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.
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.
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.
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 to America of the ’50s in the upcoming series based on Matt Ruff’s novel.
Departing from its usual Asian fare, Well Go USA has picked up a Canadian genre film and will have it out in time for Halloween.
This new talent in the creature-performer realm will really creep you out in the Pierce Brothers' film.
Perennial Italian genre director Umberto Lenzi helmed a series of shocking, sexy thrillers with American actress Carroll Baker, and now they’re all coming in a Blu-ray boxed set.
A world premiere at last year’s Fantasia International Film Festival, a unique occult chiller produced and set in South Africa is set for a summer North American debut.
Yep, Paul Blart: Mall Cop is now a bad guy in a thriller that has found distribution and is coming this summer.
As the coronavirus pandemic throws the international festival circuit into upheaval, the people behind Montreal’s Fantasia have announced that this year’s event is going digital.
She’s not bringing Halloween treats in a supernatural chiller coming this summer.
Magnolia Pictures’ genre division has picked up the North American rights to Romola Garai’s chiller, which world-premiered as a Sundance Film Festival Midnight selection earlier this year.
He doesn’t stay in the box for long, and you can see him in our exclusive excerpt from the movie releasing next week.
Norwegian filmmaker Severin Eskeland has created a haunted-house short film that he hopes to turn into a feature, and the new international trailer is now on-line. Check it out after the jump.
Originally set to appear in cinemas this spring, the much-anticipated undead saga is now set for a widespread showcase on the streaming service.
Joining the new feature based on Clive Barker’s classic Cenobite saga, now a series version is in the works as well.
Actress Nicole Brydon Bloom, writer/director David Marmor and producer Alok Mishra sat down with RUE MORGUE to shed light on their tenant’s nightmare.
While most theaters are closed due to the pandemic, some drive-ins across the country are still operating, and that’s where IFC Midnight is sending its new horror film THE WRETCHED next week. They’ve even come up with an old-fashioned ad to promote it.
If you’re looking for a few good creeps while sheltering at home, check out our exclusive debut of Cristian Tomassini’s NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET-themed short IN DREAMS.
The scary streaming service has announced its latest feature acquisition for airing as a Shudder Original next month.
Horror specialists the Onetti Brothers close out their giallo trilogy that began with SONNO PROFONDO and FRANCESCA with a movie that will soon be visible in two venues.
To support National Canadian Film Day today, the country’s genre specialist Black Fawn Distribution has announced a trio of initiatives allowing fright fans to more easily check out their productions.
A24, distributor of many of the best and most ambitious recent independent horror films, has begun offering the chance to get your hands on original props and other mementos from their features, for a good cause.
A selection for this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, the saga of a dangerous space creature is now headed for release later this year.
The Owlman comes to the U.S. as Scottish Gothic “THE BLACK GLOVES” finds distribution; trailer and poster
A villain who became a viral sensation is coming to American home screens as THE BLACK GLOVES is set for release next month.
With indoor movie houses shut down across the nation, drive-in theaters are the only venues still operating. Now, veteran producer/distributor Sam Sherman, who kept the drive-ins well-stocked with horror and other genre fare from the ’60s through the ’80s via his Independent-International Pictures Corporation, is bringing some of his classic titles back to them.
The title suggests a military actioner, but there’s a horrific side to BLACK OPS, which goes into release this summer.
Robert Bronzi, the actor with a remarkable resemblance to a past action star, fights his way through an action/horror mashup that debuts next month.
It rarely strays from the basics, with…an increasing dependence on contrivances to keep the storyline going.
Coming just in time for Mother’s Day is another tale of family-based terror; read on for the details, trailer and poster.
As worldwide lockdowns continue, independent filmmakers are tapping into the current anxiety, including five who have contributed to a short horror anthology set to premiere next week.
A new horror film has the hookup to the realm of the dead, and the release details, a trailer and art can be seen past the jump.
The director of WE ARE STILL HERE and MOHAWK has begun an on-line radio show that delves into obscure yet fascinating tales of filmmaking history.
The creator of one of the most infamous horror/exploitation movies has become the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
Its matter-of-factness about its bizarre premise is part of what makes the film oddly engaging.
While we’re all sheltering at home and enjoying video entertainment, the Scripts Gone Wild gang is offering a different way to enjoy horror classics: Its ongoing series of raucous on-line script-reading shows.
The latest mix-and-match horror title sees release today.
The actress from URBAN LEGEND and the SHARKNADO movies has been cast in the film to be shot this summer.
It was announced last week that IFC Films had picked up Dave Franco’s directorial-debut fright film, and now the distrib has set debut dates for that and a new supernatural chiller.
Once attached to another major horror reboot, David Bruckner is now set to direct the update of Clive Barker’s Cenobite saga for Spyglass.
It proves startlingly well-timed... But it has more than timeliness on its side.
A giant monster with a very familiar look trashes Japan in a film that can now be purchased on U.S. DVD. Read on for the info and trailer.
The creator of one of horror’s most surreal achievements has died at age 82.
Actor Dave Franco (THE DISASTER ARTIST) has made his directorial debut with the fright film THE RENTAL, and despite that title, it’s set to hit theaters later this year. A few pics from the movie have been issued as well.
If you need some heavy-metal horror in your life, WE SUMMON THE DARKNESS is seeing release this Friday, and its star will be part of a live on-line Q&A session that night.
A classic toy has a sinister side in THE JACK IN THE BOX, which sees release next month. This one looks pretty creepy, so check out the trailer and poster past the jump.
With the coronavirus pandemic upsetting film distribution around the world, the creators of XANGADIX LIVES!, a documentary about the Dutch cult shocker THE JOHNSONS, have decided to put it on-line for free for the next month. Read on for the info, trailer and poster.
Underappreciated at the time of its release, IDLE HANDS now stands as one of the best horror/comedies of the ’90s, and it’s being celebrated with a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray. The complete specs have been revealed, and you can see them and the cover art after the jump.
The horror veteran’s Quibi series launches this month, and you can get a taste of it past the jump.
This year’s SXSW Film Festival had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis, but now the short films that were part of the slate have been given a digital home, and a number of them are part of the genre-friendly Midnight section.
The British fright film THE HAUNTED now has a date to scare U.S. viewers, and the trailer and poster have been released. See ’em after the jump.
The saga of a virulent infection has its live-stream premiere and general release next week.
As the world reels from the COVID-19 outbreak and the changes in the way we live our lives to deal with it, the film scene has inevitably responded in genre terms, as a new independent project called SOCIAL DISTANCE has gotten rolling.
Gigi Saul Guerrero et al. showcased in anthology “THE SOURCE OF SHADOWS”; release info, trailer and poster
A dozen directors contributed to the omnibus horror feature THE SOURCE OF SHADOWS, which has just been picked up and dated for U.S. distribution. Read on for the details, trailer and poster.
Exclusive: “VIVARIUM” director Lorcan Finnegan talks his next projects; plus “VIVARIUM” Blu-ray details/art
With his chilling suburban nightmare VIVARIUM now available on digital platforms, director Lorcan Finnegan gave RUE MORGUE some words on the films he has coming up next. The Blu-ray date, specs and cover art have also been revealed today.
Brian and Laurence Avenet-Bradley’s award-winning ECHOES OF FEAR is out on Blu-ray this week, and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt from one of the supplements past the jump.
“THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS. WARDH” leads trio of international terrors on Severin Blu-ray; details & art
A giallo favorite is just one of three cult-fave horror movies from around the world that are coming to hi-def disc in May. Read on for the full details and the assorted cover art.
The writer/director’s follow-up to ANTIVIRAL is a sci-fi shocker that’s now set for Stateside exposure.
While many people across the world have been forced to confine themselves to their homes, a new film that takes that theme to extremes sees release today.
Skip Shea, the independent genre filmmaker behind TRINITY, has unveiled the trailer for his latest feature, SEEDS. He also gave us some words on the movie, which, like his previous production, has a personal side.
More from writer/directors Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles on their engrossing and startling film.
Although this year’s SXSW Film Festival never happened, one of the most buzzed-about movies in its lineup was Amy Seimetz’s genre-blender SHE DIES TOMORROW, and now it has been snapped up for release.
One of the horror genre’s truly unique talents, director Stuart Gordon passed away yesterday at age 72.
Among the many genre events that have been cancelled or postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus, the organizers of Brazil’s Fantaspoa have announced that this year’s edition has been shifted from May to later this year. At the same time, they are set to debut a new home-viewing platform early next month.
Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles discuss their riveting Brazilian genre-blender.
An evil woman of the cloth played by SLEEPAWAY CAMP’s Felissa Rose has some unpleasant habits in A NUN’S CURSE, and we’ve got an exclusive first look at the trailer and poster, along with the release info.
Filmmakers, trapped at home … Quarantined! What else is there to do but make a film? Sinister Nights, SIN Film Festival and Rue Morgue challenge you to put your creative juices to work… We are looking for DIY, made at home, family in the cast, no budget, short films.
The much-praised, festival-award-winning supernatural chiller ECHOES OF FEAR is making its hi-def disc debut with a bunch of extra features; read on for the details.
A pair of festival favorites with the RUE MORGUE seal of approval will soon be finding their way to wider audiences.
Director Megan Freels Johnston of THE ICE CREAM TRUCK and REBOUND has a new short chiller called DEAR GUEST headed for the festival circuit later this year, and we’ve got an exclusive first look at the teaser trailer, along with a pair of posters.
Even as the coronavirus plays havoc with release schedules, independent distributors are forging ahead and dating movies for later in the spring and summer, and one with an intriguing pedigree and cast has just been placed for a few months hence.
The director of NEKROMANTIK explores seven different sides of death in his 1990 film DER TODESKING, and it’s now being reissued in a web-exclusive videocassette edition from Cult Epics.
Following up a well-received festival tour last year, the domestic horror film 1BR now has a date to frighten a wider audience, and the new trailer and poster have been released.
Shutting himself up in his apartment can’t protect a man from encroaching evil in IN THE TRAP, an Italian production seeing U.S. release next month. Read on for the new trailer, info and the poster.
It demonstrates writer/director Michael Nader’s knack for building tension out of a basic, scaled-down scenario.
Addy Miller, the little girl zombie in the very first episode of THE WALKING DEAD, is grown up now and the star of BEHIND YOU, which sees release next month. Check out the details, trailer and poster after the jump.
Actor/filmmaker Miles Doleac is hosting THE DINNER PARTY that not all the attendees may survive, and the latest film he has written and directed now has a trailer.
Watch your possessions when you take the trip with EXORCISM AT 60,000 FEET, a horror/comedy featuring a lineup of genre veterans. Read on for the release details, art and trailer.
VOLUMES OF BLOOD creator P.J. Starks returns to the omnibus fright form with Blood Moon Pictures’ 13 SLAYS TILL X-MAS, a collection of scary Yuletide tales. We’ve got exclusive pics and words from Starks, along with the poster.
Dark Star Pictures announced the U.S. release date of the much-praised KOKO-DI KOKO-DA earlier this week, and now the distributor has unveiled its new promo material.
With all the ’80s slasher classics seemingly remade in the 21st century, now the biggest killer franchise of the ’90s is getting an update, and filmmakers have been attached.
