Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thrillers and the supernatural, unveils a new clip for the Shudder Original sci-fi/horror comedy The Seed, ahead of the film’s exclusive debut.
After a year in cyber captivity, the Unnamed Footage Festival is returning to the theaters of San Francisco for four days of found footage horror, faux documentary, and first-person POV programming.
“Found footage horror, faux documentary, POV cinema.”
Like the tagline, you shouldn’t take this film seriously. If you’re a horror fan who has never seen this sequel before, I would recommend it. There’s plenty of humour where you don’t expect it, great fight scenes, and it’s bonkers in a way only an independent film can be.
“The sequel you did Nazi coming…”
Shudder has announced its February 2022 lineup, including new Shudder original films like Jeremiah Kipp’s Slapface, Igor Legarreta’s All The Moons, Abel and Burlee Vang’s They Live in the Grey, and Toby Poser, John Adams, and their daughter Zelda Adams’ Hellbender. Plus new additions to Shudder’s growing library, including genre classics such as Tales from the Hood and Battle Royale.
“Growing up is hell!”
Shinya Tsukamoto directed this wonderfully bizarre adaptation of Daijiro Morohoshi’s Yokai Hunter manga as his first studio project. Called to an idyllic countryside town, disgraced archaeologist Professor Hieda teams up with high schooler Masao when a series of disappearances – including those of Masao’s father and classmate crush Reiko – take place. Together, the unlikely duo discover that the local high school sits atop an ancient burial mound that may very well be a subterranean gateway to hell.
“School becomes a bizarre horror zone!”
Founded in 2009, the American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) exists to preserve the legacy of genre movies, and now some of the weirdest and wildest films ever committed to celluloid have been released on Blu-ray – on the other side of the Atlantic – for the first time.
“Making movies can be MURDER!”
When Max discovers the legendary lost instalment of the Nether Game series, he accidentally unleashes the ancient “Curse of the Ages,” turning friends and family into possessed ghouls hell-bent on destroying civilisation. It’s now up to Max to figure out how to beat the dark forces of The Nether before it’s game over for humanity. Max Reload and the Nether Blasters is a retro gaming-inspired, action-packed comedy-adventure featuring a top cast including Greg Grunberg, Kevin Smith, Wil Wheaton, and rising star Tom Plumley.
“We’re gonna need firepower!”
Presented in director-approved 4:3 pan and scan for your VCR viewing pleasure, Werewolves Within is on VHS, tape fans! Presented by Broke Horror Fan, and officially licensed from RLJE Films and IFC Films, with original artwork from Neil Fraser!
“A whodunnit with teeth.”
When I first heard about this film I thought it was a sequel to The Slumber Party Massacre (1982). When I finally watched the rebooted Slumber Party Massacre, I was quite surprised but ultimately disappointed in this production. The film initially opens with a retro flashback of what happened 25 years earlier. A group of teenage girls travel to a cabin in the woods for a slumber party. They are having the time of their lives eating pizza, guzzling beers, you know, just the usual stuff! Unknowingly, driller killer Russ Thorn lurks outside, attacking and killing the girls one by one!
“You know the drill!”
Before Halloween, sink your claws into Fright-Rags’ latest apparel from Universal Monsters, Trick ‘r Treat, The People Under the Stairs, Elvira, and Creepshow.
“In every neighborhood there is one house that adults whisper about and children cross the street to avoid.”
Indiecan Entertainment has announced the VOD release of Marc Price’s Nightshooters. Nightshooters is the story of a group of filmmakers illegally shooting a low budget film in an abandoned office building slated for demolition. When they inadvertently witness and film a gangland execution in the opposite building, they have to use all their skills and wits to survive the night whilst being relentlessly pursued by the gang who are hellbent on not leaving any witness alive.
“One film, two crews, pure mayhem!”
Based on the film of the same name, Turbo Kid is the upcoming gory homage to classic Metroidvanias of the ‘90s (with a few unexpected spins!) by developer Outerminds.