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[Feature] “Psycho” (1960): A Classic Revisited on the Big Screen

Fathom Events, in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies (TCM), has been presenting a series of classic movies in theaters across the country. It’s a great opportunity for moviegoers to experience these films on the big screen, whether for the first time or as a revisiting. For example, Jaws (1975) was shown in June as part […]

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[Featurette] “Ash vs the Evil Dead” (2015): The Reluctant Hero and His Crew

For most Grue-Believers, THE most anticipated horror TV show for this fall (2015) is Ash vs the Evil Dead, premiering Halloween night on Starz. Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) returns to battle the Deadites whom he has mistakenly summoned once again. The featurette from Starz explores the cast joining the iconic Campbell on his new journey: […]

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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] “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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]