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Zombie Diaries, The (DVD)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Russell Jones, Craig Stovin, James Fisher, Anna Blades, Imogen Church Directed by Michael Bartlett and Kevin Gates Distributed by Dimension Extreme

Studio Canal Acquires Red Riding, Cotton

As this year's AFM rolls on, Variety reports that Studio Canal has picked up the international rights to the Yorkshire Ripper Trilogy, Red Riding, the three-part film being written by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas penner Tony Grisoni based on the novel series by David Peace.

First Offspring Poster, Pic!

We just got a heads up from the guys at ModernCine with the good news that their next Jack Ketchum adaptation, Offspring, will be shown off at this month’s American Film Market. The film's not going to be done until December, but they're making sure distributors are aware of it with the sales art you see on your right.

Diary of the Dead (Blu-ray)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Joshua Close, Michelle Morgan, Shawn Roberts, Amy Ciupak Lalonde, Scott Wentworth Directed by George A. Romero Distributed by Dimension Extreme

Plaza and Balaguero Want REC Respect

Paco Plaza and Jaume Balaguero, the men who brought us the cinéma-vérité delight known as REC (review), had a few choice words recently for Hollywood, Americans, and Quarantine.

SDCC 08: Cloverfield Monster!

If you’re one of the few who have yet to see Cloverfield and managed to avoid all the images of the monster once the film was released, congratulations. I have no idea how one would do that. If you’ve read this far, chances are you’re neither, so just move your eyeballs down a bit to check out some new pics of the monster fresh from the floor of Comic Con!

Fantasia 2008 Winners!

Another year of Fantasia has come to an end, and with that end come the results for Fantasia’s Feature Films competition. And the winners are...

Home Movie (2008)

Reviewed by Evil Andy Starring Adrian Pasdar, Cady McClain, Austin William, Amber Joy Williams, Lucian Maisel Directed by Christopher Denham There’s something about home videos that brings out the worst in people. I hadn’t thought of it for years, but after seeing Christopher Denham’s disturbing Home Movie, I remembered my very own forays into family camcording.

Poughkeepsie Tapes, The (2008)

Reviewed by Nomad Starring Stacy Chbosky, Ben Messmer, Samantha Robson, Ivar Brogger Directed by John Erick Dowdle

Exclusive: Fantasia Showcases Reality Horror

Cinéma-vérité. Reality horror. An unblinking look at terror at its most shaky. Call it what you will, the new trend of shot-on-the-cheap films featuring “found footage” from some horrifying incident or another isn’t going away anytime soon.

REC 2 Teaser Art!

Over the weekend, those Spanish badasses at Aullidos got their hands on the first teaser poster for REC 2, the inevitable sequel to REC (review) that will hopefully take things in a completely different direction...

Diary of the Dead (DVD)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Joshua Close, Michelle Morgan, Shawn Roberts, Amy Ciupak Lalonde, Scott Wentworth Directed by George A. Romero Distributed by Dimension Extreme

Cloverfield (DVD)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Odette Yustman, Lizzy Caplan, Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Michael Stahl-David, T.J. Miller, Clovey Directed by Matt Reeves Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment

REC DVD Arrives in May ... in Spain

The U.S. remake of REC (review) isn't due out till October 17th, so does that mean we have to wait that long to see the original on DVD? Nope!

Quarantine Trailer Live!

Many of us have been wondering how Quarantine, the U.S. remake of REC (review), is going to compare to its original. We know a few things have changed in regard to the "infection", but what about how the movie is shot? Well, thanks to DC reader Germboy, we have some answers.