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‘The Lodger’ Reminds Us to Never Rent A Room From an Eccentric Stranger [CFF 2021]
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‘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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‘Lonano-thon’ offers a lively look at ludicrous, lo-fi genre garbage [CFF 2021]
1 month ago

‘Lonano-thon’ offers a lively look at ludicrous, lo-fi genre garbage [CFF 2021]

Of the the many cool films that playing Chattanooga Film Festival this week, one of the most intriguing pieces of programming is Lonano-thon, CFF’s Brian Lonano short film retrospective. You may …
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‘Teddy’ is a French Character Study in Wolf’s Clothing [CFF 2021]
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‘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]
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‘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 month 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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6 New Horror Flicks We’re Excited to Watch at the 2021 Chattanooga Film Festival
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6 New Horror Flicks We’re Excited to Watch at the 2021 Chattanooga Film Festival

Though their name isn’t very spooky, the Chattanooga Film Festival has established itself as one of the premiere genre-friendly film festivals in the country. Beyond an always impressive slate …
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Final Girls Ep 217 : Magic-al Black Roses
2 months ago

Final Girls Ep 217 : Magic-al Black Roses

Hey there Lovelies and welcome back for the 217th episode of Final Girls Horrorcast! This week The Girls discussed 2 new Wheel of Terror picks -the 80’s cult favorite ‘Black …
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Romero’s long-lost ‘The Amusement Park’ turns elder abuse into a living nightmare
7.3
2 months 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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‘In Darkness, Shadows Breathe’ will make you never visit the hospital again
2 months ago

‘In Darkness, Shadows Breathe’ will make you never visit the hospital again

Nobody is a fan of the hospital. It’s a place that you never want to end up. If you were willing to admit it, there’s a part of you that …
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Schoolgirls, Spirits, and Slaughter – Simon Barrett’s Twisty ‘Séance’ Shines
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2 months ago

Schoolgirls, Spirits, and Slaughter – Simon Barrett’s Twisty ‘Séance’ Shines

Simon Barrett’s feature directorial debut Séance begins with a peaceful, idyllic nighttime shot of snow falling outside the prestigious Edelvine Academy, an all-girls school. Inside the school’s stone walls, a …
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‘Duncan’ is a right-wing road trip full of absurd comedy and conspiracy [Panic Fest 2021]
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3 months ago

‘Duncan’ is a right-wing road trip full of absurd comedy and conspiracy [Panic Fest 2021]

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For a movie about lizard people and pizza shop conspiracies, there’s a surprising amount of truth that can be found in John Valley’s far-right spoof, Duncan. Named after the film’s would-be protagonist, …
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‘The Stylist’ gives horror a grisly new serial killer to love and fear [Panic Fest 2021]
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3 months ago

‘The Stylist’ gives horror a grisly new serial killer to love and fear [Panic Fest 2021]

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Not all short films can be improved upon by expansion in to feature length–The Stylist is proof that some, undeniably, can. Director Jill Gevargizian debuted her short film of the …
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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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‘Blood Conscious’ picks up where most slashers end [Panic Fest 2021]
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4 months ago

‘Blood Conscious’ picks up where most slashers end [Panic Fest 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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Dark Fairy Tale ‘The Blazing World’ is Visually Striking and Ambitious [Panic Fest 2021]
6.3
4 months ago

Dark Fairy Tale ‘The Blazing World’ is Visually Striking and Ambitious [Panic Fest 2021]

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First time directors on limited budgets don’t often get as ambitious as Carlson Young does with The Blazing World, and I would imagine they certainly don’t do so during global …
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‘The Last Matinee’ is a fun, stylish, and gory giallo homage [Panic Fest 2021]
7.5
4 months ago

‘The Last Matinee’ is a fun, stylish, and gory giallo homage [Panic Fest 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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