horror

Watching ‘Woman Chasing the Butterfly of Death’ unfold on Blu-ray is as close as I’ve gotten to true insanity in a long while, but it’s not like the director just threw things at the screen to see what would stick.

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On this cold and blustery October morn I must collect my thoughts on this, a most difficult and rocky production, and present them as I see fit. ‘The Lighthouse’ deserves your support.

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The new Halloween was never going to live up to the legacy of its predecessor. But it does evoke the original and take into consideration how audiences have changed since then, which is a minor miracle, I suppose, and it is light years better than the nine films in between.

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Thanks to a script by John Scott 3 and direction from Henry Hobson, Maggie ends up being efficient, smart and actually about something.

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Trey Hock had the chance to chat with writer and director Jennifer Kent about her new film The Babadook which is in theaters this Friday.

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Very, very rarely a movie comes along that transcends the perceived limitations of being a “horror” or “scary” movie and becomes a full-fledged work of art. The Exorcist, Silence of the Lambs, and The Shining are some examples, and now you can add The Babadook, showing exclusively in Kansas City starting Friday at Screenland Armour, to that list as well.

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If you’re not able to attend Fantastic Fest but would like to sample previous years, there is no shortage of funny, scary, thrilling, or just plain weird genre content available to stream through common online providers. Here’s the ultimate list:

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The problem with Tusk unfortunately is not that its absurd premise can’t make a decent movie, it’s that Smith doesn’t have a screenplay to support more than, let’s say, 30 minutes of screen time.

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Writer/director Jerome Sable fills ‘Stage Fright’ full of so many leftover plot elements and references to other movies that it chokes the life right out of it.

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A well-intentioned 80’s-style slasher flick with gore and action to spare, Almost Human is never quite able to rise above the amateur-hour filmmaking traps in which first-time director Joe Begos repeatedly finds himself.

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This weekend the Screenland Armour is the home of Panic Fest, a horror and thriller film fest with vendors that acts as general celebration of everything creepy, crawly, and scary. It’s a great fest for people who like their horror a little more off the beaten path than the latest uninspired remake of whatever classic horror film Hollywood is butchering next.

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We’re back, live via Skype recording. This week, Eric, Trevan and Trey look at The Fifth Estate, the Wikileaks story courtesy of director Bill Condon. Then, they move on to discuss Carrie, the horror remake courtesy of the director of Boys Don’t Cry and Stop-Loss.We’ve also got a new poll: What is the best horror remake since the year 2000?

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‘The Conjuring’ very much feels like a 1970s horror film, before slashers were haunting teenage dreams and well before found footage became the way to make a story feel real.

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Trevan and Eric work through Amour, Side Effects, Identity Thief and Warm Bodies while Trey sweats it out boating in some tropical paradise.

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This week Trevan, Eric and Trey welcome director Tony Ladesich and Dadsbigplan.com writer Alan Rapp to the show as we talk about Ladesich’s award-winning short Two Sisters before moving on to a spoilerific discussion of The Cabin In The Woods, so consider yourself warned. And don’t forget, tonight’s An Evening of 8-bit Featuring Scott Pilgrim […]

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