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Love Is the Devil – Blu-Ray

As with any film about art, the personality of the artist informs both art and film, John Maybury’s Love is the Devil: Study for a portrait of Francis Bacon, is a perfect example of this. The paintings of Bacon tell much about his cold, excessive, and cynical outlook, and the film must too. Maybury wants […]

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A Christmas Horror Story – Blu-Ray

Anthology Horror has slowly crept back into popularity over the past decade, proving itself the best way to sample the best of contemporary horror, A Christmas Horror Story is the latest effort in anthology filmmaking and the ever-growing sub-genre of Christmas horror.

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Stung – Blu-Ray

Stung, the debut feature film from Benni Diez and screenwriter Adam Aresty, impressed audiences at this year’s Frightfest and sports one of our favourite posters of 2015. Not surprising when you check out the horde of experienced producers behind the project, people like Todd Brown, Christian Becker, and Nate Bolotin, who collectively orchestrated films like […]

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V/H/S Viral – Blu-Ray

V/H/S: Viral is the third entry to the popular anthology horror series, a series we’ve had an affection for since its inception back in 2012. The first two films showcased a multitude of styles from across the world with consistently inconsistent quality. The third film comes with the star power afforded by the previous involvement […]

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We Are Still Here – Blu-Ray

Continuing the contemporary trend of hopelessly unabashed nostalgia, Ted Geoghegen’s We Are Still Here is a love letter to classic 70’s haunted house movies with a superb cast of cult stars.

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown – Blu-Ray Review

Alfonzo Gomez-Rejon’s 2014 remake of Charles B. Pierce’s cult classic The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a surprisingly entertaining revisit around a new set of murders sixty-five years after the original Texarkana Moonlight Murders.

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The Man Who Could Cheat Death – Blu-Ray

Terrence Fisher was responsible for some of the true classics of the Hammer production company, his Dracula and Frankenstein adaptations spawned sequels that became the meat and bread of Hammer’s output, whilst classics like Hound of the Baskervilles and The Devil Rides Out proved Fisher’s validity as a skilled director. The Man Who Could Cheat […]

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Big Game – Blu-Ray Review

Jalmari Helander’s Big Game is a kind of spiritual sequel (or prequel) to his 2010 Christmas horror adventure film Rare Exports. Big Game reunites the father/son duo of Helander’s debut for an entirely different kind of action adventure film.

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Julia – DVD Review

The feature film debut from writer and director Mathew A. Brown, Julia is a Neo-Noir rape-revenge film about a girl who is dragged into a shady form of cult therapy after a brutal trauma.

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Body – DVD Review

Body, from Dan Berk and Robert Olsen, is an odd, hilarious, and vaguely worrying film about a group of girls who fake a rape in order to clear themselves of an accidental murder.

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