Saturday, May 25, 2019

“BAD CGI SHARKS” Picked Up For Distribution

BAD CGI SHARKS  SET TO SWARM HOME VIDEO. SRS Cinema, who brought you last year’s viral “House Shark” feature film, has just acquired the rights to the next man-eating favorite, “Bad CGI Sharks”. 
“Two estranged brothers are brought back together when a script they’re writing comes to life and sends a poorly rendered digital shark to hunt them down in this meta take on the sharksploitation genre.”
From MaJaMa productions, “Bad CGI Sharks” will first roll out on a limited edition physical media over the summer, then worldwide in early 2020. The movie was written, directed and stars the trio of Matteo Molinari and brothers Jason Ellsworth and Matthew Ellsworth.

Brian Darwas' "Get My Gun" Now Streaming

Brian Darwas' gritty revenge thriller, "Get My Gun", now streaming on VOD platforms. Produced Jennifer Carchietta, with a primarily female cast and crew, can be seen on Amazon Prime and Vimeo on Demand. DVDs are still available from

After an innocent prank leaves Amanda pregnant and out of a job, she finds herself on the verge of motherhood and the target of a psychotic stalker who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the unborn child.

Frolic Pictures Celebrates 10-year Anniversary With New Jared Masters Reissue Titles

Frolic Pictures celebrates 10-year anniversary with new Jared Masters reissue titles on double and triple feature DVDs!

The Ambassador of Tinsel Town, Jared Masters, has been honored for munching off a decade in the B-movie biz with all his films back-to-back on five attractive new digital videodiscs.

The films have been re-titled, re-mastered, re-packaged, and revamped in special new limited edition jewel cases, at a very, very low price. Your sordid senses are guaranteed to be satisfied with the weirdest, creepiest, sexiest films cranked out over the past decade by Hollywood’s only hope.

Rare cult horror, odd teen dramas, dark comedies, sensational 60s tributes and more! Now available online, wherever DVDs are sold (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, etc.) A sordid combination of old school horror, vintage black comedies and juicy exploitation fare. Each DVD is a one-of-a-kind experience, like going to a drive-in back in the day, except in the comfort of your own home.

Each DVD is three to four hours of shocking, bizarre, and tantalizing entertainment. Packed with cinematic surprises like short subjects, trailers, and intermission cartoons.

Be thrilled and pleasantly surprised with what the Maestro reveals across your screen. Screen at parties, make a double feature night with other cinephile friends, or simply enjoy them alone, as you turn on, tune in and drop out of your semi-important responsibilities.

Just pop the DVD in and let it play, thanks to Frolic’s clever auto-starting video discs. It’s like there’s a projectionist grinding out rare film prints for you at your leisure. These limited edition Frolic Double and Triple features make the perfect show for the avid horror, cult, erotica and exploitation cinema fan.

Order them all!

In Premature Birth, a madman kidnaps pregnant teenage girls and uses their unborn babies to make expensive leather goods. In Blood School, a high school girls' sleepover turns deadly when their teacher shows up with a lust for bloodshed. In Madam Ans' House of Shame, young women are captured, tortured and forced to do sex acts with strangers or face a horrible death.

In the tradition of PAN'S LABYRINTH, Spanish fantasy THE BASTARDS' FIG TREE On Digital June

Dark Star Pictures has announced a June 4, 2019 digital release for the Spanish Civil War whimsical comedy The Bastards' Fig Tree.

Ana Murugarren’s genre-meshing masterpiece provides a fresh, magical exploration of the horrors of the Spanish Civil War, showing both the brutality of war and its ability to inspire hope and change in a broken society. Karra Elejalde stars.

Near the end of the Spanish War, a "trigger happy" fascist soldier turns into a hermit and gets caught up in the care of a fig tree after the look in a ten year old child's eyes, son of one of his victims, awakes in him the certainty that the kid will kill him as soon as he reaches sixteen years of age.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Horror Anthology "Nightmare Cinema" To Play In Canada This June

Horror Anthology Nightmare Cinema to Play in Two Canadian Cities June 21st!

levelFilm will show "Nightmare Cinema"  in at least two Canadian theatres, on June 21st, in Edmonton and Ottawa, "Nightmare Cinema" will bring segments titled "Mirari," the "Dead" and of course "The Projectionist" to the big screen. As well, this title will show on Digital platforms (iTunes) on June 21st.

Directors: Alejandro Brugués, Joe Dante, Mick Garris, Ryûhei Kitamura and David Slade. Mickey Rourke, Richard Chamberlain, Adam Godley, Orson Chaplin and Eric Nelsen star.

The film involves five strangers drawn to an abandoned theatre. Here, the Projectionist (Mickey Rourke) plays a new reel for each of them.

