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Fantastic Fest 2022: SMILE and TRIANGLE OF SADNESS to Bookend 17th Edition

In some places, 17 is the legal age to do a lot of things you don't necessarily want your parents to know about. In Austin, Texas, 17 is the legal age to celebrate Fantastic Fest. One of our favorite genre-focused...

MOLLI & MAX IN THE FUTURE: Sci-Fi Rom-Com Starring Zosia Mamet And Aristotle Athari Heads Into Post

News of this arrived at the end of last week from a friend of ours, Ted Geoghegan. He, along with another friend to many in our ScreenAnarchy family, Ivy Lam, are co-producers on a sci-fi romantic comedy called Molli &...

EL ULTIMO ZOMBI (The Last Zombie): Argentine Horror Heading to Macabro and Sitges

Martin Basterretche's horror flick, El ultimo zombi (The Last Zombie) is hitting the festival circuit soon. It will play at Macabro in Mexico and Sitges in the coming months.   El ultimo zombi was produced by Mariano Oliveros who has worked...

Shudder's THE HOME FOR HALLOWEEN Event, Counting Down 61 Days to Halloween!

Thank goodness Summer is nearly over. Who's with us? High five? Anyone?   Alas, the days will become shorter and the air crisper but do not dwell on the absence of light and heat but bask in the glow and...

JAILBREAK's Jimmy Henderson Begins Shooting New Action Film KTV - KILLING TIME VIOLENTLY

This is great news if you're a fan of Jimmy Henderson's action films, Jailbreak and The Prey. Yes, the team is still working on developing the sequel to Jailbreak, but, they're taking a break from that to film another action flick...

Exclusive: Germany's Redrum Films to Produce Five Films by TRAUMA's Lucio A. Rojas

We know what you were thinking. You were thinking to yourself, "Self. I need more films from Lucio Rojas, down in Chile there. Trauma really fucked me up and I need more of that". Fret no more. If you were...

SALOUM: Official Trailer Lands With Aplomb!

Now that Shudder and IFC have announced that they're handling the streaming and threatrical release of the action-horror hybrid Saloum next month it was only a matter of time before we got an official trailer. Boy howdy it does not...

MOONCHILD: VISUAL VENGEANCE/Wild Eye Announces Todd Sheets' SoV Werewolf Actioner

Visual Vengeance, the new sister label of Wild Eye Releasing that focuses on special blu-ray releases of micro budget indie genre flicks that were shot on video, has announced their next release.    Todd Sheets' werewolf action flick Moonchild will...

RAVEN'S HOLLOW Trailer: Early Life of Edgar Allen Poe Told in Gothic Horror, on Shudder This September

Christopher Hatton's gothic horror, Raven's Hollow, is a retelling of the early life of Edgar Allen Poe when he attended West Point. The film will combine history and fiction together for a gothic tale about a group of cadets who...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Celludroid 2022: Final Days to Submit to South African Sci-Fi, Animation and Fantasy Film Festival

Was I this many years old when I found out that our friends at South African Horrorfest had a sister festival called Celludroid, and that it focuses on Sci-Fi, Animation and Fantasy subjects? For shame.   Our friends have long...