Lots of Horror Hitting Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD: The New Daughter, The Stepfather, Uncle Sam, and The Dorm that Dripped Blood
Things are looking pretty sweet home video-wise over the next few months as some announcements have come out over the past several days, and rather than write up a separate story for each one, we figured that we'd bring it all here for you in one gore-soaked package!
Today's the day that Issue #1 of the four-chapter graphic novel N., based on Stephen King's short story of the same name, hits the retail market. As publisher Marvel Comics says, "No horror fan can afford to miss this alarming tale!"
In just a few days, March 15th to be exact, the next entry into George A. Romero's legendary Dead franchise will be hitting Blu-ray and DVD in the UK from Optimum Home Entertainment. You know, the place across the pond with the stacked home video releases as opposed to the lovely bare bones crap we get here in the States (still angry about Paranormal Activity).
As an unapologetic Puppet Master fan, I have no qualms with citing the upcoming sequel, Axis of Evil, as one of my most anticipated films of 2010. While they've gone off the rails with some of the previous sequels, this one looks like they've put some honest to goodness time and effort into getting it right. Soon, we'll all know the truth.
I'm not sure how we missed this story the other day, but in any event, one of Hollywood's busiest actors, David Anders, has joined the cast of The Vampire Diaries for a multi-episode arc.
If you can get to Austin, Texas this month, the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival will be well worth the journey. Today we've got a look at one of the most anticipated scheduled debuts, the documentary American Grindhouse!
Good news for Predator fans who will be in attendance at this year's South by Southwest film festival -- Ready to catch your first glimpse of footage from Nimrod Antal's Predators?
In case you've forgotten, "Metal is a Way of Life", and there are few as metal as the legendary Christopher Lee. In anticipation of the March 15th release in the UK (April 20th in the US) of concept album Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross, a new promo video has been released featuring Sir Christopher along with some behind-the-scenes clips, etc.
Back in mid-2009 we got the first word from writer/director Ian Fielding about his upcoming Wilby Park, and now there's an official trailer for us to check out.
Yet another villain has been named for Patrick Lussier's upcoming 3D smash-em-up Drive Angry, and if we were Cage, we'd just let her catch us. One look and you'll agree -- there have to be far worse ways to go!
Finally the trailer for Anchor Bay's After.Life has hit online -- your inevitable disappointment? It's not a red band that showcases a nude Ricci playing dead! Hey, gotta save something for the limited theatrical and DVD release, right?
What once was old is new again, at least as far as movies based on video games. Universal is developing an Asteroids movie. Fox is developing a Missile Command movie. Producers have been trying to get a big screen Joust and Pac-Man movie off the ground for years now.
Dread Central’s next final girl, Jill Schoelen, was one of our busiest final girls working in the horror genre. The actress appeared in Wes Craven’s Chiller, The Stepfather, Curse 2: The Bite, The Phantom of the Opera, Popcorn, and When a Stranger Calls Back, firmly cementing her place as a beloved final girl of modern horror history.
Though Lionsgate rarely tips its hand with regard to casting and plot points for the Saw movies, a bit of possible casting news has hit the net that's pretty interesting.
When it comes to your horror needs t-shirt-wise, it's hard to find anyone who holds a candle to the sickos over at Rotten Cotton. The boys in black have just unveiled a bunch of new designs to help you make "the normal" folks around you walk on the other side of the street, and we've got a couple of choice ones for you to dig on as well as directions for you to see the whole damned line!