Monday, June 26, 2017

A Hand Reaches Out in Sean Melia's Hank Boyd is Dead: Official Trailer and Poster

Tagline: "Not All Secrets Stay Buried."

More details are coming out for Terror Film's Hank Boyd is Dead. Now, an official trailer and poster are available here. This twisted comedy releases this week, through Video-on-demand. And, Hank Boyd is Dead will be released worldwide. The film stars: Stefanie E. Frame, David Christopher Wells, Carole Monferdini, Liv Rooth and others. A closer look at the film's promotional material is hosted here.

The film's story revolves around a funeral. Sarah (Frame) is catering the event. But, she is soon embroiled in a family drama. With family member turning on family member, Sarah must uncover a secret, living in an upstairs bedroom.

Terror Films will release the film across the globe. Hank Boyd is Dead will show in territories such as Canada, the U.S., Asia, Ireland, the U.K. and several others. As well, most digital hosting platforms will show the film, beginning this week. More release details, for Hank Boyd is Dead, are below.

Release Date: June 27th, 2017 (VOD, Worldwide).

Director/writer: Sean Melia.

Cast: Stefanie E. Frame, David Christopher Wells, Liv Rooth.

The film’s official trailer:

For more information on Terror Films, visit: Hank Boyd is Dead at Terror Films

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Hank Boyd is Dead has Lost its Head in this Movie Clip ("Let Me Know if You Find It")

Terror Films will release Sean Melia's Hank Boyd is Dead, in just a few days. The film is a blend of horror and comedy, set around a funeral. Central character Sarah (Stefanie E. Frame) is organizing part of the wake. But, she quickly wants to throw in the towel, after meeting Hank's very strange family. Hank Boyd is Dead also stars: David Christopher Wells, Liv Rooth and Carole Monferdini. A clip for the film, titled "Let Me Know if You Find It" and several stills are hosted here.

Sarah is in over her head. After the funeral, Sarah is confronted by Hank's misdeeds. They are reflected through his family, who are hiding some of Hank's secrets. Beverly, Hank's mother, Aubrey, his sister, and other family members sabotage the post-funeral arrangements as Sarah is exposed to more and more of the family's strangeness.

Hank Boyd is Dead will show through Video-on-demand, this week. The VOD launch is scheduled for June 27th. This launch will go worldwide and be hosted on several digital platforms. Fans of comedy, or of horror can find more release details below.

Release Date: June 27th (VOD, Worldwide).

Director/writer: Sean Melia.

Cast: Stefanie E. Frame, David Christopher Wells, Liv Rooth.

The clip, "Let Me Know if You Find It" clip:

*VOD platforms hosting the launch include: iTunes, Amazon Instant, Google Play/You Tube, Sony PSN, X-Box, Vudu, Steam, Vimeo On Demand, Roku (Free Flix Tonight, 24 Hour Movie Channel, Free Grindhouse Flix Tonight) and I Bleed Indie.

The fan page for Terror Films: A Terror Films Fan Page

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Two Brothers Underestimate Their Star in A Beginner’s Guide to Snuff

Taglne: “Making it in Hollywood Can be Murder!”

The Butcher Brothers return to horror with A Beginner's Guide to Snuff! This time, Mitchell Altieri and Phil Flores are mixing horror with comedy. In the film, two brothers attempt to make Jennifer (Bree Williamson) famous, by shooting a faux snuff film. But, Jennifer thinks the film is real and she fights back, tooth and nail. This title, from Indican Pictures, is set to show in a few theatres this week. A home entertainment launch is set for July. A preview of the film's US launch is available here.

Joey Kern and Luke Edwards play the Winters brothers. They hatch a plan, to become famous. But, the brothers cannot make Jennifer co-operate. Then, the tables are turned. The brothers are now the victims and they might be making a real snuff film, at gun point.

The Butcher Brothers have been making horror films, since at least 2006. In 2006, they made the vampire tale The Hamiltons. This title was followed by 2010's A Violent Kind and then Holy Ghost People (2013). This latest title is much lighter in tone, compared to these previous films. And, film fans can check out their latest on June 23rd, in Los Angeles. Or, A Beginner's Guide to Snuff will also release on July 11th, through Video-on-demand and DVD. There will be several opportunities to see the film, throughout the summer.

Release Date: June 23, 2017 (Theatrical, Los Angeles) & July 11th, 2017 (VOD, DVD).

