The mummy carries Isobel

As a horror reviewer, I spend most of my movie time with new and upcoming releases, so I jumped at the chance to review Second Sight Films’ rerelease of 1958 The Mummy. Admittedly, I haven’t seen most of the classics, in large part due to horror films being banned from my home growing up. By

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Slasher and revenge horrors could be said to be two sides of the same coin; in one, you are following the victims, and in the other, you are following (and often cheering on) the killer. Both genres often play with the rural setting, exploring themes of isolation and alienation, themes Carlota Pereda’s film Piggy utilizes

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cult of vhs review

In our modern times, with seemingly endless movie selections available at the touch of a button and in high definition quality, it seems crazy that anyone would anyone choose to collect clunky obsolete media such as VHS. However, across the globe a plethora of people are doing just that, but why? This is the question

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Outbride: Beauty and the Beasts manga review

Earlier this year Seven Seas Entertainment announced the launch of a new imprint, called Steamship, “dedicated to sexy romance for women, with manga in the genres of shojo, josei, Teens’ Love, and beyond.” Steamship kicked off with the June release of Outbride: Beauty and the Beasts, and wowie—what a kick-off! Outbride is a reverse harem

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There are few sins of horror movies making worse than lack of originality. Every year theaters and streaming services are flooded with tepid horror movies churned out for hungry fans, sometimes with disgustingly large budgets. I always walk out of such films with a poor taste in my mouth, imagining how those funds could have

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Saloum Film Review

“We say revenge is like a river, whose bottom is reached only when we drown.” So begins this dark tale of violence steeped in politics and folk horror. A low-budget but gorgeous mixture of His House (2020) and From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Saloum opens during a coup in Guinea-Bissau as we watch three menacing figures

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Two high profile couples are forced to examine the cost of success when they’re invited to an exclusive self-help retreat at the elusive Stauphen House where their ancestors sold their souls generations prior. The Summoned begins very much like Get Out (2017), with a young couple–a white woman and a black man–driving through a forest, with ominous

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When a colleague forwarded me the trailer for Night’s End with the note “I think this is up your alley,” he couldn’t have been more right…. by the trailer at least. As someone who suffers from insomnia, a hybrid insomnia spiral and ghost story has a lot of appeal. The framing of the trailer poses the

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Broadcast Signal INtrusion

There are very few horror movies that linger in the brain well after viewing, like fine wine on the tongue, dragging your thoughts back over and over to replay it with perplexing clarity. My favorite type of horror movies of this nature are the ones that either require acute focus to unravel “what is happening,”

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As a young girl who grew up stuffing my barbies into a toy replica of the monster truck Big Foot, Monster Man screamed out to me. What’s not to love about a couple of dudes getting chased down the highway by a giant monster truck with a coffin-shaped cab that feels straight out of Mad Max? After

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