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AITH Podcast: Sinister, Zombie Lake, and Sight Seers Reviewed!

LISTEN TO THE AITH PODCAST NOW! Blood Bullets & Broads: The AITH Podcast is still nursing our Oscar hangovers, so naturally we're rockin' a special Horror Oscars Show this episode (3:00) where we award the year's Best Horror Picture! Then Ammon checks out SINISTER and agrees with Eric's warning: this movie is gonna f*ck a lot...

Horror Ten Spot: Horror Movies Snubbed by The Oscars

Around this time last year, we put forth a list of ten favorite Oscar winning horror flicks. And by "winning flicks" we don't just mean Best Picture awards, we cited all aspects of filmmaking...acting, directing, writing, editing, cinematography, music...all of it. Well, as you know by now, the 85th Academy Awards ceremony goes down this Sunday, and to make amends for the usual lack of horror...

Oscar winning editor Angus Wall set to direct segments of interactive thriller Phone Book

Angus Wall, 2-time Oscar winning editor for David Fincher (THE SOCIAL NETWORK, GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO), will make his directorial debut by helming segments of PHONE BOOK , an interactive anthology thriller for SUMS Film and Media. Screen Daily has the drop, citing Steven Hall's short story as the inspiration. Hall’s story Stories For A Phone Book Page charts the...

Oscar-winning special effects guru Carlo Rambaldo dies at 86

One of the men who was crucial in bringing E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL and ALIEN to life has passed away: Carlo Rambaldi died at the age of 86 in Lamezia Terme, Italy. Rambaldi won two Oscars in his career, for the aforementioned E.T. and ALIEN, plus another "Special Achievement" Oscar for his work on 1976's KING KONG. Among the other titles to his credit were CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE...

Oscar nominee Demian Bechir joins Machete Kills, takes lead in William Friedkin's Trapped

Y'all see Demian Bechir in A BETTER LIFE? Dude supposedly kills it! In fact, the Oscar nominated Mexican actor (seen above) has joined bagged himself a pair of new gigs, both with well renowned directors. First up is MACHETE KILLS , which begins filming in Texas next month. No telling who Bechir will play in the film, but he joins Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez and...

Oscar winner Melissa Leo joins Tom Cruise in sci-fi thriller Oblivion

OBLIVION , or whatever Joseph Kosiniski's epic sci-fi endeavor will be called upon release, has just gotten stronger with the casting of Melissa Leo (seen right), Best Supporting Actress of two years ago for THE FIGHTER. Anyone want to quibble with that assertion? Deadline broke the news, though specifics on her part weren't provided. We do know Leo is set to join Tom Cruise,...

Oscar Isaac joins Elizabeth Olsen and Glenn Close in Therese Raquin

According to Deadline.com, DRIVE and SUCKER PUNCH actor Oscar Isaac has joined THERESE RAQUIN , the supernatural drama we last told you about in early February . Isaac joins Glenn Close, Elizabeth Olsen ( MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE , SILENT HOUSE ) and Tom Felton (aka "Draco Malfoy" from the HARRY POTTER flicks). THERESE RAQUIN focuses on Thérèse (Olsen),...

Oscar nominee Octavia Spencer joins Bong Joon-ho's new thriller Snow Piercer

It's good to see Octavia Spencer get some awards season love this year, even if it's for a movie I've yet to see in THE HELP. The Oscar nominee (and frontrunner, seen right) has been grinding out roles since the mid-90s, and thanks to her powerful turn this year, her stock is about to soar. Case in point, Spencer has just been added to the cast of Bong Joon-ho's futuristic chiller SNOW...

Oscar nominated Marco Beltrami set to score zombie epic World War Z

It's been awhile since seeing those rather uneventful set photos of Marc Forster's epic zombie yarn WORLD WAR Z , so this bit of news comes a nice update. Hell, any news during this slow ass week comes as a nice update! According to the Film Music Reporter , Academy Award nominated composer Marco Beltrami (seen right) has struck a deal to score WORLD WAR Z. This will mark the first...

Oscar winner Trent Reznor scoring/starring in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter!?

While THE SOCIAL NETWORK pretty much got b*tchslapped at the Academy Awards it did walk away with a couple of those gold statues, one of which belongs to Trent Reznor for his incredible score for the film. Well news today from Badass Digest has Reznor (right) at it once again, this time for a highly anticipated genre flick! In case you completely skipped over the title of this article,...

Oscar-winning production designer Rick Heinrichs goes to work on Dark Shadows

Rick Heinrichs, one of cinema's most prodigious production designers, has been hired to create the sets for Tim Burton's DARK SHADOWS , reports Comic Book Movies. Heinrichs recently finished work on CAPTAIN AMERICA , and has films like THE WOLFMAN , THE BIG LEBOWSKI and Ang Lee's HULK to his credit. In 2000, he won an Oscar for his work on Burton's SLEEPY HOLLOW...

Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino scoring Let Me In

Michael Giacchino is one of the best composers working today. Anyone who has heard his melodies for "Lost" or his Pixar efforts RATATOUILLE , THE INCREDIBLES and UP can testify to that (his STAR TREK score isn't too shabby either). So it's a relief to anyone who was slightly unnerved by the music in the LET ME IN trailer to know that Giacchino has been tapped to provide tunes...

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