AFTER DARK ORIGINALS: HORRORFEST – COMES TO THE UK IN 2011

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After 4 hugely successful years in the US, AFTER DARK: HORRORFEST comes to EMPIRE CINEMAS with the AFTER DARK ORIGINALS; a horror festival weekend around the UK through UK distributor G2 PICTURES – famous for providing cutting edge genre films. Starting Friday 4th March through to Sunday 6th March horror fans in key cities in the UK and Ireland will get 7 brand new original horror films and enjoy the opportunity to get dressed up … Continue reading

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Specs and Artwork For The First Two AFTER DARK ORIGINALS

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The premiere round of AFTER DARK ORIGINALS have come and gone and now it’s time for the DVD releases.  Got all the info on the first two that will hit home video.  HUSK and PROWL will kick off the releases. Here’s your info: LIONSGATE will once again handle the distribution details.  The discs will hit on March 29th. First up, HUSK: When a murder of crows smash into the windshield causing their car to crash, … Continue reading

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’51′ and ‘Scream of the Banshee’ coming soon!

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AFTER DARK FILMS AND SYFY ORIGINAL MOVIES, SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE AND 51 WILL HAVE THEIR OWN THEATRICAL DEBUT Syfy announced (April 1, 2010) that it will join forces with After Dark Films, the independent production company behind the annual Horrorfest: 8 Films to Die For, to produce two films for the channel’s popular Saturday Original Movie franchise. The first After Dark-Syfy co-production is Scream of the Banshee, starring Lauren Holly (NCIS) and Lance Henriksen … Continue reading

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Re-kill: New After Dark Zombie film limited showings

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AFTER DARK FILMS RELEASES NEW ZOMBIE FILM RE-KILL COMES TO LIFE AS PART OF AFTER DARK ORIGINALS “A NEW BRAND OF FEAR” SERIES Los Angeles, CA (Thursday Jan 26th, 2011) — After Dark Films CEO Courtney Solomon announced the newest zombie feature, RE-KILL, written by Mike Hurst (Hardwired, Ninja) and directed by Val Milev. Roger Cross (The Day The Earth Stood Still), Jesse Garcia (Quinceanera), and Daniella Alonso (Wrong Turn 2, The Hills Have Eyes … Continue reading

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After Dark Films – ‘The Task’ trailer debut

A group of unlucky reality show contestants must survive the night in a haunted jail.

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New Poster for After Dark Films – ‘Scream of The Banshee’

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After Dark Films have unveiled the poster for their upcoming film SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE. Starring Lauren Holly as Professor Isla Whelan and Lance Henriksen as Broderick Duncan, SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE is a new look at the Banshee mythos and will be released sometime in 2011. Official Synopsis: “An archeology professor unearths a dangerous artifact, unwittingly releasing a creature that is able to kill with the power of its bone-splitting scream.”

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Film Review: Butterfly Effect: Revelation (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: When he discovers that he has the ability to travel through time, teenager Sam Reed (Chris Carmack) uses his newfound power to unravel the mystery surrounding his girlfriend’s (Rachel Miner) untimely death. Despite his noble intentions, Chris inadvertently disrupts the space-time continuum and unleashes the wrath of a psychopathic serial killer. Directed by Seth Grossman, this sci-fi thriller also stars Daniel Spink and Richard Wilkinson REVIEW: “Sometimes you can’t fix things. Sometimes they’re just … Continue reading

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After Dark adds 7th title – ‘Seconds Apart’

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SECONDS APART PACKS A TERRIFYING ONE-TWO PUNCH Los Angeles, CA (Dec. 9th, 2010) — After Dark Films CEO Courtney Solomon has announced, SECONDS APART, as part of the After Dark Originals “A New Brand of Fear” line-up. The film is directed by award winning short-film director Antonio Negret (Towards Darkness) and stars Orlando Jones (Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, Evolution) and twins Gary Entin (Rest Stop, The Seeker) & Edmund Entin (Rest Stop, The Seeker, The … Continue reading

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After Dark’s latest – ‘Husk’ joins group – still posted

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AFTER DARK FILMS SHOWS ITS METTLE WITH LATEST TITLE HUSK SOWS FEAR AND REAPS HORROR IN THE LATEST “AFTER DARK ORIGINALS” FILM  After Dark Films CEO Courtney Solomon has once again planted terror into the hearts of horror fans. Husk, the sixth chilling feature film as part of the AFTER DARK ORIGINALS is a gruesome tale written and directed by Brett Simmons (Mark of Love) based on Simmons’ short film of the same name. The … Continue reading

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After Dark Blu-ray collections coming!

DOUBLE FEATURES TO DIE FOR!AFTER DARK FAVORITES HIT BLU-RAY DISC WITH THE BEST OF HORRORFEST AFTER DARK HORRORFEST BLU-RAY DOUBLE FEATURES: VOLUMES 1-4 THE GRAVEDANCERS/WICKED LITTLE THINGS: UNRATED DIRECTOR’S CUT BORDERLAND: UNRATED DIRECTOR’S CUT/CRAZY EIGHTS THE BROKEN / THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT 3: REVELATIONS THE GRAVES / ZOMBIES OF MASS DESTRUCTION  Street Date: 1/4/11 Blu-ray Disc SRP: $19.99 each This January marks the month of 1,000 screams with “The Best of Horrorfest” – After Dark fan … Continue reading

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After Dark Films Announces ‘Fertile Grounds’ – 5th title!

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FIFTH TITLE, FERTILE GROUND, IS ROOTED IN FEAR AND GHOSTLY FANTASY Los Angeles, CA (August 19, 2010) — After Dark Films CEO Courtney Solomon continues the momentum of After Dark Originals “A New Brand of Fear” with his announcement of the bonechilling 5th film, Fertile Ground. Writer/Director Adam Gierasch (Autopsy, Night of the Demons) co-wrote this film together with Jace Anderson. The film stars Leisha Hailey (The L Word) and Gale Harold (Queer as Folk, … Continue reading

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8 Films to Die For – After Dark Fest 2010

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The horror community is always a bit on edge. Coming January 29th are the next series of films from Afterdark and this grouping seems to be a better than the last set. First on the plate is a little knee slap of a film called “Lake Mungo”. Of course, in normal society, a “mungo” is something of a sideshow freak, a moron, a political figure if you will. Not so in this helping of monstrous … Continue reading

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From the Nightshift: After Dark Film Festival Part Two

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After Dark Film Festival Part Two: Mini Reviews from the Toronto After Dark Film Festival: “Idiots & Angels” (2008) An animated fable from writer/animator Bill Plympton. A delightfully dark, funny and touching look at selfish ass hole who suddenly grows angel wings that force him to act against his will. The film is without dialogue but will draw you in quickly with its powerful images and characters. A sarcastic movie that isn’t afraid to be … Continue reading

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