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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

POSTER: Check out the new IT: CHAPTER 2 Poster!

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The Cult crew is at San Diego Comic Con all week, but news is still breaking, so check out the new poster for IT: Chapter 2 with a trailer coming tomorrow at 9pm!

PODCAST: View & Spew Review #8 – Santa with Muscles (1996)

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During this very festive episode, the View and Spew Crew celebrate Christmas in July with SANTA WITH MUSCLES starring Hulk Hogan. This family comedy features a martial arts gourmet chef with weaponized quiche, a young Mila Kunis discovering a secret

TRAILERS: Check out first teaser trailer and poster for Blumhouse’s THE HUNT

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Blumhouse has had a lot of success with high concept ideas in horror. From The Purge, To Get Out, to Happy Death Day, you can’t argue against Blumhouse executing unique ideas well on a budget. That being said, check out

TRAILER: Check out the full trailer for Rob Zombie’s THREE FROM HELL plus theatrical release details!

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It’s been 14 years since Rob Zombie brought us arguably his best film, The Devil’s Rejects. This September, he’s following that up with the unlikely sequel Three From Hell, the full trailer which released today. Much in the tradition of