Tag: larryfessenden

DEPRAVED: Larry Fessenden and Joe Swanberg Partner on Frankenstein Re-Imagining

Independent horror icon Larry Fessenden (Habit, The Last Winter), will direct a contemporary re-imagining of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein called Depraved from his own script. Depraved centers on Henry, a field surgeon suffering from PTSD after combat in the Middle East,...

Review: LIKE ME, Social Media Madness

The horrors of our contemporary society are plentiful and genre films have always excelled at probing our cultural fears and discomforts. In Robert Mockler’s debut film, the paradox of the digital media age, which allows us to connect with everyone...

Win THE TRANSFIGURATION on DVD!

Hey readers! We've got a three copies of on The Transfiguration on DVD to giveaway. If you think you've seen every kind of vampire film, think again! This film focuses on the struggles of inner city kids --- one of which...

Fantasia 2017: Ana Asensio on MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND

On of the more intimate films that screened at Fantasia 2017 was Most Beautiful Island directed by Ana Asensio, who also wrote, produced, and starred in the film. It was a hit at SXSW and several other festivals before it finally screened...

Overlook 2017 Review: LIKE ME, or How the Meaninglessness of Social Media and Viral Videos Breeds its Own Madness

The horrors of our contemporary society are plentiful and genre films have always excelled at probing our cultural fears and discomforts. In Robert Mockler’s debut film, the paradox of the digital media age, which allows us to connect with everyone...

Exclusive: STRAY BULLETS Alternate Posters Give Jack Fessenden's Feature Some Teenage Kicks

Look, I'm not a parent, but if I were, and if my teenage child expressed a desire to make a feature film, I hope I would respond as did Larry Fessenden. Not only did the indie filmmaker say yes to...

Review: CARNAGE PARK is a Shrill Scream into the Desert Void

Carnage Park is the latest film from Mickey Keating, a young director who's been knocking them out in rapid succession lately; Pod, Darling, and Carnage Park are his latest feature films, with another (Psychopaths) on the way. Grindhouse desaturation rules the day here, with the...

Review: DARLING, A Particular Brand Of Horror

In the last few years, writer-director-producer Mickey Keating has established himself as a prolific genre filmmaker, and his film Pod was released just a few months ago. Darling, his latest work, is a low-key psychological thriller that draws from a...

PSYCHOPATHS: Filming Wraps And The Full Cast Is Revealed For Mickey Keating's Next Film

Yesterday Screen Daily announced more cast members for Mickey Keating's Psychopaths, his fifth film whch just wrapped up principal photography in Los Angeles.    The first cast members already announced included Jeremy Gardner (The Battery, Spring), Helen Rogers (Body, V/H/S),...

FRONTIÈRES@BRUSSELS Announces Co-production Market Lineup

As the market season kicks off elsewhere in the world it is time to announce the lineup of projects participating in the co-production market in Frontieres at Brussels. One of the few co-production markets whose sole focus is on developing...

LIKE ME: Neo-Noir Commentary On Social Media Obsession Wraps Principal Photography

Rob Mockler's directorial debut, Like Me, has wrapped up production in and around New York and will now head into post. The film is a product of producer James Belfer's Dogfish Accelerator program. Fittingly the neo-noir flick about a girl...

New Trailer for BODY Gets Dark and Sinister

Dan Berk and Robert Olsen's twisted Hitchcockian thriller Body has been making the rounds at genre festivals, and is set for release on December 11th in the US (VOD on December 29th). The new trailer has dropped, and gives more...

Fantastic Fest 2015: DARLING Poster and Trailer Are Old School

Oh hey there, Glass Eye Pix, nice to see you again! The poster and trailer for their latest production, Darling, is here. Now that I've seen both, I'm really looking forward to the film's promised descent into insanity. The world premiere...

Celebrate 30 Years Of Glass Eye Pix And Larry Fessenden This October

Coming up next month Glass Eye Pix, run by the man of many hats, Larry Fessenden, is celebrating thirty years in independent horror and genre filmmaking and more. Fessenden and his company have brought us so many cinematic delights over the years and...

New BODY Poster Gets Twisted

A new poster for Body goes the iconic route, presenting a very striking image to sell itself. And I'm sold, if the movie lives up to the promotional material. A darkly funny and twisted journey taking place entirely on one unforgettable...

Review: WE ARE STILL HERE, An Authentic, Jolting Horror Thriller

The quiet before the storm is unsettling. It's a beautiful winter day in 1979. Anne (Barbara Crampton) and Paul (Andrew Sensenig) are driving to their new life in a new home in New England. Paul drives, calmly, while Anne emotes,...

Interview: WE ARE STILL HERE Cast On The Joys Of Practical FX And Adult Horror

We Are Still Here has been garnering enthusiastic reviews from its premiere at SXSW and subsequent screenings at Boston Underground Film Festival and the Stanley Film Festival, with other festival screenings to come. The film is currently playing a limited...

Interview: WE ARE STILL HERE Brings Dangerous '70s Horror Back

First time director Ted Geoghegan teamed up with producer Travis Stevens of Snowfort Pictures on We Are Still Here, an atmospheric gore-fest in the vein of Lucio Fulci. Borrowing elements from Fulci's own House By The Cemetery, Geoghegan and Stevens have delivered...

WE ARE STILL HERE: Watch The Trailer For Acclaimed Indie Horror

Indie horror We Are Still Here is one of those special little success stories that proves personalities still matter and sometimes the good guys win, even in this age when numbers rule all. Though he may not have been known...

Oscilloscope Laboratories Gets Their Hands On Berk And Olsen's BODY

Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Dan Berk and Robert Olsen's Body. The film premiered at Slamdance and will play next at the Stanley Film Festival, the genre festival that takes place in the hotel that inspired The Shining. A...