Film Review: The ABCs of Death (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: In a bold cinematic experiment, 26 directors from 15 different countries come together to present a collection of 26 shorts on the subject of death. Each director is given a single letter of the alphabet to use as a topic of their short. This is the ABCs of Death. REVIEW: Entertaining. Provocative. Disturbing. The ABCs of Death is like the Twilight Zone on crack, a bing-bang-boom collection of horror shorts from 26 different directors … Continue reading

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Full Trailer For ‘The Guest’ Arrives On Our Doorstep

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We’ve talked about ‘The Guest’ a little a couple of weeks back. At that time we had a nice little teaser that just wet our whistle a bit for what the future might hold. Good news for you all tonight though – the full trailer just dropped and it’s…well, see for yourself: Directed by Adam Wingard and written by Simon Barrett whose last team up gave us the awesome ‘You’re Next’- ‘The Guest’ is on … Continue reading

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Adam Wingard Wants You To Welcome ‘THE GUEST’

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Adam Wingard’s last film was ‘You’re Next’ and I loved it! I don’t remember where it landed but it was in my top 10 so needless to say, expectation run high for Wingard’s next effort, that being ‘The Guest’. So, what the hell is ‘The Guest’ you ask? Dan Stevens play David who shows up one day on the door step of the Peterson family claiming to be the friend of the families son who … Continue reading

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Film Review: V/H/S/2 (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student’s disappearance. REVIEW: Last year’s “V/H/S/” was a surprise hit and something of a critical darling as well and it’s success has inevitably led to “V/H/S/2″ which doesn’t even think to try and mess with the original’s formula and gives … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 21

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You’re Next has descended upon audiences providing screams, laughs and mayhem. Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen recap and review the  film with Thomas declaring it an instant cult classic. We also have Alan Tuskes, one of the FX artists on You’re Next, on board with the inside scoop on the gore and make-up. Dave fires up the crypt-keepers with the horror news of the week and Doc has the winners of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: You’re Next (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back. REVIEW: An unexpected mĂ©lange of “The Strangers“, “Straw Dogs“ and “Home Alone“, director Adam Wingard’s “You’re Next” is one of the most bracing and exciting films of the year! As written by Simon Barrett, it tells the story of an anniversary celebration gone terribly … Continue reading

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Here’s A Clip From YOU’RE NEXT To Get Your Blood Flowing

Coming at us from director Adam Wingard is the home invasion flick YOU’RE NEXT and judging from the short clip this is going to be one crazy ass ride. The film has a stellar cast that includes Nick Tucci, Wendy Glenn, AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Margaret Laney, Amy Seimetz, Ti West, Calvin Reeder, Larry Fessenden, Kate Lyn Sheil, Barbara Crampton, Rob Moran, and Sharni Vinson. and goes just like this: The Davison family comes under … Continue reading

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Interview: Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett (VHS 2)

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Exclusive HorrorNews.net Interview w/ Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett VHS 2 (“Phase 1 Clinical Trials” and “Tape 49″) by Justin “Tyme” Hissey Magnet Releasing & The Collective in association with Bloody Disgusting Presents

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 09

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Found footage meets horror anthology again with V/H/S/2 as co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen discuss the sequel coming out June 6 on VOD and in July in a theater near you from Magnet Releasing. An impressive gathering of young horror directors unite to film a series of shorts that include zombies, aliens, ghosts, demons and a Satanic cult. The grue-crew examine each of the four segments and the wrap-around story. After … Continue reading

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V/H/S on VHS

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Really, if you think about it this just makes sense. We can also file this in the “everything old is new again” file. The anthology flick V/H/S which has been out for a while now cross platform, as a matter of fact it is streaming on Netflix right now, is now also available as an actual VHS. I wonder how many folks even still have their VHS players. I’ve got a couple hundred VHS tapes … Continue reading

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Film Review: V/H/S (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for. REVIEW: “V/H/S” is a new horror anthology that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year. It recently played at the South By Southwest Film Festival and this writer had the opportunity to watch its midnight screening. Loosely inspired by other anthology … Continue reading

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Film Review: HomeSick (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A bizarre stranger crashes a homecoming party and forces all the teens to identify the person they hate the most. Soon, those singled out by the partygoers begin turning up dead at the hands of a spooky, hooded killer. Worse, the surviving kids realize that one boy at the party claimed to hate them all, so they turn to the town’s eccentric gun enthusiast to help keep them alive. Adam Wingard directs this suspenseful … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Horrible Way to Die (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: An escaped murderer is in pursuit of his ex-girlfriend, who has fled to start a new life in a small town. REVIEW: “A Horrible Way to Die” arrives under the directorial talent of Adam Wingard who had a few great releases with “Home Sick” (2007) and “Pop Skull”(which I’ve yet to see). Though I do recommend “Home Sick” which is cult fav of mine. The movie stars the talented AJ Bowen, who plays Garrick … Continue reading

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