“Double Threat” Sets Release On Friday, June 3

double threatThe action thriller from Shane Stanley, “Double Threat” is set for release on VOD starting June 3rd.

The film is written by CJ Walley, and from producers Stanley, Walley, Kurt Patino, and Danielle C. Ryan and A Rolling Thunder Films production.

Starring Danielle C. Ryan, Matthew Lawrence, Kevin Joy and with Mo Gallini and Dawn Olivieri, the film is set to be release on various platforms such as Amazon, Itunes, Vudu/Fandango Now, Google Play among many others.

Here’s the film’s official synopsis:
Jimmy (Matthew Lawrence) recently loses his brother and promises to scatter his ashes in the ocean. His plans, however, are derailed when a normal convenience store pit-stop becomes a mob attack on cashier Natasha (Danielle C. Ryan). As Jimmy tries to flee, he discovers Natasha hiding in the back seat, and learns that she isn’t some random cashier, but a woman on the run from the mob with a split personality: Nat and Tasha. After some convincing, Nat and Tasha tag along with Jimmy on a road trip across the country, hoping to escape on a boat to Hawaii. But when the son of the crime boss, Ellis (Kevin Joy), joins forces with right-hand mobster Ask (Dawn Olivieri), an explosive and violent cross-country chase pursues.

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David Henry Gerson’s “The Story Won’t Die” Sets Release Date

the story wont die“The Story Won’t Die” from director David Henry Gerson, has set its release theatrically in Los Angeles on June 10 (Laemmle Cinemas) and in New York (Cinema Village) on Friday, June 17.

Featuring Medhat Aldaabal, Tammam Azzam, Diala Brisly, Abu Hajar, Bahila Hijazi, Omar Imam, Lynn Mayya, Anas Maghrebi and Mhd Sabboura (BBoy Shadow), the film is an official selection for Hot Docs, AFI Docs, Watch Docs and many more.

“The Story Won’t Die is an inspiring, timely look at a young generation of Syrian artists who use their work to protest and process what is currently the world’s largest and longest ongoing displacement of people since World War II. The film is produced by Sundance Award-winning producer Odessa Rae (Navalny).

Rapper Abu Hajar, together with other celebrated creative personalities of the Syrian uprising, a post-Rock musician (Anas Maghrebi), members of the first all-female Syrian rock band (Bahila Hijazi and Lynn Mayya), break-dancer (Bboy Shadow), choreographer (Medhat Aldaabal), and visual artists (Tammam Azzam, Omar Imam and Diala Brisly), use their art to rise in revolution and endure in exile in this new documentary reflecting on a battle for peace, justice and freedom of expression. It is an uplifting and humanizing look at what it means to be a refugee in today’s world and offers inspiring and hopeful vantages on a creative response to the chaos of war.

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L.A’s Dances With Films Celebrates 25 Years, Sets Lineup, “The Walk” To Open Festival

LA Dances With FilmsThe most defiantly independent film festival, DANCES WITH FILMS (DWF:LA), is celebrating 25 years of championing innovation, talent and creativity with a 2022 lineup that founders Leslee Scallon and Michael Trent declare is “the most dynamic and diverse we’ve ever seen.” The Los Angeles-based indie film event will take place at the TCL Chinese Theater from June 9-19.

The festival will kick off opening night with THE WALK, directed by Daniel Adams and starring Terrence Howard, Jeremy Piven, Malcolm McDowell and Justin Chatwin, a powerful story based on true events about Boston’s 1974 desegregation busing.

Additional titles include ASHGROVE, a pandemic era film starring Amanda Brugel (The Handmaid’s Tale), THE LATIN FROM MANHATTAN, which follows the wild life of adult film icon Vanessa Del Rio, starring Shane West, Jesse Metcalfe, Taryn Manning, Esai Morales, Drea de Matteo and Dita Von Teese.
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Invasion Thriller “Occupation: Rainfall” Set All Platform Release

Invasion Thriller Occupation Rainfall Set All Platform ReleaseSparke Films and Saban have announced the transaction and subscription based release of Luke Sparke’s space invasion action packed sequel Occupation: Rainfall.

