Sinister trailer for The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Would you look at that. A24 is at it again with yet another genre piece, this time from the dude who made the weird as shit yet wholly entertaining The Lobster. And The Lobster himself, Colin Farrell, returns alongside director Yorgos Lanthimos for The Killing of a Sacred Deer, which has been cleaning up the festival circuit. […]

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Art: Halloween by Jock

Although it can be traced all the way back to the early ’60s, it was films like Mario Bava’s gruesome Bay of Blood (1971), Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), and Bob Clark’s holiday classic Black Christmas (1974) that mapped the very future of the slasher. In 1978, however, it was John Carpenter’s Halloween that defined the genre—the film left a footprint on horror unlike any […]

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The Month in Horror Releases: August

Looks like we might have a better month for horror this time around as a couple indies with plenty of buzz are seeing a release along with the sequel to Annabelle that no one was asking for. That said, Annabelle: Creation has (to my surprise) been seeing some positive buzz after an early screening, so […]

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Murder and mayhem in the trailer for Leatherface

The wait has been long for Leatherface, a prequel to Tobe Hooper’s iconic slasher The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. And while the franchise has finally entered straight-to-VOD territory (a sure sign of fatigue), it’s hard to ignore the ridiculous talent behind it—that’s right, Inside duo Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo are bringing the chainsaw-wielding madman back to life. While the franchise […]

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Nobody gets hurt in the trailer for 68 Kill

Put Matthew Gray Gubler and AnnaLynne McCord in a movie and you’re likely going to get something pretty awesome—insert Troma alum Trent Haaga and you have the assured madness of 68 Kill, a film that left quite the impression out of its SXSW premiere. How could you possibly ignore a blood-soaked heist movie led by a loony AnnaLynne […]

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Art: Psycho by Aleksander Walijewski

What is there left to say about Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece Psycho, the 1960 classic that changed an entire genre? The film—shot in black and white due to budget concerns—was so ahead of its time that audiences had no idea what hit them until it was too late; seeing the film’s main character killed off so […]

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