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First full trailer for Insidious: Chapter 3


Mar 18
I couldn't stop laughing at Insidious: Chapter Three's first teaser because a girl figures out she's living in a haunted house through her T-Mobile Sidekick. While I'm resisting that urge right now thanks to a competently pu... read
Slasher subversion
I saw It Follows sort of on a whim. I went to two press screenings that day, because it was mostly a day off for me, and I'd heard good things. I figured, why the heck not? Worst case scenario: I have nightmares forever ... read feature

First trailer for Spring, starring Lou Taylor Pucci and Nadia Hilker


Oh, what a lovely holiday
Feb 16
For almost half of this trailer, Spring holds its cards tight against its chest, that it only needs the slightest tip of its hand to get me interested. This story of a romance between an American backpacker and an Itali... read
Thems some strong words yur usin' thar
A return to horror for Guillermo Del Toro is probably some of the most exciting stuff going on this year and with this first trailer for Crimson Peak we can see he's back in form with stunningly creepy visuals. If the d... read feature

First trailer for Regression features Emma Watson and creepy hoods


Say where do you get creepy hoods like that in bulk, anyway?
Feb 13
Alejandro Amenábar, director of classic modern horror films such as The Others, is returning to the screen with the first trailer for his new film, Regression.  Set in a 90's era Minnesota, Regression seems to fo... read
SXSW Midnighters

SXSW announces films in the Midnighters


Feb 10
One of my favorite parts about any big film festival is the collection of atypical films you'll find on the slate. Such is the case with South by Southwest's "Midnighters" section, which features ten "scary, funny, sexy, cont... read

Goetz brothers set to direct Martyr remake


Because everyone wants a worse versions, but in English
Feb 09
Martyrs may still be one of the more disturbing films I've ever seen, and it's even harder to decide if I liked it or not. A US remake of the film has been kicking around since the movie debuted in 2008, but it seemed pr... read

The Guest duo making a slasher called The Woods next


Feb 05
Awesome news for awesome people here: the guys behind The Guest and You're Next, Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett, are returning with a new film called The Woods. If you haven't seen their previous... read
Poltergeist Trailer

First official trailer for Poltergeist


Feb 05
Did you all know there was a Poltergeist remake in the works? Normally we're on top of these things, but this one seems to have slipped under the radar. The original Poltergeist still scares the heck out of me, so I don't kn... read
Horror Releases

Paramount reveals new horror movie release slate


Rings? RINGS
Jan 28
You know how we get like a billion horror sequels? Here are some release dates for a few of them including the Friday the 13th reboot, The Ring reboot, now titled Rings (sure okay), and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimensio... read
Dead Rising Trailer

First teaser trailer for Dead Rising: Watchtower


Jan 23
For a film based off the cheesy Dead Rising videogames going straight to Sony's Crackle streaming service, this doesn't look that bad. Doesn't have enough Frank West covering wars though. Dead Rising: Watchtower is available March 27th.  read
Ouija

Ouija 2 is happening because money


Ugh
Jan 19
It may not have been a good film, or even entertaining, but Ouija is going to get a sequel on top of its already bare bones story because it made near $85 million dollars from its slim $5 million dollar budget.  In an in... read
I have seen 107 films released in 2014. Here are 15 of the best ones
It was the best of films, it was the blurst of films. Hey everyone I'm Nick Valdez, News Editor here for Flixist and you've probably seen my name on a good chunk of the stuff written here. If not, then I'll tell you a bit abo... read feature

Unfriended

Unfriended looks like a made for TV movie, but is coming to theaters anyway


Jan 14
Losing out on a big chance to debut with a neat viral thing, here's the first trailer for Unfriended. A horror film taking place on computer screens, it's about a group of friends on a skype call as they're haunted by t... read
Sequelitis schmequelitis
We've seen more sequels released the last few years than we have in a long time. While 2015 seems to continue that trend, last year showed that we shouldn't automatically write off a film just because it's a sequel. I've seen... read feature

It'ssssss showtime!

