Author Archive | Kelli Marchman McNeely

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This Is Halloween: The Origins And History Of Our Favorite Holiday

Halloween is our favorite holiday, but have you ever wondered how it came to be? Let us fill you in.   The holiday known as Halloween originated with two separate festivals, the Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced Sow-en) and the Christian’s All Saints Day.     Celts from Britain and Ireland celebrated “Samhain” (Summer’s End) […]

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Get ‘Freaky’ With New Tik Tok Challenge Ahead Of Movie Release

    This November, on Friday the 13th, prepare to get Freaky with a twisted take on the body-swap movie when a teenage girl switches bodies with a relentless serial killer.  Seventeen-year-old Millie Kessler (Kathryn Newton, Blockers, HBO’s Big Little Lies) is just trying to survive the bloodthirsty halls of Blissfield High and the cruelty […]

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Treat Yourself This Halloween, Watch ‘Come Play’!

    Come Play is here and it will leave you wanting to hide under your covers and have you ready to destroy your tablets and phones!   Written and directed by Jacob Chase, the movie features newcomer Azhy Robertson as Oliver, a lonely young boy who feels different from everyone else. Desperate for a friend, he seeks solace […]

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Poster And Release Date Revealed For Horror Thriller ‘Hunter Hunter’

    Back in September, we shared the first look at IFC Midnight’s upcoming horror-thriller Hunter Hunter, written and directed by Shawn Linden. Now, we’ve got the official poster that has just been released.   The film follows a family living in the remote wilderness earning a living as fur trappers. Joseph Mersault (Devon Sawa), […]

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Things Get Bloody In The New Teaser For Willy’s Wonderland

   Nicolas Cage is ready to take the fight to evil animatronics in the new teaser trailer for director Kevin Lewis’ (The Drop) horror movie Willy’s Wonderland.    A quiet drifter (Cage) is tricked into a janitorial job at the now condemned Willy’s Wonderland. The mundane tasks suddenly become an all-out fight for survival against wave after […]

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Jordan Peele Remaking ‘The People Under The Stairs’

Jordan Peele (Get Out, Us, “Lovecraft Country”) has signed on to produce a new adaptation (aka remake) of Stephen King’s The People Under the Stairs for Universal.   At the moment it unknown if Peele will also be directing and/or co-writing the script along with Win Rosenfeld of Peele’s Monkey Paw Productions.   In the […]

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Two New Clips Debut To Celebrate The Release Of ‘Spell’

    Spell, which we call “spooky as Hell” in our 5/5 review, is out today, and to celebrate we have two new clips to whet your appetite. Omari Hardwick (“Power,” Sorry to Bother You), Loretta Devine (“Black-ish,” Crash), and John Beasley (The Sum of All Fears, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks) star in the terrifying thriller directed […]

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A Werewolf Is On The Loose In The Beast Within Trailer

    UK genre specialist Jinga Films has added werewolf thriller Beast Within (originally titled Hunter’s Moon) to its burgeoning American Film Market slate.   The whodunit creature feature stars Steven Morana (Whiskey Business) and Holly Deveaux (The Mist) as a couple attending the launch party of their gaming app Werewolves Awaken, but when a guest is mysteriously found dead, they question […]

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Crackle Announces November Releases

  Crackle’s mix of Hollywood blockbusters, award-winning indies, classic TV, and hand-picked exclusive and original content is always FREE!   Crackle Plus, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) company and one of the largest operators of streaming advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) networks, today announced the upcoming content releases planned for November.   Crackle is available in […]

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Special Director’s Cut Of ‘Hell House LLC’ Out This Halloween

    Terror Films is giving genre fans a real treat this Halloween, they are releasing Stephen Cognetti’s Director’s Cut of the original Hell House LLC, exclusively on Amazon Prime!     Hell House LLC is one of Terror Films’ first releases in the company’s infancy as a distributor. Hell House LLC and its two sequels (Hell House LLC II: The […]

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