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    Interview: West Coast Film Programmers – PART ONE

    Putting together a genre film festival of any type takes time, commitment (or committed), a reliable team, a diverse lineup, luck plus so much more. The western part of North America is rich with talent, history and film festivals that break the mold and continue to redefine the experience for everyone that becomes part of […]

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    V/H/S Segment Gets Feature Treatment in First SiREN Trailer; Arriving This December!

    David Bruckner’s “Amateur Night” was one of the real standout parts of 2012’s V/H/S. Doing a great job of setting characters up for a good time and paying off with one hell of a second half, the segment was a lot of fun and quite terrifying at the same time. Now, with DANCE OF THE […]

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    Jay Kay’s Five Favorite Films At Fantastic Fest 2016!!

    To experience a genre film festival is to see the life and dreams of unique as well as deeply creative souls unveil like flower opening on a warm day. Each film and filmmaker are like fingerprints leaving their own mark on the viewer, peer and that segment of time forever. To create a piece of […]

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    Review: SCARE CAMPAIGN

    Tackling the subject of pranks and how one can go horribly wrong, Brothers Colin and Cameron Cairnes’ SCARE CAMPAIGN takes that idea and runs with it quite effectively. Providing viewers with a fun setup and offering twist after twist, the film is one that never ceases to keep you wondering just what’s next, providing an accomplishment […]

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    31 Hits DVD/Bluray/Digital HD This December; Comes With Four hour Documentary

    Rob Zombie’s latest film, 31, has had the effect most of his films tend to have: a pretty divisive one. Personally, I LOVED the film (review) and think it’s one of the most entertaining horror films in a long, long time. It’s unique, it’s fun and it’s brutal as hell. Zombie created a true horror […]

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Flint, Silver and a Lot of Pirates Heading Your Way When Anchor Bay Releases BLACK SAILS: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON This November!!

What makes the Starz historical action/drama series BLACK SAILS so entertaining is a combination of how vicious it can be, combined with the politics of what goes on within the pirate lifestyle and those surrounding them. Captain Flint, John Silver, they’re all fully fleshed out characters in the series and with each episode and season, […]

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THE WALKING DEAD: SEASON SIX Gets Crazy Deluxe Edition; Smashing Zombies With a Truck

Every year, THE WALKING DEAD gets the deluxe treatment, in the form of a nifty sculpture, housing the season inside  of it. Whether it’s a skull, aquarium and in season six’s case (hitting shelves November 1st), a truck backing into a zombie. The gang at Anchor Bay knows how to please fans, that can’t be […]

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Rejoice! Scream Factory Unleashes a LEGION in the form of THE EXORCIST III: COLLECTOR’S EDITION; Hitting Churches and Shelves This October!

Look, I’m ready for the stoning to begin, so I’ll just say it: I love THE EXORCIST III. Not in a “hey, I dig that movie” kind of way. More like a”It’s better than the first film” kind of way, so this news could get someone pregnant if they were nearby me right now.  It […]

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Book Review – HORROR MOVIE A DAY: THE BOOK

Writing a review about a book of reviews might seem like an off the wall thing to do, but when Birth.Movies.Death. writer Brian Collins decided to lay his long running Horror Movie A Day site down, it left quite a few legitimate fans or admirers wishing they could have something tangible to have to reference […]

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Colorado’s TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW Announces First Wave of Titles, Guests; All Going Down This October!!

Colorado’s Telluride Horror Show (running October 14-16) has quickly become one of the year’s most loved film festivals, and it seems like that tradition is set to continue, with the announcement of this year’s first wave of films and guests. Films like Richard Bates, Jr.’s festival darling TRASH FIRE, the AWESOME ANOTHER EVIL (review) and […]

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Toho’s SHIN GODZILLA set to Demolish North America For A Week This October; Running in 440+ Theaters

While we’re waiting for the next film in the U.S. version of the GODZILLA series to be come our way, general Kaiju lovers can now celebrate, with the announcement that Toho’s SHIN GODZILLA is not only hitting North American for a solid week, but that it’s set to play on over 440 screens!  Personally, I […]

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Interviews: Five Years & Under Film Festivals Across the United States (Part 2)

The first five years of any film festival is so crucial for variety of reasons. Developing a reputation for the event, staff, and organizers. The foundation of technology and promotion for the film festival. The dynamic of a home for the film festival within a city and venue. The focus of the film selections (short […]