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13 Remarkable Females in Modern Horror

Hey folks, Felicia here. As you may or may not know (probably not), I’ve been sitting on a 13 list centering around female roles in horror for probably a solid year now, at least, and now that we’re celebrating ‘Women in Horror Month,’ the time feels right for my white …

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FILMREVIEW

Another 666-Character Review of ‘The Lodgers’

A gothic slow burn horror film, set in a remote, dilapidated mansion in the Irish countryside. Twins Rachel and Edward live and take care of the estate, but they’re not alone. Beings, spirits, what have you, are living below this crumbling home. The siblings are forced to live by 3 …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Summer of ’84’

When Davey tells his friends that he believes the police officer living down the street may be a serial killer, the group sets out to investigate. It’s as simple a premise as it is an intriguing one. The pace of the mystery inspires a regular back-and-forth of confidence and doubt, …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Midnighters’

Midnighters starts off in one of the best ways possible; it asks a question. Not only a question for the characters, but to the viewers as well. Lots of events unfold early in the story, but unfortunately, this movie tends to go slightly downhill from there. While remaining engaging, suspenseful, …

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FRIGHTDAYPODCAST

Episode 151: Still/Born / Unidentified Submerged Objects Pt II

This week we discover just how genre relevant the Super Bowl can be, dive back into the depths of underwater UFOs’, & review every parents worst nightmare, I repeat, worst nightmare…reviewing Brandon Christensen’s Still/Born. Eric Thomason USO Photos   Malibu Underwater Base  

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NEWS

Fangoria Gets Physical…Again! (UPDATE)

Fangoria updated their site today to a splash page with a video, promising new copies of the magazine in print. Founded in 1979, the magazine’s last print issue was distributed in October 2015. There is no information regarding when exactly the publication will release its next issue or who is …

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FILMTRAILERS

The ‘Dead Shack’ Is a Little Old Place Where We Get Eaten Together

While staying at a run-down cabin in the woods during the weekend, three children must save their parents from the neighbor who intends to feed them to her un-dead family. Raven Banner brings the latest in horror/comedy with Dead Shack, which will see its streaming debut on Shudder tomorrow (February …

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FRIGHTDAYPODCAST

Episode 150: The Shape of Water / Unidentified Submerged Objects

This week we talk shocking horror Oscar nominations, unexplained crafts from below the waterline, and a frighteningly beautiful, fairy tale of a film, Guillermo del Toro’s, The Shape of Water.   Do Our Oceans Harbour Alien Crafts?   CEMETERIES CAMP COUNSELORS  

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FILMSXSW

SXSW Night Owls and Creep Seekers, the Midnighters Lineup Has Arrived

The latest announcement from SXSW includes the ever-popular Midnighters lineup, as well as multiple shorts programs, VR, and the new category of Independent Episodics. Noteworthy Midnighter features include Hereditary, Upgrade (the latest from Leigh Whannell), and an untitled film from Blumhouse.   Senior Film Programmer Jarod Neece said, “It is …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Winchester’

The wealthy widow of a manufacturing mogul is attempting to set things right with those who’s lives have been taken by their creation. No, I’m not talking about Winchester Roller Skates. The film revolves around the impressive, “true” story about, “America’s Most Haunted House”. I’ll admit that when I hear …

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FILMTV

Tension Crawls Its Way In-between Super Bowl 52 Plays

While football itself is irrelevant to standard Frightday programming, the Super Bowl commercial breaks were peppered with trailers that may be of interest. Didn’t watch the big game? Don’t worry, we got you covered. While details on the plot of this film are still relatively unknown, we’re given a few …

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PODCAST

Episode 149: Mom and Dad / Feral Children

This week we talk Magic Kingdom comings up, nature nurtured youngsters, & filicidal ideations, reviewing Bryan Taylor’s Mom and Dad…not his parents…his film…about parents… Feral Children by Julia Fullerton-Batten   DNA Evidence Suggests Captured Russian Ape Woman Might Have been Subspecies of Modern Human  

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FILMNEWSSXSW

Shhh…’A Quiet Place’ to be Hushed and Horrifying Opening of SXSW ’18

South By Southwest is back for its 25th year and has begun its highly anticipated announcements. For genre fans, their opening night film is sure to bring excitement. A Quiet Place, directed by everyone’s favorite Office hunk John Krasinski, will be the festival’s opener. Currently making waves among horror fans …

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FILMTRAILERS

Vacancy is Limited in Nicolas Cage’s Motel Thriller ‘Looking Glass’

Is 2018 the year of Cage? Arriving shortly after the recently released Mom & Dad, Nicolas Cage once again finds himself in a horror/thriller film. Swapping black comedy and extreme violence for a more stylistic thriller, Looking Glass appears to blend thrills, sexuality, violence, and mystery. Cage plays Ray, who …

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FILMTRAILERS

Mourning is Just the Beginning in ‘Hereditary’ Trailer

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision …

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PODCAST

Episode 148: Like Me / Port Arthur

This week…from it’s brutal history, to its contemporary rampage killings, we’re talking all things Port Arthur, Tasmania, as well as reviewing Robert Mocker’s shocking stream spree movie, Like Me. Sam’s Favorite Dagger Martin Bryant Before   After  

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FESTIVALFILMNEWS

Sundance Midnighters Bring Eclectic Terror to the Table

The Midnight slot at the Sundance Film Festival is home to the weird ones. Every year audiences squirm in their seat to a variety of genre films in the dead of night, and 2018 is no different. The roster is filled out with promising films this year, notable among them …

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FILMTRAILERS

Atmospheric Period Horror ‘The Lodgers’ Is Creeping Close

After a successful premier at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, Epic Pictures has just announced a theatrical release date for new gothic horror/thriller The Lodgers, directed by award-winning filmmaker Brian O’Malley. The film stars Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner, Moe Dunford, and David Bradley, and Deirdre O’Kane. 1920, rural Ireland. Anglo …

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FILM

The Academy Concedes to Horror with ‘Shape of Water’ and ‘Get Out’ Oscar Nods

Oscar nominations were announced today and horror/sci-fi fans have every reason to be thrilled. The Shape of Water leads the pack with 13 nominations, while Get Out racked up 4. This is hardly surprising following Guillermo del Toro’s win for Best Director at the Golden Globes, as well as all …

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FILMTRAILERS

‘Winchester’ Trailer Capitalizes on the Mansion’s Haunted History

Most of us know the story: eccentric widow and heiress to the Winchester fortune, believing her home to be haunted by all those killed by a Winchester Rifle, instructs countless workers to continue ceaseless, round-the-clock, and often nonsensical construction of the mansion in order to keep the spirits at bay. …

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