Hey Horror Fans! We Have to Talk About Your Elitism

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 17:00

Today marks the 20th anniversary of David Fincher’s phenomenal thriller/horror Se7en, which featured the amazing cast of Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, R. Lee Ermey, and Kevin Spacey. It’s a movie that has withstood the test of time, one of those rare 90’s films that doesn’t feel dated or any less relevant as time as passed.

However, there are many horror fans who adamantly state that the film is not horror and I just don’t get it. It’s a serial killer that offs people based on the seven deadly sins. It’s gory, it’s horrifying, and it’s got an ending that still haunts people to this day.

In fact, it’s not just Se7en, there are a slew of other incredible films that are apparently “not horror”, according to comments I’ve received based on my “What are the Most Beautiful Horror Films?” piece. Many people wondered why I put The Cell and Pan’s Labyrinth of the list when there were far more “appropriate” choices.

And you know what? This whole “it’s not horror” argument? It’s bullshit. It’s childish, melodramatic, and, worst of all, fucks over us horror fans. Your need for purity is what is ultimately proving that horror is “bottom of the barrel” material. You disassociate from that which is intelligent and thought provoking so as to embrace the tried and true. Instead of accepting and embracing that films like Silence of the Lambs are horror ON TOP of being a psychological thriller, you’d rather push it to the side and laud films like Friday the 13th or Hostel, which are great films in their own right but they lack subtlety. A movie like Pan’s Labyrinth deals with conceptual horror while Friday the 13th deals with overt horror.

I was talking about this phenomenon with two other BD writers: Kalyn Corrigan and Daniel Baldwin. The three of us were all on the same page about our frustrations with this attitude. After all, why push a film out of the horror label when it could add some sense of validation to the genre? Some films can add such rich dimensions to horror and prove that us horror fans want more like it if we only embrace it. Daniel said something that wonderfully describes horror, saying that it’s “infinitely malleable”. It can be applied to drama, romance, sci-fi, comedy, action, etc…

I think it comes down to expectations. Many of us go into theaters expecting to get scared and then leave disappointed when we’re not. But that doesn’t mean a film isn’t horror! For example, I saw Sinister in theaters and never got truly scared. Sure, I jumped at the lawnmower scene (who hasn’t?) but I never once felt a sense of dread or concern for the characters on the screen. Does that mean that Sinister isn’t horror? Of course not! It’s 100% a horror film!

Look, I can understand why some of you may think that Pan’s Laybrinth isn’t a horror movie, even though I respectfully disagree. But The Cell? Really?! It’s packed to the brim with some of the most inventive and insane horror visuals I’ve seen in a movie and the story is pretty damn interesting, even though the full execution may be a bit lacking. The whole premise made it possible to show multiple full-fledged nightmares realized on the screen. Just look at this clip and tell me it’s not a horror film.

You know what the real problem is? When many horror fans are given something smart that isn’t overflowing with gore and viscera, it’s “not horror”. But then those same people complain that horror is too dumb and panders to the lowest common denominator. Guess what? You can’t have your cake and eat it too. Embrace horror movies that aren’t all about monsters/zombies/axe wielding psychopaths/creatures/whatever. Horror can be cerebral. In fact, that’s when it’s the most effective. It shouldn’t take an axe for fear to get into your head.

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CW Will Attempt to Adapt Clive Barker’s “Weaveworld”

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 16:50

The CW, who is going horror pilot crazy (even though they passed on “Tales From the Darkside”), is now developing “Weaveworld,” a drama series based on the horror/fantasy novel by Clive Barker (“Hellraiser”).

The genre writer-filmmaker is set to executive produce the project, written/executive produced by Jack Kenny (Warehouse 13), explains Deadline.

The show gives a contemporary makeover to the premise of the novel, which was published in 1987. “In the TV adaptation, an app designer teams up with a young pastry chef who has just discovered that destined to be guardian of a mythological realm that can be accessed through a portal in an old Savannah mansion. Together, they fight an epic battle with evil forces who are vying for control of the magical world.

For decades, “Weaveworld” had been considered too hard to adapt for TV because of its scope and settings that would require extensive use of special effects. That is something that the current technology can accomplish on a TV budget.

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Which Tim Burton Movie Are You?

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 15:00

It’s no secret that director Tim Burton was one of the most wildly inventive and imaginative directors during the 80’s and 90’s. Films like Batman, Beetljuice, Edward Scissorhands, and Sleep Hollow gave us films with a very specific visual style, one that delighted in exaggerating the atmosphere of any given scene, amplifying it in surreal and twisted yet utterly delightful ways.

I grew up loving his films, although I’ve been disappointed with nearly everything post-2000. That being said, I can’t deny how important his works were to me in terms of recognizing creativity and doing something “different”.

When I saw this quiz, I immediately got a smile on my face because I tried to envision myself as Beetlejuice, Batman, or even Pee Wee. You know, one of those early characters that’s so unique and interesting that you can’t help but love them!

I took the quiz and got “Edward Scissorhands”, which comes with this description:

You’re unique, mysterious, and unapologetically yourself! Stay strange and unusual!

You’re goddamn right.

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“The Enfield Haunting” Haunts A&E This October

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 14:33

Before James Wan’s The Conjuring sequel tackles the true story, “The Enfield Haunting” was told as a three-parter drama that stars Eleanor Worthington-Cox, as well as Timothy Spall, Juliet Stevenson and Matthew Macfadyen.

The miniseries was directed by Kristoffer Nyholm (“The Killing”) and will premiere on A&E this October.

The film is a dramatization of real events that are alleged to have taken place at a North London house in 1977. Spall will play Maurice Grosse, a rookie paranormal researcher. After a recent personal tragedy, he is drawn to the house on Green Street after disturbing reports of a desperate family terrorized by malevolent unseen forces.

Series is adapted from Guy Lyon Playfair’s book “This House Is Haunted.”

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Rob Zombie Invading Starz With “Trapped”

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 14:29

Starz is going all out on their horror fare. With “Ash vs Evil Dead” set to premiere this Halloween, they’ve begun development on “Trapped,” a comic fightfest series with Mila Kunis and Rob Zombie exec producing, says Variety.

