Tag: horror

Crowdfund This: VIOLET Tackles Sexual Acceptance Through a Horror Lens

Violet is a female-led, Lynchian horror romance about a young gay woman who labels sexuality as monstrous in the face of social and religious pressures, linking it specifically to vampirism. For the Irish filmmakers (and fine artists) Chris and Madi,...

Melbourne 2018 Review: PIERCING, Sharp, Sweet and To The Point

From the same deranged brilliant mind behind Japanese horror novel Audition comes Ryu Murakami's latest adaptation from page to film. The short novel Piercing has been given a smart and frantically fun screenplay by Nicolas Pesce, who has a unique take...

PUPPET MASTER THE LITTLEST REICH: Watch The Red Band Trailer

After an extremely short sprint on the festival circuit RLJ Entertainment is bringing the latest chapter of the Puppet Master franchise, The Littlest Reich, to US cinemas, VOD and Digital HD on August 17th.    A red band trailer was...

Fantasia 2018 Review: ONE CUT OF THE DEAD Is A Rope-A-Dope Knockout Punch Of A Film!

You're probably going to hate the first half hour of Ueda Shinichiro's new zombie comedy, One Cut of the Dead.  And that's totally fine. The thing is, you're kind of supposed to. Framed as a lo-fi, single-take, behind the scenes adventure...

Fantasia 2018 Interview: LIFECHANGER'S Justin McConnell on the Challenges of Filmmaking

Writer-director Justin McConnell was just in Montreal for the sold-out, world premiere of his new feature Lifechanger. It's the story of Drew, a wistful shapeshifter who becomes a detective, a bar fly, a dentist, a dental assistant, and other identities...

BiFan 2018: REVENGE & LAND OF HAPPINESS Claim Top Prizes

After ten days of hot days, long summer nights and endless genre treats in Bucheon, this year's BiFan finally drew to a close in late July. Earning this year's top award was Coralie Fargeat's acclaimed horror-thriller Revenge. Meanwhile Jung Min-kyu's...

THE CRESCENT: We Debut The New Trailer, Plus The Canadian Theatrical Run

Seth A Smith's The Crescent is returning home to Canada next month with an eight city theatrical run across the country. Screen Anarchy is pleased to help spread the word of this release and debut a new trailer for the...

Watch The Full Trailer For Timo Tjahjanto's MAY THE DEVIL TAKE YOU

While he's been plying his trade with high octane action in more recent years, Indonesia's Timo Tjahjanto first burst on to the scene (in appropriately sticky fashion) as one half of horror directing duo The Mo Brothers before going further...

THE FOREST OF LOST SOULS: New Trailer Celebrates US Theatrical Release on August 5th

Wild Eye Releasing has announced that Jose Pedro Lopes' indie horror, The Forest of Lost Souls, will be released in US cinemas on August 5th, starting with L.A.   The Portuguese coming of age slasher flick bowed at Fantasporta in...

Review: SALVAGE, a Genre Exercise in Subversion

Warning: Full spoilers ahead.   “Te, kailangan ba kitang isama sa frame?” ["Sister, do I have to include you in the frame?"] Barbie (Barbie Capacio), the make-up artist, asks between screams, as she struggles to operate a camera while running...

DEAD NIGHT: Barbara Crampton Terrorizes in Trailer For Horror Indie

Horror flick Dead Night (formerly Applecart) sort of came, created a bit of buzz, and went after its world premiere last September but Brad Baruh's debut film is coming to cinemas and VOD on July 27th. But a new trailer...

ANOTHER WOLFCOP Giveaway: Win a Copy of WOLFCOP WOLFPACK

RLJE Films is releasing Lowell Dean's WolfCop sequel, Another WolfCop, on home video on July 3rd. Best Buy in the U.S. will have the exclusive WolfCop Wolfpack for sale. The Wolfpack has both the original WolfCop and new Another WolfCop...

North Bend 2018: Exclusive Images From Patrick Cunningham's MODEL HOME

Patrick Cunningham's debut feature film, Model Home, will have its World Premiere at the new destination festival North Bend, the home of David Lynch's Twin Peaks. Screen Anarchy has been given a new series of images from Cunningham's film which...

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival Announces Full Lineup For 2018

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) today announced a full programme of genre treats ahead of their July 6th start date. In addition to the previously announced world-first focus on genre films of New Zealand and the festival's highlighting of...

Arrow Video FrightFest 2018 Official Artwork Revealed!

The UK's premiere horror festival, FrightFest, has just unveiled the spectacular artwork for this summer's event. Artist Graham Humphreys - whose work has adorned many a special edition from beloved labels including Arrow, Shout Factory and more - is again...

Review: UPGRADE, Smart, Violent Science-Fiction For Action Film Fans

A little bit David Cronenberg, a little bit Taylor/Neveldine, Leigh Whannell's Upgrade is a future-shock action horror film sure to keep fans of high intensity science fiction happy.   Logan Marshall-Green is Grey Trace, a technophobic retro-gearhead in a near...

HANG UP! Teaser: Some Conversations are Private

From Canada's Fatal Pictures and the filmmakers that brought us the award winning time travel short, Remote, and The Last Halloween, comes a new nightmare called Hang Up!. Hang Up! has a simple yet intriguing premise: An accidental butt dial...

Blu-ray Review: IT'S ALIVE TRILOGY Kills

I have always enjoyed the cinematic comfort food made by Larry Cohen (Q: The Winged Serpent, The Stuff, God Told Me To), and so I jumped at the opportunity to review Scream Factory's new Blu-ray box set, the It's Alive...

Cinepocalypse 2018: Nine World Premieres And Festival Faves Dominate Full Lineup!

Next month, between June 21st and 28th the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, Illinois will be invaded with all manner of beasts and terrors. In only its second year Cinepocalypse is making a strong move to becoming a key go-to...

You May Want To Leave The House BEFORE THE DEVIL ARRIVES

Indonesian director Timo Tjahjanto burst on to the international scene as one half of directing duo The Mo Brothers with delirious horror picture Macabre back in 2009. And while he's playing in the action space over recent years Tjahjanto is...