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Tag Archive: horror

Retro Review: ‘Razorback’

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To outsiders, the Australian Outback in a wild and mysterious land; filled with beauty and danger in equal measure. It is in this region of the world, that director Russell Mulcahy decided to… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Hereditary’

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Director: Ari Aster Cast: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shaprio, Gabriel Byrne, Ann Dowd Plot: The film opens with Ellen Graham attending her mother’s funeral and revealing some deep rooted issues with their… Continue reading

Book Review: Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt

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In the haunting and addictive novel Mr. Splitfoot, author Samantha Hunt tells two alternating stories, tied together by a character in two stages of her life. As a teenager, Ruth suffered being raised… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘The Dead Zone’

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dracula’s Daughter’

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When it comes to the sequels spawned from the original Universal Monster films, everyone is always quick to bring up the Bride of Frankenstein. And while Bride is an absolute masterpiece of the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘A Quiet Place’

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Silence is a tool used by many filmmakers, usually to build anticipation. But when silence is the status quo in a movie, it immediately puts the audience in suspense and keeps them there.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Truth or Dare’

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Director: Jeff Wadlow Cast: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, Landon Liboiron Plot: A group of friends play party game ‘truth or dare’ while on holiday…but the game is possessed by… Continue reading

The Edgar Allen Poe Films of Vincent Price & Roger Corman

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Three of the biggest icons in the history of terror are author/poet Edgar Allan Poe, cult favorite filmmaker Roger Corman, and the Merchant of Menace himself Vincent Price.  This is why horror fans… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Image of the Beast’

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Last year around Easter time, I reviewed a cult classic Christian scare film in the form of If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do?. Many readers seemed to enjoy it, so I… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Werewolf Transformation

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Werewolf transformation An American Werewolf in London (1981) Dir. John Landis The Scene: David sits and tries to take his mind off of everything by reading a book. But the moon looms overhead… Continue reading