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Alice en Bataille

Gothic Noir Alice in Wonderland

We like gothic and we like literary, so Heavy Red’s Alice en Bataille couture Halloween costume really hits the spot. The concept is a sort of goth battle-ready Alice in Wonderland. Each year, Heavy Red does a different take on Alice in Wonderland cosplay. Maybe I am over-thinking it, but I do believe the progression […]

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Immortal Day

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Immortal Day is a free browser based text-adventure for ages 17+ where you can masquerade as a vampire, hunter, hybrid, lycanthrope or a zombie. It’s simple to set up an interesting new character account and you can also easily log in via Facebook. Forget about tending your crops in FarmVille 2 because this dark supernatural […]

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Hesitant Alien: Thoughts on Gerard Way’s New Album

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“Hesitant Alien” is an album that was just released September 29th, 2014 and I don’t know about you guys but I’ve been excited about it since it was first announced. It is the solo album of vocalist Gerard Way who was the front-man for the group My Chemical Romance for 12 years. Like many fans, […]

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Hellbound Heart and Scarlet Gospels

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Attention Clive Barker fans: St. Martin’s Press have announced a release date for the novel that will end the Hellraiser mythology; The Scarlet Gospels is due May of 2015! This is exciting news considering the original novella that started it all, The Hellbound Heart, was first published in 1986—nearly thirty years ago! There are so […]

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The Pyramid

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The Pyramid (2014) looks like Alien Versus Predator (2004) only the climate is a lot hotter and the archaeological survey team are not packing as much heat. Holden (Denis O’Heare—True Blood) leads a survey team through an unearthed and spooky three-sided pyramid in the Egyptian desert despite objection from the local authorities. There are traps […]

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Dracula Untold

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Dracula Untold is another popular origin story that unveils the life of Vlad the Impaler/Prince of Wallachia (Luke Evans—Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit) before he transforms into the popular horror icon, Dracula. The Ottoman Empire threatens to take a thousand boys from Transylvania to ensure their ongoing peace treaty. Vlad must choose whether he […]

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Martha Stewart Dark Living for Halloween

Martha Stewart Halloween Dead Ringer

We were just reminded by Gothic.Org that, even though the new Martha Stewart Living Halloween special comes out this week, we can get started with last year’s and get to all those Halloween projects we might have procrastinated. Most notably, the issue has an online portion with templates for creating all the crafts described in […]

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Tusk Official Trailer

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Inspired by his own podcasting, Kevin Smith has written and directed a new screenplay entitled Tusk, distributed by A24 Films this year. The official trailer introduces Justin Long as an obnoxious podcaster who thinks he is above everyone; his hyperactive-shock-jock antics, and his moustache, are interesting. The guy seems to have it all: girlfriend, car, […]

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Evil Dead The Musical

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Evil Dead The Musical. Yes, it is a thing. At a glance this musical seems to be a poor satirical cash cow that the playwrights are milking for all its worth. After all, the Evil Dead brand is a cult classic. Upon further investigation, however, this humble and creative team from Canada have actually created […]

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Tim Burton Big Eyes First Look

Tim Burton Big Eyes

This December, the unpleasant divorce battle between artists Margaret Keane and Walter Keane will be coming to the big screen, directed by Tim Burton. It is generally agreed that Margaret Keane painted the wildly successful series of big-eyed waif children, staring tragically out of the frame at the viewer. During the 1960’s, at the height […]

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