Review and Interview with filmmaker Alexandra Serio for her frighteningly relevant short film ‘Tingle Monsters’

Review and Interview with filmmaker Alexandra Serio for her frighteningly relevant short film ‘Tingle Monsters’

The culture of online harassment is explored through an incredible short horror film Tingle Monsters. The first ASMR horror film, filmmaker Alexandra Serio creatively takes on the internet for all women.

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Review: ‘Blow The Man Down’ will knock you off your feet.

Review: ‘Blow The Man Down’ will knock you off your feet.

A small-town thriller set in a New England seaside town? You had me at, “written and directed by two women.” Blow The Man Down is aptly named and boasts some of the biggest actresses in the business. It will knock you off your feet.

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2020 Cinequest Film Festival review: ‘Before The Fire’ is a dire warning.

2020 Cinequest Film Festival review: ‘Before The Fire’ is a dire warning.

When your back is to the wall, what is your response? How would you survive if your life depended on it? Are you a leader or a follower? Before The Fire asks all these questions while it makes its breathtaking premiere at 2020 Cinequest. This female-directed and penned film deserves the widest audience possible.

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Review: ‘Color Out of Space’ pairs Nicolas Cage with H.P.Lovecraft’s short story hellscape.

Review: ‘Color Out of Space’ pairs Nicolas Cage with H.P.Lovecraft’s short story hellscape.

Short stories can make for great features. Legendary genre director, Richard Stanley, is making his return to the big screen with a little help from H.P. Lovecraft… and a whole lot of weird. Color Out Of Space is something else.

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Review: ‘Daniel Isn’t Real’ is one of the best indie horrors of 2019.

Review: ‘Daniel Isn’t Real’ is one of the best indie horrors of 2019.

With an extremely successful run at all the buzziest genre festivals this year, Daniel Isn’t Real has everything a horror fan could want and more. In theaters today, find out why an imaginary friend can do more harm than good. Daniel Isn’t Real is a psychological mindf*ck.

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival will screen ‘The Shed’ this weekend for its North American premiere.

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival will screen ‘The Shed’ this weekend for its North American premiere.

THE SHED, the acclaimed sophomore feature from writer/director Frank Sabatella (Lionsgate’s Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet), is immensely proud to be celebrating its North American Premiere this Saturday at The 2019 Brooklyn Horror Film Festival.

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Review: ‘MARY’ brings sea-faring scares but might be a sinking ship.

Review: ‘MARY’ brings sea-faring scares but might be a sinking ship.

All hands are on deck with a heavy-hitting cast but the script for MARY is a little watered down. Even Gary Oldman and Emily Mortimer can’t stop this horror film from running ashore.

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Review: ‘Bloodline’ proves blood is thicker than water.

Review: ‘Bloodline’ proves blood is thicker than water.

Blumhouse presents a new thriller, in many ways, about parenting. How far would you go for the ones you love? It’s a killer question. Welcome to the complexity of BLOODLINE.

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Review: ‘Haunt’ harkens back to true slasher terror.

Review: ‘Haunt’ harkens back to true slasher terror.

HAUNT from the Writers of A Quiet Place and Producer Eli Roth brings us twisty tropes. Revolving around a haunted house on Halloween night, it really is a superb combination of trick and treat.

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Review: ‘The Fanatic’ is patently problematic.

Review: ‘The Fanatic’ is patently problematic.

John Travolta is one of the most iconic actors with his wide range of roles from Grease to Saturday Night Fever and then his triumphant comeback in Pulp Fiction. His portrayal of hitman Vincent is sexy and cool. It reminded us what we had been missing after years of mediocre roles. Travolta was a bonafide […]

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AGLIFF 2019 review: LGBT Horror Short ‘CONVERSION THERAPIST’

AGLIFF 2019 review: LGBT Horror Short ‘CONVERSION THERAPIST’

You can’t “pray the gay away”. When will people learn that? CONVERSION THERAPIST premiering tonight at AGLIFF 2019 tackles big issues in form of a genre short.

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Fantasia International Film Festival 2019 review: ‘BORN OF WOMAN’ shorts program scares up attention once again.

Fantasia International Film Festival 2019 review: ‘BORN OF WOMAN’ shorts program scares up attention once again.

Every year, Fantasia International Film Festival has a special shorts program called Born of Woman. This year, 9 genre auteurs from all over the world have given is quite a fright.

