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“Hounds of Love” Is An Uncomfortable Watch, But An Unforgettable Film

Most films that start out with an attractive, young woman being abducted focus largely on one thing… pushing the boundaries of violence and gore. While the premise itself is terrifying, in large part because it happens so...
 
8.0
 
 
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“Another Evil” Is The Horror Comedy You Didn’t Know You Needed

Writer and first time, feature director Carson D. Mell (who has written for such shows as “Eastbound and Down” and “Silicon Valley”) brings a very unique and entertaining style, to his debut film “...
 
7.5
 
 
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“It Comes At Night” Is A Moody Psychological Thriller That Will Appeal To A Specific Audience

A24 has carved out a niche of delivering films that rely heavier on their message and symbolism than they do content. Where your big budget films feel like they have to constantly have something going on, the films A24 picks up...
 
7.3

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “When a Stranger Calls” (1979)

Back in 2014, I had the pleasure of meeting, and chatting with, Fred Walton. I knew him as the director of a couple of all time horror classics, but what I didn’t know was that he lived a quiet, coffee-centered existence ...
 
7.0
 
 
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“Frankenstein Created Bikers” Is Everything You Could Ask For In An Exploitation Flick

Thank the grindhouse gods! The Impalers are back from the dead and badder than ever, in writer/director James Bickert‘s new film “Frankenstein Created Bikers”. The horror genre has seen more than its fair shar...
 
7.0
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Backcountry” Is A Terrifying Man Vs. Nature Thriller

I once wrote a college paper, for my analysis of film class, on how “Jaws” was the scariest movie of all time. Not because of the usual horror elements like horrific gore, or a masked killer stalking a bunch of terr...
 
7.8

 
 
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Review: “The Devil’s Candy” Starts Off Slow and Moves Into Ridiculousness

One of my favorite horror movies of all time is Sean Byrne’s “The Loved Ones”. I remember when my fiancee kept trying to get me to watch it and I kept opting for something else. Finally one day I surrendered t...
 
5.3
 
 
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Review: “Trash Fire” Will Make You Uneasy, But Maybe You Like That?

  Ricky Bates Jr. is certainly carving out his own little space, in the indie horror world. Using a concoction of dark, satirical humor and bloody violence, the writer/director consistently makes films that are not only ch...
 
6.8
 
 
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Review: “Get Out” Lives Up To the Hype

I am an opponent of people talking up any movie. I’m sure I’ve been guilty of it (see any conversation I’ve ever had about ‘The Witch’) but that doesn’t mean I appreciate it any more. I can r...
 
8.3

 
 
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Review: “XX” Showcases The Talents Of It’s Four Fearsome, Female Directors

Horror anthologies have seen a major resurgence recently. As always, they have been a mixed bag of good and not so good, but more often than not they are entertaining and show off the talents of young, up-and-coming writers and...
 
7.0