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Discover The Device on UK DVD in March

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 07:00

The Device, a film we’ve been enjoying here in the States for a while now, is heading to the UK this March from Image Entertainment; and we have all the details you need right here!

The UK DVD arrives March 23rd and will include three audio commentaries.

Deep in the eerie forest lies a mysterious entity waiting to defy nature in a beguiling new psychological sci-fi thriller. Exposing its sinister purpose, the deadly alien invasion on humanity is born in The Device.

Inspired by classic abduction cases, writer and producer John Portanova (The Invoking) skillfully plays on the intrigue of the unknown. Directed by Jeremy Berg, the film stars Angela DiMarco (Trauma), David S. Hogan (Shadowed), and Kate Alden (The Right Place).

Synopsis:
When two sisters find a harmless looking object in the woods, they cannot know to what extent it will change their world – and ours – forever. The small black sphere – mysterious, seductive, enticing – conveys a message, a deep, profound biological message that will reshape our world, recasting relationships with the universe beyond our wildest dreams and worst nightmares. It holds the key to our destiny. It holds the secret to a new kind of life. It holds the embryo of a plan of alien invasion. It is so much more than just The Device.


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UK Readers: Awake in The Sleeping Room this Spring

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 06:00

Following its UK premiere at FrightFest 2014, The Sleeping Room, an acclaimed supernatural tale of Victorian revenge, has been acquired for UK release by Second Sight.

The directorial debut of John Shackleton (writer/producer of Panic Button), the film will make its UK debut via On-Demand and Download on 27 April 2015 and DVD on 11 May 2015. Produced by Gareth I. Davies, The Sleeping Room marks Movie Mogul’s second feature.

Synopsis:
Orphaned 19 year-old Brighton call girl Blue (Leila Mimmack – “Becoming Human”) is sent by her violent pimp, Freddie (David Sibley – “Downton Abbey”), and his blowsy partner, Cynthia (Julie Graham – Tower Block), to meet a new punter in Brighton, unaware of the horrifying impact it will have on her life.

As Blue begins to fall for the quirky charms of her client, Bill Hepworth (Joseph Beattie – “Hex”), she’s even more intrigued by the grand Regency terraced house that he is renovating, a once infamous Victorian brothel. Together they uncover a secret room that unlocks many dark and terrifying secrets relating to Blue’s murky family past and the death of her mother. A terrible supernatural force is about to be unleashed, and nobody will escape its monstrous power unless a score for a heinous felony is settled.

Awakening demons past and present, Blue is forced to confront her own in this psychological Gothic nightmare that also stars Christopher Adamson (Pirates of the Caribbean), Chris Waller (Fright Night 2), and horror critic Billy Chainsaw.

No artwork has been released yet, but bonus features on the DVD will include:

  • “6th Sense” – the original short film by screenwriter Ross Jameson
  • FrightFest 2014: Billy Chainsaw in conversation with director John Shackleton
  • “Behind the Scenes” featurette
  • Behind-the-scenes look at the visual effects
  • On-set gallery
  • Trailer

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The Devil Is Damned in this Sneak Peek of The Originals Episode 2.13

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 20:31

We’re heading into the second half of the second season of “The Originals,” and it’s full steam ahead as a long thought dead member of the family makes her presence known. Check out this sneak peek in which the Mikaelsons react to the return of their sister, Freya.

“The Originals” Episode 2.13 – “The Devil Is Damned” (airs 2/9/15)
FAMILY IS POWER More dangerous than ever, Vincent (guest star Yusuf Gatewood) remains one step ahead after joining forces with a powerful figure from his past. As the threat to Hope’s life grows stronger, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) realizes he has no choice but to place his trust in his siblings to ensure she remains protected.

Meanwhile, after being presented with an enticing proposition, Kaleb (guest star Daniel Sharman) is forced to make a difficult life or death decision, and Elijah (Daniel Gillies) finds himself in the fight of his life after an unexpected visitor arrives at the safe house.