Beetlejuice 2 will take place in the now, will bring back Keaton


Any news at this point is good news
Jan 12
Seth Grahame-Smith, the man who brought us Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, has confirmed that his script for the Beetlejuice sequel will take place in the present-day, will star Michael Keaton reprising his titular role, and... read

The Voices trailer delivers more than it appears


Talking animal comedies aren't supposed to be dark
Jan 08
In the realm of talking animal movies there's pretty much one genre and that genre is children's comedies. The Voices is not that. Yes, it has talking animals, but it's also a dark comedy with slasher instincts. Plus, it... read
Demonic Trailer

First trailer for James Wan produced Demonic, a film trapped in hell


Jan 07
  James Wan, director of Furious 7, Insidious, and The Conjuring, also produced this haunted house/demon film Demonic. While it was slated to release December 12th last year (and finished filming as early as 2013), ... read

First trailer for The Lazarus Effect


People still have not learned that reviving the dead is bad
Jan 07
Olivia Wilde is just the perfect combination of hot and interesting to pull of incredibly scary if she needs to. It appears she needs to as she joins Mark Duplass (also that perfect combination) in The Lazarus Effect, which ... read
Crimson Peak

First images of Del Toro's Crimson Peak are just the best


Jan 05
It might be a little too early to call it, but I'm going for it. Judging by these few images of Guillermo Del Toro's upcoming Crimson Peak, it's going to be the greatest thing ever. A gothic horror film starring Jessica Chast... read
Reading is the greatest horror
I've been interested in The Babadook ever since our editor supreme, Matthew Razak, wrote a feature detailing how progressive it was. If you've read any of my reviews in the past (or any of my other work here on Flixist), you ... read feature

It Follows sets up atmosphere with French trailer


Sex is scary
Dec 09
I haven't been to enough festivals this year to have caught It Follows yet, which is a shame because it's being mentioned in the same breath as The Badabook when talking about horror films. The trailer above doesn'... read

Cary Fukunaga to start It adaptation next summer


Tim Curry not confirmed to make you afraid of clowns
Dec 05
A new film adaptation of Stephen King's It has been bouncing around for a while now with director Cary Fukunaga attached. It hasn't really gotten off the ground, though, but now, possibly because Fukunaga is so cool nowa... read
#ThatsSoFrank
What happens when two Flixist writers who have seen only bits and pieces (or none at all) of a franchise have nothing better to do? Obviously, they team up to watch the entire franchise and write articles about it! And that's... read feature

Getting the crap scared out of you by a woman is good
I can count the number of truly scary horror films I've seen this year on one finger. That's not to say there haven't been other good horror movies, but for a horror buff like myself it takes something special to actually mak... read feature

Trailer for The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death


Because you evidently can't make a horror movie without making a sequel
Nov 20
The Woman in Black was a competently done horror film that offered up some pretty good scares and then went along its way to be mostly forgotten. Or so we thought. Hammer, the production company behind the film, though ... read
Conjuridious

Insidious: Chapter 3 and The Conjuring 2 get new release dates


Nov 12
Hey, do you like horror movies? Did you see the latest Conjuring spin-off Annabelle and liked it? Then boy do I have news for the two of you. The Conjuring 2 and Insidious: Chapter 3 have new release dates! Did you see that t... read
Image from Yoga Hosers

First image from Kevin Smith's Yoga Hosers debuts


Convenience store girls fight evil with sun salutations.
Nov 06
The first promotional image for Kevin Smith's next project, Yoga Hosers, has been released, and if you've seen Tusk, it features some familiar faces. The store clerks from Eh-2-Zed are back and look as apathetic as ever, tho... read
Thriller

It's Halloween night, so here's Thriller


Oct 31
This counts as a movie, right? Ah whatever, have a safe holiday!  read
PP and Z

Here's our first look at Pride and Prejudice and Zombies


Oct 31
Did you know there was an adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies in the works? It's been in development hell for quite some time with a script that's been written and rewritten many times ov... read
I ain't afraid of no diabetes
To celebrate Ghostbusters' 30th Anniversary, Krispy Kreme teamed up with the film and produced two specialty donuts: The Ghostbusters Donut and Stay Puft Marshmallow. Reading the press release for the two made them sound like... read feature

Creepy one minute film

Flix for Short: Tuck Me In


Creepy short film will make you look under your bed.
Oct 30
The winner of the 2014 Filminute one-minute-film festival, Tuck Me In is an awesome example of minimalist horror. After years and years of so-called scary movies that go on for way too long and show too much, this gives viewers just the right taste of something to be pretty disturbed by. read






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