In a scary year, these films offered catharsis and chills.
The great stuff came from all over the world and explored every side—including the lighter side—of fear.
With 2018 behind us, it’s time to look back on a year that gave us quite a variety of frightening fare, from the majors, the indie sector and streaming services, spanning every tone and subject the genre has to offer. My personal selections for the top titles run the gamut from full-bore terror to very odd stories of the unearthly.
Interview: Michael Gingold on his Journey Back to the 1980s in his New Book “AD NAUSEAM: NEWSPRINT NIGHTMARES FROM THE 1980S””
A look at Michael Gingold’s comprehensive document of what is undeniably one of the most important decades in the history of horror!
The only things more shocking and outrageous than the horror films of the 1980s were the ads promoting them in the newspapers of the time. Now, a book compiling over 450 of those rare, eye-teasing images is coming under the RUE MORGUE banner!
Looking back over the movies of the past year, one thing became evident: The horror/supernatural genre has never been more fluid and malleable than in 2017. That made compiling a list of the best scare films an intriguing challenge.
Perhaps the highest-profile genre film produced during lockdown is now set to debut for home viewing.
The modern Halloween classic is being showcased in a special watchalong event the day before the holiday, courtesy of Legendary Entertainment.
The horror veteran is one of the good guys in the new postapocalyptic thriller; check him out in an exclusive excerpt after the jump.
The star of ALIENS and THE TERMINATOR now presides over an occult ritual in RED HANDED, coming to DVD and digital tomorrow. You can watch him at work in an exclusive excerpt from the film after the jump.
A horror attraction becomes truly horrifying in HELLMINGTON, featuring Michael Ironside and other Canadian genre notables. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the trailer, poster and a few pics, along with the release details.
It was pretty obvious from the end of 2018’s HALLOWEEN reboot that we hadn’t seen the last of Michael Myers’ latest incarnation, and it has been confirmed today that not one but two sequels are in the works.
If you thought HOME ALONE wasn’t violent enough, the new film KNUCKLEBALL offers a more horrific variation on that scenario. It’s now set for release, and we’ve got the info along with the new poster.
Nearly three decades after the release of the first TREMORS, Michael Gross’ Burt Gummer is still battling the human-eating Graboids and the assorted variations on the species. The franchise takes the fight to a new locale in TREMORS: A COLD DAY IN HELL, which Gross discusses with RUE MORGUE in this exclusive chat.
SCANNERS’ Michael Ironside is involved in more messing with minds in ALTERSCAPE, world-premiering tonight at New York City’s Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival. RUE MORGUE got exclusive chats with both Ironside and writer/director Serge Levin about their sci-fi thriller.
The guest list keeps growing for the 2018 Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival, which takes place in New York City next month and includes a number of movies that take the scary approach to sci-fi.
An especially eclectic assortment of horror and exploitation fare will be showcased at the 13th installment of the Hudson Horror Show in upstate New York, with six features screening from the ’70s and ’80s, all on 35mm.
Turns out Laurie Strode didn’t die in HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION after all. Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise the role in the new HALLOWEEN, and a release date for the reboot has been announced.
The late, celebrated horror author Michael McDowell’s scripting credits include BEETLEJUICE, THINNER and TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE, but only now has one of his novels been adapted for a film. COLD MOON, based on his 1980 book COLD MOON OVER BABYLON, is on the way next month with quite an eclectic cast; read on to check out the poster and trailer.
Rue Morgue All-Stars Andrea Subissati, Mariam Bastani, Michael Gingold, Paul Corupe, Monica Kuebler, Evan Millar and Aaron Lupton discuss the life and future of print.
Filmmaker Ted Geoghegan and RUE MORGUE’s Michael Gingold have come up with two rounds of questions to challenge your genre IQ, with prizes from Shudder and La-La Land Records for the winners!
The Academy presents IT CAME FROM THE VAULTS, a unique a program of classic 35mm horror trailers and advertising materials. Introduced by Rue Morgue's Online Editor Michael Gingold, the program will include trailers from horror classics such as SUSPIRIA, PSYCHO, SCREAM, and more.
The historical horror epic is finally getting its hi-def disc due next month.
In this one, the sharks are sympathetic and humans are the villains.
Paul Morrissey’s bloody, satirical take on the legend is receiving its North American UHD/Blu-ray premiere.
The film that haunted FrightFest and the Venice Film Festival is on its way to the States.
The director of POSSESSOR and ANTIVIRAL is going on vacation with the star of GODZILLA VS. KONG.
There’s fresh mythology for the title character in the updated film coming later this summer.
Special “THE SUICIDE SQUAD” screening leads second wave of Fantasia International Film Festival 2021 features
A new slew of genre movies big and small have been announced for the Montreal event.
Social media is blowing up over the preview for the upcoming horror-thriller.
Cover your eyes as a new version of the meta horror film heads toward production.
The Outback remains deadly for outsiders in the survival-horror franchise’s latest installment.
The third film from the director of the acclaimed DEAREST SISTER takes a new and engrossing approach to the time-travel genre.
Two longtime fixtures of the horror genre co-star in the new film from the writer/director of GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR.
Dying is easy and comedy is hard in the film that goes into release this week.
After delving into collegiate cannibalism, the director now enters a world of metal and murder.
A pair of young actors have joined Naomi Watts in the reboot of the acclaimed Austrian shocker.
Exclusive Interview: Filmmaker Prano Bailey-Bond on video nasties and the making of “CENSOR,” Part Two
Here, she discusses her cast and collaborators, the nasties within the film, and more.
The new feature from the creators of THE DEEPER YOU DIG is headed to market.
See the JENNIFER’S BODY star struggle to survive this snowbound horror-thriller.
While the third in the CONJURING film series plays theaters, the site of the first is getting a new screen showcase.
“MY HEART CAN’T BEAT UNLESS YOU TELL IT TO,” a different kind of blood-drinking thriller, gets release date and new poster
Acclaimed at festivals, it’s heading for wider exposure this summer, and we’ve got the trailer too.
A remote house becomes a Jurassic world in the movie debuting next month.
Get ready to experience more tapes of terror later this year.
The Old West is terrorized by an ancient menace in the independent horror feature releasing next month, and we’ve got the poster too.
The horror-tinged fantasy epic is preparing to cut into your psyche this summer.
After knocking out festival audiences with short films like THE SEPARATION, BOBBY YEAH and BELIAL’S DREAM, as well as a segment of ABCs OF DEATH 2 (pictured), the award-winning filmmaker is doing a full-length feature named for his craft.
The Chilean-Argentinean multistory fright feature will have its world premiere next month.
The novel by best-selling indie horror author Ania Ahlborn is coming to the screen.
The David Cronenberg/Stephen King/Debra Hill classic is coming with a wealth of special features, including one by a RUE MORGUE staffer.
More promo material for the upcoming oceanbound chiller has surfaced to bite the web.
The survival-horror movie is currently shooting in New Orleans.
The talk becomes eerie, insinuating and inappropriate in the new independent fright film.
Netflix’s live-action revival of the zombie franchise has found its Albert Wesker.
The South American chiller is seeing North American release following its international festival tour.
The people behind the upcoming killer-fish flick JETSKI (pictured) have another great white fright film set to roll.
Exclusive Interview: Filmmaker Prano Bailey-Bond on video nasties and the making of “CENSOR,” Part One
She revisits one of the most contentious periods in horror history with a personal, dramatic and scary perspective.
The British scribe gives us the scoop on his latest adventures in a dystopian world.
New Orleans’ LaLaurie Mansion (pictured), called one of the most haunted places in the world, is getting its time on screen.
The R.L. Stine franchise has been filmed as a time-jumping trilogy of terror.
The Toxic Avenger and his cohorts will soon be returning to big screens.
The frightening story of survival premieres next month.
With their FIRESTARTER currently rolling, Jason Blum’s fright factory is getting another King classic back before the cameras.
Clark Collis' stunning tome details how "Shaun of the Dead" came to life.
The director of some ’80s classics is helming his first feature since 2004.
The filmmaker’s latest merges the scientific with the supernatural.
An award-winner at the Venice Film Festival, it’s joining the scream streamer’s “Summer of Chills” lineup.
The trip to Grandmother’s house takes some surreal and frightening turns.
The young star of the latest Stephen King adaptation has been revealed.
One of the year’s most harrowing films is anything but child’s play.
The festival favorite is heading for wider release later this month.
The third in the film series begins showing signs of franchise fatigue.
The action/supernatural/celebrity-sibling opus “THE WRAITH” is driving to Vestron Blu-ray; details & art
Before the FAST AND THE FURIOUS franchise, there was this lower-budget epic about street racing with an unearthly twist.
It has a morbidly amusing personality all its own, and Voss’ committed turn makes it a keeper.
Any horror filmmaker looking to make a statement about pop-cultural excesses while ladling on the explicit blood ’n’ guts has a delicate balancing act to perform, and FUNHOUSE falls off the wire early on.
The new installment of the horrific series has a genre heavy hitter in its cast.
The creator of THE SIXTH SENSE and SPLIT has now made a horror film for the ages.
Life dangerously imitates fiction in the upcoming psychochiller.
It’s kind of like KNIVES OUT with lycanthropes.
The star of THE STYLIST, LUCKY and AFTER MIDNIGHT is getting behind the camera again.
You can’t keep the Deadites down, and they’re coming back in a new film from the original creators.
Plot and photos from the sequel were just unveiled the other day, and now we’re getting a further taste of its terrors.
Having a baby becomes a lot more nerve-wracking in the chiller premiering next month.
Having done full hi-def justice to Alex de la Iglesia and Alejandro Jodorowsky this year, the genre-disc specialist is highlighting the works of another Spanish-language shock auteur.
Publisher Dark Ink is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the killer biography in a big way.
Trailer & poster: Edgar Wright makes a serious and stunning return to the genre with “LAST NIGHT IN SOHO”
The director of SHAUN OF THE DEAD takes a plunge into time-jumping psychological chills with a first-rate cast.
She’s not taking an attack by vicious home invaders lying down.
The sequel to the sleeper hit has a whole new series of deadly challenges to overcome.
Exclusive Interview: Screenwriter Simon Barrett (“YOU’RE NEXT”) conducts a “SEANCE” as director, Part Two
The filmmaker talks the SUSPIRIA influence, the use of violence and his collaboration with top genre DP Karim Hussain.