The follow up to Occupation, released in 2018, Rainfall is headlined by an incredible cast: Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians, The Hangover trilogy), Temuera Morrison (“The Book of Boba Fett”, Aquaman), Daniel Gillies (“The Originals”, “Vampire Diaries”), Dan Ewing (Love and Monsters), Dena Kaplan (“Dance Academy”), Mark Coles Smith (Last Cab To Darwin), Jet Tranter (Thor: Ragnarök), Lawrence Makoare (The Lord Of The Rings franchise), David Roberts (The Matrix franchise), Vince Colosimo (Chopper), Zac Garred (“General Hospital”), Trystan Go (“The Family Law”), and Jason Isaacs (the Harry Potter series, Mass) as the voice of Steve the Alien.

Occupation: Rainfall is currently available on and a number of digital and cable platforms, including iTunes, Amazon Video, Netflix, Vudu, Comcast, Spectrum, and Cox.

Released in the United States by Saban Films, Occupation: Rainfall has consistently topped the charts on Netflix, iTunes and HBOMax. The New York Times recently heralded that “Sparke’s action flick includes references to Starship Troopers, Crimson Tide and Independence Day, and features large, epic set pieces. The opening battle, worth the watch in itself, is set in a fiery, ravaged Sydney, and sees aerial dog fights, chaotic gun battles and a killer comet”. Sequels are in active development.

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Conor McMahon’s “Let The Wrong One In” Premieres Trailer

Let The Wrong One In features upcoming Irish talent Karl Rice and Eoin Duffy, along with Buffy the Vampire Slayer icon Anthony Head, in the role of Henry; a taxi driver with a sideline in vampire hunting.

A raucous and hilarious horror-comedy from Irish filmmaker Conor McMahon, who previously made the genre festival hits Stitches and From the Dark, Let the Wrong One In takes vampire cinema into unruly new directions while also honoring its classic tropes and charms.

Let the Wrong One In follows young supermarket worker Matt, who is a little too nice for his own good. When he discovers that his older, estranged brother Deco has turned into a vampire, he’s faced with a dilemma: Will he risk his own life to help his sibling, with blood being thicker than water? Or will he stake him before he spreads the infection further?

Conor McMahon LET THE WRONG THE ONE INLet The Wrong One In is a co-production between Tailored Films (The Lodgers) and Workshed Films (From the Dark), and is financed by Screen Ireland, MPI Media Group, and The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, in association with RTE.

The film will be in select theaters and on digital on April 1st, 2022.

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Trailer And Poster For Jennifer Reeder’s “Night’s End” Premieres On Shudder March 31st

shudder nights endShudder has just dropped the official poster and trailer for Jennifer Reeder’s latest film “Night’s End”. Directed by Jennifer Reeder (V/H/S/94, Knives and Skin) and written by Brett Nevue, Night’s End is set to debut worldwide on Shudder on March 31.

In Night’s End, an anxious shut-in unwittingly moves into a haunted apartment and hires a mysterious stranger to perform an exorcism that takes a horrific turn.

The film also stars Lawrence Grimm (Chicago Med), Daniel Kyri (Chicago Fire), Theo Germaine (The Politician), and Morgan Reesh (Blood Below the Skin).

Night’s End will premiere on Shudder on March 31st and will be available on Shudder US.

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“Take Back The Night” Female Powerhouse Thriller Comes To Digital On March 4

dark sky films take back the nighhtDirected by Gia Elliot from a script by Elliot and Emma Fitzpatrick, the horror thriller film stars Emma Fitzpatrick (The Social Network, In Time), Angela Gulner (Glow), Jennifer Lafleur (Big Little Lies, Billions), Sibongile Mlambo (Teen Wolf, Lovecraft Country).

Fueled by formidable female talent both in front of and behind the camera, the new suspense thriller comes to select theaters and digital platforms on March 4, 2022. The film is distributed by Dark Sky Films.

Here’s the film’s official synopsis:

Finding herself the victim of a violent monster attack, Jane launches a vigilante campaign to hunt the beast that tried to kill her. Jane’s efforts intensify, but her troubling history of drug use and mental illness bubbles to the surface causing her family, community, and authorities to question the authenticity of her account. Suddenly alone in her fight, Jane starts to doubt her own memory of the attack…to doubt if Monster exists at all.

