Review: A Dark Song, forget forgiveness

It’s kind of astonishing that there hasn’t been a film quite like Liam Gavin’s A Dark Song yet—it’s a premise so simple and familiar that the genre has done it countless times, just not quite like this. Gavin’s take on ritualistic horror is so original and raw that it hits in a way that most horror […]

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Review: The Void, we’re in hell

Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski are the brains behind The Void, both taking on writing and directing duties, in their Carpenter meets Lovecraft-inspired throwback that’s heavy on the effects and light on everything else. In it, shortly after delivering a patient to an understaffed hospital, a police officer experiences strange and violent occurrences seemingly linked to […]

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Review: The Devil’s Candy, kill ’em all

Somehow, someway Sean Byrne hasn’t made a movie since his genre-favorite debuted back in 2009—eight years is a long time to wait, which is why The Devil’s Candy has been so highly anticipated among horror fans, especially so after a film as masterfully nutty as The Loved Ones. In it, a struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces […]

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Review: Brimstone, into the flames

Martin Koolhoven’s western-horror hybrid Brimstone is a crazy ambitious piece of work—his bleak tale of revenge is a sprawling epic that unfolds over the course many years, layering it with a unique storytelling twist. In it, wrongly accused of a crime she didn’t commit, a frontier woman turned fugitive is hunted by a vengeful preacher in the dangerous inferno […]

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Review: The Blackcoat’s Daughter, hail Satan

Oz Perkins’ The Blackcoat’s Daughter has been plagued with so many delays that although it’s actually his feature film debut, it didn’t officially release until after his sophomore effort I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House. It first had audiences buzzing back in 2015 during its festival run, so to say that its release […]

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Review: The Girl with All the Gifts, our only hope

When it comes to the proven zombie genre it’s not easy to standout amongst the waves of reanimated corpses. Colm McCarthy’s The Girl with All the Gifts, however, shines a heartbreaking light on a world plagued by the undead in his story about finding light in the darkness. In it, a scientist and a teacher living in a […]

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