Livescreamers (2023)

Not since 2006’s Stay Alive has video gaming been in the spotlight of horror in the way it is in 2023’s Livescreamers. Directed by Michelle Iannantuono, this sequel to the 2020 film Livescream follows a group of streamers testing out a new indie-horror game where all their secrets will be laid bare and the stakes

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The Abandoned (2006)

The Abandoned is a 2006 horror thriller, written and directed by Nacho Cerdá with additional writing from Karim Hussain and Richard Stanley. Mostly known as a director of shorts and documentaries, The film is the only feature-length title written and directed by the Spanish filmmaker. Karim is most notable as a cinematographer, working on such

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Suzy Eddie Izzard delivers a masterful performance of duality as the titular character in Doctor Jekyll, Hammer Film Productions’ retelling of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, directed by Joe Stephenson. In this interpretation, Dr Jekyll is doctor-turned-billionaire CEO Nina Jekyll, a trans woman in disgrace after an unspecified scandal. Nina’s transness

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Buried (2023)

Since 1999’s “The Blair Witch Project,” found footage films have taken the horror genre by storm with movies like Rec (2007), Creep (2014), and Cloverfield (2008). Something about the shaky camerawork and low-resolution video adds to the immersive quality of horror, making viewers feel like they’re a part of the nightmare, and the 2023 film

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Higurashi: When They Cry - GOU Volume 2

Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU is a 2-volume psychological horror manga, written by Ryukishi07/7th Expansion and illustrated by Tomato Akase. Ryukishi07 is a Japanese author, artist, and representative of the group collective 07th Expansion, who are well-known as the creators of the When They Cry series. The manga is the concluding volume of the

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Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU is a 2-volume psychological horror manga written by Ryukishi07/7th Expansion and illustrated by Tomato Akase. Ryukishi07 is a Japanese author, artist, and representative of the group collective 07th Expansion, who are well-known as the creators of the When They Cry series, consisting of Higurashi When They Cry, Umineko When

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Authentic, genuine portrayals of love are difficult to come by on-screen. Almost as difficult to find as a visual novel without the usual anime-adjacent conventions. Like a good horror movie with its chopping heads and flying limbs, a good romance will feature all the acts that we understand as “falling in love” – the meeting,

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The Fearway

If we were asked to close our eyes and picture a desert highway, most of us would envision the same thing: Route 66. The infamous east-west American highway has been something of an enigma for almost 100 years. It served as an escape route for those migrating west during the 1930s shortly after its construction,

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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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Aspiring millennials and their first-world problems are inherently absurd, particularly when their bourgeois existence is challenged, or at least that’s what Who Invited Them relies upon as it attempts to mix comedy and horror in the affluent L.A hills. Writer/director Duncan Birmingham’s first full-length feature was shown during the 2022 FrightFest, arriving on Shudder shortly

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