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THEO JAMES TO STAR IN “STEPHEN KING’S THE MONKEY”

Theo James (“The White Lotus”) will star in a new feature adaptation based on the terrifying short story “The Monkey”, written by the King of Horror, Stephen King. The supernatural story has been adapted for the screen by genre specialist Osgood Perkins (Longlegs, Gretel & Hansel), who will also direct. The film has an all-star horror pedigree and is being produced by Atomic Monster’s James Wan (creator of the Saw, Insidious and The Conjuring franchises) and Michael Clear (M3GAN), and C2 Motion Picture Group’s Jason Cloth (Joker, Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves) and Dave Caplan (Babylon). Automatik’s Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Insidious, Sinister) and Fred Berger (La La Land), Chris Ferguson (Afflicted, Child’s Play) and Stars Collective's Peter Luo and Nancy Xu will executive produce, alongside John Friedberg (Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant, Greenland) for Black Bear International. The project was developed with Atomic Monster and Stars Collective, with C2 Motion Picture G

Michael Jai White's THE OUTLAW JOHNNY BLACK Release Info

  Samuel Goldwyn Films announced today that the company has acquired US rights to the western THE OUTLAW JOHNNY BLACK, written and directed by Michael Jai White, for a theatrical release on September 15. Donovan De Boer, Michael Jai White and Grant Gilmore serve as producers, with a screenplay by Michael Jai White. SGF also revealed the teaser trailer for the partially crowd-funded Western adventure. From the same team that made the 2009 cult classic BLACK DYNAMITE, THE OUTLAW JOHNNY BLACK stars Michael Jai White ("As Good as Dead"), Anika Noni Rose ("The Princess and the Frog"), Erica Ash ("We Have a Ghost"), Byron Minns ("Black Dynamite"), Kym Whitley ("Act Your Age"), and Tony Baker. “We’re thrilled to be reteaming with Michael Jai White after the success of our 2022 action movie AS GOOD AS DEAD. This spiritual successor to BLACK DYNAMITE not only showcases Michael’s abilities as an action and comedy star, but also his skills as a fi

CRACKED, a Bone-Chilling Thai Horror Film Premiering via VOD & Digital on 5/26

  Directed by : Surapong Ploensang Written By : Eakasit Thairaat, Onusa Donsawai, Pun Homchuen, Surapong Ploensang Cast : Chayanit Chansangavej, Byron Bishop, Nichkhun, Nutthatcha Padovan They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but in CRACKED, a terrifying new Thai horror film, an inherited painting may be worth a thousand screams…   Ruja (actress/model Chayanit Chansangavej) returns to Thailand from New York with her young daughter Rachel to settle her late father's estate. Included in her inheritance are two mysterious portraits of a bewitching woman that she is told are worth a fortune, if only they weren't damaged. Desperate to sell the paintings, Ruja hires Tim (K-pop star Nichkhun), an art restorer, to prepare the canvases for sale. But the cracks in the paint have begun to reveal long-hidden secrets, and as strange phenomena begin to emerge around them, Ruja and Rachel quickly realize their lives are in grave danger. PREMIERING VIA VOD & DVD ON MAY 26, 2023

4K Restoration of TWILIGHT (Not That One) Release Schedule

  After discovering the murdered body of a young girl deep in a mountainous forest, a hardened homicide detective pushes himself to increasingly obsessive ends in his quest to catch the serial killer – known only as "the Giant”—responsible for the crime. A much admired but long unavailable masterpiece by influential Hungarian auteur and regular Bรฉla Tarr collaborator Gyรถrgy Fehรฉr, Twilight (Szรผrkรผlet) is at once an existential murder mystery and an expansive meditation on time and space. Stunningly lensed in rich blacks and cascading grays by DP Miklรณs Gurbรกn (Werckmeister Harmonies), Arbelos is proud to present Twilight for its first-ever U.S. release in a brand new 4K restoration by the National Film Institute - Hungarian Film Archive and FilmLab, supervised by Gurbรกn. Screens Thur Jun 1, 10.00pm At The American Cinematheque, Los Feliz Also coming to Philadelphia, Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco, and More. Full List of Play Date s   HERE

