Is 'The Raid 2' One of the Greatest Action Movies Ever? Poster Says So...

bloody disgusting - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 09:30

One of the greatest action movies ever is Gareth Evans’ The Raid, which begs the question, is the sequel even better?!

Being released March 28 by Sony Classics, below you’ll find a brand new poster for the film Collider dubs “one of the greatest action movies ever.” Ryan Daley absolutely loved it, so maybe we should be awfully excited, no?

Iko Uwais (The Raid), Julie Estelle (Macabre), Alex Abbad (Merantau), Marsha Timothy (The Forbidden Door), Mathias Muchus, Tio Pakusadewo, and Cecep Arif Rahman star.

He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen – a fight that left the bodies of police and gangsters alike piled in the halls – rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought it was done and he could resume a normal life. He couldn’t have been more wrong.

Formidable though they may have been, Rama’s opponents in that fateful building were nothing more than small fish swimming in a pond much larger than he ever dreamed possible. And his triumph over the small fry has attracted the attention of the predators farther up the food chain. His family at risk, Rama has only one choice to protect his infant son and wife: He must go undercover to enter the criminal underworld himself and climb through the hierarchy of competing forces until it leads him to the corrupt politicians and police pulling the strings at the top of the heap.

And so Rama begins a new odyssey of violence, a journey that will force him to set aside his own life and history and take on a new identity as the violent offender “Yuda.” In prison he must gain the confidence of Uco – the son of a prominent gang kingpin – to join the gang himself, laying his own life on the line in a desperate all-or-nothing gambit to bring the whole rotten enterprise to an end.

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Clancy Brown Talks Having Nothing Left to Fear

Dread Central - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 07:00

From the psychopathic, Christopher Lambert-bothering Kurgan in Highlander to tyrannical prison warden Byran Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption through to new recruit-maiming drill sergeant Zim in Starship Troopers, it's safe to say that I am one of the many movie fans who have more than just a handful of favourite Clancy Brown roles.

Brown joins an impressive cast that includes Anne Heche and James Tupper for Nothing Left To Fear, the first horror film to come from former Guns 'N' Roses guitarist Slash's production company 'Slasher Films'. Akin to Seventies horror classics The Wicker Man and Rosemary's Baby, Anthony Leonardi III's debut feature channels fears of the occult, secret societies and the supernatural with a modern twist.

We snapped up the chance to get the first word from Clancy himself on his latest role as the ominous Pastor Kingsman, head of a mysterious Baptist church that seems to have much more influence on the residents of its small home town than you may realise...

Aaron Williams: Which of your roles are you most fond of?

Clancy Brown: That's not a fair question; I like them all! If it's sunny outside, I like one; if it's rainy, I like another. God, which one am I most fond of? I love the Highlander, I love the Kurgan. They're all emblematic of a time in my life. Shawshank was the role I was doing when I got married, so I like that one. I like the role I was doing when my daughter was born, Starship Troopers, so I have great affection for that. I like Pastor Kingsman because he's sort of a next iteration of these preachers I've been playing, which I think is kind of a fascinating theme. I was a prison guard for a while, and now I'm the guy who plays a pastor. It's an interesting phase I'm going through.

AW: What kind of research did your role in Nothing Left to Fear require?

CB: You can over-research it. It didn't require the same kind of research that the pastor I played in "Carnivale" required. What I ended up doing was going around these small town churches in and around Louisiana and listening to sermons, seeing what the messages were, and I've gotta tell you – they were a lot scarier than they were in the movie. Me going around in those little churches was far more frightening than the movie itself!

AW: Scary? How so?

CB: Well, they were very political. Not fire and brimstone, but they were directing their flock a lot. They were telling them what to do, what to think and so forth. In Nothing Left To Fear, the thing that I loved about it was Pastor Kingsman was not that kind of overbearing guy. He was a guy that truly did care about his congregation and had to do certain things to protect them, including sacrifice somebody for their sake. He didn't like the fact that he had to do that. He felt guilty about it. He felt bad. It was like he didn't feel worthy. I don't think he ever feels worthy of the task that is given him. I think that humility is sure lacking these days!

AW: How did you land the role of Pastor Kingsman?

