Tuesday, 27 June 2017

BRING AN OFFERING, MATT SCONCE'S 'ALTAR' AWAITS YOUR SACRIFICE


Movie Heroes Studios has partnered with Distribber for the nationwide VOD release of Matt Sconce's ALTAR.

A group of old friends take a trip down memory lane in the Sierra Nevadas which ends in a bloody fight for survival.

Since its premiere at the Northern Virginia International Film Festival, ALTAR has picked up almost two dozen awards on the festival circuit, including 4 for Best Feature, 2 Best Actress Awards for Stefanie Estes and 2 for Best Director.

EXPERIMENTAL HORROR 'FLESH OF THE VOID' TRAILER UNVEILED


Sodom & Chimera has debuted a new trailer for FLESH OF THE VOID, the feature-length debut of Austrian filmmaker James Quinn, following the end of principal photography.  After a number of shorts, Quinn turns his eye on the threshold of death with FLESH OF THE VOID.

Film Review: HOT TUB PARTY MASSACRE (2016)


HOT TUB PARTY MASSACRE ** Canada 2016 Dir: Chris Greenaway 70 mins

Convicted serial killer Fred Banning has escaped from death row and is back on the streets which is unfortunate for anyone who crosses his path. He had previously killed 11 girls at several campuses across the United States and now he wants to add to that number. The girls of Delta Omega sorority have won a weekend at a luxurious spa, so of course we get to see them showering, pillow fighting and having sex with the boys who invade the weekend getaway.

Monday, 26 June 2017

WILD EYE RELEASING UNLEASHES 'BONEJANGLES' ON THE WORLD





Coming this July, Wild Eye Releasing lets loose the next iconic movie monster!

Synopsis:

While transporting the legendary killer Bonejangles, a group of police break down in a town cursed with monsters, and must release him to survive!

Reggie Bannister, Elissa Dowling, Kelly Misek, Jr., Julia Cavanaugh, Devin Toft, Jamie Scott Gordon, Lawrence Wayne Curry, and Hannah Richter star in a Brett DeJager film, written by Keith Melcher.

BONEJNAGLES stalks VOD 18th July 2017.










Sunday, 25 June 2017

Film Review: FORBIDDEN WORLD (a.k.a. Mutant) (1982)


FORBIDDEN WORLD (a.k.a. Mutant) *** USA 1982 Dir: Allan Holzman 78 mins


Early 80’s post-ALIEN Roger Corman exploitation fare, complete with a constantly morphing genetic mutant, cheesy recycled battle footage and an ensemble cast bitching about the food on board their space vehicle before cheap, slimy things fasten themselves to their face and use their bodies as incubators.

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Film Review: OTHER HALVES (2015)


OTHER HALVES *** U.S.A. 2015 Dir: Matthew T Price 90 mins

A new dating app is on the verge of completion and on the final night the group of programmer’s responsible get together to finalise and test their latest creation. Rather than finding your perfect partner though the app seems to have disastrous side effects that release your inner demons causing whoever logs on to do seemingly uncharacteristic things.

Film Review: THE IMMIGRATION GAME (2017)


THE IMMIGRATION GAME *** Germany 2017 Dir: Krystof Zlatnik 97 mins

An all too credible Dystopian alt-reality is the backbone of this dynamically paced thriller in which Europe has closed its borders, and only Germany offers citizenship to immigrants…that is, if they can survive “The Immigration Game”. This involves refugees earning points and cash for every German citizen they kill. Our hero Mathis Landwehr kills a “hunter” in a bid to protect a refugee and faces a choice of either prison or ostensibly assuming the role of a refugee in the “game”.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

LOST POLONIA BROTHERS MOVIE 'NIGHTMARE VACATION' GETS RELEASED


The final lost Polonia Bros. film, unless Mark makes another one and then buries it for 10-20 years, NIGHTMARE VACATION, is now up for presales via a limited edition release from SRS Cinema.

Film Review: THE PASSING (2015)


THE PASSING *** Wales 2015 Dir: Gareth Bryn. 89 mins

The feature directorial debut for TV director Gareth Bryn, this understated Welsh-language chiller initially follows a MISERY-style scenario, as mournful loner Stanley (Mark Lewis Jones) rescues a young couple from a ravine following a car accident and helps to nurse them back to health.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Film Review: HUNTING GROUNDS (a.k.a. Valley Of The Sasquatch) (2015)


HUNTING GROUNDS (a.k.a. Valley Of The Sasquatch) *** U.S.A. 2015 Dir: John Portanova 92 mins

After the tragic death of his wife, Roger and his son Michael loose everything with the expense of the funeral and have to move into a cabin owned by Rogers’s brother Will, which is situated deep in the forest. On arrival they discover the place has been trashed but with nothing more than broken furniture, some weird hair caught on a nail and a sense of unease about the place they conclude that the culprits are long gone and try to settle in and piece their lives back together.

