Posts Tagged ‘horror film’
 
 
 
 
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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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Review: “The Love Witch” Is A Perfect Blend Of Style And Substance

  Writer/director/everything-in-between Anna Biller accomplishes more than a few impressive things, in her new film “The Love Witch”. Mixing her own witch’s brew of glorious Technicolor, wardrobe, and sco...
 
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Review: “The Girl With All the Gifts” Is a Fresh, New take on the Zombie Sub-genre

  It is far from easy, to create a zombie movie that feels original these days. The genre has been done to death, and more often than not the results are ho-hum at best. In director Colm McCarthy’s “The Girl Wi...
 
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Review: “The Eyes of My Mother”

If there is one type of film that is guaranteed to peak my interest, it is a polarizing, independent horror. That is especially true when opinions on the movie differ, in large part, because of how dark or unsettling the themes...
 
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31 Days of Horror: “Event Horizon” (1997)

  Growing up, my two favorite movie genres were horror and science-fiction, and I am happy to report that this has not changed. Producing a motion picture that can effectively combine the best of both worlds can be a trick...
 
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31 Days of Horror: “Lights Out”

  Yep… It’s another paranormal horror movie. We horror fans have seen no shortage of the sub genre, over the last few years. There have been both highs (The Babadook) and lows (Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Di...
 
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31 Days of Horror: “Ravenous” (1999)

I have been meaning to write a review, on “Ravenous”, for quite some time. Not only because it would give me an excuse to re-watch one of my favorite horror films of the 90s, but also because “Ravenous” ...
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Freddy vs. Jason” (2003)

  In 1993, horror fans were given one hell of a surprise ending to “Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday”. The glove of Freddy Krueger coming out of the dirt, and dragging Jason’s mask down into the flame...
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Spellbinder” (1988)

Top critic Heather Wixson (Daily Dead) recently went on the F! This Movie podcast, and talked about how she missed the good ol’ days of original content, specifically in the horror genre. With about 90% of the movies, tha...
 
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Review: “What We Become”

There is not typically a lot of excitement, in small, suburban neighborhoods. With quiet streets, and friendly people, the average summer day usually consists of community picnics, going to the river, and, if you are a teenage ...
 
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