Review: LISTENING

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The first thing that came to mind while watching LISTENING was PROJECT ALMANAC,  a found footage science fiction thriller involving clean cut teenagers who, while dealing with the stress of college funding and high school drama, invent a time traveling device. It delve into butterfly effect schemes and the nature of what MTV believes is important […]

Review: FELT

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“My life is a fucking nightmare.” That opening line sets the tone for FELT, spoken in voice over by Amy (Amy Everson, who co-wrote the film with directed Jason Banker, (TOAD ROAD), based on experiences in her past) as she is walking barefoot down the street, sporting what looks to be a frog onesie. I’m […]

Review: POD

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Paranoia and the idea of alien life-form is something that viewers have always found incredibly appealing. There’s just nothing like experiencing a film that leaves you guessing the whole time, making you bite your finger nails at the question of whether or not you’re watching somebody lose their mind, or if something is actually out […]

Review: BLOOD PUNCH

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A rehab facility is the perfect place to find someone to cook meth, right? Only in BLOOD PUNCH does that scenario feel appropriate as this dark comedy brings together actors from one of the many POWER RANGERS shows and one of the writers of THE TIGGER MOVIE in a bloody, drug fueled epic that will […]

Review: BIG SKY

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I first saw actress Bella Thorne on a morning talk show promoting her teen comedy THE DUFF and wasn’t sure how to interpret her. That film was aimed towards the MTV audience that watches shows like AWKWARD and TEEN MOM.  She seemed to struggle a bit in the interview trying to establish that her film was […]

Review: INNSMOUTH

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Watching filmmakers adapt the works of H.P. Lovecraft is always a good thing in my book, and with films like RE-ANIMATOR, FROM BEYOND, and even entries that may not be straight from the source but more of an homage (see Carpenter’s IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS), you can tell that Lovecraft’s influence is prevalent and definitely […]

Review: SINISTER 2

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Scott Derrickson’s 2012 shocker SINISTER was a surprise hit, telling a grim story about a true crime author moving his family into a crime scene and eventually opening up a Pandora’s box of evil in the form of a film projector and a boogieman that lived inside of it. It was an in your face film, […]

Review: IN THE DARK

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Like zombie films, found footage silliness and every other type of horror films that suddenly become so very over-saturated in today’s market, the possession subgenre is another kind of genre that rarely does anything outside the box. We’ve all seen the same thing, skeptical priests, exorcisms throwing people in the air, an occasional spiderwalk…it’s safe […]