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8 Italian Cannibal Films You Need to See

Intro With the release of Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno, the cannibal film has gained wider attention. Of course this is not the first film of its type and, hopefully, will not be the last. Let us have a quick lesson about the cannibal genre; specifically, Italian cannibal films. History The cannibal sub-genre was established in Italy with Umberto Lenzi’s …

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We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Review – Jaws Turns 41

Last week, on Monday, June 20th, we celebrated a special day. Not only was it the first day of Summer, it was also the 41st anniversary of the widely popular thriller, Jaws (1975). Forty-one years and we still don’t have another shark movie that lives up to this fantastic film. Don’t get me wrong: I love shark movies and there have …

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2nd Lights Out Trailer Features Family Dysfunction

Even though the US premier of the supernatural horror chiller Lights Out is over 3 weeks away, buzz for the James Wan produced film is at a fever pitch. The first trailer for the movie, released on March 26th, has been viewed a whopping 5.2 million times. The 2nd Lights Out trailer, released earlier this week, is hot on its …

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Review – BLOOD GLACIER (2013)

Perusing Netflix’s poverty-level offerings, I happened upon the Austrian flick, Blood Glacier. We had crossed paths several times in the past; every time I saw the title I imagined a film about a killer glacier playing “Sink the Titanic” with people standing in for the ship. Of course, it’s not about that. But that would make a far better movie. …

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American Horror Story Season 6 Logo Revealed

EW was first to report that the logo for the 6th Season of the FX series American Horror Story has been revealed. It may be fitting for a season that fans know almost nothing about, but am I the only one who’s more than slightly underwhelmed? The combination of the number 6 and a question mark (?) succeeds at being …

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My Favorite Horror Movie: John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978)

October 31st, 1994 was the day my Mom dangled John Carpenter’s Halloween just out of my reach. “Do you think he’s too young to watch it?” she asked her husband. I was four and I didn’t even know what a horror movie was. What I did know was that it was forbidden and I wanted to watch it. Unfortunately, my …

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The Shallows (2016) – Review

Everyone loves a good shark story. However, shark movies in recent years haven’t been all too great. The made for T.V. movie, Sharknado, has gained quite the cult following, along with sequels, but it’s more cheesy fun than it is actually good. Besides those, nothing that has came out has been worth remembering. That is why The Shallows had everyone …

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Atomic Zombies!!! Movie Review

Whenever we see heroes in the zombie apocalypse, they’re always superhuman in some way – they’re either MMA fighters, award-winning military pistoliers, medical doctors, scientists one step away from a cure or scantily dressed Amazons born to swing a sword. Never are they loud, clueless average Joes eating marshmallows around a campfire right out in the open. Those are the guys …

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