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Trailer For First-Person Zombie Flick ‘Pandemic’
The Movie God   |  

Pandemic Zombie Movie Trailer

A new trailer has been released for Pandemic, yet another zombie flick added to the ocean of them that already exist. But if you’re like me and never really tire of the zombie sub-genre, it might be one worth checking out. This is especially true for fellow gamers, as the movie is presented mostly from the first-person perspective.

Basically the movie looks like that other first-person movie we’ve seen, Hardcore, with a zombie twist to it. You can read more about Pandemic and check out the trailer for the movie below.

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SDCC 2015: Watch The ‘Tales Of Halloween’ Horror Anthology Trailer
The Movie God   |  

Tales of Halloween Trailer

If the bloody and beautiful official trailer and October 31st premiere date announcement for Ash vs. Evil Dead wasn’t enough to get you ready for summer to go away so that fall can arrive—and it should be more than enough—here’s another little treat for you horror junkies.

A trailer for the anthology movie Tales of Halloween was unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con 2015, featuring contributions from 11 directors with a knack for the terror and scares and gooey, gory fun we fans of fear live for.

You can read more about Tales of Halloween, including a full rundown of all of the directors and cast involved, and watch the trailer below.

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Streaming Review: Starry Eyes
Dr. Zaius   |  

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Starry Eyes
Netflix | Amazon Instant | Blu-ray | DVD
Directed by Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch
Written by Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch
Starring Alex Essoe, Amanda Fuller, Fabianne Therese, Noah Segan, Natalie Castillo, Pat Healy, Marc Senter, Maria Olsen, Lou Dezseran
Dark Sky Films
Not Rated | 98 Minutes
Release Date: March 8th, 2014 at the South by Southwest (SXSW)

What would you do for fame and fortune? Aspiring young actors face this question on a daily basis. Would you surrender your pride, your inhibitions, your body? Yeah, would you do THAT with a producer for a big break? At first, natural reaction is to be appalled and disgusted. But… after a few minutes thought, imagine the life in the lap of luxury — the glitter, the gold, the cameras. Maybe it would be worth it. An hour of degradation and humiliation for a lifetime of glamour. It’s like selling one’s soul. Or in the case of Sarah Walker, it’s literally like selling your soul.

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SXSW 2014 Review: Starry Eyes
Adam Frazier   |  

Starry Eyes at SXSW
Starry Eyes
Director: Dennis Widmyer, Kevin Kolsch
Writers: Dennis Widmyer, Kevin Kolsch
Cast: Alex Essoe, Amanda Fuller, Fabianne Therese, Noah Segan, Natalie Castillo, Pat Healy, Marc Senter, Maria Olsen, Lou Dezseran
World Premiere | Dark Sky Films
Not Rated | 98 Minutes
Release Date: March 8 (SXSW)

Determined to make it as an actress in Hollywood, Sarah Walker (Alex Essoe) spends her days working a dead-end job, enduring petty friendships and going on countless casting calls in hopes of catching her big break.

After a series of strange auditions, Sarah lands the leading role in The Silver Scream, a new film from a mysterious production company. With this opportunity, however, comes bizarre ramifications that will transform her into something beautiful and altogether terrifying.

The producers of The Silver Scream are actually members of a satanic cult that has been operating as Hollywood’s gatekeepers since the Golden Age. They have the power to make Sarah a star, but it will come at a terrible price – her soul.

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Movie Review: Compliance
Adam Frazier   |  

Compliance Film PosterCompliance
Directed by Craig Zobel
Written by Craig Zobel
Starring Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy, Bill Camp, Philip Ettinger
Magnolia Pictures
Rated R | 90 Minutes
Release Date: August 17, 2012

At a suburban Ohio fast food joint, neurotic manager Sandra (Ann Dowd) gets a phone call from Officer Daniels (Pat Healy), a policeman who has received a complaint that one of Sandra’s employees has stolen money from a customer’s purse.

Officer Daniels explains that the police are preoccupied with a search of the suspect’s home and the possible connection to a larger investigation. With Daniels on the phone, Sandra agrees to help and escorts 19-year-old Becky (Dreama Walker), who fits the officer’s description of the perpetrator, into her office.

Becky denies committing the crime, but Sandra commences the investigation, following step-by-step instructions from Daniels, no matter how invasive they become. Daniels instructs the manager to strip search Becky in an attempt to find the stolen money, the first in a series of questionable directives given from Daniels that only get more and more bizarre.

Director Craig Zobel‘s Compliance is perhaps the most upsetting, disturbing film of the year. Inspired by true events, the film examines how far an average citizen will go to obey authority – and the cost of blindly following those who wield power.

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Blu-ray Review: The Innkeepers
Adam Frazier   |  

The InnkeepersThe Innkeepers
Blu-ray | DVD
Directed by Ti West
Written by Ti West
Starring Sara Paxton, Pat Healy, Kelly McGillis, George Riddle, Brenda Cooney, Alison Bartlett
Dark Sky Films/MPI Media Group
Release Date: April 24, 2012

The Innkeepers
A Ghost Story for the Minimum Wage

The Yankee Pedlar Inn of Torrington, Connecticut, offers 60 individual bathrooms with private baths, each adorned with stenciled walls and period furniture and restored with the most modern of conveniences.

Since 1891, The Yankee Pedlar has been known for gracious hospitality and homegrown warmth. It also has a reputation for being haunted.

From filmmaker Ti West (The House of the Devil) comes The Innkeepers. Believed by many to be one of New England’s “most haunted hotels,” The Yankee Pedlar is about to shut its doors for good. As the Inn’s final days draw near, the remaining employees – Claire (Sara Paxton) and Luke (Pat Healy) – set out to uncover proof of its haunted past.

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