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New teaser for Portal to Hell starring Roddy Piper!

  "Rowdy" Roddy Piper may be gone, but he's clearly not forgotten. The wrestler-actor-all around great man passed away a few weeks ago, but there have been so many considerate tributes and odes to the dude ( including our own ) that I'm sure he'd be happy to know how truly missed he is. And then he'd gather us all up in his arms and bodyslam us. And those of you headed to TIFF...
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Portal to Hell!!!, short film starring Roddy Piper, heads to TIFF

Wanting to see "Rowdy" Roddy Piper in another movie like John Carpenter's 1988 classic THEY LIVE , director Vivieno Caldinelli, writer Matt Watts, executive producers Todd Brown and Andrew Rosen, and producers Lori Fischburg and Ryan Reaney took it upon themselves to make it happen. Earlier this year, with the aid of Indiegogo contributors, they were able to make a short...
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RIP: Rowdy Roddy Piper, WWE legend and They Live star passes away at 61

Damn it all to hell. And today was such a good day, too. "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, WWE legend, star of the John Carpenter classic THEY LIVE , kicker of asses, and chewer of bubblegum, has passed away of cardiac arrest in his sleep at the age of 61. Born Roderick George Toombs in Saskatchewan, Canada, he joined the WWF (now the WWE) in 1984,...
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Raven Banner & XYZ Films tag in for Portal to Hell, starring Roddy Piper

Last month we learned that wrestling superstar-turned-actor Roddy Piper was set to face off against Cthulu in a badass sounding short film titled PORTAL TO HELL, a short film currently in the works from director Vivieno Caldinelli, writer Matt Watts, executive producer Todd Brown (THE RAID), executive producer Andrew Rosen, and FX guru Steve Kostanski (MANBORG). It seems that the...
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Roddy Piper set to fight Cthulu in short film Portal to Hell

Now here's something that just popped up in my email box that brought a cheery smile to my face. "'Rowdy' Roddy Piper facing off against Cthulu." What's not to like about that sentence?! That's the brief description of PORTAL TO HELL , a short film currently in the works from director Vivieno Caldinelli (Picnicface, This Hour Has 22 Minutes), writer Matt Watts (Michael: Tuesdays and...
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The Test of Time: They Live (1988)

We all have 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? So…the point of this here column is whether or not a film stands the test of time. I’m not gonna question whether it’s still a good flick, but if the...
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This trailer for Pro-Wrestlers vs. Zombies may be the craziest thing you'll see all day

Who doesn't love a good ol' fashioned smackdown? You like wrestling? You love zombies? Then you're gonna dig the trailer for director Cody Knott's PRO-WRESTLERS VS. ZOMBIES, a Kickstarter success story that promises to bring us some "Good Old Fashioned American Violence" with a film whose title tells you everything you need to know. The film stars Rowdy Roddy Piper, "The Franchise"...
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Cool Horror Videos: Pro-Wrestlers vs Zombies!

Three words...zombies vs. wrestlers! If such a mashup sounds too good to be true, think again friends. Because in today's edition of cool horror videos, we have such a brawl in the promo for the upcoming movie PRO-WRESTLERS VS. ZOMBIES , currently in the kick-starter phase of pre-production. If you like what you see in the nasty 2 and half minutes below, feel free to extend the...
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