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JUNE 14

Amazon Prime drops TOMORROW WAR

TOMORROW WAR stars Chris Pratt (JURASSIC WORLD) as Dan, J.K. Simmons (THE GIFT, SPIDER-MAN [all], JENNIFER'S BODY) as Slade, Yvonne Strahovski (THE PREDATOR) as Romeo, and Edwin Hodge (THE PURGE, THE PURGE: ANARCHY, THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR) as Dorian. Directed by Chris McKay (various Lego movies). TOMORROW WAR goes live, July 2.

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By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Writer Jeremy Dyson (THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN [TV - 1999 - 2002], THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN'S APOCALYPSE, FUNLAND [TV - 2005], PSYCHOBITCHES [TV - 2013], GHOST STORIES, THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN [TV - 2017]) is 54.
Actor Jordan Hayes (NOSTRUM, HIDDEN 3D, EXIT HUMANITY, HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET, HELIX [TV], THE TOLL) is 34.
Look for Jordan in the upcoming 2021 Horror Thriller, FIXATION.
Editor, Producer Bob Murawski (CARNAL CRIMES, ARMY OF DARKNESS, NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW, UNCLE SAM, LAST LIVES, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 2, THE GIFT, SPIDER-MAN [all], THE HURT LOCKER, DRAG ME TO HELL, THE RESIDENT, OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, DRACULA: UNTOLD, POLTERGIEST [2015], KONG: SKULL ISLAND, GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS, DE TØDES TJERN [LAKE OF DEATH]) is 57.
Actor Will Patton (SILKWOOD, NO WAY OUT, A SHOCK TO THE SYSTEM, THE RAPTURE, MIDNIGHT EDITION, THE CLIENT, THE PUPPET MASTERS, TOLLBOOTH, COPYCAT, ENTRAPMENT, THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES, THE PUNISHER, DOG DAYS OF SUMMER, THE LIST, THE CANYON, THE FOURTH KIND, Stephen Spielberg's FALLING SKIES, ABIGAIL HARM, HALLOWEEN [2018], SWAMP THING [2019 - TV], RADIOFLASH, THE DEVIL BELOW) is 65.
Look for Will in the upcoming 2021 Horror Thriller, THE FOREVER PURGE.

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In 2000, this actor did three Horror/Thriller movies, which were all released in 2001, then disappeared. Then Forrest vanished! Wherever he is now, a Happy Birthday goes out to
Actor Forrest Cochran (THE BROTHERHOOD, FINAL STAB, THE BROTHERHOOD 2) who is 43.
Actor Melissa Lahlitah Crider aka Missy Crider (POWDER, EYES OF TERROR [TV], THE BEAST [TV], QUICKSILVER HIGHWAY [TV], ALIEN CARGO [TV], THE OTHERS [TV], MULHOLLAND DR., FRAILTY, DEMONS, BUTTERFLY DREAMING) is 46.
Actor Chris Evans (FANTASTIC FOUR [2005, TMNT [2007], SUNSHINE, FANTASTIC 4: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER, PUSH, SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, THE AVENGERS, SNOWPIERCER, CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER, AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, AVENGERS: ENDGAME, KNIVES OUT, DEFENDING JACOB [TV]) is 40.
Look for Chris in the 2022 Thriller, THE GRAY MAN.
Actor Malcolm McDowell (A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, CAT PEOPLE [1981], BLUE THUNDER, THE CALLER, MORTACCI, DISTURBED, MOON 44, CLASS OF 1999, IN THE EYE OF THE SNAKE, NIGHT TRAIN TO VENICE, CYBORG 3: THE RECYCLER, THE SURGEON, RINGER, WHERE THE TRUTH LIES, 2103: THE DEADLY WAKE, ASYLUM, THE GARDENER, ISLAND OF THE DEAD, THE BARBER, PACT WITH THE DEVIL, THE VOID, FIRESTARTER 2: REKINDLED, EVILENKO, METALOCALYPSE [TV], DOOMSDAY, HEROES [TV], Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN, SUCK, THE BOOK OF ELI, POUND OF FLESH, SUING THE DEVIL, VAMPS, MISCHIEF NIGHT, SILENT HILL: REVELATION 3D, ZOMBEX, SILENT NIGHT, METALOCALYPSE: THE DOOMSTAR REQUIEM, MICHIEF NIGHT, 31, ABNORMAL ATTRACTION, CASTLEVANIA [TV], and way more! Over 180 in all and still counting!) is 78.
Anyone can inflict pain and fear on another person - that's not brave because you don't feel it - but when someone can knowingly inflict serious pain to themselves, you can only watch in slack-jawed awe!
Performer Steve-O (JACKASS [TV], DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME, BLIND HORIZON) is 46.
Writer Whitley Strieber (THE WOLFEN, THE NIGHT CHURCH, THE HUNGER, COMMUNION, THE FORBIDDEN ZONE, THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW) is 76.

