Random Acts of Violence

Slasher Horror With a Conscience It’s no secret that as a society, we have become obsessed with serial killers. The most popular podcasts and television series over the past decade have explored the horrifying true crimes of killers who eluded detection long enough to gain infamy. We can’t get enough of it, even though we

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Coming-of-age stories with horror backdrops typically have the upper hand when it comes to bringing a unique vision due to the genre’s ability to tackle topics in ways that other films might not. I hadn’t really thought about it before, but there are quite a number of titles that fall into this category and are

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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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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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An Anthology That Explores the Personal Horrors of Five Aspiring Writers  Scare Us (2022) is an anthology of five horror stories that range from great ideas that could have been done better to truly creepy cinematic excellence. It’s an odd experience for the viewer who chooses to sit through the rough spots only to find

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Old (2019)

M. Night Shyamalan’s Latest is Mediocre Old (2021) is an existential story about a beautifully secluded beach surrounded by rocks that will kill you, eventually. M. Night Shyamalan’s newest release features an ensemble cast vacationing at a tropical resort while sorting through personal issues and illnesses. Guy and Prisca Cappa (Gael Garcia Bernal and Vicky

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What’s Happening on the 18th? Imagine waking up outside in the dead of night, and it’s pitch black except for brief flashes of lightning in the distance.  Your body is painfully stiff; you’ve been there for quite a while. The ground below you feels wrong, it’s too pliable, it’s squishy, and you hear the faint

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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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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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Xpiation Film Review

“In a large isolated cellar, a mysterious aristocratic woman begins torturing a man while videotaping it. The torture escalates as we find out the secrets the man holds inside of him. Pleasure and pain are all on the menu as we find out the full meaning of The Trilogy of Death.” (Official) An exercise in

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