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Attack the Block"Attack the Block," easily one of the most buzzed-about films in recent memory thanks to its film festival presence over the past year, is finally facing a wide-scale release thanks to Screen Gems. The film's a genre bender in the purest sense of the term: it's got science fiction, it's got comedy and, most relevantly to this particular column, it's chock full of horror.

If you're not already up to "Attack" speed, we can catch you up quite a bit, thanks to the recently released red-band trailer for the film. You'll find that trailer, plus updates on the "Human Centipede" sequel and more, past the jump. Welcome to this week's Horror Bites.


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Fast Five"Fast Five" is a lot of things: it's fast, it's furious and it's… Oscar worthy?

Vin Diesel certainly seems to think so, at least. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, the "Fast Five" star said he "wouldn't be surprised if there is some Oscar talk around" the latest "Furious" film. "Sooner or later, people are gonna say, 'Wait a minute, just because they are for the working class doesn't mean they're not great.'" That's Vin's take, but what do you think? Is "Fast Five" deserving of an Oscar, or is it just a straight-up crowd pleaser?

Mull the question over in the comments section, and in the mean time, click past the jump to read about the rest of today's biggest movie news!


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How satisfied were you with the 2003 "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" remake? If your answer is "not very satisfied," maybe you'll appreciate that the horror classic is being redone again. Variety reports that Twisted Pictures, the company behind the "Saw" movies, has acquired the rights to the "Chainsaw" franchise with plans for another -- that's the second in less than a decade, for those not keeping score at home -- reboot and multiple sequels.

This time around, Leatherface and family (and victims) will reside in modern times, as Twisted Pictures wants a contemporary horror film rather than the '60s and '70s settings of the remake and its 2006 prequel, "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning." Read More...

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