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Mórbido Film Fest Reveals Full 2017 Line-up: Includes The Lodgers, Jigsaw, Suspiria 4K, and More!

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Mexico City’s Mórbido Film Fest has revealed the full line-up for their 2017 edition and it’s packed to the brim with genre goodness! Featuring over 50 films from 15 countries, the festival will also have 14 thematic blocks with a whopping 109 short films from 17 countries!

There will be a section that honors B-movie legend Roger Corman by showing four of his most iconic horror films from the 1960’s. Additionally, there will be a screening of the Suspiria 4K restoration as well as a screening of Stuart Gordon’s From Beyond as an homage to Barbara Crampton.

Several other festival favorites will be making an appearance at Mórbido, including 68 Kill, The Lodgers, Dead Shack, Hagazussa, and many more. The full list can be seen below!

Mórbido Film Fest takes place October 26th through November 5th.

Honoring Roger Corman:

The Masque of the Red Death / Roger Corman / EUA / 1964
House of Usher / Roger Corman / EUA / 1960
The Pit & the Pendulum / Roger Corman / EUA / 1961
The Haunted Palace / Roger Corman / EUA / 1965

Also playing:

Suspiria Restoration 4K / Dario Argento/ 1977 / 40th Anniversary
From Beyond / Stuart Gordon / EUA / 1986 / Homage to Barbara Crampton

Latin-American Selections:

From the depths of our Spanish-speaking countries, this year the “Royal Academy of the Torn-Off Tongue” has a lot to tell you.
AJ Zombies! / Daniel Martín Rodríguez / Perú / 2017
Aterrados / Demián Rugna / Argentina / 2017
Clementina / Jimena Monteoliva / Argentina / 2017
Culto al Terror / Gustavo Leonel Mendoza / Argentina / 2017
Cygnus / Hugo Félix Mercado / México / 2017
El Silbón: Orígenes / Gisberg Bermúdez Molero / Venezuela / 2017
La región salvaje / Amat Escalante / México / 2016
México Bárbaro 2 / Varios / México / 2017
Noche / Inti Carrizo-Ortiz / Chile / 2017
Relicto: Un relato mesopotámico / Laura Sánchez Acosta / Argentina / 2017
Trauma / Lucio Rojas / Chile / 2017
Vuelven / Issa López / México / 2017
What the Waters Left Behind / Hermanos Onetti / Argentina / 2017

Brutal Midnight Selection:

These unrestrained times call for something more than swamping you with zombies and body fluids, which is why we want to test your mettle and your stomach: Enter at your own risk!
Dead Shack / Peter Ricq / Canadá / 2017
I am a Hero / Shinsuke Sato / Japón / 2016
Kuso / Steve Ellison / EUA / 2017
Trauma / Lucio Rojas / Chile / 2017

New Blood Section:

Seven cinematic debuts that announce the appearance of directors who must not go unnoticed.
68 Kill / Trent Haaga / EUA / 2017
Dhogs / Andrés Goteira / España / 2017
Matar a Dios / Caye Casas, Albert Pintó / España / 2017
Hagazussa / Lukas Feigelfeld / Alemania / 2017
The Evil Within / Andrew Rork Getty / EUA / 2017

Global Section:

Fear knows no borders. Live through a polyglot and cosmopolitan experience in these times of toxic nationalism.
78/52 / Alexandre Phillipe / EUA / 2017
Another Wolfcop / Lowell Dean / Canadá / 2017
Cold Skin / Xavier Gens / Francia / 2017
Stille Reserven (Hidden Reserves) / Valentin Hitz / Austria / 2017
Housewife / Can Evrenol / Turquía / 2017
Hounds of Love / Ben Young / Australia / 2016
Jeepers Creepers 3 / Victor Salva / EUA / 2017
Jigsaw / The Spierig Brothers / EUA / 2017
Laissez Bronzer les Cadavres (Let the Corpses Tan) / H. Cattet, B. Forzani / Bélgica / 2017
La posesión de Verónica / Paco Plaza / España / 2017
La Quinceañera / Gigi Guerrero / EUA / 2017 / SERIE WEB
Mohawk / Ted Goeghegan / EUA / 2017
Mon Mon Mon Monsters / Giddens Ko / Taiwan / 2017
Nightworld / Patricio Valladares / Bulgaria / 2017
Puppet Master: Axis Termination / Charles Band / EUA / 2017
Replace / Norbert Keil / Alemania /2017
Sequence Break / Graham Skipper / EUA / 2017
The Black Gloves / Lawrie Brewster / RU / 2017
The Endless / Benson, Moorehead / EUA / 2017
The Heretics / Chad Archibald / Canada / 2017
The Lodgers / Brian O’Malley / EUA / 2017
Trench 11 / Leo Scherman / Canada / 2017

Children’s Section:

Labyrinth / Jim Henson / EUA
The Book of Life / Jorge R. Gutierrez/ EUA
The Boxtrolls / Graham Annable & Anthony Stacchi / EUA
The Dark Crystal / Jim Henson, Frank Oz / EUA

Special Guests:

Roger Corman
Barbara Crampton (Replace/ From beyond)
Alexandre Phillipe (78/52)
Xavier Gens (Cold Skin)
Can Evrenol (Housewife)
Gigi Saul Guerrero (La Quniceañera)
Valentin Hitz (Hidden Reserves)
Graham Skipper (Sequence Break)
Ted Goeghegan (Mohawk)
Peter Ricq (Dead Shack)
Caye Casas & Albert Pinto (Matar a Dios)
Demian Rugna & Fernando Diaz (Aterrados)
Daniel Martin Rodriguez (AJ Zombies)
Jimena Monteoliva  & Cecilia Cartasegna (Clementina)
Laura Sanchez Acosta (Relicto: un cuento mesopotámico)
Nicolas Onetti, Victoria Maurette (What the waters left behind)
Hugo Felix Mercado (Cygnus)
Gisberg Bernúdez ( EL Silbon Orígenes)
Inti Carrizo-Ortíz (Noche)
Lucio Rojas, Catalina Martin, Macarena Carrere, Ximena del Solar, Dominga Bofill (Trauma)
Lex Ortega, Diego Cohen, Carlos Meléndez, Fernando Urdapilleta, Sergio Tello, Michelle Garza, Abraham Sanchez (Mexico Barbaro 2)

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Synapse’s Suspiria 4K Restoration Gets a Release Date

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Earlier this year, we wrote about Synapse Films’ Suspiria 4K restoration and how it was available for pre-order. The weird catch was that there was no release date confirmed and that pre-orders would go out sometime in December 2017. Today that changes as we can confirm that the 3-disc special edition Blu-ray collection will come out December 19th, just in time for Christmas but a little late for Hanukkah. Any chance we can have one extra night this year?

Restored over three years, Synapse has been working tirelessly to create the ultimate version of Dario Argento’s 1977 classic supernatural horror film, which has since gone on to become one of the most recognized and lauded titles in the genre. This cut has been overseen and approved by Luciano Tovoli, the Director of Photography on the film.

Pre-orders are still available via Synapse Films’ website.