A big, bad cat is on the prowl and a couple of puny humans try to track and kill it in an exclusive clip from UNCAGED, out next week, that you can check out after the jump.
One of the all-time great lycanthropictures is coming to hi-def disc, and the complete specs can be found below, along with the art.
As it turns out, both sides attacking the film as one-sided ideological propaganda are wrong.
The intense British thriller A GOOD WOMAN IS HARD TO FIND will soon be found in America, as its Stateside debut date has been set. Read on for the info, new trailer and poster.
South America continues to make inroads into the horror genre as Venezuela unleases its first undead opus, INFECTION. It’s coming to America next month; read on for the details, trailer and art.
A horrific creature preys on a pair of victims in an exclusive excerpt from DON’T SPEAK, debuting today. Check it out after the jump.
A new nautical nightmare is docking next month as SEA FEVER heads toward release. The latest trailer and poster have now hit the web.
Originally set for U.S. play late last year, the festival favorite is now arriving in Stateside theaters later this month.
The independent sci-fi/horror film is gearing up to get rolling, and a genre legend has joined the cast; we’ve got the scoop with exclusive comments.
God help a priest faced with a blade-wielding villain in an exclusive excerpt we have to share from the dark sci-fi thriller TRANSFERENCE, debuting this week.
A24’s already acclaimed SAINT MAUD (pictured) is among the scary attractions at the 22nd annual Boston Underground Film Festival, which takes place later this month and includes a number of premieres. Keep reading for the details and trailers for some of the features.
The actor known equally for international art-house cinema and Hollywood genre fare has passed away.
Now out on VOD, BLOOD ON HER NAME is a gripping rural psychological thriller about survival in the face of increasingly dangerous and desperate circumstances. Check out an exclusive excerpt after the jump.
James Glickenhaus' apocalyptic cult thriller arrives in 4K!
Heavy metal girls led by Alexandra Daddario get into some hellish trouble in WE SUMMON THE DARKNESS, which has now been given a day to begin satanically seducing audiences.
“GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR’s” Travis Stevens wraps “JAKOB’S WIFE,” with Crampton & Fessenden; actor/filmmaker comments
Genre producer Travis Stevens has followed up his directorial debut GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR with JAKOB’S WIFE, an AMP International production that just finished shooting in Canton, Mississippi with a couple of horror veterans in the leads. Read on for the details and words from the star and creators.
The first event was a sellout, so Severin Films, purveyors of top international horror and exploitation on Blu-ray, is coming back with a second Super-Shock Pop-Up Film Festival in Los Angeles later this month. Read on for the scoop.
Yeti another Bigfoot-like beast rampages through ABOMINABLE, which stalks into release next month. Keep reading for the details, poster and exclusive first look at the trailer.
A new dramatic venture into a frightening cult is coming as IFC Midnight prepares to unveil THE OTHER LAMB, and the info, trailer and poster can be seen past the jump.
The latest project from Canadian genre specialists Black Fawn Films and Breakthrough Entertainment takes a black-comic look at serial murder. Read on for the details and to check out some new behind-the-scenes pics.
There are no evil dead in the new DEAD BY DAWN, but rather living and deadly killers hunting human prey. Get an exclusive first peek at the trailer and poster after the jump.
Exclusive Interview: “DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL’s” Albert Shin on directing David Cronenberg and more
The filmmaker chats about his twisty, somewhat autobiographical mood piece.
A tech-infused yet human-scaled, consistently tense genre piece anchored by a terrific lead performance.
The highly anticipated reboot/sequel to the Clive Barker-based favorite is coming in June, and today the trailer has premiered. See it after the jump, along with words from its creators.
A chilling mystery unfolds in DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL, though its heroine doesn’t find much help solving it in an exclusive excerpt you see past the jump.
Silence is survival, but it’s not enough in A QUIET PLACE PART II, coming from Paramount Pictures March 20. The latest poster and promo spot can be seen after the jump, along with news about a themed survival room coming to select cities.
An extensive documentary on the perils and pleasures of independent filmmaking, with an emphasis on horror and interviews with a wide roster of top films and filmmakers, is debuting next month, and a trailer and poster have just been released.
Prolific Japanese artist Yoshiki Takahashi, who scripted Sion Sono’s acclaimed psychothriller COLD FISH, is making his directorial debut on a new shocker now shooting in the Tokyo area. Read on for the scoop and first look at the poster.
Severin Films, producer of the excellent documentary BLOOD & FLESH: THE REEL LIFE AND GHASTLY DEATH OF AL ADAMSON, is now honoring the prolific B-movie master with an extensive disc package of his horror and other exploitation films.
It’s all too tame (this is barely PG-13 stuff) and generic for hardcore horror fans, and—well, too tame and generic for anyone else, either.
The long-in-the-works film version of the hit video game series is finally going forward with the HOSTEL honcho at the helm.
Love leads a man into a world that worships death in SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX, which has its world premiere next month. Read on for the info and the new trailer and poster.
The pioneering Brazilian horror filmmaker/actor has died at age 83.
Exclusive Interview: Jeremy Gardner and Christian Stella explore relationship terrors “AFTER MIDNIGHT”
The duo discuss their unique and powerful merging of genre and dramatic themes.
After playing over 30 festivals including Sitges, Fantasia, SXSW and FrightFest, GAME OF DEATH will see wider release later this year. Read on for the details.
Heads off! Exclusive trailer/comments for indie shocker “DECAPITARIUM,” with “FLASH GORDON’s” Sam J. Jones
Independent horror filmmaker Jeff Dunn got in touch to give RUE MORGUE the first look at the trailer for his over-the-top new movie DECAPITARIUM, along with some words on the production.
Veteran Dutch genre director Dick Maas (THE LIFT, AMSTERDAMNED, SAINT) jumped into the killer-animal genre with a movie originally known as PREY (PROOI), and now it has been retitled and set for U.S. release. See the trailer, poster and details after the jump.
It’s underheated for the first hour or so and absurdly overplotted in its final act.
Continuing its relationship with Toho International, genre merch and apparel specialist Mondo is hosting a monster-sized exhibition of kaiju art next month at the SXSW Film Festival.
One of the most acclaimed adaptations of Mary Shelley’s novel is getting a hi-def disc showcase, and the complete details have been revealed; see them and the art after the jump.
This year, RUE MORGUE is honoured with nominations in five categories, including BEST MAGAZINE, BEST ARTICLE, BEST INTERVIEW, BEST COLUMN, and BEST COVER!
Troubling real-life concerns become genuine horror in M.O.M.: MOTHERS OF MONSTERS, which sees release next month and has had its trailer and poster unveiled.
The indie slaughter sequel is nearing completion, and a new poster (with an uncensored title) has been unveiled.
Two new “TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE” debuting from Glass Eye Pix, including one for Valentine’s Day!
As part of their acclaimed, long-running series of horrific audio dramas, Glass Eye Pix’s Larry Fessenden and Glenn McQuaid have a brand new pair of TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE premiering on their podcast in the next couple of weeks. Jump past the jump for the info and posters.
For the second installment of its series of video spotlights on cult auteurs, Severin Films has given rising director Joe Begos the chance to celebrate some of his favorite psychotronic titles.
Trump be damned: Universal and Blumhouse have announced a new release date for their much-debated and unfairly maligned thriller THE HUNT, with a new ad campaign directly addressing the attacks on it.
Dan Bush, part of the directing team behind THE SIGNAL, has a new solo fright feature coming next month; read on for the details, trailer and poster.
We told you last week about the completion of the 10-years-in-the-works IN THE BLOOD, and now we have the scoop on the details and art for a new feature from the same team.
It was previously announced that EVIL DEAD remake director Fede Alvarez and his Bad Hombre partner Rodolfo Sayagues would be producing a new update of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, and now the filmmakers helming it have been confirmed.
Way back in 2009, indie producing outfit Upstart Filmworks began shooting a horror movie then titled IMAGO. It was recently completed under the new title IN THE BLOOD, and we’ve got the exclusive first look at the trailer and poster, along with words from the director and one of the stars and news about a forthcoming Texas screening.
Specializing in documentary-style frights, the Unnamed Footage Festival has expanded to a four-day event for its third installment, which will feature a number of premieres and guests. Keep reading for all the details.
The trio talk up their deliciously nasty familial shocker.
Written and directed by the scriptwriter of I SAW THE DEVIL, the blood-spattered fantasy/thriller will arrive in America in March; read on for the details, art and trailer.
Years back, the Italian production filmed as GOBLINS was released in America as TROLL 2, and eventually became a cult favorite. Now, the German-made GOBLIN: DAS IST ECHT TROLL, featuring one of TROLL 2’s stars, is heading out under the English title TROLLS WORLD, and we’ve got an exclusive first look at the trailer and poster.
Fresh blood in front of the camera and a franchise veteran behind it are bringing a new chapter in the torturous saga of SAW to the screen, and a trailer and poster have now been released.
Reveals the breadth of thought and craft that went into translating William Peter Blatty’s book and script to the screen.
It’s been brought off with impeccable, intoxicating craft.
Talent from both behind and in front of the camera from classic Italohorror have come together for EVERYBLOODY’S END, and you can see the latest trailer and poster after the jump.
The survival shocker DEAD SOUND, starring Jeff Kober of THE WALKING DEAD, THE FIRST POWER and others, is coming in March; read on for the details and a first look at the trailer and poster.
Severin Films debuts “THE SEVERIN CELLAR” video series with Richard Stanley on “COLOR OUT OF SPACE” and more
After many years of producing bizarre, horrific features and releasing vintage cult favorites, Severin Films is now launching an ongoing video program spotlighting the filmmakers, and you can watch the first show after the jump.
COLOR is the more successful of the two, while THE TURNING completely falls apart at the ending.
Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg are trapped in a truly strange world in VIVARIUM, which has been dated for release and has a new trailer and poster.
The creators of GOODNIGHT MOMMY have their new fearful film in theaters next month, and the latest trailer and poster have hit the web. See ’em after the jump.
A more horrific version of the classic fairy tale is unveiled in GRETEL & HANSEL, opening January 31. Check out a newly released, creepy scene from the film after the jump.
Set to roll this August, the fright feature IN FROM OUTSIDE has a trio of familiar genre names in its ensemble; we’ve got the scoop and a first look at the poster.
Canada’s Black Fawn Distribution is getting into the collectible slipcase game with its upcoming Blu-ray of the acclaimed black-comic shocker HARPOON. Read on for all the details and images.
Exclusive Interview: Richard Stanley on “COLOR OUT OF SPACE” and adapting—and refuting—H.P. Lovecraft
How he brought the author’s tale to the screen—and what he felt the need to change.
Brett Pierce and Drew T. Pierce, sons of original EVIL DEAD visual effects creator Bart Pierce, made a splash on the fest circuit last year with THE WRETCHED, and now it has a date to frighten a wider audience.
Genre-specialist screenwriter Eric Heisserer is producing the supernatural thriller under his Chronology banner.
The horror/comedy that has knocked out audiences at festivals worldwide over the past year is coming to Stateside screens.
Following a slew of honors for his first feature BAIT (pictured), the writer/director will follow up with a project described as “an ecosophical horror film.”
