Waxwork, Anthony Hickox’s directorial debut, is a half-baked comedy horror film with a tedious build-up, unmemorable characters, confusing lore, and a long-overdue payoff. Although it already fell at the first hurdle and keeps falling flat, one can find amusement in some elements overshadowed by its poor directorial choices. The setup of the film is simple

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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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Bingo Hell Review

There aren’t a lot of production studios left that are devoted to horror. The two big ones that come to mind for me are Sam Raimi’s Ghosthouse Pictures and Blumhouse. Bingo Hell is the most recent film in the new Welcome to the Blumhouse series on Amazon Prime. If you aren’t familiar with the format,

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Let The Wrong One In Film Review

Horror comedy is such a subjective film genre. Hell, comedy in general is tough enough because what’s funny to me might be completely boring to you. So how do you tread into that territory with horror? I think the key factor here is the intention behind the movie. There are a ton of the “so

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Final Girl Cover Photo

I believe we are all aware of the stereotypes of certain genres in horror, specifically slasher movies. The near formulaic structure of their story is a carbon copy of the next, just with a different villain and hoping to become the next synonymous series of films. It would be fruitless to hope for a film

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Pierce Berolzheimer Interview

Writer/Director Pierce Berolzheimer made a show-stopping debut at this year’s Arrow Video FrightFest with the world premiere of his first feature: Crabs!. The film is a wonderfully crafted love letter to classic monster movies that exceed the trappings of other low-budget creature features with some excellent pacing and well-developed characters. You can read our full

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Greywoods Plot Film Review

“You become what you believe” seems to be an enthusiastic phrase until you watch Josh Stifter’s black comedy horror Greywood’s Plot. Born out of a low-budget production and undying devotion of four friends, Greywood’s Plot is an admirable endeavor that proves imagination is man’s only limit. Screening at U.K’s biggest horror film festival, Frightfest 2021,

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Crabs! Film Review

By all rights Crabs! seems like it ought to be the sort of film that is a complete joke. Nominally it is about a horde of murderous mutated horseshoe crabs that invade and terrorize a coastal town. It feels like it ought to be the sort of low effort, low budget SyFy picture original awash

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Followers Film Review

Noted as the only found footage horror film playing at 2021 FrightFest, Followers  combines comedy that pokes at the modern social influencer landscape and supernatural horror. As the found footage genre has excelled in a way to inject commentary and scares on a budget, the promised amalgamation spoke to the best elements of the genre. What

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Laguna Ave film Review FrightFest

Making its world debut at Fright Fest, David Buchanan’s Laguna Ave is being billed as Shinya Tsukamoto’s Tetsuo: The Iron Man through the lens of John Waters. Lofty praise for a debut film, but one that is not without merit. Wearing its heart on its filthy sleeve, Laguna Ave is certainly a wild trip! What Is

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