Here’s Sheri Moon Zombie Deep In ’31’ Hell!

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:31

Since Rob Zombie crowd-funded his Halloween horror 31, he’s been sharing all sorts of goodies all the way up to the end of the campaign, and eventual acquisition by Alchemy.

Zombie just released a look at Sheri Moon Zombie as Charly, who “finds herself deep in some real Hell shit.”

“31 follows five carnival workers who are kidnapped the night before Halloween and held hostage in a large secret compound known as Murder World.

Once there, they have 12 hours to survive a terrifying game called 31 in which ‘The Heads’- murderous maniacs dressed as clowns – are released to hunt them down and kill them.

You can check all photos released so far at our 31 tag hub.

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New Glimpses Of Wonder Woman & Lex Luthor In ‘Batman v. Superman’!

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:30

Entertainment Weekly have released a handful of new Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice stills from their Comic-Con issue. Among them include further looks at Batman, Superman, as well as director Zack Snyder on set.  The highlights, however, are new shots of Gal Gadot and Jesse Eisenberg in character as Princess Diana (aka Wonder Woman) and Lex Luthor, respectively.  Head on over to our brand new sister site, Villain Smash, and take a look!

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Pages From the “Ash vs Evil Dead” Necronomicon!

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:13

Bruce Campbell is about to unleash the hellish Deadites in “Ash vs Evil Dead,” the television sequel to Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead franchise.

While Ash is the film’s anti-hero, the device that kicks off the terror is the infamous Necronomicon Ex-Mortis, which is bound in human skin and inked with human blood.

EW has the first look at pages within the terrorizing book, which unleashes hell upon Ash and his new sidekicks. The trio were first revealed yesterday in this debut still.

Ash will once again mistakenly awaken an army of evil spirits when the Evil Dead franchise returns with Ash vs Evil Dead this fall on Starz. “This is a guy who thought he could just quietly live a life of quiet desperation and—no,” says Campbell. “He brings it back upon himself and the world, and he of all people must save the world from his own doing. That’s classic Evil Dead. Ash is basically responsible for everything.” Of course he is.

In the 10-episode “Ash vs Evil Dead” series premiering this fall, Campbell will be reprising his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead. When a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, Ash is finally forced to face his demons –personal and literal. Destiny, it turns out, has no plans to release the unlikely hero from its “Evil” grip.”

“Ash vs Evil Dead” (see who’s directing here) is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and is set to premiere on STARZ in fall 2015.

You can read our lengthy interview with Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell by clicking here!

You’ll find the previous teaser and full series info by clicking here.

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New Images Head to the ‘Summer Camp’ From Hell

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:01

Filmax’s Summer Camp, which looks like a mix between The Evil Dead and [REC], is heading to both Sitges and FrightFest in the UK.

Ahead of the premieres, Bloody Disgusting has a brand new batch of images from the film that stars Fin‘s Andres Velencoso, alongside X-Men: First Class‘ Alex Gonzalez, The House of the Devil‘s Jocelin Donahue, [REC]3‘s Diego Boneta and Zombieland‘s Maiara Walsh.

They star as “unsuspecting American camp counselors who confront a virus unlike any seen before.

Check out our exclusive set visit here.

Alberto Marini’s English-language Summer Camp is executive produced by [REC] franchise director Jaume Balaguero.

Summer Camp is said to immerse the viewer on an adrenaline-charged journey by providing an innovative approach to the classical concept of teenagers lost in the woods.

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MASSIVE FrightFest Image Gallery Reveals Tons of New Looks At Upcoming Horror!

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:45

This morning the Film4 FrightFest 2015 announced the lineup for their 16th year running Thursday, August 27th to Monday, August 31st at the Vue West End, Leicester Square.

The festival will present seventy-six films across five screens, plus a host of special events. There are eighteen countries representing five continents with a record-breaking sixteen European premieres and twenty-six UK premieres.

