The Audition (2017) Short Film Review

The Audition is a unique kidnapping story, featuring some cringe-worthy moments and a completely unexpected twist. The story focuses on an unnamed actress (Hollybeth Gourlay)...
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Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien: Covenant’ (2017) Review

In the five years since its successful, yet polarizing, release, Prometheus has become one of those movies that sparks endless internet debates. The central...
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Strip Club Massacre (2017) Review

Strip Club Massacre is a plot-driven revenge story, with a spattering of nudity, and a few well-done death scenes. It is barely a massacre,...
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‘Gwendy’s Button Box’ by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar

I've been a Stephen King fan since I was a kid, instantly falling in love with the Master of Horror after picking up his...
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‘Monsters’ Short Film Review (Comicpalooza 2017)

Monsters is a short horror film written and directed by Steve Desmond and co-written by Michael Anthony Sherman. It screened at the Comicpalooza Film Festival in Houston,...

Behind the Mirror (2015) Review: A Compelling Descent Into Madness

Behind the Mirror is a compelling story about a good man who always tries to do the right thing, even as he descends into...

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2016) Review

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl is a new gothic horror film set in the Reagan-era of the 1980s.  The film is directed by A.D. Calvo...

Beyond the Gates (2016): Jumanji Meets Horror in a fun 80’s Throwback!

So many awesome horror movies came out in 2016 that I'm still playing catch up. I finally got to sit down and watch one...
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While You’re Waiting to See ‘The Endless’, Check out ‘Resolution’ From Filmmakers Justin Benson...

I recently had the chance to review the highly praised science fiction horror thriller, The Endless, that's been making headlines after being picked up...
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The Endless (2017) is a Wildly Entertaining Story of Brotherhood, Cult Life, and the...

Every year, it seems that there are several masterfully made, lower-budget horror films that generate enough buzz to over-perform at the box office due...
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‘The Hollow Child’ Review (Worldfest 2017 Premiere)

While covering the 50th Annual WorldFest-Houston film festival, I had the privilege of attending the US premiere of the excellent horror film- The Hollow Child. I have always...

Tempus Tormentum (2017) Review

Tempus Tormentum is a new film from director James Rewucki.  This Canadian piece is about a drifter that wanders into a bizarre little town...
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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,...
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Worldfest Film Festival 2017: Drama Short Film Reviews

Continuing my coverage of the 50th Annual WorldFest-Houston film festival, here are reviews for six drama short films that recently screened: The Light in the Afternoon (d: David Steiner), Gifted...
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Taissa Farmiga makes ‘The Conjuring’ Franchise a Family Affair; Joins Cast of ‘The Nun’

As reported exclusively by Deadline, the Corin Hardy-directed spinoff of The Conjuring 2, The Nun, has added Taissa Farmiga to the cast. Farmiga is...
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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...
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‘The Girl, the Mother and the Demons’ Review (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 brilliant Swedish film: The Girl,...
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Worldfest Film Festival 2017: Thriller/Suspense Short Film Reviews

Continuing my coverage of the 50th Annual WorldFest-Houston film festival, here are reviews for six thriller/suspense short films recently screened: She Came Knocking (d: John Ainslee), Whack (d: Syni Pappa), The...
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The Man in the Rabbit Mask (2017) Review

The Man in the Rabbit Mask is an eerie and disturbing new take on urban-legend style horror. The premise of the film is simple. Two...
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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...