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Saturday, June 16, 2018

New Trailer Release For "#FollowMe"

A new trailer has dropped for upcoming thriller "#FollowMe". The film is directed by Sam Hardy and stars Scarlett Davies, Kara Kingsward-Hughs, Maria Louis, and Tyler Gallant. Check it out below.


Three British women from London, consisting of a YouTuber and her two friends, go missing from a motel in California while travelling from Los Angeles to San Francisco after posting on social media using the the hashtag #followme.

First Look At Upcoming Sequel "Bonejangles 2"

Check out the poster debut and first images from upcoming horror sequel "Bonejangles 2". PopHorror got the exclusive on Brett Dejager's supernatural slasher. Check 'em out below.


Picking up after the events of Bonejangles, supernatural serial killer, Edgar Friendly Junior a.k.a. Mr. Bonejangles, is inadvertently resurrected by a mysterious and sinister cult of followers of the succubus witch, Rowena. Mr. Bonejangles wastes no time picking up where he left off and sets his sights on hapless police officer Doug Partridge, the one who got away from him. But Rowena’s followers have plans of their own for Bonejangles…. plans that may spell doom for the very world itself.




IFC Midnight To Release "Elizabeth Harvest" This August

IFC Midnight has announced it will release "Elizabeth Harvest" August 10th. The film stars Abbey Lee, Carla Gugino, Ciaran Hinds, and Dylan Baker. Written and directed by Sebastian Gutierrez.



Newlywed Elizabeth (Lee) arrives with her brilliant scientist husband Henry (Hinds) to his magnificent estate, where he wows her with lavish dinners and a dazzling tour of the property. The house staff, Claire (Gugino) and Oliver (Beard), treats her deferentially but she can’t shake the feeling something is off. Henry explains that everything in his world now belongs to her, all is for her to play in — all except for a locked-off room he forbids her from entering. When he goes away for business Elizabeth decides to investigate and finds she may not be who she thinks she is at all.

New Horror/Comedy From "Jason Goes To Hell" Director

Adam Marcus, most notably recognized as the director of "Jason Goes To Hell", is once more revisiting the genre as producer. Described as "Friday The 13th" meets "Mean Girls", Marcus' new project is "Fat Camp Massacre". Teaming with Marcus' Skeleton Crew Productions to bring this horror/comedy to fans is 6 With Heels Productions. Script written by Lindsey Hollister.


Within the brutal walls of her high school, Margie, the overweight outcast, is perpetually tormented by the pretty, thin and popular, Laura. Margie finally stands up to the bullying and a physical altercation ensues, landing them both in detention. When the school’s efforts fail to resolve their situation, the girls’ weight obsessed mothers decide to send them to a weight management camp for the entire summer. While trapped at the secluded camp in the backwoods of Ohio, Margie quickly realizes that the scales have finally tipped; she is the popular one and Laura is the outcast. Tension between Margie and Laura builds; so do the rumors of a fatal prank that shut down the camp years ago. As the campers continue to catch eerie glimpses of a shadowy figure stalking the camp, their biggest fears become a reality when a fellow camper is found dead. As the body count quickly rises, Margie and Laura realize the full weight of the situation- a killer is on the loose. They must put their hatred aside and work together to get out alive. Fat Camp Massacre…everyone’s dying to get thin.

"Don't Leave Home" Release Details

"Don't Leave Home" claims a September release date for SXSW fave. The film, directed by Michael Tully hits selective theatres and VOD September 14th. "Don't Leave Home" stars Anna Margaret Hollyman, Lalor Roddy, Helena Bereen, David McSavage, and Karrie Cox.


After recently unveiling her new sculptural exhibit on Irish urban legends, artist Melanie Thomas is contacted by Father Alistair Burke, a reclusive Irish priest who, legend has it, once painted the portrait of a young girl who later disappeared on the very day her image vanished from the painting. Now, summoned by Burke and his cohort to the Irish countryside for a special art commission, Melanie eagerly accepts the offer, never stopping to consider that some urban legends might be true.

"Forbidden Power" Now Available On Amazon Video

"Forbidden Power", the 7th feature film from director Paul Kyriazi (cult classics Death Machines and Ninja Busters), is now available on Amazon On Demand. The film stars Lincoln Bevers and Nasanin Nuri. Check out the trailer below.


Young businessman George (Lincoln Bevers) has a one-night affair with a mysterious Native American woman (played by Nasanin Nuri). When he wakes up the next morning, she’s vanished, but leaves him empowered with abilities that far exceed his own, and with a cryptic message. George embarks on a dangerous quest to find her and the meaning of her message and the extraordinary superhuman gift developing within him.

