FILMTRAILERS

The ‘Dead Shack’ Is a Little Old Place Where We Get Eaten Together

While staying at a run-down cabin in the woods during the weekend, three children must save their parents from the neighbor who intends to feed them to her un-dead family. Raven Banner brings the latest in horror/comedy with Dead Shack, which will see its streaming debut on Shudder tomorrow (February …

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FRIGHTDAYPODCAST

Episode 150: The Shape of Water / Unidentified Submerged Objects

This week we talk shocking horror Oscar nominations, unexplained crafts from below the waterline, and a frighteningly beautiful, fairy tale of a film, Guillermo del Toro’s, The Shape of Water.   Do Our Oceans Harbour Alien Crafts?   CEMETERIES CAMP COUNSELORS  

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FILMSXSW

SXSW Night Owls and Creep Seekers, the Midnighters Lineup Has Arrived

The latest announcement from SXSW includes the ever-popular Midnighters lineup, as well as multiple shorts programs, VR, and the new category of Independent Episodics. Noteworthy Midnighter features include Hereditary, Upgrade (the latest from Leigh Whannell), and an untitled film from Blumhouse.   Senior Film Programmer Jarod Neece said, “It is …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Winchester’

The wealthy widow of a manufacturing mogul is attempting to set things right with those who’s lives have been taken by their creation. No, I’m not talking about Winchester Roller Skates. The film revolves around the impressive, “true” story about, “America’s Most Haunted House”. I’ll admit that when I hear …

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FILMTV

Tension Crawls Its Way In-between Super Bowl 52 Plays

While football itself is irrelevant to standard Frightday programming, the Super Bowl commercial breaks were peppered with trailers that may be of interest. Didn’t watch the big game? Don’t worry, we got you covered. While details on the plot of this film are still relatively unknown, we’re given a few …

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PODCAST

Episode 149: Mom and Dad / Feral Children

This week we talk Magic Kingdom comings up, nature nurtured youngsters, & filicidal ideations, reviewing Bryan Taylor’s Mom and Dad…not his parents…his film…about parents… Feral Children by Julia Fullerton-Batten   DNA Evidence Suggests Captured Russian Ape Woman Might Have been Subspecies of Modern Human  

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FILMNEWSSXSW

Shhh…’A Quiet Place’ to be Hushed and Horrifying Opening of SXSW ’18

South By Southwest is back for its 25th year and has begun its highly anticipated announcements. For genre fans, their opening night film is sure to bring excitement. A Quiet Place, directed by everyone’s favorite Office hunk John Krasinski, will be the festival’s opener. Currently making waves among horror fans …

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FILMTRAILERS

Vacancy is Limited in Nicolas Cage’s Motel Thriller ‘Looking Glass’

Is 2018 the year of Cage? Arriving shortly after the recently released Mom & Dad, Nicolas Cage once again finds himself in a horror/thriller film. Swapping black comedy and extreme violence for a more stylistic thriller, Looking Glass appears to blend thrills, sexuality, violence, and mystery. Cage plays Ray, who …

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FILMTRAILERS

Mourning is Just the Beginning in ‘Hereditary’ Trailer

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision …

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PODCAST

Episode 148: Like Me / Port Arthur

This week…from it’s brutal history, to its contemporary rampage killings, we’re talking all things Port Arthur, Tasmania, as well as reviewing Robert Mocker’s shocking stream spree movie, Like Me. Sam’s Favorite Dagger Martin Bryant Before   After  

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FESTIVALFILMNEWS

Sundance Midnighters Bring Eclectic Terror to the Table

The Midnight slot at the Sundance Film Festival is home to the weird ones. Every year audiences squirm in their seat to a variety of genre films in the dead of night, and 2018 is no different. The roster is filled out with promising films this year, notable among them …

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FILMTRAILERS

Atmospheric Period Horror ‘The Lodgers’ Is Creeping Close

After a successful premier at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, Epic Pictures has just announced a theatrical release date for new gothic horror/thriller The Lodgers, directed by award-winning filmmaker Brian O’Malley. The film stars Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner, Moe Dunford, and David Bradley, and Deirdre O’Kane. 1920, rural Ireland. Anglo …

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FILM

The Academy Concedes to Horror with ‘Shape of Water’ and ‘Get Out’ Oscar Nods

Oscar nominations were announced today and horror/sci-fi fans have every reason to be thrilled. The Shape of Water leads the pack with 13 nominations, while Get Out racked up 4. This is hardly surprising following Guillermo del Toro’s win for Best Director at the Golden Globes, as well as all …

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FILMTRAILERS

‘Winchester’ Trailer Capitalizes on the Mansion’s Haunted History

Most of us know the story: eccentric widow and heiress to the Winchester fortune, believing her home to be haunted by all those killed by a Winchester Rifle, instructs countless workers to continue ceaseless, round-the-clock, and often nonsensical construction of the mansion in order to keep the spirits at bay. …

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FILMTRAILERS

Tyler Perry Takes Thriller Seriously in ‘Acrimony’ Trailer

Tyler Perry has been a busy man since busting into Hollywood with his first feature film in 2006. Known for his ongoing Madea series, Perry has written & directed 17 films in the past 12 years, along with a handful of acting roles. Coming fresh off his Halloween horror/comedy, Boo …

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FILMNEWS

Zak Bagans’ Paranormal Doc ‘Demon House’ Has Found a Home

Freestyle Media has announced their acquisition of North American distribution rights to the upcoming paranormal documentary Demon House, written, directed, and produced by Ghost Adventures very own Zak Bagans. Bagans’ team also includes co-producers Joseph Taglieri, Mike Dorsey, and Jay Wasley, and features Bagans himself alongside Father Michael Maginot, Dr. Barry Taff, …

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PODCAST

Episode 147: Insidious: The Last Key / Free Will?

This week we talk about things we were always going to talk about, Byron tears through a saccharine story of maniac meets lass, & we review a prequel’s prequel…Adam Robitel’s, Insidious: The Last Key. #ElisesNieces There’s No Such Thing As Free Will… But We’re Better Off Believing in it Anyway by Steven …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Mom and Dad’

What happens when the instinct to protect your children gets inverted? A lot of kids die. That’s the simple, outlandish (and never fully explained) premise of Mom and Dad, a 2018 black comedy starring Selma Blair and Nicolas Cage. While there’s a commentary on suburbia buried somewhere in here, what’s …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘The Road Movie’

The Road Movie, directed by Dmitrii Kalashnikov, pushes the limits of what is considered horror with its voyeuristic documentary approach to destruction. Parts snuff film (which I did NOT enjoy) and comedy (like, say, driving your tank through a car wash) are intertwined to show the variety of footage captured …

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FILMTRAILERS

IFC Midnight Brings Latest in Brit Horror with ‘Ghost Stories’

Ghost Stories stars Andy Nyman as Professor Goodman, a psychologist and skeptic, who has his rationality tested when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three terrifying hauntings. He then embarks on a mission to find rational explanations for the ghostly happenings. Paul Whitehouse (“The Death of Stalin”) …

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Joseph

Truly frightening

Jacob

I didn't understand the section where the person was driving completely normal, yet some female passenger kept yelling at them to slow down and stop and she was scared. But…

John Reid

I so agree with your review. I thought the 1999 Haunting was perfectly cast so when I read about the remake I was very excited to go see it. Probably…

Caroline

I love it it beautiful