From director Banjong Pisanthanakun and writer Na Hong-jin comes a Thai-Korean, Shudder exclusive feature exploring the thin line between humans and spirits – and what happens to those who cross that line without appropriate psychic protection. Presented as part travel documentary and part found footage, The Medium takes place in Isan, the northeastern part of

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As streaming services diversify and begin to overtake traditional forms of media, horror has always seemed to be an afterthought when it comes to film acquisition. Often opting for the same few staples of the horror genre as well as poorly made, low-budget titles that rarely seem to hit the mark when it comes to

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Female Prisoner Scorpion list cover photo

It’s hard to remember when the “women’s prison” subgenre was iconoclastic, given its popularity these days. But, before we had series like Orange is the New Black, Vis a Vis, or Wentworth, we had the Japanese Prisoner Scorpion films. Though the genre first appeared during the silent era, it was often simply considered exploitation, with

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For the Sake of the Vicious Film Review

Who does not like a little bloodshed in their Halloween flicks? Well, Gabriel Carrer & Reese Eveneshen certainly deliver the goods in For the Sake of the Vicious, a film that chronicles one hellish night as an unlikely trio find themselves fighting for their life against masked thugs. For the Sake of the Vicious is

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Death Valley 2021 Shudder

Mercenaries for hire, James and Marshall are tasked with rescuing a scientist from an underground bunker in order to obtain the research she holds. However, the complex is crawling with deadly creatures that hunt by sound, and a violent militia group is also vying for the coveted information. Gunsblazing, the two enter the fortress only

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VHS Horror Franchise Ranking

When looking at the found footage genre, there are many titles that people say were influential in bringing them into the fandom. Often, people point to films like The Blair Witch Project or Paranormal Activity, both of which became a sort of cultural phenomenon. Personally, where my love of the genre started was in the

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Warning: Do Not Play is a South-Korean horror that can proudly stand among the great Asian movies from this decade with a focus on filmmaking, ‘One Cut Of The Dead‘ and ‘The Kirishima Thing‘ among them. It is essentially a ghost story spanning decades which doubles as a cursed-object movie featuring frequently disturbing imagery – mostly

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Dead and Beautiful film still

Many look to the upper echelons of society with a peculiar sense of awe, lives where money is no longer a concern is something that has drawn people into these untouchable figures since the very creation of the class system. Whether the fascination is to loathe or admire the fortunate few and their luxurious lives,

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0.0MHz 2019 Cover Photo

Considering the renowned success of Parasite (2019), among many others, South Korean cinema has finally started to receive a recognition outside of Asia that has been mostly reserved for Japanese cinema. The high calibre productions released throughout South Korea recently have flown under the radar of most moviegoers in the West, barring a few exception

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V/H/S/94

When the first V/H/S film initially released in 2012, its impact on the horror community was immediately felt, creating shocking scenarios presented in intimate detail through the found footage format. This led to two follow up films, both varied in success, that further consolidated the prowess. After a short break after the ill received V/H/S

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