Michael McDowell in DOOMSDAY

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JUNE 11

JURASSIC PARK is 28!

Ellie and Grant JURASSIC PARK

Taste is subjective. You like what you like. That's why there are 31+ Flavors of ice cream.
For me though, the first JURASSIC PARK remains the best and JURASSIC WORLD doesn't measure up.
Come with us through the rise, fall, and stagger of the JURASSIC PARK franchise.

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Adrienne Barbeau in John Carpenter's ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Ivana Baquero (ROMANSANTA: THE WEREWOLF HUNT, ROTTWEILER, FRAGILE, FILMS TO KEEP YOU AWAKE: THE CHRISTMAS TALE, PAN'S LABYRINTH, THE NEW DAUGHTER, ANOTHER ME, GELO, FEEDBACK, HIGH SEASE [T]) is 27.
Look for Ivana in the upcoming 2021 Horror comedy, BLACK FRIDAY!, starring Bruce Campbell (EVIL DEAD, ARMY OF DARKNESS), Devon Sawa (FINAL DESTINATION, IDLE HANDS), and Michael Jai White (SPAWN, THE DARK KNIGHT).
Actor Adrienne Barbeau (THE DARKER SIDE OF TERROR [TV], THE FOG, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, SWAMP THING, THE THING [1982], CREEPSHOW, CANNIBAL WOMEN IN THE AVOCADO JUNGLE OF DEATH, DUE OCCHI DIABOLICI, BURIAL OF THE RATS [TV], THE CONVENT, RING OF DARKNESS [TV], GHOST ROCK, UNHOLY, WAR WOLVES, GOD OF WAR III [VG], HALO 4 [VG], TALES OF HALLOWEEN, BEYOND THE EDGE, HOAX, GATES OF DARKNESS, DEATH HOUSE), is 76.
Adrienne shares a June 11 birthday with her THE THING alumni, Make-up artist, Brian Wade.
Look for her upcoming 2021 Horror Thriller, UNEARTH. And in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021? Thriller, BRING ME THE HEAD OF LANCE HENRIKSEN.
Actor Joshua Jackson (SCREAM 2, APT PUPIL, URBAN LEGEND, CRUEL INTENTIONS, THE SKULLS, GOSSIP, I LOVE YOUR WORK, CURSED, FRINGE [TV], SHUTTER, INESCAPABLE) is 43.
Look for Joshua's upcoming Thriller for 2021, DR. DEATH [TV].
Make-up artist Brian Wade (PIRANHA 2: THE SPAWNING, GALAXY OF TERROR, THE THING [1982], PSYCHO II, STRANGE INVADERS, THE TERMINATOR, HOUSE, THE BLOB [1988], A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4, GREMLINS 2: THE NEW BATCH, FRIGHT NIGHT PART 2, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 5, THE EXORCIST III, BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR, BLADE, IDLE HANDS, HOLLOW MAN, HELLBOY, THE OMEN [2006], A SOUND OF THUNDER, FLIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, BABYLON A.D., SOLOMON KANE, PSYCHE 9, RESIDENT EVIL: AFTER LIFE, TEEN WOLF [TV], AMERICAN GODS [TV], WESTWORLD [TV], THE WRETCHED, SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK, DOOM: ANNIHILATION, BEAST MODE, ARMY OF THE DEAD, and way more) is 59.
Brian shares a June birthday with PSYCHE: 9 alumni, Colleen Camp and his DOOM: ANNIHILATION alumni, Phillip J. Roth.

