Do We Really Want 'Prometheus 2' To Be More "Alien-y"?

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:27

On Monday Prometheus 2 became more “real” to me than ever in the sense that it looks like this movie is actually happening. Not only did 20th Century Fox hire Jack Paglen to write a script for the sequel in the wake of its initial release, they just now tapped Michael Green (who just wrote the new Blade Runner for Ridley Scott and Warner Bros) to rewrite it. To me, this is significant and marks this as a priority for the studio because it’s happening after all the dust has settled. While the first film certainly didn’t lose money with a $400M worldwide take, it probably didn’t make as much as Fox was hoping for considering its budget was around $130M with a global P&A campaign that I’m sure easily exceeded $50M. Keep in mind, the studio doesn’t see anything close to the gross returns of any given film coming back in the net – so the margin of profit here, while healthy, might not be stratospheric.

But they’re doubling down now (perhaps in the light of decent ancillary revenue). Like I said, the dust has settled and they’re pressing on. Shooting is apparently scheduled to begin this fall. I’m not giving anyone a hard time here, I enjoyed Prometheus (even though the issues with its script play louder to me than they did before) and I’m excited to see what they come up with next. But what I liked about the film was the fact that Ridley Scott seemed truly engaged by the material. There was a real reason why they veered away from John Spaihts’ Alien: Engineers draft and brought on Damon Lindelof to nudge the property further into unknown territory – Scott wasn’t interested in repeating himself. While the shift from Spaihts to Lindelof was ultimately problematic (on paper I prefer the Alien: Engineers draft to Lindelof’s script), it might have been what was needed to engage Scott. And if you look at Prometheus as a film, it’s pretty clear that its new ideas and scenarios are handled with a lot more verve than the Alien elements, which tended to come across as rote and obligatory.

So with the news that Green is being brought onboard partially to make the script more “alien-y” (in the words of the source that spoke to The Wrap), I have to wonder if this project is being shifted out of Scott’s interest range. Granted, this is Sir Ridley Scott here so part of me has to assume he knows what the f*ck he’s doing (or wants to fulfill a contract clause from the first film), but it seems like backsliding. When doing press back in 2012 he was absolutely resolute that the reason it took him so long to get around to making Prometheus was that he felt that the well on Alien ideas had run dry.

So the real question is, has Scott found a new angle in the Alien-verse that truly excites him? Or is he doing a bit of fan (and studio) service? I wouldn’t begrudge him on any of this, but I was actually excited for a movie where Noomi Rapace’s Elizabeth Shaw and the head of Michael Fassbender’s David rocket around the universe completely unfettered by arbitrary associations to an exploitable brand. It seemed like the franchise might pull away from its anchor and really take off in the direction Scott wanted to go. If a great director is truly inspired by the material he’s working with, I’ll take that over brand recognition any day of the week. We already have seven movies with Xenomorphs in them, how many more do we need?

Again, I could be totally wrong on all of this. Maybe Scott really has found a new idea that simultaneously excites him and allows 20th Century Fox to return to a more solid franchise footing. And if that’s the case, I really am all for it (and either way I’m excited for the multiple Michael Fassbenders we’re told to expect from the film). It’s just that there’s a finite amount of Ridley Scott films left in our future, and I want all of them to count.

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Legendary Reveals Cover For 'Godzilla' Tie In Graphic Novel!

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:26

As you all well know by now, Legendary and Warner Bros. are unleashing Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla reboot to the big screen this May. As with most of Legendary’s blockbusters, they are releasing a graphic novel tie in, “Godzilla: Awakening”, an 80-page prequel written by screenwriter Max Borenstein alongside Greg Borenstein.

Feast your eyes on the book details along with the Arthur Adams cover, just revealed this morning for the first time. Check it.

From the press release:

In May 2014, audiences will witness the epic rebirth of the King of the Monsters as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash Godzilla upon the big screen. To pave the way for the iconic creature’s return, Legendary Comics is proud to present the official graphic novel Godzilla: Awakening. This 80-page story, set decades before the film, is co-written by Max Borenstein (screenwriter of the new Godzilla) and Greg Borenstein.

