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‘Braid’ Twists Itself Into A Bizarre Knot Served On A Beautiful Porcelain Plait [Review]
8.5
2 weeks ago

‘Braid’ Twists Itself Into A Bizarre Knot Served On A Beautiful Porcelain Plait [Review]

What is a film but an elaborate means of pretend? Each person has their role, each set poised to perfection, each story mapped out, all pulled together in an interlacing …
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Nicolas Pesce Pushes An Edgy Point Through Horror With Cinema Influence and Modern Creativity in ‘Piercing’ [Interview]
2 weeks ago

Nicolas Pesce Pushes An Edgy Point Through Horror With Cinema Influence and Modern Creativity in ‘Piercing’ [Interview]

Style. Inspiration. Ambition. Originality. Relevant. The requirements filmmakers must meet to please even the most amenable of horror genre fans forces stringent measures on the individual rubrics placed on them that …
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‘Piercing’ Sticks Sharp Style Into A Brilliant Portrait of Abuse and Control [Review]
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2 weeks ago

‘Piercing’ Sticks Sharp Style Into A Brilliant Portrait of Abuse and Control [Review]

“You have to believe that it won’t hurt” is the uncommon practice of releasing the body from pain by simply using one’s mind. Internalizing the pain without allowing your major …
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‘All The Creatures Were Stirring’ Delivers Inspired Gifts Of Humor And Horror For The Holidays [Review]
7.8
2 months ago

‘All The Creatures Were Stirring’ Delivers Inspired Gifts Of Humor And Horror For The Holidays [Review]

By  •  Reviews

Tales of the holiday season are meant to instill idyllic wonderlands filled with joy, celebration, and unity. Santa Claus and his eight magic reindeer take over the sky, gifts are …
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Director Rebekah McKendry Gets Candid on Christmas, Creatures, and Creativity [Interview]
3 months ago

Director Rebekah McKendry Gets Candid on Christmas, Creatures, and Creativity [Interview]

Christmas is that special time of the year where we’re inspired to be a little more merry, give a little more to others, and apply the reason for the season …
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‘Blue My Mind’ Director Lisa Brühlmann Discusses Body Image, Film Inspiration, and Fairy Tales [Interview]
3 months ago

‘Blue My Mind’ Director Lisa Brühlmann Discusses Body Image, Film Inspiration, and Fairy Tales [Interview]

By the time my first view of the exquisite Blue My Mind ended I had easily recognized the story’s meaning. It’s an emotional piece embarking on the traditional path of …
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‘Blue My Mind’ Blossoms Into A Terrifying Tale of Female Adolescence [Review]
8.6
3 months ago

‘Blue My Mind’ Blossoms Into A Terrifying Tale of Female Adolescence [Review]

By  •  News

Themes of transformation and puberty are prominent components of of the horror genre, engaging the audiences with a subject they can relate to while introducing more sinister plot factors. Adolescence …
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‘Halloween’ Draws Out The Shape But Casts a Poor Shadow [Review]
5.5
4 months ago

‘Halloween’ Draws Out The Shape But Casts a Poor Shadow [Review]

Editors note: Minor spoilers lie ahead.

As horror fans, we know what we’re entitled to on Halloween, right? One good scare. We pride ourselves on the optimism, acceptance, and support …
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‘Terrified’ is an Unexpected & Unsettling Nightmare [Review]
8.5
4 months ago

‘Terrified’ is an Unexpected & Unsettling Nightmare [Review]

By  •  Reviews

As a horror fan, I’m always looking for the next scare. With the recent surge in streaming, I’m able to chase that feeling almost weekly; however, the release of something …
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