FESTIVALOVERLOOK

Overlook Film Festival Returns with New Location

The Overlook Film Festival announced on November 1st that it would be back again in 2018. Spanning from Thursday, April 19th through Sunday April 22nd, in the ever-spooky city of New Orleans.   Screenings will be taking place at the Regal Cinemas Cinebarre Canal Place 9 Movie Theater, while the …

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FILMREVIEWSHORT

A 666-Character Review of ‘Fry Day’

Fry Day is a cutesy mumblecore short that takes place on Bundy’s execution day. Director Laura Moss takes viewers on a PG-rated journey of exploitation that focuses on our manipulative tendencies rather than violence or sex. While beautifully shot and framed, as well as featuring a marvelous cast (actors playing …

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PODCAST

Byron’s Serial Corner: Deep Cuts Episode 1: Shawn Michael Grate

Due to unforeseen ailments, we’re bringing you a preview of what Patreon Patreons will be hearing in ‘Byron’s Serial Corner: Deep Cuts’. In this first episode we’re discussing a terrifying 911 call that resulted in the arrest of Shawn Grate, uncovering something far more terrifying than simple kidnapping… For more …

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FILMTRAILERS

IFC Midnight Teases ‘Ghost Stories’ Anthology with 3 New Trailers

Ghost Stories stars Andy Nyman as Professor Goodman, a psychologist and skeptic, who has his rationality tested when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three terrifying haunts. He then embarks on a mission to find rational explanations for the ghostly happenings. These teasers really earn that title. …

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13FILM

13 More Family-Friendly Halloween Films

We’ve already brought you plenty of spooky, ghoulish, and ghastly top 13 lists this Halloween season, so why not wrap up October with something that speaks to your inner child. No matter how much of a grizzled horror fan you are, there’s something about these seasonal favorites that has made …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Trick ‘r Treat’

Trick ‘r Treat is my favorite anthology film and one that captures the essence of Halloween. Four interlocking stories featuring a twisted principal, an innocent woman, trick or treaters, and a curmudgeon are all in the same town with these characters facing the supernatural and the strange with surprising twists. …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Halloween II’ (1981)

“What happens now?” is the lingering question at the end of most slashers. Halloween II sought to answer that question. Debuting three years after the world was first introduced to Michael Myers, Halloween II takes place directly after the events of the first, that same Halloween night. As far as …

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REVIEWVIDEO GAMES

Scare Compare: ‘The Evil Within’ Franchise

“A unified consciousness for all mankind. “ That is the goal of Mobius, a shadowy organization attempting to create a simulated world by connecting the consciousness of multiple persons, willing or otherwise. From STEM’s inception, it has had one major downfall: it requires a Core. The Core is a centralized …

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PODCAST

Episode 138: Creep 2 / The Black Dahlia Murder Pt 2

This week we talk some premium EVP content, confidently solve the violent murder of Elizabeth Short, and dive back into the mind of Joseph…I mean Aaron…Peachfuzz?…reviewing Patrick Brice’s, Creep 2.   I know who killed the Black Dahlia: my own father Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder Black Dahlia Avenger …

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REVIEWTV

A 666-Character Review of ‘Stranger Things’ ‘Chapter One: MADMAX’

The Duffer Brothers had a lot to live up to with the second season of their runaway hit show, and I’m happy to say that they are off to a strong start. MADMAX picks up exactly 352 days after season 1. New dynamics on old relationships shape the story, allowing …

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REVIEWTV

‘Stranger Things’ Season 1: Recap & Review Pt. 4

With season two of the smash hit Stranger Things coming out this Friday (October 27th), there’s no better time to refresh yourself on what happened in Hawkins, Indiana than right now. This is part four of a four part series recapping and reviewing the first season of the Netflix series. Spoilers ahead. …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Dark Crystal’

Though nothing I’ve watched for Frightday has given me nightmares, this film has certainly come the closest. A newly discovered fear of Jim Henson-style puppets didn’t make this experience any less distressing. I will be the first to admit that going into this watch with absolutely no nostalgic ties didn’t …

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REVIEWTV

‘Stranger Things’ Season 1: Recap & Review Pt. 3

With season two of the smash hit Stranger Things coming out this Friday (October 27th), there’s no better time to refresh yourself on what happened in Hawkins, Indiana than right now. This is part three of a four part series recapping and reviewing the first season of the Netflix series. Spoilers ahead. …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Monster Squad’

Dracula unites his monsters to take over the world with only a group of horror fan kids standing in his way. This was one of the movies I watched hundreds of times as a kid. It was so cool to see kids fighting against monsters and saving the world with …

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13FILM

13 of Our Favorite 80s Horror Flicks

The 1980s were a golden era for mainstream horror. It was full of slashers, body horror, ghouls, sci-fi, and dark comedies just to name a few. This list was a collaborative effort among the Frightday staff to compile a list of some of our favorite films from the decade, movies …

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FRIGHTDAYTRAILERS

‘Cold Ground’ Trailer is a Found footage Throwback

1976: Melissa and David, two young journalists, leave for the French-Swiss border to investigate a strange case of cattle mutilations and record testimonies. Yet, once they get there, the scientific team they were supposed to meet has gone missing. This trailer for the latest film out of France is sure …

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CRYPTIDS & CONSPARICIESPODCAST

Captain Kelly’s Cryptids & Conspiracies Episode 16: Electronic Voice Phenomenon

After…God knows how long in the Bermuda Triangle, the Captain and Cab’n Boyz are back. Tune in, turn up, listen close…cause you might just hear departed dialogue. Enjoy and believe…Captain’s orders. This is a Patreon exclusive episode available to anyone who supports us at the $4 a month level. Climb aboard.

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REVIEWTV

‘Stranger Things’ Season 1: Recap & Review Pt. 2

With season two of the smash hit Stranger Things coming out this Friday (October 27th), there’s no better time to refresh yourself on what happened in Hawkins, Indiana than right now. This is part two of a four part series recapping and reviewing the first season of the Netflix series. Spoilers ahead. …

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REVIEWTV

‘Stranger Things’ Season 1: Recap & Review Pt. 1

With season two of the smash hit Stranger Things coming out this Friday (October 27th), there’s no better time to refresh yourself on what happened in Hawkins, Indiana than right now. This is part one of a four part series recapping and reviewing the first season of the Netflix series. Spoilers ahead. …

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FILMREVIEW

Another 666-Character Review of ‘Pet Sematary’

Pet Sematary, a Stephen King book-to-film adaption, holds up nearly 30 years after its initial theatrical release. Pet Sematary remains a truly disturbing watch to this day thanks to its morbid tone and unrelenting meanness. Although Sematary‘s main characters—the Creed family and Jud Crandell (Fred Gwynne)—are kind-hearted and well-meaning, the …

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Eileen Paterno

The review you wrote is quite good I will agree with you the original Psycho movie is the best It seems to me the majority of the time when someone…

J. T.

Weird way of dealing with grief. Age—old theme, with what I hope is, albeit sick and. Twisted, a new way of coping with grief. I hope this is not something…

Dave

Hey guys. Apologies for comment length and for stopping the podcast midway through to type this up! I'm a British guy and black dogs are pretty much the only potentially…

Eileen Paterno

Wow great review Alex