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 mummy carries Isobel

As a horror reviewer, I spend most of my movie time with new and upcoming releases, so I jumped at the chance to review Second Sight Films’ rerelease of 1958 The Mummy. Admittedly, I haven’t seen most of the classics, in large part due to horror films being banned from my home growing up. By

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The Creeping

The Creeping (2022) is the cinematic homage to 1980s gothic horror that we’ve all been waiting for. Watching it will remind you of the first scary movie you watched as a child, clutching pillows to your face in the basement den while your parents thought you were watching Scooby Doo. It maintains the era’s subtle

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Hounded Film Review

Having come from lower class and immigrant families, four friends make one last heist led by their leader, Chaz (Malachi Pullar-Latchman) to walk away with a small fortune to start anew. Tasked with stealing art, they find the event is a set-up to have them be abducted and made sport at the hands of the

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The Ritual Analysis

Until c.1080 CE, the Temple of Uppsala stood tall and proud outside Gamla Uppsala, Sweden. The temple served as a place of worship and community dedicated to pagan deities such as Thor, Odin, and Freyr. By the eleventh century, however, religious civil war had pitted Christians against pagans with Christianity emerging as the victor. Christian

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London After Midnight Lost Film

The era of silent and pre-code horror was different. In the interim between the invention of the film and the implementation of the Production Code (in 1934), films had little oversight or censorship. They often depicted extreme violence, sexually graphic content, homosexuality, and things otherwise deemed “vulgar” by the Production Code Administration. Unfortunately, many of

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Homebound film review

Meeting your partner’s family for the first time can be a drag, having to find out how well you get along in the family dynamic or learn some truths you may not want to be privy to. It is a scenario that has been used in cinema in almost any genre, comedy, horror, drama etc.

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Burnt Portraits Featured Image

Co-Author Lisa Lebel Burnt Portraits is a 2021 low-budget, single-location, psychological horror film from Leo X. Robertson. Robertson is known as being an indie filmmaker, Scottish writer and is also founder of the Stavanger Filmmakers club. Presented in black-and-white cinematography, Burnt Portraits is actually Robertson’s second feature after helming The TrutherNet Apocalypse, directing several shorts

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21 Emerging Horror Directors

One constant from horror movies made in the last decade is that most features come from first-time directors – emerging, fresh voices. Even horror auteurs were, at one time, first-time directors. Here at the Grimoire of Horror, we have scoured the internet, watched a lot of modern horror films, and have been on the lookout

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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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