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31 Days Of Horror: Netflix Original “The Babysitter”

Cole (Judah Lewis) isn’t exactly enjoying his formative years. He is picked on constantly at school, and his parents still hire a babysitter to watch him… how could things get any worse. That is except for the fact ...
 
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31 Days Of Horror: “Better Watch Out”

When Deandra (Virginia Madsen) and Robert (Patrick Warburton) head out for the evening, to attend a Christmas party, they leave their son Luke (Levi Miller) in the hands of their trusted long-time babysitter Ashley (Olivia DeJo...
 
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31 Days Of Horror: “Don’t Kill It”

Up to this point, Mike Mendez has had quite the illustrious career, directing Tromaesque B-movies. Big Ass Spider! and Lavantula are a pair of fine examples of How Mendez’s films blend schlock and self-awareness to create...
 
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31 Days Of Horror: “It Stains the Sands Red”

You gotta give credit, where credit is due. Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz (AKA The Vicious Brothers) accomplished something that is very difficult to pull off. They made a zombie movie that stands out, among the thousands that...
 
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31 Days Of Horror: “Grave Encounters”

Found footage… the most overdone, played out, almost-guaranteed-to-suck sub-genre in horror. What started as a pretty brilliant idea, has become something that nearly all fans of horror roll their eyes at. But, even in 20...
 
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31 Days Of Horror: “Dead Awake”

Sleep paralysis is a terrifying experience. Myself, and quite a few people I know, have experienced it one or more times and the stories are always the same. You wake up, but you can’t move. It feels like there is a heavy...
 
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“Kuso” Is A Watch-If-You-Dare Experience

  Demented, grotesque, psychotic, and assaulting. Those are all words I would use to describe Steve Ellison’s (Flying Lotus) experimental, anti-art film “Kuso”. Through a series of nightmarish vignettes, ...
 
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“Thou Wast Mild and Lovely” Is A Subversive Masterpiece

  Recently, I purchased a Shudder subscription, on my Amazon Video. When I began to explore the titles they had available, I noticed they had a lot of horror/thriller films I had missed over the recent years. There were at...
 
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“Oxenfree” Is A Nice Balance Of Drama, Fantasy, And Brotherly Love

Movies about brotherhood (or sisterhood for that matter) are tricky to pull off. The mood and emotional pull of the story depend so much on the actors involved having not just on-screen chemistry, but the ability to make it see...
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Krull” (1983)

I have a shameful confession to make. Before today, I had never seen Krull. For someone who grew up obsessed with all things fantasy and sci-fi, it hurts to admit that I never watched one of the more widely celebrated films to ...
 
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