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Yes, this is more Ti West news. This time he has nabbed John Travolta and Ethan Hawke for his next project. [Ti West Recruits John Travolta and Ethan Hawke for ‘In a Valley of Violence’]

The Grudge is getting another reboot, this time from Sam Raimi? What’s this all about? [Producers Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert to Reboot ‘The Grudge’]

I really enjoyed 2010′s Tucker and Dale vs. Evil and from what I can remember, it seem like a sequel could offer up even more laughs if done right! Let’s classify this news under HOPEFUL.[Tucker & Dale vs. Evil sequel in the works]

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The Den

Director: Zachary Donohue / Stars: Melanie Papalia, David Schlachtenhaufen, Adam Shapiro

At this point, I don’t even feel like mentioning the fact that this is found footage film fare. Pushing all of that aside, this trailer doesn’t look bad necessarily, just not too interesting or scary. It reminds me of that awful movie Untraceable with Diane Lane and I feel like the movie will just end with the camera on our left-for-dead protagonist.

Deliver Us From Evil

Director: Scott Derrickson / Stars: Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez, Olivia Munn, with Sean Harris, and Joel McHale

Maybe it’s because I just recently rewatched The Conjuring but I can’t wait for another haunting flick. This looks likes it’s right on the cusp of being proper creepy or utterly generic. I love that stupid stuffed owl, though. It looks so disturbing in the dark.

13 Sins

Director: Daniel Stamm / Stars: Mark Webber, Ron Perlman, Rutina Wesley

Maybe it’s just because I like Mark Webber so much but this actually looks like it could be a good time. It seems to be towing the line of wild/fun and genuinely dramatic. I’ll definitely give this one a chance, if not in theaters then certainly at home.

The Signal

Director: William Eubank/ Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Beau Knapp, Laurence Fishburne, Lin Shaye, Robert Longstreet, Jeffrey Grover

I know that this seems to be more of a science fiction film but I had to share it. This is one of the best trailers I have seen in a while. The visuals are both beautiful and haunting. It’s rare that a trailer nowadays skips on giving away all of the plot details so I plan to just keep this under my belt and avoid any further marketing for fear that the movie might be spoiled.

Stage Fright

Director: Jerome Sable/ Stars: Allie MacDonald, Douglas Smith, Brandon Uranowitz, Minnie Driver, Meat Loaf

I love this! The campy (no pun intended) vibe is so spot on here and as long as they aren’t too heavy on the singing/musical aspect of the movie I should be able to handle it. It looks like a legit slasher that doesn’t take itself seriously. I can’t wait to check this out.

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Goregirl’s Dungeon has a list up of favorite Cronenberg flicks. Read it and tell her some of your favorites.[Favourite Five Series: DAVID CRONENBERG]

Dan The Man liked the new film Grand Piano well enough. Although he does make a disclaimer that you should go into the film with a slightly lowered level of brain power. [Grand Piano (2014)]

The Film Reel takes a look at a movie I am eager to check out myself, especially after noting that it is “nearly perfect.”[Review: In Fear (2013) – or – Car in the woods]

Vegan Voorhes goes deep in the dissection of gross buzz saw action. [Icky ways to go: Buzz saw bisection]

Cinema Axis is talking about the throwback film The People Under The Stairs. [RACE, VIGILANTISM, & ZOMBIES IN WES CRAVEN’S THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS]

Forced Viewing chats about a lot of films in this podcast episode – including one of my biggest disappointments from 2013.[Podcast episode 26: THE CELL 2 / MURDER PARTY / PACIFIC RIM]

Man, I Love Films is tasting the delicious film Dumplings. Nothing out of the ordinary here…[HORROR THURSDAY: DUMPLINGS]

My Film Habit looks at the movie Hitchcock based on the famous director’s decision to shoot Psycho.[HITCHCOCK - A HISTORICAL FIGURE WE'RE SUPPOSED TO CARE ABOUT]

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3 thoughts on “The Gore Report – The Grude, The Signal, Stage Fright, In Fear and More

  1. Not going to lie, I am very curious to see what a Ti West western is going to be like. I loved both The Innkeepers and House of the Devil, so it will be interesting to see if he can “Tarantino” John Travolta’s career back to life yet again.

    • Yeah, I liked the execution of both House of the Devil and The Innkeepers but only really enjoyed Devil because the payoff was legitimate. I haven’t seen anything exciting from him since but I’m still keeping an open mind.

  2. I’ve really come to appreciate Ti West over the years. The atmosphere on his films are great. He puts horror on a slow burn, similar to what they did in the 70s. It’s a lost art in this era of immediate gratification.

    I saw the preview for ‘The Den’ recently. I’m not sure about that one. It looks uber low budget. Which is fine…were it not a found footage film. I’m so over this genre.

    Oh my goodness the new Eric Bana movie is freaking me out. It looks pretty scary.

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