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Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020
1 month ago

Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020

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If you’ve read our wrap-up of my favorite horror movies from 2019, you’re aware that there were a number of top-tier films making the rounds on the festival circuit that …
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The Top Ten Horror Films of 2019: Jon’s Totally Subjective List
1 month ago

The Top Ten Horror Films of 2019: Jon’s Totally Subjective List

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As 2019 winds down, it’s hard not to feel like we had a bumper year for good film, regardless of genre. As I started crystallizing my thoughts around which ones …
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Ash Mountain Films’ Second Feature, ‘Nefarious’, Gets 2020 Release
1 month ago

Ash Mountain Films’ Second Feature, ‘Nefarious’, Gets 2020 Release

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After a successful 2019 festival run, including a world premiere at Buffalo Dreams, Nefarious will get an official release in early 2020 thanks to a deal with Gravitas Ventures (Corbin Nash, …
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BBC’s new ‘DRACULA’ trailer is a bloody good time
1 month ago

BBC’s new ‘DRACULA’ trailer is a bloody good time

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People who know me understand I’ve always had a thing for the Count. Maybe it’s the cape, the fangs, or the overall tea-sipping, blood-slurping gothic atmosphere of it all. Or …
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Kandisha is the latest film from Inside directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo
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Kandisha is the latest film from Inside directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo

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Ever heard of Kandisha? Me neither. But a few minutes of research revealed that she’s actually a pretty big deal in certain parts of the world. Think of her like …
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It took me 27 years to finally understand THAT scene in The Shining
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It took me 27 years to finally understand THAT scene in The Shining

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The first time I had ever heard of The Shining, it was because my older brother, who was 12 years old at the time, came to me in a breathless panic. He had …
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Durst, Travolta, Sawa Go 0-For-3 With Huge Swings In ‘The Fanatic’ [Review]
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4 months ago

Durst, Travolta, Sawa Go 0-For-3 With Huge Swings In ‘The Fanatic’ [Review]

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Billed as Taxi Driver meets Misery, director Fred Durst’s latest movie marks a milestone in cinematic achievement. Experienced talent like John Travolta (Battlefield Earth, Face/Off) and Devon Sawa (Final Destination, …
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Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Koko-di Koko-da’ Is a Beautiful Waking Nightmare [Review]
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4 months ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Koko-di Koko-da’ Is a Beautiful Waking Nightmare [Review]

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Swedish director Johannes Nyholm’s haunting Koko-di Koko-da has been on my radar since its screening earlier this year during Fantasia International Film Festival. I wasn’t able to see the film …
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Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Blood Machines’ is an Acid-Tinged Plunge Into the Mind of Carpenter Brut [Review]
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4 months ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Blood Machines’ is an Acid-Tinged Plunge Into the Mind of Carpenter Brut [Review]

Directors Raphaël Hernandez and Savitry Joly-Gonfard, working under the pseudonym Seth Ickerman, are on some next-level shit. If you’ve seen their video for Carpenter Brut’s “Turbo Killer,” you’ve got an …
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Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Guns Akimbo’ Shatters the Senses with a Hyperkinetic Blast [Review]
6.8
4 months ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Guns Akimbo’ Shatters the Senses with a Hyperkinetic Blast [Review]

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Jason Lei Howden’s Guns Akimbo was a last-minute addition to the Fantastic Fest roster. As soon as I heard the announcement, I changed my viewing selections so I could attend …
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‘Candy Corn’ Brings Fun For All With Freaks, Nostalgia, And Scary Treats [Review]
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4 months ago

‘Candy Corn’ Brings Fun For All With Freaks, Nostalgia, And Scary Treats [Review]

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“Trick or Treat” is a menacing threat when you think about it. The Halloween ultimatum seems silly, the initial verse of a childish rhyme conjuring an evening of pumpkins, costumes, …
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‘Scooter’ Sews Suspense In A Sinister Stab At Scandalous Sightseeing Cinema [Review]
4.8
5 months ago

‘Scooter’ Sews Suspense In A Sinister Stab At Scandalous Sightseeing Cinema [Review]

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Three friends grew up recording their various childish antics until YouTube comes along and gives them an outlet. Several years, and ten million followers later, Scooter follows our three protagonists …
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‘Undone’ Is A Visually Stunning Exploration Of The Human Condition [Review]
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5 months ago

‘Undone’ Is A Visually Stunning Exploration Of The Human Condition [Review]

Alma awakens from a coma seeing visions of her deceased father and ultimately repeating a Groundhog Day-esque loop. Eventually, he explains that a car accident triggered her latent abilities to …
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Slasher Throwback ‘Haunt’ Gets a Jump on the Halloween Season [Review]
5.8
5 months ago

Slasher Throwback ‘Haunt’ Gets a Jump on the Halloween Season [Review]

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You’ll likely recognize the names and works of the people behind Haunt. Eli Roth produced the film. It was written and directed by the team of Scott Beck and Bryan …
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