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Stranger With My Face International Film Festival Announces Key 2017 Titles and Guests!

Retrospective of New Zealand filmmaker Gaylene Preston with a screening of her two ‘genre’ titles Tasmanian premiere of the all-female anthology XX with filmmaker Roxanne Benjamin in person Retrospective screening of The People Under the Stairs with cinematographer Sandi Sissel The 5th edition of Stranger With My Face International Film Festival will take place in Hobart from 4-7 May, with …

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The Follower – Psychological Thriller Available for Digital HD and On Demand, April 18

The Follower, NEW Indie Film, Starring Erika Christensen, New Face Bethany Lauren James and Val Lauren Psychological Thriller Available for Digital HD and On Demand, April 18 New York, NY – April 12, 2017 – The Follower, a new psychological thriller, will be available for Digital HD and On Demand, April 18, via MarVista Entertainment. The film stars Erika Christensen, …

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Interview: Steven Shainberg (Rupture)

“Rupture” is an excellent film. Great horror, excitement and intensity. How did the idea for the film manifest? Steven- It came about originally about [sic] I love the form of a person taken to a place where they don’t know anything that is happening to them and discovering something new about themselves.

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Film Review: Quarries (2016)

SYNOPSIS: To escape her abusive boyfriend, Kat joins a wilderness expedition with a group of women, all of whom are struggling with the uncertainty of life. What was supposed to be an opportunity for personal discovery quickly becomes a fight for survival, forcing each one to discover the strength within themselves that they didn’t even know they possessed. While being …

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Interview: Matt Drummond (My Pet Dinosaur)

Why did you decide to become a filmmaker? I was always captivated by films as a child and the love of escaping to other worlds. I grew up with musicians and always thought that music was going to be my career, however I was taught to paint and draw at a very early age and from there became an animator …

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Scooby-Doo, Who Are You?

Headless spectres, giant insects, demon sharks, vikings, werewolves, pterodactyls, kelp creatures, faceless zombies, moon monsters – since debuting in 1969 there’s been no mystery too great to deter the intrepid Great Dane and his four mod buddies from southern California. How did a phrase from a Frank Sinatra song become the name for one of the best-known cartoons in the …

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Dissecting Critters Movie Franchise

Critters The success of 1984s Gremlins, with its unique blend of horror and sardonic humour seemingly inspired a number of other “little monster” films of that decade. Critters is one of the best. Although its makers deny any influence it shares with Gremlins a sense of mischievous glee but also possesses its own brand of charm. This is family-friendly horror …

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‘Red Christmas’ Starring Horror Icon Dee Wallace To Be Released By Artsploitation Films

RED Christmas – The Silent Night HE Came Home Controversial Abortion-Themed Horror Film Set for Genre Festivals and Theatrical before DVD/Blu-ray/VOD Release Artsploitation Films has acquired US rights from international sales agent Devilworks for the Australian horror film Red Christmas directed by veteran television director/producer Craig Anderson. The dark,violent and sickly twisted tale had its World Premiere at the Sydney …

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Music Video: Metallica – Moth Into Flame

“Moth Into Flame” is a song by heavy metal band Metallica and is the second single from their tenth studio album, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct. The song first debuted during the band’s appearance on The Howard Stern Show on September 26, 2016 with the official music video being uploaded to the band’s official YouTube page hours later.

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Character Spotlight: Twin Peaks Dale Cooper

Twin Peaks set the television world on fire in the 90s. While only two seasons aired, the quirky and engaging drama created by Mark Frost and David Lynch garnered a cult following.  It all started with a fervoured search for who killed teenage dream queen Laura Palmer and ended on an ambiguous cliffhanger, challenging viewers to figure out what was …

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Film Review: Burrp! (short film) (1993)

SYNOPSIS: A zombie outbreak takes place. There’s lots of carnage all over. Some people fight against it. REVIEW: Burrp! is a 32 minute Spanish short film directed and written by Sergio Blasco. The film is almost impossible to find but has been sitting on our extreme list for quite some time. occasionally we’ll create an entry for extreme films that …

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ANOTHER EVIL In Theaters + Digital Platforms May 5th

A frightened husband goes behind his wife’s back to rid their vacation home of ghosts, but discovers that the supposed expert’s bizarre techniques may be causing more harm than good.   ANOTHER EVIL   The Supernatural Comedy Festival Favorite Will Be Released In Select Theaters and on Digital HD on May 5, 2017   “Beautifully written, funny and awkward” – …

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Interview: Trevor Macy (The Bye Bye Man)

Trevor Macy is an incredible Producer. He has been involved with such films as: “Safe House,” “The Strangers,” and more. He spoke with me for a Horrornews.net Exclusive! Hi Trevor, How are you? Trevor- I’m fine thanks! I watched “The Bye Bye Man” Blu-ray and it was amazing! Lot of horror, suspense and great scenes. How did you become involved …

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Trailer: Madre (2016)

Miguel is a 14-year-old kid about to go back to a centre for minors. His mother, out of work and with an unstable personal life, is incapable of taking care of him. This is why Miguel lives in a state of constant urgency, doing the housework, selling Kleenex or stealing from supermarkets. All this ends when Social Services come for …

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Film Review: The Axe Murders of Villisca (2016)

SYNOPSIS: ‘Villisca’ is a ghost story set in the actual house of the notorious and still unsolved 1912 ax murders. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears. REVIEW: “The Axe Murders of Villisca” is so close to being a good movie.  It has decent, if not quite great, …

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