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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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Fantastic Fest 2019 Preview: Eight Films We’re Freaking Out About
3 days ago

Fantastic Fest 2019 Preview: Eight Films We’re Freaking Out About

By  •  Featured, News

With today’s third and final wave of announcements, (almost) the full slate of films playing Fantastic Fest has been revealed. The festival gets its fifteenth year underway next week, and …
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Slasher Throwback ‘Haunt’ Gets a Jump on the Halloween Season [Review]
5.8
5 days ago

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

By  •  Reviews

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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Popcorn Frights 2019: Queer Vampire Tale ‘Bit’ Packs Blood, Heart, and Razor-Sharp Wit [Review]
6.5
4 weeks ago

Popcorn Frights 2019: Queer Vampire Tale ‘Bit’ Packs Blood, Heart, and Razor-Sharp Wit [Review]

By  •  News, Reviews

“You know those teen vampire movies that feel like the horny soap opera fever dreams of a horny eighth-grade diary…?”

So begins Bit, the second film from writer/director Brad Michael …
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Eli Roth and the Writers of ‘A Quiet Place’ Bring an Extreme ‘Haunt’
1 month ago

Eli Roth and the Writers of ‘A Quiet Place’ Bring an Extreme ‘Haunt’

By  •  News, Trailer

The world of extreme haunts is almost endlessly fascinating. These haunted attractions have been covered in a handful of films over the last few years, perhaps most notably in the …
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‘Nekrotronic’ is a Genre-Bending, Demon-Busting Blast [Review]
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1 month ago

‘Nekrotronic’ is a Genre-Bending, Demon-Busting Blast [Review]

By  •  News, Reviews

Nekrotronic is the newest film from Australian brothers Kiah Roache-Turner and Tristan Roache-Turner. Their previous movie, Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead, was an unexpected blast that I’ve seen described as …
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Fantasia 2019: ‘Stare’ Feels Like a Forgotten J-Horror Classic [Review]
6.5
1 month ago

Fantasia 2019: ‘Stare’ Feels Like a Forgotten J-Horror Classic [Review]

By  •  Reviews

Hirotaka Adachi’s Stare begins with a bang. In short order, we witness the mysterious deaths of two young Japanese friends. Over a meal, Kana tells her friend Mizuki an urban …
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Fantasia 2019: Look Beneath the Surface of ‘The Deeper You Dig’ [Review]
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2 months ago

Fantasia 2019: Look Beneath the Surface of ‘The Deeper You Dig’ [Review]

By  •  Reviews

The Deeper You Dig is credited as “An Adams Family Film”, and that sense of community and purpose runs throughout the production. The husband and wife team of Toby Poser …
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Fantasia 2019: ‘Sator’ Leaves its Mark with Haunting, Minimalistic Horror [Review]
7.8
2 months ago

Fantasia 2019: ‘Sator’ Leaves its Mark with Haunting, Minimalistic Horror [Review]

By  •  Reviews

Jordan Graham’s Sator is a film whose backstory is just as compelling as its main storyline. The film itself is the very definition of a labor of love. For a …
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Blood Beats: The Devil and Grady Hendrix
2 months ago

Blood Beats: The Devil and Grady Hendrix

By  •  Interviews, News

Blood Beats is a new series examining the intersection of music and horror. Different authors take a closer look at authors, artists, albums, and songs taking inspiration from the genre …
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Fantasia 2019: Hideo Nakata Returns to the Ring Universe with ‘Sadako’ [Review]
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2 months ago

Fantasia 2019: Hideo Nakata Returns to the Ring Universe with ‘Sadako’ [Review]

By  •  News, Reviews

I was introduced to Hideo Nakata’s groundbreaking ghost story Ring (don’t call it Ringu) sometime in early 2000. I was working at a video store and digging into all sorts …
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