In short, it’s jam-packed with indie horror premieres.

While we have the full line up here, below is a massive image gallery that shares a bunch of new looks at some major upcoming indie horror films you can expect to see released through 2016.

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The 2015 Film4 FrightFest Is Jam-Packed With Horror!

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:20

Bigger, bolder, bloodier…Film4 FrightFest 2015 marks its 16th year with its largest line-up ever.

From Thursday, August 27th to Monday, August 31st, the UK’s leading event for genre fans will return to the Vue West End, Leicester Square to present seventy-six films across five screens, plus a host of special events. There are eighteen countries representing five continents with a record-breaking sixteen European premieres and twenty-six UK premieres. In addition, there is a further ‘Discovery’ strand at The Prince Charles Cinema, signalling a welcome return to FrightFest’s spiritual home.

[Related Post] MASSIVE FrightFest Image Gallery Reveals Tons of New Looks At Upcoming Horror!

FrightFest always takes great pride in platforming the brightest British and Irish talent and 2015 is an outstanding year. Apart from opening with David Keating’s CHERRY TREE, there is the world premiere of Steve Oram’s hilarious and very disturbing AAAAAAAAH!, Dominic Brunt’s sharp-edged female revenge saga BAIT, Ben and Chris Blaine’s sexually charged zom-rom-com NINA FOREVER, Mark Murphy’s tale of twisted minds, AWAITING, Paul Hyett’s much-anticipated HOWL, Adam Levins’ sinister family drama ESTRANGED, Howard J. Ford’s pulsating child-abduction thriller NEVER LET GO, Corin Hardy’s Sundance sensation THE HALLOW, Ruth Platt’s morally-challenging chiller THE LESSON, Liam Regan’s gruesome revenge saga BANJO, Eugene McGing’s supernatural haunter THE UNFOLDING and finally AFTERDEATH, a hellish thriller by new directors Gez Medinger and Robin Schmidt.

Nina Forever

The Main screens shine brightly with a vivid, stellar mix of the monstrous, the macabre and the must-see. Apart from our closing anthology TALES OF HALLOWEEN and our ‘gorious’ festive attraction A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY, there is Iain Softley’s cleverly vicious CURVE, Bernard Rose’s stylishly affecting FRANKENSTEIN, Adrian Garcia Bogliano’s masterpiece SCHERZO DIABOLICO, Abner Pastoll’s deranged ROAD GAMES, Alistair Legrand’s genre-bending shocker THE DIABOLICAL, Ted Geoghegan’s well-received ghost story WE ARE STILL HERE, Adam Schindler’s agoraphobic SHUT IN, Francois Simard, Anouk Whissell & Yoann-Karl Whissell’s post-apocalyptic romp TURBO KID, Bruce McDonald’s Halloween horror HELLIONS and Levan Bakhia’s explosive LANDMINE GOES CLICK. Plus, the Israeli Paz Brothers put the grim in pilgrimage with JERUZALEM, director Adam Egypt Mortimer gives us his cutting-edge “feminist slasher movie” SOME KIND OF HATE, first-time director Eric Hannezo gives us his version of RABID DOGS, STUNG lets loose a battalion of giant wasps and Australian director Ursula Dabrowsky bring us her highly unusual shocker INNER DEMON. Completing the main screen mayhem is splatstick psycho-thriller DEATHGASM, suburban shocker SLUMLORD, the brilliantly unnerving EMELIE, the stark, gore-filled NIGHT FARE and JAMES WAN’S DEMONIC.

