Recently, the dark side of the modeling industry was explored in the genre bending NEON DEMON, a florescent gem from director Nicolas Winding Refn where our desires lead to a bloody consumption. While MODEL HUNGER shares similar tropes, it’s actually a completely different movie that dares to have all shapes and sizes on the screen. […]

Icons of Fright Interview With BACHELOR GAMES Star Charlie Bewley


When one thinks of a Bachelor party, we don’t think about running for our lives in the Andes desert by a creature only known as “The Hunter”; however, in Edward McGown’s latest film BACHELOR GAMES (hitting VOD on July 8th), that’s exactly what happens.  To learn more about why the groomsmen are being stalked, Icons of […]

Interviews: Horror Film Festival Promoters of the Northeast – Part 1


Putting together a film festival of any type takes time, commitment (or committed), a reliable team, a diverse lineup, luck plus so much more. We sat down with four of the most well established genre film festivals that have survived & thrived for over five years in the northeast part of North America. These four […]



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 […]



Across the country, the aspect of the classic theater experience is slowly disappearing like night into day. These historical platforms of class, history, culture and experience have changed lives, hosted legends and presented movie as well as music and art magic… Massachusetts is truly blessed to have several classic theaters throughout the state. One of these incredible temples is located […]

Beyond Fright: Shannon’s 4 Non-Horror (and 1 Horror) FILMS TO MAKE YOU LOSE YOUR FAITH IN HUMANITY


When it comes to horror movies, there are so many sub-genres: slasher flicks, creature features, supernatural and more. However, there are always those few films that transcend the horror genre and nestle themselves into a special niche category. That category is one where we watch a film and as the credits roll we promise ourselves […]

INTRUDER Premiere Hits Los Angeles; Interviews w/ Louise Linton, etc.


The home invasion thriller INTRUDER (not the agoraphobic one released earlier this year) recently had its world premiere (its theatrical and VOD release date is June 24th) , and it was quite the event. The film, which revolves around a cellist (Louise Linton) alone in her apartment while a violent storm rages on and a […]

Mickle’s STAKELAND gets a sequel in THE STAKELANDER; Directed by BODY Co-Directors and Already Filmed!!


THE STAKELANDER, a followup to the 2010 Jim Mickle vampire film, STAKELAND, has wrapped principal photography down in Saskatchewan this week, which makes this writer smile from ear to ear. I LOVED STAKELAND, and to have a followup (from a script by original writer/star Nick Damici), is already enought color me excited, not to mention the fact that […]