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Cold Skin Is Now Streaming on Shudder

Shudder the horror streaming network is giving Netflix a run for its money. The network is offering intriguing movies and documentaries. So, if you’re a fan of everything horror Shudder is something you should really check out. A movie that really caught my eye that is now streaming on the network is called Cold Skin.

Cold Skin is a story about a young man in 1914 who arrives at a remote island near the Antarctic Circle to take
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Korea’s Cj Entertainment Picks up Starry ‘Garden of Evening Mists’

  • Variety
South Korea’s Cj Entertainment has picked up international sales rights to ambitious Malaysian drama “The Garden of Evening Mists.” The film’s cast mixes high profile Asian and Western stars.

The picture is an adaptation of a novel of the same title by Tan Twan Eng, which was nominated for the Man Booker Prize in 2012. It tells a tale of cultural complexity shortly after World War II in British-controlled Malaya. The story features a female law graduate who seeks a quiet life in the idyllic Cameron Highlands, but finds love and a common interest in gardening in the arms of a mysterious Japanese man.

Production is by Astro Shaw, part of the Astro part of pay-tv giant, and HBO, with financial support from the National Film Development Corporation of Malaysia (Finas). Shooting wrapped in August, and delivery is set for 2019.

“Garden” is directed by Taiwan’s Tom Lin and
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Bong Joon Ho thriller 'Parasite' sells to Us, Japan, France

Cj sells North America rights to Neon; the Korean company has also boarded The Garden Of Evening Mists for international sales.

South Korea’s Cj Entertainment has locked multiple pre-sales deals on Okja director Bong Joon Ho’s latest project Parasite and has picked up international sales rights on Starry Starry Night director Tom Lin’s The Garden Of Evening Mists, adapted from the Man Booker Prize-nominated novel of the same title.

Parasite is Bong’s return to Korean-language filmmaking after Okja and Snowpiercer, and stars Song Kang Ho in his fourth collaboration with the director. The film has sold
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Horror Highlights: Comet TV’s September 2018 Programming, Cold Skin Clip, Q&A with e-demon Writer/Director Jeremy Wechter

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Comet TV has announced their September programming and it's a lineup, folks! Godzilla, Rocky, Doctor Who, and Q are all having an outing on the channel this month. Also in today's Highlights: a new clip from Cold Skin and a Q&A with e-Demon writer/director Jeremy Wechter.

Comet TV's September Guide Revealed: "Airing on Comet in September

You Don’T Need A Subscription To Watch These Great Movies They’Re Airing For Free On Comet!

Space: 1999 (series)

Space: 1999 officially crash landed on Comet! The residents of Moonbase Alpha were just minding their own business when the nuclear waste stored there suddenly exploded, causing the moon to hurtle into space. After passing through a black hole and a couple random “Space Warps,” you begin to wonder, is there a mysterious force guiding them?

In September, look out for back-to-back episodes on Saturday and Sunday evenings starting at 10/9 C.

Godzilla Double
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Sea Monsters Attack in Chilling Cold Skin Preview

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Sea Monsters Attack in Chilling Cold Skin Preview
Who's ready for some old timey sea monsters? I know I am. Which makes the fall arrival of Cold Skin perfect. Taste the salt air, feel the bitter wind, and experience the terror as creatures from the deep descend upon two men armed with only their guns and their wits.

Samuel Goldwyn is pleased to announce that Xavier Gens' Cold Skin is releasing this week, in select theatres and on Digital platforms. In the film, two men are tasked with work on a remote island. A lighthouse is their only refuge. And, at night, creatures emerge from the shoreline to threaten their desperate lives. Cold Skin stars David Oakes, Ray Stevenson and Aura Garrido.

