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It seems the giallo is undergoing something of a resurgence. The oh-so-Italian genre, a lurid mix of psychological horror, crime thriller, melodrama and sexploitation, was one of Italian cinema’s biggest outputs in the 1960s and 70s, but sadly faded from prominence in the decades that followed.
”Sophie's 18th birthday becomes a bloodbath when monsters descend upon her house and start to devour the party guests. Sophie and her friends must rally together to send their party crashers back to hell.”
Every 25 years, it begins. Bound to an ancient pact, a family of unlimited power descend upon a small rural town to sacrifice a human life, a newborn baby that is a bloodline of their own family.
A group of college freshmen pledge an exclusive fraternity but soon realize there's more at stake than they could have ever imagined.
When originally coming up upon the poster and trailer for Killer Kate!, I was quickly sold on wanting to see this film. The trailer displayed the titular character in a full fledged assault mode, taking out several antagonists with ease which set my mind running to the many possibilities as to what the film could have in store for viewers.
Have you seen The Devil and Father Amorth a real life documentary by William Friedkin (The Excorcist). Kyle tells us his thoughts about it.
Kyle dives into the work of Michaelbrent Collings for a special book review that he had to do. Find out what he thinks about his recent release PREDATORS.
It’s finally time to see if the loved/hated franchise “Returns” to it’s original form. Alex jumps into a one take spoiler free video review this week after watching it.
This film is a fantastic example of how far horror has come in the pop culture spectrum this day and age. We have an actor who is primarily known for his comedic stylings, seeing the sudden reappearance of regular mainstream horror films.
Kyle breaks down a new horror comedy that is fully aware of what it’s doing. Find out what Kyle thinks in his review!
The Meg was one of those films which had a massive build up too it. A large marketing campaign, a diverse cast which also includes some easily recognizable names such as Jason Statham and the likely more popular (thanks to his portrayal of Dwight Schrute on The Office) Rainn Wilson. These are a few of the key combinations mixed in with the use of sharks, aided the film in becoming incredibly successful.
Whenever I see the likes or Tara Reid, I think to myself that I’m either watching on of the various “American Pie” films or that I’ve stumbled across one of those “It’s so bad it’s good” horror films…
Mark Doubt reviews the Troma team’s latest offering. Toxic Schlock! It may be a lot more than you expected or is it? Find out.
Directed and co written by Michael Reisz and also co-written by Jillian Jacobs, Chris Roach and Jeff Wadlow
The film runs like an anthology, adding a variety of pieces to the puzzle using previously recorded footage which are used to partially unravel the mysteries set within a house which was said to have been torn down the year prior. These pieces of footage are taken in by the viewer through the body cam of Deputy Leo Cole whom had the unfortunate displeasure of responding to a call regarding the home which has suddenly reappeared.
For the Love of The Boogeyman is a short talking heads documentary about John Carpenter’s classic 1978 horror that kick-started the slasher craze, made and released to coincide with the film’s 40th anniversary and the release of its latest instalment. The film is written, directed and produced by Paul Downey, and features commentary from fans and filmmakers from the indie horror scene as they talk about their love for Halloween and its antagonist, Michael Myers.