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Final Girls Ep 190: ‘The Messengers’ and ‘Pet Sematary’
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Final Girls Ep 190: ‘The Messengers’ and ‘Pet Sematary’

Hey there Lovelies and welcome back for the 190th episode of Final Girls Horrorcast! On this episode The Girls are discussing ‘The Messengers’ (streaming on Prime Video) and ‘Pet Sematary’ …
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Beyond ‘The Pale Door’ lies a bloody standoff of witches vs outlaws
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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
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‘Archons’ is a drug-fueled Lovecraftian nightmare worthy of multiple viewings

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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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6 New Horror Movies We’re Excited to See at Nightstream 2020
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6 New Horror Movies We’re Excited to See at Nightstream 2020

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This year has been challenging for many industries, and the film community is no different. Nothing motivates innovation like necessity. Fortunately for fans, film festivals have adapted quickly to virtual …
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‘Death of Me’ is reminiscent of classic folk-horror, while not living up to its antecedents
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4 weeks ago

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

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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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Exclusive: ‘Archons’ is a drug laced creature feature from the creators of ‘Black Mountain Side’
4 weeks ago

Exclusive: ‘Archons’ is a drug laced creature feature from the creators of ‘Black Mountain Side’

I’m an enormous fan and supporter of Nick Szostakiwskyj’s Black Mountain Side–so was Leslie Hatton when she reviewed it for us back in 2016. In that review, Leslie said: “By …
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Real life horror meets supernatural evil in ‘His House’
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Real life horror meets supernatural evil in ‘His House’

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It’s common to wonder why people don’t just move out of the haunted houses in horror movies, but His House clears that up right away by letting us know that …
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‘Possessor’ Proves Brandon Cronenberg is No Novelty Novice
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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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[Fantasia 2020] Bloody vengeance spirals out of control in ‘For the Sake of Vicious’
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2 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] Bloody vengeance spirals out of control in ‘For the Sake of Vicious’

It’s Halloween night. Nurse and single mother Romina is finishing up her shift at the hospital and trying to get home to take her son trick-or-treating. Unbeknownst to her, Romina …
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‘Z’ is the last imaginary friend you want your child to have
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2 months ago

‘Z’ is the last imaginary friend you want your child to have

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Brandon Christensen’s sophomore effort, simply titled Z, doubles down on parental nightmares. His first film, Still/Born, dealt with the horrors of postpartum depression and grief. Now he turns his attention to …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Mortuary Collection’ is a Masterclass in Short-Form Horror [Review]
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2 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Mortuary Collection’ is a Masterclass in Short-Form Horror [Review]

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Ryan Spindell has been cranking out quality short films for years. So when I learned that he, along with a few frequent collaborators, would finally be premiering a new horror …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Sanzaru’ blends domestic melodrama with old school surrealist horror
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2 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Sanzaru’ blends domestic melodrama with old school surrealist horror

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Xia Margus’s feature-length debut, Sanzaru, takes its name from the mythical ‘see no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil’ apes. It perfectly encapsulates the centralized themes of the film, …
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[Fantasia 2020] Dreamlike ‘Sleep’ evokes a haunting Lynchian mystery
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2 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] Dreamlike ‘Sleep’ evokes a haunting Lynchian mystery

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A small secluded town in the mountains, populated by an odd cast of characters. A hotel surrounded by a deep forest. Generations’ worth of secrets hidden by the townsfolk. Visitations …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Dark and the Wicked’ is a cold-blooded classic from the director of ‘The Strangers’
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2 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Dark and the Wicked’ is a cold-blooded classic from the director of ‘The Strangers’

I’ve seen dozens of “haunted house” movies–maybe hundreds. You probably have as well. But with The Dark and The Wicked, Bryan Bertino (The Strangers, The Monster) offers up what is …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Bleed With Me’ is a heavy, minimalistic story of manipulation and betrayal
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2 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Bleed With Me’ is a heavy, minimalistic story of manipulation and betrayal

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Sometimes a film just sits with you for awhile and you aren’t sure what to make of it. As cliche as it sounds, that was my experience with Amelia Moses’ …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Lucky’ turns home invasion on its head in a poignant social thriller
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2 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Lucky’ turns home invasion on its head in a poignant social thriller

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Whether it’s in film, gaming, comics, or even boring occupations like engineering or law, the experience as a professional woman is, to say the least, unique. While no one is …
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