SCREAM VI Arrives on Digital April 25 and in a 4K Ultra HD SteelBook™, on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, and DVD on July 11th

  No one is safe and everyone is a suspect in the smash hit thriller from Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Media Group that has earned more than $167 million worldwide.  The four survivors from the most recent Woodsboro Ghostface killings have moved to New York City for a fresh start.   Just as they begin to feel a sense of normalcy, they receive that infamous call. Ghostface is more brutal and relentless than ever and will stop at nothing to hunt them down. Fans who buy the film on Digital will have access to over an hour of killer bonus content, including behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and crew discussing the wildly popular franchise and upping the ante in this latest installment. Bonus features: Commentary by Filmmakers—Hear from the directors, writers, and executive producer as they dive into the making of the new film. Death Comes to the City—From Woodsboro to the five boroughs, the filmmakers and cast discuss Ghostface’s reign of terror in the big city. The Faces of De

THE CURSE OF WOLF MOUNTAIN Starring Tobin Bell and Danny Trejo Hits Digital on May 9th

  Directed by : David Lipper Starring : David Lipper, Tobin Bell, Danny Trejo, Keli Price, Eddie McClintock   Aj begins having dreams of his parents' death. He decides to go back to the spot where they were killed, accompanied by his brother and his brother's family. But legend has it there is something mysterious roaming these woods. On Digital Platforms and DVD May 9, 2023 from Uncork'd Entertainment

THE MELT GOES ON FOREVER: THE ART & TIMES OF DAVID HAMMONS Release Info

In the late ‘60s to mid-‘70s, David Hammons captivated the art world with his body prints (using his naked body as a printing plate in meditations on African-American existence), and later works including a snowball-selling performance in the East Village and sculptures made of hair collected from Harlem barbers — all the while sharply defying establishment categories and rules of commerce. An unconventional chronicle of Hammons’s life and work (now 79, he believes “the less they know about me the better”), THE MELT GOES ON FOREVER captures his playful, no-bullshit spirit and conceptual integrity, using archival footage and rare interviews, dynamic animation and sound art, and candid accounts by eminent artists curators and critics (Betye Saar, Suzanne Jackson, Henry Taylor, Lorna Simpson, among others). Hammons’s profound critiques of racial and social inequality illuminate and implicate simultaneously. THE MELT GOES ON FOREVER: THE ART & TIMES OF DAVID HAMMONS will premier at New

STRANGE CASE OF JACKY CAILLOU on Digital Platforms tomorrow

Director : Lucas Delangle Cast : Thomas Parigi, Edwige Blondiau, Lou Lampros, Jean-Louise Coulloc’h Screenplay : Lucas Delangle, Olivier Strauss When Jacky’s grandmother, a renowned healer, suddenly passes away and a particularly compelling young woman with a mysterious rash arrives on his doorstep, he has no choice but to stay and try to help. As her condition worsens, it becomes clear that she’s afflicted with no ordinary illness. She’s transforming into something dangerous before his eyes, but he’s already in too deep to abandon her. Available on digital Tuesday 4/11

PILGRIMS Trailer

A work of fiction that emerges directly from elements of reality: a newspaper article, the space occupied by a small town, and its surroundings. A young man (Giedrius Kiela) and a young woman (Gabija Bargailaite) drive from Vilnius to a village to find out something....  The viewer is given very little information, and as the film proceeds, we slowly start to understand what happened and what reunites them. There is a sense of familiarity, and of sharing the trauma of a horrible event. They both have a profound need to understand, but they couldn’t be more different. One moves with aggressiveness, the other moves with care, but they both need the same thing: to be in contact with the last people and spaces Matas was in contact with, to sink into his waters, to believe that a person’s presence remains beyond death. Filmmaker Laurynas Bareiลกa uses absence as a structuring principle, unfurling the plot by way of rumors and insinuations. Matas’ death is at once the film’s unresolved enigma

