A24 has debuted the scary new trailer and poster for THE WITCH, directed and written by Robert Eggers, and starring Anya Taylor Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger and Lucas Dawson. The Witch is scheduled to be released in theaters in 2016. In this exquisitely-made and terrifying new horror film, the age-old concepts of witchcraft, black magic and possession are innovatively brought together to tell the intimate and riveting story of one […]
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Horror film, THE HALLOW directed by Corin Hardy, and an Official Selection of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, will be released in theaters on November 6th via IFC Midnight. THE HALLOW stars Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic, Michael McElhatton, and Michael Smiley. Deep within the darkness of secluded forest land in rural Ireland dwells an ancient evil. Feared by the nearby superstitious villagers as cursed creatures who prey upon the lost, their secrets have been kept from civilization and remain on […]
Midnight Madness returns to the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival to satiate late night audiences’ appetites for wild sensory stimulation. The program will present the best in action, horror, shock and fantasy films from the rabble-rousers of cinema, opening with Jeremy Saulnier’s tense siege shocker Green Room. “Midnight Madness winds up Festival audiences as the days are winding down and they are hungry for more,” says Colin Geddes, International Programmer for the Festival. “From adrenaline-filled […]
Radius has released the trailer for the Austrian horror film GOODNIGHT MOMMY that premiered at the Venice Film Festival and the internet is calling the film “the scariest of all time.” Directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala, the film is about nine-year-old twin brothers who are waiting for their mother. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before. The children start to doubt that this woman is actually their mother. It emerges an existential struggle […]
The hilarious, blood-spattered indie film BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS which World Premiere earlier this year as the opening night film of the Slamdance Film Festival 2015, will open in select theaters and VOD 0n September 4th. Bloodsucking Bastards takes audiences on a hilarious, blood-spattered roller coaster ride in the most terrifying locale of all: the American workplace. The film stars Fran Kranz as Evan Sanders, a low-level, dutiful employee stuck in a boring job at a soul-killing every corporation. Evan’s […]
The horror comedy COOTIES directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion, and starring Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, Jack McBrayer, Leigh Whannell, Nasim Pedrad, Ian Brennan and Jorgé Garcia will be released on September 18th in select theaters and on demand. From the twisted minds of Leigh Whannell (co-creator of Saw and Insidious) and Ian Brennan (co-creator of “Glee” ), COOTIES is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer […]
Here is the poster and trailer for CREEP, directed by and starring Patrick Brice, arriving on Itunes on June 23rd and to Netflix on July 14th. Looking for work, Aaron (Patrick Brice) comes across a cryptic online ad: “$1,000 for the day. Filming service. Discretion is appreciated.” Low on cash and full of naiveté, he decides to go for it. He drives to a cabin in a remote mountain town where he meets Josef (Mark Duplass), his […]
Check out the trailer for BURYING THE EX, the horror comedy from renowned director Joe Dante which premiered at the Venice Film Festival. Written by Alan Trezza (TV’s “Sanctuary”), and starring Anton Yelchin (ODD THOMAS, FRIGHT NIGHT), Ashley Greene (TWILIGHT) and Alexandra Daddario (TV’s “True Detective”), the film will be released in theaters on June 19. BURYING THE EX follows Max (Anton Yelchin), an all-around nice guy, and his overbearing but incredibly beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn (Ashely Greene). […]
Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno will finally be released in the U.S. on September 25, 2015 in collaboration with Universal Pictures and High Top Releasing. The companies will debut The Green Inferno on approximately 1,000 screens. The Green Inferno premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. In The Green Inferno, a group of student activists travels to the Amazon to save the rain forest and soon discover that they are not alone, and that no good deed goes unpunished. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6fyb8vW6Y8
John Stuart Wildman’s THE LADIES OF THE HOUSE will be released in the U.S. in April/May on VOD via Gravitas Ventures.
David Robert Mitchell’s indie horror film, It Follows, scheduled to screen in the Park City At Midnight section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival just before it opens in theaters on March 27th, 2015, has a new trailer.
A new trailer, the first in four decades, for Stanley Kubrick’s spectacular 2001: A Space Odyssey is released online and will be on cinema screens across the UK from Friday. 2001: A Space Odyssey is released by the BFI, in a 2K digital transfer from Warner Bros., to UK cinemas on 28th November as part of the BFI’s UK-wide season Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder.
The official poster has been released for the thriller LATE PHASES, directed by Adrian Garcia Bogliano and starring Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, Lance Guest, Erin Cummings, Rutanya Alda, Tina Louise, Caitlin O’Heaney, Karen Lynn Gorney, Dana Ashbrook, and Tom Noonan. Late Phases will be released theatrically at the IFC Center in New York starting November 21st with select theaters to follow.
IFC Midnight has released the official trailer for Zack Parker’s PROXY , schedule to open theatrically at The IFC Center in NYC and on VOD April 18th, 2014, with nationwide rollout to follow.
