AmityvilleFilmgoers can knock all they want, but they’ll have to wait an undetermined length of time before theaters answer the door and let them into two upcoming haunted house movies from The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films. Amityville: The Awakening and James Wan’s Demonic, both initially scheduled to be released this winter, have now been delayed. Read More

2014/09/19 22:20:24 UTC by Derek Anderson

Justin-LongBased on an idea that popped up during his widely popular podcast and then inspired by an actual personal ad he discovered, Kevin Smith’s Tusk is an oddball exercise in weirdness that manages to stay the course despite a total tonal shift halfway through the film. Read More

2014/09/19 21:09:56 UTC by Heather Wixson

Z-Nation-boxA large set of wheels can be an effective zombie slaying weapon with a fearless person behind the wheel. After premiering last Friday, The Asylum’s apocalyptic TV series, Z Nation, returns tonight with a blood-splattered vengeance, and we have an exclusive clip from the show’s second episode that shows a massive truck turning the living dead into roadkill. Read More

2014/09/19 20:53:07 UTC by Derek Anderson

Planet-of-the-Vampires-boxThe crewmembers aboard the Argos and Galliot spaceships are sent to explore the planet Aura, not knowing that upon landing, they will face a “form of life worse than death.” Friends turn on each other as an alien living dead species begins possessing human bodies in Planet of the Vampires, a 1965 cult classic that Scorpion Releasing is bringing to home media with all-new bonus features. Read More

2014/09/19 18:49:27 UTC by Derek Anderson

GothamWe all know the story of Gotham, right? A prequel to the Batman story, Gotham follows Jim Gordon, a rookie detective, trying to clean up crime-ridden Gotham. Pretty straight-forward. The series opens with the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents in an alley and the first episode follows the search for the killer. Along the way, we meet people who will eventually turn into familiar characters: Oswald Cobblepot (The Penguin), Edward Nygma (The Riddler), Ivy Pepper (Poison Ivy), and Selina Kyle (Catwoman). We also meet a new character, created for the show, named Fish Mooney, a tough gangster who wants to take control of the city from the gangster who currently runs the city, Carmine Falcone. Read More

2014/09/19 17:51:39 UTC by Alyse Wax

Fango-con-boxFilm conventions specifically for horror films are few and far between, so we here at Daily Dead were excited to learn that a brand new convention tailored for horror fans is taking place in a couple of months. Fangoria, Suspect Video, Anchor Bay Entertainment and Raro Video are sponsoring the event that features film screenings, parties, plenty of vendors and all of those important special guests. Read More

2014/09/19 17:00:15 UTC by Jemma George

CC-SeasonWitch-boxMasks, costumes, and decorations are starting to inch their way out of attics and crawlspaces as Halloween creeps ever closer. Those looking for some new Halloween garb might be interested in the recently unveiled Season of the Witch line of Halloween shirts and prints from Cavity Colors, with one item inspired by the sinister Silver Shamrock company from Halloween III: Season of the Witch. Read More

2014/09/19 16:29:28 UTC by Derek Anderson

Automata-boxThe Automata Pilgrim 7000 is an android built to help mankind in the bleak future of 2044. But in the vein of 2004’s I, Robot, the bots bearing artificial intelligence in the upcoming film, Automata, are beginning to think for themselves, a revelation that disturbs humans who thought they were in complete control of their mechanical counterparts. We have the official release details for this sci-fi noir. Read More

2014/09/19 15:45:32 UTC by Derek Anderson

Kevin-Smith-boxThis Friday, Kevin Smith’s wildly weird and offbeat horror film Tusk arrives in limited theaters courtesy of A24, and Daily Dead recently had the opportunity to chat with Kevin Smith, as well as Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment and Genesis Rodriguez about their experiences collaborating together. Read More

2014/09/18 23:54:45 UTC by Heather Wixson

Deadpool-boxKnown as the Merc with a Mouth, Deadpool is one of the most beloved anti-heroes of the Marvel universe, and yet his screen time has been limited to a supporting role in 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, leaving fans clamoring for more of Ryan Reynolds’ portrayal of the character. In the wake of a social media pro-Deadpool surge, 20th Century Fox has officially announced a movie for the manic mercenary. Read More

2014/09/18 23:27:59 UTC by Derek Anderson