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Sorting Out The Syns: Vinegar Syndrome Round-Up #1

Every single month, independent home video heroes Vinegar Syndrome release a stack of oddball discs that alternately titillate and petrify cult film fans across North America. Is every film a gem? God, no. But the thrill of discovery is sometimes...

Watch Delightful Sci-Fi Short EINSTEIN-ROSEN, Start Your Day with a Smile

Children are naturally curious about the world around them. And sometimes, the world that's not around them, a world that can't be seen. Sometimes, this gets them into the most hilarious trouble. In Olga Osorio's quirky and light-hearted short Einstein-Rosen,...

Frontières 2018: Amsterdam Titles Announced, Submissions for Cannes And Montreal Open

With the new year well on its way it is time once again to bring about focus on Frontières and it's ongoing and awesome work to help create more international genre films.    While we would hesitate to call it...

Criterion in April 2018: VIRGIN SUICIDES, DEAD MAN and a Bevy of Bergman

Apologies for the lateness of this posting, but since it's just you and me here, devoted fans of classy and extremely well-presented home video, allow me to say: the Criterion Collection's lineup is getting more and more exciting! In April...

THE ROAD MOVIE: Not Your Typical Car Wash Request in This Exclusive Clip

Dmitrii Kalashnikov’s Russian dash cam movie, The Road Movie, opens in a bevy of US cinemas today. Oscilloscope is going all out for this release, their biggest theatrical run for any of their acquisitions, so we imagine there should be...

Sundance 2018: Listen To An Exclusive Song From Panos Cosmatos' MANDY

Beyond The Black Rainbow director Panos Cosmatos returns to the big screen tonight with the world premiere of his sophomore film, Mandy, at the Sundance Film Festival. And part of what that means is that the world is about to...

The New Trailer For RAAKSHAS Promises A Dark Fantasy In The Indian Jungle

2017 was kind of a light year for genre films in India. There were a few stand out productions, but the general mood in the country was pretty tense, and that seemed to lend itself more toward either dramas or...

DRIVING WHILE BLACK: Watch This Exclusive Clip From Award Winning Film

Each year I was in college I was pulled over or approached by local authorities and questioned. The best two were the one year they thought I was going to hold up a Tim Hortons at a highway rest stop...

SURVIVORS GUIDE TO PRISON: Danny Trejo's Beautiful Mug Graces Key Art Premiere

Gravitas Ventures will be releasing Matthew Cooke's documentary Survivors Guide To Prison in U.S. cinemas, and on VOD and Digital HD on February 23, 2018.   Screen Anarchy has been tasked with premiering the key art for the doc. As...

DEMON HOUSE: Check Out The Demonic Key Art For Zak Bagans' Doc

The other day came news that Freestyle Media acquired Zak Bagans' haunted house leads to possession documentary Demon House. Today the key art was revealed which you can see below. Nifty.    The only thing left is a trailer, which...

PIN CUSHION: Trailer Premiere For The Quirky Acclaimed Drama

Director Deborah Haywood has won a lot of love for her quirky outsider drama Pin Cushion, including in these very pages. And with its festival tour continuing with a stop at the International Film Festival Rotterdam just around the corner,...

BEAST OF BURDEN Trailer: Daniel Radcliffe, Drug Runner, Flies Into Trouble

The conclusion of the Harry Potter film series freed up Daniel Radcliffe to be whatever he wanted to be as an actor and I've enjoyed much of what he's done since, even if the film itself wasn't always successful. The Woman...

BIRDS WITHOUT FEATHERS: Watch The Trailer For Quirky Slamdance Comedy

It promises to be (another) very strong year at the Slamdance Film Festival this year with a lineup packed solid with compelling new talent and idiosynchratic stories hoping to pull audiences up the hill from Sundance. And one of the...

Giveaway: Hey New York! Win a Pair of Tickets to Grady Hendrix's Hong-Kong-A-Thon!

Hey New York! If you are going to be going anywhere on Saturday the 27th you should be at Anthology Film Archives for Grady Hendrix presents the Hong-Kong-a-Thon!    The show starts at 12:30pm and, as curator Hendrix puts it,...

PSYCHOTIC! Watch The Trailer, See Many Hipsters Die! Die Hipsters, Die!

Psychotic! The indie horror with a fusion of 80s slasher and 70s Italian horror flicks is coming to VOD on January 26th. A new trailer has been 'cut' to mark the occasion and you may watch it below!    The...

DEMON HOUSE: Freestyle Media Acquires Zak Bagans' Haunted House Doc For March Release

Freestyle Media announced today that they have acquired the North American rights for Zak Bagans' haunted house documentary Demon House. They will release the film theatrically in select cinemas across the U.S. on March 16th. They will also make the...

THIS GIANT PAPIER MACHE BOULDER IS ACTUALLY REALLY HEAVY, And in US Cinemas Next Friday!

Christian Nicolson's indie throwback comedy This Giant Papier-Mâché Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy will be invading US cinemas on January 19th thanks to our friends at Parade Deck Films. If you have not caught any footage from this homage to...

SUMMER OF '84 Trailer: TURBO KID Collective Returns!

Filmmaking collective, RKSS, creator of 2015's Canadian cult hit Turbo Kid, are taking us back to the Summer of '84 in their next retro-fueled film. While it's impossible not to compare the film to recent nostalgia hits like Stranger Things...

BLACK CREEK: Watch The Trailer For Indie Supernatural Horror, on VOD This February

James Crow's indie supernatural horror Black Creek will be available on VOD on February 16th. The release comes courtesy of Freestyle Media and we have been reminded of the trailer which you may watch below.    After the untimely death...

Horror Channel FrightFest Announces Glasgow Film Festival 2018 Line-up

If you follow the genre festival circuit long enough you come to understand that one name is synonymous with all things genre in the UK. Even after it will no longer be a 'United' Kingdom (thank you fuckwits) FrightFest will...