and others that are on exclusive loan for this event. The FRANK FRAZETTA COLLECTION has an unprecedented amount of original masterpieces including Death Dealer, Egyptian Queen, At the Earth's Core, Conan, and Dark Kingdom as well a rare painting Frazetta did for the movie FROM DUSK TILL DAWN among others. There are 12 masterpieces total.

"This has to be the most kick-ass museum in the world," said filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. "For one, it's the only place you can see original Frank Frazetta art, 12 masterpiece paintings total, alongside original art by Frank Miller, Drew Struzan, Sebastian Kruger, and Clete Shields. Throw in character paintings by the cast of Sin City 2 and 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,' and you will never see anything like this event anywhere, in any museum. I'm very excited to be showcasing this mind-blowing art by my favorite artists and collaborators in Austin."

Frank Frazetta Original Artwork On Display:

  • DEATH DEALER 1
  • FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
  • DARK KINGDOM
  • EGYPTIAN QUEEN
  • FIRE AND ICE
  • DEATH DEALER 2
  • SWAMP DEMON
  • AT EARTH'S CORE
  • CONAN MAN APE
  • A REQUIEM FOR SHARKS
  • NEANDERTHAL
  • FRANK FRAZETTA SELF-PORTRAIT

    Hand Numbered Giclee Prints Available for Purchase:
    FIRE AND ICE
    Size: 24" x 37"
    Edition Size: 100, 50 prints available at SX event

    FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
    Size: 24" x 32"
    Edition Size: 100, 50 prints available at SX event

    CONAN CHAINED
    Size: 24" x 30"
    Edition Size: 100, 50 prints available at SX event

    DEATH DEALER
    Size: 24" x 36"
    Edition Size: 300, 50 prints available at SX event

    MOON MAID
    Size: 24" x 31"
    Edition Size: 200, 50 prints available at SX event

    AT EARTH'S CORE
    Size: 24" x 34"
    Edition Size: 200, 50 prints available at SX event

    CONAN THE BARBARIAN
    Size: 24" x 34"
    Edition Size: 300, 50 prints available at SX event

    The 2014 SXSW Film Festival runs March 7-15 in Austin, Texas. Visit the official South by Southwest website for more info on the entire SXSW Music/Film/Interactive event.

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    History Channel's Cryptid: The Swamp Beast Brings Legend to Life

    Dread Central - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 11:30

    The History Channel has a new series called "Cryptid: The Swamp Beast" airing on Monday nights, and since it sounds up our alley we thought we'd bring it to your attention with more details and a teaser video.

    Synopsis:
    In every region of America there are legends of strange, unidentified creatures that stretch back for centuries.

    In the Northwest many credible people swear to have sighted Bigfoot. Near Lake Champlain in the Northeast, locals have sworn up and down to seeing a strange, prehistoric-like creature in the water. And down South in the swamplands, it’s no different: Some of the most deep-rooted and fearsome monster stories have endured. In the new original series "Cryptid: The Swamp Beast," one of America’s oldest mysteries and bone-chilling legends comes to life through dramatizations, eyewitness accounts, real news reports, and expert interviews.

    In a remote Southern town the past few years have brought a dramatic uptick in strange occurrences, but now whatever has been lurking in the swamps is intruding into human territory. There have been a rash of cattle mutilations and pets being snatched away from backyards. With the attacks not matching up forensically with any known predators, suspicions have spread. Terrified residents claim to have seen signs of voodoo and are conjuring up old Cajun legends like the “Rougarou,” a mythical shape-shifter, as a possible culprit. Others swear they’ve seen a huge, bipedal creature locally known as a “skunk ape” lurking about at night.

    The series follows a small animal-control business that responds to various calls and sightings and a deputy sheriff who believes the real culprit is some twisted individual deep in the swamp. As the weeks pass, the sightings intensify, and even the most skeptical people in town begin to wonder if its darkest legends, and their worst fears, have in fact come to life.

    "Cryptid: The Swamp Beast" mixes legends with eyewitness accounts and crafts them into an entertaining and scary fictional story that speaks to America’s macabre history of folklore. It features startling real interviews with those who believe the legends and have seen strange things with their own eyes. Folklore experts, biologists, and original news clips play throughout each episode as well to add further real-world context.

    New episodes air on Mondays at 10/9c. For more info visit "Cryptid: The Swamp Beast" on History.com.

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    Bethesda Confirms 'The Evil Within' Hardcover Art Book

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 11:00

    Hello, my name is Adam, and I have an addiction. That addiction is hardcover art books — specifically but not exclusively related to video games — which I adore. My collection is paltry, I’m sure, but I’m no less proud of it. There’s something about video game concept art that really appeals to me. Before it’s translated to a virtual world, unshackled by the limitations that technology brings, it’s raw creativity.

