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[Nightstream 2020] ‘Boys From County Hell’ Brings Vampire Lore Home to Ireland
6.8
1 week ago

[Nightstream 2020] ‘Boys From County Hell’ Brings Vampire Lore Home to Ireland

When it comes to the origins of vampire lore, the rest of Europe always gets all the credit.

Dracula and Nosferatu, both based on Bram Stoker’s original character, …
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[Sitges 2020] ‘The Old Ways’ brings something new to folk horror
7.3
1 week ago

[Sitges 2020] ‘The Old Ways’ brings something new to folk horror

“The old ways die with her. We have no more moves left…”

In the tropical forests of Veracruz, Mexico, there is a place that blends natural beauty with unnatural and …
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‘Never Hike in the Snow’ is a bigger, bloodier ‘Friday the 13th’ fan film
6.3
2 weeks ago

‘Never Hike in the Snow’ is a bigger, bloodier ‘Friday the 13th’ fan film

By  •  Reviews

Womp Stomp Films’ Never Hike Alone redefined what a fan film can be. After racking up nearly 2 million views on YouTube, premiering at one of the most beloved film …
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[Nightstream 2020] ‘Reunion’ Blends Family Drama and Haunted House Horror
7.5
2 weeks ago

[Nightstream 2020] ‘Reunion’ Blends Family Drama and Haunted House Horror

Jake Mahaffy is leaning into a handful of horror tropes with Reunion.

There’s a young woman in distress. There’s a family that was fractured by a tragic event …
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Exclusive ‘The Cleansing Hour’ clip releases the hell hounds
2 weeks ago

Exclusive ‘The Cleansing Hour’ clip releases the hell hounds

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If it seems like we’ve been talking about The Cleansing Hour for years, it’s because we have been. After discussing the original short film on The Modern Horrors Podcast nearly …
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[Nightstream 2020] ‘Rose Plays Julie’ is haunting but comes up short
5.8
2 weeks ago

[Nightstream 2020] ‘Rose Plays Julie’ is haunting but comes up short

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Haunting and atmospheric, Rose Plays Julie slowly pulls us through the journey of a young woman as she seeks out her birth parents and comes to terms with being adopted. …
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[Nightstream 2020] ‘Bloody Hell’ is a clever blood-soaked black comedy
7.5
2 weeks ago

[Nightstream 2020] ‘Bloody Hell’ is a clever blood-soaked black comedy

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Like The Wizard of Oz going from sepia to technicolor Bloody Hell shifts from a bright fast paced heist movie to a dark and dirty kidnap and torture flick. As …
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‘Vicious Fun’ looks to live up to its name
2 weeks ago

‘Vicious Fun’ looks to live up to its name

By  •  News, Trailer

Serial killers, they’re just like us! Everyone wants a community to discuss their passions, learn new techniques, and share stories. Upcoming horror/comedy Vicious Fun imagines what might happen if a …
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[Nightstream 2020] ‘Bloody Hell’ is a clever blood-soaked black comedy
7.5
2 weeks ago

[Nightstream 2020] ‘Bloody Hell’ is a clever blood-soaked black comedy

By  •  Reviews

Like The Wizard of Oz going from sepia to technicolor Bloody Hell shifts from a bright fast paced heist movie to a dark and dirty kidnap and torture flick. As …
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Beyond ‘The Pale Door’ lies a bloody standoff of witches vs outlaws
7.3
3 weeks ago

Beyond ‘The Pale Door’ lies a bloody standoff of witches vs outlaws

The outlaw “Dalton gang” gets more than they bargained for when they try to rob a train in this subversive horror western mash-up. Aaron B. Koontz (Camera ObscuraScare Package) shepherds …
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‘Archons’ is a drug-fueled Lovecraftian nightmare worthy of multiple viewings
7
3 weeks ago

‘Archons’ is a drug-fueled Lovecraftian nightmare worthy of multiple viewings

By  •  Reviews

Writer/director Nick Szostakiwskyj officially became “one to watch” after exploding onto the scene with 2016’s Black Mountain Side–and that’s not always the easiest position to be in. After all, …
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‘Death of Me’ is reminiscent of classic folk-horror, while not living up to its antecedents
4.3
3 weeks ago

‘Death of Me’ is reminiscent of classic folk-horror, while not living up to its antecedents

By  •  Reviews

Director Darren Lynn Bousman’s latest, Death of Me, has at its heart a solid concept: take The Wicker Man, set it on an island off the coast of Thailand, add …
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‘Possessor’ Proves Brandon Cronenberg is No Novelty Novice
8.3
4 weeks ago

‘Possessor’ Proves Brandon Cronenberg is No Novelty Novice

To review a Brandon Cronenberg film without mentioning his father is a near-impossible task. At least, it probably felt that way in 2012.

When the son of the …
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‘Dead Dicks’ offers long, hard look at grief, depression, loss, and genitalia
7.3
1 month ago

‘Dead Dicks’ offers long, hard look at grief, depression, loss, and genitalia

By  •  Reviews

* If you’re contemplating suicide or self harm, please call 1-800-273-8255 in the United States. In Canada, please call Crisis Services at 1-833-456-4566 or visit Suicide.org to find help in …
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‘Anything for Jackson’ was the biggest surprise of Fantasia 2020
8.3
2 months ago

‘Anything for Jackson’ was the biggest surprise of Fantasia 2020

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You wouldn’t expect one of the strongest horror offerings at a world renowned film festival to come from a couple of dudes known for TV romcoms and family films—but here …
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‘Death Ranch’ is the last place you want to stop on your Tennessee vacation
6.5
2 months ago

‘Death Ranch’ is the last place you want to stop on your Tennessee vacation

By  •  Reviews

Charlie Steeds is back at it again with his newest feature film, Death Ranch. If you’re a frequent visitor here or a listener to our podcast, you’ll likely recognize Steeds …
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