The half-hour comedy series is written by “Arrested Development’s” Joey Slamon and takes place over a single night in the home of a wealthy family under attack by a murderous cult.

It should be interesting to see how they expand this concept into a full season.

For those wondering, Zombie will also direct.

Kunis, along with Susan Curtis, Cami Curtis and Lisa Sterbakov, are exec producing under their Orchard Farm Productions banner.

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Jimmi Simpson Tries Teaching Some Empathy in ‘Gravy’ (Exclusive)

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 13:57

Coming to Select U.S. Cinemas on October 2nd and VOD October 6th is Gravy, the indie dark comedy co-written and directed by James Roday (“Psych”) that’s all about some strange dietary choices. And to celebrate the upcoming release, we’ve got an exclusive clip that shows Jimmi Simpson trying to get Michael Weston to calm down and empathize a bit with what’s going on in their murderous group dynamic. You can see the clip below.

The synopsis for Gravy reads:

It’s All Hallow’s Eve. A trio of costumed misfits with very special dietary requirements seizes a Mexican cantina and forces the staff to engage in a late night of gaming, food and libations. The only caveat is what’s on the menu.

The directorial debut of James Roday (star of “Psych”), Gravy boasts an all-star ensemble cast of Michael Weston (State of Play, Garden State), Jimmi Simpson (“House of Cards,” White House Down), Sutton Foster (Younger, “Bunheads”), Lily Cole (Snow White and the Huntsman), Molly Ephraim (Last Man Standing), Paul Rodriguez (Ali), Gabriel Luna (“True Detective,” “Wicked City”), Lothaire Bluteau (“Vikings,” “The Tudors”), Ethan Sandler (The Bourne Supremacy, “Crossing Jordan”) Dule Hill (“Ballers,” “Psych”), with Gabourey Sidibe (Empire, Precious) and Sarah Silverman (Wreck-It Ralph).

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Olive Films Pushes Street Dates for Slasher // Video Titles Back

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:07

Back in July we shared news from Olive Films on a bunch of new titles they were releasing with Slasher // Video. The titles were originally scheduled to hit shelves on September 29th. Unfortunately those titles are being pushed back, but it’s being done to allow Slasher // Video and Olive to put out the best possible releases of these films. So while I’m bummed about the wait, I say take your time to make sure you get it right. Below you can check on all the titles and see their new release dates. For additional information please visit OliveFilms.com.


October 27th Release

Boardinghouse (DVD)

The Hoffman house has what one would call a “haunted history.” Shuttered after a series of mysterious deaths in the early 1970’s, ten years later Jim Royce (John Wintergate, Terror on Tour), a relative and clairvoyant, has reopened his inheritance as a boarding house for young women. But beware … the dark forces are not to be trifled with. Murder and mayhem soon return and no one, and we mean NO ONE, is safe.


November 17th Releases

Cemetery Sisters (DVD)

Sisters Joan and Leslie (Joan Simon and Leslie Simon) are no strangers to the dead. Having grown up around the family mortuary business, they have a comfortable appreciation for that fact of life. Being goal-oriented siblings, they, too, would like to start their own mortuary business. But, how? A plot to provide a healthy client roster (as well as a means of funding the enterprise) will involve multiple marriages, multiple murders and multiple corpses in the never-less-than-entertaining Cemetery Sisters.

Cindo de Mayo (DVD/Blu-ray)

Humberto Valdez, AKA “El Maestro” (Anthony Iava To’omata), is teaching at a small town junior college and he takes his Chicano studies course seriously, perhaps a bit too seriously. With the exception of a lone student, El Maestro is considered by the pupils and faculty alike to be a joke and out of touch with the real world. “El Maestro” comes down with a bad case of “Aztec Blood Lust” after being fired. It’s a malady that has tragic side effects … for others. Possessed by a spirit to wreak havoc upon those who have taunted him, “El Maestro” becomes a one-man killing machine. Has an evil spirit truly possessed “El Maestro?” Or, has the pressure of entertaining on the holiday caused him to snap? Can he be stopped? To find out you’ll have to watch Cinco de Mayo … if you dare.

Death Nurse (DVD)

Patient care is priority number one at the Shady Palms Clinic, where patients check in but never check out. Owned and operated by nurse Edith Mortley (Priscilla Alden, Death Nurse 2) and her brother Dr. Gordon Mortley (Cemetery Sisters, Death Nurse 2), Shady Palms attends to your every need. And if you should expire (or be dispatched) … free burial service!

Death Nurse 2 (DVD)

The Hippocratic Oath is clearly not required reading at the Shady Palms Clinic run by Nurse Mortley (Priscilla Alden, Death Nurse) and her brother, Dr. Gordon Mortley (Albert Eskinazy, Death Nurse, Cemetery Sisters) in this sequel to the horror film Death Nurse. The patient survival rate is nil as the body count rises thanks to Nurse Motley, the Florence Nightingale of the cemetery set. At turns shocking and terrifying, yet filled with grim humor, Death Nurse 2 gives fans of horror films more than they could ask of the genre.

Killer Workout (DVD/Blu-ray)

Going to the gym may be hazardous to your health. In fact, it could kill you.
Valerie, a model with a promising career, Valerie heads out to the local fitness club to use their sun-tanning bed. She needs to look her best for her Cosmopolitan magazine cover shoot. Alas, Valerie’s visit will end in tragedy when the machine malfunctions, burning her to death. Despite Valerie’s death being a public relations nightmare, things are back up and running at the club with the iron-fisted Rhonda (Marci Karr, Maniac Cop) in charge. But tragedy is lurking just around the corner when another club member is soon found stabbed to death. Enter Lieutenant Morgan (David James Campbell, Scarecrows), the cop on the case. Tasked with solving the crimes, he’s in for more than he expected as the body count rises. Who’s behind the grizzly slayings? What’s their motive? And, who will be the next victim?

