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[Review] Dracula’s Coffin (GenreBlast): Naughty Humor and Nasty Gore Raise the Stakes in Cheeky Vampire Short

If you are in the mood for a tongue-in-cheek horror comedy in the fangs-in-neck vein, chock full of corn and camp but also with a respectful approach to classic vampire films and lore, look no further than director Stephen Wolfe’s short film Dracula’s Coffin. From the lighting and special effects to David E. Mitchell’s score […]

Film Festivals Gruesome Reviews Super Scary Shorts Saturday

[Review] Clown College (GenreBlast): Grief and Greasepaint Collide in a Mourning Woman’s Mind

It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world for university student Quincy (Bailey Ingersoll), whose day starts off with a dissection lesson from an overenthusiastic professor (David A. McElroy) in her anatomy class, finds her lost in thought about her recently deceased father (Jim Dougherty), and concludes with a surreal trip to the dentist (Chad Newman) […]

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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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[Podcast] It (2017) — Episode 232 — Horror News Radio

Director Andy Mushietti and star Bill Skarsgard have done the impossible – they’ve have  delivered a kick-ass, box-office juggernaut with their remake of Stephen King’s It bringing Pennywise back to the forefront of horror fans’ collective nightmares. The Grue-Crew are joined by award-winning director Christopher G. Moore and welcome back The Black Saint to discuss […]

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“Bloodsucker’s Handbook” (GenreBlast 2016): A Quirky Surreal – Film Noir Mashup for Fans of the Weird

“What the heck did I just watch?” Sometimes one finds oneself asking that after viewing a film – and that is not necessarily a bad thing. When a filmmaker is shooting for the surreal, this is often the desired response. Such is the case with Bloodsucker’s Handbook (GenreBlast 2016), which showed at the inaugural GenreBlast […]

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“Dry Blood” (GenreBlast Film Festival 2016): A Brutal, Bloody Nightmare, Destined To Be A Future Festival Favorite

One of the great things about film festivals is the opportunity to discover a new film that catches you completely by surprise. Dry Blood from Kelton Jones and Clint Carney is just that film. The film is a disturbing nightmarish exploration into addiction, paranoia and horror. The cast, direction and script, along with top notch […]

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“Dinner with the Alchemist” (GenreBlast 2016): A Rich and Enjoyable Tale of Murder and Mystery in Old New Orleans

New Orleans has an interesting history with innumerable stories to tell, both true tales and local legends. Dinner with the Alchemist (GenreBlast 2016), which was shown at the inaugural GenreBlast Film Festival in Culpeper, Virginia, combines many of these legends and true accounts to present an entertaining tale of murder and mystery in New Orleans […]

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[Podcast] Train to Busan (2016) — Episode 177 — Horror News Radio

The Grue-crew board the horror express known as Train to Busan. The South Korean horror film is an incredible new entry into the zombie sub-genre that gets the HNR gang very excited to discuss how successful it is on this episode. If only Joseph Perry were here. Ha! Also, on this episode, Thomas settles in […]

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[Podcast] Bed of the Dead (Fantasia 2016) — Nathan Ludwig from GenreBlast Film Festival — Episode 003 — HNR EXTRA

Each year the Fantasia International Film Festival descends upon  Montreal, Quebec, Canada, providing genre fans with a copious amount of films, feature length and short films alike. This year Gruesome Magazine will be covering a number of the films being presented at the 2016 festival. Tonight, Paul Cardullo joins Doc Rotten to discuss one of […]