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MAJOR LEAGUE II (1994)

Today we look at a sequel that really isn't too shabby, even with the absence of Wesley Snipes (replaced by Omar Epps).  This is 1994's MAJOR LEAGUE II... Breakdown: Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After lo…

Is Wesley Snipes Returning For BLADE 4?

Apparently Wesley Snipes is poised to return to the BLADE series.  What I want to know is: where is my MAJOR LEAGUE sequel?! Confidenti@l has learned Wesley Snipes is set to reprise his lead role in “Blade,” the 1998 vampi…

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK Remake Narrows Its Lead To Three

The hunt for the new Snake Plissken in the ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK remake has narrowed the search down to three: Charlie Hunnam (TV's SONS OF ANARCHY), Jon Bernthal (TV's THE WALKING DEAD) and Dan Stevens (TV's DOWN…

TROLL 2 (1990)

Today's sequel isn't just a bad sequel, but a bad movie, in general.  Actually, it might be the worst movie ever made...the best worst movie.  This is 1990's TROLL 2. Breakdown: A young child is terrified to d…

Review: LEPRECHAUN: ORIGINS (2014)

Okay, where do I even start?  I finally got around to watching LEPRECHAUN: ORIGINS last night.  And I must admit, this movie sucked.  Bad.  Easily the worst film in the franchise.  And that's saying a lot, considering th…

S. DARKO (2009)

Today we look at a sequel that still boggles the mind as to why it was made.  No introduction needed, I give you 2009's S. DARKO. Breakdown: July, 1995, the time is out of joint. Two teen girls, Sam and Corey, have le…

TV: DAMIEN Gets Lifetime Series Order, THE OMEN Reboot

Lifetime has ordered a series for DAMIEN, a reboot of the 1976 horror classic THE OMEN. Lifetime has given a straight-to-series order to “Damien,” a thriller from Glen Mazzara based on the 1976 horror pic “The Omen.” The…

R.I.P. Richard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough has passed away at the age of 90.  You may remember Lord Attenborough as John Hammond in the first two JURASSIC PARK movies.  He also directed the 1978 horror film MAGIC and won an Oscar for his role in …

Trailer For AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING Is Finally Here

The trailer for AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING has been released.  The movie picks up in present day, taking place after the events the of the 2005 remake.  This sequel finds a mother and her two children moving into the infamous…

TV: AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW Has A Teaser

The teaser for the highly anticipated fourth season of FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY has been released.  This season, subtitled FREAK SHOW, will chronicle the events of one of the last remaining carnival freak shows.  This …

Learn Why SUPERMAN LIVES Never Happened

Now this is super-interesting (yes, I already threw in a pun), here are two clips from an upcoming documentary which is going to dive into the production of Tim Burton's SUPERMAN LIVES and discover why the movie was ulti…

Josh Stewart Confirms Third COLLECTOR, Script Stage

Josh Stewart, star of THE COLLECTOR and THE COLLECTION, recently confirmed that a third COLLECTOR is on the way!  He recently attended Monster Mania in Cherry Hill, NJ and dropped the news to the people over at Horror Sci-fi…

Jim Butcher: Author of the Dresden Files and Codex Alera

Butcher the author of the Dresden Files and Codex Alera series joins us on Kind of Epic Show to talk about the latest in both of those series as well as comics, his panels at this weekends Gencon, and his new Steampunk adven…

Snowpiecer

We review Snowpiecer!

Tobias S. Buckell Returns!

Tobias S. Buckell the Hugo, Nebula, Prometheus, and Campbell award nominated New York Time bestselling author of Halo the Cole Protocol and Sly Mongoose returns to Kind of Epic show to talk about Hurricane Fever the sequel t…

Summer Check-up

The Great David's check in on a bunch of this summer films we might have missed before now.

