Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Fresh Blood: New Releases In the World of Horror

Compiled by Steven M. Duarte

In Movie News this month...

The sequel to Iron Man will grace the screens this month while George A. Romero releases his newest zombie flick.

Iron Man 2
Release date: May 07, 2010
Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle
Were back following Tony Stark and his exploits as the mighty Iron Man. This time War Machine is along for the ride in addition to comic book baddie Whiplash. The addition of Mickey Rourke should make for an even better time than the previous Iron Man.

Best Worst Movie
Release date: May 14, 2010
Starring: Michael Stephenson, George Hardy, Darren Ewing
This documentary reunites the cast of the awesome film Troll 2. Okay I take that back let me try this again, This documentary reunites the cast of one of the shittiest horror films made….Troll 2. The film really takes a look at how silly the film was and how much it wasn’t a sequel to the original Troll. The interviews with the original cast members are done in a fashion where they join in on the fun. Check local listings as the theatrical run is limited.

Survival of the Dead
Release date: May 28, 2010
Starring: Alan Van Sprang, Kenneth Walsh, Devon Bostick
Romero has brought us zombies in an army base, mall, farmhouse, and city now he brings us a story of survivors stuck on an island with their zombie relatives. The non zombie humans have to try to find a way to cure their zombie kin or destroy them.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Release date: May 28, 2010
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley,Gemma Arterton
Video game brought to life follows Jake Gyllenhaal as the lead role of the game to film adaptation of Prince of Persia. The games have found new popularity in recent years and this film is sure to add to that.

--Steven M. Duarte