While it continues Krasinski’s potent rooting of sci-fi scares in relatable family dynamics, this is one sequel that feels fresh.
Musical instruments become instruments of death in this grisly study of warped creativity.
The long-running Montreal-based genre showcase has a slew of exciting movies coming in its 25th edition.
Exclusive Interview: Screenwriter Simon Barrett (“YOU’RE NEXT”) conducts a “SEANCE” as director, Part One
His first time at the helm involves different horrific elements and a long-running fright factory.
The creators of YOU'RE NEXT and THE GUEST were once going to reboot a Korean horror favorite.
Independent auteurs often face time constraints when putting together their small-budgeted projects, but this was a special case.
Exclusive director comments, plus new poster & teaser clip: “ESCAPE FROM AREA 51,” with “BAYWATCH’s” Donna D’Errico
The invasion of Earth looks pretty darn good in this independent sci-fi comedy, coming late this summer.
Sporadically diverting, but the movie only occasionally clears the over-the-top high bar it sets for itself.
It recaptures some of the dreadful pleasures of the early SAWs without finding genuinely fresh directions.
The director of HIGH TENSION, the HILLS HAVE EYES remake and CRAWL here ventures into different but no less intense territory.
Following its festival debut, it’s heading for theaters later this year.
The postapocalypse is especially bloody in the South American shocker releasing today.
King himself scripted the adaptation of his 2006 novel that premieres next month.
This summer’s Arthurian fantasy combines the epic with the occult.
It’s a socially distanced feature shot during quarantine, though it’s not about the pandemic.
A new home comes with a nasty surprise in the backyard in an indie chiller arriving next month.
Originally titled THE 100 CANDLES GAME, it’s an anthology helmed by nine international directors.
The directorial debut of the YOU’RE NEXT and THE GUEST screenwriter is coming to grab you this month.
Winners have been announced from the 17th edition of Latin America’s largest genre fest.
Following its festival premiere, the serial-killer study will go into wider release.
The Netflix ghoul epic will open in one of Manhattan’s top theaters two days ahead of its wide release, with some undead favorites paving the way.
George A. Romero’s “THE AMUSEMENT PARK” (with trailer) and much more are part of Shudder’s “Summer of Chills”
The long-lost movie by the horror master is being unveiled at last, and there’s lots more on tap from the scream streamer.
We’ve been waiting a year for the arrival of the much-awaited sequel, and this pair of new previews whet our appetites even more.
No relation to the same-named Alejandro Amenábar film, it’s described as “THE SHINING meets THE DARK HALF.”
It’s the feature debut of award-winning short filmmaker Damian McCarthy.
The fun’s over for a group of people trapped in a competition turned deadly.
The actress will soon be seen in her first genre venture since the cult favorite JENNIFER’S BODY.
The forthcoming movie is very much in the vein of ’80s shockers and classic gialli.
A group of up-and-coming directors have the titular mission in the new horror anthology.
There’s a little Christmas too in the film described as “in the realm of EVIL DEAD meets MALLRATS with a touch of TUCKER & DALE VS. EVIL.”
Scripter George Michael Phillips drew on his love of a classic to script the latest imitative Asylum production.
Check out this week’s Eric Roberts movie announcement!
The basic nature of SEPARATION’s supernatural evil isn’t even clear in one seriously confused movie.
More casting, comments, synopsis and distrib announcement on David Cronenberg’s “CRIMES OF THE FUTURE”
The fright veteran returns to the genre with the movie that rolls this August in Athens, Greece.
The Welsh horror film now has an appropriate date for North American release.
The creator of DISTRICT 9 is going for serious supernatural scares in his latest film.
The pandemic hasn’t slowed down filmmakers from around the world, who will have projects presented in July.
The legendary filmmaker is back with a new feature—which harks back to one of his very first movies.
A couple of familiar genre faces headline the film being revived on hi-def disc.
The streaming service has lots to scream about in the coming months.
The genre arm of Magnolia Pictures has a strong selection of scary and strange fare coming this summer.
There’s memorable madness going on in the upcoming pseudo-sequel.
We can’t wait for the latest teamup of this director and actor.
The intriguing and unnerving story of unleashing the artistic beast debuts today.
The actor recently seen in BAD HAIR is behind the camera for this project.
Something’s lurking that will turn a boy’s wishes into nightmares.
The kidnapping chiller will have its streaming premiere this summer.
The latest in the supernatural investigation franchise is set to scare you this summer.
The cult 1978 TV movie is getting a new hi-def showcase.
The after-school activities are supernatural in the award-winning chiller.
The star of WRONG TURN, ANYTHING FOR JACKSON et al. is now customizing victims in violent ways.
Having given the Spanish-Italian zombie classic THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE a standout U.S. Blu-ray release last year, Synapse Films is now gearing up to do the same for another favorite from Spain.
The New York City mainstay is coming back this summer, and is part of the reopening of the theatrical experience.
Lance Henriksen and Natasha Henstridge are among the cast of the chiller coming this summer.
Launched in 2019’s Frontières co-production market at the Fantasia Film Festival, the movie now has distribution and a release date.
The socially distanced horror/comedy is coming to various platforms this summer.
No sooner had word come through about the domestic release of the Colombian THE DEVIL’S CHILD than we got the announcement about another South American chiller headed our way.
Originally titled DIAVLO, it’s set for release next month.
He’s not in Wonderland anymore, but claiming victims in the new fright flick.
Get a taste of the viciousness wrought by masked intruders in the movie releasing next week.
There’s criminal and bloody business afoot in this excerpt from the movie releasing next week.
The horror/comedy coming next month looks pretty damned funny.
While awaiting the release of his Lovecraftian THE DEEP ONES (pictured), filmmaker Chad Ferrin is already preparing to shoot his next movie, NIGHT CALLER, and gave us the scoop on the details and first looks at the poster and some storyboards. We also have words from some of his collaborators.
The screenwriter of YOU’RE NEXT, THE GUEST, DEAD BIRDS and more makes his feature directorial debut on the chiller coming next month.
The Vegas-set undead adventure looks pretty epic.
The indie chiller is currently seeking finishing funds.
It’s the latest New York City-set descent into madness.
Patients check in but they don’t check out of the horror film coming next month.
The genre-fave actress is also a producer on the upcoming series.
The psychological sci-fi thriller makes a fest appearance later this month before seeing release in May.
With her second feature, writer/director Corinna Faith demonstrates an unerring sense of composition and staging to create maximum mood
The three-time Academy Award nominee is taking the helm of a topical chiller.
Humans are both the predators and prey in the new film from the director of WILDERNESS, SOLOMON KANE and SILENT HILL: REVELATION.
The genre Blu-ray specialist has an eclectic trio of strange and scary films set for the summer.
It’s the latest shocker from Daniel De La Vega, a key figure in Latin American horror cinema.
The 25th edition of North America’s top genre fest will showcase a typically wide range of features and events, beginning with an undead world premiere.
A child’s fondest desire leads to terror in the upcoming IFC Midnight release.
Two different kinds of ’70s/’80s screen fare are homaged in the movie coming next month.
Befitting the Vegas setting, there’s a flashy new one-sheet for the undead epic that will premiere next month on Netflix–and beyond.
The challenge of condensing James Herbert’s sprawling novel into a single feature film is one Spiliotopoulos hasn’t surmounted.
An unorthodox therapy doesn’t have the desired effect in a movie that releases today.
It delivers on the long-anticipated promise of its title, and demands to be seen (safely) on the biggest screen possible.
Staff and writers tell us which titan is their pick to win!
Spines and many other body parts are removed, destroyed and otherwise mishandled in a film with a genre-stellar voice cast.
We’ve got more creatures and blood to share from the independent horror/comedy.
The long-running Brazilian fest offers an extensive slate of movies and more.
Just when you thought it was safe to start thinking about going on vacation again…
Including three stunning lenticular covers!
It’s a carefully controlled, well-thought-out and finely crafted film that’s being sold as a monster movie but is really a disquieting mood piece.
The inspiration for Dracula himself comes back to undeath in this mix of horror and humor.
There’s a whole group of malevolent puppets creating the fear in this movie.
Get a taste of the wild, woodsy experience that’s coming next month.
Hazing and harassment get horrific in the film that played last year’s SXSW, Screamfest, FrightFest and Sitges.
Exclusive Interview: “VIOLATION’s” Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli on female vengeance, male exposure and more
Their feature-film debut is a different kind of rape-revenge movie.
Two sets of unwanted guests cause plenty of trouble in the new Dread release.
There are disturbing tales to be told among those who visit this bar.
The April premiere is based on a real haunted-house case.
Revenge for cyberharassment is bloody as hell in a festival favorite seeing release in May.
Supposedly based on true events, the supernatural film sees U.S. release in May.
The horror/comedy underwent some alterations on the way to the screen.
Winner of Scariest Film honors at the Overlook Film Festival, it’s now set to terrorize a wider audience.
They're taking a new approach to the villain from the 2016 horror hit.
The sci-fi thriller sees release this week.
This contagion chiller was shot just before the pandemic made it timely.
It's an uneven and uneasy marriage of media-age satire and over-the-top bloodshed.
Something dead hosts something alive in this creepy excerpt from next week’s horrific release.
It will make you think twice about getting back to taking road trips.
The director of DON’T BREATHE and the EVIL DEAD remake aims to scare you with voices and visuals in the Apple TV+ series.
Following its fest debut, the religion-tinged chiller sees wide release next month.
New Printings of Both Titles Packed with Exclusive Content and Enhanced Packaging!
Joining its slates of movies for Amazon and Hulu, Blumhouse is now set to develop and produce a new slate of exclusive features.
The actor who brought a memorable intensity to many genres has passed on.
This new incarnation involves something of a change of emphasis from the modern-classic novel and film.
Something even scarier than the prices is lurking in a trendy clothing store.
The father-and-son indie filmmakers have turned their talents toward music.
The latest by the cult British filmmaker is set to freak out a wide audience.
The independent chiller will get in viewer’s faces later this month.
And he reveals his own experience with the scary subject matter.
The religious fright film will hit theaters on Good Friday.
The Chilean chiller that premiered at last year’s FrightFest is preparing to emerge into wide release.
Two cult slasher films from the glory days of the ’80s are returning on hi-def discs.
A trip to the beach turns terrifying in a movie headed for both big and small screens.