    All that is an extremely long winded way of saying Bethesda has announced hardcover art books for three of their upcoming games, including Wolfenstein: The New Order, Dishonored, and our most anticipated horror game of 2014, Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within.

    I’m still not entirely sold on Wolfenstein’s latest offering, it looks a little grey, but the other two will soon be added to my collection. If you missed it the first dozen times I’ve posted it here on Bloody Disgusting, below you’ll find the latest gameplay demo from The Evil Within.

    The Evil Within arrives on August 26th for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4. If you’re interested in its art book, you can pre-order it now on Amazon.

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    Win a Copy of In Fear on Blu-ray

    Dread Central - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 11:00

    Time for some more free stuff! We're giving away Blu-ray copies of Jeremy Lovering's highly praised film debut film, In Fear (review), and all you have to do to win one is master the mystical power of your keyboard and write on in!

    To enter for your chance to win, just send us an E-MAIL HERE including your FULL NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS. We’ll take care of the rest.

    This contest will end at 12:01 AM, Monday, March 24, 2014.

    From the Press Release
    Having already conquered the Sundance Film Festival, In Fear, the critically acclaimed feature film debut of writer/director Jeremy Lovering, arrives March 11th on Blu-ray™, VOD, and DVD from Anchor Bay Films. SRP is $29.99 for the Blu-ray™ and $24.98 for the DVD.

    In Fear will also enjoy several U.S. exclusive theatrical engagements starting Friday, March 7th.

    Starring Iain De Caestecker (ABC’s hit series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”), Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures), and Allen Leech (“Downton Abbey”), In Fear has taken the horror world by storm, garnering rave reviews wherever it is played. The film stunned audiences in international film festivals in nine countries, including Canada’s Toronto After Dark, Germany’s Rosebud Entertainment Fantasy Festival, Spain’s Fancine – Festival de Cine Fantastico, and South Korea’s Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival.

    In Fear is a tense psychological horror about a young couple's fight to make it through the night. Home invasion, but in a car. In real-time. Tom (De Caestecker) and Lucy (Englert) are trapped in a maze of country roads with only their vehicle for protection, terrorized by an unseen tormentor hell-bent on exploiting their worst fears. Driving, lost and tormented in the night, primal fears of the dark and the unknown give way to fear that you have let the evil in, or that it is already there.

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    'Godzilla' Art Without Text Is Absolutely Stunning!

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:45

    Circulating on the Web are two piece of art from Warner Bros. and Legenary’s Godzilla reboot, one from the first teaser poster, the other the cover of Empire Magazine. What’s so fantastic about these hi-res images are that they feature the gorgeous artwork without all of the text in the way. What you end up with are images that deserve a place on your wall.

    In theaters May 16, “Making his first appearance in 1954 (Gojira) Godzilla is a giant monster that lives in the sea that comes from the ocean to feed on mankind.

    An epic rebirth to Toho’s iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world’s most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.

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    [TV] Quartet of "The Strain" Character Images

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:29

    FX shared with Yahoo! four character images from their new drama series, “The Strain,” from Academy Award nominated filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, author Chuck Hogan and writer/producer Carlton Cuse.

    ‘The Strain’ is a high concept thriller that tells the story of “Dr. Ephraim Goodweather” (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

    Arriving this summer, the series stars Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, David Bradley, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Regina King, Ben Hyland, and Miguel Gomez.

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    [Free Download] Snag CVLT Nation's Black Sabbath 'Master Of Reality' Cover Album

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:00

    CVLT Nation, celebrating their third anniversary week, has premiered their second covers compilation in their The CVLT Nation Sessions series. This time they’ve tackled Black Sabbath‘s infamous album Master Of Reality and have gotten some major bands to do take the original tracks and give them a fresh yet faithful spin. The free download includes such artists as Graves At Sea, Cult Of Occult, Rorcal, and more.

    Below you can listen to the album and also snag your free download.

    FREE DOWNLOAD HERE


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    [TV] HBO Asia Gets Into Horror Biz With "Grace"

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 09:58

    Variety says HBO Asia is to kick off its second original production with “Grace,” a contemporary horror mini-series.

    The four-part hour-long horror mini-series in English and Mandarin is about a father’s mistake which condemns his family to unspeakable horror. Set in present day urban Asia, “Grace” examines the Asian concepts of family, sacrifice and vengeance.

    “Grace” will be directed by Tony Tilse, who co-directed 10-part 1960s detective series “Serangoon Road.” It will star “Serangoon Road” talent Russell Wong as a loving father but unfaithful husband, and Pamelyn Chee (pictured, left) as his mistress. Constance Song, Jean Toh and Vivienne Tseng also star, as does Taiwan’s rising star Teresa Daley, pictured.

    Production begins next week.

