Our 5 Most Disappointing Cancelled Horror Games!

bloody disgusting - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:02

A few weeks ago I took a look at the future of the horror genre, and some of the horror games that are worth being excited about. So it’s fitting that I follow that up with a retrospective, of sorts — a look at the genre’s not-so-bright past. Video games are expensive, and because publishers want a sure thing — a return on their investment and then some — some games, even promising ones, get tossed aside. I’ve collected five horror games that could have been great, had they seen a release.

Read on for my list of 5 of the most disappointing cancelled horror games!

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Vangough Release Video For 'Separation'

bloody disgusting - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:00

Oklahoma City progressive rockers Vangough have released an official music video for their track “Separation”, which comes from their 2013 album Between The Madness (purchase here). Directed by Will Thompson, the video mixes performance footage with atmosphere location shots and a couple, one of whom is wearing an animal mask, embracing passionately while covered in blood.

Vocalist/guitarist Clay Withrow comments, “We wanted to capture the energy of our live show, as well as the frenetic nature of the song. …we filmed it in an abandoned church down the street from our studio. Thinking back, it was a pretty dangerous location as the floors were almost entirely rotted out.

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Top 7 Supernatural Films that Haunt Us

Dread Central - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:00

Mike Flanagan wowed audiences with his feature directorial debut, Absentia, a few years back. Now he returns with an even creepier tale of supernatural terrors in Oculus (review). To celebrate the release of Oculus, we bring you a look at the Top Seven Supernatural Films that Haunt Us.

The funny thing about a really powerful supernatural movie, at least those that get wide theatrical releases, is they usually transcend the theater and become the talk of the nation for a while. And many of them even hang around our psyches for years and years to come.

We'll begin, as always, with our honorable mentions, and you'll see that many of them also took the country by storm. Low budget, found footage movies like Paranormal Activity and The Blair Witch Project were absolutely larger than life during their theatrical releases.

However, bigger films can also reach out and grab you. Poltergeist and The Conjuring certainly come to mind. Some other haunting projects that are worth an honorable mention are Stephen King's 1408, a tiny indie called I Am a Ghost which had an incredibly freaky finale, cult favorite Session 9 that did for asbestos removal what Psycho did for taxidermy, and the ultra-creepy, ambiance-laden The Orphanage.

As you'll see, this list contains some legendary horror heavyweights because once you really scare us, we don't soon forget. Here are the Top Seven Supernatural Films that Haunt Us.

The Amityville Horror (1979)
The Amityville Horror kicks off this list not because it was so frightening or because of the slew of sequels and remakes it inspired, but the fact that this is a truly horrific mystery. For those who need a quick refresher, The Amityville Horror is based on a book written by Jay Anson which claims to be the true-life experiences of George and Kathy Lutz and their family after moving into the home at 112 Ocean Avenue. Just 13 months before, Ronald DeFeo, Jr., had shot and killed six members of his family. Anson's book and the original film are a representation of what happened to the Lutz family during their 28-day stay in the home... or is it? There has always been tons of speculation as to just what is real and what is fraud in the Lutzes' story, making The Amityville Horror a supernatural mystery of the highest degree.

The Shining (1980)
As tales of hauntings go, perhaps no one spins a better yarn than the great Stephen King. It's no secret that King has no love for Stanley Kubrick's vision of his classic novel, but somewhere between King's conjuring of the tale and Kubrick's mad scientist filmmaking techniques (not to mention a once-in-a-lifetime performance by Jack Nicholson), a masterful cinematic haunting was born. It's been nearly 35 years since The Shining was released, and even longer since the novel hit the stands, and still today it still stands as one of the most unsettling films of all time. This is another example of a truly excellent haunting being embraced by our culture. Sure, on the surface, The Shining looks like a slasher film to the uninformed eye. But a look deeper within the walls of The Overlook Hotel shows a much more haunted and supernatural environment. Great party, isn't it?

The Omen (1976)
Oh, young Damien. So cute. So innocent looking. But looks can be quite deceiving as Gregory Peck and company found out in this legendary Antichrist film. This was the original bad kid movie. Sure The Good Son and Orphan and plenty of movies featuring bastardly ankle-biters would follow, but Damien is the name that, to this day, is playfully reserved for those seemingly uncontrollable children we see at restaurants and shopping malls. And it's within this frivolity that the true haunting exists. It's because The Omen was such a powerful film, and it conjured the most terrifying of thoughts amongst parents, that still today the name Damien retains that power and The Omen remains such a haunting film.

