Horror Features

[Review] Zombieworld Uses Practical Effects That Blow Your Mind, Literally
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 118 Days Ago. | 2 Comments
Remember the days of Evil Dead and Dead Alive – directors Sam Raimi and Peter Jackson from their days of horror – where we loved watching skeletons and ghouls tear limbs from bodies and transform (in stop-motion fashion) while making us believe this can all really happen? Well, the days of practical effects live again [...]

[Trailer] No Boys Allowed In Slasher ‘Girlhouse’
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 145 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
Slated to be released Friday the 13th, and one of the movies featured in last year’s Screamfest in Los Angeles, is the slasher throw-back film Girlhouse. And if you think this movie is about a bunch of college girls that get paid to make naughty videos – that conveniently pay enough for them to go [...]

[Poster] This ‘Sweet Home’ Will Haunt You
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 208 Days Ago. | No Comments
Brought to us by Filmax International, we discover a familiar tagline of a couple exploring an abandoned building. But who they find is truly horrifying in this escape thriller with a twist. Sweet Home is slated to complete production in 2015, but here’s what we’ve found on the premise… Alicia has a surprise to celebrate her boyfriend Simon’s [...]

“Slender Man” Look-alike ‘Flay’ Will Trap Your Soul
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 214 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
Don’t know if anyone has heard about the new “Slender Man” entity that steals the show in the movie Flay, which is currently in post-production looking to be released in 2015. And from what we’re hearing from Pham Factory productions, they are sparing no expense and taking the time to make the effects look brutal. [...]

The Walking Dead ‘Cobalt’ Companion Series Introduces Cast
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 215 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
With the death of a beloved Walking Dead member, its comforting to know that a whole new cast will be introduced to one of the biggest television fan-bases in the world for the spin-off series officially titled Cobalt… And eventually get killed off one by one. Over 6 million people watched the mid-season finale last [...]

New Poster For Juarez 2045 Starring Danny Trejo
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 217 Days Ago. | No Comments
The year, well 2045 of course, and the War on drugs in Mexico has escalated as drug Cartels use robots to enforce their operations. A Marine goes to Juarez in search for his brother’s killer who leads the robotic Cartel. And no movie at this crazy scale would be complete without Danny Trejo. What I [...]

[Official Trailer] Alien Outpost Comes To IFC Midnight
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 221 Days Ago. | 2 Comments
Just released from IFC is the first official trailer for Alien Outpost and it looks very District 9 meets Predator as we get a great view of what the baddies look like in the trailer. The feature is the directorial debut of Jabbar Raisani, a visual FX supervisor with credits including Game of Thrones, Machete [...]

‘Seventh Son’ stars Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 221 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
If you are a fan of The Spook’s Apprentice novel and want more monsters and ghostly apparitions than you can shake a stick at, then look no further. Also, if you were curious where else you can find The Chronicles of Narnia star Ben Barnes, you can see him and more in the Seventh Son [...]

Teens Run Amuck In ‘Sugar Skull Girls’
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 221 Days Ago. | No Comments
What do you get when you take three demonic sisters who look like voodoo dolls, who then accidentally conjure up an evil witch while raising a girl from the dead? Well, the Sugar Skull Girls of course! This movie doesn’t skip out on the campy or cheesy, but there is also some really cool moments [...]

Lovecraft Feature “The Thing On The Doorstep” Hits DVD
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 222 Days Ago. | No Comments
I’ve seen one too many Lovecraft short stories-to-film to say that they’re worth the watch. Often times, they are not good at all as filmmakers simply use the name H.P. Lovecraft to draw an audience to their film. And let’s face it – it’s a good plan for low-to-no budget films. But here’s one Lovecraft [...]

Rosemary’s Baby Comes To Lifetime
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 223 Days Ago. | No Comments
We’ve been reporting on the Zoe Saldana mini-series version of Rosemary’s Baby for quite some time now and I’m sure many have been wondering, “Is it any good?” Well the wait is over as the series is coming to the Lifetime network, showing on Thursdays. Here’s a little background on the original version made for [...]

[Trailer] The Devil’s Deal Gets Rave Reviews
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 230 Days Ago. | No Comments
Here’s a new film that’s hit the DVD scene fresh from Lionsgate Entertainment. The Devil’s Deal, previously titles The Merchant, is a supernatural thriller that is sure to scare-up some attention due to the “Slenderman” look of the anti-hero. We reported it earlier this year that this title was going to hit DVD in October [...]

[Exclusive Trailer] Mary Loss of Soul Wows Festivals
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 233 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
Here’s an interesting concept. A fifteen year-old girl goes missing only to come back with, um, something missing. It’s just her soul, no biggie. What I liked most about watching this trailer is that it looks like every scene was meticulously lighted and choreographed. Like a heart-warming family film…only not! This film is just coming [...]

[Trailer] Tara Reid Stars in Charlie’s Farm
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 233 Days Ago. | No Comments
Don’t know about you, but the name Charlie doesn’t evoke fear as far as a horror movie is concerned. But I had to give this a nod and watch the trailer to see if it would be any bit as ridiculous as the concept that our star Tara Reid has been gaining notoriety for – [...]

[Trailer] Bratty Kids Go Missing In The Malibu Tapes
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 236 Days Ago. | No Comments
Take four teenagers from a well-to-do high school partying around one of the most glamorous places in the world and make it scary? Now, while The Malibu Tapes seems like your cut and dry party gone bad, it does look like (by hints we see in the trailer) like there’s something more than just a [...]

Living With Strangers May Make You “Sick”
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 238 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
If you haven’t already seen enough undead mayhem with the Walking Dead show and all the new zombie films coming up on the horizon, we got one more for ya and it may make you “Sick.” Coming to us from Acort International, Sick follows three strangers that have to band together to survive the night. [...]

[Trailer] Hunting The Legend Reveals a Murderous Bigfoot
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 239 Days Ago. | 5 Comments
It seems that Bigfoot is this season’s popular foe of monster lore chosen to walk around on the silver screen as there has been several indie horror movie titles trying to take a stab at depicting our “Bigfoot-ed” friend. Just recently released in Canada and making its way to the American Film Market is Hunting [...]

Australian Film Wyrmwood Is “Mad Max” Meets “Dawn of the Dead”
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 242 Days Ago. | No Comments
Making its way from Fantastic Fest to the American Film Market this coming week is Australian zombie film Wyrmwood. Already hailed as “a fearlessly fun and bloody B-movie that mixes up sci-fi-style action with zombie mayhem” comes an enjoyable and a smart bit of midnight movie fun. We’re crossing our fingers that this title will [...]

[Trailer] “The Sleeping Room” Introduces Novel Haunt Device
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 248 Days Ago. | No Comments
Coming to the American Film Market circuit is The Sleeping Room which showcases one of the more unique and unheard of devices for a paranormal horror movie called a “Mutoscope” that works like a flip-book. Before we get into the details of the story, you might want to watch the trailer just to see what [...]

“The Last Showing” Features Robert Englund
Written by Stephanie Joyce, Posted 248 Days Ago. | 1 Comment
Coming to us from the UK is the psychological thriller/horror movie The Last Showing that stars Robert Englund whose character “Freddy Krueger” has kept me up many-a-night when I was young. This movie proves to be an interesting twist from your traditional horror movie as we have Englund’s character, who is a veteran projectionist, fired [...]