Horror Vets Bring About Lucifer In 'Disciples' (Trailer)

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 23:30

ITN has shared with Bloody Disgusting the trailer for Disciples, a new indie they’ve acquired for DVD/VOd release later this year.

Directed by Joe Hollow, the pic features quite the cast, including Tom Lodewyck (Public Enemies), Tony Todd (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Final Destination 1,2,3 &5, Hatchet 1&2, The Rock), Bill Moseley (Texas Chainsaw 3D, The Devil’s Rejects, Halloween), Linnea Quigley, Angus Scrimm, Debbie Rochon, Debra Lamb (Point Break), Barbara Magnolfi, Chris Burchette, Kaylee Williams, and Camden Toy

The pic is “A dark twisted horror fantasy set in the modern day world, as a small group of humans and demons prepare for war when an ancient prophecy telling of an angel who will rise to unseat the emperor Lucifer becomes a terrifying reality. As evil grows stronger, alliances are formed and heroes will rise and humanity hanging in the balance.

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'Ju-on' ('The Grudge') Continues to Haunt Japan

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 22:04

Setting up a 15th anniversary celebration, the Ju-on virus continues to spread through Japan.

Ochiai Masayuki, who directed Infection, Hypnosis and the absolutely atrocious 2008 remake of Shutter, is set to pen and get behind the camera for Ju-on: Owari no Hajimari, or The Grudge: Beginning of the End, according to Eigapedia. The announcement was made at Tokyo’s Akagi Shrine.

An elementary school teacher named Yui visits the home of a boy named Toshio Saeki who’s been absent from school for a long period of time. When she arrives, she re-lives the horrific tragedy which occurred in the Saeki household 10 years earlier. A cardboard box left in a closet holds the key to revealing a long-hidden truth.

Nozomi Sasaki and Kai Kobayashi both star.

Filming begins tomorrow with a release date already slated for June 28.

Ju-on: Owari no Hajimari marks the seventh Japanese film, making it the 10th in the franchise (if you include the three U.S. The Grudge films).

Ju-on (OV) (2000)
Ju-on 2 (OV) (2000)
Ju-on: The Grudge (2003)
Ju-on: The Grudge 2 (2003)
Ju-on: Black Ghost (2009)
Ju-on: White Ghost (2009)

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'Dishonored' Sequel Leaked, Reveal Coming At E3 2014

bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 22:02

Forget Thief, the stealth genre may have a new king. Released last October by developer Arkane Studios, Dishonored was a brilliantly realized stealth action game that proved there’s still plenty of room for innovation in the genre. I wouldn’t have predicted a sequel reveal anytime soon, but that may very well be the case here. If this leaked off-screen photo of a slide from a behind closed doors presentation is real, an announcement may come as soon as E3. I’d also like to know what that “Darkness of Tyvia” bit means, because Google isn’t proving very helpful.

I called Dishonored “delicious” in my review of the game, saying it “mixes elements from some of the best games of the action and stealth genres while successfully bringing plenty of ingenious ideas of its own.” If you haven’t played it already, this is very much a game worth experiencing.

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Contagious New Trailer From Flu Infects

Dread Central - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 21:34

We told you about the new Korean horror flick Flu back in January and even showed off some artwork and stills. In case you're still not feeling better, this latest trailer should more than do the trick. Check it out!

From the Press Release
Sung-su Kim (Beat, Scream City) delivers the viscous viral outbreak thriller FLU, debuting on DVD March 18th from CJ Entertainment.

The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through the Seoul suburb of Bundang. Within hours after a patient dies in the hospital covered in an oozing red rash and regurgitating blood, the deadly virus sweeps the city and the body count rapidly rises. Medical professionals are in a panic over the mysteriously murderous infection, and soon the government orders the military to quarantine the entire area -- no one gets in, no one gets out. Desperation and violence grip the public as the infected and non-infected struggle for life and everything begins to spiral out of control.