The preview for this season’s finale of Blumhouse Television and Hulu’s INTO THE DARK has been unveiled.
The superior study of dreamtime fear arrives this Friday, March 12.
More proof that absolutely anything is possible in the low-budget shark genre is now set for release.
Scary things come out of the dark during a London blackout.
The confinement chiller will begin streaming in May.
This year, RUE MORGUE is honoured with nominations in five categories, including BEST MAGAZINE, BEST ARTICLE, BEST INTERVIEW, BEST COLUMN, and BEST COVER!
It’s the latest horror film to reveal the perils of misusing social media.
The TV veteran will make his feature directorial debut on the creature feature.
Hailing from Ireland, he found deep-seated chills on the back roads of America.
Now, you’ll be able to guide the Kid through his adventures.
Long-delayed by the pandemic, it’s now being moved up thanks to positive news about vaccines and theater reopenings.
The movie keeps us tense, guessing and most of all concerned for Laura on her odyssey through a very bloody heartland.
The director behind Blumhouse Television’s acclaimed CULTURE SHOCK is getting ready to helm her follow-up, and has her star.
A unique new creature is coming to scare and amuse the pants off you.
A director has been signed for the project based on Caelum Vatnsdal’s seminal book.
It feels like a trite postapocalyptic/religious thriller that had the Blind Dead dropped in to differentiate it.
Apple TV+ makes some scary “CALLS” with Clancy Brown, Pedro Pascal, Aubrey Plaza et al.; trailer released
The surreally scary series is set to reach out and terrify you later this month.
A new killer Santa will be bringing the Christmas fear next year.
A hi-tech security system proves to provide anything but in the film that’s coming next month.
Joe Bob Briggs is going back to the drive-in in July, and he’s looking for new movies to bring with him.
A demon impersonates a loved one but gets one of the details wrong in our excerpt from the supernatural chiller.
With its compelling lead and a full embrace of its subject, THE VIGIL succeeds as both a scary movie and a drama of personal struggle.
The movie will be the first of a planned trilogy surrounding the legendary ocean liner.
The documentary about the regional monster movie that never managed to crawl to the screen has its first showing this month.
The new film from the creator of 2018’s THE DARK will possess you later this month.
A small creature in a small town creates big trouble in this independent fright feature.
Music probably won’t have charms to soothe this savage beast.
The girls’-school-haunting chiller will be arriving just in time for graduation season.
A long-unseen film by the horror master will finally become widely visible later this year.
A different kind of infected attackers threaten the young protagonist of this independent production.
Awesome Saxon music video released for outrageous puppet gorefest “CHUCK STEEL: NIGHT OF THE TRAMPIRES”
Get a healthy taste of the animated mayhem from this rocking clip.
The Creeper in front of the camera is coming back, though the creeper behind it is not.
The heroine of this new thriller has a personal connection to one of the cadavers.
First info & art, exclusive comments: Charles Bronson lookalike vs. a werewolf in “THE BEAST COMES AT MIDNIGHT”
Bronsploitation meets horror meets a coming-of-age story in the movie set to roll this summer.
The horror film centered on the UK’s “video nasties” phenomenon will see release on this side of the pond this summer.
The man who brought two Southwest-set horror classics to the screen has passed away.
An attempt at faith healing backfires into lots of serious injury in the film set for release this year.
Director Zack Snyder’s return to undead territory will invade the streamer in early summer.
Travis Stevens’ directorial follow-up to GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR will see release this spring.
Director Minoru Kawasaki, whose crazy filmography includes THE CALAMARI WRESTLER, THE WORLD SINKS EXCEPT JAPAN and THE MONSTER X STRIKES BACK: ATTACK THE G8 SUMMIT, has a new creature bash in U.S. release.
She’s no longer a child in the live-action show.
The movie about the dark side of dreams is coming next month.
The actress from AFTER MIDNIGHT and THE STYLIST wrote and has the lead in this psychological creeper.
The supernatural series is now streaming its second season, and we have some words with its creator/executive producer on the latest installment.
After creeping out festival audiences, the isolation horror film is coming to wider release.
Shot during the pandemic under safety regulations and guidelines, the giallo-tinged film is currently in postproduction.
A change of face leads to a tormented mind in the psychological chiller that debuts today on digital platforms.
The men and women who have made cinema’s greatest creatures and bloodiest sights are being celebrated in print.
The 24th movie in the seasonal horror series is arriving just in time for the spring’s first full moon.
The actress truly comes into her own in her most challenging role.
The big house becomes a haunted house in a chiller that’s out next week.
The actress discusses her psychological suspenser and touches on a few of her other genre roles.
The startling festival favorite is hitting the scream streamer next month.
The outer space shocker is coming in a Collector’s Edition disc crammed with bonus features.
The latest lesson in being careful what you wish for will open in May.
The stars of THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE and the HALLOWEEN reboot are part of the mother-and-child horror film.
New films from Travis Stevens, Mickey Keating, Kier-La Janisse and Jacob Gentry are among the genre fare in this year’s fest.
The new take on the Stephen King classic has its John Rainbird.
Her debut as a feature writer/director establishes Glass as a singular talent on the genre cinema scene.
Amando de Ossorio’s supernatural stalkers have a new showcase coming to home release next month.
Now that the makeup and creature effects showcase has wrapped, we’ve got some images and words from the creators.
A longtime Appalachian legend is given a horrific new spin in the upcoming creature feature.
The anthology feature gathers several kinds of terror in one place.
The teaser trailer debuted during tonight’s Super Bowl game.
The independent horror film demonstrates that you can’t outrun a cult.
Italian horror veteran Giovanni Lombardo Radice, a.k.a. John Morghen, also co-stars in the film.
Influencing takes on a deadly new meaning in the movie world-premiering this month.
Universal’s latest reimagining of its classic character is being given a very different spin.
The acclaimed chillers are in the running for a number of major British Film Awards.
The upcoming film combines postapocalyptic and religious terrors with a cast of Italian horror veterans.
Survival horror with a statement to make is coming later this month.
Prehistory’s most vicious predator is stalking human prey in the present day.
Don’t expect the buildup of tension and satisfaction of seeing justice done that one traditionally finds in revenge pictures.
There’s something even more dangerous than the disease at play here.
Writer/director Sean Ellis provides sufficient intrigue to hook monster-movie fans of all stripes.
Ultimately, Ben Wheatley's newest endeavor is more about delivering a sensory experience than an emotional one.
One of the best segments of the soon-to-release holiday horror anthology 13 SLAYS TILL X-MAS is John Hale’s “The Killer Caribou,” and its effects creator Cody Ruch sent over some exclusive peeks at the title beasts, and a few words on their creation.
It always encourages our sympathy for its protagonist even as her spirituality leads to suffering.
The underground auteur of horror and exploitation fare from the ’60s through the ’80s is being celebrated in an exhaustive disc package.
The lines between screen and actual terror become blurred in ways that keep you guessing and intrigued, and don’t strain to make a Statement.
The actor joins Jeremy Davies, Mason Thames and Madeleine McGraw in the Blumhouse production.
It’s going to be a creepy Valentine’s Day next month.
Movie Review: “Clapboard Jungle” Offers an Informative, Emotional Look at Indie Filmmaking Realities
Justin McConnell’s personal documentary is both inspiring and surprisingly pragmatic
The star of I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE: DEJA VU is making her directorial debut.
Another body is added to the count in this excerpt from the new serial-killer thriller.
Its sociopolitical edge is more admirable in ambition than successful in execution.
Praised at festivals last year, it’s headed for release this spring.
The cult director’s latest has a hell of a cast and a lot of buzz.
Beautiful scenery gets bloody in the new survival-horror film.
No relation to the Bill Moseley zombie movie of the same title, the supernatural chiller sees release next month.
The movie made it from conception to premiere in just one month, and now it’s headed for release.
After the flurry of release-date changes late Friday, this is how the year’s slate currently stands.
Having moved up the release of the monster bash, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures are giving it an impressive sell.
The festival favorite and the new anthology chiller will see release in the coming months.
It feels as fresh today as it did when it opened in 1990, and its pleasures are only compounded by this special edition.
No relation to the Stephen King alien thriller or last year’s DREAMKATCHER, it’s seeing release later this winter.
Last year’s slasher standout is coming home fully loaded.
A fixer-upper comes with an unwelcome resident in the upcoming psychochiller.
The epic monster clash has actually been moved up rather than back in Warner Bros.’ schedule.
Among this many Nicolas Cage genre movies these days, this one looks like a highlight.
The title is ironic, as sheltering becomes just as dangerous as the virus.
The modern serial-killer classic is getting the special editions it deserves.
The indie fright flick is currently in postproduction for release later this year.
The key issue is that Aurore’s specific backstory doesn’t inform the present-day story in any meaningful way.
The line between real and fictional horror becomes bloodily blurred in the meta-themed shocker.
The legendary director will soon be putting fear in your ear.
From the looks of it, thou shalt not miss this religious psychothriller.
The TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2 actress returns to the radio milieu in the fright film that sees wide release next week.
The upcoming chiller brings Jewish demonology to Brooklyn.
The actor seen in TV’s HANNIBAL, SLEEPY HOLLOW, AMERICAN GODS, HELTER SKELTER (as Charles Manson, pictured) and the TWIN PEAKS reboot is taking the lead in a big-screen tale of terror.
The psychological thriller takes a fresh look at the creation of FRANKENSTEIN.
Originally set for release earlier this year, the frightening, fascinating and much-acclaimed movie will be visible starting at the end of this month.
The new film from Mexican writer/director Alex Kahuam takes cues from Italian giallo cinema.
There’s plenty of eerie ambience in the preview for the upcoming supernatural chiller.
Romance becomes horrifically twisted in the latest holiday-themed installment of the horror series.
A new group of secret-keeping young people are set to be stalked in the update of the successful slasher movie and Lois Duncan’s original novel.
We’ll be waiting a little longer for Marvel’s bloodsucking antihero to attack the screen.
Some of horror’s biggest names take part in this in-depth look at that state of genre and independent filmmaking.
The supernatural chiller premiered at last year’s Fantasia under the title THE UNDERTAKER’S HOME, and under either title promises a creepy time.
A fancy dinner party descends into madness in this Israeli-American co-production.
Pretty awful–but it’s of interest more as a resurrected piece of horror history.
There’s something deadly in the air, and it’s coming for you next month.
