Friday, March 16, 2018

Wildling Brings Out Anna's Animal Nature in this Stunning Trailer and Poster

Tagline: "Discover Your True Nature."

A trailer and poster have been released this week, for IFC Midnight's Wildling. Directed by Fritz Böhm, this film is a coming-of-age werewolf film, in which Anna (Bel Powley) discovers her animal nature. This title, produced by Maven Pictures, recently had several showings at the SXSW Film Festival. Here, the film has already received several positive reviews. The Hollywood Reporter called it "terrifying." The fur flies this April, when the Wildling releases in several U.S. theatres and on Digital platforms. The trailer and poster can both be found here.

Wildling's story begins with Anna. She is imprisoned, by her father, in a small room. Her father makes her fear a horrifying legend. This legend has long claws and sharp teeth. When Anna is freed from her father's oversight, she is let loose on the world. And soon, Anna discovers that the legend of the Wildling lives within.

The trailer, for the Wildling, is a good one. Though, it reveals the film's central mystery and Anna's underlining identity. As well, Wildling hosts a competent cast: Liv Tyler, Brad Dourif and Mike Faist. Dourif plays Anna's father, while Tyler adopts Anna, later in the film. More of the film's story and complex relationships can be seen in the trailer, below.

Release Date: April 13th, 2018 (U.S., Digital, Limited Theatrical).

Director: Fritz Böhm.

Writers: Fritz Böhm, Florian Eder.

Cast: Liv Tyler, Bel Powley, Brad Dourif, James Le Gros and Mike Faist.

The trailer for Wildling:

Source: Wildling at the Daily Dead

A Wildling Review at the Hollywood Reporter

The young female turning into an adult woman as a werewolf has been storied before, in the Canadian horror film Ginger Snaps (2000):

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The Ranger Bloodies the Great Outdoors in this First Trailer

Tagline: "Every Year, Millions Visit Our National Parks, Not Everyone Gets to Leave!"

Quiet Earth has debuted the trailer for The Ranger. This indie horror title recently had its World Premiere, at the SXSW Film Festival, in Austin. The film is a collaboration between Hood River Entertainment and Larry Fessenden's Glass Eye Pix. Within The Ranger, several punks head out into the hills. They are looking to drug the day and night away, until a sociopathic park ranger turns up. The Ranger stars: Chloe Levine (The Defenders), Amanda Grace Benitez (All Cheerleaders Die), Bubba Weiler and Grant Lahu. The film's official trailer and poster are hosted here.

The official synopsis mentions a tussle with the local cops. Now, these punks are fleeing the city, while taking the drug Echo. In an old family hideout, a local park ranger has an axe to grind with the hallucinating punks. But, one of the hoods knows something about this ranger's past.

The Ranger has had three showings in March, at SXSW. Though, it is unclear when the film will have a wider release. Finally, this first film, from director Jenn Wexler, will be on lots of film fans must-see lists. Wexler has a history in the horror genre as a producer(Psychopaths, Like Me). She is currently producing Depraved, a reimagining of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. More on The Ranger as the film continues its film festival run.

Release Date: TBA.

Director: Jenn Wexler.

Writers: Giaco Furino and Jenn Wexler.

Cast: Chloe Levine, Jeremy Holm, Granit Lahu, Bubba Weiler, Amanda Grace Benitez, Jeremy Holm and Larry Fessenden.

The official trailer for Wexler's The Ranger:

A homepage for the film: The Ranger Official Website

Source: The Ranger at Quiet Earth

More punks on the hit list, in Green Room (2015):

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

A Phantom in Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum Turns the Tables on a Film Crew (out March 28th!)

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum is an upcoming horror release. From Well Go USA, this Korean shot feature visits one of the most haunted locations, in the world. In the asylum, a film crew steams their haunted experience. They also get to see the real life nightmare of Gonjiam. Well Go USA will release this feature, in North America, on March 28th. The film was directed by Beom-sik Jeong (Horror Stories). And, it stars: Seung-Wook Lee, Ye-Won Mun, Ji-Hyun Park and Ha-Joon Wi. The trailer, for Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum, is hosted here.

The synopsis reveals more of the story. This film crew has set up some of the scares. But, not everything is as it seems. There is a supernatural presence, still within the asylum. Now disturbed, it looks for new victims.

