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Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Ash - The Nightmare Warriors #1

Dynamite Comics has had a successful run at extending the "Armys of Darkness" universe in ink. With an earlier mini series throwing together everybody's favorite movie monsters in a battle royale, "Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Ash", they're now set to dive into this slobberknocker once again!

Due out soon is "Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Ash - The Nightmare Warriors" written by Jeff Katz and James Kuhoric and drawn by Jason Craig.

Saturn Awards Announced

The Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy & Horror Films recently met to give away their 35th Annual Saturn Awards. This annual event honors genre films yearly.

Even though "The Dark Knight" took home the majority of awards, horror was still solidly represented. Here's a sampling of winners.

Horror Film: Hellboy II: The Golden Army

International Film: Let the Right One In

Supporting Actress on Televison: Jennifer Carpenter ("Dexter")

Guest Starring Role on Television: Jimmy Smits ("Dexter")

"Ghostbusters" Video Game Mini-Review

The video game world has been abuzz this week with the release of the "Ghostbusters" video game, and the buzz is good. Thanks to a pretty awesome daughter, I got my own copy for Father's Day! After a good six hours spent busting ghosts (it really does make you feel good, fyi), I'm proud to report that the early twinges of excitement and hype that was felt back when the game was first announced are all justified.

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"The Stepfather" Trailer Debut

The trailer for the remake of "The Stepfather" is now online! While it looks like fairly standard thriller fare, Dylan Walsh looks to make good use of his crazy step-dad role! What do you guys think?

"The Stepfather" is expected in theater's October 16th, 2009.

The Final One Sheet for "9"

If you've been to the theater anytime in the last month or so, then you've surely seen the trailer for the Tim Burton and Shane Acker animated feature 9. Well now, the final one sheet that will be turning up in movie theaters on Friday 6/12 is here! It doesn't reveal a whole lot about the movie, but it does look like it's going to be a pretty great dark themed animated flick.

"True Blood" Reveals Shapeshifters for Season 2

Showtime's hit vampire series "True Blood" kicks off Season Two this Sunday, June 14th and with it comes promises of more supernatural killers including shape shifters, werewolves and more! Oh my! To help kick off the premiere of the second season, they have released a series of viral vids giving a taste of what's to come.

First up, a cautionary tale about shapeshifters and seeing eye dogs:

Comics: North 40

"Somewhere in Midwestern America was a place called Conover County. When the old book was opened, and the runes therein used in haste and ignorance, a place of farms, simple folk, and small-town dreams became a den of monsters and nightmare. NORTH 40 is the story of those who survived and came to confront an even greater evil on the horizon – one that wouldn't just consume their flesh, but their souls as well.

"Supernatural": The Complete Fourth Season

September 1st, 2009 marks the day that "Supernatural" fans can finally get their mitts on another round of the Winchester brothers. The DVD set will contain six disks with all 22 episodes and over four hours of special features.

· The Mythologies of Supernatural: From Heaven to Hell – Three section featurette gallery bridging Heaven, Purgatory and Hell to examine key mythological precepts
· Commentary on 3 Key Episodes by Executive Producers and writers
· Extended/Unaired Scenes
· Gag Reel

"The Messengers 2: The Scarecrow" on DVD

In the 'huh, they decided to make another one of those movies?' department comes the announcement of the prequel to "The Messengers", "The Messengers 2: The Scarecrow"!

The prequel to the box office hit The Messengers goes back to the farm to finally learn the story of John Rollins -- the simple North Dakota farmer, struggling to save his farm and hold his family together. When he places a mysterious scarecrow in his field his luck changes for the better...but it may be at the cost of his sanity.

Friday Fun: Kill the Penguin

It's Friday. It's been a long week, you're sick of your coworkers, you're sick of your work, and you're done. What better way to release the week's tension by whacking the crap out of penguin with a giant spiky bat while dressed as a Yeti?

Enter Kill The Penguin, which as you could guess, involves...whacking the crap out of a penguin with a giant spiky bat while dressed as a Yeti.

This is an oldie but a goodie that I just rediscovered again after a few years of forgetting about it. Have a good weekend!

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