They Live coming to Blu-Ray in November

The truth is more than meets the eye. You've been listening to their speeches and watching them on TV. They influence our decisions without us knowing it. Think again and the choice is yours! On November 6, 2012, SCREAM FACTORY presents John Carpenter's politically-charged science fiction thriller THEY LIVE Collector's Edition Blu-ray and DVD. Featuring anamorphic widescreen presentation of this cult classic movie, this special collector's edition home entertainment release of THEY LIVE boasts a bounty of special bonus content, a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art and much more! THEY LIVE Collector's Edition Blu-ray has a suggested retail price of $29.93 and $16.50 for the DVD. Fans and collector's can pre-order now at ShoutFactory.com and Amazon.com.Production now underway for extensive and insightful bonus features that include all-new interviews, an audio commentary and archival material. Shout! Factory will announce in-depth bonus features and additional news in next couple months.Avid John Carpenter fans, movie enthusiasts and collectors.

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Eli Roth’s Aftershock images revealed

Some images have been released of Eli Roth's Aftershock. The movie is scheduled to make its world premiere at The Toronto International Film Festival. Aftershock is described as:  In the middle of a night of wild partying, a hapless American tourist (Hostel director Eli Roth) and his friends are suddenly plunged into a living hell when a powerful earthquake rips through the coastal town of Valparaiso, Chile.

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New images from The ABC’s of Death

Four new images from The ABC's of Death have been released. Twenty-six directors… 26 ways to die! The ABCs Of Death is perhaps the most ambitious anthology film ever conceived, featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world’s leading talents in contemporary genre film. With each director assigned a letter of the alphabet, they were then given free rein in choosing a word to create a story involving a tale of mortality. It’s an alphabetical arsenal of destruction orchestrated by some of the most exciting names in global horror including Ben Wheatley (Kill List), Ti West (House of the Devil), Jason Eisener (Hobo With A Shotgun), Adam Wingard (You’re Next), Xavier Gens (Frontieres), and Nacho Vigalondo (Time Crimes).

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Deadlight – Official Launch Trailer

A launch trailer has been released for Deadlight. In an apocalyptic world where there is no reason to exist, a man crosses the American west coast. Surviving is much more than a daily routine in this original cinematic puzzle platformer. Deadlight is to be released as an XBLA exclusive title in summer 2012.

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Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller coming soon

Phoenix Online Studios, a rising new indie developer, is thrilled to announce that its chilling adventure title Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller will be coming soon to digital download platforms with the help of Reverb Publishing. Cognition joins the smash-hit Dungeon Defenders, as well as dozens more, in Reverb Publishing’s growing list of independently-developed video games that fit with Reverb’s model of fostering talent and helping small teams and their projects succeed. “Cognition is a smart, narrative-driven game that both fits in nicely and yet stands apart in our library of published titles,” said Ted Lange, executive producer of Reverb Publishing. “The art is truly outstanding and evocative of the game’s gritty atmosphere. It’s very exciting to see old-school point-and-click games like this come back in full force, and Cognition is a stellar example to set.” Cognition is a thought-provoking mystery following Erica Reed, a Boston-based FBI agent, haunted by the unsolved case of a serial killer who took her brother’s life. Taking a turn for the strange, Erica investigates with the ability of post-cognition, sensing an object's past with a mere touch. What unravels is a much greater, much more complex and enigmatic mystery, as it becomes clear that someone knows her secret. 

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Anna – new version available for download

A new version of Anna, the first person horror adventure developed by Dreampainters Software, is now available for download through Zodiac.New features: – Language support added: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Turkish, Russian. Voices in English, Italian. – Texts reviewed to help on hardest puzzles – Some object has been moved to help exploration – Fix on supernatural events system upstairs – Fix for "superfast" mouse : the mouse speed setting is now a lot more effective – Invert Mouse option added – "ESC" key supported to get in the menus – General performance optimization – Fix on help system – Fix on "Portal" event in alternative downstairs (wasn't appearing, now it works) – Fix on "Tomb" event in the attic (was too rare) – Review on audio volumes – Added credit songs to "Soundtrack.zip"

