Audition 1999

Audition (1999) is the scariest movie of all time. I say that without hesitation or hyperbole. No other director is as effective with their imagery as Takashi Miike is here, and no other film elicits fright as consistently on a tenth viewing as the first. The film is a delightful descent into madness executed nigh

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Three Dead Trick or Treaters

This Halloween certainly offered up more spooky offerings than usual. Some of the terrible things involve ghastly treats for children, witch hunters looking for victims to torture and burn, and a police force too busy selling the dead to protect the living. All of this and more pours from the mad mind of an author

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Christmas Cruelty! (O’Hellige Jul!) is a 2013 Norwegian extreme horror set around the Christmas period, directed by Per-Ingvar Tomren and Magne Steinsvoll. The film follows both a serial killer as he plans for his next kill as well as the victims he has set his sights on. As the group of friends prepares for Christmas

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Dr. Lamb is a 1992 Hong Kong CAT III horror film, written by Kam-Fai Law and directed by Danny Lee and Billy Hin-Shing Tang. The production is based on the unscrupulous crimes of Hong Kong serial killer Lam Kor-wan, who was arrested in 1982 after murdering four women. A mentally disturbed taxi driver, Lin Gwao-Yu

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Making Off (also known as Devil’s Weekend) is a 2012 French extreme found footage film, written and directed by Cédric Dupuis in his feature-length directorial debut. The film is presented as raw/behind-the-scenes footage of a low-budget found footage movie. “Cédric Dupuis (Olivier Bureau), a fledgling independent filmmaker, has set out to create the most terrifying

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Keepsake! is a 2019 American gore horror short, written and directed by Nathan Hine. The short was produced by Hardgore Core Productions, known for their low-budget splatter productions such as The Last Days of Livermore (2018) as well as their video reviews of notorious entries to extreme cinema via their YouTube channel. When a man

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Be My Cat: A Film For Anne 2015 Cover Photo

When the found footage genre came to be in the late 90s, the cinematic technique was hailed as an inventive, tenable new perspective on horror that was great for budgetary restraints. Although, since then, the genre has become clichéd and stale, titles often disregard the realism aspect that made the films popular to begin with.

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Body Horror Anime of the 80s & 90s Cover Photo

When it comes to horror subgenres, body horror is, by far, the most impressive visually – the loss of bodily autonomy in the most horrendous and intimate way. As such, this element is incredibly strenuous to effectively pull off in live-action cinema, usually requiring both a large budget and tremendously skilled special effects teams to

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Best Extreme Films

Being a subjective genre, horror, much like its fans, is incredibly varied compared to other genres in film. From solid scares, slow-burning tension or just a general spooky atmosphere, there are a lot of things that can be grouped together under the horror umbrella. But, for those that require something a little more unyielding in

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Nightmare Fuel list Cover Photo

Over the years of watching cinema, we have all experienced something so shocking, so horrifying that it has stuck with us long after the fact, permanently burnt into our memoires. Whether it was a scary movie seen at far too young of an age or something so visually intense that was mentally overwhelming, we have

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