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Posted on September 5, 2017

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Posted on September 1, 2017

If you haven’t heard of Aaron Mahnke’s fantastic podcast LORE, you are really missing out. I’ve been a fan since the beginning and I was thrilled when Aaron announced a partnership with Amazon to make LORE a TV show. Now, we finally have some more details on it!

I’m especially excited to see Robert The Doll get the Lore treatment on the big(little) screen.

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Press Release:

Amazon announced today (Aug. 29, 2017) the Amazon Original Series Lore will premiere on Friday, October 13 on Prime Video. Based on the popular podcast of the same name, which has an average of five million monthly listens, the anthology series presents the frightening and often disturbing tales based on real people and events that have led to our modern-day myths and legends. All six episodes of the series, from Executive Producers Ben Silverman (The Office), Howard T. Owens (The Biggest Loser), Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead), Brett-Patrick Jenkins (Face Off), Glen Morgan (X-Files), Jon Halperin and Mark Mannucci (A Year in Space), will be available to Prime members globally on October 13.

Lore, featuring Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgment Day), Kristin Bauer van Straten (True Blood), Adam Goldberg (Fargo) Holland Roden(Teen Wolf), Colm Feore (House of Cards) and Campbell Scott (The Amazing Spider-Man), combines documentary footage, narration, historical mixed media and cinematic scenes to bring to life terrifying, but true stories. Celebrating the origins of the horror genre, Lore explores the real-life tales behind pop culture’s most legendary horror myths, such as vampires, changelings, werewolves, séances and possessed dolls.

Launched in March 2015 by Aaron Mahnke, the podcast Lore has generated a massive audience, was named “Best of” in 2015 and 2016 by Apple, and was listed as one of the “15 podcasts you need to hear in 2016” by Entertainment Weekly. The first book in Mahnke’s three-book series, The World of Lore, will be published on October 10 by Del Rey Books.

“Lore is a unique hybrid series that presents meticulously-researched true life tales through a variety of mediums, in order to surprise and delight, and even unsettle,” said Conrad Riggs, Head of Unscripted, Amazon Originals. “We are thrilled to once again provide Prime members unprecedented access into a world they thought they knew.”

Lore will feature fan-favorite episodes from the podcast, including the tale of a boy given a doll that seems to have a sinister life of its own; a family whose home appears to be inhabited by a spirit from the other side; and a German village that hunts for a murderous creature.

Lore is produced by Propagate Content and Valhalla Entertainment. Mahnke is Co-Executive Producer.

Prime members will be able to stream the series exclusively via the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices and online at www.amazon.com/lore Members can also download the series to mobile devices for offline viewing at no additional cost to their membership. The series will be a global release and available on PrimeVideo.com for Prime Video members in more than 200 countries and territories.

Customers who are not already Prime members can sign up for a free trial at www.amazon.com/prime. For a list of all Amazon Video compatible devices, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.

About Amazon Video

Amazon Video is a premium on-demand entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch, and how to watch it. Amazon Video is the only service that provides all of the following:

  • Prime Video: Thousands of movies and TV shows, including popular licensed content plus critically-acclaimed and award-winning Amazon Original Series and Movies from Amazon Studios like Transparent, The Man in the High Castle, Love & Friendship and kids series Tumble Leaf, available for unlimited streaming as part of an Amazon Prime membership. Prime Video is also now available to customers in more than 200 countries and territories around the globe at www.primevideo.com.
  • Amazon Channels: Over 100 channel subscriptions that Prime members can add to their membership, including HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, Cinemax, PBS KIDS, Acorn TV and more, plus Anime Strike – the first curated on-demand subscription by Amazon Channels. To view the full list of channels available, visit www.amazon.com/channels
  • Rent or Own: Hundreds of thousands of titles, including new-release movies and current TV shows available for on-demand rental or purchase for all Amazon customers
  • Instant Access: Instantly watch anytime, anywhere through the Amazon Video app on TVs, mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire tablets, or online. For a list of all compatible devices visit www.amazon.com/howtostream
  • Premium Features: Top features like 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and mobile downloads for offline viewing of select content

In addition to Prime Video, the Prime membership includes unlimited fast free shipping options across all categories available on Amazon, more than two million songs and thousands of playlists and stations with Prime Music, secure photo storage with Prime Photos, unlimited reading with Prime Reading, unlimited access to a digital audiobook catalogue with Audible Channels for Prime, a rotating selection of free digital games and in-game loot with Twitch Prime, early access to select Lightning Deals, exclusive access and discounts to select items, and more. To sign-up for Prime or to find out more visit: www.amazon.com/prime.

About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit www.amazon.com/about and follow @AmazonNews.

