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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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Grizzled Vets Take on Mutant Drug Punks in Joe Begos’s Deliriously Bloody ‘VFW’
7.3
2 weeks ago

Grizzled Vets Take on Mutant Drug Punks in Joe Begos’s Deliriously Bloody ‘VFW’

See my interview with director Joe Begos here.

In the near future, society has crumbled. A new drug, known on the streets as Hype, has contributed to this decline and …
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Getting Hyped for VFW: An Interview with Director Joe Begos
3 weeks ago

Getting Hyped for VFW: An Interview with Director Joe Begos

Fans of modern independent horror should by now be well acquainted with the films of Joe Begos. Across four feature films, the director has carved out his own niche that …
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‘Color Out of Space’ Melts Minds with a Masterful Lovecraft Adaptation
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1 month 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 months ago

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

By  •  Reviews

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
2 months 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
2 months 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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3 months 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
3 months 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
7.3
3 months 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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5 months ago

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

By  •  News, Reviews

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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