The all-star cast includes Hyuk Jang (The Client), Soo Ae (Sunny, A Family), Yoo Hae-jin (Musa-The Warrior, King and the Clown) and newcomer Min-ah Park.

Synopsis
A human trafficker is infected with an unknown virus and dies in a Bundang hospital, covered in red rashes and coughing up blood. Less than 24 hours after the death of the first patient, similar cases are reported all over Bundang. The medics despair over the super-virus that has no known cure, but they soon find hope when they hear of a sole survivor who may have developed antibodies against this ruthless viral mutation. As medical professionals rush to find the sole individual with the potential key for a cure, fatalities rise, and soon the government has no choice but to quarantine the city. Amidst the ensuing panic, wild desperation and violence, the struggle for life between the infected and non-infected begins to spiral out of control.

Special Features

  • “The Making of Flu” Featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Concept Art

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    [BD Review] 'Odd Thomas' Should Have Been a TV Pilot

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 20:54

    Sometimes the movie is better than the book. Sometimes it isn’t. Odd Thomas, based on the Dean Koontz novel, attempts to transfer a seemingly interesting story from page to screen. Written and directed by Stephen Sommer, starring Anton Yelchin (Charley from the Fright Night remake) and Willem Dafoe, the movie, unfortunately, has a few things working against it.

    The main distracting element of Odd Thomas is the excessive use of voiceover. Normally, this will work fine for a first person novel (which it originally is). This also works in small amounts in film. Where Odd Thomas fails is that the film more or less could be followed without the excessive narration. Yes, the original work has this point of view, but translating that to film simply works against a developing plot. There is no time to pay attention to what is happening on the screen when Odd is constantly talking. It makes it feel like less of a film, and more of an extended TV pilot.

    The best I could equate the TV feel of Odd Thomas to would be (the short-lived) Reaper meets the Amazon Zombieland pilot. Even with the simplicity of the Odd character – yes, that’s his real name – being a short order cook who sees dead people, who has a girlfriend named Stormy Llewellyn, and a police chief friend played by Willem Dafoe – it just doesn’t have the weight (with these few likeable (enough) characters to continue week-to-week; it can barely hold just over 90 minutes. Nevertheless, I felt as though the villainous plot was simply a first “big bad” to set up continuation of the basic premise presented. I kept waiting for it to end and we could pick up the story next week. Interestingly enough, Odd Thomas IS a series. There are multiple books about the character and his shenanigans, but I simply do not believe there is potential there for it to be a celebrated TV program.

    Odd Thomas has incredibly fun effects, though. Odd sees a plethora of bodachs – “predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction” (think a supped up version of Gravelings from Dead Like Me having babies with Harry Potter’s Dementors) throughout the movie. Personally, I found these to be effective – and I am usually not a fan of excessive CGI use. Along with good effects, the acting on part of all actors was great.

    Though the movie deviates from the norm, what we are left with is an interesting story with good effects, and acting that sadly becomes progressively boring due overly long-winded and annoying voice overs. It’s a shame they didn’t just make a pilot.

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    [Los Angeles] FREE 'The Raid 2' Tix; Gareth Evans Q+A!

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 20:47

    Bloody Disgusting is helping out our buddies at Collider who are hosting a very special screening of The Raid 2 (read our review), which some of you guys will be able to attend for FREE!

    We have (15) PAIRS of tickets for those of you who can attend the screening taking place on March 13th at 7pm at the Harmony Gold Theatre (7655 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046).

    There will be a Q&A with writer-director Gareth Evans after the screening!

    TO RSVP: Put RAID SCREENING in the subject line and then send YOUR FULL NAME and E-MAIL ADDY to submit@bloody-disgusting.comsubmit@bloody-disgusting.com.

    *The screening has to start at 7:00PM sharp so doors will open between 6 and 6:15 and winners will be able to check in with the PR firm. Winners need to be checked in by 6:50.

    *We’re told they will also have a standby line for those desperate to attend.

