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Make Some Noise for This Quiet Ones Prize Package

1 hour 12 min ago

With Hammer's The Quiet Ones heading to theatres this weekend, we figured that now would be the perfect time to hit you cats off with some really cool swag and more! Read on for details.

That's right, kids! We're giving away the official prize package that you see below, which consists of the following:

  • Branded T-shirt
  • Branded Matches
  • Poster
  • Three (3) HAMMER Films (The Woman in Black, Let Me In, Horror of Dracula)
  • $25 Amazon Gift Card

    To enter for your chance to win, just send us an email at contests@dreadcentral.com including your FULL NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS. We’ll take care of the rest.

    This contest will end on at 12:01 AM PT on April 28th.

    The Quiet Ones is written and directed by John Pogue (Quarantine 2) and stars Jared Harris ("Mad Men," The Ward), Sam Claflin (Snow White and the Huntsman, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Erin Richards ("Breaking In," "Being Human"), Olivia Cooke ("The Secret of Crickley Hall," "The Fuse"), and West End theatre actor Rory Fleck-Byrne.

    It's produced by James Gay-Rees (Senna, Exit Through the Gift Shop), Exclusive Media’s Tobin Armbrust, and Simon Oakes along with Steven Chester Prince and Ben Holden in association with The Traveling Picture Show Company (TPSC).

    Look for The Quiet Ones in US theatres on April 25, 2014, from Lionsgate.

    Synopsis:
    The Quiet Ones (inspired by true events) tells the story of an unorthodox professor who uses controversial methods and leads his best students off the grid to take part in a dangerous experiment: to create a poltergeist. Based on the theory that paranormal activity is caused by human negative energy, the rogue scientists perform a series of tests on a young patient, pushing her to the edge of sanity. As frightening occurrences begin to take place with shocking and gruesome consequences, the group quickly realizes they have triggered a force more terrifying than they ever could have imagined.

    For more info be sure to "like" The Quiet Ones on Facebook.




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    Get Ambushed by Another Teaser for True Blood Season 7

    1 hour 42 min ago

    The first teaser for "True Blood" Season 7 was set in a graveyard, appropriate given that it will be the series' swan song. From the clips shown in this latest promo, HBO appears to be pulling out all the stops to ensure it ends with a bang rather than a whimper.

    "True Blood” begins its final ten-episode run on Sunday, June 22, at 9PM. Expect to be seeing lots more soon.

    In the meantime, check out the new teaser below along with the first one in case you missed it.

    For more info visit "True Blood" on HBO.com, "like" "True Blood" on Facebook, and jump in on the Twitter conversations here using the hashtag #trueblood.




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    See New Footage from White Settlers; Attend the UK Cast & Crew Screening

    4 hours 12 min ago

    UK thriller White Settlers is about to have its debut screening, a Cast & Crew event in Manchester that Grimmfest is offering an exclusive pair of tickets to. We have more details on that plus a look at some new footage.

    HorrorTalk.com recently chatted with White Settlers star Pollyanna McIntosh about the film, and along with her comments, the below video includes some never-before-seen footage.

    Check it out, and if you're in the UK and interested in attending the April 24th screening at The Dancehouse in Manchester, all you have to do to be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets is "like" the White Settlers Facebook page and share your postings via all the usual social media outlets. Be sure to follow White Settlers on Twitter as well.

    This will be the first showing of the movie anywhere in the world. Mingle with the stars and the filmmakers, take a drink in the bar, and then enjoy White Settlers before anyone else gets to see it!

    Related Story: Set Visit Report: Pollyanna McIntosh Talks Being a White Settler

    White Settlers, from director Simeon Halligan and writer Ian Fenton, pitches the modern urbanite dream of starting a simple life in the country against the possibility of a very different and terrifying reality. Set in the borders of Scotland, the film takes place over the course of one incredibly tense night and stars Pollyanna McIntosh (The Woman) and Lee Williams ("The Tudors," The Forsythe Saga").

