IFC Takes Australian Zombie Film Wyrmwood

One of the pleasant surprises to come out of Fantastic Fest this year was the imaginative, kinetic Wyrmwood, a down ‘n dirty low budget zombie film that put a lot of style on the screen. You can read my review here.
This Australian action-horror flick is directed by Kiah Roache-Turner who co-penned the script with his brother Tristan.

Paul Solet’s Dark Summer Lands a Distributor

IFC has picked up the independent horror film Dark Summer, the latest picture from helmer Paul Solet. The film is getting a release on January 9, 2015.
In this modern ghost story, Daniel Williamson, a 17 year old on house arrest for the summer. With his mother away on business, a horrifying incident occurs, followed by an even more terrifying presence in the house.
Keir Gilchrist stars alongside Stella Maeve, Peter Stormare, Maestro Harrell and Grace Phipps. Mike Le penned the script.

Good News! The Babadook Will Be Available for Halloween…to Some of You

When IFC revealed its release plans for The Babadook, I was disappointed to see it wouldn’t be arriving for the Halloween season. Jennifer Kent’s film is perfect for the holiday and delivers goosebumps. But I have some good news (sort of).
In the film, Amelia struggles to discipline her out of control 6-year-old Samuel

IFC Midnight to Take You into Hangar 10

We’re receiving word this morning that IFC Midnight has picked up the “horrifying” sci-fi thriller Hangar 10 and will bring the film to theaters and VOD on November 7th.

33 years after the infamous Rendlesham Forest UFO incident, three metal detector enthusiasts hunting for Saxon gold in the same region capture incredible footage of UFOs whilst filming their expedition. As night falls – and with their navigation equipment failing – the trio finds themselves facing a terrifying encounter with an unforgiving alien presence.

Fear The Babadook This November!

Writer-director Jennifer Kent’s impressive supernatural thriller, The Babadook, has received a November 28th release date from IFC. No doubt it’ll get the VOD/limited theatrical rollout.

Overseas, the film is getting theatrical play under the moniker Mister Babadook (a bit o’ trivia for you). Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman and Daniel Henshall star.
Six years after the death of her husband, Amelia struggles to discipline her out of control 6-year-old Samuel

Leprechaun: Origins Goes Theatrical, The Pact 2 & Exists Get Dates

Three new release dates to alert you to… First, Leprechaun: Origins is getting a theatrical run after all. Before it’s VOD release on August 22nd and DVD/Blu-ray release on September 30th, the film is going to get a limited theatrical bow on August 22nd. Check your local listings at that time to see if it’s playing at a theater near you.
The film concerns some couples backpacking in Ireland who quickly discover the idyllic land is not what it appears to be be when a town

Trailer Debut, Release Details for IFC Cam2Cam

IFC released the trailer today for Cam2Cam, a new thriller hitting select theaters and VOD on August 22nd. Check out the preview here.
In this thriller, Five Bangkok tourists have gone missing after making online contact with an unknown party. Newly-arrived Allie Westbrook (Tammin Sursok) meets a pair of ex-pats, Michael and Marit, who perform on a provocative interactive website.

‘Gallows Hill’ Now ‘The Damned,’ Distributor Revealed

Victor Garcia’s new film, Gallows Hill, is getting retitled for its release. According to Fangoria, IFC picked up the film and it will now be called The Damned.

The synopsis: After suffering the recent loss of his wife, David Reynolds (Peter Facinelli) decides to take his family on a cathartic trip to her home village in Columbia. While en route, they get into a car accident and seek refuge in a secluded inn.

Exclusive Clip: Go Behind the Scenes of Almost Human

Hang out with actor Graham Skipper in this behind-the-scenes featurette from Almost Human. This two-minute look takes you on the set of the indie horror flick which hits DVD and Blu-ray from IFC after its limited theatrical run.
Check out the footage in the player here.

Directed by Joe Begos, the flick is a gnarly sci-fi/horror hybrid that begins with an alien abduction.

Mark Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light almost two years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him alive. Now a string of grisly, violent murders leads Seth to believe that Mark is back, and something evil is inside of him.