Review: “The Life After” #2

bloody disgusting - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:33

Spoilers: Lost the TV show was about Purgatory. There. Now you know. “The Life After” #2 goes head first into this story and tells readers this IS Purgatory. Get used to it. Who is in this middle ground for the souls? You wouldn’t believe me. I can hardly believe it and I read the book! Read on and see what is going on in this original new series from Oni Press.

WRITTEN BY: Joshua Hale Fialkov

ART and COLORING BY: Gabo

PUBLISHER: Oni Press, Inc.

PRICE: $3.99

RELEASE: 20 August 2014

Reviewed By Your Friendly Neighborhood Brady

If everyone around had committed something as tragic as suicide, would it lose its impact? Does it feel like prison if everyone is trapped together? Writer Joshua Hale Fialkov seems to give off that mood in this new series. Apparently even dogs can kill themselves and be trapped in limbo for it. It’s a fascinating idea on exploring this realm. I don’t know if it’s been explored before but this series is off to a very intriguing start. Regular guy Jude gets saved multiple times from multiple horrors by literary legend Ernest Hemingway. Yep. This book has all kinds of curve balls like everywhere.

Artist Gabo makes people killing themselves a very pedestrian thing in this middle world. Folks keep offing themselves in front of our lead characters. It looks odd which I think is the effect the creators are going for. Jude’s ability to help souls move on looks to be a major point to explore as the series progresses. Gabo’s mix of regular and surreal is a major help to such an ambitious story.

All of that plus the hook of “The complete history of creation in three pages!” has me intrigued enough to keep reading. This book is so out there, it’s worth your attention to see where it leads to next. Demons, aliens, dogs, management and upper management look to be interesting oddities to see in the coming months. Get into this book now and be ahead of the cool curve for once.

 

 

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Film4 FrightFest 2014: Digging Up the Marrow Gets Exclusive Poster for Attendees

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:27

Playing as part of this years Film4 FrightFest is Adam Green's latest directorial feature film, Digging Up the Marrow, and if you're gonna be there, you'll have a chance to score yourself an exclusive poster for the flick!

"ONLY those attending the screening will get these exclusive posters as only enough were made for the number of seats in the cinema," says Green. "This is the first poster in a 4-part variant series leading up to the official theatrical one-sheet and release details. All coming soon."

Green also stars in the documentary film, which he made with artist Alex Pardee along with Ray Wise, Tom Holland, Kane Hodder, Mick Garris, and a host of other familiar faces. In Digging Up the Marrow an exploration of genre-based monster art takes an odd turn when the filmmakers are contacted by a man who claims he can prove that monsters are indeed real.

Check out the one-sheet below courtesy of Bloody Disgusting.

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See a Preview of Teen Wolf's Special Sunday Night Episode 4.10 - Monstrous

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:23

"Teen Wolf" Season 4 has just three episodes remaining, and we can't wait to see how things end up. But first we have a special Sunday night episode ahead, #4.10, entitled "Monstrous," which is airing before MTV's 2014 VMA's.

Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, and Holland Roden star along with new regulars Arden Cho, Shelley Hennig, and Ryan Kelley as Deputy Parrish. Season 4 also features the return of Jill Wagner as Kate Argent, JR Bourne as Chris Argent, and Ian Bohen as Peter Hale.

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"Teen Wolf" Episode 4.10 - "Monstrous" (airs 8/24/14)
Scott and Kira must protect Satomi's pack from assassins. Stiles and Malia learn the origins of The Dead Pool.

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It's Storytime With The Babadook!

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:57

I'm not sure if we like The Babadook (review) because it's a kick-ass horror flick or we just like saying the words, The Babadook. Either way, here's a new clip!

Look for the critically acclaimed spookshow Stateside on November 28th and in the UK on October 24. First, however, The Babadook will have its UK premiere at Film4 FrightFest on August 23rd at Vue West End in London’s Leicester Square.

Written and directed by Jennifer Kent, the film stars Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney, Barbara West, and Ben Winspear.

Synopsis
Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her ‘out of control’ 6-year-old, Samuel (Wiseman), a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called ‘The Babadook’ turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that the Babadook is the creature he’s been dreaming about. His hallucinations spiral out of control; he becomes more unpredictable and violent. Amelia, genuinely frightened by her son’s behavior, is forced to medicate him. But when Amelia begins to see glimpses of a sinister presence all around her, it slowly dawns on her that the thing Samuel has been warning her about may be real.