Friday, June 15, 2018

IFC Midnight Sets July Release For "The Devil's Doorway"

IFC Midnight has set a July 13th date for the VOD and selective theatrical release of supernatural horror "The Devil's Doorway". However for those headed to Cinepocalypse, you can catch the film on June 22nd.  Directed by Aislinn Clarke, "The Devil's Doorway" stars Lalor Roddy, Ciaran Flynn, Helena Bereen, and Lauren Coe.


What unholy terrors lurk behind the walls of a secretive Irish convent? Northern Ireland, 1960: Father Thomas Riley (Lalor Roddy) and Father John Thornton (Ciaran Flynn) are dispatched by the Vatican to investigate reports of a miracle—a statue of the Virgin Mary weeping blood—at a remote Catholic asylum for “immoral” women. Armed with 16mm film cameras to record their findings, the priests instead discover a depraved horror show of sadistic nuns, satanism, and demonic possession. Supernatural forces are at work here—but they are not the doing of God. Inspired by the infamous true histories of Magdalene Laundries—in which “fallen women” were held captive by the Irish Catholic Church—this found footage occult shocker is a chilling encounter with unspeakable evil.

Lionsgate Sets July Release For "The Row"

Lionsgate has set a July 27th release for slasher horror "The Row". The film, directed by Matty Beckerman can be viewed in select theatres and On Demand. The Row stars Lala Kent (VANDERPUMP RULES), Dylan Sprayberry (TEEN WOLF), and Randy Couture (THE EXPENDABLES).


With a serial killer preying upon girls on campus, Riley, an incoming freshman, finds herself entangled in a sinister plot involving a dark secret at the sorority that she pledged, while her father, Cole – the detective investigating the case – must uncover the identity of the killer before it’s too late…and Riley becomes the next victim.

Cleopatra Entertainment To Release "Sunset Society" This July

This July 24th Cleopatra Entertainment is set to release Phoebe Dollar and Rolfe Kanesfky’s "Sunset Society" on VOD. The film stars Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, Ron Jeremy, and Jackass star Steve-O. L.A. Guns’ Tracii Guns and Guns N’ Roses’ Dizzy Reed also star in "Sunset Society. The film hits theaters July 6th. Check out the trailer below.



Welcome to the Sunset Society, a secret organization in Hollywood where parties are held, musicians gather and blood flows freely! Ace (Lemmy) is the head vampire in charge who likes to keep the fun going while keeping the profile low. However, due to a few rebels in his midst, humans are starting to catch on to his vampire ways. In an attempt to keep a lid on his organization, Ace enlists the help of Frankie (Ron Jeremy), Sophia (Phoebe Dollar), and Mr. Cross (Robert Donavan) to stop the leak of information.


Horror Thriller "Chase" Reveals New Poster


Michael Matteo Rossi's has released a new poster for upcoming horror thriller "Chase". Damien Puckler, of 'Grimm' fame, has been added to cast of "Chase". Jessica Morris, Aries Spears, Skye Townsend (Lucifer), Richard Riehle, and actress Devanny Pinn also star. "Chase" begins filming in July.

Rossi also wrote the screenplay for "Chase" and will produce alongside Katrina Nelson and Jane Badler. The film is about a young hitman who is “torn between the loyalty he has for his mentor/best friend and his girlfriend and young son, whom he was responsible for orphaning.”

"Distorted" Trailer Gives VR Realness

Christina Ricci's new film "Distorted" just released a unique trailer giving us VR realness. The film is slated for a June 22nd release date and co-stars Brendan Fletcher and John Cusack. Minds Eye Entertainment joined forces with Sky VR to create the 10 minute virtual reality experience titled "Distorted Reality.


The film, directed by Rob W. King, follows a woman suffering from bipolar disorder whom comes to suspect the proprietor of the state-of-the-art ”smart apartment” she and her husband just moved into is using the building’s residents as unwitting guinea pigs for a ”synthetic telepathy” brainwashing plot with dire global ramifications.

First Look At Horror Thriller "Bodysnatch"


Dread Central nabbed some pretty gnarly images from Jeffrey Reddick's upcoming horror thriller "Bodysnatch" Reddick is iconically known for "Final Destination", a frightmare that still plagues me daily on these mountain roads when I have to get within half a mile of a logging truck! Check out the stills below.




"Bodysnatch" was produced by Jeffrey Reddick, Justin Kornmann, and Gregory Ballard, who penned the screenplay. Directed by Louis Benjamin Del Guercio, "Bodysnatch" was shot in Indianapolis. The film stars Reese Mishler, Paul Woolfolk, and Sarah Davenport. It's directed  by Louis Benjamin Del Guercio.

