Tag: mystery

Yellow Veil Releases THE MIDNIGHT SWIM with Gorgeous Poster & Great Features

If there is a Sarah Adina Smith fan club out there, I want to be a member. Her debut feature, The Midnight Swim, is a work of creeping strangeness, tenderness, sorrow, and fear. Her sophomore film, Buster's Mal Heart, starring...

Review: DOUBLE WALKER, An Examined Life, An Uncertain Retribution

The saying goes that there are no atheists in a foxhole. I would probably disagree, but I can see the point, as I could understand anyone perhaps trying to bargain their way out of death, or, at least if they...

POST MORTEM: Black Mandala Acquires Horror Flick, Hungary's Oscar Submission This Year

Set at the end of the First World War, the film follows Tomás, a traveling photographer who wanders through Hungary and photographs the recently deceased. Following the premonitory call of a 10-year-old orphan girl, Anna, arrives in a small town...

Screamfest 2021 Awards: NOCTURNA: SIDE A - THE GREAT OLD MAN'S NIGHT Wins Big

It's nice to see a film that you love get embraced by a festival and take home a slew of hardware. Screamfest Horror Film Festival announced this year's award winners and Gonzalo Calzada's Nocturna: Side A - The Great Old...

Friday One Sheet: PERSONAL SHOPPER

Hybrid drama, mystery, thriller, ghost story, Personal Shopper made a pleasant splash on the art-house circuit in 2016. It was one of several major steps towards the notion that lead actress Kristen Stewart stop being considered as a cog in...

WHEN I CONSUME YOU: Yellow Veil Pictures to Handle English-Speaking World Sales

...a woman and her brother hunt down a mysterious stalker hellbent on their destruction, testing the limits of love and loyalty in the face of ultimate evil.   Our friends at Yellow Veil Pictures have picked up the English-speaking world...

Sitges 2021 Méliès d'Or Awards: Prano Bailey-Bond's CENSOR Wins Best European Film

To European filmmakers few awards are as important in the genre community as the Méliès d’Or Awards. Tonight, Sitges hosted the Méliès d'Or awards ceremony and rewarded Prano Bailey-Bond's Censor the Best European Feature Film award, the Méliès d'Or . ...

Blood in the Snow 2021: Canadian Genre Fest Teams up With Super Channel For Another Digital Event, And...

As we enter the back quarter of the year our attention turns once again to the folks at the Blood in the Snow Film Festival.   In the face of adversity last year the festival forged a partnership with Super...

Santiago Horror 2021: THE DAY OF THE BEAST And NOCTURNA SIDE A Lead Online Edition Next Week

We are coming up on the next edition of the Santiago Horror Film Festival next week. Free for all of Chile, the event goes digital one more time (please, only once more) and horror fans can tune into the festival's...

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...

Friday One Sheet: SALOUM

Forget the old Godardian nugget that all you need is a Girl and a Gun.  How about just a big ass gun? The poster for Senegalese supernatural revenge thriller, Saloum, goes for that Sergio Leone western vibe, with a modern,...

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...

Review: REMINISCENCE, Sci-Fi Dystopia Sinks Under Overly Familiar World-Building

Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, and Thandiwe Newton star in the sci-fi thriller, written and directed by Lisa Joy.

Review: THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR, A Decent Debut Chiller

Young Bobby and his best friend, Kevin, are abducted on their way to their baseball game. When Bobby breaks out of the trunk of the car he's trapped in he sees that they've been taken to a home in the...

Friday One Sheet: THE INNOCENTS

I have a fondness for upside-down styled posters, and the entire key art campaign for Eskil Vogt's Norwegian supernatural thriller, The Innocents, makes me tingle.  While I do not know if the film bears any connection to either the classic...

Review: FEAR STREET PART 3: 1666, Real World Horror Leads Final Chapter Towards Redemption

When we last left the kids of Shadyside in Part Two: 1978 Deena and Josh thought that they would lift the curse of Sarah Fier if they buried her severed hand with her body. But as we saw in the...

Review: FEAR STREET PART 2: 1978, Uneven Middle Chapter May Leave Horror Fans Disappointed

Fear Street Part Two 1978 picks up right where the first part left us, in 1994, with Deena and Josh hauling a possessed Sam to the home of C. Berman. She was the Survivor Girl from a massacre at Camp...

FEAR STREET PART 2: 1978 Trailer: It's Going to be a Killer Summer at Camp Nightwing

The Fear Street slasher trilogy got off to a rip roaring start last friday with Part 1: 1994. Director Leigh Janiak took the R from author R.L. Stine literally. She ran with it all the way to an R rated...

Review: FEAR STREET 1994, The Trilogy Begins on a High and Heart-Pounding Note

Shadyside has always been, well, Shady, Since the late 17th century, the town has never managed to become anything other than the place everyone wants to leave: insubstantial employment, high crime, little hope for the youth. Certainly in comparison with...