The Sixth Sense (1999)
Four little words ("…I see dead people…") and a twist ending that blew audiences out of their seats made The Sixth Sense an absolute phenomenon. With every rewatch of the movie, even already knowing the fantastic surprise ending, you can't help but get chills when young Haley Joel Osment utters that iconic line. Director M. Night Shyamalan became an overnight superstar as The Sixth Sense chilled viewers and, in an absolutely amazing climax, rocked audiences beyond belief. The Sixth Sense would go on to be an absolute box office juggernaut, as many truly frightening supernatural films do. And that's because it's a damn impressive movie that works. You see something you've missed before in every re-viewing and are still haunted every time you hear those four words.

The Ring (2002)
It's not often that we give credit to an American remake over the original film, but Gore Verbinski's reimagining of the Japanese Ring truly haunted American audiences who, for the most part, would have never made the effort to see the original movie so we can thank Verbinski for bringing a very nice retelling to the American public. That being said, Samara making her climb out of the television was indeed an iconic horror moment of the 2000's. The huge box office take and the fact that the mystery and eeriness of The Ring drew audiences in, and it continues to be a staple of horror, are a testament to the brilliant writing of the original movie and the quality adaptation of the American version. The Ring is one of the few times a foreign film has been redone and captivated and haunted domestic audiences so thoroughly.

The Exorcist (1973)
Haunting?! Sweet Jesus H. Christ, when you say "haunting supernatural movie," could there be another? Believe us when we say we do try to keep The Exorcist off these lists, but it fits so well on so many of them. If you want to talk about supernatural movies that still, over 40 years later, haunt us, then look no further than The Exorcist. Sure, we all still go back and give it a viewing once a year or so, but it's still with great trepidation that we press that "Play" button and expose ourselves to the horrors we know we're about to experience. The Exorcist hasn't lost a step in four decades. It's as effective today as it was when it opened in theaters the day after Christmas in 1973 (how fucking festive). It is indeed the one true haunting that we cannot seem to shake. Pazuzu dug his claws into us, and it doesn't seem like we'll ever get them out.

Carrie (1976)
They keep trying to recapture that moment, that Carrie moment, but it just cannot be recreated. No offense to the beloved Angela Bettis (who is one of horror's most amazing assets) or Chloe Grace Moretz, but it can't be done. There was something magical between Sissy Spacek and director Brian De Palma in that original imagining of Stephen King's novel. In fact, Carrie was the first of over 100 television and movie projects based on or adapted from King's writings. So you know there was something incredibly special going on here. Carrie was the original tortured student. She was "Jeremy" as Pearl Jam sang of him. She was all the unfortunate friendless, directionless, antagonized souls we see lashing out at society today. Carrie is absolutely more pertinent now than it was when King wrote it or when the film was released. Indeed, this is an instance of foreshadowing that no one could have expected. Perhaps, with all that our society has become, Carrie haunts us more today than anything.

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Ennio Morricone's 'Danger: Diabolik' Score Available For Download

bloody disgusting - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 09:00

While not exactly horror related, this post has a lot of horror connections. The rather difficult to find and own soundtrack for the 1968 Italian-French action film Danger: Diabolik, which was composed by Ennio Morricone (The Thing, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, Exorcist II: The Heretic) is now available for download. Directed by Mario Bava (Black Sunday, A Bay Of Blood, Baron Blood), the film is about criminal named Diabolik who plans a heist for his girlfriend only to be pursued by a gangster, hired by the police.

The music can be downloaded via Amazon.


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[BD Review] 'Camp Dread' Blows Its Fun Premise

bloody disgusting - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 08:16

Here’s a cool little flick that takes an interesting approach to the camp slasher but tanks in the end. Harrison Smith’s Camp Dread has a solid premise backed up by wickedly menacing performance from the great Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight). The rest of the characters are really weak, sadly, which drags the film way down for the bulk of its running time.

