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Nick Castle Talks Concern with ‘Halloween’ 4K

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Halloween just hit 4K today and Nick Castle, who played The Shape (Michael Myers) in the original, had some concerns about John Carpenter’s classic being remastered to 4K, mostly that one thing would be visible in one particular scene.

“I just talked to John [Carpenter] about this and he said he and the cameraman did a viewing of this,” Castle said, in an exclusive interview with Bloody Disgusting. “He was impressed with the sharpness. My question would be there is one scene that Dean [Cundy] had a great idea. Near the end, where Michael Myers is in the shadows, he actually dials up the light very, very slowly so that he starts to appear behind Jamie [Lee Curtis]. It’s right before he tries to either stab her or choke her. And I just wonder if that will be seen too early. That’s I guess my one concern, other than the fact that I’d love to see it in this format.”

Castle also referenced another iconic Michael Myers scene, where he calls out a “Cheat”.

“In the laundry scene where she looks down, if you think about that one, that one is a cheat,” Castle said.

”She looks down, when I’m standing by the laundry being dried outside, and then he cuts back to her still looking” Castle continued. “Then he cuts back to the laundry and he’s gone. So we miss the point where she looks away. That was one of the little cheats he got away within the movie.”

Castle also talked about how there was instant chemistry and flow with the film, and that Myers’ iconic walk came naturally.

“There was no particular direction on how I walked or if I was supposed to float like the panaglides,” Castle said. “Ray Stella was the panaglide operator. Basically, John took a look at the way I walked and went, ‘Oh, that’s fine.’”

Anthony DiMoro is the leader writer and founder of 'Fright Nerd'. DiMoro has written for popular websites such as Forbes and The Huffington Post. DiMoro cites Friday the 13th, A Nightmare On Elm Street and Halloween among his favorite horror movies of all time.

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Warner Bros. Drops Teaser for ‘The Matrix Resurrections’

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Warner Bros. gave fans something to smile about when they dropped a short teaser trailer for the upcoming film ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ which is set to unveil a brand new trailer for the fourth film in the iconic film franchise on September 9th.

Thanks to EW, there is also a new image from the movie, showing Keanu Reeves ready to fight. According to numerous reports, the plot centers on Neo who is in therapy and does not remember The Matrix. Neo eventually runs into Trinity at a coffee shop.

The movie is set to arrive on December 22nd, and will likely be available in theaters as well as on HBO Max.

 

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Behind the Scene of ‘The Forever Purge’

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A brand new, behind the scenes, featurette of ‘The Forever Purge’ was shared by Bloody Disgusting this week and with it comes a look at the creation of several of the iconic masks and characters, among other details.

The release comes ahead of ‘The Forever Purge’ arriving on Digital HD on September 14th, and then to Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD on September 28th. Other special features that fans can expect include:

  • Collapsing the System: Behind The Forever Purge featurette
  • Creeptastic Wardrobe featurette
  • Alternate opening storyboards
  • Deleted scenes

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Insanity Ensues in Trailer for ‘Crazy Tsunami’

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A new Chinese creature feature is taking the crocodile horror to a whole new level, and a brand new trailer has dropped to show you just how crazy things can get in directory Zhou Jiuqin’s ‘Crazy Tsunami’.

According to the official synopsis: “A sudden tsunami came as a shock, trapping Jiang Peng and his daughter, Jiang Xiao Hu, in Chinatown of Southeast Asia. The two of them, with other inhabitants, took a brace to fight against the terrible monster that followed. However, after the life-and-death struggle, they found surprisingly a man-made calamity instead of a natural disaster.”

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