4/29/2020

Tom Savini to be the Guest on this Friday's The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs!


APRIL 29, 2020 — Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thrillers and the supernatural, announced today that horror movie legend and makeup FX master Tom Savini will make a special appearance on the next episode of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs, streaming Friday, May 1, at 9PM ET. 

Dubbed ”the Sultan of Splatter” for his groundbreaking FX work on influential ‘70s and ‘80s films like Dawn of the DeadFriday the 13th and Creepshow, Savini has also made a name for himself as a stuntman, actor (From Dusk ‘til Dawn), director (including the 1990 version of Night of the Living Dead and the story “By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain” in last year’s Creepshow series) and teacher. Savini will be joining Briggs to discuss one of his notable iconic ‘80s films. Shudder members interested in Savini’s life and career can learn more in the documentary Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini, available to stream now.


Savini’s appearance will follow a season premiere episode that featured two special guests, co-host AEW wrestling superstar Chris Jericho presenting notorious cult film Bloodsucking Freaks, and actor Kelli Maroney on hand to discuss her work in Chopping Mall and other beloved ‘80s drive-in classics. New episodes of The Last Drive-In premiere every Friday.

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☕️ Alexis Fawx To Donate 100% Of High AF Coffee Sales To Frontline Responders Fund!

April 28th, 2020 (HOLLYWOOD, CA) Adult actress Alexis Fawx (https://twitter.com/AlexisFawx) has announced that she intends to donate 100% of her High AF Coffee sales to the Frontline Responders Fund. From now until the end of June, revenue from every purchase on HighAFCoffee.com will be contributed to the drive.

"The Frontline Responders Fund is critically important," said Alexis"Providing medical professionals with the resources they need is paramount. That's why I decided that for the time being, every dollar generated from the sale of High AF Coffee will be contributed. Not only will people get to enjoy my coffee, but they will also help Flexport.org and Charities Aid Foundation of America reach the goals needed to benefit the Frontline Responders Fund."

On its GoFundMe page (https://www.gofundme.com/f/frontlinerespondersfund), the Frontline Responders Fund has raised over seven million dollars to date and continues to move toward the goal of ten million dollars. The funds will be used in a myriad of fashions, but predominately transporting the much-needed supplies to hospitals across the planet.

Launched in 2019, Alexis developed the premium boutique brand of coffee called High AF Coffee. With various flavors, coffee aficionados enjoy the unique tastes of the diversity of delicious brews. High AF Coffee is available directly from the website - https://highafcoffee.com/.

Additional information on Alexis Fawx's High AF Coffee can be found via Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/highafcoffee/) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/HighAFCoffee).
Savor a cup of High AF Coffee and help Alexis Fawx raise money for the Frontline Responders Fund!


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4/28/2020

Shudder Now Streaming the Surprise Release of Acclaimed Indigenous Zombie Movie "Blood Quantum"! (US/ UK/ Ireland)


WHEN THE DEAD RISE ONLY THE IMMUNE SURVIVE
It’s 1981 and a virus infects earth and turns its inhabitants into undead hordes with only one community spared and left to fight in this distinctive and relevant spin on the zombie siege horror. AMC's horror streaming platform Shudder unleashes Barnaby’s gory chiller NOW!

WATCH THE RED-BAND TRAILER HERE
BLOOD QUANTUM will roll-out on all Shudder platforms as of Midnight EST on April 28th and is expected to fully propagate by midday 

In light of widespread cinema closures Shudder has rerouted from their planned Spring release for BLOOD QUANTUM and is excited to spontaneously launch it at a moment in history where it could not be more significant. “We knew the film was important and timely when we acquired it last year, but given recent events, Blood Quantum’s themes of isolation, fear of contagion, and humanity struggling with the ramifications of a global virus have only grown more relevant,” said Shudder General Manager Craig Engler. “When a theatrical release became untenable due to the real-world pandemic, we decided to accelerate the launch of Barnaby’s film so it would reach the biggest audience possible.”
“Fun and gory as hell”
/FILM

“Unflinching in its horror, but hopeful in its outlook…The type of unrestrained Native American zombie movie we should have already had for years”
BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH. 

