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‘After Dark’ brings the spectacular queerness of vampire lore out of the closet
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4 weeks ago

‘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
1 month 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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‘Game of Death’ chooses violence over substance, and I’m all about it
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1 month ago

‘Game of Death’ chooses violence over substance, and I’m all about it

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With genre films starting to gain more and more exposure and mainstream attention for their meaningful narratives, it’s admittedly refreshing to see a new release throw caution to the wind …
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It’s Time to Stop Villainizing the Little Boy from ‘The Babadook’
1 month ago

It’s Time to Stop Villainizing the Little Boy from ‘The Babadook’

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Yesterday, the IFC Midnight Twitter account cashed in on a popular meme about movie villains by referencing one of its most popular acquisitions to date: The Babadook. There was one …
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Time Thriller ‘Volition’ Isn’t Content Being Just Another Sci-Fi Romp
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1 month ago

Time Thriller ‘Volition’ Isn’t Content Being Just Another Sci-Fi Romp

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Predicting the future has always been a point of fascination for us. Miss Cleo made a fortune on it, the American government has run numerous studies on it, and mystics …
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‘Slaxx’ is a Movie About a Killer Pair of Pants, and I Hate Myself for Loving It
1 month ago

‘Slaxx’ is a Movie About a Killer Pair of Pants, and I Hate Myself for Loving It

If you would have told me yesterday that one of my most anticipated releases of 2020 would be about a pair of killer jeans, I’m not sure how I’d respond–but …
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‘The Strangers’ Director Returns with ‘The Dark and the Wicked’
1 month ago

‘The Strangers’ Director Returns with ‘The Dark and the Wicked’

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The Strangers director, Bryan Bertino, hasn’t directed a film since 2016’s criminally underappreciated The Monster, but it looks like his newest project is finally ready to premiere. Already being referred …
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[CFF 2020] ‘Attack of the Demons’ is a Fun, Violent, and Completely Absurd Demonic Comedy
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3 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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[CFF 2020] ‘Killer Queen’ Channels the Grindhouse Era Through Lo-Fi Sensibilities
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3 months ago

[CFF 2020] ‘Killer Queen’ Channels the Grindhouse Era Through Lo-Fi Sensibilities

It would be easy to dismiss Killer Queen as a gimmick of sorts. The film premiered in 2019, but it looks like it would’ve been screened in grindhouse theaters 45 …
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[CFF 2020] ‘The Pandemic Anthology’ Showcases Impressive Low-Budget Creativity From Across the Globe
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3 months ago

[CFF 2020] ‘The Pandemic Anthology’ Showcases Impressive Low-Budget Creativity From Across the Globe

We knew the coronavirus films were coming. In fact, at least one was already here.

And now, thanks to the Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film Festival in Brazil, we’ve got a …
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[CFF 2020] ‘The Yellow Night’ is an Eerie Head Trip Across a Deserted Brazilian Island
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3 months ago

[CFF 2020] ‘The Yellow Night’ is an Eerie Head Trip Across a Deserted Brazilian Island

Low-budget horror films aren’t the type that usually have an accompanying single.

The Yellow Night has one. Sort of. It’s an upbeat, old-school punk song by Metá Metá called “Me …
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[CFF 2020] ‘Climate of the Hunter’ is a Trippy Retro Conversation Piece on Mental Illness
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3 months ago

[CFF 2020] ‘Climate of the Hunter’ is a Trippy Retro Conversation Piece on Mental Illness

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Mental illness on film is a tricky thing.

When it’s told in a straight-forward linear manner, it can feel hollow or disingenuous (looking at you, Ron Howard). But if it …
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[CFF 2020] ‘Skull: The Mask’ is a Brazilian Slasher with Buckets of Gore
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3 months ago

[CFF 2020] ‘Skull: The Mask’ is a Brazilian Slasher with Buckets of Gore

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Skull: The Mask is said to be based on pre-Colombian mythology, so let me make one thing clear: I don’t know a goddamn thing about pre-Colombian mythology. I know a …
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Supernatural Fantasy Horror ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Shares Spiritual DNA With del Toro
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3 months ago

Supernatural Fantasy Horror ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Shares Spiritual DNA With del Toro

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The best thing about film festivals is the discovery of films that would have gone overlooked in any other setting. Fantastic Fest in particular, thanks to its unique ticketing system, …
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K-Pop Star Jung En-Ji Saves The Day In ‘0.0MHz’, With Sexy Demonic Results
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4 months ago

K-Pop Star Jung En-Ji Saves The Day In ‘0.0MHz’, With Sexy Demonic Results

A Shudder original, 0.0MHz is a South Korean horror film about a supernatural exploration club that investigate a haunted house with horrifying, hilarious, and sexy results…sexy demonic results.

The …
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