At the bayou, Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) and Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) continue to prepare for the unification ritual, but things quickly go awry when they become pawns in Vincent’s dangerous plan. Charles Michael Davis and Leah Pipes also star. Lance Anderson directed the episode written by Christopher Hollier and Julie Plec.

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Producers’ Preview Goes Inside The Vampire Diaries Episode 6.13 – The Day I Tried To Live

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 19:54

Ready for an inside look at tomorrow night’s Episode 6.13 of “The Vampire Diaries,” entitled “The Day I Tried to Live”? Then you’ve come to the right place because we have a preview of the ep with exec producers Julie Plec and Caroline Dries right here!

“The Vampire Diaries” Episode 6.13 – “The Day I Tried to Live” (2/5/15)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BONNIE Determined to celebrate Bonnie’s (Kat Graham) birthday, Elena (Nina Dobrev) convinces Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) that it’s what Bonnie would have wanted.   After piecing the broken ascendant back together, Elena, Jeremy, and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) attempt to send Bonnie a message, but the situation turns dire when they make an unsettling discovery.

Meanwhile, after uncovering Stefan’s (Paul Wesley) secret about his great-niece Sarah Salvatore (guest star Tristan Mays), Enzo (Michael Malarkey) enlists a reluctant Matt (Zach Roerig) to help interfere with her life.  Elsewhere, Stefan keeps a close eye on Caroline (Candice Accola) as she unconventionally attempts to cope with everything going on around her.

Lastly, realizing it might be time to move on with his life, Jeremy contemplates leaving Mystic Falls for good.  Pascal Verschooris directed the episode written by Chad Fiveash and  James Stoteraux.

Related Story: Celebrate Bonnie’s Birthday with Some Stills from The Vampire Diaries Episode 6.13 – The Day I Tried To Live

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Behold a New Tale of Teeth & Blood

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 18:53

Another toothy tale is headed our way from directors Al Franklin and Pamela J. Richardson as Teeth & Blood is getting set to hit DVD on March 10, 2015, via RLJE/Image Entertainment.

Danielle Vega, Glenn Plummer, King Kedar, Michelle Van Der Water, and Sean Christopher star.

Synopsis:
A beautiful diva is murdered on the set of horror director Vincent Augustine’s latest film, Chapel Blood. Somewhere between the crime scene and the coroner’s van, the body mysteriously disappears. Meanwhile, the city’s supply of donated blood is being dangerously depleted.

Suspecting a connection between the events, detectives Mike Hung and Sasha Colfax go undercover at the studio to investigate. Their attempt to crack the case quickly turns into a desperate battle for survival when they uncover an age-old war between rival vampire covens that threatens to consume humanity in a final, grisly assault of Teeth & Blood!


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Get Arrested by WolfCop

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 18:48

Lowell Dean’s insanely fun WolfCop (review) has still yet to make its way Stateside. That all changes on March 10th, however, when a big ol’ howl will be heard in your DVD and Blu-ray collection thanks to RLJE/Image Entertainment!

Written and directed by Lowell Dean, the film stars Leo Fafard, Amy Matysio, Aidan Devine, Jesse Moss, Sarah Lind, Jonathan Cherry, and Corrine Conley.

Synopsis:
Officer Lou Garou isn’t the best cop in small-town Woodhaven – in fact, he’s probably the worst. He mostly just looks to avoid anything that could possibly interfere with his goal of getting wasted. One evening during the night shift, Lou investigates a mysterious disturbance at the edge of town and wakes up with a pentagram carved in his chest, heightened senses, and body hair that’s growing at an alarming rate. To solve the mystery of his transformation, he’ll have to take on a case no normal cop would be able to solve, but this half-man, half-beast is not just a cop… he’s a WOLFCOP.



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Digging Up the Marrow Comes Home in March

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 18:42

Wondering when you’ll be able to own the new film from Adam Green, Digging Up the Marrow (review)? Well, we have your answer right here! It will be hitting stores online and off on March 24th via RLJE/Image Entertainment!