The Nightmare

Embracing the ever-burgeoning independent arena, this year’s increased number of films in the Discovery Screens illustrates the growing global investment in the genre. From Australia and France, Mexico and Russia, Argentina and Peru, FrightFest showcases the most electrifying examples, including world premieres for Jaron Henrie-McCrea’s CURTAIN, Russell Friedenberg’s WIND WALKERS, Padraig Reynolds’ WORRY DOLLS and Benjamin Moody’s LAST GIRL STANDING. There are European premieres for Ben Cresciman’s SUN CHOKE, Kyle Rankin’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEB, Valentin Javier Diment’s THE ROTTEN LINK, John Fallon’s THE SHELTER, Adam Mason’s HANGMAN and Brian James O’Connell’s BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS. UK premieres score highly too with Mickey Keating’s POD, Perry Blackshear’s THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE, John Knautz’s GODDESS OF LOVE, Anthony DiBlasi’s MOST LIKELY TO DIE, Alberto Marini’s SUMMER CAMP, Rodney Ascher’s THE NIGHTMARE, Zak Hilditch’s THESE FINAL HOURS, Pavel Khaleev’s III, April Mullen’s FARHOPE TOWER, Jeffrey Lando’s SUSPENSION, Isaac Gabaeff’s monster mash-up THE SAND, Eduardo Schuldt’s Peruvian horror THE ENTITY, Tyler Shields’ feature film debut FINAL GIRL 14 year-old French director Nathan Ambrosioni’s HOSTILE, Takashi Miike’s OVER YOUR DEAD BODY, David Gelb’s THE LAZARUS EFFECT, Dan Berk & Robert Olsen’s BODY, Isabel Coixet’s ANOTHER ME, Chad Archibald’s BITE, Joe Chien’s ZOMBIE FIGHT CLUB, and Josh Forbes’ CONTRACTED: PHASE II. There is also a special screening for Paul Goodwin’s FUTURE SHOCK! THE STORY OF 2000AD. This selection is bound to cause much heated debate and ecstatic discussion.

Emelie

If the Discovery Screen Strand has increased in popularity, so has the Retrospective selection. This year audiences will be able to discover an eclectic programme straddling grindhouse to art-house with brand new restorations of the classic HELLRAISER, the giallo masterpiece YOUR VICE IS A LOCKED ROOM AND ONLY I HAVE THE KEY, the exploitation duo MADMAN and THE MUTILATOR, the cult Hammer Horror CAPTAIN KRONOS: VAMPIRE HUNTER, the high camp HAWK THE SLAYER and the high-end horrors TENDERNESS OF THE WOLVES and THE REFLECTING SKIN.

Plus the Duke Mitchell Film Club is back with a rare screening of REMAKE, REMIX, RIP-OFF a crazy experience of the golden years of Turkish cinema, where demand was high, technical know-how low and copyright law non-existent.

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Have You Ever Lied About Having Seen A Horror Movie?

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:06

I might receive a lot of backlash for writing this, but I believe in being in honest, so here it goes. Being a movie geek is a lot of fun, but have you ever come across a movie that is highly regarded that you just had no desire to see? Then, when you tell someone that you haven’t seen said movie, tone of two things happen. Either a) the person tell you how amazing it is ad nauseum or b) the person comments on how it’s blasphemy for you to be such a movie fan yet not have seen said movie. Sometimes, I just don’t want to hear it, so I lie and say that I’ve seen the film, and this happens the most when people ask me about Stanley Kubrick’s film adaptation of Anthony Burgess’ novel A Clockwork Orange.

The idea for this post came from a fellow horror fan asking me if I had seen a particular Vincent Price movie. I (unfortunately) have not seen any Vincent Price movies. I know that I may have completely lost some of you with this statement, but it’s true. I fully plan on getting around to them at some point in my life, though. That being said, this person verbally assaulted me for never having seen a Vincent Price movie. Assaulted may be too strong a word, but it was definitely a lecture!

Situations like this happen mostly when I am asked about A Clockwork Orange, a film I have never seen. Someone will ask if I have seen it and my response will immediately be: “Oh yeah, I love it.” End of story. Now, I know the easy thing to do would be to just watch the damn movie, but if I’m being honest (and as I’ve said, I’m all about honesty) I have no desire to whatsoever. I keep telling myself that I have to be in the right mindset to watch it, but I never find myself in that mindset. I’ve even tried (and failed) to read the book!So I just lie and say that I’ve seen it and the conversation can move on to the next topic.

