Via Movie Reviews 101-ABC Film Challenge-Thriller – Kill List (2011)

Director: Ben Wheatley Writer: Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump (Screenplay) Starring: Neil Maskell, MyAnna Buring, Harry Simpson, Michael Smiley, Emma Fryer, Struan Rodger Plot: Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon […]

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BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Interview: Writer Grady Hendrix Talks Satanic Panic RLJE Films provided ComingSoon.net with the chance to speak with screenwriter and novelist Grady Hendrix (My Best Friend’s Exorcism, We Sold Our Souls, Paperbacks From Hell) about the new horror comedy Satanic Panic, which opens in theaters and on Digital HD today! Click here to watch…

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THE PURGE TV RETURNS-WITH CLUES FOR SEASON TWO IN TRAILER & POSTER?

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A USA television event
(All images courtesy Alfonso Bresciani/USA Network)

The trailer and poster art for Season Two of USA’s The Purge series is here, along with some intriguing hints and clues for the next installment of the Blumhouse horror franchise created by James Demonaco. Before its’ October debut, let’s see what hints the art and trailer may provide.

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First, check out the poster above. Most interesting to me? The return of the “God” mask worn by “Young Ghoul Face” (LaKeith Stanfield) in The Purge: Anarchy (2014). If this is the same mask as worn in that film, it’s looking a bit bloodier than what we saw in the film. Also, are we seeing the sun rise in the East, or set in the West?

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LaKeith Stanfield as “Young Ghoul Face” in The Purge: Anarchy (Image courtesy Universal Pictures)

Now, check out the Season Two trailer –

A few interesting snippets of dialog in those two minutes

*An unidentified voice claims, “The Purge is making people more violent, not just on Purge, but every day of the year.

*A young woman first says to Ben (Joel Allen), “What happens on Purge Night says on Purge Night,” then “You haven’t been yourself,” to which he responds, “I know.” We see Ben drawing the same mask worn by the intruder who breaks into Marcus Moore’s house.

*Marcus Moore (Derek Luke) says “Someone tried to Purge me,”and “whoever is after me, they are not going to wait a year.”

*Is the second season moving forward chronologically from Purge Night, or featuring flash-forwards instead of Season One’s flashbacks, as I speculated here?

And the image below brings to my mind a potential connection between the two seasons. Does Ben share a school and/or fraternity connection with Season One’s Rick Betancourt (Colin Woodell)? Last season, Checkov’s fraternity paddle played a major part in Rick’s storyline, even if the fraternity  houses appear to be different. Did Rick attend (the apparently fictional) Cooke University in New Orleans, LA?

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The Delta Tau Gamma house is all decked out for Purge Night!

*The trailer’s musical accompaniment? A twangy, post-apocalyptic sounding version of “Blood On the Risers,” a WWII-era paratrooper song.

He was just a rookie trooper and he surely shook with fright,
He checked all his equipment and made sure his pack was tight;
He had to sit and listen to those awful engines roar,
“You ain’t gonna jump no more!”
(CHORUS)
Gory, gory, what a hell of a way to die,
Gory, gory, what a hell of a way to die,
Gory, gory, what a hell of a way to die,
He ain’t gonna jump no more!

My Deep Dives into The Purge season one can be found here. Click the links for more of my deep dives into Bates Motel and The Exorcist. Channel Zero recaps and deep dives can be found here at F&S and SciFi4Me.com.

Until this fall citizens, “Just remember all the good The Purge does.”

For Lupita Nyong’o, November Spawns Some LITTLE MONSTERS

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Written & Directed by Abe Forsythe
Starring Lupita Nyong’o, Josh Gad, Alexander England
Release Date: November 15, 2019 (UK)

(All images courtesy Altitude Film Entertainment)

You’d think that the rom-rom-com-musical LITTLE MONSTERS, starring Academy Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o (US, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 12 Years a Slave), Broadway and feature film, and Disney voice actor veteran Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon, Frozen, Murder on the Orient Express) and a horde of zombies menacing a bus full of British schoolchildren wouldn’t have a problem finding room in the American multiplex after an acclaimed US debut at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

And you’d have to rethink that notion.

While filmgoers in the UK and Ireland get to see Little Monsters on the big screen starting November 15, US audiences, at least for now, have to wait for Hulu and distributor Neon to announce Stateside release plans. Which is a shame, since the premise sounds like a delightfully gory mix of songs and splatter in the vein of Anna and the Apocalypse .

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I’d put my money on Miss Caroline and the shovel.

Layabout slaker/musician Dave (Alexander England) finagles a gig chaperoning a kindergarden field trip, not out of familial love, but solely to worm his way closer to his nephew’s teacher, Miss Caroline (Lupita Nyong’o). Two things stand in his way; popular children’s television host Teddy McGiggle (Josh Gad), and a zombie apocalypse. As the press release so charmingly phrases it, “Will Dave rise to the occasion and have a chance at Miss Caroline’s heart, or will zombies get there first?

For now, American Zom-Rom-Com Musical fans will have to content themselves with rewatching Anna, Warm Bodies, Shawn of the Dead – and the Little Monsters trailer below.

 

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AUGUST 27, 2019GENRE: HAMMER, VAMPIRESOURCE: BLU-RAY (OWN COLLECTION) At long last! I can’t recall why I never got around to seeing Scars of Dracula back when this was a daily operated site, since the only other one I missed at the time was the offshoot 7 Golden Vampires (and even that I eventually got to,…

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