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS (1997)

John Landis' 1981 classic AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON will forever be one of the great self-aware horror parodies (basically what 2005's CURSED tried to be).  But in 1997, a sequel came along...AN AMERICAN WEREWOL…

Martin Lawrence Confirms BAD BOYS III Is Happening

BAD BOYS III is finally moving forward.  Long speculated, Martin Lawrence confirmed that the sequel is in active development.  We knew this "official" announcement was coming, since it was released awhile back that…

JOURNEY 3, 4 Find Writers In Chad & Carey Hayes

New Line hasn't given up on their JOURNEY franchise just yet.  THE CONJURING writers, Chad and Carey Hayes, have been hired to write JOURNEY 3 and 4 for the studio. Brendan Fraser starred in 2008's JOURNEY TO THE C…

GODZILLA 2 Gets A 2018 Release Date

A sequel to Gareth Edward's monster flick GODZILLA has been given a release date of June 8, 2018!  This already puts Edward's efforts miles ahead of the 1998 reboot.

Seth M. Sherwood To Write TEXAS CHAINSAW Prequel LEATHERFACE

Millennium Films has tapped Seth M. Sherwood to write the screenplay for LEATHERFACE, a prequel to the 1974 THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE.  The film will explore the early years of Bubba Sawyer aka Leatherface. Up-and-comin…

Allison Williams Teases PETER PAN LIVE, Honors Robin Williams

Allison Williams (TV's GIRLS), will be playing Peter Pan in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE this holiday season, and she took to Instagram to show off her progress -- and in the process honored the late Robin Williams who playe…

Shannyn Sossaman Boards SINISTER 2, James Ransone To Return

Shannyn Sossaman has joined the cast of SINISTER 2 and James Ransone will reprise his role from the original. James Ransone will return to his Sinister role alongside Shannyn Sossamon (Wayward Pines) to lead the cast of Bl…

The HALLOWEEN 6 Producer's Cut In HD Is Spectacular

Anchor Bay has released a photo from the HALLOWEEN 6 Producer's Cut and it is nothing short of amazing.  Well, I'm done talking...look for yourself... H6 Blu-Ray H6 Bootleg

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2 Is Happening, Release Date Set

So the new TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES has just finished its first full weekend and has garnered the #1 spot across the boards.  Say what you will about the quality of the film, but it is definitely raking in the dough. S…

Review: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (2014)

I'll just come right out and say it: I really liked the new TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES!  Now, that's not to say that it doesn't have its fault, because it does.  But what I am saying is that while allowing myse…

RIPPER 2: LETTER FROM WITHIN (2004)

For today's sequel, we'll take a look at a little-know sequel from the early 2000s.  So get to know 2004's RIPPER 2: LETTER FROM WITHIN. Breakdown: The director of an asylum offers to the serial killer Molly Kel…

Face It, BLAIR WITCH 2 Wasn't That Bad

Back in 1999, THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT became a worldwide phenomenon, cementing its place in pop-culture lore. And in 2000, a follow-up was released to the world -- and that world was not kind to the sequel. BOOK OF SHADOWS…

No EVIL DEAD 2, Says Jane Levy

Hope you weren't holding out for that EVIL DEAD sequel that promised and teased back in 2013.  According to EVIL DEAD remake star Jane Levy, she doesn't think it's going to happen.  After all, we are getting an E…

TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES (2003)

One of the greatest sequels of all time was released in 1991 -- of course I'm referring to TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY.  Twelve years later a second sequel would arise...but could it compete with T2?  Today's sequel i…

TERMINATOR: GENESIS Gets A New Title, Well, Spelling

So the fifth TERMINATOR movie, which was going by the name TERMINATOR: GENESIS, and then briefly just TERMINATOR, is now (and presumably for good) going by the title TERMINATOR: GENISYS. Nope, not a typo.  GENISYS. Sourc…

New FRIDAY THE 13TH Will Have The Hockey-Masked Maniac

In case you were worried by a statement by Brad Fuller awhile back, where he stated that he didn't know if Jason Voorhees would be the antagonist in the new FRIDAY THE 13TH reboot, well, fear not -- Fuller has clarified …

GHOSTBUSTERS 3 To Feature Female Cast, Paul Feig To Direct

Who you going to call?  Paul Feig, apparently.  And he's bringing a female Ghostbusters ensemble for GHOSTBUSTERS 3. After years of struggling to develop “Ghostbusters 3,” Sony Pictures is entertaining the idea of a fema…

THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER Trailer Is Here

The official trailer for THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER has been released! SpongeBob and his pals are leaving Bikini Bottom and are headed to the human world in a brand new 3D movie! The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge O…

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