13th Aug2020

Preview: Marvel Comics’ The Rise of Ultraman #1

by Phil Wheat

Ultraman’s incredible legacy expands next month when Marvel Comics and Tsuburaya Productions team up for The Rise of Ultraman #1, a comic series reimagining the fabled beginnings of this iconic hero. Crafted by an all-star cast of talent including writers Kyle Higgins (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and Mat Groom (Self/Made) and artists Francesco Manna (Avengers, […]

13th Aug2020

Grimmfest release official poster for their 2020 online event!

by Phil Wheat

This year has seen every film festival struggling to find ways to present new films to their audience safely, without risk of infection, in the midst of a global pandemic. And after long and serious discussion, Grimmfest will be going ahead in a new format for 2020 – offering a roster of feature film premieres […]

13th Aug2020

First look at FMV game ‘Jessika’

by Phil Wheat

Publisher Assemble Entertainment and developer TriTrieGames have this week released a new behind the scenes  video for Jessika, their new investigative Full Motion Video (FMV) game launching on Windows, Mac, and Linux. In Jessika, you’ll be tasked with the intensely emotional job of a lifetime as you investigate the suicide of the titular character. Hired […]

13th Aug2020

New trailer & poster for Ozploitation horror ‘The Faceless Man’

by Phil Wheat

From Freedom Cinema and director James Di Martino, The Faceless Man, the Australian horror film which took home 6 major awards at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival including Best Director and Best Film, premieres on Demand August 28th. Emily is a recovering cancer survivor of three years. Faced with her fear of getting sick again, […]

13th Aug2020

More cast announced for human trafficking thriller ‘Pulled From Darkness’

by Phil Wheat

Stelio Savante (Running For Grace), Robia Scott (Unplanned), Jessica Koloian (Courageous Love), Robert Amaya (Mom’s Night Out), and Sharonne Lanier (The Resident) have joined the cast of writer/director George Johnson’s (NATAS LGL Emmy Award-Winning Director of “Haunted” by THE GUESS WHO) human trafficking thriller Pulled From Darkness. The cast also includes Todd Terry and Mark […]

12th Aug2020

Preview: Venom #28 (Marvel Comics)

by Kat Wheat

“Venom Beyond,” the latest mind-melting story in Donny Cates’ acclaimed run on Venom continues in September with Venom #28! With incredible art by Juan Gedeon, “Venom Beyond” finds Eddie Brock and his son, Dylan, trying to find their way in a dangerous new world. This monumental story is packed with monstrous new threats, mysterious new […]

12th Aug2020

It’s a Summer Sleepover on Shudder’s ‘The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs’

by Phil Wheat

It’s a full house at the trailer park as director Adam Green (Frozen, Holliston) and actors Kane Hodder (the Friday the 13th franchise, Hatchet), Brian Quinn (Impractical Jokers), Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp) and Tiffany Shepis (Victor Crowley) join hosts Joe Bob and Darcy for “summer sleepover” installment of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs. […]

12th Aug2020

Laurie Fortier joins the cast of western horror ’30 Seconds in Hell’

by Phil Wheat

Laurie Fortier (Unsolved, Hemlock Grove) has joined Michael Welch (Twilight), Richard Riehle (Casino), Stelio Savante (Running For Grace), Danny Winn (The Crossbreed) and Michelle Campbell (Modern Family) to round out the cast of writer-director Michael Anthony Giudicissi’s Western Horror film, 30 Seconds In Hell. The film is produced by Royd McCargish and executive produced by […]

12th Aug2020

Linnea Quigley, Kane Hodder and Bill Oberst Jr. team for ‘The Good Things Devils Do’

by Phil Wheat

From writer/director Jess Norvisgaard, and featuring a who’s who of horror, witness The Good Things Devils Do this August from Gravitas Ventures. Linnea Quigley (Silent Night, Deadly Night), Kane Hodder (Jason X) and Bill Oberst Jr (3 From Hell) realize that breaking in was easy but breaking out is going to be hell… Also starrring […]

12th Aug2020

Documentary ‘The Horror Crowd’ to debut at Frightfest 2020

by Phil Wheat

Fear…the most primal of human emotions. Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolfman… The Exorcist, Jaws, Alien. What made the creators of these films dream up the nightmares that kept us up at night? Were they as strange and twisted as their creations? And what about today’s creators of horror? Who are the minds behind the macabre of […]

11th Aug2020

New trailer for documentary ‘Ruth Weiss: The Beat Goddess’

by Phil Wheat

Last week, celebrated poet and one of the most influential writers of the Beat Generation, Ruth Weiss sadly left us, aged 92. However Ruth Weiss: The Beat Goddess, is a new film from multi-award winning filmmaker Melody C.Miller, that celebrates the life and work of a wonderful talent and woman. In a life that has […]

