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THE CALL Interview: Tobin Bell on His Latest Film and the Legacy of Alan Parker

American character actor Tobin Bell is, of course, a true horror star after appearing throughout the entire Saw franchise as the antagonist John Kramer, aka Jigsaw. More recently, Bell has worked on other movies of this genre, including the Mexican...

THE CALL Trailer: Things Will Get Bloody

Warning: Lin Shaye is friends with Tobin Bell. Thus, if you dare to call the distinguished woman "an old hag," ya stupid kid, you should expect that she will make The Call to her dear friend. And things will get...

Santiago Horror 2020: Festival Goes Virtual With World Premieres of SKY SHARKS, THE DEEP ONES And Local Film SEJI

Festival season is kind of back, for better or worse. Films are finding spots on the circuit as more festivals adopt the virtual experience where possible.    Our friends at the Santiago Horror Film Festival in Chile have announced this...

Reminder: DARKNESS FALLS Today on VOD

Honestly, if I didn't have a calendar hanging over my home computer, I'd lose track of the days entirely. Perhaps that's why the title of the anxious thriller Darkness Falls appeals to me so much. We debuted the trailer last...

Exclusive Trailer Debut: As DARKNESS FALLS, Trouble Brews

Quickly establishing a menacing vibe, the trailer for the upcoming Darkness Falls fairly well throbs with anxiety. (Apologies for adding more anxiety into your life, but it's better to face it head on and in a fictional dramatic thriller.) Shawn...

Opening in Theaters: THE GRUDGE, Once More, With Menace

Andrea Riseborough, Demián Bichir, John Cho, Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye and Jacki Weaver star in Nicolas Pesce's new version of Shimizu Takashi's original horror thriller.

SURPRISE! Fantastic Fest 2016 Drops Last Wave With SHIN GODZILLA, BUSTER'S MAL HEART, Debates & More

We certainly didn't see this one coming, but if anything, Fantastic Fest is known for sucker punches of awesomeness. Debates include fisticuffs over Tremors, Zack Synder, Rocky 4, and on whether superhero movies are ruining the industry. The new films...

Teaser Trailer for BUSTER'S MAL HEART

Sarah Adina Smith wowed us a couple years ago with her supernatural drama, The Midnight Swim involving the complex emotional ecosystem of three sisters at the family cottage. She is back with Mr. Robot star Rami Malik at the centre of...

JACK GOES HOME: See The New One Sheet Then Watch The Trailer

A new trailer and a one sheet for Thomas Dekker's sophomore effort Jack Goes Home dropped recently. We have both here to share with you.    Jack Goes Home had its World Premiere at SXSW last Spring and was promptly picked...

Review: INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3, Less Than What Came Before

As with the first two films in the series, Insidious: Chapter 3 delivers a very audience-friendly experience, which bolsters a tepid movie that is only occasionally effective. Writer Leigh Whannell, making his directorial debut, includes an abundance of moments intended...

An Icon Battles Evil In The HELEN KELLER vs NIGHTWOLVES Teaser!

She's deaf and blind and mad as hell. Someone's handed Helen Keller a pair of knives and she's clearly itching to use them in the first teaser for Helen Keller vs Nightwolves.Helen Keller vs Nightwolves tells the shocking story of...

First Teaser Trailer For INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3 Suggests Sequel Scares

The first teaser trailer for horror movie Insidious: Chapter 3 paints a familiar prequel picture. Dermot Mulroney stars as a paternal figure with a lovely teenage daughter (Stefanie Scott). They've recently moved to Chicago, next door to a family with a...

BIG ASS SPIDER Invades Your Homes On Blu-ray

How does a low-budget creature feature become a festival circuit hit and the envy of programmers the world over? By understanding who its audience is and not taking itself too seriously.To recap the story. Greg Grunberg is Alex Mathes, an...

Win A BIG ASS SPIDER T-shirt, Blu-ray And Signed Poster!

Well, this is a nice way to start off the new year. We will give one lucky winner a Blu-ray, T-shirt and a signed poster from the festival hit Big Ass Spider. The young woman modelling the t-shirt is not...

Watch The First 3 Minutes Of BIG ASS SPIDER!

Big Ass Spider. the crowd-pleasing favorite from the festival circuit, has had its limited theatrical run and was On Demand on most major platforms, and will be arriving on DVD and Bluray on January 7th. To mark the impending release you...

Review: BIG ASS SPIDER! Attacks Los Angeles With More Humor Than Horror

Truth in advertising is such a rare commodity that Big Ass Spider! gets one of its eight legs up on the competition because of it. Clearly, director Mike Mendez and his collaborators behind the camera completely buy into the idea...

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...

Review: INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 Teeters On The Edge Of Horror Hokum

Less nerve-jangling than nerve-nudging, Insidious: Chapter 2 nontheless tweaks horror conventions with verve and surety of craft, taking the sequel into the realm of confrontational thrillers with a supernatural twist. It is a very bizarre realm, indeed. James Wan has...

Hey Chicago! Win Tickets For INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 Screening

I am stoked for three reasons: (1) James Wan makes fun movies that have tons of re-watchability; (2) He has a penchant for paying homage to Mario Bava; (3) I got to interview him and Leigh Whannell for Insidious and...

BIG ASS SPIDER! Crawling To U.S. Theaters In October

Creature feature Big Ass Spider! will be crawling into select U.S. theaters on October 18. Directed by Mike Mendez, the horror-comedy -- with the emphasis firmly on comedy -- had its world premiere at SXSW earlier this year. I will...