Now, a new clip is available for the film titled "Midnight Attack." It shows the lighthouse keepers waiting at the ready for some deadly sea monsters to emerge from the ocean so they can unleash
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Cold Skin Challenges Creatures from the Sea in this "Midnight Attack" Movie Clip

The horror thriller Cold Skin is releasing this week. From French director Xavier Gens (Frontier(s)), this title is set in the early 1900s. On a remote island, two men discover a strange species in the nearby water. They attack them, at their final refuge, an isolated lighthouse. Cold Skin centrally stars Ray Stevenson ("Black Sails"), David Oakes ("The Living and the Dead") and Aura Garrido. As well, a new clip is available for Cold Skin, entitled "Midnight Attack;" this clip can be found here, along with other release details. The "Midnight Attack" clip shows Gruner (Stevenson) and a weather observer (Oakes). They notice something on the shoreline, a horde of sea creatures. One man fights back, while the other runs away. Who will survive and who will perish in the swirling seas? Horror fans can find out this September 7th. On this date, Cold Skin will show in several theatres and on Digital platforms.
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Fantasia Film Review: ‘Cold Skin’

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Fantasia Film Review: ‘Cold Skin’
Xavier Gens’ period chiller “Cold Skin,” based on the 2002 novel by Catalan author Albert Sánchez Piñol, offers a good-looking and well-crafted if familiar chunk of creature-siege horror as two men in a remote setting battle off an army of amphibious attackers each night. Even the critters themselves have a déjà-vu quality — they resemble the pale-white, clammy humanoid predators of the “Descent” movies — though the primary setting of an island lighthouse over a century ago lends some distinctive atmosphere. Already released in several countries, Goldwyn’s planned Sept. 7 U.S. release should do all right with genre fans, though it won’t likely generate any clamor for sequels.

In Piñol’s widely translated book, the protagonist is a disillusioned fighter for Irish independence. Here, there’s no explanation why David Oakes’ young Irishman has decided to spend a year in complete isolation as the meteorologist on an island near the Antarctic Circle,
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Michael Howells Dies: Production Designer & Fashion Show Veteran Was 61

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Michael Howells Dies: Production Designer & Fashion Show Veteran Was 61
Michael Howells, a production designer for TV, film and theater who also worked on fashion shows for the likes of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano, died Thursday. He was 61.

Born in 1957 in Staffordshire, England, Howells began his showbiz career as an assistant art director on The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989) and soon became a busy production designer. He served in that capacity on more than two dozen films and TV shows including Princess Caraboo (1994), Emma (1995), FairyTale: A True Story (1997) and Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1997).

During the 2000s, he was production designer on such features as Nanny McPhee (2005) and Death at a Funeral (2007) before segueing to British TV for 2014 miniseries The Game, 2016 telepic Churchill’s Secret and most recently the ITV period drama Victoria, which aired on PBS stateside. Howells won a British Film Designers Award for Victoria in 2016 and was nominated again last year. His work
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‘Cold Skin’ Review: Xavier Gens’ Latest Nightmare Offers an Icy Twist on ‘The Shape of Water’ — Fantasia Fest 2018

‘Cold Skin’ Review: Xavier Gens’ Latest Nightmare Offers an Icy Twist on ‘The Shape of Water’ — Fantasia Fest 2018
The year is 1914, the planet is about to crack open under the bloody strain of World War I, and a nameless man played by British actor David Oakes is sailing towards the ends of the earth in order to get away from it all. Xavier Gens’ “Cold Skin” never tells us much about who he was, or what inspired him to run from it — the film eschews even the hazy background information that Albert Sánchez Piñol provided in his 2002 novel of the same name — but it’s clear that this sturdy, unremarkable bloke has no further interest in violence.

In fact, our hero is so eager for serenity that he’s decided to abandon human civilization for an entire year, agreeing to work as a meteorologist on a uninhabited island in a frigid corner of the South Atlantic. Those familiar with Gens’ previous films (“The Crucifixion” and “The Divide” typifying
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Xavier Gens' H.P. Lovecraft Influenced Cold Skin Hits September [Trailer]

Samuel Goldwyn Films is set to release Xavier Gens’ (The Divide) Cold Skin this September 7, 2018. The film was acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films earlier this year for distribution throughout North America.

Influenced by H.P. Lovecraft’s work on The Shadow Over Innsmouth, Cold Skin stars Ray Stevenson (“Black Sails”) David Oakes (“The Living and the Dead”) and Aura Garrido (The Body).