Shock ‘Em Dead (DVD/Blu-ray)

Manager-on-the-rise Lindsay Roberts (Traci Lords, Cry-Baby) has a rock band in the spotlight with guitar god Angel Martin (Stephen Quadros, The Lost Platoon) as its newest member. Lindsay and the band are on the road to success.  But all is not as it seems. Angel, as it turns out, has made a pact with the dark forces to make him a rock star having quite literally sold his soul for his talent. But there’s a catch, fame and fortune come at a price. In order to sustain his talent Angel must feed on the souls of others. Lindsay’s growing attraction to Angel soon turns to fear as she finds herself pulled further and further into a terrifying world of unspeakable evil.

Splatter: Architects of Fear (DVD)

An informative and entertaining “peek behind the curtain,” Splatter: Architects of Fear is a documentary that gives both the genre fan and the casual viewer alike a bird’s eye view of special effects and make-up wizards at work. Splatter: Architects of Fear offers that rare opportunity to witness a film as it’s being shot – in this case battling zombies, mutants and amazon women – as well as a chance to see the action on the other side of the camera by watching the talented craftsmen do what they do best to make audiences jump in their seats.

Trashology (DVD/Blu-ray)

A college writing assignment leads Tracy (Laura Lee Black, Preexisting Conditions) to explore her passion for film, especially the “trash” genre made infamous by John Waters. Her research leads her to the book Trashology, firing her imagination and guiding the viewer through a trilogy of horror, revenge and vigilante justice tales (The Vat, Big Debbie and Inglorious Bitches) paying homage to the man that started it all.

Deadly Prey (DVD/Blu-ray)

The sadistic and psychopathic Colonel Hogan (David Campbell, The Deadliest Prey, Relentless Justice) is a mercenary for hire who finds a benefactor in Don Michaelson (Troy Donahue, Shock ‘Em Dead, Cry-Baby), a ruthless businessman in need of skilled killers for a special assignment. It’s a win-win for both sides. Michaelson will finance Hogan’s training camp and Hogan will use his trained mercenaries to help out Michaelson. Hogan has the manpower. What he doesn’t have is the prey to hunt in preparation for the big day. His solution: troll the streets of Los Angeles and randomly abduct people. What Hogan didn’t count on was that one of those people would be Mike Danton (Ted Prior, The Deadliest Prey, Relentless Justice). Danton, a Marine with killer skills, doesn’t take too kindly to being kidnapped. Hogan, Michaelson and the mercenaries are in for a world of pain in the action-packed thrill ride Deadly Prey. Deadly Prey co-stars Cameron Mitchell (Hombre, Klansman), Dawn Abraham (Mike’s Murder) and Suzzane Tara (TV’s General Hospital).

The Deadliest Prey (DVD/Blu-ray)

Sadist, psychopath, and a damn fine solider, Colonel Hogan (David Campbell, Deadly Prey, Relentless Justice) and his merry band of mercenaries are back for more in the sequel to writer/director David A. Prior’s Deadly Prey. Will Mike Danton (Ted Prior, Deadly Prey, Relentless Justice) ever learn to let someone else take out the garbage? Kidnapped from in front of his home while emptying the trash, Danton finds himself back in familiar territory as prey in Hogan’s twisted game of cat & mouse. It’s obvious that Hogan is also a slow learner. When will he understand not to mess with Danton, a U.S. Marine who learned to be “all that he could be” in ‘Nam? The action and kills are amped up in The Deadliest Prey co-starring Fritz Matthews (Deadly Prey, Born Killer) and Cat Tomeny (Flesh Wounds, Enemies Among Us).

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‘Painkillers’ Art Has the Cure For Mankind

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:03

RLJ Entertainment has provided Bloody Disgusting with the exclusive art premiere for Painkillers, on DVD and digital January 12, 2016.

Peter Winther directs with Tahmoh Penikett, Lesley Anne Brant, Erica Durance, Julia Both and Colm Feore all starring.

A squad of marines sent on a classified mission deep in the war-torn mountains of Afghanistan finds the mysterious item they were sent for… but it’s not what they were expecting. The next thing they know, Major Cafferty (Tahmoh Penikett, Battlestar Galactica) and the surviving squad members wake-up in a military medical facility with no memory of what happened or even who they are. Using an experimental drug, doctors try to “reboot” the soldiers’ memories, but one by one they fall prey to bizarre hallucinations and homicidal fits of rage. Only through snatches of resurfacing memories does Cafferty begin to question the true motives of the hospital staff and discover the shocking, deadly reality behind the otherworldly artifact they found.

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[Review] ‘June’ is a Decent Venture into a Tired Genre

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:01

Since the Exorcist first premiered to critical and public acclaim, possession films have taken over the horror genre like flies on a corpse. Every other release nowadays seems to be a retread of the same old story we’ve seen executed better a hundred times before, with only a few rare exceptions (i.e. the Last Exorcism, the Taking of Deborah Logan or even above-average Exorcism of Emily Rose). In June, director L. Gustavo Cooper attempts to tackle this tired sub-genre by throwing in some unique twists and a more character-driven plot, with mixed results for us viewers.

Though the film is sometimes confused regarding who’s the actual main character, the story mostly follows Kennedy Brice in a surprisingly exceptional performance as June, a disturbed young girl with a secret occult power living in an abusive foster family after her biological parents’ mysterious death. When she’s found to be responsible for a series of unexplainable accidents related to her imaginary friend Aer, June is eventually moved to a new family. It is there that she meets Lily and Dave Anderson, played by Victoria Pratt and Casper Van Dien, a couple that seems to genuinely care for her well-being. When her supernatural side reveals itself once more, however, it’s up to her family to discover what’s really going on with their new daughter.

Though obviously borrowing elements from better films, there are actually some interesting supernatural ideas introduced early on that pique your interest, but they don’t really amount to anything by the end. The paganist setup, while refreshing at times due to the overuse of Christian ideology in this type of movie, is easily one of the worst aspects of the story. June is really at its best when dealing with more down-to-earth issues like motherly love and the consequences of abusive families, rather than generic prophecies about apocalyptic children acting as vessels for eldritch spirits.

