Tag: mystery

Blood in the Snow 2020: COME TRUE Wins Big at The Bloodies

Blood in the Snow has come and gone. The genre film festival with a mandate to highlight the best in Canadian fantastic cinema went digital this year, partnering with Super Channel to broadcast their program nationally.    The festival ends...

Horror Comedy BLOODY HELL Acquired by The Horror Collective

Alister Grierson's black comedy horror flick Bloody Hell has been picked up for North American distribution by Entertainment Squad. Through is genre label The Horror Collective they plan to release Bloody Hell in cinemas, Drive-Ins and On Demand in the...

Celluloid Screams 2020: UK Horror Fest Gets Physical With PSYCHO GOREMAN, RELIC, And THE STYLIST

Our friends at the Celluloid Screams Horror Film Festival in Sheffield, UK, are preparing for their annual weekend of horror delights. They are planning to run a physical edition this year, with reduced capacity and social distancing measures in place....

Review: RABBIT, Bold and Confident Psychological Horror

Adelaide Clemens, Alex Russell and Veerle Baetens star in director and writer Luke Shanahan's horror mystery from Australia, now streaming on Shudder (US) and Shudder Canada.

Now on Blu-ray: Criterion Unleashes BRUTE FORCE and THE NAKED CITY

By the mid-1940s, “Film Noir” was thoroughly established stylistically, though not yet by name. Undeniably, there was a prevailing mentality rooted in postwar societal darkness, and it had permeated Hollywood studio filmmaking. The movies’ inherent propensity for light and shadow...

MotelX 2020 Review: THE HISTORY OF THE OCCULT, a Race Against The Clock to Unveil an Evil Union

60 Minutes to Midnight, an investigative journalism program on television in Argentina has been cancelled. Having made their share of enemies throughout their run the program runners are about to air its last episode and plan to go out with...

Review: Z, Supernatural Horror Refracted Through Family Trauma

Keegan Connor Tracy, Jett Klyne, and Sean Rogerson star in a horror/mystery, directed by Brandon Christensen, now available On Demand and Digital HD.

Fantasia 2020 Review: DETENTION Shines New Light On Taiwan's White Terror

Taiwan's White Terror was among the longest periods of a nation under martial law in modern history. From 1947 to 1987, the country was at the mercy of a government fearful of its own people. Dissenters were tortured, imprisoned, and...

MotelX 2020: Lisbon Genre Festival Lineup Includes LA LLORONA, THE RENTAL And HOST

Last month we shared the hopeful news that our friends at MotelX, the kick-ass genre film festival in Lisbon, Portugal, were prepping a live edition of their next festival. With some changes to their format and an extra couple days...

Blu-ray Review: Hammer's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Scream Factory's Hammer Films collection just keeps growing! New this week from the label comes the 1962 version of The Phantom of the Opera. Directed by one of Hammer's better-known directors, Terence Fischer (The Curse of Frankenstein, Horror of Dracula), this...

SATAN'S SLAVES Giveaway: Win Joko Anwar's Horror Flick From RLJE Films And Shudder

This should be a popular one. RLJE Films is releasing Joko Anwar's bloody terrific horror flick Satan's Slaves on DVD and Blur-ray on August 4th. We have three (3) copies to give away to lucky readers in the U.S.  ...

THE ROOM Giveaway: Win a DVD From Shudder and RLJE Films

I like the teamwork between Shudder and RLJE Films. Sure, they're under the same umbrella at AMC, but their combined released strategy ensures that quality horror and genre fare is getting out to as many fans as possible.    After...

Arrow Video Shows Us The Way This September With Fukasaku, Miike, MALLRATS, Llansó, and IVANSXTC

September will be another banner month for Arrow Video! This fall sees a 25th anniversary edition of Kevin Smith's slacker classic, Mallrats (US/CAN), a box set of both Fukasaku Kinji and Takashi Miike's versions of Graveyard of Honor (US/CAN/UK), a...

Terror Films Teams With Watch Movies Now! to Release Four Free Horror Films in April

During this time companies are stepping up to make content available to those of us who have committed to staying home to flatten the curve and lessen the demand on our local health services during this time of the pandemic. ...

ROOTWOOD: Podcasters Chase The Wooden Devil in Official Trailer

Fans of Marcel Walz's 2018 flick Blood Feast will be pleased to know that his new film Rootwood is coming out on DVD and Digital on April 7th.   High Octane Pictures is handling Rootwood's release and an official trailer...

VIVARIUM: Official Poster and Trailer for Lorcan Finnegan's Sci Fi Satire

Saban Films presents Lorcan Finnegan's high-concept science fiction satire, the award winning film, Vivarium. Written by Garret Shanley, Vivarium will be in U.S. cinemas and On Demand & Digital on March 27th.   The official trailer and poster were released today. Have...

Blu-ray Review: LET'S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH

If you like nightmare fuel, you could do worse than to watch Let's Scare Jessica To Death, a very strange film from 1971. This strange film was directed by John D. Hancock, who also aptly directed a few episodes of the...

J Hurtado's 13 Favorite Indian Films of 2019

As we enter a new year full of promise and endless numbers of amazing cinematic possibilities, it's only right that we take a look back to remember what made 2019 a great year at the movies. This past year marked...

THE NIGHTSHIFTER: RLJE Films Releasing The Brazilian Horror Flick on DVD This January

The good people at RLJE Films and Shudder continue their wonderous cooperative work to bring some of the great international genre fare to screens big and small. RLJE Films is preparing to release Dennison Ramalho's Brazlian horror flick, and debut...

Giveaway: Win iTunes Codes For THE WRATH, ONE CUT OF THE DEAD, MON MON MONSTERS And More

Since it is the season of giving ScreenAnarchy has more iTunes codes to give away, thanks to RLJE Films and Shudder.    During the month of December RLJE Films released Christmas Presence, Boar and Tigers Are Not Afraid back on...