A stylish and gory take on the Morrocan folk legend of the vengeful female demon Aicha Kandicha set against the scene of modern-day Paris, Kandisha is the latest brutal feature from the filmmaking team at the forefront of the wave of New French Extremity cinema.
Damian Mc Carthy’s feature debut, the unnerving cat and mouse thriller Caveat, was released exclusively on Shudder this month, the premium streaming service for horror, thrillers, and the supernatural. Filmed in Cork, Ireland, Caveat is Mc Carthy’s feature debut following a string of successful short horror films. With slow building tension, Caveat balances creepy interiors with the beauty of Cork’s countryside to stunning visual effect. Playing out like a thoughtful, long-lost 80s chiller, Caveat leads the audience on a path of twist and turns to an unforgettable resolution.
“You didn’t say anything about the house being on an island…”
Etheria Film Night announced today the 2021 Official Short Films Showcase Lineup, which will stream exclusively on Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streamer for horror, thrillers, and the supernatural, beginning Friday, 25th June through 25th July.
“The 2021 lineup has some of the funniest things we’ve ever programmed alongside some of the darkest and most disturbing things we’ve ever programmed!”
Shudder has announced its June 2021 lineup of macabre cinema, including new Shudder original and exclusive films like George A. Romero’s “lost” film, The Amusement Park, Damien Mc Carthy’s Caveat, Arseniy Sukhin’s Superdeep, Terence Krey’s An Unquiet Grave, and Cody Calahan’s Vicious Fun.
“See you in the park, someday.”
Fried Barry follows the story of a drug-addled degenerate who, after yet another bender, gets abducted by aliens. Barry takes a backseat as his alien visitor assumes control of his body and takes it for a joyride through Cape Town. What follows is an onslaught of drugs, sex and violence as Barry’s alien tourist enters the weird and wonderful world of humankind. The genre pushing, acid-washed, sci-fi horror, feature directorial debut from award-winning music video director Ryan Kruger, and starring newcomer Gary Green, has been embraced by fans around the world.
“You’re not my husband, are you?”
Not only is influential horror host Joe Bob Briggs back with a new season of The Last Drive-In on Shudder, but he has also returned in action figure form from Fright-Rags. The horror apparel company also has other new merchandise from The Last Drive-In and Shaun of the Dead.
“My tribute to the greatest horror movies in history… Not really, I mean, some of ’em suck!”
Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, have announced that PG: Psycho Goreman will be available exclusively to stream on the platform starting 20th May. As a Shudder exclusive, the platform will be the only subscription service that will carry the film in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Written and directed by Steven Kostanski.
“The horrors you have just witnessed cannot be unseen. Your young minds will carry this until it consumes you in a miserable death.”
Fright-Rags has teamed with EMCE Toys to create limited edition Night of the Living Dead merchandise, which is up for pre-order for five days only. Fright-Rags has also added officially licensed Bride of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man and Creepshow second season tees to their collections!
“They’re coming to get you, Barbara!”
Broke Horror Fan and Witter Entertainment presents Mayhem, Host, and Survival Skills on limited edition, fully functional VHS! The latest genre films to join their retro home video line are on sale now!
“Hostile. Work. Environment.”
Shudder has announced that it has acquired all rights in its territories to horror comedy Scare Package, from creators Aaron B. Koontz and Cameron Burns. The anthology film, which delighted audiences at numerous festivals, features seven gleefully ghoulish tales from a range of horror subgenres. In Scare Package, Chad, the owner of Rad Chad’s Horror Emporium, recounts a series of bone-chilling, blood-splattered tales to illustrate the rules of the horror genre to his newest employee. Each story takes aim at different tropes, paying homage to and subverting the timeless clichés of the beloved genre.
“Seven directors. Seven tales of terror. Zero working cell phones.”
President of Troma Entertainment and Creator of The Toxic Avenger, Lloyd Kaufman, will appear with Patricia Kaufman on the next episode of The Last-Drive-In, to present his most personal film – a no holds barred indictment on war, Ronald Reagan, and the first statement about aids in film! Watch the film the MPAA tried to destroy! There’s nothing like a good war to make heroes of us all! The freedom of Tromaville and the world is at stake!
“I wanted to bring all the guts, the blood, the violence, the reasons that we don’t like war, but in a cinematic sense.”
This season of The Last Drive-In has already seen quite a few notable guests join hosts Joe Bob Briggs and Darcy the Mail Girl as they commentate on double features of horror flicks, and today, Shudder has announced that Lloyd Kaufman will appear on the next episode!