Steve, a recent college graduate returns to his home town to reconnect with his conspiracy-loving best friend, Jeremy and Emma, the proverbial girl that got away. When the trio go on a ride-along with a local police officer, what starts off as a joyride turns into a fight for survival when they discover an alien invasion that threatens Indianapolis and the world.

You can order Bodysnatch on iTunesAmazon

Tyler Savage's "Inheritance" Debuts on Digital HD Today


Portola Pictures has announced the June 15th Digital HD release of Tyler Savage's Inheritance.  Savage directed from his own script, putting a chilling twist on the universal feeling of being trapped by your family history, for better or worse.  Following the world premiere at Dances with Films, Inheritance has received high marks at festivals around the country.  Dread Central raved, "Savage uses the dark essences of an even more gloomy past to highlight this modern-day ghost story."


Tyler Savage makes his feature film debut alongside executive producer Nicholas Gonda (Tree of Life), cinematographer Drew Daniels (Krisha, It Comes At Night) and producers J.P. Castel (Krisha), Dash Hawkins (Party Crashers), and Chase Joliet (It Comes at Night), who also leads the cast.  Inheritance is now available to rent or own on iTunes and Amazon Instant Video June 15th.



Joliet is joined onscreen by Sara Montez ("Pitch"), Tim Abell (Sniper: Special Ops), Kate Norby (The Devil's Rejects), Dale Dickey (Hell or High Water, "True Blood"), Krisha Fairchild (Krisha) and Drew Powell ("Gotham").  The film was shot on location along the California coast and LA-based indie pop band Mini Mansions provided the score.

Ryan Bowman has just inherited a $2.5 million beach house on the central California coast from his biological father, a man he's never known and thought long dead. Arriving in the charming town with his pregnant fiancée, Ryan's curiosity about his father soon leads him into an introspective investigation. As a looming family presence tightens its grip on him, Ryan pushes away his adoptive family and expectant fiancé. When he finally discovers the horrifying truth about his birth parents, he might be too late to stop himself from repeating a similar pattern. ..


Inheritance Trailer from Tyler Savage on Vimeo.

"The Jurassic Dead" Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack


From the makers of Tsunambee, a film 66 million years in the making...THE JURASSIC DEAD!


 
Released this month on VOD, DVD and Blu-ray/DVD combo (exclusive to Walmart), THE JURASSIC DEAD is part JURASSIC PARK part THE WALKING DEAD, with a T-Rex turning everyone it attacks into a zombie! Summer is all about the Z-Rex!
 
A unit of mercenaries must team up with a group of tech-geek students after American is struck with an EMP attack. Deep in the desert, they find the source of the terror, a mad scientist who has also just created a living dead T-Rex dinosaur, one who turns everyone it attacks into a zombie. Now they must scramble to stay alive and save the planet from the ultimate undead predator.





 

Matt Block, Wes Clark, Julie Crisante and American professional bodybuilder Andy Haman star in a Milko Davis film, out 6/12 from Wild Eye Releasing.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Poster And Trailer Released For "Blessed Are The Children"

The poster art and trailer have been released for Writer/Directed Chris Moore's "Blessed Are The Children". The film hits DVD/VOD on October 23rd courtesy of Wild Eye Releasing. Keni Bounds, Kaley Ball and Arian Thigpen star.


After getting an abortion, Traci Patterson begins to suspect that someone sinister is stalking her and her friends.



"Angel" Announces World Premiere Set For Kentucky

Horror Thriller "Angel" has announced its world premiere will take place July 21st in Lexington, Kentucky. The event will be held at the Lyric Theatre. Check out the trailer below.


From writer/director Tory Jones (The Wicked One), producer Shawn Burkett (Don’t Fuck in The Woods) and executive producer P.J. Starks (Volumes of Blood franchise); comes a new horror thriller starring Jessica Bloom (The Wicked One) and Dale Miller (Rayden Valkyrie).

When a brutal massacre plagued the isolated and peaceful town of Raven Rock in 1986, the remaining residents fled, leaving the once tranquil community behind. For thirty years the town has been chained and walled off from the outside world while deteriorating and crumbling. However, not all has been quiet as disappearances have been attributed to the supposedly haunted town. Now a headstrong journalist and her team venture to Raven Rock to investigate the town, its history, and the missing persons. What they will discover is sometimes the truth is more disturbing than myth and Raven Rock is still being occupied.