Delve into an incredible mystery, generations in the making. At the dawn of the atomic age, humanity awakens life forms beyond imagination, unleashing monumental forces of nature. This explosive, larger-than-life adventure is the perfect way for fans to glimpse the new Godzilla before seeing the film in theaters.

Godzilla: Awakening is illustrated by Eric Battle (X-Men, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman), Yvel Guichet (Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, Superboy Annual, End of Nations), Alan Quah (Rage, The Vampire Diaries, Anywhere) and Lee Loughridge (Batman Adventures, Arkham Asylum: Living Hell, Marvel Zombies Return), and features cover art by Arthur Adams (Godzilla, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Uncanny X-Men).

Godzilla: Awakening is on sale May 7, 2014. Visit for all the latest news as the legend of Godzilla is reborn!

Gareth Edwards directs Godzilla from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, story by David Callaham, based on the character “Godzilla” owned and created by TOHO CO., LTD. Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni are producing with Mary Parent and Brian Rogers. Patricia Whitcher and Alex Garcia are serving as executive producers, alongside Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira.

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures present a Legendary Pictures production, a Gareth Edwards film, Godzilla. Slated to open worldwide beginning May 16, 2014, the film is expected to be presented in 3D, 2D and IMAX® in select theatres and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, except in Japan, where it will be distributed by Toho Co., Ltd. Legendary Pictures is a division of Legendary Entertainment.

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[Crowd Source This] The History of Movie Websites Will Be Told!

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:04

I find written history so interesting because people don’t realize that what you’re learning had to come from someone’s personal perspective. This means that, while the historical events actually took place, the stories behind them are probably skewed.

This is why I always felt it important to document the history of the pioneering movie websites before their stories became lore, or misinterpreted by someone in the future. To document the events that occurred – from 1999 to the present – by the actual participants, I find, is incredibly important.

Thanks to Geoff Todd and H. Perry Horton, such a history will be cemented with Beard-Os and Badasses: The Punks Who Took Film News Underground, a new documentary film project that has exploded onto Kickstarter.

In 1995 when Patrick Sauriol flipped the switch on his film news website Corona Coming Attractions, it changed everything. No longer was film reporting and criticism, in the exclusive hands of the few, privileged elite. For the first time, fans and enthusiasts threw their keyboards in the ring, and a revolution was launched.

Beard-Os and Badasses, the feature length debut from Geoff Todd and H. Perry Horton, will be an in-depth look at “The Punks” who took control of an out of control and outdated mechanism. There were false starts, missteps, and plenty of controversy, but a revolution was launched that changed the entire landscape of American film journalism and criticism. will be featured as one of the founding fathers, having been established back in January of 2001. It’s going to be pretty surreal to talk about our massive community on camera, and lock our eternal gratitude to you dear readers onto film!

Join the Revolution on Kickstarter, already in progress! Also follow Twitter, Facebook and the official website for more updates and ways to help!

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Death Waltz Releasing 'City Of The Living Dead' Vinyl: Artwork Revealed (Exclusive)

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:00

Death Waltz Recording and Beat Records will be releasing Fabio Frizzi‘s iconic soundtrack to the 1980 Lucio Fulci zombie horror City Of The Living Dead. We’re thrilled to bring you this news AND to reveal the gorgeous artwork, which was done by Graham Humphreys. The CD will be available to purchase from Beat Records direct and vinyl from Death Waltz in April.

The remaster has been personally overseen by Fabio Frizzi in Rome and both the CD & Vinyl come with an exclusive bonus cue in the form of a ten minute City Of The Living Suite recorded live on Halloween 2013 in London’s historic Union Chapel church. This track is a teaser of a live album (!!!) to follow on both Beat and Death Waltz.

The CD keeps the classic poster art while the vinyl has exclusive brand new commissioned artwork from Graham Humphreys and includes brand new liner notes from composer Fabio Frizzi, artist Graham Humphreys, and noted Italian horror expert Stephen Thrower.

Head below to see the stunning artwork.

