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‘Get Out’ – Secrets, Easter eggs and References from Jordan Peele’s Commentary

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We are currently halfway through 2017 and ‘Get Out’ is still my favorite film of the year. It has remained consistently fascinating and re-watchable. I saw it four times in theaters. I love it. Judging from the 99% fresh rating

It Comes At Night (2017) – Review

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  It Comes At Night Directed by Trey Edward Shults A24 www.itcomesatnight.com “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” – H.P. Lovecraft

Review: The Void (2017)

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The Void Directed by Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski From the Great White North enclave known as Astron-6 (“Manborg,” “Father’s Day”) and an extremely successful IndieGoGo campaign is born a horror that is equal parts homage and homegrown madness and

Rings (2017) – Review

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Rings Directed by F. Javier Gutierrez https://www.facebook.com/RingsMovie/ While not unintentionally hilarious as the recently reviewed “The Bye Bye Man,” a far worse fate is in store for the purveyors of “Rings” – complete and utter boredom.

The Bye Bye Man – Review (2016)

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The Bye Bye Man Directed by Stacy Title https://www.facebook.com/thebyebyeman/ 2016 in cinema began for me with a venture into “The Forest”, a tale of terror set in the suicide addled sea of trees that is Aokigahara, which was such an

REVIEW: Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

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Whatever one’s view of sequels may be, especially in horror and its related subsets which are well known for a glut of garbage, Blumhouse may have finally found the formula for cinematic cold fusion, mainlining into their many franchises, including

Review: Phantasm Remastered & Phantasm: Ravager (2016)

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      Phantasm: Remastered & Phantasm: Ravager Directed by Don Coscarelli & David Hartman Egyptian Theater, October 1 2016 http://phantasm.com/ Making its way across the world like the Tall Man exhuming his unearthly army, “Phantasm” a franchise that began the year

Review: Blair Witch (2016)

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Seventeen years have passed since the release of the film that firmly rooted the found footage genre into the cinematic landscape and has found its true sequel in Adam Wingard’s new vision of the landmark franchise. Is it worth venturing

Review: The Purge: Election Year (2016)

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The Purge: Election Year (2016) Within three years (one shy of a full, traditional US presidential term), “The Purge” franchise has finally found it’s voice and vote with “Election Year.” It’s the finale of a series that started as a

Review: The Shallows (2016)

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In the aftermath of “Jaws” which not only created the summer blockbuster but launched a cottage industry of enough “homages” to populate the entire island of Amity, the beach got pretty packed with the likes of “Orca,” “Great White,” and

Review: The Conjuring 2 (2016)

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The Conjuring 2 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFsmuRPClr4 Director: James Wan Since the release of “The Conjuring” just three short years ago, this sleeper hit has become a booming franchise with a spin off, a sequel and with more than a half billion dollars

Review: Nekromantik (1987) Blu Ray Release from Cult Epics (2015)

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Nearly 30 years after its debut, it’s quite the feat to find a film that still has the capacity to shock and awe audiences worldwide (including its banned status in multiple countries in Europe and Asia). Nekromantik, German director Jorg

“It Follows” Review

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It Follows Released: March 13, 2015 (US) Starring: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Lili Sepe, Olivia Luccardi Director: David Robert Mitchell Studio: RADiUS-TWC It not only follows; it rules.  Simultaneously reminiscent of forgotten 80 VHS horror gem

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