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Film Review: Risen (2021)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Disaster unfolds when a meteor strikes a small town, turning the environment uninhabitable and killing everything in the surrounding area. REVIEW: Been some time since a fair amount of intellectualism has been so at the center of a sci-fi chiller meant more to scare for box office dollars than provoke thought, contemplation and elevate the discussion …

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Film Review: Malignant (2021)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities. REVIEW: In the annals of cinefantastique history, there is something of a linking narrative between the best of cinema that manifests into a solid platform on which to build that classic …

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Film Review: Meeting (2020)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young woman organizes a meet-up party at her mother’s house where things go awfully wrong and some of the guests disappear mysteriously. They keep on haunting her in unexpected circumstances. REVIEW: Abuse in a family relationship often is not even about the physical, yet can be as ugly, as life-altering of a scar left on …

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Film Review: Baphomet (2021)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The Richardson family celebrates their 28-year-old daughter’s pregnancy in Northern California. The celebration is interrupted when a Satanic cult member, Aksel Brandr, pays them an unexpected visit. Aksel, on behalf of the cult’s leader Henrik Brandr, offers to pay the family a large sum for ownership of their land. Jacob Richardson, the father, rejects the offer …

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Pandemic or No: Can Toxic Alien Zombie Babes From Outer Space Rescue us Poor Terrans From Isolation Boredom? Director David Black Sure Thinks So

Like any good, aspiring filmmaker, David Black is never one to sit on his hands and wait for opportunity to do that knocking on the proverbial door thing. Or, as this is on the subject of horror films, the scratching claw sound against the steel of the dungeon door as it were. The Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has restricted many folks across …

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Buckling Up for Another Ride on Helmer Jonathan Cartwright’s Bullet Train Career

One of the true pleasures of writing on film, whether it be in the horror genre or elsewhere,  is having fate chart your course, on frequent occasion, as a scribe such that it allows the occasional parallel course match, and even an intersection of connection, with many of the other artists in the medium whom you’ve interviewed before and offering …

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