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Blu-ray Review: Tales From The Hood (Collector’s Edition)
Adam Frazier   |  

Blu-ray Review: Tales from the Hood (Collector's Edition)

Tales from the Hood
Director: Rusty Cundieff
Screenwriter: Rusty Cundieff, Darin Scott
Cast: Corbin Bernsen, Rosalind Cash, David Alan Grier, Anthony Griffith, Paula Jai Parker, Joe Torry, Clarence Williams III
Distributor: Scream Factory
Rated R | 98 Minutes
Release Date: April 18, 2017

“Don’t worry. You’ll get the shit. You’ll be knee-deep in the shit.”

Co-written and directed by Rusty Cundieff (Chappelle’s Show) and executive-produced by Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing), 1995’s Tales from the Hood is a horror anthology that presents four black-centric horror stories centered on police brutality, domestic abuse, racism, and gang violence.

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Digital Wire Blu-ray Releases: Chappie, 80’s Horror, New Spike Lee, One Killer Croc

Neill Blomkamp's Chappie

This week’s edition of Digital Wire Blu-ray Releases has the news on several upcoming home video debuts bound to be of great interest to sci-fi and horror fans, including the latest from filmmakers Spike Lee and Neill Blomkamp and a few obscure monster movie relics from decades past.

Below you’ll find info on several future home video releases complete with technical specs, release dates, and links to pre-order at Amazon, as well as a list of titles coming out this week.

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‘Oldboy’ Remake’s Newest Poster; Spike Lee Talks Studio Cutting Important Scene
Ryan Midnight   |  

Oldboy Poster Header Image

The long-awaited reinterpretation of Oldboy by Spike Lee, if only to find out just how faithful he’s going to be to the source material, comes out next week and in anticipation the film is getting one more new poster to help drum up interest. The poster revels in an explosion of violence that we should expect from the Oldboy via the protagonist’s weapon of choice, along with the tagline “Find the Truth and Make It Hurt” which overtly suggests we’re in for some brutal carnage.

Along with this poster, Spike Lee revealed a minor non-plot spoiler for his film during an interview with the New York Times revolving around the original film’s signature hallway fight sequence.

Check out the full poster here below and what Lee has to say about his film.

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Disturbing New Trailer & Posters For Spike Lee’s ‘Oldboy’ Remake Released
The Movie God   |  

Oldboy Posters

A new trailer and a collection of new posters have been released for Oldboy, the remake of Park Chan-wook’s South Korean 2003 classic of the same name being directed by Spike Lee.

For those not familiar with the original, it tells the story of a man (Josh Brolin) who’s kidnapped and held in a hotel-like prison for many years without any explanation and then released, leading him to begin a quest to find who did this to him and why, and then get his revenge.

The new trailer and posters (seen above in smaller form; hit the source link below to find larger versions) focus on the prison. Check out the trailer below.

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‘Oldboy’ Celebrates National Fortune Cookie Day
Empress Eve   |  

'Oldboy' Celebrates National Fortune Cookie Day banner

Today is National Fortune Cookie Day and the Oldboy remake is celebrating.

Check out the poster here below, which shows just how Oldboy celebrating, along with the special fortune that’s inside the cookie.

The marketing has been quite interesting so far for this American remake, directed by Spike Lee and starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, and Sharlto Copley. During San Diego Comic-Con back in July, FilmDistrict had Oldboy hotel escorts carrying yellow umbrellas outside the convention center “waiting to serve you” at the Oldboy Hotel.

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‘Oldboy’ Trailer: Nothing Is More Twisted Than The Truth
eelyajekiM   |  

Oldboy Header

Spike Lee‘s adaptation of Park Chan-wook‘s Oldboy has had some bumps during the pre-production process, which almost led to the film’s demise. But like the character itself, Lee refused to give up, and now we have our first look at the film starring Josh Brolin, Samuel L. Jackson, and Rooney Mara.

Brolin plays a man who is kidnapped for no apparent reason and held captive in a hotel room. Released 20 years later without any explanation, the former captive has a thirst for vengeance on those who forced him to live locked away from society and charged with a vicious crime he did not commit.

Hit the jump to see the first trailer for Oldboy.

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Official Poster For Spike Lee’s ‘Oldboy’ Remake Featuring Josh Brolin Is Here
The Movie God   |  

Oldboy Remake Header Image

We’ve already seen one very simple poster for Oldboy, the American remake of South Korean director Chan-wook Park’s 2003 movie of the same name that’s being made by Spike Lee.

Now comes a more official poster for the movie featuring the film’s star, Josh Brolin, getting out of a case. The movie tells the story of a man who is inexplicably kidnapped and held prisoner for 20 years before finally being released…still with no explanation. After his release, which is what’s happening in the image above and on the poster below (the image on the poster is said to be an actual shot from the movie, not a shot specifically created for the poster), he sets off on a mission to find those responsible for his captivity, and why they did it.

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New Poster For Spike Lee’s ‘Oldboy’ Remake Released
The Movie God   |  

Spike Lee's Oldboy Header Image

A new poster has been released for director Spike Lee‘s upcoming remake of the brilliant South Korean film, Oldboy, which was directed by Chan-wook Park and released in 2003.

The poster is simple but effective enough if you’ve seen the original or know the basic premise of the story.

Oldboy stars Josh Brolin in the lead role, as well as Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen, and Sharlto Copley. It hits theaters on October 11, 2013.

Continue below for a synopsis and to check out the poster.

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Spike Lee’s ‘Olboy’ Adds Samuel L. Jackson; Bruce Hornsby To Compose
The Movie God   |  

Oldboy Image

Another big name is joining the cast of Spike Lee‘s American remake of the brilliant South Korean drama, Oldboy. According to sources, Samuel L. Jackson has been confirmed for a small role in the movie.

Oldboy follows a man (Josh Brolin) who’s kidnapped, held captive for 15 years, and framed for the murder of his wife without any explanation as to why this was being done to him. One day he’s released suddenly with just a few items, setting him off on his quest to find answers…and bloody revenge.

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‘District 9’ Star Sharlto Copley In Talks For ‘Oldboy’ Villain
The Movie God   |  


Talks are in the early stages, but it’s being reported that Sharlto Copley has been offered the role of the villain in director Spike Lee‘s remake of the classic Korean film Oldboy.

Copley would join Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Olsen on the movie, which tells the story of a man who’s kidnapped and held captive for 15 years without an explanation as to why he was taken. While prisoner he only has a TV to keep up with the times, quickly learning that his wife has been murdered and that he’s the prime suspect. One day he’s released with only a suit, some money, and a cell phone, finally allowing him to begin his quest to find out who did this to him, why, and how to get his revenge.

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