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‘Ghost Stories’: The Horror News Network Review

Ghost stories have been told as long as human beings have stalked the earth.  They serve as a way to comprehend and dress in language what is hidden behind the fragile veil of our perceived view of reality.  Whether the subjects of these stories exist or not can never be confirmed by the masses, but individuals have very concrete opinions as believers or skeptics.

Co-writers and directors Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson know how to scare an audience and tell a ghost story.  After years of honing their craft on stage when their play Ghost Stories first debuted in 2010 in London’s Duke of York’s Theatre and ran for a record breaking 26 months (and later the Arts Theatre and international productions in Toronto, Shanghai, Lima, Sydney, and Moscow), Nyman and Dyson decided to adapt their “Grand Guignol” style play for the big screen.  Horror fans should be thankful that they did, as the film version of Ghost Stories captures everything discerning film goers look for in a horror film. read more

IFC Midnight Releases Trailer for The Midnight Man

Distributor IFC Midnight has released the new trailer for the upcoming horror feature The Midnight Man via their YouTube channel.  The trailer can be seen in its entirety below.

Though originally released in Canada in 2016, The Midnight Man will now officially have a US release date of January 19th, 2018 in select theaters and Video On Demand.  Starring the iconic Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise), Gabrielle Haugh (Jeepers Creepers 3), and stuntman Kyle Strauts (The Cabin in the Woods) as the Midnight Man, the film follows a group of young friends that find a game in an attic and mistakenly summon a creature who preys upon their worst fears.  Think of it as Jumanji….with demons and bloodshed.  Travis Zariwny (2016’s Cabin Fever) is the director, and also co-wrote the screenplay with Rob Kennedy. read more

IFC Midnight Picks Up ANTIBIRTH

IFC Midnight has picked up the rights to Danny Perez’s Antibirth, which stars Natasha Lyonne, Chloë Sevigny, Meg Tilly, and Mark Webber.  It follows the story of a woman who lives in a trailer (Lyonne) and her best friend (Sevigny).  The spend their nights taking drugs and watching TV, and only leave their home to party with drug-addicted ex-marines and other outcasts. After one of these nights, Lou experiences a bizarre illness and psychosomatic visions that she can’t get rid of. She can’t remember anything from the night before and her symptoms grow rapidly, leading her to believe that she has been infected by something not of this world. read more

IFC Midnight Acquires THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE

IFC Midnight has picked up the U.S. rights to The Autopsy of Jane Doe, directed by Andre Ovredal (Troll Hunter). It is his first English-language film.   Emile Hirsch stars in the film from IM Global. The story centers around a father and son coroner team who are sent  a Jane Doe, who is the victim of a mysterious homicide.  As they try to identify her, they find increasingly bizarre clues to her terrifying secrets.

The film, which also stars Brian Cox and Ophelia Lovibond, was written by Ian B. Goldberg.   Fred Berger, Eric Garcia, Ben Pugh and Rory Aitken of 42 are producing, while IM Global’s Stuart Ford, Matt Jackson and Steven Squillante are executive producing.   read more

New Trailer for IFC Midnight’s BASKIN

IFC Midnight Presents  BASKIN

A Film By Can Evrenol

“Prepare for a whole new vision of Turkish cinema…BASKIN is creepy, weird and amazing.” – Ryland Aldrich, TWITCH FILM

 

AS SEEN ON NERDIST!

 

 

 

 

On VOD & Opening NY @ The IFC Center on March 25th

Opening LA @ Arena Cinema on April 1st

A five-man unit of cops on night patrol get more than they bargain for when they arrive at a creepy backwater town in the middle of nowhere after a call comes over the radio for backup. Entering a derelict building, the seasoned tough guys and their rookie junior, who’s still haunted by a traumatic childhood dream, do the one thing you should never do in this kind of movie: they split up. They soon realize they’ve stumbled into a monstrous charnel house and descend into an ever-more nightmarish netherworld where grotesque, mind-wrenching horrors await them at every turn. This is one Baskin  (that’s “police raid” to you non-Turkish speakers) that isn’t going to end well. But wait! Things aren’t what they seem in this truly disturbing, outrageously gory, and increasingly surreal film whose unpredictable narrative pulls the carpet from under your feet and keeps you guessing right up to the final moment. A wildly original whatsit that reconfirms Turkey as the breakout national cinema of the moment. read more

‘Cabin Fever’ Opens February 12th

IFC Midnight Presents CABIN FEVER

A Film By Travis Zariwny

Executive Produced By Eli Roth

 

IN THEATERS FEBRUARY 12TH NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES

Synopsis:

Executive producer Eli Roth presents this reboot of his instant classic gorefest, which features all new characters and all new kills. This story is familiar: fresh out of college, a group of five friends retreat to a remote cabin in the woods for one last week of partying- only to become snacks for a gruesome, flesh-eating virus. What’s surprising are the ingenious new deaths, which offer a fresh spin on a horror-comedy milestone. With Gage Golightly (Teen Wolf) and Dustin Ingram (Paranormal Activity 3).  read more