Horror Thursday

by / on December 18, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: A TALE OF TWO SISTERS

Soo-mi and her sister Soo-yeon return home to live with their father and stepmother after an extended absence. The sisters do not trust the stepmother, no matter what she does (good or bad). The father might as well not be […]

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by / on December 11, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: HELL BABY

Jack and Vanessa move into a new neighborhood. Vanessa is about to give birth to their first child. Everything is going great until all the bad things start to happen in their new house. Things like discovering a man named […]

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by / on December 4, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: HIDEOUS!

Two rival collectors of medical oddities wind up in a deadly match over the ownership of a radioactively mutated baby specimen. Despite the dealer’s best assurances, that specimen is not well-preserved. It is alive, and it’s bringing the other specimens […]

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by / on November 27, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK

I believe that Jen and Sylvia Soska, aka the Soska Sisters, might be my favorite contemporary horror directors. They have this vast range of cinematic knowledge they pull from to craft exceptionally nuanced and unexpected spins on older horror forms. […]

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by / on November 6, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: KILL BABY, KILL!

A doctor is called into a remote village to perform an autopsy in a strange case. A young woman was found impaled on a fence post outside of the manor she worked at. The villagers are highly superstitious people, refusing […]

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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 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 16, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: DETENTION

Detention is a slasher/teenage romantic comedy/horror parody wrapped in one. It is, at times, as confused as it sounds. It all starts off so well. There’s a high school where the height of cool is emulating the cliches of the […]

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by / on October 2, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE FINAL

You will not be afraid. You will not be afraid. When the time comes, you will not be afraid. This is the mantra of the ringleader behind the titular final in The Final. A group of eight bullied high school […]

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by / on September 25, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE SACRAMENT

The Sacrament is a faux-documentary film about a religious cult. A photographer who works with VICE magazine receives a letter from his sister inviting him to Eden Parish, a makeshift community spun off in another country from a religious sober […]

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