Month: June 2018

The incredibly talented, prolific and outspoken writer Harlan Ellison has passed away at the age of 84. The news was broken by Christine Valada, who tweeted: Susan Ellison has asked me to announce the passing of writer Harlan Ellison, in his sleep, earlier today. “For a brief time I was here, and for a brief
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The trailer for Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s mockumentary series Wellington Paranormal is here By Poppy-Jay Palmer 29-06-18 4 We’ve all been waiting for it: the first trailer for Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s What We Do In The Shadows follow-up series Wellington Paranormal is here, and it looks amazing. Check it out:  The
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Update (29/06/18): Mike Flanagan tweeted that Rebecca Ferguson will be playing Rose The Hat, the film’s terrifying antagonist. Rose ???? https://t.co/7aPes36D9E — Mike Flanagan (@flanaganfilm) June 28, 2018 Rose and her band target children with psychic abilities and drain them of their shine, prolonging their lifespan. Original story: Ewan McGregor is no longer Doctor Sleep‘s
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All the Colours of the Dark: Arrow Video FrightFest 2018 Horror comes in many colours and flavours. There’s Universal horror, classical horror, drive-in horror, fleapit horror, mainstream horror, alt horror, trash horror, elevated horror, ‘real horror’ and ‘not really horror’. Horror takes up residence in the castle, the woods, the laboratory, the graveyard, the hospital,
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Vivieno Calsinelli’s suicide cult comedy, starring Kate Micucci, Dan Harmon and Taika Waititi, has been hard at the bath salts By Anton Bitel 27-06-18 10 Released: TBA Certificate: TBC Director: Vivieno Caldinelli Writer: Christopher Hewitson, Clayton Hewitson, Justin Jones Cast: Kate Micucci, Sam Huntington, Rhea Seehorn, Dan Harmon, Taika Waititi If you like this, try…
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Joko Anwar radically reimagines a classic of Eighties Indonesian diabolism By Anton Bitel 23-06-18 526 Released: TBA Certificate: TBC Director: Joko Anwar Writer: Joko Anwar Cast: Tara Basro, Bront Palarae, Endy Arfian, Nasar Anuz, Muhammad Adhiyat, Ayu Laksmi, Elly D Luthan Distributor: Rapi Films, CJ Entertainment If you like this, try… Ritual Joko Anwar’s twisty
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A family receives sinister orders during a nightmare Christmas in the sharp, twisted Await Further Instructions By Anton Bitel 23-06-18 1,353 Released: TBA Certificate: TBA Director: Johnny Kervorkian Writer: Gavin Williams Cast: Sam Gittins, Neerja Naik, Grant Masters, David Bradley, Abigail Cruttenden, Holly Weston, Kris Saddler Distributor: Goldfinch Studios, Shudder Films If you like this,
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AMC’s Arctic horror The Terror has been getting incredible buzz so it’s not too surprising that the company has given the go-ahead for a second season. What’s interesting, however, is that it’s heading somewhere completely different. Obviously, the first season was based on Dan Simmons’ novel, and sending another naval expedition to the Arctic doesn’t
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Just in case you thought all the IT: Chapter 2 casting excitement had ended with the final Losers’ Club line-up, there’s another name joining the film that’s a bit of an exciting surprise. Deadline reports that Canadian filmmaker and actor Xavier Dolan (Tom At The Farm, Heartbeats, I Killed My Mother) has been cast in
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