Tag: Foreign Horror

Belzebuth (2017) – By Baron Craze

Belzebuth is a Spanish speaking horror film that focuses on the Mexican culture and religious attributes that tends to bend the rules of philosophies especially when dealing with the concept of the resurrection of Satan and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ in a nearly 2 hour demonic possession flick. This lengthy creation comes from…


One Cut of the Dead (2017) – By Baron Craze

If you haven’t seen this movie yet STOP READING NOW because there’s no way to briefly explain the film without revealing a spoiler, therefore this leaves one with two options, because of the initial setup of the film you might abandon the viewer thinking it’s sloppy or disjointed but then you miss the point and…


Mon Mon Mon Monsters (2017) – By Baron Craze

Always curious when a filmmaker comes from a different discipline or craft steps forward, following their dream and passion, hence that’s Giddens Ko, a novelist from Taiwan, with his second feature film, on the powerful subject of bullying. When it comes to this topic there’s plenty to choose from the dramatic Bully (2001) to the…


Why Don’t You Just Die! (2018) – By Baron Craze

Independent filmmakers often find themselves faced with next to nothing budgets, which isn’t a new concept or revelation, among their mirage of problems is simply, location. Then add into the mix, a screenplay that is center on just that adds to the difficulty of telling a story, yet greatly reduces the costs, everything in life…


Train to Busan (2016) – By Baron Craze

A foreign movie sometimes struggles for success in many English speaking nations, namely due to the subtitles or cultural references, however when a filmmaker makes a quality piece of art, it will transcend those barriers as did Train to Busan, the simply look at the box office take proves its worth becoming the first film…


Luciferina (2018) – By Baron Craze

Gonzalo Calzada’s Luciferina added exoticism of being demonic possession and satanic rites, something missing in many of the films in this arena of horror, it reminds one of Jess Franco’s famed works, yes mostly exploitation; has his latest film Luciferina released by Artsploitation Films. Another aspect of Gonzalo’s movie the using of an actual substance that real…


The Forest of the Lost Souls (2017) – By Baron Craze

An excerpt of a suicide note is how The Forest of the Lost Souls starts, from first feature director and writer José Pedro Lopes (World of Death [2016]), with his Portuguese flick done in black and white. This arthouse horror drama gives deep penetrating drama, depressive however, this movie simmers slowly, with a limited cast, as it…


The Forest of the Lost Souls Press Release

THE DEBUT THEATRICAL RELEASE FROM WILD EYE RELEASING   Leading independent distributor Wild Eye Releasing has acquired Portuguese horror film The Forest of the Lost Souls, setting it as their first theatrical release. The psychological “coming of age” horror film, written and directed by directed by José Pedro Lopes, marks the distrib’s first theatrical release.  The…


Grabbers (2012) – By Baron Craze

A true horror fan usually has one favorite sub-genre, whether it is slasher, comedy-horror, or even zombie, but usually the fans enjoy viewing something different especially when that film pays homage to other horror classics. That is exactly what director Jon Wright created for audiences, with Grabbers, that caught the attention of IFC Films for…


Vidar the Vampire (2017) – By Baron Craze

Usually, vampires are seductive, excluding the glitter ones, or they go the other extreme as bloodthirsty monsters, either case the monster stars in countless creations in horror cinema, now from directors and writers  Thomas Aske Berg and Fredrik Waldeland who make their debut with their offensive version. First, this is a Norwegian film (formal title…