Teenager John Wayne Cleaver (Max Records – Where the Wild Things Are) lives with his immediate family in a small Midwestern town. John is considered ‘troubled’ for his fascination with serial killers leading many to consider him either a sociopathic freak or harbouring homicidal tendencies. Regardless of how he may appear to others John is ..
Emily Watson stars as Yvonne Carmichael, an unhappily married middle-aged woman who works as a scientist and whose husband Gary (Mark Bonnar) maybe having an affair with one of his students. When the opportunity for a bit of hanky panky arises, following giving a presentation in the Houses of Parliament, Yvonne seizes it, literally. The ..
Exclusive interview with Colin Minihan ahead of FrightFest Glasgow UK prem of IT STAINS THE SANDS RED
Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film IT STAINS THE SANDS RED at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Colin Minihan chats about the creation of his ‘zombie love story’, the challenges of shooting in Death Valley and his new movie ‘Still/Born’. Colin Minihan with Brittany Allen Q: Are The Vicious Brothers still an entity? ..
Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film FASHIONISTA at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Simon Rumley reveals why he’s a fan of drugs in film and his planned foray into London gangster land… Q: ‘Fashionista’ finds you back in Austin after ‘Red White and Blue’. What excites you about Austin so much? Could ‘Fashionista’ ..
The bare-bones of the plot are as follows: there’s this guy called Mariano (Noé Hernández), possibly middle-aged, who lives alone. Mariano likes banging drums and enjoys gets eggs delivered to him via a hole in the lower part of a wall of his abode from persons unknown. He seems a little bonkers. Into Mariano’s home ..
Shut In is a heart-pounding thriller starring two-time Oscar Nominee Naomi Watts, that relentlessly questions whether or not we can really believe our own eyes and ears. Isolated by her role as carer to her paralyzed son and by a devastating blizzard, Watts’ child psychologist, Mary, must find out the truth behind a missing boy ..
Moggy Creatures launches crowd funding campaign; New behind the scenes images debut! Following the hugely successful trailer launch last Halloween, the filmmakers behind practical FX creature feature MOGGY CREATURES have announced an Indiegogo crowd funding campaign to help fund production of the anticipated horror project and grow their fan base. For those who contribute to ..
The independent hit film that won 34 awards world wide is available in the USA. The film was produced by Mem Ferda and stars some of the brightest stars in the independent film world including Ryan Kiser and Heather Dorff. Truth or Dare is released by Invincible Pictures who notoriously released the uncensored A Serbian ..
Freestyle Digital Media, the recently-acquired digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has acquired the North American rights to the highly-anticipated horror feature VOODOO. VOODOO débuts on VOD through Freestyle Digital Media on February 24, 2017. Produced by HyperCube Films, VOODOO tells the story of an innocent southern girl, Dani, vacationing in Los ..
Ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film DETOUR at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow, Chris Smith tells us the importance of FrightFest, his love of ‘film Noir’ and his hatred of reality TV… FrightFest has premiered all your genre movies CREEP, SEVERANCE, TRIANGLE, BLACK DEATH, except GET SANTA obviously. Is this positioning an important ..
FROM UNCORK’D ENTERTAINMENT COMES A NEW BREED OF GHOST HUNTER, GHOSTS OF DARKNESS PREMIERES THIS MARCH David Ryan Keith’s paranormal spooker GHOSTS OF DARKNESS premieres on digital March 7 from Uncork’d Entertainment. Two paranormal investigators are unexpectedly thrown together in the hope of solving a 100-year mystery. Locked for three nights in a house with ..
Due to circumstances beyond our control FrightFest has had to cancel the Glasgow screening of PATIENT ZERO. However, we are delighted to announce that the replacement attraction is the much lauded French movie RAW, heralding the no-hold-barred return of extreme French horror cinema and début director Julia Ducournau as a major genre talent to watch. ..
A transformative and exquisite creation by Anna Biller (who directed, produced, wrote, edited, scored and designed every aspect), this gorgeous-looking tribute to 1960s/70s low-budget horrors, classic American soap operas, Technicolor melodramas and vintage sexploitation aesthetics is an affectionate masterful pastiche with a deft feminist bite. Think Russ Meyer meets Douglas Sirk and Beyond…
PHANTASM 1-5 Limited Edition Collection! Including a brand new 4K restoration overseen by J.J. Abrams
Limited Edition DVD/Blu-ray Dual Format Collection out 24th April 2017 Presented here in a stunning Limited Edition Dual Format release by Arrow Video, it’s the first time all five films have been brought together on Blu-ray – including a brand new 4K restoration of the 1979 classic, Phantasm, overseen by Star Wars and Star Trek ..
ADULT BABIES gets an exclusive reveal at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow 2017. The film’s creator, actress / producer Joanne Mitchell, star of BEFORE DAWN & BAIT answers 10 scary questions
ADULT BABIES gets an exclusive reveal at Horror Channel FrightFest Glasgow 2017. The film’s creator, actress / producer Joanne Mitchell, star of BEFORE DAWN & BAIT answers 10 scary questions When did your fascination for horror films begin? I’ve been interested in horror since being a young kid. I liked to be frightened, whether it ..
A group of tourists are on a bus tour around some of Holland’s most famous windmills when, wouldn’t you just know it, the bus breaks down leaving them stranded in the middle of nowhere. They seek shelter in a disused shed beside a dilapidated windmill, not just any old windmill, but the very same one ..
Jane Levy stars as Rocky, a young woman whose lot in life is pretty shitty. Wanting a better life for both herself and her younger sister Diddy, Rocky agrees to take part in the robbery of a blind man (Stephen Lang) who is rumoured to have $300,000 in cash stashed away in his house. Committing ..
Of all the horror franchises Blair Witch appears to bring out the more empassioned responses. The original film was a Marmite flick, as in people either loved it or hated it. I was in two minds about it, feeling sorely disappointed upon seeing it theatrically but warming to it more on its later DVD format ..
“In October of 1994, three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.” Oh hang on, that’s the wrong film, forgive me, however if, after reading this review, you still end up watching this film you’ll forgive this confusion. The Devil Within has ..
Reclusion opens promisingly – a young girl’s mother is attacked by whatever it is that is lurking underneath the girl’s bed – and it remains intriguing as we jump forward some years and are introduced to the reclusive Tim (Mitch Holden), who is about to be evicted from his home. Tim seems to be an ..
Lights Out plays out its scare potential within the first five minutes and never really thrills again. It’s a concept rather than a fully-fledged film. It’s film making by numbers. For example the film’s scene-setting opener is set in a mannequin warehouse after hours, why in a mannequin warehouse? Because mannequins can look a little ..
Often in films the lead characters are infallible, unrealistically so sometimes, but are drawn in such a way that we root for them and emphasize with their plight nonetheless. However there are times when such unrealistic infallibility wears thin, you know the sort of thing, for example, upon seeing something traumatic or horrific occur, characters ..