Taz: Quest For Burger - The All-New Original Animated Movie Available on Digital June 6

  After an outlaw abducts her father and steals their town's food supply, a feisty adolescent Bandicoot named Quinn recruits The Tasmanian Devil to help her find the thief. Taz may be an ill-tempered rogue with a fearsome reputation, but he and Quinn will have to work together to track the criminal through the wilds of Tasmania and save her community. TAZ: QUEST FOR BURGER All-New Original Movie Available for Digital Purchase on June 6, 2023

THE ARTIFICE GIRL Trailer

  A team of special agents discovers a revolutionary new computer program to bait and trap online predators. After teaming up with the program’s troubled developer, they soon find that the AI is rapidly advancing beyond its original purpose. IN THEATERS, ON DEMAND AND DIGITAL April 27, 2023

THE STRANGE CASE OF JACKY CAILLOU Release Info

  When Jacky’s grandmother, a renowned healer, suddenly passes away and a particularly compelling young woman with a mysterious rash arrives on his doorstep, he has no choice but to stay and try to help. As her condition worsens, it becomes clear that she’s afflicted with no ordinary illness. She’s transforming into something dangerous before his eyes, but he’s already in too deep to abandon her. IN THEATERS (LA, NY) APRIL 7 ON DVD AND DIGITAL APRIL 11

Wes Anderson's ASTEROID CITY Trailer

  Director: Wes Anderson Cast : Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Hope Davis, Stephen Park, Rupert Friend, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Hong Chau, Willem Dafoe, Margot Robbie, Tony Revolori, Jake Ryan, Jeff Goldblum The itinerary of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention (organized to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and scholarly competition) is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.

PRAISE THIS Trailer

Starring: Chloe Bailey, Druski, Anjelika Washington, Quavo, Tristan Mack Wilds, Birgundi Baker, Crystal Hayslett, Loren Lott, Jekalyn Carr, Koryn Hawthorne  From director Tina Gordon, writer-director of Little and the writer of What Men Wantand Drumline, Praise This follows aspiring musical superstar Sam (Chloe Bailey), a young woman driven, at almost any cost, to break into the music business. So, when her father (Philip Fornah; Richard Jewel, Better Call Saul), worried that Sam is associating with a dangerous crowd, moves them from Los Angeles to Atlanta to live with Sam’s sunny cousin, Jess (Anjelika Washington; Stargirl, Tall Girl franchise), Sam is …not happy.  But when Sam is forced to join her cousin’s struggling, underdog praise team in the lead-up to a national championship competition, she sees an opportunity to finally make her dreams come true. What she discovers, though, is that ambition can command a high price and that praise is not about glory, but gratitude.  

The Man Who Fell to Earth arrives April 25 on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray™ + Digital in an Exclusive Steelbook only at Best Buy

The perennial, cult-status epic starring David Bowie, The Man Who Fell to Earth, arrives on 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray™ + Digital in an Exclusive Steelbook only at Best Buy on April 25 from Lionsgate. Based on the 1963 novel by Paul Mayersberg and directed by sci-fi legend Nicolas Roeg, this impressionistic film offers contemporary audiences a timeless, poignant mirror in its exploration of the impact of capitalism and industrialization on the future of humanity and the planet. Newly restored for the first time in 4K Ultra HD, this ’70s classic will be available for the suggested retail price of $27.99.   OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS Thomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth from a distant planet on a mission to take water back to his home planet in the midst of a catastrophic drought. Featuring a startling and era-de๏ฌning lead performance from Bowie in his debut feature role, Nicolas Roeg’s iconic science-๏ฌction odyssey ― stunningly restored and now available for the f

