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A Nightmare Awakens in Soulcalibur VI

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Nightmare has been one of the most popular characters in the Soulcalibur franchise since the first game, Soul Edge, hit arcades back in 1995. So fans will probably be thrilled to see the demonic warrior return in the latest trailer for Soulcalibur VI, where he dishes out some nasty moves against his opponents. Throughout the trailer, producer Motohiro Okubo talks us through why he thinks Nightmare has gone on the become such a strong stable of the franchise.

In the world of Soul, Siegfried Schtauffen was a warrior who become corrupted by a demonic sword known as the Soul Edge, which bonds symbiotically to its host. Eventually the sword would separate from Schtauffen’s body and grow into a living entity of its own, becoming the Nightmare character adored by fans.

Soulcalibur VI will be published by Bandai Namco Entertainment on PS4, Xbox One, and PC later this year and will probably be the most critically acclaimed fighting game of 2018 (unless the rumors of Nintendo releasing a new Super Smash Bros. title around Christmas prove to be true).

Interestingly, CD Project Red’s Marcin Momot recently tweeted that Geralt of Rivia, the protagonist of the Witcher franchise, will be appearing in a non-Witcher game later this year, which many are speculating to be Soulcalibur VI. Which would make sense, as the Soulcalibur franchise has played host to a ton of guest characters over the years, including Yoda, Darth Vader, Kratos, Ezio Auditore da Firenze, Link, and Todd McFarlane’s Spawn.

Let us know in the comments if you’re looking forward to pitting Geralt up against Nightmare.

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Oy! HANNUKAH THE MOVIE Aims to Get Made After Nearly a Decade

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This menorah has nothing to do with the story but, c'mon! It's a freaking T-rex menorah!

As a Jew, seeing holiday-themed horror movies is both a wonderful and bittersweet occasion. I love seeing my friends celebrate the holidays that are near and dear to their hearts but elevated with the viscera, gore, and terror that I so dearly love. But while Christians have films like Black Christmas, Santa’s Slay, Gremlins, Red Christmas, Krampus, etc…, the amount of horror films centered around Jewish holidays is slim to none. Don’t get me wrong here, okay? I’m well aware of population dynamics and, therefore, interest in a given subject/life experience. It’d just be nice to see something like that now and again.

Oh, but what’s this? Looks like writer/director Eben McGarr is ready to move forward on his near decade long project Hanukkah The Movie, a “TORAH-fying new tale of HORAH!” I get it. Sensible chuckle awarded.

Obediah Lazarus is the son of Judah Lazarus, the original Hanukkiller. In 1983 Judah terrorized NY for seven nights and was preparing to sacrifice his eight-year-old son, Obediah, on the eighth night. Judah was convinced it was God’s will, like Abraham and Isaac, to sacrifice his only son to God. Luckily for Obediah, police tracked Judah down and stopped the sacrifice, but Judah was gunned down in the process. Warped by hatred with no guidance, Obediah Lazarus becomes a religious extremist, intolerant of non-Jews, “bad Jews”, and those he perceives to be enemies of the Jewish faith. He is about to unleash eight nights of horror.

A group of Jewish teens are getting ready to party for the holidays but are in for a Festival of Frights. With the help of a wise rabbi, they deduce that the murder victims have violated Judaic law and that their only chance at survival is to embrace their faith.

The film has supposedly taken care of the majority of pre-production, so they’re now on Indiegogo with the goal to raise $100,000. Not a small amount but certainly not an unachievable goal. If a potato salad Kickstarter that wanted $10 ended up with nearly $56,000, I think this has a chance.

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Trailer: Man-Made Ghosts Invade OUR HOUSE This July

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IFC Midnight will be unleashing director Anthony Scott Burns’ feature debut Our House come July 27, 2018. The film stars Thomas Mann and Nicola Peltz and today we have the flick’s spooky trailer for your viewing pleasure.

You can check out the poster to the right and the trailer below and then make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

Our House is directed by Anthony Scott Burns from a script written by Nathan Parker and stars Thomas Mann and Nicola Peltz. It’s produced by Lee Kim, Martin Katz, Ulf Israel and Karen Wookey. Executive producers are John Davis, Nick Spicer, Kyle Franke, Derek Dauchy, Noah Segal, Adrian Love, David Kehrl and Reik Moller.

The film hits via IFC Midnight this July 27, 2018.

Synopsis:

The story of a young genius who accidentally invents a device that amplifies the paranormal activity within his family’s house, possibly bringing back the spirits of loved ones — and unleashing things that are far worse.

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY 8 Begins Filming This June

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American Horror Story Season 6It was just the other day that we let you guys know that Billie Lourd will be back for the upcoming 8th season of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story.

And today we have word via Deadline that the new season, rumored to be titled AHS: Radioactive will begin shooting around June 16.

Are you excited to hear filming will soon begin on AHS 8? Make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

AHS Season 8 stars Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Billie Lourd, Kathy Bates, and new cast member Joan Collins, who will play Peters’ grandmother. Murphy has revealed he’s interested in casting Anjelica Huston (The Addams Family) as well.

 

 

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