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Samuel L. Jackson still intends to fight The Blob

Two years ago, Samuel L. Jackson signed on to star in a remake of the 1958 sci-fi horror classic THE BLOB that was going to be directed by Simon West ( THE EXPENDABLES 2 , WHEN A STRANGER CALLS remake ) and was expected to be filming before 2015 was over. The movie didn't get made then, though. After two years of silence, production / finance company Goldcrest Films recently...
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04.03.2017
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The Blob isn't falling from the sky in Simon West's remake

It's been almost two years since we heard any solid news on the new remake of THE BLOB , which had Simon West ( THE EXPENDABLES 2 , WHEN A STRANGER CALLS remake ) attached to direct and Samuel L. Jackson attached to star. Two years of silence would usually be a very bad sign for a movie's chances of being made, but the website of production / finance company Goldcrest Films indicates...
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03.31.2017
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R.I.P.: The Blob producer Jack H. Harris has passed away

The man responsible for bringing one of my favorite sci-fi horror creatures to the screen has passed away. That man was producer Jack H. Harris, who died at his home yesterday at the age of 98. The creature is The Blob, that gelatinous man-eater that creeps and leaps and glides and slides. A World War II veteran who had been in show business since he was just 7 years old, starting...
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03.15.2017
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New trailer for The Void is a must-see for 80s horror fans

"Statistically you are more likely to die in a hospital than anywhere else." It is official. THE VOID just became the second entry on my top "must-see" upcoming horror flicks. Second to only STEPHEN KING'S IT. Wow. I mean we have seen TWO great trailers at this point, and a bevy of pimp posters, but I have to say this new trailer is a new kind of monster. Creepy, enigmatic...
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03.07.2017
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Top 10 Must-See Genre Flicks of 2016!

Wow, can you believe 2015 is already winding to a close? Craziness. And while the end of the year often brings back best of lists from the previous 12 months, it's high time we look forward to the future of genre flicks. As you'll see, 2016 is poised to be the year of big-budget horror sequels, prequels, reboots and remakes. But that's not all. Nope. There's a large slate of cool looking...
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12.11.2015
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Samuel L. Jackson takes on The Blob for director Simon West

A remake of Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr's 1958 sci-fi horror classic THE BLOB has been in development for years. At one time, THE CONJURING writers Chad and Carey Hayes were scripting a more comedic take on the concept, and at another point Rob Zombie was (briefly) attached to write and direct, famously saying that his version of the story would not feature "a big red blobby thing". ...
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05.14.2015
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Simon West discusses The Blob remake, calls it a 'monster movie'

In January, it was revealed that EXPENDABLES 2 director Simon West  had signed on to direct a remake of the sci-fi classic THE BLOB, and it was only yesterday when we brought you some words from West shared a quick update that included a bit about where they stand on the new creature design . Now the folks at Den of Geek have gotten a few more words from West about his take on...
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03.11.2015
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Simon West talks The Blob remake and designing the creature

Back in January we learned that EXPENDABLES 2 director Simon West was set to direct a new remake of the 1958 horror/sci-fi classic THE BLOB with principal photography eyed to begin this summer. Now West has spoken with Screen Relish to give a quick update on the project and shared that we will be seeing a different kind of Blob than what we've seen before in the original film and...
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03.10.2015
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Simon West to direct the remake of The Blob; production begins this summer

It's long been rumored that we'd one day see another remake of the 1958 horror/sci-fi classic THE BLOB , and at one point rocker-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie was considering tackling the project. Those days have past but interest in bringing the gelatinous alien goo has never waned. Now Deadline is reporting that Goldcrest Films is set to co-produce an update of the classic film...
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01.22.2015
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Top 10 Scariest Extraterrestrials!

So, how many of you have spotted the unassuming ETA of EXTRATERRESTRIAL coming down the pike? We really don't blame you if not, the low-key flick has aptly remained hidden in plain sight, just as all those real life aliens have purported to be here on Earth (do you believe?) But that doesn't alter the fact that next Friday (November 17th) marks the day EXTRATERRESTRIAL touches down in cinemas...
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11.14.2014
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The Blob Blu-ray coming this October from Twilight Time

The good news is, Chuck Russell's THE BLOB is finally getting its long-awaited Blu-ray release this October! The bad news is, as this is a limited edition from Twilight Time, the number of available copies is small: 5,000. Not bad considering their output is usually 3,000, but still tightens your chances of scoring one. The blu-ray's release date is October 14th; you'll be able to...
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08.04.2014
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Original Vs. Remake: The Blob

I got some awesome feedback on our last Original Vs. Remake featuring House of Wax. Some made clear how the large age gap between the two caused for a somewhat poor comparison. However, most set that notion aside and agreed that the remake was the one they'd rather watch. Today, it seems we are comparing another May/December romance of flicks in all their gooey glory! Yes, it's time...
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06.18.2014
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