Whether you've been naughty or nice, Pennywise will be making house calls this holiday season with the digital release of the new IT movie, and although you won't be able to put the Losers' Club under your tree this year, you can hang out with Derry's finest when the movie is released on physical home media in January.
In the age of modern technology, many people have the resources to pick up a camera and go shoot a movie, but with his new movie Unsane, Steven Soderbergh is going to prove that many of us are already walking around with our own moviemaking device.
How do you follow up creating an edible Chestburster meal? By making a Facehugger feast! After celebrating Thanksgiving last year with a Chestburster turkey, Reddit user 36monsters from EattheDead.com, aka The Necro Nom-nom-nomicon, has returned with another deadly and delicious meal inspired by a creepy creature from the Alien franchise: the Facehugger.
What if the afterlife was an uploading program with an expiration date of its own? That chilling concept is explored in John Stanisci's new sci-fi action graphic novel LifeDeath. Slated for a 2018 release, the graphic novel is currently part of a Kickstarter campaign with perks aplenty, and we caught up with Stanisci and actor/producer Stelio Savante to discuss the ambitious ideas behind the new graphic novel, the goal to adapt the story for the screen, and much more, and we've also been provided with an exclusive set of preview pages to share with Daily Dead readers.
While King Ezekiel, Jerry, and Shiva stole the show on episode 8.04 of The Walking Dead, there were still plenty of amazing practical effects at play on set, including the Toxic Waste Walkers brought to life by Greg Nicotero's KNB EFX Group.
The season of scares may be over in the public’s popular opinion, but horror films are hardly regulated to one month of the year. Some of the most effective genre fare takes place in snowbound cabins and quaintly decorated suburban homes during the season of joy. Santa suits become costumes for deranged murderers, and carolers drown out the screams that echo upstairs.
*Updated with comments from writer Gary Dauberman* It's time to make sure your Midnight Society membership card is still valid, because an Are You Afraid of the Dark? film is reportedly in the works.
Scorpion Releasing and Doppelgänger Releasing invite you to a performance of Verdi's Macbeth that's to die for with their upcoming Blu-ray release of Dario Argento's Opera.
Chief Hopper, the protector of Hawkins and investigator of the Upside Down is coming to life in figure form from McFarlane Toys, and we have photos and details on the collectible that just wants coffee and contemplation in the morning.
Gather the family around the table, count your blessings, eat lots of food, and then maybe check out the MST3K marathon! Also: a look at Comet TV's November programming, AFM screening details for The Ninth Passenger, Blood Bound, and Occupation, My Neighbors are Dead podcast details, and three clips from Live-Evil.
We have another busy week of home releases to look forward to, with an array of films that hit a bunch of different subgenres. For those who may have missed it in theaters earlier this year, you can now catch up with Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde this Tuesday, and if you missed seeing it online this fall, Amityville: The Awakening hits both Blu-ray and DVD as well.
With 2017's Halloween season now in the rearview mirror, it's already time to start looking ahead to the autumn of 2018, which will feature the release of the first Halloween movie in nearly ten years. Written by Danny McBride and David Gordon Green, the next installment in the horror franchise has been hinted to take place in a separate timeline from the sequels, and in a recent interview, McBride discussed the "alternate reality" of the new movie and how it may even look at John Carpenter's original film in a different way.
After giving horror fans a treat with their Blu-ray release earlier this year of The Paul Naschy Collection, Scream Factory continues to commemorate the influential Spanish director with The Paul Naschy Collection II, and we've been provided with three Blu-ray copies to give away to lucky Daily Dead readers.
Are you ready to go back to Middle-earth? Amazon has acquired worldwide TV rights to J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings franchise and is moving forward with a multi-season prequel TV series that will take place before the events of The Fellowship of the Ring (with a potential spinoff series also in the works):
Out of all of the superheroes in the Marvel universe, Spider-Man's lineup of villains is perhaps the most eclectic, intriguing, and horrifying. There has always been an added undercurrent of dread to the foes the web slinger squares off against, and Morbius the Living Vampire is certainly no exception. With Sony currently filming a Venom spinoff film, the studio is wasting no time developing other characters in Spider-Man's cinematic universe, as they are reportedly developing a feature film spinoff focused on Morbius.