Friday, July 20, 2018

Three Villains Emerge from The Barn and onto Digital Platforms this July 27th

Justin Seaman's The Barn will show for the first time on Digital platforms, this month. A Nevermore Production release, this title has already debuted on DVD. Now, this indie horror film is set to have another release through Terror Films. In this title, several friends are attacked by a trio of three villains, on Devil's Night. The Barn centrally stars: Mitchell Musolino and Will Stout. Horror icon Linnea Quigley (Night of the Demons) and Friday the 13th's (1980) Ari Lehman also round out the cast. Winner of dozens of awards, a preview of The Barn's latest release is hosted here.

The story, for The Barn, begins near Halloween. Friends Sam (Musolino) and Josh (Stout) are set to graduate from high school. But, they might not survive the night as evil emerges from an abandoned barn. Sam and Josh, along with their friends, are now on the run as Hell takes over their hometown.

This horror fan picked up a copy of The Barn, last year. The film offers all practical effects and unique costumes. Very indie in nature, this release also offers great action, in a remote location. This film should not be missed on July 27th, when The Barn is available on: Vudu, Amazon Instant, iTunes, Tubi TV and Roku. The film's Digital trailer is below.

Release Date: July 27th, 2018 (Digital).

Director/writer: Justin M. Seaman.

Cast: Mitchell Musolino, Will Stout, Lexi Dripps, Linnea Quigley and Ari Lehman.

The film's official Digital trailer:

More details on The Barn will be available at the Terror Films' website, found here: A Terror Films' Homepage

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Welcome to Hell Burns Through Seven Horrifying Tales this October!

Tagline: "Enjoy Your Stay."

Formerly titled Tales from Hell, Welcome to Hell is an upcoming horror anthology. The DVD release hosts seven terrifying tales, titled: "After Hours, "Dead Therapy," "Family time," "Lucid," "Maternal Instincts," the "Narrative" and "Slit!" The huge cast consists of: Bill Oberst Jr. (3 From Hell), Kim Sønderholm (Escaping the Dead), Calico Cooper, Nicholas Adam Clark and dozens of others. Each horror tale promises to take viewers into the darkness of insanity and the electrifying heights of shock. The film's official DVD artwork and release trailer are hosted here.

The short trailer shows one woman chased in a library. Someone is waiting for her, just behind the door. Another woman is tied up, while another character is threatened with a razor. The intertitle states "You Don't Have to Die to Get There." But, you will have to pick up the DVD, this October, to view these hellish tales.

The release, on DVD, will be through Wild Eye Releasing. Vestra Pictures is the production company. And, horror fans will not have to wait long to see what Welcome to Hell has in store for them. All of the latest promotional material is hosted here as the film nears its upcoming release date!

Release Date: October 9th, 2018 (DVD).

Director: Tony Newton, Sam Mason-Bell, Michael Aguiar, James Cullen Bressack, Brad Bruce, Colin Clarke, Henrik Bjerregaard Clausen, Jeff Kacmarynski.

Cast: Bill Oberst Jr., Calico Cooper, Nicholas Adam Clark, Dmitri Schuyler-Linch, Gabriel Lee, Cara Maurizi and Kim Sønderholm.

The film's official trailer:

Available for pre-orders, now:

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

What Still Remains Barely Keeps the Animals at Bay in this Poster and Stills

Tagline: "People Become Their Own Kind of Monster."

A new poster has released for Josh Mendoza's What Still Remains. This feature is a post-apocalyptic adventure, in which Anna (Lulu Antariska) struggles to survive in the wilderness. This is Mendoza's debut feature length film. And, What Still Remains also stars: Colin O'Donohue (Once Upon a Time), Mimi Rogers ("The X-Files"), Dohn Norwood ("Hell on Wheels") and Jeff Kober. This thriller is slated for a Summer theatrical run, through Spotlight Pictures. The latest film poster and trailer, for What Still Remains, are hosted here.

The trailer shows Anna meeting up with other survivors. An event has turned the world more feral. With her new companion, Anna is welcomed into a community. But, monsters lay in wait - just outside the gate.

What Still Remains will begin a limited theatrical run on August 10th. On August 14th, this title will be available on Digital platforms, across North America. This is a Strike the Sun Entertainment production. And, What Still Remains promises an exciting, cross-country adventure this Summer!

Release Date: August 10th, 2018 (Theatrical) and August 14th (Digital).

Director/writer: Josh Mendoza.

Cast: Lulu Antariksa, Colin O'Donoghue, Mimi Rogers and Jeff Kober.

