FILMNEWS

RLJE Announces Physical Release of ‘Houses October Built 2’

Recovering from the trauma of being kidnapped last Halloween by the Blue Skeleton – a group who take “extreme haunt” to another level – five friends decide they must face their fears in order to move on. Heading back out on the road to visit more haunted house attractions, signs of the Blue Skeleton start appearing again and a …

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PODCAST

Byron’s Serial Corner: Deep Cuts Episode 2: Last Meals

Still full from Thanksgiving, we’ve decided now is a perfect time to talk the history of final feasts, some (in)famous ones, and what we’d eat if lives were about to be taken.   Make sure to comment below with your own last meals!   This is a Patreon exclusive episode available to anyone …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Kaleidoscope’

Kaleidoscope is an uncomfortable, taut thriller about a man and his mother. That’s the shortest, simplest version. In truth, the film is a bit harder to piece together largely because of how it’s told. In this regard, Kaleidoscope is a remarkably fitting name. Writer/director Rupert Jones utilizes repetition and a …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Desolation’

As if I needed any more reasons to never go camping, Desolation spins yet another cautionary tale about the dangers of stranding yourself in the middle of the woods with no transportation or means of defense. Go figure. Despite strong performances from our frantic campers, I found myself underwhelmed by the lackluster …

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PODCAST

Episode 141: Brawl in Cell Block 99 / Plymouth, Plagues, Pilgrims, & Pawtuxet

This week we extremely loyal to a streaming service, talk a whole lot of terrible things that start with the letter ‘P’, & gush about a violent, modern prison exploitation film called, Brawl in Cell Block 99.

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FILMTRAILERS

Silence is Golden in ‘A Quiet Place’

A family live an isolated existence in utter silence, for fear of an unknown threat that follows and attacks at any sound. With no dialogue, sparse sound effects, and a handful of ominous title cards this teaser for A Quiet Place makes a rather bold impression. It’s an imposing silence …

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FILMTRAILERS

A Hospital Has a Dark History in ‘Nails’

Nails, the latest from Dark Sky Films (The House of the Devil, We Are Still Here, Deathgasm), comes by way of rookie director Dennis Bartok. The film follows Dana, a woman mentally trapped in her own body after becoming paralyzed following a car accident. Where does the title come from, …

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FILMTRAILERS

Lin Shaye Unlocks a Cell of a Lot of Evil in ‘Insidious: The Last Key’

Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet – in her own family home. Insidious is back for its fourth installment, providing more depth to Lin Shaye’s character, Dr. Elise Rainier. Giving more attention to the most charismatic individual in the franchise seems like a wise …

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Episode 140: Mayhem / Wampanoag Pukwudgie

This week we talk about what we can’t talk about, celebrate the existence of a two-feet tall, troublemaking, historical “monster”, & review an action-packed, office horror called, Mayhem.

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FILMREVIEWSHORT

A 666-Character Review of ‘Death by Script’

Death By Script is a horror-comedy short clocking in at just under 9 minutes. A production company assistant tasked with reading script submissions from baby writers (aka never-before-published authors) stumbles upon a piece that has the ability to kill whoever refuses to green light it. It’s meta as hell, and …

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PODCAST

Episode 139: M.F.A. / Pluto’s Gate

This week we discuss distressing de-stressing techniques, debate the purpose of a gate in Turkey, & review Natalia Leite’s collegiate rape revenge film, M.F.A.  

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘My Friend Dahmer’

My Friend Dahmer follows Jeffrey Dahmer in his later high school years before he committed any murders. He is a lonely outcast who suddenly finds friends and a sort of fame with disruptive outbursts at school. His home life is rough as his parents split and his mother is prone …

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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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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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Marie

loll my god Kelly at 4 minutes! hahaha what happened? I heard Nothing!? hahaha Im laughing so hard.

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…