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‘Thelma’ (2017) Review – Captivating and Tragically Grim


Everyone always thinks it would be so cool to have superpowers. To do the impossible. But what if you couldn’t control it? In the new thriller, Thelma, the main character discovers a hidden truth about herself that will change her life forever. Thelma was directed by Joachim Trier and was co-written by himself and Eskil Vogt. The film stars Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, and Ellen …

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Review: Unmasked: The Kane Hodder Autobiography

In horror circles, Kane Hodder is kind of a big deal. From his lengthy career as a stuntman and stunt coordinator, to his iconic portrayals of Jason Voorhees, Victor Crowley, Ed Gein, and more, Kane has seen and done pretty much everything in the filmmaking industry. His autobiography, Unmasked: The True Story of the World’s Most Prolific Cinematic Killer, documents …

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Inevitable Death and Insanity in Werner Herzog’s ‘Nosferatu the Vampyre’

Every vampire story is a little bit different. Werner Herzog’s 1979 classic Nosferatu the Vampyre is no exception. For one thing, it doesn’t take place in Transylvania, but in Wismar, Germany, and Herzog’s Dracula (Klaus Kinski) somehow comes across not as mythical but as an inevitable force of nature — like a disease or mighty hurricane. This Dracula is, without …

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‘Imitation Girl’ (2017) Movie Review

Imitation Girl has been one of my most anticipated films of 2017 and I couldn’t wait to finally see it. I’m a big fan of whatever Lauren Ashley Carter is in, and I was excited to see her star in something a bit different from her other films I’ve seen so far. So, did Imitation Girl live up to expectations? There are spoilers …

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‘Gantz’ (2010) – A Japanese Manga Adaptation

“Fight against the aliens.” I’m an huge fan of Japanese cinema, and the film Gantz (2010) is at the top of my list. If you thought that Hollywood was the only one tapping into comic books to gather their inspiration and material for films, you’re highly mistaken. Japan has a rich culture in manga and have created many adaptations that have been …

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Why You Should Be Watching USA’s ‘Mr.Robot’

Have you been for an excuse to start USA Network’s Mr. Robot? If so, PopHorror is going give you a reason or three to check this fantastic crime drama TV series out. Mr. Robot is written by relative newcomer Sam Esmail and sports a phenomenal cast including Rami Malek (Night at the Museum), ’90s A-lister and amazing actor Christian Slater, Carly …

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PopHorror Takes A Look Back At Hitchcock’s 1948 Thriller, ‘Rope’

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1948 masterpiece Rope stars James Stewart, Farley Granger, and John Dall. If you haven’t had the chance to catch this thrilling flick, PopHorror is here to tell you why you should check it out. *WARNING SPOILERS*  Two young men, Philip Morgan (Granger) and Brandon Shaw (Dall), strangle their “inferior” classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his …

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Retro Review For The 1995 Thriller ‘Murder In The First’

Murder In The First is a 1995 thriller directed by the late Marc Rosso (Where The Day Takes You, Dream A Little Dream) and starring Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, and Gary Oldman. The film is about an eager and idealistic young attorney (Slater) defending an Alcatraz prisoner (Bacon) accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over …

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