Sitges Film Festival 2020 review: ‘The Old Ways’

Sitges Film Festival 2020 review: ‘The Old Ways’

World premiering at Sitges Film Festival 2020, The Old Ways pits tradition against modern assumptions. The film’s duality makes for a unique and bloody genre experience.

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Review: ‘Death of Me’ casts a scary spell on you.

Review: ‘Death of Me’ casts a scary spell on you.

Darren Lynn Bousman became a household name after Saw II. All these years later he is still serving up the scary in his newest film ‘Death Of Me’. Set on a mysterious Thai island, Maggie Q and Luke Hemsworth wake up to a living nightmare. Can they escape the locals and their black magic?

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“Ghosts Of War” will leave you with PTSD.

“Ghosts Of War” will leave you with PTSD.

Can you escape the sins of your past or will they inevitably drag you to hell? Eric Bress’ “Ghosts Of War” is a genre-bending film that will terrorize your senses and challenge your instincts.

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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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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: ‘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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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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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: 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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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: ‘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: 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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Fantasia International Film Festival 2018 Shorts section Born of Woman dominates again.

Fantasia International Film Festival 2018 Shorts section Born of Woman dominates again.

The 2018 shorts section from this year’s Fantasia Born of Woman program thrills and chills once ore. Each short possesses the mind for very different reasons.

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Review: #Screamers does not disappoint.

Review: #Screamers does not disappoint.

Viral videos are all the rage… until someone gets hurt. In an age where anyone can be found through the strokes of a few computer keys, how safe is the use of a hashtag these days? #Screamers is coming to a theater (or computer screen) near you sooner than you think.

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Review: DRIFTER gives the old bait and switch, but doesn’t take you far.

Review: DRIFTER gives the old bait and switch, but doesn’t take you far.

What do you do when you’re at the mercy of crazy people? Do you fight back? What if the end of the world makes things more… complicated? In Drifter, a pair of brothers must continue to overcome adversity before they’re left with a bad taste on their mouths.

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Review- “Don’t Knock Twice” brings women face to face with ancient evil.

Review- “Don’t Knock Twice” brings women face to face with ancient evil.

The man with a hook for a hand, Bloody Mary, Slenderman… why do we mess with urban legends? Is it to scare ourselves or perhaps someone else. We should know better than to test fate at this point, but we don’t. In the new film Don’t Knock Twice, a troubled young girl wrangles her estranged mother into fighting a battle they may not be able to win.

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Review: “SiREN” sings a familiar tune.

Review: “SiREN” sings a familiar tune.

Some of the most successful films began as a brilliant short. Alive in Joburg became District 9. Within The Woods became The Evil Dead. This time around, a short segment within V/H/S gets its own feature length film. Can SiREN lure in the same audience it did in 2012?

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Memorial Day Monster Marathon on Netflix

Memorial Day Monster Marathon on Netflix

As we remember those who fight for our freedom on this sweltering Memorial Day, horror fans may be sitting inside with the AC blasting looking for something to feast upon to beat the heat. Here are 5 suggestions for a Memorial Day Monster Movie Marathon all available on Netflix.

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‘You’re Killing Me’ brings laughs, gore, and a much needed sub-genre.

‘You’re Killing Me’ brings laughs, gore, and a much needed sub-genre.

Unapologetically self-involved dialogue and killing go hand in hand with a brand new indie titled, “You’re Killing Me”. The name, you’ll come to discover, is a double entendre. We welcome the arrival of this gay horror-comedy in all it’s glory.

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SCARY LADIES: Part 1- 5 eclectic female Writers and Directors who fill us with fear.

SCARY LADIES: Part 1- 5 eclectic female Writers and Directors who fill us with fear.

Scary Ladies. Assumptions tell us that women are mere victims in the horror game. Though some of the most unique films come from the minds of the female persuasion. In the first of a new series, here are 5 female directors and writers that put our preconceived notions on the back burner. They really kill it.

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Sunday Bloody Sunday: Start your October off with some extra GRAVY.

Sunday Bloody Sunday: Start your October off with some extra GRAVY.

Add a little extra GRAVY to your holidays with some oozing gore and plenty of funny from this new Scream Factory release. Did someone order a platter of stars with a side order of practical effects? GRAVY is filled with tricks and treats for everyone in this Sunday Bloody Sunday review.

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