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Cinepocalypse 2017 Presents: ‘Charismata’ – A Disturbing Game of Cat and Mouse

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Cinepocalypse 2017 is killing it with their film lineup. I recently watched Charismata, which was shown at the festival on November 4th. This one is a fun psychological horror that will keep you on your toes. Charismata is co-directed and co-written by Andy Collier and Toor Mian. The film stars Sarah Beck Mather, Jamie Satterthwaite, and Andonis Anthony. Official Synopsis for …

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Art of Obsession (2017) Movie Review: When Art Emerges from Insanity

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Sliding through a downward spiral of self-destructive behavior can be a frightening reality more terrifying than any brutal onscreen bloodbath of modern horror. While many abductions and captivity films tend to steer towards blood and gore to maintain suspense, Canadian director Ryan M. Andrews takes a different approach with his latest feature Art of Obsession. Diving into the lead character’s …

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Malady (2017) Review: An Artistic Display of Emotion

Capturing a story using an artistic approach is no easy feat. This takes great skill and attention to detail with a boldness that could lose your audience in a heartbeat. One director who has been known for successfully using this technique is Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Mother!). Following a very similar pattern with strategic cinematic techniques and an …

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First Images From Upcoming Ghost Story ‘Demons’

Check out the first images from Miles Doleac’s upcoming ghost story Demons. Described as a psychological thriller that marries elements of The Exorcist, The Shining and The Big Chill, Demons is being targeted for an October 2017 theatrical release.  Starring Doleac, Lindsay Anne Williams, Steven Brand, Kristina Emerson and Gary Grubes, the film will follow the aftermath of an unsuccessful exorcism. Eight years ago, Father Colin …

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My Favorite Horror Movie: ‘Jaws’ (1975)

I’ve been a horror freak since I was a young lad. I’ve been intrigued with the genre for many reasons. I love things from gory slasher films (Friday the 13th), to torture porn (Hostel), to the boogeyman pics (Halloween), to zombie films (Dawn of the Dead), to sci-fi horror (Alien) to psychological horror (Psycho). There’s always been a huge demand …

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Black Mountain Side (2014) Movie Review

Black Mountain Side, a 2014 Canadian horror thriller directed by Nick Szoztakiwskyj, follows a team of researchers unearthing a strange object in the stark and frigid Canadian Taiga. It’s the tip of a stone monument with unusual markings and a carbon date showing it is far older than it should be by thousands of years. After the opening images of an …

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A Mother’s Choice (2017) Short Film Review

I’ve been a fan of Stephanie Hensley since I reviewed her dark indie drama Dane Granger for my blog last year. Awhile back, Stephanie announced that her next project would be a horror anthology called A Mother Knows Best, comprised of 4 short centered around motherhood. I have been looking forward to this project since it was announced and thankfully, …

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