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JUNE 10

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Franie Faison in CAT PEOPLE

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Frankie Faison (CAT PEOPLE, EXTERMINATOR 2, C.H.U.D., MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE, MANHUNTER, THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, FREEJACK, THE LANGOLIERS, PREY, HANNIBAL, RED DRAGON, HIGHWAYMEN, MESSENGERS, FOR SALE BY OWNER, CIRQUE DU FREAK, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, THE SOUNDING, THE GRUDGE [2020], THE KILLING OF KENNETH CHAMBERLAIN) is 71.
Actor Jurgen Prochnow (ZÄRTLICHKEIT DER WÖLFE, EINER VON UNS BEIDEN, THE KEEP, DUNE, KILLING CARS, THE SEVENTH SIGN, IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS, DNA, DARK ASYLUM, HOUSE OF THE DEAD, THE POET, CHAIN REACTION, THE DA VINCI CODE, PRIMEVAL, OKO, SINNERS & SAINTS, 24 [TV], EYE IN THE WALL, SINNERS & SAINTS, EIN SCHMALER GRAT, TWIN PEAKS: THE MISSING PIECES, DRAMA, THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON, DAMASCUS COVER) is 80.
When people think of the quality we've come to expect from Syfy Channel movies, we think of this guy.
Producer, Director, Writer Phillip J. Roth (VELOCITY TRAP, DEEP CORE, PYTHON, MINDSTORM, PYTHON 2, DARK DESCENT, BOA, DARK WATERS, BOA VS. PYTHON, MANTICORE, S.S. DOOM PATROL, LAKE PLACID 2, BATS: HUMAN HARVEST, GENESIS CODE, TERMINATION SHOCK, THE GRUDGE 3, THE MESSENGERS 2, WRONG TURN 3, GHOST TOWN, ANNIHILATION EARTH, LAKE PLACID 3, TRIASSIC ATTACK, MORLOCKS, RAGE OF THE YETI, TRUE BLOODTHIRST, BOOGEYMAN [2012], LAKE PLACID: THE FINAL CHAPTER, WRONG TURN 5, DEADLY DESCENT [2013], INVASION ROSWELL, ROBOCROC, WRONG TURN 6, CRYSTAL SKULLS, LAKE PLACID VS. ANACONDA, ROBOSHARK, DEATH RACE 4, THE CAR: ROAD TO REVENGE, DOOM: ANNIHILATION, PANDORA [TV]) is 62.
Look for Phillip's upcoming 2021 Thriller, HER ADMIRER.
Actor/Producer Andrew Stevens (THE WEREWOLF OF WOODSTOCK, DAY OF THE ANIMALS, THE FURY, DEATH HUNT, THE SEDUCTION, SCARED STIFF, THE TERROR WITHIN, THE TERROR WITHIN II, NIGHT EYES, VENOMOUS, BATTLEFIELD EARTH, FEAR DOT COM, DEEP EVIL, BLESSED, GLASS TRAP, HALF PAST DEAD 2, MONGOLIAN DEATH WORM, MANDRAKE, ONE MIGHTMARE STAND) is 65.

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JUNE 9

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Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Johnny Depp (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, FREDDY'S DEAD: The Final Nightmare, ED WOOD, DEAD MAN, THE ASTRONAUT'S WIFE, THE NINTH GATE, SLEEPY HOLLOW, FROM HELL, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN [all], SECRET WINDOW, THE CORPSE BRIDE, Tim Buton's SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET, Tim Burton's ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THE TOURIST, DARK SHADOWS, TRANSCENDENCE, TUSK, INTO THE WOODS, YOGA HOSERS, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM [all], MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS [2017]) is 57.
Johnny shares a June birthday with his NIGHTMARE alumni, Robert Englund.
Writer / Director / Actor Caleb Emerson (RED'S BREAKFAST 2: DAWN OF THE RED, CITIZEN TOXIE: THE TOXIC AVENGER IV, RAVING MANIACS, PRETTY DEAD THINGS, DIE YOU ZOMBIE BASTARDS, POULTRYGIEST: NIGHT OF THE CHICKEN DEAD, TORTURE ROOM, THE UNFORTUNATE, SPLATTER DISCO, THE TREK, CRUSTACEAN, THE GRUESOME DEATH OF JOHNNY PISTOL, CONTAGION, FRANKIE IN BLUNDERLAND, I SPILL YOUR GUTS, RETURN TO NUKE 'EM HIGH VOL. 1, GRINDSPLOITATION, KILLER WAVES, THE GHOST INSIDE MY CHILD [TV], IT WANTS BLOOD!) is 45.
Look for Caleb in the upcoming 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 Horror, BLOOD CURSE: THE HAUNTING OF ALICIA STONE.
Writer David Koepp (APARTMENT ZERO, BAD INFLUENCE, DEATH BECOMES HER, JURASSIC PARK, THE SHADOW, THE TRIGGER EFFECT, THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK, STIR OF ECHOES, PANIC ROOM, SPIDER-MAN, SECRET WINDOW, WAR OF THE WORLDS [2005], INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL, ANGELS & DEMONS, JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT, THE MUMMY [2017], YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT) is 58.
Look for David's upcoming 2022 Thriller, KIMI. Also in 2022, the untitled INDIANA JONES sequel, currently filming.
David shares his birthday with SECRET WINDOW alumni, Johnny Depp. Known in Hollywood as Koepp & Depp.