11th Aug2020

Martial arts flick ‘Take Back’ completes production during pandemic

by Phil Wheat

Producer/actor Mike Hatton’s production shingle, Ton of Hats, Inc. in partnership with 101 Films International have announced the surprise completion of principal photography on director Christian Sesma’s (Pay Dirt, Vigilante Diaries) Take Back, a martial-arts action saga starring Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler); Michael Jai White (Blood and Bone, Never Back Down: No Surrender); Gillian White […]

11th Aug2020

Arrow Video FrightFest announces August 2020 Short Film Programme

by Phil Wheat

The films may be short, but there is no shortage of scares as Arrow Video FrightFest 2020 announces its showcase of the best new short films from the UK and around the world, with six countries representing three continents. From under-the-bed monsters to monsters in front of your eyes, from the sinister and the creepy […]

11th Aug2020

New teaser for dark sci-fi film ‘Come True’

by Phil Wheat

Come True is the newest feature from acclaimed Canadian filmmaker, visual effects artist and musician Anthony Scott Burns (Our House, the Father’s Day segment in Holidays) and executive produced by cult filmmaker Vincenzo Natali, director of Cube, Splice and Netflix’s In The Tall Grass. A dark exploration into a world of nightmares, fears, and the […]

10th Aug2020

Kaleidoscope announce ‘I Spit on Your Grave: The Complete Collection’

by Phil Wheat

When the original 1978 film was banned in the UK upon release, notorious revenge movie I Spit on Your Grave helped launch the “video nasty” craze of the 1980’s and inspired a generation of genre directors through its provocative, no-holds-barred filmmaking. 32 years later, a bold and shocking remake reignited the franchise and spawned a […]

10th Aug2020

Hunter Johnson’s ‘Serena Waits’ gets online premiere

by Phil Wheat

Genre distributor Terror Films has teamed with Kings of Horror for the World Premiere of Hunter Johnson’s revenge thriller Serena Waits. Written by Johnson, Serena Waits centers around Serena (Brialynn Massie, Must Love Horror), who attends a college frat party. When an alcohol fueled hookup takes a violent and horrifying turn, Serena becomes the victim […]

10th Aug2020

New British sci-fi ‘Solitary’ set for release this month!

by Phil Wheat

Inspired Pictures have announced that British sci-fi thriller, Solitary, will be releasing across multi-platforms and in all major retailers on Monday 31 August. Set in a dystopian future, the film is the feature debut from Luke Armstrong, starring Lottie Tolhurst (Mr Selfridge, Harlots) and break-through star Johnny Sachon (Late Shift, Rage: Midsummers Eve, Casualty). Solitary […]

07th Aug2020

Tyler Savage’s ‘Blinders’ to debut at this years Frightfest digital event!

by Phil Wheat

Genre veteran Tyler Savage (Inheritance) has announced the world premiere of his latest feature, Blinders, at Arrow Video FrightFest Digital Edition 2020. The increasingly creepy film follows a lonely transplant to the City of Angels who forms a dangerous friendship with a rideshare driver. Savage directed from a script he co-wrote with Dash Hawkins, and […]

07th Aug2020

Shudder announce 2nd season of docu-series ‘Cursed Films’

by Phil Wheat

Shudder have announced the season two pickup of hit docu-series Cursed Films, written, directed and executive produced by Jay Cheel (How to Build a Time Machine). Cursed Films explores the facts and legends around iconic films and franchises whose casts and crews have been struck by misfortune and tragedy. The first season examined The Omen, […]

07th Aug2020

Details released for ‘Superman: Man of Tomorrow’ DVD & Blu-ray debut!

by Phil Wheat

Daily Planet intern Clark Kent takes learning-on-the-job to new extremes when Lobo and Parasite set their sights on Metropolis in Superman: Man of Tomorrow, the next entry in the popular series of DC Universe Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the feature-length animated film will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on […]

07th Aug2020

Ten times the terror with ‘Killer Raccoons! 2!’ on VOD now!

by Phil Wheat

Killer Raccoons! 2! is the sequel everyone should fear… Filmed ten years after the original, director Travis Irvine (Hail Yourself, America) describes this title as “the best Christmas in July movie of all time.” Already released on digital platforms on July 28th, Killer Raccoons! 2! is one part Sharknado, one part Airplane! and one part […]

03rd Aug2020

Vice Press launch new Thunderbirds & Captain Scarlet prints & pins!

by Phil Wheat

This week Vice Press launched the next releases in their licensed Gerry Anderson series with a new selection of limited edition Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons pins by Florey and art prints by Dan Orgill, as well as a brand new series of Thunderbirds limited edition art prints by Rodrigo Barraza – all now on […]

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