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Cleanup In Aisle 9: The Top 10 Gruesome Headbusting Scenes in Cinema

It was not long after the birth of movies as an entertainment that savvy producers realized that nothing said “Don’t expect THIS character in the sequel” more than having said characters head neatly removed from their body. There is something gloriously final about a decapitation/brain splatter. Characters may survive ludicrous amounts of bullet hits and […]

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[Film Review] “Attack On Titan” (2015): Bigger Isn’t Always Better

  Attack On Titan takes place in an unspecified future, a future in which humanity has been beset upon by a race of humanoid giants known as “Titans”. These beings are (as their name implies), much larger than normal humans and feed one one thing – us! But after a prolonged struggle some 100 years […]

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[Film Review] “The Stranger” (2014): Undying Nihilism Sinks Chilean Horror Film

Not to be confused with the Albert Camus novel of the same name — although it could be argued that there is a peppering of existentialism on display at times here amongst the nihilism — debuting director Guillermo Amodoe’s Chilean effort The Stranger offers up a fair share of moody brooding. The titular character, also […]

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[Film Review] “Goodnight Mommy” (2015): Duality Signifies Little

The Austrian horror film Goodnight Mommy relies on one of the most recurring cinematic metaphors: mirrored imagery. Film by its nature is based in reflective visuals, given that cameras record as a literal mirrored image of those who are performing in front of them. It’s a concept that dwells deep within the most iconic images of horror cinema, from […]

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[Film Review] “The Visit” (2015): M. Night Shyamalan Returns to Horror with a Wickedly Humorous Hit

THE VISIT is the latest effort from once-popular director M. Night Shyamalan. Sneaking into theaters with little fan-fare and low expectations – but an interesting marketing campaign – the film is a low budget, found footage horror exercise released through Blumhouse Productions. Mentioning that the film is from this particular director is typically met with […]

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[Podcast] Sugar Hill (1974) – Episode 23 – Decades of Horror 1970s

“She’s sweet as sugar… with a voodoo army of the undead!” – the tag line for Sugar Hill (1974) sets up the premise pretty quickly as Marki Bey teams up with Baron Samedi to go up against the under-appreciated Robert Quarry with her Zombie Hit Men. Black-spoitation never had it so good as is does with Sugar Hill.  The […]

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Sinister 2 – Fear the Walking Dead – Episode 125 – Horror News Radio

Bughuul returns in the Blumhouse production, SINISTER 2, from director Ciaran Foy with a script by Scott (Doctor Strange) Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill. James Ransone returns as Deputy So-And-So as he continues his investigation into the boogieman leading him to a family in danger of becoming the monster’s next victims. The Grue-crew share their thoughts […]

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The Number of the Beast is 666 – Season 3 – Episode 12 – Hannibal Fan Podcast

” I have seen a lot of hostility. But this is quantifiably bitchy.” – Dr. Frederick Chilton taunts Hannibal Lecter for publishing an article in a rag paper that usurps his own accounts of Hannibal being insane. Little does he know Hannibal already has sealed his fate. The much anticipated 3rd season of the hit NBC series, HANNIBAL, continues […]

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Harbinger Down – Episode 124 – Horror News Radio

Championed as the practical effects film, HARBINGER DOWN, the monster movie from Alec Gillis (Director) and Tom Woodruff Jr. (Producer) from StudioADI, finally arrives to a limited theatrical run and life on VOD. The Grue-crew, big fans of Eighties monster movie gorefests, love themselves some practical effects horror film and cannot get enough Lance Henriksen. Anticipation […]

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Fantastic Four – Episode 123 – Horror News Radio

This week, the grue-crew shine the light on a smaller theatrical release, THE GIFT. Written and directed by co-star Joel Edgerton leads Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall on an intimate character set piece full of lies, suspense and…revenge. Vixen returns to lead the Grue-crew review. Dave dishes a new plate of HORROR NEWS OF THE WEEK with […]

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Dark Was The Night – Episode 122 – Horror News Radio

This week, the grue-crew tackles a Black Saint recommendation, DARK WAS THE NIGHT. The creature feature, from director Jack Heller, features Kevin Durand and Lukas Haas in lead roles playing a sheriff and deputy facing a horrifying, dangerous and hungry threat bearing down on their small town. Thomas dishes a new plate of HORROR NEWS OF […]