Charlie Cargile

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

‘Birds of Prey’ (2020) Movie Review

I’ve been a fan of Harley Quinn since she debuted in Batman: The Animated Series back in the early ’90s. Needless to say, I was pretty excited to see Harley make her big-screen debut in 2016’s Suicide Squad. While that film is overall a pretty mixed bag, Margot Robbie’s Harley …

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‘Be My Cat’ Director Adrian ?ofei Announces New Film, ‘Dr. Frankenstein’

Three years ago, I was given the opportunity to check out Adrian Tofei’s debut feature, Be My Cat: A Film For Anne (2015 –  read my review here), a dark and twisted film that I highly recommend. Recently, Tofei offered an update on his followup feature, We Put The World …

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First Look At David Teixeira’s Short Film, ‘Play. Pause. Kill.’

Dating is a crazy scene nowadays. You meet someone online, chat briefly, and eventually invite them to hook up. Finally, you meet this stranger facet to face. What could possibly go wrong? The new short film, Play. Pause. Kill., explores that. Check out the teaser trailer below, and then read …

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‘The Grudge’ (2020) Movie Review

Director Takashi Shimizu gave us the Japanese ghost story, Ju-On, in 2002, and followed it up in 2004 with an American version of the same story called The Grudge. Upon seeing the film when it hit DVD, I became a huge fan of its unsettling creepiness. When it was announced that …

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Jonestown Films Shares First Look At ‘Wraith: City Of Shadows’

I’m a huge fan of Tory Jones and the Jonestown Films crew. You may know them for the excellent indie slasher, The Wicked One (which has a sequel Wicked Ones in post), or the mystery/thriller/slasher, Angel. (read our review here) Jonestown Films has a new project entering development called Wraith: City …

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‘Season’s Greetings 2’ (2019) Movie Review

Season's Greetings 2

Holiday anthologies, especially Christmas ones, are one of my favorite things. Three years ago, when I first started writing for PopHorror, I had the pleasure of reviewing Concept Media’s Holiday Horror anthology Season’s Greetings (read our review – here). Imagine my surprise when I was given the opportunity to check …

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‘Mad Santa’ (2019) Short Film Review

When it comes to Christmas, I’m a bit of a Scrooge. With few exceptions, I really don’t care for anything Christmas-related. One of the rare exceptions is Christmas horror films, which I absolutely love. Recently, I was given the chance to check out Bruce Blain’s new short film, Mad Santa. …

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A Boatload Of Stills From A & P Productions’ ‘Slashlorette Party’

A & P Productions are responsible for 2 of my favorite indie horror films: Cinco De Mayo (2013 – read our review here) and Streets of Vengeance (2016 – read our review here). Awhile back, they announced that they were turning the fake trailer from Streets of Vengeance, for a movie …

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Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Movie Review

I grew up with an older sister who loved sci-fi and horror films, so I was exposed to the Terminator franchise at an early age. I’m a huge fan of Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgement Day, and I also have a massive soft spot for The Sarah Connors Chronicles. I’ve seen …

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