Don’t wanna wait? We don’t blame you! Read on for the remaining dates for the film’s tour plans!

The “TOURING THROUGH THE MARROW” 2015 tour dates are in! Join writer/director/star Adam Green and artist/executive producer Alex Pardee for a one-of-a-kind special event as they bring DIGGING UP THE MARROW, an audience Q&A, an art exhibit of Alex Pardee’s original artwork that inspired the film, one of their favorite monsters from the film, and exclusive tour merchandise to the following cities:

Thursday, February 12th: San Francisco, CA (Landmark Shattuck)

Monday, February 16th: Boston, MA (Landmark Kendall Square) – Presented by Rock N Shock

Tuesday, February 17th: New York, NY (Landmark Sunshine)

Wednesday, February 18th: Austin, TX (Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar) – Presented by Ain’t It Cool News

Thursday, February 19th: Los Angeles, CA (Landmark Regent)

DIGGING UP THE MARROW opens in Los Angeles at the Laemmle North Hollywood Cinema on Friday, February 20th, where it will run nightly for the next two weeks. It also hits Video On Demand everywhere that same day (including outlets such as iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox, Sony Playstation, VUDU, GooglePlay, and more).

Tickets for the tour will go on sale soon through each cinema directly. Information about VIP ticket options and the awesome merchandise secured by having a VIP ticket will be coming very soon.

And don’t fear… not only will the film theatrically expand to more cities during the week of March 12th (cities TBA), but more special engagement screenings and appearances will be announced soon! If you live in the USA, there is absolutely a way to see this film in February whether it be on the tour, a special engagement, the theatrical release, or on VOD. And then…

The DVD and Blu-ray (packed with special features) releases on March 24th, and you can support the artists directly by pre-ordering your very own copy autographed by Adam Green right here. Want to know even more about this special tour? Listen to the Movie Crypt podcast where Adam Green spills the details right here.

The monsters are coming! See you soon, America!

Starring, written by, and directed by Adam Green and inspired by the artwork of artist Alex Pardee, the film stars Ray Wise (“Twin Peaks,” X-Men First Class), Will Barratt (Frozen), and a roster full of horror genre favorites and iconic artists all appearing as themselves.

When filmmaker Adam Green receives a package from a strange man (Wise) claiming he can prove that monsters exist, he and his crew are taken on a mysterious, fantastical, and terrifying journey into the shadows deep down under the ground below our feet. Digging Up the Marrow is a documentary-style film that blends reality with fantasy in a way that will leave even the most hardcore skeptics believing in the existence of monsters.

“DIGGING UP THE MARROW is the result of an incredibly rewarding four-year creative collaboration,” said Green. “It’s a very unique film that doesn’t neatly fit into any specific sub-genre that has come before it. We’ve been thrilled by the overwhelmingly positive response that MARROW has received at early screenings.”

The monsters in the film are vividly brought to life by visionary American artist and trans-media-artistry pioneer Alex Pardee. Under Green’s ArieScope Pictures, the film was produced by Cory Neal and was financed by Neal and Andrew Mysko’s Hacienda Film Co.



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Poltergeist Will Help You Find Out Who Died in YOUR House

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 18:25

Ever find yourself sitting in your home and thinking, “Man, I wonder if this place has any history… Has anyone died here? Was it violently? Can something… anything still be here?” I know we havem but we’re not wondering any longer.

From the Press Release:
POLTERGEIST the movie, from FOX 2000 PICTURES and METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER PICTURES, is in partnership with DiedInHouse.com to uncover the secrets buried in homes across the US.

Diedinhouse.com is a first of its kind, web-based service that helps you find out if anyone has died at any valid US address. Died In House™ instantly searches millions of records to determine if a death has occurred at that location.

At the end of the Poltergeist trailer (debuting tomorrow, February 5th, at 9:00 am PT), fans will receive an exclusive promo code. Those who visit DiedinHouse.com will, for a limited time, be able to enter the promo code POLTERGEIST to learn the truth about their home. This promotion will be sponsored by Poltergeist the movie, only in theaters July 24, 2015.

