time travel

Sophisticult Cinema is closing all the loops this episode.

Yep. That's Dane Cook. With blood on him. He stars along with Josh Hutcherson ("The Kids Are All Right") in director Joseph Khan's "Detention." Described as a horror comedy with a little bit of time travel and John Hughes films mixed in, "Detention" focuses on a group of high school seniors who are stuck in detention on prom night. And as luck would have it, a serial killer from a slasher movie has come to life to terrorize the teens. "Detention" is scheduled for release on July 21, 2011 by Universal Pictures in (surprise, surprise!) 3D.

Have you ever wanted to see Neve Campbell's moist, lip-quivering histrionics in the THIRD-DIMENSION? No? Well, sorry, but according to a Bloody Disgusting “exclusive”, Scream 4 will be shot in 3-D. Speaking of 3-D, Roger Ebert just wrote a great piece about how if you like 3-D you are an idiot. This Scream news really brings his point home.

Steve Niles confirms that 30 Days of Night: Dark Days is currently in production and starring such acting luminaries as...well, all that matters is that Diora Baird is headlining. I don't have to be a vampire to know what of hers I'd like to suck! (To clarify, it would be her breasts. Possibly her vagina, depending on her bathing habits.)

Rob Zombie, perhaps the greatest (horror) director of all-time, announced on his Myspace that his soon-to-be-classic Halloween 2 will be returning to theaters next weekend, just in time for the holiday. That's great news but, really Rob, Myspace? It's hard for me to defend you when you're still using an archaic social networking device as your primary news delivery system. Can we get a Facebook, or a Blogspot or something? I'd be willing to do it for you...

Richard Kelly's "Donnie Darko" is sort of a tough nut to crack. In a matter of 8 years it has risen from the ranks of almost completely neglected, forgotten cinema, to revered cult classic. It was also one of the first films in my recollection to really harness the power of the internet to make its name and spread among fans. In doing so, the hype the film has received has seemed to create something of a backlash, and in today's cult cinema landscape, you're just as likely to find someone who will tell you that it's overrated as you are a die-hard fan.

As we wind down to our grand finale next week (sneak peek, the episode is called "The Incident," real informative, Lost writers...), we're back to splitting our time between the Survivors of Oceanic 815 in 1977 and Ajira Air in some approximation of present day (2008?). With a number of plot points to develop, there wasn't a whole lot of craziness, but there was a whole lot of happenings.

Episode: "Follow the Leader"

Been dying to check out the festival hit "Timecrimes", but haven't had a chance to pick it up yet? Well, here's your chance to stream it online, as it's now available for Netflix streaming.

Casey enjoyed it, and it's been getting rave reviews all across the online movie world. Now's your chance to see it, before the planned American remake drops in 2011.

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

With episode 11 of the fifth season, we're really moving into home-stretch territory, which is typically when things start to really crank up. We got the beginnings of that here...

Episode: "Whatever Happened, Happened"

"Timecrimes" is a Spanish time traveling thriller that has been making the festival circuit for quite some time now. The reactions have been mixed, and have ranged everywhere from "amazing" to "lukewarm". With the US DVD release now upon us, it's finally time for horror fans to sink their teeth into the film and decide for themselves.