Mutiny’s Horror Film ‘The Fall of Usher’ Due on Digital July 12 From Mill Creek

Mutiny Pictures’ horror film The Fall of Usher will be released on digital July 12 from Mill Creek Entertainment, a division of Alliance Entertainment.

Based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe, the film follows a young man caring for his terminally ill father who gets pulled into a maelstrom of murder, madness and the macabre.

The horror film stars Spencer Korcz (Wretch, One Wrong Step), James Tackett (Overtime, United We Fall), Savannah Schafer (Night of 1000 Clowns, Beasts of the Field) and Rita Hight (Roman Citizen, Bullitt Country).

It is written and directed by Brian Cunningham.

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Mutiny Doc ‘The Rise of the Synths’ Due on Digital July 5 From Mill Creek

Mutiny Pictures’ documentary The Rise of the Synths will be released on digital July 5 from Mill Creek Entertainment.

Narrated by director John Carpenter (Halloween, The Fog), The Rise of the Synths explores the roots of the Synthwave scene, charting its humble online and underground beginnings to its impact on today’s pop culture. The film traverses nine countries, interviewing the scene’s biggest stars and original trailblazers tracing its rise to popularity.

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The film includes artists Carpenter Brut, Gunship, Electric Youth, Power Glove, Waveshaper and Dance with the Dead. The Byron Bay International Film Festival 2020 winner for Best Music Documentary is written and directed by Iván Castell, with the soundtrack composed by OGRE.

Psychodrama ‘Losing Addison’ Due on Digital June 28 From Mill Creek

Mutiny Pictures’ psychodrama Losing Addison will be released on digital June 28 from Mill Creek Entertainment, a division of Alliance Entertainment.

Adapted from the novella published in 2011 by author Marty Beaudet, the thriller follows Les McCubbin, who spent his whole life in his twin brother Addison’s shadow. When Addison severs their psychic connection, Les doesn’t just lose his brother — he begins to lose himself. 

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The Oregon Independent Film Festival 2021 Winner stars Sherilyn Fenn (“Shameless,” “Twin Peaks”), Ted Rooney (Legally Blonde, Gone), Jana Lee Hamblin (“The West Wing,” “Z Nation”) and Reine Swart (Triggered, The Hex), and is directed by Martin Bannon Beaudet.

 

Queer Horror Film ‘So Vam’ Headed to Digital June 21

Mutiny Pictures’ queer horror feature So Vam will be available on digital June 21 from Distribution Solutions. 

Co-written, produced and directed by then 16-year-old Alice Maio Mackay, a young trans filmmaker in her feature debut, the film follows Kurt, a high school outcast in a conservative town who dreams of moving to the city to be a famous drag queen. When he is kidnapped by a predatory old vampire and attacked, he is rescued just in time by a gang of rebellious vampires who feed on bigots and abusers. As a vampire, he finally knows empowerment and belonging. However, his killer is still out there, creating new minions with their own rotten hatred and threatening all that he loves. Until Kurt faces the monster, he will never truly be free.

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The new age genre stars Chris Asimos (The Resurgence, Danger 5), Patty Glavieux (Blood Money) and Ben DeLaCrème (“RuPaul’s Drag Race,” Happiest Season).

 

Horror Flick ‘Terror Trips’ Due on Digital and DVD June 14

Mutiny Pictures’ Terror Trips will be released on digital and DVD June 14 from Mill Creek Entertainment. 

In the horror flick, six friends test out a killer idea for a business that puts a new twist on morbid tourism. The concept is simple — provide guided tours to slasher film fans at the shooting locations of the world’s most famous horror movies. Tourists spend the night watching the horror film on site for maximum chills, but as the night unfolds, the thrills take a deadly turn where the horror becomes real. 