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JUNE 8

GHOSTBUSTERS Turns 37!
All the highschoolers who saw it at the theaters in 1983 are in their mid and late 50s!

Read why GHOSTBUSTERS is a textbook example of great genre moviemaking.

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GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE Haunts the U.S. This November


Will the franchise finally reignite?

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THE DARKNESS In One Week

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Lexa Doig in JASON X

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Lexa Doig (JUNGLEGROUND, WHILE MY PRETTY ONE SLEEPS [TV], TEEN SORCERY, CODE NAME PHOENIX, NO ALIBI, JASON X, THE 4400 [TV], STARGATE SG-1 [TV], BA'AL, FIREBALL, V [TV - 2010], CONTINUUM [TV], AURORA TEAGARDEN MYSTERIES, ARROW [TV]) is 48.
Actor Florence Faivre (THE COFFIN, AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. [TV], THE EXPANSE [TV], AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY, THE ASSENT) is 38.
Actor Frank Grillo (DEADLY RIVALS, MINORITY REPORT, BLIND JUSTICE [TV], iMURDERS, PRIDE AND GLORY, EDGE OF DARKNESS, THE GATES [TV], MOTHER'S DAY [2010], MY SOUL TO TAKE, DISCONNECT, ZERO DARK THIRTY, COLLISION, CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER, THE PURGE: ANARCHY, DEMONIC, BIG SKY, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, THE CRASH, STEPHANIE, WHEELMAN, BEYOND SKYLINE, INTO THE ASHES, AVENGERS: ENDGAME, POINT BLANK, BOSS LEVEL, JIU JITSU, COSMIC SIN) is 56.
Look for Frank in the upcoming 2021 Thriller, THE GATEWAY. And in 2022, THE YACHT.
Writer Daniel G Keohane (CHRISTMAS TREES AND MONKEYS: COLLECTED HORROR STORIES, SOLOMON'S GRAVE, PLAGUE OF DARKNESS, DESTROYER OF WORLDS) is 60 or something.

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JUNE 7

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

Karl Urban in Ghost Ship

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
She's into Mystery, Horror, Comedy, fast cars, and her movie career choices reflects this. There are some people - whom you've never met - that you just like. And I like today's birthday girl,
Actor, Producer Colleen Camp (BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, DEATH GAME, CAT IN A CAGE, APOCALYPSE NOW, DEADLY GAMES, TRIAL BY TERROR, CLUE, TRACK 29, SLIVER, DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE, SHE CREATURE, THE DAY THE WORLD ENDED, HOW TO MAKE A MONSTER, EARTH vs. THE SPIDER, TEENAGE CAVEMAN, TRAPPED, DEAD AND DEADER, MYSTERY WOMAN, CIRQUE DU FREAK, PSYCHE: 9, KNOCK KNOCK, ALWAYS SHINE, THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS, THE LEFT RIGHT GAME [TV]) who is 68.
Look for Colleen in the long in post-production, but still expected 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (?) Horror movie, LAKE MEAD, which is Co-Wrote, Exec. Produced, and Produced by Eli Roth (CABIN FEVER, HOSTEL).
Also in 2021, the Horror Thriller, MONSTROUS.
Actor Liam Neeson (EXCALIBER, KRULL, SUSPECT, THE DEAD POOL, HIGH SPIRITS, DARKMAN, SHINING THROUGH, BEFORE AND AFTER, THE HAUNTING, BATMAN BEGINS, TAKEN, THE OTHER MAN, AFTER.LIFE, CLASH OF THE TITANS, UNKNOWN, THE GREY, WRATH OF THE TITANS, BATTLESHIP, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, TAKEN 2, NON-STOP, A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES, A MONSTER CALLS, THE COMMUTER, MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL, THE MARKSMAN) is 69.
Look for Liam in the upcoming 2021 Thriller, THE ICE ROAD. And in 2022, MEMORY.
Actor Anna Torv (THE BOOK OF REVELATION, FRANKENSTEIN [2007], FRINGE [TV], STEPHANIE, SECRET CITY [TV], MINDHUNTER [TV]) is 42.
Actor Karl Urban (HEAVEN, THE IRREFUTABLE TRUTH ABOUT DEMONS, THE LORD OF THE RINGS, GHOST SHIP, THE CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK, THE BOURNE SUPREMACY, DOOM, STAR TREK, AND SOON THE DARKNESS, PRIEST, DREDD, STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS, LOFT, RIDDICK, STAR TREK BEYOND, THOR: RAGNAROK, THE BOYS [TV]) is 49.
Karl shares a June birthday with fellow CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK alumni Keith David.

