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New Official Trailer for Tobe Hooper’s Djinn
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 363 Days Ago. | 3 Comments
Well this is a blast from the past! It has been years since we last heard anything on this one, and in all seriousness, I presumed this one was dead and buried and it would never see the light of day. But, there appears to be some life in Tobe Hooper’s long awaited flick Djinn, [...]

Fantastic Fest Rigor Mortis (2013) Movie Review
Written by Flay Otters, Posted 367 Days Ago. | No Comments
If you were to describe Juno Mak’s Rigor Mortis in one sentence, you’d say…well, actually I don’t know if that’s possible. The film draws from a range of influences in the ‘Hong Kong’ or ‘Asian’ horror genres to create a tapestry of strangeness that willfully, stubbornly cannot be deposited into just one box. This both [...]

Fantastic Fest – Big Bad Wolves (2013) Movie Review
Written by Flay Otters, Posted 372 Days Ago. | No Comments
Filmmakers Aaron Keshales and Navot Papushado first came onto the scene in 2010 with Kalevet (Rabies), an original and excellent film that was trailblazing for not only being one of the first of its kind from their country, but, also pushing back against the standards of breakdown-type horror setups. Kalevet was self-assured and sharp, brutal [...]

Fantastic Fest Witching & Bitching (2013) Movie Review
Written by Flay Otters, Posted 375 Days Ago. | No Comments
Night two of midnight shows at Fantastic Fest brought Álex de la Iglesia’s Witching & Bitching to the big screen for its US debut. Those familiar with his most recent work, The Last Circus, know that his style is often crazed and highly energetic with a myriad of things happening all at once. The same [...]

Fantastic Fest Patrick (2013) Movie Review
Written by Flay Otters, Posted 377 Days Ago. | 2 Comments
Patrick’s director, Mark Hartley is responsible for the incredibly great 2008 documentary ‘Not Quite Hollywood’ about the Australian exploitation film scene of the 70s and 80s. If you’ve not seen it, please do soon. It is an excellent, affectionate and wildly fun documentary that introduced me to a host of wild, crazy Aussie films I [...]

Miss Zombie Invades This Year’s Fantastic Fest
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 379 Days Ago. | 2 Comments
Seriously. How the heck did I miss this one!? I have just seen the trailer and read the synopsis for Sabu’s Miss Zombie, and this is already up there with a few films that I must see this year. In short, Miss Zombie, looks set to be awesome. An original idea, sharp acting and it’s [...]

Well Go USA Nabs Rigor Mortis
Written by Goon, Posted 398 Days Ago. | No Comments
A couple weeks ago a wicked trailer came out for Juno Mak’s Rigor Mortis. It was one of the most impressive things we have seen from the Asian market in my opinion. Before the film could even make it’s world premiere in Venice, Fortissimo Films picked up all the rights for North America with Well [...]

First Clip & New Photos for REC 4: Apocalypse
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 406 Days Ago. | 4 Comments
We finally have some more footage for REC 4: Apocalypse, and I must say I am excited for this. The down side though is that the clip in question has no sound. Still, it’s the first clip and more footage, so head on down below and check it out. Also, courtesy of Aullidos, we have scored [...]

Pietà (2012) Film Review
Written by Flay Otters, Posted 412 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
It is odd to think about the few very small, very brief moments in a film like Kim Ki-duk’s Pietà that really end up defining it as a whole. Odd because the film is brutal, unrelenting and tough to watch for a vast majority of its runtime. There are a myriad of violent scenes that [...]

First Official Trailer & Poster for Roger Corman’s Hell’s Haunted Palace
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 419 Days Ago. | No Comments
On the surface this sounds pretty intriguing and I was actually pretty pumped for the trailer, but damn, what is with all the CGI? Still, if you’re not fussed by the overuse of CGI then head on down below and check out the first official trailer for the Roger Corman-produced flick Hell’s Haunted Palace. Despite [...]

New Official Photos for Juno Mak’s Rigor Mortis
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 421 Days Ago. | No Comments
Basically, Juno Mak’s debut feature film, Rigor Mortis, looks insanely awesome. And if you guys haven’t been following this one, I urge you to change that right now as this one looks as if it has some serious potential. So, if you guys are heading to the Toronto International Film Festival this year, be sure [...]

Snowpiercer is Being Dumbed Down for Western Audiences
Written by Jason McDonald, Posted 422 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
I know that sounds like an inflammatory title, but if film critic and programer Tony Rayns is to be believed, it’s exactly what is happening to Bong Joon-ho’s “Snowpiercer.” The film was just recently released in Joon-ho’s native home of South Korea where it’s doing extremely well in that market.  It’s also receiving heaps of [...]

A Tale of Two Sisters Hits US Blu-ray This October
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 424 Days Ago. | No Comments
One of my favorite Korean horror films looks set to beading to Blu-ray in the U.S. this October 22nd and I’m pretty sure I am not alone in my love for this one. So, head on down below and check out the details and let us know if you’ll be picking this one up? Palisades [...]

[TIFF 2013] Official Trailer & Photos for The Station
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 426 Days Ago. | 2 Comments
As I was saying earlier this week, this years Toronto International Film Festival, is one of the best I have seen, and well, that’s saying something as every year they seem to pull out all the stops. But, with films like Marvin Kren’s Austrian creature feature flick The Station, we are in for a bloody good [...]

Artsploitation Films’ Wither Hits DVD This August
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 426 Days Ago. | No Comments
For those of you who have been eagerly awaiting the release of Sonny Laguna’s latest flick, Wither, will be very pleased to know that the film will soon be making its way to home video. The folks over at Artsploitation Films have announced that the film will be hitting DVD this August 20th. The upcoming DVD [...]

Chaotic Trailer for Witching and Bitching
Written by Goon, Posted 434 Days Ago. | No Comments
Álex de la Iglesia has just released an insanely ludicrous (in a good way) trailer for his upcoming film Witching and Bitching. The trailer contains everything from a silver painted, gun toting jesus to a wacked out coven of witches. It looks like something you should definitley keep your eye out for. Below you can [...]

Official Poster & Trailers for Psychophony
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 436 Days Ago. | No Comments
For you guys today, we have scored two official trailers and a poster for the upcoming Spanish found footage film Psychophony. The film has been hovering around for many years and it finally looks as if it is picking up some steam, so perhaps we will soon be able to check this sucker out. The [...]

100 Bloody Acres (2012) Review
Written by Flay Otters, Posted 453 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
There is something really enjoyable about watching a film, a TV show or play or whatever that is life-affirming in a non-pushy way. I just cannot stand being told what to think or what to feel (and when) by any kind of creative thing. What makes 100 Bloody Acres so great is that it, through [...]

Sadako 3D 2 to Utilize Smartphones During Screenings
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 457 Days Ago. | 2 Comments
We have all been there. You’re trying to watch a film in the theatre but there is someone on their smartphone ruining the experience for everyone else. You ask them politely to turn it off, when suddenly all hell breaks loose. But, it appears as if cellphone use in theatres may become a thing of [...]

Hideo Nakata to Remake ‘Haunters’
Written by Chris Savage, Posted 457 Days Ago. | No Comments
Are you guys ready for yet another remake? Well, like it or not, it appears as if remakes are here to stay and today we have received word that the Korean sci-fi flick Haunters, is set for a Japanese remake. Read on for the early details. According to Variety, Hideo Nakata (Ringu) will direct a [...]