FILMREVIEWSXSW

A 666-Character Review of ‘The Honor Farm’

The Honor Farm can’t decide whether it wants to be a formulaic teenage horror flick or an incoherent Lynchian oddity. It sits somewhere in the middle, neglecting both fun, campy gore and a compelling plot. Cliches incorporated in this 74-minute head-scratcher include virgins at prom, an abandoned mental hospital, tripping …

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‘Phoenix Lights’ Spotted at SXSW ’17

If you were in attendance at this year’s SXSW, you may have been a part of the lucky group who got to witness the marvelous recreation of one of the most famous UFO sightings in history, The Phoenix Lights incident. The festival recreated the true events that occurred in Phoenix …

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FILMTRAILERS

New Look at Oz Perkins’ ‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’

A deeply atmospheric and terrifying new horror film, The Blackcoat’s Daughter centers on Kat (Kiernan Shipka) and Rose (Lucy Boynton), two girls who are left alone at their prep school Bramford over winter break when their parents mysteriously fail to pick them up. While the girls experience increasingly strange and …

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PODCAST

Episode 114: True Tales of Terror Vol. 5

This week someone makes a ghost sounds, we quickly explore Sam’s dislike of goats, and read your terrifyingly true tales.

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ’68 Kill’

Love can make you do stupid things, but there is a line. In 68 Kill, Chip Taylor (Matthew Grey Gubler Criminal Minds, Suburban Gothic) has trouble finding where exactly it is. When his girlfriend, Liza (AnnaLynne McCord Excision, Trash Fire) forms a plan to steal $68,000 for her sugar daddy, …

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PODCAST

Episode 113: Get Out / Alien Abduction Regression Hypnosis

This week we talk the worst kind of ghost, listen to entranced extraterrestrial experiencers, & talk Jordan Peele’s director debut Get Out. Also, we were lucky enough to talk with Ethan Embry family, satanic metal, attempted prop theft, & his role in The Devil’s Candy

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Captain Kelly’s Cryptids & Conspiracies Episode 11: Dyatlov Pass Incident

This month, we talk a failed attempt to become “Master of Sport”, and the tragic nature of said failure. Oh, and the Cabin Boys™ screw up…bigly.   Will they make it out alive? Dry? Sane? This is a Patreon exclusive episode available to anyone who supports us at the $4 a month level. …

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13FILM

13 Horror Films for Black History Month

Unfortunately, actors of color in horror movies are under-represented and tend to follow a short-lived trope: they are the token minority and then they die. Some directors, writers, and other film folks have worked to challenge this concept and place non-white actors in lead roles. This list aims to showcase …

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PODCAST

Episode 112: A Cure for Wellness / Medical Mayhem

This week Byron prepares to be tired for a long time, Kelly talk some terrible incidents at places with the purpose of healing, & we review Gore Verbinski’s pretty, parching, picture, A Cure for Wellness.   Beelitz Hospital

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’

Macon Blair’s directorial debut, I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore is a darkly funny crime thriller about a woman’s search for justice after her home is burglarized. Melanie Lynskey stars as Ruth, a nursing assistant turned vigilante, and is joined by Elijah Wood as Tony, the awkward neighbor. Lynksey …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘Phantom of the Opera (1925)’

This ain’t your mom’s Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. The original adaptation of the book has less Broadway flair and more Lon Chaney. Young soprano Christine has secured her role as an understudy for the local opera diva, but the theater’s phantom sees this as an injustice to her talents. Overtaken …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘XX’

XX is an anthology horror film featuring four shorts written and produced by women. The shorts go in the following order: “The Box,” “Birthday Party,” “Don’t Fall,” and “Her Only Living Son.” There doesn’t seem to be an overarching tie-in like most anthologies, but each film is separated by disturbing, …

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PODCAST

Episode 111: The Blackcoat’s Daughter / Return to Babylon

This week week Byron mumbles, we discuss discarded demonic film stock, and (finally) review Oz Perkin’s late winter nightmare ‘Feb’…I mean, ‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’.    

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FILMTRAILERS

‘The Devil’s Candy’ Promises to Satisfy Your Murder Sweet Tooth

Sean Byrne, who wowed (and disgusted) audiences with 2009’s The Loved Ones, is back with his sophomore full-length effort, The Devil’s Candy. A not-so-average family wrestles with Satan in a house from hell in this heavy metal-charged shocker from the director of The Loved Ones. Diehard metalhead and struggling artist Jesse (Ethan Embry) moves …

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FILMREVIEW

A 666-Character Review of ‘The Fly (1986)’

When an experiment goes wrong, Seth Brundle mutates into something truly monstrous, both in body and mind. An update of the 1958 classic, David Cronenberg’s vision for this tale of science gone wrong pushes things further in every direction. Jeff Goldblum plays Brundle with a nuanced eccentricity and a convincing …

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13FILM

13 Horror Films with Heart

Valentine’s Day is behind us, but love is still in the air. Cuddle up with that special someone and turn on any of these 13 movies for a night of romance and horror.   What’s more romantic than a getaway to a remote cabin, just you and your significant other? …

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REVIEWTV

A 666-Word Review of ‘The Santa Clarita Diet’

I’m sure by this point, everyone with any kind of social media account has gotten countless notifications about a new Netflix original show called The Santa Clarita Diet. Personally, I scrolled past quite a few Twitter ads thinking Drew Barrymore was just hocking another celebrity endorsed  fad diet. Until, that …

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PODCAST

Episode 110: The Love Witch / The Cape Girardeau UFO Crash

This week we mourn public theatre, discuss why you should always print doubles when photographing a dead alien puppet show, & review Anna Biller’s technicolor, supernatural, sex drama, ‘The Love Witch’. L. Gustavo Cooper is back! We talk all about his new short, ‘The Home’, a little about dead babies, …

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FILMREVIEWThrowback Thursday

A 666-Character Review of ‘Heathers’

A great ‘80s take on “be careful what you wish for,” Heathers follows Veronica Sawyer, a wise-beyond-her-years high schooler, as she navigates the typical stresses of catty teenage girls and a homicidal weirdo boyfriend. Not wanting to deal with her school’s queen bees, Sawyer (played by Winona Ryder) enlists the …

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TV

The World Turns Upside Down in ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Trailer

A year after Will’s return, everything seems back to normal… but a darkness lurks just beneath the surface, threatening all of Hawkins. The king of 1980s kids-on-bikes-sci-fi is coming back in just 9 months. Netflix’s showed less than 30 seconds of footage in their Super Bowl ad, but that’s all …

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Lou Bloom

I found this podcast when I was searching for Emelie's reviews and became one of my favorites. I loved Emelie, it's so much creepier and darker than I was expecting,…

Katie

GET OUT! I'm waiting for you all to review it! IT WAS SO AMAZING! WHEN WHEN WHEN????? Anyways......love you guys.

Daniel Ware

This definitely has me interested now and I will check it out. I am not a huge fan of zombies since they have been so overdone but this seems like…

Terry Bradford

Unknown Project is supposed to be very good for an alien found footage movie but I can't find it to buy or rent. Anybody got any suggestions?