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  • Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls Announced for iOS
    There’s a new Castlevania game coming our way, and whilst you might be a little disappointing that it’s not a fully fledged console release, you’ll be glad to know that it’s not a Pachinko either. It’s actually an iOS game by the name Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls, and it takes the series back to its […] The post Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls Announced for iOS appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Review – Rat Exterminator Simulator 2018
    Developed and Published by Fatshark Available on PC through Steam (Coming to Xbox One and PS4) Rated M for Mature On the scale of cathartic guilt-free wanton slaughter, rat-men belong up there with zombies, Nazis, and cops in a Rockstar game. No matter how many limbs fly off, skulls get crushed in, and whispered wishes […] The post Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Review – Rat Exterminator Simulator 2018 appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Channel 4’s New Series True Horror Opens With A Warning For Nervous Viewers
    If you live in the UK, now has never been a better time to renew your TV license. That’s because Channel 4 are broadcasting a new dramatized documentary series called “True Horror”, which will take you into the heart of four terrifying true horror stories. In pure Channel 4 style, each episode will open with […] The post Channel 4’s New Series True Horror Opens With A Warning For Nervous Viewers appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Spielberg Talks ‘Close Encounters’ in Clip from “James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction”
    “If I ever get the chance to make a science fiction movie, I want those guys to come in peace,” Spielberg recalls thinking as a child, looking up to the skies with his father. Originally announced last year, AMC’s “Visionaries” series will provide multi-part looks at the histories of specific genres, and first up in […]
  • Guillermo del Toro Inks Multiyear Deal With DreamWorks to Develop Animated Films
    Fresh off his big wins at the Oscars for The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro is one of the most in-demand filmmakers in Hollywood, recently inking a deal with Fox Searchlight Pictures that’ll see him create a new genre label for the company. The deal covers live action feature film projects to be written, produced and/or directed by del […]
  • Agony Had To Be Censored To Avoid An Adults Only Rating; PC Version Can Be Played Uncut
    Agony looks like one of the most explicit games we’ve ever seen, so it comes as no surprise that it had to be slightly censored in order to avoid an Adults Only rating from the ESRB. Now, before you go bitching about how much you hate censorship, keep in mind that the changes made to […] The post Agony Had To Be Censored To Avoid An Adults Only Rating; PC Version Can Be Played Uncut appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Dakota Johnson Says Intensity of ‘Suspiria’ Remake Sent Her to Therapy
    In the time since we first learned Luca Guadagnino was directing a new take on Dario Argento’s Suspiria, the Italian filmmaker has gone on to nab an Oscar nomination for his Call Me By Your Name, which should make you way more excited about his vision for the horror classic. Post-production has wrapped, so we […]
  • “Stranger Things” Actor Peyton Wich Joins ‘Goosebumps’ Sequel ‘Slappy Halloween’
    Sony Pictures has tapped Ari Sandel to direct Goosebumps: Slappy Halloween, a sequel to the 2015 hit that unleashed nearly all of R.L. Stine’s creations onto the big screen. This week we’ve learned that Peyton Wich, who played the bully Troy in “Stranger Things” and also starred in “Mr. Mercedes,” has joined the cast. The […]
  • Basket Case Blu-ray Review – Find Out What’s In Arrow’s Basket On This Definitive Release
    Starring Kevin Van Hentenryck, Terri Susan Smith, Beverly Bonner, Lloyd Pace Directed by Frank Henenlotter Distributed by Arrow Video Director Frank Henenlotter doesn’t boast a lengthy filmography but he is the rare director whose work is instantly recognizable and nearly every one of his pictures is a veritable cult classic. His decision to reject the […] The post Basket Case Blu-ray Review – Find Out What’s In Arrow’s Basket On This Definitive Release appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Ridley Scott Praises the Late H.R. Giger for Making ‘Alien’ a Success
    “[H.R. Giger’s] paintings had a profound effect on me. I had never seen anything that was quite as horrible and at the same time as beautiful as his work. And so I ended up writing a script about a Giger monster.” – Dan O’Bannon, writer of Alien (1979). It’s been said that when Dan O’Bannon […]
  • He-Man Closer to Reality as ‘Masters of the Universe’ Finds its Directors
    It’s been a long road for the next live-action He-Man film as producers want to get it right this time around. After losing David Goyer to prior obligations (thank you, God), Sony Pictures and Mattel have tapped the directing duo of Aaron and Adam Nee to helm the He-Man movie Masters of the Universe, sources […]
  • Michael Myers Has One Eye in New ‘Halloween’?!
