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Free Comic Book Day Spotlight

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What better reason then to pack the kids up this Saturday. Oni Press will be introducing Yo Gabba Gabba the comic book. And better yet its part of the free comic book day. So take some time to introduce your kids to comics there will be plenty of books to chose from.

Head over to Free Comic Book day for details. When your their make sure to click on locate a store near you.

Its almost time.

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We are all set for the big week! Make sure to stop back tomorrow for May Monster Madness.

Is it Halloween yet?

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Listen to The New Tenacious D Album

Not to sure how I feel at this point. Its more the same old same old.

This Island Earth on Svengoolie.

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This Island Earth (1955)

Director: Joseph M. Newman

Writer: Raymond F. Jones

Stars:
Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue Rex Reason
Dr. Meacham is chosen along with others by the inhabitants of the planet Metaluna to do research that will help save their dying planet. However, an evil scheme is uncovered by the suspecting Dr. Meacham when he discovers the Metalunan's plan to take over Earth. Dr. Meacham then escapes an exploding Metalunan built Earth lab along with Dr. Adams only to be kidnapped while flying away in a small plane. A flying saucer wisks both the scientists off to Metaluna where they are held accountable for blowing up the Metalunan Earth lab during their escape. They later escape there with the help of Exeter the friendly Metalunan. Metaluna then self destructs and the Doctors make it safely back to Earth, which is saved from Metalunan invasion. 
Can't wait to see this B movie classic! Did you know There was a sequel to this film in the works in 1956. Screenwriter Frank…

INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956)

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Invasion Of The Body Snatchers coming to Blu-Ray July 17, 2012 A Film by DON SIEGEL (CHARLEY VARRICK)
Staring
KEVIN McCARTHY  DANA WYNTER  CAROLYN JONES LARRY GATES
DVD  $19.95srp
BLU-RAY $29.95srp

One of the greatest and most influential Sci-Fi films of all time stars Kevin McCarthy as a doctor in a small California town whose patients are becoming hysterical and accuse their loved ones as emotionless imposters. Plant-like extra-terrestrials have invaded Earth, replicating the villagers in giant seed “pods” and taking position of their souls while they sleep. Realizing that the epidemic is out of control, in a terrifying race for his life, he escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people! Directed by the great Don Siegel (Dirty Harry) and co-starring Dana Wynter, Carolyn Jones, Larry Gates and King Donovan. Remade in 1978, 1997 and 2007.

1956 | B&W | 80 Minutes | 2.00:1 SUPERSCOPE | Not Rated

Is this the End of Home Entertainment?

MILL CREEK ENTERTAINMENT SIGNS HOME VIDEO DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 23, 2012 – Mill Creek Entertainment, a leading home entertainment distribution company has just inked a home video distribution deal with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) covering US and Canadian territories. Under the licensing agreement Mill Creek Entertainment will distribute 250 films from the legendary SPHE catalog via a wide variety of DVD and Blu-ray compilations and collections to Mill Creek’s extensive network of traditional and non-traditional retail partners. Mill Creek will distribute classics such as Ship of Fools, Bonjour Tristesse, The Last Detail, Avalon, The Chase and Agnes of God and audience favorites such as Hollywood Homicide, Hostel, All the Pretty Horses, Saving Silverman, Hollow Man and Vertical Limit.

“This treasure trove of SPHE films represents a watershed enhancement of our growing filmed entertainment catalog,” said Ian Warfield, …

Entertain People and they Won't Hit You with Bill Oberst Jr.

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I was watching a trailer on you tube witch lead me to Zombie Ass that then lead me to (Not Sure Why) Bill Oberst Jr.'s interview. In the interview he talks about life growing up and how he talks to kids on the subject today. It is always great to see actor's being good role models. Its just not something that happens everyday. I was bullied as a kid. It took a long time to get over it. But I did learn to forgive and move on. Most of those kids are worse off then me today. Thanks Bill for killing Zombie's, Shagging Nude Nuns, and helping today's youth.

No Body Is Safe!

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Perfect!

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"The best part was seeing my teammates excited." said Philip Humber. After nine strike outs and only 96 pitches Philip Humber became the 21st  Major League player to be perfect! That' 27 up 27 down no hits walks or errors. 
Mind you Humber is the fifth starter in the rotation. The little guy to fill in the crack's. Written off my Oakland Kansas City and Cleveland due to Tommy John surgery.  And one tough cookie.