CB: I just played another kind of pastor in a film called Hellbenders with Clifton Collins, Jr. He called me up and said, "I gotta send you this script that my friend Slash is producing. I think you'd be perfect for it!" I really enjoyed the script. I think it hit all the right notes as far as the horror conventions that you had to have, but it also had a much deeper heart, much deeper soul, which all the best horror films really have. They're really about social issues and human choices. I love that and I love putting that in a supernatural setting because you can get away with even harsher messages with tougher morals.

AW: How did production go?

CB: It was a good set! I wish we had more money, I'll tell you that too! If we had more time – because money relates to time – it's not really about money, it's about time. It was a good, fun cast. We did the best we could with the amount of time we had and the resources we had. I think every one of us would do it again. That's more the norm than not in a film. It's always a happy adventure to make a film, I think.

AW: I have to ask – did you get to meet Slash?

CB: Oh, yeah! It was great to meet him! He's an icon. There's only a few [people] I get star struck by. I can say "hi" to Morgan Freeman, then go into the other room to get a drink, but Slash I would stare at so I was a little nervous about him! My son is a big Michael Jackson fan, so I said Slash played guitar for this Michael Jackson tribute thing and I said maybe you can call him up and talk to him! My son had no idea who Slash was except he thought he was Michael Jackson's guitar player. So he had all these questions about Jackson and Slash got this huge kick out of it.

AW: What is your most memorable working experience?

CB: A better question is "What is your most unmemorable one?", but then I couldn't answer it because I wouldn't be able to remember it! There's a lot of good memories. I remember doing Nothing Left To Fear and it was so damn hot where we were in Louisiana during the summer. I did a film after that in the same place in the fall, with Jason Statham. I was talking to Jason and I said, "Aw, man I swore I would never come back here and do another movie because it was so miserably hot and awful when I filmed There's Nothing Left To Fear." And he looks at me and he goes, "You never film here in the summer!" I've done ten films here in the last six months. I did one in the summer and I said I would never do another film in the summer. You do it in the fall, you do it in the winter, you do it in the spring, but you get out of here by June.

AW: Which of your roles do you get remembered for the most?

CB: Depends how old the people are. I've had people come up and say stuff to me about Bad Boys, stuff about Cowboys and Aliens, "Carnivale", Highlander. I'm kind of surprised that people even recognise me from these anymore, I've got so grey and chunky. It depends.

AW: You get cast as the villain a lot. Is this something you've come to embrace?

CB: The villains are the most interesting, aren't they? They're very complex. They're often not really villains. They are often like Pastor Kingsman – they're just doing the best they can in horrible circumstances and forced to do horrible things – or they have a world view that is unconventional and believe that they are justified in what they are doing and they're doing it all for the right reasons. The best villains are always reflections of what's going on in society at that time. If you can tap into that psyche and figure out what that is. In Shawshank, the guy was such an asshole, but the reason that he was an asshole – was that he was an asshole! (laughs) I found a picture of a guy that had a scowl on his face and I think, in the book, Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption, they talk about the fact that Byran Hadley died of stomach cancer. It's like, what kind of guy dies of stomach cancer? What kind of guy is so tied up that he allows that stuff to grow in his gut? What does that turn you into and how long has it been growing there? There's always a reason. You just have to tap into that.

Dread Central would like to extend our deepest thanks to Clancy for taking the time out to speak with us. Nothing Left To Fear is out now on DVD, Blu-ray, On-Demand, and On-Download.

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Full Trailer For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Kicks Your Face With Awesomeness

bloody disgusting - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 03:25

Marvel unveiled the full-length trailer for their latest hero flick, Guardians of the Galaxy, coming at you from Slither and Super director, James Gunn. I had my reservations when the project was first announced, but thanks to some great casting and what looks to be a solid script, I could not be more stoked for this galaxy epic. It may give Joss Whedon and the Avengers a run for their money.

For those not familiar with the source materials, films follows Peter Quill AKA Starlord, who becomes the target of bounty hunters after stealing a mysterious orb. He teams up with a bunch of criminal misfits from the deepest depths of the galaxy to save… the galaxy. Guardians stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Benicio Del Toro, and Vin Diesel. The flick is set to hit theaters August 1.