    Six months away from the release of this year’s Jamie Lee Curtis-starring Halloween, the first official poster for the film dropped this morning, giving us our first look at Michael Myers 40 years after his initial confrontation with Laurie Strode. Not only is Myers’ mask the worse for wear, but it seems he’s bearing war […]
  • An Eventual “The Walking Dead” Feature Film is Still a Possibility
    Ratings may be steadily declining on “The Walking Dead,“ but the folks in charge of the still-massively-popular empire don’t seem to be too concerned. In fact, franchise architect Scott M. Gimple, who steps down as showrunner of the main series beginning with Season 9 (he’s being replaced by Angela Kang), is thinking bigger than ever. […]
  • John Travolta’s Character Loses An Eye In Fred Durst’s ‘Moose’
    Go behind the scenes with these first shots from Moose, an indie thriller directed by Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst. Principal photography took place in Alabama on the film starring John Travolta as a rabid movie fan obsessed with his favorite celebrity action hero, Hunter Dunbar, played by Devon Sawa (who is best known among us horror fans as the star of Final […]
  • Los Angeles Readers! Win a Pair of Tickets For a Revenge/Descent/Mad Max/Aliens Marathon!
    Hey Los Angeles readers! We’ve got one helluva giveaway for those of you who are into movie marathons! Starting Saturday, April 28 at 7:30pm over at the Aero Theater, there will be a four-movie marathon that will open with an advance screening of Coralie Fargeat’s Revenge which will end with a Q&A with Fargeat. After […] The post Los Angeles Readers! Win a Pair of Tickets For a Revenge/Descent/Mad Max/Aliens Marathon! appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Trick or Treat Studios’ ‘Return of the Living Dead’ Collection Includes Masks and Trash Costume!
    This Halloween, they’re back from the grave and ready to party! We’re just about halfway to Halloween (195 days!), believe it or not, and that means that Trick or Treat Studios has begun to put their 2018 Halloween offerings up for pre-order over on their website. Included in this year’s collection? Officially licensed masks and […]
  • Hover Poster and Trailer Fear What Flies
    Fear What Flies Syfy Films recently announced that Matt Osterman’s new film Hover from producer Travis Stevens (We Are Still Here) will be hitting theaters June 29 and VOD/Digital HD July 3. And to celebrate today we have the film’s trailer and poster. You can check out the poster to the right and the trailer […] The post Hover Poster and Trailer Fear What Flies appeared first on Dread Central.
  • [Butcher Block] The Slaughterhouse Nihilism of ‘Frontier(s)’
    Butcher Block is a weekly series celebrating horror’s most extreme films and the minds behind them. Dedicated to graphic gore and splatter, each week will explore the dark, the disturbed, and the depraved in horror, and the blood and guts involved. For the films that use special effects of gore as an art form, and the fans […]
  • FYE Getting Exclusive Slipcase for Arrow’s ‘Killer Klowns from Outer Space’ Blu-ray
    Thirty years after its original release, Arrow Video has restored the cult classic Killer Klowns from Outer Space (from a 4K scan of the original camera negative!) for an upcoming U.S. Blu-ray that’s due out next week. It was originally set for release last month, you may remember, but will now be arriving this coming Tuesday, […]
  • The Crow Reboot Begins Location Scouting
    Corin Hardy’s reboot of Alex Proyas’ The Crow has begun location scouting in Detroit and today we have some pics from the scout via director Corin Hardy. Hardy posted the pics on Instagram saying: “I’ve waited half my life to visit Detroit & it was 100% raining. Which was beautifully fitting for my scout. But […] The post The Crow Reboot Begins Location Scouting appeared first on Dread Central.