With that in mind, I started thinking about how often I’ve done this. Clearly, it means that I have a lot of movies that I should watch at some point in my life (don’t think I’m a bad horror fan. I’ve seen a lot of the classics, but I’m just highlighting the “big ones” that I haven’t seen). I also started wondering if anyone else has done this.

I realize the irony in this post, since I talk about believing in honest but the entire subject of the post is about how I lie. It is what it is though. What I want to know is: have any of you have ever done this? Or am I just crazy? Surely, there has to be a movie that you just tell other movie buffs you’ve seen so you won’t have to listen to a lecture. Let me know what your answer is in the comments below!

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“The Walking Dead” Season 6 Images: Daryl, Glenn, and Maggie! #SDCC

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:00

Here’s your first ever look at Daryl (Norman Reedus), Glenn (Steven Yeun), and Maggie (Lauren Cohan) in AMC’s sixth season of “The Walking Dead,” which will be heading to the San Diego Comic-Con on July 10th.

The AMC event will take place Friday, July 10 from 12:00-2:00 PM in Hall H.

Cast and producers expected for “The Walking Dead” include Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chandler Riggs, Michael Cudlitz, Lennie James and Sonequa Martin-Green, executive producer/showrunner Scott M. Gimple and executive producers Gale Anne Hurd, Robert Kirkman, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert.

There’s no plot details for the sixth season, yet, but we expect “The Walking Dead” trailer premiere to coincide with the panel.

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Ash vs ‘The Searchers’ Fan Trailer

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:53

Accompanying the first ever look at Bruce Campbell as Ash in Starz’s upcoming “Ash vs Evil Dead” was an interview with the actor, who is returning to the role that started with The Evil Dead, and ended in Army of Darkness.

In the piece, Campbell called the new series “The Searchers with carnage and mayhem,” which prompted one fan to create the following video that utilized the Searchers trailer over footage from Sam Ramie’s Army of Darkness. It’s actually pretty incredible…

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Cynthia Rose Hall Shambles Onto “Fear the Walking Dead”

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:42

Cynthia Rose Hall has been cast in AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead,” which also stars Kim Dickens (Gone Girl, “Sons of Anarchy”) as Madison, Cliff Curtis (“Missing,” “Gang Related”) as Travis, Frank Dillane (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) as Nick and Alycia Debnam-Carey (Into the Storm) as Alicia. Also joining the cast as series regulars are Elizabeth Rodriguez (“Orange is the New Black”) as Liza and Mercedes Mason (Quarantine 2: Terminal) as Ofelia.

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ takes us back to the beginning of the zombie apocalypse – a time when the world was changing rapidly for reasons unknown, before anyone understood exactly what was happening, when life as everyone knew it was upended and altered in ways no one could have ever imagined.

“Fear the Walking Dead” and “The Walking Dead” are also heading to Comic-Con. Full details here.

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“Hannibal” Is Likely Dead. Here’s Why…

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:26

This is not the way I wanted to start my holiday weekend – dining on cheap burgers and brats, instead liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.

Even though the collective world acted surprised by the cancellation of NBC’s “Hannibal,” I’ve been holding the stance that it was always the plan. There have been enough clues in past writings that NBC and show runner Bryan Fuller always imagined the series as a trilogy of sorts, and us fans were “gifted” a third season in order to tie it all together.

Still, when “Hannibal” was canceled, there was a lot of talk about it continuing on through a streaming platform like Amazon or Netflix.

In some fresh news, we learn how this is probably impossible, and get the vibe that, as suggested above, this was always the plan.

According to Deadline, the first hurdle to bringing “Hannibal” back would have been to resign stars Hugh Dancy and Mads Mikkelsen. Bring them back? Well, yeah, they’re no longer under contract.

