Sin City: A Dame To Kill ForÂ (2014) is Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s return to Marv, Dwight and Nancy. It is all style over substance in glorious black and white with spectacular 3D and fun performances from Mickey Rourke and Eva Green. But Mr. Miller may have slid too far into seedy life behind Sin City without any meaning.Â
DocÂ sharesÂ the horror news of the week with news ofÂ The OmenÂ on TV, the series finale ofÂ True BloodÂ and the trailer forÂ Exists. Joseph Perry returns this week with more details from PiFan, the extraordinary fantasy film fest from South Korea.
Co-hostsÂ Doc Rotten,Â Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr.,Â Dave Dreher,Â Thomas Mariani and Vixen, the voice of reason, are back again this week to give you the best in horror as they recap, review and obliterate all that is horror this week! Â This week we announce that it isÂ time to enter for a chance to win Anchor Bay’sÂ The Walking Dead Season 4 Blu-Ray.
Sin City: A Dame To Kill ForÂ (2014)Â
Thomas is livid about having to watch yet another Robert Rodriguez movie and even Santos is saddened to realized something about his darling Jessica Alba. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For drops quietly into the theaters this past weekend landing at number 8…NUMBER 8! Oh, my. The grue-crew stomp all over this disappointing entry. The film is visually stunning but intellectually void.
What Have You BeenÂ
WatchingÂ Playing:Â Silent Hills
Thomas is all about the playable demo for Silent Hills proclaiming it one of the scariest games he has ever played. He describes some of highlights and shares his anticipation for the upcoming full release on PS4.
What Have You Been Watching:Â PiFan 2014 report from Joseph PerryÂ
TheÂ Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival is a popular annual event in Â South Korea. Joining us from the festival floor is HNR fan turned man-on-the-street reported, Joseph Perry discussing two more films: The Babadook and Starry Eyes.
Horror News of the Week for 08/25/2014
Doc steps in for Dave Dreher to bring the Horror News of the Week for this episode. The news begins with the remembering the recently lostÂ Richard Attenborough (Jurassic Park) who passed at the age of 90. HBO’s True Blood ends with it series finale which aired August 24, 2014. Horror on TV continues with the announcement that Damian, an adaptation of The Omen, has a series order for Lifetime while Martin Scorsese has announced that he will direct and produce an adaptation of Shutter Island for HBO called Ashecliffe.
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