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  1. Alexandre Aja and Blumhouse Productions Find a SleepwalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | DreadCentrol.com

    French filmmaker Alexandre Aja has built up a pretty impressive resume since coming onto the scene with High Tension , following that film up with standout efforts like The Hills Have Eyes , Piranha 3D, and Horns . Up next, he teams with Jason Blum for another horror flick.


  2. Joe Dante to Direct Supernatural Thriller 'Labirinthus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | /film

    ... So Below ), but that shouldn't be a problem as long as the execution is solid. And as the director of films like Piranha , The Howling , Gremlins , Innerspace , The 'Burbs , Small Soldiers , etc., Dante has definitely earned the benefit of the ...


  3. 'Gremlins' Director Joe Dante Sets Next ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Collider

    ... the maze. To be honest, the story sounds more serious and less comical than Dante is prone to. Even The Howling and Piranha , though essentially horror films, have as much comedic energy to them as they do blood and guts, if not more. Still, with ...


  4. Django Lives starring Franco Nero and written by John Sayles?? What the hell is going on?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... to say, Sayles knows his way both around a script and a western setting. He started out doing Corman scripts like PIRANHA, THE LADY IN RED, and BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS before focusing more and more on his own directorial projects, including EIGHT ...


  5. Are Westerns Making a Comeback? New 'Django' Nabs John Sayles As WriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Movies.com

    ... had a small supporting role.) The novelist broke into Hollywood with his work on the smart script for 1978's Piranha , and made his directorial debut with the highly-acclaimed indie drama Return of the Secaucus Seven ; since then he has divided his ...


  6. 'Django Lives!' Finally Tracks Down a Screenwriter in John SaylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | /film

    ... , for which he received an Oscar nomination, Sayles has penned everything from hugely entertaining B-movies like Piranha and Alligator to more serious fare like Matewan and Eight Men Out . He even wrote The Spiderwick Chronicles , proving that he ...


  7. John Sayles Tapped to Write New 'Django' WesternRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Men Out to Sunshine State and Go for Sisters . He got his start in horror, with his first credit being the original Piranha , and he also co-wrote The Howling . "John Sayles is a master of literature," said Nero. "His Lone Star is one of the ...


  8. Another Horror Comedy Show Is In The Works At StarzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... situation anyway, so I guess it fits. Kunis, who hasn't really been a part of a horror production since 1995's Piranha (unless you count Black Swan as horror), will be producing under her company Orchid Farm Productions, which was set up last year. ...


  9. Horror's Top 7 Jungle Flesh-EatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | DreadCentrol.com

    ... film just before Cannibal Ferox , Eaten Alive! , making Lenzi one of the more notable cannibal movie creators. Piranha (1978) The thing that eats you in the wild does not necessarily have to be a huge, hulking monster or vicious cannibal. Sometimes ...


  10. DVDanger: Cult Film Corner Burying the Ex and Patch TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Chris Columbus, and Joe Johnston. But while they are still A-listers, the director of Gremlins , Innerspace , and Piranha fell into relative obscurity. Honestly, Looney Tunes: Back in Action didn't help anything, but as his peers are responsible for ...


  11. The welcome return of horror-comedy maestro Joe DanteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    ... charm, the film recalls the ingratiating comedies that the director made for Roger Corman ( Hollywood Boulevard , Piranha ) near the beginning of his career. It's as though Dante, in looking at younger characters, was reminded of his own early ...


  12. Top 7 Joe Dante FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | DreadCentrol.com

    ... contains not only thrills and chills but also an element of humor woven masterfully into the fabric of his projects. Piranha (1978) Dante's first horror-flavored success, Piranha came out as not only a horror film in its own right, but also as ...


  13. Joe Dante interview - Burying the Ex and much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Seattle Gay News

    ... to increasingly, and winningly, surreal and silly places in the process. For the guy behind classic genre riffs like Piranha, The Howling, Gremlins and The Burbs this was an almost perfect fit, so much so getting the script into Dante's hands was ...


  14. Film Review: "Burying the Ex"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    I can't write about the new movie from director Joe Dante without first mentioning that his last movie to get a wide theatrical release was 2003's "Looney Tunes: Back in Action." After earning his stripes as an editor for Roger Corman before going on to direct the horror classics "Piranha" and "The Howling," Dante enjoyed a respectable run of hits and cult gems before retreating to television sometime in the last decade , and it seemed like maybe he was going to retire.


  15. SCREAM Review: MTV's Teen-Horror Series Strains To Be Hip, CompellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Collider

    ... to Emma and Will respectively, would seemingly put the Scream series in the same orbit as, say, Alexandre Aja 's Piranha 3D , a gory bit of satirical retribution on the worst, most narcissistic elements of the Millennial generation and the one that ...


  16. "Burying the Ex" is a horror comedy of errors. Lots of errors.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... is the new film from veteran director Joe Dante. The creator of other fantastic flights of fancy as "Gremlins," "Piranha," "The Howling" and "The Hole." Anton Yelchin, the "Star Trek" franchise's Chekov, plays luckless Max, the salesman at a Los ...


  17. Capone talks Corman, Spielberg. and the new zom-rom-com Burying the Ex with director Joe DanteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... up the movie-making ladder, stopping to cut trailers, edit works like GRAND THEFT AUTO, and directing classics like PIRANHA, THE HOWLING, GREMLINS 1 & 2, INNERSPACE, MATINEE, SMALL SOLDIERS, and more recently THE HOLE and his latest, the zom-rom-com ...


  18. Movie Review: Burying The Ex takes Joe Dante back to his B-movie rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... and on Video on Demand/iTunes. While he made his bones as a cult-horror icon with films like Piranha and The Howling , director Joe Dante's best work - including Gremlins , Twilight Zone: The Movie ...


  19. Joe Dante hits a new genre-mashing gory low in 'Burying the Ex'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    The puckish glee with which monster-mad director Joe Dante once fused horror and comedy in the "Gremlins" movies and "Piranha" is thoroughly missing in the brainless zom-rom-com "Burying the Ex." Anton Yelchin plays Max, a fright-flick fan who's miserable in his job at a horror nostalgia shop and at home, where writer Alan Trezza has saddled him with that bad-screenplay favorite: the sex-crazed babe .


  20. 'Burying the Ex' reboots the comedy-horror genreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... being buzzed about for upcoming remakes. "They don't need my blessing. But hey, fine, great - I'm the guy who made 'Piranha' in 1978. I started my career with a 'Jaws' rip-off! I can't say. 'You can't remake pictures.' "But one of the stumbling ...