Which Movie Maniac Has the Highest Body Count? Find Out NOW!

Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 20:31

For years a battle has raged amongst horror fans over who is the biggest and baddest movie maniac. Jason Voorhees? Freddy Krueger? Pinhead? Now, thanks to a nifty new graph from Film.com, you can find out for yourselves, despite one glaring omission!

Check out the chart below, which sees everyone's favorite mama's boy come out with the most impressive number. Know what's funny though? One movie maniac outshined all but one of those prestigious baddies on the graph when it comes to a kill count, AND he did it in just a single 77-minute movie.

I speak of course of Universal's 1933 classic The Invisible Man. Admittedly, he's not a conventional slasher, but when it comes to evil, he cannot be denied. You see, this under-appreciated loony, played by the wonderful Claude Rains as the title character also known as Dr. Jack Griffin, causes the death of 122 people (most of which come via train wreck) before he's done with his reign of madness and terror!

That definitely should bump Myers out of second place, and he simply destroyed Freddy, who came in third. But then again, he was invisible after all. Maybe he's on the chart... but we just can't see it!

Click on the image below for a much larger look.

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Tool Drummer Danny Carey Will Fill In On Upcoming Primus Tour

bloody disgusting - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 20:18

Tool‘s Danny Carey, who also plays in jazz fusion group Volto, will be filling in for Tim Alexander on the first few dates of the upcoming Primus US tour. Alexander will be sitting out to recover from an open-heart surgery for a heart attack he suffered recently.

Frontman Les Claypool stated to Rolling Stone:

The mighty Tim ‘Herb’ Alexander is a polyrhythmic Viking of extreme and unique talent so the one person that we thought could step into his shoes and do it justice is the one and only Mr. Danny Carey. Whereas Herb is the stocky, Easter Island-faced, boulder of a drumming human, at nearer to seven feet, Danny Carey is the mighty redwood tree of percussion; towering over his kit like a golden-haired noble spruce.

Alexander is slated to return behind the kit when the full tour commences in October.

The full tour schedule can be seen below.

Tour dates:
09/12 – Maplewood, MN @ Myth
09/13 – Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
09/12-14 – Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest Chicago
09/19-22 – Denver, CO @ Riot Fest Denver

10/22 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre
10/24 – Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre
10/25 – Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
10/26 – Burlington, VT @ Flynn Center for Performing Arts
10/28 – Waterbury, CT @ Palace Theater
10/29 – Baltimore, MD @ Hippodrome
10/31 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
11/01 – New Brunswick, NJ @ State Theatre
11/02 – Rochester, NY @ Main Street Armory
11/03 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit
11/05 – St. Louis, MO @ Peabody Opera House
11/07 – Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
11/08 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
11/09 – Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
11/11 – Miami Beach, FL @ The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater
11/12 – Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
11/14 – Biloxi, MS @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
11/15 – Austin, TX @ ACL live at the Moody Theater
11/16 – Dallas, TX @ The Majestic Theatre
11/17 – San Antonio, TX @ Majestic Theatre
11/19 – Phoenix, AZ @ Orpheum Theatre Phoenix
11/21 – Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum Theatre LA

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Image Checks into The Houses October Built

Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 20:03

Some quick distro news is coming in late in the day as Variety is reporting that Image Entertainment has nabbed North American rights to The Houses October Built and plans to release the thriller simultaneously in theaters and on video-on-demand.

The Houses October Built was produced by Steven Schneider (Insidious, Paranormal Activity) and Zack Andrews, who also acts in the flick. Newcomer Bobby Roe directs.

It premieres in October in ten markets, including New York and Los Angeles.

The film centers on five friends who set off on a road trip to visit haunted house attractions, only to come face to face with something more blood-curdling than fake thrills.

More soon.

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Director David Hackl Unveils His Earthworks

Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:56

War is hell, and Saw V director David Hackl is out to prove it's a lot more hellish than you may think with his latest film, Earthworks. There's just one small detail... he's looking to you to help fund a portion of it! Read on for details.

