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Spooky Empire

Event Recap: Spooky Empire 2019

Spooky Empire has come and gone for another year and this fall show was truly the perfect way to close out the Halloween season. Last year’s October event was, for many, a bit of a misfire. For me, pe...

Jason Mewes’ Madness in the Method Swings and Misses [Frightfest 2019 Review]

Madness in the Method is the directorial debut of one Jason Mewes, heretofore known as the Jay half of Jay and Silent Bob. As a result, his legacy with the mighty Kevin Smith looms large, with one of ...

Spiral [Frightfest 2019 Review]

Spiral, not to be confused with the Adam Green movie of the same name, is being billed by many as the gay version of Get Out. While that’s definitely an interesting comparison, it does a disserv...

Witches in the Woods [Frightfest 2019 Review]

It’s a bold move putting the word “witches” in the title of your movie, let alone “woods,” but Witches in the Woods, the thrilling, claustrophobic, and chilly new movie f...

Deadcon

Deadcon [Frightfest 2019 Review]

The Internet is evil, that much is clear, and what clever little indie horror movie Deadcon suggests is that those who make their living being super annoying online deserve to be punished for selling ...

Daniel Isn’t Real [Frightfest 2019 Review]

Daniel Isn’t Real marks Adam Egypt Mortimer’s follow-up to the badly-received Some Kind of Hate, which infamously received no applause the year it played Frightfest (I was in the audience ...

The Perished [Frightfest 2019 Review]

The Perished is an Irish horror story about abortion so, naturally, it kicks off with some stomach-churning facts about the Magdalene laundries and the infamous Tuam babies — scandals that are u...

Why Don’t You Just Die! [Frightfest 2019 Review]

A quote from celebrated Irish writer Flann O’Brien is the last thing one would expect to precede a violent, gory Russian horror movie and yet that’s exactly how Why Don’t You Just Di...

A Good Woman is Hard to Find [Frightfest 2019 Review]

Abner Pastoll only ever had Sarah Bolger in mind for his latest film, A Good Woman is Hard to Find, and it shows; this is a major showcase for the considerable talents of the still hugely underrated I...

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