The film will be available on several platforms, Digital, On-demand and in theatres, in just a few weeks. And now, the film’s exciti
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Horror Highlights: Cold Skin, Card Game Zombie Doctor’s Classic Horror Movies Expansion Pack Kickstarter, Battle At The Comic Expo Book Trailer

From Samuel Goldwyn Films and director Xavier Gens comes Cold Skin, set to be released digitally, On Demand, and theatrically this September. Also: Zombie Doctor classic horror movie expansion pack Kickstarter and Battle of the Comic Expo book details and trailer.

Cold Skin Release Details and Poster: "Samuel Goldwyn Films is set to release Xavier Gens’ Cold Skin, this September. The film was acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films earlier this year, for distribution throughout North America. Influenced by H.P. Lovecraft’s work on The Shadow Over Innsmouth, Cold Skin centrally stars Ray Stevenson (“Black Sails”) David Oakes (“The Living and the Dead”) and Aura Garrido (The Body). This fantasy feature will be available on several platforms: Digital, On-Demand, and in theatres - in just a few weeks. And now, the film’s exciting theatrical trailer and official film poster are available here.

The film’s story begins with a reclusive
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Final Us Trailer for Xavier Gens' Antarctic Creature Feature 'Cold Skin'

"We are the invaders... which makes us the enemy." Samuel Goldwyn Films has debuted another official Us trailer for the film Cold Skin, a creature feature set in the Antarctic, which has been delayed and buried after opening in Spain in 2017. This is the latest film by French filmmaker Xavier Gens (of Frontier(s) and The Divide) and it already opened in Europe last year, but has been waiting for a Us release ever since. Most likely because it just looks so weird. Set on a desolate island in the Antarctic Circle, the film is about a man living for a year there as a weather observer who discovers that at night the island is overrun by mysterious creatures. He falls in love with one of them, which complicates things even further. The cast includes David Oakes, Ray Stevenson, and Aura Garrido as Aneris, who plays the creature who gets close to the main character.
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Xavier Gens’ Cold Skin Emerges from Dark Waters and onto Digital Platforms this September 7th!

Samuel Goldwyn Films is set to release Xavier GensCold Skin, this September. The film was acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films earlier this year, for distribution throughout North America. Influenced by H.P. Lovecraft’s work on The Shadow Over Innsmouth, Cold Skin centrally stars: Ray Stevenson (“Black Sails”) David Oakes (“The Living and …

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Xavier Gens’ sci-fi horror Cold Skin gets a new trailer

A new Us trailer has been released for upcoming adaptation of Albert Sanchez Pino’s novel Cold Skin. Directed by Xavier Gens, the sci-fi horror stars David Oakes, Ray Stevenson, and Aura Garrido; watch it here…

“On the edge of the Antarctic Circle, in the years after World War I, a steam ship approaches a desolate island far from all shipping lanes. On board is a young man, on his way to assume the lonely post of weather observer, to live in solitude for a year at the end of the world. But on shore he finds no trace of the man whom he has been sent to replace, just a deranged castaway who has witnessed a horror he refuses to name. The rest is forest, a deserted cabin, rocks, silence, and the surrounding sea. And then the night begins to fall…”

Cold Skin is set for release on September 7th in the Us.
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Mermen Emerge at Night in Xavier Gens' Cold Skin (Out September 7th)!

Samuel Goldwyn Films is set to release Xavier Gens' Cold Skin this September. This film, which was influenced by H.P. Lovecraft's work on The Shadow Over Innsmouth, involves a remote lighthouse and the two men who work there. Every night, something attacks from the nearby shoreline. Also, this film was produced from Sánchez Piñol’s 2007 novel, with the screenplay written by Jesus Como (28 Weeks Later) and Eron Sheean. The film stars: Ray Stevenson, David Oakes ("The Living and the Dead") and Aura Garrido. Samuel Goldwyn Films has just released the film's official trailer and poster. Both items can be found here. The trailer shows many of the creatures from the film. Looking like some sort of mermen, these creatures have blue skin and appear hairless. The two men, living on the island, approach the creatures in two different ways. This leads to more conflict as these monsters gather outside of the lighthouse.
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Cold Skin Breathes Fire in Different Ways: A Film Review

