Giaco Furino

Screenwriter / Entertainment Journalist / Branded Content Creator

Co-writer of the feature film THE RANGER, world premiere March 12th, 2018 at South by Southwest!

Senior Writer | [email protected], Fusion Media Group

Freelance entertainment writer w/ work appearing on VICE, Popular Mechanics, Rhapsody Magazine, and more.

Twitter: @GiacoFurino
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The Ranger - News, Reviews, & Clips

How Boston's Punk Scene Influenced Horror Film The Ranger - Front Row Boston
A group of teens sit at a table in a graffiti covered club that throbs with music. They experiment with drugs, crash onto the dance floor, and party with the free joy of their...
The Best Horror Movies of 2018 (So Far)
Last year, we named the best horror movies of 2017 in spring. So who's down for a sequel? Of course, late March is way too early to call anything the best movie of the year, but...
BUFF '18 Review: "The Ranger" has had it up to here with these damn punks
By DEIRDRE CRIMMINS When a buncha punk kids are outrunning the law, they choose the wrong mountain as their hideout in THE RANGER. The feature directorial debut from...
[BEST OF BUFF 2018] THE RANGER (2018) - Daily Grindhouse
Society's rejects face off against an unstoppable force of nature in the fun, exciting, and often hilarious horror flick THE RANGER. A group of punks need to outrun the cops in...
SXSW Review: 'The Ranger' Is A Faithful Horror Throwback With A New Iconic Menace
Horror is a film genre that goes through cycles. Somebody has a great, subversive, scary idea that taps our collective subconscious. Then the concept gets imitated, and...
[SXSW Review] 'The Ranger' Is An Unabashedly Punk Slasher Throwback - Bloody Disgusting
The Ranger , is - on its surface - a vibrant, vicious throwback to 80's slashers with a unique visual flair. This is like saying punk subculture is - on its surface - people in...
Exclusive: Check out the chilling poster for SXSW horror-thriller 'The Ranger'
Jenn Wexler's directorial debut premieres at upcoming SXSW Festival
SXSW Report: The State of Horror
Not only are the SXSW programmers an astute bunch of film enthusiasts who scour the globe for the finest in independent cinema ... they also really dig horror flicks.
'The Ranger' teaser warns against dangerous woodland predators
In Jenn Wexler's directorial debut, The Ranger, a group of young punks get in trouble with the cops and flee the city. Fueled...
The Ranger
VIEW TRAILER 2018 | USA | 80 min. Director: Jenn Wexler Screenwriter: Jenn Wexler & Giaco Furino Cast: Chloe Levine, Jeremy Holm, Granit Lahu, Larry Fessenden, Amanda Grace...
THE RANGER - Pennsylvania Premiere - Tickets - PhilaMOCA - Philadelphia, PA - April 26th, 2018
THE RANGER - Pennsylvania Premiere (Dir. Jenn Wexler, 2018, USA, 80 min) Filmmaker Jenn Wexler in attendance! When a drug-fueled night at an NYC punk club ends in a bloody...
The Ranger
Expected to Attend: Director Jenn Wexler, Producers Larry Fessenden, Andrew van den Houten, Heather Buckley, Ashleigh Snead CLOSING NIGHT, A gunshot echoes through a vast,...
SXSW Midnighters Go Into the Woods With The Ranger
We're all familiar with the unbreakable rules that apply to characters in horror movies, just like every good horror geek knows that a legitimately top-notch shocker must...
The Must See Movies of SXSW 2018
For the team here at Film School Rejects, this will be our 11th South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival. And while the folks who program the fest itself have been doing so for...
Our Most Anticipated Films of SXSW 2018
Catch 'em if you can at SXSW this year. We've scoured the catalog of this year's SXSW and put together this list of 11 features and shorts we can't wait to see at the festival....
SXSW 2018 Schedule
When Chelsea and her friends get in trouble with the cops, they flee the city and go on the run. Fueled by a hallucinogenic drug called Echo, they hope to lay low-and get...
The Ranger (2018)
Directed by Jenn Wexler. With Chloe Levine, Jeremy Holm, Granit Lahu, Jeremy Pope.

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