Fantasia Review: Tragedy Girls, friends forever

Imagine how many followers Jason Voorhees would have had on social media. Tyler MacIntyre’s social slasher is as unique as they come, a blood-soaked splatter fest that borrows the kill-count obsessed mentality of the great ’80s slashers while still having a voice of its own. But rather than a masked madman dismembering his way through […]

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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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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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