Both Dancy and Mikkelsen are already fielding film and TV offers, adds the site who explains that their options expired last night and were not extended by Hannibal producer Gaumont International Television.

Even more disheartening is understanding why a deal with Netflix won’t be happening…

Still, the independent production company continues talks with potential distributors. If Hannibal finds a new home, new deals have to be hammered out with both Dancy and Mikkelsen. Still, if the show gets a new season elsewhere and the two are still available, I hear both love the show and have indicated that they would like to reprise their roles as Will Graham and Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Still, there are other, even bigger obstacles for a fourth season of Hannibal. For once, the show has an exclusive deal with Amazon, making a pact with other streaming services virtually impossible.

It gets even worse, as they’ve lost show runner Bryan Fuller, too.

“And, more importantly, Hannibal has lost its creative force, developer/executive producer Bryan Fuller to a new series, Starz’s American Gods.’ He remains committed to Hannibal, but a possible fourth season has to wait for him to finish the recently ordered first season of ‘American Gods,’ which would be a challenge for potential buyers.

“Hannibal” is likely dead, and all hope is gone. As I stated before, at least we have the ongoing Season 3 to celebrate what was and not what could have been…

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Michael Gross Reveals ‘Tremors 5′ Box Art

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:12

The fifth heart-pounding installment in the action-packed sci-fi comedy-adventure franchise, Tremors 5: Bloodline, is set to release this October on Blu-Ray Hi-Def, DVD and Digital HD.

Michael Gross returns as weapons enthusiast and expert subterranean creature hunter Burt Gummer, and while he shared the film’s official key art, he also raves about the finished film.

“ONE NEVER QUITE KNOWS how a film will turn out months after it has been out of your hands, but yesterday’s screening of Tremors 5: Bloodlines at Universal Studios Entertainment put my worries to rest. There is humor, emotion, an extraordinary group of actors, and the full-throttle horror you have come to expect from this franchise. Burt Gummer is back, and teamed with the hilarious Jamie Kennedy. My grandson Nick gave it a “thumbs-up.”

With even more deadly creatures on the loose, Tremors 5 is said to continue the films’ hallmark combination of adrenaline-laced suspense, explosive action and tongue-in-cheek humor.

Tremors 5 is directed by Don Michael Paul (Jarhead 2: Field of Fire, Sniper: Legacy) from a script by John Whelpley (Tremors 3: Back to Perfection) and produced by Ogden Gavanski (The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Fire, Warm Bodies).

Jamie Kennedy (“The Cleveland Show,” “Ghost Whisperer,” Scream series) stars as Gross’s new right hand man, tech-savvy Travis. The pair are joined by an international cast as they mount a battle against the deadly creatures that turns out to be far more than they bargained for.

The theatrical release of the original Tremors in 1990 combined suspense-filled action, sci-fi imagination and witty humor in the tale of a tiny Nevada town terrorized by giant man-eating worms known as Graboids. The Graboids eventually morphed into even more deadly creatures known as Ass Blasters. In this all-new adventure that travels halfway around the world to South Africa, the Graboids and the Ass Blasters are not only bigger and badder but Tremors 5 introduces an additional unexpected surprise that raises the stakes in the battle for survival.

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[NSFW] Rihanna Drops “BBHMM” Video With Mads Mikkelsen (“Hannibal”)

bloody disgusting - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 09:08

We don’t really cover the mainstream mega popular artists on BD much. Honestly, it’s mainly because they usually play it so safe that they’re not worth writing about. But god DAMN did Rihanna decide to go a bit dark with her latest video for “BBHMM” and it absolutely deserves a spot on this site.

The video, which was directed by Rihanna and Megaforce (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Madonna), shows the singer and a few of her friends terrorizing a woman that they’ve kidnapped, forcing her to drink and do drugs, beating and abusing her repeatedly. The crew manage to avoid the investigations of a police officer, who is played by Eric Roberts (Best of the Best, The Human Centipede 3). The video additionally stars Mads Mikkelsen of NBC’s “Hannibal” as the kidnapped woman’s husband.

