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Carl Sagan bio pic in development

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News tidbit: Warner Bros. is developing an untitled drama about the late astrophysicist Carl Sagan. Lynda Obst and Ann Druyan are producing the film, which will be written by “Deadfall” scripter Zach Dean. Plot details are currently under wraps. Source: Carl Sagan Movie in Works | Variety Good news! Looking forward to it. Dr. Sagan…

‘Exists’: found-footage Bigfoot movie acquired by Lions Gate Entertainment

Pikes Peak Highway Bigfoot from Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)

It looks like Bigfoot may be taking to the big screen again soon in the horror movie Exists, as Lions Gate Entertainment purchased the distribution rights to the film at South by Southwest (SXSW). SXSW: Lionsgate Picks Up Bigfoot Horror Film ‘Exists’ (The Hollywood Reporter): Eduardo Sánchez, best known for co-directing the genre-defining movie The…

Noah movie dispute called an “unholy mess”

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A core idea of this argument – accurate portrayal of the Bible – breaks my brain. What do YOU think? ‘Noah:’ Faith-based group, Paramount in biblical battle – latimes.com. Paramount has taken the unusual step of issuing a press release debunking a survey and a resultant Variety story about the faith-based community’s skepticism for the…

The Indiana “portal to hell” circus continues with movie and TV deals

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After international attention, media companies saw a hot topic in the events claimed to occur in Gary, Indiana. The priest has signed a movie deal and will also collaborate with Zak Bagans of Ghost Adventures. Priest signs film deals after well-publicized exorcisms of Latoya Ammons. The Rev. Michael Maginot has signed a deal with Evergreen…

Lorraine Warren says she’s never going back to the Amityville House

The Amityville horror house today in New York.

Good reviews are coming out for The Conjuring, a new movie based on a “real” paranormal case investigated by Ed and Lorraine Warren. Lorraine is still with us, still guesting on TV shows and making appearances as demonologists are popular folks these days. Ghost Hunter Lorraine Warren On the Haunted House She Won’t Revisit. At…

A shaky foundation for demonic possession in The Exorcist

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Digging into the origins of The Exorcist reveals a “real life” story that is also on shaky ground, or shall I say, a shaky bed. ‘The Exorcist’: The Real-Life Story Behind the 40-Year-Old Horror Classic | Movie Talk – Yahoo! Movies. “The Exorcist” isn’t just the product of someone’s wild imagination; it’s actually based on a…

What if Roger Patterson had crowd-sourced funding?

Frame capture from the Patterson Gimlin film, to date, the most discussed piece of Bigfoot evidence.

Bill Munns, Bigfoot researcher best known for analyzing the Patterson-Gimlin film, wants to make his own documentary. You can help. When Roger Met Patty | Indiegogo. Let’s face it, the people who have interest in anything BF/Sasquatch-related are a small circle of people, including both those for and against the very idea. The mainstream public…

Vanity Fair remembers John Edward Mack regarding alien abductions

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A long, sympathetic piece about Harvard doctor of psychiatry, John Mack. It traces his career involved with UFO experiencers (abductees) and his openness to unconventional ideas. Alien Nation: Have Humans Been Abducted by Extraterrestrials?. John Edward Mack, a Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer and Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, spent years trying to fathom their stories and reached…

Dyer film shows Sas-squat

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Maybe you remember us posting this story, crazy as it seemed, that Georgia Bigfoot hoaxer Rick Dyer was again claiming he had a Bigfoot body. He hyped it up when Melba Ketchum released her DNA study. It was a promotion for a new movie. Well the movie is now out and SURPRISE, no body. Film…

The Conjuring looks to be scary stuff

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But just remember, real life isn’t like the movie. Back in December, we told you this picture, based on the case files of notorious demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren, was in the works. It’s on it’s way. New locally filmed horror poster signals ominous storyline | Wilm On Film Blog. Check out this new poster…

Maury Island UFO incident returns to the limelight

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The resurrection of a hoax into a new UFO movie. New film explores mysterious Puget Sound UFO sighting |KOMO News. The mysteries behind many UFO sightings may never be explained, but what happened over Puget Sound on June 21, 1947 is a mystery that’s getting new life in a film. It’s a complex story with…

