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Interview Mickey Keating and Ashley Bell Talk Carnage Park (Exclusive)

Young adults often have commendable plans when it comes to achieving their goals, and would take whatever means necessary to achieve those ambitions. But when tragic obstacles unexpectedly hinder their dreams, they have to quickly adapt to their new dire circumstances. That’s certainly the case with the admirable young protagonist in writer-director Mickey Keating‘s latest horror film, ‘Carnage Park,’ as she’s forced to fight back against her new enemies, who threaten her plans to realize her objectives. In the action crime film, talented actress Ashley Bell, who first made a name for herself in the horror-thriller genre in ‘The Last Exorcism’ series, once again proves her abilities in portraying a  [ Read More ]

Interview: Laura Allen Talks Clown (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 16 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Laura Allen Talks Clown (Exclusive)

Parents are often driven to only act in ways that will positively influence their young and impressionable children. Unfortunately, at times even their best intentions can fail and ultimately do more harm than good. That’s certainly the case with the married main characters in the horror film, ‘Clown,’ as they try to make their son happy on his birthday with a visit by the title iconic figure. But actress Laura Allen’s well-meaning character soon uncovers the frightening consequences of depending on superficial societal expectations to fulfill a sense of happiness, instead of following her own instincts. Dimension Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment are set to distribute ‘Clown’ in select theaters  [ Read More ]

Interview: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Tveit Talk BrainDead

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 13 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Tveit Talk BrainDead

Young adults often feel that they need to venture out on their own in order to truly discover their true personalities and fulfill their life-long dreams. But it often isn’t until they return home and reunite with their families, despite their initial hesitance, that they completely realize their rightful destinies. That all-to-important message is one of the main intriguing driving forces in CBS’s new comedy-drama series, ‘BrainDead.’ The new thriller show was created and executive produced by Robert and Michelle King, who previously collaborated with the network when they created the hit Emmy Award-winning legal drama series, The Good Wife.’ The pilot episode of ‘BrainDead,’ the Kings’ latest television effort,  [ Read More ]

Interview Darren Lynn Bousman Talks Abattoir

Many people often romanticize the seemingly idyllic characteristics of the past that appear to offer a serene way of life, without truly realizing what harrowing aspects can also often plague the situation. But the determined protagonist in director Darren Lynn Bousman‘s new horror film, ‘Abattoir,’ soon discovers how distressing the past can truly be when she realizes that a horrifying crime spree is coming back to haunt her. The all-too-important lesson of how the secrets of the past can truly harm a person’s present and future was highlighted when the film, which was written by Christopher Monfette, David J. Schow and Teddy Tenenbaum, screened at the 2016 Los Angeles Film  [ Read More ]

SXSW 2016 Interview: Simon Rumley Talks Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word (Exclusive)

Wittily crafting a stunningly unique representation of a way of life that doesn’t feel redundant or unnecessary is often a difficult challenge that unfortunately not everyone can succeed at in their careers and personal lives. But Simon Rumley, who has made a name for himself as one of the UK’s leading independent genre directors over the past decade, is proving that it is possible to craft a rare portrayal of a seemingly commonplace lifestyle that’s unparalleled by other films. In his new horror movie, ‘Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word,’ the filmmaker is breathing new life into the seeking revenge from the grave supernatural subgenre. The movie, which was written by  [ Read More ]

Interview: Matt Winn Talks The Hoarder (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 1 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Matt Winn Talks The Hoarder (Exclusive)

People often determinedly set out to keep their darkest and most treacherous secrets buried deep away from society. But when one of their loved ones desperately sets out to uncover those perilous mysteries, in a well-meaning but ill-conceived attempt to better understand them, the results can turn out to be menacingly deadly. That’s certainly the case with the protagonist in the new horror film, ‘The Hoarder,’ which follows her as she desperately seeks to emotionally reconnect with her fiancé. As she determinedly and innocently tries to discover undisclosed information about him, she ultimately realizes that she must contend with her own enigmas in order to survive. After co-writing the script  [ Read More ]

Interview: Kenny Wormald, Luke Baines and Miranda Rae Mayo Talk The Girl in the Photographs (Exclusive)

Naturally being able to rely on your intuition to help guide you to make the right choices and form meaningful connections is a powerful personality trait some people possess that can greatly empower their lives. But for those people who lack the ability to trust their instincts, their lives unfortunately won’t leave them feeling fulfilled. The meaningful examination into both types of people is grippingly presented in the new horror film, ‘The Girl in the Photographs,’ which was directed by Nick Simon, who also co-wrote the script with Robert Morast and Osgood Perkins. The crime thriller, which was distributed into select theaters and on VOD this weekend by Vertical Entertainment,  [ Read More ]

