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‘ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES’ Ring True 30 Years Later – Retro Review

Addams Family Values

When Charles Addams created the brilliantly dark The Addams Family cartoon, he found a way to represent the outcasts who have taught important lessons about acceptance and family for decades. One iteration of the famous creepy kooky family holds as a shining example to this day. Let’s celebrate 30 years of …

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Shelley Duvall’s Return to Acting: ‘THE FOREST HILLS’ – Spoiler-Free Review

Shelley Duvall

In 2022, the news broke out that Shelley Duvall (The Shining, 1980) would be returning to acting for the first time in two decades. Duvall’s career briefly died out in a whisper with her 2002 movie Manna from Heaven. Afterwards, Duvall battled mental health issues and avoided Hollywood; resorting to …

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A Love Letter To ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Asking a horror fan what their favorite horror movie is is like asking a food critic what their favorite dish is; it all depends on the mood. Sometimes I’m in the mood for a complex psychological thriller and will throw on Jacob’s Ladder. Other times, I just want to see …

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My Favorite Horror Movie – ’28 WEEKS LATER’ (2007)

28 Weeks Later

Zombies have always been one of my biggest fears. I feel like it’s such a possible reality for humans in this day and age. Especially given how advanced our science is. I think it’s totally believable to think that our government could be doing experiments to make an undead army. …

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Chad Ostrom’s ‘The Day After Halloween’ (2022) Movie Review – PopHorror

The Day After Halloween (2022): Two lifelong buddies must unravel the circumstances that led to a corpse in their bathtub in the wake of a Halloween party. The Day After Halloween was an absolute pleasure to review. It’s one of those movies that builds as it goes. Might start out …

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Welcome to Willy’s Wonderland (2020): Another Animatronic Nightmare – Movie Review

I love strange films, and one of my newest obsessions is the whole animatronics gone bad scenario. Recently, I reviewed the film The Banana Splits (2019 – read that review here), and then I came across this gem. Welcome to Kevin Lewis’s Willy’s Wonderland, a world fueled by Nicolas Cage’s …

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‘A.I. Tales’ Is A Haunting Vision of the Future

Made up of four short films relating to artificial intelligence, A.I. Tales is a film of haunting beauty and sadness. The four stories are presented without a linking narrative, but each takes place in the near future. Our first story is Nelson Lee’s Seed, with Nathan (Lee) celebrating his 40th birthday …

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Primal Rage: Bigfoot Reborn (2018) Movie Review

Patrick Magee’s stunning film, Primal Rage: Bigfoot Reborn (AKA Primal Rage: The Legend of Oh-Man), is a fresh, bold, new take on the Bigfoot genre. The film stars Casey Gagliardi, Andrew Joseph Montgomery, and Eloy Casados. It was filmed in the gorgeous, rainy Pacific Northwest mountains. The film opens with a …

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Winchester (2018) – Movie Review

The history of the Winchester mansion is such an interesting story. This twisted, surreal house was built in San Jose, California, beginning in 1884, a project that continued 24 hours a day until the mansion’s owner, Sarah Winchester, passed away in 1922. As soon as she passed, the place became …

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‘Watch Over Us’ (2015) Movie Review

Horror films centered on demons are a dime a dozen. The genre, much like zombies, has been done to death and there is very rarely an interesting take anymore. Recently I got the chance to check out the demonic horror film Watch Over Us. Was it more of the same or did …

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