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Bacurau Smashes Colonialism [Blu-Ray Review]

The film Bacurau opens with the fictional town its named after being erased from the map, literally. In an early scene, Plinio (Wilson Rabelo) asks his students to find Bacurau on Google Maps, but the...

The Outsider is a Must Watch [Series Review]

It’s already been two years since the release of Stephen King’s The Outsider which follows a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy. When the mutilated body of...

Carmilla

Review: Carmilla is the Classic Story’s Most Faithful Adaptation Yet

I’ll admit that my subjective opinion is immediately colored by my love of the source material. J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s Carmilla is one of my favorite vampire stories if not simply one of my favorite st...

Elvira

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is a Feminist Slice of ’80s Movie Magic [Blu-ray Review]

Few figures from the horror genre are as well recognized as Elvira. She’s a late night horror host turned household name. And she’s as much fun as she’s ever been in the zany feature...

Blood Vessel - Still 4

Blood Vessel Sails Along Interminably [Review]

The IMDb summary for Blood Vessel offers considerably more scene-setting information than the entire movie, which is really saying something, particularly considering the amount of references to ̶...

Dan Stevens, Sheila Vand, and Jeremy Allen White in The Rental

Dave Franco’s The Rental is An Impressive Debut [Review]

The Rental is the second ominous beach house themed horror movie in as many weeks and, although it’s slighter fare than Shudder’s subversive shocker The Beach House, Dave Franco’s di...

A Deadly Legend is Legendarily Bad [Review]

As a general rule, good horror movies have simple plots. In Halloween, Michael Myers breaks out of a mental asylum to terrorize Haddonfield and hunts Laurie Strode. In The Shining, Jack Torrance is dr...

One Cut of the Dead is the Best Comedy of the Year [Review]

Representing such morbid concepts like disease, doing the unspeakable for the sake of survival and obviously mortality, zombies are easily one of the most grisly of all the movie monsters. The zombie ...

The Beach House

The Beach House is a Bad Title for a Good Movie

Let me start off by being very honest; I expected to be fully underwhelmed by this movie. And, to be further honest, I didn’t change my mind for quite some time. The first, probably, third of this mov...