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Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival Unveils Poster For 20th Edition

The 20th edition of the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) in Switzerland is coming up this July.    As the sole Swiss event dedicated to the cinema of the imagination, the NIFFF has over the past two decades transformed...

Cinefantasy 10: Submissions Open For 2020 Edition This September

Registration is now open for the 10th CINEFANTASY - International Fantastic Film Festival in the Land of Drizzle, Sao Paulo, Brazil.    Submissions started on the 13th and will be open until March 13th, 2020. Cinefantasy runs from September 8th...

VISE Trailer Lets a Mad Beautician on the Loose

Following a world-premiere at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival last summer, Shimizu Yasuhiko’s Vise is ready for festival expansion in 2020. Shimizu’s debut feature centers on Manriki (Saitoh Takumi), a beautician with a dubious moral compass who deploys unconventional...

Ard's Dozen Of Musings About 2019

Last year I started my overview of 2018 with lamenting about how few films I had seen. The sad truth is: in 2019 I saw even significantly less. I strive for at least 150 films each year, yet in 2019...

VEROTIKA Trailer: Danzig's Horror Debut Looks Wild

The first trailer for legendary rocker Glenn Danzig's directorial debut, Verotika has landed ahead of the film's release in February and it looks as mad as you hoped. Based on his own hit comics (also called Verotika), the film has...

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...

Blu-ray Review: BODY PARTS Will Have You in Pieces

The early 1990s was still the 1980s, really. Not just in terms of music, but clothes and films, too. Bombastic touches in special effects as well as in storytelling often went along with pleated pants, stonewashed jeans, shoulder pads, and...

SEQUENCE BREAK Giveaway: Graham Skipper Helps Give Away iTunes Codes For His Indie Horror

Graham Skipper's indie horror Sequence Break is coming out on VOD/Digital today, thanks to Shudder and RLJE. Also thanks to the two stalwart companies, we have two iTunes codes to give away to two readers in the U.S.   A...

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...

MON MON MON MONSTERS Arrives on DVD And Blu-ray in U.S. in February

Giddens Ko's excellent horror comedy Mon Mon Mon Monsters will be coming to DVD and Bluray in the U.S. by way of RLJE Films and Shudder. You can get your copy on February 4th.    Our own Pierce Conran reviewed...

Friday One Sheet: The Best Posters of 2019

I hope you have enjoyed this column (almost) every Friday for 2019 as much as I have enjoyed writing it. Here is a cumulation of the best posters of the year. They are in no specific order, as they are...

Blu-ray Review: THE STORY OF TEMPLE DRAKE

The Criterion Collection has recently released The Story of Temple Drake, a film that was essentially lost to quite a few of us. It was adapted from the notorious William Faulkner novel "Sanctuary," and directed by Stephen Roberts (who made nearly...

Blu-ray Review: SILVER BULLET Shoots for the Heart

It's been a long, long time since I've seen the strange werewolf adaptation of Stephen King's novella, "Cycle of the Werewolf." Like many kids in the '80s, I'm sure, I saw this film way too young. There were images that...

Blu-ray Review: BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA

Shout! Factory's genre label Scream Factory has become the Blu-ray home of legendary filmmaker John Carpenter as of the last few years, and the latest release is the kung-fu action flick Big Trouble in Little China. Made just before lead...

Blu-ray Review: Langella Hypnotizes in DRACULA 1979

I don't know the numbers, but Bram Stoker's book Dracula has been adapted quite a bit into theatrical productions, TV series, and movies. The property is up there with Sherlock Holmes, Pride and Predjudice, and The Three Musketeers as one of the most popular...

Early Jodorowsky Box, THE PASSION OF DARKLY NOON, and BEYOND THE DOOR From Arrow Video March 2020!

Arrow Video goes for the metaphysical jugular this coming March with a trip of amazing looking releases that already have me drooling and checking my couch cushions for cash. First up in an incredible box set of early films from...

STALKED: Trailer And Poster Premiere For Justin Edgar's UK Thriller

Justin Edgar‘s action-thriller Stalked has been acquired by Uncork’d Entertainment. They are planning a Digital and DVD release for February 4th, 2020.   Screen Anarchy has been asked to premiere the new poster and trailer for the flick. Have a...

AFTER MIDNIGHT: Watch Trailer For The Romance Drama Slash Creature Feature

Cranked Up Films is relasing Jeremy Gardner and Christian Stella's After MIdnight in US cinemas and On Demand, fittingly enough on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2020. The new trailer was released today, which you will find below.    Premiering at...

Interview: Director Jennifer Reeder On The Sadness And Hopefulness Of KNIVES AND SKIN

In Knives and Skin, a date between two high school students, Carolyn Harper (Raven Whitley) and Andy Kitzmiller (Ty Olwin), goes terribly wrong, leading to misogynistic attitudes and the disappearance of the young girl. While writer/director Jennifer Reeder uses the...

Review: SURFER: TEEN CONFRONTS FEAR, When Passion Meets Madness You Must Not Look Away

Great art often says more about the artist than it does about its subject. That may be the only thing that Surfer: Teen Confronts Fear has in common with great art. Written, directed, produced, scored by, and starring Douglas Burke,...