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Pool Party Massacre (2017) Movie Review

Back in November when I first started writing for PopHorror, I saw a post on Facebook about Pool Party Massacre. The project looked amazing so I decided to reach out to the director, Drew Marvick, who said he would hook me up with a screener when the film was finished. After seeing several updates about the film for the past …

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Remembering Hatchet 11 Years Later! – Retro Review

Hatchet is one of the best yet underrated, gore-filled, hilarious horror comedies of our time. The film also happened to introduce a new, brutal, slash-happy psycho named Victor Crowley. Eleven years later, PopHorror pays tribute to this underestimated cult classic. Official synopsis: When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their …

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Top 5 Golden Age Slashers You’ve Definitely Never Seen

In the 1980s, horror had a genre explosion like we’ve never seen before or since. This seemingly unhinged growth in the movie world owes everything to one subgenre: slashers. There were so many slashers. According to IMDb user CaptainCracker, between 1980 and 1989 there were roughly 293 slasher films produced and distributed. That’s bananas, right? With Halloween (1978) and Black Christmas (1974), there …

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The New York Ripper: Fulci’s Underrated Sleaze Classic Turns 35!

I’ve been a horror fan for the majority of my life, but when it comes to Italian horror, I’m a late bloomer. I did not discover most of my favorites until I was in my mid-twenties. When it comes to Italian horror, my favorite director is Lucio Fulci. While I haven’t seen all of his work, I’ve seen a good …

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Killers Season 1 (2016) Web Series Review

The Horrific Network is a podcast network that focuses on all things horror. Recently, they have branched out into filmmaking with their film Door to Door as well as launching a web series called Killers. I got the chance to check out Killers, which is being billed as a horror centered version of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Here are …

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Strip Club Massacre (2017) Movie Review

Sometimes a title tells me everything I need to know about a film: case in point, Strip Club Massacre. This title leads me to assume a few things, mainly that there will be babes, boobs and bloodshed. Did the film manage to deliver on all 3? Strip Club Massacre is the directorial debut of Bob Clark from a script he …

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Black Forest (2015) – Movie Review

When I first received Black Forest in the mail, I had no idea what to expect. I went into this movie nearly blind. All I knew was that Distant Field Productions’s David Briggs had directed it and that there were girls and possible a forest involved in some way. But girls and some trees does not a horror movie make. Was …

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Tom Holland’s ‘Rock Paper Dead’ Gets a Trailer

Tom Holland is a legend when it comes to horror, having directed Fright Night (1985), Child’s Play (1988), and Thinner (1996) as well as writing such films as The Beast Within (1982), Class of 1984 (1982), and Psycho 2 (1983), all classics in their own right. Recently, the trailer dropped for Holland’s latest feature Rock Paper Dead, a film with …

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After Hours (2016) Short Film Review

It seems like a lot of people in the horror scene who write about films have dreams of being writers or directors and I’m always happy to see my fellow fans succeed in those endeavors. A while back, one of my fellow film reviewers, Adam Weber of the site Adam the Movie God, told me about a horror short he …

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