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‘The Banishing’ offers pretty visuals, but little else to recommend
3.3
4 months ago

‘The Banishing’ offers pretty visuals, but little else to recommend

The Banishing is the latest film from director Chris Smith (Triangle, Creep, and Black Death). The film’s aesthetic is its strongest component, especially the emphasis on costuming and set dressing. Unfortunately, …
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‘The Night’ presents hotel horror that is both terrifying and inescapable
7.8
6 months ago

‘The Night’ presents hotel horror that is both terrifying and inescapable

Directed by Kourosh Ahari, The Night is an Iranian horror/mystery film that skillfully confronts cultural stereotypes while simultaneously subverting the tropes of the often overdone “hotel” horror sub-genre. Aside from …
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13 Questions for the ‘The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Resurrection’ Winner!
9 months ago

13 Questions for the ‘The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Resurrection’ Winner!

Happy November from everyone at Modern Horrors! To stay in the holiday spirit just a little longer, we asked 13 questions to the winner of the already iconic Halloween special …
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Nothing can prepare you for the Shudder Original ‘Dragula: Resurrection’!
9.3
10 months ago

Nothing can prepare you for the Shudder Original ‘Dragula: Resurrection’!

The Boulet Brothers reality competition Dragula takes on a new life in this 2-hour long special exclusively on Shudder. Dragula: Resurrection brings back contestants from each season to compete for …
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K-Pop Star Jung En-Ji Saves The Day In ‘0.0MHz’, With Sexy Demonic Results
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1 year ago

K-Pop Star Jung En-Ji Saves The Day In ‘0.0MHz’, With Sexy Demonic Results

A Shudder original, 0.0MHz is a South Korean horror film about a supernatural exploration club that investigate a haunted house with horrifying, hilarious, and sexy results…sexy demonic results.

The …
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The Other Lamb: Fearless, Innovative, And Visually Captivating
7.8
1 year ago

The Other Lamb: Fearless, Innovative, And Visually Captivating

Premiering at TIFF, The Other Lamb is a 2019 horror film by Małgorzata Szumowska, it is also her first english film. IFC Midnight released the film in early April. Despite …
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‘Disappearance At Clifton Hill’ Is A Disjointed Dive Into The Laws Of Diminishing Returns
5.8
1 year ago

‘Disappearance At Clifton Hill’ Is A Disjointed Dive Into The Laws Of Diminishing Returns

Premiering at TIFF, Disappearance at Clifton Hill is a 2019 Canadian thriller film by Albert Shin. IFC Midnight will be releasing the film domestically in the U.S. towards the end …
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Disillusionment, Designer Drugs, and Dread: Arrow Video’s FrightFest Glasgow 2020 Lineup
2 years ago

Disillusionment, Designer Drugs, and Dread: Arrow Video’s FrightFest Glasgow 2020 Lineup

Taking place from March 5th – 7th Arrow Video’s FrightFest is a 3 day event operating in tandem with the Glasgow Film Festival. Released earlier this week, the …
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Horror Theories and Unanswered Questions–Featuring Spooky Astronauts!
2 years 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]
2 years 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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