Earthworks is a WWII horror film that follows five American doughboys on their first night in the trenches of the Western Front as they experience the living (and dead) hell that is No Man’s Land. It is to be directed by Hackl and produced by UK outfit Bluebeard Pictures.

Earthworks exists in an isolated trench/No Man’s Land set and creates a sense of abandonment from the start... Five young American soldiers enter France, and on their first night at an Allied trench, everything goes wrong very quickly. Caught up in a beguiling fog, the young characters each come to different but understandable decisions. It is a tense and atmospheric story and the horror/psychological thriller genres are purposefully chosen to tell their stories as the genre elements of surprise, shock, terror, fear, and encroaching anxiety about the unseen all lend themselves to the story well. The film also features all the elements you would expect of a horror film.

Daryl Sabara of Spy Kids and Adam Butcher (Dog Pound) are attached to star.

Interested? Then click the link to visit the Earthworks Kickstarter page.

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The Babadook Scores a Scary New Trailer

Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:48

Total Film just scored itself a brand spanking new trailer for the highly anticipated new fright flick The Babadook (review), and you can let it roll off of your tongue right here!

Look for the critically acclaimed spookshow on November 28th.

The Babadook will have its UK premiere at Film4 FrightFest on August 23rd at Vue West End in London’s Leicester Square.

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

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




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It’s ‘Annabelle,’ Alive and Well!!

bloody disgusting - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:46

Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema gave EW a second still from from Annabelle, their supernatural thriller spinoff to their incredible The Conjuring.

The first still showed a pregnant Annabelle Wallis as ‘Mia Form’ with her husband John (Ward Horton), looking oh-so nervously at the infamous Annabelle doll. The new one has a lively Annabelle looking up to no good.

Haunting theaters October 3rd, John Leonetti, the cinematographer on The Conjuring, directing from a script by Gary Dauberman.

The Conjuring included a haunted doll named Annabelle as part of a collection of demonic objects assembled by paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, who were portrayed by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga.

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Second Annabelle Image All Sinister Smiles

Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:42

Heading our way on October 3rd, presented by Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema, The Conjuring spin-off Annabelle will be haunting our nightmares, but right now we have a new still for you courtesy of Entertainment Weekly! Check it out!

Annabelle Wallis (Peaky Blinders), Alfre Woodard, and Ward Horton are starring in the film with John Leonetti, the cinematographer on The Conjuring, directing from a script by Gary Dauberman. Tony Amendola, Eric Ladin, and Brian Howe co-star.

The producers are Peter Safran, Joan Mao, and James Wan.

The Conjuring included a haunted doll named Annabelle as part of a collection of demonic objects assembled by paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, who were portrayed by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga.

For more info visit the official Annabelle website, and "like" Annabelle on Facebook.

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Image Nabs Halloween Pic ‘Houses October Built’

bloody disgusting - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 19:34

Image Entertainment (Wolf Creek 2 is getting into the Halloween spirit by acquiring the next pic from Paranormal Activity producer Steven Schneider (who is also behind WER and SX_Tape).

The found-footage The Houses October Built premieres this October in 10 markets, including New York and Los Angeles.

“The Houses October Built examines the Halloween Haunted House phenomenon that draws over 30 million visitors every October. Lurking beneath the surface of spooky fun, the film aims to shed light on the dark world of haunting.

Zack Andrews and Bobby Roe directed the movie, which New Regency produced with Schneider. Variety first reported.

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Killer Graph Shows The Kill Count Of Several Movie Slashers

bloody disgusting - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 18:54

A very cool graph that was posted on Film.com shows the number of kills several movie slashers have accrued over the years of their franchise. There’s good ole Freddy from Nightmare On Elm St., Jason from Friday The 13th, Ghostface from Scream, and several more that are angling to get the number one spot.

Check out the graph below to see who reigns as the most prolific killer in horror cinema history!

