Abel Ferrara

Ms. 45 (Blu-ray)

Starring Zoe Lund, Albert Sinkys, Darlene Stuto, Helen McGara, Nike Zachmanoglou Directed by Abel Ferrara Distributed by Drafthouse Films

Ms. 45 (Re-Release 1981)

Starring Zoë Lund, Albert Sinkys, Darlene Stuto, Helen McGara, Nike Zachmanoglou Directed by Abel Ferrara

Hometown Reaction to 4:44 Last Day on Earth

Director Abel Ferrara is known for releasing films that are, if nothing else, extremely bold. His latest flick, 4:44 Last Day on Earth, showed recently in New York, and IFC sent over some cameras to grab the audience's reaction. Dig it!

4:44 Last Day on Earth - Check out a Clip from the Apocalypse!

Ah, the apocalypse. We've been waiting for you forever now. Just waiting for mother nature to fix it all soon. To come around and put it back the way it ought to be. We can dream, right? In any event ... dig on this clip!

4:44 Last Day on Earth Trailer Signals the Beginning of the End

If it were our last day on Earth, we're not quite sure we'd wanna spend it with Willem Dafoe, but hey, I guess if the apocalypse were coming, you just have to make do with who you've got. As long as he doesn't pull any of that talking to himself Green Goblin crap, everything will be okay.

Sitges 2011: "Noves Visions" Section Films Announced

The 2011 Sitges Film Festival, held 6-16 October on the Catalan coast of Spain, has released information on the films that will comprise the fest's "Noves Visions" section, which promises to be a category dedicated to the most innovative and transgressive approaches. Several genre films are represented, and we have the full rundown here.

2011 New York Film Festival Adds More Genre Films to its Lineup

The 2011 New York Film Festival has announced its full lineup of films, and as expected, a few more genre/horror films have appeared to join Pedro Almodovar's The Skin I Live In, most of which have been popping up on all the major film fest rosters also.

Venice International Film Festival Announces 2011 Lineup

The line-up of the 68th Venice International Film Festival, which runs August 31st to September 10th, 2011, has been announced; and as usual, we were pleased to see a few genre films included. Read on for the details.

Ferrara Won't Be Abel to Make Jekyll and Hyde

Even if this modern adaptation of the classic horror tale Jekyll & Hyde turned out bad it still probably would have made for a fascinating train wreck. Original Bad Lieutenant filmmaker Abel Ferrara directing Oscar winner Forest Whitaker as a present day Dr. Jekyll transforming into an urban version of Mr. Hyde played by rapper 50 Cent; to deny the world this film is a crime.

Jekyll and Hyde Coming from Action Jackson Films

Those of you who’ve listened to the Driller Killer commentary track already know that director Abel Ferrara is completely out of his mind. But in case you aren’t so sure, I call your attention to this story, wherein we told you about a Ferrara-helmed reimagining of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde starring Forest Whitaker and 50 Cent as the deranged duo.

Poster and Synopsis for Abel Ferrara's Jekyll and Hyde

A few years ago Forest Whitaker won a Best Actor Oscar for his spellbinding performance as dictatorial mass murderer Idi Amin. Now he's starring opposite 50 Cent in the latest re-telling of Jekyll and Hyde. I'd roll my eyes, but the director is Abel Ferrara (Bad Lieutenant, Driller Killer, Ms. 45), someone who can be a cinematic Jekyll and Hyde in his own right.

50 Cent Teams with Abel Ferrara for Jekyll and Hyde

Attention those of you who balked at Keanu Reeves starring in a new Jekyll and Hyde film -- Hold on to your collective asses! Director Abel Ferrara is making his return to horror with a new telling of the classic Robert Louis Stevenson tale starring Forest Whitaker and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. We can hear your stunned silence from here.