  • Crazy Creepy Makeup Mashes Together Krusty the Clown and Twisty the Clown
    This is what happens when childhood memories meet adulthood nightmares. At the Monsterpalooza convention in Pasadena, California this past weekend, artists Nelson Cooper and Andrew Freeman arguably stole the show with a fun (and incredibly unsettling) mashup makeup that united iconic TV clowns Krusty (“The Simpsons”) and Twisty (“American Horror Story: Freak Show”) into one nightmarish […]
  • Netflix Is Releasing ‘Anon’, An Augmented Reality Thriller Starring Amanda Seyfried and Clive Owen!
    Flying under the radar is a new sci-fi thriller that demands your attention. Andrew Niccol’s high-tech Anon just took POV camerawork to the next level. Probably a bit ahead of its time, Anon mixes traditional camerawork with first-person perspective, utilizing AR as its driving force. The alternate/augmented reality looks ridiculously cool in this trailer, which features Amanda Seyfried (Jennifer’s Body) and Clive […]
  • ‘Alien’ Getting an Interactive Survival Horror Experience for Amazon Alexa
    As part of this month’s third annual Alien Day, a global celebration of the franchise, 20th Century Fox just announced Alien: Offworld Colony Simulator, a brand new and first of its kind interactive experience that’ll be exclusively available on Amazon Alexa devices. “Hold your breath and step into the ALIEN Universe for the launch of the […]
  • Brennan Went to Film School: The Surprisingly Inspiring Message in Nightmare on Elm Street 4
    “Brennan Went to Film School” is a column that proves that horror has just as much to say about the world as your average Oscar nominee. Probably more, if we’re being honest. WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4: THE DREAM MASTER. READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED. The Elm Street franchise […] The post Brennan Went to Film School: The Surprisingly Inspiring Message in Nightmare on Elm Street 4 appeared first on Dread Central.
  • David Fincher Returning to Direct Season 2 Episodes of Netflix’s “Mindhunter”
    One of the most talked about new shows last year was Netflix’s David Fincher-produced/directed “Mindhunter,“ which premiered its first season back in October. As we learned not long after, the series was renewed for a second season by Netflix, and Playlist has now gotten their hands on the roster of directors on board for Season 2. For starters, […]
  • The Stakes are Higher Than Ever in Full Moon’s ‘Evil Bong 777’ Trailer
    On some level, you’ve gotta hand it to Full Moon for their ability to turn even the dumbest ideas into long-running franchises, and the Evil Bong franchise is a perfect example of that particular talent. Dating back to ’06, we’ve seen six total installments in the core franchise, along with a spinoff that pit Evil […]
  • Pacific Rim Uprising Hits Blu-ray This June
    As much as we covered the film, I didn’t see the new Pacific Rim movie in theaters. I figured I’d just hold out for the Blu-ray. And if you’re like me, then today we have some good news. Steven S. DeKnight’s Pacific Rim Uprising arrives on Digital and the all-new digital movie app Movies Anywhere […] The post Pacific Rim Uprising Hits Blu-ray This June appeared first on Dread Central.
  • [Exclusive] Ash Tries to Save Kelly in Clip from “Ash vs. Evil Dead” Penultimate Episode
    It’s “Judgment Day” on Starz’s “Ash vs. Evil Dead” this coming Sunday night, with the penultimate episode in Season 3 setting the stage for the season (series?) finale the following Sunday night. This past Sunday night, Ash was able to rescue Brandy from the other side, but Kelly is still trapped… her body overtaken by […]
  • [Los Angeles] Score Tix to Advance ‘Revenge’ Screening and Marathon at the Aero Theater!
    Hey Los Angeles! This Saturday (@7:30PM), Apr 28, 2018, the Aero Theater (1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403) is hosting a special “Bad Girls Film Club” 4-film marathon, which kicks off with a special advance screening of Coralie Fargeat‘s Revenge and continues with Neil Marshall’s The Descent, George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road Black […]
  • Fright Rags Releasing Mini Replica of Classic ‘Alien’ Halloween Mask for “Alien Day”!
