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Gremlins 3 Has A Dark And Twisted Script


It’s strange that it took this long for another movie to be made in this franchise considering how popular it was back in it’s heyday.

Via JoBlo:

It’s been close to thirty years since the release of GREMLINS 2: THE NEW BATCH, and fans have been wondering for years just when the destructive monsters would return. Zach Galligan, who played Billy Peltzer in both movies, indicated two years ago that the potential project would not be a remake, but a continuation along the same lines as JURASSIC WORLD or STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, meaning that it will likely feature new characters as well as old, but will respect what has come before. Chris Columbus recently spoke with /Film about the project and revealed that he’s written a script for the sequel which he is very pleased with.

I’m really proud of the script. It is as twisted and dark as anything, so we’ll see. It’s always a budgetary conversation when we’re going to shoot it. I wanted to go back to the really twisted sensibility of the first movie. I found that was a very easy place for me to fall back into and start writing again so hopefully we’ll see that movie soon.

As Chris Columbus didn’t have much to do with GREMLINS 2, which found the franchise taking a big step towards becoming a live-action cartoon, it’s no surprise that he’d like to return to the slightly more serious tone of the first movie. I suppose that’s either good news or bad news depending on which GREMLINS film is your favourite. Speaking for myself, there’s plenty to love about both movies and it would be great if Columbus was able to find a way to successfully meld the slapstick violence of the sequel with something a little darker. Make those pesky, little bastards scary again.

Read more over at JoBlo on Gremlins 3 plans here

So, Who IS H.P. Lovecraft?

Some of you may be wondering who that gentleman is who often appears on the Sci-Clops page here. That is H.P. Lovecraft who, in the 1920’s wrote a bunch of stories around a central horror theme. If you watched The Void recently on Netflix, that’s a pretty good representation of a ‘Lovecraftian theme’. His stories are written in an older fashion (think of eighteenth century style) but are pretty scary regardless. If you like horror, do give them a try. They are all free and can be found here

Trailer – The Axe Murders Of Villisca


Probably not smart to sneak back at night into an abandoned house famous for an unsolved axe murder – but hey, who are we to judge? ‘Villisca’ is a ghost story set in the actual house of the notorious and still unsolved 1912 ax murders. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears. Video and more images at the link below. 

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Trailer – SF/Horror Film ‘Antimatter’

October Coast

Trailer for SF/Horror flick Antimatter – probably not a good idea to use YOURSELF as the experiment for traveling wormholes!

Official synopsis: Ana, an Oxford PhD student finds herself unable to build new memories following an experiment to generate and travel through a wormhole. The story follows her increasingly desperate efforts to understand what happened, and to find out who – or what – is behind the rising horror in her life. Anti Matter” in select theaters and VOD September 8. Trailer at the link below.

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Here’s The Very Latest Leatherface Trailer!

Here’s the newest trailer for Leatherface – and his friendly chainsaw! Video at the link below.






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Trailer – Psy-Horror Film ‘Mother’

H/T to JoBlo for this gem!

This one has some pretty big names attached – Jennifer Lawrence, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Harris – so it will be interesting to hear reaction to the trailer. Note that it’s in French but the idea gets across well. Let us know in the comments below!

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GAHH! Kreepy Klowns! Clowntergeist Coming To VOD!


We covered the Kakophony of Kreepy Killer Klowns in Clowntergeist previously here. Now they’re back in a Krazy way on VOD! Gah!

Poltergeist meets IT in Clowntergeist, premiering on VOD September 12 from High Octane Pictures! Have a look at some pics and the NEW TRAILER via the link below! Yeaaahhhhggghhh!!!

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Trailer – Psycho Thriller ‘Charismata’


As a rookie detective struggling to find acceptance in a police department defined by a culture of bullying and intolerance, things go from bad to worse when the chief suspect in a series of brutal ritualistic murders takes a personal interest in her. A game of cat and mouse ensues which sees Rebecca’s grasp on reality beginning to spiral out of control, leading to a terrifying climax where she needs to fight for her sanity, her life and maybe even her soul. Video at the link below. 

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4 Horrifying New Clips From Bonejangles

October Coast

We covered Bonejangles previously and got a great response – here are some new clips to make you scream! While transporting the legendary killer Bonejangles, a group of police break down in a town cursed with monsters, and must release him to survive! Bonejangles will be on Redbox and VOD this month. Clips at the link below. 

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Trailer – Slasher Horror Film ‘Ruin Me’

Alexandra reluctantly tags along for Slasher Sleepout, an extreme event that is part camping trip, part haunted house, and part escape room. But when the fun turns deadly, Alex has to play the game if she wants to make it out alive. Call me crazy, but no way would I camp at a place like this! How about next to a nice waterfall instead? Video at the link below.

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Stranger Things ComicCon Trailer


Lots in this Will-centric trailer to analyze. Interesting that Will, who was pretty much out of the picture for most of season 1 is not front and center stage. And it appears Eleven may be coming in at a later time. Still got that dark and creepy Stranger Things feel to it. Click the link below for the trailer.

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Walking Dead Season 8 Trailer


New and improved zombies! It’s all-out war in Season 8. Don’t miss the Season 8 Premiere of The Walking Dead, Sunday, October 22 at 9/8c on AMC. Video at the link below. 

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Slasher Film Playing With Dolls: Havoc (trailer)

IDC Entertainment

‘Meet The World’s Most Brutal Killer’. Slasher fans will love this one!

Havoc was developed by director Rene Perez and production house Von Metz Entertainment. The third film find’s serial killer and psychopath Havoc escaping from his prison. This time, he targets his jailers and the local residents of an isolated wood. The film will be available through Video-on-demand this Thursday, July 20th.

The story also involves a sadist and voyeur. He (Richard Tyson) holds Havoc in a closed cave, to commit murder. But, Havoc turns the tables and finds a way out of his confines. Now, he is free to kill again and again and again…

Video and more images at the link below.

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George A. Romero, Father Of The Zombie Film, Dies At 77

The Hollywood Reporter

A truly sad day that one of the legends of horror film has passed!

Via Hollywood Reporter: 

His low-budget body of work, which included ‘Night of the Living Dead’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead,’ creeped out audiences for decades.

George A. Romero, the legendary writer-director from Pittsburgh who made the 1968 cult classic Night of the Living Dead for $114,000, thus spawning an unrelenting parade of zombie movies and TV shows, has died. He was 77.

Romero, who put out five other zombie movies after a copyright blunder cost him millions of dollars in profits on his wildly popular first one, died Sunday in his sleep after a battle with lung cancer,  his producing partner, Peter Grunwald, told the Los Angeles Times. Romero’s family confirmed his death to the newspaper as well.

Romero’s 1978 sequel Dawn of the Dead was made for $1.5 million and grossed $55 million. He followed that by writing and directing Day of the Dead (1985), Land of the Dead (2005), Diary of the Dead (2007) and Survival of the Dead (2009), a decomposing body of work that earned him the nickname Father of the Zombie Film.

More on this story here…

Trailer For Shark Horror Film Open Water 3

Teaser Trailer

Annoying hipsters getting munched on by sharks? Count me in! Here’s the trailer for Open Water 3 – let’s see you go to in the ocean now!

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