*Updated with the official press release.* If you live stateside and your eyes grew wide at the sight of Arrow Video’s UK Phantasm box set, then don’t despair, because Well Go USA is bringing The Tall Man to US horror lovers like never before with their Phantasm special edition box set that contains all five Phantasm films (including the 4K restoration of the original movie) and enough bonus features to please diehard “Phans” of the franchise.
Want to test your knowledge of the Resident Evil franchise before seeing the new movie in theaters? Sony Pictures Releasing International has joined forces with artificial intelligence agency IV.AI to bring The Red Queen to Facebook Messenger for an interactive trivia experience that you can enjoy right now!
[Welcome back, readers! With the 2017 Sundance Film Festival beginning this week, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the great midnight movies that have come out of the fest over the years. Be sure to check back here each day this week for more Midnight Memories from Daily Dead!]
“Oh, hidy ho, officer. We have had a doozy of a day.”
I love horror of all kinds, but if I were to pick my favorite sub-genre, it would definitely be horror comedy. Maybe it’s because I’m a big fan of having fun with the genre, as opposed to just pushing myself in order to say I “survived” more challenging material, so anytime a director can cleverly combine thrills, chills, and chuckles into one experience, you can always count me in. Such is the case with Tucker & Dale vs Evil, which made its blood-soaked premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 22nd, 2010.
From Brian Wood, Tony Brescini, Dan Jackson, and Stephanie Hans, Aliens: Defiance #9 continues with the Europa under siege by space pirates. Ahead of its January 25th release from Dark Horse Comics, we have preview pages from the ninth issue that you can read right now.
Grab something sweet and salty from the concession stand and save yourself the best seat in the house, because this March, Synapse Films will release a limited edition Steelbook Blu-ray of Mark Herrier’s cult horror film Popcorn:
Dr. Seth Ember (Aaron Eckhart) uses his unique ability to entire the minds of people possessed by evil in Incarnate, the recent horror film from BH Tilt. If you missed the theatrical release of Incarnate in December, then you might want to keep an eye out for the unrated Blu-ray / DVD (plus Digital HD) that hits shelves on March 7th.
For those times when you sense something moving through the ceiling, Hollywood Collectibles Group has you covered with the upcoming release of the Aliens M56 Smartgun life-size replica that would make Pvt. Jenette Vasquez proud.
“She is dead, and also undead.” Drew Barrymore plays a realtor with no pulse and a voracious appetite for humans in the upcoming horror comedy series Santa Clarita Diet, which premieres February 3rd on Netflix and is teased in an official trailer that shows a laugh-inducing look at a blood-drenched suburbia.
This past Friday the 13th, Scream Factory celebrated the horror holiday by announcing respective Collector’s Edition Blu-rays for James Gunn’s Slither and The Lawnmower Man (based on the Stephen King short story of the same name).
Keep the lights on or Freddy, Foxy, and Springtrap will come for you! Funko’s newest line of Five Nights at Freddy’s Pop! vinyl figures are exclusive to specific stores, so read on for the full story. Also: Aliens: Defiance trade paperback, Spell on Wheels #4 artwork, and Pieces of Madness Kickstarter details.