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Hidden in the Woods Remake by BLANC BIEHN PRODUCTIONS

After premiering their new thriller The Victim on July 23rd to rave responses at The Fantasia International Film Festival, Blanc Biehn Productions announced they will be making the English language remake of Patrick Valladares’ “En Las Afueras de la Ciudad” (Hidden in the Woods) which will premiere at The Fantasia International Film Festival on August 6th. Michel Biehn will star in the remake which will be written by original writers and creators of the Spanish version of the film which was shot in Chile by Patricio Valladares and Andrea Cavaletto. Jennifer Blanc Biehn and Michael Biehn will produce. Production begins at the end of 2012 and will shoot on location in Chile.

“I am thrilled to be working with Patricio – I’ve been waiting a very long time for a project like this to cross my path!” says Biehn. "Patricio is a ferocious new talent, very much like a young Peckinpah in the rough, crossed with Gaspar Noé” says Mitch Davis, Co-Festival Director of the Fantasia International Film Festival. “His style of filmmaking is the very definition of "explosive" and I can't wait to see how his feature debut plays to an audience when we world premiere it at Fantasia next week. That Michael and Jennifer fell in love with Hidden in the Woods at The Fantasia IFF as madly as we have, before the film has ever had a public screening, is, to me, a hugely exciting testament to the power of his work. “

Blanc Biehn Productions is the partnership of famed actors Michael Biehn and Jennifer Blanc-Biehn. The pair decided to put their passion for acting and filmmaking into creating their own production company. Most recently, the duo wrapped production for their next film, Treachery.

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Scalene Review by Larry Dwyer

A scalene triangle is one where all three sides are of unequal length; that is definitely a fitting description of Zack Parker’s newest film “Scalene”. “Scalene” tells the story of brain damaged Jakob Trimble (played by Adam Scarimbolo), his over-bearing mother Janice Trimble (played by Emmy-award winning Margo Martindale) and his care-giver Paige Alexander (played by Hanna Hall).

 

The movie starts out in reverse by presenting us with a brutal conclusion involving Janice, Paige and a handgun and then works its way in reverse from there. Playing out a story in reverse can be tricky but in Zack Parker’s capable hands, it’s a wonder to see. Along with watching the movie from end to beginning we are also given the story from three very different viewpoints: Janice’s, Paige’s and Jakob’s. read more

Strippers vs Werewolves Hits DVD / Blu-Ray

Ah Finally! Jonathan Glendening’s Strippers vs. Werewolves, will be hitting Blu-ray and DVD on September 25th.

Synopsis: “EANETTE, the club’s careworn owner, believes murdering customers is bad for business, so she orders the club’s bouncer to quietly dispose of the body. And there the matter should end … if Mickey hadn’t been a member of a bloodthirsty and vengeful pack of werewolves. When Mickey’s corpse surfaces, JACK FERRIS, the werewolves’ charming and vicious leader, swears bloody vengeance and sends his pack out to hunt down the killers. Little does he know, Justice is actually the fiancée of his second in command, SCOTT. To make matters worse, Justice bites Scott during sex and now may be infected with the curse of lycanthropy herself. Add to the mix werewolf BARKER, the masturbating man-child SINCLAIR, the occultist with low self-esteem and a bevy of the most beautiful women this side of heaven and you have the perfect recipe for balls to the wall, frenetic, skimpily clad, strippers on werewolves action-packed goodness. STRIPPERS vs. WEREWOLVES – stripping has never been this hairy.”

The film stars Robert Englund, Billy Murray, Dean Williams, Charlie Bond, Gloria Savage, Barbara Nedeljakova, Ali Bastian, Coralie Rose, Alan Ford, Sarah Douglas and Nick Nevern.

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A Horror Trading Card Primer

This fall, Cryptozoic Entertainment will be releasing a new set of trading cards based on the second season of The Walking Dead. The hit television series is well-known for its gruesome imagery and enthralling storyline; both of which will be portrayed in the upcoming set of cards. Its predecessor, which covered the events and characters of Season One, was hugely successful, and likewise the anticipated Season Two set is expected to become of enormous collectors' value. Read the article by contributor, Isobel Shay, below.

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