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Jason Isaacs in EVENT HORIZON

Actor Robert Englund (SLASHED DREAMS, EATEN ALIVE, THE FIFTH FLOOR, DEAD & BURIED, GALAXY OF TERROR, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET [original series], THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, C.H.U.D. II, NIGHT TERRORS, THE MANGLER, WISHMASTER, URBAN LEGEND, STRANGELAND, PYTHON, JASON VS. FREDDY, 2001 MANIACS, HATCHET, DANCE OF THE DEAD, JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER, RED, ZOMBIE STRIPPERS!, NIGHT OF THE SINNER, FEAR CLINIC [TV], GOOD DAY FOR IT, THE MOLE MAN OF BELMONT AVENUE, STRIPPERS VS WEREWOLVES, INKUBUS, LAKE PLACID: THE FINAL CHAPTER, ZOMBIE MUTATION, KANTEMIR, THE FUNHOUSE MASSACRE, and so much more!) is 74.
Look for Robert in the upcoming 2020, 2021 Horror movie ABRUPTIO.
Actor Jason Isaacs (DANGEROUS LADY, DRAGONHEART, EVENT HORIZON, RESIDENT EVIL, HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, GRINDHOUSE, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX, SKELETONS, BATMAN: UNDER THE RED HOOD, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 1 & 2, ABDUCTION, THE GREAT GHOST RESCUE, AWAKE [TV], SWEETWATER, CASTLEVANIA: LORDS OF SHADOW 2 [VG], ROSEMARY'S BABY [TV], DIG [TV], A CURE FOR WELLNESS, MONSTER FAMILY, LONDON FIELDS, LOOK AWAY, THE OA [TV], DARK CRYSTAL [TV], SCOOB!, OCCUPATION: RAINFALL) is 58.
Jason shares a June birthday with fellow "Dangerous Lady" alumni, Susan Lynch.
Look for Jason in the upcoming 2021 Thriller, MASS. Also in 2021, RENDITION GAME. And in 2022, AGENT GAME.
Hollywood everything Chris Stavrakis (NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD [1990], DIABOLIQUE, CHILDREN OF THE LIVING DEAD, DOGMA, REIGN OF THE DEAD, THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES, ALTERED, THE HAUNTING HOUR, MORTAL REMAINS) who is 50.
Look for Chris' upcoming 2021, 2022 Horror Thriller, MORTAL REMAINS 2: CULT MOVIE.

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FInal Destination 3 movie review

Composer Tyler Bates (BLUE FLAME, DEEP DOWN, NOT LIKE US, ALIEN AVENGERS, SHRIEK IF YOU KNOW WHAT I DID LAST FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH, STRANGE FREQUENCY, CITY OF GHOSTS, DAWN OF THE DEAD [2004], THE DEAD WILL TELL, THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, SLITHER, SEE NO EVIL, 300, GRINDHOUSE, Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN, DOOMSDAY, DAY OF THE DEAD [2008], THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, WATCHMEN, Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN II, THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO, TRANSFORMERS: WAR FOR CYBERTRON, SUPER, SUCKER PUNCH, SYM-BIONIC TITAN [TV], CONAN THE BARBARIAN, THE DARKEST HOUR, GOD OF WAR: ASCENSION [VG], THE SACRAMENT, KILLZONE: SHADOWFALL [VG], NOT SAFE FOR WORK, FLIGHT 7500, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY [all], JOHN WICK [all], THE BELKO EXPERIMENT, SALEM [TV], ATOMIC BLONDE, 24 HOURS TO LIVE, DEADPOOL 2, THE PUNISHER [TV], FAR CRY NEW DAWN [VG], PRIMAL [TV]) is 57.
Actor Amanda Crew (FINAL DESTINATION 3, MELTDOWN: DAYS OF DESTRUCTION, WHISTLER, MONSTER ARK, THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT, FEROCIOUS, A CROOKED SOMEBODY, TONE-DEAF, ISABELLE, FREAKS, MOST WANTED) is 35.
Writer Judi Rohrig (Feoamante.com alumni, former Editor of Hellnotes, Horror gadfly, various short stories) who is mumble something years old today.
Musician Niko McBrain (IRON MAIDEN: VIRTUAL IX, IRON MAIDEN [drummer], GIRLS GONE DEAD) is 69.
SFX Artist Jordu Schell (PREDATOR 2, BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR, GUYVER, PUPPET MASTER II, NEMESIS, SOMETIMES THEY COME BACK...AGAIN, HELLRAISER: BLOODLINE, ALIEN: RESURRECTION, STARSHIP TROOPERS, X-FILES: THE MOVIE, GALAXY QUEST, HOLLOW MAN, EVOLUTION, PLANET OF THE APES [2001], HULK, DAWN OF THE DEAD [2004], HELLBOY, SCARY MOVIE 3, BLADE: TRINITY, REEKER, FEAST, 300, THE MIST, ALIENS VS PREDATOR: REQUIEM, CLOVERFIELD, CREATURE OF DARKNESS, AVATAR, BATTLE: LOS ANGELES, COWBOYS & ALIENS, THE THING [2011], THE CABIN IN THE WOODS, MEN IN BLACK 3, THE WATCH, R.I.P.D., MONSTERS AT LARGE), is 54.
Look for Jordu's upcoming 2020, 2021Horror movie, THE HORRIFIC EVIL MONSTERS.
Actor Mark Wahlberg (FEAR, THE BIG HIT, THE CORRUPTOR, PLANET OF THE APES [2001], THE TRUTH ABOUT CHARLIE, THE HAPPENING, MAX PAYNE, THE LOVELY BONES, CONTRABAND, PRISONERS, TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION, TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST NIGHT, SCOOB!) is 50.
Lok for Mark's upcoming 2021 Thriller, INFINITE.

