Tag Archives: Samantha Kolesnik

Check Out The Films, Tickets, And Dates For GenreBlast Film Festival 2022

We’re so excited for this year’s GenreBlast Film Festival. Check out this film lineup! I know I personally can’t wait for The Barn II and Worst Laid Plans. What about you guys? Grab tickets for this Winchester, VA, event below. GenreBlast Film Fest has announced its lineup for the seventh year …

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WIHFF 2020 Lineup Announced Plus Special Guest Jury!

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The Women in Horror Film Festival has been hard at work, preparing for the third installment of the fest. Co-founder and festival director Vanessa Ionta Wright has restructured and relocated! WIHFF 2020 will be held during national WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH, February 27-29, 2020 at the historic STRAND THEATRE on …

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Book Review: ‘True Crime’ by Samantha Kolesnik

Growing up, I was weird. Fat, acne, braces, glasses and ill-fitting clothes with a haircut my mom gave me. Definitely not the “cute” weird. I didn’t have a lot of friends, and the ones that I did, well, let’s just say I didn’t remain in contact with most of them …

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Grindhouse Press Announces Release Date for TRUE CRIME by Samantha Kolesnik


TRUE CRIME, the disturbing debut novel by Samantha Kolesnik, is forthcoming from Grindhouse Press on January 15th, 2020! Samantha Kolesnik is one of the most talented and genuine people in the horror business and I’m ecstatic about this news. To have your first novel debut happen through a well-respected publisher …

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FGBFF 2019: Midnight Movies Short Film Block Review

Midnight Movies… A movie phenomenon that began in the 1950s that has continued throughout the decades. Usually considered a low budget and/or cult movie, with a creature of some sort running amuck, and shown with a host such as Joe Bob Briggs (read our interview with him here) or Elvira. Later …

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Above The Line Artistry Drops Sadistically Beautiful Trailer for ‘Mama’s Boy’

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A few months back I had the immense pleasure of checking out an early screening of Mama’s Boy and it didn’t disappoint. Samantha Kolesnik is an amazing director who knows how to deliver a true horror story in a short amount of time. Films like hers are the reason the …

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Women in Horror Film Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

Women In Horror Film Festival

Filmmakers Vanessa Ionta Wright and Samantha Kolesnik founded the Women In Horror Film Festival in 2016. The festival is dedicated to celebrating and showcasing women directors, writers, cinematographers, FX artists, editors, production designers, composers, producers, and performers in horror cinema, as well as the teams with whom they work. The folks behind …

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A Love Letter to Indie Horror Filmmakers: We Need More Horror Anthologies

I live and breathe indie horror. There’s just something so creatively raw and beautiful about it that makes my icy, black heart beat just a little bit faster. That’s why I enjoy supporting the genre in any way I can. I especially love horror anthologies. What’s better than getting to …

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Horror Short Review – ‘Mama’s Boy’ (2018) is Captivatingly Dark and Disturbing

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They say that no love is stronger than a mother’s love for her child, but after seeing Above the Line Artistry’s new horror short, Mama’s Boy, you may question that saying altogether. Let’s just say that this mom definitely wins the sickest and cruelest mother-of-the-year award in my book. Hauntingly …

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