Savageland, Camera film

The found-footage subgenre of horror is probably the most threadbare among its kind. The cinematic possibilities and the amount of legroom where a creative might pull a stunt out of it are unquestionably finite. That is because the “found footage” conceit itself is the “stunt” that is supposed to manifest only once in a while

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 An experimental narrative on loss and ghastly visions that hint at sinister forces, The Barn is a dialogue-free short film with a heavy focus on music. Dense on atmosphere, The Barn has a beautifully realized aesthetic of haunting that crawls under the skin – a complimentary balance of experimental storytelling and ethereal scares. Undeniably, any production

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Martin 1977 Cover Photo

Martin doesn’t think much of being a vampire. He knows what he gets up to once the sun goes down. The way those women look at him when he suddenly appears. Their eyes reminding him he wasn’t invited in here with them. Never invited anywhere. How they struggle to get away from him. Always fight

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Fat Tuesday featured image

New Orleans, with its rich history and lots of tourist-friendly attractions, is a perfect setting for a horror movie – especially if it has anything to do with voodoo – but the last decade has seen it more and more as a backdrop for films that use it either for dramatic tension – to highlight

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Incident in a Ghostland has been popping up on horror fan group pages since its recent release on Netflix, and the reviews are mixed. It seems to be a “love it or hate it” movie, and for good reason. Incident in a Ghostland will push some people’s buttons, while those more seriously triggered may not

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VHS Horror Franchise Ranking

When looking at the found footage genre, there are many titles that people say were influential in bringing them into the fandom. Often, people point to films like The Blair Witch Project or Paranormal Activity, both of which became a sort of cultural phenomenon. Personally, where my love of the genre started was in the

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Warning: The soundtrack for this film is very likely to trigger migraines. The first scene immediately sets the tone by framing a death scene with discordant, high pitched metallic sounds juxtaposing an idyllic, bright green farm. Within moments, the viewer gets a taste of what The Feast is going to be like. Fans of transcendental

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Store employees gather together with weapons to fight off zombie shoppers in Black Friday

In the anti-consumerist horror comedy Black Friday, a ragtag group of toy store employees try to fight off an infectious horde of customers during the worst day of the year to work in retail. Oh, and Bruce Campbell is their boss. Our story takes place in the We Love Toys megastore, where employees are working

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Hallucinations (1986) Cover Photo

Upon first glance at Hallucinations, you can tell exactly what cinematic stains the Polonia Brothers have gotten down on their knees to sop up. They’ve found lots of overflow from the troughs of HG Lewis and George Romero. And there’s more than enough Frank Henenlotter stickiness to make a DNA swab of their cultural influences

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Death Games Cover Photo

The “Death Game” is an unofficial genre of thriller wherein a set of humans (or at least sentient beings) are pitted in a contest where the consequence of failure is the player’s last reward. The appeal isn’t hard to explain – the premise packs immediate tension as characters are faced not only with the threat

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