    Synopsis:
    It's Ed and Sarah's first night at their new home, an isolated farmhouse on the Scottish border. This should be a new beginning away from their stressful London lives. And at first it is as they enjoy supper al fresco at sunset and a riverside skinny dip. But as darkness falls, things become eerie. Sarah suspects they’re not alone; Ed goes to investigate, and the evening swiftly becomes a nightmare. It dawns on them that they do not belong there. And they certainly aren't welcome either...

    White Settlers comes on like a supernatural terror ride with the classic 'bumps in the night' scenario of floorboard creaks and shadows. But the moment Ed tells a genuinely frightened Sarah to get a grip, the film bluntly changes direction. And here is where the game changes. Think Straw Dogs meets Sinister.

    This really could happen to you.

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    Is Nurse 2 on Its Way?

    Sun, 04/20/2014 - 19:59

    Paz de la Huerta may have tweeted the best Easter present fans of her odd yet oddly entertaining Nurse 3D (Blu-ray/DVD review here) could have hoped for: the first inkling of a possible sequel!

    Paz's tweets are below - let us know what you thought of the original and if it merits another installment.

    Directed by Douglas Aarniokoski (The Day), Nurse 3D stars de la Huerta, Katrina Bowden, Corbin Bleu, and Judd Nelson in a scintillating horror film about a nurse with a secret double life as a murderous vixen.


    Nurse 2 is on its way

    — Paz De La Huerta (@PazDeLaHuerta) April 20, 2014


    RT if u want a Sequel to Nurse 3D

    — Paz De La Huerta (@PazDeLaHuerta) April 20, 2014

    Synopsis:
    By day nurse Abby Russell (de la Huerta) lovingly attends to the patients at All Saints Memorial Hospital; by night Abby prowls nightclubs, luring unfaithful men into dangerous liaisons. After Danni (Bowden), a young, sensitive nurse, joins the hospital staff, Abby pursues her friendship. But when the friendship turns to obsession, Danni spurns Abby, unleashing Abby’s fury and a rampage of terror.

    For more titillating goodies, follow Nurse 3D on Facebook and Tumblr.

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    Leigh Whannell Teases What's in Store for Insidious Chapter 3

    Sun, 04/20/2014 - 16:52

    Insidious Chapter 2 was a fairly polarizing movie. Some loved it, others hated, and some said it felt like two different movies jammed together - one bad and one good. Insidious Chapter 3 is coming in April of 2015, and writer/star Leigh Whannell offered a quick update on it via Twitter.

    The Leigh Whannell-penned Insidious Chapter 3 will be bringing back Lin Shaye’s character as well as both ghost hunters Specs and Tucker (all three pictured below).

    Jason Blum will produce the third Insidious film for Blumhouse Productions with Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity). Steven Schneider, Brian Kavanaugh Jones, Peter Schlessel, Lia Buman, and Xavier Marchand are executive producing.

    For more information visit the official Insidious website, "like" the Insidious Facebook page, and follow along on Twitter at @InsidiousMovie.


    Insidious 3 is a lot more like part one than two. I'm working on it right now, so thought I'd tell those who care where it's headed.

    — Leigh Whannell (@LWhannell) April 18, 2014

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    Easter Weekend Box Office: Transcendence Fails to Transcend, A Haunted House 2 Condemned

    Sun, 04/20/2014 - 16:46

    It’s Easter weekend 2014, and unfortunately for Johnny Depp, the only Transcendence audiences were interested in was Heaven Is for Real while Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Rio 2 laughed all the way to the bank as they scared up more money than A Haunted House 2.

    With comic book superheroes, 3D animated birds, and a kid who took The Sixth Sense to a whole new level by seeing not just dead people but also where they live ruling the top 3 slots at the box office, Johnny Depp’s fourth consecutive box office dud, Transcendence, flopped into 4th place.

    The pricey science fiction thriller earned scathing critical reviews, poor audience word-of-mouth, and worst of all, a paltry $11.15 million opening. According to Box Office Mojo, even Stealth opened higher. That’s pretty bad. Pretty bad for Warner Bros, that is, who produced the film. Depp can surely drown the woes of his currently floundering film career in the comforts of his vast fortune, privately owned island, and Amber Heard. I wouldn’t feel too sorry for him just yet.

    Maybe they could have just re-released The Lawnmower Man in 3D and saved everyone a lot of money?

