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Vineyard-Set Australian Thriller “Crushed” (2015) Makes Its North American VOD Debut on November 1

Back in June, I had the pleasure of reviewing writer/director/producer Megan Riakos’ gripping Australian thriller Crushed for Gruesome Magazine (read it here)  while it was still on its festival run, stating that the film is “an ambitious effort that aims high and succeeds rather well, thanks to solid performances and writer/director Megan Riakos’ deft direction […]

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Darren Bousman’s “Abattoir” (2016) Heading to VOD December 9, 2016 from Momentum Pictures

For the past few episodes of Horror News Radio, The Black Saint has been championing the NEW YORK CITY HORROR FILM FESTIVAL and one of the films showing that weekend is Darren Bousman’s ABATTOIR. News has dropped today that the film has been picked up by Momentum Pictures and will be released on VOD on […]

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Scream Queen FilmFest Tokyo Spotlights Women Fright-Fare Filmmakers

Horror-heavy Scream Queen FilmFest Tokyo (SQFFT) is dedicated to showcasing and promoting feature-length and short-film genre works by women  filmmakers from around the world. The 2016 edition kicks off on October 22 at Uplink Factory and runs through October 28. SQFFT director Mai Nakanishi has selected an outstanding lineup of offerings for this year’s festival. […]

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[CONTEST] Studio 71 Invites You To Take Home a Digital Download of “Scare Campaign” (2016) From the Makers of “100 Bloody Acres”

Studio 71 is teaming up with Horror News Radio and Gruesome Magazine to provide a digital download giveaway of SCARE CAMPAIGN (2016) from the makers of 100 Bloody Acres. The film is  written and directed by brothers Colin and Cameron Cairnes, the team behind 2013’s critically acclaimed 100 Bloody Acres.  Studio71 will be releasing Scare […]

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“The Similars” (2016) Is Coming to VOD on November 15 Courtesy XLrator Media

Great news from XLator Media today as they announced they will be releasing writer/director Isaac Ezban’s The Similars (AKA Los Parecidos; Mexico, 2015) to VOD on November 15, 2016. Keep your eyes peeled for further information about one-night screenings in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. Grue-Crew foreign correspondent Joseph Perry praised the film […]

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Horror Pack Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary and Gruesome Has a Pack to Review

October is the one year anniversary of the HorrorPack subscription service and they are celebrating with style with giveaways and limited edition Blu-rays along with  events, promotions, and the best horror for the Halloween season. For those unaware, HorrorPack is a subscription service where, for a minimal fee, horror fans can sign up to received […]

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[CONTEST] Universal Studios Entertainment Invites You to Cast Your Vote and Win a Digital Download of “The Purge: Election Year” (2016)

As the political season ramps into full gear, you’re going to need a distraction – something to lure you away from the endless political ads and debates. What better way to do that than with some government sponsored mayhem.   That’s right! It’s time to once again Purge. The fine folks at Universal  Studios Entertainment […]

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“Blair Witch Project”: Lionsgate Petitioned to Release an Extended Version of the Ground Breaking Film

Over at Found Footage Critic, Michael Steinberg and his team have begun a petition to get the director’s extended cut of THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT released to Blu-Ray. Director Eduardo Sanchez is looking to expand the film using shots from over 19 hours of edition footage to include  story elements that did not make it […]