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Shudder Lands Exclusive Rights for ‘Kuso’

The horror-focused digital streaming service Shudder has announced that it is acquiring North American and UK/Ireland rights to Flying Lotus’ psych-out nightmare Kuso. The film, which made a buzzy debut at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, will be available on the premium thriller, suspense and horror video streaming service, and …

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Joe Lynch to Serve Up Foodie-Horror ‘Taste’

Penchant Entertainment has announced that Joe Lynch (Mayhem, Wrong Turn 2: Dead End, Knights of Badassdom, Everly)  has signed on to direct the horror film Taste, written by David Cohen (Subject Zero, No One Lives, The Vatican). The project will be produced by Cohen as well as Penchant partners Erin Eggers, Chase …

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Shane West Stirs Serial Killer in the ‘Awakening the Zodiac’ Trailer

In 1968, one of the deadliest serial killers in U.S. history disappeared without a trace. His identity and cryptic messages remained unsolved for decades…until now. After a fortune seeking couple uncover a forty-year-old film reel depicting two gruesome murders taken by the killer himself, they set out to solve the …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Great Choice’ / Interview with Director Robin Comisar

Short film Great Choice caught the Frightday crew’s attention at the Overlook Film Festival by its one sentence synopsis: “Woman gets stuck in a Red Lobster commercial.” Kicking off the fest’s first shorts package, the screening was met with laughs, shock, and applause. While I want to give a fleshed …

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RLJ Entertainment to unleash ‘Mayhem’ on Shudder early 2018

RLJ Entertainment is partnering with Frightday’s favorite horror streaming service Shudder on the North American release of Joe Lynch’s action/thriller Mayhem, produced by Avva Pictures’ Mehrdad Elie & Parisa Caviani along with Circle of Confusion’s Lawrence Mattis & Matt Smith. The film first premiered at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival to positive reviews.  Directed by Joe Lynch …

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13 Cannibalistic Fea(s)ture Films

Wither it’s customary or insanity, here’s some of the best films for when only interspecies meat eating will do… Cowardly John Boyd is relocated to a remote fort in California with a group of other misfits. When a starving man shares his story of lies and cannibalism, some of the …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Raw’

Justine is a vegetarian, or at least she was. On first eating meat for the first time as part of a hazing, she develops an insatiable appetite for the stuff. Now for all the festival buzz about people fainting during screenings, Raw is a surprisingly reserved cannibal movie. It’s not …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Capture’

Capture initially drew my attention because it was advertised as an interactive film experience. Audience members were instructed to download a companion app prior to the screening, which viewers will be able to do at home as well. The app uses your phone’s microphone to sync with the film’s audio …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘The Watcher’

A young couple in a new home receives increasingly disturbing notes and packages from a mysterious individual known only as the watcher. It’s a simple premise that’s grounded in a bit of truth (a similar situation happened in New Jersey). However the movie ultimately goes a more theatrical route—a choice …

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A 666-Character Review of Killing Ground

In the best tradition of Australian survival horror, Killing Ground is the interwoven tale of two vacationing families terrorized by a pair of hog-hunting workaday psychopaths. Writer/Director Damien Power razes a path of death and violence across the Bush, and as the chase escalates, we see normal people reacting in …

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