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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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Prom-Themed 40th Anniversary CARRIE Reunion/Charity Event Heading to LA’s Ace Hotel; October 14th Sees Reunion/Screening

With Scream Factory’s upcoming 40th Anniversary Bluray release of Brian de Palma’s 1976 classic CARRIE on its way, what better way to not only celebrate the release, the legacy and the film that brought so many of us into either discovering or rediscovering the work of Stephen King, than with an all out 40th Anniversary […]

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XLrator Media Acquires Werner Herzog’s SALT AND FIRE; Release Coming Spring 2017

XLrator Media, known for putting out some excellent genre titles and films that tend to be somewhat outside of the box, have acquired filmmaking legend Werner Herzog’s new film SALT AND FIRE. The film, an Eco-thriller starring Michael Shannon, Veronica Ferres & Gael Garcia Bernal is targeted for a spring 2017 release and from the press […]

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SCREAMFEST 2016 Announces First Wave of Titles; Richard Bates, Jr., Xavier Gens Highlight Announcement

It kind of goes without saying but LA’s annual Screamfest is one of our favorite events of the year. With every passing year, many genre titles are featured at the hellish (in a good way) Fest that was founded in 2001 by film producer Rachel Belofsky and there are always enough great films, whether they […]

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New Photos for IFC Midnight’s THE DEVIL’S DOLLS; Hits Theaters/VOD Next Week!

I absolutely loved Padraig Reynolds’ newest film, THE DEVIL’S DOLLS (read my review over at Fangoria). It feels like a Southern Gothic masterpiece and really knows how to hit your nerves like a ton of bricks. Opening September 16th on VOD and in theaters (the film’s opening night at Hollywood’s Arena Cinema will also host […]

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Shannon Visits LACMA’s Guillermo Del Toro Exhibit!!

I remember the first time I watched Guillermo Del Toro’s visual masterpiece PAN’S LABYRINTH. I sat there in complete awe and wonder at how beautiful the film was, and still is today.  Since then I have been a diehard fan of Del Toro’s work and have been inspired and moved by his creations.  A few […]

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FEAR, INC. Gets New Poster; Hitting VOD October 21st

Having been acquired by Electric Entertainment and with an upcoming VOD release coming October 21st, the murderous game-filled FEAR, INC. just got a brand new poster and it looks like a lot of fun. Personally, I dig these types of films. It’s fun to see people play games that don’t quite end up going great […]

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Kia Hysjulien’s Five Best Moments in The WALKING DEAD: Season Six

*Editor’s note – We asked artist/creator Kia Hysjulien about her favorite moments from this past season of The Walking Dead, and she was nice enough to write a bit about a few scenes that really stood out to her. If you haven’t, check out her artwork here and a piece on her over at Blumhouse.com […]