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Animals As Leaders Are Coming At You With Every "Tooth And Claw"

bloody disgusting - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 22:44

Instrumental progressive metal group Animals As Leaders has released a brand new song entitled “Tooth And Claw”, which comes from their upcoming album The Joy Of Motion (out March 25th via Sumerian Records). The song is, as per AAL norm, a complete mind f*ck in terms of the structure, composition, and technical aspect. Seriously, the amount of skill in 10 seconds of any AAL song is more than most bands use in an entire album. Give it a listen below!

You can travel back in time to watch an exclusive interview we conducted with guitarist Tosin Abasi in 2011 right here.


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This Will Put Your 'Silent Hill' Collection To Shame

bloody disgusting - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 20:43

I wish it weren’t true, but I’ve never been much of a collector. I’ve dabbled, but none of my attempts have lasted long enough to result in anything I’d be proud to show off. This particular collection, which consists of all things Silent Hill — from the games to the movies, merchandise, miscellaneous other collectibles, and seemingly everything in-between — took Whitney Chavis, owner of the fan site Silent Hill Historical Society, 14 years to accumulate.

This is by far the most impressive collection dedicated to a single game, Silent Hill or otherwise, that I have ever seen. If you have a collection of your own, prepare to feel a lot less proud of it.

If you’re a collector, feel free to share what you collect in the comments below. Unless it’s human remains — you probably shouldn’t share that. For those of you who would like to know exactly what’s in this collection, you can get details on its contents here.

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Nurse Your Blu-ray / DVD Collection in April

Dread Central - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 19:38

The wildly fun Nurse 3D (review) is coming home in April, and right now we've got a peek at the Blu-ray / DVD artwork for you cats along with the initial details. Read on for the goods, and if you haven't seen it yet, order Nurse on VOD. It's a bloody blast!

Look for it on 3D Blu-ray (plus 2D Blu-ray and Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), and Digital HD on April 8th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Directed by Doug Aarniokoski, the flick stars Paz de la Huerta, Katrina Bowden, Corbin Bleu, Boris Kodjoe, Dita Von Teese, Adam Herschman, Neal McDonough, Niecy Nash, and Nick Turturro.

Synopsis
By day Abby Russell is a dedicated nurse, someone you wouldn’t hesitate to trust your life with. But by night her real work begins…

Using her smoldering sexuality, she lures cheating men to their brutal deaths and exposes them for who they really are. When a younger nurse starts to suspect Abby’s actions and compromises her master plan, Abby must find a way to outsmart her long enough to bring the cheater you’d least expect to justice.

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Fox Is Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Alien in a BIG Way!

Dread Central - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 18:11

20th Century Fox is pulling out every conceivable stop to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the seminal classic Alien, and we have a look at all the goodies in store, including the first concept art for the recently announced Ripley figure and a Big Chap bust to DIE for!

From the Press Release
35 years later, fans are still “screaming” in space as Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products celebrates the 35th anniversary of the groundbreaking film ALIEN, one of the most enduring sci-fi horror franchises of all time, with multiple iconic partners for exclusive branded merchandise available worldwide.

National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), an entertainment conglomerate and global leader in licensed consumer goods, in association with Fox Consumer Products, announces today the first-ever action figures of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley that feature the likeness of actress Sigourney Weaver, who was nominated for an Oscar® and Golden Globe® for ALIENS in 1987. The officially licensed Ripley action figures from NECA will span multiple movies within the ALIEN saga: Initial plans include a figure of Ripley in her Nostromo jumpsuit from the original 1979 film, to be followed later by a Ripley figure based on the 1986 movie ALIENS, directed by James Cameron.

“As we celebrate the 35th anniversary of one of the most successful film franchises of all time, we are thrilled to introduce an array of commemorative products across different categories in partnership with iconic brands including NECA, SEGA, and many more,” said Jeffrey Godsick, president of Fox Consumer Products. “In addition to the highly anticipated release of Alien: Isolation™, hardcore fans can finally add Lieutenant Ellen Ripley to their ALIEN collections as we welcome her NECA figures into the family of officially-licensed merchandise. Many other exciting first-time and limited edition products will also release to celebrate this exciting milestone this year.”