From writer & director Jeff Barnaby (RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS) 

Starring: 
Michael Greyeyes (True DetectiveFear the Walking Dead)
Forrest Goodluck (THE REVENANT, THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST)
Kiowa Gordon (The Twilight Saga)
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN)
Olivia Scriven (Degrassi: Next Class & The Next Generation)
Revered MMA trainer Stonehorse Lone Goeman
Brandon Oakes (RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS)
William Belleau (Frontier, SCALPED)
Devery Jacobs (American GodsThe Order, RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS)
Gary Farmer (DEAD MAN, JIMMY P)



SYNOPSIS:
The dead are coming back to life outside the isolated Mi’gmaq reserve of Red Crow, except for its Indigenous inhabitants who are immune to the zombie plague. Traylor (Greyeyes), the tribal sheriff, must protect his son’s pregnant girlfriend, apocalyptic refugees, and reserve riffraff from the hordes of walking white corpses. 

Jeff Barnaby is a First Nations filmmaker born on the Mi’gmaq reserve, where both BLOOD QUANTUM and his debut feature, the cult-hit RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS, take place. He is the writer, director, editor and composer of BLOOD QUANTUM, which opened TIFF’s Midnight Madness program in 2019 to both audience and critical acclaim. His films frequently cast from within the Indigenous community and paint a stark and scathing portrait of post-colonial Indigenous life and culture - in this case, painting it in blood.

BLOOD QUANTUM is produced by Quebec-based production company Prospector Films as well as John Christou & Robert Vroom, and executive produced by Todd Brown, Nate Bolotin, Gabe Scarpelli, Ryan Shoup, Adrian Love and Noah Segal. 


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Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Runtime: 97 mins
Languages: English, Mi’gmaq
Rating: Not Rated

CAM4 Presents A Live Kenzie Taylor Cam Show On April 30th


April 28th, 2020 (HOLLYWOOD, CA) Kenzie Taylor (https://twitter.com/thekenzietaylor/) is ready to wow fans with a special three-hour live show on Cam4. On April 30th, Cam4 users will have the chance to spend an exciting night with Kenzie as she tempts and teases viewers with an epic erotic display. The event starts at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT at https://www.cam4.com/thekenzietaylor.

The April 30th Cam4 event will be Kenzie's second show this month on the platform. April 18th, Kenzie went live and dazzled fans with an interactive performance that exceeded all expectations. Now, the powerhouse performer is ready to turn up the heat and turn on her viewers.
"I had such a great time doing my last Cam4 show," said Kenzie"The fans were great; the platform was on point and easy to navigate. It was an extremely positive experience. I'm excited to be back on there again, April 30th. We are going to have an incredible time."

Recognized as one of the adult industry's most versatile and professional performers, Cam4 has seen fit to tap Kenzie as a brand ambassador. Possessing a larger than life personality that is complemented by her intoxicating beauty, Kenzie makes an adept representative for the company. As a brand ambassador, Kenzie will factor into the marketing strategy of the company.

In 2019, Kenzie's personal brand, #KenzieFrenzy, had seen significant growth due to well-received scenes, award-winning performance in the blockbuster pop culture parody Captain Marvel XXX and placement in the EXXXOTICA marketing campaign.

April 30th, Kenzie returns to Cam4 for a special three-hour cam show! Save the date! This is an event you don't want to miss.

Kenzie Taylor
 is represented by OC Modeling:

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4/25/2020

Traveler- Termination Shock (Album Review)

Musicians: Traveler
Album Title: Termination Shock
Genre/ Subgenre: Heavy Metal
Label: Gates of Hell Records
Release Date: April 24, 2020

Canadian heavy metal band Traveler are back, only a year after their killer, self-titled debut set the metal world a blaze and earned high marks from your humble reviewer. But, as great as that release was, Terminal Shock, is even better.

The band stick to their old-school metal sound, but dig even deeper into their speed metal influences, concocting their fast tracks yet. They achieve this while keeping the melody of their heavily Iron Maiden and Judas Priest inspired style. They even add a little bit of a progressive style, in certain parts of songs. The summation of all these parts is a album that fucking rips from start to finish. One that will have you headbanging, playing air-guitar, throwing up the devil-horns, and signing right along.

