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Fantasia 2022: Second Wave Lineup Is Here! POLARIS To Open, SHIN ULTRAMAN Premiere, Kier-La Janisse Honored!

With a little more than a month to go until Fantasia returns in person in Montreal (July 14th - August 3rd), North America's biggest genre film festival has unveiled their second wave of titles and events and there are plenty...

DEADSIGHT Interview: Jesse Thomas Cook On Finally Directing A Zombie Film

Ever since his breakthrough film, 2011’s Monster Brawl, Canadian filmmaker Jesse Thomas Cook’s love for zombies was more than evident. In said brawl, one of the contenders from the undead conference was, precisely, the Zombie Man (played by Rico Montana),...

THE HEXECUTIONERS Coming To The UK Later This Month

Studio Canal is releasing Jesse Thomas Cook's rural horror film The Hexecutioners in the UK later this month. Given the island nation’s running history with rural horror flick we believe this is right up the UK’s alley. We would like...

Natalie Dormer's THE FOREST Leads Killer Lineup For Frightfest Glasgow

Attention Glasgow, Scotland. If you need something to get all that saccharin aftertaste of Valentine's Day out of your system then Frightfest has the solution. At the end of February they have put together a great lineup of current horror...

Raven Banner Joins THE HEXECUTIONERS' Ranks Of Death Doulas

Word from our friends at Raven Banner Entertainment is that they have picked up the World sales rights for Jesse Thomas Cook's rural horror flick The Hexecutioners. Raven Banner lands cult thriller "THE HEXECUTIONER'S"Toronto, Canada - Raven Banner Entertainment has picked...

Toronto After Dark 2015 Review: THE HEXECUTIONERS, Welcome To The Job From Hell

Sanctioned euthanasia is a full blown industry and Malison is just starting to get her feet wet at her new job. After a rough start she is paired up with seasoned veteran Olivia and together they head out to the...

THE HEXECUTIONERS: Trailer And Stills From Canadian Occult Horror

The Hexecutioners marks the second direct collaboration between director Jesse Thomas Cook (Monster Brawl and Septic Man) and Canada's nefarious scribe Tony Burgess (Pontypool and Hellmouth). Cook produced two more of Burgess' screenplays Hellmouth and Ejecta, so yeah, they are pretty comfortable around each other. Their latest...

Macabro 2014: Full Lineup Announced

On Thursday, August 14, Macabro (Mexico City International Horror Film Festival) revealed all the details for its upcoming 13th edition.Macabro 2014 will be celebrated from August 21 to 31, at the following venues: Teatro de la Ciudad "Esperanza Iris", Cineteca...

SEPTIC MAN: The Director Approved Drinking Game!

Jesse Thomas Cook's Septic Man is available on VOD in the U.S. today (August 12th) and will open in select cinemas on Friday, August 15th. For those of you who will be watching the film at home we have come up...

SEPTIC MAN: Watch This Crappy Opening Scene. Literally.

So, you want to get an idea of what to expect when you watch Jesse Thomas Cook's Septic Man? Well, do we have a treat for you! Mind you, this is not exactly what *I* would call a treat. It is...

Watch The Disgusting Red Band Trailer For SEPTIC MAN

When you set out to make a movie called Septic Man you have to figure it's a bit of validation, a bit of a pat on the back and job well done, when the MPAA assesses you an R rating...

SEPTIC MAN Coming To VOD And Theaters In August

Plan your meal times accordingly around the viewing of Jesse Thomas Cook's Septic Man. Starz Digital Media will be releasing the Canadian potty horror flick on VOD on August 12 and in theaters on August 15. From the creators of Monster...

Cannibals! Bugs! Bigfoot! Sewer Dwellers! Child Killers! and Talking Mould!? October gets Icky as Toronto After Dark Announces its 2013 Line-up!

Proving that there is no shortage of quality film festivals in the city of Toronto, the 8th Annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival, TADFF, is all set to roll out on October 17th, and they have announced their full 9...

Fantastic Fest 2013 Review: SEPTIC MAN Is Surprisingly Serious And Smart.

DO NOT watch this while eating. In fact just go vomit now.  Director Jesse Thomas Cook has created one of the most unusual films I've seen in a while and the trick he pulls off was enough to make me...

Watch The First Stomach Churning Trailer For SEPTIC MAN!

Monster Brawl director Jesse Thomas Cook teams with Pontypool writer Tony Burgess for Septic Man, a gleefully repulsive picture soon to premiere at Fantastic Fest that I like to pitch to people as a blend of Buried and The Toxic...

Descend To The Depths With First SEPTIC MAN Stills

"I asked Tony Burgess to write us a simple script about a man trapped at the bottom of a well. He came over to discuss it, and clogged our toilet. The rest is history." Jesse Thomas CookLeave it to the...

Blu-ray Review: MONSTER BRAWL

It's every twisted little child's fantasy, isn't it? To pit the world's great monsters against one another in a battle to the death? Well, while the rest of us jack-offs were thinking about it, Jesse Thomas Cook went and made...

TADFF 2011: MONSTER BRAWL Review

On paper, Monster Brawl works. Model your movie after pay per view wrestling events and use monsters as the combatants. Mix well known monsters like Frankenstein, Werewolf and Mummy with creative characters like Witch Bitch and Swamp Gut then pit them against...

Anchor Bay Canada Takes Rights To MONSTER BRAWL And EXIT HUMANITY

Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada is taking care of the home team with word that they have acquired distribution rights to Canadian monster battling picture Monster Brawl and US Civil War-set zombie picture Exit Humanity.Toronto, ON - Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada...

Second Poster For Jesse Cook's MONSTER BRAWL

An audience award winner at Fantasia and freshly announced as the opening night gala at Toronto After Dark, Jesse Cook's Monster Brawl is gearing up for a full scale assault of the international festival circuit. And because even monsters like...