Prominent partners participating in the ALIEN global anniversary campaign include:

  • Bandai - Bandai’s premium collectors label “Tamashii Nations” will release super-articulated S.H.MonsterArts figures featuring diecast material. S.H.MonsterArts ALIEN Big Chap will be available May 2014.
  • Dark Horse Comics – A new comics program will debut later this year which includes Alien, Prometheus, Predator, and Aliens vs. Predator.
  • Diamond Select Toys and Collectibles – New collectibles including MiniMates block figures, vinyl banks, bottle openers, and a reproduction of the original 18-inch Alien figure, available this summer/fall.
  • Insight Editions will produce a highly-illustrated and a detailed guidebook to the Alien creature.
  • NECA - Figures, board games, bobbleheads, plushes, and toys will hit major retail stores beginning in March 2014. Prototypes of the Ripley figures will debut later this summer at San Diego Comic-Con.
  • SEGA – The highly anticipated first-person survival horror game Alien: Isolation will be available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC in late 2014.
  • Sideshow Collectibles – High end, limited edition Alien franchise products, including an immense bust of the Big Chap Alien design, available for pre-order in April 2014! Check out SideshowCollectibles.com for Alien Franchise products, and more!
  • Super7 x Funko – Glasses and retro ReAction Figures currently available online.
  • Titan Books will release all-new canon fiction novels based on the film franchise, followed by a 35th anniversary retrospective called “ALIEN: Archives,” which will be the most comprehensive book ever created about the ALIEN franchise with new exclusive interviews with Ridley Scott and Sigourney Weaver and content that has never been released.
  • Other partners include Hollywood Collectibles for highly-detailed prop replicas, Upper Deck for an all-new collectible card game, Hallmark for ornaments, Square Enix for Aliens: Colonial Marines Play Arts KAI action figures, Titan Merchandise for stylized mini vinyl figurines, Rizzoli for wall calendars, and Rubie’s Costume Company for amazingly detailed Halloween costumes in addition to even more partners with apparel and additional collectible merchandise to be released throughout the year.

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    PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass Sony's 5 Million Target Early

    bloody disgusting - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 18:07

    When the PlayStation 4 launched back in November, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House set a goal of five million units sold by March 31, 2014. It was ambitious, but it looks as if that target was achieved six weeks ahead of schedule. Today, Sony announced the PS4 has sold 5.3 million units as of February 8th. Last week, the NPD confirmed Sony’s console sold nearly twice as well as the nearest next-gen competitor — the Xbox One — in the United States.

    As we head into March, sales of the PS4 and Xbox One will undoubtedly improve as each console sees the arrival of their next big game. Titanfall is set to drop on Xbox One, as well as PC and Xbox 360, on March 11, and the PS4 exclusive Infamous: Second Son arrives on March 21.

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    Marvel & ABC Get REVENGE with new OGN.

    bloody disgusting - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:59

    Marvel Entertainment and ABC Studios are proud to announce “Revenge: The Secret Origin of Emily Throne,” an all-new graphic novel inspired by ABC’s popular television series, “Revenge.” This 112-page hardcover hits comic shops and bookstores everywhere on September 3rd, 2014.

    Hit the jump for the full breakdown on the book.


    In “Revenge”, Emily Thorne is a recent addition to the Hamptons social scene – a beautiful, wealthy woman who appears to be nothing more than a good-natured philanthropist. She’s moved next door to the powerful Grayson family, and has begun immersing herself in their world.

    But there is more to this girl than meets the eye.

    Emily Thorne’s real name is Amanda Clarke. At the age of nine, the Graysons and their elite social circle framed Amanda’s father for a horrific crime he didn’t commit. Now, twenty years later, Amanda has returned under an assumed identity to wreak havoc on the lives of those who stole her childhood and betrayed her father.

    REVENGE: THE SECRET ORIGIN OF EMILY THORNE follows Amanda as she sets out on her first mission of revenge. After training in Japan, the untested heroine finds herself infiltrating a high society of excess and intrigue in Geneva, Switzerland. There, she uncovers new secrets about her past while preparing for her future.

    However, it’s a future that will be short-lived unless Amanda can figure out a way to take down a surprising enemy with ties to the same people who destroyed her life.

