Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 72

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Life After Beth (2014) proves that a zombie romcom is a difficult proposition regardless of how fantastic the cast may be. Dane DeHaan, Aubrey Plaza,  John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon and Anna Kendrick cannot save this humorless, lifeless horror comedy from writer/director Jeff Baena. All the pieces are there, they just never assemble into a cohesive whole. Sad. Afflicted (2013), on the other hand, proves how a well constructed story and a pair of leads with authentic bro-chemistry … Continue reading

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Film Review: Afflicted (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Two best friends see their trip of a lifetime take a dark turn when one of them is struck by a mysterious affliction. Now, in a foreign land, they race to uncover the source before it consumes him completely. REVIEW: It’s no secret that I’m not what you might call an aficionado of films in the found footage genre. There have been a few decent enough ones since The Blair Witch Project debuted back … Continue reading

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Are You Ready To Get AFFLICTED – Blu-ray Details Emerge

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Today’s email brought the good news that AFFLICTED is finally going to make it’s way to Blu-ray. July 1st is the release date and here is what the press release reveals about everything else: The award-winning, critically acclaimed horror thriller AFFLICTED spreads terror on Blu-ray™, DVD & Digital July 1, courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. AFFLICTED tells the chilling tale of two best friends whose documented journey around the world takes a horrifying turn … Continue reading

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Trailer For AFFLICTED Shows Us A Trip Gone Wrong

Found footage fans rejoice! Got a new flick heading your way and it looks pretty damn good. It’s titled AFFLICTED and it will be heading to theaters this spring from CBS films. Wanna see what it’s all about? This sucker won best horror flick at last years Fantastic Fest and all who have seen it sing it praises. Gotta say, the trailer has peaked my interest and the cool things is, we don’t have to … Continue reading

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