TIFF ’14 Trailer: “CUB” Looks Like a Midnight Madness Must

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We’re less than a week out from the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and its storied Midnight Madness program, one that annually introduces audiences and readers to the genre films they’ll be talking about in the ensuing months. If this trailer is in any indication, Belgian filmmaker Jonas Govaerts and his feature debut CUB look […]

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Riesgraf Leads “DELIVERY” Director’s “SHUT IN”

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Adam Schindler, who helmed this year’s found footage DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN, has begun production on a home invasion thriller with an agoraphobic twist.  THR reports Beth Riesgraf (pictured above in LEVERAGE), Rory Culkin, Martin Starr (PARTY DOWN, DEAD SNOW 2) and Jack Kesy will star in SHUT IN, the tale of an agoraphobic woman […]

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“THE DAMNED” (Movie Review)

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Why would an inn located in the deepest, remote wilds of Colombia have the very American-Southwest name of Gallows Hill? Perhaps that concern led GALLOWS HILL to be retitled THE DAMNED, or maybe that generic new moniker was chosen to reflect the familiarity of the movie itself, a smattering of creatively creepy moments notwithstanding. THE […]

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NECA Releasing “FRIDAY THE 13TH” Video Game Glow in the Dark Replica Mask

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In 2013, NECA got me—the ultimate non-collector—and a whole lot of you goons all riled up when they released a Jason Voorhees figure based on the 1989 FRIDAY THE 13TH Nintendo Game. Purple suited, 8-bit influenced and glow in the dark, the figure held enough power that I saw fit to queue up in the nightmare […]

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“AS ABOVE, SO BELOW” (Movie Review)

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The Paris Catacombs extend for hundreds of miles beneath the streets of the French city, and they go a long way toward giving AS ABOVE, SO BELOW some distinction in the crowded found-footage field. The plot cooked up by John Erick Dowdle (who also directed) and Drew Dowdle, old hands at this sort of thing […]

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Win a “POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING” T-Shirt!

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THE POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING dips its toe into the world of the occult, necromancy, demonology and things that go ‘bump’ in the night. With a clever script and a great performance by Shane Johnson (Michael King), the film delivers some genuine scares and demonic horror. In celebration of David Jung’s directorial debut, Anchor Bay […]

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Shadowvision: “CUJO”

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Welcome to Shadowvision, a regular column in which Fangoria.com revisits modern horror films in black and white. The purpose is to analyze these films through a new lens, seeing if the classically informed viewing experience will give a new angle to familiar images. If you’d like to watch along at home, it’s simple: go into […]

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New Trailer, Photos: Jeff Bridges-Starring Fantasy/Horror “SEVENTH SON”

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Following a lengthy delay which saw its intended release date rescheduled by a year, the Jeff Bridges-starring creature feature SEVENTH SON has a new, monster-filled trailer. From director Sergei Bodrov (the acclaimed MONGOL), SEVENTH SON is set “in a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide. The sole remaining warrior of a mystical order […]

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“NIGHTBREED: THE DIRECTOR’S CUT” To Premiere at SpectreVision’s SpectreFest 2014

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SpectreVision, the genre-focused production company headed by Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller and Elijah Wood has a grand sort of mission. Outside of ushering in exciting new horror (like this fall’s stellar A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT and more), they’ve made their love and support of the genre’s past, present, future and exhibition […]

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Barnabas’ Column #15: Ansel Faraj & “DOCTOR MABUSE: ETIOPOMAR”

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“There are so many wonderful, strange, weird things in this world that have no explanation whatsoever….” Christopher Pennock as Professor Konratz in Ansel Faraj’s DOCTOR MABUSE: ETIOPOMAR Ansel Faraj was barely 21 years old when he wrote and directed DOCTOR MABUSE (2013), a no-budget homage to the super-villain created by Norbert Jaques in 1921 and […]

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