The characters and dialogue were all realistically written, and at no point was there a bad performance, but you never get the chance to truly know the people going through these horrible situations. While it was always interesting when the family members interacted with each other, more screen time was unnecessarily devoted to June’s imaginary friend than to her new parents. This results in the characters felt like lone chess pieces on a board waiting for the plot to push them forward. Kennedy Brice does stand out as a truly great child actress, however, as a lot of scenes are carried by her performance alone.

Overall, there is nothing actually wrong with June; every story-beat was decently presented and Cooper’s direction was both somber and energetic when it needed to be, but the film lacks a defining creative spark. By the time the end credits roll, you might not remember much of the story that preceded them, though you will most likely have had an entertaining experience. If the horror genre wasn’t already over-saturated with possession films featuring creepy but vulnerable children being besieged by otherworldly forces, I would probably recommend June as fun late-night romp. Seeing as that’s not the case, however, you’d be better off watching something a bit more original.

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[Interview] ‘Baskin’ Director Can Evrenol Takes Us to Hell on Earth!

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 10:46

One of my favorite films out of the Toronto International Film Festival was Can Evrenol’s Turkish horror Baskin, which I believe Has cult midnight written all over it.

Baskin is based on a short of the same name. The decision to expand it into a feature can be credited to Hostel and Cabin Fever director Eli Roth!

Said Evrenol: “When Eli Roth watched it at Sitges and asked if I had the feature script for it!”

Baskin sends a squad of unsuspecting cops through a trapdoor to Hell when they stumble upon a Black Mass in an abandoned building.

“[Hell] is not somewhere you go, but carry inside you,” Evrenol explained on his reason as to why Hell interests him, further adding that he believes that “Heaven and Hell are on Earth.”

Hell is a personal interpretation for film, but Evrenol also looked to be inspired by films such as Hellraiser.

“It is in a way a reimagining of ‘Hansel & Gretel,’ just like Texas Chainsaw Massacre is,” he explained. “You wander off, get lost in the woods and end up in somebody’s personal prison. It’s terrifying. Basically we wanted to create the most terrifying situation for our cops – with a minimal budget that is. So once the cops are captured, I thought the scariest thing would be the entrance of ‘a father’ – a twisted authority figure in the most conservative way possible. And what is more conservative than a small family claustrophobia?”

There’s a heavy dramatic component to Baskin that may surprise horror fans. Evrenol explains the development of the characters.

“The idea was to forcefully combine two very different types of film into a single arthouse shocker,” adds Evrenol. “We wanted it to be a serious modern arthouse European/Turkish film, which slowly goes mad and finally becomes hardcore heavy metal gore. These type of movies are rare bıt I’ve always been fond of this concept of an extreme journey. I’m fascinated by genre shifts.

“I’ve always joked that one day I wanted make a bank robbery film where in the last 20 minutes the story is interrupted by an alien invasion. Maybe I will one day…”

There’s spectacular filmmaking in Baskin, with outstanding DP work.

Baskin is our amazingly talented dop Alp Korfali’s first feature film. Korfali is great with light, color and a general sense of picture. He’s definitely not a horror fan, but he has great taste in art and cinema.

“I wanted Baskin to be a glamorous, surreal and very dark movie. Our visual inspiration was movies like Only God Forgives, Frontiers, Calvaire, It and such… It was a 28-night shoot, with no day shots. We had to be quite mobile, fast and versatile with the camera. Under the circumstances it was Arri Amira that gave us the best test results.”

One issue many have with genre films is shock value. Characters in Baskin literally enter Hell. Shocking is a must. Evrenol knew this from the start explaining, “It was [always] intended to be as shocking as possible.”

The trailer may be a bit misleading, which is why Evrenol wants to make it clear that “Baskin is a micro-budget arthouse shocker” that’s “from a country with zero history of any genre filmmaking with a high-quality production value. It is a slow-burner and very off-beat at times.

He adds: “The trailer is amazing but the paste it suggests may be interpreted much higher than the actual film.”

Baskin was acquired for release through IFC Midnight in 2016. The film’s success could dictate whether or not a sequel is made.

“I’d love to do a sequel if there was demand for it,” Evrenol explains while also revealing, “We already have a synopsis for it.

“It started as a joke but we ended up loving it…”

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[Review] ‘Old 37’ Fails to Distinguish Itself from the Pack

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 10:22

If the director of a movie chooses to credit himself as Alan Smithee, that’s never a good thing. The reason for making this choice could be a variety of things, but basically it boils down to the director not being too fond of the final product. Christian Winters directed Old 37 but if you look it up on IMDB you’ll see that Smithee gets the credit. That’s not a promising sign.

The plot of Old 37 is fairly thin. Two crazy brothers who own a junk yard and an ambulance listen for crashes out along a semi-remote highway. Whenever they get wind of an accident they’re the first ones on the scene. Unfortunately for the victims these brothers aren’t there to help. Instead they take the victims back to their junkyard where they then proceed to torture them.

That’s basically the entire plot. Other little things happen, but nothing seems to be all that relevant to anything. We have a teenage girl who has a serious self esteem problem. Apparently her problems are because she has small boobs. Her mom has a very active social life, going out with a different guy each night. I’m sure that doesn’t make things any easier. Mom is aware of her daughter’s issue however, and decides to take her to get a boob job. You’re the best, mom!

Let’s talk about this boob job for a minute. This is a teenage girl getting a boob job and then on what appears to be the very next day she gets a complete makeover, presumably to go with her new boobs. Then she immediately goes out on a date. Is there no recovery time for boob jobs? I’m not doctor but that seems like a fairly major procedure that would require a little rest after. Instead this girl is rushing right out to put her boobs on display!

(I never expected to say ‘boob job’ this many times in a review)

Old 37 seems to have a message about safe driving. All the teenagers that get into accidents due so out of their own stupidity. Whether it be driving too fast or having sex while driving or any other moronic thing you can think of that is considered cool to do while behind the wheel, these kids try it. They’re all punished it for at least. Whether it be the accident killing them or the brothers, they all learn a very harsh lesson.

Old 37 has all the elements that you find in low budget horror movies these days. Kane Hodder and Bill Moseley play the brothers. I love them both and I’m always excited to see them, but they play in a lot of bad movies. Old 37 is another bad movie you can add to their list. They do fine enough with the material they have, but in all honesty they don’t have much to work with. Old 37 goes for the ultimate modern day low budget horror trifecta by tossing in an un-credited Lloyd Kaufman cameo.