FROM BLACK Release Info

  Starring : Anna Camp (Universal’s Pitch Perfect franchise, HBO’s True Blood) with Jennifer Lafleur (Big Little Lies), John Ales (Euphoria), Travis Hammer (Godless), and Richie Montgomery (Ozark) Director : Thomas Marchese Screenwriter : Jessub Flower & Thomas Marchese Editor : Thomas Marchese and Keara Burton   Cinematographer : Duncan Cole A young mother, crushed by guilt after the disappearance of her young son 5 years previously, is presented with a bizarre offer to learn the truth and set things right. But how far is she willing to go, and is she willing to pay the terrifying price for a chance to hold her boy again? The director, Thomas Marchese, is a multi-award-winning writer/director who has directed, shot, edited, and produced music videos, short-form narrative, and documentary films. Thomas’ first feature film “Fallen "took home the jury prize for Best Documentary Feature at the 2017 Hollywood Film Festival. The film secured theatrical distribution prior to its wor

ASSASSIN in theaters, on demand and digital March 31, 2023

Bruce Willis (Glass) and Nomzamo Mbatha (Coming 2 America) star in this action-packed sci-fi thrill ride. A private military operation led by (Willis) invents futuristic microchip tech that enables the mind of an agent to inhabit the body of another person to carry out covert, deadly missions. But when an agent (Mustafa Shakir) is killed during a secret mission, his wife (Mbatha) takes his place in an attempt to bring the man responsible to Justice.  

Dark Feathers Trailer

  She will never let any outsider get close to Masako” Michael Madsen (Kill Bill I and II, Sin City, Die Another Day) dons a Japanese Kimono as a white samurai operating a traditional clan in modern San Francisco in new psychological thriller DARK FEATHERS. Starring, produced, and co-directed by Crystal J.Huang, pic fixes on Kate, a woman that must choose loyalty to a historical Asian clan, and her non-traditional love, amidst the deaths of her dance partners being investigated by her new lover. Unchaseable Inc in association with Lankis Entertainment produce the film, co-directed by exotic newcomer Huang and Nicholas Ryan. Gilles Marini (“Sex and the City”) and Karina Smirnoff (Shall We Dance) join Madsen and Huang in the thrill-a-minute martial arts chiller DARK FEATHERS, releasing soon.

Following Films Podcast: Colin West on LINOLEUM

  Today I'm joined by Colin West to discuss his new film LINOLEUM The film which had its world premiere at the SXSW Festival, and currently sits at 95% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes is written and directed by Colin West, and revolves around the host (Jim Gaffigan) of a failing children's science show who, while attempting to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming an astronaut by building a rocket ship in his garage, begins to question his own reality when a series of strange events begin to occur. Along with Gaffigan, LINOLEUM stars Rhea Seehorn (“Better Call Saul,” “Veep”), Katelyn Nacon (“The Walking Dead,” “T@gged”), Gabriel Rush (Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel), Amy Hargreaves (“Homeland,” “13 Reasons Why”), West Duchovny (A Mouthful of Air, The Report), Michael Ian Black (Wet Hot American Summer, “The State”), Tony Shalhoub (“Monk,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”), Elisabeth Henry (The Sisterhood of Night, Behind the Mirror), and Roger Hendricks Simon (Love in Kilnerr

Saban Films Acquires North American Rights to the Scandinavian Thriller GOOD BOY

  Saban Films announced today that they have acquired the North American rights to the Scandinavian thriller Good Boy from Blue Finch Films. Written and directed by Viljar Bรธe (Til Freddy), the film stars Gard Lรธkke (Troll), Katrine Lovise ร˜pstad Fredriksen in her feature film debut, and Amalie Willoch Njaastad (Cabin Crazy). Saban Films is targeting a third quarter theatrical release. The film premiered to acclaim at Beyond Fest in 2022, with Karen Calvey from Morbidly Beautiful declaring, "This smart, surprising, wildly compelling film is full of twists with subversive commentary; Good Boy will make you sit up and take notice.” The review also called the film “a haunting new twist on the man’s best friend trope, Good Boy need not beg for attention; the solid plot, fantastic cast, and unique premise promise enough tricks to keep its audience invested." Horror Fuel’s Joseph Perry praises the thriller as "a highly unsettling film that delivers jolts until its final frames