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From the mood-setting opening scene featuring Charles Dance's guilt-ridden priest getting an efficient, bloody comeuppance, I felt like my face went through a progressive range of emotions during The …
I love the setup of Late Night With the Devil. Portrayed as a solemn, late-70s contemporary documentary, the film's POV uses "original footage" of a long-lost episode of late night TV that caused sho…
Victor Fielding (Leslie Odom, Jr.), a single dad with a 12-year-old daughter, has good reason to have lost religion. He saw his pregnant wife die while they were on a photography assignment in Haiti. …
The Last Voyage of the Demeter piqued my interest because it had two of my favorite genres in one: religious/supernatural horror and a tall-masted ship on a voyage of doom. Even better, Last Voyage is…
There is a moment in Nope, Jorden Peele's latest in his surprising and very welcome career as a filmmaker: OJ (Daniel Kaluuya), a very mild-mannered rancher races home to find a giant, menacing UFO po…
It's not a stretch to say that now multiple generations have enjoyed the Halloween franchise during its ups and downs (it's been 45 years since John Carpenter's original Halloween film). So when the f…
Like many people, I like a good scare. And like any other kid who grew up in the 70s, I knew that all I had to do at the time was turn on the TV news for real-life horror. Serial killers were rampant,…
If you are familiar with Stephen King’s novel or the 1984 film, you may notice in the new film that the plot a watered down version of the original, but key elements have been changed arbitrarily to m…
Halloween 2021 (the real-life holiday) was in sore need of good, spooky jolt of fantasy entertainment (to make us forget the real life horrors of the year). Turns out that following the Facebook posts…
For personal reasons, The Manor may have been one of those "too soon" movie choices for me to watch on a cold, dark October night. The story of a family dropping their elderly mother off at a nursing …
When the trailer for Lamb debuted, a friend of mine immediately forwarded it to me with the simple statement: "This made me think of you." I gasped in laughter and intrigue as I watched it. Wait... wa…
The urban legend has it that if you say, "Candyman" five times while looking in the mirror, that you will summon a man with a hook for a hand to come and kill you. Now, I never saw the original Candym…
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