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Episode 122: Alien: Covenant / Replaced Celebrities

This week we talk make potentially political American Horror Story predictions, talk famous people who may now be fake, and review Ridley Scott’s sequel to Prometheus, prequel to Alien, Alien: Covenant. We were also lucky enough to chat with Overlook Film Festival’s “Scariest Film” award winner Brandon Christensen about his new film Still/Born. The …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Great Choice’ / Interview with Director Robin Comisar

Short film Great Choice caught the Frightday crew’s attention at the Overlook Film Festival by its one sentence synopsis: “Woman gets stuck in a Red Lobster commercial.” Kicking off the fest’s first shorts package, the screening was met with laughs, shock, and applause. While I want to give a fleshed …

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RLJ Entertainment to unleash ‘Mayhem’ on Shudder early 2018

RLJ Entertainment is partnering with Frightday’s favorite horror streaming service Shudder on the North American release of Joe Lynch’s action/thriller Mayhem, produced by Avva Pictures’ Mehrdad Elie & Parisa Caviani along with Circle of Confusion’s Lawrence Mattis & Matt Smith. The film first premiered at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival to positive reviews.  Directed by Joe Lynch …

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Episode 121: Phoenix Forgotten / Illuminati in Popular Culture

This week we talk Kelly shares a story of shear terror, our illuminati tri-sode concludes with the New World Order’s pop culture influence, and we review a  new twist on true tale of unexplained lights, Phoenix Forgotten.   Revealing Pictures From 1972 Rothschild Illuminati Ball The Secret Meeting that Changed Rap …

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13 Cannibalistic Fea(s)ture Films

Whether it’s customary or insanity, here’s some of the best films for when only interspecies meat eating will do… Cowardly John Boyd is relocated to a remote fort in California with a group of other misfits. When a starving man shares his story of lies and cannibalism, some of the …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Raw’

Justine is a vegetarian, or at least she was. On first eating meat for the first time as part of a hazing, she develops an insatiable appetite for the stuff. Now for all the festival buzz about people fainting during screenings, Raw is a surprisingly reserved cannibal movie. It’s not …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Capture’

Capture initially drew my attention because it was advertised as an interactive film experience. Audience members were instructed to download a companion app prior to the screening, which viewers will be able to do at home as well. The app uses your phone’s microphone to sync with the film’s audio …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘The Watcher’

A young couple in a new home receives increasingly disturbing notes and packages from a mysterious individual known only as the watcher. It’s a simple premise that’s grounded in a bit of truth (a similar situation happened in New Jersey). However the movie ultimately goes a more theatrical route—a choice …

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Episode 120: The Endless / New World Order & Secret Illuminati

This week we unfortunately reference the Austin Powers OST, break down the thirteen families controlling everything we do, and review the latest film from Justin Benson, and Aaron Moorehead, The Endless.   The 13 Bloodlines of the Illuminati 6 Corporations that Control 90% of the American Media Denver Airport  

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A 666-Character Review of Killing Ground

In the best tradition of Australian survival horror, Killing Ground is the interwoven tale of two vacationing families terrorized by a pair of hog-hunting workaday psychopaths. Writer/Director Damien Power razes a path of death and violence across the Bush, and as the chase escalates, we see normal people reacting in …

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A 666-Character Review Of ‘Still/Born’

Still/Born premiered at The Overlook Film Festival last week, and by the time the festival ended it was an audience darling and awarded the official title “Scariest Film” of the festival. Directed by Brandon Christensen and co-written by Christensen & Colin Minihan (Grave Encounters 1 & 2), Still/Born opens with Mary …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes’

Released in 1965, Roger Corman’s classic X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes takes viewers down a suspenseful rabbit hole of dangerous, untested science experiments. Sparked by the desire to further the scope of human vision, Dr. James Xavier creates a serum to allow sight to extend through objects. Some …

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Overlook Film Festival Day 3 In Review

After a quick stop at the historic Oregon Trail, we headed off to the final day of the Overlook Film Festival amidst heavy fog. The day started off with a special screening of ParaNorman, which was fantastic eye-bleach after a several days of nonstop horror. After the film, a Q&A …

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‘It Comes at Night’ Full Trailer Debuts

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge. A24 has released the first full trailer for It Comes …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Primal Screen’

Rodney Ascher’s latest work, Primal Screen, ventured deep into the fascination and horror that is ventriloquism. Focusing primarily on the effect lifelike entities can have on children, Ascher and his interviewees pick apart the trailer for Richard Attenborough’s Magic. Utilizing Ascher’s signature reenactments to illustrate his subject’s fears, the film’s …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘The Bad Batch’

Quite possibly the bleakest feel-good film I’ve ever seen. That said, I absolutely adored it. Amirpour delivered a fresh and unique take on the dystopian, alternate-reality genre that culminates in a wonderfully gripping and intense product. Gore is used sparingly but effectively. The sets were pretty remarkable and did wonders …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘Mayhem’

Moments after an unjust firing, Derek Cho finds himself unable to leave his old office. A quarantine will do that to you. Mayhem is a joint effort from director Joe Lynch and writer Matias Caruso. This is hyperviolence at its finest, a marathon bloodbath punctuated with quips, physical comedy, and …

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A 666-Character Review of ‘It Comes at Night’

It Comes at Night is an intimate, frightening tale. Set in a seemingly abandoned house in the woods, it’s the story of a small family’s survival in an unspoken apocalypse. Rather than getting bogged down in what has happened, the film looks to the aftermath of the event. The cold …

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Overlook Film Festival Day 2 in Review

Saturday’s trek up to the Timberline Lodge was not without hiccups. In addition to the festival, the venue was also hosting a wedding as well as ideal snow conditions from the Shining-esque storm on Thursday night. The skiers were in full force and the parking lots were full. Luckily we …

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Surprise World Premiere of ‘It Comes at Night’ at Overlook

Imagine the end of the world. Now imagine something worse. Award-winning filmmaker Trey Edward Shults follows his breakout debut Krisha with the psychological horror thriller It Comes at Night, centering on a teenaged boy (Kelvin Harrison, Jr.) as he grapples with mounting terrors — external and otherwise — in the …

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