Tag: horror

Horror Channel FrightFest 2016 Day 1 Highlights

UK genre fans are currently enjoying five days of nailbiting action with the 2016 edition of the Horror Channel FrightFest now underway in Shepherd's Bush, London, and we will be chronicling the event with the official FrightFest TV daily highlights...

ALIFF'S 7 DIMENSIONS: Battle Ghosts And Demons In Teaser For Malaysian Graphic Novel Adaptation

[Updated with a second, full trailer.] Malaysia is taking what looks to be a fairly significant step into CGI driven urban fantasy with Faisal Ishak's upcoming adaptation of popular graphic novel Aliff Dalam 7 Dimensi (or Aliff's 7 Dimensions). It's...

DEAREST SISTER: Take A Look At Jay Shaw's Poster For Mattie Do's Lao Horror

We've been big fans and supporter of Lao filmmaker Mattie Do in these parts since we first caught wind of her debut feature, Chanthaly, which was both the first horror film and the first feature directed by a woman in...

Watch The UNDER THE SHADOW Trailer

Babak Anvari's feature debut Under the Shadow has been earning rave reviews as it tore through the festival circuit this year. The trailer for the horror flick is here and you can watch it below.   In Under the Shadow...

I AM THE PRETTY THING THAT LIVES IN THE HOUSE: Haunting First Images From Osgood Perkins Sophomore Film

Writer-director Osgood Perkins had a serious critical hit on his hands with his debut feature February, and he's looking to repeat that success with his second effort I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House. Luther star Ruth...

Creepy Award Winning Short: Awaiting Lazarus - Homage to Classic Horror & Exploitation

A secret society with a keen interest in the occult gathers for one of its regular ceremonies. Its members are tricked into performing a forbidden ritual and unleash a dangerous spirit in the house. Each member struggles to survive the...

Review: NEITHER HEAVEN NOR EARTH, An Unusual, Effective Metaphysical Thriller Set In Afghanistan

Neither Heaven Nor Earth is an effective, minimalistic metaphysical thriller set in a battlefield of Afghanistan from a French visual artist/filmmaker, Clément Cogitore, in his feature film debut. It tells about French soldiers stationed in the Wakhan valley, an arid,...

DEAREST SISTER: Trailer Arrives For Mattie Do's Laotian Ghost Story!

With its world premiere announced yesterday as part of the initial lineup of Fantastic Fest 2016 titles the trailer for Laotian director Mattie Do's sophomore feature Dearest Sister has just arrived online and it's a good one! Here's how the...

BELZEBUTH Is Coming

While there's always been a certain darkness to the films of Mexico's Emilio Portes - winner of a fistful of Mexican academy awards for his Alex de la Iglesia styled action horror comedy Pastorela - that darkness has always been...

Adam Wingard's BLAIR WITCH Trailer Ventures Into The Woods

In this day and age when everyone seems to know everything way far in advance any amount of true surprise in the film world is, well, surprising. And rare. And so the simple fact that Lionsgate and director Adam Wingard...

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...