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‘The Last Matinee’ is a fun, stylish, and gory giallo homage [Popcorn Frights 2021]
7.5
1 month 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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Trailer for ‘The Devil Below’ gives us a gnarly new creature feature to look forward to
7 months ago

Trailer for ‘The Devil Below’ gives us a gnarly new creature feature to look forward to

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As if coal mining wasn’t dangerous business on its own, this trailer for The Devil Below is adding some sort of monster to the equation. We only get a glimpse …
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First look: Charlie’s Farm and BOAR director returns with ‘The Possessed’ starring John Jarratt
8 months ago

First look: Charlie’s Farm and BOAR director returns with ‘The Possessed’ starring John Jarratt

Chris Sun has been making gnarly Australian horror movies for the past decade. Indie hits like Daddy’s Little Girl, Charlie’s Farm, and BOAR have all gained praise here at MH and among …
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‘Anything For Jackson’ trailer gives us grief management through satanism
11 months ago

‘Anything For Jackson’ trailer gives us grief management through satanism

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There has been a lot of praise heaped upon Anything For Jackson coming out of the festival circuit, including from our own Luke Rodriguez. Now the rest of us finally …
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‘Archons’ is a drug-fueled Lovecraftian nightmare worthy of multiple viewings
7
12 months ago

‘Archons’ is a drug-fueled Lovecraftian nightmare worthy of multiple viewings

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Writer/director Nick Szostakiwskyj officially became “one to watch” after exploding onto the scene with 2016’s Black Mountain Side–and that’s not always the easiest position to be in. After all, …
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‘Anything for Jackson’ was the biggest surprise of Fantasia 2020
8.3
1 year ago

‘Anything for Jackson’ was the biggest surprise of Fantasia 2020

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You wouldn’t expect one of the strongest horror offerings at a world renowned film festival to come from a couple of dudes known for TV romcoms and family films—but here …
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‘The Beach House’ Modernizes the Very Best of Classic Horror/Sci-Fi
7.8
1 year 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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Actor Jeffrey Combs Shares His Thoughts on  Villains, Effects, and The Set Of Shudder’s ‘Creepshow’ [Interview]
2 years ago

Actor Jeffrey Combs Shares His Thoughts on Villains, Effects, and The Set Of Shudder’s ‘Creepshow’ [Interview]

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During my time on the set of Shudder’s Creepshow, there was no moment more memorable than taking a peek behind the camera as director Rob Schrab delegated orders to the …
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Rob Schrab Talks to Us About Creepshow, Stephen King, and More
2 years ago

Rob Schrab Talks to Us About Creepshow, Stephen King, and More

Who said horror can’t be fun? Director Rob Schrab relishes in the more enjoyable side of the genre and works hard to incorporate it into his work no matter what. …
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A Chat with Greg Nicotero About Making ‘Creepshow’ with the Best in the Biz
2 years ago

A Chat with Greg Nicotero About Making ‘Creepshow’ with the Best in the Biz

You get by with a little help from your friends, especially when your friends love monsters, blood, and all the things that go bump in the night just as much …
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