You may know from my previous reviews that one of my biggest pet peeves with indie horror flicks is the music. A lot of the times these types of films have a soundtrack that consists of very generic and nondescript rock music. It’s typically awful. Old 37 is a step above that, but it still isn’t my cup of tea. The soundtrack comes courtesy of actual bands, and not something manufactured on a computer. Unfortunately it still has that generic sound to me. Per the credits the movie even had a few Circa Survive songs. Either I didn’t notice when the Circa Survive songs played or all these years I’ve thought Circa Survive was a completely different band. I give them credit for the effort though, at least they got legit bands unlike most small budget horror films.

Aside from Moseley, Hodder and Kaufman, the cast features a bunch of actors I’m unfamiliar with. Brandi Cyrus has a small role and I guess she’s Miley’s sister. So there’s that. I can’t really tell you if any of the actors are actually good or not. None of the performances were particularly strong, but I can’t put that all on the actors. The dialogue was really horrendous. Most of everyone here is supposed to be a teenage high school kid. Granted it’s been a while since I was in high school, but I don’t think kids these days speak like the kids in Old 37. If they do, well than that’s a shame.

The film isn’t all bad, however. The kills were decent and the practical effects were well done. Pete Gerner and Brian Spears served as the special makeup effects artists. The two have done a lot of great stuff over the years in films like Late Phases and Stake Land and what they pull off in Old 37 is quite enjoyable. At one point someone takes a saw to the neck and that looks fantastic. They also do a pretty nifty crucifixion out in the junk yard (pictured above).

Old 37 is what it is. It’s not great, groundbreaking indie horror, but it’s not completely awful either. It’s a better effort than most low budget entries. There’s some cool ideas in play. I like the two brothers with an ambulance rushing out to get victims from the scene of an accident. That’s actually a really cool idea with a ton of potential to go down a very dark road. Unfortunately the execution is lacking, mainly on the side of the script. This is the type of movie that I wouldn’t go out of my way to see, but if I happened to watch it one evening streaming on Netflix I wouldn’t be completely disappointed.

Be sure to check out Pat Torfe’s review of Old 37 as well.

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Sophie Cookson Hopes to Survive ‘The Crucifixion’

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 09:49

One of my all-time favorite film festival experiences was seeing Xavier Gens’ Frontier(s) twice at the Toronto International Film Festival. The movie was a blast from the past, an action-packed gore-fest that was inspired by The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

Gens, who also helmed The Divide, is returning to horror with the thriller The Crucifixion, which is to be penned by The Conjuring writers Chad and Carey Hayes.

Now, casting is underway as we’ve learned that Kingsman star Sophie Cookson has landed the lead role.

Based on true events, “When a priest is jailed for the murder of a nun on whom he was performing an exorcism, an investigative journalist strives to determine whether he in fact murdered a mentally ill person, or if he lost the battle with a demonic presence.

Peter Safran (Annabelle, The Conjuring) and the Hayes brothers will produce The Crucifixion, with Lotus Entertainment’s Bill Johnson, Jim Seibel, D.J. Gugenheim and Ara Keshishian executive producing.

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Top Film Porkers Inspired By #PigGate

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 09:01

Across the pond in the U of K, erotic life is imitating art as Prime Minister, David Cameron, is accused of placing a private part of his posh anatomy in the mouth of a pig.  Sound familiar?  This was partial a plot point from an episode of “Black Mirror”, albeit a different porcine entry method.  With no fraternity houses in England this rite of passage coupled with the statue of the oral initiator is taking social media by storm under the hashtag of #PigGate’

Below are 10 movies with little piggies that got tongues wagging for another reason.

Saw Movies (2004 – 2010) Amanda & Jigsaws favourite face to wear out in public when abducting people to play games with.  I’m not sure how they actually saw through the eye holes & how they managed to not gag.  The pig processing plant playroom location was later introduced to the legacy of the over arching story to have it make sense.

Motel Hell (1980) Fritter making Farmer Vincent dons a happy looking piggie between cabbage cultivation.

The Bloodlands (2014) Scottish sausages terrorize Brits buy a new home on the border.  They should work on being more inviting!

Razorback (1984) A wild boar rampages down under.  Typical Aussie behavior.  Could have been avoided with a cold tinny.

We Ate The Children Last (2011) Brilliant Canadian short film based on a story where human / pig genetics are spliced together with trash eating result.  Filmed against the backdrop of black block G20 protests in Toronto.  Watch the award winning film here.

Berkshire County aka Tormented (2014) Sticking in Canada this burly pig stalker a teen baby sitter subject to cyber bullying.

Journey To The West (2013) Pig sucking is nothing new.  The demon essence has to be sucked out to pacify the demon.  Watch the fight here featuring more golden rings than those loaded in all the Sonic the Hedgehog Sega games.

La Petite Mote 2 (2014) Torture porn with a plastic piggy twist.  From the director of the official ‘Blood Feast’ remake with the same gore FX team.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (2016) Gary Anthony Williams is set to mutate into a purple porker next year.

Hannibal (2001) Gary Oldman’s Mason Verger gets a satisfying face chomp from his trained pinky pals.

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OFDb Filmworks to Release ‘Retribution’ and ‘Island of Death’

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 08:21

OFDb Filmworks, the German company who early this year released excellent Blu-ray versions of The Resurrected and Hitch-Hike, have announced their titles to close out the year. If you haven’t gone region free yet, these releases from OFDb should be a good reason to consider doing so.

On October 23, 2015 OFDb will be releasing their standard edition Blu-ray of 1987’s Retribution from director Guy Magar. They released this one earlier in one of their digipacks which quickly sold out. Code Red did release this in the US, but it was limited to just 2,000 copies. It’ll likely be both easier and cheaper to get a copy of this upcoming OFDb release.

A Manic depressive artist survives a suicidal fall only to be possessed by a murdered gangster, who uses the artist to seek vengeance on those that ended his life.

