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After Stanley; Enter The Overlook Film Festival

As you've seen on this site, we've been big supporters of The Stanley Film Fest over the three years that fest ran from 2013-2015. Well now it is time to be big supporters of a brand-new festival called The Overlook...

XLrator Media Grabs Hold Of North American Rights For Thriller SUN CHOKE

Ben Cesciman's sophomore effort Sun Choke has found distribution with XLrator Media through their Macabre label. The film will undoubtedly get a theatrical and digital release and we will likely have a home video release shortly after that. LOS ANGELES (January...

SOME KIND OF HATE: Image Entertainment Picks Up Supernatural Slasher

Image Entertainment has picked up the North American rights for  Adam Egypt Mortimer's supernatural slasher flick Some Kind of Hate. The flick had its world premiere at the Stanley Film Festival this past weekend. Some Kind of Hate stars Ronen Rubenstein (It Felt...

Watch The New Teaser For SOME KIND OF HATE

The world premiere of Some Kind of Hate will take place at the Stanley Film Festival on May 2 at 1:30 p.m. [Note corrected time] --- just days away. Adam Egypt Mortimer's feature will focus on dead high school girl...

Oscilloscope Laboratories Gets Their Hands On Berk And Olsen's BODY

Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Dan Berk and Robert Olsen's Body. The film premiered at Slamdance and will play next at the Stanley Film Festival, the genre festival that takes place in the hotel that inspired The Shining. A...

Stanley Film Fest 2015: COOTIES Will Open Colorado Fest

We've made it pretty clear we are big fans of the Stanley Film Fest over the last few announcements of the Film Lineup and the Events Lineup. Today brings one more piece of news and it's that Cooties will be...

Stanley Film Fest 2015: THE FINAL GIRLS, THE INVITATION, WE ARE STILL HERE Lead Solid Horror Lineup

Quickly becoming the most exciting festival on the Spring fest lineup, Colorado's Stanley Film Fest announced the meat of their program today and it is juicy. The closing night film will be Todd Strauss-Schulson's SXSW hit The Final Girls (pictured)...

Stanley Film Fest 2015: TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE Leads Live Events Lineup

One of the highlights from last year's extremely enjoyable Stanley Film Fest was Glass Eye Pix's live "Stanley Edition" of their radio show Tales From Beyond the Pale. Well the live events lineup has been released for this year's fest...

Passes Now On Sale For Stanley Film Fest 2015

If you followed our coverage of Stanley 2014 then you know that this weekend getaway fest nestled in the Rocky Mountains is one of the coolest things happening in the US festival world. And if you're into scary movies, well...

Stanley Film Fest Sets 2015 Dates, Submissions Now Open

If you followed our coverage of Stanley Film Fest 2014, then you likely know this little film fest in the Rocky Mountains is quickly becoming a "must go" on the genre film festival calendar. Filled with the year's best horror,...

Stanley Film Fest 2014 Dispatch: Day 4 Brings A Bloody End

Day four brings us to the Horror Awards Brunch, Big Wheel Death Race, a hotel history and ghost tour, and screenings of The Sacrament, What We Do In The Shadows, shorts programs, and too much for one person to ever...

Stanley Film Fest 2014 Dispatch: Day 3, Or, Death Becomes Us

Festival exhaustion has set in, leaving the most hardcore among us shuffling about nearly as well as the afternoon's zombie procession. Day three was filled with enough panels, parties, performances, karaoke, and movies to rival an elevator blood tsunami....

Stanley Film Fest 2014 Dispatch: Days 1 & 2 Get Off To A Scary Good Start

The first two days of the Stanley Film Festival started with a strong turn out; hordes hungry for horror and international weirdness once again descended upon the Stanley Hotel (the fictional inspiration for The Shining's Overlook Hotel) for a fix...

Stanley Film Fest Adds Panels, Screenings, & Joe Dante Tribute

You may have caught the entire incredible Stanley Film Fest announcement earlier this month. Today we are back with some updates and additions. Most notably, the fest has announced it will be giving its Master of Horror award to...

R100, THE SACRAMENT, STARRY EYES, DOC OF THE DEAD, Miike Lead Strong Line-Up For 2nd Annual Stanley Film Fest

This rarely happens. Almost never do you look at a festival lineup and think, "I want to see (or already saw and loved) every single film that's playing." So kudos to the programming team at the Stanley Film Fest...

Stanley Film Fest Adds THE PURGE, SIGHTSEERS, MACABRE, NO ONE LIVES, & Shorts

Last week brought the impressive first wave of announcements for the Inaugural Stanley Film Fest. Today brings a few new titles, including the opening night, centerpiece, and announcement of the shorts program. Running May 2-5, The Stanley Film Fest...

ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE Among First Wave of Programming for Inaugural Stanley Film Festival

It's been a long time coming, but Jonathan Levine's All the Boys Love Mandy Lane is finally coming to US theaters later this year -- and ahead of that theatrical release, the film will play the inaugural edition of...