Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Goddess of Love Brings Venus to the Screen One More Time on DVD (June 12th)

Tagline: "She Will Love You to Death."

Goddess of Love is resurfacing after already releasing through Video-on-demand. This title was moved to Digital platforms, way back in 2016. The film has been reviewed, on 28DLA, here: Goddess of Love Reviewed on 28DLA. Very tense, the film is almost a character study of Venus (Alexis Kendra) as she descends into an internal hell. MPI Home Video will show Jon Knautz's Goddess of Love, on DVD, this Summer.

For more on the story, Venus falls in love with Brian (Woody Naismith), a little too quickly. When Brian returns to his ex-girlfriend (Elizabeth Sandy), Venus acts out on her former flame. Everyone loses in this deadly love triangle.

This version of Goddess of Love has not been rated. On June 12th, the film will be available on DVD. No special features have been announced. However, Goddess of Love is an intriguing thriller, which should not be missed on Digital, DVD or otherwise. All of the details on this latest Goddess of Love release are hosted below.

Release Date: June 12th, 2018 (DVD).

Director: Jon Knautz.

Writers: Alexis Kendra and Jon Knautz.

Cast: Alexis Kendra, Woody Naismith, Elizabeth Sandy and Monda Scott.

A "Liar" movie clip for the film (courtesy of Terror Films):

Source: Goddess of Love at MPI Home Video

The film is available for pre-orders here:

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Nicolas Winding Refn's "Too Old to Die Young" Brings Gritty Violence to the Screen in this First Trailer

This film fan is not an avid series watcher. Though, this year's "The Rain" and "The Chalet" were very good. Nicolas Winding Refn's "Too Old to Die Young" might change all that. This Amazon Prime Original is set to show 10 episodes in 2019. The first trailer has been released today. Very much a crime thriller, "Too Old to Die Young" is set in Los Angeles as a grieving police officer takes out his pain on the various criminal cartels and gangs. The trailer should not be missed.

Some of the casting for "Too Old to Die Young" has been announced. This series stars: Miles Teller (Only the Brave) William Baldwin (Silver) Celestino Cornielle (The Fate of the Furious) Neill Tiger Free, John Hawkes and many others. This show was also co-created with Ed Brubaker. Finally, cinema fans will recognize Refn's work on films such as Drive (2011), Only God Forgives (2013) and The Neon Demon (2016). He looks set to bring the crime thriller to new heights, with this trailer emphasizing the grittiness and violent nature of the series!

Release Date: 2019.

Creators: Ed Brubaker, Nicolas Winding Refn.

Cast: William Baldwin, Celestino Cornielle, Nell Tiger Free.

The first trailer for "Too Old to Die Young:"

Source: "Too Old to Die Young" at HorrorFuel

Refn's previous work takes on the modelling world:

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Action Spy Thriller Negative Takes Down a Kidnapping Ring on DVD this May 22nd

Tagline: “Never Make an Agent the Enemy.”

Negative is an action thriller from director Joshua Caldwell. To be distributed by Monarch Home Entertainment, this title stars Katia Winter ("Dexter"), Simon Quarterman ("Westworld"), Sebastian Roché and many more. The story follows an MI5 agent as she faces a gang of kidnappers. A lone photographer is caught in the middle of both groups, leading to a violent confrontation. The film shows this week. And, details on Negative's U.S. home entertainment release are hosted here.

The trailer shows more of the film's action. The kidnappers appear as a rogue spy agent intervenes. Now, both the photographer and the agent take to the roads, to outrun these criminals. But, time is running out for everyone.

Monarch Home Entertainment will show Negative, on home entertainment platforms, this week. The DVD release is scheduled for May 22nd. MarVista Entertainment has developed this feature. And, fans of thrillers can find the official trailer, for the film, below.

Release Date: May 22nd, 2018 (U.S., DVD).

Director: Joshua Caldwell. Writer: Adam Gaines.

Cast: Katia Winter, Sebastian Roche, Josh Randall, Simon Quarterman, Marem Hassler.

The official trailer for Negative:

*the film has a run time of 99 minutes and has not been rated.

More details at Monarch: Negative at Monarch Home Ent.

Available at Amazon:

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

A Spirit Haunts the Cradle in Horror Title Still/Born: United Kingdom Release Details

Tagline: "Fear the Unborn."

