Tag Archives: Larry Fessenden

Dark Sky Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Larry Fessenden’s New Film, ‘BLACKOUT’ (2023)

Dark Sky Films announced that it has acquired the U.S. Rights to Larry Fessenden’s (Habit) new horror film Blackout. The film stars Alex Hurt (Bonding – TV Series), James Le Gros (The Mosquito Coast – TV Series), and Joseph Castillo-Midyett (The Endgame). Blackout Synopsis Painter Charley (Alex Hurt, Minyan, TV’s New Amsterdam) wakes up …

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Fantasia Fest 2023: Interview With Filmmaker Larry Fessenden For ‘Blackout’

Note: This piece was written during the 2023 WGA and SGA-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, Blackout being covered here wouldn’t exist. It’s my favorite time of year! No, not Halloween or Christmas. My other favorite time! It’s Fantasia International Film Festival time! And …

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Chad Crawford Kinkle’s Folk Horror Film, ‘Jug Face’ (2013) – Retro Review

When Chad Crawford Kinkle’s sleeper hit, Jug Face, was released in 2013, it was met by the indie horror community with quiet appreciation. The tale of a pregnant teen, her pagan village, and the entity that keeps them all alive is full of rage, desperation, and mud. And it’s 10 …

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New Poster Released for Larry Fessenden’s ‘BLACKOUT’

A new poster was released for a new horror film from Yellow Veil Pictures and director Larry Fessenden: Blackout. The film stars Addison Timlin (Like Me), James LeGros (The Mosquito Coast – TV Series), and Kevin Corrigan (Meet Cute). Blackout Synopsis The film follows a fine-arts painter convinced he is …

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‘Summoners’ World Premiere at Brooklyn Horror Film Festival


Summoners will be making its world premiere at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival. The film was written and directed by Terence Krey and Christine Nyland (who also stars) – the filmmaking duo behind genre hits such as the Shudder original An Unquiet Grave and Distress Signals. Along with Christine Nyland, the film …

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Eleven Directors Share ‘Isolation’ Anthology Streaming on November 2, 2021

Eleven directors collaborate for nine tales of Isolation at its scariest. Inspired by the isolation brought about by COVID quarantine protocols, the talent behind the cameras got creative about how to keep working. Independent horror royalty Larry Fessenden (Jakob’s Wife) is included in a roster of directors with impressive horror …

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Trailer Premiere For Pandemic-fueled Horror Anthology, ‘Isolation’ (2021)


Isolation (2021) is a horror anthology film set in a fictional world in the future but is based around the current global pandemic. This film looks amazing! Let’s find out more about it, watch the trailer and find out when we can watch it! From the press release: As a …

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Coming Soon to Digital: Christian Nilsson’s ‘Dashcam’

Coming Soon to Digital from Kamikaze Dogfight, Gravitas Ventures, and director Christian Nilsson (Unsubscribe) is a new thriller called Dashcam. The film stars Erich Tabach (Dead Sound), Depraved’s Larry Fessenden (read our interview with him here), Zachary Booth (The Beaver), Scott Aiello (Killer Among Us), and Noa Fisher (Uncut Gems). …

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New Horror ‘Jakob’s Wife’ Coming to DVD and Blu-ray this July from RLJE Films

Barbara Crampton as Anne Fedder in the horror JAKOB’S WIFE, a RLJE Films and Shudder release. Photo courtesy of RLJE Films and Shudder.

RLJE Films will be releasing Jakob’s Wife (read our SXSW review – HERE) this July! The film was directed by Travis Stevens (Girl on the Third Floor) and he co-wrote the film with Mark Steensland and Kathy Charles. Jakob’s Wife stars Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator, You’re Next – read our interview …

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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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