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Review: This Killer Mermaid Sings A Song Worth Hearing
There is a lot of interest in mermaids lately. I think they one of the few untapped11179248_800 “monsters” that still hold interest for us. I’m actually quite surprised that they haven’t gotten more exposure over the years since they are a fascinating creature. Director Alex Madia Levi attempts to right this wrong with his Island based horror film Killer Mermaid and does a decent job for the most part breathing life into the legendary siren and her alluring song. As the film starts out, we are introduced to a couple on vacation. Pictures of beautiful places and video of their antics create a picture of their love.
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Warner Bros. is Keen on This Actor to Play Randall Flagg in The Stand
Having won an Oscar earlier this year for his very first nomination (for Dallas Buyers Club) and with a possible Emmy coming his way next Monday (for HBO’s “True Detective”)–not to mention his starring role in Christopher Nolan’s anticipated outer space epic Interstellar–actor Matthew McConaughey is clearly going to be in bigger demand than ever, and Deadline has word on two of his potential upcoming projects. Nothing is official yet but according to them, Warner Bros. wants McConaughey to play the role of the demonic figure Randall Flagg in the feature film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand, which will be directed by Josh Boone (The Fault in our Stars).
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Dark Sky Films Officially Wraps From The Dark
For fans of subversive horror, Conor McMahon was a breath of fresh air with his twisted film Stitches. Now, McMahon is preparing to set a new horror onto the world with From The Dark. The Ireland based film stars Niamh Algar, Stephen Cromwell and Gerry O’Brien and is produced by MPI Pictures. From The Dark tells a…
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Psychological Thriller Threshold Now in Production
Lake Forest Entertainment in association with Busted Buggy Entertainment have today announced their new psychological thriller, Threshold, starring Randy Wayne, Trilby Glover, Leslie Stevens, Courtney Daniels, Derek Magyar and Rich Paul. The film is the feature directorial debut of Jason Eric Perlman and is produced by William Clevinger. Executive Producer is Graham Kaye and co-producers…
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Check Out the First Trailer for Amityville: The Awakening!
35 years after the horror classic The Amityville Horror and ten years since the 2005 remake starring Ryan Reynolds and Melissa George, Dimension Films are giving one of the original “based on a true story” horror movies another go with next year’s Amityville: The Awakening, directed by Franck Khalfoun (Maniac, P2) and starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cameron Monaghan and Bella Thorne. This will be the 12th film in the series–many of them, including the last two, The Amityville Haunting and The Amityville Asylum, having gone direct-to-DVD–but Dimension Films has released the first trailer for the film via Yahoo! Movies which you can check out below.
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Screamfest: Poster Debut for Parlor
Parlor is a new thriller making its world premiere at Screamfest in October and, today, we have a look at the festival one-sheet. The film follows six young college hopefuls vacationing and partying in Eastern Europe who get more than they bargained for when they unwittingly get caught up in a maniacal tattoo artist’s fiendish side business. Parlor, stars Robert Lasardo (Nip/Tuck, Human Centipede III) as the character known as “The Artist” who runs an Eastern European tattoo parlor. The film hails from the writing-directing team Kenny Gage and Devon Downs.
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Refn Not Doing The Bringing, In Fear Director Courted for Project
This month, at a post-screening Q&A I attended for The Guest, moderator Nicholas Winding Refn told the crowd that he was not doing The Bringing, Sony’s supernatural thriller inspired by the Elisa Lam case here in Los Angeles. That left the director’s seat wind open, well, for anyone. Deadline says Jeremy Lovering is in discussions to helm the film which was penned by Brandon and Phillip Murphy. Lovering helmed the UK thriller In Fear which was released Stateside earlier this year.
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Astin, Gershon Topline Bad Kids Go 2 Hell
The sequel you didn’t see coming – Bad Kids Go 2 Hell – has roped in a cast that includes Sean Astin, Ali Astin (his daughter), Gina Gershon, Drake Bell, Sammi Hanratty and Sufe Bradshaw. Bad Kids Go 2 Hell, the latest chapter in the cult dark comedy-horror franchise Bad Kids Go To Hell, is based on the best-selling graphic novel and has developed a tremendous cult following. BGKTH veteran Ben Browder (Arrow), who played “Max” in the original film, makes his feature directorial debut on BKG2H, as well as reprises his role for the sequel.
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