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For Services Rendered Here are Some Stills and a Preview of The Strain Episode 1.07

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:44

Now that we've gotten confirmation "The Strain" has been renewed for a second season, it's time to look ahead to Sunday night's Episode 1.07, entitled "For Services Rendered," via some stills and a preview.

Want even more? Then check out an inside look at Bolivar... He’s transforming more than just rock music! In the video below the preview, the cast and crew of "The Strain" explore the changes within him.

The ensemble cast of "The Strain" is comprised of Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomez, and David Bradley.

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"The Strain" Episode 1.07 - "For Services Rendered" (airs 8/24/14, 10PM)
Setrakian, Eph, and Nora (Bradley, Stoll, Maestro) formulate a plan to track down the Master using Jim (Astin) as bait. Eichhorst (Sammel) and Setrakian's pasts are revealed.

At the Luss home, Neeva (Kim Roberts) struggles to protect the children while encountering a mysterious stranger whose help she may not want. Directed by Charlotte Sieling.

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Navajo Vampire Novels Bring a Second Sunrise to the Big Screen

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:25

If there's any silver lining to the Twilight phenomenon, it's that it paved the way for better vampire stories to sink their teeth into screens both big and small, and yet another one is soon headed our way. Read on, fangbangers!

Variety reports that The Romero Company has acquired movie rights to Navajo vampire story Second Sunrise, based on the first of four novels in the David and Aimee Thurlo-penned Lee Nez series.

The story, set in New Mexico, brings a Navajo vampire and a no-nonsense FBI agent together to battle shapeshifters and stop a power-mad Nazi.

Eddie Spears (pictured; "Hell on Wheels"), Sage Galesi, Balthazar Getty ("Brothers & Sisters"), and A. Martinez are currently attached to star. Joanelle Romero will direct from a script by Carolyn Dunn and E.C. Galesi. She will produce for Red Nation Films along with Rosemary Parks.

The film is being developed as a franchise starter with the follow-up novels Pale Death, Blood Retribution and Surrogate Evil set for future adaptations.

More on this one as we learn it.

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Review: “Delinquents” #1

bloody disgusting - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:23

I have heard nothing but good things about Valiant’s re-launch that started a few years ago. As far as I can tell, this is one tight, proficient comic universe they are building. “The Delinquents” #1 shows off the lighter and off the wall side of what goes on with some of the would-be heroes inhabiting said universe. I like what I see here.

 

WRITTEN BY: James Asmus and Fred Van Lente

ART BY: Kano

PUBLISHER: Valiant Entertainment

PRICE: $3.99

RELEASE: 20 August 2014

Reviewed By Your Friendly Neighborhood Brady

I only know these characters through the gorgeous covers I’ve randomly seen now and back in the oh-so-shiny 1990s. I was too brain-washed by the ‘Big Two’ back then to really try anything else. After reading this first issue, I have one more regret to add to my wasted youth. Thankfully, I can get on board now.

This tale teases readers with all kinds of goodies: Hobo’s buried lost treasures, hobo language 101 (never know when that could come in handy), Mr. Meat, blown-up cars with princesses in them …and that’s just in the first few pages! Writers James Asmus and Fred Van Lente have a madcap buddy tale to tell here and they look to have a lot of merriment for all.

The art by Kano is gritty and dirty and hilarious…just like our heroes herein. Archer and Armstrong remind me of Van Lente’s epically great Incredible Hercules run. Quantum and Woody are the bastard children of Power Man and Iron Fistno is willing to admit to having. All of this looks great thanks to the capable and versatile art style of the underrated Kano. None of these characters are going to play nice together and readers will enjoy the fallout in action and snappy paneling and design.

I realize that the other Valiant books look more intense and action packed than “The Delinquents” #1. That Armor Hunterscross-over looks pretty cool. However, I think that’s the point. This book is where goofballs with powers do stuff and joviality and mirth ensue. The variant covers alone that combine to make a game board are a genius move itself. I have never liked the variant cover thing but THIS makes me want to actually buy them to play the game. If the cover can do that, I have no doubt the creators behind that and this story will deliver the goods here.

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A Monster Calls Toby Kebbell

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:16

On tap for you today is the latest bit of casting news for Juan Antonio Bayona's next film, A Monster Calls, which is already loaded up with star power. Read on to find out to whom the titular monster has just placed a call!

