Southbound Offers a One Way Trip into the Desert (First Seven Minutes).
Southbound is a horror anthology. Consisting of five terrorific tales, each tale takes place on a deserted highway. Here, a band, two men and many others try to escape this harsh landscape. But, all roads lead back to hell. And now, horror fans can see the first seven minutes of the film. This extended clip shows two bloodied men, hounded by strange, shifting shapes. More terror awaits just over the horizon, when the film is released, on February 5th, 2016.
The Veil Hides a Horrifying Family Secret (A Film Review).
The Veil is the latest film from director Phil Joanou. Produced by Blumhouse and released on Netflix, this horror title brings actress Jessica Alba back to horror. This time, Alba plays a documentarian. And, in a haunted cabin, she has bitten off more of the paranormal than she can chew. An early review is now available for The Veil, on 28DLA. In this review, the performances, settings and terror factors are looked at.
A Body, an Accident, False Rape Accusations and a Whole Bunch of Blood (A Film Review).
Body, from directors Dan Berk and Robert Olsen, envisions a catastrophic scenario. Three women burglarize a home and then they nearly kill the groundskeeper. Events take a chilling turn when they contemplate accusing the hurt man with false rape accusations. Lie is built upon lie, until even the characters no longer understand the dire cicumstances that they are in. However, readers may find a moral compass, to navigate the film, in this early review.
A Ghostly Hand Draws You into All Hallow's Eve 2 (A Film Review).
All Hallow's Eve 2 is the latest installment in this horror series. Releasing two years after the first, this sequel offers eight horrifying stories. Many take place on Halloween. In one short film, several trick o' treaters scavenge for candy in the apocalypse. In another short, a dead ex-girlfriend emerges from a distraught man's computer screen. Offering lots of thrills, a review of this film, from Ruthless Pictures, is available here.
A Cannibal Infested Town Burns to the Ground in Blackburn (Second Trailer).
Blackburn is reminiscent of another film - Wrong Turn. In both films, scarred villains torment a group of friends. Both shot in darkened locations, the films also bring a lot of terror to the screen. As well, Blackburn was shot in Vancouver, B.C. And now 3Brane Entertainment, along with Tombstone Distribution, has released a second, longer trailer for this film. The clip shows all sorts of terrifying sequences as the friends try to find safety, in a harrowing scenario.
Villmark 2's Script Has Been Ripped from Another (A Film Review).
Villmark 2, or Dark Woods 2 is an upcoming release from Norway. A re-imaging of Session 9, the film lifts most of its script from this earlier film. From plot devices to setting, Villmark 2 and Session 9 (2001) are near identical. However, Villmark 2 does have its own roots in Europe's war torn past. And, the German army is still fighting over seventy-five years later. No prisoners are taken in this advanced review, with Villmark 2 not expected to release in North America, any time soon.