    REVENGE: THE SECRET ORIGIN OF EMILY THORNE brings together the best creators in the industry including “Revenge” series writer Ted Sullivan, writer Erica Schultz (M3), interior artist Vincenzo Balzano with cover artist Dustin Nguyen (Batman, American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares).

    Emily’s meticulous and vengeful path was not without a learning curve. Writer Erica Schultz says, “This story takes us way back to before Emily had any experience in her ‘takedowns’. She makes mistakes. She learns from some of them, but, as you’ll see, she has a hard time learning some lessons and fans of the show will be pleased to pick up on a few Easter Eggs hidden here and there.”

    “Emily is a comic book character!” exclaims “Revenge” series writer Ted Sullivan. “She has a secret identity. She’s poses as a rich socialite who exacts revenge for a childhood tragedy. Even her famous dark “hoodie” is a type of superhero costume. She has all the classic comic book tropes that make her and her adventures a perfect fit for an original graphic novel with Marvel.”

    With a mix of action, suspense, romance and revelations, REVENGE: THE SECRET ORIGIN OF EMILY THORNE is a thrilling ride into the previously unexplored past of television’s most dynamic – and dangerous – girl next door.

    REVENGE: THE SECRET ORIGIN OF EMILY THORNE will arrive in comic shops and bookstores everywhere on September 3rd, 2014.

    “Revenge” returns with all new episodes Sunday, March 9th at 10 p.m. on The ABC Television Network. “Revenge” stars Emily VanCamp as Amanda Clarke/Emily Thorne, Madeleine Stowe as Victoria Grayson, Gabriel Mann as Nolan Ross, Henry Czerny as Conrad Grayson, Josh Bowman as Daniel Grayson, Nick Weschler as Jack Porter, Christa B. Allen as Charlotte Clarke, and Barry Sloane as Aiden Mathis. “Revenge” is executive-produced by Sunil Nayar, Marty Bowen & Wyck Godfrey and Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts. The series, created by Mike Kelley, is produced by ABC Studios.

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    'Nurse 3D' Gets Butt-Naked and Bloody This April

    bloody disgusting - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:52

    Sexy starlets Paz de la Huerta (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” Enter The Void) and Katrina Bowden (TV’s “30 Rock”) turn up the heat in the excellent thriller, Nurse (read our review), arriving on 3D Blu-ray (plus 2D Blu-ray and Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet) and Digital HD April 8 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

    The film is currently on Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View.

    The scintillating horror film about a nurse with a secret double life as a murderous vixen also stars Corbin Bleu and Judd Nelson.

    By day, nurse Abby Russell (de la Huerta) lovingly attends to the patients at All Saints Memorial Hospital; by night, Abby prowls nightclubs, luring unfaithful men into dangerous liaisons. After Danni (Bowden), a young, sensitive nurse, joins the hospital staff, Abby pursues her friendship. But when the friendship turns to obsession, Danni spurns Abby, unleashing Abby’s fury and a rampage of terror.

    Directed by Douglas Aarniokoski (The Day), who also co-wrote the film with David Loughery (Obsessed), Nurse comes packed with exclusive bonus materials including a “making of” featurette, a behind-the-scenes video where actors Katrina Bowden and Corbin Bleu film themselves on and off set to give us an inside look at the bloody, good fun they had while filming and an audio commentary with director Aarniokoski.

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    There's an APP for This Latest Artwork and Trailer

    Dread Central - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:48

    The official US artwork and trailer for the innovative smartphone-driven Dutch horror flick APP have arrived, and we have them for you right here! No second screen needed! Check out the goods, and look for more on this one soon!

    From the Press Release
    RAM Releasing, the genre shingle under New York-based distributor Film Movement, today premieres the US theatrical poster and trailer for the label’s first theatrical release since its launch in late 2013, APP.

    A film by Bobby Boermans, it’s the first film made with the intentional inclusion of content on a second, mobile screen. The accompanying app, IRIS, is equipped with sonic technology that triggers additional content during the movie – off-screen text messages between characters, an alternative angle in a scene, and more. Though not required for viewing (and enjoying!) the action-packed APP, the intentional use of the second screen makes it a groundbreaking achievement in the continuing convergence of film and technology.

