Tag Archives: suspense

Greg Pritikin’s ‘THE MISTRESS’ : Now Showing, and Doesn’t Disappoint!

Note: This piece was written during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, the film being covered here wouldn’t exist. PopHorror fully supports the WGA and SAG-AFTRA and their efforts.  I had the distinct pleasure and pure joy of watching The …

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Movie Review: Craig David Wallace’s ‘Motherly’ (2021) Delivers A Heartbreaking And Suspenseful Story


Horror Collective’s new home invasion thriller, Motherly, delivers something unique and special; definitely not what I was expecting at all and I love a good mystery. Plus it’s nothing like other home invasion films. Motherly was directed by Craig David Wallace (Todd and the Book of Pure Evil) as well as …

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Coming Soon to Digital: Ramin Niami’s ‘Eye Without a Face’

Coming soon to Digital is a new suspense film from Gravitas Ventures and Director Ramin Niami (Somewhere in the City) called Eye Without a Face. The film stars Dakota Shapiro (The Affair), Luke Cook (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), and Vlada Verevko (Beauty and the Beast). It will be available on …

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Movie Review: Michael Nader’s ‘The Toll’ (2021) Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine!

The Toll

Saban Films’ new horror thriller will captivate you with its mystery and suspense… are you ready to pay The Toll? The film was written and directed by Michael Nader (read our interview with him – HERE). The cast includes Jordan Hayes (read out interview with her- HERE), Max Topplin (read …

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Interview with Niki Koss, Star of New Horror Thriller ‘Dreamcatcher’

Niki Koss

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Niki Koss, the star of the new horror thriller Dreamcatcher (read our review – HERE). This film is quite different from anything I’ve seen before, and Niki delivers a killer performance. Learn about her career, her character in Dreamcatcher, upcoming projects, and …

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Movie Review – ‘Soldier of War’ AKA ‘Aux’ (2019)

On paper and poster, Soldier of War is what you’d get if an author like Robert McCammon wrote First Blood.  An undead vet who doesn’t know World War II is over wages guerrilla war on the local police with a knife and sticks. In execution, it’s not quite the sum of …

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Movie Review: Kristoffer Nyholm’s ‘The Vanishing’ (2018)

Gerard Butler is the mall Chinese food of action stars, and I don’t pay that compliment lightly. He may not be to everyone’s taste. Some might turn their nose up at the mention. But if you’ve got the taste the sheer animalistic hankering of the stuff, nothing hits the spot …

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Horror Short ’42 Counts’ (2018) Is An Intense Burst of Suspense

One sign of a successful short film is when it has the ability to make the audience feel something in a limited runtime. Jill Gevargizian’s short horror film, 42 Counts, does just this in merely 8 minutes. With an outstanding soundtrack, well-shot scenes and great performances, 42 Counts is a …

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Celebrating the 55th Anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’

“It’s the end of the world.” Today, we celebrate the 55th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock’s riveting masterpiece, The Birds, which was released in 1963. Along with 1960’s Psycho, The Birds is one of the films that are identified with Hitchcock. The man is known as a Master of Suspense for good …

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