MAGNET RELEASING Is Going To Have STAGE FRIGHT

Any horror film starring MEAT LOAF is ok in my book… Let me introduce you to STAGE FRIGHT a little stalker/slasher flick that MAGNET RELEASING just picked up and will be sending the fans way on April 3rd via VOD and iTunes. Of course a home video debut will follow shortly after, assuming MAGNET sticks to their normal release schedule. So, like I said this one stars MEAT LOAF and and Minnie Driver (talk about … Continue reading

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New Poster Gets Dumped For BAD MILO

All righty, got some news for you this morning on the (shall we say) interesting flick BAD MILO. We’ve talked about his one before, it’s the flick about the dude who poops out a demon that goes on a rampage to kill those who wronged him. Got the official one sheet for you as well as the release info. The press release lays it all out. Starring Ken Marino, Gillian Jacobs, Patrick Warburton, Mary Kay … Continue reading

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Film Review: 23:59 (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: An army recruit was found dead during a 24km road march. After the death of the recruit, strange things began to happen, haunting all the soldiers in the barracks. REVIEW: Originally released in Singapore a few years ago, writer/director Gilbert Chan’s “23:59″ is just arriving on our shores thanks to the good people at Magnet Releasing and while it’s not the scariest flick I’ve seen this year it still managed to raise a hair … Continue reading

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V/H/S/2 Gets It’s VOD Debut Date

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The sequel to last years hit anthology series V/H/S opened at the SXSW festival last night. Haven’t heard how it went yet but I am assuming that they continued with the fine ground work they laid in the original. Magnet Releasing let it be known that a VOD premiere date has been set and that date is June 6th. A theatrical release will follow on July 12th and if Magnet holds true to form, a … Continue reading

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Red Band Trailer For KISS OF THE DAMNED

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Last week I showed you all the home run of a one sheet for KISS OF THE DAMNED and this week brings a kick ass red band trailer that show once again that those folks over at Magnet Releasing know how to pick em. A quick refresh on the flick: Synopsis: “With her narrative feature debut, Xan Cassavetes (Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession) has crafted a stylish and sensory visual and aural experience that recalls … 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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‘Here Comes the Devil’ Signs Soul to Magnet Releasing

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 The Wagner/ Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing announced last night at Fantastic Fest – as part of the films introduction at the US Premiere — that it has acquired North American rights to Adrian Garcia Bogliano’s HERE COMES THE DEVIL. The announcement was made to an excited crowd at the 11:20pm screening at the Alamo South Lamar. Director Bogliano, producer Andrea Quiroz Hernandez and stars Francisco Barreiro and Lura Caro were on hand as the announcement … Continue reading

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Christian Slater featured horror film ‘Playback’ acquired by Magnet Releasing

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Magnet Releasing takes US Rights to PLAYBACK From Celluloid Nightmares  The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, announced today they have acquired US rights to PLAYBACK, a frightening horror film featuring Christian Slater, directed by Michael Nickles. Magnet will release PLAYBACK through its Ultra VOD program in February, launching the film on all digital VOD platforms prior to its theatrical release in March. The deal was negotiated for Magnet by SVP of … Continue reading

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Chawz: Killer Pig Flick acquired by Magnet Releasing

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Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures announced today that it has acquired North American rights to CHAWZ, a wild and funny Korean monster movie about a giant, vicious pig terrorizing an idyllic countryside. Directed by Jeong-won Shin, CHAWZ is an affectionate tribute to classing monster movies that boasts fantastically gory special effects of the porcine beast attacking innocent tourists looking to pick organic vegetables. “If JAWS was looking to branch out to dry … Continue reading

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