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7 Nights of Perfect Double Features

The horror nerd knows the unique pain and pleasure that comes with putting two movies together for a truly killer double feature – the kind of exciting combination that makes the entire viewing experience a new, sublime cinematic journey and makes each movie stand out as exceptional against the other. Being successful at this is a skill. It’s a trained …

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PopHorror’s Top 5 Masters Of Horror Episodes!

Masters Of Horror was a fantastic anthology horror series. The show brought some of the most talented horror directors together and gave them the artistic freedom to create disturbing and original stories. After much deliberation, here are PopHorror’s Top 5 Masters Of Horror episodes. 5. Pick Me Up Directed by Larry Cohen (The Stuff) Synopsis: In the middle of nowhere, a …

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In The Mouth of Madness – Retro Review

In The Mouth of Madness (1994) is a somewhat forgotten John Carpenter (The Thing 1982) movie save for a few memes circulating the internet today. Why is that? It doesn’t get much play time on television and good luck finding it on Netflix. It is a shame, too, because this movie happens to be very good. The CGI is outstanding by 1994 …

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Michael Myers is back in 2018! In Halloween 3?

I first watched the Halloween series when I was 5 or 6 years old. There was a very distinct moment where I learned I could be wrong. I had just finished Halloween 2  the previous weekend and my Grandma and I were back at the local video rental store. It was one of the small ones, the kind that had the best …

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Interview with Matt Storc, director of Take Back the Knife

Awhile back, I reviewed the phenomenal indie horror slasher/comedy Take Back the Knife. Besides some minor technical issues, it was a hell of a debut for writer/director Matt Storc. Recently, I got the chance to sit and talk to Matt about his film, his influences, how to make an independent horror film with no money and who he would work …

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PopHorror Interviews Todd Nunes, Director of All Through The House

The holidays are over (thankfully), but that doesn’t mean we ever have to stop watching our favorite Christmas slashers and for me, that is All Through The House. The director of the film, Todd Nunes, took time out of his schedule to talk with PopHorror about how he got started in the film industry, what inspired him to make All Through the …

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Happy 69th Birthday John Carpenter!

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When you hear the phrase “Master of Horror,” there’s a pretty good chance John Carpenter is a name that comes to mind. Over the past 40+ years, Carpenter has done it all in Hollywood as a genre writer, director, producer, and musician. Today, we at Pop Horror would like to wish John a very happy 69th birthday! John Carpenter was born …

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Good Tidings (2016) Movie Review

Think about what you do to celebrate the holidays. You probably spend them with your loved ones, exchanging gifts and eating food till you feel like you could burst. Now, imagine that you are homeless, but you feel blessed because you found a warm place to stay and food to eat. Let’s say you have even managed to muster some …

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Lead Me Astray (2015): A Feral Horror Debut

Producing a full feature psychological horror film with an approximate budget of $10,000 AUD ($7,422.95 USD) can be a tricky endeavor. However, Australian thriller Lead Me Astray accomplishes this and more in its 90-minute runtime. The movie captivates the audience with the mystery surrounding Alexis (Jace Pickard), a veterinary student with a dark past. As the film continues, an intriguing story of …

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