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

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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 […]

Review: SOME KIND OF HATE

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Bullying has been an absolute virus, steadily grown throughout our nation’s schools within the last decade. Whether it be over the way a kid looks, the type of music he listens to, or hell, just because he exists, the fact is that it’s grown to astronomical proportions, and it’s only a matter of time before […]

Fantastic Fest 2015 FINAL WAVE OF Programming Announced; THE DEVIL’S CANDY, CAMINO and the return of the Fantastic Debates!

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As if the previously announced first and second waves of programming for the 2015 Fantastic Fest film Festival (running from September 24th-October 1st) in Austin, TX weren’t enough to make your heads explode (Kurt Russell, Refn, THE INVITATION..I could go on and on), the fest’s final wave of film and event programming has officially hit, […]

Second Wave of FANTASTIC FEST Programming Arrives; GREEN ROOM, HIGH RISE, THE MIND’S EYE and More!!

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We previously reported on the first wave (here) of films that will grace this year’s Fantastic Fest Film Festival (September 24th-October 1st)in Austin, TX, and well,…prepare to get your minds blown. Today, the second wave of films have been announced and feature films such as Jeremy Saulnier’s THE GREEN ROOM, Ben Wheatley’s adaption of JG […]

AFTER DARK’s ‘8 Films To Die For’ Gets Gruesome And Gory with BASTARD

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After Dark’s “8 Films To Die For” has given genre fans quite a few titles over the years to latch onto, with films like BORDERLAND, THE GRAVEDANCERS, and quite a few others that offered something fresh and exciting to the annual 8-film theatrical experience. This year, the lineup is filled with films like RE-KILL, MURDER […]

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: Season Two Premieres 8/25; Austin Mayor Makes It “FROM DUSK TILL DAWN Day”

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Last year, we saw the debut of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: The Series, which brought the Tarantino-penned/Robert Rodriguez-directed film to the small screen, in a very different approach. It was quite the interesting series, taking turns that were very unexpected and different than the film, which set the TV series on its own path. Now […]

Icons of Fright Talks ALLELUIA!: THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL With Director Darren Lynn Bousman!

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Darren Lynn Bousman certainly knows how to make a wide variety of films. Having directed three SAW films (II, III and IV), the Jersey Devil shocker THE BARRENS and the brutal loose remake of MOTHER’S DAY, the prolific director has done a lot for the genre…and we haven’t even gotten to his musicals yet. Teaming up […]

Annual SCARES THAT CARE Event Hosts Successful Turnout With CARRIE star Piper Laurie Appearance/Special Screening of RESURRECTING CARRIE Doc/Q&A

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The 2nd annual Scares That Care event and festival just happened on July 24th-26th in Williamsburg, Virginia, with quite the turnout and an even more impressive feat: the appearance by film legend Piper Laurie (THE HUSTLER, CARRIE). Laurie’s appearance was not only there to help the charity foundation, but also to screen actor-turned-director Michael Lee […]