    In theaters March 28, “Picking up right where the first film ends The Raid 2 follows Rama as he goes undercover and infiltrates the ranks of a ruthless Jakarta crime syndicate in order to protect his family and uncover the corruption in his own police force.

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    [Random Cool] Polish Movie Poster Art Is Awesome

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 20:40

    It’s a crazy slow news day and I’m dying to give you something to look at before you leave work, so here’s a quickie.

    Check out this gallery of insanely cool polish movie poster art, which makes the word art have a lot more meaning. I wish domestic posters were this cool…

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    'Flu' Season Is Just Beginning (Trailer)

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 20:35

    Flu season isn’t over yet and we have something to spread…

    Below are some bloody new stills and the official trailer from the upcoming March 18 DVD release of the viral outbreak thriller, Flu from CJ Entertainment.

    Directed by Kim Sung-su, and starring Jang Hyuk and Soo-Ae, “The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through the suburb of Seoul at a rate of 3.4 Sec. per person. 100% fatality.

    Get the trailer and stills below…

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    'Resident Evil 4 Ultimate HD Edition' Review: There And Back Again

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 19:54

    Over the course of my five-year writing “career” I’ve reviewed Capcom’s seminal action horror masterpiece Resident Evil 4 an impressive three times. This will be number four, and while I’m always happy to return to one of my all-time favorites, I can’t help but wonder why Capcom is so hesitant to stop teasing us with HD remasters and just remake it already. Like Half-Life 2 and BioShock, this is a monumentally influential video game that should be on every gamer’s must-play list.

    With its latest re-release, Capcom has wrapped it up in improved textures and a silky smooth frame-rate (60 FPS) and dubbed it the Ultimate HD Edition. If you grab it on Steam, it also brings with it a suite of achievements, leaderboards, trading cards, and Steam Cloud support. Let’s decide whether or not all that’s enough to truly make this the ultimate edition in our review.

    The gaming industry is going through a bit of a change right now as we welcome the next generation of consoles and the promise of more fully realized virtual worlds they each offer. Unfortunately, this means Resident Evil 4 is officially last-last-gen, and in terms of visuals, it shows.

    When the game was re-released on consoles in HD alongside its predecessor, Code Veronica X, its age was showing. The last three years haven’t treated it terribly well, even with the slightly crisper resolution and improved textures. There’s only so much improvement a now ten year-old game can endure, and I’m afraid this one has reached its limit. Any further improvement would require new models, and I don’t see Capcom doing that anytime soon.

    Resident Evil 4 still looks good, and is right about on the border of being able to pass as a last-gen launch title. To me, the tweak that packed the biggest punch is the option to run it at a silky-smooth 60 FPS. It makes a noticeable difference, especially when you combine it with the handful of other graphical perks this version comes with.

    (Note: there’s a bug some users are experiencing that drastically slows down the game at 60 FPS, for now the fix is to choose the 30 FPS option until something more official is released to remedy the issue.)

    Now, if you have yet to experience the wondrous gaming experience that is Resident Evil 4, it follows fan-favorite Leon Kennedy from Resident Evil 2. Kennedy’s been tasked with rescuing the President’s daughter, Ashley Graham, who’s been whisked away to a remote European village by a cult called the Los Illuminados. This was the first game in the series to throw those traditional, shambling, moaning zombies out the window in favor of Ganados — a more intelligent and capable enemy.

    The Resident Evil series has never been known to control very well, and while this game may have evolved the way the third person genre played back in over the last generation, by today’s standards, the character controls are approaching tank-like. Thankfully, there’s an option to customize them a bit — an incredibly handy feature if aiming with the right trigger and firing with X feels as awkward as it does to write — and, for the most part, it controls all right.

    I say “for the most part,” because every so often the controller would be rendered unresponsive. I couldn’t find out what triggered the issue, but it happened twice over roughly 15 hours of play. The only solution that worked for me was to relaunch the game, and that worked both times.