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JUNE 4

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

Keith David in John Carpenter's THE THING

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Keith David (John Carpenter's THE THING [1982], THEY LIVE, LADY KILLERS [TV], FINAL ANALYSIS, NAILS [TV], THE PUPPET MASTERS, GARGOYLES [voice], THE GRAVE, SPAWN [TV], PRINCESS MONOKE [voice], PITCH BLACK, FINAL FANTASY [voice], 29 PALMS, THE CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK, DIRTY, SPAWN: The Animation, CHAIN LETTER, NOW HERE, SAMUEL BLEAK, THE INHERITANCE, SMILEY, CLOUD ATLAS, UNION FURNACE, SONS OF LIBERTY, IF I TELL YOU I HAVE TO KILL YOU, RANGE 15, RICK AND MORTY [TV], TALES FROM THE HOOD 2, YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER, LIVERSPOTS AND ASTRONOTS [TV], KIDS VS MONSTERS, THE SEVENTH DAY, FINAL SPACE [TV]) is 65.
Look for Keith's upcoming Horror for 2021, BLACK AS NIGHT.
Actor Angelina Jolie (CYBORG 2, HACKERS, THE BONE COLLECTOR, Laura Croft: TOMB RAIDER, ORIGINAL SIN, LAURA CROFT TOMB RAIDER: The Cradle of Life, TAKING LIVES, SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW, THE GOOD SHEPHERD, CHANGELING, WANTED, SALT, THE TOURIST, MALEFICENT [all], THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD) is 46.
Look for Angelina's upcoming 2021 Thriller, THE ETERNALS.
Actor Sean Pertwee (EVENT HORIZON, TALE OF THE MUMMY, FIVE SECONDS TO SPARE, SEVEN SECONDS TO LIVE, DOG SOLDIERS, EQUILIBRIUM, THE PROPHECY: Uprising, RENAISSANCE, WILDERNESS, DOOMSDAY, MUTANT CHRONICLES, 4.3.2.1., DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND, FOUR, ULTRAMARINES, LIEN UPRISING, HOWL, GOTHAM [TV], THE PALE HORSE [TV], THE RECKONING) is 57.
Actor Bruce Dern (MARNIE, "HUSH ... HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE", THE INCREDIBLE TWO-HEADED TRANSPLANT, FAMILY PLOT, BLACK SUNDAY, "AFTER DARK, MY SWEET", THE HAUNTING [1999], THE GLASS HOUSE, SWAMP DEVIL, THE HOLE, CHOOSE, TWIXT, TOOLBOX MURDERS 2, THE HATEFUL EIGHT, FREAKS, SWING LOW, MR. MERCEDES, BUCK ALAMO) is 85 and the only living actor who can claim roles in 2 Alfred Hitchcock movies.
Look for Bruce in the upcoming 2022 Horror Thriller HELLBLAZERS.

