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Side-Splitting ‘Cannibals and Carpet Fitters’ Hits VOD This Week!

By  •  1 week ago

You may recall Jacob Hopkins and I singing the praises of Cannibals and Carpet Fitters on episode 135 of The Modern Horrors Podcast, but in case you didn’t catch it, …
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A Super Villain Rises in James Gunn’s ‘BrightBurn’ [Trailer]

By  •  1 week ago

For the past year or so, only rumor and speculation have surrounded James Gunn’s (Guardians of the Galaxy, Slither) untitled horror production. In fact, Gunn was set to spill the …
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Murakami Novel ‘Piercing’ Gets Adaptation by ‘The Eyes of My Mother’ Director [Trailer]

By  •  3 weeks ago

We were big fans of The Eyes of My Mother, and now it looks like writer/director Nicolas Pesce is returning to action with a film adaptation of Ryu Murakami’s (Audition) Piercing.


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Keanu Reeves Creates Family ‘Replicas’ [Trailer]

By  •  4 weeks ago

Keanu Reeves has shown us much over the years. But in his latest trailer, he shows us a scientist/family man overcome with grief and burdened by knowledge. Replicas follows the tragic …
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‘Leprechaun Returns’ to SyFy Channel [Trailer]

By  •  1 month ago

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A group of sorority girls head out to the countryside to restore an old farm-house. Intending to live off the land and go …
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‘Ribbons’ Invites You to a Post Apocalyptic Dinner Party [Trailer]

By  •  1 month ago

Tartan Features is quickly becoming one of the most intriguing production companies in the independent genre space. I was reasonably disoriented by Night Kaleidoscope back in 2016, and I was downright floored …
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IFC Midnight Will ‘Pledge’ in Early January

By  •  1 month ago

The 2018 festival scene has been stacked with high-potential genre gems, but perhaps none have impressed me more than Daniel Robbins and Zack Weiner’s Pledge. I called it a “mean …
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Dark & Enigmatic ‘Blackout’ Series Hits YouTube this Month

By  •  1 month ago

Way back on episode 95 of the Modern Horrors podcast, Jacob and I talked about a project by the name of Blackout. We didn’t know much at the time–other than …
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‘Bloody Ballet’ Promises A Suspiria-esque Thriller Featuring Dancing And Murder [Trailer]

By  •  1 month ago

Formerly known as Fantasma, the recently re-titled Bloody Ballet will dance its way onto VOD this November. The story follows up and coming actress Kendra Carelli as a young ballerina who lands …
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First ‘Bird Box’ Trailer has Strong ‘A Quiet Place’ Vibes

By  •  2 months ago

For better or worse, Netflix’s latest original film can’t avoid comparisons to John Krasinski’s breakout hit, A Quiet Place–and for obvious reason. While Krasinski explored the horrors of parenting in …
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Head To Theaters And VOD To Knock On The Door of ‘Number 37’ [Trailer]

By  •  2 months ago

After a successful festival run, the South African Hitchcockian thriller Number 37 finally gets a US release this November. Director Nosipho Dumisa’s debut film serves as an homage to Rear Window re-imagined from …
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‘Sadistic Intentions’ Teaser Sets the Stage for Chaos

By  •  2 months ago

We were fortunate enough to check out the world premiere of Eric Pennycoff’s Sadistic Intentions at the Knoxville Horror Film Festival, and I walked away thoroughly impressed. That said, footage …
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Something Horrible is inside ‘The Prodigy”

By  •  2 months ago

With six seasons of the jailhouse drama/comedy ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK under her belt, actress Taylor Schilling is switching lanes and diving into Horror.

The Boston-born Golden Globe-nominated actress will …
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Consider this my RSVP to ‘Monster Party’ [Trailer]

By  •  2 months ago

We heard not long ago that RLJ Entertainment (Bone Tomahawk, Housewife) had picked up the rights to Chris von Hoffmann’s Monster Party. We’re familiar with Hoffman from his 2016 film, Drifter, …
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Fan Feedback fuels Horror on ‘LORE’ Season two

By  •  2 months ago

Season two of LORE, the popular podcast-turned-television show, starts tomorrow on Amazon. For the unfamiliar, LORE is a six-episode series that examines grisly, spooky and ultimately very true events from …
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‘The Clovehitch Killer’ Is No Boy Scout [Trailer]

