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Feratum In Mexico City: Lineup Revealed, Includes MEXICO BARBARO

Cinépolis Diana, a movie theater located in downtown Mexico City, will screen in December some of the films that were part of Feratum Film Fest 2014 (celebrated back in October). The selection includes Alejandro Alegre's Paciente 27 and the Chilean zombie...

Toronto After Dark 2014: DEAD SNOW 2 And THE BABADOOK Win Big At Fest

The votes have been counted and the audience at this year's Toronto After Dark Film Festival has spoken. After an massively successful year including an unprecedented thirteen sold out screenings (twelve and both screenings of The Babadook) the winners were...

Toronto After Dark 2014 Review: WHY HORROR? Speaks To Fans And Outsiders Alike

As a longtime and committed fan of the horror genre, Tal Zimmerman takes us on a journey to discover its roots, influences, players and place in different cultures. His travels will take him as far away as Japan, England and...

Feratum 2014 Dispatch, Day 1 & 2: WHY HORROR?, Mexican Selection, And More

For the second year in a row, I'm in Tlalpujahua, Michoacán covering the Feratum Film Fest for ScreenAnarchy. Thursday, October 2 was the first day of the third edition of this Mexican genre festival and it kicked off for me...

Feratum 2014 Second Wave Of Films: ABCs OF DEATH 2, V/H/S: VIRAL, DER SAMURAI, WHY HORROR?, And More

The upcoming third edition of Feratum (October 2-5 in Tlalpujahua, Mexico) is undoubtedly a very promising genre celebration. If the official selection announcement brought few renowned titles, now the second wave is precisely full of those. ABCs of Death 2 and...

Adam Wingard And Simon Barrett Will Remake Kim Jee-woon's I SAW THE DEVIL

Sure. The news about this came out yesterday, via The Wrap but if there is one readership that would have informed, if not passionate, opinions about this, it would have to be the ScreenAnarchy readers. Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett, the...

Review: THE GUEST, More Magnificent Midnight Madness

With last year's release of You're Next and contributions to the V/H/S and ABCs of Death horror anthologies, director-writer duo Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett are quickly becoming two of the most exciting filmmakers working in the genre space right...

Amazing One-Sheet For WHY HORROR? Doc Will Blow Your Brains Out

Wow. The one-sheet poster for the upcoming documentary Why Horror?, illustrated by the illustrious Goulish Gary Pullin, is truly awesome. His level of talent sickens me. You have the host and tour guide through the realms of horror, Tal Zimmerman, losing...

THE GUEST UK Trailer Drops All Polite Pretenses

As much as I loved the first U.S. trailer for The Guest, I have to admit that the new British trailer kicks ass in a much more direct manner. Dropping all pretensions to polite behavior, the trailer immediately sets up Dan...

LA Film Fans! Win Tix to THE GUEST at Sundance Next Fest

If you've been biding your time, waiting for a chance to see Adam Wingard's raucous You're Next follow-up The Guest ahead of its September 17 theatrical release from Picturehouse, then we've got some good news for you. ScreenAnarchy is giving...

First Teaser For THE GUEST, Latest From The YOU'RE NEXT Duo

Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett's thriller The Guest made quite an impression on our Festivals Editor Ryland Aldrich when he caught their latest at Sundance. You can read his full review at the link but this is what he had...

Watch A Clip From THE WELL, Thomas S. Hammock's PA Thriller

Thomas S. Hammock's feature film debut, the post-apocalyptic thriller The Well, will make it's World Premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 12th. Hammock has been a production designer for Simon Barrett and Adam Wingard on You're Next, their...

Cannes 2014: Epic Pictures To Take V/H/S VIRAL

The V/H/S franchise is going to go viral at Cannes. Epic Pictures Group will handle sales for the third installment of the found footage horror franchise, V/H/S Viral, at the market this year. The Collective and Bloody Disgusting are producing...

Sundance 2014 Review: Wingard's THE GUEST is More Magnificent Midnight Madness

With the recent release of You're Next and contributions to the V/H/S and ABCs of Death horror anthologies, director-writer duo Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett are quickly becoming two of the most exciting filmmakers working in the genre space...

Kickstart This! Tal Zimmerman's Documentary WHY HORROR?

There are loads of horror docs out there already so why should you pony up your hard earned cash to help Tal Zimmerman, Rob Lindsay and Nicolas Kleiman complete their in progress work Why Horror? Because unlike other offerings this...

The Mo Brothers' MACABRE Finally Hits The US In November, Check Out The New Trailer

Been waiting for your shot at a legal copy of The Mo Brothers' intensely bloody Indonesian horror film Macabre on US shores? Well, here it comes. Hitting online VOD November 1 with a limited edition DVD following November 5 from...

Hey, Canada! Win A Copy of VHS 2 On BluRay!

Hey, Canada! Hit horror anthology VHS 2 hits BluRay on Tuesday from Mongrel Media and we've got five copies to give away! You want one to call your own? Couldn't be easier! Just email me here and name the two...

Larry Fessenden, Simon Barrett And More On Radio Drama Series TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE

As a child of the 90s, you wouldn't think that I'd be a fan of radio dramas. But I am. Chalk it up to the Star Wars Radio Dramas on NPR (say wha?), The Shadow, Orson Welles, and the fact...

Review: YOU'RE NEXT Upends Siege And Slasher Conventions

Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett professed, maybe a bit tongue in cheek, at its North American premiere that their intent with You're Next was to make a tight little genre thrill ride that mashed together the opening scene of the...

FANTASIA 2013 Review: BOOZIE MOVIES Has An Existential Crisis With 24 EXPOSURES. But The Boobs Were Nice!

After seeing 24 Exposures at its international premiere at Fantasia, I was inspired to take a good, long, hard look at myself. That night, I spent a large portion of time staring into my hotel room's bathroom mirror with a...