Every song is an absolute and complete winner. The opening track, "Shaded Mirror", erupts with Maidenesque riffs and driving drums. This fucker totally rips as it gallops and then speeds up with AJ Abbound's awesome soaring vocals accompanying it to bring the track to headbanging heaven. Speaking of fast music, the title track is just that as it goes into a perfect, full on assault of speed metal. "Dairy of a Maiden" has this great mid-tempo, propelling, and epic sound as the band delves into a bit more a of a progressive style. And, as fast and ass kicking as the band are, they aren't above slowing things down for the first half of the haunting and powerful "After the Future". The track's second part is full of energy and makes for a great and ascending song. As such, it is one of the album's top gems, especially, the more intently that you listen to it.

The same tentacle monster from their first album's cover appears on this one. I guess this makes him the band's official mascot. The cool sci-fi image of him aiming a laser cannon at a black hole is the perfect accompaniment to the science fiction filled lyrics of the record.


With only their second album, Traveler have made the type of albums some bands that record material for years can't achieve. Every song is so amazing that I could spend hours writing about each of them. And, with their incredible degree of talent, they are without a shadow of a doubt the future of the traditional metal music. Make no bones about it, this album will rank very high among 2020's best releases! And, that is because it is quite simply fucking awesome!!


5 out of 5 

4/23/2020

Shudder: May 2020 Highlights

titles also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK as noted / additional UK-only and Canada-only titles available upon request

SHUDDER ORIGINAL/EXCLUSIVE MOVIES

Z (premieres Thursday, May 7)
Winner “Scariest Film” – Popcorn Frights
Audience Award Winner – Calgary International Film Festival
A couple is shaken to the core when their eight-year-old son begins hanging out with a creepy and ominous imaginary friend. Starring Keegan Connor Tracy (Bates Motel), Sean Rogerson (Grave Encounters), Jett Klyne (The Boy), Sara Canning (The Vampire Diaries) and Stephen McHattie (Pontypool), Written by Brandon Christensen (Still/Born) and Colin Minihan (Urban LegendSpiral) and directed by Brandon Christensen. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK) Trailer:  https://youtu.be/pBVYdYZNXQE 

MONSTRUM (premieres Thursday, May 14)
Audience Award Winner — Sitges International Film Festival
It’s the 16th Century. The plague has taken over and fear runs rampant in the streets. When rumors of a vicious beast roaming Mount Inwangsan—called “Monstrum” by terrified masses—begin to spread, fear turns into panic. In order to quell the rising panic, King Jungjong brings his most trusted general, Yoon-gyeom, back from retirement. Joined by his daughter Myeong, his right-hand man Seong-han, and royal court officer Heo, Yoon-gyeom sets out to find the mysterious creature. Is the creature, Monstrum, real? Or a figment of the fearful mass’ imagination? Will the people ever live in peace again? Starring Woo-sik Choi (ParasiteTrain to Busan), In-kwon Kim, Myung-Min Kim and Hyeri Lee, written by Heo-dam and Jong-ho Huh, and directed by Jong-Jo Huh. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL (Also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)  Trailer: https://youtu.be/VAcneJbMrgA 

BLOOD MACHINES (premieres Thursday, May 21)
Winner Best Music, Best Sound Design & Best CG FX — Toronto After Dark Film Festival
Two space hunters are tracking down a machine trying to free itself. After taking it down, they witness a mystical phenomenon: the ghost of a young woman pulls itself out of the machine, as if the spaceship had a soul. Trying to understand the nature of this entity, they start chasing the woman through space. Inspired by the spirit of the 80's films and music, BLOOD MACHINES is a 50-minute, 3-part sci-fi horror mind melter told in three chapters, scored by the synthwave artist Carpenter Brut. Starring Elisa Lasowski, Anders Heinrichsen and Noémie Stevens, written and directed by Seth Ickerman. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL EXPERIENCE (Also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)  Trailer: https://youtu.be/pDPojzRXQOI  