By  •  2 months ago

Society has a strange obsession with serial killers. Look no further than the top charts for podcast or some of your favorite TV programming. And if you want to be …
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‘Abrakadabra’ is a Return to Giallo for the Onetti Brothers [Trailer]

By  •  2 months ago

Brothers Luciano and Nicolás Onetti have graced the pages of Modern Horrors more than once. We first came upon them with their modern giallo, Francesca, back in 2015 and again with …
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Sometimes Dead Is Better At The ‘Pet Sematary’ [Trailer]

By  •  2 months ago

 

Stephen King’s eclectic catalog of novels and short stories are getting an adaptation renascence with the growing popularity of horror and genre films. It: Chapter 2, Tommyknockers, The Long …
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‘Asih’ will be the Darkest Entry in the Danur Universe

By  •  2 months ago

I’ve been excited to get my eyes on Awi Suryadi’s latest, Asih, ever since the teaser trailer graced Modern Horrors a couple of months ago. The film is set to …
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There’s Little ‘Prospect’ In Space [Trailer]

By  •  2 months ago

If you’re tired of major movie studios  – ahem, Disney – dominating the sci-fi space at your local theater, then it’s time to take a look at Prospect – a new movie from writers-directors  …
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Growing Up Is Hard In ‘The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina’ [Trailer]

By  •  2 months ago

Growing up is a pain in the ass. High school is hell incarnate while cliques are the devil’s minions – and it’s even more real for Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka), who, …
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Slashers Return to the Big Screen in Retro ‘Hellfest’ Trailer

By  •  3 months ago

With the exception of various reboots and sequels, it’s been a very long time since a slasher film has been given a nationwide theatrical release. Even more rare is such …
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Death by Chocolate? ‘Mad Heidi’ is the World’s First Swissploitation Movie

By  •  3 months ago

Those of you that frequent the Modern Horrors podcast know that I’m somewhat notorious for quickly deleting press emails with less than promising titles or eye-catching imagery–and for obvious reasons–Mad
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Start your nightmares. Here’s ‘THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE’ trailer.

By  •  3 months ago

We’ve kept you up to date so far, so why stop now. Netflix has released the first trailer for their take on author Shirley Jackson’s 1959 classic, THE HAUNTING OF …
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The ‘Apostle’ Arrives In New Netflix Movie Oct. 12 [Trailer]

By  •  3 months ago

It’s easy to draw parallels between Apostle and The Wicker Man (1973). Both revolve around some cultish religious fanaticism on a remote island. But instead of searching for a missing …
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Indie Visionary, Fredrik S. Hana, Returns with ‘Rosalina’ [Teaser]

By  •  3 months ago

There are a handful of young filmmakers that warrant my immediate attention when they drop a new film, and Fredrik S. Hana is on my short list. Works like …
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‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Looks Darker Than The Original [Trailer]

By  •  3 months ago

If you grew up in the 90s, you’ve likely watched Sabrina the Teenage Witch – a supernatural sitcom centered around a half-witch and a sarcastic talking cat. It’s based on the …
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‘Extremity’ Isn’t A Haunt For The Faint Of Heart [Trailer]

By  •  3 months ago

Horror fans looking to take your typical haunted house experience to a new level have a host of changes. They’re called extreme haunts, and they take a hands-on approach to …
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‘Shit Happens, Get The Whiskey’ During The ‘Bad Times At The El Royale’ [Trailer]

By  •  3 months ago

The line in the title above, spoken by Jeff Bridges, perfectly sums up Bad Times at the El Royale. It looks like a fever dream with bold, stylistic colors and …
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When Everyone Lives Forever, Life Isn’t Worth Living In ‘Ad Vitam’ [Trailer]

By  •  3 months ago

What happens when science grants eternal life, giving people the ability to live countless lives and pursue numerous endeavors? It sounds like a utopia – a perfect world for those who …
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Something Sinister Waits In ‘The Wind’ [Trailer]

By  •  3 months ago

The desolate and isolated frontier is the perfect setting for a horror movie. The lack of people, technology, and understanding of the world around you can cause a person to …
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Something Is Adrift With ‘The Boat’ [Trailer]

By  •  3 months ago

When you think of horror and the ocean, killer sharks, giant octopuses, and hungry piranhas first spring to mind. Next is the ghost ship – often large, abandoned, and dilapidated. …
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Michael Returns to Haddonfield in Latest Look at ‘Halloween'[Trailer]

