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CULT HERO Exclusive: Trailer Premiere, New Poster and Raven Banner Boards Jesse T. Cook's Action Horror Playing at Fantasia This Month

Coming at you today with your first look at the trailer and new poster (from SmallDog Design) for Jesse T Cook's new action horror, Cult Hero.    Cult Hero was written by Kevin Revie (Deadsight). It is based on a...

THE ELDERLY (VIEJOS): The New Spanish Horror From THE PASSENGER (LA PASAJERA) Duo

Manuel has to move to the house of his son Mario and his family after a terrible event ends the life of his old wife. Little by little, reality imposes itself: something incomprehensible happens to Manuel. The voices that he...

POLARIS: Watch The Trailer For Fantasia's Opening Film

Set in 2144 against the  backdrop of a frozen wasteland, Sumi, a human child raised by Mama Polar Bear, narrowly escapes capture from a brutal Morad hunting party and sets out across the vast winter landscape. When Sumi stumbles across...

THE RETALIATORS Set Worldwide Release This September

An upstanding pastor uncovers a dark and twisted underworld as he searches for answers surrounding his daughter's brutal murder. A high-octane original soundtrack and cameos from some of the biggest names in rock music set the tone as this horror-thriller...

Fantasia 2022: Final Wave Includes Cannes Closer NEXT SOHEE, Tribeca Winner HUESERA, And More...

We are mere weeks away from the 26th edition, the once again in person edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival - summer camp for film genre nerds! And with only a couple weeks to go it is time for...

Shudder in July Has Vampires, Aliens, Time Travel, Metal and More...

Summer is in full swing and one of the ways you can escape the heat is by staying indoors, in front of your screens, taking in all the goodness that Shudder has to offer you this July.   Shudder has...

Phil Tippett's MAD GOD Becomes Shudder's Most Watched Premiere of the Year

We're halfway through the year and Phil Tippett's stop-motion flick Mad God, a film 30 years in the making, now has the dubious distinction of being Shudder's most-watched movie premiere of 2022.    ScreenAnarchy's Martin caught the film's world premiere at...

SLASH/BACK: RLJE Films Acquires Indigenous Canadian Alien Invasion Flick

RLJE Films have acquired Nyla Innuksuk’s Slash/Back, the indigenous Canadian alien invasion flick, and will release it in cinemas later this year. It will also be available on VOD/Digital and stream on Shudder at that time.    Okay, this is...

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...

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...