The hallucinatory thriller DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL is headed for theaters and VOD February 28, and the official trailer has been released. Check it out after the jump, along with the poster.
The hard rocker’s notorious feature directorial debut will be unleashed next month, and you can get a taste of it after the jump.
We first told you about Chad Ferrin’s THE DEEP ONES, described as “a Lovecraftian ROSEMARY’S BABY,” a couple of weeks back, and now we’ve landed an exclusive look at a batch of first photos, along with words from the director and cast.
One of the most notorious casualties of MPAA-mandated scissoring is coming to Blu-ray intact, just in time for its namesake holiday. Read on for the complete specs, plus the art.
Exclusive: Richard Stanley talks his upcoming “DUNWICH HORROR”—and the “ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU” series
When THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE arrives in theaters January 24, it will mark the end of Richard Stanley’s seven-year effort to bring H.P. Lovecraft’s classic story to the screen. And the experience was positive enough that he’s reteaming with production company SpectreVision to further explore the eldritch author’s mythos.
A film that hits some of the right notes without coming together as a fully realized piece.
That sweet little cherub who embodies the spirit of love is becoming a ferocious demon next month; we’ve got the release info and an exclusive first look at the trailer and poster.
Just out on special-edition Blu-ray from Shout! Factory, Larry Fessenden’s DEPRAVED is a fascinating and acclaimed variation on the Frankenstein theme, one he discusses in an exclusive excerpt from the disc’s bonus features that you can see after the jump.
While it’s true that UNDERWATER doesn’t do much that’s new, it must be said that it does it quite well.
The sequel to the sleeper hit is coming to theaters February 21 with Katie Holmes as the new heroine, and you can see the newly released trailer past the jump.
The supernatural graphic-novel saga by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez is coming to Netflix next month, and the streaming service has debuted the official trailer. Check it out, along with the poster and first images, after the jump.
Veterans of the HOWLING and HALLOWEEN films take part in a trip to CAMP COLD BROOK, which has now been dated and trailered.
No sports or drama club for this quartet of teenagers; they’re up to something much more frightening after school in EXTRACURRICULAR, out next week. Read on for the details, trailer and poster.
A familiar presence in horror cinema over the past decade, she’s now taking part in the reboot of a modern Japanese occult classic.
Director Osgood Perkins’ dark fairy tale is coming at the end of the month, and the full trailer has now emerged.
Independent horror filmmaker Chad Ferrin (THE GHOULS, SOMEONE’S KNOCKING AT THE DOOR, PARASITES) gave RUE MORGUE the scoop on his next film, THE DEEP ONES. Read on for words from Ferrin and his collaborators, and a couple of posters.
After taking six Best Feature awards at festivals over the past year, the supernatural frightfest ECHOES OF FEAR will be available on VOD this Wednesday, January 1. Jump past the jump for an exclusive clip.
Exclusive Interview: “THE GRUDGE” writer/director Nicolas Pesce reveals a classic villain’s return and more
The filmmaker speaks about his new—and R-rated—take on the mythology.
It drew crowds and raves on the festival circuit and then in limited release over the last couple of years, and now Tilman Singer’s LUZ is poised to make its Blu-ray debut.
Be careful who you rent from: That’s the message of A PERFECT HOST, coming in February. Read on for the info and an exclusive first look at the trailer and poster.
Zeph E. Daniel, whose screenwriting credits include Brian Yuzna’s BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR and SOCIETY under the name Woody Keith, is back as scripter and co-producer of a new shocker called GIRL NEXT. We got some exclusive pics and words from the filmmakers, along with the teaser trailer.
Warner Bros. announced a little while back that Mike Flanagan’s DOCTOR SLEEP would be hitting home formats in a Director’s Cut next year, and now the filmmaker himself has revealed just how much more movie we’re getting.
Independent writer/director Perry Blackshear follows up his acclaimed THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE with THE SIREN, which is now set for a disc debut. Read on for the info, trailer and poster.
The legendary David Cronenberg steps out from behind the camera to take a lead role in DISAPPEARANCE AT CLIFTON HILL, a hallucinatory thriller that has now landed a release date.
They both impressed fans and critics (including us) at festivals this past year, and now Ant Timpson’s COME TO DADDY (pictured) and Jeremy Gardner and Christian Stella’s AFTER MIDNIGHT (previously titled SOMETHING ELSE) have release dates and new promo material.
We’ve been waiting with hushed breath for the follow-up to 2018’s breakout horror film, and today Paramount Pictures has issued some visuals for A QUIET PLACE PART II.
Anne Heche and “WICKER TREE’s” Graham McTavish star in Specter Pictures’ debut film “CHASING NIGHTMARES”
Specter Pictures, the new horror label of producer David Brown’s Clear Horizon company, is launching with CHASING NIGHTMARES, which has begun shooting in Los Angeles. Read on for details and the initial poster.
Decades ago, a pair of Massachusetts filmmakers embarked on a movie about a giant, people-eating snapping turtle that never wound up coming out of its shell. Now, documentarian John Campopiano (who co-wrote and co-directed UNEARTHED AND UNTOLD: THE PATH TO “PET SEMATARY”) is unearthing the story, and gave RUE MORGUE some exclusive pics and comments.
The late Rutger Hauer co-stars in a supernatural chiller about a musical piece with an evil legacy, coming next month. Jump past the jump to check out the trailer and poster.
The last screams have only just stopped echoing from this year’s Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, and the organizers have now announced when the next one will run, and that filmmakers can submit to be a part of it.
A cult classic from the ’70s and one from the ’90s are coming to Blu-ray from Shout! Factory on the Scream Factory line, and complete specs have now been released.
Hailing from Russia, A ROUGH DRAFT is a sci-fi thriller/mindbender that sees U.S release next month, and we’ve got the exclusive first look at the visually striking trailer and the poster art.
It’s inspired as much by headlines from the last few years as it is by its predecessor from 45 years ago.
The horrific fairy-tale variation GRETEL & HANSEL is coming to theaters January 31, and a new poster has emerged that’s pretty hairy.
Filmmakers Jen and Sylvia Soska previously used music from Vancouver indie band Fake Shark in their screen shockers, and now they’ve helmed the video for the group’s new song. We’ve got the exclusive first look after the jump.
Looks like Pennywise’s latest screen vehicle wasn’t the last word in evil screen clowns.
Two young actresses with solid genre cred are starring in a new film described as “a mythological horror pic.”
A highlight of the past year’s international horror scene, the horrific story of a man who converses with corpses is poised to make its disc debut.
Exclusive Interview: Director Adam Egypt Mortimer speaks the truth about “DANIEL ISN’T REAL,” Part Two
The filmmaker talks the cast, making the sex scenes real, and DROP DEAD FRED comparisons.
It’s heaven and hell on Earth in ANGELS FALLEN, which alights next month. Read on for an exclusive first look at the trailer, along with the poster.
Genre regular Graham Skipper (BEYOND THE GATES, director of SEQUENCE BREAK) ill-advisedly taunts a robot with a few wires loose in an exclusive excerpt from the new sci-fi thriller/comedy AUTOMATION that you can see past the jump.
Exclusive Interview: Director Adam Egypt Mortimer speaks the truth about “DANIEL ISN’T REAL,” Part One
The filmmaker talks of creating true terror and tension from a character who may or may not be imaginary.
The genre Blu-ray mavens at Vinegar Syndrome have made it an annual tradition to announce new surprise titles on Black Friday, and this morning is no exception. One of them is a much-awaited cult fright flick in a fully loaded region-free double-disc set, with a RUE MORGUE staffer as one of the key contributors.
Exclusive news/comments: Lost sci-fi horror film “ANDROID RE-ENACTMENT” recovered for release next month
First screened for an audience back in 2011 but in limbo since, the offbeat genre-blender ANDROID RE-ENACTMENT has now been updated by the filmmaker and is about to emerge.
The nighttime streets of LA are more dangerous than usual in BLOOD HOUND, a neo-noir horror film premiering in January. Jump past the jump for an exclusive first look at the trailer and a poster that aims to make the movie look fast and furious.
Robert Eggers’ surreal and striking chiller, featuring two of the year’s best performances, now has a date for VOD, digital and disc release.
Following its multi-award-winning festival run, Brian and Laurence Avenet-Bradley’s ECHOES OF FEAR has been playing special screenings across the country, and it’s coming to New York City next month.
World-premiering next month, THE LOST FOOTAGE OF LEAH SULLIVAN brings memories of murder back to terrify the present. Read on for the info, trailer, poster and an exclusive excerpt.
That old black magic gets an updated spin in ZOMBI CHILD, which has won praise at festivals this year and receives wider exposure later this winter.
Death on camera gets a GREENLIGHT in the accoladed thriller; you can find out whether it’s up to snuff later this winter, and see the poster after the jump.
Long a henchman to Dracula, R.M. Renfield will be the center of a new film from Skybound Entertainment and Universal Pictures.
The new chiller combines a classic monster and up-to-date concerns.
The TWILIGHT ZONE-esque thriller THE FARE is catching a ride on Blu-ray and digital HD next week, and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt to share with you.
The spacefaring chiller PLAGUERS has docked on Blu-ray, as well as DVD and VOD, and we’ve got an exclusive look at the new trailer.
We chat with the filmmaker about his new take on a classic creature.
Camping on a mysterious island is always a bad idea, and further proof is offered in CRYPSIS, coming in December. Read on for an exclusive clip, the trailer, poster and release info.
Leave it to Blumhouse to find the darker side of a TV classic: The trailer for the horror factory’s take on FANTASY ISLAND has hit the web.
Richard Stanley + Nicolas Cage + H.P. Lovecraft = an irresistible combination, and now we know when COLOR OUT OF SPACE will see release, and have a new trailer to watch.
Distributor 1844 Entertainment has a pair of international fear features out this month: the acclaimed Spanish film ROJO and the Italian/Irish supernatural story MIDDAY DEMONS (pictured) from Ireland. Read on for the details, ROJO trailer and posters for both.
Italian filmmaker Emiliano Ranzani homages his country’s classics in BLOOD BAGS, arriving next month. We’ve got the release info, the trailer, poster and an exclusive excerpt to share.
An excursion into nautical terror that began an acclaimed fest tour with a world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival is now on course to hit theaters next year.
The legendary cryptid who has been prowling movies since the ’70s now has its own Amazon Prime series, and we’ve got exclusive pics of it and a few human characters, too.
The actress from STARRY EYES, FASHIONISTA and others talks about taking on the classic role.
With the release of that other movie about a human hunt being cancelled—at least for now—a similarly themed shocker is on its way next month. Read on for the info, trailer and poster.
A couple who have always wanted a child get one in the worst way in THIS IS OUR HOME, a psychological chiller coming in December. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the new trailer and poster.
After homaging two trends of the ’70s and ’80s with the slasher opus DISCOPATH, Canadian director Renaud Gauthier has created a “splasher” movie with the grisly AQUASLASH. Read on to check out the new trailer and poster.
There have been many, many screen adaptations of Stephen King novels, but I don’t think I’ve seen one that feels like a King story as much as DOCTOR SLEEP.
A real haunted mansion in New Orleans will be the subject of a new horror-film franchise that gets rolling next year.
