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‘OFFENSIVE’ (2017) is Brutally Fantastic (Worldfest 2017 Premiere)

While covering the 50th Annual WorldFest-Houston film festival this weekend, I had the privilege of attending the US premiere of the brutal UK film, OFFENSIVE. "A retired couple,...

Pool Party Massacre (2017): A fun Tale of Blood, Boobs and Beer!

I love 80's horror, especially slasher films. There's something about the subgenre that allows you to relax and take a step back from the...
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Capture Kill Release (2017) Horrifyingly Brilliant, Found Footage Gold

It's kind of crazy how we're only 3 months into the new year, yet 2017 has delivered many superb horror movies already. I can't count how...
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‘Chicago Rot’ (2017) Review: Revenge is Dish Served Bloody

Chicago Rot was written and directed by Dorian Weinzimmer and co-written by Brant McCrea. Set in a downtrodden area of Chicago, the film stars McCrea, Shira Barber, and...
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SXSW 2017: ‘Most Beautiful Island’ is a Relevant, Thought Provoking Thriller

One of the most anticipated film premieres during this year’s SXSW Conferences and Festivals was Ana Asensio’s Most Beautiful Island. Asensio not only directed the film,...
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SXSW 2017: ‘Two Pigeons’ is a Disturbing Black Comedy

Dominic Bridges' Two Pigeons made its world premiere at SXSW Conferences and Festivals on March 10, 2017. The film is the first full-length feature...
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SXSW 2017: ‘The Transfiguration’ Film Review

Michael O’Shea’s directorial debut, The Transfiguration, had its SXSW premiere March 11, 2017 and its world premiere at Cannes Film Festival in 2016. The...
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Film Review for Walter Hill’s ‘The Assignment’ (2017)

The idea for the revenge thriller film The Assignment has been around since the late 70's, when director Walter Hill received a draft of Tomboy...
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The Similars (Los Parecidos, 2016) is a Must-See Modern Twilight Zone

In life, I tend to hate surprises. Surprise birthday parties? Get these people out of my house. Surprise pregnancies? Dat baby don't look like...

Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla (2014): We All Scream for Ice Cream

Meet Warren Thompson. He’s a mild mannered, socially inept ice cream vendor who likes nothing more than peddling his 3 favourite ice cream flavors...

SXSW 2017: ’68 Kill’ is Brilliantly, Utterly Insane

When I discovered that Trent Haaga was premiering a "punk-rock romantic comedy" film at SXSW Conferences and Festivals this year, I immediately added it to my must-watch...
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Comic Review: ‘Speak No Evil’ Issue #2 from Gray Bear Comics

Gray Bear Comics has released Issue #2 of their Lovecraftian horror comic series Speak No Evil. I absolutely loved Issue #1, which introduced us...

The Wicked One (2017): Ain’t No Rest for This Wickedly Brutal Slasher Story

Sometimes people just snap. It's as if the madness takes them over and the person they once were is completely gone. This can be...
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Invoke (2017 Horror Short Film): Short, Sweet, and Terrifying

As I've mentioned before, I love quality horror shorts and over the past year, I've seen my fair share of them. A few of...
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Backcountry (2015) Review: ‘Cape Fear’ meets Natural Horror

My admiration for survival stories, both in film and otherwise, stems from my childhood obsession with Gary Paulsen's Hatchet in elementary and middle school....
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The Dark Tapes (2017) is Indie Horror at its Most Ambitious

The Dark Tapes is a found footage horror/science fiction anthology from writer Michael McQuown, who co-directed the film alongside Vincent J. Guastini. Sticking with...
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Split (2017) is M. Night Shyamalan’s Most Intense Film Yet (Spoilers)

After years of struggling to bring audiences a compelling film, M. Night Shyamalan offered critics and movie-goers a return to form of sorts with...
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‘Berlin Syndrome’ Encourages Travelers to Stay Home (DIFF 2017)

A chance encounter could lead to the gravest of consequences. More specifically, you never know if a stranger is a controlling sociopath. Berlin Syndrome, screened at...
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‘Lavender’ (2017) Review: A Haunting Psychological Thriller

Lavender is a 2016 psychological thriller written and directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly (The Last Exorcism Part II, This Beautiful City) and co-written by Colin Frizzell. The...
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‘The Windmill’ (2016): A Unique Take On A Slasher Story

Sometimes it's fun to sporadically pick a film to watch on Netflix. In doing so, there's a chance of finding hidden gems that you...