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Defining the genre of a film can often get tricky, and many films are overlooked for their genre-bending attributes—especially when those films bend into horror. Labeled a post-apocalyptic sci-fi, A Boy and His Dog is a dark comedy that certainly stumbles into horror territory. This isn’t surprising, considering the original novella the film is based

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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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Incredible But True

Director Quinten Dupieux has been building a catalog of films ever since his release of Steak back in 2007. (However, you could argue he defined his image starting all the way back in 1999 with his debut album Analog Worms Attack under the puppet moniker “Mr. Oizo“.) Now on his 10th feature film (or 9th

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Having recently lost her grandmother, Satoko Sato finds herself deeply withdrawn from the pressures of Covid landing her in the position of a NEET. However, at the age of 32, Satoko feels the pressure to move on, but her limited desires have her seemingly only reaching to be a rich person’s wife. After a failed

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Horror Comedy Levels

 Comedy Horror From the Bottom Shelf Horror Comedy is the beloved sub-genre that brings to mind everything from self-aware zombies to murderous inanimate objects, and the volume of films in the category is substantial. From big-budget blockbusters to movies you’d swear were filmed using an old 80s elementary school AV cart, the popularity of horror-comedy

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God's Petting You Review

Heroin addict Charlie (George Webster) has been going to group therapy, though secretly showing up just to meet with his dealer. When a young woman joins the therapy session Charlie finds himself explicitly drawn to her, but as they get to know each other better he finds out she is a sex addict, leading the

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Alpha Male Review

Struggling to quit smoking, Piotrek’s fiancée signs him up for a course at an institute focused on providing help for men. However, after a room mix-up, he finds himself in a classroom with the institute’s ‘Leader’ who is teaching a course on ‘relationships’. Drawn in by the magnetic Leader and the selection of good food,

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Holy Shit! (2022) Cover Photo Grimoire of Horror

Holy Shit! (Holy Crap!/Ach du Scheisse!) is a 2022 German comedy thriller, written and directed by Lucas Rinker in his first feature-length work. As architect Frank awakens from unconsciousness, he finds himself trapped inside a porta-potty, bloodied and impaled on a piece of steel rebar. Unable to remember how he got there, Frank’s situation becomes

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Return of the Living Dead 1985 cover photo

 A film that begins by claiming everything we are about to see is based on true events, and ends with an imminent Apocalypse, puts the viewer in a strange place indeed. Are we watching from the other side of a Doomsday we can’t even remember happening? Are we already on Team Zombie and we don’t

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Red Snow is the Christmas/vampire/comedy horror film you’ll be adding to your must watch list this holiday season. Writer/director Sean Nichols Lynch always wanted to make a vampire movie but was determined to bring something new to the subgenre, a difficult feat for subject matter that has been portrayed in every imaginable way a thousand

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