Post Mortem 2021 Review

Post Mortem (2020), Hungary’s first horror movie of international acclaim, is one of the best ghost stories I’ve ever watched. With scenes that rival Frances Ford Coppola’s ability to create atmosphere, Post Mortem explores death and the macabre in such a way that the viewer may get so wrapped up in the story that they

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vStanleyville film review

Stanleyville has a simple premise: five contestants compete in a contest to win a brand new habanero-orange compact SUV. Maria joins hoping for a chance at transcendence, but the other four really really want that car. How those players choose to interpret the games is where it all jumps off the rails in this wild

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As a horror film critic, it’s my job to watch a movie with as little bias as possible, and to provide an honest review that hopefully entices potential viewers to watch it. What do I do, then, when a film I was pumped to see turns out to be the biggest load of garbage I’ve

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Lake of the Dead FIlm Review

The Hammer films of the late ’50s and ’60s are my go-to comfort films. I’m particularly partial to ones starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, but honestly, who doesn’t love those? Older horror films don’t have all of the high budget effects and scare gags that a lot of their modern counterparts do, so they

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A news personality shares the shocking story that the reptilian Deep State is using basements of pizza places in satanic rituals involving children. With the government doing nothing– to be fair, probably because there’s no basement at the named pizza parlour– a reporter desperate for a big story recruits a member of a militia to

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 A lonely and awkward teen joins a viral internet fad called The World’s Fair Challenge, said to potentially change you mentally and physically. After taking the challenge she begins to post videos of what she is experiencing, catching the attention of a mysterious figure on the internet.  We’re All Going to the World’s Fair is

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The Guest Room Film Review

The Guest Room (La Stanza in Italian) is a 2021 Italian thriller directed by Stefano Lodovichi, making its debut as part of Grimmfest in Manchester UK. Shot in a single location and with an intimate cast, the film, on paper, may prove to be a challenge to many – especially being dialogue driven and subtitled

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Poser Film Review

Finding a sense of belonging is built into the core of human existence. In Poser, the debut feature from filmmakers Noah Dixon and Ori Segev, we delve deep into the underground art and music scene of Columbus, Ohio to explore the story of a twenty-something woman who desperately wants to fit in and discovers just

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Blast Film Review

Blast, or Deflagrations in its cooler sounding, original French title, is a tense thriller focusing on a small company that disarms landmines around the world. After a recently successful contract in the Ukraine, they come face to face with their jobs back home. Even worse, children become involved. This setup follows a one set shoot

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When Norman Graysmith is invited into the home of an aspiring serial killer, Aidan Mendle to be exact, he believes he has the subject for a career defining documentary. However, the documentary crew soon learn of a few crucial issues with the production. Notably, the professed murderer has yet to take a life. Under the

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