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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The Month in Horror Releases: July

This was going to happen sooner or later, but it looks like July might be this year’s weakest month as far as horror releases go. Made up entirely of unknown indie films and a major theatrical release that has received little to no hype thus far, July really isn’t looking too good for horror. But […]

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Short Round: Curve, holding on

You know a short film is good when it walks away from both Fantastic Fest and Sitges deemed as the ‘Best Short’, which was exactly the case for Tim Egan’s 10-minute powerhouse Curve. His bleak and minimal story opens with a bloodied girl clinging to the side of a smooth, curved surface that drops into a […]

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Review: Personal Shopper, souls of the dead

Olivier Assayas explores the uncertainty of an age old question in his quiet haunter Personal Shopper, using the afterlife, its existence or nonexistence, to reflect on how we deal with grief and loss. It’s subtle, often creeping narrative, provides a powerful vehicle for its emotionally-fused ghost story that is completely sold by Kristen Stewart’s powerful performance. […]

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Review: Prevenge, a mother’s wrath

Alice Lowe is a freak of nature. She not only directed Prevenge—making it her first feature film—but she also wrote and starred in it as the leading lady and mentally disturbed Ruth. While there are many instances of filmmakers directing, writing, and starring in their own films, I doubt any of them were actually pregnant […]

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