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Film Review: Ape Sodom (short film) (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Three degenerates navigate the descending hierarchy of post-consumerist enlightenment REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have APE SODOM, a short from Canada written and directed by Maxwell McCabe-Lokos. This is his directorial debut. Our story follows an unnamed man (played by writer/director Maxwell McCabe-Lokos) rooting through a garbage dump. Among the treasures he finds is …

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Horror Happens Radio Show Moves to its New Live Tuesday Time Slot

Starting this Tuesday and every Tuesday going forward on HGRNJ.org / HomeGrownRadioNJ, THE HORROR HAPPENS RADIO SHOW is moving to its new 4 hour time slot of 3:00 to 7:00 PM EST! The 2X Rondo Nominated Horror Streaming Horror Talk Radio Program celebrates another week of “Women in Horror Guest Conversations” heard on the HomeGrownRadioNJ website and via the TuneIn App. Listen to more …

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Film Review: Dead Ringers (1988)

SYNOPSIS: Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. REVIEW: “I’ve often thought that there should be beauty contests for the insides of bodies.” Cronenberg’s 1988 film is a harrowing character study involving not a single protagonist but two. Specifically, twins Stewart and Cyril Marcus …

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Film Review: Rabid (1977)

SYNOPSIS: A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic. REVIEW: Rarely is an ex-adult film star ever seen in a normal role. Typically this is primarily due to lack of acting ability and being pigeon …

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Film Review: NightBreed – Directors Cut (1990)

SYNOPSIS: Aaron (Craig Sheffer) is haunted by nightmares of Midian, a mythical underground of monsters. But his therapy involves a serial-killing psychiatrist (David Cronenberg) who pins his own crimes on his patient. When Aaron dies as a result of his doctor’s deception, he enters the underworld and joins the Nightbreed — and then leads the species in a revolution. Clive …

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Podcast: Decades of Horror 1970′s Eps 002 – The Brood (1979)

Doc Rotten and The Black Saint continue their examination of the horror films of the Seventies with David Cronenberg’s The Brood featuring Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar and Art Hindle. The director injects a ton of personal subtext into the script causing The Black Saint to believe Cronenberg may be exorcising some personal demons with The Brood. The film, while containing its signature shock …

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Shivers To Breed Again in David Cronenberg Remake

Producers Jeff Sackman and Michael Baker today announced that they will remake the horror classic Shivers, David Cronenberg’s first feature film. That film, highlighted with a special screening at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, broke ground with its boundary-pushing sexuality and violence in its original release, nearly 40 years ago. Shivers will be directed by award-winning Danish filmmaker Rie …

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Film Review: Cosmopolis (2012)

SYNOPSIS: Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager’s day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart. REVIEW: Set in a potential near future “Cosmopolis” is quite an odd bird of a film. After about 15 minutes I began to realize …

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Top 20 Cult Film Directors

Celebrate the day! Being a long time follower of cult films over the years, I figured it was due time to create an appropriate Top 20 list of Cult Film Directors for readers who might “still” be seeking out worthy films to indulge in (Director collectives..that is). I knew creating this list that not every favorite cult director would make …

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Film Review: Naked Lunch (1991)

SYNOPSIS: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa. REVIEW: “Naked Lunch” is so bizarre that it instantly falls into a cult film category without even trying. Director writer David …

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