‘My Final Girl: The Black Women of 70s Horror Cinema’ is coming!

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Thanks to the wonderful site The Graveyard Shift Sisters (a blog dedicated to celebrating Women of Color in horror/sci-fi), it has been brought to our attention that an upcoming documentary promises to shed light on one of the most under-discussed topics in horror.   Titled MY FINAL GIRL: THE BLACK WOMEN OF 70s HORROR,  director Kristina Leath-Malin promises to […]

Beyond Fright Giveaway – Win A FREE DVD Copy of BANK$TAS

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Yes, fright fanatics, I know, a movie called BANK$TAS isn’t exactly a genre title, but we like to have some fun and throw things your way whenever possible, so this is one of those times. Thanks to the folks at Arc Entertainment, we’ve got (3) DVD copies of the chaotic comedy film about two college […]

FRANKENSTEIN CREATED BIKERS IS HAPPENING!

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The digital revolution had all but rendered shooting on a film as nothing more than a pipe dream, and cinephiles were beginning to say goodbye to the medium that shaped their favorite art form from the very beginning.  The aesthetic of film is something that cannot be captured, only replicated, no matter how skilled an editor […]

SXSW Q&A: CROW HAND!!! Director Brian Lonano!!

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As previously reported (review), the short film CROW HAND!!! was one of our favorite shorts at this year’s SXSW festival, and we thought we’d ask director Brian Lonano a few questions about what in the living hell inspires such a funny yet gruesome (and lovable) short film. Check it out when you get a chance, […]

SXSW Review: WE ARE STILL HERE

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There comes a time in every subgenre of horror, when as viewers, we’ve just seen it all. Slasher films lost their edge a few years into the ‘80s and the teenage whodunit horror films of the late ‘90s lost their appeal not long after making their mark. In the last few years, the haunted house […]

Icons of Fright SXSW Interview: Director Mickey Keating Talks POD, RITUAL, DARLING and CARNAGE PARK!!

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One of the most anticipated “midnight” movies at this year’s SXSW (South by Southwest) festival, is director Mickey Keating’s POD, the follow-up to Keating’s VERY entertaining 2013 low-budget yet high on thrills film RITUAL. While RITUAL was a scary and tense film about two people being stalked by a cult, POD deals with very different […]

Review: VALLEY OF THE SASQUATCH

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The October People are on a roll. Taking genre subjects and injecting them into well written and acted dramas, films like Jeremy Berg’s THE INVOKING and THE DEVICE have done a great job giving viewers an old school, slow-burn approach to storytelling, all while being completely engrossing while doing so. Now switching roles a bit, […]

SXSW Review: DEATHGASM

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Coming out of SXSW like a freight train of bloody, metal as f&%* entertainment, Jason Lei Howden gory extravaganza that is DEATHGASM is a heavy metal splatterfest, guaranteed to please the most diehard horror fan. Led by memorable performances, out of this world effects and a soundtrack that refuses to NOT let you bang your head […]