Short Round: Honor Student, deafening silence

Sometimes silence is the only thing we need to hear. When put into the right hands, that absence of sound can fuel an entire narrative, and in the case of Honor Student, the silence is deafening. Directed by Aaron B Koontz, his latest short is both heartbreaking and powerful as we watch a woman meander through her […]

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The Month in Horror Releases: April

Now that it’s finally Spring, with summer just around the corner, the rest is smooth sailing from here. We’re starting to inch closer and closer to the really good stuff (although we’ve certainly seen some gems thus far), starting with a couple of indies that look cool as hell and some unknowns that might surprise […]

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Art: The Silence of the Lambs by Gabz

The Silence of the Lambs

When we think of horror’s most iconic villains, it’s easy to veer towards the Freddys and Jasons of the genre—their supernatural presence, like demons or beasts, affix themselves to what we think of as monsters. Yet some of cinema’s scariest foes are the ones just like you and me—they’re human. Which is why Jonathan Demme’s somber masterpiece The Silence […]

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We all float in the first chilling trailer for Stephen King’s IT

Andy Muschietti’s two-part adaptation of Stephen King’s classic IT has some pretty big shoes to fill for a couple of reasons. One, and probably the biggest, is it living up to Tim Curry’s iconic performance as Pennywise the clown. The other, quite simply, is the fact that Muschietti replaced Cary Fukunaga, which would be tough to […]

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Hounds of Love trailer takes a bite

Ben Young’s Hounds of Love just dropped a trailer ahead of its SXSW premiere and it’s a moody and altogether disturbing piece of work—if this trailer is any indicator of the final product, we’re in for one nasty treat. And although this one will no doubt be a tough pill to swallow, it’s a wonderfully […]

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Art: The Bride of Frankenstein by Flore Maquin

Very few movies have that one defining moment that everyone recognizes, a single frame destined to never be forgotten—Marion Crane screaming in the shower just moments before she’s stabbed to death by psycho Norman Bates, or Jack Torrence peering through a shattered door with a twisted grin stretching across his face are both examples of the kind […]

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