Friday, December 6, 2019

"My Name Is Myeisha" Release Date Announced For This January

Based on true events, "My Name Is Myeisha" is directed by Gus Krieger and stars Rhaechyl Walker, John Merchant, Dee Dee Stephens, Dominique Toney, Alexander Brown-Hinds, Kate O’Toole, with Yvette Cason, and Greg Daniel. It is in select theaters and on VOD and digital, January 24th, with DVD/Blu-ray release set for the 28th.

The film chronicles the life of a young black woman in California’s Inland Empire. Set in 1998, Myeisha Jackson (screen newcomer Rhaechyl Walker) vividly recounts the events of her life leading to a fateful encounter with local police. Based on the internationally acclaimed, NAACP-award-winning stageplay Dreamscape by Rickerby Hinds, anchored by extraordinary performances from Walker and John “Faahz” Merchant, My Name Is Myeisha is a profoundly moving story of self-discovery and the moments that make us who we are.

Teaser Poster And Images Released For "Ghostbusters: Afterlife"

Check out the teaser poster and images for "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" released ahead of the sequel movie release date. On Monday, December 9th the trailer for the new "Ghostbusters" movie will go online. Joining original cast, reprising their roles, the film costars Paul Rudd as Mr. Grooberson, as well as Mckenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard as siblings Phoebe and Trevor, respectively.

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. 

Images And Trailer Released For Aussie Creature Feature "Ashburn Waters"

Ashburn Waters is written and directed by David Pether and stars James Grace, Kyal Scott, Maia Rose Michaels, and Graham K. Furness. The film is set to release in early 2020 in Australia. Check out the trailer and images released for the film.

When his friends are murdered one by one at Ashburn Waters Campgrounds by an unseen killer, Brett must put aside the fact that his ex-girlfriend is flaunting her new love interest right in his face, to do what has to be done for the survival of the group.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Official Trailer Released For Sci-fi Thriller "Dark Encounter"

Check out the official trailer for sci-fi thriller "Dark Encounter". The film is directed by Carl Strathie and stars Laura Fraser, Mel Raido, Alice Lowe, Sid Phoenix, Grant Masters, Vincent Regan, and Spike White. It will be released digitally January 7th.

A year after the mysterious disappearance of an 8 year-old girl, we meet her grieving family as they return home from her memorial service in their small town. Later that evening, strange lights appear in the nearby forest.

Dark Encounter at 4Digital Media: Dark Encounter Release Details at 4Digital

Slasher Feature "Famine" Set To Be Released On Blu-ray This December

Ryan Nicholson's film Famine will be released Blu-ray December 17th by Unearthed Films. The film stars Karyn Halpin, Nathan Durec, Glenn Hoffmann, Christopher Patrick Donoghue. It is one of Nicholson's last projects before his passing. 

The film begins with a 24 hour famine. Taking place two years after a tragedy, someone unexpected has turned up to the fundraiser. Now, the participants are being stalked in the school's halls and rooms.

Poster, Stills And Trailer Released For "Inner Ghosts"

Poster (above), movie stills and the trailer have been released for upcoming horror "Inner Ghosts". The film is due out on DVD and Digital on January 7th via Uncork’d Entertainment. It stars Celia Williams, Elizabeth Bochmann, and Iris Cayatte and is directed by Paula Leite.

If ghosts can think and remember who they are, then the physical brain is not the only place where we store our inner selves. Helen is asked to train two young women into the art of communicating with the dead. But Helen's days as a medium are long gone. In fact, she gave up that life 15 years ago when she lost her daughter. Today Helen is a different woman dedicated to her career in brain research. Things start to change when a visit from the other side offers her the design of a device that can do amazing things. But to everything there is a risk.

Official Trailer Released For HBO'S Adaptation Of Stephen King's 'The Outsider'

The official trailer for HBO's The Outsider series has been released. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, The Outsider premieres January 12th at 9pm on HBO. The cast includes Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Erivo, Jason Bateman, Bill Camp, Mare Winningham, Paddy Considine, Julianne Nicholson, Yul Vázquez, Jeremy Bobb and Marc Menchaca.