Right-click on the image and open it in a new tab for SUPER hi-res glory

City Of The Living Dead track listing:
Introduzione 4:11
Fatti Misteriosi 2:52
Toward Dawn 1:20
Apoteosi Del Mistereo 1:10
Occhi Di Brace 3:17
Verso L’alba 1:48
IrrealtÖ di suoni 2:55
Paura Vivente 1:26
Paura E Liberazione 2:37
Toward Dawn 1:38
Suoni Dissonanti 2:54
Apoteosi Del Mistero 3:56
Embers Eyes 1:46
Tenebre Viventi 2:16
Dissonant Sounds 1:24
Toward Dawn 1:05
City Of The Living dead (live suite) 9:57

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Karen Lam Experiences a World of Hurt

Dread Central - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:00

Yet another director has been added to the growing list of those who will be working on an anthology based upon the work of one of the most acclaimed writers on the horror scene right now, Thomas Tessier. Read on for the latest on World of Hurt!

From the Press Release
Fresh off of being selected as one of the Top 12 Canadian Short Films of 2013 by The Shorts Report for “Stalled,” Karen Lam is set to adapt Thomas Tessier’s short story “In Praise of Folly” from his Ghost Music (Cemetery Dance Publications). Lam is the fifth of five directors signed to the THOMAS TESSIER WORLD OF HURT project.

“What I love about ‘In Praise of Folly’ is how the real and fantastic worlds intersect,” Lam said. “Magic and horror exist all around us—we just need to know where to look.”

“In Praise of Folly” concerns a visit by Roland Turner to an abandoned estate to explore its miniature Little Italy village. He is in the midst of taking photos when the first of many tiny hands grab him and pull him to the ground. Lam will write and direct the Tessier story in 2014.

Karen Lam is a Vancouver-based film director, producer, and screenwriter that Fangoria proclaimed “…an extremely skilled and talented filmmaker.” She has written seven feature film screenplays, was the series director on the true crime documentary television series “Very Bad Men,” directed six short films and two feature films, STAINED (2010) and EVANGELINE (2013). EVANGELINE won Best Director at the Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival and also opened the ninth annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival.

THOMAS TESSIER’S WORLD OF HURT is an anthology film based on five stories published in his Ghost Music and Remorseless (Sinister Grin Press) collections.

For more information check out Thomas Tessier's blog, and "like" World of Hurt on Facebook!

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Review: ‘Deadly Class' #3

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:54

Marcus and Willie take to the city with a grim task ahead of them. Remender uses the mission as a backdrop and focuses on character. “Deadly Class” #3 peels back the thin exterior over both of these tough characters, and shows that they might not be who they say they are.

WRITTEN BY: Rick Remender
ART BY: Wes Craig
PRICE: $3.50
RELEASE: March 26, 2014

Last month focused on the rude introduction to the way things worked around Kings Dominion. Now with all over the exposition out of the way Remender can take a look at his characters. This issue proves all the better because of it. We get treated to some fantastic moments of Marcus and Willie out on the town.

We start to see that most of what happened at King Dominion was founded on performance. The idea of creating a dominating personality as the best defense against those around you is definitely alluring in a school filled with assassins. Now that we’re in the real world the vulnerabilities of such an act start to show.

The action takes a little bit of a back seat this month. Yet, the roof jumping and slum snooping will be enough to whet anyone’s appetite. This is a tight issue that takes Marcus back to his roots. We’re treated to a little more backstory and left with more than few revelations about characters we thought we knew. It’s the type of brilliant deconstruction that Remender is known for making look easy.

Speaking of making things look easy, Wes Craig is just beyond talented. His art of this book adds volumes of substance and style to the book. Lee Loughridge’s colors are neon soaked love letters to the eighties that compliment the art style and cement this world. Craig’s use of paneling playfully dances around the dialogue heavy script without missing a beat. It revels in smaller moments like a rooftop jump and makes them absolutely glorious to witness.

There is a lot of tension within the issue. Mostly found toward the end with the kids actually having to complete their lesson. It doesn’t come easily to them, and since it’s only their first assignment one can only imagine that things will just get more difficult from here. There is a lot of humanity in this story, with both the assassins and the victims. Everything is soaked in vulnerability that makes even the most trivial task, a little uneasy to experience within this world.