Eric Roberts stars as Julian Barrett, the director of the cult “Summer Camp” trilogy from the ’80s. His career took a dive in the toilet when word of his negligence in regards to his cast’s safety got out, which led to him being blacklisted by the studios. To resurrect his career, he stages an elaborate reality game show hoax. Under the guise of a rehabilitation program, 10 troubled kids are brought to the summer camp where Barrett’s trilogy was filmed. Cameras are set up all over the place (including inside their private cabins) and if every single kid makes it through the challenges, a million dollars will be rewarded.

Barrett is full of shit, however. He’s really filming this experiment as a “Summer Camp” remake or reboot or whatever. While the 10 campers go for each other’s throats, endure “challenges,” and rub lotions on their ultra fit bodies, Barrett sneers in his control room as visions of dollar signs dance in his head. Eric Roberts (who recently had a terrific one-episode stint on Justified) plays such a good bastard. Barrett is a cocky prick and Roberts really has fun with the role. He’s easily the most interesting character in the film to watch. I didn’t root for him or anything, he’s just such a good actor.

The reality show experiment thing goes along swimmingly for a couple days or so. The kids play that American Gladiators q-tip fight game on a dock and get in some volleyball before they start being picked off one by one. None of the kids are all that interesting though, so I didn’t really care. Out of the 10, only two of them have any depth. There’s Adrienne (Nicole Cinaglia), an insular, meek girl who killed her brother after he raped her for a year and this burly guy who left the armed forces after his brother died. Both of their brothers died under entirely different circumstances, so they manage to gravitate towards each other through some cosmic force. Or just because everyone else is getting killed.

The weakest character is the goth girl, who happens to be a huge fan of the “Summer Camp” series. During the scene where a “therapist” (Sleepaway Camp‘s Felissa Rose) reads aloud all the shit the kids did to get in trouble, she’s got nothing on the little miss goth. Smiling, the girl draws attention to her black lipstick, black gloves, black tights, and goes “A picture’s worth a thousand words.” Like everyone who dresses like an asshole is inherently trouble or something. Maybe we’re supposed to figure she got busted for shoplifting some studded wristbands from Hot Topic, I dunno.

Camp Dread goes through the beats of a typical slasher, but what’s interesting is that Barrett’s true intentions remain cloudy throughout all the impaling and throat gashing. Does this prick expect to sell this as a “Summer Camp” reboot when kids are dying for real on camera? Does he even know they’re really dying? Who put up the million dollar prize money? All this shit keeps you guessing until the final minutes. Unfortunately, I didn’t find the 88 minutes leading up the revelations to be all that interesting or entertaining. Eric Roberts is the only engaging presence, but all of the parts with the kids were flat in tone (I keep saying “kids” but they all look like they’re in their late 20s).

While I dug the premise a lot, Camp Dread blew it on its lousy characters. Roberts is great (as always), but those damn kids were nothing more than stock characters and I didn’t care if they all got killed. Murder the lot of them and serve their guts in the mess hall, it doesn’t make any difference. I think it’s worth checking out as a rental though. It’s an amusing take on the genre, just don’t expect to be blown away or anything and you’ll probably have fun.

Camp Dread hits DVD April 15.

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[Indie Horror Spotlight] A Return To One Of The Creepiest Horror Games Of 2013

bloody disgusting - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 15:14

Kraven Manor is easily one of the more unnerving indie horror games I played last year. I barely survived its long abandoned halls and the creaking, bronze horror that lurks within. Unfortunately, the quality of my original playthrough isn’t great, so I figured I’d return to it, reluctantly, for a playthrough that does this wonderfully creepy game justice.

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There Is Someone Behind You In This 'Daylight' Trailer

bloody disgusting - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 14:46

The only thing that could make this trailer any creepier is if it was backed by The Vogues’ ‘Turn Around, Look At Me’. That song was always a little unsettling to me, and it fits with the theme of Daylight’s latest trailer, in which our hero is stalked by some…thing.

Daylight was recently delayed to the end of the month in order to make it scarier. I think that’s a solid reason to delay a game, wouldn’t you agree? If you need something to keep you busy until then, I suggest you watch this new trailer and chase it with this list of upcoming horror games you should start getting excited about.

Daylight arrives on PC and PS4 on April 29th.

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Gremlins Reboot Getting Fed After Midnight

Dread Central - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 21:52

Some quick Gremlins news is coming in for your weekend enjoyment as Ain't it Cool News is reporting that Warner Bros. Pictures is moving quickly on rebooting Joe Dante’s Steven Spielberg-produced flick. Given that we've been talking about this for years, we're not so surprised.

