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Yuletide Terror Pre-Sale Campaign and Film!

Christmas in my home is never complete until screenings of Black Christmas, Silent Night, Deadly Night and Christmas Evil. They’re tradition, which I hope to pass down in my family for generations to come. Fortunately I’m not the only weirdo out there with a love for Christmastime horror, as evident when I heard about the upcoming

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2017 Announces First Wave of Programming!

It’s not even September, but with a certain chill in the air, it’s clearly almost time for the leaves to start changing colors and for everyone to stay indoors and watch horror movies all day long. For my fellow Brooklyn horror fiends, we’re in luck with the second annual Brooklyn Horror Film Festival! I missed the

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Fantastic Fest 2017 Announces First Wave of Programming!

It begins! Fantastic Fest – the largest genre film festival in the US, specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world – celebrates its 13th year, running from Sept 21-28, 2017. Year after year, they introduce brave and unique films unlike anything you’d see at your local multiplex (unless your

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The Alejandro Jodorowsky Primer

No word could better describe Alejandro Jodorowsky than hyperbole. He’s the embodiment of enthusiastic and emphatic energy unfettered from the physical world. He dances on a plane of existence to which we should all strive. The platonic ideal of an artist, Jodorowsky produces works that aim to create cosmic shifts in consciousness. Part holy man, part trickster

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Mondo Monday – Creed Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

I’m drooling. The folks at Mondo have outdone themselves with this release–the soundtrack to Creed on vinyl for the first time. According to the press release: Compiled by Ludwig Göransson himself, this “Composer’s Cut” is the first time the film’s score has been released without dialogue tracks and features four never-before-released bonus tracks. In the world of Adonis, Bill Conti’s iconic Rocky score weighs

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Happy Women in Horror Month!

Today marks the start of the 8th annual Women in Horror Month. What is Women in Horror Month? As per the official site, it is an international, grassroots initiative, which encourages supporters to learn about and showcase the underrepresented work of women in the horror industries. We’re not just talking scream queens. This month is

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Open Your Hearts and Wallets to The Field Guide to Evil

We’re back from a little bit too long of a winter vacation, but it took the right sort of news to shake us from hibernation. That news? A new look at horror from across the globe that needs our support. Producers Ant Timpson and Alamo Drafthouse CEO/Founder Tim League, the maniacs who brought you The ABCs of

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Year of the Woman begins with “XX”

Okay, so Hillary isn’t president, but that just means we need a renewed and even bigger focus on strong and talented women going forward. With that in mind, I’m thrilled to share the news of XX, a horror film anthology with an all-female lineup of filmmakers. XX is a new all-female helmed horror anthology featuring

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Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s ‘Evolution’ Opens this Friday!

Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s Evolution Opens this Friday! Patience pays off! After watching Evolution at Fantastic Fest in 2015, we’ve been eager to see it again, as well as hear what larger audiences have to say about it. And now that’s finally happening this holiday weekend thanks to IFC Midnight. Filmmaker Lucile Hadzihalilovic (director/writer of Innocence and occasional collaborator

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