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Last night, Daily Dead had the opportunity to sit down and chat one-on-one with Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor on the eve of his big screen debut in Fear Clinic, which celebrated its world premiere at the 2014 Screamfest Film Festival.

During our interview with Taylor, he discussed how fellow Slipknot band member Shawn Crahan’s (“Clown”) foray into acting for The Devil’s Carnival (a project that Taylor was also supposed to co-star in but had to bow out due to timing) added fuel to his own long-time interest in performing in front of the cameras. Taylor also chatted about his experiences working on Fear Clinic, landing a role alongside the likes of Robert Englund and Fiona Dourif and how the film had him reexamining some of his own personal fears as well. Read More

2014/10/23 23:52:30 UTC by Heather Wixson

Hell-House-Blu-ray-boxDespite the fact that it was released over 40 years ago, John Hough’s The Legend of Hell House still remains one of the greatest and most effective haunted house films ever committed to celluloid. Based on Richard Matheson’s screen adaptation of his own novel, Hough’s production offers very little in the way of explicit violence and gore. Instead, the British filmmaker smartly relies on minor in-camera special effects, a pulsating sense of atmosphere and dread, as well as a stellar cast of players to bring his terrifying vision to life, making The Legend of Hell House a timeless horror classic that’s still terrifying to watch. Read More

2014/10/23 15:23:35 UTC by Heather Wixson

VincentPriceCollectionII-ScreamFactory-boxFor the third week of October, genre fans have several new and classic titles coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray to look forward to, including The Vincent Price Collection II, Snowpiercer, Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort, See No Evil 2 and the badass follow-up to last year’s box office home invasion hit, The Purge: Anarchy. Read More

2014/10/21 00:55:32 UTC by Heather Wixson

Spring-boxThere’s no better high than the euphoric feeling one gets when embarking on a cinematic journey and connecting with it in an organic way. Spring, the latest feature from filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, is haunting and beautiful, seducing you with a romantic and harrowing path into the unknown that slowly crawls under your skin. It’s a film that slowly grips your heart and allures you into a forbidden abyss that never allows you to escape its grasp.
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2014/10/14 20:46:11 UTC by Sean McClannahan

WitchingBitching-poster-boxAs we move closer to October 31st, horror fans have several amazing collections and special edition releases to look forward to this week, including the highly anticipated “Black Maria” collection from Dark Sky and MPI in celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Read More

2014/10/13 23:17:04 UTC by Heather Wixson

Aliens-CoverAliens: Fire and Stone is part of Dark Horse Comics’ Alien / Predator relaunch and follows a new set of characters during the Xenomorph outbreak at Hadley’s Hope. With Aliens: Fire and Stone #1 having recently been released, Chris Roberson took part in our latest Q&A feature, telling us all about his time on the new mini-series: Read More

2014/10/13 18:15:29 UTC by Jonathan James

Walking-Dead-Season-5-photoAiring on October 12th, the premiere episode of The Walking Dead Season 5 proves that there’s still plenty of life left in this zombie series. Feeling more like a big budget movie than a TV show, the talented cast and crew have produced what will easily be seen as one of the best episodes in the series. Read More

2014/10/10 23:15:07 UTC by Jonathan James

Canal-boxToday, Irish filmmaker Ivan Kavanaugh’s supernatural thriller The Canal arrives in limited theaters and on VOD/Amazon/iTunes, courtesy of The Orchard. Daily Dead recently had the opportunity to chat with the film’s star Rupert Evans about his role and experiences making the mind-bending horror project. Read More

2014/10/10 21:21:36 UTC by Heather Wixson

DraculaUntold-box-03Bram Stoker’s iconic monster finds an origin story in Dracula Untold, though the vision of darkness substitutes an immortal creature for a more morally human leader forced into a desperate decision to save his family and homeland. Director Gary Shore incorporates most of the typical subgenre tropes and attempts to lavish up the story with breakneck CGI that mostly feels like a distraction. Read More

2014/10/10 18:34:39 UTC by Monte Yazzie

Dark-SkyA blood-soaked cautionary tale about the price of fame and sacrificing your own identity in the name of ambition, Starry Eyes is yet another fantastic reminder that the indie genre world is truly the best (and generally only) place fans can find ambitious and challenging horror tales these days. Read More

2014/10/10 00:30:10 UTC by Heather Wixson