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Indie Filmmaker Marc Selz Launches Psycho Logical Pictures Production Company



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Returning from a filmmaking hiatus after banging out three feature films, Midwest indie filmmaker Marc Selz is ready to jump back into the movie-making fray, beginning with the grand opening of his new production company Psycho Logical Pictures.

No matter how much actual production comes out of this production company, we feel Selz has already scored big-time by coming up with such a catchy, creative title for his venture. But if history is any indicator, Selz will certainly be ultra-productive as he previously completed Short Cut Road, The Rockville Slayer and Satanic Panic and had distribution on all three films simultaneously.

The official Psycho Logical Pictures website will be launching soon. Keep an eye out for more on Selz and Psycho Logical Pictures.

From the Press Release
Marc Selz recently launched his new company Psycho Logical Pictures, LLC, a play on the splitting of the word “psychological” and fitting for a company that will mainly focus on high concept horror/thriller films. The name is also telling us that some indie horror filmmakers, like him, question themselves at times if they’re crazy to continue making more films in this tough business, however it is logical for them no matter what obstacles they’re faced with, to push themselves further to grow and master their craft.

Under this new agnomen Selz is working on several new projects: He is ready to shoot a new short film entitled Dead Spot. A psychological thriller in vein of the classic TV shows “The Twilight Zone” and “Tales From The Darkside.” In the story, a man on a road trip finds himself stuck on a deserted wooded path when his car suddenly dies. All of his electronic devices including his cell phone have gone dead too. With nobody in sight, he decides to trek out and seek help only to find that he’s not the only one in the area who’s been stranded. Something evil is in the vicinity trapping and stalking people one by one. Will anyone get out of the Dead Spot alive?

Psycho Logical Pictures just purchased new gear including the Scarlett X RED Camera package which will be used to shoot all of their pictures on a higher production level. Marc is looking to branch off and work with other independent horror filmmakers that have the talent and drive or can help out in different areas and join the Psycho Logical team. Selz is also in the process of co-writing a horror screenplay with an established writer/director in the industry. They are working with another well-known person in the horror business who’s taking the role as a producer on this project. Marc’s keeping his fingers crossed. He felt this particular project was too large to take on with the new company and needed to be done on a much bigger studio scale.

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Darren Lynn Bousman Teams With Russo Brothers To Expand The Tension Experience



The Russo Brothers

Recently, The Tension Experience announced that they will be teaming with Anthony and Joe Russo’s company AGBO to develop new immersive experiences, destinations and brand partnerships.

In this new joint venture, AGBO will be joining as producers of the groundbreaking show and support the development and expansion of Tension to more cities.

We’re always searching for new and innovative ways to interpret narrative,” said Anthony and Joe Russo. “We’re beyond impressed by the wholly immersive experience that Tension has brought to all of their shows, and we look forward to helping them expand their reach.”

The Tension Experience was created nearly three years ago by director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III, IV), writer Clint Sears and producer Gordon Bijelonic. The immersive theater experience allows fans become the stars of their own real-life, cinema-quality thrillers that have taken place all over the country, incorporated nearly hundreds of actors.

As a consumer, I became passive… I sit back and I watch while things happen around me,” Bousman says. “I wanted to feel more engaged. I needed something to wake me up and inspire me. Immersive theater did that. It forces the audience to be active. We want to create environments where the audiences are the stars… Their action unlocks the narrative.”

When we embarked on this journey our goal was to change and disrupt the traditional storytelling format,” said producer Gordon Bijelonic. “We wanted to give our audiences a true visceral experience incorporating all five Human Senses.”

The first planned project is the creation of a permanent destination in Las Vegas. This high-end interactive entertainment and nightlife experience will be a fully realized living and breathing world ready to react to all of the audience’s individual choices and decisions and will also incorporate new and cutting-edge technology that will be in play before, during and after you step through their doors.

This is the most fulfilling creative endeavor we could possibly be involved with. It’s unparalleled in its scope and possibilities,’ stated writer Clint Sears. “The team feels that their experience along with the unparalleled creative force of AGBO will help create the most exciting immersive collaboration in the world.”

For more information on the Tension Experience visit

About The Tension Experience:

The Experiences, a newly formed venture of the Russo Brothers’ AGBO and The Tension Experience, intend to be the leader of immersive entertainment through live theatrical experiences, brand activations and the use of unparalleled cutting-edge technology.


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Claire Foy Refuses to Cooperate in New Clip from Steven Soderbergh’s Unsane



We have already shared with you guys a number of clips from director Steven Soderbergh’s new horror-thriller Unsane starring Claire Foy, Juno Temple, and Amy Irving (Carrie). Not that that’s a bad thing…

But all the same, today is no different as, you guessed it, we have yet another Unsane clip for your viewing pleasure. The clip is called “Refusing to Cooperate” and it features star Claire Foy, you guessed it, refusing to cooperate.

All jokes aside I am looking forward to checking out this new psychological thriller once it hits theaters tomorrow, so give the new clip below and then let us know what you think!

Unsane is directed by Steven Soderbergh from a script written by Jonathan Bernstein & James Greer and stars Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, and Amy Irving.

The film hits theaters nationwide March 23, 2018.


A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear–but is it real, or is it a product of her delusion?


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SXSW 2018: Wildling Review – A Fresh and Mature Take on Werewolves



Starring Bel Powley, Liv Tyler, Brad Dourif, Collin Kelly-Sordelet

Written by Fritz Böhm and Florian Eder

Directed by Fritz Böhm

Wildling follows Anna (Powley) who was raised in captivity by her “daddy” (Dourif), only to be thrust into the real world as a young woman with no concept or preparation for anything she sees or experiences, both in her surroundings and within her own body. Staying with Sheriff Ellen Cooper (Tyler) and her younger brother Ray (Kelly-Sordelet), Anna must acclimate in short time to the expectations of those around her, making this coming-of-age tale difficult because she is at such a disadvantage. However, we quickly learn that Anna is no ordinary person in that she is not a person at all: she is a Wildling, a werewolf-like creature whose transformation was being held back by Dourif’s injections.

What makes Wildling so interesting is how the transformation of Powley into the titular character twists the traditional werewolf mechanism into a metaphor for Anna’s own metamorphosis from a young girl into a formidable and entirely capable, albeit not human, woman. That the men of the small town that this film takes place in see this as a threat is not a subtlety that is meant to be passed over. Even in her innocence, Anna does not succumb to the demands and pressures of those around her, fending off a near rape by a local high school boy and standing up to her “daddy” as she realizes her own self worth.

Powley plays her role with charming confused innocence while Tyler plays the mother to Dourif’s “daddy”. She takes on the role of helping teach Anna what being a young woman is all about, from buying her tampons to giving her advice on what kinds of boys to avoid. Dourif, while always darkly charismatic and captivating, pulls deep into his acting chops for this role, bringing a nuanced representation of patriarchal control coupled with an inability to understand his “daughter” and her needs.

Beautifully filmed by Toby Oliver (Get Out, Insidious: The Last Key), Wildling immerses viewers in an almost fairy tale-like world. The town feels like a secluded berg while the surrounding forest teems with life and a magical air hovers in its branches. That being said, the film sometimes gets a bit too dark to see properly and the music is largely forgettable. Still, those minor complaints aside, Wildling is a wonderfully fresh take on what the werewolf subgenre has to offer.

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Wildling takes traditional the werewolf transformation mechanism and uses it as the foundation for a more immediate and relatable story, one that will especially resonate with female audiences.

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