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Madeline Deering’s ‘BATHTUB SHARK ATTACK’ (2023) – Movie Review

Bathtub Shark Attack

NOTE: This review was generated during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, this film wouldn’t exist. PopHorror fully supports the WGA and SAG-AFTRA and their efforts. Bathtub Shark Attack 2023 is a wildly insane comedy horror film, written and directed …

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Paul C. Hemmes’s ‘MAYA’ (2022) – Movie Review

Maya (2022)

A shape-shifting soul collector seeks to lead a group of unsuspecting non-believers into the afterlife in Maya, a 2022 horror film, written and directed by Paul C. Hemmes (Dead Enders 2010, A Grave in the Woods 2018). Maya (2022) Synopsis  Nothing is what it seems when a group of unsuspecting friends …

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‘A Night of Misfit Films’ (2023) – Fundraiser Review

A Night of Misfit Films

We had the honor of attending the A Night of Misfit Films fundraiser on April 1st, an amazing local event looking to help raise recognition and awareness for the annual fan-favorite film festival. Once again the festivities took place at the legendary Phoenix art center, the Alwun House, and was …

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Interview With Lee Thongkham, Director of ‘THE LAKE’ (2022)

Lee Thongkham

We recently had the pleasure of chatting with Taiwanese indie film director Lee Thongkham about his upcoming 2023 creature feature, The Lake. This is his third overall feature film, and his first foray into the macabre realm of monster movies. Check out what he had to say as we discussed his career, love …

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A Tribute To Film Composer Miriam Mayer

With sad, heavy hearts, we regret to announce the passing of the legendary film composer, Miriam Mayer, on March 1st, 2023. The film world not only lost one of its biggest and brightest stars in the industry, but in life in general. She was an amazingly talented individual, not to …

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PopHorror Interviews Special FX Wizard and Indie Director, Hiroshi Katagiri

Doug Jones and Hiroshi Katagiri in 'Gehenna: Where Death Lives' (2016)

I had the immense pleasure of chatting with the world-renowned special effects artist turned indie director, Hiroshi Katagiri, this past week, and boy do we have something special lined up for you all. Having worked on several award-winning films throughout his storied career, Katagiri has created some of the most …

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Horror-On-Sea 2023 Film Festival – ‘ESCALATION’ (2021) – Movie Review


Closing our coverage of the Horror-On-Sea 2023 Film Festival, we had the chance to catch the exhilarating, fear-inducing 2021 short film, Escalation. Here’s what we thought about it.  Escalation Synopsis During the pandemic, an isolated self-centered man has to confront his own inner demons and decide what kind of person …

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Horror-On-Sea 2023 Film Festival – ‘MURPHY’S LORE’ (2022) – Movie Review

Murphy's Lore

As we near the end of our Horror-On-Sea 2023 Film Festival coverage, we had the extreme pleasure of viewing the amazing documentary, Murphy’s Lore. Check out what we thought about this phenomenal film. Murphy’s Lore Synopsis A tribute to the life and legacy of the late, great British indie horror …

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