Quick News Bites from the Cultural Oddity

March 23, 2023

From Bloody Disgusting, Rob Zombie is celebrating the 20 year release of House of 1000 Corpses with an updated commentary track. As originally teased from Rob Zombie’s Instagram, a new digital only release of the film will be full of extras including this new commentary. Expected release is later in April, 2023.

March 17, 2023

Reports are coming in that suggest Netflix is in talks with acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro to produce Frankenstein. Early reports also suggest Mia Goth and Andrew Garfield are slated for the lead roles.

Fresh off his Oscar win for Pinnochio, Del Toro will surely bring a fresh, and creepy take to this timeless classic.

No release date has yet to be set.

March 10, 2023

Into every generation there is a chosen one… she alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer.

On this day in 1997, the chosen one fulfills her destiny and becomes the Slayer.

March 8, 2023

Massive news if you are a Godzilla fan. For the first time ever, the 1997 television series Godzilla Island is available in North America, subtitled in English. The first episode Attack of the Massive UFO debuted on March 7, with new episodes airing every Tuesday and Thursday. You can watch Godzilla Island here.

March 8, 2023

Two days for the most anticipated horror movie to hit theatres in 2023. From the mastermind of Wes Craven, Ghostface terrorizes New York City. To get you ready, the final trailer is now available here.

March 7, 2023

Two weeks to go for The Lake, watch the trailer here.

Are you excited about this as well? Stay tuned for full reviews after release.

March 4, 2023

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners of the 2023 Crunchyroll Anime Awards. Full list of winners here.

March 3, 2023

From Bloody Disgusting, it seems Amazon is “prioritizing” the Poltergeist franchise as the development of a new series. After Amazon’s acquisition of MGM, the Poltergeist franchise is ripe for new content 10 years after the last installment of the series. Are you excited for this as a new series? Throw us a tweet, and let’s discuss.

March 2, 2023

90 years ago today, the largest monster to ever befall New York City was released. King Kong, was the pioneering movie to set the bar for all monster and horror movies to follow.

March 1, 2023

From Rue Morgue magazine, it was announced the star of Creature From The Black Lagoon, Ricou Browning has died at the age of 93. The last of the Universal Monsters. Ricou also played Gill-Man in Revenge of the Creature and Teh Creature Walks Among Us before devoting his efforts to Writing and cinematography. Ricou Browning died February 27.

March 1, 2023

From BloodyDisgusting.com Blumhouse productions is launching Blumhouse games. Lending from their extensive horror within the horror genre, with franchises like Halloween, The Purge, and the Paranormal Activity films. It is safe to say we can expect great things from this new endeavor.


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