Horror

All We Want for Christmas is… MOTHER KRAMPUS aka 12 DEATHS OF CHRISTMAS

A curse comes back to haunt a town in Essex 25 years later after an innocence woman is blamed for a series of child disappearances and murdered as a result. Depending on where you live the movie is neither known as Mother Krampus (North American release title) or the 12 Deaths of Christmas (the UK…

DEATH-SCORT SERVICE 2

At least once a year I get an email from the good folks at Sleaze Box. I wait all year for these movies and I can’t say that I am ever let down. Just like their name suggests, these are sleazy releases filled with all the blood and boobs that you could imagine. Out of…

The YULETIDE TERROR Fireside Chats – Paul Corupe

[Editor’s Note: This is our third interview with one of the authors from the upcoming Yuletide Terror, previously interviewing Amanda Reyes and Derek Johnston. Check out the other two and check out this great book coming out from Spectacular Optical.] How did you get involved in the project? Kier-La Janisse and I have been making…

Buried Alive 2017: THE JERRY SHOW and ROSALITA, Two More of the Fest’s 50+ Great Short Films

The Jerry Show, written and directed by Stephen Stull, works better if viewed as a comedy than as a horror film. I’m a fan of the classic horror movie Basket Case, about the guy who carries his demonic, previously-conjoined twin around in a basket. The Jerry Show is like Basket Case meets Nazi gay porn.…

The YULETIDE TERROR Fireside Chats – Amanda Reyes

Here at The Farsighted, we have been lucky enough to catch up with a few of the authors for the upcoming Spectacular Optical jawn, Yuletide Terror. We love horror and we love Christmas, so we’re pretty damn excited about this one. We’re calling these interview “The Yuletide Terror Fireside Chats” and today we begin with…

Halloween Hangover, Day 3: Ithaca Fantastik 2017 Presents… TRAGEDY GIRLS!

Social media sites are some of the most highly visited sites on the Internet. People have friends far and wide thanks to sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, etc. Sometimes they’re a gateway for people and they help advance some socialization skills prior to human interaction. You can air your grievances, profess your love, or…

THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM is Fantastic and You Can Win a Copy!

Showcasing the talents of the venerable Bill Nighy and the lovely and talented Olivia Cooke, Juan Carlos Medina’s sophomore effort, an adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s 1994 murder mystery novel Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem, released today on home video formats after a short limited release and VOD rollout that began in early September. The…

Halloween Hangover, Day 2: Ithaca Fantastik 2017 Presents… HAGAZUSSA – A Horror Movie About Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse is a beautifully filmed, claustrophobic period piece filled with enough dread and horror to keep you watching even though it is nearly a silent film and what little dialogue it has is sub-titled. Hagazussa is so well-made that my jaw dropped when I read that this was writer/director Lukas Feigelfeld’s FILM…

Halloween Hangover, Day 1: Justin and Blaine on Something Weird/AGFA’s THE ZODIAC KILLER

Leave it to Something Weird Video and AGFA to dig up an oddity like The Zodiac Killer. This is a bizarre film who’s own tale of production is 10x more interesting than the film itself. Tom Hanson was a San Francisco small business owner who was running into some money problems. He hatched a scheme…

31 Days, Day 28: Spookcasts! Your Guide to Creeptastic Podcasts

For our annual 31 Days of Halloween, I’ve compiled a list of great horror podcasts to celebrate! Ranging from fiction to true crime, these podcasts are sure to give you the chills! Spooked! Hosted by Glenn Washington Spooked is a spin-off of the excellent storytelling podcast, Snap Judgement. Spooked features mostly first person accounts of…

31 Days, Day 27: THIS IS NOT A REVIEW – Adam Loves OLDBOY

I need to post about Oldboy. It’s an amazing movie. My friend introduced me to it 15ish years ago. Part of the Trilogy. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy, and Lady Vengeance. I recommend watching them all. I don’t remember Mr. Vengeance and only remember a beautiful snow scene in Lady Vengeance. Oldboy is a tragic…

31 Days, Day 25: Berwanger’s Mario Paint Music Video “Horror Show” is Everything You’ve Ever Wanted and More

Josh Berwanger of the 90s synth powered indie rock outfit, The Anniversary, is releasing a new album on Halloween. The album, entitled The Star Invaders, is surely an interesting concept, as you can see by the kick ass video below that he made 100% with Mario Paint, like any good product of the the Nintendo…

31 Days, Day 21: Creator of DEATH METAL Strikes Comedy Gold Again with WE SUMMONED A DEMON

[Editor’s Note: Like Garrett, I enjoyed the hell out of this short and believe Chris McInroy needs to be greenlit on a feature very soon. For info on where this awesome short is playing, head to their Facebook page by clicking here!] Just a few weeks ago at PUFF I had the opportunity to see…

31 Days, Day 20: A Real Friday Fight – Mondo and thepaintedman Don’t Even Remotely Agree About RED STATE

[Editor’s Note: Just a reminder that in October, Friday Fight becomes Friday Frights and we’ve been covering something every Friday this month. This time it’s just Blaine and I, so I mised up the formatting a bit and layed it out like a piece from our Dissenting Opinions column. I chose this one in honor…