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NIGHT AT THE EAGLE INN (2021, Popcorn Frights Film Festival) Great Cast, Location – Fun Twists

Tonight, we review NIGHT AT THE EAGLE INN (2021, Popcorn Fright Film Festival). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror […]

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STOKER HILLS (2021, Popcorn Frights Film Festival) Found Footage Slasher Fun!

Tonight, we review STOKER HILLS (2021, Popcorn Fright Film Festival). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, […]

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SUPERHOST (2021, Popcorn Frights Film Festival) Crazy Is As Crazy Does

Tonight, we review SUPERHOST (2021, Popcorn Fright Film Festival). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave […]

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THE EX (2021, Popcorn Frights Film Festival) REVIEW

Tonight, we review THE EX (2021, Popcorn Fright Film Festival). Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week’s awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew is Horror News Radio co-host, […]

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Austin’s FANTASTIC FEST Goes “Post-Apocalyptic” for Its Amazing 2021 Edition

Austin’s famed Fantastic Fest heads back to the big screen this year with films that shocked audiences and won awards at Cannes, cutting-edge independent fare, and even some old favorites. From chilling horror to heady science fiction to exploitation surprises to kung-fu classics and just about every type of genre film in between, the fest […]

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SLASH Film Festival’s First Wave Announcement Boasts Animated Cryptids, a Vampiric Spouse, and Time Travel Lunacy

Vienna’s SLASH Film Festival, Austria’s premiere event for horror and genre-film fabulousness, has announced its first wave of films and presented its key visual and trailer for this year’s event, scheduled for September 23–October 3, 2021. Gruesome Magazine is pleased to share this news with you, from the fest’s official press announcement. Vienna’s SLASH Film Festival […]

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RENEGADE FILM FEST to screen Blumhouse/Universal hit FREAKY on Saturday, March 5, 2022

The Grue-Crew is excited to return to Film Festivals in the coming months and into 2022. One of our favorite festivals is the RENEGADE FILM FESTIVAL which returns March 3, 2022, through March 5, 2022. This year they are presenting an exciting screening for the hilariously horror-comedy FREAKY. Check out the details below and plan […]

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Creepiness and Creatures Galore Highlight Arrow Video FrightFest 2021’s Short Film Program

Short horror films can range from diabolical delights to monstrous mayhem, creepy comedy to scintillating suspense, and much more, with film-making voices ranging from new talents to old favorites. Arrow Video FrightFest 2021 is proof of this, as its just-announced slate of fear-fare shorts is absolutely astounding. Following is the London-based festival’s official press announcement. […]

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[Review] PEAKING [Portland Horror Film Festival]: Aural Horrors Await a Sound Recordist

Director Daniel Rands’ U.K. horror short Peaking relies heavily on sound design to get its eerie atmosphere across. It does so quite impressively, resulting in a 7-minute shocker fraught with tension. After Sound Recordist Sandy (Louisa Harris) overhears one of her colleagues making a sexist remark about her, she stays behind in the house where […]

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Ghosts, Slashers, and Monsters Galore Are Among the Highlights of Arrow Video FrightFest 2021’s Second Wave of Films

Arrow Video FrightFest 2021 — the U.K.’s premiere event for fear-fare films and the fanatics and cinephiles who love them — has taken things to a new level with its second-wave announcement of features slated for its August 26–30 theatrical run. Following is the official press announcement. It’s Full Scream ahead as Arrow Video FrightFest […]

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Florida’s Popcorn Frights Film Festival Announces Its Virtual Version As Part of Its Second Wave

The seventh annual Popcorn Frights Film Festival will be a hybrid experience offering both in-theater and virtual film offerings from August 12-19, 2021. After previously announcing the first wave of its mouth-watering in-theater line-up, the fest now releases the equally incredible offerings for both more of its in-theater selections and its nationwide virtual version. That’s […]

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Arrow Video FrightFest 2021 Releases Mind-Boggling First Wave Announcement

Arrow Video FrightFest 2021 roars back into the cinema with a vengeance! The following official press release details the mind-blowing first-wave lineup for this year’s edition of the United Kingdom’s largest horror and fantasy film festival. With 25 films slated for the main screen presentations, there’s plenty for fear-fare fans to drool over. Arrow Video […]

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[Review] Hungry Joe [FilmQuest]: People and Systems Fail a Distraught Mother Whose Son Has a Voracious Appetite

I strongly recommend watching U.K. horror short Hungry Joe on an empty stomach. Codirectors/cowriters Samuel Dawe and Paul Holbrook pull no punches in their 23-minute meeting of body horror and family drama, a tale of a child’s insatiable appetite and the trouble it brings to his family. As the short film begins, Craig (Joe Sims) […]

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Arrow Video FrightFest’s Monster Rises Again in 2021 Poster Reveal

Arrow Video FrightFest is the United Kingdom’s outstanding destination for scare-fare fans, and the fest has just presented its stunning poster for this year, designed by Graham Humphreys. Following is the official press announcement. Arrow Video FrightFest is proud to present Graham Humphreys’ stand-out poster design for 2021, which marks the 13th appearance for his iconic […]

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Fantasia’s Second Wave Announcement Brings Supernatural Shudders, Slashing Swords, and The Suicide Squad

The Fantasia International Film Festival’s first wave announcement was loaded with mouth-watering cinematic fare, but today’s second wave announcement somehow tops even that! Horror titles such as #BLUE_WHALE, Hellbender, and Martyr’s Lane (to name but a few) in the mix along with science fiction, dark comedy, thriller, and other genres, Montreal’s premiere genre-film fest promises […]