Director: Mitchell Altieri.

Writers: Cory Knauf, Adam Weis, Mitchell Altieri and Phil Flores.

Cast: Joey Kern, Luke Edwards, Bree Williamson, Brad Greenquist, Perry Laylon and Carter MacIntyre.

The film’s official trailer:

More details on the film are available at Indican Pictures: A Beginner's Guide to Snuff at Indican Pictures

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Canada's The Evil in Us Crashes the Border: US Release Details

Tagline: "Side Effects May Include: Insomnia, Rage and Cannibalism."

The Evil in Us is a zombie film from Canada. From Sandcastle Pictures, this title had a bit of an under-the-radar release, via Raven Banner Entertainment, this past April - in Canada. Now, the film is slated to launch in the United States, this July. The Evil in Us has also released globally, in territories like: Germany, Japan, Taiwan, Latin America and a few others. And, the film's script has been influenced by some of the bath salts attacks, that began in 2012. In the film, six friends turn to cannibalism, after ingesting a strange drug. Also, am preview of the film's latest release, in the US, is hosted here.

You can never party in a horror film. As six friends retreat to a remote island, their trip takes a disturbing turn. A drug cocktail turns several of the friends into blood-thirsty killers, while survivors look for escape. If the survivors can find the source of the drug, they may be able to stop this growing cannibal horde.

The film was shot in Vancouver, British Columbia. From filmmakers Michael Gyori and Jason William Lee, their latest shows off some of wild British Columbian cinematography, in the film's official trailer. And, this zombie thriller fan has tracked down his own copy, so prepare for a review soon. More release details are below.

Release Date: July 4th, 2017 (US, DVD).

Director/writer: Jason William Lee.

Cast: Debs Howard, Danny Zaporozan, Behtash Fazlali

The film's official trailer:

Sources: The Evil in Us at Sandcastle Pictures

The Evil in Us at Blood Disgusting

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

It Stains the Sands Red in Theatres and via Video-on-demand this July: Release Details

This film fan just realized that director Colin Minihan is a fellow Vancouver Island resident. Minihan's latest, It Stains the Sands Red, has found a distribution date, via Dark Sky Films. Already shown at the LA Film Festival in June, this zombie title will show through Video-on-demand, late in July. the film centrally stars Brittany Allen as Molly. She is alone and hounded by a zombie named Smalls (Juan Riediger)? The official trailer, for the film, was released in May. More release details are available here.

Molly's story begins in Las Vegas. And, it may end in the desert, nearby. Molly is hounded by a lone, ravenous zombie, after a zombie apocalypse breaks out. She is forced to look at her troubled past as this undead walker closes in for the kill.

MPI Media Group will show the film in theatres. On July 20th, It Stains the Sands Red will launch in New York City, for a showing at the Lincoln Plaza; director Minihan will be in attendance. The film will also show in: Brooklyn, Columbus, San Diego and Miami. A more detailed listing, of the theatrical showings, is hosted below.

Release Date: July 28th, 2017 (Limited Theatrical, VOD: iTunes, VUDU).

Director: Colin Minihan.

Writers: Colin Minihan, Stuart Ortiz

Cast: Brittany Allen, Juan Riedinger, Merwin Mondesir.

The trailer for It Stains the Sands Red:

*Special Screenings:
-July 20 – Lincoln Plaza: Scary Movies Series – New York, NY (with Director In Person!).

In Theaters:
-Opens July 28 – Nitehawk Cinema – Brooklyn, NY
-Opens July 28 – Gateway Film Center – Columbus, OH
-Opens July 28 – Digital Gym Cinema – San Diego, CA
-Opens August 11 – O Cinema Wynwood – Miami, FL

It Stains the Sands Red at Dark Sky Films: It Stains the Sands Red Theatrical Details at Dark Sky Films

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Without Name Tries to Describe Something Indescribable in this Official Trailer

More details are coming in for Lorcan Finnegan's Without Name. Releasing today, the film's official trailer and film poster are hosted here. Described as a "delirious time lost in the woods (Kurland, Bloody Disgusting)," the film's latest promotional material bends the mind. In the story, several surveyors are working in a local, Irish wood. But, something supernatural this way creeps. The trailer for Without Name is equally strange and distorted. A preview of the film's Video-on-demand launch is hosted here.