Look, that description doesn’t belie just how much nudity, sadism, and violence is in the video. Personally, I couldn’t stand the music but the video definitely had far more pros than cons. If you’re going to check it out, be sure to do so in a place where you won’t get caught as this video is absolutely NSFW.

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Image Entertainment’s Werewolf Is ‘Uncaged’

bloody disgusting - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 17:07

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment brand, has acquired North American rights to the indie Uncaged, which has first time feature director Daniel Robbins behind the wheel. The film was shot in New York and features Gene Jones (No Country For Old Men, The Sacrament).

In the film, “After several nights of waking up in the woods, a troubled teen straps a camera to himself to document how he’s getting there, only to find some things are better left a mystery…” Similar to Sinister, the film is said to marry found-footage with a more traditional shooting style, as shown in the below trailer.

What’s quite impressive about the Uncaged footage shared is the practical werewolf effects (the transformation scene specifically). It looks like fans of Late Phases have another Lycanthrope horror movie to look forward to!

Brooke & Will Blair (aka the Blair Brothers) will compose the score for Uncaged. Their previous films include Blue Ruin and Murder Party.

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Must-See ‘The Gallows’ Clip Delivers One Helluva Scare!

bloody disgusting - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 13:59

After laughing at the hilarious reuse of a mask and scare from Creep, I literally jumped out of my seat in applause.

You see, this is one helluva scare from The Gallows, a classic bait and switch moment that sets audiences up only to pull the rug out from under them. Bravo!

If the rest of the film is this good, we’re in for a classic come July 10th!

Twenty years after an accident caused the death of the lead actor during a high school play, students at the same small town school resurrect the failed stage production in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy—but ultimately find out that some things are better left alone.

The Gallows is directed by Chris Lofing and Travis Cluff, who we also exclusively interviewed a few months back. There, you can read about the genesis of the film, who it ended up at Blumhouse before getting a release through New Line. They also speak to creating a micro-indie and how they hope they’ve created an iconic villain!

The Gallows stars Cassidy Gifford, Ryan Shoos, Reese Mishler and Pfeifer Brown.

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Let’s Bite Into The Haunting ‘Martin’ Soundtrack

bloody disgusting - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 13:50

In 1978, nestled between The Crazies and Dawn Of The Dead, George A. Romero wrote and directed the criminally under-appreciated vampire film Martin, which tells the tale of a man who may or may not be a vampire and the struggles he goes through with his dark, terrible secret. It’s a subtle film, one that embraces the development of characters and plays with the viewers emotions and expectations of the title character. Should he be pitied or loathed? After all, the film opens with the horrific and calculated murder of a woman on a train. But afterwards? John Amplas’ masterful portrayal stirs feelings and challenges judgments as we try to determine how to think of this flawed character.

The score of the film was composed by Donald Rubinstein, who is the man behind the music of Tales From The Darkside, Monsters, and Bruiser. A jazz musician at heart, Rubinstein took his years of music training and applied them to the score for Martin, resulting in a soundtrack that is as diverse and conflicted as Martin is himself.

Note: I am using newly remastered files from the upcoming Ship To Shore PhonoCo. vinyl release as the basis for this piece.

If you haven’t heard the music of Martin, you are truly doing yourself a disservice. It’s a glorious piece of work, ranging from heartbreakingly beauty to scattered, frantic jazz, from playfully charming to being reminiscent of early Universal monster scores. There is also a lovely variety of instrumentation, many sounds of which tug at the heart with their unnatural yet sublime textures.

In an interview we conducted with Rubinstein back in 2011, he explained that the soundtrack did not come easily: “It came blistered and tormented and committed – an uncovering that wrestled with personal discipline in an effort to do the best job I could.

