A QUIET PLACE — Review by Susan Granger

a quiet place posterSome moviegoers absolutely love to be scared, frightened out of their wits. If so, this dystopian horror thriller is for you. Emily Blunt and her husband John Krasinski play Evelyn and Lee Abbott, a married couple, living on a secluded farm in upstate New York. It’s Day 89 – after most of the civilized world has been decimated by an alien invasion of hideously hungry creatures who detect their prey by super-sensitive sound. Knowing that silence is absolutely essential to survival, the Abbotts, always barefoot and alert, are determined to protect their three young children. Continue reading...

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A QUIET PLACE — Review by Sarah Knight Adamson

Shh…Don’t Say a Word. Sci-fi giant spider-like creatures can’t see you—so no need to hide—except, if they hear you—they’ll kill you instantly. That’s the premise of this tightly edited, spine-tingling sci-fi horror film. Be prepared for 95 minutes of suspense building, nerve-wracking drama as a family attempts to survive in a dystopian world where making a sound means certain death. Continue reading….

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Etheria Film Night: Female Filmmakers take note! — Liz Whittemore reports

Etheria Film Night bannerEtheria Film Night is an annual showcase screening of a progressive slate of genre films directed by women for an audience including producers, managers, show runners, distributors, and genre fans.  Women want to make exciting, provocative, entertaining, fantastic, and terrifying films. Etheria puts the women directors who want to make genre films and TV in front of the people who want to hire them. Read more on I SCREAM YOU SCREAM…

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MARK OF THE WITCH — Review by Liz Whittemore

witchTastes great. But it’s less than filling. Jason Bognacki’s Mark of the Witch is a glorious feast for the eyes but, despite its clever release date of 6/6/16, it left me feeling rather empty. Find out why in my review, to be found in its entirely on I SCREAM YOU SCREAM…

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KRAMPUS – Review by Susan Granger

‘Tis the time before Christmas and – for those who prefer subversive “Gremlins” to the sentimentality of “It’s A Wonderful Life” – this timely terrorizing tale, featuring a demonic Santa, may be just the manic, mindless diversion you need. Read on…

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COOTIES — Preview by Liz Whittemore

Cooties-poster-202x300Cooties comes to the to the big screen in September, just in time for the start of the new school year, and with it, Hollywood puts fear back into the classroom. Co-stars Elija Wood and Rainn Wilson find their teaching job to be unexpectedly terrifying as they discover that their classrooms are populated with zombie kids. Circle. Circle. Dot. Dot. Did you have your cootie shot?! Read on…

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SILENT HOUSE – Review by Susan Granger

Watching this continuous, single-take horror thriller could be part of a Survivor test. The husband-and-wife team of Charlie Kentis and Laura Lau, who made the shark-infested “Open Water” (2004), are determined to confuse and confound, beginning with the title – because there’s nothing silent about the creaking, groaning floorboards of the isolated lake house that’s haunted by memories.

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