Posts Tagged ‘Horror’
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Eaters (2015)

"Eaters" is equal parts "Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "Children of the Corn" and "Wrong Turn" — if only it exhibited the same originality or intensity.
Kara (Ignacia Allamand) leaves a bad taste in the mouths of some Amazonian locals in Eli Roth's "The Green Inferno," a Universal Pictures release.

The Green Inferno

“The Green Inferno” is both a furious, full-stop cannibal horror show and a way for director Eli Roth to ferociously gnaw at meat on the bones he has to pick.

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Reeling Backward: Little Shop of Horrors

The joy in watching, and rewatching, “Little Shop of Horrors” is that the cast has fun right along with the audience.
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ReelBob: ‘The Visit’

M. Night Shyalaman's newest feature shows promise, but its mixture of horror and comedy do not mesh well at times.

Swipe Left Productions' "Dessert" won Best Film at the 2015 Indianapolis 48 Hour Film Project.

“Dessert” Named Best Film of Indy 48 Hour Film Project

Swipe Left Productions' "Dessert" named as Best Film out of 32 competitors at the 2015 Indianapolis 48 Hour Film Project.
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Film on Vinyl: Shaun of the Dead

Mondo’s release of the “Shaun of the Dead” soundtrack is nothing less than brilliant.

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The Gallows

"The Gallows" is high school horror with a cheese factor turned up to 11, whose silliness almost overwhelms its genuine sense of fear.
Jeffrey Combs stars as the mentally unhinged scientist Herbert West in 1985's "Re-Animator," Stuart Gordon's cult-classic adaptation of a series of H.P. Lovecraft stories.

Class of 1985: “Re-Animator”

To call “Re-Animator” campy and leave it at that seems a knee-jerk reaction to discredit, or disregard, the clear skill behind an excellent American horror movie.

Lin Shaye stars as Elise, a medium trying to save a young girl from a persistently nasty demon, in "Insidious: Chapter 3," a 2015 Gramercy Pictures release that serves as a prequel in the franchise.

Insidious: Chapter 3

By twisting usual gotcha-scare geometry just enough to goose you and thoughtfully mulling the psychology of paranormal belief, this prequel proves the best of its bunch.
Judith Vittet is Miette and Ron Perlman is One in "The City of Lost Children," a 1995 release directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro.

Class of 1995: “The City of Lost Children”

Jean-Pierre Jeunet's arrival as a fairytale filmmaker extraordinaire finds him, with a rapscallion's wit, pulling back the tent to welcome us inside his wild mind.

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Cinema Blind Spots: The Innocents (1961)

Did you like "Poltergeist"? Well, Austin watches the 1961 haunted house classic "The Innocents" and tells us if it holds up today!
Kennedi Clements stars in the 2015 remake of "Poltergeist," directed by Gil Kenan and released by 20th Century Fox.

Poltergeist (2015)

This rejiggering of the 1982 classic is reminiscent of “Poseidon” or 2005’s “The Amityville Horror” — a significantly shorter simulacrum that works on its own single-serving terms.

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It Follows

One of the year's most anticipated horror films, "It Follows" is a brilliantly progressive supernatural romp with tons of throwback qualities.
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Film on Vinyl: Pet Sematary

Next up on Film on Vinyl’s playlist: Mondo’s reissue of the "Pet Sematary" soundtrack. Sometimes dead is better.