There are so many ways to be afraid, and you can explore a bunch of ’em via IN FEAR OF: THE ANTHOLOGY CUT, which is now available exclusively on Amazon Prime.
Fresh from its North American premiere at the current Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, writer/director Jeffrey A. Brown’s debut feature has been snapped up by the streaming service.
Blue Underground's 4K 3-Disc Limited Edition of the Argento/Romero collab is one of the year's most impressive releases
The heroine of MARLA finds herself in a very sticky situation in our exclusive excerpt from the horror film that sees release next month. Check it out after the jump, along with the poster.
Sneak a peek at Blue Underground's newest 4K Fulci restoration!
While producing the likes of DON’T BREATHE, the remake of his own EVIL DEAD and this year’s CRAWL via his Ghost House Pictures, Sam Raimi has been absent from the director’s chair on a horror project for too long (a decade, in fact, since 2009’s DRAG ME TO HELL), but now he’s getting back into the game.
It sees its creator ably beating the sophomore jinx, sustaining a mood that’s every bit as entrancingly eerie as THE WITCH’s.
The update of David Cronenberg’s classic is now set to infect both big and small screens, and a new trailer has been unveiled.
There have been extensive documentaries on specific horror films from the '80s like A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET and FRIDAY THE 13TH, but until now there hasn’t been one that goes into detail about the huge catalogue of '80s horror films. Spawned from a Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaign, director and writer David A. Wiener decided to fill that gap with IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS, a 4-hour deep dive into one of horror’s most influential decades.
Debuting today on Blu-ray, DVD and on demand, Alexandre Aja’s CRAWL strands a father and daughter played by Barry Pepper and Kaya Scodelario in a hurricane-flooded house infested with killer alligators. Staging the watery mayhem involved constructing not just the home but the surrounding town on sets, as seen in some exclusive pics you can check out after the jump.
We sneak a peek at the definitive edition of the legendary Argento-Romero collaboration!
The long-mooted new version of MANIAC COP produced by Nicolas Winding Refn has moved from the big to the small screen, specifically HBO.
In the midst of her heyday as a horror heroine, Jamie Lee Curtis traveled Down Under to co-star with Stacy Keach in Richard Franklin’s psychochiller ROAD GAMES. It’s coming to Collector’s Edition Blu-ray next month from Shout! Factory on the Scream Factory label, and the complete specs have been revealed.
For the past eight years, Glass Eye Pix topper Larry Fessenden (DEPRAVED, WENDIGO) and filmmaker Glenn McQuaid (I SELL THE DEAD) have been creating fear for your ears with the horror audio anthology TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE. Today, they’ve launched the series as a free podcast, and RUE MORGUE spoke with them about the project.
A fixture on the Canadian makeup effects scene for over 20 years, Ryan Nicholson parlayed that experience into a second career as a director, and word came down today that he has passed away.
True story-inspired terror lives on through the decades—and pop culture—in THE REMAKING, the new novel by Clay McLeod Chapman (pictured) that arrives today. Read on for info on the book and its promotional tour.
A UK fright film in the vein of MIDSOMMAR is seeing release next month, and we’ve got the exclusive first peek at the trailer and poster.
More words with the genre-fave actor on bringing the master of horror literature to the stage.
For over 30 years, paranormal investigator Dylan Dog has been taking cases involving ghosts, vampires, zombies and other supernatural creatures in the pages of his eponymous Italian comic, and now he’s set for a live-action TV adaptation with one of the biggest names in horror involved.
Suburban hostility is the name of the game in RED LETTER DAY, coming soon from Epic Pictures’ Dread label. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the trailer and poster art.
Today, Alexandre O. Philippe’s MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN hits select theaters and VOD, offering an in-depth exploration of an all-time horror classic. And the filmmaker is already serving up another documentary about a ’70s genre landmark: LEAP OF FAITH: WILLIAM FRIEDKIN ON “THE EXORCIST,” currently making the festival rounds. RUE MORGUE got some exclusive words from Philippe about the project.
A young boy encounters nocturnal evil in an exclusive excerpt from ALONG CAME THE DEVIL II, which will possess you next week. Check it out after the jump.
The grounds of a summer camp are stalked by something big and fearsome that isn’t Jason in ANIMAL AMONG US. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the trailer and poster, along with the release info.
Exclusive Interview: Jeffrey Combs on “CREEPSHOW” and his NY production of the Poe play “NEVERMORE,” Part One
The actor is getting historical over the next couple of weeks, playing a WWII villain on screen and Edgar Allan Poe on stage.
A standoff occurs on the open ocean in the midst of the psychological and physical violence of HARPOON. Check out an exclusive excerpt from the horror/black comedy after the jump.
One of the spookiest towns in the country is celebrating all things scary this month as the Sleepy Hollow International Film Festival takes over its namesake village. They’ve got a stellar lineup of guests involved (plus a member of the RUE MORGUE team), so read on for the details!
As Halloween approaches, Grindhouse Releasing is bring the new 4K remaster of Sam Raimi’s classic THE EVIL DEAD to theaters across the U.S. and Canada in October and beyond. Read on for a full list of playdates.
A bloodsucker film with an especially timely theme is now set to prey on U.S. audiences; read on for the news and to watch the trailer.
Something’s stalking human PREY in a film from the director of the MANIAC remake that opens Friday, produced by Blumhouse Productions, ImageNation and Hyde Park Entertainment. We’ve got an exclusive scene to share.
THE 11TH PATIENT faces his deepest terrors in the film seeing release next month, and you can witness one of them in an exclusive excerpt after the jump, along with the poster.
Exclusive Interview: Writer/directors Dan Berk and Robert Olsen and star Maika Monroe on “VILLAINS,” Part Two
The trio talk dual directing, trouble with tongue studs and more!
Horror stalwarts Bill Moseley and Bill Oberst Jr., who just shared the screen in Rob Zombie’s 3 FROM HELL, will soon be seen together again in DEVIL’S JUNCTION: HANDY DANDY’S REVENGE. We’ve got a few exclusive words from Moseley on working with Oberst, plus the trailer, poster and release info.
The director of SESSION 9, THE MACHINIST and THE CALL has a new movie premiering on Netflix next month, and the trailer has now been unveiled.
Exclusive Interview: Writer/directors Dan Berk and Robert Olsen and star Maika Monroe on “VILLAINS,” Part One
The trio talk the tricky balance of horror, comedy and sympathy, and more.
U.S. fans of GOODNIGHT MOMMY filmmakers Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala will now have to wait a little longer to see their highly anticipated follow-up feature THE LODGE.
Abraham Castillo Flores, head programmer of Mexico’s famed Morbido Fest, is hosting a multimedia tour of genre cinema from his home country at Fantastic Fest, and we’ve got an exclusive teaser trailer to share!
Even if the film falls short of some of its ambitions, it contains more than enough to engage the eye and the mind.
The supernatural horror film THE ASSENT will have its world premiere next month, and we’ve got the info along with an exclusive first look at the striking new poster and trailer.
The latest film from director Vincenzo Natali (SPLICE, CUBE) arrives on Netflix next month, and the trailer and some new pics have just dropped.
One of the all-time great horror remakes is coming to Collector’s Edition Blu-ray as a jam-packed special edition for Halloween; read on for the complete specs!
The world would be a lot scarier without cell phones, according to the new omnibus chiller SCARE PACKAGE. The film is heading for its world premiere, and some pics have been released.
The director who gave us the vampires of STAKE LAND and the rat zombies of MULBERRY STREET now tackles heady science fiction thrills with IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON, coming to Netflix September 27. Jump past the jump to see the new trailer.
First photos, posters, trailer, dates for Netflix chillers “IN THE TALL GRASS,” “FRACTURED,” “ELI” and “RATTLESNAKE”
If you want to literally Netflix and chill next month, the streaming service has a quartet of fright films on tap, and images and a trailer have been released for all of them.
Would you want to know exactly how long you have to live? The answer will be revealed this Halloween in COUNTDOWN, and you can check out the trailer, poster and photos after the jump.
It is not only one of the most entertaining zombie films ever made, it’s among the most humorously observant movies about movies in cinema history.
The release of DEPRAVED this week reminds us how long it’s been since Larry Fessenden has brought one of his own stories to the screen, how much he’s been missed and how vital his personal point of view on the genre continues to be.
A festival favorite over the past year, LITTLE MONSTERS is seeing general release in October, and a red-band trailer and trio of posters have been unveiled.
The in-depth documentary about Ridley Scott’s classic sees release next month, and the latest poster has been unleashed. See it after the jump.
A mind-teasing combination of science fiction, horror and family drama, FREAKS (seeing release tomorrow) is one of the year’s best and most unique genre films, and we’ve got a pair of clips to give you a taste of it.
Final Brooklyn Horror Film Festival lineup includes “VFW,” “THE SHED,” “DEPRAVED” documentary and more!
Following up on our first announcement about the movies playing next month’s Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, the rest of the lineup has been announced, and features a bunch more exciting titles!
Dario Argento’s masterpiece will receive its ultimate showcase when Synapse Films brings its award-winning restoration to a 4K UltraHD two-disc set. We’ve got the scoop, exclusive comments on the details and the first look at the packaging, featuring new original art by Wes Benscoter!
Looking for a pre-Halloween treat? CANDY CORN is coming next week, and we’ve got an exclusive preview featuring one of the horror veterans in the cast.
The INVESTIGATION 13 begins today, and genre veteran Meg Foster is showing the way. She’s featured in an exclusive excerpt you can see past the jump.
Lycanthropy becomes empowerment in I AM LISA, which just wrapped under award-winning filmmaker Patrick Rea (NAILBITER). Read on for more details/comments and some exclusive pics.
After winning widespread applause for his debut feature JUG FACE, writer/director Chad Crawford Kinkle returns with DEMENTER, which has its world premiere next month.
One of the year’s most anticipated genre films, director Robert Eggers’ follow-up to THE WITCH has a fresh trailer and poster you can see past the jump.
As if Pennywise returning to theaters isn’t enough, another scary clown is heading for release next month, and you can see the latest trailer after the jump.
The titular serial killer of ARTIK is invading theaters, and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt that’s armed and ready for him.
Just ahead of its Midnight Madness premiere this weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival, Richard Stanley’s return to feature-film directing has been acquired for the U.S.
Though ultimately satisfying, it doesn’t get at the deep-seated creeps its predecessor did.
After racking up raves from festival screenings, Jeremy Gardner’s follow-up to THE BATTERY now has distribution—and a new moniker.
The festival-award-winning horror film THE CURSE OF BUCKOUT ROAD sees release later this month, and the trailer and poster have now emerged.
We were already excited about the dark cinematic fairy tale GRETEL & HANSEL, and now the initial trailer has us positively salivating.
The winner of six Best Feature awards on the festival circuit since its debut at Shriekfest last October, ECHOES OF FEAR is now slated for wider release this fall. Read on for the exclusive details, new poster and a couple of pics.
Independent horror specialist Jeremiah Kipp is prepping to shoot his new fright film SLAPFACE, based on his short of the same title, this fall. Read on for his exclusive words on the movie, which features genre fave William Sadler (pictured), along with the poster.
