Newsblast 29/06/20

A hail and hearty hello to all you horror hombres and hombrettes out there on this bright and fresh Monday morning!
I’ve been hibernating during these end times frantically homeschooling while recruiting a mad scientist from a Charles Band flick to engineer me a machine that can make time. On the up side I’ve racked up a fine store of new flicks from the b-movie barrio for you lots to feat your bleary eyes over while downing your overpriced high street coffee –

OUIJA SHARK HAS ARRIVED!
From Wild Eye Pictures and director Scott Patrick comes Ouija Shark, taking a bite out of VOD and DVD this May.
A group of teenage girls summon an ancient man-eating shark after messing with a spirit board that washes up on the beach. An occult specialist must enter the shark’s realm to rid this world of the deadly spirit ghost once and for all.
We’re gonna need a bigger board.
John Migliore, Robin Hodge, Christina Roman and Zoe Towne star in the best possessed shark film of the year!

Ouija Shark is now available on DVD and Digital.

Supernatural’s Richard Speight Jr demands to be DRIVEN  this June!
Emerson Graham’s nights as a cab driver are filled with annoyances and inconveniences, but until tonight, never attacks and disappearances. After picking up a mysterious passenger her evening goes from working a job to performing a quest as they must race against the clock to stop demons from invading the world.
Casey Dillard wrote and stars in a film by Glenn Payne, co-starring Richard Speight Jr (SUPERNATURAL, BAND OF BROTHERS), Jessica Harthcock (ENDER’S GAME), Nicholas Roylance (PUNISHMENT!), Andy Field (AVENGERS:ENDGAME), Bill Luckett (BATTLECREEK), and Leah Hudspeth (THE RESIDENT). 

DRIVEN is available on DVD and Digital from Uncork’d Entertainment.

From the makers of THE COVENANT and EMINENCE HILL, BATTLEFIELD 2025 is available this summer On Demand.
Weekend campers, an escaped convict, young lovers and a police officer experience a night of terror when a hostile visitor from another world descends on a small Arizona town.
Jose Rosete, Anna Harr, Dustin Leighton, Caleb Thomas, Alaina Laethem, Adam Michael Gold, and Titus Covington star in a Joseph Mbah film, releasing July 7 on digital from Uncork’d Entertainment

THE CRAFT meets SUSPIRIA in the bewitching COVEN, set to spellbind audiences on DVD and Digital this summer.
 
Five undergrad witches come together in order to perform a ritual to invoke the ancient powers of the witch Ashura. The leader of the coven gets carried away and accidentally kills one of the witches during the ritual. She needs the strength of a complete coven to invoke Ashura’s powers and sends them out to find a final witch. As she absorbs power the surviving girls plot to take her down but the possessed witch unleashes hell on campus with only one young witch left to stop her.
 
Lizze Gordon, Jennifer Cipolla,, Margot Major, Adam Horner, and Terri Ivens star in a Margaret Malandruccolo film, COVEN on DVD and Digital July 14 from Uncork’d Entertainment.

Michael W.Bachochin’s highly-anticipated Psychodrama/science-fiction feature PARALLAX releases in theatres this summer.
A young artist wakes up in a life that she doesn’t recognise, spending her time asleep haunted by nightmares of drowning in a black abysmal void. As she begins to uncover the truths of the life that she’s found herself in, the gravity of her failing reality weighs heavily on her psychological identity and the reliability of her sanity is called into question.
Naomi Prentice, Nelson Ritthaler, Hattie Smith and Ted Gianopulos star.
PARALLAX, written and directed by Michael W.Bachochin, is produced by Bachochin, Brooke Lorraine and Yuself Baig.
Parallax opens in US theatres July 10.

On a final note –  to any aspiring independent filmmakers, podcasters or film related writers out there out there reading this, let me know if you’d like me to publicize and/or review your projects, The Stricken Land is always happy to promote new talent and ideas! And as ever, please feel free to share this post and any others on here that you like, far and wide.

Spread the Word!
Ian

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