Prey a Standout Action-Thriller Worthy of Predator’s Legacy

Though the Alien franchise started nearly a decade earlier, the Predator series has followed a similar trajectory. Thirty-five years later, the original Predator remains one of the best sci-fi/action movies of all time. Yet despite its best efforts, 20th Century Studios hasn’t been able to catch lightning in a bottle. Neither audiences nor critics bought […]

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The Reef: Stalked Another Soggy Killer Shark Movie

Halfway through the summer and we have a killer shark movie releasing onto Shudder and VOD platforms. A shark movie releasing in the dog days of summer isn’t surprising. But The Reef: Stalked is now the fourth shark thriller to swim onto screens this year. This low-budget thriller does have a couple of factors working […]

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The Rental Will Have You Vetting Your Next Airbnb More Carefully

Another 2020 release the COVID-19 pandemic impacted, Dave Franco’s directorial debut, The Rental, saw modest success at a time where release delays were commonplace. Franco’s psychological thriller opened up in a handful of movie theatres while simultaneously landing on Apple TV. And audiences were pretty receptive giving The Rental a seal of approval. In general, […]

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He’s Watching Trades Coherency for a Nightmare Experience

Apparently, the found-footage format is making a comeback. Or at least in indie horror circles. We’re just past the halfway point of 2022 and we’ve already Dashcam, Infrared, The Outwaters, Incantation, and We’re All Going to the World’s Fair. Now He’s Watching hits VOD platforms this week courtesy of writer and director Jacob Estes. Indie […]

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Infrared Forgets to Include a Movie With Its Final Ten Minutes

As July winds its way down into the dog days of summer in August, Infrared joins a handful of new horror releases this week. Of course, Nope is the big story of the week as one of the year’s most anticipated movies. On the other hand, Infrared is an indie found-footage horror movie making its […]

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Nope Finds Jordan Peele Balancing a Big Summer Movie with Ambitious Story-Telling

Finally. One of the most anticipated movies of 2022 has arrived in theatres. When your first movie secures an Oscar nomination, expectations tend to trend pretty high. Fortunately, Jordan Peele proved he was no one-hit wonder with his follow-up, Us. Both of Peele’s directorial efforts showed a filmmaker willing to take creative risks while simultaneously […]

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The Lords of Salem Finds Rob Zombie in an Ambitious Mood

No one will ever argue that Rob Zombie doesn’t know the horror genre. Arguably, the heavy metal madman shows a better grasp of B-movie aesthetics than his contemporary colleagues. Still Zombie’s work has consistently polarized audiences and critics alike. Though The Devil’s Rejects has justifiably earned consideration as a horror classic, Zombie’s Halloween remake and […]

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Welcome to Hell is a Devilish Mix of Horror and Metal

Who said Argentina wasn’t an exporter of horror movies? Already in 2022 Argentina has given the genre the mixed bag that was On The 3rd Day and the very good zombie thriller, Virus-32. Now the Argentinian Satanic metal horror flick Welcome to Hell is available to stream on the relatively new source for horror, Screambox. […]

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