• CHAOS-AD-POSTER

    Interview: Jay Kay Talks CHAOS A.D. and more With Filmmaker Chris Woods!

    Underground filmmaking has many infected and twisted roots. Whether we look at exploitation films from the mind of Herschell Gordon Lewis or Jack Hill, strong female characters like Camille Keaton, Giallo-styled color with Dario Argento, modern day indie filmmaking like TOE TAG‘s Fred Vogel or the slasher sub-genre with pillars like HALLOWEEN or FRIDAY THE 13TH, filmmakers […]

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    TV Review: Episode 8: “What Lurks Within”

    OUTCAST questions viewers’ morality. With a power like Kyle’s and ambition like Reverend Anderson’s, do you act on what you think is right? The power of God is within your grasp and it’s become clear that the Devil walks amongst us, spreading evil at every turn, is there a responsibility to take control at the […]

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    FANTASIA Review: ANOTHER EVIL

    One of the many pleasures of covering the Fantasia International Film Festival every year is how many pleasant surprises you tend the find. Year after year, films are watched and discovered and are instant additions into your permanent memory in ways that special film tend to be. One of this year’s films that left me […]

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    Jerry Smith’s 20 Essential SCREAM FACTORY Releases

    I’m biased, so let’s just get that out of the way. I kneel at the altar of Carpenter, Craven and Hooper, so if you see repeats of said filmmakers on this list, that’s why: They’re some of my favorite films of all time. With that said, I thought it would be fun to go through […]

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    XLrator Media Acquires North American Rights to Horror Thriller THE WINDMILL; Being Released This October via Its MACABRE Label

    XLrator Media is usually pretty good at picking up films that genre lovers love, and today’s new that the distribution company has acquired North American rights to Nick Jongerius (producer of Frankenstein’s Army and Dead End)’s THE WINDMILL looks as if they’re continuing that trend. Being released via its Macabre label this October, the film stars Noah […]

CHAOS-AD-POSTER

Interview: Jay Kay Talks CHAOS A.D. and more With Filmmaker Chris Woods!

Underground filmmaking has many infected and twisted roots. Whether we look at exploitation films from the mind of Herschell Gordon Lewis or Jack Hill, strong female characters like Camille Keaton, Giallo-styled color with Dario Argento, modern day indie filmmaking like TOE TAG‘s Fred Vogel or the slasher sub-genre with pillars like HALLOWEEN or FRIDAY THE 13TH, filmmakers […]

OUTCASTep8

TV Review: Episode 8: “What Lurks Within”

OUTCAST questions viewers’ morality. With a power like Kyle’s and ambition like Reverend Anderson’s, do you act on what you think is right? The power of God is within your grasp and it’s become clear that the Devil walks amongst us, spreading evil at every turn, is there a responsibility to take control at the […]

Another Evil

FANTASIA Review: ANOTHER EVIL

One of the many pleasures of covering the Fantasia International Film Festival every year is how many pleasant surprises you tend the find. Year after year, films are watched and discovered and are instant additions into your permanent memory in ways that special film tend to be. One of this year’s films that left me […]

20Essential

Jerry Smith’s 20 Essential SCREAM FACTORY Releases

I’m biased, so let’s just get that out of the way. I kneel at the altar of Carpenter, Craven and Hooper, so if you see repeats of said filmmakers on this list, that’s why: They’re some of my favorite films of all time. With that said, I thought it would be fun to go through […]

53c6125e-efdf-421c-bde8-80da28ebd2a3

XLrator Media Acquires North American Rights to Horror Thriller THE WINDMILL; Being Released This October via Its MACABRE Label

XLrator Media is usually pretty good at picking up films that genre lovers love, and today’s new that the distribution company has acquired North American rights to Nick Jongerius (producer of Frankenstein’s Army and Dead End)’s THE WINDMILL looks as if they’re continuing that trend. Being released via its Macabre label this October, the film stars Noah […]

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WB Set to Unleash THE CONJURING 2 to Digital HD this August; DVD/Bluray Coming This September

You’ve got to hand it to director James Wan. The filmmaker is responsible for helming not one or even two popular franchises but he’s getting to the point where every series he creates or touches turns into genre gold. Having directed SAW, INSIDIOUS, THE CONJURING and the popular FAST 7, Wan has quickly landed a […]

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Editorial: WHY IT’S TIME FOR ANOTHER BLAIR WITCH, Part 2

The summer of the year that brought the 20th century to a close, for me, was a fantastic and exciting time. I had just celebrated my twenty-fifth birthday, I was living on my own in a semi-luxurious apartment and I was shamelessly indulging in the nightclub lifestyle – my weekends comprised of hitting disco after […]