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Gamsecom: Slay a Werewolf in the New Witcher 3 Trailer

Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 17:30

CD Projekt Red revealed a taste of the otherworldly horrors that dwell inside The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The new trailer, released during Gamsecom, features Geralt of Rivia facing a monstrous classic, the werewolf.

But this is no ordinary werewolf... it has supernatural powers. Villagers speak of people aimlessly sleepwalking and an ancient evil that feeds on bloodshed. It appears the werewolves of The Witcher 3 are not recent converts but have been bloodthirsty killers for millennia.

Geralt’s encounter with the wolf beast is nothing short of bone-chilling. It speaks to him telepathically in a voice so cold it will send shivers down your spine. The horrors begin before Geralt even reaches the werewolf when he attempts to traverse the swamp. There he encounters horrific beasts that disappear into the murky water only to spring out right behind him.

This latest video also provides a brief glimpse into some of Geralt’s witcher abilities. He stumbles upon the tracks of the werewolf and uses his witcher sense to find more tracks and hunt down the ancient beast. Our hero also utilizes some magic, which developers refer to as “witcher signs.” In the trailer Geralt uses a powerful stun spell and my constant favorite, a burning wave of flame.

The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt will be available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February 24th.

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Frau Blucher! Young Frankenstein Celebrating 40th Anniversary on Blu-ray!

Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:50

One of the single funniest films of all time, Mel Brook's 1974 classic Young Frankenstein is gearing up to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a brand new Blu-ray that's guaranteed to electrify! Frau Blücher! *horse whinnies*

From the Press Release
The scariest comedy of all time gets resurrected as Young Frankenstein: 40th Anniversary arrives on Blu-ray September 9 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Comedy icons Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Cloris Leachman, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, and Madeline Kahn star in Mel Brooks’ brilliantly outrageous riff on Mary Shelley’s classic story of Frankenstein. After inheriting his grandfather’s castle in Transylvania, young Dr. Frankenstein (Wilder) follows in his ancestor’s freaky footsteps as he sets out to reanimate a dead body in Brooks’ “funniest, most cohesive comedy to date.” (The New York Times)

Young Frankenstein was nominated for two Academy Awards* and two Golden Globe Awards**. More than 40 years later, the film has stood the test of time, ranking at lucky number 13 on the American Film Institute’s list of the top 100 funniest films.

In celebration of the 40th anniversary, fans of Young Frankenstein can also enter themselves for a chance to win an autographed set photo from the man himself, Mel Brooks! Beginning on September 1, fans can go to YoungFrankSweeps.com for all the rules and a chance to win.

* Best Sound, Richard Portman and Gene Cantamessa, 1975; Best Writing/Adapted Screenplay, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, 1975.

**Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical Comedy, Cloris Leachman, 1975; Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Madeline Kahn, 1975.

Special Features

  • Commentary by Mel Brooks
  • Interviews with Marty Feldman, Gene Wilder, and Cloris Leachman
  • “Inside the Lab: Secret Formulas to the Making of Young Frankenstein” featurette
  • Blucher Button
  • “It’s Alive: Creating a Monster Classic” featurette
  • “Making FrankenSense of Young Frankenstein” featurette
  • “Transylvanian Lullaby: The Music of John Norris” featurette
  • Deleted Scenes and Outtakes
  • Production Photo Galleries and More!

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    [Crowd Source This] ‘Saw V’ Director’s WWII Horror ‘Earthworks’

    bloody disgusting - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:42

    Saw V director David Hackl, who is also behind Grizzly starring James Marsden and Billy Bob Thornton, is crowd-sourcing a portion of his next project.

    Earthworks is a WWII horror film that follows 5 American doughboys on their first night in the trenches of the Western Front as they experience the living (and dead) hell that is No Man’s Land. It is to be directed by Hackl and produced by UK outfit Bluebeard Pictures.