The 10-episode series follows police detective Ralph Anderson (Ben Mendelsohn), as he sets out to investigate the mutilated body of 11-year-old Frankie Peterson found in the Georgia woods. The mysterious circumstances surrounding this horrifying crime leads Ralph, still grieving the recent death of his own son, to bring in unorthodox private investigator Holly Gibney (Cynthia Erivo), whose uncanny abilities he hopes will help explain the unexplainable.

Three Clips Released For Upcoming Creature Feature "Crypsis"

Three new clips have been released for upcoming creature feature "Crypsis". The film is written and directed by Paul Anthony Rogers and stars Rogers alongside Michael Armata, Anthony Hoang, Jordan Mitchell-Love, and Eddie Nason.  It is set to be released on DVD or On Demand on December 17th.

“A group of friends make a bet to survive on an island. Unbeknownst to them, a mysterious old creature begins hunting them throughout the night. What began as an innocent bet quickly turns into a fight for survival. As night falls, this becomes a fight to the death that no one had anticipated.”

Release Date Announced For BBC's 'Dracula' Mini Series

A release date has been announced for BBC's 'Dracula' mini series from the creators of 'Sherlock'. The series stars Claes Bang, John Heffernan, Dolly Wells, Sacha Dhawan, Jonathan Aris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, and Joanna Scanlan. Episode one will premiere January 1st at 9 pm on BBC.

Set in Transylvania in 1897, the blood-drinking Count is drawing his plans against Victorian London.


Jason R.Miller, producer of Hatchet II and Frozen, spikes the goosebumps this January.

In the tradition of Nightcrawler and Se7en, Blood Hound premieres on DVD and Digital January 7 from High Octane Pictures.

Private investigator Abel Walker along with his cameraman, Jim, are on the hunt for a missing woman. As they unravel the mystery of her disappearance, they become caught in a sick and violent game that will end in murder.

From writer/director Jason R.Miller, and starring Ed Ackerman (Frozen, 17 Again), David Foy (Hatchet II) , Miles Dougal (Director’s Cut, Detroit Rock City), Jess Allen (Broken Glass), and Silvia Moore (Lords of Salem, Chillerama), Blood Hound premieres on DVD and Digital January 7 from High Octane Pictures.

Small Town Monsters Looks To the Stars in New Miniseries 'On the Trail of UFOs'

Small Town Monsters has released the first look at their new miniseries "On the Trail of UFOs".  The latest production from Small Town Media founder and director Seth Breedlove, "On the Trail of UFOs" takes an in-depth look at the current state of unidentified flying objects, and America's constantly-evolving relationship with the subject. With unidentified flying objects being written and talked about in major news outlets and behind closed doors in Washington D.C., Breedlove and series host Shannon Legro set out to document what is by far the most tumultuous point in the history of "flying saucers". 

Breedlove recently signed a deal with Adam Wingard (Godzilla vs. Kong, The Guest) to begin developing concepts for new projects, with an eye towards production in 2020.  Breedlove's last foray into the episodic documentary arena was with 2019's On the Trail of Bigfoot, which became an Amazon best-seller and has been viewed over four million times.  

The new trailer for "On the Trail of UFOs" includes a look at the wide array of interview subjects and locations.  

"On the Trail of UFOs" takes viewers from the gates of Area 51 itself, to the snow-capped White Mountains of New Hampshire. Filming took place across the United States, including New York City, Phoenix, Sedona, Los Angeles, Orlando, and Las Vegas. The team interviewed numerous witnesses and investigators of unknown aerial phenomena, including those who claim to have been abducted and experimented upon by real aliens. No stone was left unturned in putting together what Breedlove believes to be the most comprehensive look at the subject ever filmed. 

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Stephen Gallacher’s Homeless Hero Out For Payback In "NOTHING MAN"

Stephen Gallacher’s homeless hero out for payback in NOTHING MAN

From director Stephen Gallacher, and in the tradition of Hard Target and The Most Dangerous Game, comes the nail-biting crime thriller Nothing Man.

Available January 14 2020 on DVD and Digital, the film stars Daniel Hall as Noam, a frightened amnesiac who has taken himself away from society, living life as a homeless man. When his only friend is murdered in cold blood, Noam sets out in search of justice and truth, but at the cost of unlocking his own checkered past.

