Tag Archives: Horror Review

‘CRYPTID’ (2023) Review – Just Another Creature Feature? Or Something More?

At first glance, the crowdfunded indie film Cryptid may look like just another B-movie creature feature. I found it to be more than that. How much more? Check out the trailer, then read on for the full review! The Story Harriet (Ellen Adair) and Max (Nicholas Baroudi) give us a …

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A Review of Unearthed Films’ Latest, ‘A Record of Sweet Murder’ (2014)

Kôji Shiraishi, the provocative mind behind the films Grotesque, Carved, and The Ring vs. The Grudge finally found a loving and nurturing home at Unearthed Films for his 2014 feature, A Record of Sweet Murder. Delivering on their promise of one new release a month, the distribution company enthusiastically added this …

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‘Channel Zero: Candle Cove’ Will Get Its Hook In You (Television Review)

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Candle Cove, the first season of horror anthology series Channel Zero, premiered on the Syfy network in October of 2016. The series was quick to gain a cult following, in part because of its established fan base from the creepypasta story that it’s based on, and it spared no expense …

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Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018) is Tasteless, Brutal, and F*cking Rad

Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich

If you’ve ever wanted to see a decapitated man urinating on his own head, I have just the movie for you. Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, directed by Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wiklund, is a modern update on the classic series, and while it bears enough similarities to please the die-hards, …

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Fantasia Fest 2018: ‘Satan’s Slaves’ Will Scare You Senseless

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Joko Anwar’s Satan’s Slaves is screening at Fantasia Fest 2018, and it might just be the scariest movie you’ll see at the event – or all year, for that matter. The Indonesian horror film has already enjoyed success in its home country, but now it’s poised to take over the …

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The Domestics (2018) is the Violent, Old-School Pulp You’ve Been Longing For

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There’s something charming about a self-aware genre film that wears its tropes like a badge of honor. In the case of The Domestics, what you see is undeniably what, and all, you get – but that’s okay. It’s a nightmarish cross between Mad Max, The Warriors and The Crazies, and it’s …

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Dead List (2018) – Movie Review

You’re a struggling actor in Hollywood, just trying to climb your way to the top. You’ve blown yet another audition, and now you have to take that drive-of-shame home. Suddenly, the answer to all of your problems literally falls from the sky and lands on your car. Would you make …

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Review: Island Zero (2017) Gets Lost at Sea

Island Zero

Isolation is a frequently effective plot device in horror. There are few things more terrifying than being cut off from any potential savior while *insert horror villain here* is trying to kill you. Bringing to mind films like The Thing, and more accurately, 30 Days of Night, Josh Gerritsen‘s Island Zero places …

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‘The Lodgers’ (2018) Review: As Fate Would Have It

Brian O’Malley’s The Lodgers bleeds luscious Gothic beauty from its first frame to its last. O’Malley, intact with an old-school style of genre film-making, has, above all, crafted a ghostly tale that, in regard to its aesthetic, feels like a classic horror film in a modern era. It’s gorgeous, ghostly, …

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