Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire Shows Devilish Eyes in this First Poster

The first film poster for Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire has been released. As well, an animated version will be made available shortly. This latest sequel brings Stephen Cognetti (Hell House LLC) back to the director's chair. This latest sequel will show exclusively through the video hosting platform Shudder; Hell House LLC III is expected to show this Fall. More details on the film's upcoming release are available here.

A few story details are available, in the poster. The synopsis mentions a missing investigative team and the evil that lies within the Abaddon Hotel. Now, that evil is set to be released again as the hotel is opened to the public.

The film's first graphic shows some of the settings and characters. The hotel is on flames, while two men show devilish eyes. Everything is in gray as even the water smokes. Everything in this film poster looks hellish.

A trailer has not been released for Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire. However, this third film is near completion and is sure to show this Halloween season, via Shudder. Fans of the first two films can find the latest on Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire here.

Release Date: Q3, 2019 (Shudder).

Director/writer: Stephen Cognetti.

*a trailer is coming soon.

More details on Hell House LLC III will show at the Terror Films' homepage, soon:

A Terror Films' Homepage

The first film, Hell House LLC, at Amazon:

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Monday, July 08, 2019

A Myth Busting Adventure Takes a Wrong Turn in Horror Thriller Get Gone

Get Gone is a horror film from director Michael Thomas Daniel. This indie thriller focuses on a group of "Hoax Busters," who head out into some backcountry. In Whiskey Flats, they encounter a strange family. Soon, their very lives are in danger, by a very real myth. Get Gone is currently completed and will be at the Action on Film Festival, in Las Vegas. As well, Get Gone stars: Lin Shaye (Insidious: The Last Key), Weston Cage Coppola (Lord of War) and Bradley Stryker. A trailer was released for the film last year. And, the film's latest concept poster is hosted here.

The trailer shows more of the film's characters. The videographers are stalked and chased. As well, it appears that one family is in a feud with another. One character dons a mask to scare the film crew, while help is miles away.

Get Gone will be at the Action on Film Festival this August 1st. In Las Vegas, the film will screen at the Brendan Theaters. Fans of indie horror can see the film then, with Phoenix Worldwide Entertainment set to handle the film's further distribution efforts. All of the latest details on the film are below.

Release Date: August 1st, 2019 (Film Festival).

Director/writer: Michael Thomas Daniel.

Cast: Lin Shaye, Weston Cage Coppola, Bradley Stryker.

The official trailer for Get Gone:

The film's official website: A Get Gone Homepage

Source: Get Gone at Phoenix Worldwide Entertainment

One of the worst backwoods families stars in the Wrong Turn film series:

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Saturday, July 06, 2019

Heavy Hitting Horrorfest 2019 is Ready, Set, Go for Submissions & Halloween Mountain Frights

The Heavy Hitting Horrorfest is all gore ahead up in Whistler, British Columbia. This event has been running for fifteen years now and has grown to be the largest and longest event in West of the Rockies. The town that's hosting is just right too; it's the hub for all things trending and the people who have had their works screened at this show have gotten further exposure of their works.

Producers, directors and performers far and wide come to this ski resort and shake it up! Media exposure includes outlets like Pique Newsmagazine and Rue Morgue Magazine. Vancouver's Bad Ass Film Festival is in full support and from there, the sky's the limit.

An art show is included along with workshops of this day-long event. Perhaps even more famous is the after party!

This event is ready to take in submissions of up to 10 minutes in length. They will be accepted up till 11:59pm on September 15th, 2019.

While some folks are enjoying the dog days of summer, others are already planning Autumn frights. The season of the witch is closer than some may think, and to get the spook on feels better to beat the heat.

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Friday, July 05, 2019

All Haunted Apartment Parties End up in the Kitchen with this "Midnight Roast" Clip for 1BR

1BR is set to have its World Premiere in Montreal, at this year's Fantasia Film Festival. The film is the directorial feature debut of David Marmor and centrally stars Nicole Brydon Bloom; this is Bloom's debut as well. In the film, Sarah (Bloom) is tormented by her past. Putting down roots in Hollywood, she finds her home is a living hell. 1BR also stars: Alan Blumenfeld ("Heroes), Taylor Nichols (Jurassic Park III), Naomi Grossman, Giles Matthey and a few others. A new clip has debuted this week, self-titled "Midnight Roast" and it can be found here.

