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THEY HEAR IT: IT FOLLOWS' David Robert Mitchell to Write Adaptation From Short Film WHISPER

THR reported yesterday that Legendary Entertainment and producer The Picture Company have fast tracked the feature film They Hear It an adaptation of Julian Terry's horror short film Whisper (see image above and the short below).    The companies bought...

ATLANTA's Hiro Murai in Talks to Direct Thriller MAN ALIVE

Deadline is reporting that Hiro Murai, director of episodes of Atlanta and Childish Gambino's latest video This Is America, is in talks to direct his debut feature film, Man Alive.    The script was bought off of a spec from...

Hey, Canada! Win Hit Indie Horror IT FOLLOWS On Blu-Ray!

Hey, Canada! David Robert Mitchell's hugely acclaimed hit indie horror It Follows hits Blu-Ray, DVD, digital and on demand July 14th from Mongrel Media and they want you to have a copy of your very own!For 19-year-old Jay, fall should...

Hey Australia! Win As Victims Of American Chiller IT FOLLOWS Special Screenings!

After a very successful and terrifying festival run and strong recent box office in the US, David Robert Mitchell's It Follows finally makes its way to Australian audience to thrill and haunt forever! Easily my personal favorite film of...

Review: IT FOLLOWS, A Pure Thriller

With a terrific cold opening, a somber and effective mood, strong performances and assured direction, there's lots to love about It Follows. It's a kind of pure thriller, with a few shocks mixed into what's a remarkably consistent vision that...

Fantastic Fest 2014: Awards Go To IT FOLLOWS, THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA, ALLELUIA, And More

Not to wax too nostalgic, but the awards show for Fantastic Fest 2014 is quite a bit different from the first one I attended back in 2006 for the festival's second edition. For one thing, it's much more elaborate. For another,...

Morelia 2014: First Wave Of International Films Led By WINTER SLEEP, THE TRIBE, And More

The 12th edition of the Morelia International Film Festival (October 17-26) is taking shape and now the first wave of international titles has been announced. It is what you would expect from Mexico's top film festival and reaffirms the bond...

Neuchatel 2014: HOUSEBOUND And IT FOLLOWS Win Big

The Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival came to a close last Saturday, and top honors went the Kiwi horror-comedy Housebound. Gerard Johnstone's ferociously inventive update on the haunted house genre won the hearts of Neuchatel jurors and ScreenAnarchy's own Peter Martin,...

Creepy Cannes Thriller IT FOLLOWS Picked Up For US Distribution

Amongst the dour period pieces and kitchen sink dramas about the injustices of capitalism that seem to litter the Cannes slate, there was this little gem of a horror/thriller from David Robert Mitchell that involved people following other people very,...

Cannes 2014 Review: IT FOLLOWS, A Somber, Effective And Assured Thriller

With a terrific cold opening, a somber and effective mood, strong performances and assured direction, there's lots to love about It Follows. It's a kind of pure thriller, with a few shocks mixed into what's a remarkably consistent vision that...

Trailer for SXSW Winning MYTH OF THE AMERICAN SLEEPOVER

Teen romance indie and SXSW (2010) Special Jury Prize winner The Myth of the American Sleepover has a new trailer ahead of its July 22nd In Theaters + On Demand release from Sundance Selects. The feature debut from writer/director David...