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Female Horror Anthology ‘XX’ Offers Compelling Trailer

A horror movie trailer typically evokes one of two feelings for me: “oh god, that looks terrible” or “okay, that might be good.” Rarely, if ever, am I excited beyond belief, purely based on a trailer. Enter XX. The anthology includes Her Only Living Son (dir. Karyn Kusama, The Invitation), Don’t Fall (dir. Roxanne Benjamin, V/H/S franchise), Birthday Party (dir. …

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‘Get the Girl’ Gets Viewers’ Attention With Action Packed Trailer

A wealthy young man is conned into staging a fake kidnapping in order to be a hero and win the affection of a girl he’s madly in love with. But when one of the hired kidnappers is accidentally killed during the charade, he’s forced to actually save her life while …

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Syfy Films Reveals Upcoming Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Atomica’

Syfy Films has announced the upcoming release of their new sci-fi thriller Atomica. The film was directed by Dagen Merrill (Beneath, Broken Hill, Murder in the Dark) and written by Kevin Burke (Ultimate Spider-Man, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, Beneath), Fred Fernandez-Armesto and Adam Gyngel. When communications go offline at a remote nuclear power plant isolated in the desert, a young safety inspector, Abby Dixon, is forced to fly out …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Agatha’

My favorite thing about shorts is that they don’t wear out their welcome. They say what they need to say, and then they’re done. Agatha is no exception. Simple premise: take the food (freakishly ambiguous slabs of what is presumably meat) upstairs and come back downstairs. Don’t look around, don’t wander, don’t …

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Episode 106: Evolution / The Assassination of John F. Kennedy Pt II

This week Byron gets Oliver Stone’d, things get theory-y in week two of our report on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and we review a creepy, sleepy sci-fi film called, ‘Évolution’.           “Magic Bullet”   Secret Service with AR-15    

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Abattoir’

It stands to reason that a house must be built before it can be haunted; this movie is about the reverse. What if you could build a house already haunted?Abattoir presents this novel premise as part of an investigative-thriller. In digging into why her sister’s family was murdered, Julia stumbles across …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Beyond the Gates’

Gordon and John take to clearing out their father’s old video store, assuming him dead after being missing for seven months. In the back office they discover an old, cheesy VHS horror board game, the titular Beyond the Gates (spectacularly narrated by Barbara Crampton). It’s quickly apparent the game is something more, …

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Episode 105: I Am Not a Serial Killer / The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

This week a sweet demon arrives, we talk timelines and accepted truth regarding the murder of our 35th president, and review a sociopathic surprise from Billy O’Brian, I Am Not a Serial Killer.       Texas Schoolbook Depository   JFK Autopsy Photos   Tom Shire’s Announcement

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‘We Are the Flesh’ Looks Downright Psychotic

A young brother and sister, roaming an apocalyptic city, take refuge in the dilapidated lair of a strange hermit. He puts them to work building a bizarre cavernous structure, where he acts out his insane and depraved fantasies. Trapped in this maddening womb-like world under his malign influence, they find …

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The Vampire Apocalypse Rages on in ‘Stake Land II’ Trailer

After his family is murdered, Martin ventures into the American badlands in search of Mister, hoping to reteam with him against a new Vamp threat. I should say up front, I’ve never seen 2010’s Stake Land. Now with that out of the way, I am more than a little intrigued by …

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‘Raw’ Teaser Sure to Unsettle

A young vegetarian begins having an unbidden taste for fresh meat after a carnivorous hazing ritual. It’s not even a full minute, but that’s all the time it needs. There’s something so clearly amiss and secretive here, and the reveal of eating raw meat is a too strange twist. With …

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‘Bornless Ones’ Trailer Aims to Summon ‘Evil Dead’ Fans

With the help of her friends, Emily moves to a remote home to take better care of her brother, Zack who is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. But what they don’t know is that the house kept a terrifying secret that will haunt them one by one. Brother has debilitating illness. …

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Post-Apocalyptic Trailer for ‘Go North’ Promises Adventure

In the aftermath of an unknown catastrophe, a community left with zero living adults has descended into a modern-day Lord of the Flies, run by a small cabal of what had been the jocks occupying the athletic and social upper crust of the local high school, headed by Caleb (Patrick …

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Dystopic Cannibal Thriller ‘Drifter’ Acquired by XLrator Media

XLrator Media announced today the acquisition of North American distribution rights to the upcoming horror-thriller Drifter. For his feature film debut, director, producer, and co-writer Chris Von Hoffmann is joined by fellow co-writer Aria Emory. Von Hoffmann has won several awards at various film festivals for his short films Fuel Junkie, White Trash and Vodka …

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You’ve Never Seen Pregnancy Horror like ‘Prevenge’

Driven by the voice of her unborn child, a pregnant woman takes revenge for the death of her boyfriend, embarking on a killing spree that is both vicious and funny. Like the title says, you’ve never seen pregnancy horror like Prevenge. Alice Lowe wrote, directed, and starred in this production. Those …

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Episode 104: The Autopsy of Jane Doe / 2017 Predictions

This week we exchange horror holiday gifts, break down our collective best of the year (as well as some films that bummed us out), glimpse into the future with Kelly’s creepy predictions, and examine a cold, emotional (primarily motionless)  film directed by André Øvredal called, The Autopsy of Jane Doe.   Stream The Survivors …

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Elizabeth’s Top 13 Horror Films of 2016

2016 has been a terrible year overall, but a good year for horror. It was hard for me to narrow my picks to 13 and there were a few that just missed the list (plus a few I didn’t get to watch). A lot of the films on my list …

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Alex’s Top 13 Horror Films of 2016

It has been an excellent year for horror. And while I didn’t get to see everything, I did see a lot. Below are my top 13 horror movies of 2016. There wasn’t really a system, but as I look over this I notice the same few boxes being checked. They’re …

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Historic Brutality in ‘The Axe Murders of Villisca ‘ Trailer

On a June night in 1912, eight people—a mother, father, their four children, and two guests—were murdered by an axe-wielding killer in the sleepy town of Villisca, Iowa, a case that remains unsolved to this day. 104 years later, Caleb (Robert Adamson) and Denny (Jarrett Sleeper), two friends who share …

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Felicia’s Top 13 Horror Films of 2016

Though 2016 will never go down as anyone’s favorite year by any means, it was definitely laden with plenty of top notch horror films, including several big theatrical releases. The latter half of this year in particular was loaded with much anticipated arrivals that certainly did not disappoint. I can …

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