    Like the previous HD port, the Ultimate HD Edition comes bundled with all of the extras from the previous versions, including the Mercenaries mode, where you can step into the shoes of several well-known characters from the series to combat waves of enemies and a time limit, the Ada Wong-centric ‘Separate Ways’ epilogue campaign and ‘Assignment Ada’ mission, an unlockable (and unforgiving) Professional difficulty, and a bevy of unlockables. Don’t fret, you’ll get your $20 worth of content.

    The Final Word: Resident Evil 4 has been showing its age for some time, but Capcom has put a solid effort into making the Ultimate HD Edition a must-buy for fans of the genre, as well as those who are itching to return to it or anyone who missed it the first (second, third, fourth, fifth…) time around.

    On a related note, we’ll be playing this game in all its HD, 60 FPS glory on the official Bloody Disgusting YouTube channel. If you have time, you should consider joining us.

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    [Random Cool] The Evolution of Actors Via Their Roles!!

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 19:34

    Artist Jeff Victor has done a really cool set of prints where he shows actors evolving through their roles over the years.

    He’s taken actors such as Bill Murray, Kurt Russell, Tim Curry (that Darkness from Legend cartoon is adorable), Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, and more, to create a timeline of some of each actor’s most iconic performances.

    You’ll see Dracula, Ellen Ripley, R.J. MacReady, Ghostrider, Louis Tully, and many more in these super cute pictures!

    You can purchase prints of each of these pictures at Jeff’s website.


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    Viking Santa to Come Calling on a Winter's Knight

    Dread Central - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 19:30

    Let me be clear... we do not care if this flick is Dread worthy just yet. That being said, if there's a story floating around about a friggin' viking Santa Claus, then goddamn it, we're gonna do it!

    According to Deadline, after much back and forth Saturday involving Sony, Universal, and a last-ditch overture from Warner Bros., Sony finally closed its deal for Winter’s Knight, the Viking-mythology-tinged origin story of St. Nick and Christmas.

    Sony emerged as front-runner when it agreed to pay $1 million to newbie scribes Ben Lustig and Jake Thornton for the biggest spec sale of this year so far. That was the easy part. Deals were then made for producers Marc Platt and Lawrence Grey. More challenging was making a deal with the white hot Kon-Tiki helmers Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg to direct, but that effort was led by incoming Sony Pictures Production President Michael De Luca.

    Winter’s Knight takes a revisionist look at the origins of Saint Nick and Christmas, mixed with Viking mythology. The script is by Ben Lustig and Jake Thornton.

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    'Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition' Hits PS4 Tomorrow

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 18:48

    If you’re a PS Plus member who hasn’t haven’t taken advantage of Sony’s February free games offering of Outlast (PS4) and Metro: Last Light (PS3), today is your last chance to get them both before they’re replaced by the new-and-improved Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition (PS4) and Tomb Raider (PS3).

    Dead Nation’s re-release on PS4 comes with next-gen-ified textures and effects, full HD (1080p) support, improved controls, a new mode that lets you challenge your friends with your high scores to see if they can beat them, and the option to live-stream to an audience who can vote to affect the difficulty of the game in real-time. The best part? All of it comes bundled with the equally as fantastic Road To Devastation expansion. Read on for an announcement trailer.

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    'The Visitor' Confused Audiences (Exclusive Clip)!

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:52

    Drafthouse Films, in conjunction with Cinedigm, will bring two of its recent theatrical success stories to Blu-ray and DVD in restored and remastered editions: the wildly ambitious and neglected sci-fi/horror epic The Visitor and Ms. 45, legendary director Abel Ferrara’s gritty, gore-filled New York revenge thriller. The films will arrive, respectively, on March 4 and on March 25.

