Not a whole helluva lot to report, but the official site for M. Night Shyamalan's The Happening is now online. Nothing is there save a link to the trailer and the option to sign up for updates, but it’s a start. Check out the official Happening site right here! The first R-rated flick from the one-note director hits theaters on June 13th.
Here’s a movie that look like it might have some promise; Killer Movie from writer/director Jeff Fisher. I’ve seen various things about it randomly for a few weeks now, but today reader “Hunter” sent us a link to a red band trailer that convinced me it was worth pointing out.
NECA’s always been about the players, you know? No, not the playas, rather the players; video game players that is.
All right, so NECA’s stuff is pretty cool, but I can’t help but geek out a bit for Mezco’s Cinema of Fear series. Looks like they’ll be back in force in 2008, as Action Figure just posted the first pics from the upcoming lineup.
The U.S. Toy Fair is in high gear today, while everyone else is taking the day off to celebrate presidents, or whatever we’re supposed to do on President’s Day.
Don't worry, folks, some good stuff is on its way come Tuesday, February 19th, 2008...
Over the past few days we’ve received a couple of rumors of upcoming DVD box sets that I just want to throw against the wall and see what sticks, since it’s going to be a slow news day thanks to the “holiday”.
Carter Smith is getting ready to see if the fans of Scott Smith’s novel The Ruins (review) will be happy with his filmed adaptation of it, which I’m sure is making him sweat just a bit. Those fans tend to be quite rabid.
Those digital mavens over at DVD Active just got the first look at a quintet of upcoming Lionsgate horror titles, a few of which actually sound promising!
Frank Henelotter’s return to horror, Bad Biology, had it’s debut at the European Film Market last week and now, according to the film’s MySpace page, there are ”several interesting deals on the table,” I can't wait to see who gets their hands on this one!
I’m not sure where it came from, but the boys over at Twitch Film managed to snag the first picture from the new Richard (Donnie Darko, Southland Tales) film, The Box, as well as the official plot synopsis.
No matter where you go in this big blue marble there's a good possibility that you're going to run into a “Ripley's Believe It or Not” museum. In Florida alone we have 4 attractions that house Robert L. Ripley's fantastic finds and oddities.
According to an article in Reuters, China has put a government-sanctioned ban on all things spooky in an effort to "control and cleanse the negative effect these items have on society, and to prevent horror, violent, cruel publications from entering the market through official channels and to protect adolescents' psychological health." To put my reaction
Yes, it sucked when the guys who made Inside (review) were told their script for the Hellraiser remake wasn’t what the Weinstein Co. was looking for. Andrew had a nice tirade about it in the last Dinner for Fiends, actually, give it a listen. But this new development is promising...
One of the main aspects of Pan’s Labyrinth that led to it being called a masterpiece by so many is Guillermo's choice of actors. Sergi Lopez especially stood out as the evil stepfather, and today Variety reports that he’s boarding another horror/fantasy film called Ricky.