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2013 Fourteen Days of Halloween Part Twelve: [REC] ^2 (2009)

Posted by invizweb on October 29, 2013

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Directors:  Jaume Balaguero, and Paco Plaza

Starring:  Jonathan Mellor, Oscar Sanchez Zafra, Alejandro Casaseca, Manuela Velasco, Pablo Rosso, Rafa Parra, Andrea Ros, Alex Batllori, and Pau Roch

Producer(s):   Julio Fernandez, and Carlos Fernandez

Writers:  Jaume Balaguero, Paco Plaza,and Manu Diez

Distributor:  Magnolia Pictures

Studio(s):  Filmax International, and Castelao Productions

Run Time:  1 Hour 25 Minutes (85 Minutes)

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2013 Fourteen Days of Halloween Part Eleven: Predator (1987)

Posted by invizweb on October 28, 2013

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Director:  John McTiernan

Starring:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse “the Body” Ventura, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Bill Duke, Sonny Landham, and Elpidia Carrillo

Producer:  Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver, and John Davis

Studio(s):  Gordon Company, Silver Pictures, and Davis Entertainment

Distributor:  20th Century Fox

Run Time: 1 hr  47 Minutes (107 Minutes)

WAY MORE SPOILERS than usual ahead.

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2013 Fourteen Days of Halloween Part Ten: Dance of the Dead (2008)

Posted by invizweb on October 27, 2013

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Director:  Gregg Bishop

Starring:  Jared Kusnitz, Greyson Chadwick, Chandler Darby, Carissa Capobianco, Justin Welborn, Randy McDowell, Blair Redford, and Mark Oliver

Producer:  Gregg Bishop, and Ehud Bleiberg

Studio:  Bleiberg Entertainment

Distributor:  Lions Gate Entertainment

Run Time: 1 hr  35 Minutes (95 Minutes)

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2013 Fourteen Days of Halloween Part Nine: Aliens (1986)

Posted by invizweb on October 26, 2013

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Director:  James Cameron

Starring:  Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Lance Henriksen, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Jeanette Goldstein, William Hope, and Bill Paxton

Based on:  characters by Dan O’ Bannon and Ronald Shusett

Producer:  Gale Anne Hurd, David Giler, Water Hill, and Gordon Carroll

Studio(s):  Brandywine Productions, and SLM Production Group

Distributor:  20th Century Fox

Run Time: 2 hr  17 Minutes (137 Minutes)

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2013 Fourteen Days of Halloween Part Six: Feast III ~ The Happy Finish (2009)

Posted by invizweb on October 23, 2013

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Director: John Gulager

Starring: Clu Gulager, Diane Ayala Goldner, Carl Anthony Payne II, Hanna Putnam, Tom Gulager,  Juan Longoria Garcia, Chelsea Richards, Josh Blue, Jenny Wade, Martin Klebba, John Allen Nelson, and Craig Henningsen

Screenwriter(s): Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton

Producer: Michael Leahy, and Ron Cosmo Vecchiarelli

Studio: Dimension (Extreme) Films, and Neo Art & Logic

Run Time: 1 hr 20 Minutes (80 Minutes)

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2013 Fourteen Days of Halloween Part Four: Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)

Posted by invizweb on October 21, 2013

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Director:  Matthias Hoene

Starring:  Rasmus Hardiker, Michelle Ryan, Harry Treadway, Alan Ford, Honor Blackman, Richard Briers, Georgia King, and Ashley Bashy Thomas

Producer(s):  Mark Birmingham, Andrew Boswell, Simon Crowe, James Harris, Matthew Joynes, and Mark Lane

Screenwriter(s):  James Moran, and Lucas Roche

Studio(s): Limelight, Molinare, and Tea Shop and Film Company

Distributor: Aya Pro Company, StudioCanal, and Shout! Factory

Run Time: 87 Minutes

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2013 Fourteen Days of Halloween Part Two: SHARKNADO ~! (2013)

Posted by invizweb on October 19, 2013

In which the most talked about film of 2013 is finally reviewed by yours truly…

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Director:  Anthony C. Ferrante

Starring:  Ian Ziering, Jaason Simmons, Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, and John Heard

Producer:  David Michael Latt

Studio: Southward Films

Distributor: The Asylum

Run Time: 86 Minutes

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2013 Fourteen Days of Halloween Part One: The Cave (2005)

Posted by invizweb on October 18, 2013

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Director: Bruce Hunt

Starring: Cole Hauser, Morris Chestnut, Eddie Cibrian, Rick Ravanello, Daniel Dae Kim, Lena Headey, and Piper Perabo

Producer(s): Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Richard S. Wright, and Andrew Mason

Studio: Lakeshore Entertainment

Distributor: Screen Gems

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40 Days of Halloween Pt 26: Re-Animator – Unrated Cut (1985)

Posted by invizweb on October 18, 2012

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Director: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton and David Gale

Writers: Stuart Gordon, William J. Norris and Dennis Paoli

Producer: Brian Yuzna

Studio: Re-Animator Productions

Distributor: Empire Pictures

Run Time: 1 hr 26 min (86 min)

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Dwayne McDuffie Passes Away (Februay 20 1962 – February 21 2011)

Posted by invizweb on February 26, 2011

(C) Dwayne McDuffie via Official Website

Dwayne McDuffie, creator of Static (the character, the comic, and the Static Shock animated program) passed away February 21, 2011, due to complications stemming from emergency heart surgery.  He was also the creator of Milestone Comics, a label which focused on African American, Latino, and other minority characters, in the 1990s, and the Marvel’s Damage Control, which has a cult following.  In addition, he was a staff writer for the animated series Justice League,  the producer and story editor of the spin-off Justice League Unlimited,  creator/producer and writer for Ben 10:  Alien Force, creator/producer of the series’ sequel Ben 10:  Ultimate Alien, and the writer for the movies Justice League:  Crisis on Two Earths and All-Star Superman (which was released a day after his passing).

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Nicholas Courtney (December 16, 1929 – February 22, 2011)

Posted by invizweb on February 24, 2011

Courtney as Stewart via WikiMedia Commons

Nicholas Courtney, who is most known for his role as Lethbridge Stewart on  Doctor Who, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2011.  His first appearance on the program was the serial, The Daleks’ Master Plan,  which first aired on November 13, 1965, when his character was a Colonel, and he appeared on 107 episodes of the storied series.  His character was promoted to Brigadier in later stories.  His final Doctor Who appearance was in the serial, Battlefield, with the final part airing September 27, 1989.  His character made  another appearance  on the Doctor Who spin-off, The Sarah Jane Adventures, December 2008.  Born December 16, 1929 in Cairo, Egypt, Courtney was the son of a British diplomat and  served in the British Army as a Private for 18 months.

Nicholas is survived by his second wife Karen, his son Phillip, and his daughter Bella.

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