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Panic Fest 2021: Luke’s top 5 picks from the breakout horror festival
2 days 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
3 weeks 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
6 months 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
8 months 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
8 months 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
11 months 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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Cinepocalypse Apocalypse! Founder, Venue In A Legal Dispute Over Rights
1 year ago

Cinepocalypse Apocalypse! Founder, Venue In A Legal Dispute Over Rights

Earlier this week, Music Box Theater issued a press release announcing Katie Rife as the new Senior Programmer for Cinepocalypse 2020. Ostensibly the fourth year of this annual event, Rife’s …
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Screamfest 2019: Some ‘Wounds’ Cannot Be Healed [Review]
4.3
1 year ago

Screamfest 2019: Some ‘Wounds’ Cannot Be Healed [Review]

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Babak Anvari’s Under the Shadow was one of my favorite movies of the year when it first came out. So when I found out his new feature, Wounds, would be …
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Popcorn Frights 2019: Queer Vampire Tale ‘Bit’ Packs Blood, Heart, and Razor-Sharp Wit [Review]
6.5
2 years ago

Popcorn Frights 2019: Queer Vampire Tale ‘Bit’ Packs Blood, Heart, and Razor-Sharp Wit [Review]

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“You know those teen vampire movies that feel like the horny soap opera fever dreams of a horny eighth-grade diary…?”

So begins Bit, the second film from writer/director Brad Michael …
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Whatever You Think It Is, It’s ‘Something Else’ [Tribeca Review]
7.3
2 years ago

Whatever You Think It Is, It’s ‘Something Else’ [Tribeca Review]

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Something Else begins with the slowly building sound of radio static, and the image of Abby (Brea Grant) walking through a field. She looks somewhat worried, but is soon joined …
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