Farley Wilder is the local peeping tom in a small New Hampshire town, where his reputation has earned him the interest of a writer, Scarlett, and together the two begin to stalk around town checking out the local inhabitants and making notes. However, there is one area of the city that is off limits, one

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A police raid uncovers a mysterious figure who refers to himself as ‘The Traveler’ (played by Efren Ramirez), and as the sole survivor of a massacre, he is brought in for questioning. As the night goes on, he warns the detectives of an impending threat headed for the police station, coming to stake their claim

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Santiago Mendoza (Harold Torres) is a successful tabloid crime photographer in Mexico City, who has developed a hard exterior in order to deal with the extreme violence he photographs. One night, Santiago intercepts an emergency call and while taking photos of a man consumed by rats, an accidental photo captures a sinister figure. A mysterious

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Two tragedies combine with unforeseen consequences after Amanda retreats to the country to open an B&B following the death of her husband. With her unwilling daughter Karli in tow, misfortune finds them again as The Stranger comes to their door. Kyle has his own trauma to deal with that has followed him to the mother

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The Offering

Jewish-themed horror movies are ‌rare but this year’s Fantastic Fest features at least two films that explore the rich and fantastic pantheon of Jewish folklore and the role of kabbalah, the intense study of mysticism, and the occult by Jewish scholars. Director Oliver Park and screenwriter Hank Hoffman delve into complex, familial themes of grief,

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“South African enfant terrible filmmaker and artiste-cineaste Manus Oosthuizen meets with Rotten Tomatoes-approved indie film critic Babette Cruickshank in an Echo Park sound studio. With key members of Manus’s crew joining, they record an audio commentary track for his new elegiac feature documentary “Razzennest.” But the session goes down a different path. The ultimate elevation

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“A flock of sea eagles attack the coastal town of Santa Cruz, California. Why did the birds attack? Who will survive?” The Birdemic series has been a guilty pleasure of mine, having stumbled on the first one slightly before it gained notoriety as one of the ‘best’ worst films ever made. I watched it more

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Random Acts of Violence

Slasher Horror With a Conscience It’s no secret that as a society, we have become obsessed with serial killers. The most popular podcasts and television series over the past decade have explored the horrifying true crimes of killers who eluded detection long enough to gain infamy. We can’t get enough of it, even though we

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From time to time, you’ll see an article chronicling the various examples of times Western monsters crossed the Pacific and got starring roles in Asian cinema, such as Frankenstein Conquers the World, Vampire Effect, Bio Zombie, Werewolf Boy, and the like. It would then reason that this would be a two-way street, so surely there

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*Disclaimer: Featured image is, in fact, probably not Misfits Era Glen Danzig In a darkened room a shrouded figure tells a group of kids three scary tales. “Satan’s Necklaces” follows a man who finds a cursed necklace that transforms him into a murderous demon. The second story, “Sliced in Cold Blood,” shows a man going

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