So “Deadly Class” #3 proves to be even more successful than the pulse pounding debut issue in demonstrating a grounded and dangerous situation. It’s told through the lens of broken people, and has a lot of development for characters we’ve only just met. It’s the type of story I totally didn’t expect from this book, and I couldn’t be happier to receive it. It has a ton of heart, some more context, and a touch of insanity. Also known as the perfect combination.

Rating: 4/5 Skulls.

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Review: “All-New Ghost Rider” #1

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:33

Another Ghost Rider enters the fray this month, as all new creative team Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore take another teenager and imbue him with the spirit of vengeance. The excitement of the most recent hellish hero burns out quick. As “All-New Ghost Rider” #1 is a by the numbers origin that hardly feels earned or charismatic and only really gets interesting with the final page.

WRITTEN BY: Felipe Smith
ART BY: Tradd Moore
PRICE: $2.99
RELEASE: March 26th, 2014

I was totally psyched to dive into this book. Ghost Rider was the first character that really drew me to comics. I came along in the Johnny Blaze days, and the character felt edgier and cooler than the rest of the Marvel universe. Robbie Reyes is no Blaze. In fact, Smith’s minimal script goes out of its way to show us the definition of the character, but somehow falls flat.

I didn’t feel a thing for his situation. I did find him relatable but I didn’t really understand the motivation for making him Ghost Rider, nor did I really feel anything in that moment.

Tradd Moore’s art is hyper stylized and helps to flesh out the world. It seems Smith’s script relies on Moore to do the heavy lifting and for the most part he succeeds. The quick cuts between panels create a sense of energy that is unrivaled in a Marvel comic elsewhere. The small flame flourishes in otherwise regular action added a nice touch to Robbie’s struggles early in the issue, but for the most part nothing overly stuck with me by the issue’s end.

Instead we’re treated to an empty origin story that gropes around in an attempt to find heart with an undefined character who is seemingly fucked into becoming the spirit of vengeance for no good reason. He’s duped, tricked, and doesn’t make any attempt to define himself outside of a quick act of compassion in a no win scenario.

What’s to come still hold hope. First issues are hard to stick. They have to keep a lot of plates spinning and sometimes its almost impossible to balance everything perfectly. I’m intrigued to see more of this Ghost Rider, but only because of the previews of issue two. As a standalone introduction to the character this feels underdeveloped, under utilized, and ends far too quickly. The last three pages actually feel like the beginning of the story.

Rating: 2/5 Skulls.

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Lots of New Stuff on the Way from William Butler and Film Roman

Dread Central - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:30

Around these parts we've been fans of William Butler ever since his roles in Night of the Living Dead (1990) and Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III so any time we hear that he's involved in something new, we take notice. Case in point...

From the Press Release
Producer-director-writer William Butler’s Transition Entertainment has been inked to a first-look deal by Starz Animation’s Film Roman.

Butler and his Transition team, which includes three-time Emmy Award® winner John Vulich, will work with Film Roman’s General Manager, Head of Production Dana Booton to assist in the development and creation of animated and live-action content for all platforms.

“Film Roman has long established itself as one of the premier companies for creators to thrive. The Transition Entertainment team is extremely proud to contribute to their exciting slate of projects,” said William Butler, President, Transition Entertainment. “Our partnership with Film Roman comes at a perfect time as the digital platform continues to rapidly grow and the demand for new entertainment increases.”

Butler has recently completed producing and writing duties on the half-hour comedy pilot "Waffle Hut" (Transition Entertainment) and is currently producing/directing the fourth season of Disney’s "Game On." Butler previously wrote and directed the horror-thriller Madhouse (Lionsgate/Lakeshore) and thriller Furnace (Melee Entertainment/Genius).

Transition Entertainment has also written and produced several live theater shows in Los Angeles, including the improv comedy "The Chuck Rivers Show," a satirical send-up of a 1970's style talk show featuring a rotating cast of comedy veterans including Laird Macintosh (The Groundlings Theatre & School), Frank Caeti (“MADtv”), Ryan Gaul (“House of Lies”), Sam Pancake (“Lovespring International”), Jordan Black (“Community”), Julie Brown (“Melissa and Joey”), and Maile Flanagan (“Lab Rats”). “The Chuck Rivers Show” was recently selected to The Groundlings 40th Anniversary Show lineup in May 2014.