SHIVERS ENTERTAINMENT GIVES 'LITTLE DEVILS: THE BIRTH' A LIMITED RELEASE


Shivers Entertainment is re-releasing George Pavlou's LITTLE DEVILS: THE BIRTH (1993), in a limited DVD format.

25 VHS copies were made available for this release and have sold out already!.

LITTLE DEVILS: THE BIRTH is an indie horror production in the vein of Gremlins (1984) and Ghoulies (1984).

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Film Review: DIVERGE (2016)


DIVERGE *** USA 2016 Dir: James Morrison 85 mins

After a viral pandemic has almost wiped out the population and the planet is all but destroyed, a couple that have managed to survive this far are just barely hanging on. Chris Towne and his wife Anna are wary of others and when approached by a stranger who says he can help they refuse and move on. After a grisly turn of events Chris is given the chance to go back and change his life and the horrendous turn of events that led to the deadly virus but it comes at a great moral cost.

THRILLER 'WITHOUT NAME' OFFICIAL POSTER, TRAILER AND MORE REVEALED


















Global Digital Releasing has set a distribution date for the award winning dramatic thriller WITHOUT NAME. The North American release will be across multiple digital and VOD platforms, beginning Tuesday 20th June 2017. U.K. audiences can watch the film via Amazon instant now, the DVD release is set for 3rd July 2017

The story follows land surveyor Eric (Alan McKenna). He travels to a remote, unnamed Irish woodland to assess its suitability for a new development project. However, the assignment it is not as simple as it could be. Intrigued by the woods’ foreboding mysticism, Eric finds himself drawn into a dangerous game that could lead to him becoming a prisoner of this place - without name.

Monday, 19 June 2017

STINGING VOD THIS JUNE 'TSUNAMBEE'





This is gonna sting a little.

From Wild Eye Releasing comes the ultimate buzz kill TSUNAMBEE out now on VOD.

After a catastrophe strikes Los Angeles, survivors face an even greater threat, thousands of giant killer bees, ushering in the end of the world!

Writer/Director Milko Davis's ferociously fun ode to golden age creature films.





Film Review: THE OCCUPANTS (2014)


THE OCCUPANTS ** U.S.A. 2014 Dir: Todd Alcott 79 mins

Lucy has a new husband, a new home and a new baby, but old ghosts won't let her be. She tries to help the tortured souls break free of their torment and move on, but soon finds these ghosts don't want her help. 'Can the cycle be broken?' is a phrase that comes up alot throughout obviously referring to the work that Lucy does as a counsellor.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER 'JASMINE' PROVES THAT REVENGE IS BITTER


Indican Pictures is set to release director Dax Phelan’s JASMINE this summer. The film will open in Laemmle Theatres, commencing with a showing in Los Angeles, mid-June. JASMINE is a film about conspiracy and revenge as one man is on the hunt for his wife’s deranged killer. The film stars: Jason Tobin (The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift) as central character Leonard, along with Byron Mann (The Big Short), Eugenia Yuan (Memoirs of a Geisha), Sarah Lian and Glen Chin.

Film Review: MASSACRE UP NORTH (2001)


MASSACRE UP NORTH *** Canada 2001 Dir: Paul Stoichevski. 100 mins

The only directing credit for Paul Stoichevski, this Canadian shot on video slasher movie was largely shot in the late 90’s, released in 2001 and then missing, presumed dead until a 2016 release courtesy of British Columbia-based Canuxploitation specialists Shivers Entertainment.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Film Review: DOMAIN (2016)


DOMAIN *** USA 2016 Dir: Nathaniel Atcheson 97 mins  

Due to an epidemic of global proportions trying to wipe out most of the population, we meet a group of 7 people who have been placed in bunkers buried 30ft underground in a bid to make sure they survive and can not be contaminated. This group, and thousands of others, were chosen by lottery to survive in these bunkers equipt with everything they need to stay alive for the next 70 years plus if necessary. Although they are alone in their bunkers they are linked together in groups of 7 by a video interface system called Domain.

Film Review: THE KAOS BRIEF (2015)


THE KAOS BRIEF *** USA 2015 Dir: J P Mandarino 74 mins

Feature debut for writer-director Mandarino finds an compelling spin on the found footage structure: it’s framed as released footage from Hacktivist group “Kaos” and its masked, Siri-voiced spokesperson, who claims we are about to watch suppressed documentation of stuff our governments are happy to lie about. Narcissistic Skylar (Drew Lipson) is taking his popular vlog on the road – specifically a mountain camping trip with his boyfriend and sister.