7 items from 2017
The Splathouse podcast team heads to Haddonfield with their new episode on Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, and you can listen to it in today's Horror Highlights. We also have a Q&A with the writer/director of Sightings, a new prize pack contest from our friends at Comet TV, a trailer for Aliens: Zone of Silence, release details and a trailer for the stranger than fiction documentary Mansfield 66/67, a look at Line Webtoon's horror anthology comic series, and details on the Kickstarter campaign for the Zombie Doctor tabletop game.
Listen to a New Episode of the Splathouse Podcast: From Splathouse: "One, two, Chucky’s coming for you, pinhead!
This week the goobs at Splathouse watched Halloween: The Curse Of Michael Myers (1995) and just barely survived! Pervy Paul (Don’t Call Me Stephen) Rudd, culty runes/ruins/ruse, miraculous household appliances, and the lack of any coherency: This movie has it all! »
- Derek Anderson
Thanks to Gravitas Ventures, we’ve got an exclusive trailer for the new sci-fi horror Aliens: Zone of Silence. The feature directorial debut of renowned visual effects producer Andy Fowler (300, Tron: Legacy, San Andreas). Check out the poster, trailer and synopsis below…
Aliens: Zone of Silence largely takes place in a swath of the Mexican desert known as “La Zona del Silencio.” In 1970, the U.S. military launched a test missile containing radioactive elements from Green River, Utah toward White Sands Missile Range. But they lost control of the missile, and it fell in the Mapimí Desert region. Ever since, there have been rumors of magnetic anomalies that prevent radio transmissions, local plant and wildlife mutations, and extraterrestrial activity.
The film follows a young woman who goes on a daring search for answers after her brother vanishes from the Mexican desert. But when she discovers an extraterrestrial presence, she must »
- Gary Collinson
“Your soul for a sweet?” If you summon him, don’t take him up on his offer. The Man in the Rabbit Mask short film, an entry in the Storyhive contest, can be viewed in today’s Horror Highlights, which also includes The Room at the Top of the Stairs, Game of Thrones pens, The Field Guide to Evil, and the Famous Monsters Party in San Jose.
The Man in the Rabbit Mask Short Film: “A poem spoken over candlelight by two girls invites an unexpected visitor, offering a gift… for a price. As the allure of the ultimatum invokes their better judgement, the illusion of safety begins to fade in the presence of the masked stranger.
Director: Ariel Hansen
To learn more and to vote for The Man in the Rabbit Mask in the Storyhive competition, visit:
- Derek Anderson
Just weeks after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign, the folklore-tinged horror anthology feature “The Field Guide to Evil” has been officially given the green light. Producers Christos V. Konstantakopoulos (“Before Midnight,” “The Lobster”), Keith and Jess Calder (“Anomalisa,” “Blair Witch,” “You’re Next”) and Legion M, billed as the first ever fan-owned media company, have all invested and come onboard as Executive Producers for the film.
The anthology is “a global exploration into dark folklore, and will feature eight terrifying tales from the world’s most exciting new voices in international filmmaking.” The film is currently engaged in its first-of-its-kind equity crowd-funding campaign on First Democracy Vc, a funding portal brought through a partnership between Indiegogo and MicroVentures. Thanks to the campaign, investors and film fans across the world have the opportunity to become equity partners in this unique horror production.
Read More: Horror Anthology ‘The Field Guide to Evil »
- Kate Erbland
What is growing inside of Lou (Natasha Lyonne)? Danny Perez’s Antibirth can be yours on Blu-ray and DVD beginning February 7th. Also in today’s Horror Highlights: The Field Guide to Evil crowdfunding campaign, a clip from Friday’s episode of Paranormal Lockdown, Volumes of Blood trailer and poster, and the poster for Dead Squad.
Antibirth Blu-ray / DVD Release Details: Press Release: “Hard-drinking, pill-popping, bong-ripping Lou (Natasha Lyonne, Orange in the New Black) and her best friend Sadie (Chloë Sevigny, Boys Don’t Cry, American Horror Story) spend their days adrift in a druggy haze. But one wild night out becomes a bad trip that never ends when Lou wakes up with symptoms of an unexplained, highly abnormal pregnancy. Who — or what — is growing inside of her? Making its Blu-ray and DVD debut February 7th, 2017 from Scream Factory, in conjunction with IFC Midnight, Anitbirth also includes psychedelic clips, storyboards, »
- Tamika Jones
If you, like me, have an interest in dark folklore from around the world then it turns out that you have a shared interest with The ABCs Of Death producers Tim League and Ant Timpson who are revisiting the horror anthology format with a slightly different focus. The Field Guide To Evil gathers stellar talent from around the globe to share dark folk tales from around the globe. The roster? Only Veronika Franz & Severin Fiala (Goodnight Mommy), Peter Strickland (The Duke of Burgundy), Agnieszka Smoczynska (The Lure), Katrin Gebbe (Nothing Bad Can Happen), Can Evrenol (Baskin), Calvin Reeder (The Rambler), Yannis Veslemes (Norway), and Ashim Ahluwalia (Miss Lovely). Which is pretty damn good. Which stories each director is tackling has not yet been shared...
[Read the whole post on screenanarchy.com...] »
The other seven directors are from Austria (Veronika Franz & Severin Fiala, Goodnight Mommy), Germany (Katrin Gebbe, Nothing Bad Can Happen), Greece (Yannis Veslemes, Norway), India (Ashim Ahluwalia, Miss Lovely), Poland (Agnieszka Smoczynska, The Lure), and the United States (Calvin Reeder, The Rambler).
The anthology film will feature retellings of malevolent folktales that have spooked audiences throughout history.
The production team are crowd-financing the film’s production budget through the MicroVenturse funding portal in association with Indiegogo, with the public able to purchase equity investments in return for a variety »
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7 items from 2017
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