"The Final Haunting" Premieres On Amazon Video

"The Final Haunting", directed by Flaminia Graziadei, is based on the screenplay by Suzanne Green and Matthew White. The film makes its awaited premiere on Amazon Video. Lucinda Rhodes Thakrar, Marc Zammit, Josh Burdett, Pearl Chanda and David J Biscoe star.


Twenty two year old Lily Reynolds hides a terrible secret that threatens to escape when she reluctantly accepts a babysitting job for unhappily married Tom and Samantha Thompson at their home, Grosvenor Grange. Echoes of Lily’s past seep out as she steps into the haunted house and becomes possessed by horrifying personalities.



Stream The Final Haunting on Amazon Video: https://www.amazon.com/Final-Haunting-Lucinda-Rhodes-Thakrar/dp/B07D3LJV3L/.

The Predator Prequel Novel Release Date


Ahead of the "Predator" reboot, slated for September, fans can get an earlier fix of the franchise this July with The Predator: Hunters And Hunted prequel novel. The book comes out on July 31st, preorder is on Amazon.

For centuries Earth has been visited by warlike creatures that stalk mankind's finest warriors. Their goals unknown, these deadly hunters kill their prey and depart as invisibly as they arrived, leaving no trace other than a trail of bodies.
When Roger Elliott faced such a creature during the Vietnam War, he didn't expect to survive. Nor did he expect that, decades later, he would train the Reavers, a clandestine strike force attached to Project Stargazer. Their mission: to capture one of the creatures, thus proving its existence, disassembling its tech, and balancing the odds between the HUNTERS AND HUNTED.

Three New Posters Revealed For Prequel "The First Purge"

Check out the three new posters just revealed for "The First Purge.  The prequel is set for July 4th theatrical release and directed by Gerard McMurray. "The First Purge" stars Y’Lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Luna Lauren Velez and Marisa Tomei.

Behind every tradition lies a revolution. Next Independence Day, witness the rise of our country’s 12 hours of annual lawlessness. Welcome to the movement that began as a simple experiment: The First Purge. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.




Poster And Trailer Released For "Unfriended: Dark Web"


The official poster and trailer has been released for Blumhouse'so upcoming horror "Unfriended:DarkWeb". Directed by Stephen Susco , the film stars Betty Gabriel, Colin Woodell, Andrew Lees, and Connor Del Rio. "Unfriended: Dark Web" has a theatrical release date set for July 20th.

Unfolding in real-time UNFRIENDED: DARK WEB is the most terrifying horror yet from the producer of GET OUT, HAPPY DEATH DAY and THE PURGE, and the makers of UNFRIENDED. When a 20-something finds a cache of hidden files on his new laptop, he and his friends are unwittingly thrust into the depths of the dark web. They soon discover someone has been watching their every move and will go to unimaginable lengths to protect the dark web.

Doctor Sleep Film Has Its Danny Torrance

Variety confirms Director Mike Flanagan’s upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining sequel, Doctor Sleep, has its adult Danny Torrance. Ewan McGregor has been tapped to play the iconic character. Trevor Macy and Vertigo Entertainment's Jon Berg are producing the project. King has given his full blessings on both the film and McGregor.


Doctor Sleep begins as Torrance carries the trauma of the Overlook Hotel into adulthood. He’s become a reflection of his murderous father, with lingering rage and a drinking problem that dulls his pain as well as his “shining” powers. Those powers return when he embraces sobriety and uses his gift to help the dying at a hospice. He establishes a psychic connection with a young girl who shares his extreme abilities, and who is being targeted by a group with similar abilities. They’ve found that their powers grow if they inhale the “steam” that comes off others with the power to shine, when they are suffering painful deaths.


Wednesday, June 13, 2018

U.S Trailer Release For Pascal Laugier‘s "Incident In A Ghostland"

Official  U.S trailer released for Pascal Laugier‘s "Incident In A Ghostland" released ahead of the June 22nd VOD date. The film stars Mylène FarmerCrystal Reed and Anastasia Philipps. "Incident In A Ghostland" has its DVD release set for July 24th.




"Following  her aunt’s death, Colleen (Farmer) and her two daughters – the eldest, Beth (Reed), totally locked-in and shy, finds comfort in the stories she invents in the books she writes, and Vera (Philipps), way more open and self-confident, inherit her house. However, during their first night in this new home, murderers break-in, pushing Colleen to fight to save her daughters’ lives. During this highly traumatic night, the girls’ disparate personalities diverge even further.