An unofficial trailer for What Still Remains (trailer released Feb. 9th):

*the film is 91 minutes long and unrated.

An alternate poster is available at First Showing: What Still Remains at First Showing

What Still Remains at Spotlight Pictures: What Still Remains at Spotlight Pictures

The Day (2011) is another film, starring Shawn Ashmore, where humanity has turned more animalistic:

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

This Trailer for Hell Fest Turns an Amusement Park into a Torture Chamber!

Tagline: "Fun Going In. Hell Getting Out."

A movie poster and early stills were just released for Gregory Plotkin's Hell Fest. All of these graphics can be seen here. Now, a trailer has just been released, for the film, through CBS Films and Lionsgate. This title is expected to show in late September, theatrically. And, the first trailer shows characters enjoying an amusement park, on Halloween. A masked killer also wants to enjoy the rides. Hell Fest stars: Amy Forsyth (Channel Zero) Bex Taylor-Klaus and if viewers look closely, they will find Tony Todd (Candyman), in make-up. The clip lies in wait below.

In the trailer, characters Natalie (Forsyth), Brooke (Edwards), Taylor (Taylor-Klaus) and a few others enter the amusement park. Some of the park employees are dressed up as monsters, allowing a killer to get close to them. But, everyone thinks this is just a game, until more and more people turn up missing or dead. Now, Natalie must turn the tables on this masked killer, before it is too late.

Hell Fest will release just after Summer. This slasher feature will see several theatres this September 28th. The film promises to revitalize the slasher genre, which had its hey day in the '80s. Fans of horror can find the latest on Hell Fest right here.

Release Date: September 28th, 2018 (Theatrical).

Director: Gregory Plotkin.

Writers: Seth M. Sherwood, Blair Butler, William Penick, Chris Sey, Stephen Susco and Gary Dauberman.

Cast: Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Christian James, Roby Attal and Matt Mercurio.

The first trailer for Hell Fest:

Andy Palmer's Funhouse Massacre is another horror film that blends amusement parks and masked killers (on Blu-ray):

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Dramatic Thriller Intersection Collides on Digital Platforms this July 17th

Tagline: “How Far would You Go To Begin Again?”

Indican Pictures and director Tim French (The Reunion, 2017) are set to release the dramatic thriller Intersection. Winner of seventy plus awards, the film involves: loss, guilt and struggling with the past. Hoyt Richards ("CSI Miami"), Anabella Casanova (Mask Maker) and Goodfellas' (1990) actor Johnny Williams centrally star. To show this week on home entertainment platforms, the film's script was co-written by Tim French's father and novelist Michael French. And now, the film's official poster and trailer are available here.

The trailer shows protagonist Cobb (Hoyt), returning to Dusty Springs. Here, a brutal car accident took place. Cobb lost his child in the accident. On his latest trip, Cobb becomes ensnared in a new drama as Nash (Casanova) struggles with her own dark past. Both characters must confront their histories, in this small, isolated town.

Intersection is set to release on July 17th. On this date, the film will be showing on most, major Digital platforms, including Amazon. A DVD version will also be available, at the Indican Pictures website. Winner of several "Best Feature" awards (Barcelona), Intersection is a film for indie thriller fans. More release details, on Intersection, are shown below.

Release Date: July 17th, 2018 (Digital, DVD).

Directed by: Tim French. Writers: Tim French and Michael French.

Cast: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Scott King, Dawn Ann Billings, Bonnie Hellman.

The official trailer for Intersection:

More details, on the film, at Indican Pictures: Intersection Release Details at Indican

The film’s official website: Intersection's Homepage

Intersection on Amazon:

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Hell Fest Offers One Ride that Characters Cannot Escape in these Early Stills and Poster

Tagline: "Fun Going In. Hell Getting Out."

The horror feature Hell Fest has been in development for a number of years. Now complete, the film involves a masked serial killer, who sets his sights on a horror themed amusement park. Hell Fest was directed by Gregory Plotkin (Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension), from a script involving a team of writers. Notably, writer Gary Dauberman (Annabelle: Creation) has developed part of the script. As well, Hell Fest stars: Amy Forsyth (Channel Zero, 2017), Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus and several others. The film's official film poster and early stills are hosted here.

The early movie poster shows a snarling face. Characters enter the amusement park through an open maw. Coloured in reds and black, the graphic alludes to the horror that lays in wait. Also, the early stills show characters oblivious to the dangerous situation, they are trapped in. Though, Natalie (Forsyth) looks like she has had enough as she screams from one amusement park ride.