My Amityville Horror movie available this month

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IFC and SundanceNow have teamed up for the release of My Amityville Horror. The documentary will be available on-demand on March 15th, with a limited theatrical release expected to take place this spring. First Trailer for My Amityville Horror | Daily Dead. from My Amityville Horror (2012) – Plot Summary. For the first time in 35 years,…

‘Proof Of Heaven’ Bestseller to be made into movie

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Ick. Not my kind of movie. Eben Alexander’s book appeal to supernaturalists. Near Death Experiences is a hot topic these days. Universal Acquires ‘Proof Of Heaven’; Bestseller About Dying Surgeon Who Glimpses Afterlife – Deadline.com. Universal Pictures has won a bidding battle for movie rights to Proof Of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey Into The Afterlife, the…

New Bigfoot movie coming but this one could be smart

A new found footage Bigfoot movie coming out. But this has a curious twist. Bobcat Goldthwait Finishing Up His Bigfoot Movie, Willow Creek – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors. Willow Creek will be a found footage film about bigfoot. Perhaps there’s been too many of those recently, but this one…

Kickstart An Honest Liar: The Amazing Randi Story

The author with The Amazing at Camp Inquiry in 2011.

A new Kickstarter project to fund a film about one of today’s greatest professional skeptics. An Honest Liar: The Amazing Randi Story by Flim Flam Films — Kickstarter. An Honest Liar profiles the colorful life of famed magician turned professional skeptic James “The Amazing” Randi as he embarks on a series of public crusades to…

Mayan extraterrestrial blockbuster is completely busted

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We’ve been following this saga since September of 2011, when Producer Raul Julia-Levy claimed to have the goods in a film project that would show “evidence of Mayan and extraterrestrial contact, and all of their information will be corroborated by archaeologists”.   We doubted that at the time. In March, the hype continued when he…

Virginia school cancels classes based on Illuminati “plans”

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Online article forces Giles County officials, police to cancel school on Wednesday – wdbj7.com. On Wednesday, most students will head back to school but not those in Giles County. They were suppose to return to class but school was canceled after an online article raised concerns about safety. The article is entitled: The Next School…

Amityville events left children haunted

The Amityville horror house today in New York.

In an update to an earlier story, here, filmaker, Eric Walter, has made a documentary from his years of research into the Amityville haunting case, “My Amityville Horror”. Still Haunted by Amityville – WSJ.com. […]The film, which will have its New York premiere Saturday at IFC Center as part of the third annual DOC NYC…

Media trips up on Amityville house-for-sale story

The Amityville horror house today in New York.

Sigh. Gosh media, you are so silly. This is not even the real house for sale! CNN gets it sort of right except for the headlines. Regardless, people will be easily confused. ‘Amityville’ house back on market, blood not included – CNN.com. Just in time for Halloween, the owners of the home made famous in…

Inciting hate with deception: Is the blasphemous film a hoax?

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Ben Radford has an interesting alternative explanation to one of this week’s biggest stories: Is Anti-Muslim Film a Hoax? A 13-minute amateur trailer for the film “Innocence of Muslims” depicts the prophet Muhammad as a womanizer, child molester and criminal. Though the clip had been available for at least several weeks on the Internet, protests…

The Yeren (Chinese wild man) to be featured in film

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China makes its peace with this Bigfoot – latimes.com.  China has no creature-feature tradition because film regulators historically have shunned superstition on the silver screen. But a new film, “Bigfoot,” aims to take a swipe at China’s long-standing monster movie ban. The Hollywood co-production of a local legend will begin shooting in a central China…

Breaking the paranormal formula: Planet Weird needs you!

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I have it on good authority that this independent project will be awesome! Planet Weird: A Documentary about Engaging the Strange — Indiegogo. Have you ever been curious as to why things go bump in the night instead of the day? Wondered if curses actually worked.. and if they were even legal? Sat awake at…

Not everyone in Hollywood buys into psychics

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Well, here is a breath of fresh air. Hollywood elite talking rational about psychic powers. Psychic Skeptics Weigh In […]even at the premiere party for “Red Lights,” a thriller in which Sigourney Weaver plays a paranormal detective investigating a famous psychic, guests erred on the side of skepticism in regards to the supernatural. Or, in…