Jennifer Jordan, Ric Vince and Tony Goodall co-star in a Stephen Gallacher film, out 1/14 from High Octane Pictures.


Jinga Films and SC Movies are pleased to announce that Brian and Laurence Avenet-Bradley'smulti-award winning supernatural horror ECHOES OF FEAR will be released in Australia and New Zealand on December 4th 2019 where it will be available to stream and download via Telstra, Fetch, Google Play Movie and iTunes.

Currently enjoying a theatrical release in the US, Turkey and Cambodia, ECHOES OF FEAR stars Trista Robinson (The Human Race) as a young woman who encounters ghosts in a house she inherited from her grandfather. The tormented spirits lure her to the basement where she discovers the buried victims of a prolific serial killer.

ECHOES OF FEAR has received much acclaim on the festival circuit, winning Best Film awards at Shreikfest (Los Angeles), Women In Horror (Georgia), Apocalypse Later (Phoenix), Another Hole In The Head (San Francisco), Nevermore (North Carolina), Buffalo Spring (New York) and Nocturna (Madrid).

Husband and wife film-making team, Brian and Laurence Avenet-Bradley have previously written, produced and directed several award winning genre films including Malignant, Dark Remains, Ghost Of The Needle and Freezer.

ECHOES OF FEAR - Trailer from Jinga Films on Vimeo.


LOS ANGELES – Sterling Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Camp Blood 8 as part of a new 10 movie, 9 disc Camp Blood Collection Blu-Ray box set containing the entire independent slasher horror franchise, available now.
In Camp Blood 8, the clown is dead and the killings have stopped. When a female volleyball team's vehicle breaks down in the woods near the infamous camp, they soon learn the son of the original killer clown, spurred on by his deranged mother, has picked up his father's machete, ready to slay any and all trespassers. As the team's coach leads them on a daring escape with deadly consequences, the survivors begin to suspect one among them is hiding something that may only draw them closer to the deranged killer's blade.

Starring Phoebe Dollar (Hell's Highway, Sunset Society), Domiziano Arcangeli (The Human Race, House of Flesh Mannequins), Sally Mullins (Things 4, “Lights Out With David Spade”), Joseph Haggerty (Camp Blood), and Sean C. Phillips (Devil's Domain, Tooth Fairy). Written and directed by Dennis Devine (Dead Girls, Alice in Murderland) and produced by David Sterling (The Haunting of La Llorona, Things), Camp Blood 8 has lots of humor, lots of thrills, and so very many kills.
The eighth entry of the Camp Blood series comes to Blu-Ray in the new limited edition Camp Blood Collection box set, along with the previous Camp Blood entries, spin-off movie Ghost of Camp Blood, and the franchise's best kills compilation Camp Blood Kills. Featuring new eye popping artwork from artist STEMO, the set also includes a killer clown USB drive figurine containing Camp Blood 8 in 4K, and a hardcover photo book of production stills from the series, and other Sterling Entertainment productions. “No independent film series, horror or not, lasts this long without an audience. That's why I've spent the last year putting this box set together, to make sure it was something special for the fans who've supported these movies,” says series producer David Sterling.

The limited edition Camp Blood Collection box set is available directly from producer David Sterling through his Facebook page. Titles can be purchased individually on Blu-Ray and DVD from the Sterling Entertainment webstore. Titles can be rented and purchased digitally from Sterling Entertainment's Vimeo OnDemand page.

RED HANDED Will Be Available On Demand Tuesday December 3rd

Michael Biehn (The Terminator, Aliens) leads an electric cast in an unnerving new thriller from writer-director Frank Peluso and producer Nick Cassavetes.

When their father is murdered, three brothers descend upon an Oregon mountain river to spread his ashes. After they arrive, one of their children goes missing. One of the brothers was himself abducted 30 years ago when they visited this same river, but he has blocked the incident out of his mind. Only by unlocking the mysteries inside his subconscious, will they be able find the child and return him to safety.

Produced by Nick Cassavetes and Aaron Steele-Nicholson, Red Handed premiered at SPIFFest in Los Angeles last month.

