Short Ends – HOUSE OF DRACULA actress passes, new Shock Cinema, ’70s flicks hit Blu and more

Actress Jane Adams, whose cult film credits include THE BRUTE MAN, Vicki Vale in 1949’s BATMAN AND ROBIN serial the hunchbacked Nina in HOUSE OF DRACULA, has died at the age of 92.shock cinema

The new Shock Cinema magazine features interviews with Tim Matheson, Scott Wilson, Mike Starr and a whole lot more – order it here!

Our own Matt Wedge defends De Palma’s SNAKE EYES over at his Obsessive Movie Nerd blog.

PUNISHER: WAR ZONE director Lexi Alexander takes aim at the real film pirates of Hollywood.

Kino announces ACROSS 110th STREET, DRUM (from the Scorpion arm) in September on Blu-ray.

William S. Wilson delves into DEEP STAR SIX as part of a look at the underwater films of 1989 – our 25th Anniversary Project had better strap on its air tank!

“Walking Dead” pinball (or at least video pinball) is coming.

BLACK ROSES director John Fasano and Mike “McBeardo” McPadden, the writer of the upcoming “Heavy Metal Movies: Guitar Barbarians, Mutant Bimbos& Cult Zombies Amok in the 666 Most Ear- and Eye-Ripping Big-Scream Films Ever!” join the Projection Booth Podcast for a discussion on the flick on their latest episode.

Dread Central’s John Squires shows off 50 of the Most Ridiculously Awesome Foreign Horror Movie Posters.

Random Roles talks to Morgan Freeman about THE PAWNBROKER, “The Electric Company,” STREET SMART, UNFORGIVEN and more.

masqueThe Wachowskis’ high-concept JUPITER ASCENDING is pushed back until February 2015 to “finish the numerous special effects.”

ADJUST YOUR TRACKING director talked about VHS collecting on the Howard Stern show – link here, starts about three minutes in.

The Corman-produced 1989 MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH (not to be confused with the Harry Alan Towers-produced 1989 MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH) to get a DVD release via Scorpion Releasing.

This short chronicling the history of the horror anthology film is certainly worth your 12 minutes (with input from Joe Dante and Larry Fessenden):

Edgar Allan Poe and Garth Merenghi Stephen King face off in the latest Epic Rap Battle of History:

Here’s a trailer for the action pic DRONES from HALLOWEEN II and RESURRECTION director Rick Rosenthal:

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