    In The Visitor, which we now have an exclusive clip from, “John Huston plays an intergalactic warrior who joins a cosmic Christ figure in battle against a demonic 8-year-old girl and her pet hawk, while the fate of the universe hangs in the balance. Multidimensional warfare, pre-adolescent profanity and brutal avian attacks combine to transport the viewer to a state unlike anything they’ve experienced – somewhere between hell, the darkest reaches of outer space and … Atlanta.

    Incredibly ambitious but derided and largely neglected upon its initial release in 1979, The Visitor is an unforgettable assault on reality, a phantasmagoric sci-fi/horror/action hybrid. From writer-producer Ovidio G. Assonitis (Tentacles) and director/actor/body builder Michael J. Paradise (aka Giulio Paradisi – Fellini’s 8½), the film artfully fuses elements of some of the biggest blockbusters of the time (The Omen, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Fury, Star Wars, The Birds) and features a fittingly unique cast that includes Shelley Winters (Lolita), Glenn Ford (Superman), Lance Henriksen (Aliens), Franco Nero (Django), Mel Ferrer (War and Peace), Sam Peckinpah (director of The Wild Bunch) and, in the leading role, legendary director-actor John Huston (The Maltese Falcon, Chinatown).

    Special Features on The Visitor include:
    • Interviews with star Lance Henriksen, screenwriter Lou Comici and cinematographer Ennio Guarnieri
    • Theatrical trailer
    • 16-page booklet
    • Digital download

    The following exclusive clip is from the bonus featurrette on the Blu-ray and DVD with an interview from Lance Henriksen describing how confused audiences were when they saw in theaters in NYC!

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    [BD Review] Video Chat Thriller 'The Den' Transcends the Tired Found-Footage Genre

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:27

    We all need to come to terms with the fact that found footage is here to stay for the time being. While some fillmmakers are at least trying to be innovative with their approach to the sub-genre, others seem content to wallow in well-worn “and two months later, their tapes were found” territory. The makers of The Den are thankfully among the innovators. Director Zachary Donohue and his co-writer Lauren Thompson present a tense, sometimes downright unnerving thriller told through a Chat-Roulette type of site and lots of phone/webcams. I’m as sick as the next guy of found footage, but The Den manages to present a solid take on the tired genre while adapting to changing technologies (like the shit show that is Chat-Roulette).

    Besides the tech involved, the story is pretty damn sharp with loads of wickedly dark twists. It follows Elizabeth (Melanie Papalia), a grad student just awarded a grant for her thesis on social media. She loosely explains that her thesis requires her to be on a video chat site called “The Den” 24/7 so she can meet as many people as possible (something like that), but she winds up talking to the same handful of friends for most of the film. The strangers she does come across are the typical breed of dick swingers, dick puppets, and dicks begging to see her boobs. But hey, man, it’s research.

    Then Elizabeth witnesses what looks like an actual murder, but no one believes her. The cops are no help and her boyfriend insists that it must’ve been a prank. Then more disturbing shit starts to go down, with Elizabeth at the eye of the storm. Whoever the killer is, he begins screwing with Elizabeth’s life in varying degrees of awful ways. It seems like a game at first – the work of some clever hackers maybe – but it soon becomes apparent that whoever is fucking with Elizabeth has a terrifying end game planned. Papalia gives a really solid performance, even when the character of Elizabeth is tough to sympathize with. She’s so naive at times it hurts.

    Before you know it, the story goes from being a found footage gimmick to a genuine horror film drenched with suspense. It definitely blindsided me by going into some territories I didn’t expect. The third act has a Hostel vibe to it that takes the film beyond its found footage trappings, GoPro style! The majority of the film is set during the day, inside Elizabeth’s bright and cheery home. When the film heads into darkness, particularly during the third act, the shift is jarring. I mean that in a good way – another example of how Donohue and Thompson aren’t just hopping on the found footage bandwagon. They’ve got something sound to say about the internet and the dangers of putting a face on the millions of anonymous voices online.

    If the concept of a movie being told entirely through video chats immediately turns you off, then you’ll probably want to stay away from The Den. If you can handle that kinda storytelling, definitely check this one out.

