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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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Dolph Rides Again – A Review of ‘Don’t Kill It’

Dolph Rides Again – A Review of Don’t Kill It When a small Mississippi town is plagued by a murderous body-hopping evil entity, their only chance of survival comes in the form of Jebediah Woodley (Dolph Lundgren), a hardened, old demon hunter who has a history with the entity. Partnering with skeptical FBI agent Evelyn Pierce (Kristina Klebe),

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The SoCal Family Christmas Massacre – A Review of ‘Mercy Christmas’

The SoCal Family Christmas Massacre – A Review of Mercy Christmas Michael Briskett (Steven Hubbell) is an all-around good guy. He’s a hard worker, eager to please, and full of Christmas cheer. He also doesn’t know how to stand up for himself and is a bit of a loner with no real friends or family.

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Girls to the Front of the Screen – A Review of ‘XX’

Girls to the Front of the Screen – A Review of XX When announced late last year that Magnet Releasing & XYZ Film were releasing a horror anthology with an all-female lineup of filmmakers, I was determined to be there opening day. Much to my good fortune, I wound up seeing it even earlier. XX is a

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The Horror Above – A Review of ‘Agatha’

The Horror Above – A Review of Agatha The orphan train comes daily, spilling hundreds of children onto the streets of Pennsylvania in the late 1800’s. Desperate and alone, the penniless 7 year old Sophie entrusts an older woman who hires her to bring food each night to someone living in her attic. There is

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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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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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Universal Struggles – A Review of ‘Leslie’

Universal Struggles – A Review of Leslie  Struggling musician Holly (Kika Magalhães) can’t seem to catch a break. Money troubles, a relationship on the rocks, a sister with whom she cannot connect, and a broken down car all weigh on her. But when a life-altering obstacle comes her way, Holly is faced with tough decisions

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