Posts Tagged ‘horror’

The 12 best horror movies on Netflix

Posted: September 19, 2016 by puremassacre in Movies, Netflix
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The 50 Greatest Horror Movie Posters of All Time

Posted: September 9, 2016 by puremassacre in General Horror, List
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ABC’s of Death 2: T is for Trailer

Posted: September 7, 2014 by puremassacre in Anthology, Movies, Trailer
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ABCs of Death 2

ABCs of Death 2

Get ready to gasp, laugh, shriek and cheer at this latest anthology of 26 short tales, each punctuated by a different shocking, wickedly entertaining death. Completely one-upping its predecessor, ABCS OF DEATH 2 is packed with outstanding thrills, chills and kills, brought to you by some of the acclaimed film-making talents behind fan favourites CUBE (Vincenzo Natali), AMERICAN MARY (The Soska Twins), BIG BAD WOLVES (Aharon Keshales & Navot Papushado), MANBORG (Steven Kostanski), ROOM 237 (Rodney Ascher), INSIDE (Alexandre Bustillo) and JUAN OF THE DEAD (Alejandro Brugues), just to name but a few!Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2014.

I really enjoyed the chaotic bloody confusing mess of the first ABCs (my review/breakdown of the film here), and by the looks of the insanely NSFW red band trailer, I will definitely enjoy the second installment. Check it out below.



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Gametime: The Forest

Posted: August 30, 2014 by puremassacre in Games, Survival
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IMG_0584.JPGThe Forest is an open world survival horror game currently in development for PC.
Company: Endnight Games
Platform(s): PC
Engine: Unity
Genre: Survival Horror
Website: survivetheforest.com


Features
-Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator.
-Enter a living, breathing forest with changing weather patterns, plants that grow and die. Tides that roll in and out with the day/night cycle. Below ground explore a vast network of caves and underground lakes.
-Complete player freedom
-Chop down trees to build a camp, or start a fire to keep warm. Scavenge food to keep yourself from starving. Find and plant seeds to grow food.
-Build a small shelter or a large ocean side fortress. decorate your home with found items. Lay traps and defenses to keep a safe perimeter.
-Explore and build during the day. Defend your base at night. Craft weapons and tools.Bunker down during the evening or bring the fight directly to the enemy.
-Use stealth to evade enemies, or engage them directly with crude weapons built from sticks and stones.
-Defend yourself against a clan of genetic mutant enemies that have beliefs, families and morals and that appear almost human.

Get early access on Steam
Check out the trailer and some screenies below.



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The Green Inferno

The Green Inferno

A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone – and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Director: Eli Roth
Writers: Guillermo Amoedo, Eli Roth
Stars: Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns
Budget: $6,000,000 (estimated)


I am really pissed, I have been absolutely drooling over this for the past year or so waiting patiently for the homage to the legendary Cannibal Holocaust. Bloody Disgusting had this to say “Deadline is reporting that Green Inferno, the Roth-directed film about student activists who travel from Gotham to save the Amazon rainforest only to be pursued by a cannibal tribe, has been taken off Open Road’s release calendar. The film was scheduled for wide release on September 5. We’ve been supporting the film heavily here on the site after we posted this positive review last September. They write that this happened because financier Worldview Entertainment is balking at ex-CEO Christopher Woodrow’s commitment to provide the P&A. They have also confirmed from Open Road that the release date is scratched, though the distributor won’t comment further, including whether there will be a later release date or if this goes straight to video.
Anywhoo check out the trailers below and go watch Cannibal Holocaust.

The Last Days on Mars

Posted: October 19, 2013 by puremassacre in Horror, Movies, Sci-Fi, Trailer
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Cool Sci-Fi horror trailer, The Last Days on Mars. Check it out.

Nice shirt!

Nice shirt!

Eli Roth’s latest project, The Green Inferno, is currently in post production and is scheduled for release sometime later this year. An homage to the classic Italian exploitation flicks Cannibal Holocaust, Cannibal Ferox and Man From Deep river (among others). Bloody Amazonian carnage in the classic Mondo stylings, The Green Inferno is high on my list of Must See films of 2013. Check out the bloody first image released from the film, below.

Official Synopsis

A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save a dying tribe but crash in the jungle and are taken hostage by the very natives they protected.

 

First Still

The Green Inferno

Bloggers Tag!

