Like most Rob Zombie songs, 1999’s Living Dead Girl is packed with references and homages to classic horror movies and the music video is a tribute to silent horror films, most notably The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.
It couldn’t quite top Venom’s record-breaking October opening but Halloween took the second highest grossing October opening weekend record as well as the second-best R rated horror opening of all time and the best opening ever for the slasher genre.
DC is developing a New Gods movie with Ava DuVernay, Danny Boyle is directing Bond 25, the Twins sequel may shoot this year, Spike Lee in talks to direct Spider-Man spin-off based on Nightwatch, Shout! Factory gets the rights to 270 Roger Corman movies and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The origins of the titular, chainsaw wielding murderer will be revealed in this fall’s Texas Chainsaw prequel, where the person who will become Leatherface is one of four inmates who escape from an asylum and goes on a bloody rampage toward freedom.
One of the go-to composers for directors like Zack Snyder, Rob Zombie and James Gunn, Tyler Bates has scored movies like both John Wicks, both Guardians of the Galaxy movies, Halloween, 300 and more.
Rob Zombie’s love of horror comes through clearly in the music video for Dragula, which takes it’s name from Grandpa Munsters’ hot rod but also features clips and scenes from classics of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris talk about Hard Target 2, action mullets, Rob Zombie, Transformers 5, Helen Mirren in Fast 8, Preacher vs Outcast, the insanity of Gods of Egypt, the new Voltron and more.
Rob Zombie is back after four years away from the horror genre with 31, where a group of carnival workers in the 70’s are abducted and forced to participate in a game of survival where they have to last 12 hours in a maze like structure where they are being hunted by murderous clowns.
With Punisher and Elektra getting what should hopefully be their greatest live action incarnations this week on Netflix, it’s important to look back at how dark things were in the early 2000’s, especially on the soundtracks for Daredevil, Punisher and Elektra.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the first look at Preacher, the new Kickboxer, Halloween sequels, CBS’ terrible grasp of streaming tech, James Bond Jr, Back to the Future and much more.