A frightening fairy tale is coming to theaters early next year, and the first, creepy poster has been released.
Much has been written about Italian maestro Dario Argento and his cinema over the decades, and now the filmmaker himself is telling his own story in his autobiography FEAR. A special edition autographed by Argento is now up for pre-order; read on for the details.
“DANIEL ISN’T REAL,” Brazilian horror and more in Brooklyn Horror Film Festival ’19 first wave, plus poster
New York City’s top showcase for exciting new genre fare returns in October for its fourth year, and the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival has announced its extensive first round of features, and also unveiled the event’s poster.
A stylish but unheralded entry in the ’70s giallo stakes, WATCH ME WHEN I KILL will cut its way to prominence when it arrives on Blu-ray this fall, newly remastered in 4K. Read on for all the info and the disc art!
Actress Alex Essoe just talked to us about the satirical horror film THE DRONE, and now it has been set for release. Jump past the jump to see the details, trailer and artwork.
Mixed martial artist and WWE legend Phil “CM Punk” Brooks moves into a house with a horrible history in GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR. Read on to check out the latest trailer and poster, and the release info.
Set in rural New York, this psychothriller offers a unique role for the Australian thespian.
Japanese zombie sensation “ONE CUT OF THE DEAD” has U.S. theatrical dates; new trailer (that you shouldn’t watch)
It has knocked out audiences and critics for the past year or so at festivals, and now ONE CUT OF THE DEAD is set for wider American exposure. We’ve got the news, the poster and the latest trailer…
Alexandre O. Philippe follows up his PSYCHO study 78/52 to explore the creation of another horror classic in MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN, coming this fall. Jump past the jump to see the new trailer.
RE-ANIMATOR star Barbara Crampton returns to the realm of weird science—this time as the practitioner—in REPLACE, set to arrive in time for Halloween. Read on for an exclusive first look at the new trailer and poster, plus the release info.
Jamie Lee Curtis is coming back for HALLOWEEN KILLS, and she’s being joined by another ’80s screen icon.
After essaying one of Stephen King’s most memorable young characters on screen, actress Sophia Lillis takes on a horrific variation on a classic fairy tale.
One of our favorite genre actresses since her breakout role in STARRY EYES, Alex Essoe is having a busy year. In addition to taking on the iconic role of Wendy Torrance in this winter’s highly anticipated DOCTOR SLEEP, she stars in another pair of upcoming chillers and gave RUE MORGUE a few words on both
A man is tormented body and soul in an exclusive excerpt from the upcoming New England Gothic horror film SEEDS, “a story of temptation and monsters,” that you can see after the jump.
The first-time feature filmmaker discusses staging deviant behavior in a chilly location.
We check out the shoot of the independent film described as “COMPLIANCE meets MISERY.”
Filmmaker Chris Peckover, who delivered one of the best modern holiday horror films with BETTER WATCH OUT (a.k.a. SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD), is next taking the helm of the ghost story LIMBO.
Bad meets worse in the black-comic horror film VILLAINS, which has been darkly delighting audiences on the fest circuit this year and is coming to general release next month. A new trailer and poster have now hit the web.
Seductive chiller “THE SIREN” (formerly “THE RUSALKA”) coming from Dark Sky; poster and trailer revealed
Writer/director Perry Blackshear’s follow-up to his acclaimed THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE has distribution, a new title and a poster, which you can check out after the jump.
Director Jim Mickle of STAKE LAND, MULBERRY STREET and COLD IN JULY tackles his biggest canvas yet with the Netflix original IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON, premiering next month. Jump past the jump to see the poster and a couple of freshly released photos.
The actor discusses Harvey, a dangerously eccentric and obsessive addition to his long roster of memorable characters.
Originally set for release two years ago by Dimension Films and orphaned by the Weinstein scandal, the supernatural chiller POLAROID is at last seeing release next month. Read on for the info and the trailer.
Said to be the most haunted street in New York State, Buckout Road is the subject of an award-winning horror film now set for release next month. Read on for the details.
A wickedly entertaining mix of human-hunt thrills, bloody splatstick and socially conscious satire.
Writer/director Patrick Lussier, scripter Todd Farmer and genre legend Tom Atkins, who previously teamed on DRIVE ANGRY and the 3D MY BLOODY VALENTINE, are back together for TRICK. The release details and a couple of new photos have now been unveiled.
It's made for theaters but feels like something produced for airing during Shark Week.
The ghastly incidents from Schwartz’s books are staged and shot for maximum creep power.
A coven of WICKED WITCHES is on their way from the UK, and the distributor passed on a quick exclusive clip to help it cast its spell, along with a list of venues where it’s opening.
An ocean of fear awaits in MARY, which docks in theaters and VOD in October. Jump past the jump to check out the trailer.
If you want to find one of the very best performances by a woman on the recent genre scene, you need look no further.
Actress Meg Foster of THEY LIVE, LEVIATHAN and LORDS OF SALEM will soon be seen in INVESTIGATION 13, coming next month. Jump past the jump for an exclusive peek at the trailer and poster.
Stephen King himself is writing the entirety of LISEY’S STORY, the upcoming eight-part Apple series based on his 2006 novel, and now a director has been signed.
A festival favorite and one of the year’s best genre films, the sci-fi thriller FREAKS has had a shift in opening day and a new trailer and poster (by Studio Ronin artist Chris Shy, who also did art for MANDY and GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS) unveiled.
At the current Fantasia festival in Montreal, RUE MORGUE caught up with cinematographer Karim Hussain (HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN, WE ARE STILL HERE, ANTIVIRAL), who gave us some exclusive words on one of his new films: RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE, based on the Kickstart Comics book by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray.
The highly anticipated new feature from the director of THE WITCH is coming this October, and you can check out the new trailer for it past the jump.
It’s an uncommonly smart, engrossing and dramatically ambitious independent horror/drama.
The filmmakers have a series of surprises in store for audiences.
The King of the Monsters is roaring onto the Blu-ray scene this fall in a monstrous boxed set containing 15 of his classic features. The full specs and all the striking cover artworks have now been revealed, along with a preview video.
Previously known as MOOSE, after its unbalanced lead character played by John Travolta, THE FANATIC is coming later this summer, and you can check out the latest trailer and poster past the jump.
The ghoul-battling quartet from ZOMBIELAND find new places to play and slay in the trailer for the sequel coming in October. Read on to check it out.
Jen and Sylvia Soska’s update of David Cronenberg’s classic RABID is headed for its world premiere at London’s FrightFest, and a new poster has been issued. See it along with some pics and the trailer after the jump.
The man who thumbed his way into our nightmares in the title role of THE HITCHER (pictured) and made an indelible impression in many other movies has died.
Adamson’s methods and experiences provide a wealth of entertainment, and his unfortunate end makes for moving drama.
Exclusive poster and photos: Gnarly the Clown puts on a “MURDERSHOW” with “DONNIE DARKO” and “NIGHT OF THE CREEPS” actors
A new gorefest featuring a weapon-wielding funnyman is currently in the works, and we’ve got an exclusive first look at the poster and a few pics.
This surreal, mesmerizing festival favorite is now poised to terrify a wider audience.
It casts a creepy spell and further establishes Finnegan and Shanley as a team with imagination and command of their craft to spare.
The Firefly family is back, and the new trailer for Rob Zombie’s 3 FROM HELL gives you a scary good look at ’em.
The horrific films and horrible fate of a B-movie auteur are explored in depth by Severin Films’ BLOOD & FLESH: THE REEL LIFE & GHASTLY DEATH OF AL ADAMSON, premiering at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival tomorrow. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the trailer.
It’s a lean-and-mean, no-frills studio B-picture that’s well-crafted enough to deliver the scary goods.
Severin Films has another feast for Italohorror fans coming later this summer: A collaboration by three of the country’s top talents and a pair of rampaging-reptile flicks.
The actress and now filmmaker reminisces about her personal and professional relationship with the late writer.
We got words from Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper, and witnessed real reptiles in action.
World-premiering this month at the Fantasia International Film Festival, HOMEWRECKER is a study in severe domestic disturbance with STARRY EYES’ Alex Essoe. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the trailer.
Classics like THE WICKER MAN and WITCHFINDER GENERAL are explored in depth in WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED: A HISTORY OF FOLK HORROR, a new documentary from Severin Films and acclaimed genre author Kier-La Janisse. We’ve got the info and the poster.
Actor Joe Davison, seen in the second season of STRANGER THINGS, is at the helm of a horror film that rolls this summer, backed by the creator of FINAL DESTINATION. Read on for the scoop and a first look at the poster.
Tilman Singer’s much-praised festival favorite LUZ is coming to freak out audiences this month, and a new poster has been unveiled. See it after the jump.
Moving into a new apartment is more traumatic than usual in 1BR, which has its world premiere at this month’s Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal. Check out a first look at one of its more unsettling scenes after the jump.
An especially relevant episode of the Blumhouse/Hulu series premiered for the Fourth of July, with the genre-fave actress in a key role.
Voyeur horror gets another workout in AMERICAN KILLING, coming later this summer. Jump past the jump for an exclusive first peek at the trailer and poster.
Larry Fessenden made his long-awaited return to the director’s chair with DEPRAVED, his take on a classic horror story, and it now has a date to terrorize general audiences.
Joining the features previously announced, another wave of scary cinema has been revealed for the Popcorn Frights Film Festival, running next month in Florida, along with the event’s new trailer.
Ari Aster's follow-up to HEREDITARY is a saga of daylit disturbance that’s more fascinating than it is consistently frightening.
Longtime genre actress Dee Wallace is having an especially busy year on the horror scene, with one fright flick debuting today and an eagerly awaited one out in September. She gave RUE MORGUE some words on those and a few other upcoming projects.
The long-awaited third film in the trilogy begun by HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES and THE DEVIL’S REJECTS is set to take over theaters with bonus features. Read on for the info, and to see the latest poster.
Synapse Films unearths “THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE” with 4K restoration, premiering at Fantasia
One of the great ’70s zombie films is getting a new lease on undeath as Jorge Grau’s THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE receives a hi-def upgrade. Jump past the jump for the info.
The full lineup for Montreal’s 2019 Fantasia International Film Festival has been revealed, and it’s a doozy. Read on for the info on the movies and more!
A different kind of zombie chiller that debuted at this year’s Cannes Film Festival is now set for the scary streaming service.
The fifth edition of Florida’s Popcorn Frights Film Festival is coming this summer, and the first wave of announcements includes some petrifying premieres. Read on for the details.
The latest study of horrific dysfunction from writer/director Richard Bates Jr. (EXCISION, TRASH FIRE), TONE-DEAF is coming later this summer, and the trailer and latest poster have been unveiled.
As her sister Vera returns as Lorraine Warren in ANNABELLE COMES HOME this week, the actress has a desire to return to her own portion of the CONJURING Universe.
Terror goes off the track in D-RAILED, a monster movie rolling in this August. You can train your eyes on an exclusive excerpt, plus the poster and the full info, after the jump.
Today is the beginning of summer, the longest day of the year, and to mark the occasion, A24 has released the latest trailer for MIDSOMMAR, in which the terror takes place in broad daylight.
The remake manages a fresh take on the deadly doll that works well for a while.