H.P. Lovecraft’s beloved crazed scientist has been re-animated for a new adventure involving the author’s mythos.
Seeking out scary stories backfires for the characters in the upcoming horror-suspense film.
The fight is set in an especially hot place in the film debuting in February.
The latest film from Epic Pictures’ Dread banner is arriving next month.
IFC Midnight’s psychological horror film has been compared to THE SHINING.
Take a first look at the indie shocker that’s currently in postproduction.
Full details & art, exclusive photos: Horror anthology “13 SLAYS TILL X-MAS” on fully loaded Blu-ray
The holidays are behind us but the Yuletide terror continues with the hi-def disc release of the multipart fright film.
SHADOW trades visceral plausibility for rousing exaggeration in its final act and pulls it off.
If you haven’t caught IFC Midnight’s latest chiller yet, this bit of video will intrigue you about its attention-grabbing ending (which it doesn’t spoil).
It’s a big day for screen reunions, as a tale of familial fright from New Zealand is headed for Stateside release.
Exclusive photos & comments, plus teaser & poster: “NIGHT OF THE DEMONS” star returns for “REUNION FROM HELL”
Actress Cathy Podewell has returned for her first horror feature in the 32 years since playing Judy in Kevin Tenney’s cult favorite.
In the midst of wartime, the actress struggles against an unnatural enemy.
The youth horror-drama is driving into wider exposure following its limited theatrical play earlier this year.
The German horror specialist’s latest project will be playable as well as viewable.
Paul W.S. Anderson's newest video game adaptation barely engages viewer involvement.
She's at the center of a study of the darkest sides of human nature.
A new gang of backwoods killers is poised to break out next month, with the original screenwriter guiding them.
Stars of ANNABELLE COMES HOME and HAPPY DEATH DAY are paired in a movie about the thin line between hallucinations and reality.
The genre streamer will debut the movie following its international premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
A notorious real-life case from Canada’s history is the basis for the new paranormal chiller.
Interview: Director Isaac Ezban on his sci-fi thriller “PARALLEL” and holiday horror anthology “DEATHCEMBER,” Part Two
He has superior long-form and short-form films currently in release.
A frightening trip into the woods is coming to chill you later this winter.
Klaus Kinski in “NOSFERATU IN VENICE” and psycho sickie “A SCREAM IN THE STREETS” coming to Blu-ray from Severin
Joining Severin Films’ pair of hi-def Alex de la Iglesia announcements this morning is another couple of previously hard-to-find genre features.
At last! Full details of Severin’s 4K/Blu-rays of Alex de la Iglesia’s “DAY OF THE BEAST” and “PERDITA DURANGO”
Two all-time greats from Spain’s genre history are finally getting their due on U.S. disc.
One of horror’s most distinctive talents has told his own story in print.
Despite the title, the actor who was once the Wolfman is playing a human this time, albeit a haunted one.
The Canadian genre journalist/editor and filmmaker cuts in with “a psychotronic, sensual horror film” next year.
It’s not your typical story of a little girl and her pet interstellar killer.
The Irish horror film has a day to begin frightening U.S. audiences.
The critically praised film will get the New Year off to a horrific start.
Soon you’ll be able to trip out to the latest from the creators of RESOLUTION, SPRING and THE ENDLESS on various video media.
The heroes need a hand–literally–in this excerpt from the UK horror film releasing next week.
Veteran actor Bruce Davison, recently seen in the ALONG CAME THE DEVIL movies, has another religious chiller on tap.
Supernatural horror comes to Brooklyn in a film arriving next February, with a teaser just released in time for the first night of Hanukkah.
This superior exercise in dark science fiction is his English-language film debut.
The controversial historical horror film is set for release early next year.
People’s terrors are turned against them in the serial-killer thriller.
A date has been set for the psychological horror film.
The English-language feature just wrapped its under-the-radar shoot in Serbia.
Backwoods bloodshed is on the menu.
An attempt at a “reverse exorcism” leads to all manner of horrific developments in the fest favorite.
An alcoholic discovers she can’t outrun her past in the chiller releasing next month.
It’s coming to physical and virtual theaters beginning next week.
The English-language solo directorial debut of award-winning filmmaker/comic artist Vincent Paronnaud (PERSEPOLIS) hits the scream streamer next month.
After winning praise in its native England (where it was titled FANNY LYE DELIVER’D), the film sees North American release next month.
The hero of the brain-bending sci-fi thriller literally travels through multiple states of mind.
In an unprecedented move, the studio is applying the strategy it’s employing for WONDER WOMAN 1984 to its entire next year’s slate.
A new villain is spreading a little post-Halloween fear next week.
The distributor behind RELIC has another female-led chiller about extreme family trauma on the way.
The 17th edition of San Francisco’s long-running showcase of international independent genre fare is going virtual this month.
The Anglo-Australian actor energized the first and most recent entries in the George Miller action franchise.
For those who could bear the wait, the nearly four-decades-in-the-making animal-attack flick has finally been finished, and will be widely visible next month.
Bruce Campbell’s one-take thriller “RUNNING TIME” is dashing onto Synapse Films Blu-ray; details & art
The long-lost thriller stages its action in a single continuous shot–filmed more than 20 years before Sam Mendes’ 1917.
In the midst of the pandemic, writer/director James Felix McKenney pulled off an unusual fantasy-thriller for minimal expense.
Originally titled HEKS, it’s spreading a deadly curse on VOD platforms and DVD.
Now available on Amazon in the U.S., UK and Japan, it’s a dark psychological voyage through the Japanese city.
One of the surprise titles among the genre-disc specialist’s announcements today is its first dimensional release, with supplements by a member of the RUE MORGUE team.
The supernatural fantasy-thriller will be seeing release next week.
Things go from bad to worse for the heroine of the latest survival-horror film.
Exclusive Interview: Filmmakers Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian on their Sarah Paulson psychothriller “RUN.,” Part Two
The duo discuss the cast, challenges and unintended relevance of their movie.
It seems like only yesterday (but it was actually last week) that we were reporting on a microbudget shark flick from SOV stalwart Mark Polonia, and now another one is swimming in.
Exclusive Interview: Filmmakers Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian on their Sarah Paulson psychothriller “RUN.,” Part One
RUE MORGUE chats with the duo about this twisted mother-daughter story.
There’s something scary behind the doors in this Korean supernatural chiller.
A home-safety system proves to have the opposite effect in a new chiller coming next month.
There’s new terror in the woods for the star of FINAL DESTINATION and IDLE HANDS.
The 1976 cult favorite has made its disc debut with all-new special features (including a couple by a RUE MORGUE staffer), and you’ll want to act fast to grab it.
The reimagining of the Stuart Gordon-directed, Dennis Paoli-scripted cult classic will be out before year’s end.
Presumably it’s not at an S-Mart.
Yes, the filmmaker behind a couple of Europe’s most extreme recent horror movies has made “a grim post-apocalyptic tale for the whole family.”
It’s essentially a festival shorts program you can enjoy at home–and the fact that in-person festivals are on hold right now makes it especially worthwhile.
The fest-praised film is coming to multiple venues next month.
Exclusive Interview: Director Christopher Landon talks hitting the Refresh button on slasher films with “FREAKY”
The director has brought a fresh and funny spin to the genre without skimping on the gore.
The legendary director is taking another turn in front of the camera.
Supernatural menace lurks in a Scottish castle in the fright feature coming next week.
The wages of Bad Samaritanism are deadly in the new film from FINAL DESTINATION creator Jeffrey Reddick.
When aliens mix it up with sharks, mankind loses.
Get ready for the return of the backwoods killers!
From the director of ANGRY ASIAN MURDER HORNETS, EBOLA REX, CLOWNS OF HALLOWEEN and I DRIP BLOOD ON YOUR GRAVE (and that’s just four from this year) comes the latest bad-weather/killer-animal mashup.
Exclusive trailer, plus poster: UK sci-fi/horror “THE FACILITY,” co-starring “MONTY PYTHON” and “YOUNG ONES” veterans
There are familiar faces from classic British comedy lurking in the supporting cast of this new fright feature.
From the chilly climes of Iceland comes a new vampire thriller, hot off a tour of festivals like ScreamFest and London’s FrightFest.
Christmas comes early for fans of omnibus horror, courtesy of Scream Team Releasing and Blood Moon Pictures.
The horrors are psychological, simmering under the surface for most of the running time, yet they hold your attention throughout.
The director of KILL LIST and HIGH-RISE shot his latest fright film under the radar.
It's her most frightening collaboration yet with writer/director Bryan Bertino (THE STRANGERS).
The filmmaker adapts Norwegian mythology into a modern fantasy-thriller.
Exclusive Interview: Director/co-writer Joe Marcantonio on his gaslighting psychological creeper “KINDRED”
The filmmaker’s gripping feature debut hinges on a few different kinds of familial anxiety
Lucio Fulci’s “CAT IN THE BRAIN” remade as “NIGHTMARE SYMPHONY,” starring “FEAR NO EVIL” director; trailer & poster
The Italian goremeister’s semi-autobiographical gorefest has now been rebooted with another horror director in the lead.
Some cool character actors are part of this trip to the animal side of Hollywood.
Following its premiere at London’s FrightFest in August, the Scotland-lensed fear film is coming to America later this month.
The Swedish filmmaker delivers a brooding, starkly horrific study of guilt and psychological trauma.
Exclusive Interview: Actors Sopé Dìrísù and Wunmi Mosaku on the social and supernatural horrors of “HIS HOUSE”
The standout horror drama derives a good deal of its power from its two lead performances.
They’ve figured out a way for the actress to return to the role she first played 11 years ago.
There’s blood on the turkey in the holiday horror film coming next week.
The new domestic thriller takes a slide into potentially Lovecraftian supernatural fear.
It’s the biggest game-changer on the slasher scene since SCREAM.
The director of SINISTER is returning to the Blumhouse fold, along with his regular co-screenwriter Robert Cargill.
Check out the preview for this one-of-a-kind genre-blender, which releases next month.
The feature directing debut of Terrie Samundra is the streaming service’s latest Original horror feature.
Any hope that SPELL might attempt to investigate Hoodoo as anything but a gimmick fades away as the movie churns through the clichés.
What’s scarier than a home invasion? A home invasion by a bloodthirsty gang in clown makeup!
