By now, I’m sure we’ve all seen quite a few movies where an ominous stranger shows up to a gathering uninvited and unannounced, causing chaos and havoc. Hell, I’ve seen one that includes flashbacks from the point of view from a dog. But how many of those same movies include […]

VIRGIN TERRITORY: THE SECT 1991 dir. Michele Soavi


Love it or hate it, Rian Johnson’s THE LAST JEDI made bold choices with the STAR WARS saga, and it’s on it’s way for you to enjoy it or tear it apart in the privacy of your own home March 27th! I’m on the “love it” side of the fence, […]

PRESS IN CLOSER: STAR WARS THE LAST JEDI comes to ...


Umm. Yes, please! After a rather sad shuttering of both the print and online publications, it seemed like horror mainstay Fangoria was all but a a memory. Until yesterday, a video popped up from Fangoria.com. And today, we have all the details! Check out below for the exciting press release!

Cinestate reanimates Fangoria with recent asset acquisition!




I was a kid with a big imagination. And I’m not ashamed to say that I cried while reading Bridge to Terabithia in 4th grade class. So, watching this trailer truly hit home with me. Combining elements of Terabithia, a little TROLLHUNTER, and more, we get the film that pleased […]

PRESS IN CLOSER: I KILL GIANTS gets an official trailer/release ...


Sadly, we are living in an age where the prison system is an industrial complex. And despite that, there is still rampant violence, drug use, and other misdeeds occurring. And with the constant growth of privately funded prisons, it is harder and harder to maintain a common set of guidelines […]

PRESS IN CLOSER: SURVIVORS GUIDE TO PRISON Trailer/Release Info



In preparation of the release of the action film SHOWDOWN IN MANILA, I was able to speak with Alexander Nevsky about the film, as well as tapping into his love for action films, and a desire to see the film world reflect a better place for the real political world. […]

INTERVIEW: ALEXANDER NEVSKY, SHOWDOWN IN MANILA


Doomsday preppers. Survivalists. Hunting enthusiasts. They all take being prepared very seriously. But how do you prepare to track down a legendary creature? Well, in Henrique Couto’s latest found footage horror THE DEVIL’S TRAIL, we find out what not do while looking for certain hooved beasts while in the state […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: DEVIL’S TRAIL 2017 dir. Henrique Couto


2017 has been one of my favorite years for cinema. Sure there have been some busts and some plain stinkers. But this year has brought us many solid films that I feel will continue to hold up year after year. Not only was I able to get out and see […]

Derek’s Top Fifteen Films of 2017



After getting a chance to watch AMERICAN SATAN, I had the good fortune of talking with the director Ash Avildsen. We had a great conversation, talking about the movie, up and coming bands, his upcoming projects, as well as getting a chance to work with his father, director John G […]

Interview: Ash Avildsen, AMERICAN SATAN