Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Comic-Con 2010

Last weekend was the crucible of Comic-Con, and no fewer than one billion trillion news stories came out of the convention aimed directly at your sensibilities as an audience member. We weren’t the only site on the block that had coverage of course, and hopefully you read more than a few of our peers (because there really are some great sites out there). You were most likely inundated with new information about the movies hitting theaters soon or in the next year. Did any of it change your mind? Was there a movie you were dying to see that you cooled on? Was there a movie that landed on your radar for the first time? Is your confidence renewed in anything?

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Comic-Con 2010

Comic-Con 2010 has come and gone, and it all ended with a big burst of fireworks. It may not have started that way or seen them in the middle, but the finale still captured our attention and had our eyes looking upward. There were huge, big-budget movies there. There were tiny, independent films. There were remakes, surprisingly no Spider-Man reboots, a few comic book properties, and movies there that had no business being there. This isn’t a list of what movies people are looking forward to the most. That buzz goes far beyond Comic-Con. No, friends. This particular list is a catalogue of just how well a few standouts did over the weekend. They either picked up steam or put themselves on the map.

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As the lights and the noise went down in Hall H, the world caught its first glimpse of Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark. When the lights came back on, a bulk of the audience needed a moment to find a spare pair of slacks to slip into. Despite the massive disruption in the bathroom line – which included producer Guillermo del Toro claiming he’d messed himself – the footage impressed beyond measure. The remake of the 1973 made-for-tv horror classic (see right) has been on the radar for a while, but it earned a bigger spotlight with the creepy, suggestive atmosphere that evoked the kind of horror that always, always works with audiences but for some reason has fallen out of fashion by production houses. The description of the footage follows, so avoid it if you don’t like spoilers.

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard any movement on this, but horror and Del Toro fans should rejoice with the news that Miramax’s remake of Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark has gotten a release date of its very own. And, unlike every superhero property out there, it’s a release that’s within the next 8 months. Mark your calendar and be ready to ring in the new year with some strange visitors that live in your basement.

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Guy Pearce is spending time with Katie Holmes in the dark. Hopefully neither of them will trip over Tom Cruise…

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark is a made-for-TV movie from the early seventies, and is notable for being one of the only two terrifying TV movies ever made. Now its getting a redo with Katie Holmes and director Troy Nixey.

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The production’s still in the early stages of monster development, but “moviegoers can expect an upscale creature feature along the lines of… Pan’s Labyrinth.”

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