Exclusive pics/info: Kissing Candice teams with Tom Savini on new masks, launches new video and comic
Kissing Candice have been banging out their horror-infused brand of heavy metal since 2012, and now they’ve teamed with an effects legend for a new look, and have multiple projects in different media coming up.
Brendan Muldowney, who previously helmed the Tom Holland-starrer PILGRIMAGE, gets rolling on the supernatural film next month.
The horror-movies-within-a-horror-movie will be available for home viewing in time for Halloween.
A pair of horror specialists will be giving the acclaimed chiller wider exposure.
The first English-language film from the director of THE INCIDENT and THE SIMILARS sees release in December.
The survival-horror film just wrapped principal photography in Detroit.
There have been numerous genre films lensed during the pandemic, but this one has arguably the biggest-name cast.
Blumhouse Television and Amazon Prime Video have released the details on the next four movies in their on-line fear franchise.
A frustrating near-miss, bearing so many good intentions that you wish the movie as a whole had more impact.
Revenge is a dish best served violently in the rural psychothriller that debuts next month.
The filmmaker's haunted-house debut feature is frightening and moving in equal measure.
Take a first look at the time-looping horror film from director Craig Singer.
Having already received acclaim at London’s FrightFest and Los Angeles’ Screamfest, the film is headed for wider release.
With the restrictions on celebrating Halloween out of the house, Blumhouse is bringing the horror into your home with the people behind several of its new films and shows.
The show based on the popular found-footage horror podcast has received an eight-episode order from the streaming service.
A violent robbery is just the beginning of the bloodshed in HIDEOUT, which shot over the summer; read on for exclusive words from the filmmakers and a first look at the poster.
Opening Toronto’s Blood in the Snow Film Festival, the Super Channel Fuse Original movie sees Canadian release this week.
The biggest monster of them all is battling his way through three of his classic Toho features on outdoor screens.
Not at all the movie that its trailers are selling–and in this case, that’s a good thing.
The filmmaker behind THE INCIDENT and THE SIMILARS will see his first English-language film hit the States before year’s end.
Hot on the heels of word that CANDYMAN has settled on a 2021 debut comes news of more genre-film scheduling and rescheduling.
The sci-fi thriller seeing release in December promises to mess with your head.
Nia DaCosta’s reimagining of the ’90s horror favorite now has a specific day to hook horror fans.
Following the movie’s lead, the four different art variants for the upcoming shocker are red all over.
Ronin Flix's 3 disc Collector’s Edition includes a new 4K Scan of the original uncut feature film, "I Spit on Your Grave: Deju Vu" and "Growing up with I Spit on Your Grave!"
The horror/comedy will be produced and aired by Netflix.
SAW franchise vet Costas Mandylor is among the cast of this new medical nightmare.
After premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, it’s seeing release next month.
Fresh from its acclaimed theatrical release, the science fiction shocker is now poised to invade your home.
It’s paced well and colorfully told, even as it doesn’t bring many fresh ideas to the table.
An impressive array of filmmaking talent has a gift for fright fans to unwrap later this year.
Lloyd Kaufman and the gang will be giving New Yorkers their first look at the latest Tromasterpiece as part of a #BREAKINGBARD double feature.
After bouncing around the release schedule a few times, 20th Century Studios’ THE EMPTY MAN finally makes his presence known in theaters next Friday, October 23, and the trailer dropped this morning.
The folkloric creature finds fresh prey in a film coming next month.
The early starring role for the AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON actress has been restored for hi-def disc.
The butcher knives are broken out in our excerpt from the fright film that releases next week.
And two of the key talent are coming back for the popular serial killer’s latest exploits.
The latest over-the-top creaturefest from the director of THE VOID and MANBORG will wring out plenty of blood in the new year.
First announced last year, the reboot of the hit ’90s slasher has now been given a series order.
It builds a quietly engrossing study of grief and obsession on its supernatural base.
The creature feature is creeping closer to its Halloween release.
The actress and her RESIDENT EVIL director have more creature-batting action coming later this year.
It is entirely possible to truly admire the technical craft and effort that went into FRANK & ZED while wishing that equal care had been taken with the script.
Everything from demons to giant robots to stop-motion creations to the ever-popular evil clowns run riot through this preview.
With the pandemic on everyone’s mind in the thick of the U.S. election season, it’s only appropriate for a fright flick about quarantining to see release on November 3.
The sequel to the 2013 meta horror film is coming this week with a bloodsucking angle and a couple of horror vets in the cast.
The fact that this is ultimately a human story first and a horror story second in no way diminishes its impact in the latter area.
Newcomer Allen holds her own opposite the gifted Paulson, adding another calculating villain to her rogues’ gallery.
The in-depth examination of the all-time horror classic now has a general release date.
Both keep the scale small while aiming for big thrills–one of them quite a bit more successfully than the other.
After world-premiering at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival and U.S.-premiering at SXSW earlier this year, it’s heading for release next February.
Brandon Cronenberg's second feature brings both brainy thrills and bodily damage.
The project is the long-awaited follow-up by New Zealand director Gerard Johnstone to his terrific, undercelebrated chiller HOUSEBOUND.
The latest collaboration between Canada’s Breakthrough Entertainment and Black Fawn Films (in partnership with WarnerMedia Entertainment’s Particular Crowd) is a satirical serial-murder saga with some familiar faces.
Following a 2019 festival tour that won it much acclaim, this study of grief and terror is seeing general release.
The Hollywood veteran’s long career encompassed a few frightful cult classics.
A new film from the director of TROLL HUNTER, THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE and SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK is cause for excitement, and his latest is on the way next month.
A father and daughter fall prey to deadly zealotry in the Canadian chiller releasing later this month.
Crispin Glover and his RIVER’S EDGE director Tim Hunter are back with a serial-murder thriller inspired by true events.
Artists with decades of experience in the genre are co-directing and creating monsters for the soon-to-film feature.
Creating terror in a foreign environment required careful handling in a couple of different ways.
“Every corpse tells a story,” and Ryan Spindell’s fest favorite/Shudder Original has five good ones to share.
Playing the pickax-wielding villain of the 3D horror remake was just one entry in a long genre career that has been sadly cut short.
After winning raves at Montreal’s Fantasia fest, the sci-fi thriller is heading to another prestigious showcase and then general release.
You can dive into this psychosexual horror/comedy that has just started streaming virtually.
The scary new series starring AnnaSophia Robb (DOWN A DARK HALL, THE REAPING) launches today on Quibi.
The most exquisite vampire pic of all time is coming to seduce you this Halloween.
A Midwestern spirit is showcased in this week’s installment of Quibi’s American horror series.
The 2020 edition of the Canadian horror fest is taking over Super Channel Fuse with a solidly scary schedule of fright flicks.
Rising standup comedian Charles Gould stars in the horror/comedy that world-premieres as part of the fright festival this month.
Praised at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the horror drama is streaming in time for Halloween.
SEVERIN FILMS’ “TALES OF THE UNCANNY – THE ULTIMATE SURVEY OF ANTHOLOGY HORROR” TO PREMIERE AT WALES’ ABERTOIR FESTIVAL
Over 60 genre filmmakers, writers and historians choose the best anthology horror films in the feature-length, Zoom-enabled documentary.
This bloody homage to classic creature features was a six-year passion project for its creator.
World premieres and many other fear flicks will be showcased by this joint venture between several of the country’s top horror events!
French filmmakers in Japan have collaborated on this blood-streaked horror anthology.
Making its festival debut this week, the twisted small-town saga is also now set for wider exposure.
The latest from the UK director of THE LAST HORROR FILM and SHIVER is a fresh slice of backwoods American deviance.
The creature feature/survival thriller hits over 600 drive-ins and indoor theaters this Friday, September 25.
The ’90s teen icons are at the center of a new survival killer-thriller.
The actress currently getting sinister on RATCHED has another frightening role now set to break out in November.
Exclusive comments and photos: holiday horror anthology “13 SLAYS TILL X-MAS” gets back into production
Like many features that began shooting earlier this year, Blood Moon Pictures’ omnibus fright flick 13 SLAYS TILL X-MAS got blindsided by the pandemic, and had to shut down for a while. The filmmaking team eventually found a way to continue safely and recently resumed shooting, with masking, sanitizing and other guidelines in place.
Supernatural horror meets coming-of-age comedy in SOPHIE THE EXORCIST, a new web series hailing from Canada. We’ve got an exclusive first look at a proof-of-concept trailer and words from the creator.
It spins terrific suspense out of a familiar storyline via solid craftsmanship and two strong lead performances.
There are a number of horrific cult favorites on the longtime disc company's slate.
A collective of top North American horror festivals is launching a new genre-film showcase next month, and has a new video teaser to build anticipation.
Robert Forster werewolfilm “THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW” now has a trailer, poster and “Little Red Riding Hood” music clip
It was announced earlier this week that beloved actor Robert Forster’s last movie would see release next month, and now more promo material has been unleashed.
Exclusive cover and first chapter: Alys Arden’s “THE GATES OF GUINÉE,” Book 4 of the CASQUETTE GIRLS series
The New Orleans-born author has won a legion of readers with her supernatural YA novels set in her hometown, and we’ve got the first look at the next one.
The quartet of original fright features is premiering next month on Amazon Prime.
“THE BLACK CAT,” “PATRICK STILL LIVES” and “SHOCK TREATMENT” on Severin’s October Blu-ray slate; details, art, trailers
One of several films with that feline title is among the trio of Eurosplatter flicks on tap for Halloweentime.
Trailer and poster bring you into the weird world of Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s “SYNCHRONIC”
The filmmakers behind RESOLUTION, SPRING and THE ENDLESS have another strange trip to take you on.
Jeffrey Reddick’s new sequential-death scenario is coming next month.
Exclusive Interview: Director Antonio Campos on his Southern Gothic “THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME” and the “OMEN” prequel
Psychological disturbance and religious fervor run through this Southern Gothic thriller.
The late actor from JACKIE BROWN, ALLIGATOR and many others co-stars in a lycanthropicture coming next month.
Arguably the director’s most controversial film is about to have its chrome and steel rendered in high definition.
"Maniac" gets a reprint, and "Vigilante" premieres in a knockout 4K restoration!
Exclusive Interview: Writer/directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz raise the horrific South in “ANTEBELLUM”
The duo put a tight focus through a genre lens on slavery and its legacy.