In Dante’s 1984 film, a boy (Zach Galligan) inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. The film spawned a sequel, the 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch, in which Gremlins take total control over the building of a media mogul.

The two films have grossed more than $190M worldwide. A sequel or a reboot has always seemed inevitable.

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Stage Fright Clip Arrives to Nail You

Dread Central - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 21:43

On tap right now is the first clip from Jerome Sable's slasher musical Stage Fright, and as expected, it's a gory blast of blood-soaked fun. Check it out on VOD right now, if only for Meat Loaf. Who could possibly resist Meat Loaf? We'll just ignore his horrid singing during the election.

Magnet will release the film in its Ultra VOD program, launching it on iTunes and On Demand on April 3rd and following with a theatrical release on May 9th.

Minnie Driver, Meat Loaf, Allie MacDonald, Douglas Smith, Kent Nolan, Brandon Uranowitz, Ephraim Ellis, Melanie Leishman, James McGowan, Steffi DiDomenicantonio, Ryan Bobkin, Leanne Miller, and Adrianna Di Liello star.

Stage Fright tells the story of a posh musical theater camp terrorized by a killer who hates musicals. Driver plays Kylie Swanson, a haunted star of the Broadway stage and mother of two siblings who find themselves at the center of the unfolding horror at the camp. Meat Loaf plays Roger McCall, a slumming Broadway producer-turned-camp director.







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After Your Weekend Watch This Trailer

Dread Central - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 21:37

Matchbox Films today announced the UK DVD release of Ryan Smith’s sci-fi thriller After (review) starring Karolina Wydra (“True Blood”) and Steven Strait (10,000 Years BC) with a street date of May 26th.

The Canadian release is scheduled for May 13th through Mongrel Media with US distribution penciled for July.

Synopsis
In this ‘Twilight Zone’-esque tale of the afterlife, two bus crash survivors wake from a coma to discover that they are the only inhabitants of a small American town. Scarier still, a monstrous cloud is swallowing the area, closing in on them slowly but surely. Are they dead, in an alternate dimension, or is it all a dream? As the couple scavenge houses and attempt to find a way out, they soon learn that they are not alone. Inside the mist are ravenous creatures hell-bent on preventing their escape.

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New 3-Minute Look at Godzilla Home to Monster Action

Dread Central - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 21:30

Are you ready for 3 minutes of the upcoming Godzilla flick that are rife with monster action? Of course you are, and that's exactly what you're gonna get with this international sneak peek! Dig it!

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.

Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Aaron Johnson, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, Richard T. Jones, Sally Hawkins, Akira Takarada, Victor Rasuk, Yuki Morita, and C.J. Adams star.

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.

Visit the official Godzilla website here.







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New Afflicted Poster Gets Really Close

Dread Central - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 21:28

Another alternate poster is here in promotion of the first feature film from Derek Lee and Clif Prowse, Afflicted (review). Do yourselves a favor, kids, head over to your cable box and order this one NOW! Dig it!

CBS Films will release Afflicted in theaters and on various VOD. Look for it on iTunes, Amazon, VUDU, Google Play, Cable On Demand, Playstation, and Xbox.

The film stars Lee, Prowse, and Baya Rehaz.

Synopsis
This terrifying horror thriller follows two best friends who set out on the trip of a lifetime around the world. Their journey, documented every step of the way, soon takes a dark and unexpected turn after an encounter with a beautiful woman in Paris leaves one of them mysteriously afflicted.

Learn more over on the official Afflicted website!

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New 'Stage Fright' Clip Nails It...

bloody disgusting - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 17:38

Enjoy this pun-fueled clip from Jerome Sable’s musical horror comedy Stage Fright, now available on iTunes and On Demand, following with a theatrical release on May 9.

The clip features the film’s kabuki killer taking a stab at some murder, after pumping someone full of nails. If only the movie were actually this fun. Sigh…

Described as Scream meets “Glee,” “Starry-eyed teenager Camilla Swanson wants to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a Broadway diva, but she’s stuck working in the kitchen of a snobby performing arts camp. Determined to change her destiny, she sneaks in to audition for the summer showcase and lands a lead role in the play, but just as rehearsals begin, blood starts to spill, and Camilla soon finds herself terrified by the horror of musical theatre.

