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Posts By Steven Lafferty

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Horror Theories and Unanswered Questions–Featuring Spooky Astronauts!
4 months ago

Horror Theories and Unanswered Questions–Featuring Spooky Astronauts!

Better known by her YouTube moniker Spooky Astronauts, Emma is an Australia-based content creator and YouTuber focusing primarily on horror and thriller content. With nearly 30K followers, her channel provides …
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Dissecting  Charlie Steed’s ‘Winterskin” [Interview]
7 months ago

Dissecting Charlie Steed’s ‘Winterskin” [Interview]

One of my favorite films of 2018 was Charlie Steed’s The House of Violent Desire. THOVD was my first foray into Steed’s work and was very impressed by his ability …
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‘Scary Stories’ Documentary Examines the Books’ Lasting Impact [Review]
7.5
8 months ago

‘Scary Stories’ Documentary Examines the Books’ Lasting Impact [Review]

Scary Stories is a 2019 documentary examining the history of the series, the controversy that surrounded it, and how the books influenced many extraordinary artists and their subsequent work. It’s …
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‘Pet Sematary’ Proves Sometimes Dread is Better [Review]
7.5
8 months ago

‘Pet Sematary’ Proves Sometimes Dread is Better [Review]

Pet Sematary is a 2019 supernatural horror film directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer (2014’s Starry Eyes), based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. Mary Lambert …
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‘Depraved’ is an Emotional and Visually Remarkable Twist on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein [Review]
7.8
9 months ago

‘Depraved’ is an Emotional and Visually Remarkable Twist on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein [Review]

Depraved comes to us by way of genre staple writer/director, Larry Fessenden. It also happens to be the first film he has completed in 5 years. All hyperbole aside, I’ll gladly …
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‘Porno’ Shocks and Charms its Way to Your Heart [Review]
6.8
9 months ago

‘Porno’ Shocks and Charms its Way to Your Heart [Review]

Porno debuted this year at SXSW and, despite the title, it actually has a lot to offer. Think Red State meets Popcorn meets Debbie Does Dallas. Surprisingly enough, the end result …
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‘Suspiria’ Featurette Dives into The Secret Language Of Dance [Video]
11 months ago

‘Suspiria’ Featurette Dives into The Secret Language Of Dance [Video]

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The Secret Language of Dance is a featurette included on the Suspiria Blu-ray releasing on January 29th. Damien Jalet, the chief choreographer for Suspiria, was brought on by director Luca Guadagnino …
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5 Clues in the ‘Us’ Trailer That You Probably Missed
12 months ago

5 Clues in the ‘Us’ Trailer That You Probably Missed

The trailer for Jordan Peele’s sophomore film, Us, served as an early morning Christmas gift to all of us, and it didn’t disappoint. Before yesterday, essentially all plot details were kept under …
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Suspiria Blu-Ray Release Date/Features Announced
12 months ago

Suspiria Blu-Ray Release Date/Features Announced

Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria was one of the most highly anticipated genre films of 2018. While the film wasn’t unanimously well-received, it’s impossible to deny that Guadagnino was able to stylishly …
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A Year in Horror with A.D. Calvo [2018]
1 year ago

A Year in Horror with A.D. Calvo [2018]

A.D. Calvo is a writer/director/producer whom we profiled recently with a featured post about his film The Melancholy Fantastic. His style displays a deep understanding of Gothic horror/suspense without being …
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