Tag: Foreign Horror

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…


Vidar the Vampire Press Release

Dread Central Presents launches VIDAR THE VAMPIRE June 12th 2018   Hollywood, CA –  On June 12, 2018, Epic Pictures Releasing via its horror label, Dread Central Presents will release the Norwegian vampire horror comedy movie, Vidar the Vampire, produced by Thomas Aske Berg, John Iver Berg & Fredrik Waldeland and directed by Thomas Aske Berg & Fredrik Waldeland. The film stars Thomas…


Playground (2016) – By Baron Craze

Playground (Placzaba (original title)), co-written by Stanislaw Warwas and directed by Bartosz Kowalski, presents a bold piece of Polish cinema, while not excessive in blood or gore, does generate a disturbing storyline. One needs to note that the movie takes cues of a real-life tragedy from an infamous crime in England that occurred 25-years ago,…


Zombiology: Enjoy Yourself Tonight (2017) – By Baron Craze

Sometimes as a reviewer you get a movie with an interesting title such as Zombiology (with the original title of Gam man da song si) immediately knowing it’s foreign with subtitles, none of that bothers me, rather does the storyline keep me engage. In addition, with a title that has the first four letters of zomb…


Zombiology Press Release

CHINESE CULT FILM ZOMBIOLOGY: ENJOY YOURSELF TONIGHT ON VOD FEBRUARY 23 LOS ANGELES – Directed by Alan Lo, Zombiology: Enjoy Yourself Tonight is the slapstick story of Lone (Michael Ning) and Yeung (Louis Cheung), a pair of eccentrics who think of themselves as heroes, particularly when a zombie outbreak caused by Lone’s favorite animated monster — a man-sized…