Run Sweetheart Run Slows Down a Tense Premise With One Too Many Detours

Days before Halloween, Amazon Prime follows up its original movie, My Best Friend’s Exorcism, with another original release, Run Sweetheart Run. Like a lot of movies, Blumhouse Tilt originally scheduled Run Sweetheart Run for a theatrical release. But the COVID-19 pandemic derailed those plans and its sat on the shelf for two years. Promotion for […]

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My Best Friend’s Exorcism Won’t Appeal To Most Horror Fans, But It Makes For Good Gateway Horror

And October has finally arrived. Most of the streaming platforms have their Halloween titles lined up. Studios have a handful of anticipated releases ready for the season including Smile, Halloween Ends, and Prey for the Devil. Don’t forget about AMC FearFest, which kicked off earlier today. For its part, Amazon Prime got things started early […]

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Goodnight Mommy Fails as Both a Remake and Standalone Psychological Horror

Some movies just don’t need to be remade. Jaws, The Godfather, Goodfellas – these are just a few examples of movie that work every bit as well as they did upon release. Amongst the better horror movies of the 21st century, Austrian creepfest Goodnight Mommy wasn’t crying out for a remake either. Subtly unsettling, atmospheric, […]

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Umma Substitutes Hollow Scares For Compelling Ideas

Sometimes timing is everything. When supernatural horror movie Umma released on Amazon Prime earlier this year, Ti West was blowing away horror fans with his subversive slasher flick, X. On its own merits, Umma is a completely different horror movie focused on the supernatural and featuring one of the better actors of the last 20 […]

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Master An Ambiguous But No Less Compelling Social Horror Movie

With Netflix reporting a loss of subscribers for the first time, Amazon Prime continues building up its original content. Among its latest new movies in 2022, writer and director Mariama Diallo promises a mix of horror and social commentary with her first film, Master. Like Jordan Peele’s Get Out and the recent Candyman remake, Master […]

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The Manor Invites Horror Fans to its Creepy Gothic Visiting Hours

Since Paranormal Activity made its way into movie theaters in the late 2000s, Blumhouse Productions has dominated the horror genre. Amongst the studio’s lengthy list of original movies, Blumhouse has produced the Insidious franchise, Unfriended, Get Out, Happy Death Day, Freaky, and the Halloween update. If saturating the cineplexes wasn’t enough, Blumhouse kicked off a […]

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