Rob Zombie has a big name for himself in the genre world. Originally known for his music and lavish concerts, he begin a directing career with the cult favorite HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES and has achieved larger successes since then. Zombie clearly not only has a love for horror, but a knowledge that shines through […]

Fantastic Fest review: GREEN ROOM


Director Jeremy Saulnier made a lot of genre fans giddy with excitement, when in 2007 he unleashed one of the most lovable horror comedies around: MURDER PARTY. It seemed like the impressive debut would immediately lead to other projects, but we didn’t get a sophomore film from Saulnier until 2014’s BLUE RUIN. Where as MURDER […]

John Fallon’s THE SHELTER Heading to Stiges 2015; Already Receiving Acclaim

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Any horror fan knows the name of John Fallon. Known for many years in the horror journalism community as “The Arrow”, Fallon’s Arrow In the Head site is one of the OG’s of horror sites and with as many years under his belt as he has, his transition into acting in and now directing genre films […]

Fantastic Fest review: THE MIND’S EYE

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2013’s ALMOST HUMAN showcased not only the talents of director Joe Begos, actor/editor Josh Ethier and actor Graham Skipper, but a genuine love for all things John Carpenter and David Cronenberg. The gory body invasion film caught people off guard during its festival run and when released, it quickly became a film that genre lovers […]

Screen Media Acquires Mickey Keating’s DARLING at Fantastic Fest!


This news makes me one happy camper. Quite easily my favorite film of this year’s Fantastic Fest, Mickey Keating’s head turning, descent into madness film DARLING (review) has been acquired by Screen Media for worldwide distribution, aiming for a 2016 theatrical release. It’s a unique film that is definitely one to get on board and […]

Fantastic Fest review: DARLING


There’s a feeling that comes along once in a while, where you witness a film that just changes things. Those types of films, the ones that not only entertain you, but instantly leave you feeling like you’ve just sat through an absolute masterpiece of technique and style, of directing, acting and of form…they don’t come […]

Fantastic Fest review: FEBRUARY


Kicking this year’s Fantastic Fest off, is director Osgood Perkins’ feature debut, FEBRUARY, a film that refuses to play today’s rules, instead opting to tell a slow burn and somewhat very non-linear tale of a young woman slowly becoming subject to the devil himself. Focusing on Kat (Mad Men‘s Kiernan Shipka), a fragile young girl […]

Mickey Keating’s DARLING Set to Bring ‘Terror Beyond Comprehension’ To FANTASTIC FEST


While speaking to director Mickey Keating earlier this year, the prolific filmmaker mentioned his upcoming film DARLING and how his goal was to make a film that was like a really bad drug trip, an homage to films like REPULSION, ERASERHEAD and TROUBLE EVERY DAY (interview here). Fast forward to this week, when in celebration of the […]