A Mansion, Scares and Kate Beckinsale lead THE DISAPPOINTMENTS ROOM; New Poster/Trailer

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Wentworth Miller caught audiences off guard with one hell of a script for the Chan-Wook Park helmed thriller, STOKER, proving that though he’s known for his acting in TV’s Prison Break, he’s also a very talented screenwriter. Personally, I’ve been anxious to see what Miller would do next, writing-wise, and judging from the trailer for […]

James Wan-Produced LIGHTS OUT Heads to Bluray/DVD This October!

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Swedish filmmaker David F. Sandberg might be filming ANNABELLE 2 right now, but his first feature, LIGHTS OUT (the feature adaption of his very popular short film) is set to scare the hell out of you fright fanatics when it hits DVD/Bluray on October 25th. Viewers swearing by the Digital HD format gets to see […]

Icons of Fright Chats With: LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR Co-Writers/Directors John Swaf & Cory Asraf

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I’m going to be loud and clear for you fright fanatics: John Swaf & Cory Asraf’s LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR is quite easily one of the most intensely poignant films to hit the festival circuit in years (review). A mixture of the quiet southern-noir and the terrifying hitman looking for his target film, […]

V/H/S/ Segment AMATEUR NIGHT Gets Feature Treatment With SIREN; Release planned for December!!

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When 2012’s V/H/S hit the horror scene, it was a new, exciting and refreshing approach to the whole found-footage type of genre fare. One of my favorite segments from that film was David Bruckner’s Amateur Night, which saw a group of guys unfortunately coming across a creepy woman who ended up being a succubus. It […]

Filmmaker/Author Thommy Hutson Talks NEVER SLEEP AGAIN: The Elm Street Legacy: The Making of Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Having written and/or produced some of the horror genre’s best documentaries, including such extensive ones as 2010’s NEVER SLEEP AGAIN, 2011’s MORE BRAINS! A RETURN TO THE LIVING DEAD and 2013’s epic CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF FRIDAY THE 13TH, it’s easy to say that Thommy Hutson not only loves the horror genre, but wants […]

IFC Midnight Sets Out to Scare The hell out of you with Trio of Excellent Horror Films!

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IFC Midnight is doing one hell of a job putting out some solid, scary as all hell films, ranging from possessed children to serial killers and everything in between and I for one, couldn’t be more excited about the trio below. Do yourselves a favor and put these babies on your calendars, they all three […]

Fantasia Review: LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR

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This year’s 20th anniversary edition of the Fantasia Film Festival has been hitting home runs, left and right, with films like THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK, SLASH and now Corey Asraf and John Swab’s LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR. A southern noir thriller, as dirty and grimy as it gets, the film really goes for the […]

Fantasia Review: THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK

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One of the many wonderful things about covering film festivals is how with every one you attend, you end up discovering new gems. Films which don’t play by the typical Hollywood rules, think outside of the box and offer their viewers fresh and interesting new takes on telling great genre stories. Fantasia is that type […]