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New Crimson Peak TV Spot and Featurette Emerge from the Fog

Posted by Debi Moore on October 9, 2015

You can’t really have a Gothic horror film without a health dose of fog hanging over the proceedings, and that’s exactly what you’ll find in the upcoming Crimson Peak… so much so, in fact, that Legendary released a whole featurette about it!  Have a look at the spooky surroundings in which Mia Wasikowska’s character finds herself along with yet another TV spot for the film.

Legendary Pictures’ Crimson Peak, a co-production with Universal Pictures, is a Gothic horror story directed by the master of dark fairy tales, Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy series, Pacific Rim), written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins, and starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver.

Crimson Peak arrives in theaters on October 16th.

When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak.

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México Bárbaro Images and Poster Run Blood Red

Posted by Steve Barton on October 9, 2015

Hot on the heel’s of the red band trailer for horror anthology México Bárbaro, we now have several new images along with the one-sheet for you to ogle. The film, which gathers eight short films from Mexico’s leading horror directors, comes to digital download and Dark Sky DVD on November 3, 2015.

The shorts, all of which are uncut and uncensored, present a range of themes and styles – but all are nerve-shattering examples of Mexico’s vital and world-renowned horror film industry. There’s a modern take on Hitchcock’s Rear Window, a tale set in a strip club on the Day of the Dead, a rash of corpse stealing, ancient savage Mexican traditions, and decomposing dolls, among other gleefully grisly goings-on.


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Eight Mexican directors unite to create tales of the most brutally terrifying Mexican traditions and legends to vividly shocking life. MEXICO BARBARO presents haunting stories that have been woven into the fabric of a nation’s culture, some passed down through the centuries and some new, but all equally frightening. Stories of boogeymen, trolls, ghosts, monsters, Aztec sacrifices, and of course the Day of the Dead all come together in urban and rural settings to create an anthology that is as original as it is familiar and as important as it is horrifying.

The directors represented in this anthology film are Jorge Michel Grau (We Are What We Are, ABCs of Death), Isaac Ezban (The Incident), Laurette Flores, Ulises Guzmán, Edgar Nito, sound designer Lex Ortega (Here Comes the Devil, Frankenstein’s Army), Gigi Saul Guerrero (El Gigante, Choose Your Victim), and Rue Morgue Mexico coordinator Aaron Soto.

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SyFy’s Ominous Resurrects Its First Trailer

Posted by Todd Rigney on October 9, 2015

Writer/director Peter Sullivan’s Ominous hits the small screen on SyFy Saturday night. That’s tomorrow — or not, depending on when you’re reading this article. To help promote the flick, the network has finally unveiled an embeddable one-minute trailer, which you can find at the bottom of this article. It should help adequately prepare you for the adventure ahead.

If not, there’s always this incredibly long synopsis:

Michael (Barry Watson, The Boogeyman) and Rachel (Esme Bianco, “Game of Thrones”) live a charmed life in an upscale suburban neighborhood with their seven-year-old son, Jacob (Gavin Lewis). One day Jacob is struck in a tragic car accident. He’s rushed to the hospital, where he succumbs to his injuries, leaving his two loving parents devastated.

Returning home after the funeral, Michael and Rachel are confronted by a mysterious Stranger (Mark Lindsay Chapman, Swamp Thing) who offers them the chance to get their son back. All they have to do is bring him the body and promise to protect the boy at all costs. Michael is skeptical, but Rachel is determined to give it a shot. What have they got to lose?

Digging Jacob’s body up from the cemetery during a driving rain storm, the two bring it back to the Stranger. Sure enough, the next morning, Jacob wakes up like nothing ever happened. While his parents are thrilled to have their son home, their usually loving dog Bruce is clearly upset about Jacob’s return. He growls threateningly at the boy, and when he lunges to attack, Jacob reaches out and snaps his neck in a single move.

Indeed… there’s something different about this “new” Jacob!

As months pass, the family moves to a new house in a new town under an assumed name in order to avoid scrutiny about their son’s miraculous resurrection. However, Jacob’s behavior gets even stranger. He’s started talking to himself in the middle of the night, and Michael discovers that he’s been mutilating birds in the back yard.

When a family trip to church one fateful Sunday turns into a raging inferno, Michael decides something has to be done. He confronts a priest, Father Francis (Eric Etebari, “Witchblade”), who has been following them. Father Francis admits that he has indeed been watching them and tells Michael the truth. The Stranger who resurrected Jacob is part of a secret society that’s been trying for generations to give birth to the Devil in human form. Jacob is their latest attempt. If Michael doesn’t kill him, the demonic child will eventually become too powerful to stop. Michael tries to convince Rachel about what he’s learned, but she won’t believe him. She’s thankful for the second chance they got and grows resentful of Michael’s attempts to undermine their happiness.

