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Hellraiser Puzzle Box Rubix Cube

Are you a Clive Barker fanatic? Happen to have a spare Rubix Cube laying around you house? Then you’ll love this video by kevfla of the Puzzle Box Shop on YouTube (and further instructions can be found here). With just a few stickers, some time, and patience,  you too can have your own do it your sefl-made Rubix cube puzzle box. Or not feeling very crafty? By following the link above you can buy your own from the Puzzle Box Shop.

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VANish

VANISH Cover“A VAN ON THE RUN IS THE SETTING FOR PEDAL-TO-THE-METAL ACTION
IN A KIDNAP THRILLER THAT TAKES NO PRISONERS”

VANish

Danny Trejo and Maiara Walsh Star in a Relentlessly Entertaining Debut Feature, Coming to Digital Download, Blu-ray and DVD From Dark Sky Films on February 24, 2015.

New York, NY (December 24, 2014) Fans of Death Proof, Reservoir Dogs and Machete will be right on board with the road trip thriller VANish, a new action shocker that rides in the fast lane and never slows down. The adrenaline-fueled film comes to Digital Download, Blu-ray and DVD from Dark Sky Films on February 24, 2015.

Hoping to score a hefty ransom, three thugs viciously kidnap a drug cartel boss’ only daughter from her home in broad daylight. The captors imprison the young woman in their van, dictate terms to her notorious father, and then travel to the outskirts of the desert for the exchange.

What the amateurs don’t realize is that their victim is a force to be reckoned with on this violent road trip full of murder and mayhem. It’s hell on wheels as time ticks away and the pressure mounts. The kidnappers find themselves in increasing danger and must find a way to keep their plan in order before all hell breaks loose.

 Featuring standout performances from Maiara Walsh (Desperate Housewives, Disney Channel’s Cory in the House, The Starving Games) and genre favorites Tony Todd (Candyman, Final Destination, Hatchet II) and Danny Trejo (Machete, From Dusk Till Dawn) and a story that puts a bold new spin on the action thriller, VANISH is a high-octane trip through a no man’s land where trouble lurks behind every turn of its twisting plot.

First-time writer-director Bryan Bockbrader (who also appears in the film) told us, “I had this idea of doing a road movie from the perspective of inside the vehicle, giving the viewer a chance to ride along as a passenger. As the tension builds, we are trapped in this intimate place with extremely dangerous people and when the s— hits the fan (or van), there’s no escaping the chaos.”

About MPI and Dark Sky Films

The MPI Media Group is a leading producer, distributor and licensor of films. Founded in 1976, Chicago-based MPI Media Group remains one of the largest independent entertainment companies producing and distributing a compelling slate of the world’s most respected cinema, documentaries, performances and television programs. MPI’s wholly owned subsidiary, Dark Sky Films is dedicated to the discovery, preservation and production of elevated genre/art house horror, sci-fi and cult films from around the world. Dark Sky Films productions include: Ti West’s The House of Devil, Stake Land, The Hatchet II & III series, Here Comes The Devil and the recent festival successes Starry Eyes and Late Phases. | Follow us on twitter: @darkskyfilms @mpimediagroup

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Realtalk. Is there anything that Danny Trejo is in that doesn’t turn into pure gold? (Maybe I have a skewed perception of what constitutes film gold, but I digress…) I’m thrilled to hear that Tony Todd is going to be in this, as well! I really can’t wait to see this film, and I haven’t even gotten to see a trailer yet. Gorehounds, keep your eyes peeled for more news on this movie, because it sounds like it’s going to be a winner.

 

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Annabelle Blu-Ray Review: Available January 20th

Everything has a history. Everything has a story. Annabelle, starring the doll who haunted fans of The Conjuring finally, has her story told this January 20th with the Annabelle Blu-Ray release. Director John R. Leonetti, writer Gary Dauberman and producers James Wan and Peter Safran tell their version of the tale of how the infamous doll, currently housed at the Warren Occult Museum and religiously blessed by a priest, came to terrorize Donna, a nursing student in the 1970′s. Prior to being found in a thrift store we learn Annabelle was actually part of a growing family. A gift from John Form to his pregnant wife Mia to complete her doll collection. However Mia’s joy of receiving this beautiful vintage doll was quickly cut short when their home was invaded by members of a satanic cult, Disciples of the Ram, including their neighbor’s daughter Annabelle Higgins. As the police arrive and Annabelle dies with the doll in her arms, Mia and John’s lives take a dark turn neither of them could have expected.

ANNABELLE

Annabelle is not a fast paced movie. It’s slow but at points purposeful, occasionally making up for what it lacks in scripting and blatant scares with the haunting long shots that James Wan had perfected in both Insidious and The Conjuring. Where we might be given a glimpse the characters are not – the darkness and activity that is building up around them, just outside the characters’ vision, adds an air of creepiness and suspense. And while it may not be as terrifying as its predecessor, it does tip its hate to the time period with homages to the growing media frenzy over cult activities and how the time where doors were kept unlocked slowly came to an end.  Not one of my favorite films, Annabelle still left quite an impact on audiences world wide and the Blu-Ray is well worth the price for them. The extras provide some additional history on both Annabelle and demonic dolls as well as a few deleted scenes for those craving some more story around Annabelle and her demonic possessor.

Interested in picking up a copy of your own? Head over to the Warner Brother’s Shop or Amazon and pick up your copy of Annabelle on Blu-Ray.

Blu-Ray Extras:

  • The Curse of Annabelle
  • Bloody Tears of Possession
  • Dolls of the Demon
  • A Demonic Process
  • Deleted Scenes