Interview: Mickey Keating Talks Darling (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 30 - 2016 0 Comment
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Having the past relentlessly come back to haunt you can be a truly horrifying experience. The ordeal can be even more terrifying when those menacing memories aren’t even your own. ‘Darling,’ which is the new gripping thriller from versatile genre writer-director-producer, Mickey Keating, powerfully and alluringly explores how the history of a reportedly haunted New York mansion quickly deteriorates the psyche of a vulnerable young woman. The chilling fourth psychological horror feature from Keating was entrancingly shot in black and white in the sprawling city. ‘Darling,’ which enthrallingly focuses on the emotional crisis of the title character through a limited use of dialogue, as it primarily focuses on her body  [ Read More ]

SXSW Q&A Jack Goes Home

Mustering the courage to emotionally contend with both new and long-buried physical injuries and obstacles can be a mentally daunting task. Struggling to overcome those wounds can be even more challenging when you painfully discover that they were caused and/or kept hidden by the people who are supposed to love and take care of you. The new horror film ‘Jack Goes Home’ is a gripping and enthralling exploration into the disastrous consequences that occur when a victim determinedly sets out to uncover and mend the situation that caused them pain in the first place. ‘Jack Goes Home’ follows the title character (Rory Culkin), who is an educated and well-versed magazine  [ Read More ]

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The uncharted possibilities that we longingly desire to explore are often the intriguing motivating factors that encourage us to relentlessly investigate the protected elements that society is determinedly keeping hidden from us. While opposing forces rigorously work to keep those situations a secret, for the sake of our purported well-being, it isn’t until the truth is finally revealed that we feel justice and closure to our natural curiosity. The new mystery thriller, ’10 Cloverfield Lane,’ presents its diverse main characters with fierce obstacles to overcome, as they ponder the fates of their existence during a time of dire unforeseen and unpredictable circumstances. The movie, which will be released in theaters  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jeremy Sisto Talks Hangman (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 25 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jeremy Sisto Talks Hangman (Exclusive)

People can understandably become frightened and alarmed when they feel that someone, particularly an ominous stranger who they know nothing about, seeks joy in causing them irrevocable emotional and physical harm. When that danger finally appears to begin dissipating, the victims’ sense of self-consciousness also begins to dwindle, until they realize their opponent has never actually given up on preying on their vulnerabilities. That powerful exploration into the drastic measures people are willing to take in order to protect themselves and their families is grippingly presented in the new horror film, ‘Hangman.’ The thriller, which Alchemy distributed on Blu-ray and DVD on February 9, had its World Premiere during the  [ Read More ]

Interview: Taylor Ri’chard Talks The Final Project (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 9 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Taylor Ri'chard Talks The Final Project (Exclusive)

People’s deepest fears often come to life as they desperately seek the horrifying truth and secrets of their harrowing environment and circumstances. Indie filmmaker Taylor Ri’chard enthralling proved that the most frightening and dangerous superstitions truly can come to life in his feature film writing, directorial, producing and visual effects debut, the horror movie ‘The Final Project.’ The protagonists in the thriller determinedly set out to capture every moment of their great adventure as they explore the local folklore at a historic Louisiana plantation that time has forgotten. But in the process, they horrifyingly discover that the dead are awake, and there are some places the living should never go.  [ Read More ]

Sundance 2016 Interview: Babak Anvari Talks Under the Shadow Phone Interview (Exclusive)

Children often can garner a fear of the unknown in the world around them as they hear frightening stories and urban legends from their peers. While many kids subsequently learn to outgrow their terrors as they start to realize the myths are untrue, others will continue to be driven to learn more about the demons and how to escape them. Award-winning British-Iranian filmmaker Babak Anvari is one such person who decided to face his concerns in the story of his feature film writing and directorial debuts, the new horror thriller, ‘Under The Shadow.’ Having been born and raised in Tehran, Iran, the filmmaker often heard legends about Djinn, which are  [ Read More ]

Interview: Kevin and Michael Goetz Talk Martyrs (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 20 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Kevin and Michael Goetz Talk Martyrs (Exclusive)

Setting out to create a new identity and sense of purpose can be a challenging task, as people are usually guided through life by their past decisions, emotions and experiences. That’s certainly the case with the directors and main characters in the upcoming horror film, ‘Martyrs,’ which is a retelling of the French 2008 horror cult film written and directed by Pascal Laugier. Kevin and Michael Goetz, who are collectively known as the Goetz Brothers, took over helming duties for the French filmmaker on the remake, after proving their captivating abilities to chronicle the gripping psychological struggles people are forced to contend with during times of conflict in their first  [ Read More ]

Interview: Eytan Rockaway Talks The Abandoned (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 9 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Eytan Rockaway Talks The Abandoned (Exclusive)

Devotedly committing to taking whatever means necessary to fulfill your dreams in life can be a terrifying prospect in life. The process can be even more daunting when your emotions are easily manipulated by the intimidating physical challenges that you’re forced to face along every step of the journey. That frightening situation of trying to overcome your fears as you try to achieve your goals is captivatingly presented in the new horror thriller, ‘The Abandoned.’ The film, which was released in select theaters and on VOD by IFC Midnight this weekend, marks the feature film directorial debut of filmmaker Eytan Rockaway. The movie not only intriguingly presents the horrifying obstacles  [ Read More ]

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