Entries by Rob Caprilozzi

‘Victor Crowley’ Set to Attack in Only Connecticut Screening

At this year’s CT HorrorFest in Danbury, CT, Connecticut Cult Classics announced that they would be presenting the state’s only screening of director Adam Green’s brand-new film, Victor Crowley. The event is set to take place on Monday, October 16th at the classic Strand Theater in Seymour, CT as part of the “Victor Crowley Theatrical Roadshow.”

Victor Crowley marks the fourth installment of Green’s legendary Hatchet series and stars genre legends Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th VI – X, Hatchet, etc.), Laura Ortiz (The Hills Have Eyes, Hatchet, etc.), Parry Shen (Hatchet), and Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp). According to Connecticut Cult Classics founder Larry Dwyer, “I am so amazingly pumped to be able to show Victor Crowley to the Connecticut chapter of the Hatchet Army. I’ve loved the series since the beginning and I’m so excited to see Adam Green bring back his creation after taking the third film off.” read more read more

‘Swamp Thing’ Co-creator, Len Wein Passes Away

We have sad news to report today as comic book legend, Len Wein has passed away.

Wein is known and loved by horror fans for teaming with Bernie Wrightson to create Swamp Thing. The character first made his debut in the July 1971 issue of The House of Secrets No. 92. The following year Swamp Thing was given his own title with Wein and Wrightson leading the charge. Since that time, the character has been a staple in the DC Universe, often appearing in major storylines next to heavy hitters like Superman and Batman. read more read more

Trailer Arrives for ‘Insidious: The Last Key’

Today the two-and-a-half minutes long trailer for Insidious: The Last Key (Insidious Chapter 4 for those keeping count at home) emerged with plenty of creepy scares which has made the Insidious franchise famous.

Lin Shaye returns as the series favorite, Dr. Elisa Rainer. In this film, our protagonist rolls up her sleeves to once again do battle with the ghosts and demons that inhabit The Further. This time though, the battle is personal as her family’s house is the one being haunted. This time Rainer must go deeper into The Further than she ever has. read more read more

Netflix Sets Debut Date for ‘1922’

We have confirmed today with Netflix that 1922 will debut on October 20, 2017.  The story follows a man’s confession of his wife’s murder. The tale is told from from the perspective of Wilfred James, the story’s unreliable narrator who admits to killing his wife, Arlette, with his son in Nebraska. But after he buries her body, he finds himself terrorized by rats and, as his life begins to unravel, becomes convinced his wife is haunting him. read more

Adam Green Surprises with New Hatchet Film

Adam Green dropped a bomb late Tuesday night by debuting the fourth installment of the Hatchet franchise, Victor Crowley. Fans and celebrities gathered at Hollywood’s ArcLight Cinema to celebrate a “10th Anniversary Celebration” of Hatchet and were delighted to hear they would be the first to see a new entry in the beloved horror franchise.

The film picks up a decade after the first three films. Kane Hodder returns as Louisiana’s favorite slasher and is joined by series regular, Parry Shen. Laura Ortiz (The Hills Have Eyes), Dave Sheridan(Scary Movie) and Brian Quinn (Impractical Jokers) round out the main cast. read more read more

Trailer Revealed for Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’

Fox Searchlight Pictures today revealed the trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water.

The two-and-ahalf-minute trailer is set in 1963 and introduces us to Elisa who is a custodian in a government laboratory. While doing the duties for her job, Elisa discovers a creature beyond imagination.

If the creature in the water looks a bit familiar, you may be thinking of another one of del Toro’s movies, Hellboy. Released in 2004, Hellboy also showcased an amphibious humanoid named Abe Sapien played by famous creature actor Doug Jones. Del Toro considers Jones one of his favorite monster actors as he was cast in the Hellboy series, Pan’s Labyrinth and now The Shape of Water. read more read more

Stephan Franck Talks Silver

Spun out of Bram Stoker’s literary classic Dracula, Silver retains the original novel intact at its core, while extending its world in every possible direction: Toward its future, following what happened to the original characters and their descendants, and introducing new characters; in its scope, lifting the veil on a secret world of vampires spanning ages and cultures in which undead aristocrat engage in endless intrigues and arcane politics; toward its past, presenting an extended vampire lore reaching back to Bronze Age with tales otherwise lost to the sands of time. read more read more

Alice Braga Joins Cast of ‘New Mutants’

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alice Braga has been added to Josh Boone’s upcoming horror film, New Mutants. The actress is set to play Dr. Cecilia Reyes, a medical doctor whose latent mutant power awakens.

Braga is known to genre fans for her roles in I am Legend and Predators. The Brazilian-born actress currently stars in USA’s Queen of the South.

Rosario Dawson was previously cast in the role of Reyes, but she is no longer involved in the project. read more

Cast Expands for New Mutants

Director Josh Boone has been busy as of late adding cast members to his upcoming New Mutants film.

The Originals actress Blu Hunt has signed on to play the mutant, Danielle Moonstar aka Mirage. Moonstar has the power to show her victims greatest fear or desire and manifest them as three dimensional illusions.

13 Reasons Why star, Henry Zaga joins the cast as Roberto da Costa, a.k.a. Sunspot. His special mutant power allows him to harness the power of the sun, granting him superhuman strength and durability. read more read more

Tristan Roache-Turner Talks Wyrmwood: Chronicles of the Dead

In 2014, Aussie film makers Kiah and Tristan Roache-Turner of Guerilla Films, unleashed the horror flick, Wyrmwood. The movie, which proved to be a masterful mix of blood, gore and comedy, had critics describing the film as Mad Max meets Dawn of the Dead.
 
Earlier this month, we reported on the release of the minute trailer which continues Wyrmwood, Wyrmwood: Chronicles of the Dead.  We recently caught up with Tristan Roache-Turne to get the gory details on what horror fans can expect from this highly anticipated new series. read more read more