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Frontières 2024: Official Market Selection Announced

There ain't no week like market week at Fantasia. Our friends at Frontières have just announced the official market selection for this year's co-production market which runs from July 24th through the 27th.    This year's selection included new projects...

Fantasia 2024: Second Wave Announced, BOOKWORM to Open The Fest

The second wave of titles have just been announced for this year's edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival and of course there are some doozies in the mix.    First off, Ant Timpson's Bookworm, starring Elijah Wood and Nell...

STARVE ACRE: Official Trailer Poster For British Folk Horror, Starring Matt Smith And Morfydd Clark

When their son starts acting strangely, a couple unwittingly allow dark and sinister forces into their home, awakening a long-dormant ancient evil rooted deep in the countryside.   Directed and written by Daniel Kokotajlo, STARVE ACRE stars Matt Smith and...

VULCANIZADORA: Tribeca-Bound Dark Comedy Releases First Teaser And Poster

First Teaser and Poster Released for Joel Potrykus' Tribeca-Bound Dark Comedy Vulcanizadora, Starring Potrykus and Joshua Burge

THE VOURDALAK: Trailer And Poster For Adaptation of 18th Century Vampire Tale

When the Marquis d’Urfé, a noble emissary of the King of France, is attacked and abandoned in the remote countryside, he finds refuge at an eerie, isolated manor. The resident family, reluctant to take him in, exhibits strange behavior as...

Screambox in June: Streaming Line-Up Includes FROGMAN, COHERENCE, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

Screambox has announced their lineup for the month of June. The big tickets draws are Frogman, Coherence and We Need to Talk About Kevin.    If you realized after seeing Immaculate that you need to catch up on the Sydney Sweeney...

CREEPY BITS 2: Canadian Horror Anthology Now Shooting in Ontario

A second season of the Canadian horror anthology series, Creepy Bits, is currently filming in and around Ontario, Canada.   Dubbed Creep Bits 2 the project is led by local filmmaker David J. Fernandes. He is joined by four other...

THE SUBSTANCE: Coralie Fargeat And Demi Moore Body Horror Sells Worldwide

It will become steadily easier for horror fans around the world to catch The Substance the latest film from Coralie Fargeat (Revenge) at a cinema, digital platform or streaming service nearest them.    Starring Demi Moore, Margaret Qualley and Dennis Quaid...

THE POSSESSION AT GLADSTONE MANOR: Horror Icons Barbara Crampton Lin Shaye Join Caylee Cowan, Jesse Metcalf And William Mapother

Here's one for fans of possession horror flicks. Another one is on it's way and horror icons Barbara Crampton and Lin Shaye are part of the cast.   K. Asher Levin's horror flick The Possession at Gladstone Manor is currently...

Arrow in June: Witches, Slashers And The Films of Nico Mastorakis

The folks at Arrow have unveiled their lineup of genre variety and goodness for the month of June.   We will get four films from Nico Mastorakis: The Time Traveller, Sky High, Glitch! and Terminal Exposure. Currated programs included films...

DEATHSTALKER: ICYMI Here's Our First Look at Daniel Bernhardt as The Titular Hero

A couple of days ago Variety gave everyone their first look at Daniel Bernhardt as Deathstalker, the titular character is Steve Kostanski's upcoming reimagining of the cult sword & scorcery films.   With a little bit of patience we got...

Shudder in June: THE DEVIL'S BATH And EXHUMA Lead The Way to Summer

Summer is nearly here and during those lazy days you can cool down with Shudder's lineup for the month of June.    Feature films The Devil's Bath and Korean horror flick Exhuma will back end the month. More episodes of...

NEW STRAINS Trailer & Poster: The Couple Stuck Together During A Lockdown While on Vacation, Stays Together?

No doubt there were many couples, in the early days of their relationship, who found that relationship tested in a more unusual way, by the pandemic lockdown of these past few years. Some might have flourished; others survived a little...

FRANKIE FREAKO: Raven Banner Launches Sales of Steven Kostanski's Little Monster Horror-Comedy at Cannes

Raven Banner has shared word that they are launching sales of Steven Kostanski's latest horror comedy, Frankie Freako. Production wrapped on the flick back in August and now it is time to unleash Kostanski's ode to little monster horror-comedies from...

THE LOOMING: A24 Announces New Horror Project With HEREDITARY And TALK TO ME Producers

A24, Square Peg (Hereditary) and Causeway Films (Talk to Me) are teaming up with debut filmmaker Masha Ko to adapt their horror short The Looming which premiered at Sundance this year. There they were presented the Short Film Special Jury Prize...

Fantasia 2024: Summer Camp For Genre Cinema Nerds Announces First Wave of Titles!

Here. We. Go!   Fantasia has announed the first wave of titles for this year's annual gathering of cinema genre nerds in and around Montreal. New films from all over the globe are coming to delight fans and evoke the...

IN A VIOLENT NATURE: Check Out These Throwback Lobby Cards

Time to start ramping up the promotion machine for Chris Nash's gory slasher flick, In A Violent Nature. IFC Films is bringing the pride of Canadian horror fans in theaters exclusively May 31st. These dandy throwback lobby cards have been...

THE SUBSTANCE: Mubi Acquires Coralie Fargeat's Body Horror Movie Ahead of Cannes Debut

Word from Deadline is that Mubi has acquired some territorial rights for Coralie Fargeat's body horror flick, The Substance. Fargeat wrote and directed their new flick which stars Demi Moore, Margaret Qualley and Dennis Quaid. It will premiere at Cannes...

VIOLENCE: Rohan Campbell And Maddie Hasson to Star in Connor Marsden's Debut Thriller

Here's one for the hometown crowd here in Canada. Prodcution will begin next month on Connor Marsden's operatic punk rock thriller Violence in Northern Ontario. Today it was announced that Canadian lad Rohan Campbell and American lady Maddie Hasson will play...

FAMILY PORTRAIT Trailer: On the Precipice of Quiet Disaster

Locarno might not be as well known to the general public as other European festivals, but their programming has been amazing for several years, leaning into the more experimental work of what might be called social realism, or documentary cinema...