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[Review] Happy Hunting (GenreBlast, 2017) – by Doc Rotten

The coverage of the fantastic GenreBlast Film Festival continues with the feature film Happy Hunting (2017). The film from directors  Joe Dietsch and Louie Gibson comes to the horror genre by way of The Most Dangerous Game. The plot follows Warren Novak (Martin Dingle Wall) a down-on-his-luck addict who finds himself on the run when […]

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[Review] Dead Bullet (GenreBlast, 2017) – by Paul Cardullo

Paul Cardullo returns to review another feature from the spectacular GenreBlast Film Festival held at Winchester, Virginia September 7 – 10, 2017. Dead Bullet (2017) from writer-director Erik Reese is a thrilling crime-drama that delivers the goods as Bill Holden (John T. Woods) holds a satchel full of stolen casino chips and a history full […]

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[Review] She’s Allergic To Cats (GenreBlast, 2017) – by Doc Rotten

Doc Rotten continues the coverage of the GenreBlast Film Festival held in Winchester, Virginia, September 7-10, 2017. The film today would fall into the WTF genre and did indeed headline a block of films that twisted one’s mind. She’s Allergic to Cats (2017) is from writer-director  Michael Reich and it challenges how audience view films […]

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Nightmares Film Festival Unveils the Full 2017 Film List – And It Is Amazing

The Grue-Crew are incredibly excited about the list of films being presented at the 2017 Nightmares Film Festival October 19 -22, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. Festival programmer and co-founder Jason Tostevin starts things off just right with a screening of Victor Crowley with director Adam Green in attendance. They are also presenting Leatherface, the Texas […]

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[Review] Lilith’s Awakening (GenreBlast, 2017) — by Paul Cardullo

Paul Cardullo returns to review another entry in the GenreBlast Film Festival. While the fest hosts a number of genres, this movie is a full-fledged horror flick of the weekend. Lilith’s Awakening (2017) is filmed in rich black and white tones with a deliberate pacing and exquisite  cinematography. Paul dives into what makes this film […]

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[Review] Indiana (GenreBlast, 2017) – by Doc Rotten

Gruesome Magazine returns to GenreBlast this year to enjoy their brilliant selection of genre films from the horror films we typically cover to other similar genres worthy of our attention, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Comedy, WTF films. Doc shares his thoughts about Indiana (2017) from director Toni Comas and co-writer Charlie Williams. The film follows Michael […]

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[Review] Future (GenreBlast, 2017) – by Paul Cardullo

While GenreBlast is not strictly a horror film festival, it certainly features its share of horror fare along with many sci-fi epics, zany action films, and off the wall comedies. Paul Cardullo steps up to review one of the sci-fi entries at the 2017  GenreBlast Film Festival – and a favorite of the weekend – […]

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[Review] Forbidden Planet (RetroFantasma, 1956) – by Paul Cardullo

Paul Cardullo returns with another Groovy Gory Gruesome Gold retro review for the film Forbidden Planet (1956) which he and I saw at RetroFantasma at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, North Carolina. It played on a double bill with The Green Slime. Paul shares his thoughts about seeing the film on the big screen, how […]

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[Review] Guardians (GenreBlast, 2017) – by Doc Rotten

On September 7-10, 2017, Paul Cardullo and I attended the terrific GenreBlast Film Festival in Winchester, Virginia. Run by Nathan Ludwig and his GenreCrew (Raygan Ketterer, Chad Farmer, and Charles Devin Hill), the festival is quickly becoming a fan favorite. This year, the festival opened with a UK  comedy called Guardians (2017) that mixes in […]

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[Review] Camino (GenreBlast, 2017) – by Paul Cardullo

While GenreBlast is not strictly a horror film festival, it certainly features its share of horror fare along with many sci-fi epics, zany action films, and off the wall comedies. Paul Cardullo steps up to review one of the more comedic entries at the 2017  GenreBlast Film Festival – and his favorite of the weekend […]

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[Review] Still/Born (Popcorn Frights, 2017) — by Joseph Perry

Popcorn Frights Film Festival featured the Florida premiere of postpartum-themed chiller Still/Born on August 16, and Gruesome Magazine’s Joseph Perry checks in with his thoughts on the film. Director/co-writer Brandon Christensen‘s psychological horror film stars Christie Burke as Mary, a new mother, and Jesse Moss as her husband Jack. The couple is the proud parents […]

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[Review] The Green Slime (RetroFantasma, 1968) – by Paul Cardullo

Paul Cardullo returns with another Groovy Gory Gruesome Gold entry that should not be missed. Doc Rotten and Paul Cardullo ventured to the RetroFantasma event recently at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, North Caroline to catch a Sci-Fi classic double feature, the epic Forbidden Planet (1956) and the film Paul reviews here and now, The […]

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[Review] The Bride (Popcorn Frights, 2017) — by Joseph Perry

The Russian supernatural horror film The Bride (Nevesta, 2017) had its North American premiere at Popcorn Frights Film Festival in Miami, Florida on August 17, and Gruesome Magazine’s Joseph Perry has one of the first English language reviews for the movie. Victoria Agalakova stars as Nastya, a young woman who rushes into marriage, only to […]

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“Redwood” (FrightFest, 2017): Couple Encounters Vampiric Forest Dwellers in UK Creature Feature

Like many a horror movie character before them, the young couple at the forefront of UK production Redwood does exactly what they are warned not to, going off the main trail during a camping trip in the forest. Naturally, they stumble onto a deadly situation. What makes writer/director Tom Paton’s (Pandorica, 2016) eerie film different […]

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[Review] The Heretics (BiFan, 2017) – by Joseph Perry

Joseph Perry reports from BiFan (Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival) about the latest Chad (Bite) Archibald horror film, The Heretics. Featuring Nina Kiri, Jorja Candence, and Ry Barrett, the film features a cult that returns from the dead to terrorize a young girl who once escaped their grasp. Joseph chimes in on the direction, the […]