*full disclosure: an online screener of this film was provided by the marketing dept. of Samuel Goldwyn. Director: Xavier Gens. Writers: Jesús Olmo, Eron Sheean and Albert Sánchez Piñol. Cast: Ray Stevenson, David Oakes and Aura Garrido. French filmmaker Xavier Gens must have played the mobile game Shoggoth Rising when he was conceiving Cold Skin. There are moments in his cinematic treatment which looks all too familiar. While the story is different, the fact both owe a huge debt to H.P. Lovecraft says it all. When both take place at a lonely isolated lighthouse and the conflict lies between Man vs. Nature, just who will first succumb to the fury (madness) is easily evident. The cinematography by Daniel Aranyó is gorgeous to behold. The intro feels like it's straight out of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein novel. However, instead of finding two people at odds with each other, they are ferrying
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HBO and Malaysia’s Astro Partner on ‘The Garden of Evening Mists’

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British actors David Oakes and John Hannah (pictured) join a starry cast of Asian performers in upcoming movie “The Garden of Evening Mists.” The film is jointly produced by HBO Asia and Malaysia’s Astro Shaw, part of pay-tv giant Astro.

Theatrical releases are being planned, ahead of digital, linear and on-demand releases handled by HBO Asia across the 23 territories in its footprint. HBO sources told Variety that the company is negotiating to appoint an international sales agent.

Malaysian actress Lee Sin-je Japanese actor Hiroshi Abe and veteran actress-director-producer Sylvia Chang are set as the leads in the adaptation of Tan Twan Eng’s novel of the same title. The novel was nominated for the Man Booker Prize in 2012.

It tells a tale of cultural complexity shortly after World War II in British-controlled Malaya. The story features a female law graduate who seeks a quiet life in the idyllic Cameron Highlands,
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Lee Sin Je, Hiroshi Abe, Sylvia Chang to star in Astro Shaw, HBO Asia’s 'Garden Of Evening Mists'

Lee Sin Je, Hiroshi Abe, Sylvia Chang to star in Astro Shaw, HBO Asia’s 'Garden Of Evening Mists'
Adaptation of award-winning Malaysian novel ’The Garden Of Evening Mists’ will also star UK actors David Oakes and John Hannah.

Malaysian actress Lee Sin je, Japan’s Hiroshi Abe and Taiwan’s Sylvia Chang will star in Astro Shaw and HBO Asia’s adaptation of award-winning Malaysian novel The Garden Of Evening Mists.

The cast will also include UK actors David Oakes (Victoria) and John Hannah (The Mummy trilogy).

Taiwanese filmmaker Tom Lin (Starry Starry Night) will direct the film, from a screenplay by BAFTA-winning Scottish screenwriter, Richard Smith. HBO Asia and Malaysian media giant Astro Shaw are co-producing with
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Island life by Jennie Kermode

"Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time" - Hp Lovecraft

A remote island. A solitary weather observer. A devastating secret. Xavier GensCold Skin has enraptured horror audiences around the world, pleasing fans of the book on which it’s based and also fans of Hp Lovecraft, whose work was a big influence upon it. David Oakes plays the unnamed man who agrees to be marooned there and who only survives thanks to the help of surly lighthouse keeper Gruner (Ray Stevenson), but whose encounters with the monstrous beings who emerge from the sea at night take him to some unexpected places. Despite the disturbing nature of the story, David reports that he had a wonderful time filming it, and he’s happy to talk about the experience.

Exploring the island

“I hadn’t read the book,” he says, noting
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Frightfest Glasgow: ‘Cold Skin’ Review: Dir. Xavier Gens (2018)

Cold Skin Review: After The Shape of Water, and with Aquaman out later in the year, it would seem that 2018 is the year of the amphibious people, Cold Skin being the latest entry.

Cold Skin review by Kat Hughes.

Cold Skin Review

Director Xavier Gen caught the attention of this writer back in 2011 with his bold apocalypse thriller, The Divide. Set within the confines of an apartment building, and starring Milo Ventlimiglia and Michael Biehn, The Divide was a dark study into the treacherousness of man and the need for self-preservation no matter the costs. Both themes are explored again, in a different context, in his latest film – Cold Skin.

Set at the turn of the 20th Century, 1914, the film joins a nameless man (David Oakes) as he arrives on a desolate island to begin his stint as the Weather Official. Upon arrival he finds his predecessor is dead and
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