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JUNE 3

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

The Nun Bonnie Aarons

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Bonnie Aarons (CAGED HEAT 3000, MULHOLLAND DR. [TV], MULHOLLAND DR., SPECTOR'S ROCK, WRISTCUTTERS: A LOVE STORY, I KNOW WHO KILLED ME, INALIENABLE, HELL RIDE, DRAG ME TO HELL, DAHMER VS GACY, THE CONJURING 2, THE NUN, JAKOB'S WIFE) is 42.
Look for Bonnie in the 2021 Horror movie, FRANK. And in 2022, WIZARDREAM, written and directed by the late Director and SFX Artist, John Carl Buechler (FRIDAY THE 13th Part VII: THE NEW BLOOD)
Writer/bookstore owner/Actor Del Howison (Books: DARK DELICACIES, DARK DELICACIES II, DARK DELICACIES III. Movies: THE VAMPIRE HUNTERS CLUB, HORRORVISION, SCARLETT COUNTESS, B-MOVIE MONSTER, BOOGIE WITH THE UNDEAD, COUNTESS DRACULA'S ORGY OF BLOOD, THE VOID [2016]) is 68.
Writer, Producer, and feoamante.com alumni, Kelly Parks (UNIVERSAL DEAD) is 59.
Actor James Purfoy (THE CLONING OF JOANNA MAY, FEAST OF JULY, BRIGHT HAIR, LIGHTHOUSE, RESIDENT EVIL, BLESSED, BLACKBEARD: TERROR AT SEA, FRANKENSTEIN [2007], SOLOMON KANE, JOHN CARTER, THE FOLLOWING [TV], HIGH-RISE, ALTERED CARBON [TV], HAP AND LEONARD [TV], LIMBO, EL CANDIDATO, A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES [TV], PENNYWORTH [TV]) is 51.
James shares a June birthday with fellow THE CLONING OF JOANA MAY alumni, Brian Cox.
Horror Artist Mike Soznowski (SATAN'S 3-RING CIRCUS OF HELL) is 58.
Visit Mike at SozStudios.com.

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

IT Chapter Two James Ranson

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Morena Baccarin (FIREFLY [TV], SERENITY, SANDS OF OBLIVION, STOLEN LIVES, V [2009 - TV], HOMELAND [TV], SON OF BATMAN, BATMAN: BAD BLOOD, DEADPOOL [TV], GOTHAM [TV], DEADPOOL [all], TO YOUR LAST DEATH, GREENLAND) is 42.
Look for Morena's upcoming 2020, 2021 Thriller, LAST LOOKS. Also in 2021, the Science Fiction Thriller, HOME INVASION [TV].
Morena shares a June 2 birthday with her FIREFLY and SERENITY alumni, Jewel Staite.
Writer Bill Breedlove (Various short stories) is 60 or something.
Producer Kevin Feige (X-MEN [all], SPIDER-MAN [all], DAREDEVIL, IRON MAN [all], THE INCREDIBLE HULK, THOR [all], CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER [all], THE AVENGERS [all], THOR: THE DARK WORLD, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY [all], AGENT CARTER [TV], DOCTOR STRANGE, BLACK PANTHER, CAPTAIN MARVEL, WANDA VISION, THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER), is 48.
For 2020, 2021, look for Kevin's Thriller, BLACK WIDOW.
Writer, Publisher, Warren Lapine (ABSOLUTE MAGNITUDE magazine, Wilder Publications, THE KISS INTERVIEWS, JUST LIKE THE JETSONS AND OTHER STORIES) is 57.
Writer Matthew Pierce (REFLECTED EVIL, THE DARK CURSE OF WHISPERS) is 60 or something I think.
Actor Zachary Quinto (24, HEROES, STAR TREK [2009], MARGIN CALL, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS, STAR TREK BEYOND, PASSAGE TO MARS, HOTEL ARTEMIS, NOS4A2 [TV], INVINCIBLE [TV]) is 44.
Actor James Ransone (INSIDE MAN, PROM NIGHT [2008], SINISTER, OLDBOY [2013], KRISTY, SINISTER 2, FUN SIZE HORROR: Vol. TWO, GEMINI, MOSAIC [TV], FAMILY BLOOD, THE FIRST [TV], CAPTIVE STATE, IT CHAPTER TWO, WHAT WE FOUND) is 42.
Look for James in the 2022 Horror, THE BLACK PHONE, directed by Scott Derrickson (THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE, DOCTOR STRANGE).
Actor Jewel Staite (FIREFLY [TV], SERENITY, THE TRIBE, STARGATE: ATLANTIS, MOTHMAN [2010], THE DOOMSDAY PROPHECY, ANIMISM [TV], THE KILLING [TV], SHE WHO MUST BURN, THE WRONG BED: NAKED PURSUIT, THE MAGICIANS [TV]) is 39.
Jewe shares a June 3 birthday with FIREFLY alumni, Morena Baccarin and they both share a June Birthday month with fellow FIREFLY alumni, Mark Sheppard.
Writer Bev Vincent (THE ROAD TO THE DARK TOWER: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY: 8 Secondary Characters from The Dark Tower Series, THE STEPHEN KING SOURCEBOOK, STEPHEN KING: ILLUSTRATED COMPANION) is 61.