    Then there’s the sequel nobody wanted to the film even the people who enjoyed the original weren’t exactly all that enthusiastic about... Marlon Wayans’ A Haunted House 2 was condemned to 5th place and only $9.1 million, roughly half the original’s $18.1 million opening a year ago. The question now remains: Will there be a third installment, and if so, will David Zucker be brought in to replace the Wayans yet again?

    Meanwhile, last week’s horror offering Oculus dropped over 50% to 8th place with $5.3 million. That brings it up to $21 million in two weeks. Art-house fare Under the Skin (in its third week of release) and The Raid 2 (with one extra week under its belt) earned $467,000 and $411,000 for respectable cumes of approximately $1.1 million and $2.3 million, respectively.

    Next weekend brings a new horror offering in the form of The Quiet Ones, which I have been assured is not actually a prequel to The Apparition despite appearing to be based on the exact same experiment. Also, Paul Walker rises from the grave to do parkour in the Americanized remake Brick Mansions.

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    Have a Seat for the First Teaser Trailer for The Chair

    Sun, 04/20/2014 - 16:27

    The powers-that-be behind the film adaptation of Alterna Comics' The Chair chose the right person to appear in their new teaser trailer. The great Bill Oberst, Jr., is front and center, and we can't think of anyone better to send shivers down our spines this fine Easter Sunday!

    Producer, co-writer, and creator of the graphic novel Peter Simeti previously said of the teaser, "If [it] doesn't let you know what you'll be in store for, then nothing else will. We are making a horror film that has as much 'brains' in it as it does 'guts'."

    Adaptation helmer Chad Ferrin and Dave DeFino co-directed the trailer, which stars Oberst as The Warden. Also appearing in the film are Eric Roberts, Naomi Grossman, Zach Galligan, Derrick Damions, Susan Eisenberg, Ezra Buzzington, Kyle Hester, Jacob Banser, Loren Lester, Timothy Muskatell, and Kin Shriner.

    Related Story: See our The Chair news archive for side-by-side comparisons of most of the actors and their characters.

    Look for lots more soon, and the meantime follow @theCHAIRhorror on Twitter and visit TheChairHorror.com.

    Synopsis:
    Richard Sullivan is an innocent man struggling to escape his fate on Death Row. Witnessing the brutal torture and murder of his fellow inmates, will he find a way to survive, or will the insane events of the prison finally consume him? Everything is not what it seems, and sanity is such an easy thing to lose.

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    Meet Penny Dreadful's Sir Malcolm Murray

    Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:00

    In order to entice an actor of Timothy Dalton's stature to the small screen, the role of Sir Malcolm Murray in Showtime's "Penny Dreadful" must be quite juicy indeed. The network has just released a new promo video in which he and co-star Josh Hartnett discuss the character.

    "Penny Dreadful" is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street's Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, "Call the Midwife").

    Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, and Eva Green star. Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) directs the first two episodes.

    "Penny Dreadful" is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10PM ET/PT.

    Synopsis
    Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. "PENNY DREADFUL" is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama.

    For more info visit "Penny Dreadful" on Showtime, "like" "Penny Dreadful" on Facebook, and follow @SHO_Penny on Twitter. Be sure to also visit the Penny-Dreadful.com website; it's chock-full of goodies!

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    Juliette Gets a Surprise in this Clip from Grimm Episode 3.19 - Nobody Knows the Trubel I've Seen

    Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:30

    We missed "Grimm" last night, but as the series ramps up for its final four episodes of the season, an early sneak peek has arrived of next Friday's Episode 3.19, "Nobody Knows the Trubel I've Seen," in which Nick brings home an unexpected guest.

    "Grimm" Episode 3.19 - "Nobody Knows the Trubel I've Seen" (airs 4/25/14; 9-10PM)
    A LETHAL NEW PRESENCE COMES TO PORTLAND – Nick (David Giuntoli) and Hank (Russell Hornsby) investigate a dangerous female suspect (guest star Jacqueline Toboni) leaving a trail of Wesen in her wake.

    Elsewhere, Adalind (Claire Coffee) takes measures into her own hands, even if that means forging a dangerous alliance.

