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Screamfest Horror Film Festival Goes to the Drive-In for Its 20th Edition

The highly regarded Screamfest Horror Film Festival is headed outside this year for a 10-night showcase of chilling new features and shorts. Ghosts, vampires, and brains that won’t die are just a few of the eerie prospects on tap for the festival’s 20th edition. Following is the festival’s official press release. The 20th annual Screamfest […]

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[Review] Glass Cabin (Screamfest): Isolation Leads to Unsettling Thoughts and Actions

Seclusion in snowy climes is often a fine springboard for horror movies, with The Abominable Snowman (1957), The Shining (1980), and this year’s The Lodge springing to mind. Writer/director Can Türedi places the protagonist of his new short film Glass Cabin in just such an environment, and the result is a fine slice of psychological […]

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[Film Festival] Screamfest Horror Film Festival 2017 Announce Award Winners

2017 SCREAMFEST HORROR FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS ANNOUNCED “TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID” & “THE LAPACE’S DEMON” Among Top Winners Marianne Maddalena Honored with Career Achievement Award HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Oct. 19, 2017 — America’s largest and longest running horror movie festival, Screamfest, awarded this year’s top movies, filmmakers, and actors Thursday during the fest’s closing night. […]

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“Into the Mud” (Screamfest 2016): Dauntless Lead Performance and Unforeseen Elements Highlight Spanish Shocker

Spanish short film Into the Mud had me anticipating one type of horror film but pleasantly turned my expectations upside down as it wound up delivering an amazing surprise. It also had me expecting an exploitative exercise of its star but shattered that notion as it instead showed a bravura performance on the actress’s behalf. […]