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JUNE 1

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

Morgan Freeman in Se7en

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
This writer's work was so profound, that many a modern day Televangelist is so befuddled, as to quote from this writer's works; believing it to be in their Bible! In fact, Dante's interpretation of what the afterlife must look and feel like, not only contradicts the Christian bible, but is widely held (by western Christians who apparently don't even read their bible) as THE actual view of what happens to a person after death. In essence, more western Christians believe in Dante's version of the afterlife than they believe in their Bible's vision (and they probably never read Dante either!)! So Happy Birthday to -
Writer Dante Alighieri (THE DIVINE COMEDIES, INFERNO. Game: THE LOST [VG]. Movies: DANTE'S INFERNO [2007]) whose remains - what remain of them - are 755 today.
Actor Brian Cox (WHEN WE DEAD AWAKEN, MANHUNTER, MURDER BY MOONLIGHT, SECRET WEAPON, HIDDEN AGENDA, DECEPTIONS, THE CLONING OF JOANNA MAY, CHAIN REACTION, THE LONG KISS GOODNIGHT, KISS THE GIRLS, THE MINUS MAN, COMPLICITY, THE BOURNE IDENTITY, THE RING, THE RECKONING, X2, THE BOURNE SUPREMACY, RED EYE, TRICK R' TREAT, RED [2008], AS GOOD AS DEAD, RED [2010], THE VETERAN, RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, EXIT HUMANITY, BLOOD, HER, ANNA, THE ANOMALY, THE GAME [TV], MORGAN, THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE, GOOD OMENS [TV], STRANGE BUT TRUE, LAST MOMENT OF CLARITY, THE BAY OF SILENCE, SEPARATION) is 75.
Actor Producer Morgan Freeman (ELECTRIC COMPANY [TV show, among his many characters were Count Dracula and The Mad Scientist], THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, OUTBREAK, SE7EN, KISS THE GIRLS, ALONG CAME A SPIDER, THE SUM OF ALL FEARS, DREAMCATCHER, UNLEASHED, BATMAN BEGINS, WAR OF THE WORLDS, GONE BABY GONE, WANTED, THE DARK KNIGHT, RED, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, OBLIVION, NOW YOU SEE ME, LONDON HAS FALLEN, TRANSCENDENCE, LUCY, THE POISON ROSE, SOLO [TV]) is 85.
Writer Fran Friel (MAMA'S BOY, THE SEA ORPHAN, BEACH OF DREAMS), is another year older today!
Actor Teri Polo (PHANTOM OF THE OPERA [TV], THE ARRIVAL, HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN 1997 [TV], VAN HELSING CHRONICLES [TV], BRIMSTONE [TV], THE UNSAID, DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE, 2:13, THE BEACON, THE HOLE [2009], BEYOND, FINAL RECOURSE, DEADLY DELUSION, DEADLY SWITCH) is 53.
Actor Jonathan Pryce (MURDER IS EASY, SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES, BRAZIL, THE DOCTOR AND THE DEVILS, HAUNTED HONEYMOON, MAN ON FIRE, DEADLY ADVICE, DARK BLOOD, STIGMATA, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN Trilogy, THE BROTHERS GRIMM, G.I. JOE: RISE OF COBRA, ECHELON CONSPIRACY, CITY STATE, DARK BLOOD, G.I. JOE: RETALIATION, NARCOPOLIS, THE WHITE KING, GAME OF THRONES [TV], TABOO [TV], THE GHOST AND THE WHALE, TALES FROM THE LOOP [TV]) is 74.
Look for Jonathan in the upcoming 2021 Thriller, ALL THE OLD KNIVES.
Actor Parrish Randall (THE QUICK AND THE UNDEAD, THE FLESH KEEPER, SLAUGHTER HOUSE, PROTEGE, DARK SPACES, DEAD OF KNIGHT, POSSUM WALK, KODIE, CHILLERAMA, JACOB, IMAGO, GUT INSTINCTS, HOUSE CALL, IMAGO [2013], CIRCUS OF THE DEAD, HAIR METAL SHOTGUN ZOMBIE MASSACRE, ESTELLA'S REVENGE, FUN.) is 61.

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Anthropologist Gretchen Bakke, PhD, references my UNFAIR RACIAL CLICHE ALERT as an expert resource in her 2010 Anthropological Quarterly essay @ Johns Hopkins University

Researcher David Waldron, references my review of UNDERWORLD in the Spring 2005, Journal of Religion and Popular Culture entry, Role-Playing Games and the Christian Right: Community Formation in Response to a Moral Panic (downloadable pdf).

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