Bashira Review

Aspiring DJ, Andy, has his fate intertwined with a woman named Lela after he saves her after one of his sets. Lela, who is also secretly the DJ’s biggest fan, is dealing with her own issues due to a troubled past in which her mother’s death sent her spiraling into a world of prophetic nightmares.

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Follow Her is a 2022 American horror thriller, written by Dani Barker and directed by Sylvia Caminer. Aspiring actress/social media influencer Jess responds to a mystifying classified ad to work on a movie script in hopes of seizing the opportunity to further her career. However, she finds herself trapped in her new boss’s twisted revenge

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Imagine a scenario involving a casual sexual encounter. You are out at a club, have a few drinks, and meet an attractive companion. Excitement and inebriation cause a momentary lapse in judgment, and you engage in unprotected intercourse. Days, weeks, even months later, you fall ill and make an appointment to see your family physician.

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Room 203 Review

Inspired by Nanami Kamon’s original novel, Room 203 is Ben Jagger’s new film that explores one of the most memorable horror genre staples: the haunted property. This trope is always attractive and fun to explore. However, its popularity is also a double-edged sword. On one hand, they are a safe bet in terms of picking

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Interview with director Thomas Burke

Thomas Burke is an award-winning filmmaker and editor based out of Austin, Texas. He has spent over the last decade freelancing in various production roles including film directing, acting, producing and editing. Early in his career, Thomas received a B.B.A. in Digital Media Management from St. Edward’s University in 2013. Upon graduating, he joined an

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When a colleague forwarded me the trailer for Night’s End with the note “I think this is up your alley,” he couldn’t have been more right…. by the trailer at least. As someone who suffers from insomnia, a hybrid insomnia spiral and ghost story has a lot of appeal. The framing of the trailer poses the

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“We are the children. It’s a pleasure to receive you.” Remember how we always question why alleged alien abductees live to tell the story but don’t have the evidence to support their claims? It’s a bummer to hear how desperate they sound, and yet we cannot sympathize with them. Some of the alien-centric found footage

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Deadware 2021 cover photo Unnamed Footage Festival

Deadware is a 2021 American-found footage horror, written and directed by Isaac Rodriguez. Mostly known for directing horror shorts such as We All Fall Down (2011) and Russian Doll (2019). In addition, Rodriguez has created a number of feature-length productions including Unknown Visitor (2019) and Last Radio Call (2022) in addition to Deadware. “In 1999,

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The Outwaters Film Review

The found footage film subgenre still has it. I never knew a FF film could be as profound as it is scary, given that its restricted legroom can only do so much. But going back years ago, this exact curtailment made The Blair Witch Project (1999) an exemple of how horror could thrive in the

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The Internet Age has transformed us in so many ways, even down to the way we tell stories to keep pace with advancing technology. Our fledgling fixation on screens has spawned another branch in the found footage horror subgenre that explores the possibilities of conceit while reflecting on how the internet shrinks or expands our

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