In an act of complete sanity in a truly insane film landscape, Paramount, the studio that landed Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity (review here), has lost interest in its plans to set loose a remake of the little film that could - scare the hell out of you
The excitement is building around Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity, and as a result there seems to be a new news story about it almost every couple of days. The latest one comes from the official Paramount website on a page which is no longer active (weird). On it, it stated the film would be beginning a limited theatrical run on September 25th.
And the news about Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity keeps steadily pouring in. This time it's good news for UK horror fans as the flick officially has a release date across the pond.
Let your fears slip away. Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity (review here) has gone before the MPAA, and a rating has been handed down.
Ellen Page was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar in 2008 for her title role in Juno. Back in 2003 Ellen Page starred in a Canadian made-for-TV movie called Ghost Cat that aired in the US on Animal Planet. That film would have long since been forgotten about if Page hadn't gone on to be somebody. Now her past is coming back to haunt her with a DVD release of her family-friendly supernatural feline flick.
Catherine (Twilight) Hardwicke's and Emile (Milk) Hirsch's names have been linked to another pretty famous "H" -- Hamlet -- and if the statements the director and actor have been making all over the Net recently are true, then we can expect one more "H" to be joining them -- Horror!
Wow. What a road. Tonight rumblings began regarding the release of Oren Peli's Paranormal Activity (review here). Some sites are touting a release date as early as September 25th, 2009. Could it be?
We don't often hear much news around these parts about horror movies from Finland, but then we don't usually get movies based on Finnish mythology about pissed-off killer bear spirits. Such a movie, Carcass, is in pre-production in Finland.
The man who proved to us that no one on the planet can hold a Grudge quite like the Japanese, Takashi Shimizu, is getting geared up to bring us yet another slice of shiver fodder that is guaranteed to put a song in your heart ... and then stop it dead.
Tuscaloosa, AL - Who is the crazy woman with a gentle touch, who tucks the children in at night and sings songs in the darkness? Who is the drunken idiot who falls down the stairs and kills himself? And what is the cause of the mysterious fires that annoy the fire department because they simply aren't there? What is the cause? Is it madness? Alcohol-fueled dementia? Or is it rage over a purposefully ignored last request? In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, you never know the cause. It might be all three.
The trailer for Ju-On creator Takashi Shimizu's latest dive into the terror deep, The Shock Labyrinth in 3D, is now available. Say what you want about the guy and his films. He knows his stuff when it comes to making movies about really creepy ghosts that are pretty pissed off.
A few behind-the-scenes images for Wes Craven's 25/8 have surfaced today from the master himself so we're doing our duty to point you in the right direction. Plot Synopsis
During the San Diego Comic-Con we had a chance to sit down with Toby Whithouse, Russell Tovey, Lenora Crichlow, and Aidan Turner, the creator and stars of "Being Human", a witty and thought-provoking look into the lives of three twenty-somethings and their secret double-lives … as a werewolf, a ghost, and a vampire, respectively.
Brooksville, Florida - The room upstairs looks like any child's. Toys are carefully arranged, ready for tiny hands. Downstairs a doctor's office waits for patients, a room is filled with wartime memorabilia, and a schoolroom waits for students. But the people who roam the halls are not the people for whom the rooms are intended. They've been dead for more than 150 years. But if that's so, then who moves the toys? Whose cries are heard from the doctor's office? Why is there such a feeling of unease? Because, dead or not, many of them never actually left.
Where is it written that only Disney is allowed to make movies based on their rides and attractions? That must be what James Moll, documentary filmmaker and head of Allentown Prods, must have asked himself before acquiring the rights to make a motion picture based upon Knott's Berry Farm's "Calico Ghost Town".