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum was shot for 1.5 million dollars. So, the quality of this title is sure to be high. As well, the news network CNN called Gonjiam: "one of the freakiest places on the planet." Known as one of Korea's most haunted spots, horror film fans can see more of the asylum below. More on Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum will come this way soon.

Release Date: March 28th, 2018 (U.S., Digital).

Director: Beom-sik Jeong.

Writers: Beom-sik Jeong, Sang-min Park.

Cast: Seung-Wook Lee, Ye-Won Mun, Ji-Hyun Park and Sung-Hoon Park.

A trailer for Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum:

Source: Gonjiam at the UHM

One of director Beom-sik Jeong's previous efforts was Horror Stories (2013), which was released by Artsploitation Films:

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

But Deliver Us From Evil Targets Atlanta on March 20th: Release Details

Tagline: “Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned!”

But Deliver Us from Evil is a horror thriller, from Joshua Coates. The film takes place in Atlanta. Here, a succubus is stalking and killing religious leaders, throughout the city. But Deliver Us from Evil has an eclectic cast, including: Eric Roberts (The Expendables), Grant Harvey (Thumper), Alice Rose and many others. This title is slated for a March release, on Digital platforms. Thriller fans can find the film's official trailer here, along with a couple of stills.

The story, from Coates, talks of Lilith (Rose) and her casting out from Eden. Now, Lilith wants revenge on God. She targets religious leaders, in the city of Atlanta. Authorities search for her. But, this is not your ordinary killer.

This 20/20 Visions Entertainment production will be released on March 20th. But Deliver Us from Evil will be available on most, major Digital platforms. This release will be followed by another, on DVD. The DVD release will be announced soon. For now, film fans can find the latest on this theological thriller below.

Release Date: March 20th, 2018 (Digital).

Director/writer: Joshua Coates.

Cast: Eric Roberts, Pooch Hall, Grant Harvey, Alice Rose, Isaac Keys and Cynthia Rodriguez.

The official trailer for But Deliver Us from Evil:

But Deliver Us from Evil at Indican Pictures: But Deliver Us from Evil Details at Indican

Also recently released from Indican Pictures, 7 Witches (2017):

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Trailer for Eddie Alcazar's Perfect Offers Implants But Distorts Reality

A trailer for Eddie Alcazar's Perfect was released earlier this week. The film is a sci-fi thriller, in which a young man is seduced by advertisements and surgical implants. Perfect recently had its World Premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, in Austin, Texas (March 11th). The films stars: Abbie Cornish (Sucker Punch, 2011), Courtney Eaton (Mad Max: Fury Road), Martin Sensmeier, Tao Okamoto and Maurice Compte. This is a Brainfeeder Films production. And, the visually stunning trailer is hosted below.

As well, a movie poster has been released for Perfect. It shows the main character, Vessel 13 (Garrett Wareing), distorted in colour and shape. The strange look likely represents the main character's distorted view of himself. After his implants are installed, his reality is also altered.

This is Alcazar's first feature film. Perfect is sure to show in other film festivals this year, before showing through a wider release. As well, Steven Soderbergh has produced this title. He recently completed another psychological thriller, titled Unsane. Fans of science fiction are encouraged to take a look at Alcazar's latest, with the Perfect trailer found below

Release Date: TBA.

Director: Eddie Alcazar.

Writers: Eddie Alcazar and Ted Kupper.

Cast: Abbie Cornish, Courtney Eaton, Martin Sensmeier

The full length trailer for Perfect:

*the music was developed by The Flying Lotus, who also stars in the film.

Source: Perfect at Quiet Earth

Another hallucinogenic sci-fi thriller (Enter the Void, 2009):

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Garlic & Gunpowder Takes Down a Convoy of Cash Under A Darkening Sky: Out March 16th!

Garlic & Gunpowder is the latest film from director Harrison Smith (Death House, 2018). The film involves a falling comet and a last minute heist. Garlic & Gunpowder has an excellent cast, including: James Duvall (Spreading Darkness, 2017), Martin Kove, Felissa Rose, Vivica A. Fox and many more. This title is slated for a Digital release this March, followed by another on DVD. The film's official artwork is hosted here, with several stills and a trailer below.

The film offers a strange cast of characters. A mob boss assigns two wise guys to take down a convoy. Meanwhile, a Chinese mafia leader, a clown and others are also set to loot the convoy. Time is running out, though. A comet is coming to strike the planet, causing another catastrophe.

