Mackenzie Davis loses it in the trailer for Always Shine


I, like most people, instantly fell in love with Mackenzie Davis when she broke out in AMC’s fantastic series Halt and Catch Fire (a show you should be watching), and since then she has  been popping up all over the place (Davis was just cast in Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner sequel!). So, naturally, I was excited […]

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Short Round: A Film by Vera Vaughn, who’s there?


Sorrel Brae’s atmospheric creeper A Film by Vera Vaughn has spent the last year making the festival rounds and now it’s finally available online for all to see—it’s this wonderful psycho-haunter that delves into a trippy, almost Twilight Zone-esque, realm of horror. I love what Brae has done here, stirring his ghost story with slow-burning […]

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Art: A Nightmare on Elm Street by Matt Ryan


Freddy Krueger has always been my favorite horror movie monster—his ability to manipulate dreams and stalk the sleeping children of Springwood made him the king of slashers, an unbeatable force that made sleep his deadliest weapon. Before the franchise dipped into the goofier side of horror, Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street was an altogether […]

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It’s alive in the haunting trailer for The Autopsy of Jane Doe


One of the biggest surprises to hit the genre this year comes from André Øvredal’s (Troll Hunter) The Autopsy of Jane Doe, a film that centers on two coroners—a father and son—who receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. The film recently screen at this year’s Fantastic Fest, leaving those who have seen […]

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Insane trailer for Trash Fire pours its heart out


Richard Bates Jr.—the twisted mind behind Excision and last year’s Suburban Gothic—is one of the most distinguished indie filmmakers out there, a man with a vision that disturbs and humors in equal measure. And his latest, Trash Fire (what a title), promises more of that same uniquely twisted style that made him one of the most exciting up-and-coming […]

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Strangers director unleashes The Monster in new trailer


A24—the mad minds behind this year’s Green Room and The Witch—have finally released a trailer for Bryan Bertino’s (The Strangers) creature feature The Monster, which follows a mother and daughter who are trapped and tormented by a terrifying evil. Bertino has somehow only made two other films, first hitting the genre running with perhaps one of the […]

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