Baseball has been around for 140 plus years. More people have orbited the moon than have pitched a major league perfect game. Five are members of the Baseball Hall of Fame: Cy Young, Addie Joss, Jim Bunning, Sandy Koufax, and Catfish Hunter. Two other White Sox make the elite list Charlie Roberston on April 30, 1922 in just his fifth career start, against the Detroit Tigers. He became the first picher in major league history to do it on the road.
On July 23,2009 Mark Buehrle threw his perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. It was the eighteenth perfect gam…

Drac's Daughter Terrorizes Svengoolie!

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Dracula's Daughter (1936)
Director:
Lambert Hillyer Writers:
 Garrett Fort (screenplay),
 Bram Stoker (story)
Stars:   Otto Kruger,   Gloria Holden    Marguerite Churchill

Dracula's Daughter begins a few moments after Dracula ends. Count Dracula has just been destroyed by Professor Von Helsing (Edward Van Sloan). Von Helsing is taken by police to Scotland Yard, where he explains that he indeed did destroy Count Dracula, but because he had already been dead for over 500 years, it cannot be considered murder. Instead of hiring a lawyer, he enlists the aid of a psychiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey Garth (Otto Kruger), who was once one of his star students. Meanwhile, Dracula's daughter, Countess Marya Zaleska (Gloria Holden), with the aid of her manservant, Sandor (Irving Pichel), steals Dracula’s body from Scotland Yard and ritualistically burns it, hoping to break her curse of vampirism. However, Sandor soon makes her realize that her thirst for blood has not been quenched and that all t…

Halloween is Coming.

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Soundgarden "Live To Rise" Review

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“Live to Rise,” Soundgarden’s first all-new song in 15 years. The move is to help promote this year's highly anticipated movie "The Avengers".

The original song written and recorded for and appearing in the film is the first single from the Marvel Music/Hollywood Records release Avengers Assemble. Soundgarden’s “Live to Rise” was the #1 most added song in its first week at Alternative and Active Rock U.S. radio. The single will be available as a free download for one week, April 17 through April 24. A pre-order for Avengers Assemble, the 13-track compilation of music from and inspired by the film, is also available on iTunes beginning April 17.
The band has been gearing up for a reunion tour and album to be released later this year. The Avengers sound track is a who's who of 90's alt rock.  With artist like Rise Against, Papa Roach, Bush, Buckcherry, and Five Finger Death Punch to name a few. The album will hit stores May 1st. You still have a few days to grab t…

"the world's oldest teenager"

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Rest in Peace

Dick Clark: 1929-2012

Stripping Soon

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HAUNTING OF WHALEY HOUSE

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HAUNTING OF WHALEY HOUSE (2012)


The Asylum films are at it again, this time, Amateur ghost hunting friends go on a tour of America's Most Haunted House, the witch turns into more horror than they could imagine! Hitting DVD/Blu-Ray this summer in a Widescreen presentation, 5.1 surround sound. Also included will be a Making of featurette. The film clocks in at 90 minutes.


Produced by Asylum vet David Michael Latt (Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies, American Battleship, and the SyFi classic 2 Headed Shark Attack) along with David Rimawi and Paul Bales.

The Directer and Writer Jose Paredes has also brought us Countdown: Jerusalem and The Day the Earth Stopped and Nannyland now gives us a horrifying tale about one of the most haunted houses in America.

The Movie Stars Stephanie Greco (The Day The Earth Stopped and Nannyland). And incredibly cult icon Lynn Lowry joined the cast. I'm sure that is 50% of the budget! Lowry has been part of classics like I Drink Your Blood (1970) The Crazies…

DevilDolls DVD (Trilogy of Terror) Review

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Full Moon Horror back on April 2nd announced its latest DVD release, a trilogy of terror! DevilDolls that will only run you $14.98 for 3 really good movies.

The 1st in the set is Demonic Toys from 1992 and directed by Peter Manoogian and written by Charles Band. The setting for this movie is a botched arms dealer bust that leads to the raising of a sixty-six-year-old demon with the power to bring toys to life. The Demon is looking for a body to inhabit so he can increase his powers. It just happens that one of the police officers is pregnant with the ideal host. The murderous toys close in on their victims leaving the officer to fight for her life and the soul of her unborn baby.