After racking up raves from audiences and critics during its festival run, the surreal frightfest LUZ now has a date to start scaring general audiences.
Follow in the footsteps of fear with an exclusive excerpt from THE 16TH EPISODE, coming next week. Check it out after the jump.
Terror she can’t see plagues the heroine of BLINDSIDED (played by TRUE DETECTIVE’s Bea Santos), coming later this summer. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the trailer and latest poster.
You might feel sorry for POOR AGNES or just fear her, but you won’t be unmoved by her in an award-winning horror drama that can now be seen on various North American on-demand platforms. Jump past the jump for the details, trailer and poster.
Samara Weaving of MAYHEM is the center of another bloodbath in READY OR NOT, coming from Fox Searchlight this summer. The red-band trailer and poster have just been unveiled.
IFC Midnight has the horrific thriller TRESPASSERS coming this summer, and we’ve got the exclusive first look at the poster, along with words from the filmmaker.
Writer/director Braden Croft’s third feature keeps you on tantalizingly uncertain psychological footing for most of its running time.
Writer/director/producer Christopher Wesley Moore gave us the first look at the trailer for his new psychochiller A STRANGER AMONG THE LIVING, which is currently in postproduction. Check it out after the jump.
The actress who has heated up BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF, the MATRIX sequels, SPECTRE and many others is now the big bad in a supernatural actioner coming this summer. We’ve got the details, poster and a few pics.
This year’s Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal is hosting the 11th Frontières International Co-Production Market, showcasing a slew of genre features in the works. Read on for the full lineup!
The SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK director chats about his forthcoming screen version of the “Richard Bachman” novel.
The characters in a porn film find themselves in the midst of a serial-murder myster in DEEP MURDER, coming this Friday, June 14. Jump past the jump for a new exclusive excerpt, and info on how you can see the movie for free in New York City!
World-premiering June 15 at the Cinepocalypse festival at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre, DEADCON is a new film from Alter, the horror banner of Gunpowder & Sky. Check out the trailer after the jump.
Exclusive comments, plus Blu-ray details/art/trailer: Zombie lives matter in “LAST RITES OF THE DEAD”
The undead are persecuted in violent ways in LAST RITES OF THE DEAD, a grisly shocker that sees its Blu-ray debut this summer. We’ve got exclusive words from the writer/director, plus the info, cover art and trailer.
Close encounters of the unkind are coming to Blu-ray as the long-unseen 1977 sci-fi thriller FOES is flying to Blu-ray courtesy of Garagehouse Pictures. Read on for the details, cover art and trailer.
Someone is killing off the characters in a porn film, and they have to figure out who it is or die trying in DEEP MURDER, coming to select theaters and VOD June 14. Check out an exclusive clip after the jump.
The Woman returns and she’s not alone in trailer for Pollyanna McIntosh’s “DARLIN’”; date/theaters announced
Actress Pollyanna McIntosh (THE WALKING DEAD) makes her feature writing/directing debut on DARLIN’, in which she reprises her title role from Lucky McKee’s THE WOMAN. Read on to see the new trailer and the poster, plus info on the film’s release.
The malevolent spirit voiced by Mark Hamill isn’t confined to a doll in the CHILD’S PLAY remake that opens this month. Jump past the jump to see the latest preview clip.
The excitement is growing for SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK, the film adaptation of the beloved and controversial books by Alvin Schwartz. Read on to see the new trailer and read about a SCARY preview event.
Genre fave Dee Wallace tangles with terror toys in DOLLS, which sees release this summer. We’ve got the info along with the exclusive first look at the trailer and new key art.
The series adaptation of Joe Hill’s best-selling novel NOS4A2 is driving onto AMC this weekend, premiering Sunday, June 2. It’s got a varied and talented team behind the scenes, and executive producer/showrunner Jami O’Brien gave us the full rundown.
The movie is as much a black comedy as it is a horror film, and the fun comes from the fact that Taylor has as few compunctions about being rude as Ma herself.
It delivers the goods one expects from a movie like this, even as the stuff in between monster battles sometimes taxes the patience.
THE CRAFT’s Fairuza Balk is one of the threatening TRESPASSERS in a film that played festivals as HELL IS WHERE THE HOME IS, and is now set for U.S. release this summer.
Watch the bloody funny trailer for the “TAMMY AND THE T-REX” “Gore Cut,” premiering at Cinepocalypse!
Previously released in the U.S. only in an edited VHS edition, the jaw-dropping TAMMY AND THE T-REX sees the 35mm premiere of its complete “Gore Cut” next month. Jump past the jump to see a trailer for this version.
The sleeper shark saga has spawned a sequel, and with 47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED heading for theaters this summer, a teaser trailer has been unleashed.
The Fantasia International Film Festival is coming back to Montreal for its 23rd year, offering more than 130 frightening and fantastical features. The initial selection has just been announced; read on to find out more!
The filmmaker behind BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO and THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY now goes for sartorial scares with IN FABRIC, and a trailer has now appeared. See it after the jump, along with the poster.
A few different kinds of brutality can be seen in an exclusive clip from MOLLYWOOD, a combination of horror and crime thriller, that you can check out after the jump, along with the poster.
Exclusive Interview: Director Richard Shepard on his “completely bonkers” Netflix shocker “THE PERFECTION”
At a time when so many movies fall into predictable formulas, thank goodness for this one-of-a-kind insane experience.
A disappointment as both an alternate take on superheroics and an evil-child thriller—and part of the disappointment is that it’s much more the second than the first.
A pair of actresses with significant genre cred star in THE NORTHWOODS, a Canadian/Norwegian fright film that will be rolling soon. Keep reading for the full info and the initial poster.
After world-premiering last month at the Tribeca Film Festival, COME TO DADDY has been snatched up for U.S. release.
Even completist fans of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost might want to give a pass to this horror/comedy, which only sporadically hits his targets.
Jeffrey Reddick, who wrote the original screenplay for FINAL DESTINATION and went on to script films like TAMARA and DEAD AWAKE, is now taking the helm on the dark revenge thriller GOOD SAMARITAN.
Exclusive news/photos, plus trailer and poster: Take a trip to “CLINTON ROAD” with Ice-T et al. this summer
Ice-T, Vincent Pastore and Eric Roberts are part of the cast of CLINTON ROAD, and Richard Grieco was part of the team behind the camera. It’s now dated for theatrical release; keep reading for the info, a few exclusive pics, the trailer and poster.
After venturing into the dark Romanian crypts of THE NUN last year, actress Taissa Farmiga will now be seen enacting a classic American Gothic.
Following up on their previous releases of ZOMBIE 3 and 4 and SHOCKING DARK, Severin Films has two additional spaghetti shockers from Bruno Mattei and Claudio Fragasso coming on Blu-ray, plus a WWII atrocity flick. Jump past the jump for full details, cover art and a trailer.
Making its world premiere at the Fantaspoa film festival this month, TRUE FICTION is a shocker about the dark side of the creative process. Read on to check out the trailer.
The deadly doll has received a technological update and a new face, and a video clip you can see past the jump provides a peek at how it was created.
Well, Jordan Peele and horror worked out, so… The saga of Jigsaw is being reimagined, with several of the original creators also on board.
Director Lorcan Finnegan and screenwriter Garret Shanley previously collaborated on the excellent, underseen WITHOUT NAME, and now they’ve reteamed on VIVARIUM, world-premiering at the Cannes Film Festival. Read on for the details, initial poster and a clip from the movie.
Epic Pictures’ Dread division usually specializes in hardcore horror fare, but has something different on tap with its latest acquisition.
You’ve gotta kill the head to stop the living dead, as demonstrated in the latest trailer (with NSFW language) for Jim Jarmusch’s THE DEAD DON’T DIE. See it after the jump, along with a trio of clips from the movie.
A pair of productions by Canadian horror specialist Black Fawn Films are hitting Blu-ray; read on for the full info and cover art.
A girl gets a faceful of nastiness in an exclusive excerpt from DON’T LOOK, a women-led horror film that goes into release today. Check it out after the jump.
A number of filmmakers with omnibus experience came together for PORTALS, a collection of sci-fi/horror stories that has now been picked up for release.
The much-awaited new movie from the director of WENDIGO, HABIT and THE LAST WINTER is now set for release this fall.
A robot rampages through AUTOMATION, a sci-fi thriller that Epic Pictures has acquired for release later this year under its Dread banner. Read on for exclusive comments and pics from the movie.
Indie director Jeffrey Arsenault, who made a series of New York vampire movies starting with the John Leguizamo-starring NIGHT OWL in the 1990s and early 2000s, has returned to filmmaking with the Texas-lensed CRIMSON CLINIC. He gave us some words and a few exclusive photos from the movie.
After playing festivals like Fantastic Fest and TIFF New Wave, the LORD OF THE FLIES-inspired teen psychothriller LADYWORLD is now poised for commercial release later this year.
The festivities are more sinister than they at first seem in MIDSOMMAR, writer/director Ari Aster’s follow-up to his hit HEREDITARY. Jump past the jump to see the new, official poster.
The new film from GOODNIGHT MOMMY directors Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala is coming from Neon this fall, and the latest trailer promises an equally unnerving experience. See it and the poster after the jump.
The complete list of features screening at the 2019 Cinepocalypse festival has been revealed, and it includes exciting flicks from all over the world, plus retrospectives accompanied by special guests.
Horrific creatures lacking an epidermis stalk and crawl through WINTERSKIN, coming later this month. Keep reading for the details, plus an exclusive excerpt and more.
Even as sequels have continued to be produced, there’s been talk of a reboot of the original HELLRAISER for some time, and now it looks like one is actually about to launch.
We previously reported on the first round of films playing the Fantaspoa festival, and now the final, extensive lineup and more info have been unveiled; you can read it and check out the fest trailer past the jump.
Exclusive comments/details, plus art & trailer: Leif Jonker’s “DARKNESS” restored on Blu-ray by Arrow Video
Leif Jonker’s underground vampire-gore favorite DARKNESS is getting a major hi-def makeover from Arrow Video, and we’ve got exclusive words and info from the filmmaker, as well as a look at the new artwork and a promo trailer.
Tribeca ’19 Movie Review: “SOMETHING ELSE,” something different, something great (now titled “AFTER MIDNIGHT”)
For about 90 percent of its running time, this isn’t horror, it’s…something else. But that 10 percent does contain one of the biggest scares I’ve had in a theater in recent memory.
Director Alexandre Aja and producer Sam Raimi take a bite out of the nature-amok genre with the alligator-attack movie CRAWL, coming from Paramount Pictures July 12. Jump past the jump to check out the trailer, poster and first photos.
The Dutch filmmaker behind cult favorites like AMSTERDAMNED (pictured), THE LIFT and SAINT now gets his own feature-length documentary; jump past the jump to read about the project from its creators.
If you’re one of the many who enjoyed Jenn Wexler’s punk slasher movie THE RANGER, you can re-experience its terror with a little something extra thanks to a book version that drops this week. Read on for an exclusive first look at the cover and words on the adaptation from the filmmakers.
After establishing herself on the horror scene in the anthology field, she treks into a frightening forest for her feature debut.
