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‘Death Ranch’ is the last place you want to stop on your Tennessee vacation
6.5
1 year ago

‘Death Ranch’ is the last place you want to stop on your Tennessee vacation

By  •  Reviews

Charlie Steeds is back at it again with his newest feature film, Death Ranch. If you’re a frequent visitor here or a listener to our podcast, you’ll likely recognize Steeds …
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‘Z’ wants to talk: An interview with Brandon Christensen
1 year ago

‘Z’ wants to talk: An interview with Brandon Christensen

By  •  Interviews

With the drop of Z‘s physical media and digital release, I took a few moments to sit down with writer/director Brandon Christensen. We chatted about his latest release, Z (check …
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‘Z’ is the last imaginary friend you want your child to have
6.8
1 year ago

‘Z’ is the last imaginary friend you want your child to have

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Brandon Christensen’s sophomore effort, simply titled Z, doubles down on parental nightmares. His first film, Still/Born, dealt with the horrors of postpartum depression and grief. Now he turns his attention to …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Sanzaru’ blends domestic melodrama with old school surrealist horror
6.3
1 year ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Sanzaru’ blends domestic melodrama with old school surrealist horror

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Xia Margus’s feature-length debut, Sanzaru, takes its name from the mythical ‘see no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil’ apes. It perfectly encapsulates the centralized themes of the film, …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Bleed With Me’ is a heavy, minimalistic story of manipulation and betrayal
6.8
1 year ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Bleed With Me’ is a heavy, minimalistic story of manipulation and betrayal

By  •  Reviews

Sometimes a film just sits with you for awhile and you aren’t sure what to make of it. As cliche as it sounds, that was my experience with Amelia Moses’ …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Lucky’ turns home invasion on its head in a poignant social thriller
8.3
1 year ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Lucky’ turns home invasion on its head in a poignant social thriller

By  •  Reviews

Whether it’s in film, gaming, comics, or even boring occupations like engineering or law, the experience as a professional woman is, to say the least, unique. While no one is …
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Got a short film? Picture Show Panic submission deadline is upon us
1 year ago

Got a short film? Picture Show Panic submission deadline is upon us

By  •  News

You might remember last year we told you about a brand new horror shorts film festival. Now, Picture Show Panic is gearing up for it’s second year and is accepting …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Special Actors’ is the subversive, sensitive, sanguine story we all need right now
7.3
1 year ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Special Actors’ is the subversive, sensitive, sanguine story we all need right now

By  •  Reviews

How do you follow up a breakout horror film like One Cut Of The Dead? Impossible, you say? But if there’s one thing director Shin’ichirô Ueda knows, it’s making the impossible …
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The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 192: Horror Flicks and Concrete Nutsacks
1 year ago

The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 192: Horror Flicks and Concrete Nutsacks

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News Feed: Killroy was Here, Get Duked!Come TrueRatched, The Owners

Chopping Block: Host

Game: A/K/A

‘Sputnik’ is the slow burn creature feature that could be true in 2020
6.8
1 year ago

‘Sputnik’ is the slow burn creature feature that could be true in 2020

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Sputnik is about a Russian Astronaut during the Cold War era that has returned with a parasitic bug of the E.T.  kind. The film is being released here in the US …
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