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About Jon Cohorn

Lifelong horror fan, former projectionist & video store clerk. Lover of good beer, bourbon, and horror flicks. Cheddar Goblin is my co-pilot. Show me something really scary.
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‘Color Out of Space’ Melts Minds with a Masterful Lovecraft Adaptation
8.3
2 days ago

‘Color Out of Space’ Melts Minds with a Masterful Lovecraft Adaptation

By  •  Reviews

Most anyone familiar with the history of horror will have at least a passing knowledge of Howard Phillips Lovecraft. The writer passed away at an early age, but left behind …
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‘A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life’ Leaves a Trail of Bodies and Gallows Humor
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2 weeks ago

‘A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life’ Leaves a Trail of Bodies and Gallows Humor

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A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life is bookended by brief platitudes from fictional motivational speaker Chuck Knoah. Writer and director Staten Cousins Roe sets the stage for his feature debut …
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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

By  •  Lists, News

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

By  •  Featured, Lists

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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Despite gruesome special effects, the Rabid remake ultimately disappoints
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1 month ago

Despite gruesome special effects, the Rabid remake ultimately disappoints

At the best of times, the topic of remakes is a highly-charged one amongst horror fans. For every one that is highly lauded or successful, there are a dozen more …
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A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life takes horror on holiday in debut trailer
1 month ago

A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life takes horror on holiday in debut trailer

By  •  News, Trailer

Fresh off its premiere at FrightFest 2019, our friends at Arrow Films are bringing A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life to iTunes and Digital HD in the US and Canada …
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Daniel Isn’t Real sets another dark gem in SpectreVision’s crown
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1 month ago

Daniel Isn’t Real sets another dark gem in SpectreVision’s crown

Daniel Isn’t Real marks the second feature collaboration between writer/director Adam Egypt Mortimer and his co-writer Brian DeLeeuw. Like much of SpectreVision’s recent output, Daniel is a disturbing and psychedelic …
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Urban Legends Come to Life in ‘The Curse of Buckout Road’ [Review]
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4 months ago

Urban Legends Come to Life in ‘The Curse of Buckout Road’ [Review]

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Early in Matthew Currie Holmes’s new film The Curse of Buckout Road, a college professor discusses the creation and destruction of modern myths. Members of this class are assigned a …
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Fantastic Fest 2019: Maritime Madness of ‘The Lighthouse’ Anchored by Powerhouse Performances [Review]
8.5
4 months ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: Maritime Madness of ‘The Lighthouse’ Anchored by Powerhouse Performances [Review]

Robert Eggers’s much anticipated return, The Lighthouse, featured as one of the secret screenings at this year’s Fantastic Fest. Much like The Witch before it, Eggers’s sophomore effort is certain …
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Fantastic Fest 2019: Johannes Nyholm’s Forest of Dark Dreams
4 months ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: Johannes Nyholm’s Forest of Dark Dreams

By  •  Interviews, News

On the eve of Fantastic Fest, I had the opportunity to discuss Koko-di Koko-da (see our review of the film here) with director Johannes Nyholm. Our conversation touches on the …
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