It’s outrageous, gleefully nasty, consistently clever and a hell of a lot of fun.
Two women discover more reasons to stay out of the woods in HALLOWED GROUND, coming this summer. Jump past the jump for an exclusive first look at the trailer, along with the poster and details.
Epic Pictures gave us the first word that its Dread line has picked up ARTIK, starring Chase Williamson (JOHN DIES AT THE END) and Lauren Ashley Carter (DARLING) for release this fall. Read on for the full info and first look at the trailer and poster.
When someone says I TRAPPED THE DEVIL, can you believe them? That’s the dilemma faced by a couple in a new chiller opening this Friday, and in an exclusive excerpt you can see past the jump.
It takes a folk tale rife with culturally rich possibilities and flattens it out into a by-the-numbers haunting flick.
Making its world premiere this month at the Tribeca Film Festival, Dark Sky Films’ BLISS is the latest from writer/director Joe Begos, creator of ALMOST HUMAN and THE MIND’S EYE. Check out the new trailer after the jump.
Fred Dekker’s cult-classic sci-fi/horror film is coming in a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray set, fully loaded with special features. Read on for the complete details, plus the cover art.
After a decade of producing and releasing fright films, Canadian Black Fawn Films has launched a new on-demand service called Black Fawn VOD to showcase catalog and future movies, some in HD for the first time.
Forty years after the production of his best-known film, ZOMBIE, famed Italian horror director Lucio Fulci is the subject of the first feature inspired by his life.
A reimagined Chucky is stalking into theaters this summer in the new CHILD’S PLAY, and we’ve now been given a good look at him.
The long stretches between murders are filled in with material that keeps promising to take advantage of its specific milieu, but never actually does.
The film doesn’t bring enough that’s fresh or clever to its mix of splatter, swearing and occasional scatology.
Classic feline fear and fresh insanity are on Severin Films’ Blu-ray plate for next month; read on for the full info and cover art on these three titles.
We’re already looking forward to the 23rd annual Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, and the event’s official poster has just been unveiled to whet our appetites further.
Michael Mongillo, the award-winning filmmaker behind 2017’s supernatural mystery DIANE (pictured) and others, is gearing up for his next genre movie, THE CHANGED. He gave us the exclusive scoop on the project, so read on…
THE SILENCE is guilty not of being an imitation of A QUIET PLACE, but of telling a comparable story not nearly as well.
Latin America’s largest genre festival, Brazil’s Fantaspoa has announced the first round of movies for its 2019 edition. Read on for the titles and to check out the event’s poster.
Things don’t go PERFECT for a man who tries to improve his mind at the expense of his body in the upcoming science-fiction thriller. We’ve got a first look at the poster, along with the trailer and release details.
Coincidence, fate or something more evil? The dark side of the music world is explored in THE 27 CLUB, coming later this month and featuring a rock legend in its cast. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the trailer.
Do you dare watch a movie that has claimed a body count? ANTRUM: THE DEADLIEST FILM EVER MADE, which has won awards at festivals, is now headed for wider release.
Even as the storyline jumps around in time, it’s never difficult to track the narrative—or to remain immersed in the unsettling atmosphere.
An undead epic that Zack Snyder first attempted to launch in 2008 has been reconceived and will now be a Netflix original, with a busy action star in the lead.
PET SEMATARY takes a place in the upper tier of King-based features because its creators not only respect the source, they’ve identified the important elements to keep.
One of the better direct-to-video sequels makes its North American Blu-ray debut in May, as Shout! Factory releases WHEN A STRANGER CALLS BACK under its Scream Factory banner. Read on for the complete specs—including the short film that started it all—and cover art.
Where’s the only place you can see the director of ST. ELMO’S FIRE and the Scumdogs of the Universe in the same room? At this year’s edition of the Cinepocalypse film festival!
A little while back, Adrienne Barbeau revealed that she was returning to SWAMP THING territory for the DC Universe streaming service, and today Shudder announced that Barbeau will encore from 1982’s CREEPSHOW in the new series version.
Exclusive Interview: “THE WIND” director Emma Tammi on time-jumping horror, the “CARRIE” influence, etc.
The first-time feature director mixes the old and the new in her quietly chilling feature.
Halloween comes early to audiences and an imperiled family in BOO!, opening later this month. We’ve got an exclusive clip to share with you after the jump, along with the poster.
The team behind DON’T F*CK IN THE WOODS is heading back into the trees with the creature feature STRANDED. Read on for an exclusive first look at the latest poster, along with the teaser trailer.
Exclusive clip, plus poster and theater details: Something grisly comes to life in “THE HEAD HUNTER”
The birth of a new medieval horror is showcased in THE HEAD HUNTER, coming to select theaters and VOD this Friday, April 5. Jump past the jump for an exclusive excerpt, the poster and details on where it’s playing.
Offbeat auteur Jim Jarmusch did pretty well by vampires with ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE, and from the looks of the trailer that dropped this morning, he’s done the same with zombies in THE DEAD DON’T DIE. See the preview, plus the poster, after the jump.
As a screenwriter, David McGillivray was behind some of the most notorious fright films to come out of Britain in the 1970s. Decades later, he got up to even more sordid stuff. Now the truth is finally being told in a new book.
With the new film version of PET SEMATARY arriving in theaters Thursday night, Paramount Pictures has released one last trailer to tease us about this take on Stephen King’s classic novel.
Exclusive photos/comments, plus trailer & poster: Student stage remake turns deadly in “MIMESIS: NOSFERATU”
While those New Jersey high-schoolers are being celebrated for their stage production of ALIEN, another group of teens find their own live reboot of a horror classic invaded by true terror in MIMESIS: NOSFERATU. We’ve got exclusive pics and words from director Douglas Schulze, along with the trailer and poster.
It’s been a sad season for horror fans; following the deaths of Dick Miller, John Carl Buechler and Larry Cohen comes word that actor Joseph Pilato has passed away.
Dolph Lundgren vs. zombies in “DEAD TRIGGER” trailer/poster; “TONE-DEAF” and “HEAD COUNT” get release-dated
It’s guns vs. ghouls in DEAD TRIGGER, a horror/actioner set for release in May. Read on to check out the trailer and poster, and for news on more genre-film debut dates.
A gory monster movie is hopping its way into release this Easter, and we’ve got the exclusive first look at the splattery new trailer, along with the poster.
Genre-fave actress Lin Shaye has a ROOM FOR RENT in a horror film opening in May. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the new poster.
There’s been talk of a big-budget remake of Troma’s cult classic THE TOXIC AVENGER for decades, and now it seems like it’s actually happening, with an exciting choice of filmmaker at the helm.
A pair of much-anticipated international fright films are part of the spring/summer lineup on the Shudder streaming service. Read on for the full info.
The writer/director’s first feature, the science shocker NO TELLING, was subtitled THE FRANKENSTEIN COMPLEX, and now he has returned to the timeless horror theme.
Director Patrick Lussier and screenwriter Todd Farmer, who previously teamed on the Nicolas Cage fave DRIVE ANGRY (pictured) and the 3D MY BLOODY VALENTINE remake, have gotten rolling on their new horror-thriller TRICK, and the cast has been revealed, including a genre legend.
The latest chiller from NYC horror auteur Larry Fessenden is stalking closer to release, as genre specialist Yellow Veil Pictures has picked up the worldwide sales rights.
The feature directorial debut of SOUTHBOUND and XX’s Roxanne Benjamin, BODY AT BRIGHTON ROCK sees fest play and general release this spring, and the official trailer has now emerged. See it and the poster after the jump.
Three years before Peter Jackson broke out with BAD TASTE, New Zealand director David Blyth created a film that Alejandro Jodorwsky described as “an apocalypse of slaughter.” Now it’s headed for special-edition Blu-ray in the U.S.
The third in Blood Moon Pictures’ VOLUMES OF BLOOD anthology-film series has launched a new crowdfunding campaign, and has a trio of actresses with horror cred involved. Read on for the info and exclusive words from those ladies.
Epic Pictures’ Dread line has BLACK SITE, described as “John Carpenter meets H.P. Lovecraft meets THE RAID,” coming April 9; read on to see the latest trailer as well as the poster.
The wind blows drama and death in an exclusive excerpt from the modern giallo film KNIFE + HEART (opening in select theaters starting tomorrow) that you can check out after the jump.
An all-cylinders scarefest done with all the panache Peele displayed in his previous movie, and one in which the metaphors are submerged much deeper.
Cary Granat recalls the triumph of Wes Craven's slasher hit, the troubles with Guillermo del Toro's insect thriller, etc.
DC Comics’ monstrous hero is coming back, and the star of his first big-screen vehicle is now on board.
The eagerly awaited world premiere of the latest feature from Larry Fessenden opens the second edition of New York City’s genre-centric What the Fest!? Jump past the jump for the full details.
Continuing to draw the most unusual and original features from across the world, the Boston Underground Film Festival has another strong lineup of horror and other genre fare on tap for this year’s event. Read on for the details and the fest poster and trailer.
The trouble is, the filmmakers don’t properly set Peter up for what happens to him in TREEHOUSE’s second half.
Indie filmmakers Henrique Couto and John Oak Dalton have wrapped their second feature under the Midwest Film Venture banner, and it features a new take on a rural horror icon. We’ve got the exclusive first look at pics and the initial poster, plus words from the duo.
The features screening at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York City have been revealed, and there are a number of fear flicks in the lineup, including new ones from Peter Strickland (BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO) and up-and-coming indie talents Jeremy Gardner (THE BATTERY) and Joe Begos (THE MIND’S EYE). Jump past the jump for the details and pics from the films.
A unique take on body-hopping horror is seen in LIFECHANGER, which sees disc release next month with plenty of special features. Read on for the complete info and the cover art.
We can’t wait for the new film from the writer/director of last year’s horror breakout HEREDITARY, and now there’s a teaser trailer out to get us even more intrigued. Check it out after the jump, along with the poster.
This year, RUE MORGUE is honoured with nominations in five categories, including BEST MAGAZINE, BEST ARTICLE, BEST INTERVIEW, BEST COLUMN, and BEST COVER!
A pair of vintage over-the-top horror flicks are getting the hi-def special-edition treatment this spring; read on for the complete specs and cover art.
The writer/director behind the extreme-dysfunction horror films EXCISION, SUBURBAN GOTHIC and TRASH FIRE has landed a distributor for his latest feature ahead of its festival debut, and the first pair of photos has appeared.
With her co-starring role in Jordan Peele’s US (pictured) hitting theaters later this month, Elisabeth Moss is now poised to step into another high-profile genre project.
Following its successful run at festivals and special engagements, the independent fright feature GET ME GUN sees disc release tomorrow. Read on for the full details along with the art and trailer.
The Jordan Peele-produced “spiritual sequel” to CANDYMAN has found the actor who will step into Tony Todd’s shoes for the title role.
Last August, it was revealed that a sequel to the scary sleeper smash A QUIET PLACE will be released by Paramount Pictures May 15, 2020, and today we’ve learned that the original director is returning.
Long out of print since its original 1989 VHS release, J.R. Bookwalter’s gory action/horror film ROBOT NINJA is returning in its first high-definition disc release. Read on for the full details and various art, plus a restoration trailer.