Runtime: Blu-ray 109 Min, DVD 105 min
Regional Code: Blu-ray B, DVD 2
Picture Format: Blu-ray 1.78:1 (1080p), DVD 1.78:1 (16:9)
Sound format: Blu-ray German (DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0) & English (DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0), DVD German (Dolby Digital 2.0) & English (Dolby Digital 2.0)
Subtitles: German

• Theatrical version from the new HD master (1.78: 1)
• Unrated in SD (4:3) [only BD]
• Audio commentary by director Guy Magar
• Deleted Scenes of the unrated version
• Trailer

Coming out on November 11, 2015 will be a release of Island of Death. OFDb is going to have their work cut out for them this time around as there’s already been a release from Arrow in both the US and UK for this film, but this will be the first mediabook release and there’s always a collector’s market for mediabooks. This version will of course be uncut and uncensored and come with a ton of special features. The Blu-ray release will come in three different options – two mediabooks limited to 750 copies each and then a standard Blu-ray release.

A British couple on a break on a small Greek Island are spreading terror beyond anything the islanders could have ever imagined. Only stopping every once in a while to shag anything that moves, be it man, woman or animal. But will they go unpunished, or will the inspector from London be able to put an end to their killing spree?

• Brand New 2K restoration of the film from the original camera negative,   created in collaboration with director Nico Mastorakis
• Exploring Island of Death – film historian Stephen Thrower about the     emergence of a cult classic
• Return to Island of Death – Nico Mastorakis returns to the original locations    on Mykonos
• Alternate opening sequences
• Island Sounds – five tracks from the soundtrack of Island of Death
• Original Trailer
• German Trailer
• Introduction of Nico Mastorakis to the German Blu-ray premiere
• Audio commentary by Kai Naumann & Marcus Stiglegger
• Lobby cards and posters of the German cinema premiere
• Exclusive content in Media Book
• Interview with Nico Mastorakis
• The film of Nico Mastorakis – 4 – part documentary on the cinematic work of  Nico Mastorakis
• Nico Mastorakis Look Trailer
• Booklet with an essay by Thorsten Hanisch
Runtime: Blu-ray 106 Min, DVD 102 Min
Regional Code: Blu-ray B, DVD 2
Picture Format: Blu-ray 1.33:1 (1080p), DVD 1.33:1
Sound format: Blu-ray German (DTS-HD MasterAudio 2.0) & English (DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0), DVD German (Dolby Digital 2.0) & English (Dolby Digital 2.0)
Subtitles: German

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Shock to Release 9-Film Vincent Price Blu-ray Collection

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 08:21

This is pretty exciting news. Shock, the wonderful company out of Australia, is set to release a 9-film Vincent Price Collection on Blu-ray on October 7, 2015. This is welcome news because as most of you may know the first volume of the Scream Factory sets recently went OOP and are now going for pretty ridiculous prices from third party sellers. Of the 6 films that were on that Scream Factory set, only one (The Pit and the Pendulum) is not included on this set. Still even without that one, this new set includes the other 5 films plus 4 more. Of course this set is Region B so you need a region free player, but still this is wonderful news.

And this set includes the House on Haunted Hill! To the best of my knowledge this will be the Blu-ray debut for what is arguably the best William Castle movie ever. Yes, I am very thrilled about this.

Currently you can pre-order the set from JB Hi-Fi out of Australia and it’s listed at $75 AUD. Once you factor in the exchange rate you’re looking at about $54 USD for 9 Vincent Prince films on Blu-ray. That is a smoking deal! And if you pre-order the set from JB Hi-Fi you get their lowest price guarantee, so if it goes cheaper than that before the release date, you’ll automatically get it at the cheaper price. You kind of can’t afford not to pick this set up.

Check out the full lineup of movies on the set below!

The Abominable Dr Phibes
One by one, Vincent Price kills off a team of doctors who failed to save his wife on the operating table. Due to injury in an auto accident, Phibes has no face or voice. He devises gruesome ends for the doctors, each death patterned after one of the plagues brought down on Ramses in ancient Egypt — from bats to locusts.

Dr Phibes Rises Again
This sequel to the stylish 1971 melodrama The Abominable Dr. Phibes once more stars Vincent Price in the title role. Long believed dead, Phibes arises from a state of suspended animation, in search of the means to bring his deceased wife back to the land of the living. With the aid of the enigmatic, never-speaking Vulnavia (Valli Kemp), Phibes follows an Egyptian expedition, seeking out an ancient elixir of life and killing everyone who gets in his way.

Witchfinder General
By consensus, Vincent Price’s finest performance among his gallery of horror-movie rogues comes in Witchfinder General, the intense 1968 film that erased any hint of camp from the actor’s persona. Price plays Matthew Hopkins, a sadistic 17th-century “witchfinder” who uses barbaric methods to identify (and invariably execute) supposed witches. Along with Price’s disciplined work, Witchfinder is also the best film by the talented and ill-fated director Michael Reeves, who was only 24 when he shot the movie. The final sequence is perhaps the most harrowing fade-out of any Sixties horror picture, and offers no comforting resolution.

Tomb Of Ligeia
Some years after having buried his beloved wife Ligea, Verden Fell meets and eventually marries the lovely Lady Rowena. Fell is something of a recluse, living in a small part of a now ruined Abbey with his manservant Kenrick as the only other occupant. He remains infatuated with his late wife and is convinced that she will return to him. While all goes well when first married, he returns to his odd behavior when they return to the Abbey from their honeymoon. The memories of Ligea continue to haunt him as well as her promise that she would never die.

The Haunted Palace
In this chilling adaption of H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward”, Charles Dexter Ward (Vincent Price) travels with his wife Ann (Debra Paget) to Arkham to inspect a mansion he has inherited. The original lord of the manor was his Great Grandfather Joseph Curwen, a disciple of the devil, who placed a hideous curse on the villages as they burned him at the stake. Slowly Ward feels the spirit of his ancestor possessing him and seeking a desperate vengeance on the descedants of those who previously thwarted his plans. Accursed mutants…evil possession…will anyone escape The Haunted Palace?

