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Bousman Ready to Show Repo!

As Darren Lynn Bousman finalizes the editing on Repo! The Genetic Oprea, it sounds like he’s starting to really wonder just how the general populace will react to it. It’s an all-singing horror movie, for God’s sake, I guess you can’t blame him.

Otto Trailer Arrives

A zombie with an identity crisis. That’s how the titular lead of Otto: or Up with Dead People is described in the film’s official synopsis. First time I’ve heard that one!

Lewton Doc Airs This Monday on TCM

Are you as sick and tired of reality shows and reruns as I am? Well, relief is in sight -- at least for one night. On Monday, January 14, at 8:00 pm ET (with an encore at midnight), Turner Classic Movies will be airing Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows, a new documentary produced and narrated by Martin Scorsese.

R.I.P. Maila Nurmi a.k.a. Vampira

A true genre legend has passed on. Maila Nurmi, known to fans as Vampira, passed away in her sleep at the age of 86 due to natural causes. Born Maila Elizabeth Syrjäniemi on December 21, 1921, Nurmi will always be remembered for her classic Gothic look that inspired many of our favorite horror icons including the world famous Elvira. Nobody did it better. Nobody ever will.

Ghost Son Comes Home

Seems like it’s been a long time since we got an update on Lamberto Bava’s return to horror, Ghost Son, but thankfully we can report on it again with good news.

Sideshow Pits Blade Against Dracula

First there was Wesley. Then there was Sticky. Now Blade comes to life in the most versatile form yet; polystone!

Video Dread Exclusive: Joshua Cast & Crew Interviews!

Our man Nomad recently sat down with most of the cast and crew of Joshua to discuss the movie and since it just hit DVD on Tuesday (get it here), now’s the best time to get acquainted with these strange lads and ladies, don’t you think?

Villainy for Valentines!

Long before he started making movies full time, Rodrigo Gudino was the editor in chief of Rue Morgue Magazine, which is how I first came to know him. When he announced that he would formally step down from the position to follow his dream of being a filmmaker, I admit I was a bit nervous as to what his output would be like.

Diary of the Dead Trailer!

All right, now we’re talking. Just got a heads up that the official trailer for George A. Romero’s Diary of the Dead (review) has finally hit online via the film’s MySpace page. Preceding it is a special message from the Zombie King himself announcing a contest for short filmmakers to win a chance to get their short on the DVD for Diary. Now that’s a great idea!

Hayek Signs Up for Freak

The cast for Cirque du Freak, the Paul Weitz-helmed adaptation of Darren Shan’s YA book series, just got a whole lot sexier. Not that I have anything against John C. Reilly (“Reily Vamps Out” – November 2007); Salma Hayek is just much easier on the eyes.

Reskin The Eye

If you’re a MySpace freak like seemingly half of the world’s population, chances are you’ve said to yourself at least once “self, how can I use my MySpace page to promote upcoming horror movies?”

The Lost Art, Theatrical Run

Good news for those of us have who’ve literally been waiting for years to finally see Chris (I Know Who Killed Me) Sivertson’s adaptation of Jack Ketchum's The Lost (review).

Cloverfield Monster Clip!

The first semi-clear look at the Cloverfield monster is finally online, and Daily Motion got it exclusively. Keep in mind, I said it’s semi clear, no big reveals here… but they’re right when they say “it’s alive, it’s huge!”. Check it out below! Cloverfield opens eveywhere on Friday, January 18th!

BioShock to the Big Screen?

Not that it would be surprising in the least, but a new rumor about BioShock coming to the big screen found its way onto Joystiq today. The popular 2K Games videogame is about the most amazing piece of cinematic gameplay I’ve been immersed in for a long time, so the thought of seeing it made into a movie is both exciting and terrifying at the same time.

Orphanage, The

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