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About Jason Almenas

Jason made his grandparents take him to see Friday the 13th Part VIII in theaters for his 7th birthday. He never got over it.
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The Insider: Neil D’Monte On the Art of the Storyboard
5 days ago

The Insider: Neil D’Monte On the Art of the Storyboard

(Editor’s Note: Neil D’Monte is an accomplished storyboard artist and has worked on a wide range of films such as The Greasy Strangler, Cooties, and even The Mummy. With his newest project …
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The Curious Case of M. Night Shyamalan
3 weeks ago

The Curious Case of M. Night Shyamalan

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(Warning, some spoilers for M. Night Shyamalan’s work)

After surviving some uncertainty as a filmmaker, with the release of Split and The Visit I think it’s safe to say M. Night Shyamalan is …
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Here Alone [Review]
8.3
2 months ago

Here Alone [Review]

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I tend to take notes when I sit down to watch a movie for review. I open up my note taking app and I jot down moments or thoughts about …
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XX [Review]
5.8
3 months ago

XX [Review]

February, as all self-respecting horror fans know, is Women in Horror month. A fact not lost on distribution company, Magnet, who’s recently released XX features four short stories from four talented …
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Blind Sun [Review]
5
3 months ago

Blind Sun [Review]

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Blind Sun is a confident movie. It knows it’s beautifully shot and well acted. It revels in the idea that it has a message to pass onto its viewers, and …
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Bornless Ones [Review]
4.3
4 months ago

Bornless Ones [Review]

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When the first trailer dropped for Bornless Ones we could see it was leaning heavily on Evil Dead (as oppose to the classic 1982 film The Evil Dead) comparisons to gets its point …
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Your Reintroduction into the World of ‘The Ring’
4 months ago

Your Reintroduction into the World of ‘The Ring’

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With Rings hitting theaters next week, I thought now would be as good a time as ever to make sure you’re up to date on your Ring lore (you’re welcome). …
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The Insider: Industry Pros Name Their Movie of the Year
5 months ago

The Insider: Industry Pros Name Their Movie of the Year

The “horror movie of the year” talk is always a fun one to get into. While our team just finalized our picks last week I wanted to keep the conversation …
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The Insider: Scott Schirmer’s Lessons Learned Through Indie Filmmaking
5 months ago

The Insider: Scott Schirmer’s Lessons Learned Through Indie Filmmaking

From my perspective, 2016 was an exciting, challenging, and revealing year for indie filmmaking. Bandit Motion Pictures, the company I formed with Brian K. Williams, released its first two films …
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The Possession Experiment [Review]
5
5 months ago

The Possession Experiment [Review]

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The Possession Experiment is a horror movie chocked full of uneven acting, and sloppy editing which is unfortunate because there are good ideas in this script, and the execution isn’t …
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