Christian Madsen, Owen Burke, Ryan Carnes, Kenzie Dalton, Caroline Vreeland and Michael Madsen co-star in the suspense-ride of the year, on DVD and Digital December 3 from High Octane Pictures.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Trailer Released For Survival Nightmare "Break"

Check out the chilling trailer for survival nightmare "Break". The film is due out digitally December 3rd. It is directed by Tigran Sahakyan and stars Irina Antonenko, Anastasiya Grachyova, and Vladimir Gusev.

The Russian horror is mostly set in a gondola, several friends become trapped on New Year's Eve. At 11,000' in the air, these five snowboarders have no way down and no way out of their coffin. 4Digital Media will release this title, in the United States.

First Trailer Released For Zombie Thriller "Alone"

The first trailer has been released for zombie thriller "Alone". The film is directed by Johnny Martin and stars Donald Sutherland, Tyler Posey, Robert Ri'chard and Summer Spiro. "Alone" won't be available until sometime 2020.

The film takes place after an outbreak, leaving Aidan trapped in his apartment. When he finds another survivor, he is determined to reach her.

Tech Horror "Countdown" Release Set For January

Justin Dec's tech horror "Countdown" is set to be released on Blu-ray/DVD January 21st. The film stars Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, and Talitha Eliana Bateman. It will also see digital release on January 7th. 

The film focuses on a killer app', that can determine when the user will die. When a young nurse is told she has three days to live, she must find a way to avoid the unavoidable.

Official Poster Released For"Wrong Turn: The Foundation"

The official poster has been released for the latest installment of "Wrong Turn" franchise. "Wrong Turn: The Foundation" is directed by Mike P. Nelson from a script by Alan B. McElroy. It stars Charlotte Vega as Jes, alongside her co-stars Matthew ModineBill SageEmma DumontValerie Jane ParkerChaney MorrowDavid HutchisonDamian MaffeiDylan McTeeAdrian FavelaAdain BradleyJeremy AmblerCory Scott AllenGary Ray StearnsRhyan Elizabeth hiHanavanVardaan AroraMark MenchJoshua Stephen CampbellJennie MaloneBrian James Fitzpatrick, and Mark Angel.

A group of unlucky friends to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia to spend a couple days hiking the Appalachian Trail. In this one, they are confronted by “The Foundation”, a community of people who have lived in the mountains since before the Civil War – oh, and they don’t take well to strangers.

My Review Of "The Dwelling"

"The Dwelling" is a supernatural horror directed by Jeff Maher. The film stars Colin PriceAlysa KingGwenlyn Cumyn, Dennis AndresGeorge KrissaHamza Fouad Loubert. It returns to the classic story telling, blending gothic fantasy with surreal horror.

Four people find themselves stuck on a haunted antique bed where leaving means suffering a gruesome death. Plagued with frightening hallucinations, they must figure out the bed's secrets before they are ultimately picked off one by one.

At first glance I expected "The Dwelling" to be a spoof, gimmick flick like "Killer Sofa" or "The Selling". What I watched was a cool return to classic horror filled with gothic supernatural themes and 80's spaghetti thriller suspense. The story is unique, filled with contrast, and manages to make an inanimate object truly terrifying. 

It starts of with a dark, occult-laden opening sequence that actually makes a story about a possessed bed seem plausible without using humor. It sets the tone. The acting is quality, some characters have more depth than others but the point-of-view, and writing allow the cast to be impressive on screen. Plus the writing is layered, almost meta level story telling.

The horror never really fades away from those captivating first scenes. The asthetics, lighting and suspense flows through the majority of the movie. There is one area in the first half that is a bit dull, offering a very generic character driven plot point- mostly meant to introduce us to the ill-fated cast. Still it is the only real moments that the story falls short, and it doesn't last long.

"The Dwelling" has an almost Clive Barker visceral feel, blended with a surrealist look. The gore is up front and allows for some quality gore moments. The dark tone never gets broken up too much. So everything stays in that traditional horror area. I found myself looking forward to what was coming next. Plus the soundtrack and cinematography is classic.

