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The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 191: Reunited and It Feels So Good
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The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 191: Reunited and It Feels So Good

News feed: Possessor, Random Acts of Violence, Slaxx, The Rental, The Oak Room, and a Neill Blomkamp horror movie?

Chopping Block: Relic

Game: Two Guys, One Cup

‘Peripheral’ is pure paranoia and existential dread distilled into refined nightmare fuel
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‘Peripheral’ is pure paranoia and existential dread distilled into refined nightmare fuel

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I’m gonna wager that you’re tired of hearing or reading sentiments like this, but it’s hard to imagine a more frightening time for a movie like Peripheral to come out. …
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Cronenberg returns with ‘Possessor’, and it looks like things get… wet
2 weeks ago

Cronenberg returns with ‘Possessor’, and it looks like things get… wet

Brandon Cronenberg, son of body horror legend David Cronenberg, exploded onto the scene in 2012 with his debut feature film, Antiviral. But regardless of being well received by critics and …
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‘Uncle Peckerhead’ is even better than it sounds, and now it has a release date
3 weeks ago

‘Uncle Peckerhead’ is even better than it sounds, and now it has a release date

I reviewed Uncle Peckerhead at the 2020 Panic Fest earlier this year, and boy was I impressed. In that review, I praised its hyperviolent deaths, hilarious script, and pitch-perfect cast …
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Attention slasher fans: ‘Random Acts Of Violence’ trailer brings a grisly new killer to life
3 weeks ago

Attention slasher fans: ‘Random Acts Of Violence’ trailer brings a grisly new killer to life

At some point it’ll be easier to count the number of comedians that haven’t made a horror film. But given the critical and commercial success of filmmakers like Jordan Peele and …
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‘After Dark’ brings the spectacular queerness of vampire lore out of the closet
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‘After Dark’ brings the spectacular queerness of vampire lore out of the closet

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For decades, scholars analyzed vampire fiction, appropriately so, for coded LGBT subtext. However, there is nothing “coded” about Charlie Steeds’ latest entry into the genre space, After Dark. Tossing subtlety …
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New horror/thriller ‘Spree’ stars Joe Keery as a homicidal rideshare driver
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New horror/thriller ‘Spree’ stars Joe Keery as a homicidal rideshare driver

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Who doesn’t love Joe Keery? When he isn’t too busy saving the world in Stranger Things, he’s releasing killer psych rock albums under the Djo alter ego (check it out) …
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Final Girls Ep 181: Carly Loves Aquatic Horror
3 weeks ago

Final Girls Ep 181: Carly Loves Aquatic Horror

Hey there Lovelies and welcome back for the 181st episode of Final Girls Horrorcast. This week Carly took the reins and chose a couple aquatic horror films for us to …
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It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane…No, It’s ‘Alive’
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It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane…No, It’s ‘Alive’

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Picture this: you wake up cold, sore, and sickly in an unfamiliar place. Feeling like leftover death reheated, speaking feels like pushing broken glass through a closed throat. You don’t …
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‘Two Heads Creek’ Offers A Gruesomely Hilarious Culture Clash
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1 month ago

‘Two Heads Creek’ Offers A Gruesomely Hilarious Culture Clash

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Worlds collide in the latest release from The Horror Collective, Two Heads Creek, as Norman (Jordan Waller) and Annabelle (Kathryn Wilder) leave England for the rugged confines of Australia. Seeking a …
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‘Dreamland’ Is A Gritty, Violent Take On A Lynchian Fairy Tale
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2 months ago

‘Dreamland’ Is A Gritty, Violent Take On A Lynchian Fairy Tale

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If you thought Pontypool was weird, Bruce McDonald just responded with “Hold my beer, eh?” His latest film, Dreamland, pits a hitman (Stephen McHattie) against a trumpet player (also played …
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‘One Cut Of The Dead’ Is One Of The Most Original Horror Films In Years
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2 months ago

‘One Cut Of The Dead’ Is One Of The Most Original Horror Films In Years

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Japan’s One Cut Of The Dead might just be the year’s most unexpected movie. Promising a zombie comedy like no other, it absolutely fucking delivers. Shin’ichirô Ueda’s feature-length directorial debut manages …
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‘Becky’ May Not Be The Kevin James Nazi Movie We Need Right Now, But It’s the One We Deserve
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2 months ago

‘Becky’ May Not Be The Kevin James Nazi Movie We Need Right Now, But It’s the One We Deserve

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John Travolta obsesses over Stan, Nic Cage and Larry Fishburne track down a missing coke shipment, and Kevin James … is a Neo-Nazi. A trio of unconnected nonsense to the …
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‘The Beach House’ Modernizes the Very Best of Classic Horror/Sci-Fi
7.8
2 months ago

‘The Beach House’ Modernizes the Very Best of Classic Horror/Sci-Fi

Movies like The Beach House don’t come along often. That’s not to say that horror/sci-fi mashups are uncommon—quite the contrary, but it’s rare to find one that delivers such large-scale …
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‘Shirley’ is a Brilliant Meditation on the Madness of the Creative Process
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2 months ago

‘Shirley’ is a Brilliant Meditation on the Madness of the Creative Process

Those who pen horror stories are often well-adjusted, personal people who just happen to enjoy crossing over into the darkness.

Shirley Jackson always seemed…different. Her fiction seems a bit too
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[CFF 2020] ‘Attack of the Demons’ is a Fun, Violent, and Completely Absurd Demonic Comedy
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2 months ago

[CFF 2020] ‘Attack of the Demons’ is a Fun, Violent, and Completely Absurd Demonic Comedy

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I imagine shooting a movie like Attack of the Demons on film would be next to impossible. The 90s Colorado backdrop, huge locations, enormous monsters, and gallons of neon-colored blood …
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