Festivals News

Chattanooga Film Festival 2024: Massive, Mind-Melting Last Wave

Wow. Wow wow wow. The Chattanooga Film Festival just unleashed a cavalcade of cinematic insanity for their upcoming extravaganza (June 21-23 in person, June 21-28 virtual). We’re big fans of CFF’s annual explosion of genre fun, featuring narrative features, docs,...

OUT IN THE RING: Award-winning LGBTQIA+ Wrestling Doc Available on Blu-ray Now!

Ry Levey's award-winning LGBTQIA+ wrestling documentary, Out In The Ring, is available right now on Blu-ray over at Vinegar Syndrome. There is a limited edition slip cover version and standard version available.    Our own Josh caught Out In The...

Calgary Underground Film Festival: Films and Events Announced

The Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) is Western Canada’s largest genre film festival which showcases everything from horror and sci-fi to indie comedies and music and fan docs.  The 21st Edition of CUFF runs from April 18-28 and will open...

IN A VIOLENT NATURE Official Trailer: Chris Nash's "Genre-Redefining Zombie-Slasher" is Coming For You

By all accounts In A Violent Nature, the feature film debut from writer/director Chris Nash, is a game changer, a single film that revolutionizes the slasher genre. One of the buzziest titles to come out of Sundance this year we're...

Chattanooga Film Festival 2024: First Wave, Plus Serling, Poe, Spooky Book Fair

Calling all fans who love rad, indie festivals and films! The Chattanooga Film Festival has just released their first wave of features and additional events, lovingly put together by the most fun weirdos in Tennessee. CFF is one of...

SXSW 2024 Review: MONKEY MAN, Dev Patel Is Your New Action Obsession. Get Excited

After sitting in the can for nearly four years, Dev Patel’s directorial debut, Monkey Man, was presented to a rapturous audience at SXSW last night. The film declaring loudly what the man himself was too humble to acknowledge; Dev Patel...

DEAD MAIL: Trailer And Key Art Posted Before World Premiere at SXSW

An ominous help note finds its way to a 1980s post office, connecting a dead letter investigator to a kidnapped keyboard technician.

ARCADIAN Official Trailer: Cage & Sons Fight the Things That Go Bump in the Night

A father and his twin teenage sons fight to survive in a remote farmhouse at the end of the end of the world.

Boston Underground 2024: IMMACULATE And BOY KILLS WORLD Bookend Annual Fest

The 24th annual Boston Underground Film Festival is fast approaching. As expected the great programming team at the festival have put together a banger lineup of titles. The fest will open with Michael Mohan’s convent-set horror Immaculate and end with fists!  Bill Skarsgård's fists...

DOPPELGANGERS3 Trailer: Futurist Doc to Preem at SXSW

Three Doppelgängers meet in outer space to imagine diasporic and queer eco-feminist futures.

BLOOD FOR DUST Trailer: Crime Thriller Starring Josh Lucas, Scoot McNairy and Kit Harington, in Select Theaters This April

Cliff, a traveling salesman drowning under the weight of providing for his family and the myth of the American dream, finds himself on a dangerous path after a chance encounter with Ricky, a colleague from a dark past.

THINGS WILL BE DIFFERENT: Sci-Fi Thriller Releases First-Look Clip Ahead of World Premiere at SXSW

In order to escape police after a robbery, two estranged siblings lay low in a farmhouse that hides them away in a different time. There they reckon with a mysterious force that pushes their familial bonds to unnatural breaking points.

CRUST: Revitalized Anchor Bay Acquires Sean Whalen's Debut Horror Comedy

A depressed has-been child actor and owner of a dingy laundromat, becomes powerfully vengeful when his collection of lone socks transforms into a protective, cute, murderous monster named Crust.


With a couple more days left in this year's EFM our friends at FilmSharks have let us know about more deals they've secured in their time there. Two titles we've spoken about in recent months the other is the return...

THE DEVIL'S BATH: Sales at EFM Continue For Latest From Duo Behind GOODNIGHT MOMMY

Austria in the 18th century. Forests surround villages. Killing a baby gets a woman sentenced to death. Agnes readies for married life with her beloved. But her mind and heart grow heavy. A gloomy path alone, evil thoughts arising.

ROSARIO: First Look at Felipe Vargas' Debut Horror

Rosario is forced to spend the night with the body of her deceased grandma, waiting for the ambulance while being attacked by supernatural forces that have taken control of her grandmother's corpse.

RAPTUS: First Trailer And Poster For A.I. Sci-Fi Thriller

The frist trailer and poster have been sent to us for writer-director Bennet De Brabandere's sci-fi thriller, Raptus. It is the latest from the Canadian writer-director who we last spoke of when we covered and reviewed their film Cherrypicker (then...

Berlinale 2024: Exclusive THE VISITOR Trailer Premiere Reimagines Pasolini's TEOREMA

Canadian filmmaker Bruce LaBruce pays tribute to Pier Paolo Pasolini through a contemporary lens, exploring themes of sexual dominance, political upheaval, and queer liberation against the backdrop of post-Brexit Britain.

THE WATERHOUSE: Poster And Trailer For Indie Horror Thriller Debut

One more from our friends at Raven Banner. They're representing the horror thriller, The Waterhouse, the feature debut of Samuel Clemens.    The poster and trailer were sent over to us today, check them both out below the announcement.  ...

BLOOD STAR: Poster And Trailer For Indie Road Trip From Hell

Everyone's flying out to swinging Berlin this week to take part in the annual European Film Market. Our friends at Raven Banner have let us know that they're representing Lawrence Jacomelli’s feature debut Blood Star at the market.    Blood Star...