CONFESSIONAL (premieres Thursday, May 28)
After two mysterious deaths at a college on the same night, seven students are blackmailed into revealing what they know inside a hidden confession booth. Their confessions unveil the truth—not just about the deaths, but about the confessional as well. Starring Marcus Scribner (Black-ish@marcusscribner), Paris Berelc (Alexa & Katie@theparisberelc), Vanessa Marano (The Dead Girls Detective Agency@vanessamarano), Lucas Adams (Days of our Lives@thelucasadams), Annalisa Cochrane (Cobra Kai @annalisacochrane), Jess Gabor (Shameless@jessgabor), Brandon Larracuente (Party of Five@brandonlarracuente),  Jake Short (A.N.T Farm,@jakeshort) and Mia Xitlali (La Quinceañera@mia.xitlali.official). Written by Jennifer Wolfe and directed by Brad T. Gottfred. A Shudder Exclusive (Also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK


ORIGINAL & EXCLUSIVE SERIES

THE LAST DRIVE IN WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS season 2— Fridays at 9pm ET / 6pm PT
Proving once again that “the drive-in will never die,” iconic horror host and exploitation movie aficionado Joe Bob Briggs is back with an all-new season of weekly Friday night double features streaming live exclusively on Shudder. Over the course of ten episodes, The Last Drive-In series will offer an eclectic selection of movies running the gamut from horror classics to obscurities and foreign cult favorites along with the occasional surprise guest. A Shudder Original Series. Also on Shudder Canada; some episodes also available on demand on Shudder UK.

WOLF CREEK season 2 — Premieres April 30 (full season binge)
In the second season of the hit horror series, a group of international tourists embark on the Outback adventure of a lifetime, but a chance encounter with trigger-happy pig hunter Mick Taylor (John Jarratt) sets them on a journey none of them could have imagined. With Tess Haubrich (Alien: Covenant), Matt Day (Rake), Ben Oxenbould (The Code), Laura Wheelwright (Animal Kingdom), Charlie Clausen (Home & Away) Stephen Hunter (The Leftovers) and Chris Haywood (Muriel’s Wedding). A Shudder Exclusive Series. Also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK.
 

NEW MOVIES FOR MAY

May 1
THE LAST DRIVE-IN WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS, ep. 202


ANGST (Director: Gerald Kargl)
When a psychopath is released from prison, he hunts for fresh victims to torture and kill. Ahead-of-his-time-director Gerald Kargl’s little-known study of a sadist at work is unrelenting in its depiction of depravity, anticipating HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER, MAN BITES DOG and — thanks to Zbigniew Rybczyński’s disorienting camerawork — Gaspar Noe’s twisted films. Starring Erwin Leder, Robert Hunger-Buhler, Silvia Rabenreither. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON (Director: Scott Glosserman)
In this clever mockumentary, a camera crew follows an aspiring slasher movie killer as he prepares to slaughter a group of teens. Leslie Vernon always dreamed of joining the ranks of Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers and Freddy Krueger. But if he wants to become the next great psycho slasher, he's got lots of preparation to do. Starring Robert Englund, Angela Goethals, Nathan Baesel, Kane Hodder. (Also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)

SATAN’S SLAVE (Director: Sisworo Gautama Putra)
While mourning the death of his mother, a troubled teen discovers a nightmare world of restless spirits, supernatural vengeance and occult terror. Starring Ruth Pelupessy, W.D. Mochtar. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

Note: Joko Anwar’s 2018 Shudder Original SATAN’S SLAVES is a remake/prequel to this influential 1980 Indonesian horror classic.

THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS. WARDH (Director: Sergio Martino)
An unfaithful diplomat’s wife finds herself hunted by a razor-wielding sex maniac while simultaneously haunted by her own depraved desires. Starring Edwige Fenech, George Hilton and Alberto de Mendoza. (Also available on Shudder Canada)

May 4
CRAVE (Director: Charles de Lauzirika)
Aiden craves a meaningful life where he can escape the hard streets of Detroit, fall in love with the perfect woman and save the world from evil. As his dark imagination starts to leak into reality, he meets a younger woman with her own dilemmas and desires. Estranged from her boyfriend, she explores an uncertain relationship with Aiden, who becomes increasingly emboldened to live out his vigilante fantasies. Starring  Josh Lawson, Emma Lung, Edward Furlong, Ron Perlman.

