Moviegoers learned that "the saw is family" when Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III was released in theaters back in 1990. Now, over a quarter of a century later, Warner Archive announced that the third entry in Tobe Hooper's seminal horror franchise will finally be coming to Blu-ray in the US.
Following its nominations for the upcoming Golden Globe Awards, Jordan Peele's Get Out has now been nominated for multiple Screen Actors Guild Awards to commemorate the film's powerful performances, with other nominations including Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and The Shape of Water.
Horror fans have been looking forward to seeing Mike Flanagan's Before I Wake since the film was teased in trailers back in 2015, but bankruptcy issues at Relativity Media delayed and ultimately brought the movie's release to a halt. Since that time, Flanagan directed two well-received films for Netflix, and the streaming service has now revealed that they will bring Before I Wake out of film purgatory and into the warm glow of the TV screen.
Even in a post-apocalyptic world, not all hope is lost, as moviegoers will discover when Birdboy: The Forgotten Children comes out in select theaters this December and January. To celebrate the animated film's New York and Los Angeles release on December 15th, GKIDS provided us with Birdboy T-shirts and enamel pins to give away to one lucky Daily Dead reader.
Since its initial release in New York City on December 1st, viewers have been rediscovering the magic of movies through Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water, and if the film hasn't yet opened in a city near you, we have a look at clips from the film.
For many viewers, winter officially arrived with the recent Blu-ray (including Digital) and DVD release of Game of Thrones Season 7, and to celebrate the latest adventures in Westeros, HBO Home Entertainment provided us with two Blu-ray copies of the seventh season to give away to lucky Daily Dead readers.
If you missed Billy the Puppet's return to the big screen this past Halloween or you want to invite him into your own home, Lionsgate has you covered with their January home media releases of Jigsaw, the eighth film in the slice-and-dice Saw franchise:
These mini Living Dead Dolls figures from Mezco Toyz's Resurrection Series 1 line are to die for. Each blind box contains 12 figures in total, giving fans the chance to collect two versions of Pumpkin, Dawn, Calavera, and Eggzorcis, as well as one edition of Walpurgis. Happy hunting!
A new take on the comic book series originally co-created by Marc Silvestri, Brian Haberlin, Michael Turner, and David Wohl, Witchblade #1 has been so well-received that it's getting a second printing from Image Comics that will be released on January 10th, the same day the anticipated second issue hits stands:
In I Remember You, ghosts can be secrets or so much more. An IFC Midnight movie, I Remember You will be released on Blu-ray and DVD courtesy of Scream Factory on March 27th, 2018, and we have a look at the official announcement and cover art:
James Stokoe's Aliens: Dead Orbit returns after a four-month hiatus (woohoo!). We have five preview pages from issue #4, the conclusion to this rad series, to share with our readers. Also in today's Comics Corner: Jughead the Hunger #2, Hack/Slash Vs Vampirella #3, Gravetrancers #1, Harrow County #28, and Witchblade #1, with a special flash forward segment on Kiss/Army of Darkness #1 from Dynamite Comics.
Tom Hardy could have some new company in the upcoming Venom movie, as it's being reported that Woody Harrelson is in discussions to join the cast of Sony's movie about one of Spider-Man's most popular villains (or antihero, depending on how you view the character).
If you survived your stay at the Baker homestead in Resident Evil 7, Capcom has a new round of horrors for you to experience in their Resident Evil 7 biohazard Gold Edition and the DLC packs Not a Hero and End of Zoe—all of which launched today on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC.
Readers who have experienced Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation, book 1 of the Southern Reach Trilogy (a must-read for anyone who enjoys Lovecraftian, mind-bending horror), know that it's a truly hypnotic, increasingly unsettling experience, and you can now enter the Southern Reach in the chilling first trailer for Alex Garland's film adaptation of Annihilation, which shows beautiful, otherworldly nature intermingled with something... else.
As intense and macabre as a show like The Walking Dead can be, the actors and crew members of the series have discussed time and time again how they are like a real family on set, and a new gallery of behind-the-scenes photos from the first half of season 8 show the cast and crew having fun like a family during breaks on set that include tickling, a chess match, and, of course, buckets of fake blood.