    Bitsie Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz, Reggie Lee, and Bree Turner co-star. C. Thomas Howell, Alexis Denisof, and Philip Anthony-Rodriguez also guest star.

    Related Story: Find Some Trouble in these Stills from "Grimm" Episode 3.19 - "Nobody Knows the Trubel I've Seen"

    For more info visit "Grimm" on NBC.com, check out some InstaGRIMMS on Instagram, "like" "Grimm" on Facebook, and follow "Grimm" on Twitter.




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    ABC Family Gives a Pilot Order to Paranormal Procedural Stitchers

    Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:00

    ABC Family isn't a network we mention very often around these parts, but news that they've given a pilot order to a "paranormal crime procedural drama" called "Stitchers" caught our attention so we're bringing it to yours!

    Per Deadline, "Stitchers," written by Jeffrey A. Schechter ("Overruled!"), follows a young woman recruited into a covert government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders and decipher mysteries that otherwise would have gone to the grave.

    Schechter executive produces alongside Jonathan Baruch and Rob Wolken. Production is slated to begin in June.

    Sound intriguing? We'll keep our eyes open for casting updates and more details to see if it warrants further coverage.

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    Learn Some Secrets of Salem and Our Reasons Why You Should (or Shouldn't) Watch the Premiere

    Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:00

    We got a look at the premiere of WGN America's "Salem" a little early and are here to give you an idea of the seductive sorcery the series is offering plus provide a peek behind the scenes at the "Secrets of Salem."

    Witches are hot properties on TV right now, and yes, they are the focus of the show with the horrific Salem, Massachusetts, witch trials ramping up and full-blown mass hysteria just around the corner. But these aren't your garden variety witches, and the storyline encompasses a much darker world than we're used to seeing on network TV.

    In "Salem" there are also demons and wheeling & dealing with the devil, some very strange goings-on with a toad, a seemingly possessed woman being led around town like a rabid dog on a leash - and that's just in the first episode!

    Plus there's nudity and blatant sexuality veering very close to HBO and Showtime standards. Actually, it's classic "almost" nudity, and if you thought Alexandra Daddario's shirt was tenacious in Texas Chainsaw 3D covering up her private parts, wait until you see the tricks they pull in "Salem"!

    It's not just the women who are showing their skin either. The men are just as carnal and apt to be a witch. And corruption runs deep. Fortunately, "Salem" isn't pulling any punches when it comes to portraying the hypocrisy of the church and the townsfolk who were accusing others of witchcraft.

    Related Story: Visit our "Salem" Archive

    It may not be completely historically accurate, but just about everyone is a real historical figure like John Alden (Shane West) and Cotton Mather (Seth Gabel), with the recently announced Increase Mather (Stephen Lang) soon joining the fray, and so far it doesn't feel too contemporized. Obvious parallels are made to today's issues, but it doesn't beat you over the head with them. Nor does it take itself too seriously. (But again… that's only "so far" after watching just the pilot so don't blame us if it takes a downward turn like so many promising shows sadly do.)

    The acting is decent overall. He may be a little vanilla, but I've been a fan of West since "Once and Again," and the standout newcomer for me is Ashley Madekwe as Tituba. Plus, it's always great to see Xander Berkeley, who looks fabulous with period-appropriate long hair, by the way (as does West). The costumes, sets, and atmosphere are all quite impressive - and oppressive, just like those Puritanical times.

    So our verdict is yes, you should tune in for the premiere of "Salem"... unless you're only looking for something geared toward the younger crowd. In that case, you probably shouldn't as there isn't a single emo teen or high school dance in sight!

    “Salem,” premiering on Sunday, April 20th, enters the world of the most notorious witch trials in history, a period steeped in fear, suspicion, and hysteria. “Salem” explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth behind them.

    Note that the pilot episode runs a bit over an hour so if you're DVRing it, be sure to add on an extra 10-15 minutes so you don't miss the ending.

    "Salem" Episode 1.01 - "The Vow" (airs 4/20/14)
    John Alden returns from war to discover that the woman he left behind is now married to another man and that his hometown of Salem, Mass., is in the midst of a witch panic in the premiere of this supernatural drama.

