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It’s a Wrap for Patrick Rea’s Counter Parts Short Film



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It's a Wrap for Patrick Rea's Counter Parts Short FilmKansas City-based director Patrick Rea (Nailbiter) and his team have just wrapped a new horror short titled Counter Parts, and we have the early word and a few stills to share from the shoot.

Starring Somyia Finley, Counter Parts is about identical twins, one of whom is a famous actress, while the other has just lost her eyes and a leg in a terrible accident. The injured twin turns to the supernatural to heal herself.

The film, which was shot entirely in the Kansas City area, was directed by Rea (pictured above) and executive produced by Somyia and Christopher Finley. The script was written by Rea and Michelle Davidson. The director of photography was Rea regular Hanuman Brown-Eagle.

One of Rea’s current short films, The Hourglass Figure, will premiere at this year’s Shriekfest, running October 3rd-6th in Los Angeles. The prolific director is in pre-production on Enclosure, which is aiming to shoot principal photography in Kansas and Missouri in October. The feature film about a married couple trapped inside a tent with a mysterious stranger while ferocious creatures wait for them outside is also co-written by Rea and Davidson.

Look for more on all of these projects soon! In the meantime you can see some of Patrick’s other award-winning short films at SenoReality on Vimeo.

It's a Wrap for Patrick Rea's Counter Parts Short Film

It's a Wrap for Patrick Rea's Counter Parts Short Film

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Must-See: Michael Myers Versus Jason Voorhees Fan Short Film



The short film titled Michael Myers Versus Jason Voorhees made its much-anticipated debut on YouTube channel CallMeJeff86 on January 15th, 2018.

The film is a passion project that pits two horror movie icons against each other; it’s Michael Myers from Halloween against Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th in a bloody fight to the finish.

What are you waiting for? Give the 3-part short a watch below, and then let us know what you think!

Michael Myers Versus Jason Voorhees is written and directed by Mason C. McDonald and stars Jeff Payne as Michael Myers, Dustin Miller as Jason Voorhees, and John Alton as the Vengeful Father.

Don’t forget to follow the film on Instagram and Twitter!

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PG-13 or R? The Strangers: Prey at Night Gets Official MPAA Rating



Earlier this week we let you guys know that there is a killer The Strangers: Prey at Night fan art competition going on and you can read all the details on that right HERE.

But today we have some cool (if expected) news that The Strangers: Prey At Night hs officially received an R-rating from the MPAA.

The sequel has been rated R for “horror violence and terror throughout, and for language” and I think that makes about as much sense as we could have expected.

For those who are interested in such bits of trivia, the original The Strangers was rated R for “violence/terror and language” so there you go! Impress your friends with MPAA trivia.

Would The Strangers: Prey at Night getting a PG-13 have affected your enthusiasm for the upcoming film? Let us know below!

The Stranger: Prey at Night is directed by Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down) from a script by Bryan Bertino and Ben Ketai. It stars Martin Henderson, Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, and Lewis Pullman.

The film hits March 9, 2018.

A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive. Johannes Roberts directs this horror film inspired by the 2008 smash hit The Strangers.

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Artist Reimagines Superheroes as Tim Burton Illustrations



The world of Tim Burton has always been full of imagination and wonder built on a surreal and often horrific foundation. Films like Beetlejuice and Sleepy Hollow capture the imagination with stunning visuals, all based on the mind of the visionary director. Burton’s artwork was also featured in his illustrated poetry book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories.

Burton’s work has not only amazed viewers for over three decades, it’s also been an inspiration to countless artists and creators. Enter Los Angeles-by-way-of-Russia artist and animator Andrew Tarusov, whose work has been used by companies such as Cosmopolitan, Disney, 20th Century Fox, Maxim, and more. In a series he simply calls “Tim Burton’s Superheros”, Tarusov took 10 of the biggest comic book characters and gave them a dark twist that is 100% befitting of Burton’s style.

You can see a gallery of these images below. To see more of Tarusov’s work, head on over to his official website.

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