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Lots of German Angst on Display in this New Anthology

22 November 2013 10:00 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

No, German Angst is not a Uwe Boll biopic, although that would seem pretty damned appropriate. What we have here, kids, is a new anthology film featuring the works of Jorg Buttgereit (Nekromantik, Der Todesking), Andreas Marchall (Tears of Kali, Masks), and Michael Kosakowoski (Zero Killed).

In 1920 Germany became the most influential production location for fantastic films. Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau’s Nosferatu, Robert Wiene’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and The Hands of Orlac, Paul Wegener’s The Golem earned the German cinema the label The Demonic Screen (Lotte H. Eisner). German filmmakers told stories of the underworld beneath urban life, about the invasion of the subconscious. The frontiers between reality and dreams blurred and the fear of dark eros emerged. These masterpieces of German Expressionist cinema are the ancestors of the contemporary fantastic genre. Their influence is still felt in almost every modern film. With the Nazi dictatorship »

- Uncle Creepy

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Anthology Horror Reaches Perverse Extremes In Nsfw Trailer for German Angst

21 November 2013 4:00 AM, PST | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

So, how do you up the ante in the current anthology horror movement? Getting Jörg Buttgereit, the director of the infamous Nekromantic to contribute is a hell of a start. But from the looks of this very Nsfw trailer for German Angst, directors Michal Kosakowski (Zero Killed) and Andreas Marschall (Masks) are keeping up with Buttgereit's lurid imagination, if not topping it. In this trilogy of "love, sex and death in Berlin" you will see: people on leashes, German tanks, rusty tools, naked writhing bodies and... much worse. Check out the nightmarish carnival of cruelty for yourself below. ...

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Indie Spotlight

27 October 2013 11:20 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes production details for the documentary, Why Horror?, trailers for Muck, House of Last Things, and Xmas Tales, details on a horror novel giveaway, reviews for The Facility and In the Woods, and much more:

“Why Horror?” Production Details: “Why Horror? is a documentary look at the psychology of horror around the world in order to understand why we love to be scared.

You either love it or hate it … but horror entertainment is truly a global phenomenon. If you’re reading this, chances are you count yourself among the millions of people who love it. We do!

This documentary aims to be the most comprehensive film ever assembled on the topic. We have an incredible line-up of horror experts on hand to talk. From legendary filmmakers to performers to authors, »

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Kickstart This! Horror Anthology German Angst Featuring Jorg Buttegereit Needs A Push

21 October 2013 10:00 AM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

While horror anthologies seem to be a dime a dozen these days, it isn't that often that one is able to wrangle a cult legend like Jorg Buttegereit into returning to the genre after a 20 year absence. German Angst has done just that, but it's not a done deal just yet.The producers of the film are looking for money to get the project on the move, and they've put together quite a convincing Kickstarter proposal. Buttegereit (Nekromantik, Schramm, Der Todesking) is joined by Andreas Marschall (Masks, Tears of Kali) and Michal Kosakowski (Zero Killed), both of whom are also big figures in the German genre film scene. Frankly, looking through the conceptual material and examples of actual footage shot, this thing looks like it...

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The Director Of Nekromantik Returns In Anthology Project German Angst

14 May 2013 3:30 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Notorious German cult filmmaker Jörg Buttgereit may not have appeared on screens a whole lot in recent years but he retains a place in the hearts of cult film fans around the globe as the director of notorious - and rightly so - extreme horror Nekromantik. And fans waiting for more from the director shouldn't have long to wait now, with the announcement of impending anthology project German Angst.Buttgereit, Andreas Marschall (Tears Of Kali, Masks), and Michal Kosakowski (Zero Killed) contribute to the three part project and if the first artwork is any indication it'll be typically not for the squeamish. Click on the image in the gallery below to enlarge....

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[Reviews] - "Masks" (Andreas Marschall)

5 April 2013 2:50 PM, PDT | www.ohmygore.com/ | See recent OhMyGore news »

Click here to read our french "Masks" movie review, directed by Andreas Marschall with Susen Ermich, Julita Witt, Magdalena Ritter starring. The story follows Stella, an ambitious acting student, who's been accepted to the mysterious "Mateusz Gdula" school. The founder of the school committed suicide when his very special training method got forbidden because of the deaths of several of his students in the '70s. »

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