Per Variety, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and The Fantastic Four star Toby Kebbell is in negotiations to join Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver, and Liam Neeson in the film, a feature adaptation of Patrick Ness’ award-winning children's fantasy novel.

Look for it in US theatres via River Road Entertainment, Participant Media, Lionsgate International, and Focus Features on October 14, 2016. It will be distributed by Universal Pictures International for its theatrical and home entertainment release in Spain and Lionsgate International throughout the rest of the world.

Produced by Belen Atienza (Pan’s Labyrinth, The Orphanage), A Monster Calls is a visually spectacular drama about a young boy who attempts to deal with his mother’s illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that deal with courage, loss, and faith.

Weaver will play the boy’s grandmother. Jones is on board as the mother, while Neeson is playing the monster.

Ness wrote the novel based on an original idea by the late Siobhan Dowd, and he and illustrator Jim Kay won Britain’s prestigious Carnegie Medal and Greenaway Medal in 2012, presented to the year’s best children’s literature in the UK. Ness is adapting the screenplay from his novel.

More on this one as it comes.

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Review: “Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 10″ #6

bloody disgusting - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:15

Christos Gage returns with “Fray” artist, Karl Moline, to deliver an appetizing filler chapter that contributes nicely to the larger tapestry of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10”. Pick up “I Wish” Part One today, and hit the jump to read our review!

WRITTEN BY: Christos Gage

ART BY: Karl Moline, Cliff Richards

PUBLISHER: Dark Horse Comics

PRICE: $3.50

RELEASE: August 20, 2014

Reviewed By: ShadowJayd

 

In the months leading up to the initial release of “Buffy Season 10”, Dark Horse Comics had been proclaiming that the series would be “going back to the basics”. While the first arc effectively demonstrated just that, this latest installment hammers the point home. Not only does the narrative employ the Monster of the Week Month trope in a way that it relates to an overarching series theme, but the theme itself is also reminiscent of Buffy’s early struggles in Season One.

This is not another story about slaying vampires and demons; this is a tale about responsibility and accepting reality. Things have been pretty chaotic since the new rules of magic altered the supernatural status quo, and now Buffy (as self-deprecating as she may be sometimes) has to trust herself, as well as her friends, to make sure things don’t get any worse.

The risks involved in handling the VAMPYR book seem to be as limitless as the directions in which this season can potentially take us, and this leads to a slightly different kind of storytelling from Gage. He manages to be surprisingly direct, yet inconclusive enough to keep readers guessing about the future of the series. There are no subtleties to be untangled in the script, as the characters’ feelings, narrative themes, and story developments are laid out pretty clearly on paper. The book reads like a breeze as it tries to speed to the next arc, and while not necessarily a good thing, it’s almost understandable considering the filler nature of the issue.

“I Wish” Part One begins with the Scoobies revaluating their living arrangements, and lamenting over financial woes. It’s a dilemma that speaks to the real life challenges of residing in San Francisco, where the cost of living is obscenely high. While seeking Detective Dowling’s help concerning pre-teen Giles’ inaccessible funds, a supernatural case is thrown their way that might just be the answer to their housing problems. A haunted apartment building at the centre of 25 missing child cases needs exorcizing. If the gang help, the landlady will offer them cheap rent in return. Simple enough… only nothing is ever simple in the Buffyverse. As they attempt to battle the demon in the building, they’re thrust into an alternate reality that they wished they’d had growing up. The Scoobies have to find a way to reject the fake reality in order to make it back home.

What’s interesting about this alternate universe is that time and geography is of no relevance there. They are still able to interact with each other even though Spike’s reality takes him back more than a century; Giles, nearly five decades, and the others, only as far back as their teenage years. Gage creates a very unique hell dimension that spans generations, using the innermost hopes and desires of each character against them. A few of their personal wishes feel repetitive at times, as they touch upon already explored fantasies, but there’s a sense of intimacy and connectedness that, not only ties the readers to the characters, but ties the issue up quite nicely. as well.

Taking over for Rebekah Isaacs on pencils is Karl Moline (Cliff Richards also credited). While extremely talented, his style is not generally effective when attempting to capture the likeness of the series actors. The fact that his 18th century William looks like True Blood’s Bill Compton, is evidence enough. But that’s not to say his artistic talents aren’t appreciated. In fact, he depicts the widely-varying range of despondency that pre-teen Giles is going through so flawlessly, readers will find it difficult not to feel the same as the story unfolds. Buffy’s fake reality also stands out in execution, as both Gage and Moline manage to personally evoke flashbacks to “Normal Again” (6×17). Other than that, the artwork definitely suffers.

