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Stephen Ohl Gets Hooked Up In Official Trailer for First Film Shot Entirely on an iPhone

Stephen Ohl and Jonah Ehrenreich are ready to embark on an uninhibited party across Barcelona in the official trailer for their upcoming horror film, ‘Hooked Up.’ The thriller’s intriguing clip was released by its distributor, Uncork’d Entertainment, which is set to unveil the movie on VOD on April 7, and DVD on June 9. First-time feature film director, Pablo Larcuen, both helmed and co-wrote the horror comedy with Eduard Sola. ‘Hooked Up’ was also executive produced by Jaume Collet-Serra, who’s known for helming the Liam Neeson action movies ‘Non-Stop,’ ‘Unknown’ and ‘Run All Night,’ as well as making his feature film directorial debut with the 2005 horror thriller remake, ‘House  [ Read More ]

SXSW 2015 Interview: He Never Died's Jason Krawczyk and Henry Rollins

As people struggle to find and hold onto a meaningful purpose in their work and relationships, they often find it difficult to simply define the overall objectives in their lives. So they often determinedly set out to describe and showcase their strengths, in a powerful attempt to validate their existence and merits. Writer-director Jason Krawczyk and actor Henry Rollins profoundly highlighted their persistence in telling an equally emotional and action-driven horror story in their new film, ‘He Never Died,’ which premiered during last week’s SXSW in Austin, Texas. The performer’s complex anti-hero also enthrallingly showcased his dedication to finding the significance in his own life, particularly when it comes to  [ Read More ]

SXSW 2015 Interview: Turbo Kid's Yoann-Karl Whissell, Anouk Whissell and François Simard

Courageously embarking on an emotionally and physically daunting journey in order to achieve what you truly want in life can be a terrifying process for anyone, no matter what stage in their lives they’re at, or what kind of experience they have. The daring young protagonist in the new adventure horror film, ‘Turbo Kid,’ fearlessly fights his enemies to protect not only himself, but also the people who have come to depend on him. In order to brazenly make their feature film debut, writer-directors Yoann-Karl Whissell, Anouk Whissell and François Simard, who go by the collective name RKSS (Road Kill Super Stars), boldly overcame their struggles of making the movie  [ Read More ]

SXSW 2015 Interview: Pod's Mickey Keating, Dean Cates, Brian Morvant and Giona Ostinelli

Struggling to find a gratifying balance between an estranged group as they strive to overcome their differences in an effort to better themselves and their lives can be a harrowing struggle for everyone involved. That’s certainly the case in the electrifying new horror thriller, ‘Pod,’ which had its World Premiere at this year’s SXSW, during the festival’s Midnighters Section on March 16, at the Alamo Ritz theater in Austin, Texas. While the family in writer-director-executive producer Mickey Keating’s mystery film often relatably clash over their ideas on how to best lead their respective lives, the filmmaker and his cast and crew embraced closely collaborating together to make an emotionally exhiliratingly  [ Read More ]

Kate Bosworth Realizes Evil Comes to Life in Before I Wake's Official Trailer

Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane are terrifyingly discovering that dreams can manifest in reality in the newly released official trailer for the upcoming horror film, ‘Before I Wake.’ The thriller’s clip was released by its studio, Relativity Studios, which will distribute the film in theaters on May 8. The trailer for the supernatural movie was initially released on its official Twitter page. ‘Before I Wake’ was directed Mike Flanagan, who helmed last year’s acclaimed supernatural horror film, ‘Oculus.’ Besides Bosworth and Jane, the filmmaker’s latest effort also stars Annabeth Gish and Dash Mihok, and introduces Jacob Tremblay as Cody. The helmer also co-scribed the thriller with his ‘Oculus’ co-writer, Jeff  [ Read More ]

Lucy Lawless to Join Ash vs Evil Dead

Posted by monique On March - 13 - 2015 0 Comment
Lucy Lawless

Lucy Lawless is coming back to genre television with her role as Ruby in the upcoming STARZ original series, “Ash vs Evil Dead.” The series, the follow-up to “The Evil Dead” cult horror film franchise, will begin shooting in New Zealand this spring with the intention of airing sometime late 2015. Lawless’ character Ruby is described as “myopic in her quest to hunt down the source of the recent Evil outbreaks.” The only issue with her quest is that she believes Ash to be the source of the horrors she aims to put down. Lawless will once again work with executive producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, who led her  [ Read More ]

Interview: Richard Bates Jr. Talks Suburban Gothic (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 8 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview Richard Bates Jr. Talks Suburban Gothic (Exclusive)

Searching to find your rightful place in the world, where you’re unquestionably accepted and embraced by the people around you, can be an disheartening prospect for some people. Not only does Raymond, the quirky protagonist in the independent horror comedy, ‘Suburban Gothic,’ which was directed by Richard Bates Jr., struggle to find a job he enjoys and excels at, but also discover the real meaning of having true friends and family. But the process of making the film, which the helmer also co-wrote with Mark Bruner, wasn’t as intimidating of a process for the filmmaker once he began penning the script. Not only did Bates Jr. naturally reunite with Matthew  [ Read More ]

Interview: Danielle Harris Talks See No Evil 2 (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 7 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Danielle Harris Talks See No Evil 2

