vStanleyville film review

Stanleyville has a simple premise: five contestants compete in a contest to win a brand new habanero-orange compact SUV. Maria joins hoping for a chance at transcendence, but the other four really really want that car. How those players choose to interpret the games is where it all jumps off the rails in this wild

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The Guest Room Film Review

The Guest Room (La Stanza in Italian) is a 2021 Italian thriller directed by Stefano Lodovichi, making its debut as part of Grimmfest in Manchester UK. Shot in a single location and with an intimate cast, the film, on paper, may prove to be a challenge to many – especially being dialogue driven and subtitled

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Poser Film Review

Finding a sense of belonging is built into the core of human existence. In Poser, the debut feature from filmmakers Noah Dixon and Ori Segev, we delve deep into the underground art and music scene of Columbus, Ohio to explore the story of a twenty-something woman who desperately wants to fit in and discovers just

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Zalava Film Review

A little bit of superstition never really hurts anyone and for most people their superstitions are pretty mild. That isn’t the case for the residents of Zalava, a small town in Kurdistan, as they believe that the only way to restrain a demon that has possessed someone’s body is to shoot that person in the

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Mosquito State Film Review

Shudder, as a platform for exclusive releases, has been an enjoyable and interesting experience. Being able to curate directly for fans of the genre has allowed an impressive range of movies to get much broader exposure than they may have while getting lost in the mix on a wider service such as Netflix or Hulu.

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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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Knocking FIlm Review

From Cannes Palme D’or Winner Frida Kempf, Knocking marks the Swedish Filmmaker’s first foray into horror. Posing a dark tale of madness, the film captures the unease found in the fear of undiscernible noises seeping into our conscience – bumps in the night or strained speech that permeates the walls of busy apartments everywhere. A

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Bleed With Me Film Review

The breakdown of friendships into the realm of horror has always been a theme fascinating me; the amount of paranoia needed to turn an object of comfort into terror being a difficult feat. However, films such as Let’s Scare Jessica to Death and Always Shine have shown that this subject is ripe for horror while appealing

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Till Death is the adaptation of a screenplay written by Jason Carvey and is also the directorial debut for S.K. Dale. Megan Fox plays the role of Emma, a young woman trapped in a loveless marriage to an insane, narcissistic lawyer, Mark (Eoin Macken), in this American horror thriller. In addition to her toxic marriage,

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Imaginary Friend Book Review

I have been working through a full reading of Stephen King’s works for the past year, and took a pause to check out this hidden gem. Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chobsky was a suggested read from Audible based on my listening trends. The title and spooky cover immediately grabbed my attention! Afterwards, I was unexpectedly

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