Overall, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10” #6 is a decent installment, seemingly intended to bridge the gap between the first and second arcs. If the final page is any indication, expect more significant plot development in the following issues.

Reviewer: ShadowJayd, known everywhere else as Farah Jayden Hakkak, has been a staff writer for Bloody-Disgusting since July 2012. You can find her on Twitter, or passed out by the dirt road behind Wendy’s.

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Adam Green’s ‘Digging Up the Marrow’ Proves Monsters Are Real! (Exclusive)

bloody disgusting - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:09

Attending the World Premiere of Adam Green’s Digging Up the Marrow at the Film4 Frighfest in London this Saturday night?

Every fan who attends the premiere will be landing the below 11 X 17 poster that is exclusive for Film4 Frightfest, and also exclusively being shared online by Bloody-Disgusting. This is the first in a series of 4 variant one-sheets leading up to the official poster and release details.

Green, best known for Hatchet, Frozen and “Holliston”, will be on hand signing the posters following the screening, which takes place at 8:45pm in Leicester Square, London.

Green also stars with Ray Wise, Tom Holland, Kane Hodder and Mick Garris in this documentary (also by artist Alex Pardee) exploring genre based monster art takes an odd turn when the filmmakers are contacted by a man who claims he can prove that monsters are indeed real.

Here’s our exclusive poster debut!

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5 Skull Review: “The Fade Out” #1

bloody disgusting - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:05

The Brubaker/Phillips train just keep right on rolling with issue #1 of “The Fade Out” – a 40’s era film industry noir that epitomizes and defines the genre in equal measure.  For the uninitiated: Brubaker and Phillips have been writing crime books together for 15 years and have never once put out anything that wasn’t exceptional in every way.  If you missed their last book “Fatale”, or if you have any interest in hard-boiled fiction, get on this book immediately.  These guys are masters of their craft.

 

WRITTEN BY: Ed Brubaker
ART BY: Sean Phillips

PUBLISHER: Image
PRICE: $3.50

RELEASE: August 20, 2014

Reviewed By Epic Switzer

I can’t believe Brubaker is finally telling this story.  As the go-to-guys for crime/noir in comics it is hard to believe this is their first trip into “Hollywoodland” territory.

“The Fade Out” begins with a familiar premise reminiscent of “The Black Dahlia”: a promising young actress has been murdered at a film star’s party.  I remark upon the familiarity not to admonish the book or dispute its originality, because noir relies upon the readers understanding of its tropes and conventions and the narrative familiarity is what establishes the foundation for the intricate series of events that are sure to transpire.

It is said by some that noir is more of a style than a genre, and from this perspective we can see how expertly Brubaker and Phillips control the noir aesthetics to draw us in with a familiar premise; invocative of “Sunset Boulevard”, “Mulholland Drive”, and so many others.  However, if you know anything about this team of evil geniuses and their knack for genre bending and expectation advertising, you know to expect something really incredible.

I tend to look at new books with a simple rubric: new = good.  What I love the most about reading image books is that they are consistently packed with fresh ideas and new stories.  “The Fade Out”, on the other hand is not something entirely unique, but instead what it is is a perfectly crafted genre piece from the guys who can do it the very best.

Brubaker’s words are poetry.  His concise narration complements the tight constricted frames that Phillips arranges so beautifully.  If you want to introduce someone to film noir, you show them “Maltese Falcon”.  If you want to introduce someone to noir comics, you show them “The Fade Out”, and there ain’t nothing wrong with that.

This may not strike you as a wholly original kind of comic book, but it is perfectly constructed in genre, style, and tone.  Read “The Fade Out” and appreciate it as a perfect book that will eventually become a perfect series.

Editors Note: 

I don’t usually throw my two cents into reviews, but I can’t help but entirely echo the above sentiments about this book. It’s a perfectly crafted genre piece that fills a void you didn’t even know was empty. Holy shit guys, the Brubaker and Phillips train just keeps gaining speed.

Epic Switzer AKA Eric is an aspiring filmmaker and screenplay writer living in Los Angeles.  His work tends to focus on the lighter side of entropy, dystopic futures, and man’s innate struggle with his own mortality.  He can be found on twitter @epicswitzer or reached via email at ericswitzerfilm@gmail.com

 

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NSFW: Watch the ‘Videodrome’-Inspired ‘Promiscuities’ NOW!

bloody disgusting - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:02

Inspired by David Cronenberg’s Videodrome comes the indie Promiscuities, which is now available on VHX.