    Anna lives with her best friend Sophie and balances psychology classes with supporting her brother and his recovery following a traumatic motorcycle accident. She’s never far from her cellphone, and after a night of partying in the dorms, Anna wakes up groggy and hungover, only to find that a new app has been inexplicably added to it.

    Initially helpful and clever, IRIS soon begins behaving mysteriously, answering personal questions it shouldn’t know the answers to and sending inappropriate images to her contacts. When it becomes clear she can’t simply delete the unwanted, evil app, Anna’s efforts to confront it will set in motion a fearful series of events that will put her life, and that of her roommate and her fragile brother, in fatal danger.

    APP, RAM Releasing’s first major release in a year packed with equally impressive genre titles slated for theatrical, digital, and home video distribution, opens in theaters May 9; it will be available day-and-date on all major digital platforms, including iTunes, Amazon Instant, and Cable VOD. The IRIS app – text IRIS to 97-000 to download for iPhone and Android – works in any viewing environment, from multiplex to living room. The app also includes exclusive character bios and film stills.

    “RAM Releasing was created to push boundaries,” VP of Distribution Rebeca Conget said. “APP challenges the bad name cellphones have gotten in movie theaters and does it in an entirely ingenious way. Boermans’ film will have you rethinking how you watch movies.”

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    Ashley Wood at T.P. Louise fight "The Beautiful War" at IDW

    bloody disgusting - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:41

    The creative team behind the critically acclaimed “Lore” are returning to IDW this year to launch an all new series called “The Beautiful War.” The series is an all new bi-monthly creator owned work. Anticipation should be high for this one. Hit the jump to take a look at the full press release from IDW.

    2014 marks both IDW Publishing’s 15th anniversary and the return of one its most integral and beloved creators, Ashley Wood (Popbot, World War Robot). This May, Wood and writer T.P. Louise, his co-conspirator on Lore (now in development as a major motion picture), launch an all-new, ongoing bi-monthly series, The Beautiful War.

    Wood and Louise weave The Beautiful War around an industrialist, Audel Howard, who when he lets a green fairy out of the bottle, makes a deal that no mere mortal man can refuse. Wine, women, song, and a large backyard extension called America are now coming his way.

    “Any Ashley Wood book is an event that excites all of us at IDW,” said Chris Ryall, IDW’s Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief and Wood’s co-creator on Zombies vs Robots, in development at Sony Pictures. “And T.P. Louise, who crafted such an epic tale in Lore, is back to do the same thing here.”

    The Beautiful War is one of many new Ashley Wood projects headed to shops in 2014. Launching a month later is June’s Adventure Kartel, a massively oversize artbook that features comic-book stories, concept designs, and artwork, with more on the way.

    “T.P. and I are happy to be back making comics at IDW!” says Wood.

    The Beautiful War #1, a 32-page, $3.99 comic book, debuts in May 2014. Diamond Order Code MAR140346 E BEAUTIFUL WAR #1

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    [Now Playing] 'Alan Wake' Episode 18

    bloody disgusting - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:38

    This brand new episode in our Alan Wake playthrough brings us to the penultimate episode in the game. It took us a while to reach, but we’ve made it to the home stretch.

    Today, David and I chat about the wonders of bow ties, Attack on Titan, and Cthulhu. This is also the episode where I watch in horror as Barry gets stabbed, David makes an unforgivable joke, and we both wonder what kind of person pays for a gym membership when that money would be much better spent on video games.

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    Victor Salva Opens His Dark House Next Month

    Dread Central - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:37

    Formerly titled Haunted, Victor Salva's Dark House is set to open up its creaky doors in less than a month, and a very familiar face will be found on the other side. Step inside for full details!

    From the Press Release
    The horror-suspense feature Dark House, starring the iconic Tobin Bell (Saw), begins its day-and-date roll-out in March.

    On March 11 Cinedigm launches the film in North America across cable, VOD, Blu-ray Disc, and DVD. Paladin will release the movie in New York and Los Angeles on March 14 with additional markets to follow.

    Dark House, which follows the terrifying road trip of a young man in search of his dark past, is the freshman effort of LA-based Charles Agron Productions. The company, which expects to announce an international distribution deal in coming days, is also in early stages of pre-production on a second horror title, Monday at 11:01 AM.

