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Amityville: The Awakening gets an April Fools release date

It has been seventeen months to the day since we shared the trailer for the Dimension Films release AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING , the latest entry in the long-running franchise that began with 1979's THE AMITYVILLE HORROR . At that time, the movie was scheduled to be in theatres on January 2, 2015, but it ended up being delayed indefinitely less than four months before it was...
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Maniac director Franck Khalfoun creates a deadly app in i-LIVED trailer

  Well now, where the hell has i-LIVED been? The film, which comes from Franck Khalfoun, the wild Frenchman behind the MANIAC remake and the upcoming AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING, was first announced over two years ago , but we've heard nary a peep since. Maybe because soon after said announcement, Khalfoun embarked on his AMITYVILLE odyssey, essentially purging i-LIVED from memory....
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Franck Khalfoun's Amityville: The Awakening gets title change, MPAA rating

We've been stoked about MANIAC remake director Franck Khalfoun's AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING ever since first laying eyes on the trailer for the haunted house horror, and we were bummed when Dimension Films delayed the flick's release , from January 2, 2015 to a yet-to-be-determined date. Earlier this year producer Jason Blum gave us a small update on the Jennifer Jason...
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Entry Level coming from Maniac remake director, Final Destination producers

  A claustrophobic new thriller called ENTRY LEVEL is being prepped by Franck Khalfoun - director of the MANIAC remake and Dimension's still-unreleased AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING - and the producers of the FINAL DESTINATION franchise, Craig Perry and Sheila Taylor. Written by Benjamin Hurley, ENTRY LEVEL centers on...  a young man who mysteriously awakens in a super...
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Exclusive: Jason Blum provides an Amityville: The Awakening update

The first week of January was supposed to see the theatrical release of AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING , Franck Khalfoun's reboot of the classic horror franchise. But, as is sometimes the case with a movie being distributed by Dimension/The Weinstein Company, the film was suddenly pulled from its release date and sent into "TBD" purgatory. So what happened? I just snagged a little...
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Franck Khalfoun's Amityville: The Awakening to undergo reshoots?

A few weeks ago we learned that Dimension Films had decided to delay Franck Khalfoun's AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING, removing the film from its January 2 2015 release date. This news really bummed me out as the trailer did a solid job of selling me on checking this one out. At the time, no reasons were given for delaying the release of the film, but some new information has come to...
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Dimension Films delays both Amityville: The Awakening and Demonic

Not cool, Dimension, not cool. Two rather big horror flicks on Dimension Films’ slate have just been delayed by the studio with no word on when we’ll actually be able to see them as they have removed both Franck Khalfoun’s AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING and the James Wan-presented DEMONIC from their release schedule. Poof. I wouldn’t get too bent out of shape...
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The F*ckin Black Sheep: Maniac (2012)

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! Maniac (2012) Directed by Franck Khalfoun "My main issue...
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Trailer for Franck Khalfoun's Amityville: The Awakening

Last week we caught an early look at the trailer for MANIAC director Franck Khalfoun’s AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING with a handful of leaked stills. We now have the full trailer for the latest chapter in the franchise that stars Jennifer Jason Leigh as a single mother who moves her three children into the haunted house not knowing of the house's bloody history. Smooth move!...
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First look at Franck Khalfoun's Amityville: The Awakening

The folks over at Dread Central snagged an early look at MANIAC director Franck Khalfoun’s AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING . If you think these pictures look bootlegged that's because they are! The stills come directly from the film's trailer that's attached to SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR, which happens to open this weekend. Nice! That must mean we'll be seeing the...
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Franck Khalfoun's Amityville Horror film awakens a new title

We've known for a while that we were getting a new AMITYVILLE HORROR film from Dimension Films and Blumhouse Productions with MANIAC director Frankc Khalfoun at the helm, and while plot details have been scarce, we know that Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cameron Monaghan and Bella Thorne star as a family who move into the haunted Long Island home at 112 Ocean Avenue. Angry spirits...
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Original Vs. Remake: Maniac

Holy shit, did we ever have an uproar of 100% agreement with the outcome of our last Original Vs. Remake . How dare we even compare the remake of A Nightmare On Elm Street to the original?! Well, this site's all about ideas and debates and ya'll relished voicing your feelings on this one. Nice work! For today's O vs. R, we are dealing with another type of maniac a tad different from...
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