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: ‘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: “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: “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: ‘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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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: “Demon House” leaves you disturbed and uneasy.

Review: “Demon House” leaves you disturbed and uneasy.

Paranormal investigation is all fun and games until people are physically affected by something the eye cannot see. Are demons real? Can objects be possessed by spirits? Death seems to surround certain places on Earth. Somewhere in America once stood a home called the “Portal to Hell” and it wasn’t as long ago as you might think.

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Selling Scary: ‘Wish Upon’ gives us its first trailer and a spooky campaign.

Selling Scary: ‘Wish Upon’ gives us its first trailer and a spooky campaign.

What sets a horror film apart from all the others? A great trailer for one. But an added element for young fans to play with while waiting for said anticipated film? There’s your winner. Here is the trailer and new site for Wish Upon.

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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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Taking a bite out of 2017 with… Shark horror?

Taking a bite out of 2017 with… Shark horror?

Looking towards the new year, we know films come in theme rotation. What’s the new trend besides reboots in the next 2 years? It sounds fishy to me.

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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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Part 2: 1 Filmmaker, 3 Films. Interview with Steve Balderson.

Part 2: 1 Filmmaker, 3 Films. Interview with Steve Balderson.

In the second of three articles featuring a writer/director that’s breaking all the rules, “From Kansas to Hollywood”, Steve Balderson chats with me about his inspiration, how he runs a set, and some of his favorite films. Here is 1 Filmmaker, 3 Films: Part 2.

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1 Filmmaker, 3 Films- An introduction to Steve Balderson and HELL TOWN.

1 Filmmaker, 3 Films- An introduction to Steve Balderson and HELL TOWN.

Steve Balderson has been making successful indie films for years, so why isn’t his name a household one? We’ll be introducing you to Steve in a series of reviews. From Kansas to Hollywood, this filmmaker is making movies his own way. Today we talk about Hell Town, now available on VOD.

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New Trailer: ‘BLAIR WITCH’ a sequel?

New Trailer: ‘BLAIR WITCH’ a sequel?

There was one movie responsible for starting the “found footage” phenomenon. Since then we’ve seen films like REC, Quarantine, V/H/S, and the Paranormal Activity franchise explode. Can anything live up the original? A new trailer might change your mind. Ladies and gentlemen, Blair Witch.

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Eli Roth’s disturbing film CLOWN will be available on Blu-ray™ and DVD August 23

Eli Roth’s disturbing film CLOWN will be available on Blu-ray™ and DVD August 23

Eli Roth, resposible for directing and producing such chilling titles as Hostel, Cabin Fever, and Knock Knock, has brought one of the most common fears to life. Check out the trailer and box art for his latest project CLOWN, getting it’s Blu-Ray and DVD release in August.

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