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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Horse-Laugh Scream in "Werewolf Of London" (1935) (video)




In 1935, Valerie Hobson was featured in both "Bride of Frankenstein"...

...and "Werewolf of London."

She's quite lovely, although in one close-up in "Werewolf of London"...

...she displays her patented "horse-laugh" scream face.


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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Star Wars: A New Hope (1977): The "Carrie!" Blooper (video)




After the successful attack on the Death Star in "Star Wars: A New Hope"...

...Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) slips up and calls Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) by her real name.

"Carrie!"

P.S. Mark Hamill has since claimed that he's actually saying "There she...!" as in "There she is!" It still sounds like "Carrie!" to me. You be the judge!


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Friday, May 25, 2018

The Jekyll-to-Hyde Transformations (Barrymore, March, Tracy) (video)





The Jekyll-to-Hyde Transformations (Barrymore, March, Tracy)

"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (John Barrymore, 1920)
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (Fredric March, 1932)
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (Spencer Tracy, 1941)


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Truth Can Be Prescribed in "ALTERED PERCEPTION", a Psychological Thriller Starring Jon Huertas ("This is Us") and Jade Tailor ("The Magicians") On 6/5



THIS JUNE, TRUTH CAN BE PRESCRIBED IN A TAUT PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER STARRING JON HUERTAS ("THIS IS US") AND JADE TAILOR ("THE MAGICIANS")

ALTERED PERCEPTION

Street Date: June 5, 2018
SRP: $14.99


Directly Following its Theatrical Release, Synkronized Films Releases Director Kate Reed Davies' Feature-Length Debut on DVD from Travis Romero, The Creator of USA Network's "White Collar" and Executive Producer Michael Biehn; Also Starring Jennifer Blanc and Matthew Ziff

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SYNOPSIS
Truth can be prescribed in ALTERED PERCEPTION, a taut thriller from Travis Romero, the creator the USA Network's "White Collar" and executive producer Michael Biehn.

When the government attempts to produce a designer drug aimed at correcting the false perceptions that people develop during trauma and stress, the implications are deadly. Advertised as a cure for socio-political tensions, four couples volunteer, but end up with far more than they bargained for as their past and present are examined while taking variations of the new drug.

However, this causes them to doubt their own memory, perceptions -- and even their own sanity in this thriller in the vein of Disturbing Behavior and The Faculty.


CAST
Jon Huertas ("This is Us," "Castle")
Jade Tailor ("The Magicians," "Murder in the First")
Jennifer Blanc (The Night Visitor, "Dark Angel")
Matthew Ziff (Trafficked, Kickboxer: Vengeance, Six Gun Savior)
Ehmrys Cooper (Nosferatu, Frank and Ava, "Vanity")
Nichola Fynn ("Transparent," "Hot in Cleveland")
Hallie Jordan ("Ladies Like Us," She Rises, The Girl)

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Type: DVD
Running Time: 73 minutes
Genre: Thriller
Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1 Widescreen
Audio: 2.0 Dolby Digital


About Synkronized
Founded in 2000, SKD has distributed the work of some of the world's major directors and box office worthy movies. Synkronized boasts the independent content industry's preeminent end-to-end supply chain solution for physical and digital distribution. Synkronized is one of the only labels outside of the major studios to be exclusively distributed to the industry's largest physical content providers (Walmart, Target, Best Buy and Sam's Club) and is the leading independent supplier to digital platforms including iTunes, Netflix and all the VOD market. With a catalog of over 250 film titles and over 100 TV properties, Synkronized has deals for the ongoing distribution of film titles produced by clients including Paramount, Amazon, LionsGate, SND/M6, Warner bros., Netflix, Sony, Microsoft, among many others.

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Terror Films Unveils Twenty-Two Horror Titles on the Steam Platform



TERROR FILMS Gains Some STEAM

Placing 22 Horror Films on the Massive Gamer Platform!


Los Angeles, CA. (Thursday, May 24, 2018) As part of their ongoing effort to release diverse, indie horror films all over the globe while expanding consumer awareness of their content, genre distributor TERROR FILMS has placed 22 films from its library onto the popular gamer site STEAM.

STEAM is the largest digital distribution platform for PC gaming. In recent years, it has started to make movies available on their platform with the most notable content coming from LIONSGATE. LIONSGATE made over 100 films available on the platform in 2016.

Although Terror Films doesn’t have the same star power behind their films, company president Joe Dain believes that’s what makes the placement special. Dain said of the change: “this was a calculated move on our part. There is a natural, connective tissue between gamers and horror, science fiction and fantasy film fans.  We believe our films are interesting, entertaining and diverse enough to gain the attention of STEAM’s massive user base. It was an easy decision on our part as we continue to expand onto new platforms and territories around the world.”

As of early 2018, STEAM had over 150 million registered accounts with a peak of 18.5 million concurrent users.  Terror Films intends to launch a marketing effort to drive attention to their developer page on the platform. The STEAM slate of films can be found HERE.

This most recent move comes on the heels of the company’s Amazon Prime expansion, which now has the ability to release films directly onto the platform in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Austria, Belize, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Sweden and the UK.

To learn more about Terror Films: www.terrorfilms.net

And here: https://www.facebook.com/TerrorFilmsLLC/



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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Wildly Risque' 1933 Pre-Code Shower Scene: "Meet The Baron" (video)




Before the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 became seriously enforced around 1934...

...movies were getting away with an awful lot of naughty stuff, like this frothy semi-nude shower scene from 1933's "Meet the Baron."

Also appearing in the film--fully clothed, thank goodness--were Ted Healy & His Stooges and Jimmy Durante.


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"THE SISTERS BROTHERS" With Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal -- See the Official Trailer Here!



Brothers by blood. Sisters by name.
 
"THE SISTERS BROTHERS"

Written and directed by Jacques Audiard, stars Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Riz Ahmed


In Theaters Fall 2018

Based on Patrick Dewitt's acclaimed novel of the same name, follows two brothers - Eli and Charlie Sisters - who are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss.

The story, a genre-hybrid with comedic elements, takes place in Oregon in 1851. The film is Jacques Audiard's follow-up to his Palme D'Or Winning DHEEPAN, which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

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Genre: Dark Comedy
Release: 2018
Director: Jacques Audiard
Writers: Jacques Audiard and Thomas Bidegain
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reill, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed        
Production Company: Why Not Productions
Distributor: Annapurna Pictures



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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

7 Times John Wayne Got Killed In A Movie (video)




7 Times John Wayne Got Killed In A Movie

(SPOILERS!)

Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Fighting Seabees (1944)
Wake of the Red Witch (1948)
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
The Alamo (1960)
The Cowboys (1972)
The Shootist (1976)

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