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The HALLOWEEN trailer is here!

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The wait is over.  Blumhouse and Universal have released the trailer for Halloween.  I can't wait.  I can't fucking wait.  Words cannot accurately describe how excited I am for this movie.


If I had to nitpick anything, it'd probably be that they showed too much Myers in the trailer.  But, let's be real: he's what's going to sell this movie.

October 19 needs to get here like now.

Also...how cool is it that Twitter now has a #HalloweenMovie emoji?!

MM Updates: Halloween trailer dropping, Spawn reboot.

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Hey, time for a new edition of MM Updates!  So let's just get down to the nitty gritty...

The Halloween 2018 trailer is being released this Friday (6/8)!Finally!  The (teaser?) trailer for the Halloween requel -- yeah, I called it that -- is hitting the net this Friday.  So all you butt-hurt fanboys can rejoice.Jamie Foxx is Spawn!It has been officially announced that Jamie Foxx is our new Al Simmons/Spawn.  Great casting, if you ask me.  What's better is that creator Todd McFarlane is fully involved and it's going to be a Blumhouse production!  Triple win! So, yeah, that's pretty much it.  Not much on my end of things.  Although, I am really intrigued by the idea of van life, or #vanlife, rather.  You've heard of the tiny house movement (which I really dig), but this is taking things a step further...something I might explore a little deeper here in the future.
That's it.  Enjoy your week, everyone!

Quick thoughts on the LAKE PLACID franchise.

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I just finished watching Lake Placid: Legacy.  It's the latest in the franchise from Syfy, premiering May 28, 2018, on TV.  So, naturally, I popped the original movie in and am watching that now. 

I figured now would be a good of a time as ever to list my thoughts on the entire franchise.  So let's get started...

LAKE PLACID (1999)
The first film came out the summer of 1999, just a month before I entered middle school (sixth grade).  I was already a huge Jaws fan and I jumped at the chance to see this.  Unlike Deep Blue Sea, which came out the same month, I didn't get to see Lake Placid in theaters, but I did rent it almost immediately upon home video release.

I loved it.  I thought it was funny and scary and had a cool-looking killer crocodile.  And to this day, I still love it.

LAKE PLACID 2 (2007)
Eight years after the release of the original, Syfy released their sequel, Lake Placid 2.  There's really not much to say -- it is what it is: a cheap killer croc flick tha…

Thinking about early FREDDY VS. JASON publicity.

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Y'all remember the hype-train that was Freddy vs. Jason, right?  Well, I do.  And recently, I've been thinking about it.  And the initial false start the project had.  So I'm going to take a quick trip down memory lane for a moment.

Here is the original promotional flyer from 1997, back when FvJ had a planned 1998 release date.  Now, this is nothing new.  I'm sure you've all seen this old flyer posted somewhere on the net.  It's clearly a quick thrown-together sales art job using the chrome mask from the Jason Goes to Hell poster art.  And I believe that's Freddy's glove from either Freddy's Dead or The Dream Child.  Either way, it was enough to get the fans salivating.

What's most intriguing about this poster art is that it wasn't just a close-to-the-vest project around Hollywood.  Not at all.  In fact, the main art on the flyer was actually used as a teaser poster and was displayed in a few theaters.  Not many, but some.

I was able to fin…

Win DAPHNE & VELMA on Blu-ray!

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-ray I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.

I'm sure you've heard by now that a Daphne & Velma movie was in the works.  Well, it' time for that sucker to be released!  And guess what? You can win a copy of the Blu-ray right here on MorbidMuch!

Check out the app below and let me know what you think of Daphne & Velma in the comments below.  A winner will be chosen from the comments.


FRIDAY THE 13TH copycat killer cancelled HALLOWEEN 4 in one small town.

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On October 24, 1988, in Greenfield, Massachusetts, 18-year-old Mark Branch headed out in full Jason Voorhees fatigues.  Mark wasn't trick-or-treating early, however.  No, Mark was on his way to kill Greenfield Community College freshman Psychology major Sharon Gregory.

Mark Branch was a known horror movie fanatic that was obsessed with the Friday the 13th film franchise.  More specifically, he idolized the fictional Jason Voorhees, Camp Crystal Lake's local hockey mask wearing, machete wielding boogeyman.

It is said that Mark murdered Sharon Gregory over a profile she had written about him.  The two were supposed "friends."  Apparently, Gregory had found him fascinating and knew there was something "off" about Branch.  This led to Branch wanting that written profile...by any means necessary.  It all sounds like something ripped from a horror movie, and in a weird sort of way, it is.

Branch's decision to attack Gregory dressed as Jason Voorhees led the …

PROM NIGHT revisited.

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I noticed that Prom Night (1980) was streaming on Amazon Prime.  So, naturally, I gave it a re-watch.  It's been several years since my previous/initial viewing.  I have a few takeaways from this revisit.

The first thing that stuck out like a sore thumb was the hazy dream-like filter that's all over the entire movie.  It annoyed the hell out of me at first, but it eventually grew on me and gives the film a unique charm.  It's not overly distracting, but it does take a few minutes for your eyes to fully adjust to it.

All the early-morning scenes in the movie are visually stunning.  A few years ago this is isn't something I would've noticed or paid too much attention to.  But those awesome and eerie early mornings where there's a thick fog and a layer of dew on everything is perfectly captured in this film.

The film itself isn't great by any means, but like I stated, this film has a unique charm that can't be ignored 38 years later.  Friday the 13th pre-…