Tag: larryfessenden

JAKOB'S WIFE Interview: Director Travis Stevens Talks Marital Crisis And Vampirism

Jakob’s Wife is the second film directed by Travis Stevens, who initially became known in the genre film world as a producer. Snowfort Pictures, his company, has among its credits: Adam Wingard’s A Horrible Way to Die; the documentary Jodorowsky’s...

Reminder: JAKOB'S WIFE Opening in Theaters, On Demand and Digital

You ever get that shrinking feeling? That's what Jakob's Wife, as embodied by the great Barbara Crampton in the titular role, experiences after many years of marriage to a small-town minister (Larry Fessenden). What she does in response to that...

SXSW 2021 Review: JAKOB'S WIFE, Keeping This Marriage Together Is Going To Be The Death Of Them

As anyone who has ever taken the plunge can attest to, keeping a marriage together is no simple task. The routines that comfort us in the beginning can start to feel like ruts after a while, and it is very...

SXSW 2021: Barbara Crampton And Larry Fessenden's Marriage Faces The Ultimate Test in Trailer For JAKOB'S WIFE

Travis Stevens' new horror flick Jakob's Wife is one of our anticipated titles this week when the digital edition of SXSW gets underway. The festival starts tomorrow and Stevens' flick is part of the midnighter program. The trailer was just...

Nashville 2019 Review: DEMENTER, The Devil Hides in Plain Sight

Religious cults seem to be plentiful in the USA, or so the movies would have us believe. In a country where it is automatically assumed that one has a relgious belief, it would seem that fear of the devil runs...

Review: DEPRAVED, Exciting, Fitting Tribute to Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN

Larry Fessenden has always been among the most recognized and loved directors in the underground indie horror scene, with films like Wendigo and Habit, as well as memorable episodes in Fear Itself and The ABCs of Death 2, while also...

What The Fest?! 2019 Review: DEPRAVED Fittingly Pays Tribute to Frankenstein

Larry Fessenden's latest film is a modern spin on a classic tale.

DEPRAVED: Watch The First Teaser For Larry Fessenden's Frankenstein Film

Genre veteran Larry Fessenden's new film Depraved will open the What The Fest!? next Wednesday, March 20th, in his hometown New York. We just got our hands (or someone else's hands attached to our bodies, who knows anymore) on the...

Slamdance 2019: Exclusive MARKIE IN MILWAUKEE Trailer Debut

Given the current political climate in the U.S., and especially, having in mind the recent attention drawn to transgender rights issues, it's difficult to imagine a better time for Markie in Milwaukee to arrive. It will screen at the Slamdance...

Happy Horror-days! Creepy Christmas Fest's Advent Calendar is Back!

Joy to the world, the horror has come. Let earth receive her creep!    The holiday season is now in full swing and those fine folks with The Creepy Christmas Fest are back with another digital advent calendar. For the...

Review: THE RANGER, Fun and Bloody Punk Horror

There is a deep and undeniable connection between punk music and horror films that goes back decades. From the very beginning of the punk music movement in the '70s, bands and fans used horror imagery to separate themselves from those...

DEPRAVED: Larry Fessenden and Joe Swanberg Partner on Frankenstein Re-Imagining

Independent horror icon Larry Fessenden (Habit, The Last Winter), will direct a contemporary re-imagining of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein called Depraved from his own script. Depraved centers on Henry, a field surgeon suffering from PTSD after combat in the Middle East,...

Review: LIKE ME, Social Media Madness

The horrors of our contemporary society are plentiful and genre films have always excelled at probing our cultural fears and discomforts. In Robert Mockler’s debut film, the paradox of the digital media age, which allows us to connect with everyone...

Win THE TRANSFIGURATION on DVD!

Hey readers! We've got a three copies of on The Transfiguration on DVD to giveaway. If you think you've seen every kind of vampire film, think again! This film focuses on the struggles of inner city kids --- one of which...

Fantasia 2017: Ana Asensio on MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND

On of the more intimate films that screened at Fantasia 2017 was Most Beautiful Island directed by Ana Asensio, who also wrote, produced, and starred in the film. It was a hit at SXSW and several other festivals before it finally screened...

Overlook 2017 Review: LIKE ME, or How the Meaninglessness of Social Media and Viral Videos Breeds its Own Madness

The horrors of our contemporary society are plentiful and genre films have always excelled at probing our cultural fears and discomforts. In Robert Mockler’s debut film, the paradox of the digital media age, which allows us to connect with everyone...

Exclusive: STRAY BULLETS Alternate Posters Give Jack Fessenden's Feature Some Teenage Kicks

Look, I'm not a parent, but if I were, and if my teenage child expressed a desire to make a feature film, I hope I would respond as did Larry Fessenden. Not only did the indie filmmaker say yes to...

Review: CARNAGE PARK is a Shrill Scream into the Desert Void

Carnage Park is the latest film from Mickey Keating, a young director who's been knocking them out in rapid succession lately; Pod, Darling, and Carnage Park are his latest feature films, with another (Psychopaths) on the way. Grindhouse desaturation rules the day here, with the...

Review: DARLING, A Particular Brand Of Horror

In the last few years, writer-director-producer Mickey Keating has established himself as a prolific genre filmmaker, and his film Pod was released just a few months ago. Darling, his latest work, is a low-key psychological thriller that draws from a...

PSYCHOPATHS: Filming Wraps And The Full Cast Is Revealed For Mickey Keating's Next Film

Yesterday Screen Daily announced more cast members for Mickey Keating's Psychopaths, his fifth film whch just wrapped up principal photography in Los Angeles.    The first cast members already announced included Jeremy Gardner (The Battery, Spring), Helen Rogers (Body, V/H/S),...