Hell Fest was developed by Gale Anne Hurd's ("The Walking Dead") Valhalla Entertainment production company. Hurd is also a producer on this feature. Fans of horror can find the early promotional material, on Hell Fest, with a trailer sure to release shortly - here.

Release Date: September 28th, 2018 (Theatrical).

Director: Gregory Plotkin.

Writers: Seth M. Sherwood, Blair Butler, William Penick, Chris Sey, Stephen Susco and Gary Dauberman.

Cast: Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Christian James, Roby Attal and Matt Mercurio.

*a trailer is coming soon.

**the production company hopes that this film will jumpstart a horror franchise.

Source: Hell Fest at the UHM

Amusement parks and horror films are no strangers. John Simpson's Amusement (2008) is one of the better pairings:

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

I Am a Hero Shows True Courage on Blu-ray Formats this July 24th!

I Am a Hero is a zombie film, from director Shinsuke Sato (The Time of Death). Already released in Japan in 2015, the film is based on a Manga comic book. Similar to Sang-ho Yeon's Train to Busan in action and intensity, I Am a Hero brings an exciting tale to Blu-ray, this month. The film centrally stars: Masami Nagasawa (Gintama, 2017), Yô Ôizumi (Fullmetal Alchemist) and Kasumi Arimura. The Blu-ray release details are hosted here.

The story involves a manga artist and an apocalypse. Hideo (Ôizumi) is stuck in an office position, with dreams of making it big in the artistry world. His girlfriend breaks up with him. Meanwhile, an infection is spreading across Japan. And, this is the chance that Hideo has been waiting for, to show his true courage.

I Am a Hero is definitely a film for zombie or infection type film fans. Full of action, this title brings lots of great scenarios to the screen, this July 24th. On this date, the film will be available in a Blu-ray and DVD combo format. Funimation is distributing this title, in North America. And, the film's official home entertainment release trailer is hosted below.

Release Date: July 24th, 2018 (Blu-ray/DVD Combo).

Director: Shinsuke Sato.

Writers: Kengo Hanazawa & Akiko Nogi.

Cast: Masami Nagasawa, Kasumi Arimura, Yô Ôizumi.

The Blu-ray trailer, for I Am a Hero, is here (courtesy of Funimation):

Source: I Am Hero at Horror Nerd Online

Pre-orders are available here, at Amazon:

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Nightmare Cinema Weaves Five Tales of Terror Together at Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival: First Trailer

Nightmare Cinema is an upcoming horror anthology. Slated for a World Premiere at Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival, this anthology weaves several tales together, from directors: Joe Dante (Gremlins), Japanese director Ryûhei Kitamura (The Midnight Meat Train), David Slade (30 Days of Night) and Argentinean director Alejandro Brugués (Juan of the Dead). Each tale is played by a projectionist (Mickey Rourke) to a group of strangers. As well, the tales involve: an exorcism, a descent into clinical madness, a plastic surgery gone wrong and a cabin-in-the-woods slasher feature - with a twist! A close look, at all of these short stories, are available in the film's official trailer - found below!

Nightmare Cinema was a co-production. Taking part in the film's creation include: Cinelou Films, Cranked Up Films, Good Deed Entertainment and Indy Entertainment. Bringing the picture together, Mick Garris ("The Stand") is one of the central co-creators of this production. His work, in the horror world, includes an appearance in 2005's "Masters of Horror" and several films, including the three part television version of The Shining (1997).

The trailer itself shows five strangers entering an old movie theatre. They find their places, only to be shocked by five tales of terror. Each one looks more disturbing than the next. Clips show a fall from a great height. Other characters are covered in blood. And, one man is chased by a strange creature. There is no way out, for these viewers! Fans of horror can get their tickets now, for Fantasia, as Nightmare Cinema is slated to show this July 12th. The trailer awaits past the break.

Release Date: July 12th, 2018 (World Premiere, Montreal).

Directors: Alejandro Brugués, Joe Dante, Mick Garris, Ryûhei Kitamura and David Slade.

Writers: Sandra Becerril, Alejandro Brugués, Lawrence C. Connolly, Mick Garris, Richard Christian Matheson and David Slade.

Cast: Mickey Rourke, Richard Chamberlain, Adam Godley, Orson Chaplin and Eric Nelsen.

The official trailer for Nightmare Cinema at Vimeo (courtesy of Fantasia):

*the Fantasia Film Festival runs July 12th to August 1st.

Nightmare Cinema at the Fantasia Film Festival: Nightmare Cinema Details at Fantasia

The televised version of The Shining was released in a two disc set, in 2006:

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