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[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Monday's episode of MTV's Teen Wolf.] Scott's (Tyler Posey) pack just suffered a serious setback in their fight against the Dread Doctors on Monday's Teen Wolf. The latest episode of the MTV drama centered on Stiles (Dylan O'Brien) fighting and killing Donovan (Ashton Moio), who was out for revenge for his father's accident. Stiles then joined Lydia (Holland Roden) as they tried to get more information from Valack (Steven Brand) about the Dread Doctors. Scott saved Kira (Arden Cho) after she experienced an dangerous electrical reaction at Eichen House, followed by the Dread Doctors
- Ryan Gajewski
Teen Wolf season 5 is in a chaotic hurry to get plenty of things happening at once, which is fine by our reviewer...
This review contains spoilers.
5.1 Creatures Of The Night
The promise was that the awakening of the Nemeton in season three would serve as a beacon to supernatural creatures, with Scott's own reputation as a True Alpha only adding to the appeal of Beacon Hills. We've seen a lot of monsters come out of the woodwork since then, and a lot of new creatures added to the Teen Wolf mythology in the process. It's been an interesting experience, both for Scott and for the viewers at home, because we've been thrown a lot of new creatures in a short time without a ton of introduction.
That trend continues in the fifth season opener. There's plenty of cast turnover behind the scenes; Coach isn't returning for the fifth season, thanks »
Archstone Distribution and Fat Free Films’s Echoes – is a horror film all set to release on 29th May!
With a new ensemble cast of Steven Brand ,Kevin Brewerton ,Ivory Dortch ,Kate French,Steve Hanks ,J.J. Nolan ,Caroline Whitney Smith & Billy Wirth , the film revolves around a young writer who gets horrific sleep-paralysis induced visions, she is a young writer who retreats with her boyfriend to an isolated desert house. As the visions intensify, she finds herself on the verge of losing her mind,.or uncovering a life-threatening secret.
The film won the Best Director award at Filmquest (2014) , Won the Best Narrative Feature SaMo Indie 2014 and the Official Selection Long Beach Indie (International Film Festival 2014)
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- Press Releases
Sneak Peek footage from writer/director Nils Timm's award-winning horror thriller "Echoes", now available on Blu-ray and DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment, starring Steven Brand, Kate French, Billy Wirth and Steve Hanks:
"...struggling with horrifying, sleep-paralysis induced visions, a young writer retreats with her boyfriend to an isolated desert house.
"As the visions intensify, she finds herself on the verge of losing her mind...
"...or uncovering a life-threatening secret..."
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Echoes"...
- Michael Stevens
Feeling wide awake while asleep, she can't move... and she's not alone. Anna Parker's sleep paralysis strikes with a supernatural slant in Echoes, the feature film writing and directing debut of Nils Timm. With Echoes now available on Blu-ray and DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment, we had a chance to talk with Timm, who discussed taking a unique approach to the haunted house sub-genre, portraying the different social masks people wear in real life, his personal brush with sleep paralysis during filming, and much more.
What attracted you to the subject of sleep paralysis?
Nils Timm: Before I wrote Echoes, I was researching a lot of stories about lucid dreaming. I was experimenting with that a little bit myself, read everything about it, and interviewed several people in circles of friends and colleagues about this. At least one out of every six or seven people would say, ‘Yes, »
- Derek Anderson
In the indie horror game, narrative storytelling is everything. Even on the tightest budget, with the most inexperienced actors, a filmmaker can still pump out the next big genre “thing” as long as it’s a story worth telling. Granted, the other aspects can’t equate to kindergarten bullshit and film school inexperience, but when a story is That tasty, so indulgently succulent and juicy, it’s hard to keep from scarfing it down.
With that said, Echoes is not horror’s next smash hit. It lacks the creative ingenuity of It Follows, the charm of Turbo Kid, and the practical goriness of Stitches, but it’s interesting enough to keep viewers at attention for a brisk hour and a half. I know that doesn’t sound like a ringing endorsement, but compared to the heap of sloppy continuity-inept nightmares I’ve been forced to sit through recently, Nils Timm »
- Matt Donato
Anna Parker's sleep paralysis strikes with a supernatural slant in Nils Timm's Echoes, due out on Blu-ray and DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment on April 14th, and we've been provided with a pair of Blu-rays to give away to a couple of lucky Daily Dead readers.