    Created, executive produced, and written by award-winning writer/producer Brannon Braga and Adam Simon, “Salem” stars Janet Montgomery as the ruthless but vulnerable Mary Sibley, Salem’s most powerful enchantress; Shane West as handsome, hardened war veteran John Alden – and Mary’s onetime love interest; Seth Gabel as local aristocrat Cotton Mather, who fans the flames of Salem’s witch hunt; Ashley Madekwe as Mary’s mysterious, carnal accomplice, Tituba; Xander Berkeley as chief politician Magistrate Hale; Tamzin Merchant as the forthright Anne Hale, an artist with a perilous attraction to Alden; Elise Eberle as the mysteriously afflicted Mercy Lewis; and Iddo Goldberg as outcast Isaac Walton.

    Keep your eyes on the "Salem" Facebook page for updates and more info.

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    Instead of a Sequel to Cabin Fever: Patient Zero a Cabin Fever Remake Is on its Way

    Sat, 04/19/2014 - 03:09

    We don't quite know what to think about this news. Back in May of last year, word was that Cabin Fever: Patient Zero would be rebooting the franchise and kicking off a new trilogy. Now things seem to have changed...

    Bloody Disgusting is reporting that sources at Cannes have told them that Indomina will instead put a remake of Eli Roth’s 2002 love-it-or-hate-it original Cabin Fever into production now that Patient Zero is arriving on VOD June 26th and in theatres on August 1st via RLJ/Image Entertainment.

    Evolution Entertainment, which produced the first three Saw films as well as Dead Silence and Death Sentence, will be producing the remake with Cassian Elwes and Evan Astrowsky. It's doubtful Roth will lend much more than his name to this one.

    The original, Roth's directorial debut, is an offbeat horror tale about a group of five college friends on vacation at a remote mountain cabin. After one of the friends contracts a flesh-eating virus, it quickly spreads among them, and their true feelings and personalities emerge as they struggle to survive the virus... and each other.

    We'll have more as it comes.

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    Be an Animal with this Preview of Hannibal Episode 2.09 - Shiizakana

    Sat, 04/19/2014 - 02:04

    Although we're not sure "Hannibal" will ever be able to top tonight's #TURDUCKEN insanity, we can't wait to see the powers-that-be try in next week's Episode 2.09, "Shiizakana." Here's a preview of what's ahead.

    "Hannibal" Episode 2.09 - "Shiizakana" (airs 4/25/14; 10-11PM)
    The FBI is called in to investigate the grisly discovery of a truck driver’s body, seemingly torn apart by two separate species of animal working in tandem, neither of which consumed their kill.

    After one of his therapy sessions, Will (Hugh Dancy) meets Hannibal’s (Mads Mikkelsen) strange new patient, Margot Verger (Katharine Isabelle). Will and Margot compare notes on Hannibal and his unconventional advice. Continually encouraging his patients to revel in what they are, Hannibal aims to determine Will’s true self by sending him a test, the results of which surprise even Hannibal.

    Also starring Aaron Abrams and Scott Thompson; guest starring Jeremy Davies.

    For more info visit "Hannibal" on NBC.com, "like" "Hannibal" on Facebook, and follow "Hannibal" on Twitter.

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    Animal Poster Opens WIDE for Chiller

    Fri, 04/18/2014 - 19:23

    On the prowl for a new horror poster to gander at while you're waiting for the weekend to kick off? Then check out the first one-sheet for the next Chiller TV original horror flick, Animal, from Drew Barrymore's production company, Flower Films.

    Animal, which airs later this year on NBCUniversal-owned Chiller after a limited theatrical and VOD run, follows a group of close-knit friends who find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a bloodthirsty predator.

    Holed up in isolated cabin, tensions mount as secrets are revealed. As the body count rises, the group members put their differences aside and fight for survival.

    Keke Palmer, Amaury Nolasco, Parker Young, Joey Lauren Adams, Elizabeth Gillies, Paul Iacono, Thorsten Kaye, and Jeremy Sumpter star.

    Barrymore is an executive producer alongside Flower Films’ Nancy Juvonen and producers Chris Miller, Ember Truesdell, Kelly Smith, and Thommy Hutson. Hutson and Catherine Trillo penned the script, which is directed by Brett Simmons. Gary J. Tunnicliffe created the creature effects.