Fright is the feature film debut of writer-director Jerome Sable, director of the absolutely hilarious, award-winning short, “The Legend of Beaver Dam.” Allie MacDonald and Douglas Smith star with Minnie Driver and Meat Loaf.

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Extended 'Godzilla' Trailer Reveals Kaiju Monsters!

bloody disgusting - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 16:24

Warner Bros. created an earthquake Saturday afternoon releasing this brand new extended trailer for Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla.

The trailer begins emotional, with Bryan Cranston’s character revealing to Aaron Johnson that he did everything he could to save his wife during a nuclear disaster. Then, things go insane with tidal waves and warfare that leads into the above first ever look at what could be the kaiju monster Muto! It also appears that, in inspecting closely, there are more than one kaiju! You tell us…

Also starring Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, Richard T. Jones, Sally Hawkins, Akira Takarada, Victor Rasuk, Yuki Morita and C.J. Adams, this spectacular adventure, in theaters May 16, 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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Warner Bros. Eats After Midnight, Reboots 'Gremlins'

bloody disgusting - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 15:53

In an article over at Aint it Cool News discussing a second Goonies, they tease that Warner Bros. Pictures is moving quickly on rebooting Joe Dante’s Steven Spielberg-produced Gremlins, which doesn’t come as much of a shocker considering it has been in the pipeline for years. Frankly, I just wanna see the little misfits back on the big screen one more time.

In Dante’s ’84 film, a boy (Zach Galligan) inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet, and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. The film spawned a sequel, the 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch, in which Gremlins take total control over the building of a media mogul.

The two films have grossed more than $190M worldwide.

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[BD Review] 'Jinn' Offers Up Well-Crafted Silliness; Ray Park Kicks Ass!

bloody disgusting - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 15:46

When I first saw a commercials for Jinn, I thought that Tobe Hooper’s long-shelved film was getting a U.S. release and the “D” was dropped from the title for some reason. Maybe “Djinn” didn’t test well with the kids or something so they changed the name to Jinn. But Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad’s Jinn is a different movie and, bear with me guys, it’s pretty fucking cool. I know the marketing looks whack and it’s never a good sign when there are no advanced screenings, but it turned out to be the perfect Friday night flick.

Jinn vibes like a big budget episode of Supernatural or a fan film made by a rich kid. It’s absolutely ridiculous in parts, overly melodramatic in others, and it sets the depiction of women in film back a few decades, but if you’re in the mood for some well-crafted silliness, consider watching Jinn (preferably while drinking gin, which will elevate the experience, I’m sure).

The film’s wickedly moody prologue features a hunky warrior monk guy tracking down a stinky old jinn in 1901 India. As the folklore goes, the jinn were created at the same time as human beings, but they grew jealous that God favored mankind, so they vow to destroy the world (I think). The warrior monk fights this evil jinn, that looks like a skinny version of the Uruk-hai from Lord of the Rings, but with moves like Dhaslim from Street Fighter II. He vows to slaughter each generation of the monk’s offspring, which seems excessive because once one offspring is killed, wouldn’t that end the bloodline? But hey, I’m not a jinn. I don’t know how these bastards think.

The film then jumps to present day Ann Arbor, Michigan. Shawn (Dominic Rains) is a descendant of the warrior monk, though he’s completely clueless to his jinn-slaying heritage. He works as a graphic designer, with a focus on comic book characters, I think. It’s never really explained, except for a crazy fast car he designed called the “Firebreather.” It turns out to be crucial later in the film because it can outrun a jinn. People think they’re hot shit when their Camaro or supercharged Range Rover can smoke a cop car, but try pacing a jinn, bro.

His wife Jasmine (Serinda Swan) is really gorgeous, but an awful representation for women. In only a couple minutes on screen, she manages to burn dinner, then tell Shawn it’s okay if he wants to screw another woman because she can’t have babies. Being a ride or die chick is one thing, but cool off for a second, Jasmine. For the rest of the film, she’s useless while Shawn does his jinn slaying thing.

Ahmad establishes a fairly interesting creation mythology, but brushes it aside for a run-of-the-mill “you are the chosen one, here’s a magic dagger, let Ray Park protect you” kinda thing. It’s the same shit we’ve seen before, but Jinn offers it up in a glossy package with fine cinematography and some wicked fun set pieces. Park (better known as Darth Maul) plays Gabriel, an kung-fu angel who gets to throw down in one of the most absurd fight sequences I’ve seen in a long time. He rumbles with like 50 patients at a sanitarium and it all goes down in slow motion with orbs of light surrounding him. It resembles a special move from a Capcom fighting game. I loved it.

