The Month in Horror Releases: March

The genre has a lot to offer in March as we see the release of some very interesting indie titles as well as a sequel to one of the very best home invasion films ever made. Most notably, however, is Steven Soderbergh’s iPhone-shot horror film Unseen, which looks just as crazy as it sounds, is […]

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Short Round: Pigskin, cheer your guts out

Jake Hammond’s short Pigskin is a fantastic piece of filmmaking, blending societal pressures into psychological terror. It’s no coincidence that Pigskin’s protagonist, Laurie, is a cheerleader struggling with her body image. It’s why the film hits so hard—infusing psychological terror with real-world angst—and Hammond brings his multi-layered monster to life through a fantastic and poignant […]

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The Month in Horror Releases: February

Indie horror continues to dominate the movie release slate with last month offering a handful interesting titles, and now there’s even more on the horizon for February. In fact, this month is kind of all over the place (in a good way): we’ll finally see the release of the long-talked about Winchester movie, the return […]

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Art: The Invisible Man by Jonathan Burton

Cinema and horror especially owe a lot to Universal’s monsters—they paved a legendary path through film, leaving an undeniably influential print on the genre starting way back in the early 1920’s. Universal went on a monster movie tear that lasted 30 years, spawning many of the genre’s most iconic movie monsters: The Phantom of the Opera, […]

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Short Round: Larry, need a friend?

Jacob Chase’s short film Larry is the kind of short that I enjoy most—it sits right in that 5-minute sweet spot and never feels rushed or overlong. Good filmmakers can do a lot with just a few minutes, which is exactly what Chase does here. While the story is simple and it only has one […]

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The Month in Horror Releases: January

One of the most exciting things about this month is that it marks the beginning of a whole new year of horror and it’s starting off with some intriguing looking titles. We have a couple of festival favorites in Mom and Dad and The Strange Ones coming out later this month and a few indie […]

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