German Angst – All of the Misery of Nekromantik, Zero Necrophilia
German Angst is a German (big surprise) anthology written and directed by Jörg Buttgereit , Michal Kosakowski , and Andreas Marschall . Notably, this is the first horror film for Buttgereit, famed director of the highly-controversial Nekromantik, since 1993’s Schramm: Into the Mind of a Serial Killer. Kosakowski and... Read more
THE DARK TAPES Dips Its Feet Into Cosmic Horror
The Dark Tapes, directed and entirely self-financed by director Michael McQuown, is a horror anthology in 3 stories with a wraparound that loosely bundles everything under a theme of extradimensional beings that exist all around us, outside of our perception. I’ll get to the wrapround in a minute, but... Read more
FREAK OUT Fails to Accomplish Its Mission
Isolated, stranded, confined. Matan, a soldier in the IDF, sets off for a week of patrolling in a remote base in the north of the country with his unit. Overwhelmed with homesickness, he becomes an easy target for the other soldiers who try their best to make his life miserable. However,... Read more
THE VOID Really Delivers Its 80s Horror Promise
Splattered blood. A man’s body on the floor. Another terrified man runs out of the small, quaint farmhouse. He turns to see a woman, equally as terrified, run out of the same house, immediately followed by two grim, determined men. One of the men takes aim and BLAM! The... Read more
Boysenberry Festival at Knott’s Berry Farm Off To Smashing Start
Four years ago, Knott’s Berry Farm decided to honor their roots and go back to the beginning, creating the Boysenberry Festival, celebrating the little berry that grew an empire. The first year was a delightful surprise, offering new limited-edition food, entertainment, crafts and gifts, all with a boysenberry flair.... Read more
The Blackcoat’s Daughter is Chilly and Atmospheric
 Two girls who are left alone at their prep school Bramford over winter break when their parents mysteriously fail to pick them up.  While the girls experience increasingly strange and creepy occurrences at the isolated school, Joan is determined to get to Bramford as fast as she can. As Joan gets... Read more
THE LURE Seduces in this Bloodthirsty 80’s Era Mermaid Musical
In this bold, genre-defying horror-musical mashup — the playful and confident debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska — a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters are drawn ashore in an alternate ’80s Poland to explore the wonders and temptations of life on land. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly aura... Read more
Pregnancy And Revenge Go Together Well In PREVENGE
Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way. In the new darker-than-dark comedy horror film Prevenge, mother-to-be Ruth (writer-director Alice Lowe) has a very strong connection with the... Read more
LAKE BODOM Starts with a Clever Premise
Every camper’s worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent. As the years passed and the case grew cold, the unsolved mystery turned into an urban legend, a creepy campfire story passed from generation to generation.... Read more
THE INFLICTED Is An Interesting Film
A serial killer with sisterly issues is a devastatingly sad killer. After losing his sister to their father’s insanity, David O’Hara (Matthan Harris) becomes obsessed with creating a family of his own, by any means necessary. O’Hara is a medical student that occasionally finds women to rape and impregnate. He meets... Read more