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International horror anthology “ASYLUM: TWISTED HORROR AND FANTASY TALES” gets a red-band trailer

Monday, October 12, 2020 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Everything from demons to giant robots to stop-motion creations to the ever-popular evil clowns run riot through this preview.

An impressive array of monsters and menaces are showcased in ASYLUM: TWISTED HORROR AND FANTASY TALES, coming to VOD November 17 from Red Hound Films. Produced by Nicolas Onetti (also the movie’s creative director) and Michael Kraetzer, it was written by Guillermo Lockhart and Mauro Croche and stars Raymond Lee, Sam Jaeger, Itziar Castro, Bruno Giacobbe, Clara Kovacic, Cristian Majolo. The synopsis: “Brandon prepares to give his last standup comedy show. That evening as his stories and jokes pass, he realizes that these stories have a strong relationship with his past…much more than he imagined.”

The segments and filmmakers are:

  • “Asylum” (wraparound story) – Carlos Goitia
  • “The Cleansing Hour” – Damien LeVeck
  • “Drudge” – Kheireddine El-Helou
  • “A Father’s Day” – Mat Johns
  • “RIP” – Albert Pinto & Caye Casas
  • “M.A.M.O.N.” – Alejandro Damiani
  • “The Death, Dad, and Son” – Walgenwitz & Winshluss
  • “Entity” – Andrew Desmond
  • “Bloodbath” – Adam O’Brien
  • “The Last Show” – Hendryk Witscherkowsky

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.