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SKINAMARINK: Shudder Acquires Creepy Canadian Horror Flick

Two children wake up in the middle of the night to find their father is missing, and all the windows and doors in their home have vanished.

ALIENOID Blu-ray Giveaway From Well Go USA

Our friends at Texas-based specialty distrbutor Well Go USA have been gracious enough to provide Screen Anarchy with three copies of Korean sci-fi action gem, Alienoid, for giveaway this week! Somehow the film managed to slip through our fingers when...

International Genre Focused Hub 'Fantastic Pavilion' to Launch at Marche du Film at Cannes

Variety had the exclusive yesterday, an announcement of the creation of Fantastic Pavilion, "... a significant booth and exhibition space located at the Cannes Marché du Film in the Palais des Festivals".    Announced this week during Ventana Sur in...

Arrow Unwraps THE LEECH And More Holiday Treats This December

Hard to believe that we're here, it's December already. Our attention has turned to the holidays and preparing for Christmas and New Years. When you're all spent and done after long day of shopping or partied out it's time to...

Blood Window 2022: LatAm Genre Co-Pro Launches NFT Awards in Partnership With Film.io

We’ve been apologetically quiet about Blood Window for no other reason than the stress of regular life during the holiday season this year in particular pretty much took up all available time and energy. Terrible because a couple of my...

HIGH HEAT Exclusive Clip: Whose Blood is That?

An ex-KGB operative turned chef, Ana is targeted by the local mafia in a hit on her new restaurant to collect on her husband's debt.

Trailer for COCAINE BEAR. Need We Say More?

How about it stars Keri Russell (The Americans), Margo Martindale (The Americans), Ray Liotta in one of his last roles (Goodfellas), Alden Ehrenreich (Solo: A Star Wars Story), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), and Brooklynn...

Albert Pyun, Legend of the Silver Screen, Is Dead

Filmmaker Albert Pyun has died, according to Variety and other sources. He was 69. Our friend Swarez, a past contributor to our site, shared the photo above when Pyun announced his early retirement from filmmaking due to health issues. Swarez...

South African Horrorfest 2022: THE HARBINGER, KING OF SCREEN And LIFE WITH CHUCKY Highlight African Genre Fest Lineup

After an unforeseen scheduling setback our friends at the South African Horrorfest picked up their bootstraps and were able to reschedule their annual event for this coming week and a half. While its always nice to be able to hold...

PRESENCE Exclusive Clip: Out on VOD Today!

Two young business partners are invited to a week-long yachting voyage with a potential investor. At night, Jennifer's dreams begin to bleed into reality as the others realize that Jennifer may have unknowingly brought something on-board.

Crowdfund This: Director Simon Rumley Has Written A Novel...

We're fans of director Simon Rumley at this here site, and for good reasons. The man has written and made several great films, whether he dabbled in drama, genre, or both, and personally I hold his thriller Red, White and...

Criterion in February 2023: 4K THREE COLORS and DAZED AND CONFUSED Raise the Bar

In the Northern Hemisphere, February finds much of Canada, as well as parts of the U.S., under cover of darkness, snow and ice. The only shining glow comes from the television. If you anticipate this being your lot in life...

HOLY SHIT! Acquired by Cinedigm For North America, Will Stream on Screambox

Variety had the exclusive yesterday that Cinedigm Corp has acquired the rights to Lukas Rinker’s black comedy Holy Shit! Cinedigm plans to release Holy Shit! on their streaming platform Screambox in early 2023.   ...architect Frank wakes up trapped inside...

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 4 Official Trailer

With the price on his head ever increasing, Wick takes his fight against the High Table global as he seeks out the most powerful players in the underworld, from New York to Paris to Osaka to Berlin

Streaming News: Kino Lorber and MHz Choice Join Forces

Corporate streaming services have been raising subscription prices lately, which makes this a good time to evaluate which ones you want to keep and which ones you might want to add. I'll assume that you already subscribe to Shudder and/or...

CHRISTMAS BLOODY CHRISTMAS: Official Trailer And Poster, In Theaters And Streaming on Shudder on December 9th

It's Christmas Eve and fiery record store owner Tori Tooms just wants to get drunk and party, until the robotic Santa Claus at a nearby toy store goes haywire and makes her night more than a little complicated.

THE ARTIFICE GIRL, MAD HEIDI, LOLA and More Win at Trieste Festival

The Trieste Science+Fiction Festival wrapped up this weekend, and awards were given to some worthy winners. Having been on a jury myself at this festival, I can attest to the quality of their selections and the difficult deliberations to choose...

DASH: Trailer And Poster Premiere For One-Take Ride Share Thriller on VOD And Digital Nov. 29th

An adulterous rideshare driver navigating the nighttime streets of Hollywood goes to great lengths to take his troubling double-life to the grave...only to dig a grave for himself.

BLOOD FLOWER (HARUM MALAM): Shudder Adds Their First Malaysian Horror Flick to Slate of Original Films

Director Dain Said - "My ghost in Blood Flower (Harum Malam) needs a place to haunt, and in Shudder it has found a home to spill blood and do its evil deeds."

A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES: Win The Complete Trilogy on Blu-ray

RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, will release A Discovery of Witches: The Complete Trilogy  on DVD and Blu-ray on November 15, 2022.    Diana Bishop, historian and witch, accesses Ashmole 782 and knows she must solve its...