Still/Born is a supernatural horror film. From first time director Brandon Christensen, this title has already released in the U.S., through Vertical Entertainment. Still/Born will show in the United Kingdom, this June. In the film, a young mother loses one of her children, a twin. Now, a supernatural entity is hounding her and her family. Still/Born stars: Christie Burke ("Falling Skies"), Michael Ironside (Patient Seven) and Jesse Moss. The film's U.K. trailer and release details are hosted here.

The U.K. trailer shows Mary struggling with motherhood. Strange occurrences take place throughout the house. A spirit shows up and Mary begins to question what is real.

In the U.K., Still/Born will be distributed on DVD. The release date takes place this June 11th. Voted the Scariest Film at 2017's Overlook Film Festival, this title has been rated 15 (in the U.K.). In the U.S., Still/Born was rated restricted. Horror fans can take a closer look at this film, which warns viewers to "fear the unborn!"

Release Date: June 11th, 2018 (UK, DVD).

Director: Brandon Christensen.

Writers: Brandon Christensen, Colin Minihan.

Cast: Christie Burke, Jesse Moss, Rebecca Olson, Jenn Griffin and Michael Ironside.

The United Kingdom release trailer for Still/Born (courtesy of Matchbox Films):

Source: Still/Born at Matchbox Films

This title has been available, on DVD in the U.S., since March:

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Friday, May 18, 2018

The Endless Spirals into Another Realm and onto Blu-ray this June 26th!

Directors Justin Benson (Spring, 2016) and Aaron Moorhead are releasing their supernatural mystery, The Endless, this Summer. The film has already had a film festival run. Now, this title is set to see home entertainment formats, this June. Distributor Well Go USA Entertainment will handle the release. In the film, two brothers return to a place they had escaped a decade earlier. Once part of a UFO death cult, the brothers are forced to confront something otherworldly. The Endless stars: Callie Hernandez (Alien: Covenant), Emily Montague (Fright Night, 2011), Lew Temple, Tate Ellington, and James Jordan. An official trailer is hosted below, along with this release's special features.

There are a number of extras on the Blu-ray version of the release. The special features include: extended bonus features, commentary with the directors, a making of featurette, a behind-the-scenes featurette, deleted scenes and others. A full list of bonus material is hosted below. The home entertainment release will take place on both DVD and Blu-ray formats. This title will also show on Digital platforms, at a future date. For now, fans can find more on what the Hollywood Reported called: "a rich banquet of mind-bending weirdness" below.

Release Date: June 26th, 2018 (DVD, Blu-ray).

Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead.

Writer: Justin Benson.

Cast: Callie Hernandez, Emily Montague, Tate Ellington.

The official trailer for The Endless (courtesy of Well Go USA):

Special features include:

-extended bonus features
-commentary with the directors and producer
-making of featurette
-behind-the-scenes featurette
-deleted scenes
-VFX breakdown
-"Ridiculous Extras"

The film's homepage: A The Endless Official Website

Source: The Endless at Dread Central

The Endless, on Blu-ray, at Amazon:

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Adam Krause's Gags Brings More Clown Sightings to Chicago's Cinepocalypse

In 2016, throughout Wisconsin, several clowns were sighted around the state. The figures would appear in alleys or dark spaces, holding black balloons. These sightings were part of the clown roaming craze, which took place throughout the year. Some of these sightings were part of director Adam Krause's publicity stunt, which hoped to draw attention to his horror short "Gags." In 2018, this short film has been developed into a feature film. This title will have its World Premiere at the Cinepocalypse Film Festival, in Chicago, Illinois. The film stars: Lauren Ashley Carter (Imitation Girl, 2017), Tracy Perez (Devil May Call), Aaron Christensen and Evan Gamble. To show in late June, a preview of the feature film Gags is hosted here.

The film is an anthology. There are at least four tales, which cover socio-political issues. The short films loosely follow: a reporter, a right wing podcast pundit, a pair of cops and a trio of troublemaking teens. Everyone will experience coulrophobia this Summer as Gags begins it film festival run.

Cinepocalypse will show several other films. Several titles will have their World Premiere at this event, including: the post-apocalyptic frightener The Domestics, Brad Michael Elmore's Boogeyman Pop, Empathy Inc., the ghost story Malicious, the sci-fi feature Await Further Instructions and many more. The festival begins this June 21st. And, this film event looks to be one of the best of the Summer, with more details below.

