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[Podcast] The 18th Annual Nevermore Film Festival — Episode 11 — HNR Extra

Paul Cardullo joins Doc Rotten to discuss the 10 films that played during the 18th Annual Nevermore Film Festival in Durham, NC, February 24-26, 2017. Each year, the highly anticipated film festival shares some of the best the horror genre has to offer – along with some sci-fi and thriller options as well. Ten films […]

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Anna Biller’s Resplendent “The Love Witch” (2016) Casts Its Spell on U.S. Cinema Screens in November

Since I first saw writer/director Anna Biller’s The Love Witch in April, it has been my favorite film of the year, regardless of genre. Now this stylish, hypnotic tale of a witch whose search for love leaves a deadly wake is showing in cinemas throughout the United States this month in a limited theatrical run, […]

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Scream Queen FilmFest Tokyo Spotlights Women Fright-Fare Filmmakers

Horror-heavy Scream Queen FilmFest Tokyo (SQFFT) is dedicated to showcasing and promoting feature-length and short-film genre works by women  filmmakers from around the world. The 2016 edition kicks off on October 22 at Uplink Factory and runs through October 28. SQFFT director Mai Nakanishi has selected an outstanding lineup of offerings for this year’s festival. […]

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“The Love Witch” (2016): Serial Killing Meets Sexual Politics in Occult Thriller

Writer/director Anna Biller’s films are equal parts labors of love, valentines to both classic and cult cinema, celluloid discourses on sexual politics, and visual eye candy that feeds viewers’ minds at the same time — along with so much more. Her second feature-length film, The Love Witch, draws from vintage 1960s thrillers, occult shockers, and […]