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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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PODCAST

Episode 103: A Christmas Horror Story / Los Feliz Murder House / Christmas Creepies

This week the show is hijacked by holly, we talk seasonal slumber slaughter, holiday hellraisers other than Krampus, and review a bone chilling anthology called, ‘A Christmas Horror Story’.   The Los Feliz Murder House     The Yule Lads   Glyra Frau Perchta      

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A 666-Word Review Of ‘The Autopsy of Jane Doe’

The Autopsy of Jane Doe might be the perfect horror movie of 2016. It takes every trope and reference that we, the horror-loving audience are so familiar with, and delivers it in a familiar yet refreshing and terrifying way. In fact, it’s Autopsy’s simplicity and familiarity that makes it so enjoyable. Everything …

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Captain Kelly’s Cryptids & Conspiracies Episode 9: Time Travel

This month, an unusually agreeable couple of cabin fellas join our Captain in discussing the science behind time travel, schematics from the future, and the tale of a mad man named Marcum. This is a Patreon exclusive episode available to anyone who supports us at the $4 a month level. Climb aboard.

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Horror Anthology ‘XX’ Puts Women on Both Sides of the Camera

In just two short months Magnet Releasing and XYZ Film are releasing XX. February 17th marks the VOD release of the anticipated horror anthology. With an all-female lineup of directors and killers, XX is a collection of twisted stories told by talented women. The directing team features Annie Clark (AKA St. Vincent), Karyn …

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Episode 102: Train to Busan / The Voynich Manuscript

This week Kelly pulls a fast one…or two, tells us everything known about an undeciphered document, and we review Yeon Sang-ho’s zombie disaster thriller, Train to Busan.   The Voynich Manuscript Solved by Bartender Karin Marie Olt Karin Marie Olt‘s Facebook

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13 Horror Holiday Gift Ideas

I never know what to tell my friends and relatives when they ask what I want for Christmas. Realistically, I want gas station gift cards and my student loans to be forgiven, but the former is impersonal and the latter is impossible. Recently tipped off to some serial killer-themed Christmas decor, …

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A 666-Character Review Of ‘Always Shine’

Anna and Beth are friends, actresses, and seemingly interchangeable. And those last two details stand to completely undo the first. Always Shine is a dramatic thriller about two women on a weekend away and their struggles in the film industry and with each other. It’s a troublingly real premise, the jealousy that …

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A Conversation with Lin Shaye About ‘Abattoir’

Lin Shaye has been hard at work in the film industry since the 70s. Crisscrossing between film and television as well as genres, she has a wide variety of roles under her belt. The latest of these is ABATTOIR, a haunted house horror film premiering this Friday, December 9th. Last …

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Episode 101: Beyond the Gates / Yeti

This week we chill out with a bipedal mountain dweller, review Jackson Stewart’s VHS era, horror love letter, Beyond the Gates, & talk to horror icon Barbara Crampton about her role as actress, producer, and game master of the film.   Yeti, drawn exclusively by GHOST BAT (aka John de …

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A 666-Character Review Of ‘Domain’

Domain, created by Nathaniel Atcheson, follows 6 main characters, named after the cities they reside in, who now live in secluded underground dwellings following a massive, lethal epidemic. Connected via livestream video, they are able to converse despite living states apart. Paranoia sets in as mysterious disappearances take place, leading …

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“Eloise” Trailer Delivers All Too Familiar Haunted Hospital Horror

Chase Crawford, of Gossip Girl fame, plays the protagonist in this upcoming Hollywood horror. The plot–tracking down medical records in a now defunct psychiatric facility–seems like something we could avoid in 2016. Perhaps there will be a few good jump scares, but this strikes me as the run-of-the-mill, the-best-scenes-are-in-the-trailer flick. …

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Episode 100: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre / Listener Questions

This week we talk about the other 99 times we’ve recorded the show, answer some of your questions, & review Tode Hooper’s highly horror influential film, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. We also talk SiREN with director Gregg Bishop (Dance of the Dead, Dante the Great).

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A 666-Character Review Of ‘The Eyes of My Mother’

Lonely Francisca looks for new companions after her father dies, but has trouble finding the perfect person. Her unabashed madness understandably puts people off along with her fascination of human anatomy and her desire for control over people. Despite having a short run time, the film seems interminable. Each scene …

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A 666-Character Review Of ‘Shortwave’

Josh and Isabel Harris are trying to put their lives back together after their daughter was abducted. They move to a secluded research facility where Josh and his research partner have a huge breakthrough. Isabel is in a mentally fragile state after attempting suicide. The whole situation is tragic, leaving …

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Episode 99: Another Evil / Turkish Serial Killers

This week we talk horrible exploitation of a horror icon, feast on grizzly facts about the murderers of Turkey, and discuss exorcism gone awkward reviewing Carson D. Mell’s Another Evil.   After discussing details about Shelley Duvall’s government assistance and how accepting large donations would effect her standing, Vivian Kubrick has closed her …

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Dominic Monaghan and Ksenia Solo Terrify in ‘Pet’ Trailer

A psychological thriller about a man who bumps into an old flame and subsequently becomes obsessed with her, leading him to hold her captive underneath the animal shelter where he works. But what will the victim have in store for her assailant? It’s an increasingly common trope, but it looks …

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