As the death toll continues to rise suspiciously, the two parents find themselves on opposite sides: Michael trying to stop Jacob and Rachel trying to protect him. When Michael’s attempt to kill Jacob backfires miserably, Rachel flees with Jacob to the Stranger’s “safe haven,” an old building in the middle of the city. In a standoff with police, she witnesses Jacob’s dark power first-hand and realizes what a mistake she’s made. Unfortunately… it’s too late. Michael rescues Rachel from Jacob and the Stranger, and the two flee for home, where they have one final confrontation with the demon pretending to be their son.

Will the once loving parents be able to kill their demonic child once and for all, or will the powers of darkness triumph?

Ominous premieres Saturday, October 10 at 9/8c on SyFy.

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New Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension TV Spot Fulfills a Prophecy

Posted by Debi Moore on October 9, 2015

The promos are coming fast and furious for Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, as evidenced by this new TV spot, entitled “Prophecy,” that hit the Net less than 24 hours after the previous one.

Gregory Plotkin’s Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension will open in 3D on October 23, 2015. Olivia Taylor Dudley, Chloe Csengery, Maria Olsen, Brit Shaw, Aiden Lovekamp, Jessica Tyler Brown, Ivy George, Chris J. Murray, Nathan Brewer, and Michael Krawic star.

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The Ghost Dimension follows a new family, The Fleeges – father Ryan (Chris J. Murray), mother Emily (Brit Shaw), and their young daughter, Leila (Ivy George) – who move into a house and discover a video camera and a box of tapes in the garage. When they look through the camera’s lens, they begin to see the paranormal activity happening around them – including the re-emergence of young Kristi and Katie.

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These The Final Girls Clips Are Covered in Corn Syrup

Posted by Steve Barton on October 9, 2015

If you’re a discerning horror fan, then you no doubt prefer your final girls to be all sticky and sweet. What gets them sticky? Well, it’s not always corn syrup! Read on for a pair of clips from The Final Girls (review). Look for it on VOD now!

Thomas Middleditch (“Silicon Valley”), Nina Dobrev (“The Vampire Diaries”), Adam DeVine (“Workaholics”), Alia Shawkat (“Getting On”), Alexander Ludwig (The Hunger Games), Taissa Farmiga (“American Horror Story”), and Malin Akerman (Watchmen) all star in the horror-comedy.

Directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson, The Final Girls is an unconventional comedy about Max, a high school senior, who is mysteriously transported with her friends into a 1980s horror film that starred Max’s mother, a celebrated scream queen.

When Max (Farmiga) and her friends reluctantly attend an anniversary screening of Camp Bloodbath, the infamous ‘80s horror film that starred Max’s late mother (Malin Akerman), they are mysteriously sucked into the silver screen. They soon realize they are trapped inside the cult classic movie and must team up with the fictional and ill-fated camp counselors, including Max’s mom as the scream queen, to battle the film’s machete-wielding killer.

With the body count rising in scene after iconic scene, who will be the final girls left standing and live to escape this film?


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AFM 2015: Magnet Perfects Time Travel With Sychronicity

Posted by Steve Barton on October 9, 2015

AFM is right around the corner! Synchronicity (review), the long awaited solo feature debut from Jacob Gentry, co-director of The Signal, has landed itself distro! Screen Daily is reporting that Magnet Releasing has acquired world rights to the sci-fi noir thriller and Magnet, the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, will release the film in the US in January.

Chad McKnight, AJ Bowen, Brianne Davis, and Michael Ironside star.

Daring physicist Jim Beale has invented a machine that can fold space-time, and ruthless corporate tycoon Klaus Meisner will stop at nothing to get it. When Jim uses the machine to tear open the fabric of the universe, a rare Dahlia appears from the future. But in order to keep the rights to his invention, he must prove that it works by finding the flower’s identical match in the present. Jim soon discovers that the Dahlia lies in the hands of the mysterious Abby, who seduces him into revealing his secrets. Convinced that she is in league with Klaus to take ownership of his life’s work, Jim travels back in time to stop the conspiracy before it can happen. But once in the past, Jim uncovers a surprising truth about Abby, the machine, and his own uncertain future.

