Found-footage horror cinema is rightfully praised for its potential to scare by extending filmic depictions into our own reality. Delineating space and conforming to the four walls of the cinematic frame is defunct; fear is expanded to beyond what we can see. The result is ‘the uncontainable’. Think the enormous scale of the monster in

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With the launch of the Jan 20 launch of FRIGHTFEST SATURDAY SCARES WITH ALAN JONES on Fast TV channel NYX, Alan recounts his rise to journalistic prominence – from stealing shocker posters and partying with ABBA to falling out with filmmakers and writing his upcoming autobiography.   Did you know from a young age that

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An unassuming seaside town in southern England is thwacked, whomped, and clobbered by the resurgence of an enigmatic, squeaky-voiced, no-nonsense killer who brandishes a club to brutally execute his victims. Mr. Punch sends his regards. Punch (2023) is a new assault on the senses from prominent horror director Andy Edwards (Ibiza Undead, Midnight Peepshow), in

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In a world full of magical girls, there is always bound to be some jealousy, whether it be from wannabe hopefuls or mouth-breathing panty sniffers that just want a simple touch of their purity. That said, what if when given such power you found out your tastes were not admiration but rather an overwhelming desire

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2023 has been quite the year for new releases, from sci-fi thrillers, to splatter horror, to sequels and remakes out the wazoo, the year has seen a wide variety of cinema be released in cinema, DVD and Blu-ray, and on streaming services. However, this year has seen some fantastic extreme cinema released to satiate our

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With the year drawing ever closer to its conclusion, we cast our mind’s eyes back on the monumental releases over the past 12 months. Join us at Grimoire of Horror as we contemplate some of, what we consider to be, the stand-out films that were released over 2023. List Contents: Infinity Pool (2023) Talk to

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A bizarre blend of Phil Tippett’s Mad God and Dario Argento’s Suspiria, Robert Morgan’s feature debut Stopmotion (2023) is an indie horror film that weaponizes the maddening process of stop motion animation to aim at its audience’s nerve endings, with fabulously gnarly results. If Phil Tippett’s epic 2021 passion project uses stop-motion animation to look outward

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True crime has always mustered a strong, morbid curiosity from society. From the events unfolding on live news feeds to popular podcasts and video essays, this macabre fascination seems to have been around for as long as crime itself. However, it’s safe to say that the most popular way of exploring these heinous acts is

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Born in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, USA, Justin Powers is a versatile filmmaker who has worked on multiple aspects of the film creation process. Beginning his career as a grip, Justin went on to work on a multitude of different films over the years such as Alita: Battle Angel (2019), Hairmetal Shotgun Zombie Massacre: The Movie

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Bringing you a list of the most terrifying books we’ve read this past year. Hold onto your hats, it’s going to be a bumpy ride. List: Becoming the Boogeyman – Richard Chizmar The Eater of Gods – Dan Franklin Cold, Black, and Infinite: Stories of the Horrific and Strange – Todd Keisling The Mobius Door –

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