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Shudder in October: CREEPSHOW Gets Animated, Vincent Price Times Five, And Horror, Horror, Horror!

As October looms just a reminder that the second half of Shudder's 61 Days of Halloween is about to kick into full gear. The more dedicated of us have been giving it the old college try and doing our best...

ARCHENEMY: RLJE Films Acquires North American Rights For New Adam Egypt Mortimer Flick Ahead of World Premiere

It's days away from the world premiere of Archenemy, the new flick from Adam Egypt Mortimer (Daniel Isn’t Real, Some Kind of Hate), and the North American rights have been picked up by RLJE Films. Wasting no time they're planning...

FAKING A MURDERER: New Trailer, Poster and Stills Ahead of Horror Flick's Online Release

Canadian horror flick Faking a Murderer, from Scarecrows and Jack of all Trades duo Adam Rodness and Stuart Stone, will have its world premiere on specialty channel Hollywood Suite here at home.    In search of their next hit series,...

SAVE YOURSELVES! Trailer: Watch out for Alien Pouffes

I do love weird sci-fi. Especially what is often termed lo-fi sci fi, those films that use either little or no special effects, and are far more about how humans deals with really weird shit happening (other examples being The...

Crowd Fund This: Help Build INSIDE and Black Mansion Films

Producer Heather Buckley (The Ranger) is currently raising funds to support the first production within her new horror studio, Black Mansion Films. That film is called Inside, and it's to be directed by Elise Salomon in Ireland. If you know...

Shudder Celebrates Hitting the One Million Subscriber Milestone

Shudder celebrates a landmark today. The AMC streaming service passed the one million subscriber mark! That's one million subscribers delighting in and discovering horror, thriller and supernatural content from around the World in the comfort of their own homes.   ...

Sitges Pitchbox 2020: Film And Series Projects Selected For Virtual Coproduction Event

Sitges is not too far off and along with that comes Sitges Pitchbox, an international coproduction event committed to finding production partners for emerging projects.    This year the project will go virtual over four days. Two days from the...

Telluride Horror Show 2020: SPARE PARTS, FOR SAKE OF VICIOUS, BUTCHERS in First Wave of Shelter-in-Place Edition

As we announced just a few loooooong weeks ago our friends at the Telluride Horror Show have gone digital this year with their Shelter-in-Place edition. Today they have announced the first wave of titles and there is a nice mix...

Blood Window 2020: Final Call For BW Screenings Section

One week from this coming Monday is the deadline for the BW Screenings section in the Blood Window Program at Ventana Sur in Beunos Aires, Argentina.    The section is for films near completion, that are in post, works in...

Trailer & Poster for SYNCHRONIC: Psychedelic Time Travel Chaos

It's not secret that we at ScreenAnarchy are big fans of Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson. And we love their movies, too. They have a particular perspective in blending science fiction and drama with some horror thrown in, that makes...

Santiago Horror 2020: Festival Goes Virtual With World Premieres of SKY SHARKS, THE DEEP ONES And Local Film SEJI

Festival season is kind of back, for better or worse. Films are finding spots on the circuit as more festivals adopt the virtual experience where possible.    Our friends at the Santiago Horror Film Festival in Chile have announced this...

MotelX 2020 Review: ICH-CHI, Reality Bending Mystical Horror From Indigenous Russia

A Yakut family run an isolated farm in the Republic of Sakha, the largest region in Russia, but also the most inhospitable. Tensions are on the rise when one of their sons returns home with his wife and child, begging...

Sitges 2020: Chilean Horror Anthology APPS Chosen For Festival's 'Coming Soon' Section

Some friends of ours from Chile have a new horror anthology called APPS and will be part of the Coming Soon program at Sitges.   Our friends Lucio A Rojas and Sandra Arriagada have both contributed to the projected. We...

Mayhem 2020: Announcing Physical Screenings of BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL, PSYCHO GOREMAN And THE OAK ROOM

The international genre festival circuit has been finding ways to adapt to pandemic climate. Our friends at the Mayhem Film Festival in Nottingham, UK announced in July that they would be presenting a 'Skeleton Edition' this year.    Today the...

Fantasia 2020: Audience Awards, The People Have Meowed!

In the world of international genre film festivals there is no audience like the group of rascals and miscrients that make up the Fantasia audience. Brimming with unbridled enthusiasm and generosity they welcome each year's lineup with open arms.   ...

POSSESSOR Official Trailer: Here Is Your Must-See Sci-fi Film of the Year

I know that many of us are hesitant to go back to the cinemas right now but holy hell, I will risk plague and pestilence to go see Brandon Cronenerg's Possessor on October 9th based on just the strength of...

EMBRYO: Uncork'd Acquires Patricio Valladares' Horror Project For North America

ScreenDaily announced at the end of August that Uncork’d have picked up North American (Canada, Estados Unidos y Mexico) rights for Patrico Valladares' horror flick Embryo.    ...a couple camping in the woods whose trip takes a turn for the...

POSSESSOR, THE STYLIST, MANIBULES and More at Sitges 2020

Of all the festivals I'm not able to attend this year, Sitges will be the most missed. Not only does it take place in the most beautiful town on the planet, but the festival line-up is always packed with variety,...

THE DARK & THE WICKED: Watch The Creepy Official Trailer For Bryan Bertino's New Horror Flick

RLJE Films and Shudder are handling the domestic U.S. release of Bryan Bertino's (The Strangers) horror flick The Dark & The Wicked. His new film will have it's international premiere tomoror night at the Fantasia Film Festival (see festival page...

Fantasia 2020: New Virtual Talk Added! THROUGH THE CLAPBOARD JUNGLE, Justin McConnell in Conversation With Vincenzo Natali

Fantasia Film Festival has just announced another addition to their virtual event series; Through The Clapboard Jungle, Justin McConnell in Conversation with Vincenzo Natali. The two Canadian filmmakers will chit the chat next Tuesday, September 1st.    Natali has been...