    Dark House is directed by Victor Salva, a genre favorite whose two Jeepers Creepers films broke box office records and are seminal in the horror canon. Salva co-wrote the script with producer Charles Agron, based on a story by Agron.

    Headlining the cast is Tobin Bell. His portrayal of Jigsaw in the Saw franchise was called “brilliant and formidable” by the BBC and made him one of “the most acclaimed names in the world of horror” according to Bloody Disgusting. Up-and-coming young actor Luke Kleintank (“Pretty Little Liars,” 1000 to 1) stars along with Alex McKenna (“Crossing Jordan”, “Dallas”), Zack Ward (Postal), and multiple award-winner Lesley-Anne Down (“Upstairs/Downstairs”).

    Says Charles Agron, President of Charles Agron Productions, “It is so gratifying to see this film--which I first sat down to write four years ago--wind up with an iconic director and star, an ensemble of very exciting young actors, and a pair of distributors with deep experience in horror to bring Dark House to audiences.” In addition to producing the film and co-writing with Salva, Agron plays a lead role.

    Dark House is a thrilling and horrifying road trip, full of twists and brutal surprises--a suspenseful thriller about a young man and a chilling old house that has survived decades, awaiting the return of its prodigal son… a house that can escalate Nick’s gift to see death before it happens but holds within its walls the origins of a dark family legacy so horrible it may have already reached out to Nick’s unborn child.

    Synopsis
    When Nick Di Santo learns that his father is not only alive but can possibly reveal the origin of his son's dark gift, he sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion he thought only existed in his childhood imagination.

    Special Features
    - Behind-the-Scenes featurette

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    John Carpenter and Sandy King Open Their Asylum on Dread Central Live! Watch NOW!

    Dread Central - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:31

    The third episode of our live internet news/talk show Dread Central Live is here for your viewing pleasure, and it features none other than the one and only John Carpenter as well as his producing partner, Sandy King!

    We switched things up this episode as per your suggestions and have ditched the headlines for more topical discussion. Why? Because we listen and want to give you guys the show that you want. Keep those suggestions coming in, and we'll do our best to keep changing and shaping our program to suit you!

    Now then, on to the goods!

    Dread Central Live airs every Monday at 4PM PT / 7PM ET. Be sure to tune in.

    Dread Central Live is a live, half-hour news/information/talk show dedicated to covering all aspects of the horror genre.

    Hosts Staci Layne Wilson and "Gore Whore" Vanessa Gomez will guide viewers on a weekly journey of keeping current in horror via news updates, interviews with genre and mainstream stars and filmmakers, exclusive clips, trailer premieres, as well as exclusive coverage from set visits for horror feature films and TV shows in production. During the interview portions of the show, fans can submit questions via Twitter and Facebook, moderated by “Jill Kill” and asked on-air by Staci and Vanessa in real time. DC Editor-in-Chief Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton will also make regular appearances, giving his unique “bat’s eye view” perspective on the genre that has fueled a lifelong obsession with the macabre!

    Dread Central has ALWAYS been brought to you by fans for fans. We consider you guys our peers, and since we don't have - and have never had - a parent company behind us, we like to think that the site and everything it does belongs to you. That being said... starting NOW, tweet us @DreadCentral with your questions and comments, and we'll be answering everything that we can get to in REAL TIME.

    How does all this magic happen? Just be sure to use the hashtag #DreadLive when you tweet and post! You can also leave your questions and comments on the official Dread Central Facebook page.

    That's it! See you live and direct every Monday! For more information check out Dread Central Live on Daily Motion!

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    Toy Fair 2014: NECA Acquires License for Ripley

    Dread Central - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:13

    Today is a good day to be a fan of the Alien franchise. NECA Toys, the company responsible for much plastic-based Alien-themed badassery, has just made the announcement we as fans have been waiting for...

    As part of the 35th anniversary celebration of the groundbreaking Alien, NECA will release the first-ever action figures of main character Ellen Ripley that feature the likeness and approval of actress Sigourney Weaver, who was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for Aliens in 1987!