Overall I enjoyed "The Dwelling". The story is entertaining and interesting. The suspense and horror stays true to more conventional constructs. The movie is fun without needing comedy to legitimize its premise. Plus the layered storyline with the extra supernatural elements is one of the better ones I have seen in cinema. Definitely check this one out! (4/5)

Thursday, November 28, 2019

My Review Of "Ellipse"

Sci-fi drama "Ellipse" is a blend of comedy and observational melodrama. The film is directed by Joe Bland and Grant Martin. It stars Josiah Authier and Grant Martin.

A intergalactic military surveyor and his canine partner are on a solo fight near an undefined, oval-shaped planet. Because of his self-destructive coping methods, a simple fly-by soon turns into an emergency crash landing. Stranded and stripped of the chemicals to feed his addiction, he and his dog must face an unforgiving planet with impending death lurking all around.

The story has emotional depth written into the concept, with subject matter revolving around loss and sorrow. Unfortunately there is never a moment that allows the viewer to connect or get a sense of that emotion. Almost every moment is tore down by spoofy humor and "Dad joke" silliness. The story arc is more or less a series of unfortunate events leading up to one miraculous stretch of the imagination. 

The acting is a mix of one-liners, coordinated stunt drama and deep exposition that seems to get lost in fantasy fodder. The best thing going for "Ellipse" is the genuine attachment you develop for the dog in the story. There isn't much opportunity to develop a real connection with the lead human actor because comedy cuts that cord each and every time.

The special effects are the expected blend of low budget CGI like what is seen on the Syfy channel, and Game play stuff. Beyond a few noticable sci-fi elements everything about this movie looks like the here-and-now. The film does have a decent soundtrack and the cinematography is quality- minus the generic "male model fashion video-esque" moments.

Overall I was disappointed with "Ellipse". I expected a bit more sci-fi in a film that is supposed to be all sci-fi. Still I could have accepted that if the schtick hadn't stepped over the only legitimate story element- the subject of loss, mortality, and the pain associated with the human experience. Plus as heartfelt as the ending was it felt a little bit unnecessary. But I was all about the dogs storyline. (2/5)

My Review Of "Marla"

"Marla" is a body horror with a medical nightmare element. The film is directed by Lisa van Dam-Bates, who also stars. It costars Travis Johnny Ware, Jason Stange and Katie Hemming."Marla is a dark thriller with depressive themes, a hint of scifi and a heavy dose of feminism.

The film explores the terrifying account of a girl who goes to get an IUD implanted by a family friend turned doctor who then commits a deranged act. The event has deadly implications for those close to her.

The story is intriguing and weird with some intense subject matter and riddled with metaphor. It maintains a steady and hypnotic flow that keeps many elements of the story engaging enough to make you wanna see how things end. There is a suspense and almost hopelessness hanging over the film. At times it amplifies the darkness and at other moments the atmosphere feels too weighted. 

The cast giving strong performances for the most part, there are a few times the dialog gets clumsy. A couple of the actors seem a bit disconnected from the story and their character. Still"Marla" has some quality moments where you see the talent shine. Namely the lead actress and her ill-fated boyfriend (spoiler- kind of). Between the acting and the truly unique story idea it will be up to the individual to decide if it all worked for this movie.

The special effects are really cool. Practical choices were made and there is an almost delightful celebration of gore inspired deaths. The film is no where near the notion of realism. It is unapologetically expressionist fantasy and it extends to the horror elements as well. The death sequences were my favorite moments in the movie. 

Overall "Marla" will leave just as many fans disappointed and confused. There are some wholes that linger in the story. I got a vibe that was more viral nightmare than implanted mad science. Still Lisa van Dam-Bates creates n evocative and affecting horror story that will speak to a lot of horror fans. I think this is a film worth checking out. (2.5/5)

Australian Horror Sensation LOST GULLY ROAD To Get US Release In December! 

Donna McRae’s critically acclaimed Lost Gully Road to haunt US audiences this December.

Available on DVD and Digital December 3 from Wild Eye Releasing, the “gothic-tinged Aussie ghost story” (Filmink) stars Adele Perovic (The Code), Jane Clifton (Beast), and John Brumpton (The Loved Ones), with a mesmerising musical score by Clare Moore and Dave Graney.

