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Release Date And New Trailer Revealed For ‘Judas Ghost’

  Simon Pearce’s micro-budget paranormal horror film ‘Judas Ghost’ is making its way to DVD and VOD, via Uncork’d Entertainment, after a year touring film festivals. The acclaimed indie film was based on the writings of Simon R. Green, who also wrote the adaption.     ‘Judas Ghost’ finds a team of professional paranormal investigators […]

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Crowdfunding Cynema

  There are crowdfunding sites for films, projects, medical issues, video games, bankruptcy, personal hardships and well…one for making potato salad. What does Cynema have to do with crowdfunding? After all, it’s about people pursuing their dreams, correct? Maybe. Some of that is legit. I am focusing on the film projects. Thousands of folks out […]

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The Gunslinger, First In The Dark Tower Series, To Star Matthew McConaughey

For a while now the franchise based on Stephen King’s novels has almost become a movie, a show, and back and forth, with no project actually seeing completion. We reported back in December of 2014 that the first ‘The Dark Tower’ Film was coming, but the cast and director has since changed. Now, once again, a ‘Dark […]

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Adam Wingard’s Death Note Is Now Casting

Adam Wingard, director of ‘You’re Next’, ‘The Guest’ and the upcoming Cinemax series ‘Outcast’, is moving forward with his live action adaption of ‘Death Note’, penned by Jeremy Slater (Fantastic Four).   The film has now entered the casting phase. Nat Wolff has been cast as the male lead. Wolff will star opposite actress-singer Margaret […]

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A Whole New Thing: When a Remake Isn’t a Remake

The Thing, 2011, is NOT a remake. It is a prequel. I just did more than the entire Universal Studios marketing department with that clarification.   John Carpenter got royally screwed on his 1982 masterpiece. Some call The Thing his greatest film. Others, like me, call it one of the greatest films ever made for […]

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Comic Book Heroine Wynonna Earp Coming To SYFY In New Series

Wynonna Earp, brought to life in Beau Smith’s comic book series, is getting her own live-action show on the SyFy channel. The supernatural series follows Wynonna Earp, descendant of “the” Wyatt Earp, who is a special agent for the U.S. Marshalls’ Monster Squad. Earp battles supernatural threats including vampires, zombies, demons and mummies. Wynonna Earp […]

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George A. Romero’s Empire Of The Dead Being Adapted For AMC

King of he undead, George A. Romero, will soon have his own series on AMC. Romero’s graphic novel ‘Empire of the Dead’ is being adapted for TV. The show will be penned by Romero himself, along with his long time partner Peter Grunwald. Romero, Grunwald, William D. Johnson and Sam Englebardt will be producing. We reported back […]

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‘Sandman’ Creator Neil Gaiman Is Getting His Second New TV Series This Year

Neil Gaiman, the creator of the ‘Sandman’ graphic novel, is getting his own anthology TV series, ‘Likely Stories’. The series will explore four of Gaiman’s short stories, which ones it will be has not been announced. ‘Likely Stories’ will begin production this month. Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard will be directing the series. It will be […]

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