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If you read our earlier story about the 2012 WonderCon lineup, then you know Ridley Scott and Damon Lindelof will be there to screen some exclusive footage from Prometheus, but if you can’t make it, don’t worry. There’s another way to participate, and we have all the info you need.

On Saturday, March 17th, at 4 p.m. PDT/7 p.m. EDT, following the 20th Century Fox panel at WonderCon, legendary director Ridley Scott will premiere the first full trailer for one of 2012’s most anticipated films, Prometheus, at the AMC Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California. This invite-only premiere will follow a 30-minute Q&A session with the iconic director conducted by Prometheus writer/producer Damon Lindelof (co-creator, executive producer, and writer of TV’s “Lost”).

So how can you see the Q&A and trailer premiere? AMC and Livestream have you covered!

Livestream will be streaming the entire event LIVE online, and it will be viewable at the following destinations:

  • AMCTheatres.com
  • AMC on Facebook
  • AMC on Twitter

    Be sure to “like” AMC on Facebook and follow AMC on Twitter to get the latest updates about the event.

    With an event like this, you don’t want to be just a viewer; you want to be a participant! Submit your questions now for Ridley Scott by clicking here. They’ll also be taking questions during the event on the destinations listed above.

    Immediately following the live event, the new Prometheus trailer will be available on the AMC Theatres YouTube channel and of course here at Dread Central.

    Prometheus, starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Patrick Wilson, Logan Marshall-Green, and Ben Foster, will be in theaters on June 8th, 2012.

    Synopsis
    Ridley Scott, director of ‘Alien’ and ‘Blade Runner,’ returns to the genre he helped define. With ‘Prometheus’ he creates a groundbreaking mythology in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

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    THE DEVIL AND FATHER AMORTH Review: Friedkin Goes Mondo Catholic

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    Starring Father Gabriele Amorth

    Directed by William Friedkin


    Hitting theaters this weekend in NYC and LA is William Friedkin’s new documentary, The Devil and Father Amorth. And right away I am asked: “Is it ‘good’?” You don’t watch a documentary like this with that in mind. Faces of Death, Traces of Death, Mondo Cane. They are not here to be “good”—they are beyond words like that. Beyond good and bad.

    It is more like the sideshow—Behold! See what has not been seen before! The Horror! The Forbidden! And you hand the man your ticket — you see The Arabian Giantess at the flea market in New Jersey, and maybe it is a sleight of hand and made of papier-mâché, but it was worth that dollar, and now you have a story. You have bought your way into the unknown.

    The Devil and Father Amorth is light on science (and length – it runs just 68 minutes) and heavy on faith. If you have been exposed to Friedkin’s — or more specifically, William Peter Blatty’s — work, there is the struggle with belief in the Roman Catholic faith, and also in the search for evidence of the miracle. You could also prove the Force of Divine Good if you could face the opposite side of the coin—the Force of Evil, in the vernacular of Catholicism—the Devil himself. Paradoxical, yes—faith exists without proof; and so what is the drive to tell the world God exists, the Devil exists?

    In the documentary we learn Rome is filled with the possessed. Hundreds of people are contacting the Church about their own possession or the possession of their loved ones. The Most Holy Father Amorth is the person the Vatican has tapped to perform exorcisms—thousands of them. And sometimes he has repeat business. Christina is one such woman, exorcised nine times and still susceptible to the Force of Evil. Those of us who are non-believers look at this woman as someone who is troubled—but “through the eyes of faith,” obviously it is a demon.

    Surrounded by her family, the rite begins, and you see… an actual exorcism. There is no enhancement, no Dick Smith make-up; it is not as dramatic as we want it to be. Should we get her help that is not in the form of a witch doctor? What about doctors? And so we meet them.

    Friedkin brings the footage to top hospitals in NYC. Psychologists give their point of view. Then neurosurgeons. They don’t know what’s going on—the exorcism seems to help, but they do see that it might be a cultural remnant. There is a medical diagnosis for it, as it can affect anyone of any faith. But the doc never digs too deep. I am disappointed: I needed to know more. I don’t believe it.

    Are they hurting Christina? Is she just another female the Church is suppressing, as they did with witches—the control, the stigma, of the female body and identity? None of this is explored because it’s just a 1-dollar ticket under the striped tent, just left of the dancing girls and the strong man—Actual! Exorcist! Footage! Hurry up and see!

    As Friedkin mentioned himself, when someone asks you to film an exorcism, you say yes. So see it for the freak show. Expect nothing else. And either you believe or you don’t, based on how you were raised — mythology, religion, or superstition.

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    See it for the freak show. Expect nothing else.

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    Epic Stephen King DVD Collection Coming Soon For $20

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    This summer, Paramount is bringing us a killer Stephen King DVD Collection featuring seven films and miniseries in one set for $20.

    The DVD set includes Mick Garris’ The Stand miniseries (1994), Tom Holland’s The Longoliers miniseries (1995), Golden Years miniseries (1995), David Cronenberg’s The Dead Zone, Mary Lambert’s Pet Sematary, Dan Attias’s Silver Bullet, and Ralph S. Singleton’s Graveyard Shift.

    That’s a lot of f*cking King footage for $20 so I’d jump on this quick if you don’t already own all the films/miniseries individually. Will you be snatching up a copy of this new Stephen King Collection on DVD? Make sure to let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

    This title will be released on June 12, 2018.

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    Lily Collins Joins Survival Thriller Titan

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    XYZ Films has just announced that Lily Collins (Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile) will star in writer-director Austin Bunn’s new survival thriller Titan.

    The film will be produced by Christine Vachon and David Hinojosa for Killer Films, with XYZ Films executive producing and handling international sales at the upcoming Marché du Film at Cannes.

    We’ll let you know once we hear more about the film but until then make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think is Lily Collins’ best role thus far in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

    Synopsis:

    Titan tells the story of Emma (Collins), a strong-willed young musician on a quest to understand the life of her environmental activist older sister, who was killed years before in a tragic fall. Emma seeks out Justin, a former member of the environmental movement, who reluctantly agrees to take her to the same remote redwood grove that claimed her sister. Emma soon finds herself in serious peril, forced to face off with Mother Nature in a relentless fight for survival.

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