In the trailer, Eric (Alan McKenna) narrates the clip. He talks of a place, that he cannot describe. He calls it a "door" and a "frequency," but these words do not describe this place accurately. Then, events take a trip into madness.

This award winning film will show on most Video-on-demand platforms, today. Without Name has already won “Best Feature,” “Best Director (Lorcan Finnegan),” “Best Editor (Tony Cranstoun)” and “Best Cinematography (Piers McGrail),” at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival. On VOD, the film will show on: iTunes, Amazon Instant, Google Play, Sony PSN, X-Box Live, Vudu, Vimeo on Demand, Steam, Roku, Crackle, Hoopla, Seed & Spark and Tubi TV. This launch will take place across North America. More details on Without Name are hosted below.

Release Date: June 20th, 2017 (VOD).

Director: Lorcan Finnegan.

Writer: Garret Shanley

Cast: Alan McKenna, Niamh Algar and James Browne.

The film's official trailer:

Stills and a clip are available, for Without Name, here: Without Name Clip and Stills

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Without Name Distorts Your Reality with this "The Light in Here is Weird" Movie Clip

Something is lurking in the woods of Ireland. In Lorcan Finnegan's Without Name, three surveyors encounter an indescribable entity. Two new clips have been released for the film, via Global Digital Releasing. The very strange "The Light in Here is Weird" clip is hosted here. And, Without Name centrally stars: Alan Mckenna (ABCs of Death 2), Niamh Algar and James Browne. Garret Shanley wrote the script. To be released through Video-on-demand this June 20th, a preview of the film's North American launch is hosted here.

The clip "The Light in Here is Weird" is a bit surreal. The film's early trailer - even more so. The latest clip shows surveyor Olivia (Niamh Algar) looking for Eric (Alan McKenna). The music is haunting and the audio is distorted. The lighting dampens and brightens, creating an almost hallucinogenic quality. What is causing the distortion?

Without Name has shown at a number of film festivals. From the Toronto International Film Festival to Sitges - in Spain, this horror and thriller title has travelled the world. On June 20th, film fans can see the film for themselves, on various VOD platforms, including: iTunes, Amazon Instant, Google Play, Sony PSN, X-Box Live and many more. The release will begin in North America, with expansion into more territories at a later date. More North American release details are hosted below.

Release Date: June 20th, 2017 (VOD).

Director: Lorcan Finnegan.

Writer: Garret Shanley

Cast: Alan McKenna, Niamh Algar and James Browne.

The movie clip titled "The Light in Here is Weird" clip:

*a cable VOD date is coming soon.

Also from Global Digital Releasing, Gareth Bryn's The Passing:

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Happy Death Day Puts One Character in a Recurring Nightmare with a Killer

A new trailer has been released for Happy Death Day. Similar to Harold Ramis' Groundhog Day (1993) and Tony Elliott's Arq (2016), a character is forced to relive a specific day over and over again, until an issue can be resolved. This time, Tree (Jessica Rothe) must find her killer, in order to escape this recurring nightmare. The film also stars Israel Broussard and Ruby Modine. Happy Death Day was directed by long time Blumhouse Productions' collaborator Christopher Landon and co-written by Scott Lobdell. The film's full length trailer is hosted here.

The promotional material shows Tree wakening over and over in her dorm room. Dorm rooms are co-ed now? She goes through a semi-normal day at college, until a masked killer strikes. Then, the day begins again as Tree starts to lose her sanity. She will have to discover the killer's identity, in hopes of escaping this narrative time loop.

Happy Death Day was formerly titled Half to Death. And, this horror title will release, in theatres, this October 2017. Of course, this date is Friday the 13th. And, this is the first time a Friday the 13th has fallen in October, in at least five years. The dark forces will align on this date as Happy Death Day is sure to draw film fans to theatres. More release details are below.

Release Date: October 13th, 2017 (Theatrical).

Director/writer: Christopher Landon.

Writer: Christopher Landon and Scott Lobdell.

Cast: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine and Rachel Matthews.

A trailer for Happy Death Day is hosted here:

The film's homepage: An Official Website for Happy Death Day

Happy Death Day was also partially developed by Blumhouse Productions. Blumhouse develops indie level titles, targeted for theatres. More on Blumhouse and their upcoming titles can be found here: The Official Blumhouse Website

Another Blumhouse production:

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