Anyone who knows anything about modern Japanese cinema will tell you that no one makes as interesting a film as Takashi Miike.
Charles Band's Evil Bong 3D: The Wrath of Bong has completed photography, and it’s going to be a 3D and Sniff-O-Rama blast! Look for a limited national theatrical release on 4/20/11 - National Pot Day. Don't want to wait that long? If you live in or around Chicago, then you'll want to check out its premiere at the Portage Theater on April 9th with some surprise guests.
Toronto After Dark Film Festival has announced the dates of its sixth annual edition and also provided info on the fest's call for entries process. For 2011, in response to overwhelming fan demand, the festival of thrills and chills returns to the Halloween season for the first time in three years.
It isn't often that you find a horror film festival focused on the female of the species, but that's exactly what the Viscera Film Festival does, and the fourth annual event will be taking place in Los Angeles this coming July 17th, 2011. And if you happen to be a female filmmaker, submissions are open now through February 28th.
As you no doubt noticed, Uncle Creepy has been busily bringing you early news and photos from several of the recently announced films that will be playing at Sundance 2011, both in competition and out. But he hasn't quite covered everything yet so here's a list of all the even slightly genre-related offerings that are a part of the upcoming Sundance film festival (running January 20-30).
One filmmaker we've had our eyes on for quite some time around these parts is Rue Morgue President Rodrigo Gudino, and he dropped us a line today with an update on the worldwide tour he and three of his short films went on this Halloween season.
Film festivals have for many years been a staple of most serious film fans’ experience. They are a great way to see a host of obscure and hard to find films and to see them gloriously displayed on the big screen. A lot of film festivals though tend to show the same old thing despite their venue and location differences.
The full lineup for the 6th Annual South African HorrorFest has been announced, and it's chock full of classic and rare movies, brand new indie productions, loads of short films, literature, music, Halloween dress-up, and killer giveaways.
Don't fill up your Halloween dance card just yet. Filmmaker Alex Bram is presenting some of the most promising new voices in horror at the second annual Carnival of Darkness Film Festival. Filled with haunting and disturbing short films from across the world, the fest takes place at LA Film School on Thursday, October 28th.
On October 2nd the third annual GoreZone International Film Festival got under way at Leicester Square’s Prince Charles Cinema; and for the first time ever, Dread was on the scene to check it out. Our report follows along with condensed reviews of six of the films shown over the weekend.
Now in its 10th year, the Shriekfest International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival took place this past weekend at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Celebrating the independent spirit of filmmaking, the festival screened 36 films and had 32 screenplay finalists and 12 original song finalists.
If you're in the Los Angeles area and you're a horror fan, believe us when we tell you that you do NOT want to miss this year's ScreamFest!
Horror fans who live in the Buffalo, New York, area will be happy to hear a new genre film fest is coming to town this October 21-24 called the Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival, and the full lineup of short and feature films was announced earlier this week.
September 23rd, the first day of Fantastic Fest 2010, is already just a memory, which is why it's good that we've gotten ahold of a few photos from the opening night festivities. In addition, the Dread Central team on the scene, Scott & Tabby Johnson and Clint & Heather McCrocklin, have already posted two new reviews from the fest, both of which are extremely positive.
The always fantastic Fantastic Fest begins today, and to celebrate, they've released six incredible new posters for select films and events taking place over the next week. The posters were created by various artists for Mondo, the Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art boutique. In addition, we have details on the title card in the 2010 Fantastic Debates.