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[Nightstream 2020] ‘Boys From County Hell’ Brings Vampire Lore Home to Ireland
6.8
4 days 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
4 days 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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‘Never Hike in the Snow’ is a bigger, bloodier ‘Friday the 13th’ fan film
6.3
7 days ago

‘Never Hike in the Snow’ is a bigger, bloodier ‘Friday the 13th’ fan film

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Womp Stomp Films’ Never Hike Alone redefined what a fan film can be. After racking up nearly 2 million views on YouTube, premiering at one of the most beloved film …
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[Nightstream 2020] ‘Reunion’ Blends Family Drama and Haunted House Horror
7.5
7 days ago

[Nightstream 2020] ‘Reunion’ Blends Family Drama and Haunted House Horror

Jake Mahaffy is leaning into a handful of horror tropes with Reunion.

There’s a young woman in distress. There’s a family that was fractured by a tragic event …
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‘Dead Dicks’ offers long, hard look at grief, depression, loss, and genitalia
7.3
4 weeks ago

‘Dead Dicks’ offers long, hard look at grief, depression, loss, and genitalia

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* If you’re contemplating suicide or self harm, please call 1-800-273-8255 in the United States. In Canada, please call Crisis Services at 1-833-456-4566 or visit Suicide.org to find help in …
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‘Z’ is the last imaginary friend you want your child to have
6.8
2 months ago

‘Z’ is the last imaginary friend you want your child to have

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Brandon Christensen’s sophomore effort, simply titled Z, doubles down on parental nightmares. His first film, Still/Born, dealt with the horrors of postpartum depression and grief. Now he turns his attention to …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Oak Room’ is Unlike Anything Else You’ll See This Year
7.5
2 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Oak Room’ is Unlike Anything Else You’ll See This Year

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I’m the kind of guy that appreciates a good storyteller—someone that understands how to work a room and how to extend the boundaries of the truth just enough for the …
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‘Useless Humans’ Hilariously Highlights The Horror Of Millennial Futility
6.5
3 months ago

‘Useless Humans’ Hilariously Highlights The Horror Of Millennial Futility

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Lifelong friends with high aspirations reunite after 10 years for their best friend’s 30th birthday, only to find themselves on the front lines of a mysterious alien invasion. Relationships are …
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‘Scare Package’ is the Slimy, Bloody, Feel-Good Horror Anthology We All Need Right Now
7.3
4 months ago

‘Scare Package’ is the Slimy, Bloody, Feel-Good Horror Anthology We All Need Right Now

I first heard rumblings of Scare Package during a conversation at the Chattanooga Film Festival nearly 3 years ago. At the time, filmmaker Chris McInroy was touring We Summoned A …
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‘The Beach House’ Modernizes the Very Best of Classic Horror/Sci-Fi
7.8
5 months ago

‘The Beach House’ Modernizes the Very Best of Classic Horror/Sci-Fi

Movies like The Beach House don’t come along often. That’s not to say that horror/sci-fi mashups are uncommon—quite the contrary, but it’s rare to find one that delivers such large-scale …
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