Even his own mother isn’t safe from a seriously disturbed young man in the psychochiller releasing this week, featuring a number of horror veterans.
Terror tales have a way of coming true in the metafictional horror/comedy premiering next month.
Fresh from its Audience Award-winning world-premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival, the documentary is now headed for wider exposure.
Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s “SYNCHRONIC” set for October release, with a caveat from the filmmakers
The latest mind-bender from the creators of RESOLUTION, SPRING and THE ENDLESS is coming to theaters next month–and those filmmakers are advising to proceed with caution.
She's created a bloody and satirical showcase for a homicidal pair of blue jeans.
It mostly settles for rehashing its predecessor and throwing a bunch of gore and profanity against the wall to see what sticks.
After its world premiere at last month’s Fantasia International Film Festival was greeted with strong reviews, it’s headed for release next month.
The creators of the Shudder sleeper are set to make a trio of features for the fright factory.
Ending a long period of speculation, the actress who’s been fleeing Ghostface since the original SCREAM has been confirmed today as coming back for the latest film.
There’s a cinematic intelligence at work that elevates this well above your average nightmare-oriented fright flick.
Wheaton on your TV used to mean STAR TREK, but the new psychochiller gives him a more sinister spin.
Following the record-breaking run of the first season, the horror streaming service has the next round of the horror anthology now going into production.
TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2’s Caroline Williams is back as another radio DJ in the fright film that begins its release this month, and we’ve got the complete details on where you can see it–with the actress in attendance at some venues.
Director Christopher Landon previously delivered a horror version of GROUNDHOG DAY, and now he’s putting a serial-killer spin on BIG.
It’s about a computer meme making the holiday especially scary and revealing a horrible history.
The worlds of the living and the deceased collide in the film releasing later this month.
Imagine “Dick in a Box” reconceived as a horror flick, or (as the poster puts it) “FATAL ATTRACTION meets THE BLOB,” and you’ve got THE SPECIAL, coming (ahem) next month.
John Carpenter fans will definitely obey the impulse to buy a new disc edition and merch for the classic sci-fi thriller.
The Halloween-set horror film releases next week, and we’ve also got the trailer and key art.
Following its world premiere at last month’s Fantasia International Film Festival, the religious/folk horror film receives wider exposure next month.
“THE MORTUARY COLLECTION,” “THE OAK ROOM” and “SLAXX” are among Fantasia 2020’s Audience Award winners!
The just-concluded Fantasia International Film Festival showcased over 100 features in its first-ever virtual edition; there was a lot of great stuff, and the viewers’ choices for the very best have been revealed.
Dying is easy and makes comedy hard in an upcoming fright film homaging the Italian greats.
Bryan Bertino has crafted a study of evil preying on human fragility that feels timeless and terrifying.
The technological chiller is coming, unaltered and uncut, to theaters next month.
Exclusive trailer and poster: Danielle Harris goes on a maniac hunt in “REDWOOD MASSACRE: ANNIHILATION”
The HALLOWEEN and HATCHET heroine is messing with a new maniac in the fright flick coming next month.
Sharksploitation flick “CRUEL JAWS” (with the “Snyder cut”) etc. coming on Severin Blu-ray; details, art, trailer
Severin Films is truly plumbing the depths of Italian exploitation fare with a notorious JAWS knockoff and more coming next month.
We recently ran our rave review of this movie, and now we’ve got the news on when you can see it.
Get creeped out by the trailer for Fantasia premiere “THE DARK AND THE WICKED,” from “THE STRANGERS” director
Bryan Bertino has a truly unsettling saga of a family’s descent debuting at the Canadian festival, and it now has a general release date as well.
Old enemies shed fresh blood in trailer and poster for Netflix’s sequel “THE BABYSITTER: KILLER QUEEN”
Director McG returns for another round of over-the-top mayhem, premiering next month.
Josh Boone stayed true to the comics while he and his team had some chilling times on set.
Coming for Halloween, the supernatural chiller introduces a new unearthly creature.
A quiet song of death is played in our exclusive excerpt from the supernatural chiller debuting today.
It's the screenwriter’s latest stop on a long road trip through the darkest regions of the human psyche.
The dark side of religion and folk horror combine in THE CURSE OF AUDREY EARNSHAW, world-premiering tomorrow, and we’ve got the first look at the shiver-inducing teaser.
Produced before the coronavirus swept the world, Francesco Giannini’s first feature has its debut at the end of this month.
There’s an inhuman killer on the beat in the new found-footage fright freature.
There’s a brutal chase through the forest heading your way in September.
Hear, hear! And take a first look at this environmental horror film.
OPEN 24 HOURS ultimately doesn’t engage as the study of emotional survival it’s aiming for.
The prospect of Guillermo del Toro tackling one of the darker children’s fantasies has always been a hugely promising one, and now the filmmaker’s lifelong passion project, being produced by Netflix, has revealed its ensemble.
Here’s a twist: After a David Cronenberg remake directed by female twins, there’s one on the way about female twins–a new version of his 1988 classic.
It’s more a monster than a man in a new chiller arising from Australia later this month.
With his new SAW adventure SPIRAL delayed till 2021, the director will be represented this year by a horrific mystery.
’90s hillbilly horror “SKINNED ALIVE” coming on restored Ultimate Edition Blu-ray; full details and art
Backwoods nutcases rampage through the vintage direct-to-video splatter favorite, set for a new hi-def double-disc release next month.
Half-humans with a taste for flesh are crawling over from the UK tomorrow, and we have an exclusive excerpt to share, along with the trailer and art.
Cabin-in-the-woods horror gets subverted in this new meta horror/comedy.
Exclusive Interview: Director/writer/star Jay Baruchel on committing “RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE,” Part Two
The filmmaker cuts into the question of real vs. media violence and more.
We previously told you about the WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE series of horror features coming to Amazon Prime Video, and now we’ve got more info and images.
The lighter side of sucker staking is seen in a horror/comedy that will be unveiled later this month.
With the current pandemic throwing the plans of countless festivals awry, several of them are joining forces to jointly present a showcase of new fear fare.
Blumhouse Television has joined forces with Amazon Prime Video for a slate of eight fright films, debuting in time for Halloween as a pair of double features.
After their big success with THE INVISIBLE MAN earlier this year, the actress and the genre factory have a new collaboration on the way.
No relation to Tilman Singer’s LUZ, the mystical thriller will be out next month.
The fright veterans are part of a Halloween horror flick also co-starring busy genre actor Bill Oberst Jr.
Parenting is hell in a horror/comedy series coming from the companies behind the award-winning Russian-disaster miniseries.
Exclusive Interview: “SHE DIES TOMORROW” writer/director Amy Seimetz on personal dread, genre definitions and more
Tapping into anxieties specific to herself, her slow-burning thriller is now relevant to us all.
Take a trip to the scary side of slumber with the new chiller from OUR HOUSE and HOLIDAYS writer/director Anthony Scott Burns.
Exclusive comments, art and details: Scream queen doc “SCREAMING IN HIGH HEELS” on fully loaded Blu-ray
B-movie favorites Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens and Michelle Bauer are spotlighted in this 10th-anniversary special-edition disc.
It’s an exploration of how different people respond in distinct ways to a very basic fear.
The filmmakers successfully keep us guessing about who will make it out of this horrible dilemma alive.
Exclusive clip and photo, plus trailer and poster: Revenge shocker “SERENA WAITS” sets world premiere
Kings of Horror, the most visited and subscribed YouTube channel for horror features, has teamed with Terror Films to debut Hunter Johnson’s movie.
One of the year’s most anticipated genre films will now be premiering as an at-home attraction.
Resourceful filmmakers continue to find ways to get projects before the camera in the midst of the current crisis, and a new horror feature is now underway in Hollywood.
More than two decades after TROMEO & JULIET, the Troma team are beating up on the Bard again with #SHAKESPEARESSHITSTORM, which has its world premiere August 29 as part of the Fantasia International Film Festival’s 2020 virtual edition. Get a taste of it (yechhhh) from the new trailer and poster.
A pair of upscale independent horror films and a couple of prehistoric B-flicks have all had previews posted today. Jump past the jump to check ’em out!
Exclusive Interview: Director/writer/star Jay Baruchel on committing “RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE,” Part One
After years in comedy, he’s gone dead serious with the new graphic novel adaptation.
Director Gerald Rascionato has transitioned from deep-sea predators to a prehistoric one.
Final wave of Fantasia International Film Festival features, plus panels by RUE MORGUE editors/writers and more!
The movies will be just part of the attraction at the 2020 Fantasia International Film Festival, being held digitally August 20-September 2. Read on for the third and last announcement of films and live events!
Retro video is the basis of the plot of this psychothriller, which is coming next month.
The sequel to the award-winning independent slasher movie THE WICKED ONE is headed for its premiere in October.
The late shift is especially torturous in the serial-killer shocker coming this month.
A top cast gets low down playing various menacing roles in the movie version of Donald Ray Pollock’s award-winning novel.
Chapter and verse leads to bloodshed and worse in a theological thriller that sees release this week.
Exclusive clip, trailer, poster, release info: Gregory Lamberson’s supernatural chiller “WIDOW’S POINT”
The adaptation of the popular novella by Richard Chizmar and Billy Chizmar is coming to spook you next month, and we’ve got a bunch of promo material to share.
A witch from Slavic folklore who has appeared in multiple media over the years now has a film coming out this fall.
Family traditions take a terrifying turn in a supernatural saga set to terrify the Fantasia International Film Festival.
Having premiered at last year’s Fantasia International Film Festival and played other notable fests, Jordan Graham’s eerie feature is now set for commercial release.
Timo Rose, the German filmmaker behind GAME OVER, BEAST, BARRICADE, an upcoming remake of THE CORPSE GRINDERS and many other splatterfests, is preparing a new feature production, and gave RUE MORGUE a few words to go with a promotional clip he has put together.
Exclusive photos & comments, plus poster & premiere news: Caroline Williams is back on the air in “TEN MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT”
The actress who played DJ Stretch in THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2 returns in a chiller that world-premieres next month.
World-premiering at next month’s Arrow Video FrightFest, the new lycanthropicture sees wider exposure this fall.
A bracing study of the relationship between pop-culture violence and the real thing.
Poster debut & details: Nightmares “COME TRUE” in Fantasia premiere from “GINGER SNAPS” & “SPLICE” producers
The people behind a number of Canada’s best genre films teamed up on this dark sci-fi thriller.
