Horror Thursday

by / on August 4, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE TORMENT OF LAURIE ANN CULLOM

The Torment of Laurie Ann Cullom likes to play with genre expectations. The opening credit scroll is reminiscent of the recent wave of found footage/this is a true story films that overtook horror for quite a few years. The throwback […]

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by / on June 9, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: SUBSPECIES

In Trannsylvania, the King of the Vampires (Angus Scrimm) awaits the return of his heir. Unfortunately, bastard child Radu gets their first, stabs the King, and assumes control of the all-powerful Blood Stone. Three graduate students arrive in the village […]

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by / on June 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday

HORROR THURSDAY: THE DEN

The Den is a horror film inspired by the rise of Chat Roulette and similar random video chatting sites on the internet. Elizabeth receives a grant from her university to study the impact of relative anonymity on conversations in The […]

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by / on May 19, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: HUSH

Hush is a home invasion horror film about a deaf novelist being tormented by a total stranger for no reason. I could also say that Hush is a modern home invasion horror film and be accurate enough. All too often now, the […]

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by / on April 14, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE FALLING

The Falling is, quite honestly, one of the strangest horror films I’ve ever seen. After the death of their close friend Abby, a group of young women in a boarding school begin to experience uncontrollable fainting spells and mass hysteria. […]

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by / on April 7, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE

10 Cloverfield Lane is the giant monster attack/apocalypse horror film we deserved when the original Cloverfield came out in 2008. That film was an ambitious but messy shakycam disaster film with the bones of a good intimate horror/survival film trapped inside. 10 […]

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by / on March 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE IMOM

“The iMom” is a satirical horror/sci-fi short by writer/director Ariel Martin. It opens with an infomercial advertising the benefits of a a digital mother surrogate (including actual footage of one of the increasingly realistic androids being developed in laboratories) before […]

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by / on February 4, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: 2016 MASSIVE BLOOD DRIVE

For seven years now, Jen and Sylvia Soska have teamed up with the Women in Horror Month movement to support a great cause. They bring together a group female filmmakers and stars to create short horror films encouraging people to […]

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by / on January 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: FAT GIRL

Catherine Breillat is a masterful French director with a clear artistic vision. She sets out to explore the toxicity in contemporary sexual relationships, specifically the dangerous and harmful behavior of men in their pursuit of sexual conquest. Her films are […]

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by / on January 14, 2016 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: REBOUND

Rebound is an indie psychological horror about a young woman, Claire, trying to restart her life. She walked in on her boyfriend cheating on her, dumped him, and kicked him out of the apartment. Still everywhere she looks, she can’t get […]

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