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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...

APEX PREDATORS 2 : THE SPAWNING: New Trailer & Poster For Mutant Shark Indie Horror

3P0: Oh! They fly now. Finn: They fly now?  Po: They fly now.   Shark mutations in the indie horror scene are seemingly endless. There is no stopping filmmakers from making up different ways for the toothy bastards to be...

DIRTY BAD WRONG: Canadian Body Horror Short to Premiere at Fantasia

As we continue to highlight Canadian short films playing at Fantasia as word gets to us, the next one on our list is Dirty Bad Wrong, from writer/director Erica Orofino. It is having its World Premiere on Monday, July 29th,...

HELL HOUSE LLC: LINEAGE Teaser: Fifth Chapter of Popular Horror Franchise is on The Way

The day that writer/director Stephen Cognetti makes a feature film that is anything but a new chapter of the Hell House LLC franchise would be a day that the horror community goes into a tail spin.   Okay, not really,...

BLACK EYED SUSAN Trailer: Scooter McCrae's Erotic Sci-fi Drama to Premiere at Fantasia

Derek takes a job at a tech firm, developing an AI sex doll named Susan. As he explores the boundaries of desire, pleasure, and pain with Susan, he confronts profound questions about humanity in an uncertain future.

CONSUMED: Official Trailer Key Art Horror Thriller Butcher Brothers

Trapped between a madman seeking revenge and a skin-stealing monster, a married couple must find the strength to fight and make it out of the woods alive.

#AMFAD: ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DEAD Red Band Trailer: Ninety Seconds of Gen Z'ers Z'ing With a Splash of Guts And Gore

A group of college friends rent an Airbnb for the biggest music festival of the year. A weekend of partying quickly takes a turn, as the group is murdered one by one, according to their sin.

HELL IS A TEENAGE GIRL: Canadian Short Makes Its Canadian Debut at Fantasia

When your sitting down to watch Lowell Dean's Dark Match at Fantasia, on July 21st, you'll be treated to a short film, Hell Is A Teenage Girl, from Vancouver-based filmmaker and producer Stephen Sawchuk.   (Every Halloween in the) small...

MAR.IA: Oh Great, A.I. is Taking Over Porn, And Not in a Good Way

Funny. We know we'd come across the Argentine horror flick MAR.IA recently. Not because of the porn, wierdos, but because we've covered films from its co-directors Gabriel Crieco and Nicanor Loreti over the years so we were sure we had talked...

SANTASTEIN: You Better Watch Out For This Holiday Horror

Past spooky season horror fans are always looking for ways to keep that spirit going into the final two months of the year. Christmas is an especially great time of year to keep that horror buzz going as there will...

SPACE SHARKS Trailer: They Don't Need Water (or a Budget) to Kill!

No matter how many times anyone boasts that sharks are the perfect apex predator, just the way they are, as nature intended, there is always someone else who says, 'Hold my beer'. Or, in the case of Dustin Ferguson's Space...

Fantasia 2024: Who Wears Short Shorts? We Wear Short Shorts! Wait. What? Shorts Programs Revealed

Ah shorts. Little bit and bites, snippets of genius, hunks of horror, stabs of action, and blips of wonder. They're just the perfect size for quick cinemantic digestion.    When Fantasia announced the final wave of feature film titles for...

IN OUR BLOOD: First Look at Footage For Fantasia-Bound Thriller-Horror

Moments ago Fantasia announced that Pedro Kos' thriller-horror In Our Blood would have its World Premiere at the festival. Prior to that announcement Deadline jumped the gun, revield that the flick was going to Fantasia, and presented a sneak peek...

Fantasia 2024: Final Wave Titles Announced! Mike Flanagan And Erik Canuel Honored. Quebecois Dramedy ABABOUINE to Close.

Here it is, the final wave of titles for this year's edtion of the Fantasia International Film Festival. Combined with the other two waves this makes up a total of 125 feature films and over 200 short films.    It...

BOOGER Trailer: In Theaters And Digital This September

After the death of her best friend Izzy, Anna focuses all her attention on Booger, the stray cat which she and Izzy took in. When Booger bites her, she begins to undergo a strange transformation.