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David Faustino killsSometimes you read about an actor being cast in a role and you wonder what the hell the filmmakers were thinking. For example, when I read there was a new movie about the infamous Boston Strangler starring David Faustino, best known as Bud Bundy on “Married With Children”, I immediately thought we were all being punk’d. Nope, it’s for real.

Michael Feifer’s The Boston Strangler is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that wreaked havoc in Boston during the early sixties. Guided by his manipulative cell mate, who knows more about the murders than he reveals, they devise a plan to gain all of the notoriety from the killings and the money from the reward. Meanwhile, Detective John Marsden, searches out the truth certain that they were not committed by one man. Fighting the bureaucracy of the day, Marsden lets his emotions get the best of him as he follows the trail of the murders.

Ah, I see now. Faustino, all 5’3″ of him, isn’t playing the actual Boston Strangler – just the guy that confessed to the crimes who many to this day doubt was the real killer. Okay; that I can swallow. Kind of funny that the guy who played Bud Bundy would get cast in this role; if you look up a photo of the real-life Albert De Salvo you’ll see he looks a bit like a younger Ed O’Neil.

Filmmaker Michael Feifer is no stranger to making movies about true-life killers as he’s previously brought us Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield and Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck. He’s also no stranger to odd casting choices; he did cast “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose” star Corin Nemec as mass murderer Richard Speck, after all. Corin Nemec will also be co-starring alongside Grandstrangler B in The Boston Strangler, as will the great Andrew Divoff in the Detective Marsden role.

Movies Unlimited lists The Boston Strangler as hitting DVD shelves on July 22nd. They do no list what, if any, extras will be included or even what company is releasing the DVD. More than likely Lionsgate since they’ve released Feifer’s last couple films.

Now can I get a “Whoa, Bundy!”?

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80’s Throwback EXPOSURE Gets Awesome Trailer and Poster

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Featuring practical effects-based creature designs and a special appearance by horror legend Lynn Lowry, Austin Snell’s Exposure is a throw-back horror experience in the vein of your favorite 70’s and 80’s classics.

And today we have the film’s trailer and poster for your viewing pleasure. You can check out the poster to the right and the trailer below along with some quotes from the film’s director, Austin Snell.

Exposure was self-financed within Sunrunner Films and filmed almost entirely on location in the beautiful city of Leadville, Colorado,” Snell said in a statement. “The production lived and slept in the cabin where the movie was shot, cooking their own meals and working together around the clock for three weeks. All of the effects were designed practically, including full-body creature suits.”

He continues: “It was old-school, independent horror filmmaking. Back in our home state of Kansas, the team finished off production by filming a cameo with horror icon Lynn Lowry. It was a sincere pleasure to work with Lynn, whose talents affected so many of the films and careers that inspired this very movie. She belongs in a film like this.”

What do you think of Adam Snell’s Exposure thus far? Make sure to let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

The film is directed by Austin Snell from a script written by Snell and Jake Jackson and stars Carmen Anello, Owen Lawless (Helltown), and Lynn Lowry (Shivers, The Crazies, I Drink Your Blood, Model Hunger). The film features special effects via Jake Jackson and is produced by Jackson, Snell, and Clayton Ashley.

Synopsis:

In an attempt to reconcile the problems in their relationship, Myra and James venture to an isolated cabin in the mountains. It is there they encounter an ancient evil that haunts the landscape, capable of turning people into deformed monsters. Not only will they be fighting for their relationship, they will be fighting for their lives.

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THE RAKE Infects DVD and Digital This June

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A terrifying urban legend becomes real in Tony Wash’s horror-thriller The Rake starring Shenae Grimes-Beech, Rachel Melvin, and Izabella Miko and today we have info about the movie’s upcoming home video release.

The film hits DVD and Digital via Unified Pictures and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment June 5 and you can check out the DVD cover art to the right and the trailer below. Sadly the disc doesn’t come with any special features.

Are you excited to check out this new flick on DVD? Make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

The Rake is directed by Tony Walsh from a script written by Wash and Jeremy Silva and produced by Mike Dozier. It stars Shenae Grimes-Beech, Rachel Melvin, Izabella Miko, Joey Bicicchi, Stephen Brodie, and Joe Nuñez.

It hits DVD and Digital via Unified Pictures and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment June 5.

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At a young age, Ashley and Ben witnessed the brutal murder of their parents. Years later, Ashley is still convinced it wasn’t someone, but something that killed her parents and now she’s tormented by the thought of The Rake returning for her and her family. Is Ashley traumatized, or is the creature inside her real?

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Who Goes There Podcast: Ep 160 – A QUIET PLACE

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Lately, it seems as though comedy actors are cutting their teeth as horror directors and absolutely killing it! This year’s indie horror darling comes in the form of John Krasinki’s A Quiet Place. Chris has been sick as a dog, so the haomie Christine from Horrible Imaginings Film Fest is filling in to discuss whether A Quiet Place is 2018’s horror heavyweight, or just a lot of noise.

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