About Valhalla Entertainment

Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment has an overall deal with Universal Cable Productions to develop new television and digital programs. Their current slate includes the upcoming 8th season of AMC’s The Walking Dead, which reigns as the most watched drama series in the coveted 18-49 demographic, as well as its companion series, Fear the Walking Dead, which received a two season order prior to its debut in 2015 and set a new ratings record for a cable premiere with 13.3 million viewers. In addition, Hurd serves as a Consulting Producer on Talking Dead, which is the second highest rated basic cable show on Sunday nights, behind only The Walking Dead. USA Network’s drama series, Falling Water, was renewed for a second season and is also distributed internationally by Amazon. Valhalla’s newest series for Bravo, All That Glitters, will follow the friendship and rivalry of renowned magazine editors Anna Wintour and Tina Brown as they rose to prominence during the 80s and 90s. With 70 hours of television airing in 2017 alone, Valhalla Entertainment remains a constant staple in the industry.

About Propagate

One of the world’s fastest-growing independent content creation companies, Propagate’s portfolio includes Apple’s first original series, “Planet of the Apps” featuring Gwyneth Paltrow, will.i.am, Jessica Alba and Gary Vaynerchuk, and Twitter’s first entertainment series, “#WhatsHappening,” featuring successful podcast comedian Phoebe Robinson. Other projects include “Lore” for Amazon, based on the hit podcast and co-produced with Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment; “Chris Webber’s Full Court Pranks” for TruTV; “The High Court” forComedy Central featuring comedian Doug Benson; “Unprotected” for Oxygen; “My Partner Knows Best” for Lifetime; “Evil Genius” for HISTORY; “My So-Called Simple Life” for FYI; and “Animal ER” for National Geographic Wild. Scripted projects include “Charmed,” “In the Country We Love,” “Jumpmen,” and “Exhibit A,” all for CBS; “Let’s Stay Together” for ABC; and “Red Team” for Amazon.

Media Hotline:

206-266-7180
www.amazon.com/pr

Source: Amazon.com, Inc.

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Posted on August 30, 2017

Creep 2 will be released on all VOD platforms on October 24, 2017, followed shortly by a release on Netflix.

CREEP 2 stars Desiree Akhavan as Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men. After finding an ad online for “video work” she thinks she may have found the subject of her dreams. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming to be a serial killer (Mark Duplass). Unable to resist the chance to create a truly shocking piece of art, she agrees to spend the day with him. However, as the day goes on she discovers she may have dug herself into a hole she can’t escape.

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Posted on August 30, 2017

Directed by: Dan Bush
Release date: September 1, 2017 (US)(VOD)(DVD)

In order to save their brother Michael’s life, the Dillon sisters, Leah and Vee have organized a bank robbery, but when the upstairs vault doesn’t have enough money to cover Michael’s debt, on the advice of Assistant Bank Manager Ed Maas, they drill into the downstairs vault. But the bank’s basement hides a terrible secret and before long, the Dillons have to choose whether to face the police outside or the terrible supernatural forces in the vault below.

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Posted on August 29, 2017

Tobe Hooper is gone.

It seems like we are losing our horror greats a lot more lately. Mr. Hooper’s cause of death hasn’t been released at this time, but he was 74 years and old passed away on Saturday in Sherman Oaks, California. So many tributes have poured in for him. I think everyone who was a horror fan was in some way influenced by him. People have been mentioning his big hits, Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Poltergeist, both movies I personally loved. But I wanted to mention some of his lesser known work that I really enjoyed and in the first case, scarred me for life.

1. Salem’s Lot

Tobe Hooper directed this 1979 TV version of Stephen King’s book. I watched it while babysitting one night and I was scared to walk the one minute back to my house. And that scene up there? I always close the curtains at night. I can’t keep them open, because that scene is always at the back of my mind.

2. Body Bags

Body Bags is one of my favorite movies. It’s an anthology by John Carpenter, and Tobe directed the segment “The Eye”.

“Eye” is a transplant story, this time featuring Mark Hamill as a baseball player who loses an eye in a car accident and receives a transplant, only to be taken over by the personality of the eye’s previous owner, a murderous killer.

If you haven’t seen this one, watch it now! It’s so much fun for horror fans, so many homages and cameos! If you look closely you’ll see Tobe himself in the morgue.

3. Night Visions

I’ve written about Night Visions on here before and I love that people are still discovering this classic series that was cancelled before it’s time. Tobe Hooper directed Cargo & The Maze. But again I’d suggest watching this whole series if you haven’t.

4. The Funhouse 1981

This one is silly but a lot of fun!

5. Freddy’s Nightmares

I remember staying up late to watch Freddy’s Nightmares because I was OBSESSED with Freddy as a kid, but I’d always regret it because this show scared me SO SO MUCH!

6. Masters of Horror

Of course Tobe did a couple of episodes of Masters of Horror. You’d have no right to call the show that if you didn’t include him. He did two episodes:

The Damned Thing

I know these aren’t exactly hidden gems, but if you’re thinking about Tobe and want to watch something off the beaten path, I hope you’ll check these out.

Rest in peace, Tobe Hooper. We love you.

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Posted on August 29, 2017

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Posted on August 23, 2017

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