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Religious Horror Sends Us Up the Devil’s Creek

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The Bible is rife with tales of terror, making it truly a good book. While that last statement may be offensive to some, there’s no denying that there’s lots of spooky strewn about within its pages.

Filmmaker Mohit Ramchandan is exploring one such aspect of religion gone awry with his modern day telling of The Book of Job, entitled The Devil’s Creek, which is to be shot in 2010.

Ramchandan caught up with Bloody Disgusting to give them the lowdown on what to expect.

“It tells the story of Adam Mathews, a small town preacher, who awakens from an accident on the banks of Devil’s Creek, seriously injured and unable to remember what’s happened to him and his wife,” Mohit adds. “Rescued by a Park Ranger, his wounds are treated at a remote ranger station. After a quick recovery, Adam is questioned by his rescuer about the circumstances surrounding his mysterious brush with death. With more questions than answers, Adam can shed little light on the events that transpired at the Creek. But as Adam discovers a man tied up in the basement of the station and the Ranger’s seemingly benign investigation quickly turns into a hostile interrogation, it becomes clear to Adam that the Ranger may have been involved not only in his own near death, but in the disappearance of his wife. As he uncovers the truth of what happened to him, Adam’s faith is tested and he ultimately realizes who he is.

Unlike the current batch of horror films today that aim to shock and scare the audience without credible motivation, Devil’s Creek focuses on the emotional journey of the characters in the same way that Rosemary Baby and The Exorcist do, resulting in a much more terrifying experience. At its core it deals with a man who loses his faith in god and regains it at the end as he realizes that in every disaster there lies a seed of grace.

The film stars Adrian Alita, Mo Ramchandani, Christa Mathis, and veteran TV actor Richard Brestoff.”

Look for more on this soon; in the interim check out the teaser trailer for the short film used to shop this project for feature film status below.

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Scream Factory Opens the Gate 2

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There are few films more beloved around DC HQ than Tibor Takacs’ 1987 monster-filled classic The Gate. It’s top to bottom fun featuring stop-motion beasties and a cute-as-a-button young Stephen Dorff, and that’s only a couple of reasons why the flick just rules.

Scream Factory (bless their hearts) just announced that its sequel, Gate II, will finally be getting a Blu-ray release; and we have your details and artwork right here.

Look for the flick starring original The Gate star Louis Tripp on February 27, 2018.

Synopsis:
This supercharged sequel to the horror classic The Gate comes alive with unearthly creatures, heart-stopping action, and incredible special effects. Gate II picks up again with Terry, the teenage sorcerer who summons beings from the other side whose powers can be used to grant any wish. Unfortunately, before the Gate closes again, a “minion” – a tiny disciple of Satan himself – manages to slip through to our dimension. When the creature is kidnapped – all hell breaks loose.

Special Features:

  • NEW 2K scan of the interpositive
  • NEW Return to the Nightmare – A Look Back at GATE II – featuring interviews with director Tibor Takacs, screenwriter Michael Nankin, and special visual effects creator Randall William Cook
  • NEW From the Depths – an interview with make-up effects artist Craig Reardon
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Video Promo and Video Store Contest Promo
  • Still Gallery

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Scoot McNairy Joins True Detective Season Three

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About two weeks ago we let you guys know that none other than The Gate and Leatherface star Stephen Dorff had joined the upcoming third season of HBO’s “True Detective”.

Today we wanted to let you know that Monsters star Scoot McNairy has joined the third season as well. He is all set to play Tom, “a father who suffers a terrible loss that ties his fate to that of two state police detectives over 10 years.”

Dorff will play Roland West, an Arkansas State Investigator who, along with his partner (Mahershala Ali), has his life and career influenced over three decades by a baffling crime.

I’m excited to check out “True Detective” S3. Even after the ‘meh’ second season. How about you? Let us know below!

Nic Pizzolatto will serve as showrunner and direct alongside Jeremy Saulnier. Executive producers include Pizzolatto, Saulnier, Scott Stephens and season one stars Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey as well as original director Cary Joji Fukunaga. Steve Golin, Bard Dorros, and Richard Brown are also credited as exec producers.

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A macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods.

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Fear the Walking Dead Takes a Bite Out of Home Video

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It’s taken three seasons, but “Fear The Walking Dead” has finally become as interesting as it should have been to begin with. If you lost hope after the first two seasons, we invite you to give the third a chance. It’s not groundbreaking, but it’s a rotting step in the right direction.

Game? Than you’ll be happy to know that Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete Third Season comes to Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD on March 13!

In Season 3, our survivor families are brought together in the vibrant and violent ecotone of the U.S.-Mexico Border. With international lines done away with following the world’s end, our characters must attempt to rebuild not only society, but their families as well.

Special features including deleted and extended scenes and audio commentaries. Check out the artwork below.

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