Prominent Women Directors

One great thing that seems to happen more often in independent film is seeing more successful film from women directors. As was the case from MonsterFest where one of the top awards was awarded to Julia Ducournau, director of one of the most fascinating films to be shown at MonsterFest, RAW. This wasn’t the first time…

The Creature Below

Written by Paul Butler and directed by Stewart Sparke, The Creature Below, is described as psychological horror film. The film follow a deep sea exploration that brings its front researcher back from the deep with a little something extra. An alien offspring which grows attachment so much to our main, Olive, who then is forced into…

Monster Fest Awards

Now that the festival is over everyone can find out more about these various international films. Quite a few of them won awards and this just gives everyone a good enough reason to check some of these out, I know I’ll check out a few. The full list of 2016 award winners follows below. ++++ THE…

New Horror on the Horizon

The Monster Fest lineup, MonsterFest is held in Melbourne, Australia on Nov. 24-27. All kinds of international film ranging from the weird to the extraordinaire were showcased during this festival. An excerpt from their site: “Monster Fest is about blackened cinemas with awe-struck patrons sitting on the edge of their seats. It’s about white knuckles, cold…

Slender Man

There were reports earlier this year of a film in the works based on the meme, Slender Man. THR confirms the story stating, “Screen Gems is in negotiations with Mythology Entertainment, the production company run by Bradley Fischer, James Vanderbilt and William Sherak, to produce a film version of the internet-grown intellectual property.” Slender Man first…

candy corn | Josh Hasty

Candy Corn is a new indie horror film being written and directed by Josh Hasty. The story is based on a short story by Butch Von Dreaux of Butchovision. Hasty has worked in past films such as, A Mannequin In Static, his independent film debut, Judith, Honeyspider, and his newest film, 31, he was hired by Rob Zombie to make this documentary…

Horror Photo | Joshua Hoffine

An interesting find, Joshua Hoffine’s blog, he is a freelance photographer. Very well renowned for his horror photography, his work has been recently crowd-funded into a book collection. All his work spanning more than 13 years will be compiled  and is ready for pre-order through DarkRegions.com website. Hoffine’s work and behind the scenes can be seen…

Horror Locations Staple

A forest and a home, two can be next to the other, but both don’t need to see each other. Every kind of film needs a setting and horror is no different. There are especially two kinds of locations that always tend to pop up in these kinds of films. The home, which could be…

Nosferatu, a Retelling

A film that was part of the German Expressionism movement, and was originally made without prior approval. It was based off of the novel, Dracula by Bram Stoker, with some changes made. This film is a silent film that has been widely influential over the years even though its conception and distribution were almost lost forever. After a…

Outlast

I’ve played several survival horror games over the years. However, it was some time since I had actual emotions of fear as a result of playing a game. The game that brought me back these kinds of emotions was none other than Outlast.  The game was developed by Red Barrels and released on PC in Sept. 4…

Upcoming Horror Films

Flms that have yet to be released and have either a trailer available or currently in production. late 2016 – early 2017 31 | Carnies are kidnapped and forced into a game with lunatics. I had not heard anything about this film before I went looking for new upcoming horror films. The synopsis is a…

Influential Horror Directors

  There are a large number of directors that have influenced the genre out there. Many of them have made quite the impact with various films, while others have put their stamp on the occasional horror here and there. However, here I”ll only be talking about these following directors that I believe have greatly influenced other…