    Earthworks exists in an isolated trench/ No Man’s Land set and creates a sense of abandonment from the start… 5 young American soldiers enter France and on their first night at an allied trench, everything goes wrong very quickly. Caught up in a beguiling fog, the film follows the young characters as they each come to different but understandable decisions. It is a tense and atmospheric story and the horror/ psychological thriller genres are purposefully chosen to tell their stories as the genre elements of surprise, shock, terror, fear and encroaching anxiety about the unseen all lend themselves to the story well. The film also features all the elements you would expect of a horror film.

    Daryl Sabara of Spy Kids and Adam Butcher (Dog Pound) are attached to star.

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    Casting News and More Details on Helix Season 2

    Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:32

    By the time Season 1 ended, we were pretty disappointed in Syfy's "Helix," but some casting news for Season 2 has come in along with a few more details of what's ahead for the members of the CDC so we thought we'd pass it on.

    From the Press Release:
    Syfy has announced that Steven Weber (pictured; "Wings," "Murder in the First") and Matt Long ("Mad Men," "Jack and Bobby") have joined the cast of its mysterious viral thriller "Helix."

    The second season of "Helix" finds the doctors of the Centers for Disease Control, still haunted by the Narvik outbreak and the events that took place in Arctic Biosystems, investigating a deadly outbreak of a new disease on a Windjammer cruise ship. Their investigation leads them to a mysterious island inhabited by a cult with the hope of creating a utopian society.

    Filming for the series’ 13-episode second season is currently under way in Montreal, Quebec.

    Weber, who joins the show as a recurring guest star, will portray Brother Michael, the charismatic leader of the cult. Magnetic and charming, he is brilliant speaker and sermonizer but also a first-class geneticist. Long, who joins the show as a series regular, will play Dr. Kyle Sommer, the newest member of the CDC team, a world-class toxicologist whose charm matches his sharp intellect. A preacher’s son from Texas, he is quick with a story or a joke, able to ingratiate himself into any group.

    "Helix" is executive produced by Ronald D. Moore ("Battlestar Galactica," "Outlander"), Steven Maeda ("Lost," "The X-Files"), who is also showrunner, and Lynda Obst (Contact, Sleepless in Seattle). The series is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Kaji Productions, and Lynda Obst Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television.

    "Helix" stars Billy Campbell (Killing Lincoln, "The Killing") and Kyra Zagorsky ("Supernatural"). Also returning for Season 2 are Jordan Hayes (House at the End of the Street) and Neil Napier (X-Men: Days of Future Past ).

    For more info check out "Helix" on Syfy.com, "like" "Helix" on Facebook, and follow "Helix" on Twitter.

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    ‘The Babadook’ Looks Like An Instant Classic (Trailer)

    bloody disgusting - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:28

    The “Ba-Ba Dook Dook Dook” is coming…and he wants the boy.

    IFC Midnight will release the acclaimed hit horror, The Babadook, here in the States on November 28. Before then, the UK will release the boogeyman tale in theaters October 24.

    Total Film has the UK trailer that is beyond terrifying. The trailer itself is better than most of the films I’ve seen this year. Watch as the Babadook comes for a little boy, and then take a look at your arms because your hair will be standing straight up. The book? Well, you’ll be able to read it soon by clicking here.

    Written and directed by Jennifer Kent, The Babadook has terrified audiences since it premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival (read our review).

    In it, “Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her ‘out of control’ 6-year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a sinister monster he believes is coming to kill them both.

    When a disturbing storybook called ‘The Babadook’ turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that ‘The Babadook’ is the creature he’s been dreaming about. His hallucinations spiral out of control and as he becomes more unpredictable and violent, Amelia is genuinely frightened by her son’s behaviour.

    But when Amelia begins to see glimpses of a sinister presence all around her, it slowly dawns on her that the thing Samuel has been warning her about may be real.

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    Godzilla Sequel Set for 2018

    Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:14

    Legendary Pictures confirmed during its SDCC '14 panel that Gareth Edwards will return to direct Godzilla 2. Now, a few weeks later, we have a date to pencil into your calendars should they go as far as 2018.

    Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have slated the sequel for June 8, 2018. Legendary also confirmed during its Comic-Con panel that fan favorites Mothra, Rodan, and Ghidorah will all be a part of the already anticipated sequel!

    Oh. Hell. Yes.

    2014's Godzilla comes to DVD and Blu-ray later this year with the following features:

    Special Features

  • MONARCH: Declassified – Discover explosive new evidence not contained in the film that unravels the massive cover-up to keep Godzilla’s existence a secret.
  • Operation: Lucky Dragon
  • MONARCH: The M.U.T.O. File
  • The Godzilla Revelation
  • The Legendary Godzilla – Go behind the scenes with filmmakers and cast for an even deeper look at the larger than life monsters in the film.
  • Godzilla: Force of Nature
  • A Whole New Level Of Destruction
  • Into The Void: The H.A.L.O. Jump
  • Ancient Enemy: The M.U.T.O.s

    From visionary new director Gareth Edwards (Monsters) comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.

    Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Aaron Johnson, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, Richard T. Jones, Sally Hawkins, Victor Rasuk, Yuki Morita, and C.J. Adams star in the film, which was rated PG-13 for “intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence."

    For more on the movie visit the official Godzilla website, "like" Godzilla on Facebook, and follow Godzilla on Twitter.

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    The Strain Gets a Second Season!

    Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:08

    The worst part about watching a new series is you never know if the time you invest in it will pay off. Sometimes shows are cut short, and other times they're just not renewed, leaving you with a cliffhanger in nowheresville. Thankfully, that's NOT going to happen with "The Strain."

    Canada's Global News is reporting that U.S. cable channel FX is set to announce it has renewed the vampiric virus drama "The Strain" for a second season. The series will be back in production in Toronto in mid-November.

    Meanwhile, we still have several episodes left in Season 1, including Sunday night's Episode 1.06, "Occultation," once again directed by RoboCop himself, Peter Weller.

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

    Related Story: Visit our news archive for "The Strain"

    "The Strain" Episode 1.06 - "Occultation" (airs 8/17/14, 10PM)
    After warning Kelly to leave the city with Zack ahead of the spreading plague, Eph is arrested by the FBI. Eichhorst has one final job for Gus, while Setrakian realizes that the coming eclipse is the tipping point for virus infection and the beginning of the end. Directed by Peter Weller; written by Justin Britt-Gibson.

    For more info "like" "The Strain" on Facebook, hang out with "The Strain" on Google +, and follow "The Strain" on Twitter.

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    TIFF 2014: The Editor One-Sheet Lets the Nipple Slip

    Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:02

    Playing as part of this year's Toronto International Film Festival is the upcoming giallo-comedy The Editor. Check out this new and nippular retro-poster!

    Adam Brooks and Matthew Kennedy direct the flick, which is said to be a loving tribute to/parody of the gory giallo thrillers of Mario Bava and Dario Argento.

    Giallo legend Udo Kier stars alongside Brooks and Tristan Risk.

    Synopsis
    A one-time (and now one-handed) master film editor toiling in the cinematic sweatshops of 1970s Italy becomes the prime suspect in a series of brutal murders.

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    The Bates Motel - Original Television Series Soundtrack Checks In August 25th

    Dread Central - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 15:53

    Varèse Sarabande Records will release the BATES MOTEL - Original Television Series Soundtrack, featuring the original score composed by Chris Bacon, digitally and on CD August 25th. We have all the details you need right here.

    Chris Bacon burst onto the film-scoring scene with his full throttled score for Duncan Jones’ hit thriller Source Code. He earned his first Emmy® Award Nomination for the underscore for the second half of NBC’s "Smash" Season 1.

    His recent work includes the score to John Putch’s Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike, Season 2 of "Smash," and Stephen Gyllenhaal’s Sworn to Silence.

    “In my early conversations with the show's producers about the score's direction, they made it clear that we are not trying to re-create or pay homage to the original Psycho, which was good news because that's one of the most iconic and recognizable scores of all time and my attempts to emulate would most likely come across as a cheap imitation,” explained Bacon.

