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Applying Some Cruel Logic to the Big Screen

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Applying Some Cruel Logic to the Big ScreenDread Central got word that casting has officially begun in Los Angeles for Cruel Logic, a feature length indie film based on the short of the same name by Brian Godawa.

Shooting is set to begin in April. For a bit more on the short film check out its synopsis below. Hit up Godawa’s blog to watch the trailer and more.

Synopsis
“Albert Fish is a brilliant university professor. But he is also a ruthless killer incarcerated in a hospital for the criminally insane. When Fish escapes from his prison, Dr. Joseph Kallinger, the psychiatrist who testified on behalf of Fish’s insanity, is called in to help profile him with Detective Van Til, the cop who originally caught Fish. Their bitter pairing intensifies when Kallinger exploits Fish’s case for his book on criminal behavior. The stakes increase when one of Kallinger’s female students, with whom he is having a secret affair, is drawn into the danger.

And then the videotapes start to show up. Fish is capturing distinguished college professors and debates with them. His proposition: “Give me one valid reason why I should not kill you, and I will let you go.” As Fish dismantles their reasoning, he proceeds to dismember his victims, recording it all on video. The method to his madness is soon revealed: Fish’s murders are a forensic argument, proving himself to be guiltless to the cop and sane to the psychiatrist. Catching the killer is not enough to win this debate. Both heroes will have to face their inner demons.

Cruel Logic is a story about human nature, the problem of evil, and one man’s attempt to regain his sanity in a reality turned upside down.”

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New Beyond Skyline Poster Invades the Internet

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The unlikely sequel to Skyline, the 2010 alien film that starred Eric Balfour and Donald Faison, entitled Beyond Skyline (review), is well on its way. To help it along over the finish line we have the third official poster for it.

The film stars Frank Grillo (The Purge: Anarchy, The Purge: Election Day), Bojana Novakovic (Drag Me to Hell, Devil), Jonny Weston (Under the Bed, Project Almanac), Iko Uwais (The Raid), Callan Mulvey, Antonio Fargas, Pamelyn Chee, Yayan Ruhian (The Raid), Jacob Vargas, Valentine Payen, Betty Gabriel, Jack Chausse, and Kevin O’Donnell. It was directed by Liam O’Donnell.

Grillo plays a tough-as-nails detective who embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a nightmarish alien warship.

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Universal Acquires Riley Sager’s Final Girls for Film Adaptation

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The “final girl” has long been a staple of the horror film genre, and lately there have been several films with just about that very same title focusing on her and/or them. Well, guess what… there’s another one coming as Deadline is reporting that Universal Pictures has won a bidding battle to option rights for Final Girls, the bestselling novel from Riley Sager that hit shelves this past July.

The movie adaptation will be produced by Anonymous Content’s Nicole Clemens along with Sugar23’s Ashley Zalta and Michael Sugar as that stand-alone company continues to ramp up.

Sager’s book centers on Quincy Carpenter, who 10 years ago as a college student went on vacation to Pine Cottage with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie-scale massacre. In an instant, the press dubbed her a “Final Girl,” coined for the group of similar survivors.

We’ll have more for you on this as it comes.

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Trailer: Paul Solet’s Bullet Head Hits Blu-ray This January

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After checking out writer-director Paul Solet’s pregnancy gone awry flick Grace a few years back, the talented filmmaker made my list of directors to watch out for.

And it is with this in mind that we’d like to share the trailer and Blu-ray/DVD release info for his newest action-survival-crime flick Bullet Head.

The movie stars Adrien Brody, John Malkovich, and Rory Culkin (Scream 4) as a group of thieves trapped in an abandoned warehouse with a vicious man-eating dog…

And Antonio Banderas?

That’ll work!

The trailer reminds me of Fede Alvarez’s Don’t Breathe, but as we all know, that is NOT a bad thing. Throw in some crime-movie good times and this could be a sleeper hit.

You can check out the trailer for yourself below – along with a full list of special features – and then let us know what you think in the comments below or on social media!

The film has been rated R by the MPAA for “violence, bloody images, language, some drug use, and nudity.”

Bullet Head hits theaters December 8th, and Blu-ray/DVD January 9th, 2018.

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Synopsis:

Oscar winner Adrien Brody, Antonio Banderas and John Malkovich deliver the action in this riveting crime story about three career criminals trapped in a warehouse after a heist.

Special Features:

Deleted Scenes

Filmmakers’ Commentary

A Canine Point of View: Writing and Directing BULLET HEAD

Career Criminals and Fighting Dogs: The Iconic Cast of BULLET HEAD

Preparation and Performance: The Animal Actors of BULLET HEAD

Hymns and Fanfare: The Score of BULLET HEAD

BULLET HEAD: Proof of Concept –Lionsgate

 

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