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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
1 year 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]
6
1 year 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
1 year 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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‘The Lodger’ Reminds Us to Never Rent A Room From an Eccentric Stranger [CFF 2021]
6.5
1 year ago

‘The Lodger’ Reminds Us to Never Rent A Room From an Eccentric Stranger [CFF 2021]

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There may be no right way to deal with grief, but there sure seem to be a lot of wrong ways! The Lodger provides a front row seat to a …
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‘Teddy’ is a French Character Study in Wolf’s Clothing [CFF 2021]
6.8
1 year ago

‘Teddy’ is a French Character Study in Wolf’s Clothing [CFF 2021]

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Teddy is the sort of horror film that has come about at the right time.

On the surface, it’ll fit in nicely with the current minor werewolf renaissance …
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‘Night Drive’ is a fun and brutal ride into the unexpected [CFF 2021]
7.3
1 year ago

‘Night Drive’ is a fun and brutal ride into the unexpected [CFF 2021]

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There are plenty of movies where rideshares, taxi trips, and picking up hitchhikers turn out badly, but not nearly as many where it’s the man who really ends up getting …
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‘Queen Of The Cicadas’ is the birth of a new urban legend
1 year ago

‘Queen Of The Cicadas’ is the birth of a new urban legend

I love an urban legend. When I was growing up in Scotland our school had “The White Lady” who was the ghost of a teacher who died in the school. …
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Romero’s long-lost ‘The Amusement Park’ turns elder abuse into a living nightmare
7.3
1 year ago

Romero’s long-lost ‘The Amusement Park’ turns elder abuse into a living nightmare

As one of the most influential horror filmmakers of the 20th century, George A. Romero was many things. “Subtle” was usually not one of them.

It’s a testament …
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