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Horror Expendables film Death House getting a 100 screen release

A lot of filmmakers these days are out to make their movies a horror version of THE EXPENDABLES, attempting to pack as many genre regulars and icons into the cast as possible. Looking over the cast of writer/director Harrison Smith's film DEATH HOUSE , it's clear that this is definitely a movie that could be described as "the horror EXPENDABLES". The stars of...
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The F*cking Black Sheep: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

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! THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2 (1986) DIRECTED BY TOBE HOOPER...
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Trailer leads you into Death House with Kane Hodder

Horror lost one of its greatest icons when the original Leatherface Gunnar Hansen passed away last year, but one of Hansen's final wishes has been realized through the production of DEATH HOUSE , a film written and directed by B. Harrison Smith, based on a story by Hansen. The cast of DEATH HOUSE is packed with Hansen's fellow icons, including Kane Hodder, Michael...
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Kane Hodder is killer in these images from Death House

DEATH HOUSE , the upcoming thriller from writer/director Harrison Smith (CAMP DREAD) is basically a yearbook for horror veterans. In addition to a jam-packed cast of fan favorites, the screenplay itself is based on a story by the late Gunnar Hansen, Leatherface himself. In this new set of images, you can glimpse Kane Hodder (HATCHET, Jason Voorhees) as a chained...
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Felissa Rose joins an army of horror vets in Death House

DEATH HOUSE , directed by Harrison Smith (CAMP DREAD) from his script, based on a story by original Leatherface Gunnar Hansen, is already host to a cavalcade of horror stars. Cody Longo (PIRANHA 3D) and Cortney Palm (ZOMBEAVERS) star, but a cavalry of horror vets fill in the other roles, including Danny Trejo, Kane Hodder, Dee Wallace, Bill Moseley, Michael Berryman, Barbara...
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Dissecting Gunnar Hansen (RIP!)

GUNNAR HANSEN (1947-2015) Man, what a bummer about Gunnar Hansen. Forever cemented in the annals of horror cinema or not - and he most certainly is - 68 years is too damn early to depart this mere mortal coil. If you didn't hear, the hulking six foot four Icelandic native succumbed to his battle with pancreatic cancer this past Saturday. Incredibly sad. So first...
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Original Leatherface Gunnar Hansen has passed away at age 68

2015 has been an unbelievably tough year for horror fans, we've lost so many of our genre's icons and it has really hurt to see them go. I was saddened to hear over the weekend that we've lost another legend, as Gunnar Hansen passed away on Saturday, November 7 at the age of 68. He died of pancreatic cancer at his home on Mount Desert Island, Maine, where he had...
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Synapse reveals Manos: The Hands of Fate and Mosquito DVD/Blu specs

On October 13th, the awesome Synapse Films will be releasing DVD and Blu-ray special editions of Harold P. Warren's 1966 film MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE and Gary Jones' 1995 creature feature MOSQUITO , starring Gunnar Hansen. A MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 favorite, MANOS is widely considered to be one of the worst movies ever made, but that hasn't stopped Synapse from giving it the...
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Simon Pegg, Jeffrey Combs join Jon Keeyes' The Gathering; more cast revealed

Everyone loves a well-cast horror film, and now we're learning of a new fright pic coming our way that has one of the most impressive line-ups we've heard in quite some time. Fangoria recently spoke with producer/director Jon Keeyes about his upcoming film THE GATHERING where the helmer revealed that he has been in the process of gathering one hell of a cast for what sounds...
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre- Horror Review- (Day 25 of 31)- October Massacre

PLOT: On a sweltering summer day in East Texas, a handful of friends stumble upon a backwoods family of cannibalistic grave-robbers. Oh, and one of them happens to harbor a serious penchant for chainsaws and women's clothing! REVIEW: Tobe Hooper's luridly putrid, filth-ridden, sweat-sodden fever-blister of a nightmare THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE is among the...
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Kill of the Day: Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)

Earlier today I tapped the new TEXAS CHAINSAW flick and I had fun with it. It definitely left a lot to be desired but it was a good time, no? At least the death scenes rocked! Well a couple of them at least. One of said death scenes is the first of this group of youngsters to meet good ol' Leatherface. While this poor bastard rummages through the house looking for stuff to steal all he...
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Texas Chainsaw DVD/Blu-ray release date, special features announced

The "pulse-pounding" and "frightening" (Lionsgate's words, not mine) horror film, TEXAS CHAINSAW , arrives on 3D/2D Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital Copy and Ultraviolet), DVD, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View on MAY 14th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. If you truly can't wait that long, it will also become available via Digital Download on April 30th. While it's tough to get too...
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