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Bill Paxton vs Marshall Bell horror comedy The Vagrant hits Blu-ray in May

"A horror comedy that works. It's crazy, offbeat and funny." – Arrow in the Head.com Yes, yes, that is an Arrow in the Head quote contained within the official Blu-ray Shout! Factory synopsis of THE VAGRANT . Hell yeah. Now you just need to slap that sumbitch on the cover, preferably right above the title. Please and thank you, Shout! Factory. The...
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03.07.2017
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James Cameron, Sigourney Weaver, and others remember Bill Paxton

The passing of actor/director Bill Paxton still has us all reeling. Such a tragic end to such an amazing career. When I think back on Paxton I tend to think of the films her made with James Cameron. The most well-known of course is ALIENS , but Paxton was also in TITANIC, TRUE LIES, and a small cameo as "punk leader" in TERMINATOR. James Cameron recently spoke to Vanity...
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03.06.2017
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AITH Recommends: Frailty now available on Netflix streaming

Looking for something to watch tonight? It's Friday night and the least I could do for you guys is give you a recommend on a flick to watch over the weekend. Well, no worries. I got you covered. Turns out the FRAILTY has just been added to Netflix instant streaming. Boom. There you go. Night planned. FRAILTY for your lame friend's, or girlfriend's, information is...
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03.03.2017
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The F*ckin Black Sheep: Club Dread (2004)

THE BLACK SHEEP is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATH. We’re hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Dig in! Club Dread (2004) Directed by: Jay Chandrasekhar Excuse the...
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03.02.2017
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Face-Off: One False Move vs. A Simple Plan

This past weekend, I was shocked and saddened to hear that the great Bill Paxton had passed away due to complications following heart surgery. Paxton has been a frequent presence in movies and on television throughout my entire life and he has always been a favorite of mine, I always loved when he would show up in something I was watching. The loss of Bill Paxton has made such an emotional...
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03.01.2017
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Bill Paxton planned to return to directing horror with The Bottoms

As people are currently talking circles around the late Bill Paxton's acting credits (as well they should be, the man was a multi-layered genius) there seems to be a bit of neglect going on regarding Bill Paxton the director.  And what a director he was. 2001's horror-thriller FRAILTY is one of the top genre entries of the 2000's, or any decade. Filled with...
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02.28.2017
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R.I.P.: Bill Paxton has passed away at age 61

Bill Paxton is known and loved for his roles in such films as THE TERMINATOR , WEIRD SCIENCE, ALIENS , NEAR DARK , PREDATOR 2 , TOMBSTONE, TRUE LIES, APOLLO 13, TWISTER, TITANIC, A SIMPLE PLAN, FRAILTY , and CLUB DREAD (among many others), and the deeply troubling news that he passed away over the weekend has left the film fan community shaken. It's news that I didn't...
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02.27.2017
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The Test of Time: Near Dark (1987)

We all have certain movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? Do they remain must see? So…the point of this column is to determine how a film holds up for a modern horror audience, to see if it stands the Test of...
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12.30.2016
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Fox unveils the details of the Aliens 30th anniversary Blu-ray

Even if you're not a fan of James Cameron's ALIENS , it would be tough to avoid the knowledge that this year marks its 30th anniversary. With Alien Day events, screenings, Q&As, and convention appearances, studio 20th Century Fox and members of the cast and crew have been celebrating this anniversary all year long. The celebration continues on September 13 th, when...
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08.25.2016
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The Aliens cast will crash land at Comic-Con for a reunion

I wasn't too bummed about not going to Comic-Con this year, but things have changed. They've just announced that, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of  ALIENS , there will be a cast and crew reunion, and the list of names is mind-boggling. The Q&A will take place in Hall H on  Saturday, July 23 , attended by director James Cameron, producer Gale...
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07.06.2016
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Dissecting Bill Paxton!

BILL PAXTON! "Do you realize, it's snowing in my room goddamn it?!?" Ah, Bill Paxton, what a national treasure. Not sure about you, but this dude has been such a part of my life the through the litany of parts he's played in some of the most iconic of films over the years - big and small, blockbuster or indie - that he's easily become one of my...
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04.26.2016
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Where in the Horror are they Now? Bill Paxton!

BILL PAXTON THEN: Very few mainstream character actors have as much horror cred as the great Bill Paxton. Early on in his career, he did a number of cool flicks that proved the guy would be up for pretty much anything. In 1975 he began his wild and crazy career in the Jonathan Demme directed crime flick CRAZY MAMA with Cloris Leachman. He was a soldier in the...
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07.06.2015
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