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Nightmares Wants to Explore Your Bad Dreams

Posted by Todd Rigney on October 9, 2015

Nightmares — we all have them, though some of us tend to enjoy them more than others. Some folks get a genuine thrill from these horrifying nocturnal adventures, while others are almost too terrified to close their eyes. A brand new series, aptly titled “Nightmares,” explores your darkest dreams with a little help from some of your favorite horror icons.

According to the official Kickstarter campaign, “Nightmares” is “a new, interactive horror series … brought to life by SFX make up champions, hosted by icons, and explained by science.” In short: They get people like Kevin Grevioux, Lance Henriksen, and Kane Hodder to host the episodes, employ talented FX masterminds to bring your impossibly scary dreams to life, and then get a bunch of insanely intelligent people to tell you what all of those frightening images mean.

Here’s a bit about how the team will explore these nightmares:

Breaking down a nightmare is a lengthy process; however, it is a necessary one if you hope to come out victorious against your nightmare’s creatures. Nightmares has sought out over two dozen medical experts, sleep and dream research centers, sleep centers, psychiatrists, therapists, psychologists, medical doctors, psychics, energy workers, Reiki masters (essentially anyone who would have an accurate, professional opinion on where the nightmare came from and how to best deal with it). They are dedicated professionals who have a great interest in helping the dreamer suffering from these terrible nightmares. Even after all these experts break down the dream, sometimes they still fall short in explaining why the nightmare happened. When this happens, we go deeper and investigate the area where the nightmare occurred, and you will be surprised where this will lead.

For more info and, better yet, to contribute to the campaign, swing by the Kickstarter campaign and help bring this project to life. Before heading out, take a look at the pitch video below.

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#NYCC2015: Robert Kirkman Talks The Walking Dead Season 6 and Shows Off Milestone Issue #150

Posted by Debi Moore on October 9, 2015

New York Comic Con is in full swing, and that means per usual, Robert Kirkman and The Walking Dead (in both TV and comic form) are making a big splash.  We have for you right now a look at Kirkman’s panel, which covered all things The Walking Dead, moderated by Nerdist’s Dan Casey.

Get ready for some big surprises, including a reveal of Issue #150. Check out the artwork below along with the full specs courtesy of thewalkingdead.com.

Want even more? Then also listen to the audio from the entire panel, where Robert teases more on “The Walking Dead” Season 6.


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40 PAGES | Black and White | Mature | $2.99
Special EXTRA-sized anniversary issue. In our 150th issue, Rick Grimes finds himself… BETRAYED.


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Learn More About The Enfield Haunting Before its Premiere TONIGHT!

Posted by Debi Moore on October 9, 2015

The three-part “The Enfield Haunting” kicks off tonight on A&E with Episode 1.01, “The Awakening,” and we have a short video to share in which the cast and creative team behind the UK miniseries describe the show and its appeal.

The stellar cast is comprised of Timothy Spall, OBE, recently bestowed the Best Actor accolade at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival for his role in Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner, BAFTA-winning actor Matthew Macfadyen, and BAFTA-nominated actress Juliet Stevenson. They are joined by Olivier Award-winning young actress Eleanor Worthington-Cox in the lead role of Janet Hodgson, the youngest daughter of Peggy Hodgson, played by British actress Rosie Cavaliero.

Macfadyen portrays Playfair, an experienced investigator who approaches the case with skepticism. Following a personal tragedy, Maurice (Spall) is drawn to the house in Enfield after disturbing reports of a desperate family terrorized by malevolent unseen forces. Working together to get to the heart of the supernatural happenings, Maurice and Guy find that they cannot save the tortured family without first coming to terms with their own demons.

Kristoffer Nyholm, widely acclaimed for his work on the global hit drama “The Killing,” directed from Joshua St. Johnston’s screenplay.

Find out more about the show on AETV.com, and watch full episodes here:

“The Enfield Haunting” Episode 1.01 – “The Awakening” (airs 10/9/15)
Inspired by the world’s most documented poltergeist incident, “The Enfield Haunting” — adapted from Guy Lyon Playfair’s book This House Is Haunted — is a chilling three-part drama series based on the terrifying and bizarre real events that took place at an ordinary house in 1977.

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The Fostering Unleashes A Trailer

Posted by David Gelmini on October 9, 2015

After the debut of its incredible hand-drawn poster, the first trailer for the Brazilian horror flick The Fostering (O Diabo Mora Aqui in its native Portuguese) has gone online ahead of its premiere at the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival.

The film follows four teenagers vacating in a rural house where Hell literally breaks loose as demonic forces are unleashed and will premiere this month.

Rodrigo Gasparini and Dante Vescio co-direct the film. Check out the goods below. You know you want to!

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