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WOLVES AGAINST THE WORLD Red Band Trailer: Heavy Metal And Werewolves Together, 'Nuff Said

Two members of a defunct neo-Nazi metal band reunite at the site of their bandmate’s suicide. One sinks into depravity and grievance and one tries to atone for what he has done. What ensues is an occult battle of wills...

PURGATORY JACK: For Sale, One Canadian Neo-Noir Mystery Thriller Set in The Afterlife

Here is something to keep an eye out for, Purgatory Jack, a Canadian 'neo-noir mystery thriller set in the afterlife' from The Butler Brothers, Brett and Jason.    Private detective Jack Marlin is working on a new case. He has...

Shudder in August: HELL HOLE, DANCING VILLAGE: THE CURSE BEGINS And DIVINITY

Unfortunately for all of us in the Northern hemisphere Summer is still heating up but cooler months are on the horizon. Shudder is also bringing some heat to small screens with three noteworthy feature films, televison and repertory programming.  ...

RED ROOMS Trailer: Pascal Plante's Thriller Arrives in U.S. Theaters This September

A model becomes obsessed with a high-profile murder trial.   Pascal Plante's thriller, Red Rooms, starts its U.S. theatrical release on Friday, September 6th in New York at the IFC Center. The official trailer was just released for it, check...

ALIEN ROMULUS: Final Trailer For The Sci-fi Horror That Will Scar Little Kids For Life

While all of our attention has been focused on another Disney company property coming out next week the sci-fi horror flick of the Summer, which one of its stars said, "I really do believe that there are specific sequences in...

Mike Flanagan's HUSH Finally Heading to Digital

Some eight years ago, I had the privilege of experiencing Mike Flanagan's Hush in a movie theater during a film festival. And then it went away to a streaming service. Very soon, you will be able to experience Hush, which...

MEANWHILE ON EARTH Trailer: French Sci-fi Drama in Theaters This September

Metrograph Pictures is releasing Jérémy Clapin's sci-fi drama, Meanwhile on Earth, in cinemas on September 13th.    A 23 year-old girl is contacted by an unknown life form claiming to be able to bring her older brother safely back to...

BANGS Trailer: Comedy Short Part of Fantasia's Mieux vaut en Rire Program

A Quebecois entry into the vast array of short film blocks that make up part of the schedule at Fantasia this year. This time we've got an existential comedy short called Bangs from Montreal-based comedy duo Emelia Hellman and Nancy...

Frontieres 2024: Co-pro Market Adds a New Music Section to Program

An out of the blue announcement from Frontieres but it totally makes sense. One of the often unnoticed parts of making a movie are the invaluable contributions of music composers and editors. Frontieres is going to bring some much needed...

Neuchâtel 2024: All Awards Round-up

Last Saturday saw the closing ceremony of the 23rd edition of the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, followed by the Swiss première of Longlegs. In the previous eight days, the festival had been a general place of bliss to visit....

Sitges 2024: First Wave Titles Announced, Frost And Feldman Among Honorees

Sitges, one of the biggest genre events of the year, will be here before we know it. The massive genre film festival takes over Catalonia, Spain, for eleven days in October, bringing together some of the best titles from the...

HOWL AT THE DEAD: It's The Family Dog Against a Haunted House in Gregg Bishop's Short Film

When a family moves into a haunted house, their loyal pet dog struggles to protect them from the malevolent ghosts that only animals can see.

ESCAPE ATTEMPT Trailer: Fantasia-Bound Sci-fi Short Film is Too Big For This Format

The award-winning short film, Escape Attempt, from Daniel Shapiro and Alex Topaller, will have its Canadian premiere in the International Science-Fiction Short Film Showcase at Fantasia on July 21st.   It is award-winning for a reason. Holy moly does this look impressive....

DEMON POND, GUMMO, Val Lewton, PANDORA'S BOX: Criterion in October 2024

Folk horror from Japan! Angelic and devilish souls from rural America (US)! Val Lewton horror from Hollywood! Melodrama from Germany! In October 2024, Criterion plans to release a rich collection of horror-month appropriate titles from across the world. To be...

HELL HOLE: New Poster For Latest Horror Flick From The Adams Family

The Adamas Family have become staples of sorts at Fantasia. They are always sure to visit whenever they have a new film, which is nearly a annual occurance now. At the beginning of 2023 we first got word that they...

CREEPING DEATH: Cineverse Acquires Halloween Slasher For SCREAMBOX Streaming Service

Cineverse has announced that they've acquired Matt Sampere's feature debut, a slasher flick called Creeping Death.    While trying to enjoy a peaceful Halloween with his mother Linda Garner, Tim is paid a visit by his rambunctious, up-for-anything friends. After...

CATNADO Trailer And Art: Micro-Budget Horror Anthology Lets The Fur Fly October

It's like Sharknado, but with cats.

Tarsem Singh's THE FALL: 4K Restoration Will Stream on MUBI This September

Tarsem Singh's incredible The Fall has gotten a 4K restoration and MUBI have announced that they'll stram it on their platform at the end of September. The following territories will be able to do so: US, Canada, Latin America, the UK,...

FACES Trailer: Horror Short Part of Small Guage Trauma Selection at Fantasia

Blake Simon's short film, Faces, is in competition at Fantasia this year, part of the Small Guage Trauma block. The promotional wheels have all picked up speed so it is time to share with you the trailer from this short...

Locarno 2024 Preview: Hong Sang-soo, Radu Jude, Wang Bing, and Bertrand Mandico to Reveal New Works

The 77th edition of Locarno Film Festival approaches and it will showcase a diverse selection of 225 films, including 104 world premieres, confirming the festival's dedication to global cinema.