    He added, “'Bates Motel' is not so much a horror show as a psychological drama with real elements of emotion, tension, humor, as well as some horrific events. The tightrope has been trying to play the real emotion between Norma and Norman while maintaining just enough discomfort to underplay the dysfunctional elements of their relationship.”

    Produced by Universal Television for A&E, "Bates Motel" is a television series drama inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s genre-defining film Psycho. It is a contemporary exploration of the formative years of Norman Bates; his relationship with his mother, Norma; and the world they inhabit. Viewers have access to their dark, twisted back story and learn first-hand how Norma helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all. The "Bates Motel" cast includes Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz, Olivia Cooke, and Nestor Carbonell.

    "There are several musical themes that weave their way throughout the series," said Bacon. "Most prominent are probably the quasi-love theme between Norman and Norma and a more mysterious theme that we first hear in connection with the house, which evolved into the overall theme of the show and its psychology. In addition there are thematic accompaniments for many of Norman's relationships, which include his brother, Dylan; friend-zone girlfriend Emma; object-of-desire Bradley; and forbidden fruit Miss Watson."

    Season 3 of "Bates Motel" will premiere in early 2015. For more info visit "Bates Motel" on AEtv.com, "like" "Bates Motel" on Facebook, and stop by "Bates Motel" on Instagram.

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    Can’t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film Gallery In Seattle!

    bloody disgusting - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 15:22

    The EMP Museum in Seattle is hosting the “Can’t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film” gallery, which is an in-depth look at horror, and how it’s expressed through cinema, biology, history, and contemporary culture.

    Open all summer, guests can examine the pivotal role that horror plays in the human experience.

    Three iconic horror directors — Roger Corman, John Landis, and Eli Roth — have curated a selection of their favorite films, providing a solid foundation on which audiences can safely explore the spectrum of cinematic horror, from its inception at the turn of the 20th century to the present day.

    Visitors can view artifacts that include the script from ‘Night of the Living Dead,’ the alien creature suit from ‘Alien,’ and Jack Torrance’s axe from ‘The Shining’; watch interviews with the directors; and scream bloody murder. Interactive highlights include a Scream Booth, Horror Soundscapes, Monster Timeline, and Philip Worthington’s interactive shadow monster installation.

    Beware! Due to the subject matter explored, this exhibition has a suggested rating of PG-13.

    Click on over to the official website for tons of photos and information. We’re jealous of anyone who is able to attend.

    Pictured: Axe from The Shining, 1980. From the Paul G. Allen Family Collection
    Photos courtesy of EMP staff.

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    Check Out Dark Horse’s Prometheus/Aliens/AVP/Predator: FIRE & STONE Sampler!

    bloody disgusting - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 15:01

    This is something that is available over at the Dark Horse website, but I couldn’t resist. These are easily my four most anticipated titles of the fall, and after you dig into this sampler you’ll understand why. They’ve tapped some of the best talent in the industry to come together and reinvigorate a franchise that has terrified many for years.



    GET TO DARK HORSE NOW and preorder these bad boys.

    Keep your eyes glued to the site in the coming months. My coverage will be relentless.

    A quest to salvage a lost ship sets in motion a saga sprawling forward and backward through time, with a universe of horror drawn to one world—and a fantastic team of writers and artists have gathered to tell the tale. Spread across four different titles, with a final chapter coming from Kelly Sue DeConnick, Fire and Stone starts here, in four intro chapters from the first issues of Prometheus, Aliens, AVP & Predator.

    Joshua Williamson and Chris Mooneyham are going to give us the best PREDATOR series ever by the looks of it.

    Writers:
    Paul TobinChris RobersonChris SebelaJoshua Williamson
    Artists:
    Juan FerreryaPatric ReynoldsAriel OlivettiChris Mooneyham

     

    FOC for Prometheus is 8/18. Order it using this: JUL140053

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