The film marks the debut of Jonathan Leder, known for his commercial work for VICE and Louis Vuitton, and his extensive work with Emily Ratajkowski (Gone Girl).

We not only have an exclusive variant poster and trailer to premiere, but also (20) coupon codes to get 60% off a rental on the VHX platform. The first 20 readers to enter TeamBloodyD will receive the discount and immediately be able to watch the film. Each coupon enables unlimited HD streaming and an HD download of Promiscuities.

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Diane has a problem. Prescription pills used to ease the temptation. But like pause buttons worn low, meds no longer suppress the fire inside. Pitch black memories Diane formerly repressed are now drawn into the destructive light. And the clock ticks on a spiral of promiscuities that will immolate her.

Desperate for a solution, any solution, Diane consults a psychotherapist. His track record is stellar yet his method is strict. He recommends permanently exhausting Diane’s carnal neurosis. Each unruly session will be recorded and subjected to scrutiny. Diane’s therapist promised a cure. Instead he unlocked their sickness. To traverse the nightmare, Diane must push her body to the brink.

The following trailer features an exclusive stylized intro to BD readers by lead actress Amy Hood:

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First Look at Jeffrey Reddick's Good Samaritan

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:00

Final Destination creator Jeffrey Reddick's new short film, which he both wrote and directed, Good Samaritan, will be playing as part of this year's Screamfest L.A. film festival; and right now we have a couple of new stills for you! Dig 'em!

The film stars Toby Hemingway (pictured; Black Swan, The Covenant) and Rainn Wilson ("The Office," Super, House of 1000 Corpses). Based on the Hit List winning feature, Good Samaritan tells of Nathan Rome (Hemingway), an agoraphobic who videotaped a man get fatally beaten while numerous bystanders watched and didn't intervene.

The short opens with Nathan being interviewed by George Reed (Wilson), a conservative talk show host who blasts Nathan for his inaction. George points out that two of the other witnesses have died mysteriously and cryptically ponders if Nathan might be next. Nathan is convinced the other deaths were accidents. But after George shreds his morality on national TV, Nathan finds himself confronted by haunting visions and wonders if his own guilt is tormenting him or something far more insidious.

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[TV] What’s Coming Next On “The Walking Dead”!?

bloody disgusting - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:55

AMC just shared a 10-second teaser for the return of “The Walking Dead”, set to premiere Sunday, October 12 at 9 p.m.

Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs), Michonne (Danai Gurira), Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus), Glenn Rhee (Steven Yeun), Maggie Greene (Lauren Cohan) and Abraham Ford (Michael Cudlitz) were left handcuffed in the Terminus train car, echoing the survivors’ predicament in the Season 4 Finale cliffhanger.

“Following the devastating events of the mid-season finale, Rick and the group are still reeling from the loss of their home, family, and friends. With the destruction of the prison, we see the group of survivors broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else’s fate. What was a challenging life behind fences and walls grows that much more perilous and precious as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested — a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others.”

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New As Above, So Below TV Spot Houses the Remains of 6 Million Corpses

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:55

The found footage flick As Above, So Below, directed by John Erick Dowdle (Quarantine, Devil), will be in theatres on August 29th; and right now we have an extended TV spot for you which spelunks down into your deepest fears!

Dowdle wrote the script with his brother, Drew, and the film stars Ben Feldman, Perdita Weeks, and Edwin Hodge.

Synopsis
Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home to countless souls.

When a team of explorers venture into the uncharted maze of bones, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead. A journey into madness and terror, As Above, So Below reaches deep into the human psyche to reveal the personal demons that come back to haunt us all.




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Review: “The Strain: The Night Eternal” # 1

bloody disgusting - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:55

The start of a brand new chapter, “The Strain: The Night Eternal:  #1” brings to life the epic third part of  Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s giant-sized novel. As the plot moves at breakneck speed, readers have better keep up with the crazy twists and turns. If you’re enjoying the TV series, then you better get “The Strain” comic right now.

Written By: David Lapham

Art By: Mike Huddleston

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

Price: $3.99

Release: August 20, 2014

Reviewed By Jorge Solis

The vampire apocalypse all started when Flight 753 mysteriously landed at JFK International Airport. Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and Nora Martinez, the disease detectives, were too late to stop the biological threat. The Master had won, spreading eternal darkness all across the entire globe. After triggering a series of meltdowns, the sun was completely blocked by a nuclear cloud. The rest of humanity has given up to the vampire race, but there are still a few who wish to fight.