The second in the trilogy is Ragdoll from 1999. Directed by Ted Nicolaou who also did  Terror Vision and Subspecies 4: Bloodstorm. Written by Benjamin Carr. A kid accidently conjures up the magic of the killing kind with the help of Shadow Man. Together they bring back to life a ragdoll. Of course, he summon…

This Week on Svengoolie Drac's Back

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This Week on Svengoolie Me-Tv at 9:00 Pm Central

Dracula (1931)

Director: Tod Browning
Writer: Bram Stoker
Adapted by: Hamilton Deane Stars:  Bela Lugosi Helen Chandler David Manners
After a harrowing ride through the Carpathian mountains in eastern Europe, Renfield enters castle Dracula to finalize the transferral of Carfax Abbey in London to Count Dracula, who is in actuality a vampire. Renfield is drugged by the eerily hypnotic count, and turned into one of his thralls, protecting him during his sea voyage to London. After sucking the blood and turning the young Lucy Weston into a vampire, Dracula turns his attention to her friend Mina Seward, daughter of Dr. Seward who then calls in a specialist, Dr. Van Helsing, to diagnose the sudden deterioration of Mina's health. Van Helsing, realizing that Dracula is indeed a vampire, tries to prepare Mina's fiance, John Harker, and Dr. Seward for what is to come and the measures that will have to be taken to prevent Mina from becomin…

The Dead Shall Ride Again! Zombrero

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How the West was won... A horse for every man, a home for every woman, and a bullet for every zombie!

Wow just stumble on to this, I love westerns and I love Zombies. Zombrero looks like it's going to tie the two together very well. You can follow along for up dates on twitter via @Zombreromovie or watch here because I know I will be following along waiting for this killer gem to hit the streets.

Full Horror asked the writer if this was a horror movie or a western and I like their reply:

"The plan is make a tense, scary western. Like The Walking Dead meets Deadwood. Play it straight, not go for the campy laughs." said Zombrero.

Enjoy the trailer and watch for Zombrero coming soon!




Kill for Mommy....

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Make sure to check out The Legacy: His Name Was Jason Blogfest for more post's and don't miss my 2 below this one.

The Legacy: His Name Was Jason Blogfest

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In Honor of Friday the 13th I dug up some old photos from when I meet Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, and Ari Lehman aka the First Jason. I must say Betsy was a riot! I swear she was hitting on my. You could tell she was really enjoying the fans. Adrienne was so sweet, I talked to her for a long time about life of all things not movies. Then Ari well nice guy just odd!






Make sure you check out everybody's post today for The Legacy: His Name Was Jason Blogfest. Also enjoy Ari's first cd Bare Bones.




And On Spotify  FRIDAY THE 13TH: PARTS 7 AND 8 - Original Scores from the Motion Pictures






Friday The 13th Timeline

The timeline of the Friday the 13th films is very difficult to determine because the sequels often contradict the earlier films. After each event, the source is noted in parentheses. Keeping with the title of the series, an attempt  to place most major events on or around a Friday the 13th.

There may be a few (unavoidable) discrepancies in the timeline. The ones that have come to my attention are noted in [brackets].

1930
Pamela Voorhees - maiden name unknown - is born. (Tombstone in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter)

1935
Camp Crystal Lake established. (Sign in Friday the 13th)

1945
Pamela and Elias Voorhees are married. (Due to Pamela's young age, the wedding may have occurred after Jason was conceived.)

1946
June 13 - Jason Voorhees is born to sixteen-year-old Pamela Voorhees. (Date from Friday the 13th, year from Jason Goes to Hell)

1954
[guess] - Diana Voorhees is born to Elias Voorhees and an unknown woman. (In Friday the 13th, Pamela calls Jason her "only child."…

Monsters

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IT's Only Wednesday!

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Jaws August 14 on Blu-Ray

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Jaw's will hit Blu-Ray this summer. Part of the 100 year anniversary. This will be one of the 13 getting a full restoration for the release.

Universal's Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet Digital Copy combo pack presents the film in its 2.39:1 original aspect ratio alongside a newly remastered 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio track.

In addition to Universal's standard BD-Live, pocket BLU, Advanced Remote Control, Video Timeline, Mobile-To-Go, and Keyboard functionalities, the set also contains a number of bonus supplements, such as:

-All-new The Shark is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of Jaws feature-length documentary




-Two-hour The Making of Jaws documentary Behind-the-scenes featurettes: * Jaws: The Restoration
*From the Set

-Jaws Archives that features "storyboards, production photos, and marketing materials, as well as a special segment on the Jaws phenomenon"

-Deleted scenes
-Outtakes
-Original theatrical trailer 
Jaws is expected to street on August 14th.

Terror is ready to strike! This Week on Svengoolie April 7th

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 "Sssssss" (1973)   
Me-TV 9:00 pm Central

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski

Writers: Hal Dresner (screenplay), Daniel C. Striepeke (story)

Stars:
Strother Martin
Dirk Benedict Heather Menzies-Urich
David, a college student, is looking for a job. He is hired by Dr. Stoner as a lab assistant for his research and experiments on snakes. David also begins to fall for Stoner's young daughter, Kristina. However, the good doctor has secretly brewed up a serum that can transform any man into a King Cobra snake and he plans to use it on David.

