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Jaws is Returning to Theaters for 40th Anniversary
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 35 Days Ago. | 8 Comments
“Jaws” is easily one of my all time favorite films. Period.  Unfortunately, I was born in the ’80s so I never had the chance to see “Jaws” in theaters.  Well, this June that’s about to change. This year “Jaws” is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary with a special return to theaters.  Fathom events will be showcasing [...]

FX Artist Rick Baker is Retiring
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 35 Days Ago. | 2 Comments
Makeup artist and FX legend Rick Baker is ready to ride off into the sunset.  As the iconic artist prepares to auction off some movie artifacts, he reveals that he’s ready to leave the movie business behind him. In an interview conducted on radio station KPCC Rick talked about the changing landscape of Hollywood effects and [...]

Horror at this Years Dances With Films Festival
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 36 Days Ago. | No Comments
After 18 years of operation the Dances with Films Festival is finally old enough to play the lottery.  And old enough to be drafted! It’s truly a magical time in a young film festival’s life. This years Dances With Films features a wide swath of film genres that’ll surely satisfy all kinds of movie enthusiasts.  But [...]

Peter Stormare Joins PS4 Game ‘Until Dawn’
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 36 Days Ago. | No Comments
After years of quiet development it seems like “Until Dawn” is ready to step out into the world and be heard.  Developer Supermassive Games came out today and made some big announcements regarding the upcoming horror video game. The first of which is that the game now has a release date.  According to the developer [...]

Predator Goes Medieval in New Fan Film ‘Predator: Dark Ages’
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 36 Days Ago. | 7 Comments
After a small, but successful, Kickstarter campaign last year director and writer James Bushe was able to put together his intricate fan film dedicated to the “Predator” series. “Predator: Dark Ages” sees the classic Predator alien take on a group of knights during the crusades.  If Arnold Schwarzenegger utilizing modern weaponry had difficulty fighting the [...]

Tilda Swinton In Talks for Doctor Strange
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 36 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
I know, this is comicbook superhero news, but it’s possible the upcoming “Doctor Strange” movie could have some underlying horror to it given the people involved and the type of stuff the good Doctor tends to dabble in.  So, for now, it’s worth mentioning. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that actress Tilda Swinton (“Snowpiercer”) is [...]

Resident Evil 0 is Going to be Remastered for New Consoles
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 37 Days Ago. | No Comments
After the remastered version of the Gamecube “Resident Evil” game proved to be a success for Capcom it seemed like a certainty that other remasters would follow.  I would’ve put my money on “Resident Evil 2″, but it looks like Capcom is going to be moving backwards. Revealed at an event in Japan yesterday, Capcom [...]

New Trailer for Joe Dante’s ‘Burying the Ex’
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 37 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
Director Joe Dante’s crowdfunded feature film “Burying the Ex” is drawing closer to its release date in June and as a result they’ve released a new trailer to show it off. “Burying the Ex” stars Anton Yelchin (“Star Trek”) as a guy having a hard time breaking up with his girlfriend.  However, when she dies [...]

Max Greenfield Joins American Horror Story: Hotel
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 38 Days Ago. | No Comments
Ryan Murphy is still assembling his cast of characters for the latest season of “American Horror Story” and his newest addition brings a guy known for his comedy into a dire situation. Murphy announced on his Twitter account that actor Max Greenfield (“New Girl”) would be a resident of “American Horror Story: Hotel.”  However, his Tweet [...]

Director Cary Fukunaga Leaves ‘It’ Remake
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 38 Days Ago. | 73 Comments
While the rest of us might have been relaxing and enjoying the Memorial Day weekend, it looks like two parties at New Line were locked in some sort of heated debate over the upcoming “It” remake. According to the Wrap director Cary Fukunaga, who was slated to direct “It”, reached an impasse with New Line [...]

Michael Rooker Joins James Gunn’s “Belko Experiment”
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 41 Days Ago. | No Comments
James Gunn, the man behind “Slither” and “Guardians of the Galaxy”, is teaming up with “Wolf Creek” director Greg McLean for a new horror thriller titled “The Belko Experiment.”  The film is gearing up for production and a bevy of cast members have already been announced. “The Belko Experiment” is about an American company located [...]

World War Z 2 Gets a Release Date
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 41 Days Ago. | 17 Comments
I hope that when they release Brad Pitt’s “World War Z 2″ they don’t call it that.  The Z and 2 being close like that is really messing with my eyes. I think the best comment regarding the title that I saw today was someone saying that when they get to the third one they [...]

Poltergeist Review
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 41 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
When putting together a remake of a classic film there are two dangerous pitfalls that a director might succumb too. The first is that they make a carbon copy of the original film that leaves you wondering why they even bothered to remake the film.  The second danger is that they make a film so [...]

Full Length Trailer for Eli Roth’s ‘Knock Knock’ Shows it All
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 41 Days Ago. | 2 Comments
The new trailer for the Eli Roth directed and written thriller “Knock Knock” looks like “Funny Games” meets “Wild Things.”  With the added bonus of Keanu Reeves being Keanu Reeves.  Just check out his first line in the trailer below “Chocolate with.. SPRINKLES.” “Knock Knock” places Keanu Reeves in the role of a family man [...]

George Romero’s ‘Empire of the Dead’ Coming to TV
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 42 Days Ago. | 7 Comments
George Romero has a bevy of zombie films and properties to his name, but its his latest project that’s getting the TV treatment. According to Variety George Romero’s new comic book series “Empire of the Dead” is being adapted into a TV series.  In the comic a zombie outbreak in Manhattan causes the entire island [...]

School Gets a Little Scarier in Full Length ‘Gallows’ Trailer
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 42 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
We got our first taste of “The Gallows” earlier this year when Jason Blum debuted the first bit of footage at Wondercon.  Since then we haven’t heard too much about the project, but you can expect that to change starting now as the film gears up for its July 10th premiere. Twenty years after an [...]

First Full Trailer for ‘Cooties’
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 42 Days Ago. | 2 Comments
The idea of zombie children seems like the kind of premise that would’ve been done ages ago, but somehow we haven’t really seen a full fledged movie about the subject.  Well now we’re about to get one and it looks like it could be pretty damn funny. “Cooties” stars Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, [...]

First Trailer for Deep Sea Psychological Thriller Game ‘Iron Fish’
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 43 Days Ago. | No Comments
Game designer Dean Edwards and BeefJack Games have teamed up to create an intriguing new psychological thriller set in the deep sea.  The game is called “Iron Fish” and it places you in the role of a deep sea diver exploring a mysterious mayday call.  Here’s how BeefJack describes the game on their site: Play [...]

Mimi Rogers Joins ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 43 Days Ago. | No Comments
The list of familiar names jumping into the TV adaptation of the “Evil Dead” series continues to grow as a new actress has joined Ash Williams and his cast of cohorts. THR has learned that Mimi Rogers will star along side Bruce Campbell in the upcoming Starz series “Ash vs Evil Dead.”  Mimi will be [...]

Hannibal Enjoys Life in Paris in new ‘Hannibal’ Trailer
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 43 Days Ago. | No Comments
Paris, the city of love! And the secret hideout for super intelligent cannibals.  I bet they leave that part out of the brochures. Season 3 of “Hannibal” will be premiering in two weeks on June 4th and, as such, NBC has begun the promotional machine by cranking out short little teaser trailers.  The latest one [...]