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URSA MAJOR: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Xochitl Gomez to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller

The sci-fi thrills keep coming, with news that Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Xochitl Gomez have been cast as the leads in Ursa Major, a new sci-fi thriller. According to the official synopsis, the film "is set on an earth-like planet,...

ASH: Tessa Thompson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller

Wonders never cease. Tessa Thompson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are attached to star in the new sci-fi thriller Ash, directed by Flying Lotus and based on an original screenplay written by Jonni Remmler. Per the official release: "When a woman (Thompson)...

Review: LOW LIFE, Stalking a Predator on a Night From Hell

Wes Dunlap and Lucas Neff star in a tense drama, directed by Tyler Michael James.

Review: HYPOCHONDRIAC, Confronting the Horror of Trauma

A thirtysomething man’s traumatic past won’t let him move on in first-time director Addison Heimann’s Hypochondriac. Heimann’s own mental and physical breakdowns inspired this story of an otherwise happy potter descending into paranoia as a result of long-term familial pressures...

Review: HE'S WATCHING, Stark Reminder of How Powerful Found Footage Can Be

Economic and production restraints on filmmakers have been hell for a while now. But it has made for some really interesting horror cinema. Hosts (2020) and We're All Going to the World's Fair (2021) are among my favorite recent films....

Exclusive Debut: HE'S WATCHING Alt Poster - Creeper with Texts by Smudge & JAE

I don't usually say this, much less write it, but please take a moment and read the texts in the alternate poster created by artists Smudge & JAE for Jacob Aaron Estes' unsettling new thriller, He's Watching. The messages are...

Exclusive Debut: HE'S WATCHING Alt Poster - Purple Demon Face by Jay Martin & JAE

Created by Jay Martin & JAE for Jacob Aaron Estes' unsettling new thriller, He's Watching, today's alternate poster -- titled "Purple Demon Face" -- certainly communicates a definitely scary vibe. This is the fourth of five alternate posters that we've...

Exclusive Debut: HE'S WATCHING Alt Poster - Paper Mache Man by Nicole Lobart

Play is play. But in the alternate poster by Nicole Lobart, created for Jacob Aaron Estes' unsettling new film, He's Watching, no one is playing. "When happy-go-lucky siblings Iris and Lucas are left alone while their parents recover from an...

Exclusive Debut: HE'S WATCHING Alt Poster - Bloody Doll by Valentina Fariello

Today's exclusive debut, an alternate poster by artist Valentina Fariello for Jacob Aaron Estes' He's Watching, puts the emphasis on the red stuff. What does that have to do with two young people left alone by their parents? The official...

Exclusive Debut: HE'S WATCHING Alt Poster - Kids Screaming by Jay Martin

The setup -- two kids left alone in a house -- might remind you of a certain popular movie from the 1980s, but He's Watching very quickly establishes a distinctly unsettling mood. Jacob Aaron Estes (Mean Creek, The Details, Don't...

Tribeca 2022 Review: FAMILY DINNER Serves Up Grim Lessons

Pia Hierzegger, Michael Pink and Nina Katlein star in director Peter Hengl's horror film from Austria. Read the review; watch the trailer.

Review: KING KNIGHT, Very Funny, Intelligent Satire

Matthew Gray Gubler and Angela Sarafyan star in the horror comedy, directed by Richard Bates Jr.

Review: SHAPELESS, The Horrors Of A Real Disorder

Kelly Murtagh stars in an original and stylish body-horror drama, directed by Samantha Aldana.

Horror Crime-Thriller INITIATION Secures Distribution, Reveals Teaser Poster

Worldwide, countless initiations take place. But only John Berardo's Initiation secured distribution with Saban Films today and revealed its first poster. The poster doesn't give anything away, or tell us anything about the movie, really, except that is it very...

THE SHITHEADS: Macon Blair Dark Comedy Road Movie Going to Blockchain VOD Site BINGE

I am not going to lie to you and pretend that I know the slightest bit about what a blockchain video of demand platform is. I have no friggin' clue.    But, I do know this. Macon Blair has been...

MILITIA: Jack Huston, Jeffrey Dean Morgan And Ralph Ineson Join Black List Script Production

Henry Dunham's Black List script from 2015, Militia, is moving forward according to a report over at Deadline. Jack Huston, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Ralph Ineson are attached to the project.    Described as an intense character study mixed with...

Sundance 2017 Drops Final Feature Wave

One of the most prestigious festivals in the world -- Sundance -- dropped its final wave of feature programming for its 2017 edition today. Last week, we covered the NEXT and competition titles. There are a ridiculous amount of films...

APOSTLE: The Next From THE RAID's Gareth Evans

If you follow Welsh director Gareth Evans on social media you know he has been hinting at a new project off and on for a while now. THR officially announced his new film Apostle this afternoon.  Gareth Evans will write...

THE RAID Is Bringing The Bats, Hammers And Mad Dogs To Titan Comics

While we may not have a remake of the first film or a third installment of director Gareth Huw Evans's cult hit action saga, The Raid, happening anytime soon or just yet, there are still other means being looked at...

UNDER THE SHADOW: Netflix Acquires Worldwide Streaming Rights For Iranian Horror Pic

Babak Anvari's debut feature film, the Iranian horror flick, Under the Shadow, will have its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival tonight in Park City. Yesterday, streaming giant Netflix acquired the worldwide streaming rights for the film. The announcement...