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    Watch the Opening 5 Minutes of 'The Machine'

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 09:50

    In limited theaters April 25 from XLrator Media is the festival hit The Machine, which now has an official trailer. In addition, Empire landed the opening 5 minutes, which you can also assemble below.

    With an impoverished world plunged into a Cold War with a new enemy, Britain’s Ministry of Defense is on the brink of developing a game-changing weapon. Lead scientist Vincent McCarthy (Toby Stephens) provides the answer with his creation, ‘The Machine’- an android with unrivalled physical and processing skills. When a programming glitch causes an early prototype to destroy his lab, McCarthy enlists artificial intelligence expert Ava (Caity Lotz) to help him harness the full potential of a truly conscious fighting machine.

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    'The Quiet Ones' Motion Poster Burns the Film

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 09:41

    Haunting theaters April 25, the following motion poster for The Quiet Ones burns through film.

    From the producers behind Let Me In and The Woman in Black, “A university student (Sam Claflin) and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment — to create a poltergeist. Their subject: an alluring, but dangerously disturbed young woman (Olivia Cooke). Their quest: to explore the dark energy that her damaged psyche might manifest. As the experiment unravels along with their sanity, the rogue PHD students are soon confronted with a terrifying reality: they have triggered an unspeakable force with a power beyond all explanation.

    Inspired by true events, The Quiet Ones is directed by John Pogue from a screenplay by Craig Rosenberg and Oren Moverman and John Pogue, and based on a screenplay by Tom de Ville.

    Jared Harris, Sam Claflin, Erin Richards, Rory Fleck-Byrne, and “Bates Motel’s” Olivia Cooke, pictured above, all star.

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    First 'Oculus' Clip Will Give You Night Terrors

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 09:36

    With SXSW getting underway today, MTV scored the first clip from Mike Flanagan’s(Absentia, Ghosts of Hamilton Street) absolutely fantastic horror flick Oculus, opening in theaters everywhere on April 11 from Relativity.

    In the clip, a girl looks into “the mirror” only to be attacked by her father. She awakes to learn she’s having a night terror…

    Mike Pereira raved about the haunter out of the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival. The slow burn chiller is jam-packed with scares and is the perfect “date” movie.

    It stars Karen Gillan (Doctor Who, Not Another Happy Ending), Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent, The Giver), Rory Cochrane (Argo, Parkland) and Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica, Riddick).

    Ten years ago, tragedy struck the Russell family, leaving the lives of teenage siblings Tim and Kaylie forever changed when Tim was convicted of the brutal murder of their parents. Now in his 20s, Tim is newly released from protective custody and only wants to move on with his life; but Kaylie, still haunted by that fateful night, is convinced her parents’ deaths were caused by something else altogether: a malevolent supernatural force­­ unleashed through the Lasser Glass, an antique mirror in their childhood home. Determined to prove Tim’s innocence, Kaylie tracks down the mirror, only to learn similar deaths have befallen previous owners over the past century. With the mysterious entity now back in their hands, Tim and Kaylie soon find their hold on reality shattered by terrifying hallucinations, and realize, too late, that their childhood nightmare is beginning again…

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    Is The New Tool Album Completed And Ready For Release?

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 09:11

    According to CraveOnline, guitarist Adam Jones of progressive rock/metal band Tool was speaking with a meet-and-greet fan before the band’s Portland, OR show and stated that the new album, the follow up to 2006′s 10,000 Days, is 100% complete and will be released this year. Aside from some talk about strange time signatures, that was the most he was willing to give.

    Tool has been known to be pretty good about misdirecting people when it comes to album release dates. One member will say one thing and another will refute it only to say something completely different. So, let’s not get too excited just yet, shall we?

    That being said, I seriously hope this is true.

    Tool tour dates:
    March 7 – Eugene, OR @ Matthew Knight Arena
    March 9 – Reno, NV @ Reno Event Center
    March 11 – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
    March 14 – Fresno, CA @ Selland Arena
    March 15 – Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood
    March 16 – San Diego, CA @ Valley View Arena
    March 18 – Mexico City, MX @ Palacio De Los Deportes
    March 21 – Veracruz, MX @ Festival Cumbre Tajin 2014
    March 24 – Austin, TX @ Cedar Park Center
    March 25 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
    March 27 – Phoenix, AZ @ US Airways Center


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    Categories: Horror News

    [SXSW '14] 'Starry Eyes' Imagery Gathers for Sacrifice

    bloody disgusting - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 08:04

    Getting its World Premiere this weekend at the SXSW Film Festival is Dark Sky Films’ Starry Eyes, from directors Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch.

    Twitch landed 5 exclusive new stills that can be viewed below.

    In it, “In the city of dreams, a desperate actress will do whatever it takes for the role of a lifetime… no matter what the cost.

    Alexandra Essoe, Amanda Fuller, Fabianne Therese, Noah Segan, Pat Healy and Shane Coffey star.

    Categories: Horror News