    IFC Midnight is releasing The Den on VOD and select theaters March 14.

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    Grimm Creature Profile: Meet the Wildesheer and Win His Coat!

    Dread Central - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:21

    On last Friday night's episode of "Grimm," Nick and Monroe faced the Wildesheer, a vicious, ritualistic Wesen who targets strong, formidable opponents and takes trophy scalps from its victims. Check out a profile of the creature along with info on how you could win his coat.

    Here's a more detailed description of the Wildesheer from the "Grimm Diaries":

    Known by many different names, these Wesen go into a rage on the battlefield with no fear of death, mad as hounds, faces smeared with blood of victims, fighting in trance-like fury, scalping their defeated enemies. They sew these trophies of war into cloaks of hair, supposedly giving them the power of the warrior they've defeated. These Wesen achieve such fearsome reputations, they also became known as Berserkers.

    The vile cloaks of scalped hair they wear into battle seem to protect them from weapons, making them nearly invulnerable. I do believe that, like Samson, they have a weakness. If one could take their hair as they had taken the hair of others, it would weaken them - but I was unable to get close enough and was forced to retreat before I could test my theory.

    If you saw the episode (#3.13, "Revelation"), you already know Nick proved the theory. As an extra bonus, we also included their fight scene.




    Now, as for the contest, all you have to do is "tweet" your best Wesen transformation face for a chance to win the actual Wildesheer scalp coat from the episode. Watch the below video for more details.

    Related Story: New Stills and First Promo for "Grimm" Episode 3.14, "Mommy Dearest," Bring Out the Beast

    For more info visit "Grimm" on NBC.com, check out some InstaGRIMMS on Instagram, "like" "Grimm" on Facebook, and follow "Grimm" on Twitter.

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    Scarygirl Coming to the Big Screen in 3D

    Dread Central - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:18

    Kids today need to be raised right. If you have a little girl at home who's a budding horror fan, then listen up because Nathan Jurevicius’ Scarygirl is getting adapted into a 3D animated feature film.

    Now in pre-production, Scarygirl explores what happens when Arkie’s world is shrouded in darkness and she must travel to a city of light, save her best friend from a mysterious scientist, and discover the history behind her own unique self.

    Matt Everitt, the lead animator on Happy Feet 2, The Lego Movie, and Legend of the Guardians, is directing from a screenplay by Polly Watkins.

    The film is based on the award-winning colorful, wordless graphic novel by Australian artist Nathan Jurevicius.

    Graphic Novel Synopsis:
    Abandoned on a remote beach, Scarygirl doesn't know who she is or where she's come from. Blister, a kind and intelligent giant octopus, wants to keep her safe, but Scarygirl needs answers. Who is the strange man haunting her dreams? Will Bunniguru help her unlock the mysteries of her past? Can she trust the wily forest dwellers? Her journey takes her to the edge and beyond...

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    "You Only Live Once", So Watch Randy Blythe And Robb Flynn Rock Out With Suicide Silence

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:00

    Metal Hammer has premiered a clip from the upcoming Ending Is The Beginning DVD, the tribute CD/DVD to Suicide Silence vocalist Mith Lucker, who died in November of 2012. The clip is of the song “You Only Live Once” and features Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God) on vocals and Robb Flynn (Machine Head) on guitars. It’s pretty incredible seeing everyone come together for an event like this.

    All proceeds from the CD/DVD go towards funding the education of Lucker’s daughter.

    You can watch the video below.


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    'Lords Of Shadow 2' DLC Outed, May Feature Alucard

    bloody disgusting - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 16:28

    The first expansion for the newly released Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 may have just been outed, thanks to a few text files hidden deep within the game and the sleuth-like nature of the Internet. After a bit of digging, user UbiSergei found information regarding potential Alucard-centric DLC called “Revelations”. In it, we’ll be able to “uncover new plotlines and discover the true extent of Alucard’s involvement.” I wouldn’t mind getting the chance to play as Alucard, even if the base game was more than a little disappointing.

