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‘The Medium’ is a terrific mashup of psychic lore and Lovecraftian nightmares [Game Review]
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3 weeks ago

‘The Medium’ is a terrific mashup of psychic lore and Lovecraftian nightmares [Game Review]

Polish game developer Bloober Team has been making indie horror hits for years now. Starting with the critically acclaimed Layers of Fear, the studio quickly made a name for itself. …
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‘The Last Matinee’ is a fun, stylish, and gory giallo homage [Popcorn Frights 2021]
7.5
1 month ago

‘The Last Matinee’ is a fun, stylish, and gory giallo homage [Popcorn Frights 2021]

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Equal parts giallo and slasher, The Last Matinee (Spanish title: Al Morir La Matinee) celebrates nostalgia, love of cinema, and the satisfaction of practical effects. It’s a rainy afternoon in …
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‘Blood Conscious’ picks up where most slashers end [Popcorn Frights 2021]
6.8
1 month ago

‘Blood Conscious’ picks up where most slashers end [Popcorn Frights 2021]

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At the end of most slashers the final girl (or guy) hobbles off, the credits roll, and we don’t give much thought to what those who next come across the …
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Curiosity kills in low-budget standout ‘Night at the Eagle Inn’ [Popcorn Frights 2021]
6.5
1 month ago

Curiosity kills in low-budget standout ‘Night at the Eagle Inn’ [Popcorn Frights 2021]

I’m not sure if hotel/motels have always been portrayed as breeding grounds for horrible shit or if Alfred Hitchcock kicked off the trend back in 1960. Regardless, films like Psycho, …
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‘Superhost’ submits villainous vlogger vengeance [Popcorn Frights 2021]
7.8
1 month ago

‘Superhost’ submits villainous vlogger vengeance [Popcorn Frights 2021]

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Writer/director Brandon Christensen (Still/BornZ) is now 3 for 3 with his third feature, Superhost. Christensen cements his status as a veteran horror filmmaker with a wild trip to the mountains. …
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Daniel Gillies is the Villain of the Year in the Brutal, Bleak ‘Coming Home in the Dark’ [CFF 2021]
7.3
3 months ago

Daniel Gillies is the Villain of the Year in the Brutal, Bleak ‘Coming Home in the Dark’ [CFF 2021]

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Art tends to imitate life when it comes to violence in horror films. In most cases, there’s a reason for it—a monstrous creature acting out of instinct, a self-perceived …
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‘Danni & The Vampire’ has plenty of goofy, reckless chaos [CFF 2021]
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3 months ago

‘Danni & The Vampire’ has plenty of goofy, reckless chaos [CFF 2021]

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Vampires are often so brooding and dramatic. It’s nice to see them get goofy once in a while. Writer/Director Max Werkmeister’s Danni and the Vampire is a silly and almost …
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‘My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To’ Shows the Heavier Side of Vampirism [CFF 2021]
7.8
3 months ago

‘My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To’ Shows the Heavier Side of Vampirism [CFF 2021]

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Arguably the most legendary of all the horror monsters, vampires are typically shown one of two ways in film and literature.

The more popular and entertaining approach is …
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