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INTERVIEW EXTRA: MARK STRONG TALKS UP “GREEN LANTERN”

Posted in Aliens, Comics, Interviews, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 17, 2011 by darklordbunnykins

It’s not horror, but we’re sure many genre fans are curious to see how the Green Lantern movie turned out. Plus the DLB got a chance to sit in on a roundtable discussion with one of the film’s co-stars this week, and why let a good posting go to waste?

Mark Strong is best known to movie geeks as crime Frank D’Amico from Kick-Ass and Lord Blackwood in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes. He co-stars in Green Lantern as Sinestro, Hal Jordan’s (Ryan Reynolds) mentor, and will be seen next spring in the big-screen version of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ “A Princess of Mars,” John Carter.

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MOVIE REVIEW: “THOR”

Posted in Comics, Movies, Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 5, 2011 by darklordbunnykins

THOR

Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston

Directed by Kenneth Branagh

Written by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz and Dan Payne

Paramount Pictures

My experience with Thor comics growing up was minimal. If it wasn’t Spider-Man or Batman, forget it. So my expectations for a Thor movie were modest, although the pre-release images were great and I trusted director Kenneth Branagh to deliver a fun film with at least some ambition towards Shakespearean gravitas. Fortunately that is exactly the tone Branagh, best known for his films of “Henry V” and “Hamlet,” was going for.

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EXCLUSIVE! STEPHEN DORFF TALKS ABOUT POSSIBLE “BLADE” SPIN-OFF

Posted in Comics, Interviews, Movies, News, Vampires with tags , , , , , , , , on December 21, 2010 by darklordbunnykins

Actor Stephen Dorff, currently receiving plaudits for his role in the Sofia Coppola film Somewhere, recently updated The DLB on rumours that he and his Blade director Steve Norrington were thinking of revisiting the character in a prequel:

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PUTRID PREVIEW: DECEMBER ISSUE OF “RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE”

Posted in Art, Comics, Contests, DVD, Gore, Halloween, Interviews, Magazines, Music, News, Rue Morgue, Vampires with tags , , , , , , , on November 27, 2010 by darklordbunnykins

Heinous holidays to all our fangtastic fans Stateside. Be sure to save a few shekels for the latest issue of Rue Morgue, due on newsstands shortly. Besides my article on the new “Art of Hammer” art book, here is what else you can expect from RM’s year-end spooktacular: Continue reading

NOVEMBER RUE MORGUE ABOUT TO HAUNT MAGAZINE RACKS

Posted in Art, Comics, Contests, DVD, Ghosts, Gore, Halloween, Heavy Metal, Magazines, Movies, Music, News, Reviews, Rue Morgue, Soundtracks, Vampires, Videogames, Violence with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2010 by darklordbunnykins

The DLB is always excited to get his copy of the newest Rue Morgue Magazine, but the upcoming November issue is extra special because I penned the feature on the upcoming movie Monsters which comes out in Canada Nov. 12. It’s a very interesting little film (little as in a budget of about $10,000) which is going to surprise and enrage a lot of horror  fans.

Here’s a rundown of what else we can expect…

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CRAZY COMICS: ISSUE 5 OF “THE MOLTING” AVAILABLE

Posted in Art, Comics, Events, Halloween, News, Rue Morgue with tags , , , , on October 19, 2010 by darklordbunnykins

Multi-disciplinary artist Terrance Zdunich is best known as Grave-Robber from Darren Lynn-Bousman’s cult film Repo! The Genetic Opera. He and some collaborators recently launched their own comic series, “The Molting,” about a dysfunctional family and cockroaches. Really. Read my interview with Terrance over at my Rue Morgue blog to get the lowdown on “The Molting”: http://rue-morgue.com/blog/?p=3612

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