satanic panic overlook

Whenever smaller film trailers slip through the cracks, we try to give them a spotlight with a trailer round-up. Below you’ll see trailers for a horror-comedy, a new documentary, a creepy thriller, and a war drama from the fine folks at A24.

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overlook film festival day two

Day two of the Overlook Film Festival unleashed, perhaps, the most humidity I have ever felt in my life, accompanied by a torrential downpour that did little to alleviate the heat. I kicked the day-off with a fest-sponsored ghost tour through the French Quarter, which introduced the perspiring crowd to several of NOLA’s famous haunts, including the infamous house where Delphine LaLaurie was said to have tortured and murdered several slaves (Kathy Bates played the historical murderess in American Horror Story: Coven).

The story of the LaLaurie house was gruesome to the max, involving horrific tortures no Hollywood filmmaker could dream up. The only relief in the tale came with the reveal at the end that none other than Nicolas Cage had lived in the house for a while (he sold it after he got into some hot water over taxes). From the ghost tour, it was off to the Museum of Death, a small but effective locale offering an alarming amount of memorabilia from real-life serial killers (Charles Manson’s prison shirt hangs on the wall). Think of it as Faces of Death: The Building. And then it was time to escape the heat for what we really came here for – movies.

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satanic panic

Just a few months after Fangoria rose from the dead, the beloved horror magazine got straight to work producing new movies. A brand new horror-comedy called Satanic Panic was announced just two months ago but has already assembled a cast that will be headlined by X-Men‘s Rebecca Romijn. The Satanic Panic cast also includes newcomer Hayley Griffith as well as Ruby Modine, Jerry O’Connell, and more.

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Satanic Panic

Fangoria is back, and in addition to new issues of the classic horror magazine, the beloved genre company will be producing new movies. They just released a trailer for Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, and now they’ve set director Chelsea Stardust to direct a brand new horror-comedy called Satanic Panic. Read More »