Japan’s Nikkatsu picks up Kimo Stamboel’s ‘The Queen of Black Magic’ (exclusive)

Produced by Indonesia’s Pt Rapi Films, the film is a reboot of the horror classic of the same name, directed by Lilik Sudjio. Japan’s Nikkatsu has picked up international rights to the latest film ...

Sundance 2020 Interview: Daily Dead Chats With Impetigore Writer/Director Joko Anwar and Co-Stars Marissa Anita, Tara Basro, and Christine Hakim

One of the more surprising Midnighters this writer saw at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival was Joko Anwar’s Impetigore, a gnarly and visceral waking nightmare of a journey that kept me guessing from ...

[Sundance Review] ‘Impetigore’ Explores Inherited Curses Through Gruesome Taboo-Breaking Horror

[Sundance Review] ‘Impetigore’ Explores Inherited Curses Through Gruesome Taboo-Breaking Horror Joko Anwar’s Satan’s Slaves presented endless chills and spooky atmosphere when a family matriarch unleashed a family curse. Anwar’s latest once again explores the theme of inherited curses but in a ...

Film Review: Impetigore (2019) by Joko Anwar

Joko Anwar showed his knack for genre filming and for breaking the box office from his debut, “Janji Joni“, and in the last two years, with movies like “Satan’s Slaves” (remake of the cult classic) ...

Kimo Samboel Introduces The Queen Of Black Magic

Well, hello there, Asian horror fans, have we got a little something for you ... If a film titled The Queen Of Black Magic isn't enough to get your attention on it's own, how about this: Kimo Stamboel ...

Shudder’s October 2018 Releases Include Summer Of 84, Satan’S Slaves, and Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Halloween may not be until October 31st, but the streaming service Shudder is already celebrating with weekly releases of a wide range of horror movies both old and new, and their upcoming October ...

Toronto After Dark 2018: Tigers Are Not Afraid Opens. Luz, Anna, Ranger And Satan Compliment First Titles

Signalling a return to form Toronto After Dark announced the first wave of titles yesterday and there are already a few must-see films.    Issa Lopez's amazing Tigers Are Not Afraid will open the ...

Singapore's New Scream Asia Film Festival Launches Next Month, Led By Director Eric Khoo!

For ten days next month, Singapore will be hosting its first ever horror/genre event with the introduction of the Scream Asia Film Festival. Led by a remarkable team featuring director Eric Khoo, ...

Full Lineup for Grimmfest 2018 Announced, Including Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, Dead Night, Anna And The Apocalypse

Grimmfest 2018, a celebration of the horror genre, sweeps over Manchester, England for the tenth time starting on October 4th and the lineup is pretty exciting. The recently revealed lineup features a ...

Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival 2018 Lineup Includes Satan’S Slaves and The Witch In The Window

The Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival (Puff) and its array of indie movies, including Satan's Slaves, The Witch in the Window, Butterfly Kisses, The Queen of Hollywood Blvd., and Luciferina, will ...

Los Huérfanos (The Orphans) Haunts Mexico throughout March

Tagline: "He Will Return for the Last of His Children." Los Huérfanos, or The Orphans, is a horror film from Indonesia. Influenced by another film, Satan's Slaves (1982), the film looks at evil: in ...

Rotterdam 2018 Review: Satan's Slaves Are Coming For You

Horror elements have always played a role in Joko Anwar's thrillers. The Indonesian filmmaker seems to revel in making his audience cringe or jump from time to time, and he has always gladly ...

Satan's Slaves: Watch The Full Trailer For Joko Anwar's Indonesian Horror

Indonesia's Joko Anwar has long been a favorite of these pages, the writer-director carving out a space for himself as one of the region's most restless talents as he shifts and morphs, leaving his ...