It's uncertain if any of the above will lead to quality horror projects, but knowing Bill, we wouldn't doubt it at all. Stay tuned.

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Blanc/Biehn Productions Announces New Project Fembot

Dread Central - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:15

Blanc/Biehn Productions has announced another new project, Fembot, which will see a release date in the fall of 2015; and we have the early details for you right here, including a very familiar name listed among the film's credits.

Fembot will star Michael Biehn (The Terminator, Aliens, The Victim, The Divide) and Jennifer Blanc-Biehn (Everly, Wrong Cops, The Victim, "Dark Angel") and introduces Martin Richard Kristek to Hollywood. Additional cast members will be announced next month.

The film will be directed by editor Vance Crofoot (Treachery, The Victim) and written by our own Staci Layne Wilson.

Fembot marks Biehn's first robot movie since The Terminator and Blanc-Biehn's first super-human story since "Dark Angel."

During a recent trip to Vienna, the couple met Kristek (see all three pictured below), who made a lasting impression on them with his charisma as a European actor and DJ as well as his message and views on the subject of renewable energies. Kristek, owner and CEO of Care-Energy and ESCO, supplies over 380,000 customers in Germany with renewable, sustainable energy. His company’s work creates the greatest possible independence of energy at socially acceptable prices. Currently he is set to internationalize his energy service company.

But first he'll have a supporting role in the film as a solar energy provider working with the inventor of the Fembot.

"I am so excited to work with Martin on this project. I found him to be one of the most interesting, smart, and talented people I have met in a long time," says Biehn.

"We think Kristek will be a wonderful character in this film," adds Blanc-Biehn.

Imagine a world in the not-too-distant future in which your every whim and desire can be fulfilled by a beautiful, charming, and sexually adventurous female robot. Thanks to ingenious scientific advances and potency provided by benevolent green energy eco-power plants, these “Fembots” are a dream come true. She’s lifelike, responsive, warm, and soft to the touch -- she even smells like cotton candy. What man wouldn’t want one?

Wealthy entrepreneur Zayden Beckett (Biehn) can’t wait to invest... both professionally and personally. Beckett test-drives a few Fembot models before he settles on Arla, the most intelligent of the lot and specially programmed just for him. Unfortunately, the devious inventor of the Fembot has cut corners with Arla, using a different, inferior energy source. She develops a mind of her own and a thought process which allows for jealousy. When Beckett begins to fall in love with a real woman, Arla goes on the attack.

Fembot serves as a warning, a wake-up call for the viewer: Beware of the temptations of the virtual reality – because in the end you might find yourself out in a real world that’s more fiction than fact, where nothing is real anymore. Fembot is a thrilling and erotic, energy-conscious sci-fi suspense film.

Production begins in July 2014 with plans to premiere the film in 2015 so expect lots more later this year.

For more on all of the company's current projects, "like" Blanc/Biehn Productions on Facebook and join the conversation on Twitter with @jenniferblancb, @michaelbiehn, and @blancbiehnfilms.

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New Track From 'The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth' Emerges

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:00

Game designer Edmund McMillen has posted a new track called “Duress” from the upcoming rogue-like The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth. The song was composed by Matthias Bossi and Jon Evans (aka Ridiculon) and takes place during the player’s foray into “Sheol”. It’s an eerie track, that’s for sure, and definitely speaks to how this game is taking the original and stepping it up several notches. Give it a listen below but make sure Mom doesn’t catch you!

TBOI: Rebirth will be coming out for PS4, Vita, and PC later this year.

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'Oculus' Clip A Delicious and Bloody Snack!

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:39

Snack on this new clip from Oculus (review) in which an apple isn’t exactly what it seems…

In theaters April 11, “The story centers on a murder that left two children orphans with authorities charging the brother while his sister believed that the true culprit was a haunted antique mirror. Now completely rehabilitated and in his twenties, the brother is ready to move on but his sister is determined to prove that the haunted mirror was responsible for destroying their family.

Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff, Brenton Thwaites, Rory Cochrane, Annalise Basso and Garrett Ryan all star.

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Soundtracks For "Requiem For A Dream" And "The Fountain" Coming To Vinyl?