    Like the previous two years, many companies are working together to ensure that this year’s Alien Day, taking place on April 26, is a massive celebration fit for one of the greatest franchises of all time, and our friends over at Fright Rags are once again taking part in the fun. On Alien Day, they’ll […]
  • The “Banshee Box” Costume Prop Provides the Ultimate Halloween Jump Scare!
    Patrick Voss and his team over at VFX have been in the haunted attraction industry for over 30 years, fabricating incredible props and decorations for both haunts and Hollywood. And it’s their new “Banshee Box” that is getting them attention this week, a wearable, fully portable prop that they describe as “a perfectly confusing illusion.” […]
  • Colin Trevorrow Teases That ‘Jurassic World 3’ Will Be a “Science Thriller”
    It was announced last month that Colin Trevorrow, who directed Jurassic World and co-wrote this year’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, will be returning to co-write and direct Jurassic World 3, which already has a 2021 release date. The plan was always for Jurassic World to be a new trilogy, and the third film is already in […]
  • Shudder’s ‘Downrange’ Trailer Zooms In for the Kill [Exclusive]
    Ryuhei Kitamura – director of the action-packed Japanese zombie film Versus, as well as Alive, Godzilla: Final Wars, Lionsgate’s Clive Barker adaptation of The Midnight Meat Train, and WWE’s slasher No One Lives  is back with the uber-violent Downrange, which I called “gloriously vicious and mean-spirited.” You won’t have to wait much longer as Shudder is targeting an April 26, 2018, release and has zoomed in for the kill with […]
  • Disney’s “The Haunted Mansion” Was Almost the “Museum of the Weird”
    Being a horror fan isn’t complete without experiencing Disney’s The Haunted Mansion, a “dark ride” that takes guests through a spooky tour of a mansion inhabited by 99 happy haunts. An icon of three parks (Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, and Tokyo Disneyland), the attraction was first opened in 1969 and has become an intricate part of the Disneyana […]
  • Michael Myers Revealed On the Official ‘Halloween’ Poster!
    Universal, Miramax, and Blumhouse have just shared the official teaser poster for their new Halloween, in which Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode. It’s the first “official” look at Michael Myers, even though he was previously teased in the above promo shot released last September. Directed by David Gordon Green and co-written by Danny McBride, “Laurie Strode comes to […]
  • ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Already Dated For Home Video
    Ten years after the events of the first film, the Kaiju return in Pacific Rim Uprising with a new deadly threat that reignites the conflict between these otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and Jaegers, the human-piloted super-machines that were built to vanquish them. Pacific Rim Uprising arrives on Digital and the all-new digital movie app Movies Anywhere on June […]
  • Additional ‘Venom’ Casting Includes “The Walking Dead” Star
    “The Walking Dead’s” Scott Deckert is also part of the cast of Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man supervillain spinoff, Venom, which has Tom Hardy starring in the title role, reports Deadline. Black Panther‘s Sope Aluko was also a late addition, leading to reshoot speculation. Woody Harrelson is rumored to be playing Cletus Kasady, who becomes the vicious symbiote known as Carnage, […]
  • ‘Deadpool’ Gets His Ass Kicked By Cable, Throws Shade at DC In Final Trailer!