"An official selection of the New York City International Film Festival and FilmQuest Film Festival, winning Best Actress, Best Screenplay and Best Director honors, the highly anticipated supernatural thriller Echoes arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD April 14th from Anchor Bay Entertainment. The feature directorial debut of Nils Timm (who also wrote the screenplay), Echoes explores the murky realm between reality and dreams, and what could happen when these worlds collide. With a stellar cast including Steven Brand (“Teen Wolf,” The Scorpion King), Kate French (Channeling, “Gossip Girl,” “One Tree Hill”), Billy Wirth (“Chicago P.D.”, The Lost Boys) and Steve Hanks (12/12/12, Hold Your Breath »
- Derek Anderson
Read More: Are Indie Horror Movies In Trouble? Written and directed by Nils Timm, "Echoes" follows young writer Anna (Kate French), who struggles with terrifying, sleep-paralysis induced visions. Ana goes on a retreat with her boyfriend (Steven Brand) to an isolated yet stunning glass house in the desert. Hoping her surroundings will induce some creative inspiration, Anna stays behind while her boyfriend returns to the city for business. As evident from the trailer, despite the calming environment of the desert, Anna's sleep paralysis does not cease. Anna fears she is losing her mind as her attacks are accompanied by a terrifying figure that appears to be made of dried mud. "I know what I've seen," she tells her boyfriend. The film seems like it will be an interesting take on the dreams vs. reality trope, and as an added bonus, the cinematography looks beautiful. An official selection of the New York City »
- Jena Keahon
Sleep becomes a nightmare in “Echoes,” a supernatural thriller coming to us from Anchor Bay Entertainment. The award-winning film, an official selection of the FilmQuest Film Festival and New York City International Film Festival, will soon be available on DVD and Blu-ray April 14. The film features the directorial debut of Nils Timm, who also penned the screenplay. The new trailer for the film gives a look at just how scary sleep will become for the main character, Anna (Kate French, “Channeling,” “Gossip Girl,” “One Tree Hill”), who becomes haunted in her dreams after her boyfriend (Steven Brand, “Teen Wolf,” “The Scorpion King,”) leaves her behind while on a retreat. [ Read More ]
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In our latest video round-up, we take a look at the first trailer for the science fiction thriller, Self/less, starring Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds, a clip from the SXSW Midnighters selection He Never Died, featuring Henry Rollins, and a look at the sleep paralysis horror film, Echoes.
Self/less: "In this provocative psychological science fiction thriller, an extremely wealthy man (Academy Award® Winner Ben Kingsley) dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man (Ryan Reynolds). But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause."
Self/less stars Ben Kingsley, Ryan Reynolds, Matthew Goode, Michelle Dockery, Natalie Martinez, Victor Garber and Derek Luke. Directed by Tarsem Singh off a screenplay by David Pastor and Àlex Pastor, Self »
- Derek Anderson
We're back with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today's feature includes release details for seasons 1 and 2 of Bad Timing, a look at a new poster from Chopping Block, a Hooked Up red band trailer, a Q&A with the director of The Burning Dead, and much more:
Chopping Block follows a group of recently fired corporate workers out of work and out of luck. Desperate times call for desperate measures as they decide to kidnap their ex-boss’s daughter for a much needed ransom. Things take a bloody turn when the boss’s daughter just happens to be the only survivor of the masked psychopath "Sadie Grace". Hilarity and bloodshed ensue when Sadie »
- Tamika Jones
I’m a big fan of surrealist horror, whether it be any of the good A Nightmare On Elm Street entries, or even recent films, like last year’s Mr. Jones. While I dig realistic slasher films and they tend to scare the living hell out of me (the monster living next door is much scarier than the ones in our dreams), there’s something about getting lost inside of a fantastical dream world where a film’s protagonist has the fight off whatever may or may night be real or in their dreams. Enter Nils Timm’s Echoes, a film that took the festival circuit by storm, and one that the always reliable gang at Anchor Bay is ready to unleash on horror fans via DVD/Bluray this April 14th. With a cast filled by Steven Brand (“Teen Wolf,” The Scorpion King), Kate French (Channeling, “Gossip Girl,” “One Tree Hill »
- Jerry Smith
Anchor Bay Entertainment Presents The Festival Sensation Echoes Awakening to Blu-ray™ and DVD April 14 Anchor Bay Entertainment is happy to bring horror fans the latest in horror, “Echoes.” The film is an official selection of the FilmQuest Film Festival and New York City International Film Festival. The film has won awards for Best Actress, Best Director and Best Screenplay accolades and is finally coming to DVD and Blu-ray April 14. “Echoes” is the film directorial debut of Nils Timm, who also wrote the screenplay. The film stars Steven Brand (“Teen Wolf,” “The Scorpion King”), Kate French (“Channeling,” “Gossip Girl,” “One Tree Hill”), Steve Hanks (“12/12/12,” “Hold Your Breath”) and [ Read More ]
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We’re back with another horror round-up, this time focusing on release details for the home media offerings of David Cronenberg’s Rabid and Nils Timm’s Echoes, as well as information on NBC’s pilot order for the paranormal comedy, Strange Calls.
Press Release – “Arrow Video is thrilled to announce the release of David Cronenberg’s much lauded horror classic Rabid (1977) which will be available on dual format Blu-ray & DVD both as an amaray and Steelbook from 16th February 2015. This new edition will mark the Blu-ray world premiere for Rabid, which served as the follow up picture to Cronenberg’s debut 1975 feature Shivers, continuing to explore the themes of viral diseases, yet upping the ante, the scale, the gore levels and the threat by unleashing »
- Derek Anderson
14 items from 2015
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