An Iranian family spends the night in a hotel and supernatural events occur, with our own Eric proclaiming the film to be his favorite of 2020, and that’s all I need to know going in to The Night besides the eerie atmosphere shown in the trailer below. In case you need more enticing beyond that, following is the official press information regarding the IFC Midnight film. I’m looking forward to this one!
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Movie News: Occult Chiller “The Heiress” Set for March Release
Supernatural horror and familial drama meet in the U.K. feature The Heiress, set for March 15 release in the U.K. and across the world on March 15, with a U.S. and Canada release one day later.
Trailer Alert! Shadow in the Cloud
Chloë Grace Moretz versus a gremlin? Say no more . . . I’m on board! That’s just what you’ll see in […]
Movie News: Troma’s Streaming Service
If yer’ anything like yer pals at the Scariest Things Podcast you’ve got a broad cinema palette and an ever broader tolerance for the profane, the vile, and the fart joke. Good news! There’s now a streaming service that seamlessly blends all that gory goodness together in a horrifying smoothie called TROMA NOW!
Trailer Alert! Grizzly II
If you know anything about the Scariest Things Podcast it’s that we love MONSTERS. Monsters of all kinds. Creatures beneath the sea, behemoths that lurk in the dark, and even the occasional URSUS HORRIBLUS! The grizzly bear.
Trailer Alert! Minor Premise (2020)
After critically acclaimed screenings as part of Fantasia and other top-notch film festivals, the mind-warping science fiction chiller Minor Premise […]
Trailer Alert! Love and Monsters (2020)
Paramount has released a trailer for Love and Monsters, a hero’s journey post-apocalyptic creature feature. Dylan O’Brien, Michael Rooker, and Jessica Henwick star in this action-adventure monster mash, coming to theaters on October 16. You can check out the trailer here!
Trailer Alert! : Freaky (2020)
Universal / Blumhouse is going back to a reliable well to theatrically release a pop-horror film: Freaky. The often re-booted classic kids comedy Freaky Friday is being genre-bent into becoming a horror film, from the team that did it once before with Happy Death Day.
“Never Hike in the Snow”: “Friday the 13th” Fan Film Releases Trailer and Announces Final Call for IndieGoGo Campaign
Womp Stomp Films, creators of Never Hike Alone, has released a trailer for its next Friday the 13th fan film […]
Horror News: Blumhouse is Planning a Thing Remake! Should they?
According to Adam B. Vary at Variety, John Carpenter has been in discussions with Blumhouse to potentially reboot his masterwork, and my personal favorite movie of all time, The Thing. While this is pretty exciting news, the obvious question is, of course, is this a good idea? Reboots are risky propositions, and more than a few notable horror films have dropped the ball doing so.
Movie News: Trailer Debuts for “Undergods” World Premiere at Fantasia
Fantasia Film Festival presents its 2020 digital edition from August 20–September 2, and one of the intriguing features on tap […]
Movie News: The Vigil Trailer
Blumhouse is back on the scene with a brand new joint that’s guaranteed to give you a mean case of the shivers. Don’t look now, but the Vigil is coming your way on July 31, 2020.
Movie News: Possessor Trailer
Ultraviolent sci-fi? Sign us up! Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any weirder, darker, and more complex — along comes Possessor. Directed by Brandon Cronenberg (offspring of THAT David Cronenberg), Possessor allegedly involves some high-falutin corporate espionage, some brain control devices, and a whole lotta’ assassinating.
Movie News: Soska Sisters Take On Sensory Horror
Just when you thought it was safe to rely on all your senses.
Horror News: Horror Host Live (Dead) Stream Panel!
Our guest host for Episode 101, David Dastmalchian is having a special streaming event tomorrow night! Or… tonight, depending on when you see this. If you are a fan of late-night horror hosts, you’ll want to catch this panel and a watch party for the Karloff Classic The Old Dark House.
Movie News: ‘Scream’ franchise relaunch is coming!
I scream, you scream, we all scream for new Scream!
Chattanooga Film Festival’s 2020 Virtual Edition Serves Up New and Vintage Fright Fare and Outstanding Special Events
The Chattanooga Film Festival is famous for its cutting-edge cinematic fare and thrilling special events. The fest has just announced […]
Horror News: Daft Punk is Scoring the Next Dario Argento Film
What?!?!? First Thom Yorke dips his toes in the water with his somber interpretation of the Goblin’s color-soaked Suspiria vision, and now Daft Punk is scoring the next Dario Agento film? Color us shocked and awed.
Horror News: The Isolation Horrors (2020)
Have you had enough yet? Did you lose out on the last role of toilet paper? Are you debating the merits of the Exorcist vs. Exorcist III with your cat? Has the isolation started to creep under your skin and in to your psyche? Good! You’re in luck. There’s a new short horror anthology that looks at the dark and horrific side of ISOLATION!
Scariest Games: Trivial Pursuit Ultimate Horror Edition
Coming soon! Trivial Pursuit: Ultimate Horror Edition. Finally, you can prove to your friends that YOU are the horror expert.
Horror Movie News: Cannibal Holocaust is Going to be a Video Game!
Things just can’t possibly get weird enough. Hollyweird may have run out of ideas and the public is going to […]
“We Summon the Darkness” star Alexandra Daddario Participates in Live Q&A on April 10
To celebrate the release of the terrific horror comedy We Summon the Darkness this Friday, April 10, the film’s star […]
Trailer Alert: Train to Busan 2 (Peninsula)
Did we ask for this? Is the zombie genre dead? Did the Walking Dead franchise kill the zombie genre? Will Train to Busan 2 live up to its forefather? Is this really just cheap hype for a video game tie in? SO. MANY. QUESTIONS!!!
The Scariest Things Public Service Announcement: Save Our Independent Cinemas!
Horror fans, unite behind a cause! Support the great independent theaters that cater to the little horror films that we love, that nobody else will put on the big screen. If we don’t help them now, some of them may not be back after we escape from this virus nightmare.
R.I.P. Stuart Gordon: 1947 – 2020
The horror genre lost one of the great rebel independent horror movie directors in Stuart Gordon, who passed away at age 72 from unknown causes.
Movie News: Popcorn Frights Festival Streaming Catalog
Popcorn Frights, one of our favorite film festivals, is going to try and help you get over being scared about corona virus, and making scared about something else! They are providing links to how to find their festival movies past, for your enjoyment.
Trailer Alert: Pathosis (2020)
Womp Stomp Films — makers of the astounding Friday the 13th fan film, Never Hike Alone (2017) — have their very first original short film hitting the festivals this year.
Movie News: Coronavirus pushes Horror Movie Release Dates
Funny… it doesn’t look that scary. But we all know the truth, don’t we? That damned virus is crushing everything in it’s path, including the cinema.
Movie News: Extra Ordinary Hits the Streets on March 6
Our universal fav’ film from 2019 gets its official release on March 6! Prepare to laugh, cry, and get 👻 spooked.
Trailer Alert: Candyman (2020)
Candyman… Candyman… Candyman… Candyman…. no, I can’t do it! One of the great villains in all of horror is getting a reboot. Yahya Abdul Mateen stars as a man returning to Cabrini Green, and the famed killing grounds of the Candyman. Check out the trailer here!