*Canadian theatrical Screenings:
-Edmonton, AB, Metro Edmonton - June 21
-Ottawa, ON Mayfair Cinema - June 21

"A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio", The New Film By The Onetti Brothers, Reveals Teaser

A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio, The New Film by the Onetti Brothers, Debuted at Cannes; Teaser Revealed

A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio is a new horror anthology produced by New Zealand´s company Black Mandala Films. The Argentinean directors Nicolás and Luciano Onetti were chosen as the creative directors of the film. They were in charge of the selection of the short films and the shooting of the “Wrap-Around” story of the anthology. The script was written by the Uruguyans Guillermo Lockhart and Mauro Croche.
The film involves prestigious directors from all around the world: Sergio Morcillo, Joshua Long, Jason Bognacki, Adam O´Brien, Matt Richards, A.J. Briones, Pablo S. Pastor and Oliver Park.
Rod leads a radio show dedicated to horror. Until suddenly the announcer begins to receive strange calls from a child who desperately asks for help. At first thinks that it is a bad joke until he discovers that this is not the case. These calls hide a dark secret…

Trailer And Release Details Announced For "The Nightingale"

Check out the trailer for writer-director Jennifer Kent's "The Nightingale".  The film hits theatres August 2nd and stars Sam Claflin. Aisling Franciosi, and Damon Herriman. IFC Films released the news.

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Supernatural Horror "The Demons Within" In Production

Writer Roberta Griffin's (Uddishya 2018) new supernatural horror  The Demons Within, is in pre-production in Ohio. This is the directorial debut of Jeff Davis. 

press release statement:
We are filming this in Van Wert, Ohio and thesurrounding areas. The Middle Point Haunted School is one of our primary filming locationsand happens to be where we shot the teaser that will be dropping soon. We are going to be casting and making some amazing announcements soon! And our director and crew are always up to chat about the project!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

New Trailer Released For "Animals Among Us"

A new trailer has been released for"Animals Among Us". The film is directed by John Woodruff and stars Larisa Oleynik (10 Things I Hate About You, The Secret World of Alex Mack), Christian Oliver (The Good German, Speed Racer), Christine Donlon (Entourage), Erin Daniels (House of 1000 Corpses), UFC Hall of Famer Don Frye (Miami Vice), and Daytime Emmy Award winner Heather Tom. It is scheduled for release later this year.

It is a story about a monster… Fifteen years ago, two teenage girls were murdered at Merrymaker Campgrounds. The case was filed an animal attack, the camp was condemned and the killer never found – but something horrific still waits in those woods.

"Portraits Of Andrea Palmer" Arrives On Blu-ray This Summer

"Portraits Of Andrea Palmer" arrives on Blu-ray this summer. The film, directed by C. Huston, and J. Lyons, hits the streets July 9th. It will be available for pre-order June 11th. "Portraits Of Andrea Palmer" stars Katrina Zova, Chad Alva, William Margold, and Sheena Rose.

Andrea Palmer (Katrina Zova) spends her days working as a cam girl. After having an online breakdown, she receives an unexpected and too-good-to-be-true offer to come to Los Angeles and work full time as an erotic model. Jumping on what seems like a perfect opportunity for financial independence, Andrea immediately travels to LA but no sooner than arriving, discovers that she’s been conned and finds herself stranded and alone. Relying on what she knows best, she begins working as an escort, losing a bit of herself with each new client and becoming more and more willing to perform the vilest of sexual services; a decision which can only end in tragedy and violence.

SPECIAL FEATURES: •Uncensored 2k Scan from Original 16mm Reversal Film
•Uncompressed PCM Stereo Audio
•English Subtitles
•Audio Commentary with directors C. Huston and J Lyons
•Behind the Scenes Photos and Stills
•Original Uncut Trailer

New Poster Released For "Terminator: Dark Fate"

A new poster has been released for "Terminator: Dark Fate" ahead of the Thursday trailer release. The film is  directed by Tim Miller, and stars Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, Diego Boneta, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. It hits theatres November 1st and picks up just after the events in Judgement Day.

"ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL" On Digital This July

Add ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL to your Digital collection on Movies Anywhere July 9
and buy it on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD July 23.

From Academy Award winners James Cameron & Jon Landau, and visionary filmmaker Robert Rodriguez comes ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL,

Starring Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, and Keenan Johnson.

When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this discarded cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past. When deadly and corrupt forces come after Alita, she discovers a clue to her past – she has unique fighting abilities that those in power will stop at nothing to control. If she can stay out of their grasp, she could be the key to saving her friends, her family and the world she’s grown to love.

Christopher Mihm's "QUEEN OF SNAKES" Hits DVD!!

Christopher Mihm's "QUEEN OF SNAKES" Hits DVD!!

Angry at her daughter/caretaker for being directly responsible for her paraplegia, the reclusive Mrs. Crawford accidentally receives a package containing a mysterious amulet. The ancient treasure grants her the horrific powers of a lesser Norse goddess known as the Queen of Snakes and, in a quest to control them, becomes a danger to herself...and potentially the ENTIRE WORLD.

