Month: May 2020

Being number two isn’t necessarily a bad thing as Disney+’s new original movie shows… By Rachael Harper 28-05-20 4,351 Disney+ has announced its latest original movie, Secret Society Of Second-Born Royals that will stream exclusively on the service in July. Check out the trailer here…  Secret Society Of Second-Born Royals follows Sam, a rebellious teenage
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Is Reborn electrifying or is it a shocker? Find out with our crackling review… By Rachael Harper 26-05-20 246 Certificate: 15 Director: Julian Richards Cast: Barbara Crampton, Michael Paré, Kayleigh Gilbert Distributor: Jinga Films Sixteen years after suffering a stillbirth, actress Lena O’Neill (played by Barbara Crampton – Re-Animator) is (obviously) surprised to find the
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The full programme for the science fiction, fantasy and horror writing festival will be available online. By Rachael Harper 26-05-20 2,480 We have great news for those wondering what Cymera, Scotland’s festival of science fiction, fantasy and horror writing, is doing this year amid the ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic: it’s going digital! The festival
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Check out this special look video at Disney’s upcoming Artemis Fowl movie… By Rachael Harper 26-05-20 4,101 Can’t wait until Disney+’s 12 June release to get your Artemis Fowl fix? Not to worry! SciFiNow is here to help. Check out a special look at Disney’s upcoming movie below…  Artemis Fowl is directed by Kenneth
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Check out the trailer for twisted horror The Woman to celebrate its brand-new 4k release… By Rachael Harper 21-05-20 1,016 Those lovely folks at Arrow Video really know how to treat us! Not only are they releasing a brand-new 4k digital release of twisted horrors The Woman but they have also given us SciFiNow readers an exclusive
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The battle of the ages are well underway with Richard Bates Jr’s Killer Instinct. By Rachael Harper 20-05-20 735 Certificate: 15 Director: Richard Bates Jr Writer: Richard Bates Jr Cast: Amanda Crew, Robert Patrick, Kim Delaney, Hayley Marie Norman We’re sure we’ve all been there: that need to get away from it all and find
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“Bow before me.” (Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, 2020) Appearing in the new Justice League Dark: Apokolips War is Darkseid, the Dark Lord of the hellish world of Apokolips. Darkseid is a sadistic, aggressive tyrant seeking to control all sentient life throughout the universe and beyond. In his quest for ultimate power, Darkseid seeks out
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Anime Limited has announced that on 25 May, it will be launching Screen Anime, a new online film festival offering a curated selection of four films, one bingeable TV series and more each month for £3.98/mo or for a reduced £39.98/yr. “Ever since founding the annual Scotland Loves Anime Film Festival, showcasing the best in
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Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, the latest animated movie from DC, opens on a typical note – Superman, all suited and booted in his blue and red costume, giving a harrowing speech to the Justice League about good conquering evil. His speech riles up his troops as they go to battle with the evil New God,
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A powerless Superman? A band of superheroes who can’t save the day? Just what’s going on in DC’s latest animated movie Justice League Dark: Apokolips War? By Rachael Harper 15-05-20 64 Certificate: 15 Director: Matt Peters (co-director), Christina Sotta (co-director) Writer: Ernie Altbacker, Mairghread Scott Cast: Roger Cross, Rosario Dawson, Christopher Gorham, Jerry O’Connell, Matt
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Can you tell us a little about your newly-released short film, Re-displacement? Re-displacement is a sci-fi drama about a young man, Leo, who is searching for answers from his past using a futuristic therapy where he can visualise his memories. I wanted to create a high-concept film that explores complex emotional themes, through a sci-fi
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We’re pretty excited about this one at SciFiNow towers! Netflix has finally revealed the trailer for its Snowpiercer show and… okay we’ve all waited long let’s just have a look at it here…  Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, ​Snowpiercer​ centres on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit
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Microphones at the ready! We review Alexandra Serio’s ASMR-based short horror. By Katherine McLaughlin 12-05-20 488 Released: 20 May Director: Alexandra Serio Cast: Alexandra Serio Distributor: Vimeo Tingle Monsters is being touted as the first ASMR horror… though that may not be necessarily true, with any Giallo film or indeed Peter Strickland’s meta-giallo, Berberian Sound
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Here’s our review of Brett and Drew T. Pierce’s supernatural horror, The Wretched. By Katherine McLaughlin 12-05-20 2,435 Certificate: 15 Director: Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce Cast: John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones Distributor: Vertigo Releasing There’s a smart concept about the anxiety that oozes out of teenage boys when it comes to the divorce
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Disney+ announces new series based on graphic novels by Goosebumps author R.L Stein. By Nick Drew 11-05-20 1,484 Good news everyone! Disney+ has announced it is ordering the eight-episode series, Just Beyond, which is based on the best-selling BOOM! Studios graphic novel series from iconic children’s writer R.L. Stine (Goosebumps). Created by Seth Grahame-Smith (who has a
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With the release of the exceptional vengeance horror Revenge coming to limited edition Blu-ray by Second Sight Films, we spoke to writer and director Coralie Fargeat about the movie and much more… How did you get the idea for Revenge? The very first idea was around the main character, Jen. I wanted to explore the very
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