Tag Archives: Horror Fantasy

Shudder Announces Release Date and Drops Trailer for Holiday Horror ‘The Advent Calendar’

The Advent Calendar

Shudder, AMC Networks’ streamer for horror, thrillers and the supernatural will premiere writer/director Patrick Ridremont’s ornate and elegant French horror fantasy The Advent Calendar exclusively on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Combining Faustian themes and allusions with European folklore and tense, chilling terror, the Shudder Original film provides some highly original …

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SXSW 2021: Phillip Gelatt and Morgan Galen King’s ‘The Spine Of Night’ Proudly Continues Rebel Animation Traditions – Movie Review

Being a long-time fan of Ralph Bakshi, a subversive and controversial animation director known for using the technique of rotoscoping, I had high hopes for the SXSW 2021 screening of The Spine of Night, his new animated film. When I heard it had a similar dark science fantasy tone to …

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Davide Melini’s ‘Lion’ (2017) Is A Remarkable Masterpiece

From Director Davide Melini (The Sweet Hand of the White Rose 2010) comes a new short film called Lion, and it explores a topic that is still controversial in today’s day and age: domestic abuse. Lion stars newcomer Pedro Sánchez as Leon, a young boy who begins the film cowering …

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‘Company’ (2017) Horror Fantasy Short – Evil Comes in Many Forms


Sometimes in moments of solitude, we seek companionship in things that aren’t real. Sometimes, that comfort comes in form of an imaginary friend. But what if that imaginary friend was a bad influence? All this and more happens in the eerie new horror, Company.  Company is a 2017 horror fantasy short directed …

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