Directed and written by Christopher R. Mihm.
Stars: Stephanie Mihm, Rachel Grubb, Michael G. Kaiser, Christi Jean Williams, Daniel Sjerven, and Billie Jo Konze.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Release Date Announced For Well Go USA's "Freaks"

Well Go USA has announced the release date for upcoming scifi thriller "Freaks". The film, written and directed by Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky, is due out August 23rd. It stars Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Grace Park, with Amanda Crew, and introducing Lexy Kolker. Check out the trailer.

In this science-fiction thriller, a disturbed father locks his bold 7-year-old daughter in a house, warning her of grave dangers outside. But the mysterious Mr. Snowcone convinces the girl to escape and join him on a quest for family, freedom, and revenge.

Trailer Released For Netflix Fantasy Series 'Jinn'

Check out the trailer for Netflix's arab-language fantasy series, 'Jinn'. The five-episode series is set to stream June 13th. With Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya directing, 'Jinn' stars Sultan Alkhail, Hana Chamoun, and Yasser Al Hadi.

On a field trip to Petra, two jinns — one good, the other evil — enter the human realm, turning high school into a supernatural battleground.

August Release Set For 'Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance'

The continuation of Jim Henson's "Dark Crystal" , Age Of Resistance, is set to premiere on Netflix August 30th. Written by Jeffrey Addiss, and Will Matthews, the 10 episode series is directed by Louis Leterrier. 'Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance' stars Anya Taylor-Joy (GLASS), Taron Egerton (KINGSMAN), and Nathalie Emmanuel (GAME OF THRONES) voicing the three main characters, Rian, Brea, and Deet, and the Gelflings with be voiced by the likes of Mark Strong, Alicia Vikander, Helena Bonham-Carter, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Caitriona Balfe, Harris Dickinson, Shazad Latif, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Meanwhile, the horrific and nightmare-inducing Skeksis & Mystics will be voiced by such heavy-hitters as Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg, Jason Isaacs, Keegan-Michael Key, Ralph Ineson, Harvey Fierstein, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, and Mark Hamill.

Based on The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 feature film, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance tells a new epic story, set many years before the events of the movie, and realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects. The world of Thra is dying. The Crystal of Truth is at the heart of Thra, a source of untold power. But it is damaged, corrupted by the evil Skeksis, and a sickness spreads across the land. When three Gelfling uncover the horrific truth behind the power of the Skeksis, an adventure unfolds as the fires of rebellion are lit and an epic battle for the planet begins.

Noir Thriller "#Like" To Premiere This June At Brooklyn Film Festival

#LIKE is Written and Directed by Sarah Pirozek. Starring Marc Menchaca Introducing Sarah Rich
Premiering at the Brooklyn Film Festival on Saturday, June 1st
7:00 PM at the Wythe Hotel
 #LIKE is a feminist noir thriller that dissects the resolve of a young woman trying to rectify her sister’s reputation at any cost, led by a commanding debut performance by Sarah Rich that evokes those of Ellen Page in HARD CANDY and Matilda Lutz in REVENGE.
Woodstock teen Rosie (Sarah Rich) is mourning the first anniversary of her younger sister Amelia’s death, when she discovers that the mysterious man (Marc Menchaca, “Ozark”, “Homeland”) who sexploited and bullied her sister into committing suicide, is back online trolling for new victims. After the authorities refuse to get involved, Rosie discovers a darker side she never knew she had as she takes justice into her own hands.

Saban Films Acquires U.S. Rights To Horror Comedy "Come To Daddy"

Saban Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Ant Timpson‘s horror comedy "Come To Daddy". The film stars Elijah Wood, and Stephen McHattie. Check out the movie clip that was released. 

The film revolves around a man in his thirties who travels to a remote cabin to reconnect with his estranged father.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Hood River Entertainment Announces Production on Jeffrey Reddick’s Directorial Debut

Hood River Entertainment Announces Production on Jeffrey Reddick’s Directorial Debut, Revenge Thriller GOOD SAMARITAN

Hood River Entertainment announces production on GOOD SAMARITAN, a dark revenge thriller by director/writer Jeffrey Reddick, creator of the popular Final Destination franchise.