    20th Century Fox just released the final trailer for Deadpool 2 that’s action-packed, violent, and hysterical. With early reports that it’s testing even higher than the first film, this trailer delivers on all fronts setting up what could be this summer’s great superhero movie. With that, it’s even bigger than it looks… The trailer dives deep into all of […]
  • ‘Mother Krampus’ Is Back For More Children
    Based on the myth of Frau Perchta, a witch that comes on the 12 days of Christmas taking children each night, ITN shared the trailer for Mother Krampus 2, which is heading to Cannes. “It’s Christmas time in Cleveland, Ohio and four young ladies are on the verge of completing their mandatory thirty days of […]
  • Lars von Trier’s ‘The House That Jack Built’ to Premiere at Cannes [Teaser]
    The 71st annual Cannes Film Festival is fast approaching and the festival has just announced that Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built has been added to the Official Selection – Out of Competition at this year’s festival. Set in the U.S. in the 1970s, House revolves around a serial killer, who is played by Matt Dillon (“Wayward Pines”), who […]
  • WORLD OF DEATH EP. 168 – “The Room” Snaps a Photo of Tragedy
    Somewhere in France, there is a mysterious masked figure (No, not Tommy Wiseau!). This masked figure passes out envelopes. Inside the envelopes are photos. The photos lead to nefarious business for those who take them (No, not James Franco!). All the while, this masked figure lurks in… “The Room”. Writer/Director Aurélien Zimmermann moves the film […]
  • Original ‘DOOM’ Video Game Soundtrack Up for Grabs on Vinyl & CD for Limited Time!
    The sound of Hell’s fury will be heard loud and clear this summer. Now up for pre-order through Laced Records, the original DOOM video game soundtrack is being offered up in a special limited vinyl (x4)/custom slipmat/double CD bundle package that will be up for grabs for just two weeks. Yes, you only have two […]
  • ‘Last House On the Left’ Director’s ‘Delirium’ Haunts Topher Grace!
    The Last House On the Left remake director Dennis Iliadis not only has He’s Out There arriving later this year, but he also quietly filmed Delirium for Blumhouse, arriving on DVD June 5th. In the film: “A man recently released from a mental institute inherits a mansion after his parents die. After a series of disturbing events, he comes to […]
  • Another New ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Poster Cause Why Not?!
    Universal is making sure that every second of the day today is dominated by Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and indeed it has been. Fresh off a new poster just yesterday, the final trailer was unveiled earlier today, and now we’ve got *another* new poster! In this one, Owen and Claire run for their lives as […]
  • New York Magazine Article “Worst Roommate Ever” Adapted for TV and Film
    “One scheming, sinister man, Jamison Bachman. A dozen unsuspecting victims. The ultimate Craigslist nightmare.” Blumhouse has acquired the rights to adapt the New York Magazine article “Worst Roommate Ever” about a serial squatter and murderer in what will be the first project developed simultaneously for both film and television. Chris Morgan from the Fast & […]
  • Pop Culture Shock’s Michael Myers Statue Features Fabric Outfit and Rooted Hair
    Back in February, Pop Culture Shock Collectibles previewed an upcoming 1/3 scale Michael Myers statue, based on the original Halloween. At the time, all they had was concept art to share, but now they’re showing off a prototype of the statue itself. Pre-orders, they say, will begin on April 23 at 3pm. “PCS Collectibles 1:3 Micheal Myers […]
  • [It Came From the ’80s] The Slimy Creatures and Pineal Glands ‘From Beyond’
    With horror industry heavy hitters already in place from the 1970s, the 1980s built upon that with the rise of brilliant minds in makeup and effects artists, as well as advances in technology. Artists like Rick Baker, Rob Bottin, Alec Gillis, Tom Woodruff Jr., Tom Savini, Stan Winston, and countless other artists that delivered groundbreaking, […]
  • First Look: It’s Frank Castle vs. the World in New ‘Punisher’ Comic Book Series
    We’re getting serious Dolph Lundgren vibes from this cover art.  And we like it. Not only is Frank Castle returning to Netflix for a second season, but The Punisher will also be back this year in a brand new comic series penned by Matthew Rosenberg and with art by Riccardo Burchielli. The series was previewed over on […]
  • Ed Skrein Cast as Villain Alongside Angelina Jolie in ‘Maleficent’ Sequel
    You can count me among the fans of 2014’s Maleficent, a dark fantasy starring Angelina Jolie as the title character. The film, directed by Robert Stromberg, humanized one of Disney’s most iconic villains, and it proved to be a pretty massive hit at the box office. Joachim Rønning (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) […]
  • Several New Images From ‘Broken Ghost’
    Thanks to Fabien M. we have several new stills from Richard Gray‘s Broken Ghost, which had its world premiere last September at the Brisbane International Film Festival. Here’s how the fest described the film: “On the face of it, they’re just another family moving to the wide open spaces of the Big Sky Country for a tree […]
  • ’90s Sci-fi Superhero Series “Night Man” Finally Coming to DVD!
