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Japan’s darkest secret has become America’s newest nightmare
If youâre reading this review, youâre no doubt already familiar with the legendary Guinea Pig films from Japan. If not, long story short, theyâre a group of hardcore gore films from Japan, made in the 1980âs, definitely not for the squeamish, that pretty set new standards for how disturbing and depraved a horror film can be. The story of Charlie … Continue reading
A woman comes to New York City from Ohio to escape an abusive husband and gets entangled with murderous female vigilantes who prey on abusive men.
A Gun for Jennifer is a different kind of rape revenge movie than what most exploitation fans might expect; it focuses far more on the second part of the equation, the revenge. With most of the films in the subgenre, … Continue reading
A blind army veteran moves into a retirement community where people and animals have been mysteriously dying off.
Director: AdriĂĄn GarcĂa Bogliano
Starring: Nick Damici, Ethan Emby, Lance Guest, Tina Louise
Ambrose (Nick Damici) is a blind Vietnam vet who is moving into a retirement community and already picking out headstones for his own funeral. His son, Will (Ethan Embry) helps him move but seems more in a hurry to … Continue reading
The network where the famous anchorwoman Grace Forsyte works, is collapsing and she would do everything to regain the favour of the audience, therefore she convinces her professional team to go to the Amazon jungle for a sensational scoop about the cannibals
Combining the sensational brutality of mondo documentaries with the jungle adventures that saturated silver screens during Hollywoodâs golden age, the cannibal genre was born. Italian directors flocked to theÂ rainforestsÂ throughout … Continue reading
A terrifying new anthology film comprised of three stories based on the work of Edgar Allan Poe,
The stories of Edgar Allan Poe had a towering influence on horror cinema through the years. Indeed, his short story The Gold Bug was turned into a film in 1910, and his stories have influenced generations of filmmakers over the decades since then. Some would say that without Poe, Roger Corman would never had been … Continue reading
A girl wakes up in the middle of the woods with no memory of what has happened prior to that. She is injured and confused when she starts seeing a shape, or figure, that is following her.
Shot in black and white this 27 minute dialog-less somber haunting piece explores the art of contrast and shadows. Stark whites and deep blacks provide a colder and more focused visual that intentionally draws … Continue reading
We are in 1973. A corrupt cop helps the new born DEA to burn down the poppy fields in Mexico.
What was supposed to be a romantic night in for a young couple, quickly turns into a terrifying encounter with Drudge… A new face of horror is born.
JU-ON: WHITE GHOST tells the story of senior high school student Arkane whose strong ESP power induces him into seeing Mirai, the tragic ghost of an old school friend. JU-ON: BLACK GHOST tells the chilling story of a young woman called Fukie who discovers that she’s carrying an unborn ‘grudge’, which vengefully curses all those around her
Ju-On: White Ghost / Black Ghost is a combined release under Well Go USA … Continue reading
A shy co-ed and her classmates travel to Europe to see a ritual. With a satanist/professor with them, he lures them into deadly traps to become sacrifices to Satan. One co-ed is a virgin, the main key to bring Satan back to life. But can the co-ed lose her virginity before Satan controls the world?
Italian horror directors seem to have a weird knack of making ‘American’ horror films that are … Continue reading
“Seven” meets “The Da Vinci Code,” when New York Police Headquarters is confronted with the horror of a serial murderer loose on the streets of Manhattan.
On the tough streets of New York, someone is seemingly killing off the innocent. A priest has his head smashed in on the underground and his church desecrated, and a bright young teen is found crucified not long after. The two cops assigned to the … Continue reading
A young woman fights the monster she’s becoming to save the life of the man she loves.
Director: Francis dela Torre
Writer: Francis dela Torre
Stars: Anne Curtis, Alexander Dreymon
When I was graciously enveloped into the fold that is the HorrorNews team, I was assigned the honourable role of âcrappy film reviewerâ. A role I wholeheartedly and happily dove into with pride and gusto. You see, Iâve seen … Continue reading
If thereâs one thing that drives me crazy, itâs when people get down on independent, shot on video movies for not looking enough like Titanic, or not having as good of acting as Twilight, or not being written as well as Battlefield Earth (ask me on a different day, youâre liable to get a whole list of other answers as to what the âone thingâ is that drives me crazy). Itâs especially unnerving … Continue reading
In a City where crime rules supreme, District Attorney Tony Quinn has the scales of justice stacked against him. When a crime boss has Tony blinded by acid, Tony is given the ability to see in the dark like a bat. Tony Quinn takes the guise of the Black Bat to see to it that crime does not pay and that the scales of justice are balanced once more.
Stop … Continue reading
At 15 years old, Kyle Kuchta went to his first horror convention. Years later, he visits multiple cons to understand why these gatherings are so important to horror fans, vendors and celebrity guests.
All documentaries have a purpose, whether it be exposing human rights atrocities, discussing gun laws or showing famous cyclists to be the drug cheats they long denied they were. Iâm sure Iâm not shattering any long held beliefs … Continue reading
We follow a serial killer and his victims as they all prepare for Christmas in their own ways. This year it doesn’t matter if you have been naughty or nice, Santa is coming to town no matter what, and he knows where you live.
Iâll be honest, Iâm super impressed that there are so many people who, when they think Christmas, they think horror. Throughout the years, weâve been given quite the … Continue reading
A psychological horror film based on the short story by H.P. Lovecraft. Daniel Upton’s relationship with his friend Edward Derby is abruptly changed after Edward becomes romantically involved with Asenath Waite, a hypnotist with an odd reputation. As Edward’s behavior becomes more erratic and events unexplainable, Daniel investigates. Is it madness…or something far more terrifying?
Originally published in the January 1937 issue of Weird Tales, âThe Thing on the … Continue reading
Bubby has spent thirty years trapped in the same small room, tricked by his mother. One day, he manages to escape, and, deranged and naive in equal measures, his adventure into modern life begins.
Rolf de Heerâs Bad Boy Bubby is a strange one, indeed. This movie centers around a man named, what else, Bubby (played perfectly by Nicholas Hope in his film debut; he would later go on to star in … Continue reading
After a convoy of American soldiers disappears, a special ops team is deployed to rescue them. They soon encounter an army of gigantic scorpions, spiders and snakes that have come to Earth from another dimension.
With lines like, “I’m getting sick and tired of these big, bad bugs,” you know this is one major cheese fest! I often use the term ‘B-movie magic’…not as an insult, but just to describe a … Continue reading
After leaving a doctor visit with the worst news, Valerie Dreyfuss and her sister Melissa come to a stop on a lonely stretch of road. Their car is engulfed by a blinding light….12 hours later Valerie wakes to the horror that her sister is gone, nowhere to be found.
Set in the deep freeze of a northern Michigan winter, when a group of college students volunteer to assist their psychology professor with his research, their weekend retreat turns into a nightmare.
A group of college students have been assisting their professor in his psychology research, and as a reward, he gives them the keys to his âretreatâ; a cabin in the cold, snowy Michigan woods. The first group arrive … Continue reading