Two quick trivia: All the poisonous snakes featured were authentic and the cast actually did have to interact with them for filming. Only in the shot where Strother Martin grabs the King Cobra's head during the show was a puppet snake used.
This film was released by Universal as a double feature with The Boy Who Cried Werewolf, making the program one of the last double bills released by the studio.

I own this on DVD and have not had a chanc…

Walking Dead Season 2 limited box art!

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Some how I missed this and just heard about it today. Talk about kick ass packaging this is unreal! This limited edition will set you back a few buck. The suggested retail on this $99.99 with Amazon pre order at $69.99.



Air Collision

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From The Asylum Studio's
Air Collision

Produced by: David Michael Latt, David Rimawi, Paul Bales
Directed by: Liz Adams Written by: Liz Adams
Starring: Reginald VelJohnson Jordan Ladd Gerald Webb Andy Clemence
Street Date: March 27, 2012
Action 90 min

When a solar storm wipes out the air traffic control system, Air Force One and a passenger jet liner are locked on a collision course in the skies above the midwest.






I know Ayslum makes some true garbage but they seem to be trying  at little harder. This does not look to bad.

The Avengers Monorail

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Ricky over at Inside the Magic posted this great video of the Mono Rail at Disney and its flashy Avengers wrap. Disney did something similar for Tron that was cool but this rock's the boat!!

The Avengers on the wrap are Hulk, Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hawkeye, and Black Widow. This makes me want to jump in the car and drive 23 hours just to look at in in person. Way to go Disney I like it.




Red Scorpion Blu-Ray June 12

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Red Scorpion

Blu-Ray/DVD Combo

Run Time: 106 minutes

Release Date: June 12, 2012

Language: English

Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1

Region: All Regions

Price: $29.95



Synopsis

International action star Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV, The Expendables) is Lt. Nikolai Rachenko, a Soviet Special Forces “killing machine” assigned to infiltrate an African rebel uprising and assassinate their anti-Communist leader. Taken into custody and tortured after the mission fails, he stages a harrowing prison escape. Befriended by an African bushman while on the run, Nikolai discovers he was fighting on the wrong side of this violent conflict all along. Nikolai finds the rebel army once more but, this time, he’s on their side and wages bloody war against his former comrades!

This action-packed controversial cult classic is now available from Synapse Films in a brand-new 2K high-definition transfer of the uncensored version, containing footage never before seen in the U.S. Featuring amazing performances from Dolph Lundgren, M.…

Ultimate Avengers

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I just had to post this Avengers Poster from Japan!  And just in time to get you pumped for the movie Lionsgate Video will be releasing  ULTIMATE AVENGERS MOVIE COLLECTION - BLURAY and DVD and April 24th. The set will include The first to animated Ultimate Avengers movie and a bonus episode of New Avengers Heroes of Tomorrow.

Synopsis

ULTIMATE AVENGERS 1 - "The Ultimates," this is the extraordinary story of six very independent heroes who, like it or not, must fight as one to save the world. ULTIMATE AVENGERS 2 - To save humanity, the Earth's mightiest heroes must reunite for a rematch of heroic proportions. These mightiest of heroes have battled the aliens before, and barely survived. Bonus Movie Includes: NEXT AVENGERS - Whenever the forces of evil threatened mankind, Earth's mightiest heroes the Avengers were there to stop them - until they made the ultimate sacrifice in their final fight with the indestructible robot, Ultron. If these young heroes have any hope …

There is no penance for the hellbound.

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Nude Nuns With Big Guns (2010)

Director: Joseph Guzman
Writers: Joseph Guzman, Robert James Hayes II

Cast
Asun Ortega- Sister Sarah
 David Castro -Chavo
Perry D'Marco- Father Carlittos
Maxie J. Santillan Jr-Mr. Foo
Bill Oberst Jr- Brother John
Maz Siam- Father Bernardo
Xango Henry- Kickstand




Plot: Upon taking her vows to become a nun, Sister Sarah is abused, brainwashed and drugged into submission by the corrupt clergy. On the verge of death from a lethal dose of drugs, Sister Sarah receives a message from GOD telling her to take vengeance on all those who did her wrong. Armed with God's will and an arsenal of big guns, she dispenses Judgment Day on her former tormentors. When the church hires the merciless motorcycle gang the "Los Muertos" to track down and kill her they soon realize that this SISTER IS ONE BAD MOTHER.




Oh boy, where do I start? I know with another shower to wash away the sin maybe. Is it wrong that I enjoyed this movie? The images painted on the screen …