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‘The Last Matinee’ is a fun, stylish, and gory giallo homage [Popcorn Frights 2021]
7.5
2 months ago

‘The Last Matinee’ is a fun, stylish, and gory giallo homage [Popcorn Frights 2021]

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Equal parts giallo and slasher, The Last Matinee (Spanish title: Al Morir La Matinee) celebrates nostalgia, love of cinema, and the satisfaction of practical effects. It’s a rainy afternoon in …
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‘Blood Conscious’ picks up where most slashers end [Popcorn Frights 2021]
6.8
2 months ago

‘Blood Conscious’ picks up where most slashers end [Popcorn Frights 2021]

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At the end of most slashers the final girl (or guy) hobbles off, the credits roll, and we don’t give much thought to what those who next come across the …
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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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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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It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane…No, It’s ‘Alive’
6.3
1 year ago

It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane…No, It’s ‘Alive’

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Picture this: you wake up cold, sore, and sickly in an unfamiliar place. Feeling like leftover death reheated, speaking feels like pushing broken glass through a closed throat. You don’t …
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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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Eli Roth and the Writers of ‘A Quiet Place’ Bring an Extreme ‘Haunt’
2 years ago

Eli Roth and the Writers of ‘A Quiet Place’ Bring an Extreme ‘Haunt’

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The world of extreme haunts is almost endlessly fascinating. These haunted attractions have been covered in a handful of films over the last few years, perhaps most notably in the …
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