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Fantastic Fest Film Review: Thoroughbreds (2017)

  SYNOPSIS: Two teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. In the process, they learn that neither is what she seems to be, and that a murder might solve both of their problems. REVIEW: Director: Cory Finley Writer: Cory Finley Starring: Anya- Taylor Joy, Olivia Cooke, and Anton Yelchin The still shot from …

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Fantastic Fest Film Review: Gerald’s Game (2017)

SYNOPSIS:  While trying to spice up and ultimately save their marriage with a trip to their remote lake house, Jessie must fight to survive when her husband dies unexpectedly leaving her handcuffed to the bed frame. REVIEW:  Director: Mike Flanagan Writer: Stephen King, Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard Starring: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood If you’ve read Stephen King’s 1992 suspense novel, …

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Film Review: Wish Upon (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A teen girl discovers a magical box that will grant her seven wishes. As she uses her wishes for personal gain, bad things begin to happen to those around her. She discovers an evil entity lives inside the box and may be behind the gruesome deaths REVIEW: Director: John R. Leonetti. Starring: Joey King, Ryan Philippe, Ki Hong Lee, …

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Film Review: Befouled (2017)

SYNOPSIS: BEFOULED is an audio/visual abomination that challenges the viewer to a psychological staring match. There is no dialogue found in the film whatsoever, only the terrifying mechanical soundscapes of anxiety and fear incarnate. This film is a twisted experiment in intestinal fortitude and morals. A psychedelic, gore-soaked feast for the senses, BEFOULED delivers the sickening goods with a 10-ton …

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Film Review: Ghost Witch (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A group of rag-tag paranormal investigators get more than they bargain for when they research an old local urban legend for a disturbed local girl. REVIEW: Ever find yourself thinking about what people in the future will think of the films we leave behind? I mean, I’m a big fan of craptastic cinema from the 50s through the 80s. …

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Film Review: 47 Meters Down (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Two sisters, vacationing in Mexico, are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean, with less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby REVIEW: A friend of mine used to hate it when I would comment on a movie and say, “It was pretty good for what it is.” His biggest …

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Interview: Robert Mukes (Coffin 2)

Actor Robert Mukes (“House of 1000 Corpses”, “WestWorld”, “Weeds”, Backwoods”) spoke with Horrornews.net about his brand new film “Coffin 2” coming to REDBOX and will be in stores nationwide. Hi Robert, How is everything going? Robert- Good. I am traveling a lot. I sign autographs for the film “House of 1000 Corpses” so when I am not traveling I am …

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Interview: Julia Campanelli (Dementia 13)

Hi Julia, how are you? Julia- Hi Janel. I am great! So tell us a little bit about preparing to play Gloria in “Dementia 13.” You did such a good job and you played Gloria with humanity and did such a good job. Julia- Gloria, well Gloria, I think first that it was a well-written part. I mean usually the …

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Interview: Jennifer Nangle (Scream Queen)

Interview with Jennifer Nangle Northern Frights Festival’s first “Scream Queen Hi Jennifer, first off please tell us about yourself and how you got started? Jennifer- I grew up in Danvers, a small town just north of Boston. It’s a historical area because Danvers was known as an Old Salem Village and was a part of the Salem Witch Trials. I …

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Film Review: Granny of the Dead (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Regular guy Ed (Marcus Carroll) awakes one morning to find that his Grandmother has become one of the living dead. While trapped in his home Ed tries to survive the day, keep his house zombie free, stay alive and save the day. REVIEW: Holy crap. Seriously, that’s what I have to say about this movie. Just, holy crap. I …

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Film Review: 200 Degrees (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Ryan Hinds awakes inside a sealed industrial kiln. He is sent challenges by a voice with no face, pushed to the limits of human endurance as the temperature within the kiln begins to rise. REVIEW: I’m not a particular fan of the 2004 movie Saw (technically well made but relentlessly cold and nihilistic) and I find distinctly risible the …

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Film Review: Kill Switch (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A pilot battles to save his family—and the planet—after an experiment for unlimited energy goes wrong.  REVIEW: Director: Tim Smit Writer: Charlie Kindinger, Omid Nooshin Starring: Dan Stevens, Bérénice Marlohe, Tygo Gernandt, Gijs Scholten van Aschat, Charity Wakefield, Kasper van Groesen, Mike Libanon Kill Switch is a video-game inspired expansion/re-imagining of director Tim Smit’s short film from 2009 entitled …

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Film Review: Les Affames (2017)

SYNOPSIS: In a small, remote village in upstate Quebec, things have changed. Locals are not the same anymore – their bodies are breaking down and they developed an outlandish attraction for flesh. REVIEW: “Silence is so accurate,” to quote Mark Rothko. Silence is the key to the heart of Robin Aubert’s “Les Affames” (The Hungry). To be honest, it seems …

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Screambox Launches on Amazon Channels to Offer Amazon Prime Members Hundreds of Hours of Horror Content

Hardcore horror service includes 300+ movies with the Screambox subscription on Amazon Channels giving Prime members access to hundreds of titles they won’t find anywhere else — just in time for Halloween. Screambox, the #1 streaming service for die-hard horror fans, now has more than 300 movies available as part of the Screambox monthly subscription on Amazon Channels. The no-holds-barred …

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Film Review: Eddie (short film) (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Deep underground, a lone scientist mans a discarded research facility struggling to deal with extreme boredom, a desperate voiceless companion and a mystery he’d really rather not have to solve. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have EDDIE, a short film written by John Lynch and John Williams-Nobbs, directed by John Lynch. This is Mr. Lynch’s first fictional …

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