Posted on Monday, October 30th, 2017 by Jacob Hall
For years, movie fans would joke about whether or not Amityville: The Awakening actually existed. The tenth movie in the Amityville Horror series was filmed back in 2014, but found itself delayed. And delayed again. And again. Posters would arrive and trailers would appear, but the movie itself slid around the calendar like a hairless, grease-drenched monkey on a slip-n-slide. The film became a joke and each release date change kept the joke running.
Now, the joke has reached its final punchline: Amityville: The Awakening quietly hit theaters last Friday and suffered one of the worst opening weekends of all time.
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Few films have been pushed back over and over again as often as Amityville: The Awakening. Even the notoriously delayed Tulip Fever didn’t suffer as unceremonious a fate as this Amityville Horror sequel. Now it seems the much-delayed fright flick will finally have its day, unless it gets bumped again. When will the Amityville The Awakening release date be? Find out below.
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Posted on Monday, December 19th, 2016 by Angie Han
Amityville: The Awakening will have to come out eventually, but Dimension Films seems determined to put off that date as long as possible. They’ve just delayed Franck Khalfoun‘s horror film yet again, moving it from January 2017 all the way to summer 2017. Keep in mind this movie was originally scheduled to arrive in early 2015. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 by Angie Han
Forget ghosts — the real threat to the latest residents of 112 Ocean Avenue is the whims of film distributors. The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films have pushed back Amityville: The Awakening yet again, this time all the way to 2017. Remember, this is a film that was originally slated to come out in early 2015. And as it turns out, Amityville: The Awakening might have an unlikely culprit for this latest setback: the Sundance crowdpleaser Sing Street. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 by Angie Han
It was about a year and a half ago that we saw the first trailer for Amityville: The Awakening, which would bring the long-running horror franchise back to the big screen after a decade away. But its marketing push ended almost as quickly as it began, when Dimension Films suddenly yanked it off its 2015 release calendar. Eventually, though, the distributor got around to rescheduling it to 2016, so now it’s starting its promotional campaign anew.
Oscar nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh plays single mom Joan, who’s feeling really good about the new home she’s just moved into with her three kids. It’s nice and big, and situated in an idyllic suburb near a top-notch medical facility that can treat her comatose son James (Cameron Monaghan). Unfortunately, it also happens to bear the address 112 Ocean Avenue, which horror fans will recognize as the setting of The Amityville Horror. Bella Thorne stars as Joan’s daughter Belle, who was cranky about the move even before the family realized they’d set up shop inside a horrifying murder house. Watch the Amityville: The Awakening trailer after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
What kind of movie poster are you in the mood for today? Maybe you’re in the market for a clever horror poster for the latest Blumhouse release? If not that, then surely the steely gaze of a well-dressed Tom Hiddleston will make your day? If that’s not your thing, there are always nine new posters featuring all kinds of movie stars dressed like magicians.
Yep, new posters for Amityville: The Awakening, High-Rise, and Now You See Me 2 has hit the internet today and we’ve collected them all below so you can peruse ’em at your own pace.
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Posted on Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Angie Han
Amber Heard and Jada Pinkett-Smith will also star in Magic Mike XXL, despite being rather ill-equipped to play male strippers. Plus, see a new photo from behind the scenes of Magic Mike XXL. And also after the jump:
- Star Trek 3 is reportedly shooting in mid-February
- … and Simon Pegg says J.J. Abrams is “all over it”
- Expendables 3 downloaders are being told to pay up
- Justin Long wants more Galaxy Quest and Zack & Miri
- Elizabeth Banks drops more hints about Pitch Perfect 2
- Amityville: The Awakening loses its release date
- Get a load of the new poster for V/H/S: Viral
- The Insidious Chapter 3 poster involves a lot of reading
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Posted on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 by Angie Han
35 years after it scared away the Lutzes, 112 Ocean Avenue continues to welcome new residents in Amityville: The Awakening. This time around, the poor fools are single mom Joan (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and her three kids: pouty Belle (Bella Thorne), cutesy Juliet (McKenna Grace), and coma-struck James (Cameron Monaghan).
As always, the family starts out optimistic about their new digs. It’s near some excellent medical facilities, all the better to treat James’s illness. Then, as always, bizarre things start happening. Watch the first Amityville: The Awakening trailer after the jump.
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