Tag: indie

GEHENNA Trailer: Doug Jones Stars in Katagiri Hiroshi's Directorial Debut

Doug Jones, star of the Academy Award winning The Shape of Water, stars in Gehenna: Where Death Lives, in theaters and On-Demand May 4. The feature directorial debut of celebrated effects master Katagiri Hiroshi (Jurassic Park III, Pacific Rim), who...

PATH OF BLOOD: An Animated Samurai Film Created in a Kitchen

They say everyone now has access to the tools to make a film and Path of Blood is something of a testament to the romantic idea that anyone can make anything if they just put their mind and talent to good use....

Tallgrass 2017: Awesome Wichita Fest Unveils Indie-Filled Lineup

Wichita, Kansas might not be the first place you think of as a hotbed for the indie film world -- but the good folks at the Tallgrass Film Fest are doing more than their share to change that. This awesome...

Review: A GHOST STORY Offers Top-Tier Existential Horror

A definite highlight of the year, David Lowery's new film grips you completely as it explores fresh ground in how it tackles mourning and losing a loved one.

LA Film Fest 2017 Exclusive Clip, Poster Debut: AND THEN THERE WAS EVE Gets Heated on a Porch

In our exclusive clip from And Then There Was Eve, a 'spirited discussion' breaks out on someone's porch. Yet it's understandable, because one of the women is searching for her missing husband. According to the official synopsis, "Alyssa, a successful...

KILL SWITCH Trailer: Dan Stevens' World Implodes in Sci-Fi Thriller

Visual FX supervisor Tim Smit makes his directorial debut with the high concept, futuristic thriller Kill Switch starring Dan Stevens (The Guest). The film is based on Smit's own short film, What's in the Box. Set in the future, the...

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...

Slamdance 2017 Review: CORTEZ, A Quietly Affecting and Beautifully Acted Debut

It's not easy to find cinema that transports the viewer into a place filled with people who genuinely seem to have existed before the film begins and long after it rolls credits. Cortez offers just that.

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...

Vancouver 2016 Review: MALIGLUTIT, A Spiritual Remake of John Ford's Western Classic THE SEARCHERS

Maliglutit, the latest film by Zacharias Kunuk (The Fast Runner), is essentially a spiritual remake of John Ford's seminal Western classic, The Searchers. This time, the action is set entirely in Nunavut, Canada's most sparsely populated territory and home to...

SAMURAI RAUNI REPOSAARELAINEN in Theaters in October

Samurai Rauni Reposaarelainen, an action comedy and a samurai film from Finland will be in theatres on October 21th. The first feature film from theatre group Moderni Kanuuna, the film cost only 50 000 euros. Director and lead actor Mika...

SLASH: Alien Erotica In Trailer For The Indie Hit

Teen Wolf star Michael Johnston takes a dive into a very different part of online culture than afforded by his regular gig with a starring role in Clay Liford's Slash. The indie comedy following a young man dipping into the...

Documentary filmmakers launch fundraising campaign for in-depth film on indigenous Amazonian communities

Documentary filmmakers, Adam Punzano and Joe Tucker, are seeking funds to complete their documentary on the indigenous peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon. The crowdfunding campaign aims to raise $10,000 in order to take the documentary through editing and post-production, and...

The Future of Horror (won’t be found in the US)

While horror films have been dominated by American directors and films, most casual horror fans seem to forget that some of the most unique, frightening and innovative horror films spawned from countries other than the US. Italy of course played...

Film Invasion L.A. Lineup Announced

Los Angeles, CA - August 22, 2016 - The official lineup for the inaugural Film Invasion L.A festival has been announced. Film Invasion L.A. is a film festival that brings the work of great filmmakers together and injects them into...

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...

Watch Complete Indie Horror JENNIFER HELP US Online For Free!

It was nearly a year ago that we first wrote about director Juan Ortiz and his feature film Jennifer Help Us. Shot entirely on an iPhone with very limited resources, Ortiz had just released a trailer for the film that...

Poster Debut For Apocalyptic Love Story EMBERS

We are excited to get a look at the feature debut from by Claire Carré Embers which made its world premiere at the Oldenburg Film Fest last month and gets its North American bow tomorrow at the Chicago International Film...

EXCLUSIVE Clip From Sundance Hit THE STRONGEST MAN

Sometimes it's the littlest films that have the most heart. If you've had a chance to see Kenny Riches's The Strongest Man then you know this weird and wonderful film has heart in spades. It's also pretty damn funny. FilmBuff...

Crowdfund This: Chamber Drama Goes Silent In DRIFTWOOD

The power of sound, whether a boom or a whisper, can infect us, haunt us for days.The absence of words, of speech, the strange milieu of the body, of authority, physical, purely primal, can be terrifying.Enter director/DP Paul Taylor's Driftwood,...