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About Jason Almenas

Jason made his grandparents take him to see Friday the 13th Part VIII in theaters for his 7th birthday. He never got over it.
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‘The Dare’ Weaves a Clever Tale of Gruesome Violence
7.5
7 months ago

‘The Dare’ Weaves a Clever Tale of Gruesome Violence

By  •  Reviews

In The Dare, director Giles Alderson combines skillful storytelling technique and impactful brutally to tell a story of malice and the chain reaction of violence it begets. 

Jay Jackson (Bart Edwards) …
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Drink Your Way Out of Hell in ‘Afterparty’
8 months ago

Drink Your Way Out of Hell in ‘Afterparty’

By  •  Games

Developed by Night School Studio, Afterparty has you take control of Milo and Lola, childhood friends who end up in Hell and absolutely do not want to be there. Your …
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It took me 27 years to finally understand THAT scene in The Shining
9 months ago

It took me 27 years to finally understand THAT scene in The Shining

By  •  Featured

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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Shyamalan’s Servant pushes the limits of pediophobia on Apple TV+
10 months ago

Shyamalan’s Servant pushes the limits of pediophobia on Apple TV+

Amid a torrent of rain, in the dead of night, a yellow taxi pulls up to a townhouse. Inside, Dorothy Turner is tending to her doll in its crib. She …
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3 questions a new Nightmare on Elm Street movie must answer
10 months ago

3 questions a new Nightmare on Elm Street movie must answer

Last week news broke that the Craven estate had regained the rights to A Nightmare on Elm Street and would be open to hearing story pitches. The possibility of getting …
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Radioflash tempers its response to the apocalypse
6.5
10 months ago

Radioflash tempers its response to the apocalypse

By  •  Reviews

Humanity is about moments. It’s laid out in all directions waiting for you to react. The post-apocalyptic genre is exciting because it puts a magnifying glass on those moments in …
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10 Filmmakers Who Slashed Past the Sophomore Slump
1 year ago

10 Filmmakers Who Slashed Past the Sophomore Slump

By  •  Lists, News

Making movies isn’t that hard anymore. Anybody with a camera can make a movie these days, and everybody with a phone has a really high-quality camera that can get the …
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The Legend of Resident Evil 2
2 years ago

The Legend of Resident Evil 2

The Resident Evil 2 remake is a new entry in the long and storied history of this legendary sequel. After changing the face of video games with the release of …
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Claire Packs Heat in New ‘Resident Evil 2’ Footage
2 years ago

Claire Packs Heat in New ‘Resident Evil 2’ Footage

By  •  Games, Media, News

In the U.S. E3 reigns as the king of the gaming conventions. But on a global scale, Gamescom in Germany is actually the biggest exhibit of the year. With so …
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Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich [Review]
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2 years ago

Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich [Review]

By  •  Reviews

Within the first few minutes of Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, I was ready to call it quits. I, of course, kept going and let the film take me where …
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