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Horror Gets the Virtual Reality Treatment


Although horror films and games rely upon a fairly basic premise where the role of the entertainment is to scare the living daylights out of the viewer, modern media has always tried to utilise new technologies to carry out this function. And recently there are been some surprising innovations in aiding the storyline become truly terrifying. Although there has been …

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How Horror has Influenced our Daily Lives


When we think of the macabre and the terrifying, images of Jack Nicolson in the Shinning, Jason from Halloween, and Leatherface from Texas Chainsaw Massacre are ingrained in our minds. Just reading their names conjures images of their manic appearances, inhuman coldness and dark obsessions. This post looks at how the films influence what we wear, what we read and …

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Film Review: Radha (short film) (2016)


SYNOPSIS: A young woman on the run from her past tries to find solace and oblivion in the arms of a mysterious dancer. REVIEW: Another short film! Today we have RADHA, a short film from Ireland written and directed by Nicolas Courdouan. Our hero is a young woman named Saoirse (Sue Walsh) who is running from a past trauma. She …

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Trailer: Death House (2017) Redband


During an exclusive tour, a power breakdown inside a secret prison known as the Death House sends two agents fighting through a labyrinth of horrors while being pursued by a ruthless army of roaming inmates. As they fight to escape, the agents push toward the lowest depths of the facility where they learn a supernatural group of evil beings are …

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Film Review: Bullet Collector (2011)


SYNOPSIS: Bullet Collector follows the traumas of a wide-eyed 14-year-old boy. Recalling the world of Antoine Doinel in François Truffaut’s The 400 Blows, this unsettling, visually brilliant drama updates that classic by giving it a nightmarishly Russian spin. REVIEW: The Russian film, Bullet Collector (aka Sobiratel Pul), is a dark and bleak tale, a kind of anti-coming of age story …

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Trailer: The Devil’s Woods (2015) Teaser


A group of friends trying to repair their strained relationships decide to spend the weekend camping at a music festival. En route they stop off at a small town in the middle of rural Ireland. However, this seemingly idyllic country town is darkened by a history of strange events. Can a town that is inherently evil literally tear them apart? …

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Trailer: Z/Rex The Jurassic Dead (2016)


A cracked scientist aligns with the Axis of Evil to bring down the US of A with EMP blasts, toxic zombification gas and an unleashing of the ultimate undead killing monstrosity — the Z-REX. When a hot-wired militia squad and a crew of college hipsters are thrown together to do something about it, chaotic Predator-Thunder action runs amok.

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Oaxaca FilmFest Announces Great Genre Movies for 2016 Official Selection


Oaxaca FilmFest announced the details of its Seventh Edition that will take place in Oaxaca, Mexico, from the 8th to the 15th of October 2016. Oaxaca FilmFest just announced the 2016 Official Selection at its annual press conference in Mexico City at the Centro Cultural de España. The Official Competition includes most awaited films like Elvis and Nixon (Liza Johnson, USA), …

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Film Review: Let’s Be Evil (2016)


SYNOPSIS: A vision of augmented reality. REVIEW: Let the record show that Let’s Be Evil is a complete mess from start to finish. A cautionary tale for anyone considering getting mixed up with combination of Google Glass, virtual reality, and an underground summer camp for gifted and talented kids, Let’s Be Evil imagines itself to be intelligent, thrilling, next-gen sort …

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Toronto After Dark Film Fest – FIRST 10 Films Announced!


Toronto After Dark Film Festival is thrilled to officially unveil its first wave of exciting film announcements for 2016! Included in the lineup are some of the most critically acclaimed and eagerly anticipated new horror, sci-fi, action and cult films from this year’s international film festival circuit.  These 10 new movies will all screen at Toronto After Dark Film Festival …

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