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    Review: REALITY

    When Quentin Dupieux arrived on the scene with his surreal (and VERY weird)”slasher tire” film, RUBBER, it was instantly apparent that this was a filmmaker who had absolutely no intention in making a point A to point B kind of film. It was a breath of fresh air, and his following films, WRONG, WRONG COPS […]

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    Bluray Review: STIGMATA

    Fans of religious horror can jump up and down (or..just pray??), with Scream Factory’s Bluray release of Rupert Wainwright’s 1999 thriller, STIGMATA, a film that didn’t quite find its audience theatrically, but has since become something of a cult hit for genre lovers. How does the release hold up, compared to the titles we’ve come […]

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    BEYOND FRIGHT: Heist Gone Wrong Film 7 MINUTES Gets Poster/Trailer/Release Date

    I don’t know about you fright fanatics, but I’m a massive fan of heist films. DOG DAY AFTERNOON, HEAT, and every other great entry into what can easily be one of the best intense genres around if done right. One film that seems to be a good contender into that kind of movie is Jay […]

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    5 Things I Learned From Gunnar Hansen’s ‘Chain Saw Confidential’

    Tobe Hooper’s original 1974 classic ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre‘ is not only one of the greatest horror movies ever made, but it also happens to be one of my all time favorite films of any genre. And even now, 40 years later, I still revisit it often, read articles and books, watch any & […]

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    Brand News Clips/Stills From Scream Factory’s Bluray Double Features of EMPIRE OF ANTS/JAWS OF SATAN & THE FOOD OF THE GODS/FROGS

    Scream Factory’s release of not only one solid double feature but two (2!!) doubles that feature four fan favorite creature feature flicks. On May 26th, the gang at SF is ready to unleash both a double feature of EMPIRE OF ANTS/JAWS OF SATAN, and the fan favorite old school classic films THE FOOD OF THE GODS/FROGS. […]

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GUT Director Returns With Tristan Risk-led AYLA (“A.”); New Poster Debut

Production on Elias’ followup to his intense and equally enjoyable film GUT is planned to begin this fall, when filmmaker Elias and his Clayface Pictures start work on AYLA (AKA- “A.” in Seattle and the surrounding areas.  The Elias’-helmed GUT was an intense, shocking horror film, one that is impossible to shake. If AYALA is anything like GUT, then […]

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EDITORIAL: MAGGIE, THE MIST and Why Children In Peril Are Important Elements In Horror

This is not a review. In fact, if you’re looking for a recap of the now on VOD/in limited theaters Schwarzenegger film MAGGIE, look elsewhere. What this is, for all intents and purposes, is something of an editorial, a reflection on why the presence of children in danger and what can sometimes come from that […]

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Practical Effects Front and Center in Hilariously Entertaining Proof of Concept Short EVIL NATURE

It takes a lot of impress me. Not because I’m uptight or a jerk, but because at this point, what haven’t we seen? With that being said/asked, after viewing Darin Beckstead’s proof of concept short, EVIL NATURE, I can honestly say: this is one to not only look out for, but a teaser to something […]

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Festival Head Turner FELT Gets a Risqué Poster; Stills

The Jason Banker/Amy Everson-written, Jason Banker (TOAD ROAD)-directed FELT knocked people on their asses when it played at last year’s Fantastic Fest (where the film’s star and co-writer Everson won the “Next Wave” Spotlight Competition award for Best Actress) and AFI Film Festival, giving audiences a shocking and intense experience. Billed as a film that swings […]

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Beyond Fright Review: TIME LAPSE

Sci-Fi films can be quite the tricky genre to tackle at times. Either a filmmaker goes for the futuristic route, with flying cars, robots and technology providing the backdrop to the story being told or goes for what is sometimes a bit more effective, a minimalist approach to the sci-fi of the tale being told. Bradley […]

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One-Sheet/Trailer Debut For Demonic Possession Film, THE VATICAN TAPES

Having made his mark as one part of the Neveldine/Taylor filmmaking duo (co-directors of CRANK, GAMER and GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE), Mark Neveldine’s first solo effort, the Michael Peña-led good vs. evil film THE VATICAN TAPES, is set to possess horror audiences when it hits theaters this July 24th, via Pantelion Films. The official one […]

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DARK SUMMER and ALIEN OUTPOST Hitting DVD/Bluray This July Via Scream Factory/IFC Midnight

The partnership between genre favorites Scream Factory and IFC Midnight has definitely been a good one, with the team-up doing quite an excellent job putting out some pretty entertaining films, with everything from Jennifer Kent’s THE BABADOOK to The Vicious Brothers’ EXTRATERRESTRIAL all being must have releases for horror fans.  Adding even more solid titles to […]