Exclusive: Dread Attends the World Premiere of The Last Exorcism; Eli Roth Talks PG-13 Rating, Thanksgiving, and More!
This writer attended the world premiere of Lionsgate’s The Last Exorcism last night at the Ford Theatre in Hollywood, CA, and while there chatted with the flick’s producer Eli Roth, who riffed on the Arcade Pictures/Strike Entertainment/STUDIOCANAL production as well as giving us word on the status of the long anticipated feature version of his Grindhouse Thanksgiving trailer.
There has been much talk about last year's battle between the Saw franchise and the indie underdog Paranormal Activity. By the time all was said and done, PA had scored a decisive knock-out victory in terms of box office bang. Still, the fanbase has remained insanely divided. That being said, the question beckons ... What if you could have the best of both worlds in ONE movie?
Just like ours, the Asian culture lives in the sunlit world of what we believe to be ... reality. But there is also -- unseen by most -- a cartoon world. A place that is just as real, where you can sing and take a shit.
Genre poster art has for too long been dominated by the floating heads of pensive teens. Hollywood churns these puppies out one-by-one. Leave it to the indie filmmakers to get things right!
The company that has given us countless goodies this year including a bevy of Roger Corman titles along with the resurrection of Gamera, Shout! Factory, is not only one of the first out of the gate with its San Diego Comic-Con news, but Shout! is ready to tackle the show with a vengeance!
A couple of weeks ago we told you about the latest spin-off from the Halloween franchise (Carpenter's universe, not Zombie's), Last Supper: The Russellville Hacksaw Murders, and now a bit of early teaser art has surfaced that is sporting some teeth!
As Elaine mentioned in her list of "Summer Reading to Chill Your Bones", Justin Cronin's The Passage is turning into THE book to read this summer so no doubt Fox 2000 will be fast-tracking its screen adaptation, on which Cronin recently provided a small update.
UK director Richard Crawford is readying a new adaptation of Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands for the stage, which will commence its world premiere run at The Brooklyn Studio Lab from June 25th through July 3rd.
Foreign horror has been kicking ass for a long time now, and we've got the lowdown on the latest slice of spooky that's on the way from the producers of The Orphanage and Pan's Labyrinth entitled Agnosia.
With [REC] 2 busy kicking the asses of everyone who has watched it, things have been really quiet on the Quarantine 2 front ... until now that is! That's right, kids! The first bit of casting news has come in. Ready to find out who's down with the sickness?
The masters of horror (AKA Mattel) are back to shock you into a catatonic state with their new doll line Monster High! As horror fans we've had many zombie films to keep us happy cannibals for the foreseeable future and even a couple of versions of Dawn of the Dead specifically, but now Mattel twists the concept into something so horrifying, you'll wish you had the will to take your own eyes out with any number of implements on the desk in front of you. Beware ... this is not horror fan safe ... for nothing can save you from the Dawn of the ... DANCE!!!!
Are you as obsessed with Naughty Bear as I am? Wanna win a copy for your 360 or PS3? SURE, YA DO! Here's how!
The second bit of footage from Franck Richard's French creature feature The Pack has found its way online, but just like with Clip #1 we still don't get any creature action. We do, however, get a heaping helping of nasty foreign bikers!
Some more goodies have come online for Konami's upcoming sequel to their surprisingly good Saw: The Video Game (review here) entitled Saw II: Flesh & Blood, and we have them for you all chained up and ready to explode.
Well then. This is kind of depressing. Instead of the theatrical run they had been talking about, E1 Entertainment announced today that Adam Gierasch's long awaited Night of the Demons remake will get a home video release on October 19th, 2010. At least we're getting a Blu-ray and the film won't be just sitting on the shelf for too much longer.