    Saxophonist by day, superhero by night. He is… “Night Man.” Publish by Malibu Comics, which was eventually folded into Marvel Comics, The Night Man comic book series became “Night Man” in 1997, a television series that ran for just two seasons from September 1997 until May 1999. Matt McColm starred as the title character, who […]
  • It’s Judgment Day On This Sunday’s “Ash vs. Evil Dead”
    Starz has shared two clips and images from this coming Sunday’s episode of “Ash vs. Evil Dead“, which sets up next weekend’s season (series?) finale. The first clip is one that will make a lot of Evil Dead fans happy as we see Ash pass the torch, er, boomstick to his daughter. In the second […]
  • ‘Beast’ Poster Art Unleashes Something
    After taking North American distribution rights out of TIFF, 30WEST took Michael Pearce’s Beast starring Jessie Buckley (Taboo, War and Peace), Johnny Flynn (Clouds of Sils Maria, Song One), and Geraldine James (45 Years, Calendar Girls) to the Sundance Film Festival. The next stop a U.S. release through Roadshow on May 11, 2018. “Beast centers around a small island community where a troubled young woman falls for […]
  • Family Attacked By a Zombie In Exclusive ‘Cargo’ Clip
    Fresh off his role in IFC’s festival hit Ghost Stories, Martin Freeman stars in Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling’s zombie film Cargo as “…a father who, stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic and, infected himself, desperately seeks a new home for his infant child and a means to protect her from his own changing nature.” For his character, “Salvation […]
  • New Stephen King DVD Collection is Packed With Movies and Miniseries’
    Over 1,000 minutes of Stephen King adaptations! Stephen King, all these years after he burst onto the scene, is hotter than ever right now, and everyone is grabbing for their piece of the pie. Including Paramount, who have unveiled an upcoming collection that’s packed with movie and miniseries adaptations. It’s unfortunately a DVD set, but […]
  • Funko Shows Off Full Line of ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ POP! Vinyl Toys
    This year is both the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park and the release year for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Funko is celebrating both films like only they can! The company recently debuted a line of Jurassic Park POP! vinyl toys – including Shirtless Goldblum! – and today they’ve unveiled their entire Fallen Kingdom line: Indoraptor Stygimoloch Owen Owen Variant (holding Blue) […]
  • ‘Dark Souls Remastered’ Delayed for Nintendo Switch to Summer
    Dark Souls fans waiting for the remaster that’s set to hit the Switch will unfortunately have to wait longer than the original May 25th release date. On Bandai Namco UK’s Twitter page, the company posted that the release of the Switch version will be delayed to the Summer 2018. This also includes the upcoming Solaire […]
  • Mezco’s Badass ‘Blade’ Action Figure Gets Photo Gallery and Pre-Order Release
    Previewed at Toy Fair earlier this year, Mezco is bringing Marvel Comics character Blade into their One:12 Collective line, an umbrella for highly detailed 6″ action figures. Shipping in October-December, the figure is now up for pre-order! “The One:12 Collective Blade figure features two intricately detailed head portraits: an unwelcoming scowl and a bloodcurdling roar. […]
  • Here’s What Was Cut from the Season 8 Finale of “The Walking Dead”
    The creative team had less than an hour (damn commercials) to wrap up the all-out war storyline on “The Walking Dead” this past Sunday night, which means that some things were inevitably left on the cutting room floor. In chats with EW this week, episode director Greg Nicotero and showrunner Scott Gimple shed some light on […]
  • “The Strain” and “True Blood” Cinematographer Joins ‘IT: Chapter 2’
    As we recently learned, director Andy Muschietti is set to begin filming IT: Chapter 2 this coming July in Toronto, with Gary Dauberman currently working on the script. Jessica Chastain has been confirmed as our adult Beverly Marsh, with Bill Hader in talks to play adult Richie Tozier and James McAvoy likely playing adult Bill […]
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