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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: ‘Koko-di Koko-da’ Is a Beautiful Waking Nightmare [Review]
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3 years ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Koko-di Koko-da’ Is a Beautiful Waking Nightmare [Review]

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Swedish director Johannes Nyholm’s haunting Koko-di Koko-da has been on my radar since its screening earlier this year during Fantasia International Film Festival. I wasn’t able to see the film …
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Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Blood Machines’ is an Acid-Tinged Plunge Into the Mind of Carpenter Brut [Review]
7
3 years ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Blood Machines’ is an Acid-Tinged Plunge Into the Mind of Carpenter Brut [Review]

Directors Raphaël Hernandez and Savitry Joly-Gonfard, working under the pseudonym Seth Ickerman, are on some next-level shit. If you’ve seen their video for Carpenter Brut’s “Turbo Killer,” you’ve got an …
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Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Guns Akimbo’ Shatters the Senses with a Hyperkinetic Blast [Review]
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3 years ago

Fantastic Fest 2019: ‘Guns Akimbo’ Shatters the Senses with a Hyperkinetic Blast [Review]

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Jason Lei Howden’s Guns Akimbo was a last-minute addition to the Fantastic Fest roster. As soon as I heard the announcement, I changed my viewing selections so I could attend …
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Fantastic Fest 2019 Preview: Eight Films We’re Freaking Out About
3 years ago

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

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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]
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3 years ago

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

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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
3 years ago

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

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“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’
3 years ago

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

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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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3 years ago

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

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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]
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3 years ago

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

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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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3 years ago

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

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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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