Film Review: Ritual (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: After receiving a distressed phone call, a man arrives at a seedy highway motel to find that his estranged wife has killed a stranger who is connected to a dangerous cult. REVIEW: A man.  A woman.  A seedy motel room.  A dead body.  This scenario has launched so many entertainments throughout the years, it’s hard to imagine where it originated.  Was it born within the pulp fiction pages of the early twentieth century, or … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 36

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The Banshee Chapter is the review of the week in which Ted (Silence of the Lambs) Levine plays a Hunter S. Thompson inspired writer who leads the film’s protagonist on a hallucinogenic  journey into horror. Blair Erickson directs this conspiracy theory fueled, found-footage inspired scare fest with enough scares, jumps and screams to test the strongest of hearts.

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 35

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Oldboy is the review of the week – the latest film from Spike Lee, and the remake of the 2003 Korean film from Chan-wook Park. Before the grue-crew dive into the deviant manipulations guiding the life of Josh Brolin’s Joe Doucett, we cover the mid-season finale of AMC’s The Walking Dead. It is an episode full of zombie shocks and jaw-dropping twists.

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Film Review: Ritual (2012)

SYNOPSIS: A man must save his two children when they disappear during a holiday in the woods. REVIEW: Ritual is a film that sort of left me stumped. I’ve watched films where I would know exactly where it was going and I had those same thoughts watching this. The thing was, nothing happened like I thought it would. I was wrong about what was happening. How is that even possible? An Indonesian horror film I … Continue reading

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LIONSGATE Signs On For RITUAL

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Got word this afternoon that LIONSGATE has pick up the US distribution on a interesting sounding project titled RITUAL. Deadline got the exclusive of the multi-territory release in which LIONSGATE will hand the stateside distribution. It’s the directorial debut for Mickey Keating who also wrote the project. The film stars Leigh Whannell, Derek Phillips, Lisa Summerscales and Dean Cates. Synopsis The radio blares a 24-hour Halloween Weekend Fright Fest as Tom Moses drives deeper and … Continue reading

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Ritual (2013) Movie Poster (Version 01)

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Ritual (2013) Movie Poster (Version 01)

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