Sixteen years later, Beth becomes a famous horror author with a perfect family and life in Chicago, while Vera can’t cope, and loses her mind faced to an unshakable sense of paranoia. Daughters and mother finally reunite at the house where Colleen and Vera still live. It is only then that strange events begin to take place…"

Random Media Rocks Out With "Dead Envy" Musical Thriller

Random Media Rocks Out with Dead Envy
Musical Thriller Acquired for US Theatrical Release. New Trailer Debuts Ahead of Fall Release.


Random Media has acquired all domestic rights to Harley Di Nardo's Dead Envy, a thriller following an aging rocker who finds himself in over his head when he thinks he meets the perfect protege.  The feature length debut of writer-director Di Nardo and co-writer Stacy Hullah, Dead Envy had its world premiere at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival, where the filmmakers took home the prize for Best Thriller.


Random Media plans a limited release in select markets this fall, followed by a VOD release.  To celebrate Dead Envy's release, Random has released a new trailer. 

Official Trailer Released For "The Nun"


The first official teaser trailer has been released for "The Conjuring" spin-off horror "The Nun" Check out the teaser below. You can read cast and story details here: http://asouthernlifeinscandaloustimes.blogspot.com/2018/06/new-poster-released-for-nun.html?m=1

"A Taste of Phobia" and "German Angst" Release Details

Press Release:
Artsploitation Films will release two eye-popping horror anthologies on June 26th. Fourteen different directors peer into the twisted and often self-violent world of phobias in A Taste of Phobia. Also, on that date will be a special-featured-packed Blu-ray release of German Angst. Love and sex has never been portrayed as so depraved and disturbing as seen by three controversial underground filmmakers, the legendary Jörg Buttgereit (Nekromantik(1987); Andreas Marschall (Tears of Kali (2004); and Michal Kosakowski (Zero Killed (2014).
Note: German Angst is a Blu-ray re-issue, as the film has been out on Blu-ray previously. But the original release was a barebones Blu-ray-R while this Artsploitation Films release will be of the highest HD quality and will contain many bonus features.



Teaser Trailer For Conrad Studio Slasher "The Rave"


Conrad Studios has released a teaser trailer for upcoming slasher "The Rave". The killer clown horror is directed by Matthew Ward off of a screenplay written by Roger Jones, Brennan Eden, Ward and Conrad Faraj. Paloma Paulin, Hannah Lane, Harper Dawahare, Talia Schade, Jazz Securo, Matthew Ward, Tim Hale, Wade Gawthorp, Vergena Fields, Kat Gore, Logan Kidd and Jessica York star.


"The Rave" follows a psychotic clown on a murderous rampage after his life is fractured due to a tragedy.



Wild Eye Releasing's "Voodoo" Gets DVD Release Date


From Wild Eye Releasing comes the highly-anticipated DVD premiere of VOODOO, a “gory, unique, and utterly creepy” (Inquisitr) ride into the fiery mouth of hell, from visionary director Tom Costabile, arriving 9/11/18.
Featuring “strong lead performances and a startling twist” (L.A Times), the no-holds-barred horror jaunt has been called “groundbreaking” (DecayMag), “a modern cult classic” (BeyondtheGore) and a “must see” (RogerEbert.com).
VOODOO tells of an innocent southern girl, Dani, vacationing in Los Angeles to evade her increasingly complicated life. Once Dani arrives in Los Angeles, she learns that trying to escape her past is not as easy as she had hoped.
Samantha Stewart, Dominic Matteucci, Ruth Reynolds, Daniel Kozul, Ron Jeremy, and Lavelle Roby star in one of the best reviewed horror films of 2017, VOODOO, making its long-awaited DVD debut this September.

Focus Features To Release "The Little Stranger" August 31st.


Focus Features is set to release "The Little Stranger" on August 31st 2018. The film is directed by Lenny Abrahamson (“Room”). 
Based on the novel by Sarah Waters, the screenplay is written by Lucinda Coxon.
"The Little Stranger" stars Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter, and Charlotte Rampling.

Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants – mother, son and daughter – are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family’s story is about to become entwined with his own.


New Images Released For "Agramon's Gate"


Check out the new images released from Painted Creek Production's horror film "Agramon's Gate". Written, produced and directed by multi award-winning filmmaker and actor Harley Wallen (Artificial LoyaltyMoving PartsBennett’s Song) , the film stars Laurene Landon (Maniac Cop 1 & 2The StuffIt’s Alive III: Island of the Alive) and Yan Birch (Wes Craven’s The People Underneath the StairsDeath House). It's got my attention just on cast alone.






A psychic reader and Medium is invited to a party. Something goes very wrong and something comes over from the other side to haunt the people from the party. They must solve the mystery before it’s too late. Agramon will not be easy to stop.

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