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FILM REVIEW: ANTEBELLUM strives to be GET OUT, but the cosplay comes up short.

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Despite hosting a commanding screen presence from Janelle Monae, the feature debut from writer/directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz doesn’t really say anything much about race & prejudice except give us a greatest hits melody of its horrors minus any

MOVIE REVIEW: SHE DIES TOMORROW is a timely dark comedy where a contagious sense of impending death is an unstoppable pandemic

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Writer/director Amy Seimetz strikes a timely note in this time of pandemic with this tale of contagious existential ennui. Amy (Kate Lyn Sheil) is going to die tomorrow. She just feels it. It’s in her bones. Nothing matters cuz there

REVIEW: THE RENTAL delivers quality tension and genuine scares.

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First-time director Dave Franco delivers a deftly made thriller based on both the horror of the unknown and the emotional toll of blackmail with this excellent genre debut. There’s a special kind of trepidation that comes upon you when deciding

MOVIE REVIEW: RELIC is a haunting allegory of the gradual loss of self inherent in aging and dementia.

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Director Natalie Erika James explores the weakening bonds of family relationships as one grows old and the ravages of mental illness that can take hold through the lens of body horror in RELIC. One of my greatest fears in life

REVIEW: THE BEACH HOUSE is steeped in Lovecraftian-tinged body horror anchored by relatable characters at its core.

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Director Jeffrey A. Brown’s directorial debut channels elements of classic body horror like Invasion of The Body Snatchers by way of H.P. Lovecraft’s Colour Out of Space in this story of a couple trying to survive an injured relationship. By

VIDEO REVIEW: METAMORPHOSIS (2019) Shudder Exclusive South Korean Demon Possession Horror Movie

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Victor Moreno of CultFollowing.co reviews the new Shudder-exclusive South Korean Demon Possession Horror debuting on Shudder on July 2nd, 2020. Check out Victor’s thoughts in this video review! Check out more reviews on our channels at http://youtube.com/c/cultclassics Follow us on

VIDEO REVIEW: FILM REVIEW: SCREAM QUEEN! MY NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET! (2018) Horror Film Documentary

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Victor Moreno of CultFollowing.co reviews the new Shudder-exclusive horror-documentary SCREAM QUEEN! MY NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. Check out Victor’s thoughts in this video review! Check out more reviews on our channels at http://youtube.com/c/cultclassics Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/cultfollowing.co and

REVIEW: Kim Hong Sun’s METAMORPHOSIS uses possession as an interesting take on how unspoken tensions can destroy from within.

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A unique spin on The Exorcist, Metamorphosis follows a priest whose faith is broken after a deadly exorcism and the shapechanging demon that begins to haunt him and his family. The book with possession films largely begins and ends with

REVIEW: SCREAM, QUEEN! MY NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET is an honest portrayal of the price of screen infamy in 1980’s Hollywood

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SCREAM, QUEEN! follows the life and career of actor Mark Patton and how his role in Nightmare on Elm Street 2 derailed his career due to his homosexuality in the AIDS panic of the 1980s. When you look at the

REVIEW: THE 2020 ETHERIA FILM FESTIVAL showcases a rich and diverse array of new female voices in the horror genre.

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The online version of the yearly Etheria Film Festival serves up a great array of horror shorts from women in the horror genre that run the gamut from ruminations on the horrors of social media to a sassy computer waxing

REVIEW: THE TWILIGHT ZONE SEASON 2 delivers the goods in entertaining science fiction fare in an engrossing sophomore effort.

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Decidedly less Black Mirror-lite than Season 1, Series 2 of CBS’ The Twilight Zone reboot delivers plenty of compelling fare with less in the term of morality plays. One of the chief of criticisms of CBS All Access’ reboot of

REVIEW: SCARE PACKAGE is the rare horror anthology film that really works.

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The past decade has seen a spate of low-budget horror anthologies from the ABC’s to V/H/S, SCARE PACKAGE succeeds at delivering a great and unique anthology concept with solid entries from start to finish. By and large, I’ve become less

REVIEW: BLOOD MACHINES combines science fiction and the surreal in an explosion of retro-flavored Lovecraftian sci-fi/horror.

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Director Seth Ickerman combines the driving retro synth-wave sound of Carpenter Brut to a fun 80’s sci-fi body horror throwback with shades of Alien, Blade Runner, and From Beyond. Director Seth Ickerman and synth-wave band Carpenter Brut have a soft

REVIEW: VEROTIKA, Glenn Danzig’s ode to the classic horror anthology, suffers from a case of ambition over experience in execution.

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While Danzig’s influences in Italian horror are well-represented, Verotika is a largely overstuffed affair without a critical eye for the editing and direction necessary to elevate the overall concept. On one level, Glenn Danzig, music legend and well-known comic book