Warner Bros.’ ARCHIVE COLLECTION Covering All Bases With Everything From WOLFEN to Noir-Classic SATAN MET A LADY

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Warner Bros.’ Archive Collection has been doing quite the job giving genre and non-genre fans an extensive amount of DVD and Bluray releases of classic horror, crime noir and comedy films, some of which are available for the first time. Sure there are QUITE a lot of new genre films to keep us busy for […]

Beyond Fright Review: BAD TURN WORSE

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A good Texas-pulp thriller can be hard to come by. That feeling and mood that filled stories written by Jim Thompson and various others just don’t seem to translate to film that often. When they do, it’s not only a rare occurrence, but something to latch onto.  Full  of twists and turns, the Simon and Zeke […]

Anchor Bay Bringing Pulp-Noir To The Masses When BAD TURN WORSE Hits DVD/Bluray This January!

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If there’s a subgenre of films that I adore as much as horror, it’s the Crime/Mystery one. I’m a sucker for pulpy, Noir-toned crime films in which things get worse and worse as the movie goes on, and films like The Coen Bros.’ BLOOD SIMPLE are some of my all time favorites. I eat and breathe […]

Beyond Fright Review: COLD IN JULY

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Let’s just start this with an obvious statement: Jim Mickle is one of the best directors working today. Very few filmmakers have a track record as solid as Mickles, a track record of improving more and more with every single release. His 2006 debut, MULBERRY STREET showed horror fans a brand new take on a […]

TCM Classics Bringing Bogart/Bacall Noir Classics To DVD This December

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There are certain types of films that kind of go hand in hand with horror/thrillers/genre films. Though not specifically horror, the crime noir sub-genre gets me as excited as mentally possible, with enough twists and turns, and atmosphere to last for days. I’m a big fan of double features, so on most nights, instead of […]

KILLER JOE hitting dvd/bluray on December 21st!

Fresh off of our review of the film, William Friedkin’s gothic Texas black comedy/thriller KILLER JOE is hitting VOD/DVD/BLURAY this month and we’ve got the details for you! LOS ANGELES, CA October 16, 2012 – Academy Award®-winning director William Friedkin (THE FRENCH CONNECTION, 1971) and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tracy Letts (AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY) take a […]

SMITH’s review of KILLER JOE!!!

Murder, trailer parks, backstabbing, and…fried chicken? Some interesting ingredients to a film, but William Friedkin’s KILLER JOE utilizes all four of them into a movie that is at times hilarious, awkward and downright scary all at once. While it’s not necessarily a horror film per se’, there are quite a few interesting and sometimes brutal […]