    Sadly, I wasn’t very impressed with Gabriel Belmont’s latest adventure. I labelled Lords of Shadow 2 as an exercise in frustration. It could have been so much more — it should have been so much more — but instead we’re left with a hugely disappointing end to what started out as a promising trilogy,” in my review.

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    Bates Motel Season 2 Premiere Tune-In Reminder Promo and a Few New Photos

    Dread Central - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 16:23

    Horror TV fans have a lot of choices to make tonight - Mondays are now crammed full of genre shows - but one that should be a no-brainer is the premiere of "Bates Motel" Season 2. Here are a new promo and a few more images from Episode 2.01, "Gone But Not Forgotten."

    In addition, don't forget that "Bates Motel: After Hours" will be broadcast tonight at 11PM ET/PT immediately following the series premiere of "Those Who Kill" at 10PM ET/PT and the Season 2 premiere of "Bates Motel" at 9PM ET/PT.

    On "After Hours" series stars Vera Farmiga (Norma Bates), Freddie Highmore (Norman Bates), and Max Thieriot (Dylan Massett) and executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin will share their insights into the first episode and answer fan questions about the upcoming season of "Bates Motel."

    Related Story: Bates Motel Q&A: Vera Farmiga and Kerry Ehrin Talk Norma's Love Life, Multiple Tones, Season 3 Possibilities, and More

    "Bates Motel" Episode 2.01 - "Gone But Not Forgotten" (airs 3/3/14)
    Norman fixates on the death of Miss Watson. The economic livelihood of the motel is threatened when Norma finds out the bypass is moving forward, ahead of schedule. Bradley's hunt for her father's killer drives her to dangerous extremes.

    Guest stars checking into “Bates Motel” throughout the new season are Michael Vartan ("HawthoRNe," “Alias”), Kathleen Robertson ("Boss"), Paloma Kwiatkowski (Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters), Rebecca Creskoff ("The Practice," "Hung"), Kenny Johnson ("Sons of Anarchy"), Michael Eklund (88 Minutes, "Supernatural"), and Michael O’Neill (Dallas Buyers Club, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The West Wing”).

    For more info visit "Bates Motel" on AEtv.com, "like" "Bates Motel" on Facebook, and stop by "Bates Motel" on Instagram.

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    First Terminator: Genesis Plot Details Revealed; Schwarzenegger Gives Script Two Thumbs Up

    Dread Central - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 16:02

    Even though it's headed our way in a little over a year, we still know next to nothing about Terminator: Genesis, the fifth installment in the storied franchise. Today some beans have been spilled. Read on!

    First, MovieHole reports that they've learned from a reputable source that the film is being dubbed a fresh reboot but that it will also revisit iconic moments from the first two Terminator films. So, essentially, it's looking like it's going to be a reboot that's tailor-made for fans of the originals, which sounds like music to our ears.

    The film will take us back and forward between the future, 1984 (The Terminator), 1991 (Terminator 2 : Judgement Day) and other important and influential time periods in the life of the Connor family. Iconic scenes, including the Terminator's arrival on Earth, will be given a fresh new makeover, making the film both a reboot and its own movie.

    The Arnold Fans also reports that Arnold Schwarzenegger is very happy with the Terminator: Genesis script and is excited to reprise one of his most memorable roles. "The movie preparation is going well. The script is fantastic so I’m really looking forward to this film," says Arnie.

    The four-month shoot is set to begin in April, with the film being primarily shot in New Orleans. A July 2015 release is planned at this time.

    Jai Courtney will play Kyle Reese alongside Emilia Clarke's Sarah Connor and Jason Clarke's John Connor.

    Skydance and Annapurna will co-finance along with Paramount with David Ellison producing for Skydance and Megan Ellison producing for Annapurna. Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier penned the script, and Alan Taylor will direct.

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