Release Date: June 21st, 2018 (World Premiere, Film Festival).

Director: Adam Krause.

Writers: Adam Krause, John Pata.

Cast: Lauren Ashley Carter, Tracy Perez, Aaron Christensen and Evan Gamble.

*a trailer is coming soon.

The film's homepage: A Gags Homepage

Gags at the Cinepocalypse: Gags' Details at Cinepocalypse

Another terrifying clown, with balloons (It, Blu-ray, 2018):

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Lionsgate to Release Beyond Re-Animator on Blu-ray as a Special Edition

Tagline: "Welcome to Death Row. The Doctor Will See You Now."

Lionsgate will show Brian Yuzna's (The Dentist, 1996) Beyond Re-Animator on Blu-ray, this July. This latest version will be a limited edition Blu-ray, with lots of new special features. Part of the Vestron Video Collector Series, this third film in the series stars Jeffrey Combs (The Frighteners) as Dr. Herbert West. In prison, West teams up with another doctor. The results of their experiments turn the prison into a hellish monster factory. The film also stars: Jason Barry ("Sons of Anarchy"), Elsa Pataky (Fast & Furious 6) and Javier Sandoval (Dagon). The latest details on this unique release are hosted here.

The new special features are numerous. The latest extras include: interviews with director Yuzna and actor Combs, isolated score selections and a production art gallery by illustrator Richard Raaphorst. A music video and a featurette will return in this version. A full list of special features are below. And, fans of horror will want to add this in-depth release to their collection, this July 24th!

Release Date: July 24th, 2018 (Blu-ray).

Director: Brian Yuzna.

Writers: Xavier Berraondo (script collaborator), José Manuel Gómez.

Cast: Jeffrey Combs, Tommy Dean Musset, Jason Barry

The official Blu-ray trailer:

Blu-ray Special Features include:

-Audio Commentary with Director Brian Yuzna
-NEW – Isolated Score Selections & Audio Interview with Composer Xavier Capellas
-NEW – “Beyond & Back” – An Interview with Director Brian Yuzna
-NEW – “Death Row Sideshow” – An Interview with Actor Jeffrey Combs
-NEW – “Six Shots By Midnight” – An Interview with S. T. Joshi, author of I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H.P. Lovecraft
-NEW – Production Art Gallery by Illustrator Richard Raaphorst
-Still Gallery
-Vintage EPK Featurette
-“Dr. Reanimator – Move Your Dead Bones” Music Video
-Theatrical Trailer

*this version is Region-free, restored, and remastered.

Source: Beyond Re-Animator at Horror-Fix

This version is available for pre-orders at Amazon, here:

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Sci-fi Horror Film Project Ithaca Puts Five Strangers on an Alien Ship

Project Ithaca is an upcoming sci-fi horror film. Produced by Wild Media Entertainment and Hawkeye Pictures, Project Ithaca was shot in Canada. The film is currently showing in Cannes. In the film, five strangers wake up on an alien mothership. Their energies and emotions are being used to power this alien vessel. But, is there way out, this deep in space? Project Ithaca has an international cast, including: James Gallanders (Saw II), Deragh Campbell (Never Eat Alone) Daniel Fathers and many others. The film was shot by Canadian director Nicholas Humphries. Project Ithaca was developed from a script written by: Anthony Artibello and Kevin C. Bjerkness. The film's first poster and story details are hosted here.

The official synopsis mentions a military project and a human-alien hybrid. This new creature is targeting the alien mothership. However, SERA will need the help of the five strangers, to take this huge ship down.

Project Ithaca is still at Cannes. Here, this title will show to potential distributors, from several countries. A Canadian release date is expected soon. Plus, a trailer is expected to show fairly quickly, with all of the earliest details on Project Ithaca hosted here.

Release Date: TBA.

Director: Nicholas Humphries.

Writers: Anthony Artibello, Kevin C. Bjerkness.

Cast: James Gallanders, Deragh Campbell, Daniel Fathers and Alex Woods.

*a trailer is coming soon.

Project Ithaca at Film Mode Entertainment: Project Ithaca Details at Film Mode Ent.

Humphries was one of several directors on the horror anthology ABCs of Death 2.5:

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