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Tobe Hooper Remembered: The Horror World Pays Tribute to a Trailblazer Directors, actors and writers pay tribute to the loss of horror director Tobe Hooper who passed away on Saturday at his home in Sherman Oaks, California.

Hollywood Directors Pay Respect To Tobe Hooper Several Hollywood directors and actors are paying respects to Tobe Hooper, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Poltergeist helmer who passed away on Saturday at age 74. The loss of Hooper is the second big blow to the horror film community in as many months, following the passing of legendary Night of the Living Dead writer-director George A. Romero in July at age 77. In addition to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Poltergeist, Hooper directed such notable horror films as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, Life Force, Night Terrors and Mortuary.

A horror icon is unleashed in the latest trailer for Leatherface THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE is certainly near the top of the list of all-time horror greats, but as a franchise, it hasn't been quite so fortunate. Perhaps too much time elapsed between the release of the first installment and its sequel, but the franchise has never been able to successfully dive back into the well which made THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE so iconic. That's not to say that it... Read More...

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Prequel Leatherface Sets Release Date Leatherface has finally gotten itself an official release date. Cinema history is full of horror franchises that began on top of the pop culture world, only to end up descending into utter ridiculousness as their installments continued. For instance, Friday the 13th‘s Jason Voorhees and Hellraiser‘s Pinhead both went into space, while Halloween‘s Michael Myers eventually abandoned stalking his relatives for the thrills of offing contestants on a reality TV show.

Report says The Mummy could lose as much as $95 million The beginning of Universal’s Dark Universe arrived almost two weeks ago with THE MUMMY, and what should’ve been a grand entrance was more a defeated limp through the doorway. Receiving a critical beat down from critics and audiences the movie opened well below expectations in the U.S. – despite a big opening globally. But those global dollars probably won’t save the troubled pic,... Read More...

The Mummy – Filming The Zero Gravity Stunt In 360° The Mummy may have been DoA in the U.S., but globally ‘It’s Alive!” and about to cross the $300 Million mark. The film is topping most global markets this weekend and one of the centerpiece scenes is the zero-gravity stunt / airplane crash. Universal has now released a 360° video showcasing just how the stunt was filmed. This includes a discussion with star Tom Cruise who went director Alex Kurtzman and pushed for this type of stunt after reading about the plane crash in the script.

What ‘The Mummy’s’ Cursed Domestic Opening Means for Tom Cruise’s Movie Star Appeal Tom Cruise’s “The Mummy” seriously underperformed at the domestic box office this weekend, delivering just $31.6 million from over 4,000 locations. It’s a rare miss for the 54-year-old star, who has a reported 16 films to his name that have grossed over $100 million prior to last week’s release of the flagship movie for a hopeful Universal franchise. Take the misfortunes of his Hollywood colleague Johnny Depp, who suffered five consecutive misfires (namely “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” “Black Mass” “Mortdecai,” “Trans

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