Lost Gully Road tells the story of Lucy, a directionless young woman who travels to a secluded cottage in the forest to wait for her sister. With no television and little communication to the outside world she spends her days alone and drinking to pass the time. That is, until her unexpected host decides to keep her company…

In the tradition of The Babadook and Lake Mungo, Lost Gully Road on DVD and Digital December 3 from Wild Eye Releasing.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

"The Wave" Set To Be Released In US Theatres And VOD This January

Gille Klabin’s psychedelic sci-fi adventure-comedy THE WAVE is set to be released  nationwide in theaters and VOD January 17th, courtesy of Epic Pictures Group. The film stars Justin Long (Die Hard 4.0, Accepted, the recent Jay and Silent Bob Reboot) and Donald Faison (Scrubs, Clueless), Tommy Flanagan (Sons of Anarchy, Braveheart, Sin City), Sheila Vand (A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, the upcoming Snowpiercer series) Katia Winter (The Catch, Sleepy Hollow series) and Ronnie Gene Blevins (Joe, True Detective).

The film follows Frank (Long), an opportunistic insurance lawyer, who thinks he’s in for the time of his life when he goes out on the town to celebrate an upcoming promotion with his co-worker, Jeff (Faison). But their night takes a turn for the bizarre when Frank is dosed with a hallucinogen that completely alters his perception of the world, taking him on a psychedelic quest through board meetings, nightclubs, shootouts, and alternate dimensions. As Frank ping-pongs between reality and fantasy, he finds himself on a mission to find a missing girl, himself… and his wallet.

THEATRICAL DETAILS – More dates to come!
1/17 – Arena Cinelounge Hollywood – L.A., CA
week-long run
1/17 & 1/18 – Nitehawk Cinema Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
1/17 – Central Cinema – Knoxville, TN
week-long run
1/17 – Kiggins Theatre – Vancouver, WA
week-long run
1/17 & 1/18 – Coolidge Corner Theatre – Brookline, MA
1/17 & 1/18 – Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Winchester – Winchester, VA
1/17 & 1/18 – Grand Illusion Cinema – Seattle, WA
1/17 – Gateway Film Center – Columbus, OH
1/17 – Cinemapolis – Ithaca, NY
1/19 – Film Noir Cinema – Brooklyn, NY
1/19 – Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Mueller – Austin, TX
1/22 – Alamo Drafthouse Cinema LaCenterra – Katy, TX
1/22 – Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Lubbock – Lubbock, TX
1/22 – Alamo Drafthouse Cinema El Paso – El Paso, TX
1/23 – Charlotte Film Society – Charlotte, NC
1/23 – 1/26 – Guild Cinema – Albuquerque, NM
1/29 – Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Kansas City, MO

American Horror Channel To Premiere 'Groovy TV' Series Thanksgiving


This Thanksgiving Evening, November 28th, the former Guinness World Record achieving TV show host, Groovey, brings his unique blend of “Good Time Horror” to the American Horrors channel in a brand new holiday special streaming at 8:30ish pm (central time/6:30ish pm Pacific)

The Groovey TV series can be seen every Friday night exclusively on American Horrors 24/7 linear streaming horror channel available free worldwide on Roku, Strictly Streaming and online at! Groovey TV will take a brief hiatus on December 13th for the return of hit series, Michael Pickle’s Horror Show, in the 8:30ish pm central timeslot until Christmas Day. Details to follow…

The Groovey TV Thanksgiving Special Line Up:
American Horrors Premiere of the motion comic “The Front Lines of Good Times”.

Worldwide Premiere of the cooking segment “I Will Eat You” with your hosts, the loveable lads of metal band Hail Satan.

American Horrors Premiere of “MyGals Ghouls” your latest & greatest guide to DIY make up effects wizardry!
Worldwide Premiere of The Rhythm Coffin’s video “The Headless Head Bop”.

Memorial and tribute interview segment with the legendary Sid Haig.
American Horrors Premiere of Awake For Days Video “With You”.

Comedy-horror fan favorite short film Slaughsages and interview with the director.

The streaming American Horrors channel is available on Roku & for free online at and


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