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The Nightmares Film Festival 2021 Winner stars Hannah Fierman (V/H/S, American Hell, The Unwanted), Damian Maffei (The Strangers: Prey at Night, Wrong Turn), Chaney Morrow (Wrong Turn, Haunt, Dark Waters), Abigail Esmena (Don’t Tell a Soul, They/Them/Us, She-Hulk) and is written and directed by Jeff Seemann.

 

Mutiny Pictures’ Thriller ‘Drive All Night’ Due on Digital May 31

Mutiny Pictures’ thriller Drive All Night will be released on digital May 31 from Distribution Solutions.

In the film, Dave, a reclusive swing-shift taxi driver, sees his night take an unexpected turn after he picks up a mysterious passenger, Cara, a young woman hiding a dark secret. 

The film stars Yutaka Takeuchi (“Marvel’s The Defenders,” Letters from Iwo Jima), Lexy Hammonds (Escape Room) and Sarah Dumont (“The League,” “9-1-1”), and is written and directed by Peter Hsieh in his directorial debut. 

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Japanese Fantasy ‘Sayo’ Due on Digital May 24 From Mill Creek

Mutiny Pictures’ Japanese fantasy Sayo will be released on digital May 24 from Mill Creek Entertainment.

In the film, Nagisa lost her twin sister Sayo two years ago. One night, on her way home, a strange taxi driver picks her up and takes her to another world, the land of the souls where she goes on a journey to reach out to her sister one last time. 

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The fantastical twist on the road-trip genre stars Nagisa Chauveau (Sumire, Unsaid) and Jai West (Equals, Love Exposure). 

The film has English subtitles.

Ice-T Film ‘Equal Standard’ Coming to Digital June 8, Disc July 6 From Mill Creek and Mutiny

The Ice-T film Equal Standard will debut theatrically May 7, on digital June 8, and on DVD and Blu-ray July 6 from Mill Creek Entertainment and Mutiny Pictures.

Taheim Bryan’s writing and acting debut inspired by his life experience, the film tells the timely and politically charged story of police in New York City struggling with race, rank, betrayal and loss. Directed by Brendan Kyle Cochrane, the story is an billed as an unflinching — and unbiased — lens on the lives of police and the community they’re called upon to protect, and what happens when that covenant goes sideways, offering a perspective from both sides of the law.

Equal Standard stars Ice-T (New Jack City, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”), Naughty by Nature’s Anthony “Treach” Criss (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “The Sopranos”) and Robert Clohessy (“Hill Street Blues,” The Wolf of Wall Street).

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“There are people who have never dealt with the cops’ brutality or it doesn’t happen in their community,” Ice-T recently told Entertainment Tonight. “What I hope is all the protesters take [the lessons from Equal Standard] with them in their day-to-day life, and when they see racism or they see something wrong, that they step up against it as one person.”

The film was an Official Selection at the Durban International Film Festival; a Best Trailer Nominee at the Paris Art and Movie Awards (PAMA); a Screenplay Semi-Finalist for Taheim Bryan at the Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival; and an Official Selection at the Black Film Festival Los Angeles.

Werewolf Horror Film ‘I Am Lisa’ Due on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD March 16 From Mill Creek

The werewolf horror film I Am Lisa is coming to Blu-ray, DVD and VOD March 16 from Mill Creek Entertainment.

In director Patrick Rea’s supernatural revenge flick, a young woman (Kristen Vaganos, Obsessed with the Babysitter, Dating After College) barely survives a brutal beating by a local sheriff, and a subsequent wolf attack. She awakens in a remote cabin in the woods, to discover that she has gained strange, new powers — powers she can use to exact revenge upon her attackers. She must battle between her new powers, seeking vengeance and embracing her animal instincts.

The film also stars Jennifer Seward, Manon Halliburton, Chris Bylsma, Cinnamon Schultz, Sarah McGuire and Millie Milan.

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An official selection of Arrow Video’s FrightFest, the film was penned by Eric Winkler, composed by Natalia Perez, directed by Patrick Rea and comes from Mutiny Pictures.