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The Visit Blu-ray ‘Happy HorrorNews Year’ Giveaway courtesy of Universal Pictures

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Horrornews.net and Universal Pictures are joining forces to bring you the first major giveaway opportunity of 2016.  It’s our ‘Happy HorrorNews Year’ Giveaway of THE VISIT on Blu-ray! Please email joyhorror@horrornews.net and put THE VISIT in the subject line.  In the body of the email, submit your full name and complete address.  Winners will be picked at random and announced …

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Great Party, Isn’t It? Ring in the New Year with Jack, Shelley and THE SHINING

Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film The Shining, which stars Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Danny Lloyd, Joe Turkel, and Barry Nelson, will be screened at the Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn, NY. Based upon Stephen King’s novel of the same name, the 146-minute film will be screened on Friday, January 1st, 2016 at 12:10 am (ten minutes after the New Year …

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Giveaway: Sinister 2 Bluray

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Mysterious found footage reveals a series of gruesome murders in Sinister 2, the chilling sequel to the sleeper horror hit available on Digital HD on December 22, 2015, and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on January 12, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The latest heart-stopping tale from series co-creators and screenwriters C. Robert Cargill & Scott Derrickson (who …

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JeruZalem – Israeli Horror Film Opens January 22

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One of the year’s most anticipated horror films, JeruZalem is a unique, point-of-view style horror film directed by Doron and Yoav Paz.  The film follows Rachel (Jane the Virgin star Yael Grobglas), and her friend Sarah (Danielle Jadelyn), two American girls on vacation in Jerusalem who find themselves trapped in the middle of an epic apocalypse.  Shot on location amongst the monuments of Jerusalem’s …

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THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY – Coming Soon from XLrator Media

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XLrator Media (Jimi: All Is By My Side, The Machine) has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the fantasy thriller THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY from Bleiberg Entertainment for release in 2016. The two companies will develop and co-produce an episodic series based on the film and acclaimed artist Everette Hartsoe (“Razor”) has created a graphic novel to tie in with …

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First there was “Independence Day”… now INTERSTELLAR WARS

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Beyond the dark side of the moon, an ancient portal opens, bringing the return of a ruthless alien species to the ill-prepared planet Earth. The aliens attack with devastating destruction, bringing society quickly to it’s knees. From deep with a secret government facility, a group of military scientist, led by Bruce Kramer, work to find a way to combat the …

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CONDEMNED Death is the Only Escape

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Available on VOD, DVD and Blu-Ray January 5, 2016 RLJ Entertainment, (NASDAQ: RLJE) brings you CONDEMNED. Directed by Eli Morgan Gesner, the film stars Dylan Penn in her film debut, Ronen Rubinstein (Detachment, Some Kind of Hate), Lydia Hearst (Cabin Fever: Patient Zero), Jon Abrahams (Scary Movie), Honor Titus and Genevieve Hudson-Price (Freedomland). CONDEMNED will be available on DVD for …

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THE EDGE OF REALITY Moves to Online Showcase

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Creepy Cherub Distribution is pleased to announce the online release of THE EDGE OF REALITY a feature length anthology movie by Albany filmmaker Joe Bagnardi.SYNOPSIS: An anthology feature made up of three horror tales produced & directed by independent filmmaker Joe Bagnardi. Hosted by Bruce G. Hallenbeck. Starring: Bill Chaput, Bruce G. Hallenbeck, Mary Kay Hilko, Ron Rausch, Gary Secor, …

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The Toxic Avenger Collection Blu-Ray Release

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Troma Entertainment Releases, For the First Time Ever in Cinema History, “The Toxic Avenger Collection“ Lloyd Kaufman’s Magnum Opus Follows the recent “Rocky Collection” Featuring Lloyd Kaufman!!! First there was the 2015 “Rocky” Blu-Ray collection featuring Lloyd Kaufman’s home movies and acting! Now comes the 2015 “The Toxic Avenger” Blu-Ray Collection featuring Lloyd Kaufman’s direction/erection!! “The Toxic Avenger Collection”, the …

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Trailer: Mad Max Fury Road (2015) Trailer 1

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Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) leads the despot’s five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try …

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Sundance Institute Adds 7 Films and Events

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Squeezing in even more independent awesomeness, Sundance Institute has added two new feature films, two special events and three archive films to the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. With these additions, the 2016 Festival will present 123 feature-length films, representing 37 countries and 49 first-time filmmakers, including 30 in …

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THE BLACKOUT EXPERIMENTS – World Premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

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The most extreme immersive horror experience in America is called Blackout. Not for the faint of heart, it is a terrifying, psycho-sexual thrill-ride designed to play on our deepest psychological fears. Rich Fox’s innovative horror documentary follows a group of friends whose experience with Blackout becomes deeply personal, developing into an obsession that hijacks their lives and blurs the line …

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International Screenplay Contest for Feature Horror Film Launches

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Visceral Films in association with Land of Illusions and BAO Productions- one of the largest, continuously running horror theme parks in the US- announces an international screenplay competition for an upcoming feature film to be produced in 2016. The contest starts December 11, 2015, and ends January 31, 2016 at midnight, EST. Visceral Films in association with Land of Illusions …

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King and Country Creates New On-Air Identity For Chiller

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King and Country (K&C), a full-service, design-centric production company has created the new on-air identity for horror network Chiller. The visually arresting rebrand package emphasizes Chiller’s new mainstream horror/thriller content with the promise of compelling, high-quality entertainment – while still honoring the classic tagline, “Scary Good.” “In the time leading up to the rebrand, Chiller became the only network dedicated …

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Eytan Rockaway’s THE ABANDONED in theaters Jan. 8th

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THE ABANDONED (previously titled THE CONFINES) that will premiere in theaters January 8. IFC Midnight will be releasing day and date with VOD and Digital as well. Director Eytan Rockaway makes his feature film directorial debut in this tense thriller that blurs the lines between illness and reality to mirror the traumatized psyche of the protagonist in a story that …

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Santa’s Coming to Punish You at the Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn, NY

The notorious and controversial 1984 film Silent Night, Deadly Night, directed by Charles E. Sellier Jr., will be screened this weekend at the beautiful Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn, NY on 35mm. Lambasted by parental groups upon its initial release on November 9, 1984 (the same day as A Nightmare on Elm Street), the publicity surrounding the controversy failed to translate …

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Movie Poster for DEAD afterlife has Arrived!

DEAD afterlife is a full length motion picture that combines both the zombie and paranormal genres into one unique blend. This mash-up features some of the biggest iconic names of the horror genre and teams them up with the superstars of the professional wrestling industry. The collection of talent in this horror movie is undeniably breathtaking. The horror elite includes, …

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