Global Digital Releasing is handling the film's Digital launch. On March 16th, Garlic & Gunpowder will be available on several Digital platforms: Amazon Prime Video, iTunes, Vudu, Xbox and Google Play. This home entertainment release will be followed by another on DVD, with the film set to go worldwide. Fans of action thrillers or of comedies can find more on Garlic & Gunpowder right here.

Release Date: March 16th, 2018 (Digital).

Director: Harrison Smith.

Writers: Steven Chase and Zachary Sasim.

Cast: Michael Madsen, Vivica A. Fox, Martin Kove, Felissa Rose, James Duvall and Steven Chase.

The trailer for Garlic & Gunpowder is here:

Garlic & Gunpowder on Twitter: Garlic & Gunpowder on Twitter

On Facebook: Garlic & Gunpowder on Facebook

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Friday, March 09, 2018

The Hurricane Heist Brings 600 MPH Winds and a Treasury Hold-up to Theatres Today

The Hurricane Heist is an action thriller. From The Fast and The Furious (2001) director Rob Cohen, the film takes place during a Category 5 hurricane strike. The winds push at 600 mph, while a team of hackers take down a $600 million dollar haul. The Hurricane Heist is playing in theatres, throughout the United States and in Canada, today (March 9th). The film was shot in Bulgaria. And, the film stars: Maggie Grace ("Lost"), Toby Kebbell (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson, Randy Couture and many others. The official trailer, for The Hurricane Heist, is available here.

For more on the story, several robbers target a U.S. mint facility. Using the hurricane as cover, they infiltrate the location and take off with the cash. But, the escape will not be easy as deadly winds hit the coast.

The official trailer shows some of those winds. They barrel down on anything and everyone in their path. Cars are flipped, while big rigs struggle to stay on the ground. The Hurricane Heist looks like an exciting action adventure, from some of the best filmmakers in the business. More details on The Hurricane Heist are below.

Release Date: March 9th, 2018 (U.S., Canada, Theatrical).

Director: Rob Cohen.

Writers: Carlos Davis and Jeff Dixon.

Cast: Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson, Randy Couture, Melissa Bolona and Jamie Andrew Cutler.

The official trailer for The Hurricane Heist:

An official website for The Hurricane Heist: The Hurricane Heist Homepage

Source: The Hurricane Heist at D Films

Another tale of terror near the ocean (Deepwater Horizon, 2016, DVD):

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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Colin Minihan's What Keeps You Alive Turns One Character Against Another in this First Teaser Trailer

What Keeps You Alive is the latest horror film from director Colin Minihan (It Stains the Sands Red, 2017). Minihan has re-teamed with actress Brittany Allen to bring horror fans a mysterious tale of a relationship gone sour. What Keeps You Alive also stars: Hannah Emily Anderson (Jigsaw) and Martha MacIsaac. A teaser trailer has just been released for the film; it can be found here. As well, What Keeps You Alive is slated to have its World Premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, in Austin, Texas.

The teaser pieces together a number of scenes. There is a boat race, a bit of hunting and a dinner party. Later, a character performs some illicit surgery on another. Anesthetic might have been nice. And, everything ends with bloodspray. Or, is that red wine?

The World Premiere begins this week. On March 10th, What Keeps You Alive will show as part of SXSW's Midnighters program. The World Premiere takes place close to the Witching Hour, at 11:55pm. There will be two other theatrical showings: March 12th and March 14th. Thriller fans can find more info', on What Keeps You Alive, at the SXSW festival page, found here.

Release Date: March 10th, 2018 (World Premiere) and March 12th-14th, 2018 (SXSW).

Director/writer: Colin Minihan.

Cast: Hannah Emily Anderson, Brittany Allen and Martha MacIsaac.

A teaser trailer for What Keeps You Alive is hosted here:

*the theatrical show times at SXSW include:

-World Premiere | Saturday, March 10th, 11:55pm @ Alamo Ritz 1
-Public Screening #2 | Monday, March 12th, 10:15pm @ Alamo Lamar A
-Public Screening #3 | Wednesday, March 14, 11:00am @ Alamo Lamar B

What Keeps You Alive at the SXSW Film Festival: What Keeps You Alive Show Times at the SXSW

Minihan's previous effort and starring Brittany Allen (It Stains the Sands Red, Blu-ray):

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