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15 Second Horror Film Challenge Announces Celebrity Judges And Halloween Showcase

This year marks the 15 Second Horror Film Challenge‘s fourth year of bringing short films to genre fans. And they are ready to deliver spooky and frightening short flicks for their Halloween showcase which includes over 500 entries from around the world. From November to December they have two-judge panels, featuring 40 celebrity judges, to determine […]

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“What We Do In The Shadows” Series Screening At NYCC Ahead Of Spring TV Premiere

  Taika Waititi and Jermaine Clement‘s 2014 horror-comedy What We Do in the Shadows was an instant hit. Now, their two new spinoff series are headed our way and we can’t wait to sink our teeth into them. The “What We Do in the Shadows” 10-episode series is set to premiere next Spring on FX, […]

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Nightmares Film Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

    24 features and 164 shorts over the four days, Oct. 18-21   For horror fans, Christmas has come three months early – in the form of the Nightmares Film Festival 2018 program, revealed today by the leading genre fest.   True to its “#BetterHorror” motto, the program is jammed top to bottom with […]

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Shudder Announces Killer Fantastic Fest Lineup

    Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for thriller, suspense, and horror has announced its killer lineup of originally produced and acquired films and series to be featured at this year’s Fantastic Fest, held in Austin, Texas, from September 20–27. The centerpiece of Shudder’s Fantastic Fest programming is the world premiere of all eight […]

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IFC Midnight Acquires Supernatural Western ‘The Wind’ Ahead Of Fantastic Fest

  Today IFC Midnight announced that it has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Emma Tammi‘s haunting western The Wind.   Produced by Soapbox Films and Dive/Conquer, The Wind made its World Premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival to an excited crowd and will screen at Fantastic Fest this weekend.   “Director Emma Tammi […]

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Shudder’s ‘Deadwax’ Series To Make World Premiere At Fantastic Fest

Streaming genre service Shudder has announced that Graham Reznick‘s killer series Deadwax will be making its World Premiere at the Fantastic Fest in Texas. Reznick who served as the sound designer on several films such as Stakeland and The Sacrament before becoming a filmmaker. “In the series, which will premiere in its entirety, “A young woman (Hannah Gross) is […]

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‘The Dead Center’ Set To Screen At The LA Film Festival

  From writer-director Billy Senese comes The Dead Center, starring Shane Carruth, Poorna Jagannathan, Jeremy Childs, and Bill Feehely. .  “When a mysterious “John Doe” wakes up in a morgue and wanders into a psychiatric ward, a devoted doctor and curious medical examiner must slowly uncover dark and sinister secrets about the man that reveal a more horrifying truth than they could have ever imagined.” The Dead […]

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‘Ghost Light’ Unveils Haunting Trailer Ahead Of Los Angeles Film Festival World Premiere

Ahead of its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival this month, the first trailer has arrived for Ghost Light, the story of an unfortunate Shakespearean acting troupe that unleashes the infamous curse of Macbeth with horrifying results. Directed by John Stimpson, the paranormal thriller stars Roger Bart (“Episodes;” “Graves;” “Revenge”), Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride; Robin Hood Men in Tights; Saw), Tom Riley (“The Collection;” […]

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A Finds Himself Aboard ‘The Boat’ Setting Sail At Fantastic Fest

  Latina Pictures and Carnaby International have now announced the world premiere of longtime producer Winston Azzopardi‘s The Boat, his directing debut.  His son Joe Azzopardi, who co-wrote the film, also stars.  The Boat will screen for the first time at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, preceded by the short film Albatross Soup. Building on a tradition of eerie, ghostly British […]

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Zombie Comedy ‘One Cut Of The Dead!’ Gnaws It’s Way To Vancouver Film Festival

From September 27th to October 12th the Vancouver International Film Festival will be showcasing works from filmmakers around the world. Most of the films this year are documentaries dealing with issues in the modern world, fictionalized dramas, and of course avant-garde.       I’m not sure how most of you (the readers) would be […]

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