Posted: April 19, 2013 by puremassacre in Uncategorized
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avatar3I just got tagged! I was going to slap up a few trailers tonight but I have been away from the blog for a bit and got tagged a few times in the last week. This post is actually 2 different blog tags. (more…)

When a rural family of seven begin to suspect that they are not alone on their Harrisville, farmstead, they hire world-renowned paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren to check out their secluded farmhouse. The Warrens may be seasoned ghost hunters, but they soon realize that they are in over their heads. As supernatural activity around the home becomes increasingly violent and ominous, the couple must fight for their lives in order to destroy the most terrifying evil they have ever encountered. Official trailer for the creepy upcoming flick The Conjuring.

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Evil Dead 2013Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival. Just got back from the theater, wiped the blood from my eyes and the gore from my clothing before finally allowing Evil Dead to “soak” in. A truly visceral blood soaked joy ride! In all honesty I was absolutely stoked for the film; waiting in feverish anticipation for the release of the remake of Raimi’s classic flick. Most of the time (for me anyway) the hype and build up a film destroy’s the actual experience of the film itself; with this in mind I nervously took my seat (at the back of the theater, of course) and began my journey back to that dilapidated cabin the woods. With dilated pupils I surveyed the frantic opening sequences of the film and a tense grin spread across my lips when the necronomicon was opened and the malevolent spirit began wreaking it’s bloody havoc on our unwary cast. As the madness set in, the massacre began. I was not to be disappointed; Evil Dead was arguably the best remake I have ever seen; a bloody re-imagining if you will. Bloody, insane carnage is the focus of the film and boy does it ever work! Gruesome practical effects, buckets of blood and brutally gory mayhem all combine to form one hell of a horror film. As a fan of hardcore horror and the original Evil Dead series I couldn’t be happier! Absolutely fantastic film! I will be expanding this into a review at some point this weekend so stay tuned…..In the mean time, GO SEE THIS FUCKING FILM! (more…)

Dawn of the Dead

Dawn of the Dead (2004)

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.
Director: Zack Snyder
Writers: George A. Romero, James Gunn (screenplay)
Stars: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer
Taglines: 36 billion people have died since the reign of humanity. For the new Dawn, there’s a reunion…
Release Date: 19 March 2004
Budget: $28,000,000
Dawn of the Dead (2004) on IMDb

March 19, 2004 saw the release of Zack Snyder’s Dawn of the Dead, a reimagining of George Romero’s classic zombie film of the same name. Dawn of the Dead 2004, is easily one of the best zombie films ever produced or remade, in my opinion ofcourse. It sits in the top 5 of my all time favorite horror films. From the tense opening sequences to the frantic escape at the crossroads mall, Dawn of the Dead is a near perfect example of how a classic film should be remade. The acting was superb, the fx were excellent and the score was spot on. Dawn of the Dead is full of zombie mayhem and gut munching goodness, pleasing to any fan of the genre. I know the die-hards and remake haters out there bitch about every film that is redone (and in alot of cases, butchered) but I think most people would be hard pressed to find to many flaws with this film. Instant classic all the way. Watch this film at all costs! Check out the original trailer and some screenies below….. (more…)

The Bighead

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read this “this project has been funded” on kickstarter, referring to Edward Lee’s seminal splatterfest, The Bighead. What sicko’s would actually want to see that perverse, degrading, gross, atrocious, blood spattered book ever made into a film…….well me for one. I read the book, threw up, read it again some months later, blogged about it, threw up again and decided I enjoyed the book immensely. If you haven’t read The Bighead (must have a strong stomach) I suggest you do, it is the literary equivalent of A Serbian Film and The Human Centipede combined and on crystal meth. Here’s a link to a short write up I did on the book Wurd: The Bighead. Anyway (excuse my frothing at the mouth) a short film has concluded filming and is set to be premiered in Los Angeles on Saturday March 30, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Acme Theater in Hollywood. Check out the trailer and all the juicy details below.

