Charlie Cargile

Indianapolis based Horror journalist. Lover of most things Horror (especially Indie), Pop Punk and the strange and unusual.

‘Lost Girl of the Lake’ by Joe McKinney and Michael McCarty – Book Review

Coming of age stories are something that every horror novelist seems to tackle eventually. Stephen King (IT and The Body), Robert McCammon (Boy’s Life), Dan Simmons (Summer of Night), and Richard Laymon (The Traveling Vampire Show), just to name a few. Michael McCarty is no different. I recently connected with Michael McCarty …

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Awesome Cover for Dead Jack Book 2: ‘Dead Jack and the Soul Catcher’

Last year I found a self-published urban fantasy/noir novel, Dead Jack and the Pandemonium Device by James Aquilone (read the review here), on Amazon. I absolutely loved the story, the world-building, and the crazy characters, so I was pleased when Dead Jack was picked up for distribution by Curiosity Quills Press. …

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‘Black Eyed Child’ (2018) Short Film Review

I’ve been a huge fan of Tony Morales since I first saw his short film Hada, which scared the shit out of me. Tony continued the trend of creepy shorts with his follow up, Do We Play? Now Tony is back with another short, Black Eyed Child, based on the famous …

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Crowdfunding Campaign For Studio 605’s ‘Cinematic Reality’

I’m been following the crew at Studio 605 since The Wicked One (read my review of the film here) was released last year, and I’ve reviewed several of their features and shorts, including I Love Mackenzie Reynolds, Don’t Fuck in the Woods, and Scream for Summer. Studio 605 is known for their horror …

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Mohawk (2017) Movie Review

When I heard Ted Geoghegen had a new film coming out, I got pretty excited. While I wasn’t as big of a fan of We Are Still Here as some people, I loved the final act and was curious to see what Mr. Geoghegen had in store for horror fans …

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‘Butcher The Bakers’ (2017) Movie Review

I’m a huge fan of slacker comedies (mainly Kevin Smith’s films) as well as horror comedies. Butcher The Bakers, the latest indie horror film from Tyler Amm, is one that combines the two to frequently hilarious and gory results. Butcher the Bakers is the latest film from Tyler Amm (Grace’s …

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‘November’ (2017) Movie Review

I’m a sucker for a love story, being a hopeless romantic at heart. I’m also a huge fan of the films that aren’t afraid to fully embrace weirdness to tell its tale. November is one such film. November is the latest film from writer/director Rainer Sarnet based on the novel, …

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‘Don’t Fuck in the Woods 2’ Launches IndieGoGo

Concept Media LLC is one of the current leaders in indie horror, always pushing themselves further and further with each project. Just take a look at their output below, it speaks for itself. Concept Media is currently in production on Don’t Fuck in the Woods 2, the long-awaited sequel to …

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Don’t Text And Drive: Elizabeth’s Story (2017) Short Film Review

Texting and driving is a major issue, especially when it comes to young people. Usually resorting to cheap jokes and rhymes, most Public Service Announcements gloss over the deadly habit and what can result from texting behind the wheel. It’s rare that one actually tackles the issue head on in …

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FGBFF 2018: Apocalypse Babies (2017) Short Film Review

In this political climate, it’s not hard to imagine the world inching closer to the apocalypse. Hate, intolerance, racism, sexism, and politicians engaging in dick measuring contests are steadily rising. The end result of this is the world that Apocalypse Babies takes place in and it’s a bleak one. Apocalypse …

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