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SOMETHING IN THE WATER Trailer: Shark Horror Flick Coming Early May

A dream destination wedding turns deadly as five friends are forced to confront their fears and brave the open waters.

Now Playing: CIVIL WAR Divides, STING Scares, ARCADIAN Bites

Plus: 'All You Need Is Death,' 'In Flames,' 'Housekeeping for Beginners,' 'The First Omen.'

Friday One Sheet: GASOLINE RAINBOW

Sometimes, typography makes the poster stand out. Consider the key art for The Ross Brothers' latest documentary, Gasoline Rainbow, featuring a black and white image of some kids on an automobile by the grassy shoulder of a long road. The...

IN FLAMES Interview: A Conversation With Director Zarrar Khan

Earlier today we sat down with Zarrar Khan, director of the Pakistani Canadian drama horror In Flames. Opening tomorrow in cinemas on April 12th In Flames was Pakistan's submission in the previous Acadamy Awards, is a double nominee for the...

SPEAK NO EVIL: Trailer For The Blumhouse Remake is Here

The first trailer for the U.S. remake of the Danish horror thriller is here. Produced by Jason Blum and starring James McAvoy.

Panic Fest 2024 Review: THE BUILDOUT, Beautiful Meditation on Grief and Friendship

Writer/director Zeshaan Younus' feature debut flirts with genre in the same way Tarkovsky and Malick flirt with genre.  The film follows two friends as they venture into the mysterious remote area in a vast Southern California desert that a religious...

IN FLAMES Review: The Supernatural Meets Patriarchal Conditioning

The term 'gaslighting' is now quite ubiquitous, and one which still remains scoffed at by many (usually those who hold power). But if you're a member of a marginalized group, that gaslighting could come not just from one person, but...

Panic Fest 2024: Spanish Shorts APOTEMNOFILIA and FACIES Wow With Extreme Violence and Exciting Ideas

Panic Fest offers up another fantastic selection of shorts this year, but two in particular have stuck with me. Facies and Apotemnofilia both deliver shocking, stomach-churning moments of extreme violence that are memorable enough for the bodily reactions they elicit....

Panic Fest 2024 Review: OFF RAMP Celebrates Found Juggalo Family As Only Juggalos Can

Off Ramp is never subtle. Within the first five minutes, when Trey (Jon Oswald) is released from prison and says a heartfelt goodbye to correctional officer and fellow Juggalo (devoted fan of Insane Clown Posse) Faith (Laura Cayouette), the film...

MAXXXINE Trailer: Latest Chapter in Ti West's World of 'X' Comes to Tinsel Town on July 5th

In 1980s Hollywood, adult film star and aspiring actress Maxine Minx finally gets her big break. But as a mysterious killer stalks the starlets of Hollywood, a trail of blood threatens to reveal her sinister past.

ALL YOU NEED IS DEATH Review: The Power of Song Will Devour You

Folk horror is often associated with a particular location, or perhaps a physical object that can be held in hands, something concretely tangible. But, especially in an age when the folkiness of this horror, the true human darkness from which...

Panic Fest 2024 Review: WORLDS Asks a Lot of Questions, Offers No Answers

Like its fellow found footage/mockumentary and Panic Fest 2024 film Jeffrey’s Hell, Worlds begins with an interview. Morgan Williams (Nikki Neurohr) talks about how she and some friends began to see a strange man (Nick Dailey), who always wore all...

Friday One Sheet: LITTLE HAITI, MIAMI, USA

We have featured the work of L.A. designer Tori Huynh in the pages previously for Rielle Li's short film Penny Pinched. Her latest design is another short film, Little Haiti, Miami, USA. Here, using architecture, shadows, and sky, she underscores the...

Panic Fest 2024 Review: JEFFREY'S HELL Is a Brilliantly Self-Reflexive Found Footage Film

Writer/director Aaron Irons’s debut film Chest marked him as someone to watch. His sophomore effort, Jeffrey’s Hell, confirms that he’s one of the most interesting filmmakers working in the found footage horror genre. Chest follows a documentary crew investigating an...

THE LAST STOP IN YUMA COUNTY: Official Trailer And Key Art For Crime Thriller, Starring Jim Cummings, Jocelin Donahue, Richard Brake

While awaiting the next fuel truck at a middle-of-nowhere Arizona rest stop, a traveling young knife salesman is thrust into a high-stakes hostage situation by the arrival of two similarly stranded bank robbers with no qualms about using cruelty—or cold,...

LAZARETH: Official Trailer And Poster For Ashley Judd Headlining Thriller

Following the death of their parents, Lee (Ashley Judd) adopts her nieces, Imogen (Katie Douglas) and Maeve (Sarah Pidgeon), and raises them in a remote cabin as a deadly pandemic rages on around them. For over 10 years, the girls...

THE PEOPLE'S JOKER Review: Maniacally Magical

It makes perfect sense that writer/director/effects artist/star Vera Drew doesn't want to rewatch The People’s Joker anymore. Drew has spent more than three years with the film now, since its beginning as a re-edit of the 2019 film Joker, through the...

THE GREATEST HITS Review: Strong Cocktail of Grief, Romance, Time Travel

Lucy Boynton, Justin H. Min, David Corenswet, and Austin Crute star in a film directed by Ned Benson.

STING Interview: A Mega Sesh With Director Kiah Roache-Turner

Because a movie about a humongous mutant spider derserves a humongous mutant interview!   Not content to work within the boundries of the press junket system (though we are deeply indebted to each and every publicist who does their job...

IMAGE OF YOU Trailer: Hot Twins Fight Over a Hot Guy And Other Hot People Watch

Sasha Pieterse (PRETTY LITTLE LIARS), Parker Young (IMPOSTERS), Nestor Carbonell (THE DARK KNIGHT RISES), and Academy Award® winner Mira Sorvino (MIGHTY APHRODITE) star in this twisted tale of deception and desire based on the bestselling thriller by Adele Parks. Identical...