House Of Usher
When a beautiful young woman’s suitor arrives to ask her hand in marriage, the doors of the mysterious house of Usher fling open…and terror begins. It seems the young woman’s brother is violently oppos- ed to her planned marriage and resorts to macabre ends to prevent the tainted Usher blood from spreading to future generations.

House On Haunted Hill
The sinister Price invites his enemies to spend the night in his decaying, old, creepy mansion with a violent past. He offers them $10,000 each if they can spend the whole night there. He gives each one a tiny coffin with a gun enclosed and then comes up with all sorts of devices to cause them to use the guns on each other.

Masque Of The Red Death
The Masque of the Red Death is Roger Corman’s, and most people’s, choice as the best of the Edgar Allan Poe pictures. Masque offers the expected creepy atmosphere and violence against peasants, plus metaphysical ponderings and pointed satanic cruelty. Death and Debauchery reign in the castle of Prince Prospero (Vincent Price), and when it reigns… it pours! Prospero has only once excuse for his diabolical deeds–the devil made him do it! But when a mysterious, uninvited guest crashes his pad during a masquerade ball, there’ll be hell to pay as the party atmosphere turns into a danse macabre!

The Last Man On Earth
Screen legend Vincent Price stars in this, the first, and finest, adaptation of Richard Matheson’s classic horror/sci-fi novel I Am Legend. After a plague wipes out the human race, Dr. Robert Morgan (Price) struggles with loneliness – and his sanity as the monotony of the unending days broken only by his daily hunts for vampires! One day on his solitary travels he runs across another human: is she a mirage, or real? This existential masterpiece ratchets up the tension, and keeps it up, until the last thrilling frame.

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New to Blu – Week of 9/22/2015

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 08:21

Each week here at Bloody Disgusting we like to highlight some of the new Blu-ray releases hitting shelves across the world. Please note that this isn’t every release for the week, just a few of the ones that jumped out at us.

Pretty busy week. Lots of new stuff hitting Blu-ray. In the US and UK Tobe Hooper’s Eaten Alive makes it first ever appearance on the format. But check out what Germany has in store for us this week. Lots of cool steelbooks and mediabooks!

U.S. Releases

The Sentinel (Scream Factory)

Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably nice Brooklyn Heights apartment, where scary occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events.

Eaten Alive (Arrow)

A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.

The Satan Bug (Kino Lorber)

John Sturges directed this sizzling suspenser about a nerve-racking chase to recover flasks of a lethal virus which were stolen from a government lab by a deranged and dangerous scientist. Based on a novel by Alistair MacLean (writing under pseudonym Ian Stuart).

Black Caesar (Olive Films)

Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the racist society around him, both criminal and straight, he sees the acquisition of power as the solution to his rage. He performs a free-lance hit on a Mob contract to attract the attention of the head of a Mafia family. Reluctantly accepted into ‘The Family,’ he grows increasingly autonomous and aggressive, eventually starting a gang war.

Busting (Kino Lorber)

LA cops Gould and Blake get in over their heads when they don’t heed orders from above and go after a big crime boss. While higher ups in the police department want the cop duo to just focus on nabbing petty criminals, the team does so while still going after LA kingpin Rizzo. Various fist fights, chases, shootouts and other carnage occur as the two cops go after Rizzo’s crime syndicate.

The Desctructors (Kino Lorber)

When a US intelligence agent is unable to bring a ruthless drug baron to justice, he resorts to hiring a contract killer. But the man he is put in contact with turns out to be an old friend.

Nightmare Weekend (Vinegar Syndrome)

A maniacally evil woman manipulates a computer and uses it to warp people’s minds and turn them into crazed mutanoid zombies.

Slaughter (Olive Films)

Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.

The Woods (Olive Films)

Equal parts Dario Argento and Henry James, Lucky McKee’s brooding psychological horror film stars Agnes Bruckner as Heather, a young woman with a tendency to set things on fire. Her exasperated parents send her off to a remote boarding school in a mysterious woods, where it turns out the administration has been collecting young people with special powers in order to execute their nefarious schemes. Patricia Clarkson stars as the school’s creepy headmaster, and cult legend Bruce Campbell plays Heather’s father…

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: 40th Anniversay Edition (Fox)

When bland engaged couple Brad and Janet seek shelter after their car breaks down in a storm, they find themselves made welcome in the very weird home of mad scientist Dr Frank N. Furter, an alien transvestite who is building a monster called Rocky.

The American Dreamer (Etiquette Pictures)

A documentary about actor/director Dennis Hopper, showing him at his home and studio putting together his film “The Last Movie.”

Tokyo Ghoul: Season 1 (FUNimation Entertainment)

In modern day Tokyo, society lives in fear of Ghouls: mysterious creatures that look exactly like humans, yet hunger insatiably for their flesh. None of this matters to Ken Kaneki, a bookish and ordinary young man, until a dark and violent encounter turns him into the first ever Ghoul-human half-breed. Trapped between two worlds, Ken must survive the violent conflicts of warring Ghoul factions while attempting to learn more about Ghoul society, his newfound powers, and the fine line between man and monster.

George: A Zombie Intervention (Breaking Glass)

George’s friends have all gathered for an intervention… George’s intervention. You see, George is a zombie and George’s friends are attempting to convince George to stop eating people and to enter ‘zombie rehab’. But the intervention doesn’t go quite as planned.



UK Releases

Eaten Alive (Arrow)

A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.

John Wick (Warner Bros.)

A former hit man is pursued by an old friend who was contracted to kill him.

The Man Who Could Cheat Death (Eureka)

Dr. Bonner plans to live forever through periodic gland transplants from younger, healthier human victims. Bonner looks about 40; he’s really 104 years old. But people are starting to get suspicious, and he may not make 200…

Nightmares in a Damaged Brain (88 Films)

A mental-patient, who is troubled with horrible nightmares, has escaped from his hospital. Now on the streets he can’t help killing innocent people. But there is one family he is more than interested in and when he tries to kill them, he finds that it’s not that easy.

