While horror anthologies may be one of the most debated subgenres out there, it’s unfortunate that Amicus- one of the seminal anthology producers of its time- is often left out of the conversation. Known best as their “portmanteau” productions, Amicus’ specific, often star-studded approach to anthology filmmaking is unique and rather fantastic, and yet they […]
We all know “Pride” is considered a deadly sin, and perhaps even deadlier than it’s six cohorts; after all, who hasn’t heard the phrase ‘pride will get you killed’? To deny that one may suffer from pride is even an act of pride in and of itself! So, of course, it’s a miracle that Joe […]
The promise of Singaporean writer/director Kelvin Tong, whose credits include the 2005 ghost story THE MAID, making his first English-language film is squandered in THE OFFERING, a jumble of borrowed tropes from past supernatural flicks both Asian and American.
Actress Natalie Hall, best known to genre fans for her role as Amber Mills on TRUE BLOOD, will attend FANGORIA’s free NYC screening of THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY this Monday, May 9th at 7 p.m. at the Helen Mills Theater (137-139 West 26 Street). Hall also appeared as a regular on the TV series PRETTY […]
Fresh off of an exciting appearance at Texas Frightmare Weekend, FANGORIA Musick has some sinister surprises in store for 2016. And with a fantastic array of exciting musical artists among its wicked roster, FANGORIA Musick is excited to announce long-time horrorcore artist Bloodshot to the lurid label!
A grim reality becomes a work of cinematic art in Jeppe Rønde’s BRIDGEND. Opening today at New York’s Cinema Village and also an exclusive SVOD release on Fandor, BRIDGEND is the fictionalized account of an unsettling cluster of teen suicides spanning a 10-year period, claiming over 70 lives.
Director King Hu 1967 wuxia film classic DRAGON INN leaps back into theaters this Friday, May 6th in a new, beautifully restored 4K digital transfer from the original film elements! Courtesy of Janus Films, DRAGON INN opens in New York at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and in Los Angeles at the Landmark Nuart […]
As many horror icons as there may be in the lexicon of the genre- and there are many– I don’t think there is any as instantly recognizable and quite as beloved as Vincent Price. A brilliant performer in his own right, Price’s adoration of the horror genre went far beyond the projects he appeared in; in […]
Welcome, FANGORIA Readers, to CROSSING OVER, a column that highlights the films, series and content out there outside of horror that is fashioned towards or pays tribute to our beloved genre. By shining a light onto these projects, FANGORIA hopes to open a world of entertainment perfect for fright fans that lies just beyond the […]
Horror and crime have always gone hand in hand, usually one being a result of the other and vice versa. Though supernatural crime bosses and occult-powered bad guys aren’t anything new, WEAVERS has given the possessed mobsters a unique twist via mystic spiders. But, unlike other super-powered spider-men, the recipients of such powers don’t use […]
Famed Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa (of PULSE, CURE and others) returns to the fright genre with CREEPY, one of the first round of films announced for the 2016 New York Asian Film Festival. We’ve got the info, photos and trailers.
Now that April’s “Dance Until You Die” series has concluded, THE GIRLS IN THE BACK ROW have set up one hell of a macabre month for May. Sadly, both Kate & Tab won’t be around the experience it together, as the former will be taking some time off for personal matters. However, Tab has enlisted in […]
Poland has never been known as a hotbed of essential genre cinema, but that will likely change as director Agnieszka Smoczynska’s THE LURE continues to attract audiences worldwide on the festival circuit. The outré movie, which plays Queens’ Museum of the Moving Image’s Panorama Europe 2016 fest (May 6-22, where you can also catch Estonia’s […]
Exhumed Films has long offered must-see 35mm revivals of classic horror fare to fans in the Pennsylvania/New York/New Jersey area, and they’re going crazy this coming season with a whole slew of special events, celebrating some of the genre’s biggest names.
Despite having worked with the event itself for months leading up to April 29th, I was in no way, shape or form quite prepared for Texas Frightmare Weekend 2016. I’ve been to conventions before, and huge ones at that- Walker Stalker Convention 2015, Weekend of Horrors, Chiller, and four years of New York Comic Con […]
You read that right: As a sign of the world-building approach Universal is taking with their monster-movie updates, a scientist with an identity crisis will appear in the studio’s new MUMMY, with an A-lister likely to take the role.
For longtime FANGORIA fans, the title “BRAINSCAN” should be one you’re quite familiar with. Considering how much the film appeared in our pages, and likewise even finding our pages within the film, BRAINSCAN is a true cult classic, with its main macabre madman Trickster being one fans of ’90s horror will surely recognize. And with […]
Writer/director Victor Salva’s controversial pair of horror films are getting the Collector’s Edition treatment on Blu-ray this summer; read on for the full content info, plus the cover art.
One of my earliest introductions to the horror genre, in its many ways, shapes and forms, was undoubtedly through GHOSTBUSTERS. Whether it was the film itself, or perhaps the live stage show at Universal Studios Orlando, this writer remembers the universal appeal of GHOSTBUSTERS; hell, I’d argue most fright fans would jump through hoops for […]
Three tales of horror set along the legendary Route 66 make up the new omnibus chiller TERROR 66, written and directed by hardcore musician Bobby Blood. Jump past the jump for more info and a bunch of exclusive pics.