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    The First Cut Is the Deepest in Brandon Ford's New Novel Open Wounds

    Fri, 04/18/2014 - 19:17

    Brandon Ford is a horror author whose works we've covered and reviewed fairly extensively here at Dread Central so when he dropped us a line with word on his latest project along with the cover art, of course we had to share!

    A twisted and often unsettling glimpse into the mind of an unwitting victim, Open Wounds tells the story of a young girl’s battle to maintain her safety and sanity after she is preyed upon by a savage predator.

    Synopsis:
    The first cut brings a wave of calm that immediately washes over her. The second, an incomparable bliss. The third, euphoria in its purest, most absolute form.

    She finds only the slightest comfort in scrawling the details of her horrific tale onto the pages of a leatherbound diary. But when her living nightmare becomes more than she can bear, the only comfort she finds is beneath the blade of a paring knife. Night after night, she slices into her own tender flesh while praying for some escape from a world filled with anguish and torment.

    Before long those leatherbound pages are dripping with crimson, and soon open wounds become ripples of scar tissue.

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    The Scream Factory Finds Foreign Horror in the House in the Alley

    Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:49

    The Scream Factory has been releasing the very best of our genre's stranger side with Criterion-like editions that we'd never have thought some of these movies would get. Every once in a while though... they dig up something we've never even heard of!

    From the Press Release
    There’s a new address in sheer terror. On May 27, 2014, SCREAM FACTORY™ invites loyal fans and horror enthusiasts to experience terror more profoundly with supernatural shocker HOUSE IN THE ALLEY on DVD.

    Boasting a large cult following overseas and a film festivals favorite, HOUSE IN THE ALLEY is a gripping haunted house thriller that exposes the weaknesses of the human psyche and deftly combines suspense, horror, and emotional dramas. Written and directed by Le-Van Kiet, the film is about a couple who slowly lose their sanity, haunted by the traumatic death of their son and the paranormal disturbances in their house from an unspeakable past. A must-have for horror movie collectors and loyal fans, the HOUSE IN THE ALLEY DVD is priced to own with a suggested retail price of $14.93.

    Synopsis
    A young couple, settling into their new life in their spacious home, lose their newborn to a miscarriage. After the tragedy, Thao is inconsolable and won’t let her baby’s body leave the house. She soon begins suffering from terrifying visions and slowly loses her sanity. Her husband, Thanh, also begins experiencing strange things around their home, and when his wife turns on him, he must race to uncover the secrets of the house in the alley before they both lose their minds... and their lives.

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    Tribeca 2014: First Preservation Clip Calls for Help

    Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:12

    Christopher Denham's Preservation had its world premiere last night during the Tribeca Film Festival, screening as part of the Midnight section of films, and on tap right now is the first clip to go along with the movie's remaining TFF schedule. Dig it!

    Written and directed by Denham, Preservation stars Wrenn Schmidt, Aaron Stanton, and Pablo Schreiber.

    Synopsis
    Actor Christopher Denham takes his second turn in the director’s chair with this finely crafted horror-thriller starring Pablo Schreiber ("The Wire," "Orange is the New Black"), Aaron Staton ("Mad Men"), and Wrenn Schmidt ("Boardwalk Empire"). Brothers Sean and Mike Neary, along with Mike’s wife Wit, head out on a hunting trip that doubles as a distraction from their troubles at home. But ignoring the “closed” sign and heading deep into an overgrown nature preserve, they soon find their troubles are only beginning. When all of their gear is stolen, they immediately turn on each other. But the hunted can only survive so long standing alone. Just when you think you have heard the story before, Preservation twists into a sharp and startling take on why we fight and, in our tech-obsessed age, what we have been missing out on in the great outdoors.

    Tribeca Screenings

  • Friday, April 18th at 9:00 pm – AMC Loews Village 7 - 1 (66 Third Ave. at 11th St.)
  • Friday, April 25th at 10:00 pm - Bow Tie Cinemas 5 (260 W. 23rd St., btwn 7th and 8th)


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    Exclusive: Watch the Opening of Easter Sunday!

    Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:06

    As a special Easter treat we're happy to present to you, our fellow loonies, the opening six minutes of the new slasher flick Easter Sunday! So get ready to color your eggs blood red (which incidentally is the title of our favorite rejected Herschell Gordon Lewis script).

    A gory love letter to the golden era of slasher movies, the indie film Easter Sunday is written and directed by Jeremy Todd Morehead and stars horror legends Robert Z’Dar and Ari Lehman.

    Easter Sunday's dynamic cast boasts Robert Z’Dar, the iconic actor best known as Maniac Cop; Ari Lehman; the first actor to portray Jason Voorhees in the original Friday the 13th; and indie veterans Edward X. Young (Mr. Hush) and Shawn C. Phillips (Ghost Shark). They join a number of promising up-and-comers including Paige Taylor, Christine Galbraith, William Bozarth, Jon McKoy, and Travis Marion.

    Northgate Pictures has released N4red The Boogeyman's music video for Easter Sunday's theme song, "Eggsecuted." Done in the spirit of such classic film theme songs as "Are You Ready for Freddy?," "Maniac Cop Rap," and "The Monster Squad," N4red's hip-hop track captures the film's tongue-in-cheek tone. The "Eggsecuted" video also features exclusive footage from the movie.

    Synopsis:
    Easter Sunday follows a group of teens who accidentally conjure the spirit of Douglas Fisher, a deranged, bunny mask-clad serial killer. Fisher is portrayed by Jason Delgado, who also serves as the film's producer.

    Delgado explains the film as follow: "We are trying to bring forth a vision of '80s gore and real brutality on our limited budget. We want to bring people a film that will be fun, fast-paced, and filled with edge-of-your-seat tension. I'm humbled to be working with so many talented individuals."




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    Meet the Neighbors in these New Stills from Rosemary's Baby

    Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:01

    We've seen several photos of Rosemary and Guy already from NBC's "Rosemary's Baby," and these new images that the network released today show a bit more of them along with our first look at their neighbors, Roman (Jason Isaacs) and Margaux (Carole Bouquet) Castevet.

    “Rosemary’s Baby,” the four-hour adaptation of the 1967 best-selling suspense novel by Ira Levin, will air on NBC Sunday, May 11th, and Thursday, May 15th. The telecast will air each night from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT.

    “Rosemary’s Baby” centers on a young married couple who move into a Paris apartment that has a haunted past. After getting pregnant, the wife becomes increasingly suspicious that both her husband and their neighbors will have ulterior motives when her child is born.

    The miniseries, from Lionsgate Television, stars Zoe Saldana, Patrick J. Adams, Jason Isaacs, and Carole Bouquet. The psychological thriller was written by Scott Abbott (Queen of the Damned) and James Wong (Final Destination 3, “American Horror Story,” “The X-Files”) and directed by Agnieszka Holland (Europa Europa, “The Wire,” “Treme”).

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    Full Moon Gives Head on Easter! Toke Up and Enjoy Head of the Family for FREE!

    Fri, 04/18/2014 - 17:49

    Know what we love about Charles Band and his adorable loonies over at Full Moon Entertainment? They're our kind of sick! Well, that and they're always giving away free stuff to fans! We appreciate both counts more than you know!

    So in honor of Easter weekend you cats will be able to watch "The Ganja Version" of Head of the Family over on their subscription-based video streaming service, FullMoonStreaming.com, for FREE! That's right, FREE! That's just enough to make a deity rise from the grave, no?

    The flick starts streaming Saturday evening, 4/19, through Sunday, 4/20. That's right, kids; Saturday night at 11:59 pm, the 420 parties can kick off with a great start!

    But wait! That's NOT all! Over on their official site there’s the Golden Moon treasure hunt. The first 100 people to find the 5 hidden moons and the secret words will get a free limited edition numbered signature series print, signed by Charles Band. And 5 Grand Prize winners will get the all-new matching set of resin statues, including Bride of the Head of the Family, the eventual sequel.

    Plus, if you're feeling extra frisky, there's a ton of new Full Moon merch up for sale via the Full Moon Entertainment website!! Check out all the goodies below!

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