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Film Festivals

[Nightstream 2020] ‘Boys From County Hell’ Brings Vampire Lore Home to Ireland
6.8
2 weeks ago

[Nightstream 2020] ‘Boys From County Hell’ Brings Vampire Lore Home to Ireland

When it comes to the origins of vampire lore, the rest of Europe always gets all the credit.

Dracula and Nosferatu, both based on Bram Stoker’s original character, …
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[Sitges 2020] ‘The Old Ways’ brings something new to folk horror
7.3
2 weeks ago

[Sitges 2020] ‘The Old Ways’ brings something new to folk horror

“The old ways die with her. We have no more moves left…”

In the tropical forests of Veracruz, Mexico, there is a place that blends natural beauty with unnatural and …
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Horror Movies Premiering at Beyond Fest Worth Marking Your Calendars
1 month ago

Horror Movies Premiering at Beyond Fest Worth Marking Your Calendars

By  •  News

There is a ton to be excited about upon the arrival of September. Award ceremonies (if you’re into those), spooky season, and horror-centric film festivals. Beyond Fest is taking place …
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5 new horror movies at Fantasia 2020 that we can’t wait to see
3 months ago

5 new horror movies at Fantasia 2020 that we can’t wait to see

By  •  Lists, News

We’re just a little over one week from the launch of this year’s edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival. Though the pandemic has moved this year’s festival online, the …
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Fantasia 2019 fave ‘SATOR’ picked up for North American release
3 months ago

Fantasia 2019 fave ‘SATOR’ picked up for North American release

By  •  Featured, News

Longtime readers of the site (along with those who may have talked about movies with me over the last year) are likely already aware of my love for Jordan Graham’s …
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Fear, Fracking, and Fourth Wall Breaking From Fantasia Film Festival
5 months ago

Fear, Fracking, and Fourth Wall Breaking From Fantasia Film Festival

By  •  Featured, News

The 24th annual Fantasia International Film Festival is going virtual, exclusively for film buffs all across everybody’s favorite trendy loft above a meth lab, Canada! Taking place August 20 through …
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The Year Without A Cinepocalypse?
9 months ago

The Year Without A Cinepocalypse?

Last month, we reported that Josh Goldbloom and Music Box Theater are parting ways over the Cinepocalypse Film Festival. Goldbloom specifically took issue with Music Box continuing to use the …
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‘The Wave’ Displays Eye-Popping Visuals and Charm
7.8
10 months ago

‘The Wave’ Displays Eye-Popping Visuals and Charm

By  •  Reviews

Every so often we are given a movie that provides not only beautiful visuals and good writing but also a thought-provoking plot. At first glance, The Wave is a dark …
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Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020
10 months ago

Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020

By  •  Lists, News

If you’ve read our wrap-up of my favorite horror movies from 2019, you’re aware that there were a number of top-tier films making the rounds on the festival circuit that …
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Screamfest 2019: ‘We Summon the Darkness’ Unites for a Fun Time
6.5
1 year ago

Screamfest 2019: ‘We Summon the Darkness’ Unites for a Fun Time

By  •  News, Reviews

Sex, drugs, and rock and roll: the motto every teen thrives to live by, at least satanic cult teens. In We Summon the Darkness, 18 lives affiliated with satanic cults …
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