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The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 186: Social Commentaried to Death
3 months ago

The Modern Horrors Podcast EP 186: Social Commentaried to Death

The News Feed: Urban Legend Reboot from Colin Minihan, The Hunt, Beneath Us, The Vast of Night, After Midnight, Castle Freak Reboot, and Freaky Friday the 13th.

Chopping Block:
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Grizzled Vets Take on Mutant Drug Punks in Joe Begos’s Deliriously Bloody ‘VFW’
7.3
3 months ago

Grizzled Vets Take on Mutant Drug Punks in Joe Begos’s Deliriously Bloody ‘VFW’

See my interview with director Joe Begos here.

In the near future, society has crumbled. A new drug, known on the streets as Hype, has contributed to this decline and …
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Getting Hyped for VFW: An Interview with Director Joe Begos
4 months ago

Getting Hyped for VFW: An Interview with Director Joe Begos

Fans of modern independent horror should by now be well acquainted with the films of Joe Begos. Across four feature films, the director has carved out his own niche that …
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Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020
5 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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The Top Ten Horror Films of 2019: Jon’s Totally Subjective List
5 months ago

The Top Ten Horror Films of 2019: Jon’s Totally Subjective List

By  •  Featured, Lists

As 2019 winds down, it’s hard not to feel like we had a bumper year for good film, regardless of genre. As I started crystallizing my thoughts around which ones …
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Trailer for VFW boasts another outrageous & violent Joe Begos film
6 months ago

Trailer for VFW boasts another outrageous & violent Joe Begos film

It wasn’t long ago that we were sharing our opinions on Joe Begos’ Bliss—a bold and bloody vampire flick shot on 16mm film (you can read our review here). But if …
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Fantastic Fest 2019 Preview: Eight Films We’re Freaking Out About
9 months ago

Fantastic Fest 2019 Preview: Eight Films We’re Freaking Out About

By  •  Featured, News

With today’s third and final wave of announcements, (almost) the full slate of films playing Fantastic Fest has been revealed. The festival gets its fifteenth year underway next week, and …
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The Insider: A Look Inside the Special Effects of ‘The Mind’s Eye’
4 years ago

The Insider: A Look Inside the Special Effects of ‘The Mind’s Eye’

In the movie SINGLES, Matt Dillon’s musician character is asked his thoughts on the state of rock music and simply says: “Where is the Misty Mountain Hop” of his generation. Pete …
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The Mind’s Eye [Review]
8.5
5 years ago

The Mind’s Eye [Review]

By  •  Reviews

Filmmaker Joe Begos brought his last film – Almost Human – to TIFF’s Midnight Madness in 2013. It had that gritty, bare-bones vibe of low-budget, late 1970s / early 1980s …
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