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Final Girls Ep 202: ‘Underwater’ and ‘Child’s Play (2019)’
1 month ago

Final Girls Ep 202: ‘Underwater’ and ‘Child’s Play (2019)’

Hey there Lovelies and welcome back for the 202nd episode of Final Girls Horrorcast! On this episode The Girls are discussing ‘Underwater’ and ‘Child’s Play 2019’ (both streaming on HBO)


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‘The Night’ presents hotel horror that is both terrifying and inescapable
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1 month 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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NSFW ‘Playdurizm’ trailer is full of blood, neon lights, and weird sex stuff
1 month ago

NSFW ‘Playdurizm’ trailer is full of blood, neon lights, and weird sex stuff

Artsploitation is known for releasing edgy and controversial films in the United States, and it looks like their latest acquisition will be no different. The debut trailer for Playdurizm is full …
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‘Saint Maud’ filters psychological horror through a religious lens
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1 month ago

‘Saint Maud’ filters psychological horror through a religious lens

One of William Blake’s core principles—and perhaps one of his more controversial in its day—was a formal rejection of organized religion. He believed it was more of a social …
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It’s Nic Cage vs murderous puppets in ‘Willy’s Wonderland’ trailer
1 month ago

It’s Nic Cage vs murderous puppets in ‘Willy’s Wonderland’ trailer

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What I wouldn’t give to be a fly on the wall when Nicolas Cage is choosing which roles to take. Whether he’s picking work based on fun or necessity, Cage …
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‘PG: Psycho Goreman’ delivers a bloody throwback blast that you can’t miss
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1 month ago

‘PG: Psycho Goreman’ delivers a bloody throwback blast that you can’t miss

One of the films I was most looking forward to at last year’s South by Southwest was Astron-6 alum Steven Kostanski’s PG: Psycho Goreman. As we’re all painfully aware, fate …
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Staff picks: The best horror movies of 2020
2 months ago

Staff picks: The best horror movies of 2020

By  •  Lists, News

In previous years, the Modern Horrors staff has come together to vote on consensus Year End Awards. But 2020 was hard, and we didn’t do that this time. Instead, we’re …
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Final Girls Ep 200: ‘Invisible Man’ and ‘The Brood’
2 months ago

Final Girls Ep 200: ‘Invisible Man’ and ‘The Brood’

Hey there Lovelies and welcome back for the 200th episode of Final Girls Horrorcast! On this episode The Girls are discussing ‘Invisible Man’ and ‘The Brood’ (both streaming on HBO)


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‘Dead Dicks’ offers long, hard look at grief, depression, loss, and genitalia
7.3
5 months ago

‘Dead Dicks’ offers long, hard look at grief, depression, loss, and genitalia

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* If you’re contemplating suicide or self harm, please call 1-800-273-8255 in the United States. In Canada, please call Crisis Services at 1-833-456-4566 or visit Suicide.org to find help in …
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‘Anything for Jackson’ was the biggest surprise of Fantasia 2020
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6 months ago

‘Anything for Jackson’ was the biggest surprise of Fantasia 2020

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You wouldn’t expect one of the strongest horror offerings at a world renowned film festival to come from a couple of dudes known for TV romcoms and family films—but here …
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‘Death Ranch’ is the last place you want to stop on your Tennessee vacation
6.5
6 months ago

‘Death Ranch’ is the last place you want to stop on your Tennessee vacation

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Charlie Steeds is back at it again with his newest feature film, Death Ranch. If you’re a frequent visitor here or a listener to our podcast, you’ll likely recognize Steeds …
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[Fantasia 2020] Bloody vengeance spirals out of control in ‘For the Sake of Vicious’
7.3
6 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] Bloody vengeance spirals out of control in ‘For the Sake of Vicious’

It’s Halloween night. Nurse and single mother Romina is finishing up her shift at the hospital and trying to get home to take her son trick-or-treating. Unbeknownst to her, Romina …
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‘Z’ is the last imaginary friend you want your child to have
6.8
6 months ago

‘Z’ is the last imaginary friend you want your child to have

By  •  Reviews

Brandon Christensen’s sophomore effort, simply titled Z, doubles down on parental nightmares. His first film, Still/Born, dealt with the horrors of postpartum depression and grief. Now he turns his attention to …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Mortuary Collection’ is a Masterclass in Short-Form Horror [Review]
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6 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Mortuary Collection’ is a Masterclass in Short-Form Horror [Review]

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Ryan Spindell has been cranking out quality short films for years. So when I learned that he, along with a few frequent collaborators, would finally be premiering a new horror …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Sanzaru’ blends domestic melodrama with old school surrealist horror
6.3
6 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Sanzaru’ blends domestic melodrama with old school surrealist horror

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Xia Margus’s feature-length debut, Sanzaru, takes its name from the mythical ‘see no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil’ apes. It perfectly encapsulates the centralized themes of the film, …
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[Fantasia 2020] Dreamlike ‘Sleep’ evokes a haunting Lynchian mystery
6.8
6 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] Dreamlike ‘Sleep’ evokes a haunting Lynchian mystery

By  •  News, Reviews

A small secluded town in the mountains, populated by an odd cast of characters. A hotel surrounded by a deep forest. Generations’ worth of secrets hidden by the townsfolk. Visitations …
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