Tag: horror

TRAIN TO BUSAN Sets Korean Box Office Records

It is safe to say that things are going rather well for Yeon Sang-ho's Train To Busan. The first live action film from the King Of Pigs director, Train To Busan had its world premiere in selection in Cannes prior...

New DIGGERS Trailer Feels Like A Russian Predator

What horrors lurk beneath the earth? In the case of Tikhon Kornev's upcoming Russian horror film Diggers (Диггеры) it looks and feels like some sort of (not so) distant cousin to the Predator. We first came across this one back...

BiFan 2016 Review: THE FOREST Is A Slow Burn Beauty

In Paul Spurrier's The Forest, Preecha (Asanee Suwan) walks into a bucolic village in nowhere Thailand to begin a new chapter in his life as teacher in the local village. Whatever hope and passion he has for his new profession...

Watch Chilling Short Film THE CHAPLAIN

It was back in 2014 that we wroted about director Jeremy Breslau's striking short film 1982 and now Breslau is back with an euqally strong piece of work. Bailey Chase (Batman v Superman), Hayley McFarland (The Conjuring) and Trevor Morgan...

Hollywood Horror - How far can the truth be stretched before it's unacceptable

Being a big fan of horror movies in general, I understand that to fully enjoy them there has to be a suspension of disbelief. Most of the times with the genre this isn’t a problem, but what if the horror...

Short film picks up where Kubrick left off with The Shining.

Walkaway Productions are creating a new short film called "Sanctus" which is an experiment in "The Uncanny". The Uncanny is the name of an essay written by Sigmund Freud in 1919 and talks about elements that we find familiar, yet...

First RAW Clips Give Us Something to Chew On

One of the standout films at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival was Julia Ducaurnau's French campus, coming of age cannibal flick, Raw.  The assured and unflinching debut had viewers scrambling for the exits  to go off and write good things about...

RATAS DEL BORDO (BORDER RATS): Check Out The Poster For Aaron Soto's Cult Feature

A familiar name around these parts, Mexican director Aaron Soto rose to public attention through his work with Rue Morgue Magazine, has contributed to these pages a few times over the years, and turned in one segment of the very...

DANUR: Get Creeped Out By The Trailer For Indonesian Horror

We last heard from Indonesian filmmaker Awi Suryadi in the fall of 2015 with his evil clown film Badoet spreading evil thrills around the globe and following on the success of that picture Suryadi has opted to stay in the...

A DARK SONG: Watch The First Trailer For The Irish Chiller

Writer-director Liam Gavin premieres his feature debut A Dark Song at the Galway Film Fleadh on Friday and producers have just released a first teaser to whet the appetite. Steve Oram (Sightseers) stars opposite Catherine Walker (Patrick's Day) in this...

New York Asian 2016 Review: CREEPY, A Master Heads in a New Direction

Creepy has been touted as Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "return" to horror, but it feels, in its own right, like a new departure for the director. Where vintage Kurosawa fare was vague, mysterious, and mournful, Creepy is bracing, black-humored, and overt. A...

JeruZalem: Horror is Going Virtual as Sequel Gets The Green Light

Deadline is reporting that Israeli writer/directors and brothers, Doron and Yoav Paz, are working on a sequel for their first-person horror film JeruZalem. The first film claimed to be shot on Google glasses. This time they are planning to use another...

Werewolves, Vampires, Witches, A Giant Pig And An Even Gianter Gun In New GUARDIANS OF THE NIGHT Trailer

There aint nothing undead that can't be made undeader. That appears to be the guiding principal behind Emilis Velyvis' Guardians Of The Night, a bit of Underworld meets Night Watch action-horror out of Russia. The story is familiar enough -...

Joachim Trier's Next Is Supernatural Thriller THELMA

After making his English language debut with recent festival hit Louder Than Bombs, Norwegian arthouse darling Joachim Trier (Reprise, Oslo August 31st) returns to his native tongue for his next effort but is also pushing into new territory. Trier's fourth...

Super Slick Trailer For Finnish Slasher LAKE BODOM Arrives

It was 56 years ago this weekend that the shores of Lake Bodom were home to one of the most notorious and shocking crimes in Finnish history. Four teens on a camping trip were stabbed to death in their sleep...

The Director Of SICCIN And MUSALLAT Delivers Fresh Horrors With ÜÇ HARFLİLER 3

Though audiences abroad may not be familiar with the name of Alper Mestçi he has quickly become one of the dominant forces within Turkish genre film. Having started as a writer Mestçi first appeared on the feature scene with 2007...

DÉDALO: Watch The Portuguese Sci-Fi Short, A Love Letter To 1979

Now that Jerónimo Rocha's sci-fi horror short film Dédalo has completed it's festival run (30 international festivals all over the world and broadcasted on national television on 3 different channels) it is time to share it with the masses. My...

PREY Teaser: People Of Amsterdam, Run! The Lion Is Loose

Dick Maas (Sint, Amsterdamned, The Lift) has released the first teaser for his lion-loose-in-Amsterdam movie, Prey. And it looks super fun! Do you need to know more than that? The teaser teases that the lion has already run 26 miles...

Review: WHAT WE BECOME, The Noir-ish Horror Of A Family Being Torn Apart

An extremely well-made horror film from Denmark, What We Become (original title: Sorgenfri) examines the churning emotional dynamics of a nuclear family when they are placed under extreme -- some might even call it apocalyptic -- stress. Mother Pernille (Mille...

Marc Jordan Martinez' FRAMED Begins Production

It was back in early October that we shared the very impressive proof of concept trailer for Marc Jordan Martinez' Spanish horror film Framed, very much impressed by the look and feel of what Martinez had already managed to pull...