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Interview: FLUX GOURMET Director Peter Strickland Talks Noise-Bands, Gastrointestinal Distress, Ego, Witchcraft, Hats

“I do wonder sometimes if you are perpetuating an archetype of epicurean toxicity with all this culinary hysteria.” That arch line of dialogue can, and perhaps should, act as a litmus test on where you might, or might not, find...

BLOOD OF THE CHUPACABRAS: Double Feature Blu-ray Coming in September From Visual Vengeance

Back in the early 2000s Jonathan Mumm made two micro-budget creature features, Blood of the Chupacabras and Revenge of the Chupacabras. They were a thing, no budget horror flicks shot on video with the best visual effects that home office...

Sitges 2022: TRON's 40th Anniversary Inspires This Year's Festival Poster

Time to start gearing up that Sitges promotion machine! The Sitges - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia has unveiled this year's poster design, inspired by the 1982 cyber action classic, Tron. The poster appears to come in the three...

DEMON SQUAD Trailer: Premieres on Mystery Science Theater 3000 This Friday

Thomas Smith’s 2019 indie micro-budget horror flick Demon Squad will have the illustrious pleasure of premiering on Mystery Science Theater 3000 this Friday. It is also available on DVD, on Tubi and VOD platforms as well.    We've include the...

FAIR GAME: 80s Ozploitation Flick Coming to Cinemas And Digital This July

A young woman running an animal sanctuary in the outback takes her revenge on a trio of kangaroo hunters who terrorized her.   Dark Star Pictures will release Mario Andreacchio's Ozploitation flick from 1986, Fair Game, in 'North American' cinemas on...

DVD Giveaway: Win The Horror Anthology HORROR NOIRE

Experience the next chapter of Black horror in this anthology of terrifying tales. HORROR NOIRE tells six stories showcasing Black actors, directors and screenwriters, featuring racist vampires, supernatural creatures and Satan his damn self.   RLJE Films will release the...

Arrow in July, Because They Knew You Wanted to See CANNIBAL WOMEN in THE AVACADO JUNGLE of DEATH

I feel like its all I really have to say. Cannibal Women in The Avacado Jungle of Death. What else do you need to know about Arrow Player programming in July? Nothing. This is it. Done. Sign me up.  Silliness...

Teaser For Eduardo Casanova's LA PIEDAD/LA PIETA Stuns

Mateo lives with his mother Libertad in a rose-tinted world: a microcosm which has precisely two inhabitants, mother and son. One day Mateo is diagnosed with cancer… There are few films which defy all the rules in order to tell...

WHO INVITED THEM: Shudder Announces Streaming Date for Horror-Comedy

Shudder announced their plans for Duncan Birmingham's horror comedy, Who Invited Them. The Shudder Original Film will premiere on the streaming service on September 1st. Shudder holds the worldwide rights for the film which has its U.S. premiere at Overlook...

THIS IS GWAR: Doc About The Notorious Heavy Metal Band Coming to Shudder

Shudder keeps boosting its Summer schedule with the acquisition of This is GWAR, Scott Barber's documentary about the notorious and outrageous heavy metal band.    You will get to experience a behind the scenes look at one of the most...

CYST DVD Giveaway

In CYST, nurse Patricia works under an enthusiastic plastic surgeon who believes he’s invented a breakthrough cyst-removal machine and, against Patricia’s sound advice, will stop at nothing to patent it so it can be used for his patients. But when...

Overlook 2022 Review: SWALLOWED, LGBTQ+ Horror Flick Ruled By Its Villains

Benjamin and Dom are close friends, spending their last night together, celebrating before Benjamin heads to the coast to become a gay adult entertainer. What about Dom? Well, Dom may have deeper feelings for his friend which is why he...

Friday One Sheet: EARWIG

The British Quad-style poster feels like a rare bird these days, so it is a joy to behold this fiery key art for Lucile Hadžihalilović's peculiar, moody, mysterious film Earwig. The poster, designed by the iconic Laurent Lufroy, echoes a...

Extreme Horror Flicks MAKING OFF et ANA Available For Pre-order

Back again with another offering of international extreme horror, this time with one from right here in Canada. Yes, the super-friendly Canadians have a dark side!    French extreme found footage film Making Off and French-Canadian extreme experimental film Ana...

OFFSEASON Blu-ray Giveaway

In OFFSEASON, upon receiving a mysterious letter that her mother’s grave site has been vandalized, Marie quickly returns to the isolated offshore island where her late mother is buried. When she arrives, she discovers that the island is closing for...

QUEER FOR FEAR: Shudder Presents Key Art For Queer Docu-Series

As Pride Month kicked off Shudder released the key art for the four-part docu-series Queer for Fear. It features drag queen Alaska Thunderfuck, winner of season two of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars. It is clearly a nod to DePalma's Carrie,...

THE SUMMONED: XYZ Films Picks up Faustian Horror Flick

XYZ Films announced yesterday that they have acquired Mark Meir's horror flick The Summoned. The film played this weekend at Overlook Film Festival. XYZ Films picked it up for distribution and is planning to release it in North America this...

First Trailer for THE MENU: Are Your Eyes Bigger Than Your Stomach?

I remember a line from Carrie Fisher's character in When Harry Met Sally: "Restaurants are to people in their 80s what theatre was to people in their 60s"; at the time, I was a bit too young to understand what...

Kier-La Janisse's Groundbreaking HOUSE OF PSYCHOTIC WOMEN Gets A 10th Anniversary Upgrade This Summer!

Kier-La Janisse is a legend in the genre film community. With over twenty years of writing, analysis, programming, and festival experience, she helped build the community that we all strive to support, and a pillar of her contribution to the...

Chattanooga 2022: Second Wave Lineup Is Here, THE LEECH Opens, NIGHT SHIFT Closes

The premiere genre film fest in the American South is back with their third all virtual edition, and this year's Chattanooga Film Fest looks to be another winner. In addition to the previously announced films, we've learned that Eric Pennycoff's...