    Initial plans include a figure of Ripley in her Nostromo jumpsuit from the original 1979 film, to be followed later by a Ripley figure based on the 1986 movie Aliens, directed by James Cameron.

    Prototypes will debut later this summer at San Diego Comic-Con!

    The celebration will continue through the year, with a special 35th Anniversary figure appearing in each series of Alien 7″ action figures. Visitors to the booth got a rare peek at Series 3, scheduled for July; Series 4 is slated for autumn.

    NECA also revealed a spectacular summer treat for fans: two Deluxe 35th Anniversary releases, both completely in scale with the main action figure line. The massive “Alien Queen Ultra Deluxe Boxed Action Figure” will arrive in July, shortly before the release of the iconic “Power Loader” exoskeleton, which is famously used by Lt. Ripley to battle the Alien Queen in one of the most thrilling scenes in the 1987 movie.


    Word is out, we've got her & you're getting multiple figures. #tf14 pic.twitter.com/3KMuqTOV2y

    — NECA (@NECA_TOYS) February 18, 2014

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    Get a Sneak Peek of Being Human Episode 4.07 - Gallows Humor

    Dread Central - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:12

    Will Josh and Nora be able to overcome the events of last night's episode of "Being Human"? This sneak peek of the upcoming Episode 4.07, "Gallows Humor," focuses on other characters, but from the synopsis, it sounds like they'll be taking steps to repair the damage.

    "Being Human" stars Sam Witwer as vampire Aidan, Meaghan Rath as ghost (and witch) Sally, and Sam Huntington and Kristen Hager as werewolves Josh and Nora.

    "Being Human" Episode 4.07 - "Gallows Humor" (airs 2/24/14)
    Sally learns more than she bargained for after going to Donna (Amy Aquino) for help dealing with her latest loss.

    Aidan and Suzanna (Katharine Isabelle) find themselves face-to-face with the truth about their tumultuous past while Nora and Josh seek out an old friend who might be able to turn things around.

    For more info visit "Being Human" on Syfy.com, join the Syfy Google+ circle, "like" "Being Human" on Facebook, and follow "Being Human" on Twitter.




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    Toy Fair 2014: NECA Reveals 1994 Godzilla Figure

    Dread Central - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:05

    NECA has been absolutely killing it at Toy Fair these last couple of days, as they always do. Their latest unveiling couldn't have been timed any better, as it comes our way just in time for Godzilla's 60th anniversary and the impending American remake!

    Based on the 1994 film Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla, this 6" tall figure measures a whopping 12" from head to tail and features an impressive 30 points of articulation. It's the first in an upcoming line of classic Godzilla figures from the company, which will be followed by a Return of Godzilla figure.

    Godzilla 1994 is set to stomp its way onto toy shelves this coming July.

    You can also soon expect a Godzilla 2014 figure from NECA, though images of the rebooted beast have not yet been revealed.

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    There Be Monsters In This New Trailer For 'The Order: 1886'

    bloody disgusting - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 16:59

    Revealed at E3 last June, The Order: 1886 is a PlayStation 4 exclusive that aims to take us on a trip back in time to a 19th century London set in a reality that’s brimming with humans who can transform into monsters and an ancient order of warriors who combat them.

    It’s also strictly a single-player affair, so developer Ready At Dawn won’t need to split their focus on a multiplayer component. Read on for the trailer!

    The Order: 1886 is slated to release later this year on the PlayStation 4.

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    Brazilian Horrors Await in When I Was Alive (Quando Eu Era Vivo)

    Dread Central - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 16:59

    From the land of Coffin Joe comes Marco Dutra's When I Was Alive (Quando Eu Era Vivo), which promises horrors much more nightmare-inducing than a painful Brazilian wax. Check out the trailer for the flick, which is based on a novel by Lourenço Mutarelli!

    The film stars Marat Descartes, Antonio Fagundes, and Sandy Leah.

    Synopsis
    Junior is back to live with his family after he loses his job and gets separated from his wife. Upon arriving in the house that once was his home, he feels like a stranger and spends his days on the couch of the old Senior, brooding over the separation and his unemployment and dreaming of the young tenant, Bruna. After finding a few objects that belonged to his mother, Junior begins to want to know all about the history of the family and develops a strange obsession with the past, confusing delusion and reality.

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