GOOD SAMARITAN stars Kourtney Bell (It Follows), Will Stout (Daredevil), Skyler Hart (Cruel Intentions), Jaqueline Fleming (The Tale), Han Soto (Preacher), Damon Lipari (Vice), Amanda Grace Benitez (All Cheerleaders Die), Stephen Twardokus (Confessions), Dean West (LBJ) and Jeremy Holm (House of Cards). The film follows a young woman (Bell) overcoming her traumatic past who is among several witnesses that see a man fatally assaulted in a park and do nothing to intervene. Soon they all find themselves targeted by someone, or something, out for revenge.
Jeffrey Reddick worked at New Line Cinema for eleven years, during which time they produced Final Destination, based off his concept and script. He has written and produced over 30 film and television projects, and GOOD SAMARITAN marks his directorial debut.
“I’m so excited to bring Good Samaritanto life with such an amazing group of producers, cast and crew” says Reddick. “I get extremely troubled by real-life stories that show people’s lack of caring and compassion for one another. So, I wanted to explore this theme in the confines of a genre film. I’ve been waiting for the right project to make and I feel really blessed and excited to show it to the world.”
GOOD SAMARITAN is a Hood River Entertainment Production in association with Title Media, Storyteller Media and Setlife Films.
“Jeffrey and I have been wanting to work together for over a decade.” Says Hood River founder and producer Andrew van den Houten. “It’s an honor Good Samaritan, Jeffrey’s directorial debut, is the film giving us the opportunity to collaborate. His creative vision for this thrilling, relevant story is definitely going to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.”

The film is produced by Andrew van den Houten, Andy Steinman, Roman Dent and Ashleigh Snead, and executive produced by Gagan Lakhmna, Darryl Gariglio, Han Soto, Giles Daoust, Catherine Dumonceaux and Reddick, who is represented by Brillstein Grey Entertainment Partners.

New Trailer Released For Dark Comedy "Harpoon"

A new trailer has been released for dark comedy "Harpoon". Straight off acquisition at Cannes, the Epic Pictures film will be released on the company's DREAD label. It is directed by Rob Grant and stars Munro Chambers (star of Epic Pictures’ cult hit Turbo Kid), Emily Tyra (Code Black), and Christopher Gray (The Mist). 

"Harpoon" is a dark comedy about the rivalries, dark secrets, and sexual tension that amount when three best friends find themselves stranded on a yacht in the middle of the ocean under suspicious circumstances.

Teaser Trailer Released For HBO's 'Westworld' Season Three

The first teaser trailer for HBO's 'Westworld' season three has been released. 'III' stars Evan Rachel Wood, Aaron Paul, Lena Waithe, Scott Mescudi, and Marshawn Lynch. 

"WESTWORLD is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth. Created for television and executive produced by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy; executive producers, J.J. Abrams, Athena Wickham, Richard J. Lewis, Ben Stephenson. Based on the film written by Michael Crichton. Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

The first two seasons of WESTWORLD are available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms."

Final Trailer Released For Superhero Horror "Brightburn"

The final trailer has been released for superhero horror "Brightburn". The film is directed by David Yarovesky and stars Jackson A. Dunn, Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones and Meredith Hagner. It hits theatres this Thursday, May 23rd. 

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

With Brightburn, the visionary filmmaker of Guardians of the Galaxy and Slither presents a startling, subversive take on a radical new genre: superhero horror.


An award-winning new film about a haunted road in New Jersey has been picked up for distribution by Midnight Releasing, who are targeting a summer theatrical bow.

Clinton Road, directed by Steve Stanulis and Richard Grieco, stars internationally acclaimed musician and actor Ice-T (New Jack City, "Law & Order : SVU"), James DeBello (Cabin Fever, Detroit Rock City), Vincent Pastore ("The Sopranos", Goodfellas), and Erin O'Brien (Pernicious, Killing Joan).

In the film, scripted by Derek Ross Mackay, a widowed fire fighter seeks closure after his wife goes missing on an actual haunted road in rural New Jersey but must unlock the roads secret if he wants to get out alive.

Ace Young ("Bones"), Katie Morrison ("The Blacklist"), Bo Dietl ("Vinyl"), and Oscar Nominee Eric Roberts also star.
Grieco, Noel Ashman and Steve Stanulis produce.

The 10-city theatrical (cities to be announced) and PVOD release of Clinton Road begins June 14.

Sunday, May 19, 2019



Genre sales specialist Jinga Films has closed a US distribution deal in Cannes with Vertical Entertainment for Julian Richards electro-kinetic meta-horror REBORN. Vertical is planning to theatrically release REBORN in at least 10 markets including New York and Los Angeles, concurrently with premium placement on all VOD platforms and Home Video outlets. 

Starring Barbara Crampton (Re-animator), Michael Pare (Streets Of Fire), Chaz Bono (American Horror Story), Rae Dawn Chong (Commando), Monte Markham (We Are Still Here) and introducing talented newcomer Kayleigh Gilbert, REBORN is a contemporary Frankenstein story set in Los Angeles, about a stillborn baby girl brought back to life by an electrical storm before being abducted from hospital by a morgue attendant. On her sixteenth birthday, empowered with the gift to manipulate electricity with her mind, she escapes her captor and sets out to find her birth mother leaving a trail of destruction behind her. 


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