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Séance Director Simon Barrett on Going Above and Beyond for Film
I spoke to Barrett about the inspirations behind the film, how his stars became his saving grace on the project, and what he's learned working with V/H/S director Adam Wingard. Image courtesy of RLJE Films and Shudder "Séance is kind of supernatural Giallo throwback kind of set at a girls' boarding school," Barrett said[...]
The Reckoning is Descent Director's Harrowing Look at Witchfinding
Jason chats with Neil Marshall, whose film The Reckoning comes to Shudder on May 13. The Reckoning, co-written by Marshall and actress Charlotte Kirk, who also stars in the film, deals with witch-finding, the process of prosecuting people for the crime of witchcraft In the chat, Marshall talks about how these prosecutions were often perversely corrupt[...]
Fried Barry Puts An Alien Behind The Wheel Of A Drug-Addled Body
For this episode, Jason chats with Ryan Kruger, director of Fried Barry, which comes to Shudder on May 7th. The film is a solid example of what a boon to genre fans Shudder has been—alongside 1940s classics and contemporary slashers, there's room for wild experiments with Fried Barry, the gonzo story of a person wandering Cape[...]
Spindell's The Mortuary Collection Is A Return To Classic Anthologies
The Mortuary Collection, which premiered on the horror streaming service Shudder, is releases this month VOD, VOD, Digital HD, DVD, and Blu-ray. Spindell tells Jason that the origins of this anthology lay in a 2015 short subject called The Baby Sitter Murders that the director was able to turn into an entire segment of the film[...]
Shudder Releases Trailer For George A. Romero's The Amusement Park
Shudder will release George A Romero's lost film The Amusement Park this summer The film will debut on June 8th, part of their "Summer of Chills" line-up, which will debut twelve films in twelve weeks The film was recently discovered, having been completed 46 years ago by the iconic horror director The film was restored[...]
Bonkers Trailer For Fried Barry Is Here, Hitting Shudder Next Week
Shudder continues to add interesting titles for us to view On May 7th, we get to watch Fried Barry, a bonkers-looking film out of South Africa that sees an alien take over the body of a drug-filled slacker man and discovers all of the ills the people of Earth inflict on themselves and each other[...]
A new week brings two more twisted tales of terror from Shudder and showrunner/EP Greg Nicotero's (The Walking Dead) hit horror anthology series Creepshow And the best part- for purely selfish reasons? We have an exclusive sneak preview that helps set the mood for the horrors that await you Based on the horror-comedy classic and[...]
Shudder Adds In May: Psycho Goreman, Skull: The Mask, More
Shudder will add a bunch of new original films and more this May, as the best bargain in streaming continues to bolster its already robust line-up One of the films coming to the service is Psycho Goreman, destined for cult status and a mega-fun watch Skull: The Mask is the original that interests me the[...]
The Mortuary Collection: Clancy Brown Breaks Down Film, Talks Dexter
So it kind of started with that sort of grand idea." Image courtesy of RLJE Films/Shudder How Spindell Chose the Stories that Went into The Mortuary Collection Naturally in the creative process, Spindell had more than what he needed "The challenge then became, 'How do you write five stories that all work together as a whole and do[...]
Kevin Smith, Jamie Lee Curtis, More At 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
The event will run on Shudder on April 18th at 8 PM EST and will be hosted by actor and writer David Dastmalchian (Ant-Man and the Wasp) and feature Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween), Keith David (The Thing), Gigi Saul Guerrero (director, Culture Shock), Issa Lopez (director, Tigers Are Not Afraid), Kevin Smith (Clerks), Tananarive Due (Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror), Blumhouse founder and CEO Jason Blum, James Jude Courtney (Halloween), Doug Jones (The Shape[...]
Shudder Film The Banishing Releases Trailer, Out April 15th
Shudder original The Banishing has released its trailer ahead of its April 15h release This one is a mix of haunted house and religious horror, two of the best concepts in the genre Mix them together, and it makes for a good time When a reverend moves into a new home with his wife and[...]
The Mortuary Collection: Clancy Brown Breaks Down Film, Talks Dexter
While one expects supernatural phenomena to happen in his parts, it's rather the stories he shares with one prospective applicant in Sam (Caitlin Custer) that get the ball rolling. Image courtesy of Shudder/RLJE Films How The Mortuary Collection Fits With Its Contemporaries As an anthology, the stories don't tie up anything to the greater plot other than the[...]
The Mortuary Collection: Clancy Brown Breaks Down Film, Talks Dexter
I spoke with Brown about the intrigue behind the stories, working with writer and director Ryan Spindell and his chemistry with Custer. Image courtesy of RLJE Films/Shudder "The quality writing was terrific, and I got sent the script in and a link to the babysitter murders," Brown said "When I read the script, it didn't have the[...]
Leap Of Faith: William Friedkin On The Exorcist Hits Blu-ray April 13
"Alexander has created an unparalleled look at one of the greatest horror films of all time, giving viewers direct access to William Friedkin in this can't-miss documentary." Those that watched this when it debuted on Shudder last fall loved it, so this will be a treat for those that, for some reason, don't subscribe to[...]
Shudder Original The Power Trailer Is Here, Coming April 8th
The Power is a new film coming to Shudder next month It stars Rose Williams, Shakira Rahman, Charlie Carrick, Diveen Henry, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Nuala McGowan, Emma Rigby, and Theo Barklem-Biggs It is written and directed by Corinna Faith Taking place during rolling blackouts in 1970's London, a nurse on her first day on the job must confront[...]