The creators of UNEARTHED & UNTOLD: THE PATH TO “PET SEMATARY” dig into another classic Stephen King adaptation with PENNYWISE: THE STORY OF “IT.” They just released a new trailer that you can check out after the jump.
Having previously issued THE BLOOD ISLAND TRILOGY, Severin Films is digging deeper into the vaults of Philippine/U.S. production/distribution company Hemisphere Pictures to bring us another collection of 1960s/70s B-horrors. Read on for the full details, art and a trailer.
Audiences first got a chance to devour the grisly horror/comedy CORPORATE ANIMALS at Sundance earlier this year, and more will be able to eat it up thanks to the distribution deal revealed today.
The people behind HI-8 have a new collection of terror tales seeing release this summer, and we’ve got an exclusive first look at the trailer, plus the poster and details on its festival play and commercial debut.
Hailing from Brazil, THE CANNIBAL CLUB is billed as one of the goriest films in years, and we’ve got a taste of that gruesomeness in an exclusive clip you can see after the jump.
Two of the most disturbing and provocative films in history are coming to Criterion Collection Blu-ray; read on for the complete specs and cover art.
A new twist on a classic horror theme is headed for its festival premiere next month, and we’ve got an exclusive first look at the poster, along with the trailer and details of its debut screenings.
Inhuman creatures tend to get into some messy mayhem—but who scrubs down the splatter afterward? That would be the hero of THE CLEANER, an in-the-works movie for which we have exclusive words from the creators.
Exclusive Interview: “PRODIGY” & “PET SEMATARY” scripter Jeff Buhler talks Joe Hill, Clive Barker projects and more
The busy scribe has a few more horror scripts cooking, including one that will mark his first directorial venture since 2008.
Psychic powers and supernatural evil run riot in STRAY, whose creative team includes the prime movers behind this year’s Sundance premiere SWEETHEART and the upcoming update of THE FLY. Read on for the release info, trailer and poster.
For reasons that undoubtedly have nothing to do with the release of a certain Stephen King adaptation the same month, a new flick titled PET GRAVEYARD hits in April—though the trailer reveals that despite the presence of a cat, it’s more like a cross between FLATLINERS and the recent Nicolas Cage campfest BETWEEN WORLDS.
The tiny terror in the new version of CHILD’S PLAY has gotten an upgrade, as seen in the new trailer you can view after the jump.
We chat about the new malevolent-child chiller and the forthcoming update of the 1990 classic.
If you missed the terrific zombie musical ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE during its limited theatrical release last year, now you’ll be able to enjoy it at home.
With the new film of Stephen King’s PET SEMATARY getting closer to release, Paramount Pictures has released an eerie new poster and a trailer that reveals a significant change from the source; see them after the jump.
Travis Stevens, the producer of such noted fright features as WE ARE STILL HERE, STARRY EYES, CHEAP THRILLS and BIG ASS SPIDER!, is seeing his directorial debut world-premiere at next month’s SXSW Film Festival, and we’ve got the first teaser trailer and photos to show you.
The sequel to the Brad Pitt-starring zombie epic has already had a couple of false starts, and now it appears to have been kiboshed for good.
The jeans are blue and the blood is red in SLAXX, an offbeat horror film that’s about to start production. Jump past the jump for all the info.
An in-depth discussion of this unique trip into the minds of three very unstable women.
Norway stakes another claim in the fright field with THE HOUSE (a.k.a. HUSET), which sees U.S. release next month. Read on for the info, trailer and artwork.
A different kind of Christmastime terror is unleashed in I TRAPPED THE DEVIL, and it’ll be hitting screens long before December this year. Read on for the full details.
Edgar Wright, who brilliantly combined humor with horror in SHAUN OF THE DEAD, is new tackling a straight spine-tingler, and he’s got the lead from a couple of recent genre hits joining him.
The return of the loving dead will be available once more on the format that first made it notorious, as Jörg Buttgereit’s NEKROMANTIK 2 is being issued in multiple VHS sets by Cult Epics.
It might have been quite a bit more interesting, or at least unexpected, if the roles of the two characters were reversed.
High-school witches are preparing to flex their magic again as the ’90s favorite THE CRAFT arrives on special-edition Blu-ray from Shout! Factory under the Scream Factory banner. The complete specs have now been released; check ’em out, along with the cover art, after the jump.
Dread Central’s distribution banner is gearing up for a new in-house production, and has also adopted a new, simplified moniker for its upcoming releases, one of which now has a trailer and poster.
The dimensional version of George A. Romero’s classic DAWN OF THE DEAD is coming to New York City, along with a slew of the director’s other films, as part of a special series. Read on for the details.
With THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT enjoying a 20th-anniversary screening at the current Sundance Film Festival, a teaser trailer and poster have been unveiled for director Daniel Myrick’s latest feature.
While Orion Pictures readies its theatrical reboot of CHILD’S PLAY, with Chucky rechristened “Buddi,” the original doll is headed for the small screen under the stewardship of his longtime creative team.
For all its familiarity, director/co-writer Lee Cronin treats his material with an adult, somber point of view that holds the attention.
Currently in the midst of a very successful festival tour, ECHOES OF FEAR is the latest from the filmmaking team of Brian and Laurence Avenet-Bradley, and we’ve got the exclusive first look at the latest trailer and a couple of new pics.
After the poor reception to the latest THE MUMMY led Universal to put the kibosh on its Dark Universe series, the studio is now revisiting the idea of reviving its classic creatures, and the latest development is a big step in the right direction.
A visual work of cinema scholarship that has a lot to offer for both casual viewers and rabid devotees of ALIEN.
Exclusive Interview: Makeup artist Mark Coulier on “SUSPIRIA’s” twisted effects, Clive Barker and “NIGHTBREED”
The Oscar-winning prosthetics wizard discusses a new nightmare and classic creatures.
There’s a new werewolf in town, and her name is BETSY. Jump past the jump to learn when you can meet her and to get an exclusive first look at the latest poster, along with the teaser trailer.
The 1987 vampire hit THE LOST BOYS spawned a pair of direct-to-video sequels and talk of a Frog Brothers TV series that never materialized, and now it’s headed back to the small screen.
Richard Stanley doesn’t make your typical genre movies, and that’s not changing with his long-mooted H.P. Lovecraft adaptation THE COLOUR OUT OF SPACE, which announced its cast and start of production today.
Described as “one part post-modern Edgar Allan Poe adaptation, one part KNIFE IN THE WATER with the cast of SEINFELD” (OK, we’re curious), the horror/comedy HARPOON premieres tomorrow at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, and we’ve got the details and the new poster and teaser trailer.
Even the most beautiful forest can have something deadly BETWEEN THE TREES, and we’ve got an exclusive first look at the trailer and key art from the survival shocker coming later this winter.
Organized by the Fantasia International Film Festival, the Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum unites genre filmmakers with backers, distributors et al. The 12 projects for this year’s third edition, including some from top producers in the horror field, have been revealed, along with a special guest.
French director Claire Denis, whose films have previously dealt with Earthbound concerns (including horrific ones, as in TROUBLE EVERY DAY), heads for the stars with her English-language debut, the dark sci-fi film HIGH LIFE. The trailer has hit the web; jump past the jump to see it.
Microbudget ’70s cult fave “INVASION OF THE BLOOD FARMERS” is coming to Blu-ray; art, details, trailer
One of the cheapest schlock shockers ever is getting spiffed up in hi-def by Severin Films for disc release next month. We’ve got the complete info, cover art and a new trailer.
After winning awards at the Fantasia International Film Festival and Screamfest, director Giordano Giulivi’s THE LAPLACE’S DEMON sees Stateside release next month. Read on for the details and to see the new trailer.
The Hexploitation Film Festival returns to Canada for its 10th year next month, and we’ve got the exclusive scoop on the complete lineup of fearful features and shorts playing there.
Take an acclaimed trip into a damaged mind when the psychological chiller POSSUM arrives on disc next month. Read on for the info, cover art and trailer.
When will people learn to stop experimenting on aliens? The latest science project to go awry is seen in CROSSBREED, arriving next month. Check out an exclusive clip after the jump.
Combining past characters, the filmmaker tries to do a little bit of everything and doesn’t do quite enough of anything.
There are bodily fluids aplenty in SPUNK’S NOT DEAD, an omnibus shocker that sees release in April. We’ve got the exclusive first look at the trailer and latest poster.
First issued as a special Black Friday release last year, Severin Films’ Blu-ray of the Ted Raimi-starring shocker SKINNER is getting general distribution next month. Read on for the complete info, cover art and trailer.
Horror fave Debbie Rochon plays one of the spectres haunting the captive heroine of DOOM ROOM. See her in an exclusive excerpt from the soon-to-release chiller after the jump.
The backstory and influence of one of horror and science fiction’s all-time classics are explored in depth in MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN, which has its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this month. The poster has been revealed tonight, and you can see it after the jump.
Exclusive Interview: “PLEDGE” producer Keaton Heinrichs talks monstrous beginnings and production horrors
Opening in select theaters and on VOD this Friday from IFC Midnight, PLEDGE is a harrowing descent into frat-house hell, where hazing can be fatal. Read on for exclusive words with producer Keaton Heinrichs.
Writer/director Jennifer Kent has followed up the psychological horrors of her modern classic THE BABADOOK with the historical trauma of THE NIGHTINGALE, and now it has picked up for U.S. release.
Only a select few get to PLEDGE a secret campus society in the new horror film opening this week, and their chilling experience begins in an exclusive clip we have to share with you, along with the latest poster.
There’s a farewell to arm in an exclusive excerpt from BLOOD BOUND, the supernatural shocker releasing next week, that you can see after the jump.
Severin’s “ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK/GIALLO” Blu-rays set wide-release date; details, art, trailers
Previously issued as a limited Black Friday combo pack, Severin Films’ Blu-rays of the classic Italian shocker ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK and the compilation ALL THE COLORS OF GIALLO are going into general release later this month. Read on for all the info, plus the cover art and trailers.
The best thing about ESCAPE ROOM, appropriately, is the escape rooms. The many different and well-realized environments that the characters in this captivity-horror film have to navigate are more interesting than the characters themselves.
Filmmakers go back and alter their movies in new director’s cuts for any number of reasons, from bolstering characterizations to clarifying plot points. Last year’s chiller ISLAND ZERO, however, has now been updated to save a dog’s life.
Actress Diane Franklin from AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION returns to the scene of the real-life crimes in THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS, coming next month. See her amongst an exclusive set of images we have to share with you, along with the trailer and poster.
We’ve seen all sorts of toys, devices and other objects overtaken by evil energies, so why not a drone? That’s the premise of a horror/comedy making its world premiere this month at the Slamdance Film Festival; see the details and trailer after the jump.
Director Sophia Takal’s achievement is that she’s crafted something relatably scary out of the personal emotions and tensions attendant to her particular holiday.
A supernatural shapeshifter makes the first of many body switches in an exclusive excerpt from LIFECHANGER, which sees release next week. Check it out after the jump.
Horror fans are getting a special gift this morning: Universal Pictures has premiered the trailer to Jordan Peele’s eagerly awaited US. Check it out, along with some words from Peele, after the jump.