The Bighead Film Info

The Bighead PosterBased on Edward Lee’s seminal and wildly controversial 2003 novel, “EDWARD LEE’S THE BIGHEAD” directed by Michael Ling is set in the West Virginian backwoods where vicious monsters, both human and supernatural, go on a terrifying rampage in search of a special young woman. Their path of destruction uncovers long held secrets and puts the fate of the entire world in jeopardy. The short film stars Raquel Cantu as the untamable sexpot Jerrica, Carrie Malabre as the shy Charity, Orson Chaplin as the demented psychopath Tritt “Balls” Connor, and Lance Trezona as Tritt’s dim-witted accomplice Dicky. Also starring are Ashley Totin as the prostitute Rosie, Michael Coons as conflicted priest Father Tom, P.D. Miller as the bartender Frank, and Kelsey Tipton as the Bighead’s first victim Wendy. The frightening Bighead monster itself is played by Cheetah Platt. Award-winning director of photography Fady Hadid shot the film from writer/director Michael Ling’s script. Geoff Skinner and Donald Wygal, Jr. produced.
Official Site: thebigheadmovie.com
Kickstarter Page: The Bighead on Kickstarter
Facecrack: The Bighead Movie Page


LOS ANGELES MOVIE PREMIERE
Edward Lee’s The Bighead, the highly anticipated short film based on the cult classic book, will premiere in Los Angeles on Saturday March 30, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Acme Theater in Hollywood.
135 N La Brea Ave (between Beverly and First)
Los Angeles, CA 90036


The Bighead Trailer

Edward Lee’s The Bighead: TRAILER from Michael Ling on Vimeo.

 

Happy St. Patricks Day!

Happy St. Patricks Day!

Saint Patrick’s Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, “the Day of the Festival of Patrick”) is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. It is named after Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland. Saint Patrick’s Day was made an official Christian feast day in the early seventeenth century and is observed by the Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion (especially the Church of Ireland), the Eastern Orthodox Church and Lutheran Church. The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, as well as celebrating the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals, céilithe, and the wearing of green attire or shamrocks.

Blah, blah, blah…for me and most people I know St. Patricks day is about one thing and one thing only; getting absolutely stinking drunk! While I have adhered to this tradition of excessive alcohol consumption for most, if not all of my adult years, I decided to stray a little this year. Irish themed horror! What better way to celebrate St Patricks day! My original choices for Irish horror were Shrooms (which was a great psychological drugged out horror-fest), Isolation (not a bad genetic experiment type horror flick) and Wakewood (which I have yet to see), all horror flicks from the emerald Isle. Something went sideways and I ended up settled on the Leprechaun saga. Yep all 6 films back to back, a great Irish themed horror marathon. That was the plan; 12 hours of bloody Leprechaun madness. Things didn’t go exactly as planned. (more…)

Hypothermia

Hypothermia

The project tells the story of two friends. The two have been fishing at the same location for years, but one day a sudden disappearance in the populace of fish puzzle the young men. After initially considering the possibilities, they wonder if the lake was fished dry, or if there was a deeper, darker meaning to the empty lake. This question is quickly answered, as the friends are attacked by a mysterious creature, and more victims are found beneath the icy lake.

Director: James Felix McKenney
Writer: James Felix McKenney
Stars: Michael Rooker, Blanche Baker, Benjamin Forster
Release Date: 2 October 2012
Runtime: 73 min
Production Co: Dark Sky Films & Glass Eye Pix
Hypothermia (2010) on IMDb

I really gotta stop doing this to myself; I get bored at around midnight and start scrolling aimlessly around crackflix for something to make my eyes bleed to. I find that with my sleep addled brain and caffeine burning eyes that my choices are always on the questionable side of things. I generally look at the rating to get somewhat of an idea how good or bad a film will be (I don’t put to much faith in ratings), so when I happened upon Hypothermia with its 3 star Netflix rating, decent looking cover and somewhat interesting synopsis, I thought tonight would be different. Wrong! (more…)

A true-crime writer finds a cache of 8mm home movies films that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose career dates back to the 1960s.
Release date: March 11, 2012 (initial release)
Director: Scott Derrickson
DVD release date: February 19, 2013
Running time: 110 minutes
Screenplay: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill
Stars:Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone
Sinister (2012) on IMDb

Sinister tells the tale of a true crime writer, Ellison Oswalth (Ethan Hawke), researching a series of seemingly unrelated serial murders that have spanned decades. Of course he moves into the house where one of the murders took place. Of course. What better way to get “into” a story than by secretly moving your entire family into a house where a family of four was murdered; strung up and hung from the old tree in the backyard. (more…)