Tag: horror

Five Reasons Why Ringu Still Makes You Nervous About Your TV

Originally published at https://storyboardfilm.wordpress.com/ Some people choose to trivialise horror (horror films almost never win any important awards). Some choose to intellectualise it (read Noel Carroll’s The Philosophy of Horror). Some choose to ban it out of a (misplaced) sense...

DANUR: Check The Creepy Theatrical Trailer For The Indonesian Horror Film

Look, when your film revolves around a child and has a title that translates roughly to 'corpse juice', well, there's a pretty good chance that things are gonna get a little uncomfortable. That's definitely the case with Awi Suryadi's Danur....

This Clip Shows A Peek At Richard Raaphorst's Upcoming Project, THE PROFUNDIS

(I've played with Richard Raaphorst's tentacles... wait, let me rephrase that.) Eleven years ago, Richard Raaphorst became a bit of an overnight Internet sensation due to two proof-of-concept promos for a Nazi-zombie film called Worst Case Scenario. Both videos looked...

More Exclusives Hit Shudder in February

Horror streaming service Shudder continues to grow their collection with classic shockers and a number of fantastic exclusives. From the trippy French mini-series Beyond the Walls (which I loved) to Rob Zombie's killer clown extravoganza, 31, their offerings since coming to Canada...

THE FIELD GUIDE TO EVIL Gathers Ancient Tales From Around The World

If you, like me, have an interest in dark folklore from around the world then it turns out that you have a shared interest with The ABCs Of Death producers Tim League and Ant Timpson who are revisiting the horror...

The Blair Witch's Legacy...or lack there of

Does The Blair Witch Project have a lasting legacy? Sure, the film is remembered, but is it remembered fondly? Does it linger?    In fairness, you'd be hard-pressed to deny the success of the famously low budget Indie's "DIY" innovations. From its...

New DARK/WEB Images and Episode Details

Felt Films have released new images for their upcoming anthology series, Dark/Web, along with a list of episode titles and the filmmakers who will be bringing them to life. The six stand-alone episodes dealing with the dangers of a totally...

DEAREST SISTER: Watch A Clip From Mattie Do's Acclaimed Lao Horror Film!

Regular readers of this site need no introduction to Lao filmmaker Mattie Do. We've been covering her work from the early days of her debut feature, Chanthaly, while charting the progress of sophomore effort Dearest Sister from inception. So rather...

SPECTRAL Trailer: Netflix's Supernatural War Movie Hits this Week

I had big hopes for Spectral when it was announced that Legendary would be producing it. A big budget supernatural war movie blending the raw aesthetic of Black Hawk Down with the notion of a ghostly invasion sounded like a great...

SiREN Interview: Director Gregg Bishop on Subverting Horror Gender Roles

Gregg Bishop first caught our attention back in 2008 with his hilarious zomedy, Dance of the Dead (review). That film also caught the attention of Sam Raimi, who released it under his Ghost House deal with Lionsgate. But, like the titular...

Review: In THE EYES OF MY MOTHER, the Horror Comes From Within

"You're just like your mother!" Depending on your age and circumstances, that can be either complementary or derogatory. For Francisca, it's the story of her life. Strikingly presented in black and white, The Eyes of My Mother (Os Olhos de...

Watch Bloody Good THE BELKO EXPERIMENT Trailer

That James Gunn used his elevated status following Guardians of the Galaxy to get his long gestating shocker, The Belko Experiment, into production says a lot about how much the project means to him. Forget all the great reviews out of TIFF, or...

THE SOUND OF FEAR: A Deaf Woman Goes on the Run in Impressive Clip

In Colin Campbell's intense and well shot The Sound of Fear, a young deaf woman inadvertently witnesses a murder and ends up on the run, racing through town and looking for help from people she can't communicate with. It's a great...

They Came: Alien Death Fuck

A sci-fi horror comedy featuring super-sexy bodysnatching aliens, an intergalactic STD and pregnant men! A(r)men director Thomas Lunde has again teamed up with special-effects supervisor Steinar “Effektmakeren” Kaarstein (Dead Snow 1 & 2, ABCs of Death).  This time they are...

THE MONSTER Interview: Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr. on Their Practical Approach to Monsters

Creature designers and visual effects legends Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr. have filled our collective conscience with some of the most indelible movie monsters ever. From the Graboids in Tremors  to James Cameron's Alien queen, and more recently the aliens...

Interview: Unpacking The Technicolor Radiance Of THE LOVE WITCH With Director Anna Biller

The Love Witch opened in Los Angeles this past Friday and premieres in New York next week. It was easily one of my favourite experiences in the cinema this year and it was a privilege to see it at the...

Blu-Ray Review: Criterion's TRILOGIA DE GUILLERMO DEL TORO Stuns

What more can you say about Guillermo del Toro, one of our most beloved living filmmakers? He's a master of his craft, and Criterion knows it. Having released his work before, Criterion has recently released the Triologia de Guillermo del...

Morbido Fest 2016 Review: ARE WE NOT CATS Purrs

I didn't get to see as many films as I would have liked to at Morbido 2016, but Are We Not Cats was one of them. I'm glad to have seen this surprising and bold piece of filmmaking. Directed by...

SECLUSION: Check The Poster And First Stills For Erik Matti's Filipino Horror Film

We've been keeping tabs on On The Job and Honor Thy Father director Erik Matti's upcoming action thriller Buy Bust for a little while now but while prepping that film the director has very quietly - so quietly it's not...

Get On The Road To Terror With Trailers For KM 31 2

There are some places you should just never go back to. That seems to be the general point of Rigorberto Castaneda's upcoming KM 31 2. The sequel to Castaneda's hit Mexican horror returns to the scene of the first film...