Netflix’s third foray into the original programming arena has gone live. And this time, it’s horror…or horrible, depending on who you ask. Following crime dramedy Lilyhammer and political drama House of Cards, Netflix’s latest series is Hemlock Grove, a supernatural thriller about weird occurrences in small-town Pennsylvania, produced by Eli Roth and starring Famke Janssen, [...]
American Mary, the superb new thriller from Jen and Sylvia Soska, has finally gotten a U.S. distribution deal. And all I can say is, it’s about time. XLrator Media has acquired the U.S. rights to the Twisted Twins’ sophomore feature, which will be released on XLrator Media’s new Screamfest label in fall 2013. When announcing the [...]
It’s well known that Austin’s Fantastic Fest is as much a nerd party as it is a film festival. And that’s why American’s best genre fest was the perfect place for the U.S. premiere of American Mary, Jen and Sylvia Soska’s extraordinary new film starring Katharine Isabelle.
Another Fantastic Fest has come to a close. It’s been a grueling week of madness, movies and mayhem…and I can’t wait to do it again next year. As I’ve written before, the main problem with film fests is you can never see everything you want. But that’s okay because you end up being exposed to [...]