REVIEW: READY OR NOT serves up originality and subverts tropes in the summer’s best horror film.

REVIEW: READY OR NOT serves up originality and subverts tropes in the summer’s best horror film.

Radio Silence’s latest film is a stylish original horror tale that follows in the vein of films like The Cabin in The Woods, Get Out, You’re Next, and Evil Dead in delivering More »

REVIEW: GOOD BOYS is the definitive laugh out loud comedy of the summer.

REVIEW: GOOD BOYS is the definitive laugh out loud comedy of the summer.

Good Boys dances the fine line between light-hearted innocent fare and classic raunchy comedy with a silly but endearing tale about growing up. Seth Rogen has taken the baton from Judd Apatow More »

TRAILERS: Check out the teaser trailer for the upcoming horror film DANIEL ISN’T REAL

TRAILERS: Check out the teaser trailer for the upcoming horror film DANIEL ISN’T REAL

When we went to San Diego Comic-Con this past July, one of the main panels we were excited to check out was the annual Bold Voice of Contemporary Horror panel, giving us More »

PODCAST: View and Spew Review #10 – Suburban Sasquatch (2004)

PODCAST: View and Spew Review #10 – Suburban Sasquatch (2004)

On the latest episode OF View and Spew Review, the crew subject themselves to the ultra low-budget ‘Suburban Sasquatch’ which features a bloodthirsty interdimensionally-teleporting Bigfoot battling an Ugg boots wearing Native American More »

REVIEW: SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK succeeds in creating an engaging and dark atmospheric film with genuine scares.

REVIEW: SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK succeeds in creating an engaging and dark atmospheric film with genuine scares.

Director Andre Overdal channels the creepiness and edge he utilized so well in The Autopsy of Jane Doe into this period piece which channels classic horror with a contemporary edge. Scary Stories More »

REVIEW: SCHOOL SPIRIT’s take on high school slasher films is trope-heavy without adding a lot of originality to the genre.

REVIEW: SCHOOL SPIRIT’s take on high school slasher films is trope-heavy without adding a lot of originality to the genre.

Director Mike Gan lends some additional diversity to Blumhouse’s INTO THE DARK line-up, but the story by writers Gan, Josh Miller, and Patrick Casey serves up a largely lazy pastiche of highly More »

INTERVIEWS: Samara Weaving, Andie McDowell, and Radio Silence talk about their upcoming horror film, Ready or Not!

INTERVIEWS: Samara Weaving, Andie McDowell, and Radio Silence talk about their upcoming horror film, Ready or Not!

We’re really excited about the upcoming horror film, Ready or Not, starring The Babysitter’s Samara Weaving as a bride being hunted by her in-laws on her wedding night as part of a More »

COLLECTIBLES: Check out all the IT: CHAPTER 2 collectibles available from Alamo Drafthouse, IMAX, & Dolby for opening night!

COLLECTIBLES: Check out all the IT: CHAPTER 2 collectibles available from Alamo Drafthouse, IMAX, & Dolby for opening night!

I think we’re all increasingly excited for the sequel to 2017’s IT hitting theaters on September 6th. Bill Skaarsgard’s Pennywise is the definitive movie monster of this past decade and like many More »

TRAILER: Get sucked into a SATANIC PANIC with the first trailer for this anticipated horror film!

TRAILER: Get sucked into a SATANIC PANIC with the first trailer for this anticipated horror film!

We’re big fans of Chelsea Stardust here at the Cult HQ. Her entry into Blumhouse’s Into the Dark series, All That We Destroy, about a mother who clones copies of her son’s More »

REVIEW: Hobbs and Shaw is exactly the hyper-masculine anti-heroes vs. cyborgs action/buddy comedy cartoon of a film you never knew you needed.

REVIEW: Hobbs and Shaw is exactly the hyper-masculine anti-heroes vs. cyborgs action/buddy comedy cartoon of a film you never knew you needed.

In which a movie where Dwayne Johnson holds a helicopter piloted by a cyborg from taking off with the sheer force of his biceps and a chain is somehow still maddeningly watchable More »

REVIEW: Tilman Singer’s Luz is a hypnotic throwback to the horror stylings of Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento.

REVIEW: Tilman Singer’s Luz is a hypnotic throwback to the horror stylings of Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento.

You never forget your first love applies to hosts of demonic possession and their keeper in this mesmerizing minimalist horror film with shades of Suspiria, The Beyond, and Exorcist 2: The Heretic More »

TRAILERS: Check out the new poster and trailer for Robert Eggers’ THE LIGHTHOUSE

TRAILERS: Check out the new poster and trailer for Robert Eggers’ THE LIGHTHOUSE

Like many critics, I was mesmerized by Robert Eggers’ debut film, The Witch. Back in 2016, I called it “a thinking man’s horror film … one of the best films of this More »

 

REVIEW: READY OR NOT serves up originality and subverts tropes in the summer’s best horror film.

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Radio Silence’s latest film is a stylish original horror tale that follows in the vein of films like The Cabin in The Woods, Get Out, You’re Next, and Evil Dead in delivering a unique and subversive genre film that seems

REVIEW: GOOD BOYS is the definitive laugh out loud comedy of the summer.