Having successfully played THE WRETCHED, RELIC and THE RENTAL on the drive-in circuit during the pandemic, IFC Midnight has added this psychological thriller to its lineup.
A rotten kid is coming from Russia to terrify grown-up North American viewers.
Originally set to open this month, the Russell Crowe-starring psychothriller is still positioned to lead the planned reopening of movie theaters.
A much-awaited sequel is moving a little further down the track, and a horror/Western and a survival shocker have fresh promo materials.
For its 21st edition, the UK’s most popular horror and fantasy festival is going on-line, with a jam-packed lineup of 25 films showing between August 27-31. The full schedule and info on the movies have now been released.
The people behind the cult retro horror film THE BARN and other independent chillers have a new anthology on the way, with a B-movie legend in a key role.
The actress-turned-filmmaker put specific, unique and startling ideas into her feature debut.
The actress from ALIEN, INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS et al. returns to the genre next month.
Blue Underground’s 4K restoration of “DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS” coming to UHD/Blu-ray; full details & art
An all-time vampire classic is coming on two different disc editions packed with bonus features.
A few different kinds of horror blend together fluidly and unnervingly in Romola Garai’s film.
The award-winning Montreal-shot horror film is getting a fully loaded, limited-edition two-disc showcase.
The feature film based on the cult TV show is headed for hi-def disc with a batch of special features.
An international team of directors came together to create the stories told during THE 100 CANDLES GAME, produced by New Zealand’s Black Mandala company.
The alien terror is coming to Earth next month.
The actor is at the center of the highly anticipated follow-up to the 1992 classic.
The comedic side of paranormal investigation is on view in the horror/comedy that releases on DVD today.
That’s how the PR describes the new film from the director of THE DEVIL’S DOLLS and RITES OF SPRING.
Coming to iTunes tomorrow, the film puts a historical spin on seabound bloodshed.
After taking best-feature prizes at Shriekfest, the Atlanta Horror Film Festival and the Austin Film Festival, the survival shocker is ready for wider exposure.
The chilling tale of a boy and his creature, Jeremiah Kipp’s SLAPFACE is currently in postproduction, and we’ve got the exclusive first look at the official poster and a couple of new pics.
Vintage Lucio Fulci shockers and a new movie celebrating his legacy are among a quintet of Severin Films Blu-rays seeing wide release next month, following limited availability during the company’s Mid-Year Sale.
Having grossed nearly $2 million at drive-in theaters during the pandemic, the supernatural chiller is now nearing its disc debut.
The new screen adaptation of J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s vampire classic sees release today.
An on-line influencer finds her written secrets coming back to haunt her in the psychothriller coming next month.
The deadly doll’s longtime screenwriter and frequent director has dropped a preview of his upcoming series, which will air on two networks.
The creator of ANTIVIRAL is back with a heady new science-fiction shocker.
Concept Media has completed its slasher sequel, and passed along some exclusive new images to mark the occasion.
Numerous filmmakers have been creating fright films while on lockdown, and a just-wrapped anthology project has one of the highest-powered directorial lineups.
Latin America’s biggest genre fest has 47 features from 29 different countries set to screen during its 16th edition, which will run on-line due to the pandemic starting next week. A trailer for the event has been issued as well.
Social-distance production “HACKED” is coming in September; exclusive photos, plus trailer and poster
Shot under pandemic restrictions, Matt Leal and Matthew Festle’s horror film is about a podcast gone wrong, and the latter shared some exclusive pics and a few words about its creation.
The story of a stalker in winter will be available for viewing this fall.
Desperadoes meet an even deadlier group in a new film from the creators of SCARE PACKAGE and presented by Joe R. Lansdale (BUBBA HO-TEP) that’s been scheduled for later this summer.
One of the year’s must-see films has just hit disc, fully loaded with supplemental goodness.
A group of not-quite-heroes are the only thing standing between us and extraterrestrial invasion in the sci-fi/horror/comedy, releasing tomorrow.
An award-winner at festivals including Panic Fest and the Calgary Underground Film Festival, UNCLE PECKERHEAD is now headed for general release; read on for the details, the poster and trailer.
Following its HALLOWEEN: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION from a few years back, Shout! Factory has worked things out with Paramount Pictures and New Line Cinema to release the complete Voorhees saga on hi-def disc.
The first feature by the Canadian horror master (a.k.a. THEY CAME FROM WITHIN) is getting a long-awaited special-edition hi-def disc showcase.
Kids’ creature feature “LITTLE MONSTERS” coming to Blu-ray on Lionsgate’s Vestron line; details & art
No relation to the recent Lupita Nyong’o zombie comedy, or the just-announced Universal project, 1989’s cult favorite LITTLE MONSTERS is getting a hi-def disc upgrade fully loaded with bonus features.
The adaptation of the grisly graphic novel is headed for its streaming premiere later this year, and the trailer gives you a good taste of it.
The GAME OF DEATH gets extremely messy in an exclusive excerpt we’ve got from the shocker that sees release next week.
Upstate New York is the latest stamping ground for the legendary hominid in a movie coming later this summer.
World-premiering at this summer’s Fantasia International Film Festival, it’s a satirical and bloody tale of killer couture.
The Sundance 2020 world premiere focuses on what could be called mobile deadstreaming.
The just-released wrestling-horror film tests viewers’ intestinal fortitude.
Following his reissue of his debut feature MARK OF THE DEVIL 666, independent filmmaker Jason Paul Collum has now brought his more recent SAFE INSIDE to hi-def disc, and gave us the word on the details.
Horror regulars Scout Taylor-Compton and Tiffany Shepis star in the supernatural thriller that releases later this summer, and we’ve got a bunch of exclusive imagery to share.
A star of CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA is playing the horror heroine in a new series.
The filmmaker successfully builds an atmosphere of impending doom even in bright sunlight.
After the decision by Lady Antebellum, the filmmakers discuss the meaning of their upcoming movie and its name.
Reconceived as a digital event for its 24th edition, North America’s greatest genre fest has added a slew of exciting new movies–including new ones from the directors of THE STRANGERS, UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: DAY OF RECKONING and ANTISOCIAL–to this year’s lineup.
The original TRAIN TO BUSAN is also getting a rerelease later this month.
The continued closure of theaters due to the pandemic has led to the reshuffling of a bunch of horror release dates.
Actress Amy Seimetz, from STRANGER THINGS, PET SEMATARY, ALIEN: COVENANT and many others, wrote and directed the personal-apocalypse thriller SHE DIES TOMORROW; check out the trailer and poster after the jump.
Quarantining during the pandemic has opened up new possibilities for scary storytelling, and just such a feature is coming soon on the genre streaming service.
Its simple scenario has been developed to multifaceted effect in terms of both its entertainment and aesthetic values.
The first feature by indie filmmaker Jason Paul Collum (SOMETHING TO SCREAM ABOUT, OCTOBER MOON) is coming back on a special-edition disc.
The directorial debut of visual effects/video game artist Gavin Rothery (MOON) is coming this week.
A giant in the world of film music, who contributed to numerous classic horror films, has passed away.
It merges deeply unsettling horror with relatable psychological traumas.
We have faith that this indie thriller about violent religious indoctrination will deliver us the fear.
The fifth installment (!) of writer/director Israel Luna’s THE OUIJA EXPERIMENT franchise wrapped last week.
Civilization collapses with laughter as a parody of cinema’s greatest kaiju roars into release.
There’s still, even after so many other movies like this, a built-in tension to the first-person immediacy of the presentation.
Exclusive clip: Mick Garris, David J. Schow et al. on Joe R. Lansdale in “ALL HAIL THE POPCORN KING”
The acclaimed author and screenwriter is celebrated in the new documentary, and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt featuring a few of his fellow horror heroes.
It took the Audience Award for Best International Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival last year, and now LAKE MICHIGAN MONSTER is headed for wider exposure.
If you thought TED would have been better if the titular teddy had a lust for murder, this is the movie for you.
Originally set to premiere at this year’s Mothman Festival (now cancelled due to the pandemic), the exploration of the chilling urban myth is now headed for general release this fall.
Magnet Releasing has issued a new preview for its supernatural chiller that promises a truly unnerving experience.
The big gorilla from the 1961 cult favorite has been revived for the 21st century.
Heading for release in August (date and venues to be determined), BLOOD FROM STONE is a variation on classic vampire themes from writer/director Geoff Ryan, who passed on some pics and discussed the film with RUE MORGUE.
The Shudder Original is seeing wider release next week, and we have an exclusive excerpt to share with you.
The independent psychological horror-thriller begins shooting this August on Philadelphia locations.
As the sequel to the modern-classic zombie epic heads for release, North American distributor Well Go USA is offering artistically oriented fans the chance to win some hot merch. A new poster for the movie has also been unveiled.
It takes on the conventions of the horror genre in several different ways, with varying degrees of success.
J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s trendsetting 1872 novella of supernatural seduction has been reimagined for the screen once again.
The forest holds not a monster or slasher, but paranormal premonitions in this forthcoming feature.
Premiere dates and trailers for Joko Anwar’s “IMPETIGORE” and more July Shudder originals/exclusives
Horror films from Indonesia, Norway and South Korea are part of the screaming streaming service’s lineup for next months.
The genre subsidiary of Blue Fox Entertainment is filling up its slate with a diverse range of fright flicks.
Slotted for fest berths earlier this year, two buzzy independent genre features are headed for wider play.
The worldwide rights to the recently discovered movie have been picked up by genre sales outfit Yellow Veil Pictures.
Young sorceresses show up a sexist in this excerpt from the supernatural thriller that releases next month.
The latest from independent genre director Bret Wood (PSYCHOPATHIA SEXUALIS, THE UNWANTED) is coming to various video platforms later this summer.
There’s no way to escape or keep warm in CENTIGRADE, which is set to bring you blood-freezing thrills later this summer.
Fresh off her turns in THE INVISIBLE MAN and SHIRLEY, the actress is heading into a new psychological chiller.
The anthology film series that showcased some of horror’s hottest talents has a new entry on the way, with a strong lineup of directors and producers.
The festival favorite starring STARRY EYES and DOCTOR SLEEP’s Alex Essoe is now seeing general release, and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt (with lots of NSFW language) to share with you.
The project is one of the buzzier titles being launched at the current virtual Cannes marketplace.