"Midnight Roast" shows Sarah awoken from her sleep. The smoke detector is going off and nothing is working in her apartment. However, when Sarah gets to her kitchen, events take a turn for the grisly.

1BR is slated to show this July 18th. This first showing will be the film's World Premiere. As well, tickets for the festival go on sale this July 6th. Fans of independent cinema are encouraged to attend this film festival, which is arguably the best in Canada. More details on 1BR are below.

Release Date: July 18th, 2019 (World Premiere, Fantasia).

Director/writer: David Marmor.

Cast: Alan Blumenfeld, Taylor Nichols, Naomi Grossman, Giles Matthey, Earnestine Phillips, Susan Davis, Clayton Hoff, Celeste Sullivan and Nicole Brydon Bloom.

The movie clip "Midnight Roast" is here:

*the film has a runtime of 90 minutes.

1BR at Fantasia: 1BR Film Details at Fantasia

There have been a number of horror films set in haunted apartments, over the year's. Apartment 1303 is one, starring Mischa Barton:

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Thursday, July 04, 2019

Stalk-and-chase Thriller Do Not Reply Invites Horror Fans in with this Trailer

Do Not Reply is a horror film from directors Daniel and Walter Woltosz. This title was announced to be near completion this past Spring. Now, the film looks to be completed as a trailer was released for this film, recently. As well, a new concept poster was released, along with a few new stills. Represented by sales agent VMI Worldwide, Do No Reply stars: Amanda Arcuri ("Degrassi: Next Class"), Elise Luthman (Family Vanished), Kerri Medders (Seal Team) and Jackson Rathbone. All of the film's latest promotional materials are hosted here.

The film's story warns of the dangers of social apps'. Chelsea (Arcuri) is hoping to make new friends at the local Halloween party. But, she is abducted by someone with a strange desire to bring his sister back to life. However, Chelsea is not alone. Her and several other girls must make it out of this deranged lunatic's bunker, if they ever hope to see the light of day again.

There is no word on when Do Not Reply will be released. Though, the filmmakers are searching for a festival to have their World Premiere. Likely to show later this year or into early 2020, fans of indie horror can find more details on Do No Reply below.

Release Date: TBA.

Directors/writers: Daniel Woltosz, Walter Woltosz.

Cast: Elise Luthman, Ashlee Füss, Ivon Millan, Courtney Henggeler, Savannah Kennick, Thom Gossom Jr., Kaitlyn Black, Curran Walters, Nikki Leigh, Christian Hutcherson, Eddie Diaz, Kue Lawrence, John Allsop, Brandon Modelo, Matthew Raymond, Erin Siu, Alexandra Fatovich, and Rodney J. Hobbs.

The official trailer for Do Not Reply:

More details on the film at VMI Worldwide: Do Not Reply at VMI Worldwide

Do Not Reply is a bit reminiscent of M. Night Shyamalan's Split:

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Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Crime Thriller Blood on Her Name to Debut at this Year's Fantasia Film Festival

Blood on Her Name is another thriller which will have its World Premiere at this year's Fantasia Film Festival. The film involves a garage owner, who kills a stranger in self-defence. Now, Leigh (Bethany Anne Lind) must decide what to do next. Yellow Veil Pictures will represent the film as a sales agent. As well, Blood on Her Name stars: Will Patton (Remember the Titans) and Elizabeth Rohm (American Hustle). Very much a dramatic thriller, the film's latest stills are hosted here.

The long synopsis mentions Leigh and her attempts to get rid of the body. She cleans up the bloody scene, while scrambling to find a way to dispose of the corpse. Her father, a law enforcement officer, enters the scene and so does the deceased's girlfriend. Now, it is a race to get rid of the evidence, before her crimes are found out.

Blood on Her Name is the directorial debut of Matthew Pope. Described as a neo-noir or crime thriller, Blood on Her Name will be available on July 17th and the 19th, in Montreal. These two showings are sure to be followed up by other film festival appearances. For now, fans of thrillers can find the latest on this title here.