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:00

In a recent tweet, composer Clint Mansell stated that a vinyl pressing of the Requiem For A Dream (one of the most horrifying movies I’ve ever seen) and The Fountain soundtracks may very well be happening. Nothing however was confirmed, as all Mansell stated was that “Plans are afoot…” We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.

Mansell’s music can be heard in the upcoming Noah, which tells the tale of the biblical hero who built an ark before a global flood. All three films were directed by Darren Aronofsky.

@Voke_: @iamclintmansell any chance of repressing Requiem, fountain soundtracks to vinyl?”Plans are afoot…

— Clint Mansell (@iamclintmansell) March 25, 2014

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Latest 'Terminator' Casting Seeks Revenge...

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:50

Borys Kit of THR broke this “tidbit” of casting news for Terminator: Genesis, which is anything but small…

Says Kit, Attack the Block‘s John Boyega, pictured above, tested not only for Star Wars but also for the role of Miles Dyson’s son in Genesis!

Doctor Miles Bennett Dyson (Joe Morton) was a major player in James Cameron’s 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day. He was the inventor of the neural-net processor which would lead to the development of Skynet, a computer A.I. intended to control electronically linked weapons and defend the United States, but which would later seize control of the world and launch a global war of extermination against humanity. – Terminator Wiki.

John Connor and his Terminator intercept Sarah Connor’s attempts to assassinate him, leading to a massive shootout and the eventual death of Dyson. As you may recall, he did have a kid, playing with a remote control car, who must have a integral role in Genesis. Boyega is an incredible actor, and it would be refreshing to see him in the role, instead of Michael B. Jordan, who appears to be studios new attempt at a Will Smith…

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'The Raid 2' Is So Insane THIS Is A Deleted Scene!

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:34

At first I rolled my eyes at a deleted scene being released before the movie is even in theaters, but wait until you see it…

In the nearly five minute long sequence, you’ll witness a massive gang war from Gareth Evans’ The Raid 2, in limited theaters this Friday. Releasing this footage shows is a gesture that ensures fans are going to see one of the most violent and insane action films to ever grace the big screen. If this clip doesn’t reassure you, maybe Ryan Daley’s review will?

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

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[TV] "Those Who Kill" Is Getting Dumped...

bloody disgusting - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:01

Deadline reports both good news and bad news for fans of A&E‘s new drama series “Those Who Kill,” which was pulled two weeks ago after two low-rated airings.

The good news is that the series is coming back on the air staring this coming Sunday. The bad news is that it will air on A&E sibling LMN TV (aka Lifetime Movie Network), which they explain is not exactly a vote of confidence to the show by A&E Networks brass who kept the announcement of the series’ relaunch super low-key with a post on “Those Who Kill‘s” Facebook page.

In what looks like a burn-off run (don’t get hooked), new episodes of “Those Who Kill” will air at 10 PM Sundays. The first original episode this Sunday will be preceded from 8-10 PM by rebroadcasts of the show’s first two hours that already premiered on A&E.

The A&E debut of “Those Who Kill” starring Chloe Sevigny drew a soft 1.4 million viewers, down from the series debuts of A&E’s “Bates Motel” (3 million) and “Longmire” (4.1 million) and holding onto less than half of its “Bates Motel” lead-in.

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SpaceLab9 Releasing 'Raid 2' OST On CD, Digital, And Vinyl

bloody disgusting - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 21:25

Madison Gate Records and SpaceLab9 have announced that they have released the digital soundtrack for the upcoming martial arts/action thriller The Raid 2 today (snag it here). A CD copy will be released April 29th (pre-order here) and a deluxe vinyl LP will be released sometime this summer.

From the official press release:
Composer Joseph Trapanese (The Raid: Redemption, Oblivion, TRON: Uprising) returns along with Aria Prayogi and Fajar Yuskemal to provide a score equal parts electronic and orchestral, deeply layered and breathtaking, all while perfectly complimenting the frenetic on-screen action of The Raid 2. The 24-track album features original motion picture score with over an hour of music, plus the original song “Hush” written and performed by Indonesian jazz artist Arti Dewi.

Head below for the trailer, track listing, and quotes.