By  •  3 months ago

We’re just over a month away from the new Halloween movie hitting theaters, and anticipation, along with expectations, are high. Billed as a direct sequel to the 1978 film, the …
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‘The Toybox’ Does Not Look Kid-Friendly [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

With Millennials reviving the RV market, possibly in preparation for the next housing crisis, RV-related horror is also seeing a resurgence. The Toybox is about an RV trip gone wrong …
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Get Paranoid And ‘Await Further Instructions’ [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

Let’s be honest. Politics and family gatherings never mixed. But what happens when you add in creepy black goo, cryptic government warnings, and general paranoia? Await Further Instructions explores these tense interactions, …
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The Witches Return In ‘Suspiria’ [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

A new Suspiria trailer gives us a peek at what to expect from the upcoming movie, and boy, does it look creepy. There’s little blood or gore in the trailer, …
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A24 Serves Up A ‘Slice’ Of Supernatural Slasher Topped With Beetz [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

Confirming the apparent change of pace, A24 dropped the first official trailer for their upcoming slasher, Slice. For the first time, we have more plot details; including confirmation of the werewolf …
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‘Man Of Medan’ First In Horror Anthology From ‘Until Dawn’ Creators [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

Fans of horror games and horror anthologies should keep an eye out for Man of Medan, the first in a horror anthology from the creators of the PlayStation 4 game …
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Filmmaking Friends To Feature ‘Freaks’ [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

Eleven years ago, Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky (Leprechaun: Origins) met as competitors on Steven Spielberg’s reality search show for up-and-coming filmmakers. They ultimately lost the competition, but each gained …
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‘Boogeyman Pop’ Swings for the Fences with Bill Paxton’s Son [Teaser]

By  •  4 months ago

We talked about Boogeyman Pop, Blumhouse’s surprise entry into the indie horror space, a fair bit on the Modern Horrors Podcast. At the time of that recording, we had only …
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‘Blackout’ Dives into the Horrors of Coming-Out and Being a Teenager

By  •  4 months ago

To seasoned veterans of Modern Horrors, the name Adam Stilwell likely rings a bell. We reviewed his film, The Triangle, when it was released, had him on the show to …
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‘Killer Kate!’ Turns Home Invasion Trope on its Head [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

We received word a while back that Freeestyle Digital Media had acquired Killer Kate! for a limited theatrical and VOD release this fall. At the time, there wasn’t much more …
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Gaspar Noé’s ‘Climax’ Looks Like A Psychedelic Nightmare [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, I Stand Alone, Enter the Void, Love) is back in cinemas with Climax – his latest writing-directing creation. The movie has been making rounds on the festival circuit, …
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‘Arizona’ Turns The 2008 Financial Crisis Into A Dark Comedy [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

I don’t think people remember just how bad the 2008 Financial Crisis was. I’d just graduated high school the summer before the collapse and was in the thick of college–which …
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Danur Universe Becomes Official with ‘ASIH’ Spinoff [Teaser]

By  •  4 months ago

Indonesia has been doing big things in the horror space lately, and one of the men largely responsible for that is writer/director Awi Suryadi. We first became familiar with Suradi …
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‘Lizzie’ Is An Intimate Look At The Infamous Borden Murders [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

Lizzie Andrew Borden earned unsavory notoriety in the late 1800s when she became the prime suspect of her father and stepmother’s violent ax murders. News of the killings and trial …
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Hell House LLC Returns with the Abaddon Hotel [Trailer]

By  •  4 months ago

Some people consider the first Hell House LLC to be the greatest Found Footage flick of all time–we thought it was pretty good. Regardless of where you land on exactly …
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Chance the Rapper Stars in A24 Slasher ‘Slice’ [Teaser]

By  •  4 months ago

In what appears to be a drastic change of pace for genre giant A24, their upcoming slasher film Slice is a pizza-themed horror film starring one of the biggest names …
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Check Out ‘King Cohen’ on VOD

By  •  4 months ago

Every now and then, it’s good for fans of modern horror to pay respects to their forefathers. Even if you’re not a fan of his films, there’s no denying the …
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Gory ‘Ahockalypse’ Trailer is Puckin’ Awesome

By  •  4 months ago

I don’t know the first goddamned thing about Hockey, but that isn’t stopping me from checking out Wayne H. Johnson Jr.’s Ahockalypse when it slides onto VOD and DVD on August 17th. The trailer …
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