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Posted: March 29, 2013 by puremassacre in Reblogged, Review
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20130121-134416.jpgTwenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. The ABC’s OF DEATH is perhaps the most ambitious anthology film ever conceived with productions spanning fifteen countries and featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world’s leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children’s educational books, the motion picture is comprised of twenty-six individual chapters; each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were then given free reign in choosing a word to create a story involving death. Provocative, shocking, funny and ultimately confrontational, THE ABC’s OF DEATH is the definitive vision of modern horror diversity.

The ABC’s of death is hitting Video on Demand everywhere today. Yeah! I’am going to track this badboy down and hit it up as soon as I can. In the meantime I caught T is for Talk on Youtube and wow! Bloody and disturbing, just the way I like em. If the rest of the anthology rolls like this, it’s going to be one hell of a ride. Check out the films info here (on this blog), Magnet Releasing (Official site) or over on IMDb. Check out the full version of T is for Talk below, some official stills from the film and a listing of where to watch on demand. NFSW
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20130121-134416.jpg26 directors, 26 ways to die. That is the bold tag line of the upcoming horror anthology , The ABC’s of Death.

The ABCs of Death is a 2012 American anthology horror film produced by Ant Timpson and Tim League. It contains 26 different shorts, each by different directors spanning fifteen countries. It premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.

Release date: September 14, 2012 (initial release)
Directors: Jon Schnepp, Anders Morgenthaler, Ben Wheatley, Ti West
Running time: 123 minutes
Cast: Erik Audé, Peter Pedrero, Lee Hardcastle, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal
Screenplay: Ti West, Nacho Vigalondo, Kaare Andrews, Noboru Iguchi
Cinematography: Laurie Rose, Yasutaka Nagano, Harris Charalambous
Courtesy Wikipedia

Check out the red band trailer for The ABC’s of horror, it looks pretty messed up and really bloody!!
V/H/S. 2012.

V/H/S. 2012.

V/H/S is a 2012 American anthology horror film. It features a series of found-footage shorts written and directed by Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, and the directing quartet known as Radio Silence.
Release date: January 22, 2012 (initial release)
Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez
DVD release date: October 18, 2012
Running time: 116 minutes
Screenplay: Ti West, David Bruckner, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Glenn McQuaid
(Wikipedia)

Checked out V/H/S last night and enjoyed it very much, despite hating anthology based flicks. The film is a grainy grindhouse(ish) mash-up of several genre’s of horror held together by a shaky not-so cohesive main plot. The main section of V/H/S has a dark and gritty 80’s feel to it, though I found it to be the weakest part of the film it does not detract from the individual storylines presented throughout. Each segment is portrayed via found footage compiled on a V/H/S tape and involves different characters and locations. Here is a general breakdown of each story minus any spoilers ofcourse. Courtesy of Wiki. (more…)

Recommended: House of the Devil

Posted: October 31, 2012 by puremassacre in Movies, Satanic, Trailer
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The House of the Devil

The House of the Devil, Ti West. 2012.


The House of the Devil is a 2009 horror film written, directed, and edited by Ti West, starring Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, and Mary Woronov.
Release date: October 30, 2009 (initial release)
Director: Ti West Netflix
DVD release date: February 2, 2010
Running time: 95 minutes
Screenplay: Ti West
House of the Devil @ IMDB

This little gem turned up on my Netflix suggestions the other day and after a horrible experience watching another “suggestion” (which I will discuss in another post) I was hesitant to take a chance on it. Was I ever surprised. House of the Devil turned out to be a great satanic cult based flick perfect for the halloween season late night horror viewing. Ti West delivers a great horror/suspense film set in the 80’s (which he pulls off superbly) complete with all your favourite 80’s bands. There are a few scenes in House that the gorehounds (me being one of them) will definitely appreciate; though it is pretty minimal and not the focus of the film. The lead, Jocelin Donahue is a hottie even though she is stuck wearing those horrible acid washed jeans that were so damn prevalent in the 80’s. My only gripe with House of the Devil was the ending, I felt it got a little wonky and overdone. Overall great movie for any fan of 80’s horror. Watch it.

Next Up: A Smoke and a Pancake.