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Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil is a Brilliant Black Comedy [Retrospective]

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil is the hilarious story of two best friends that set out to restore a cabin in the woods but wind up getting more than they bargained for when they encounter the forces of un...

Poster for Jen and Sylvia Soska's See No Evil 2.

Five Recent Movies That Prove the Slasher Film Isn’t Dead

The heyday of the slasher was from roughly 1981 to 1984. This is an extremely short amount of time, but there were plenty of movies that helped to define that genre well before that. Psycho, Texas Cha...

Leticia Jimenez of Jake's Road.

Exclusive Interview: Leticia Jimenez of Jake’s Road

[soliloquy id=”10531″] We recently had the opportunity to chat with actress Leticia Jimenez. The up-and-coming performer stars in Mike Mayhall’s Jake’s Road (review) and also m...

Jake's Road

Jake’s Road [DVD Review]

Jake’s Road finds Sam and his soon-to-be fiancé Kay returning to his familial cabin for a family get-together. While there, Sam and his brother Mike must break the news that they will be selling...

Poster for Jake Helgren's Varsity Blood.

‘Varsity Blood’ is Headed for DVD Next Week

[soliloquy id=”7701″] Varsity Blood follows the cheerleaders and football players of Hogeye High School as the retreat to a Halloween party at a farmhouse. This particular group carries wi...

The mean girls of San Griento High in the 2013 John Knowles horror film Chastity Bites.

Chastity Bites Subverts Horror Tropes in a Refreshing Way

Chastity Bites tells the story of Leah (Allison Scagliotti), an ambitious, aspiring investigative journalist. The only thing standing between her and a staff writing position at The Huffington Post is...

Poster for Ryûhei Kitamura's Midnight Meat Train

The Midnight Meat Train Retrospective – Subterranean Slasher

[soliloquy id=”5245″] The Midnight Meat Train finds Leon (Bradley Cooper), a struggling photographer trying to get in touch with his dark side at the behest of a gallery owner (Brooke Shie...

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