FILMTRAILERS

Lynne Ramsay’s ‘You Were Never Really Here’ Looks Vicious

A missing teenage girl. A brutal and tormented enforcer on a rescue mission. Corrupt power and vengeance unleash a storm of violence that may lead to his awakening. You Were Never Really Here reads like a phenomenal blend of genre films past. This trailer is a two-minute crescendo of blood …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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