Reviews

by / on October 31, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: SATAN’S LITTLE HELPER

Happy Halloween stargazers! I’ve been scouring the net all month to bring you interesting horror content. Today I’ve done one better because I discovered a Halloween film that takes place on Halloween. Sure, this isn’t the only film to be […]

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by / on October 31, 2014 at 11:54 am / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: NIGHTCRAWLER

Dark, angry, and cynical, Dan Gilroy’s directorial debut, Nightcrawler, is a nasty, bitter pill to swallow – an effective look at the ugly side of humanity that doubles as a modern meditation on what has become of The American Dream. […]

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by / on October 30, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: PROM NIGHT

Slasher films were big box office in the 80’s and many credit their surge to the success of Halloween in 1978. It was also the film debut of a young actress named Jamie Lee Curtis. It only makes sense that […]

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by / on October 30, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE TRIAL

Franz Kafka is not necessarily a name synonymous with horror, but perhaps he should be. His absurdist works consistently preyed on the same territory as body and conspiracy horror. Similarly, I sincerely doubt that Orson Welles ever set out to […]

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by / on October 28, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: THE PROPHECY

Every once in a while, I dig up a film from my past I really dug at the time. With Halloween right around the corner, I figured now’s as good a time as any to take a look back at […]

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by / on October 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: HAUNTER

Looking back over the past few weeks, it appears I have become infatuated with horror stories involving teens. With the exception of La Horde, every week has involved teens in peril and this week is no different. Curious to see […]

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by / on October 24, 2014 at 12:10 pm / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: JOHN WICK

In 1970, French director John-Pierre Melville released the crime masterpiece Le Cercle Rouge (The Red Circle), a heist film that, in typical French tradition, is more concerned with philosophical ideas of fate, death, and morality than it is in giving […]

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by / on October 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Uncategorized, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: CAT PEOPLE

There are dog people and there are cat people. I most definitely fall into the dog camp. I don’t like cats…at all. I’m sure the fact that I’m somewhat allergic to them contributes to my dislike. Still, the “cat people” […]

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by / on October 23, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: OCULUS

Remember, children: just because a film is marketed as gore-free psychological horror doesn’t mean it’s gore-free psychological horror. Kaylie and Tim Russell are the survivors of a brutal pair of murders in their own home. Their father tortured their mother […]

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by / on October 21, 2014 at 8:13 pm / in Indie Spotlight, Reviews

INDIE SPOTLIGHT: NO LAND’S SONG

Documentaries can be many things…. they can be informative, inspirational, and moving; they can also be funny or sad or enraging. The good ones (and especially the great ones) are often all of the above and No Land’s Song, a […]

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