In many ways, this describes Martin himself. He’s a tormented man, one that seemingly takes no pleasure in the murders he commits, mainly because they don’t play out in reality as he hopes they will in his fantasies. And yet his personal discipline is something he takes pride in, the fastidiousness of his work mirrored by the precision of the music.

The music highlights the complexities that the viewer faces when watching this film. As I stated, the music runs through many gamuts of emotion, much as we do with Martin. We see beauty and feel pity, which Rubinstein wonderfully evokes in pieces such as “The Calling”, which features an angelic voice crooning over a subdued and melancholic piano, strings and wind instruments mournfully expressing themselves. However, we also experience the sudden and abrupt change of empathy to uncertainty and terror, as evidenced in “Modern Vamp”, which begins innocently, almost childishly, only to fade away and come back in with dissonance and conflicting melodies. And then there’s “Martin at the Butcher Shop”, which if heard outside of the context of the film would sound like the backdrop to a pleasant stroll through Parisian parks.

At the end of the day, Rubinstein has crafted a score that should be revered among not only horror fans, but those who see music as a medium to convey a story. Since hearing it, it’s become one of my favorites and I hope it becomes one of yours.

You can pre-order your copy of Martin right here. Be sure to follow Ship To Shore PhonoCo. on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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“Ash vs Evil Dead”: First Image Reveals Ash, His Chainsaw, and New Sidekicks!

bloody disgusting - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:46

Starz just released the first ever official still from “Ash vs Evil Dead,” which celebrates the return of Bruce Campbell as Ash, the hero from Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead franchise.

The image shows Ash with his infamous chainsaw, locked in where his had was lopped off. The real kicker is the name tag on the girl’s vest, which looks very much like something we’d see in S-Mart. In fact, it’s revealed that Ash is still a stock boy, only this time at Value Stop. His new sidekicks are employees Pablo (Ray Santiago) and Kelly (Dana Delorenzo).

[Ash is] the guy who yet again is accidently responsible for unleashing the evil dead back upon the world. “He’s the only one stupid enough to really tamper with those spirits,” Sam Raimi, who directed the first episode of the new series, tells EW. “And he does. But he’s also still a really good monster fighter. So, he’s also going to be kicking some deadite buttocks, if you’ll pardon the French.”

“It’s The Searchers with carnage and mayhem,” adds Campbell of the newest chapter in the Evil Dead saga. “I’m relegated a little bit into the John Wayne mode these days with my team—the young, virile, evil fighters who will pair up with Ash and take on this nemesis: this never ending, ever evolving nemesis.”

In the 10-episode “Ash vs Evil Dead” series premiering this fall, Campbell will be reprising his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead. When a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, Ash is finally forced to face his demons –personal and literal. Destiny, it turns out, has no plans to release the unlikely hero from its “Evil” grip.”

“Ash vs Evil Dead” (see who’s directing here) is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and is set to premiere on STARZ in fall 2015.

You can read our lengthy interview with Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell by clicking here!

You’ll find the previous teaser and full series info by clicking here.

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‘Bloodsucking Bastards’ Gets VOD/Theatrical Run (Trailer)

bloody disgusting - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:19

Scream Factory Films announced today that the horror-comedy Bloodsucking Bastards (read our review) will open in select cinemas across top U.S. markets and on VOD September 4, 2015.

Directed by Brian James O’Connell and penned by the popular comedy troupe Dr. God and Ryan Mitts, Bloodsucking Bastards recently made its world premiere as the opening night film at the Slamdance Film Festival 2015 and has since played at numerous film festivals to press acclaim and great audience enthusiasm.

” ‘Bloodsucking Bastards’ takes audiences on a hilarious, blood-spattered roller coaster ride in the most terrifying locale of all: the American workplace. The film stars Fran Kranz as Evan Sanders, a low-level, dutiful employee stuck in a boring job at a soul-killing every corporation. Evan’s the kind of guy who does all the work and gets none of the credit, but at least he gets to spend his days with his beautiful co-worker/girlfriend Amanda (Emma Fitzpatrick) and his slacker best friend Tim (Joey Kern), so he soldiers on in the hope of one day getting his coveted sales director position.

