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Looking for something brutal? ‘Coming Home in the Dark’ is absolutely savage
6 months ago

Looking for something brutal? ‘Coming Home in the Dark’ is absolutely savage

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If you think New Zealand horror tends to be light-hearted, Coming Home in the Dark is here to shake that idea right out of you. This incredibly grim and vicious …
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‘My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To’ Shows the Heavier Side of Vampirism [CFF 2021]
7.8
7 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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‘Servant’ returns with higher stakes and increased intensity in season 2
1 year ago

‘Servant’ returns with higher stakes and increased intensity in season 2

I was a big fan of Servant when it initially hit Apple TV+. The first season was mysterious and interesting, sure, but it was also an exercise in viewer patience. …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Dark and the Wicked’ is a cold-blooded classic from the director of ‘The Strangers’
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1 year ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Dark and the Wicked’ is a cold-blooded classic from the director of ‘The Strangers’

I’ve seen dozens of “haunted house” movies–maybe hundreds. You probably have as well. But with The Dark and The Wicked, Bryan Bertino (The Strangers, The Monster) offers up what is …
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[CFF 2020] ‘Climate of the Hunter’ is a Trippy Retro Conversation Piece on Mental Illness
5.8
2 years ago

[CFF 2020] ‘Climate of the Hunter’ is a Trippy Retro Conversation Piece on Mental Illness

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Mental illness on film is a tricky thing.

When it’s told in a straight-forward linear manner, it can feel hollow or disingenuous (looking at you, Ron Howard). But if it …
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‘Mon Mon Mon Monsters’ Is A Dark, Comedic Take On The Worst Of Humanity
7.5
2 years ago

‘Mon Mon Mon Monsters’ Is A Dark, Comedic Take On The Worst Of Humanity

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Taiwanese director Giddens Ko absolutely crushes his first horror film. In an era when ‘high school’ films trend toward uplifting, heartwarming stories about overcoming odds, Ko wasn’t afraid to go …
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The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 95: Gotta Get In To Get Out
5 years ago

The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 95: Gotta Get In To Get Out

Theatrical horror releases aren’t always our bag over here at The Modern Horrors Podcast, but with the tsunami of chatter around Jordan Peele’s GET OUT, we had to weigh in.  For science. …
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