Horror Thursday

by / on August 21, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: C.H.U.D.

The subway tunnels of NYC have turned into a sort of home for the homeless population of the city. Fashion photographer George and reformed criminal The Reverend begin to notice some strange patterns. Peaceful undergrounders are stealing weapons out of […]

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by / on August 14, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: CONTRACTED

Sometimes, you’re just in the mood for some good old-fashioned body horror. If it happens to be a medical horror, as well, all the better. They’re too underused genres that blend well together. In Contracted, Samantha is a young woman […]

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by / on July 31, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: 13 SINS

Daniel Stamm, the writer/director of The Exorcism of Emily Rose, returns to film with another twisted spin on a well-worn horror trope. This time, we’re dealing with the psychopath’s game on a far more misanthropic level. Elliot Brindle, soon to […]

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by / on July 10, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE CALL OF CTHULHU

H.P. Lovecraft’s work proves a challenge for adaptation. His particular brand of weird fiction is so psychological and driven by dream logic that creating a concrete representation of his vision can result in a rather unbelievable (or even uninspiring) cinematic […]

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

HORROR THURSDAY: DIABOLIQUE

Diabolique (or Les Diaboliques, as both titles were used in America at different times) is the epitome of a slow burn horror. Things go from bad to worse to disastrous in just under two hours bit by bit. You think […]

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by / on June 26, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE

Val Lewton was only ever involved in one sequel to his amazing run of intense, moody horror films in the 1930s/40s. That sequel was Curse of the Cat People. It has…very little to do with the original film. The cast […]

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by / on June 19, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ROSALIND LEIGH

In his feature film debut, writer/director Rodrigo Gudiño crafts a profoundly weird and unsettling experience. The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh doesn’t really follow any of the rules of film, playing more like a literal translation of a […]

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by / on June 12, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: THE TOXIC AVENGER

Geeky gym cleaner Melvin develops superpowers and a thirst for justice after the popular and pretty delinquents who run Tromaville shove him into a lot of toxic waste. Now Melvin is The Toxic Avenger, a monster who beats criminals and […]

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by / on June 5, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: GALAXY OF TERROR

A space crew is sent on a rescue mission to a far away planet. When they arrive, the other crew is missing and there are no signs of life on the planet at all. The astronauts exploring the surface quickly […]

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by / on May 29, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON

A group of scientists travel along the Amazon River searching for fossils. They discover something even more impressive: a living prehistoric creature. They briefly capture him for study, but he escapes. If only that was the last time the crew […]

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