In this adaptation, writer David Lapham delivers a somber and bleak narrative where the heroes have actually lost. Eph and his team failed to stop their enemy and now face the consequences. There’s a desperate need to keep fighting, but they have all lost faith in each other. Because he misses his own son, Eph has succumbed to his thirst for alcohol just as like the vampires have feed their bloodlust.

Nora, Epha’s love interest, has more personality in this installment. Lapham has developed her character, who was once mousy and quiet, to a more verbal and authoritative persona. There is resentment in her dialogue towards Eph, as if all her emotions are hanging by a thread. The group has separated into different teams, but there is no leader like before because Abraham is gone.  

In the opening pages, artist Mike Huddleston takes us through different time periods, showing how the vampire epidemic has always been around. When Huddleston takes us to the present day, we see pieces of the world, from Washington D.C. to France, in a complete state of ruin. Because there is no more sunlight, every panel has to look like it is nighttime and the backgrounds always have shadows.

In his new character design, Eph looks more like a homeless bum because of his long hair and scruffy beard.  Through her facial expressions, we can tell Nora is beyond pissed in her close-ups. In the violence department, Huddleston sure likes to let loose the stingers in the bloodsucker’s mouth. Towards the climax, there’s even a decapitated head moving around on the floor.

If you’ve been around  since the beginning, there’s no reason for you not to continue with “The Strain: The Night Eternal” #1. With the creative team-up of Lapham and Huddleston, they have done an amazing job translating the bleak tone and spirit of the novel into the comic book medium.   

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AMC Teases What's Coming Next in The Walking Dead Season 5

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:53

Ready for another tease of what's ahead in "The Walking Dead" Season 5? Then check out this super quick new preview video AMC just released, and look for lots more soon!

"The Walking Dead" Season 5 kicks off Sunday, October 12th, at 9PM on AMC, followed once again by "Talking Dead."

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For more info be sure to hit up the official "The Walking Dead" page on AMC.com.




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Ouija Conjures an Extended TV Spot

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:50

Sitting by your TV waiting on the new Ouija extended TV spot? Then you are a weirdo and that's why we love you. In fact, we dig you so much we have the video you've been waiting on right here. Look for the film in theatres on October 24th.

Bianco Santos ("The Fosters"), Erin Moriarty ("Red Widow"), newcomer Ana Coto, Paranormal Activity 2 actress Vivis Colombetti, Olivia Cooke ("Bates Motel"), Douglas Smith, Daren Kagasoff, and Matthew Settle star in Ouija, which is being produced by Platinum Dunes, Blumhouse Productions, and Hasbro.

Stiles White is in the director's chair, working from a script he wrote with Juliet Snowden.

Synopsis:
A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.




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Grimm Taps CSI's Louise Lombard for Season 4 Guest Starring Role

Dread Central - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:35

Another blonde bombshell is making her way to Portland in the upcoming Season 4 of "Grimm," and we have all the preliminary details here on guest star Louise Lombard's role as Elizabeth Lascelles.

Per TV Guide, Lombard ("CSI," "Star-Crossed") will appear in at least the first three episodes of "Grimm's" fourth season as Lascalles, "a mysterious woman connected to the royal families." The eps are entitled "Thanks for the Memories," "Octopus Head," and "The Last Fight."

"Grimm" returns to NBC on Friday, October 24th.

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‘We Go On’ a New Haunter From the ‘Yellowbrickroad’ Filmmakers!! (Exclusive)

bloody disgusting - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:01

The filmmakers behind Yellowbrickroad, one of our most successful and frightening BD Selects titles, are back with another ghostly tale.

Bloody Disgusting has learned that filming is currently underway on Jesse Holland and Andy Mitton’s We Go On, which they describe to us as “part Sixth Sense, part Jacob’s Ladder.”

We Go On is “a ghost story about a man who offers reward money to the first person in LA who can show him proof of life after death,” they tell us, “and ends up on an adventure through the Southland that becomes a twisted nightmare.

We also have the first ever stills from the shoot, one that features leads Annette O’Toole and John Glover, the other (scarier one) with Yellowbrickroad‘s Clark Freeman and Heather Wynters of “American Horror Story”.

Laura Heisler, Peter Lucas, Edgar Nentwig and Matt McLeod also star.

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