Effects 1980 cover photo

When it comes to lost media, there are a variety of reasons as to how the media came to be missing in the first place. But, by far the most egregious reason, in my opinion anyway, is legal battles over distribution rights and mishandled releases; the incompetence of a third party ruining any chances of

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Verona: A Ghost Story by Benedict Ashforth

When I first laid eyes on the cover of Verona: A Ghost Story written by Benedict Ashforth, it seemed simple and right to the point; a stained-glass window depicting a black unicorn with red eyes. There was no doubt in my mind that this cover foreshadowed a haunted church or graveyard. It seemed to be

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Poster for The Legend of La Llorona showing a ghostly figure walking across a misty hill with a house in the background

Trigger warnings for child loss, miscarriage, infanticide and drowning The Legend of La Llorona is a horror story about a woman haunted – not by a ghost, but by her insufferable idiot of a husband. Okay fine, it’s about the trauma of losing a child, as you’d expect given the source material. But he’s also

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The Runner Film Review

Vocalist Jae Matthews and producer Augustus Muller have been making music under the name Boy Harsher since 2013, amassing a cult following with the track “Pain” serving as an underground hit that brought them to the attention of many. The bands sound, a complimentary mix of minimal synths inspired by darkwave and coldwave, is perfectly

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Baby Fever 2022 cover photo

According to her website, Pascale Potvin currently holds staff positions at eight literary magazines and journals, including the role of editor-in-chief at Wrongdoing Magazine. She is a Pushcart Prize and Best Microfiction nominee and, under the name Palaces, publishes chapbooks of poetry and creative nonfiction. She has previously worked on the award-winning short film Beat,

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Sugar Hill Cover Photo

One purpose of the arts is to help society’s members make sense of the world they live in by holding up a mirror that exposes problematic areas. Two such areas concerning inequality between the races and inequality between genders came to the forefront of the American public’s attention in the 1970s. During the 1950s and

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Be My Cat: A Film For Anne 2015 Cover Photo

When the found footage genre came to be in the late 90s, the cinematic technique was hailed as an inventive, tenable new perspective on horror that was great for budgetary restraints. Although, since then, the genre has become clichéd and stale, titles often disregard the realism aspect that made the films popular to begin with.

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When I finished watching Dave Made a Maze (2017) last year, I was in awe. (Read my review of the movie here.) So few movies involve this level of creativity and thought, which may be a strange thing to say, but I challenge you to argue the point after watching it. It’s listed as a

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Hollywood horrors, entities from beyond the grave, and body horror mutations: these can be found within my recent reads which I’ll be sharing with you, dear reader. For this edition of my book review, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on not one but three horror books from my personal collection. Without further ado, let’s dig

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As streaming services diversify and begin to overtake traditional forms of media, horror has always seemed to be an afterthought when it comes to film acquisition. Often opting for the same few staples of the horror genre as well as poorly made, low-budget titles that rarely seem to hit the mark when it comes to

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