For a filmmaker, taking on a horror film with the purpose of making it feel different than from what that genre typically, often lazily, trudges out for public consumption is an admirable thought. Clearly, that was what Oz Perkins, son of horror legend Anthony Perkins (Psycho), had in mind when
Nicholas McCarthy’s horror film HOME makes it’s debut at SXSW 2014 & stars Catalina Sandino Moreno, Ashley Rickards & Naya Rivera.
It is an almost certainty that RESOLUTION hasn’t been on your radar. But just in time for Halloween, if you want a truly clever horror film to sit down and watch during this season of cinematic terror, this is your movie. There aren’t any zombies, and no slasher to speak
I discovered Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon while perusing one of Austin’s best attractions for any filmophile, I Luv Video. It is a shrine to films bizarre and forgotten, as well as to old school movie rental stores that were pushed out by the Blockbusters and Hollywood Videos that have now succumbed to the digital age of streaming movies and television.
V/H/S is a horror anthology of sorts that received great reviews at both the Sundance Film Festival and at SXSW this year. Luckily, the film was picked up by Magnolia Films for distribution and will be released later this year. I did not get a chance to check this film