The reality-bending film is headed for big screens only as theaters begin to open up.
Writer/director David Koepp has taken on familiar genre themes and personalized them in compelling ways.
Originally scheduled for last month, the 2020 edition of Latin America’s largest genre fest will be an on-line screening event starting in July, and a wide lineup of movies has been revealed for it.
With Dave Franco’s THE RENTAL headed for release next month, plus a special advance showing accompanied by the talent tonight, a new preview has been unveiled.
Shudder grabbed the vacation-from-hell horror film THE BEACH HOUSE following its international festival tour, and now we’ve got the first word on its premiere, along with some exclusive pics.
An innocent girl becomes the target of sorcery in a new independent frightfest just acquired for release. Read on for the details and an exclusive peek at the promo material.
Exclusive: “YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT’s” David Koepp on age differences, impossible architecture and Kevin Bacon’s mustache dilemma
Plus his upcoming BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN!
Bumped out of its original berth earlier this year due to the pandemic, the spiritual horror film now has a new date.
We can’t wait for the next installment in the South Korean undead saga, and the new preview just upped the anticipation.
Kevin Bacon and his family are haunted by their new home in the Universal/Blumhouse chiller that opens this week. Have a look at a creepy exclusive excerpt after the jump.
The perils of the Internet age extend far beyond on-line dating in a new film by DEMENTIA director Mike Testin.
Hirsch as Supernatural Exposition Man seems like reason enough to see this one.
Exclusive Interview: Filmmaker Harold Hölscher on the South African chiller “THE SOUL COLLECTOR,” Part Two
The creator of the folk-horror film talks his cast, African production and more.
Already praised from its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the feature debut of writer/director Natalie Erika James sees release next month.
We have the exclusive first look at the latest, eerie poster and some old-fashioned lobby cards for the H.P. Lovecraft-derived occult chiller.
The violence of the battlefield gives way to occult terrors in GHOSTS OF WAR, which begins its release later this month.
Exclusive Interview: Filmmaker Harold Hölscher on the South African chiller “THE SOUL COLLECTOR,” Part One
His folk-horror film explores new territory for the genre.
Previously known as a rapper himself under the name Nate Kane, his supernatural thriller now has a release date.
The serial-murder thriller from a producer of STARRY EYES and THE RANGER is coming tomorrow.
The sci-fi/horror thriller is making its long-awaited hi-def debut, fully loaded with special features.
Soldiers encounter terror on and off the battlefield in the supernatural thriller that releases on Friday; jump past the jump for an exclusive excerpt.
Reptilian terror raises its ugly head in director Andrew Traucki’s sequel to his 2007 chiller BLACK WATER, which is coming later this summer.
It feels more like a crazy quilt of offbeat inspirations than a singular vision, though it does have its intermittent pleasures.
Exclusive comments, plus art and details: Synapse’s “THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE” Blu-ray Steelbook edition
One of the all-time great Eurozombie films, Jorge Grau’s 1974 shocker is now available with a 4K transfer and a grave full of extras.
Montreal’s Fantasia fest is going digital this year, and the first round of its typically impressive lineup of movies has been revealed, along with the poster.
A first-time filmmaking team has completed a horror feature that, based on the trailer, looks like a stylishly eerie experience. Check out that preview and the poster, plus some exclusive pics and words from the director and producer, past the jump.
The closure of major theater chains during the pandemic has led to a resurgence of drive-in popularity, and a pair of genre titles have been benefitting.
We previously broke the news about SNAPPER, an upcoming documentary about an uncompleted reptile-amok movie from the late 1980s. Now we’ve got the exclusive first look at the poster and word on its progress.
“CUT OFF,” from “ANTIBODIES” and “CASE 39” director, coming next month; exclusive comments, trailer, poster
The adaptation of a novel whose co-author is described as Germany’s Stephen King will soon see American release, and we’ve got the details, promo material and words from the filmmaker.
A classic of Hammer horror is coming to hi-def disc in a new edition fully stocked with bonus features; read on for the info and the cover art.
The creator of DISCOPATH has another flashback fright film set for release this summer.
Humans face a new extraterrestrial attacker in a sci-fi horror film that’s coming next month, and we’ve got the exclusive first peek at the promo material.
The film seems content to be trashy fun (which it does deliver) rather than engaging the opportunities to be something more.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the team behind London’s Arrow FrightFest have postponed their August event and made new plans for this year, with the announcement accompanied by a striking piece of art.
Having scored with its new take on THE INVISIBLE MAN earlier this year, the studio will next reboot another of its classic horror characters.
Blue Underground is bringing “THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY” and “THE NEW YORK RIPPER” to 4K UHD Blu-ray; details, art and trailers
Two of Lucio Fulci’s most popular gorefests will be unveiled on Ultra High-Definition discs later this summer.
The sci-fi shocker is now being developed as an ongoing series, with its creator on board.
The veteran of THE WALKING DEAD and legendary effects artist shares his thoughts on the Shudder series.
Over 60 gallons of fake blood were spilled during the production of ASKING FOR A FRIEND, a black-comic horror film that sees release next month.
The horror streamer has a quartet of new movies coming as Originals and an Exclusive next month; read on for the info and trailers for the quartet.
Originally set as a Blumhouse Tilt release for later this year, the supernatural date-from-hell thriller is now going streaming.
The UK/Australian horror/comedy is coming to North America this summer.
A frightening variation on GROUNDHOG DAY unfolds in a new movie from award-winning filmmaker Craig Singer, which is set to debut later this year.
After making its way around the festival circuit, the independent horror feature will be luring more viewers in general release next month.
New trailer and release info: “POLTERGEIST’s” Oliver Robins writes, directs and stars in “CELEBRITY CRUSH”
A child star of the classic ghost epic is now the multihyphenate creator of a story of human derangement, and a new trailer has been unveiled.
To accompany his latest song, Los Angeles-based musician/artist Precious Child has crafted a short-film-style music video with an abstract, horrific atmosphere that resulted from a hazardous shoot. You can see it and read about its creation exclusively after the jump.
The long-running Frontières International Co-Production Market, which has launched such films as RAW, TURBO KID, SEA FEVER, VIVARIUM, EXTRA ORDINARY and THE RANGER, has announced the lineup of projects for its 12th edition, and its first to go all-digital due to the pandemic.
The current pandemic hasn’t stopped creative filmmakers from finding ways to continue their craft amidst the restrictions. One of them is Marcus Slabine (THE LAST CALL), who has begun production on his new feature THE DARK OFFERINGS. We’ve got his comments and the movie’s poster below.
IFC Films opens the door to THE RENTAL in July, and has provided an advance peek at one scene along with the poster today.
This house does not feel like a home as the first preview emerges for the summer supernatural release.
Trailers and posters for Chattanooga Film Fest terrors “SKULL: THE MASK,” “THE PANDEMIC ANTHOLOGY” and “THE WANTING MARE”
This year’s Chattanooga Film Festival is going digital, with the movies available to view this weekend, and we’ve got previews of three of the genre features the fest is hosting.
Having relaunched the Laurie Strode character in Blumhouse’s new HALLOWEEN franchise, the actress is taking her first turn behind the camera for the genre company.
A three-part documentary on cult-classic cinema begins its VOD/digital rollout this week, and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt dealing with one of the greatest horror films in history.
Originally slated for the summer, the Focus Features horror film written and directed by Jacob Chase, based on his short film LARRY (pictured), now has a new date.
The comic actor takes a shot at a villainous turn in BECKY, which sees release next month. Jump past the jump for an exclusive first peek at the poster, along with the trailer.
French filmmaker Fabrice Blin is currently putting the finishing touches on his debut feature LA CHOSE DERRIERE LA PORTE (THE THING BEHIND THE DOOR). A striking new poster has been released in both English and French, along with a couple of pics.
Blood is shed under the desert sun in CANNIBAL CORPSE KILLERS, coming later in the summer. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the new trailer, along with the release info and a temp poster.
No relation to the Tooth Fairy fright film from 2003, DARKNESS FALLS is a serial-killer thriller from a producer with a number of independent horror favorites on his résumé that’s coming next month.
A Southern demon rises in HALLOWED BE THY NAME, coming next month. Jump past the jump for an exclusive first look at the trailer, along with the poster.
The Frontières co-production initiative, which has launched movies like RAW, TURBO KID, THE RANGER and VIVARIUM, is going to Cannes for its fourth year, presenting a diverse lineup of 13 projects in various stages of production/completion.
We told you a little while back about the multistory fright film SCARE PACKAGE, and now it’s been picked up by the scary streaming service, with a premiere date set.
The perils of Tinder are nothing compared to what happens in RENT-A-PAL, coming this fall.
Christopher Nolan has been talking up TENET as the movie that will spearhead the return of movies to the big screen this summer, but now the road-rage thriller will be driving in first.
We previously reported on the U.S. release plans for the new fantasy/crime/horror thriller by the creators of PONTYPOOL, and now we’ve got word on the sooner release in Canada, for whom the poster is a bit more harshly worded.
As usual, M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film is being made under a veil of secrecy, but we do now know who’s starring in it.
Following a highly successful run in its native Indonesia and an international premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the generational fear fest is headed for a summer streaming premiere.
The fright favorite has a deadly blessing to give in our exclusive excerpt from the movie that debuts next week.
The truth refuses to stay buried in THE DEEPER YOU DIG, which had an acclaimed festival run over the past year and is now set for wider exposure.
But are they practicing social distancing while they make it? The latest screen shocker taking advantage of a scare headline is being rushed for release next month, and the poster has been unveiled.
Thirteen directors tell tales of assorted evil in FOR WE ARE MANY, which has targeted a release next month.
The movie misses its chance to make a memorable mark on either the killer-clown or deadly-toy subgenres.
A bizarre new crime/horror/fantasy thriller from the creators and stars of the cult-fave zombie film PONTYPOOL is coming next month, and the new trailer and poster can now be seen past the jump.
His breakthrough movie is a gritty, graphic crime thriller that edges into horror territory.
Having successfully tackled Stephen King and Shirley Jackson for the big and small screens, the writer/director is now turning to a YA horror favorite.
Having written and directed an episode of Quibi’s 50 STATES OF FRIGHT for Sam Raimi, A QUIET PLACE screenwriters Scott Beck and Bryan Woods are reteaming with Raimi on an untitled feature.
The eldritch author’s mythos is transferred t