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Curiosity kills in low-budget standout ‘Night at the Eagle Inn’ [Popcorn Frights 2021]
6.5
2 months 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
2 months 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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2021 Popcorn Frights Film Festival is full of must-see horror flicks–both virtually and in-person!!
3 months ago

2021 Popcorn Frights Film Festival is full of must-see horror flicks–both virtually and in-person!!

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After a tumultuous year that knocked us all on our asses, the fine folks at the Popcorn Frights Film Festival are getting back to business with a must-see lineup of …
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‘Duncan’ is a right-wing road trip full of absurd comedy and conspiracy [Panic Fest 2021]
5.8
6 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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Panic Fest 2021: Luke’s top 5 picks from the breakout horror festival
7 months ago

Panic Fest 2021: Luke’s top 5 picks from the breakout horror festival

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Another year, another Panics Fest.

The ever-expanding and always entertaining genre festival returns with more horror than your eyes can contain. Short films, feature films, panels, Q&As, and more will …
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‘Gaia’ is a masterfully shot creature feature full of fungus and frights [SXSW Online 2021]
6.8
7 months ago

‘Gaia’ is a masterfully shot creature feature full of fungus and frights [SXSW Online 2021]

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I’m not a religious person, but I believe finding faith in Mother Nature is a solid concept. After all, as the debut trailer for Jaco Bouwer’s Gaia states in a tense and timely monologue: “she was here long before apes began dreaming of gods.” But what if you knew God was real? What if you knew where she lived? Would you live your life differently? For Barend and his son, Stefan, the answer is a resounding “yes.” 
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Floridians! Popcorn Frights announces virtual Wicked Weekend lineup that you won’t want to miss
1 year ago

Floridians! Popcorn Frights announces virtual Wicked Weekend lineup that you won’t want to miss

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If Modern Horrors had a film festival, it would look a lot like what our pals at Popcorn Frights are doing. Fresh off of their participation in the Nightstream film …
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Got a short film? Picture Show Panic submission deadline is upon us
1 year ago

Got a short film? Picture Show Panic submission deadline is upon us

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You might remember last year we told you about a brand new horror shorts film festival. Now, Picture Show Panic is gearing up for it’s second year and is accepting …
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‘Cobra Kai’ producers premiere ‘The Block Island Sound’ at Fantasia 2020
1 year ago

‘Cobra Kai’ producers premiere ‘The Block Island Sound’ at Fantasia 2020

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If there’s anything I’ve learned from environmental horror movies it’s that if the fish and birds start dying, the humans better watch the fuck out. But what exactly is happening …
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[CFF 2020] ‘Skull: The Mask’ is a Brazilian Slasher with Buckets of Gore
4.5
1 year ago

[CFF 2020] ‘Skull: The Mask’ is a Brazilian Slasher with Buckets of Gore

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Skull: The Mask is said to be based on pre-Colombian mythology, so let me make one thing clear: I don’t know a goddamn thing about pre-Colombian mythology. I know a …
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