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Review: “LUZ” possesses its audience.

Review: “LUZ” possesses its audience.

Sometimes you cannot escape your past. What haunted us then may very well continue to do so in our present. Premiering at Fantasia International Film Festival in 2018, LUZ is a wickedly original and visually spellbinding film that finally hit theaters this Friday.

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Review: DEADSIGHT

Review: DEADSIGHT

Last day until maternity leave and here comes a zombie outbreak. What more can a woman do but fight the good fight and try her hardest to rescue a lost soul along the way? Deadsight takes the zombie genre and adds an entirely new challenge.

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Review: “The 16th Episode”

Review: “The 16th Episode”

Where shock value and instant gratification rule, how does one maintain a sense of self-worth and sanity? Add some blood and gore and demons? Seems like a reasonable way to get viewers attention. The 16th Episode might tick all those boxes for you.

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Terrifying Trailer: “Ready Or Not” Red Band Trailer comes out of hiding.

Terrifying Trailer: “Ready Or Not” Red Band Trailer comes out of hiding.

Let’s have a wedding and then let’s play a game. Bride’s choice. Ready Or Not, here it comes… trailer, I mean.

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Terrifying Trailer: “Scary Stories to Tell In The Dark”

Terrifying Trailer: “Scary Stories to Tell In The Dark”

Disturbing images from my childhood come to life in a new trailer. The series of books that upset every kid far beyond Goosebumps, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is coming to the big screen this summer, and it’s being helmed by two horror giants.

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Review: “Head Count”, Elle Callahan’s directorial debut has got your number.

Review: “Head Count”, Elle Callahan’s directorial debut has got your number.

Head Count takes a simple premise, intoxicated and high teens with no inhibitions in the middle of the desert and adds in the paranormal. It forgoes cliches and comes out ahead of the game. In Elle Callahan’s directorial debut, it’s easy to see we’ve got a fresh, new female horror voice on the block.

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Review: “The Child Remains” should have left the past buried.

Review: “The Child Remains” should have left the past buried.

A horror film based on the real-life murders of potentially hundreds of babies sounds scary and disturbing. History is more frightening than almost any movie. The Child Remains should have stuck to history.

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Review: “The Cleaning Lady” is a bit messy.

Review: “The Cleaning Lady” is a bit messy.

Letting someone into your home is one thing. Letting them into your life is another. What happens when the lines of employer and employee cross the line? The Cleaning Lady explores how the past can create one hell of a mess.

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Review: ‘St. Agatha’ is sacrilegious.

Review: ‘St. Agatha’ is sacrilegious.

When nuns go bad? Is Darren Lynn Bousman’s newest film worth the watch? St. Agatha is not God’s plan but it may put the fear of the devil in you.

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Review: ‘You Might Be The Killer’ is a genre fan’s love letter.

Review: ‘You Might Be The Killer’ is a genre fan’s love letter.

Masked killer stalking camp counselors? Check. Loveable leading man seeking help from horror buff friend? Check. Think you’ve seen it before? Maybe. But that’s the point of the new film YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER.

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Review: ‘Silencio’ brings us into the real-life Zone of Silence in Mexico.

Review: ‘Silencio’ brings us into the real-life Zone of Silence in Mexico.

Set in Mexico’s Zone Of Silence, Lorena Villarreal brings us a loaded paranormal thriller in Silencio. As mystery upon mystery rolls out, the question remains, how far would you go to protect the ones you love?

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Review: KNUCKLEBALL’s horror throws you for a loop.

Review: KNUCKLEBALL’s horror throws you for a loop.

We’ve become so reliant on technology to save our skins. But it’s our base survival instincts that just may be our saving grace. Sometimes we’re born with them and sometimes they’re inherited. A hit at this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival, Knuckleball plays on familial talents.

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Review: Does BOARDING SCHOOL make the grade?

Review: Does BOARDING SCHOOL make the grade?

There are innumerable films set in creepy mansions involving unusual children. But it is authentic character development that turns an age-old premise into something that sells scary. In the new film Boarding School, we find a gaggle of misfit kids. Why they are there and what goes on beyond the locked gates is anyone’s guess. So does the film earn an “A” or fail to frighten? Find out in this week’s I Scream You Scream review of BOARDING SCHOOL.

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