Independent horror films are often the most frightening. Not constrained by the mandates of studio executives, Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, for example, became a terrifying titan of the movie houses for years. Something about the gritty, unpolished look can truly add an edge to the viewing experience. Waking Nightmare from Terror Films is definitely looking to chase that lethal legacy in the modern era, but with a more mind-bending approach.
What do you get when you combine a natural disaster film with a prison breakout adventure and throw some killer alligators into the mix? The answer is The Flood, arriving on digital and on demand from Saban Films on July 14th.
Living with ChuckyAs the daughter of a special effects professional who worked on such films as Darkman, Army of Darkness and Hocus Pocus among many others, first time filmmaker, Kyra Elise Gardner was inspired to use her Dad’s work on the Child’s Play films as the subject of her documentary, Living With Chucky. What follows is an interview with the director, who provides insight into how she exposed the heart of this horror franchise, without the bloody organ being ripped out of someone’s chest by a killer doll.
The clock is ticking down to frightful fun in Minutes To Midnight, the gruesome new horror film from director, Chris Ray. A charismatic cast of soon to be corpses and some startlingly lethal killers will have you toasting to violence as the bell tolls and credits roll.