Esther (Alexia Rasmussen) feels alone in this world. When she is viciously attacked by a hooded assailant, it almost seems to be a blessing in disguise when Esther finds consolation in a support group, especially from the kindly Melanie (Alexa Havins). The two women strike up a close friendship and Esther’s life of sadness and solitude is opened up to understanding and even acceptance. However, their bond gets increasingly dangerous as they can no longer tell what’s real and what’s in their heads.
The official poster and trailer has been released for sci-fi-horror film AFFLICTED, directed by and co-starring Derek Lee and Clif Prowse. The film which also stars Baya Rehaz will be released on April 4th, 2014. This terrifying horror thriller follows two best friends who set out on the trip of a lifetime around the world. Their journey, documented every step of the way, soon takes a twisted and unexpected turn after an encounter with a beautiful woman in Paris leaves one of them mysteriously afflicted.
Big Foot Horror Film EXISTS from ‘The Blair Witch Project’ Director Eduardo Sánchez Acquired by Lionsgate for US Release
EXISTS, a new horror film from THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT director Eduardo Sánchez has been acquired by Lionsgate for release in the US. The film premiered at SXSW in Austin, where it played to a sold-out midnight screening. In Bigfoot’s bold return to the big screen, five friends on a camping weekend in the remote woods of East Texas struggle to survive against a legendary predator that is stronger, smarter, and more terrifying than anything they would have ever believed exists.
The British comedy horror ‘CRYING WOLF’ from director Tony Jopia and starring Caroline Munro, Gary Martin, Joe Egan, Kristofer Dayne and Ian Donnelly, has released its official trailer and first look images from the upcoming film. Due for release in the U.K. in 2014, the comedy horror movie, ‘Crying Wolf’ starts its tale in the small village of Deddington where prankster Andy is bitten by a werewolf that kills his friend Charlotte. Andy tries to warn his friends, but winds up turning them into a pack of werewolves. Enter a pair of hapless journalists doomed to a grizzly end, then add a pair of hard boiled vigilantes hot on the heels of the werewolf pack and before you know it, everyone’s ‘Crying Wolf! during a bloody camping holiday in the Cotswolds’
James Byrkit’s feature directorial debut, COHERENCE, which had its world premiere at 2013 Fantastic Fest in Austin, where it won the Next Wave Best Screenplay award, and has since gone on to play the Sitges Film Festival (where it again took home the Best Screenplay prize) and the Philadelphia Film Festival, will continue to play at festivals in the coming months on its way to a traditional theatrical release in 2014 by Oscilloscope Laboratories.
ALICE D, the indie horror film written and directed by Jessica Sonneborn released the official trailer. Who is Alice D? In the early 1900’s the Davenport House was a famous and successful brothel, until a young prostitute named Alice died there. After her death, the brothel became haunted by young Alice’s ghost, and was eventually abandoned.
Check out the awesome trailer for the horror film RUN LIKE HELL, the first film from director James Thomas of Two Guys and a Film. The film centers on Luke, Maggie, Dan, and Sam, two young married couples in the middle of a cross-country road trip, when they are sidetracked in the desert town of Spaulding. Their car is stolen, prompting them to be taken in by local residents Harold and Nancy. What starts as a place to rest their heads and regroup turns into a fight for their lives, utilizing any and all attempts to Run Like Hell.
IFC Midnight announced from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival that the company is picking up Zack Parker’s PROXY for release in the US. The film made its world premiere in the Vanguard section of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and will play next at the 2013 Fantastic Fest; and stars Alexia Rasmussen, Alexa Havins, Kristina Klebe and Joe Swanberg. In PROXY, a pregnant young woman seeks consolation in a support group after she is viciously attacked by a hooded assailant. Gradually she comes to realize that nothing and no one in her life is as it appears in this shocking and challenging thriller.
A trailer has been released for the horror film “WE ARE WHAT WE ARE” which had its world premiere earlier this year at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, and opens in theaters on Friday, September 27th at the Landmark Sunshine in NYC. In WE ARE WHAT WE ARE, described as a re-imagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name,” director Jim Mickle paints a gripping portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive.
We can probably all recall the first time we ever watched a horror film that truly scared us. There’s something so oddly enjoyable about watching scary movies, and though films in the horror genre are not often critical favorites they have started to turn up more often in a surprising place: film festivals.
Truly, this really isn’t surprising from a business standpoint. First, horror is a genre that has one of the most dedicated fanbases. There aren’t many websites out there solely devoted to Westerns or comedies, but there are hundreds of websites strictly devoted to all things horror.
A trailer has been released for horror film WILLOW CREEK which premiered earlier this year at Boston Independent Film Festival. Bobcat Goldthwait, known for his “gruff but high-pitched voice” who has also directed WORLD’S GREATEST DAD, 2009; GOD BLESS AMERICA, 2012, wrote and directed the BIg Foot “found-footage” horror film.