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Sequels Better Than the Originals

In most genres of cinema, the sequel is almost inherently worse than the original. However, horror is not like most genres. Sequels can sometimes match the quality of the original or surpass it. The reason could be related to a higher budget, more attention from studios, less attention from studios, or just the result of taking scares and creativity to …

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Top 5 Zombie Themed Slots Games

One of the most popular themed video slots amongst the majority of online casinos is an interesting range of zombie apocalypse type pokies games. Although mainly disguised as scary or even eerie, many of these games tend to have an almost comical outlook on the invasion of half dead corpses. For those that are familiar with Peter Jackson’s trilogy of …

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Chilling Short Film Pre-empts New British Horror

After the success of his powerful psychological horror The Telephone, Derbyshire writer-director Stuart Connock Wheeldon is again to take the world of independent cinema by storm. His new film Don’t Follow the Light today steps into the preproduction phase and will be filmed in and around the Derbyshire countryside in the summer of 2018.  Don’t Follow the Light is a prequel to the thoroughbred filmmaker’s …

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Film Review: Django Unchained (2012)

SYNOPSIS: “In 1858 Texas, the former German dentist Doctor King Schultz meets the slave Django in a lonely road while being transported by the slavers Speck Brothers. He asks if Django knows the Brittle Brothers and with the affirmative, he buys Django. Then Schultz states that he is a bounty hunter chasing John, Ellis and Roger Brittle and proposes a …

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Film Review: Blackhawk (1952)

SYNOPSIS: “The Blackhawks were seven flyers who banded together during World War Two to fight the Nazis. After the war, they continued to fight evil where ever they find it. In this movie, they are battling a group of spies and saboteurs bent on destroying democracy. The Blackhawks foil a succession of plots, with a cliffhanger ending in each episode.” …

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Interview: Richard Neil (Prodigy)

Hi Richard, How are you? I watched “Prodigy” and I loved it! I told Alex (one of the directors) that I loved it and Savannah who plays Ellie kind of reminded me of a little, mini Hannibal Lecter. Richard- Oh wonderful. Sure! I also loved the back and forth between you and Savannah. It was very intense. How did you …

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Interview: Jamie Bernadette (4/20 Massacre)

Actress Jamie Bernadette stars in the new film “4/20 Massacre.” Jamie has starred in “All Girls Weekend”, “American Satan”, “NCIS: New Orleans.” Hi Jamie, Please tell us how you got involved with the film, “4/20 Massacre” and how did you prepare for your character? Jamie- Well I sent in for an audition tape with the director Dylan Reynolds and that …

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TV Review: Requiem (Season 1) (2018)

SYNOPSIS: A shocking personal trauma sends cellist Matilda Grey and best friend Hal on a journey to unravel a missing child cold case. Along the way Matilda finds herself in a twisted search for her own identity and answers to questions she didn’t know she needed to ask. With classic themes of British horror “Requiem” weaves a complex, supernatural tale …

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Film Review: The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

SYNOPSIS: A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house REVIEW: Paul Henderson (Jon Pertwee) is a film star who disappears after renting an eerie old house. Inspector Holloway (John Bennett) is in charge of the mystery and inquiries at the town’s police station where, the local police sergeant (John Malcolm) begins to explain the house’s …

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TV Review: The Alienist (Season 1) (2018)

SYNOPSIS: “The Alienist” is a limited series based on a Caleb Carr novel of the same name. The story centers around criminal psychologist (once known as an “alienist”) Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and his work on a horrific case of child prostitute murders in 1896 New York. With companions – newspaper illustrator John Moore, police secretary Sarah Howard and twin detective …

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Film Review: The Doll (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A troubled young woman buys a doll from a sinister street vendor and discovers that the doll has the supernatural power to solve all of her problems—or so she thinks. REVIEW: The Doll (2015).  Directed by B. Tsogt-Erdene; starring N. Munkhsoyol, M. Sarantsetseg, and U. Munguntulga; distributed by Midnight Pulp. Talk about obscure! This movie doesn’t have an IMDb …

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Film Review: The Butterfly Room (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A reclusive and butterfly-obsessed elderly lady suffering from bipolar disorder develops a disturbing relationship with a mysterious but seemingly innocent youngster. REVIEW: The Butterfly Room (2012), written and directed by Jonathan Zarantonello, an Italian actor/director, in his first English-language film; starring Barbara Steele, Ray Wise, Heather Langenkamp, and Erika Leerhsen. This low-budget indie with a memorable plot and characters …

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Film Review: Strix (short film) (2017)

SYNOPSIS: One night, Greg discovers that his wife of is bound on a chair in the middle of the living room. A masked shape holds her hostage and forces Greg to play a machiavellian game which will allow him to reveal his identity. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have STRIX, a French horror written and directed by Roman …

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