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Good Boys dances the fine line between light-hearted innocent fare and classic raunchy comedy with a silly but endearing tale about growing up. Seth Rogen has taken the baton from Judd Apatow in producing engaging and uproarious black comedies. From

TRAILERS: Check out the teaser trailer for the upcoming horror film DANIEL ISN’T REAL

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When we went to San Diego Comic-Con this past July, one of the main panels we were excited to check out was the annual Bold Voice of Contemporary Horror panel, giving us attendees some exciting sneak peeks into the world

PODCAST: View and Spew Review #10 – Suburban Sasquatch (2004)

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On the latest episode OF View and Spew Review, the crew subject themselves to the ultra low-budget ‘Suburban Sasquatch’ which features a bloodthirsty interdimensionally-teleporting Bigfoot battling an Ugg boots wearing Native American warrior with healing powers and a magic bow.

REVIEW: SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK succeeds in creating an engaging and dark atmospheric film with genuine scares.

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Director Andre Overdal channels the creepiness and edge he utilized so well in The Autopsy of Jane Doe into this period piece which channels classic horror with a contemporary edge. Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark is, without question,

REVIEW: SCHOOL SPIRIT’s take on high school slasher films is trope-heavy without adding a lot of originality to the genre.

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Director Mike Gan lends some additional diversity to Blumhouse’s INTO THE DARK line-up, but the story by writers Gan, Josh Miller, and Patrick Casey serves up a largely lazy pastiche of highly recognizable past slasher film tropes with little new

INTERVIEWS: Samara Weaving, Andie McDowell, and Radio Silence talk about their upcoming horror film, Ready or Not!

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We’re really excited about the upcoming horror film, Ready or Not, starring The Babysitter’s Samara Weaving as a bride being hunted by her in-laws on her wedding night as part of a secret ritual. Check out these video interviews with

COLLECTIBLES: Check out all the IT: CHAPTER 2 collectibles available from Alamo Drafthouse, IMAX, & Dolby for opening night!

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I think we’re all increasingly excited for the sequel to 2017’s IT hitting theaters on September 6th. Bill Skaarsgard’s Pennywise is the definitive movie monster of this past decade and like many filmgoers, we’re excited to see what collectible incentives

TRAILER: Get sucked into a SATANIC PANIC with the first trailer for this anticipated horror film!

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We’re big fans of Chelsea Stardust here at the Cult HQ. Her entry into Blumhouse’s Into the Dark series, All That We Destroy, about a mother who clones copies of her son’s first murder victim to tame his impulses is

REVIEW: Hobbs and Shaw is exactly the hyper-masculine anti-heroes vs. cyborgs action/buddy comedy cartoon of a film you never knew you needed.

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In which a movie where Dwayne Johnson holds a helicopter piloted by a cyborg from taking off with the sheer force of his biceps and a chain is somehow still maddeningly watchable in a non-ironic way. Last year, we had

REVIEW: Tilman Singer’s Luz is a hypnotic throwback to the horror stylings of Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento.

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You never forget your first love applies to hosts of demonic possession and their keeper in this mesmerizing minimalist horror film with shades of Suspiria, The Beyond, and Exorcist 2: The Heretic in its DNA. For fans of the golden

TRAILERS: Check out the new poster and trailer for Robert Eggers’ THE LIGHTHOUSE

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Like many critics, I was mesmerized by Robert Eggers’ debut film, The Witch. Back in 2016, I called it “a thinking man’s horror film … one of the best films of this genre to come in years.”. In that same

GIVEAWAYS: Win one of 20 VIP Pairs of Tickets to see SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK in Tempe, AZ on August 7th!

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Hey guys! Your friends at Cult and Fingerpaint Film want YOU to be among the first to see the latest film from the mind of Guillermo Del Toro SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK on Wednesday, August 7th at

PODCAST: View & Spew Review #9 – Spellcaster (1988)

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This delightful episode we explore the hidden gem SPELLCASTER (1988) featuring Adam Ant as the devil, a drooling anthropomorphic demon throne and zombie-infested dungeons. From some of the filmmakers behind RE-ANIMATOR and legendary producer Charles Band, this film caught us

REVIEW: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is Quentin Tarantino’s love letter to the fading Golden Age of Hollywood of the late 1960’s

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Tarantino’s 9th film is an ephemeral glimpse of a Hollywood that might have been; one grounded in the last gasps of the changing world of 1960’s Hollywood. I’ve often said that the 1970s were the last true golden age of

REVIEW: The Art of Self-Defense is one of the year’s best dark comedies.

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Writer/Director Riley Stearns takes a look at the dark side of masculinity as it affects a local karate dojo in his shining sophomore feature follow-up to 2014’s Faults. Like a lot of other kids growing up in the suburbs in

IN MEMORIAM: Rutger Hauer (1944 – 2019)

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A versatile actor who was known primarily for playing anti-heroes and villains; but a consummate actor who brought the roles he played a life beyond the page no matter the part. For most, Rutger Hauer will forever be burned into

TRAILER: Check out the IT: Chapter 2 Final Trailer – in theaters September 6th!

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Evil resurfaces in Derry as director Andy Muschietti reunites the Losers Club—young and adult—in a return to where it all began with “It Chapter Two.” Check out the full final trailer for the film below! The film is Muschietti’s follow-up