Enthrallingly portraying a powerful protagonist who isn’t afraid to go after what they want, regardless of the harrowing consequences they may face, can be a challenge for actors, particularly when the character is susceptible to vulnerabilities throughout an intense horror film. But acclaimed genre actress Danielle Harris once again proved her talent of effortlessly showing a determined victim’s strengths and will to survive in ‘See No Evil 2,’ which was helmed by acclaimed twin horror directors, Jen and Sylvia Soska. The sequel to the 2006 horror thriller, ‘See No Evil,’ which is one of the filmmakers’ latest directorial efforts, once again showcases their signature cinematic theme-when a compelling and dynamic  [ Read More ]

Interview: Michael Ojeda Talks Avenged (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 4 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Michael Ojeda Talks Avenged

Relentlessly pursuing your long sought-after dreams, no matter what physical and emotional challenges you may have to overcome in order to achieve those goals, is an admirable trait people possess as they seek fulfillment in their lives. Filmmaker Michael Ojeda admirably embraced the endurance of working multiple jobs on the set of his new action horror drama, ‘Avenged,’ including being the writer, director, cinematographer and editor, to enthrallingly create the alluring female protagonist for the film that he always imagined. In the process, the lead character grippingly overcame her despairs to admirably prove that not matter what confrontations people are forced to contend with, having unquestionable faith in their abilities  [ Read More ]

Echoes 3

Sleep becomes a nightmare in “Echoes,” a supernatural thriller coming to us from Anchor Bay Entertainment. The award-winning film, an official selection of the FilmQuest Film Festival and New York City International Film Festival, will soon be available on DVD and Blu-ray April 14. The film features the directorial debut of Nils Timm, who also penned the screenplay. The new trailer for the film gives a look at just how scary sleep will become for the main character, Anna (Kate French, “Channeling,” “Gossip Girl,” “One Tree Hill”), who becomes haunted in her dreams after her boyfriend (Steven Brand, “Teen Wolf,” “The Scorpion King,”) leaves her behind while on a retreat.  [ Read More ]

Muck poster

Old-school gore and intense stunts are the name of the game with “Muck,” Anchor Bay’s latest horror flick. The film is getting a limited theatrical release March 13 and will be available on DVD and Blu-ray March 17. The film, which is billed as a “blood-stained love letter to horror fanatics everywhere,” stars Kane Hodder, Lachlan Buchanan, Lauren Francesca, and Playboy Playmate of the Year Jaclyn Swedberg. The film follows friends who think they’ve escaped, only to find out that their luck is only going to get worse. “This throwback horror film just raised the hacked-up bar: Horror legend Kane Hodder and Playboy Playmate of the Year 2012, Jaclyn Swedberg  [ Read More ]

The Lazarus Effect Movie Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 26 - 2015 0 Comment
The Lazarus Effect Movie Review

Title: The Lazarus Effect Director: David Gelb Starring: Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Evan Peters, Donald Glover and Sarah Bolger People have long been fascinated with the idea of harnessing the power of humanity’s long-sought after scientific achievement that they’ve never been able to grasp-reversing the finality of death, and capturing the elusive and desirable fate of immortality. Director David Gelb’s new supernatural horror thriller, ‘The Lazarus Effect,’ which opens in theaters nationwide tomorrow, not only enthralling explores that intriguing concept, but also fascinating ponders the question of whether opening the gap between life and death ultimately leads to the unleashing of an indestructible evil. The film intriguingly shows that reawakening  [ Read More ]

Out of the Dark Movie Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 25 - 2015 0 Comment
Movie Review-Out of the Dark

Title: Out of the Dark Director: Lluís Quílez Starring: Scott Speedman, Julia Stiles, Stephen Rea and Pixie Davies People’s relentlessly strong determination to never give up hope on realizing their dreams can positively help them achieve the initial superficial steps to their overall goals. But when they delve further into their aspirations, they begin to realize that the way they contend with important moral dilemmas can harrowingly impact all aspects of their lives. That’s certainly the case with the new chilling supernatural thriller, ‘Out of the Dark,’ which marks Lluís Quílez’s feature film directorial debut, and is currently available on VOD and is set to open in theaters on Friday.  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jamie Kennedy Talks Buddy Hutchins (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 21 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Jamie Kennedy Talks Buddy Hutchins

While many people often rely on the emotional support of their families to help them contend with harrowing life experiences, there are perplexing situations where people’s relatives are the cause of their problems. That difficult situation can at times lead the struggling person to take out their anger on the people closest to them, who are harming in horrific ways. That drastic measure of taking revenge out on the people who betrayed, instead of helped, the conflicted and hurt person is enthrallingly portrayed in writer-director Jared Cohn’s new horror comedy, ‘Buddy Hutchins.’ The thriller, which is now available on DVD and VOD, including iTunes, features comedic actor Jamie Kennedy in  [ Read More ]

Echoes Blu-ray boxart

ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS THE FESTIVAL SENSATION ECHOES Awakening to Blu-ray™ and DVD April 14 Anchor Bay Entertainment is happy to bring horror fans the latest in horror, “Echoes.” The film is an official selection of the FilmQuest Film Festival and New York City International Film Festival. The film has won awards for Best Actress, Best Director and Best Screenplay accolades and is finally coming to DVD and Blu-ray April 14. “Echoes” is the film directorial debut of Nils Timm, who also wrote the screenplay. The film stars Steven Brand (“Teen Wolf,” “The Scorpion King”), Kate French (“Channeling,” “Gossip Girl,” “One Tree Hill”), Steve Hanks (“12/12/12,” “Hold Your Breath”) and  [ Read More ]

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