Release Date: July 17th, 2019 (World Premiere, Fantasia) and July 19th, 2019 (Fantasia).

Director: Matthew Pope.

Writers: Don M. Thompson, Matthew Pope.

Cast: Bethany Anne Lind, Will Patton, Elisabeth Röhm.

*a trailer is coming soon.

Blood on Her Name at Yellow Veil Pictures: Blood on Her Hands Details at Yellow Veil Pictures

Blood on Her Name at the Fantasia Film Festival: Blood on Her Name Festival Details

Yellow Veil Pictures was also involved in the distribution of slasher feature The Ranger:

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Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Larry Fessenden's Horror Thriller Depraved Stitches Itself Together for a Summer Run

Larry Fessenden's (Wendigo) Frankenstein inspired horror feature Depraved will show throughout the Summer. The film has already been slated for two appearances at this year's Fantasia Film Festival, in Montreal. This title has already been announced at other film festivals, including: the Overlook Film Festival and the Sydney Film Festival. As well, Depraved is expected to show, via a wide release, this September; IFC Midnight will handle the release (Rue Morgue). In the film, an army medic is suffering from PTSD. He copes with the horrors he has scene by constructing a man, with various body parts. As well, Depraved stars: David Call ("The Sinner"), Joshua Leonard (The Blair Witch Project), Alex Breaux, Ana Kayne and others. A trailer, for Depraved, was released earlier this year and the clip can be found below.

At Fantasia, Depraved will have two showings. The first one begins on July 28th, followed by another on Monday, July 29th. The Fantasia Film Festival begins mid-July, with this year's festival offering lots of special events and World Premieres.

Also, IFC Midnight will show Depraved this September 13th. On this date, horror fans can find Fessenden's latest on Digital platforms and in a few select theatres. The latest details on this sci-fi thriller are below.

Release Date: July 28th & 29th (Fantasia Film Festival) and September 13th, 2019 (Theatres, Digital).

Director/writer: Larry Fessenden.

Cast: David Call, Joshua Leonard, Ana Kayne and Alex Breaux.

The trailer for Depraved (courtesy of Glass Eye Pix):

Source: Depraved at Rue Morgue

Fessenden's previous work, Beneath, was released by Scream Factory on Bluray way back in 2014:

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Werewolf Western High Moon Brings a Shootout to DVD this July 2nd

High Moon aka Howlers is a film from Josh Ridgway (The Sector). Recently, the film debuted on Digital platforms. Now, High Moon is set to show on DVD, through Distribution Alliance, Archstone Distribution - among others. The film involves a werewolf slayer, from the Old West. He is still tracking down his werewolf prey into the present. But, these bloodthirsty werewolf bikers might be too much as Colt struggles with a corrupt mayor and disbelieving sheriff. Also, the film boasts a large cast, including: Chad Michael Collins (Sniper), Sean Patrick Flanery (Saw 3D), Chelsea Edmundson (Daylight's End) and Matthew Tompkins (Sicario). All of these filmmakers unite for one of this year's better, indie thrillers.

The DVD release is slated for July 2nd. On this date, the film will be available on Amazon. Director Ridgway has talked about this release recently. He says of the film and its blending of genres: "yes, it is a genre-bending film...while most distribution companies and backers aren't keen on this idea of mixing genres because they don't know how to sell them, I personally would do every film as a genre mashup, if I gives fans a taste of something different (BraveNewHollywood)." There is something here for fans of westerns, horror or of action. As well, this genre mashup will show at other DVD outlets such as: Walmart, Target, Best Buy and others - soon.

Finally, this film fan has seen an early screener of the film. While the acting is a bit off in a few scenes, High Moon is for those who are fans of indie horror titles. More on this latest release are below.

Release Date: July 2nd, 2019 (DVD).

Director/writer: Josh Ridgway.

Cast: Chad Michael Collins, Chelsea Edmundson, Sean Patrick Flannery, Tom Zembrod, Matthew Tompkins and Jimmy Wlcek.

The official trailer for High Moon:

The film's official webpage: The High Moon Official Website

Source: An Interview with Ridgway at Brave New Hollywood

The film has a current MSRP of $10.49 (USD):

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