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My Favorite Films Featuring Dark Magic

When it comes to films about magic, I’m not ashamed to say that I love them dark. Below I’m going to share my favorites, but before we get to the list I would like to clarify that dark magic is not Satanic. It is defined as the use of supernatural …

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Argento Goes Full On Crazy: ‘PHENOMENA (1985)’ Synapse 4K Review

Italian maestro, Dario Argento, decided to go full-on “bat shit crazy” for his 1985 film Phenomena. And for someone like Argento, that’s really saying something! Phenomena Synopsis “A young girl who has an amazing ability to communicate with insects is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual …

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Sundance Film Festival 2022: This Horror Review Roundup Has Such Sights to Show You – Movie Reviews

Now that Sundance 2022 has come to a close, I want to share with you my thoughts on the films I saw. In this first article, I’ll cover the horror and thriller features I got to watch, a few quick thoughts on each, as well as whether I recommend checking …

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‘Music Box Of Horrors At The Drive-In’ Returns In October – Presented By Shudder

Music Box Of Horrors

Chicago area horror fans rejoice. Classic horror films are showing all month at the Music Box Theatre as Shudder proudly presents The Music Box of Horrors: Dawn of the Drive-In! 2021’s lineup of films looks like their best yet. Double Features every Friday and Saturday night in October! Read on …

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Happy Birthday To Dario Argento!

We are very excited this month to celebrate the birthday of a true master of horror cinema, a master in the genre of Giallo, Dario Argento. He was the director that introduced me to wonders of foreign horror films via the darkly beautiful Phenomena (1985 – read our retro review …

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10 Horror Movie Soundtracks That Stand The Test of Time

There are many horror films out there that have stood the test of time. But what makes them truly recognizable by their audience is through their music. Horror films have long been known to create fear and terror, but the soundtrack is what really helps to provide that bone-chilling, spine-tingling …

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Meet the Writers: Gus Wood

Howdy! I’m Gus, and I’ve been writing for PopHorror for almost a year now. It’s been a trip to write about my favorite thing in the world… that isn’t my wife or my cats. I fell in love with horror movies after a whole childhood of being scared. There was …

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Remake As Rebirth: A Review Of ‘Suspiria’ (2018)

Remakes are tricky. A lot of them fall into the trap of being “but with cell phones” copies of their originals. Some are so unique, they might as well be different movies. The best remakes are defined by their intention. By that metric, Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria (2018) is a triumph. It’s …

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