Zombie Flesh Eaters 2 (88 Films)

When a terrorist’s body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island. Soon the infected populace mutate into flesh-hungry zombies, and a trio of soldiers on leave must team up with a group of tourists and board themselves up in an abandoned hotel as they try to fend off the agile and aggressive living dead…



Australia Releases

Time Lapse (Gryphon Entertainment)

Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24hrs into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

Mimesis (Monster Pictures)

A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.

Fury: The Tales of Ronan Pierce (Monster Pictures)

Fury revolves around vigilante cop Ronan Pierce. He is fueled by a tragic past, and the recent abduction of his wife McKenzie has Ronan’s appetite for vengeance completely unbounded. Relentlessly searching for clues, Ronan systematically unchains his rage on a city full of psychopaths, gangs, corruption and the unrivaled evil-doings of the Luna Cartel. Responsible for both his daughter’s death and his wife’s abduction, the Luna Cartel enslaves thousands of young beautiful women from around the world and harvests organs from all of its other victims. Joined by his partner Rex and a young circus clown named Karina, Ronan ‘paints the town red’ in his search for bloody justice.



Germany Releases

Ghousthouse (X-Rated Eurocult)

Visions of a deceased girl and her doll bring doom to the visitors of a deserted house.

A Blade in the Dark (X-Rated Eurocult)

Bruno is hired to compose the music for a new horror movie and rents an isolated villa to concentrate on his work. But when several beautiful young women are brutally murdered within the house, Bruno becomes obsessed with solving the savage crimes. Is a clue to the killer’s identity hidden within the film itself, or is there a more horrifying secret lurking deep in the dark?

No Retreat, No Surrender (Splendid Entertainment)

Jason Stillwell, a Bruce Lee fan, is beaten numerous times and trains from the ghost of Lee. Jason then must use his newly acquired skills to save Seattle from a crime syndicate, whose top martial artist is the deadly Ivan.

Spring (Koch Media)

A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.

Zardoz (Koch Media)

Two societies, one intellectual (The Eternals) and the other physical (The Brutals) live side by side but never meet. Sean Connery is a Brutal out to shake things up.

Saturn 3 (Koch Media)

Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive technocrat from Earth and his charge: a malevolent 8-ft robot. Remember, in space no one can hear you scream…

Halloween II (Rough Trade)

Dr. Loomis and Sheriff Brackett are again searching the dark streets for Micheal Myers but meanwhile Laurie Strode is taken to the Haddenfield Hospital where she is still not safe. Micheal, being shot by Dr. Loomis six times, is also still looming in the shadows hunting for her yet this time, there is a reason why he is after her.

Maniac Cop (NSM)

In New York, a man in a cop’s uniform starts killing people for no apparent reason.


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It’s Okay That Eli Roth is Using CGI For ‘Meg’

bloody disgusting - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 08:15

There’s an over emphasis on how much CGI sucks as it’s how it’s used that complicates the result. It’s rare that I cringe at the idea of CGI being used, mostly because I reserve judgement for the final film. I prefer for there to be a mix of practical and CG effects to help the mind believe what’s on screen, but sometimes CGI is so good I can’t even tell. We’re not experts, so let’s not try and pretend to be…

With that said, Eli Roth is going to use CGI to create his massive shark in Warner Bros. adaptation of Steve Alten’s novel “Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror.”

“The thing is with Meg, the size of the creature, it sort of becomes impractical to do it practically, but I’ve seen how they’ve done the whale in In the Heart of the Sea,” Roth told Collider. “They showed me footage and they’re like, ‘Before you judge CG, take a look at this,’ and I was like, ‘Oh my god.’ The whale in In the Heart of the Sea looks so good. I was like, ‘All right, we’re good.’ I wouldn’t do the movie unless I believed the technology was there to do it, and the great thing is with Warner Bros. and the team that we’re doing [it] with, we’re gonna have the resources to do it right.”

In the book, the story revolves around two men who band together to neutralize an ancient shark that’s threatening the California coast. The Megaladon, considered one of the largest and most powerful predators in history, can reach a maximum length of 60 feet.

Belle Avery and Colin Wilson are producing Meg from a screenplay by Dean Georgaris.

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‘Conjuring’ Sequel Begins Filming!

bloody disgusting - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 21:41

And the set has been blessed by a priest!

James Wan has shared to behind-the-scenes shots from the set of the now-filming The Conjuring 2, starring Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, who played Ed and Lorraine Warren in the first film, respectively.

Frances O’Connor (The Hunter, A.I.) plays the mother of a young girl who is experiencing a haunting.

The Conjuring 2 will tell of the infamous “Enfield Poltergeist,” which took place at a council house in Brimsdown village, borough of Enfield, England during the late 1970s.

The film is set to haunt theaters on June 10th, 2016.

The Conjuring was a massive hit for New Line Cinema, generating $318 million in worldwide box office off of a $20 million budget.

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Yes, we actually had a priest to bless our set on the first day of shooting Conjuring 2!!

Posted by James Wan on Monday, September 21, 2015

First day of principal photography. Fogbound backyard inside soundstage. #Conjuring2

A photo posted by James Wan (@creepypuppet) on Sep 21, 2015 at 4:50pm PDT

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Blacklist Royals Release Free EP of ‘The Cure’ Covers

bloody disgusting - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 19:53

Nashville punk rockers Blacklist Royals have kicked off a series of cover EPs that they will be releasing for free download. The first entry is a 3-track EP that features their takes on tracks from 80’s goth rock band The Cure, including “Plainsong”, “A Forest”, and “Pictures of You”.

Below you can stream the EP (courtesy of AbsolutePunk) and download the tracks as well.

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‘Ouija 2’ Attracts Four New Souls

bloody disgusting - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 19:46

The cast of the upcoming supernatural horror film Ouija 2 has grown, adding Parker Mack (Divergent), Sam Anderson, Kate Siegel (Oculus), and Doug Jones (Hellboy, “Falling Skies”), according to Deadline. Mike Flanagan will direct based on a script by Jeff Howard.

The four join the already announced Elizabeth Reaser, Henry Thomas, and Lulu Wilson. The film, which comes from Universal Pictures, Platinum Dunes, Blumhouse Productions and Hasbro, is expected to come out October 21st, 2016.

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