THE DYBBUK (Director: Sidney Lumet)
The 1960 television adaptation of Sholom Ansky’s play about a woman possessed by a demon of mythical Jewish folklore. Starring Carol Lawrence, Theodore Bikel, Ludwig Donath, Vincent Gardenia

TENEBRAE (Director: Dario Argento)
When acclaimed New York crime writer Peter Neal flies to Rome to promote his latest novel, Tenebrae, his publicity tour is cut short by a series of murders that come straight out of the pages of his book. In order to solve the mystery, they will need to look to Neal’s novel to find out who is the real killer before the killer finds them. TENEBRAE is based on director Dario Argento’s own experiences with an obsessed fan. Starring Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma, John Saxon. (Also available on Shudder Canada and Shudder UK)

May 7
Z (see above for details)
May 8
THE LAST DRIVE-IN WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS, ep. 203

May 11
DEVIL’S MILE (Director: Joseph O'Brien)
A gang of ex-convicts take a dangerous and ill-advised detour after brutally kidnapping two young girls. As the captors speed away, events quickly turn out to be much more dangerous and sinister than they could have ever imagined. Starring David Hayter, Amanda Joy, Maria del Mar.

PARASOMNIA (Director: William Malone)
Unable to wake due to a rare sleep disorder, Laura resides in a psychiatric hospital. When a manipulative serial killer begins to take a sinister interest, a student attempts to save the “sleeping beauty” from falling into the murderer's clutches. Starring Jeffrey Combs, Timothy Bottoms, Sean Young, Patrick Kilpatrick, Dylan Purcell

HELLRAISER (Director: Clive Barker)
A puzzle box reveals a realm of sadistic monsters who torture Frank, the depraved man who unlocks it. Escaping their wrath, what remains of Frank hides out in his attic until a chance encounter leads him to enlist his brother's wife, with whom he had a passionate affair, to lure victims home so he can feed off their blood. Starring Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence (Also available on Shudder Canada)

HELLBOUND: HELLRAISER II (Director: Anthony Hickox)
Some call him the Black Prince of Hell. Some call him the Angel of Suffering. To horror fans everywhere, he's Pinhead, the urbane, spike-faced minion of evil with a bloodlust for human souls. Now Pinhead returns in the most diabolical Hellraiser of all. Starring Terry Farrell, Doug Bradley, Kevin Bernhardt (Also available on Shudder Canada)

May 14
MONSTRUM (see above for details)

May 15
THE LAST DRIVE-IN WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS, ep. 204

May 18
GOODNIGHT MOMMY (Directors: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz)
9-year-old twin brothers await their mother’s return home. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before and the children start to doubt whether this woman is actually who she says she is. Starring Susanne Wuest, Lukas Schwarz, Elias Schwarz, Hans Escher

I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER (Director: Jim Gillespie)
In this late 90s slasher gem, four friends cause a terrible accident killing a pedestrian. Scared and confused, they come to an uneasy decision to push the body off a pier. The four swear to take the secret to their graves, but that time may come a lot sooner than they think: A clever and vicious tormentor knows their secret and intends to make them pay for it. Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillipe, Freddie Prinze Jr, Bridgette Wilson 

THE DIRTIES (Director: Matt Johnson)
Two best friends are filming a comedy about getting revenge on the bullies at their high school. One of them isn’t joking. Starring Matt Johnson, Owen Williams, Padraig Singal 

May 21
BLOOD MACHINES (see above for details)

May 22
THE LAST DRIVE-IN WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS, ep. 205

May 25
TURBO KID (Director: RKSS)
In a post-apocalyptic future, a young solitary scavenger obsessed with comic books must face his fears and become a reluctant hero when he meets a mysterious girl. Starring Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf, Michael Ironside.

May 28
CONFESSIONAL (see above for details)

May 29
THE LAST DRIVE-IN WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS, ep. 205

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