The movie’s budgetary constraints are apparent in nearly every frame, but I kinda dug what Ahmad was able to pull off regardless. The folklore suggests that the jinn are a global threat, yet the film is condensed to this small town, giving the film a Stephen King feel. Shawn’s story is a standard superhero origin one, though he only gets to kick ass really once.

I’m really not sure how serious we’re supposed to take this movie. All I know is I had a good fucking time watching it. There’s a jinn vs. car chase, Ray Park doing some magic martial arts shit, mystical daggers, fire men, a booming original score, and it’s paced at breakneck speed. Give it a shot before you roll your eyes at me, Professor Highbrow.

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UK Trailer Heads to the 'After' Life

bloody disgusting - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 15:45

Matchbox Films have announced the UK DVD release of Ryan Smith’s award winning sci-fi thriller After starring Karolina Wydra (“True Blood”) and Steven Strait (10,000 Years BC) with a street date of May 26.

In this ‘Twilight Zone’-esque tale of the afterlife, two bus crash survivors wake from a coma to discover that they are the only inhabitants of a small American town. Scarier still, a monstrous cloud is swallowing the area, closing in on them slowly but surely. Are they dead? In an alternate dimension or is it all a dream? As the couple scavenge houses and attempt to find a way out, they soon learn that they are not alone. Inside the mist are ravenous creatures hell bent on preventing their escape.

After received its UK premiere at FrightFest and London Sci-Fi Film Festival before traveling the world festival circuit where it picked up several awards including Best Special Effects at Fancine Malaga. The Canadian release is scheduled for May 13th through Mongrel Media with US distribution penciled for July.

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'Afflicted' New Alternate Poster

bloody disgusting - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 15:38

Now in limited theaters and on VOD platforms via CBS Films is Clif Prowse and Derek Lee’s Afflicted (read our review), which looks like a cross between V/H/S and Chronicle.

We now have another alternate poster for the pic starring Clif Prowse, Derek Lee, Edo Van Breemen, Zachary Gray and Baya Rehaz.

This terrifying horror thriller follows two best friends who set out on the trip of a lifetime around the world. Their journey, documented every step of the way, soon takes a dark and unexpected turn after an encounter with a beautiful woman in Paris leaves one of them mysteriously afflicted.

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Enjoy a Pair of Behind-the-Scenes Looks at Bates Motel Season 2

Dread Central - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 15:35

Season 2 of "Bates Motel" has surpassed the first season in every way, especially in terms of the cast's performances, and one of these two featurettes for the show focuses on Nicola Peltz's Bradley in a new "Anatomy of a Scene" from A&E.

Go behind-the-scenes of the intense moment in the S2 premiere when Bradley shot Gil as the writers, directors, and cast discuss how they pulled off the character's violent demise.

b>Related Story: Take the "Plunge" with a Pair of Images from "Bates Motel" Ep. 2.06; Go Inside Ep. 2.05 - "The Escape Artist"

Next take a look at the production design of "Bates Motel" to learn how the crew members keep the legacy of the original film alive while giving the show its own feel.




"Bates Motel" Episode 2.06 - "Plunge" (airs 4/7/14)
Dylan (Max Thieriot) is asked to take control of a volatile situation. A secret spreads, threatening Norma (Vera Farmiga) and Norman's (Freddie Highmore) relationship.

Meanwhile, Emma (Olivia Cooke) finds herself in a very dangerous situation. Michael Vartan, Kathleen Robertson, Paloma Kwiatkowski, Michael O’Neill, Keenan Tracey, and Rebecca Creskoff guest star.

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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[TV] Next On "Hannibal": Promo for Episode 2.7, “Yakimono”

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In next week’s “Hannibal”, out of the asylum, Will is unbound and determined to exact justice on Hannibal.

You can watch the promo below for Episode 2.7, “Yakimono,” which airs next Friday on NBC.

In the episode, “When Miriam Lass is found alive, evidence at her rescue site exonerates Will; Dr. Chilton (Raúl Esparza) tries to confide in Jack but is rebuffed.

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