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Exclusive trailer, release info: A “PSYCHOTIC!” terrorizes Brooklyn

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 | Exclusive, Indie Films

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Hipsters get hacked in PSYCHOTIC!, a slasher movie set in Bushwick, Brooklyn that’s headed for release later this month. Jump past the jump for more info and an exclusive look at the trailer.

Written and directed by Maxwell Frey and Derek Gibbons, who have acting roles in the movie as well, PSYCHOTIC! stars Kristen Martin, Clint Keepin, Cirocco Dunlap, Maria Wojciechowski, Dani Grace, Adam Maid, Rafael Cruz, Chris Prine, Aldous Davidson and Rachel Laforest. It’s been praised on the festival circuit for its giallo stylings and Sabrina Rose’s bloody practical effects; the synopsis: “Two struggling artists, Tim and Stuart, try to patch up what’s left of their friendship, pay the damn rent on time and search for love at the hottest hot spots in Bushwick. But instead, they stumble into a world of murder, mystery and madness that might cost them both more than $1,400 a month…it’ll cost them their lives. It’s up to Tim and Stuart to figure out who keeps killing the life of the party—no easy task when all of your friends are PSYCHOTIC!”

The film will be available on the following VOD platforms on Friday, January 26: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, Sony PSN and Xbox. Brooklynites who want to see their borough terrorized on the big screen can catch it at the Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Avenue) Thursday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m., with a release party at Lo-Res (free drinks with your ticket); Film Noir (122 Meserole Avenue) on Friday, January 26 at 8 p.m.; and Videology (308 Bedford Avenue) on Saturday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. Find out more about the movie at its Facebook page.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.