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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 Birth of an Artist – A Review of ‘Endless Poetry’

“But there are poems on the ground! This wonderful work will be lost!” Until a few years ago, the notion of a new Alejandro Jodorowsky film seemed far fetched. The acclaimed artist had not made a film since 1990’s The Rainbow Thief. While other endeavors occupied him, a new film never seemed to be one.

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Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ‘El Topo’ As Told by Danny Peary

In celebration of the release of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s new film Endless Poetry on July 14th, we’re continuing our week-long Jodo-party. For this installment, I’m thrilled to share film critic Danny Peary’s essay on El Topo, which was originally featured in his beloved Cult Movies book, provided here courtesy of Peary and Workman Publishing. The book and

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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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The Secret Lives of Scream Queens – Monsterpalooza Edition

A few weeks ago, we were lucky to attend Monsterpalooza 2017 at the Pasadena Convention Center. A celebration of all things creepy and weird (starting with attendees like us I&C editors), the event gave us the opportunity to meet and chat with a variety of horror film stars. It was surreal to be face to face

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A ‘Colossal’ Interview with Nacho Vigalondo

A Colossal Interview with Nacho Vigalondo Filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo defies classification. He’s a sensation that exists somewhere between a contagious laugh and a sinister whisper. He’s a rare element formed by ancient mystics using unknowable alchemy. Nacho is hyperbole personified. Both he and his films exert a powerful gravity that pulls you in immediately. His latest

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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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Five Films for the End of the World

We’re living in some perilous times with a great deal of uncertainty. As we all curl up into tight little balls and recite T.S. Elliot—”This is the way the world ends. This is the way the world ends. This is the way the world ends.”—let’s take a look at some post-apocalyptic films with unique visions

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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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