Special features:
*Limited edition of only 6000 units produced
*Exclusive Steelbook packaging and collector’s o-card sleeve, featuring artwork from Malleus, Van Orton Design, Juan José Saldarriaga & Chris MacGibbon
*Three disc [Two Blu-rays + One CD] limited collector’s edition (only 6000 units) containing a new 4K restoration of the original uncut, uncensored Italian 35mm camera negative exclusively done by Synapse Films, with color correction supervised and approved by SUSPIRIA Director of Photography, Luciano Tovoli
*Original 4.0 1977 English language LCRS sound mix not heard since the theatrical release in 1977, presented in high-resolution DTS-HD MA 96 Khz/24-bit audio
*Italian 5.1 surround sound mix
*Two audio commentaries by authors and Argento scholars, Derek Botelho, David Del Valle & Troy Howarth
*Do You Know Anything About Witches? – 30 minute SUSPIRIA visual essay written, edited and narrated by Michael Mackenzie
*Suzy in Nazi Germany – Featurette on the German locations from SUSPIRIA
*A Sigh from the Depths: 40 Years of SUSPIRIA – All-new anniversary retrospective on the making of the film and its influence on cinema
*Olga’s Story – Interview with star Barbara Magnolfi
*Original theatrical trailers, TV spots and radio spots
*Special Collector Edition Booklet containing an American Cinematographer interview with Luciano Tovoli, liner notes by Derek Botelho and restoration notes by Vincent Pereira & Don May, Jr. Cover artwork by Matthew Therrien Illustration
*“International Classics” English “Breathing Letters” opening credit sequence from U.S. release version
*Alternate All-English opening and closing credits sequences, playable via seamless branching
*Newly translated, removable English SDH subtitles for the English language version
*Newly translated, removable English subtitles for the Italian language version
*Exclusive CD remaster of Goblin’s SUSPIRIA motion picture soundtrack, containing additional tracks not included on the original 1977 soundtrack release

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Creep 2 Starring Mark Duplass Hits Netflix This December

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Just the other day we shared with you guys an exclusive interview with Partick Brice, the director of the Mark Duplass-starring found footage flicks Creep and Creep 2.

Today we have the awesome news that the killer sequel Creep 2 (review) will be hitting Netflix streaming on December 23rd.

The original creeptastic motion picture is already streaming on Netflix so if you need to catch up – or just watch the original again – you can do so tonight and get ready for the sequel which, personally, I found to be superior (if even just slightly) to the original.

What did you think of the original film? Are you excited to check out the sequel? Or have you already seen it? Make sure to let us know in the comments below or on social media!

Creep 2 starring Mark Duplass and Desiree Akhavan hits Netflix December 23rd!

Synopsis:

Desiree Akhavan (“Girls”, APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR) stars as Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men. After finding an ad online for “video work,” she thinks she may have found the subject of her dreams. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming to be a serial killer (Mark Duplass, reprising his role from the previous film). Unable to resist the chance to create a truly shocking piece of art, she agrees to spend the day with him. However, as the day goes on she discovers she may have dug herself into a hole she can’t escape.

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Waxwork Records Unveils Phenomenal 2018 Subscription Package

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Our pals over at Waxwork Records have unveiled their 2018 subscription bundle and it’s packed to the brim with some absolutely fantastic titles! Horror fans who enjoy spinning their music on turntables can look forward to two Romero titles, Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead, Joe Dante’s The ‘Burbs, Sam Raimi’s Drag Me to Hell, and lastly they’ll have Jordan Peele’s smash success title Get Out. On top of getting those five records, those who join the subscription program will also receive a t-shirt, coffee mug, poster, notebook, magnet, enamel pin, calendar, and more.

For Night of the Living Dead, Waxwork Records worked closely with the film’s original creators, including Romero himself prior to his passing, the Museum of Modern Art, and The Criterion Collection so that they could source audio from the 4K restoration. It will be released as a 2xLP package.

Dawn of the Dead will also get a 2xLP release that will include brand new artwork, re-mastered audio, and more. The same kind of treatment is being given to The ‘Burbs. Christopher Young’s Drag Me to Hell soundtrack will be a single LP but will get the same level of attention and quality as the other titles.

As for Peele’s Get Out. Michael Abels; score will be released on a 2xLP vinyl set and will pay tribute to one of the most culturally significant movies of the past several years.

The Waxwork Records subscription package will be $250 ($285 in Canada) and will open up for sale this Friday, the 24th. More information can be found on Waxwork’s website.

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