Trapanese states, “It is with great pleasure that I share with you the original soundtrack to ‘The Raid 2’, a creative collaboration with director Gareth Evans that was equal parts inspired, fun, and satisfying. I’m thrilled that Madison Gate Records and SpaceLab9 are releasing the album so that all the fans can relive this film’s brutality and beauty.

Madison Gate Records executive Shelly Bunge states, “Partnering on The Raid franchise has been a truly exciting experience for us. Having released the first RAID soundtrack, we jumped at the opportunity to release The Raid 2. Joseph, Aria and Fajar have produced an action-packed score that fits perfectly with the film and we’re sure the fans will love it.

Spacelab9 label head Dave Amcher adds, “We’re thrilled to play a part in the release of this album for such an iconic series. Creating a package to compliment such an intense and visceral soundtrack proved a challenge and we have no doubt that fans will have as much fun with the final outcome as we had putting it all together!

Track List:
1 Alarm
2 The Equation
3 Toilet Nightmare
4 Suck It Up
5 Prison Riot
6 Ball Inspection
7 Phone Call
8 Porn Den
9 Prakoso
10 Undercover
11 Club Battle
12 Reog
13 Punch It
14 SIM Card
15 Betrayal
16 The Assassin
17 Pursuit
18 Motor Chase
19 Wasteland
20 Warehouse Stomping
21 Uco Dining
22 Hammerballs
23 Showdown
24 Hush

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Mondo's Paranorman Vinyl Will Be Clear During The Day, Glow Red, Blue, Or Green In The Dark

bloody disgusting - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 18:00

Yet another Record Store Day release that I can’t wait to get my hands on is Mondo’s vinyl release of the Paranorman soundtrack, which was composed by Jon Brion. The movie was a great deal of fun and featured some truly astonishing stopmotion, much of which I was convinced could not have been done by hand as it simply looked way too good! But that’s neither here nor there.

What matters here is that the limited edition picture disc release, only available in stores on Record Store Day (April 19th), will be clear in daylight but will then glow red, blue, or green in the dark depending on your variant!

Head below for the film’s trailer.

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Categories: Horror News

'Phantasm V' Is Real, Boooooooooooyyyyyyy! (Updated)

bloody disgusting - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 17:48

We’ve been holding some news for the past few weeks, and unfortunately for us, our friends at AICN broke the major news.

Don Cosacrelli is back with more Tallman terror, and will have the long gestured Phantasm V: Ravager for us in the near future!

AIC shared the following teaser poster, with some official news coming in the next day or so. From what we’ve been told, Reggie Bannister and Angus Scrimm do return. Kat Lester also returns as the “Lady in Lavender”.

Phantasm Archives adds that David Hartman both wrote and directed Phantasm V: Ravager. Coscarelli supervises.

Something interesting of note: Dread Central has actually caught wind of this way back in June 2012 and was quickly shot down by Coscarelli. Looks like they were on to something, eh?!

Coscarelli’s 1979 Phantasm followed a young boy and his friends who must face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.

Watch this spot for anything confirmed and official.

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[Tribeca '14] 'Canal' Trailer Haunted By A Shadowy Figure!

bloody disgusting - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 17:45

Ivan Kavanagh comes out of Ireland with his Canal, set to world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, taking place from April 16th to April 27th in New York City.

Bloody Disgusting landed a crazy suspenseful trailer for the pic about, “Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy—or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder

David begins to unravel, and the house’s eerie history threatens to repeat itself. Dripping with tension and chilling to the core, this visceral Irish ghost story is a visually arresting and genuinely shocking journey into the darkness within.

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New Imagery Gets 'Afflicted' or Infected? (Exclusive)

bloody disgusting - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 17:14

On the heels of the trailer premiere, Bloody Disgusting gets infected with a quartet of exclusive images from Clif Prowse and Derek Lee’s Afflicted (read our review), which looks like a cross between V/H/S and Chronicle.

The found-footage film will be in limited theaters as well as VOD (iTunes, Amazon, VUDU, Google Play, Cable On Demand, Playstation and XBOX) on April 4, 2014 via CBS Films.

In the pic, “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.

Clif Prowse, Derek Lee, Edo Van Breemen, Zachary Gray and Baya Rehaz all star in the film.

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