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Film Review: BOOK OF MONSTERS

You’d be hard pressed to find another film as ambitious and creatively satisfying as Book of Monsters.

Film Review: THE CANNIBAL CLUB (2019)

A literal member of a cannibal club, Otavio (Tavinho Teixeira) uses his private security company to live in the lap of luxury. Together, he and his wife Gilda (Ana Luiza Rios) are two of Brazil’s most elite inhabitants. When money… Continue Reading →

Film Review: HEAD OF THE FAMILY (1996)

Despite a one-sheet and plot that seems reminiscent of Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator, Charles Band’s, although credited as Robert Talbot, 1996 horror film is more of a twisted comedy a la Nothing But Trouble than any b-movie spin on an H.P…. Continue Reading →

Film Review: Trauma (2017)

Eight years removed from the release of 2010’s A Serbian Film, Srđan Spasojević’s extreme opus has forever changed horror, for better or worse. With each passing year, many filmmakers try their hand at copying the formula of almost pornographic levels… Continue Reading →

AMAZON HOT BOX Film Review

In a world full of imitators, remakes, and reimaginings, James Bickert dares to challenge genre cinema and redefine exploitation for a new generation. A true King of Sleaze, Bickert and company have succeeded in delivering films that tackle everything from… Continue Reading →

Film Review: Deep Red [4K Remaster from Arrow Video] (1975)

Having witnessed the brutal murder of psychic medium Helga Ulmann (Macha Méril), jazz instructor and musician Marcus Daly (David Hemmings) works with news reporter Gianna Brezzi (Daria Nicolodi) to solve this horrendous crime. As the body count rises, the two… Continue Reading →

Film Review: THE LODGERS

A family curse confines orphaned twins Rachel (Charlotte Vega) and Edward (Bill Milner) to their home, in punishment for their ancestor’s sins. Bound to the rules of a haunting childhood lullaby, the twins must never let any outsiders inside the… Continue Reading →

Film Review: SOUND FROM THE DEEP (2017)

Although the poster claims that Sound from the Deep is inspired by the writings of H.P. Lovecraft, it is so ingrained with the minutia of his style that this 2017 short film feels like an extension of the maestro himself…. Continue Reading →

Film Review: THE INITIATION

  Quickly moving their way through the obscure slasher collection market much the same way they did (and continue to do) with giallo films, Arrow delivers this insanely overwritten cult classic that continually strives to be much more than just… Continue Reading →

Film Review: WE ARE THE FLESH (2016)

Dancing on a thin line between extreme horror and arthouse cinema, Emiliano Rocha Minter’s dizzying debut, We Are the Flesh, is a hypnotic perversion that plays both devil and angel in the same breath. Certain to piss a lot of… Continue Reading →

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