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ASTONISHING TALES OF TERROR: ROCKTAPUSSY! Black Fawn Acquire Home Video Rights For Canadian Action Horror

Here's a cheeky one for you. Our friends at Black Fawn Distribution have announced that they have acquired the Canadian home video rights for the horror-adventure-comedy Astonishing Tales of Terror: Rocktapussy!   Produced by the husband-and-wife team of Brigitte Kingsley...

MISTER LIMBO Trailer Premiere: Existential Dramady on Digital This September

Two strangers wake up in the middle of the desert with no memory of anything - including their names. Are they dead? Or did they just party too hard? A warm buddy film at heart - but hopefully also a...

GenreBlast 2022: WORST LAID PLANS Headlines Indie Genre Fest Lineup

GenreBlast, the genre festival happening at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester, Virginia, is gearing up to hold its four day event.    Over the course of the long weekend the festival's lineup promises fourteen independant films, some world premieres,...

Review: BODIES BODIES BODIES, Funny, Surprising, Occasionally Even Scary

The storm raging outside is the least of their worries when a group of Gen Z friends turn on each other in Halina Reijn’s cocaine-fueled paranoid nightmare, Bodies Bodies Bodies. With a hurricane bearing down on them in less than...

Review: WHAT JOSIAH SAW Screams With Quiet Violence

An oil company is buying up land around an all but dead American town in the South.   One of the last holdouts is the old Graham place on the outskirts. However, it comes with a warning - the land...

Sanfic-Morbido Lab 2022: Six New Projects Presented at This Year's Showcase

Last week the six projects participating in this year's Sanfic Morbido Lab, Sanfic’s genre/fantastic film showcase, were announced over at Variety. The showcase is in it's third year and takes place during Sanfic, Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine, during the...

Fantasia 2022 Review: OUT IN THE RING, The History & Future Of Pro Wrestling From A Queer Perspective

A compelling documentary about the history of LGBTQIA+ wrestlers prowling the squared circle, Ry Levey’s Out in the Ring is solid enough to engage even those unfamiliar or even uninterested in professional wrestling. For over one hundred years, professional wrestling...

Cinedigm Acquires U.S. & Canadian Rights For HISTORY OF THE OCCULT

This is cool news. Variety reported early today that Cinedigm have acquired the U.S. and Canadian rights for Cristian Ponce's horror flick, History of the Occult. They acquired the rights to the Argentine horror flick from our friends at Filmsharks...

Fantasia 2022 Review: RELAX, I'M FROM THE FUTURE, Rhys Darby Charms In Time Travel Comedy

A casual time traveler unintentionally makes a mess of the future when his latest trip winds up having potentially catastrophic consequences in director Luke Higginson’s feature debut, Relax, I’m From the Future. Based on Higginson’s 2013 short of the same...

WHAT JOSIAH SAW Clip: "She Says You're Going to Die"

One week from today you will get to watch the lauded southern gothic horror flick, What Josiah Saw. In the meantime a clip was released today, check it out below.    In the clip, Nick Stahl's character, Eli, is having...

HOUSE OF DARKNESS Trailer: Starring Justin Long And Kate Bosworth

Justin Long and Kate Bosworth star in this seductive thriller from director Neil LaBute (The Wicker Man). Driving home to her secluded estate after meeting at a local bar, a player out to score thinks his beautiful, mysterious date will...

Sitges 2022 Second Wave Announces Edgar Wright, VESPER, and more

Sitges remains the cornerstone of fantastic genre film in Europe, and we're thrilled to be returning to the festival in person this year to cover their tremendous offerings. Besides the previously announced Tron theme, there's announcements on awards, several films...

Fantasia 2022 Review: THE ELDERLY (VIEJOS), Who do They Turn to When No One at Home is Listening?

Manuel’s world comes to a sudden, screeching halt when his wife, Rosa, jumps from the balcony of their apartment building, killing herself. Beset by grief his son, Mario, insists that Manuel come and stay with him and his family, his...

Review: RESURRECTION, An Irresistible Watch

In writer-director Andrew Semens’s (Nancy, Please) brilliantly twisty, disquieting psychological thriller, Resurrection, his first film since making his feature-length debut a decade ago, the central character, Margaret (an eerily transcendent Rebecca Hall) delivers a stunning, seven-minute monologue to an increasingly...

Review: HYPOCHONDRIAC, Confronting the Horror of Trauma

A thirtysomething man’s traumatic past won’t let him move on in first-time director Addison Heimann’s Hypochondriac. Heimann’s own mental and physical breakdowns inspired this story of an otherwise happy potter descending into paranoia as a result of long-term familial pressures...

Review: HE'S WATCHING, Stark Reminder of How Powerful Found Footage Can Be

Economic and production restraints on filmmakers have been hell for a while now. But it has made for some really interesting horror cinema. Hosts (2020) and We're All Going to the World's Fair (2021) are among my favorite recent films....

Fantasia 2022 Review: THE BREACH, Squishy Lovecraftian Horror In The Woods

A police captain in his last days on the job gets sent on a mind-bending journey when a boat carrying a horrendously mutilated corpse ruins a family picnic in Rodrigo Gudiño’s latest horror story, The Breach. Based on the Audible...

Fantasia 2022 Review: COUNTRY GOLD, The Second Best Legend After Johnny Cash

Mickey Reece, prolific indie filmmaker, is no stranger to tackling stories of famous musicians (according to my partner, Reece's film Alien is a far superior look at the life of Elvis than the recent Baz Lurhmann film). After his previous...

Fantasia 2022 Review: MY GRANDFATHER'S DEMONS, Portugal's First Stop Motion Feature Is A Heartfelt Winner

It’s always exciting when a director breaks new ground, whether it is on an international level or even local. Nuno Beato’s My Grandfather’s Demons is Portugal’s first stop motion animated feature, which would be a feat to be proud of...

WITCH GAME (JUEGO DE BRUJAS): New Fantasy Horror Film From LEGIONS' Fabian Forte Heads Into Post

Fabian Forte's recent film Legions played at Fantasia this past weekend and was just picked up by XYZ Films for distribution. But enough about that film, we've got news on his next one as it's heading into post.    The new...