Unfortunately, it all falls apart in one fell swoop when Amanda breaks up with him and Evan’s boss Ted (Joel Murray) hands his promotion to his college nemesis Max (Pedro Pascal). And it isn’t just their sordid past Evan has to deal with. After his fellow officemates start going through disturbing changes (which, paradoxically, make them better employees) and bodies begin to pile up, Evan learns the horrible truth: Max is a vampire. And even worse… a vamp with a plan.

Evan must find a way to stop the evil brewing amidst the cubicles, expose Max as the bloodsucking bastard that he is, and save his pals before his life and career go from dead-end…to just dead.”

The film boasts an all-star cast including Fran Kranz (Cabin in the Woods), Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones), Emma Fitzpatrick (Significant Mother, The Collection), Yvette Yates (Inherent Vice) with Joel Murray (Mad Men) and Joey Kern (Cabin Fever). It was produced by Fortress Features (Brett Forbes, Patrick Rizzotti) in association with Maybe This Year Productions (Brandon Evans), Colleen Hard, and Justin Ware.

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‘The Wrath of the Gods': The Third and Final Film In ‘The Wicker Man’ Trilogy

bloody disgusting - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:14

Robin Hardy, director of the 1973 cult The Wicker Man, as well as its awful 2011 sequel The Wicker Tree, is crowd-sourcing the conclusion to the trilogy.

Hardy has launched an Indiegogo campaign for The Wrath of the Gods, which would conclude the Wicker Man trilogy he’s always planned.

The filmmakers are seeking a modest $200k for the production, with one major flaw: contributors won’t receive a physical copy of the film until they reach the $55 tier. In fact, you can only nab a digital copy by dropping $25 on the campaign.

Here are some details, which reveal a “Steam Punk” subplot:

The Whimsey Company of Burbank California decide to create a theme park featuring the Norse Saga, a story of warring Gods and Giants and sly, scheming Elves. A group of intrepid Californians journey into their sub-arctic world completely unprepared to deal with the descendants of the warrior Vikings, a people who believe in the supernatural.

Whimsey CEO Herb Boden (James Mapes) and his son Ziggy (Christopher Leveaux) are led into this doomed enterprise by the lovely Bryn (Halla Williams), herself a Scandinavian who sings like an Angel. Her father, Oscar, chief of Police, tries to keep the peace between the Whimsey crowd and the resentful Vikings. He is diverted by the arrival of the beautiful Clarissa, who shares his passion for Steam Punk and is a kindred spirit..

I have no idea how they’re going to make this for so cheap, but damned if it doesn’t sound cool.

Still, after The Wicker Tree, how badly do we want this? Well, it’s up to you guys…

Shooting is planned for October of this year.

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Rob Zombie Releasing Pinball Machine

bloody disgusting - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:08

Hey, Rob Zombie fans! Spooky Pinball, LLC will be releasing the Rob Zombie Spookshow International pinball machine in January 2016. There will only be 300 of these bad boys (250 pro models priced at $5,995 and 50 LE models, which have different back glass and side armor, priced at $6,495), so you better be prepared to order yours ASAP (details here).

The purpose of the game is to battle Captain Spaulding (who will be voiced by Sid Haig) through the ‘House of 1,000 Corpses’. Artwork will be done by Alex Horley, who worked with Zombie on many past projects.

The pinball machine will also feature the following 10 tracks:
“Dragula”
“Never Gonna Stop (Red Red Kroovy)”
“Living Dead Girl”
“Demonoid Phenominon”
“American Witch”
“What?”
“Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown”
“Feel So Numb”
“Superbeast”
“House Of 1,000 Corpses”

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