18 June 2024

Frightfest Presents Releases Phase Two Slate

2019 is only less than 2 Weeks away and we can say it has been a solid year for the horror genre. Not just in the mainstream but also in independent films. Back in the summer, the Dark Heart of cinema Frightfest alongside Signature Entertainment announced their first slate for Frightfest Presents. Today we get a look at Phase Two, which looks like a mixture of Arrow Video Frightfest films and few…

18th February 2019 | 18 | DVD, Digital HD | Dir.Kristian A. Söderström | Stefan Sauk, Lena Nilsson, Morgan Alling
Ennio, a VHS collector with a drinking problem, finds a valuable movie that could save him from eviction. When the movie gets stolen he starts a desperate hunt for a perpetrator and meets an alcoholic woman obsessed with the 80s.

These outsiders, joined by nostalgia and broken dreams, initiates a romance while Ennios life starts turning into an Italian horror film.

May 2019 | 15 | Digital HD, DVD | Dir. Ben Kent | Mark Heap, Sean Verey, Danny Kirrane
When Sam discovers his stag do is a zombie apocalypse paintball weekend, he couldn’t be happier – after all, what better way to spend your last few days of freedom than shooting paintballs in the woods with your best mates? But their fantasy weekend quickly goes F.U.B.A.R when disaster strikes, leaving the stag party besieged and fighting for their lives in a disused nuclear bunker.

Is it all still a game, or is it game over?

May 2019 | Digital HD, DVD | Dir.John Rocco & Abiel Bruhn | Else DuFour, Jack Champion, Jermaine Rivers
THE NIGHT SITTER is a gleefully gory horror comedy with an unforgettable psychedelic giallo style! A petty thief looking for a score (Elyse DuFour, AMC’s The Walking Dead) poses as innocent babysitter “Amber” and books a dream job at the mansion of Ted Hooper, an aspiring Paranormal Investigator with a reclusive son named Kevin and a mysterious office that is strictly off-limits. Soon “Amber”’s partners-in-crime arrive to clean out the house, leaving Kevin to sneak into his father’s office…and learn first-hand just why it’s off-limits!

It seems Ted Hooper’s unusual collection of paranormal artefacts contains a book printed in the ashes of The Three Mothers, who were tortured and executed in during the famed Salem Witch Trials. Their tormented souls have rested in the book for hundreds of years, just waiting for the right curious child to usher them back into the land of the living…but they didn’t count on “Amber” being there to protect him.

June 2019 | 18 | DVD, Digital HD | Dir.Ron Carlson | Tom Arnold, Sean Astin, Jake Busey, Leisha Hailey
When the “one-hit-wonder” glam-metal band “Sonic Grave” embark on a trip to Coachella in hopes of a comeback, their peyote trip pit stop in Joshua Tree incites an “unworldly” vicious attack, and they must “rock” themselves out of harm’s way.

June 2019 | 15 | DVD, Digital HD | Dir.Linus de Paoli | Adam Ild Rohweder, Paulina Galazka, Pit Bukowski
When the brilliant but sexually inexperienced computer science student PIET is turned down by bright and beautiful KLARA, he is deeply hurt. He takes a dose of a sleep medication, leading to a tumultuous night during which he loses his innocence in more ways than one.

June 2019 | 15 | Digital HD, DVD | Dir.Perry Blackshear | Margaret Ying Drake, MacLeod Andrews, Evan Dumouchel
A man searches the lake for the monster that murdered his husband, while that monster falls in love with an unsuspecting visitor.

There are still several Frightfest Presents Phase One titles still to be released. Some of those titles didn’t have a confirmed release date, now they do…

The Boar | 25th February 2019 | Read Review
Fright Fest | 4th March 2019
Lifechanger | 11th March 2019
Pimped | 2nd Quarter 2019

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