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Professional Boxer and Actress Kali Reis nominated for an Indie Spirit Award – Best Female Lead

KALI REIS CATCH THE FAIR ONEKali “K.O” Mequinonoag Reis is the first mixed Native American Female World Champion Boxer and current WBA Super Lightweight Champion. Kali’s mixed background includes lineage from the Seaconke Wampanoag and Cherokee tribes as well as ancestry from the Cape Verde Islands.

On November 12, 2014 Reis won the IBA crown defeating Teresa Perozzi in Bermuda. This fight was extremely special to Reis due to the historical aspect surrounding her Wampanoag ancestors who were taken to Bermuda during the slave trade. In February of 2016, Kali gained another strap around her waist defeating New Mexico’s Victoria Cisneros in 30 seconds for the vacant UBF Middleweight World Title. On April 16, 2016 Reis won her first major world title in New Zealand against California’s Maricela Cornejo for the vacant Middleweight WBC World Title.

Reis has been working as a residential counselor for young girls since 2010 and uses boxing to help with coping skills. She currently works for St. Mary’s Home For Children in Rhode Island and has hopes of running her own “safe haven” for youth focusing on the rising suicide and obesity rates especially targeting the youth in Native Country. Her FIGHT 4 ALL NATIONS logo is something she describes as a reminder to herself and others as to why she continues to fight.

Written and directed by Josef Kubota Wladyka, from Academy Award winning producer Mollye Ashe and executive producer Darren Aronofsky, the film opens in select theaters, on digital platforms and VOD on February 11, 2022.

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Michael Beach stars in Immanence

From filmmaker Kerry Bellessa, the latest horror thriller stars Michael Beach, Summer Bellessa, Eugene Byrd, Anthony Ruivivar, Kasia Pilewicz, Asenneth Del Toro, Jamie Mcshane.

The film is set to be available via cable on demand and on several digital streamers, including iTunes, TOMORROW, Friday, February 4. The film is set to be released by Buffalo 8 Distribution.

Here’s the film’s synopsis

While investigating a meteor strike in the Bermuda Triangle, a team of radio astronomers discover a mysterious signal in the deep sea that could be the world’s first contact with extraterrestrials. After witnessing various impossible phenomena, the team becomes convinced that something is trying to communicate with them.

Aboard their boat is Jonah (Michael Beach, Aquaman, “S.W.A.T.”), a loner with a mysterious past and cryptic motives. His faith leads him to suggest that this communication may be a manifestation of divinity, a hypothesis which the scientists immediately reject.

Soon the communications go from inexplicable to terrifying, threatening not only the team’s beliefs, but also their lives. When chaos culminates in an ominous revelation that makes everyone a threat, the team must fight for sanity and survival in a nightmare against the ultimate evil.

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“The Abandon” World Premiere at the 2022 Mammoth Film Festival

The Abandon Film“The Abandon” will have its World Premiere, in competition, as the closing night film at the 2022 Mammoth Film Festival. To purchase tickets, please visit https://www.mammothfilmfestival.org

The film is directed by Jason Satterlund and written by Dwain Worrell. Produced by Victoria Hadeler and Regis Terencio. Executive Produced by Jonathan Rosenthal and Jordan Foley. Edited by Satterlund, Cinematography by Ray Huang, and Music by Geoff Koch. A Mill House Motion Pictures production.

Here is the film’s official synopsis:
U.S. soldier, Miles Willis, is shot and wounded during an intense firefight in Iraq. As he tries to radio for help, a sudden blinding light surrounds him, and he awakens to find himself trapped in a strange, colorless cube with nothing inside but his own combat gear. As time passes, the cube begins to change: fluctuating extreme temperatures, random shifts of gravity, and strange writing appearing on the walls. His only communication is with one person — a mystery woman who calls him on his satellite phone, claiming to be trapped in a similar space. As the clock ticks, the two of them must figure out who has them, why they were taken, and how to escape.

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