Oh, and in case you’re wondering… No one died here at Dread Central HQ.

In the film, which is to be released in 3D, Jared Harris will play Carrigan, a larger than life TV personality who left the world of academia behind to become the star host of basic cable TV show “Haunted House Cleaners.”

Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Saxon Sharbino, and Jane Adams also star. Gil Keenan directs. Look for the film to be haunting theatres on July 24, 2015.

Dig on the eye candy below courtesy of USA Today.

Synopsis:
Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (producer) reimagines and contemporizes the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, the family must come together to rescue her.

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New Fear Clinic Clip Breathes Deep

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 18:13

On tap right now we have another clip from Rob Hall’s feature-length version of his web series Fear Clinic. Check it out, and start counting the days to recovery.

Fear Clinic Release Details:
After terrifying audiences from coast to coast – Closing Night Event at Screamfest 2014 Los Angeles and Opening Night Screening at 2014 New York City Horror Film Festival – Fear Clinic, the latest excursion into unrelenting terror, will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on February 10, 2015, by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

The highly anticipated shocker stars horror icon Robert “Freddy Krueger” Englund, Fiona Dourif, Angelina Armani, and Thomas Dekker as well as Stone Sour and Slipknot lead vocalist Corey Taylor in his acting debut. It is directed by Robert G. Hall (Lightning Bug, Laid to Rest, ChromeSkull: Laid To Rest II).

Related Story: Exclusive: FX Legend Steve Johnson Talks Fear Clinic – Part 1

With blood-chilling special effects by award-winning FX creators Robert Kurtzman and Steve Johnson, Fear Clinic will take viewers on an unforgettable journey into the very soul of terror itself. SRP is $26.99 for the Blu-ray and $22.98 for the DVD.

Synopsis:
Co-written by Hall and Aaron Drane, the film is based on the critically acclaimed and fan favorite 2009 FEARnet.com series. When trauma-induced phobias begin to re-emerge in five survivors a year after their horrifying tragedy, they return to the “Fear Clinic,” hoping to find the answers they need to get cured.

Dr. Andover (Englund), a fear doctor who runs the clinic, uses his “Fear Chamber” to animate their fears in the form of terrifying hallucinations. However, the good doctor soon begins to suspect that something more sinister may be at work, something that yearns to be more than just an hallucination…


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Lose Your Innocence on Blu-ray

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 17:44

Another new supernatural flick is on its way from Cinedigm, entitled Innocence, and right now we have all the details and artwork you need to plan for when you’re finally ready to give it up!

From the Press Release:
Based on Jane Mendelsohn’s best-selling young adult novel of the same name, the chilling story comes to life in the spine-tingling horror film Innocence, arriving on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD March 3 from Cinedigm. Directed by Hilary Brougher (Stephanie Daley), the eerie feature stars Sophie Curtis (Arbitrage), Kelly Reilly (Flight, Heaven Is for Real), and Graham Phillips (“The Good Wife”).

Haunted by the death and dreams of her beloved mother in a Montauk surfing accident, 16-year-old Beckett and her father, novelist Miles Warner, move to Manhattan and attempt to piece together their shattered life. Now enrolled at the exclusive Hamilton preparatory school, her psychosis and hallucinations intensify with the dubious suicides of current and past students, as does her first love for Tobey Crawford. The discovery that her new school may be run by a coven of beautiful and seductive women who perpetuate their youth by drinking the blood of virgins becomes the ultimate challenge of Beckett and Tobey’s young lives.

Synopsis:
Terrifying hallucinations. Dubious suicides. Blood rituals. Welcome to Hamilton Prep. When her mother died in a freak accident, 16-year-old Beckett thought that her life couldn’t get any worse. She was wrong. In an attempt to rebuild their shattered lives, Beckett and her father move to Manhattan, where she enrolls at an exclusive school and even meets her first love. But the young couple’s happiness is thwarted by their chilling discovery about a group of beautiful teachers who will stop at nothing to maintain their youth.

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