Tag: horror

Fantastic Fest 2021 Review: EYES OF FIRE, 1700s Style EVIL DEAD

Eyes of Fire is an interesting film. A low-budget horror venture from the mind of Avery Crounse, it is a curious amalgam of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sam Raimi. The storyline is a familiar one. Set in the 1700s, Reverend Will...

Fantastic Fest 2021 Review: THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE, A Slasher with Smarts

Secrets. We all have them. To keep them safe, we hide them behind masks to appear “socially acceptable”. There’s Someone Inside Your House from Creep director, Patrick Brice explores this idea under the clever guise of a 1980’s style slasher....

Blu-ray Review: THE DEAD ZONE Remains Devastating, Prophetic

The Dead Zone. I've seen this 1983 film several times, and with each viewing, I love the film more. Scream Factory's recently released collector's edition of The Dead Zone is the definitive home "video" version (at least so far). Directed...

Fantastic Fest 2021: Casey Tebo's BLACK FRIDAY Acquired by Screen Media, Set for November Release

The holiday season has come early for Black Friday director Casey Tebo and writer/executive producer Andy Greskoviak. According to Variety, their highly anticipated horror venture (starring genre icons, Bruce Campbell and Devon Sawa) has been acquired by Screen Media. This...

Toronto 2021 Review: SALOUM, A Spirited Tale of Revenge on the Senegal Delta

The Saloum Delta in Senegal is a land of cannibal myths and cursed kings. Nowhere is this more true than in Congolese director Jean Luc Herbulot's supernatural skinwalker of a film that brings West African mythology to the criminal getaway...

V/H/S/94 Trailer: More Bonkers And Violent Found Footage Horror is on it's Way

A Shudder Original Film, V/H/S/94 is the fourth installment in the hit horror anthology franchise and marks the return of the infamous found footage anthology with segments from franchise alumni Simon Barrett (Séance) and Timo Tjahjanto (May the Devil Take...

Celebrate THE EVIL DEAD: 40 Years of Fear at The Mystic Museum in Burbank, CA

In 1979, three friends from Detroit set out to make a movie. Little did they know at the time that their labor of love and blood would become a cult classic revered by fans the world over. The Evil Dead...

WITCH HUNT Official Trailer: In Theaters, On Demand and Digital on October 1st

In a modern America where magic is real and witches are persecuted by US authorities, teenager Claire and her family are part of an intricate network that helps these women escape across the border to seek asylum in Mexico. However,...

Review: MALIGNANT, James Wan Makes a Triumphant Return to the Horror Genre

As Captain & Tennille sang in the last century, love will keep us together. Unless, of course, that same love results in not just one bloodbath but two ridiculously over-the-top bloodbaths within the last twenty minutes of horror auteur James...

MIDNIGHT MASS Official Trailer: Religious Fervor Grips a Small Town in New Series From Mike Flanagan

From The Haunting of Hill House creator Mike Flanagan, MIDNIGHT MASS tells the tale of a small, isolated island community whose existing divisions are amplified by the return of a disgraced young man (Zach Gilford) and the arrival of a...

LAST NIGHT IN SOHO Trailer: Official Trailer For Edgar Wright's Thriller

Now that it has had it's bow in Venice the rest of the world is waiting its turn to get its eyeballs on Edgar Wright's latest movie, Last Night in Soho. To further whet your appetite here is the official...

Mammoth Lakes 2021 Line-Up Features ULTRASOUND, MAN UNDER TABLE And WHAT JOSIAH SAW

The Mammoth Lakes Film Festival announced their lineup for this year's in-person film festival, happening at the end of September. Of particular notice are some films that we have enjoyed over the past year.    Rob Schroeder's Ultrasound is picking...

Review: MOSQUITO STATE, The Great Recession Meets Cronenbergian Body Horror

Beau Knapp and Charlotte Vega star in a horror thriller, directed by Filip Jan Rymsza, now streaming on Shudder.

Review: CANDYMAN, Tell Everyone

Anthony (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) should be about to hit the big-time in the art world. Having had his first solo show straight of of art school, he's found he's hit a creative wall. Pressured to produce something new, something that...

Fantasia 2021 Review: HOTEL POSEIDON, A Dantean Journey Through One Man's Personal Hell

Pallid days stretch infinitely into chaotic nights at the Hotel Poseidon, a rundown inn overseen by a rundown innkeeper named Dave (Tom Vermeir). He's just inherited the place and one gets the impression that it is not exactly the kind...

Review: DEMONIC Exorcises What Would Have Made it Really Entertaining

Carly has been having nightmares recently where she’s following her mom Angela’s voice into dark buildings. She wants to brush them off but then her ex-boyfriend Martin shows up after a few years claiming he’s seen her mom recently. Thing...

Fantasia 2021 Review: BORN OF WOMAN Shorts Program Packs Punches, Perspectives

[Still from Lucia Forner Segarra's Dana.] Every year, I look forward to seeing what the Fantasia programming team has curated for their many shorts programs, and every year since its inauguration, the Born of Woman shorts program has blown me...

WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING Clip: Ozzy Osbourne or a Cute Puppy

Ah, this was a good scene. Here is a clip from Sean O'Grady's horror flick, We Need to do Something. In the clip Melissa and her brother, Bobby, think they're petting a cute dog that has come up to the...

PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND: Official Trailer World Premiere. Cage, Boutella, Moseley, Sakaguchi And The Apocalypse!

Are you ready for this? You sure?    RLJE Films will release Sono Sion's Prisoners of the Ghostland in theaters and on VOD and Digital on September 17th. Today is world premiere day for the trailer and it simply looks...

BLEED WITH ME: Raven Banner Releases New Poster For Canadian Release

Amelia Moses' horror flick, Bleed With Me, is coming home to Canada next week thanks thanks to our friends at Raven Banner Releasing. You will find it on all digital platforms starting on August 10th.    Raven Banner has unveiled...