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‘Kids vs Aliens’ is a PSA for holding onto what you loved as a kid
6.3
2 weeks ago

‘Kids vs Aliens’ is a PSA for holding onto what you loved as a kid

What if E.T. was immediately malicious? Like a straight up evil creature who came to destroy more than just your Reese’s Pieces stash?That’s kind of what is going on with …
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‘Kids vs. Aliens’ is the new flick from ‘Hobo with a Shotgun’ director
1 month ago

‘Kids vs. Aliens’ is the new flick from ‘Hobo with a Shotgun’ director

By  •  News, Trailer

There’s something special about a movie that can transport you back to simpler times, and the trailer for Kids vs. Aliens aims to do just that.

With a Goonies-esque plot …
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‘Scare Package II: Rad Chad’s Revenge’ delivers more meta madness with its trademark heart and horror
7
1 month ago

‘Scare Package II: Rad Chad’s Revenge’ delivers more meta madness with its trademark heart and horror

Scare Package II: Rad Chad’s Revenge is a true sequel, and that’s more impressive than it sounds. Let me tell you why:

While anthologies are a dime a dozen in …
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‘The Last Matinee’ is a fun, stylish, and gory giallo homage [Popcorn Frights 2021]
7.5
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
3 years 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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