Tag: horror

Review: ALIEN: COVENANT Uses Horror to Mask Its Shortcomings

Ridley Scott returns to fill in the blanks of the maligned horrors of space, with plenty of screaming and more than enough people around to hear it in Alien: Covenant. His familiar fated take on the Alien genesis, however, sticks more...

Up Next From TURBO KID's RKSS, Serial Killer Flick SUMMER OF '84

If you have been wondering what those fine folks of RKSS, the truly mad creators of Turbo Kid, are up to next, fear not. News came out yesterday that François Simard, Anouk Whissell and Yoann-Karl Whissell will be directing a...

Overlook 2017 Awards Wrap: HOUNDS OF LOVE Wins Big; As Did All Attendees

The inaugural edition of the Overlook Film Festival has closed up shop and as we mentioned previously, it was an enormous success. From the beautiful historic setting and packed lineup to the amazing immersive events and all the great friends,...

Overlook 2017 Review: In PREY, A Lion Stalks Amsterdam

(In the Vondelpark, the mighty Vondelpark, the lion sleeps tonight...) For decades now, director Dick Maas has been bucking trends in Dutch cinema. "We should focus on art-house, we can't compete with Hollywood!" has been the industry mantra here since...

Overlook 2017 Preview: 8 Unmissable Events from the Inaugural Horror Extravaganza

We've been counting down the days to the Overlook Film Festival since it was first announced as the successor to the ridiculously awesome Stanley Film Festival. Now that time is finally here as the fest kicks off tomorrow at the...

Crowdfund This: DEVIL WOMAN Unleashes Nature's Wrath

Australian filmmaker Heidi Lee Douglas is looking for support from fans of socially conscious genre cinema to help bring her latest vision to the screen. Building off her successful first films, the Gothic short, Little Lamb, Little Lamb and the...

Inaugural Overlook Film Fest Lineup led by Amirpour, de la Iglesia, Ascher

We thought we couldn't be more excited about the upcoming Timberline Lodge-set Overlook Film Festival that has risen from the ashes of the previously unmissable Stanley Film Fest. But our excitement just ratcheted up about a hundred more levels after...

My First 100 Movies Of This Year

So in early March of this year (2017), I saw my 100th movie since the year started.  The last few years I have hit between 400-500 or so movies in a calendar year, 99% of them seen in theaters.  My...

O RASTRO: Second Creepy Trailer For Brazilian Horror Film Arrives

People tend to find hospitals unsettling at the best of times but crumbling, soon to be abandoned hospitals in Brazil? Based on the new trailer for J.C. Feyer's upcoming Brazilian horror film O Rastro (The Trace We Leave Behind) I...

SIAM SQUARE Trailer Brings Back That Classic Thai Horror Feel

[Updated with English subtitled trailer.] It wasn't that long ago that an apparent golden era of classy horror films was sweeping throughout Asia. Emboldened by the Japanese horror movement that had become a global phenomenon with movies like The Ring...

Review: DEVIL IN THE DARK, Ultimately Scary and Admirably Evocative

British Columbia, my home province, is a wild and mysterious place. There's Vancouver, its largest and best-known city; its capital, Victoria; and a smattering of mid-size to small towns scattered here and there. Beyond that, the entire massive thing is...

Review: LAVENDER, Secrets Are Revealed in a Haunted House

Like many gothic ghost stories, Lavender centers around a woman with a vulnerable psyche and a shadowy past. In this case, the woman is Jane (Abbie Cornish), a young mother and wife who may have butchered her parents and sister...

Fantasporto 2017 Review: THE FOREST OF LOST SOULS

José Pedro Lopes' slasher flick presents a contemporary psycho killer against an art house backdrop

Interview: Jesse Holland and Andy Mitton Talk WE GO ON, Now On Shudder

In their chilling sophmore feature, We Go On, filmmakers Jesse Holland and Andy Mitton explore life's biggest question through the eyes of a supernatural thriller. In the film, a young man in the throws of an existential crisis publishes an...

Shimizu Takashi Unleashes His LITTLE NIGHTMARES

It has been a while since Ju-On, Marebito and The Grudge director Shimizu Takashi has managed to make much of an impact with international audiences but for those of us who remember the raw power and impact of his early...

Enter the Nightmarish Vision of THE VOID With Pair Of Trailers

Are you prepared to gaze deep into The Void? When directors Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie boldly declared that theirs was a vision worse than hell in their original pitch material they were, to a certain degree, throwing down the...

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...