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The Razing (2022) is a story about a night of tradition that turns into deadly chaos when a group of estranged friends decide to get together, only to see things spiral out of control when the past begins to take hold meddle in the present. This unsolicited mystery thriller dedicates itself to the quest for…

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The horror genre is full of tropes designed to scare you, things that have been used to terrify audiences for decades. The jumping scare, the face in the bathroom mirror, the chase – do I have to continue? It seems like there’s nothing left to scare us, like everything has been done a hundred times…

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resurrection, now available to rent or own on VOD platforms like Amazon Prime Video, captures the always great Rebecca Hall in familiar scary movie form as a nasty ex returns to continue the psychological torment she escaped all those years ago . But Andrew Seman’s careful, confident direction and a handful of unexpected script choices…

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Rolling for Initiative is a weekly column by Scott Thorne, PhD, owner of Castle Perilous Games & Books in Carbondale, Illinois and professor of marketing at Southeast Missouri State University. This week, Thorne discusses comic book publishers’ traditional ways of enticing stores to stock new comics, and the merits and pitfalls of deep discounts and…

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Maybe it’s the internet that’s desensitizing us, or maybe it’s the real-life horror of living under Tory and Republican rule. Whatever it is, nothing seems to scare us these days. If you’ve attended a horror movie screening in the last five years – with a few exceptions – you’re probably more giddy and amused than…

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One of the last ghosts of cinema, Alex Garland surprises fans with his latest “artistic horror film,” Men, after his 2014-dated “Ex-Machina” and 2018-dated “Annihilation” were acclaimed by critics and audiences alike. Those who previously said “Mother!” by writer-director Darren Aronofsky is sure to provide some insight into Men. Once classified in the psychological thriller…

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MCU phases 5 and 6; Sony, Disney+, and Marvel animation plans, as well as Marvel’s creator credit for using new characters A lot of Marvel news has been unveiled in and around San Diego Comic-Con, including plans for MCU phases 5 and 6 in film and on Disney+, plans for Sony Marvel films and Marvel…

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Now on VOD, The black phone marks a return to basics from director Scott Derrickson after a brief exposure to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Before 2016 Doctor Strangehe steered The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Creepy, the latter with Ethan Hawke as the protagonist. Based on a short story by Joe Hill (aka The Son…

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A slasher set in an LGBTQ conversion camp is something that has never been done before, at least not to my knowledge. Typically, slashers in camps follow a formula similar to Friday the 13th or sleeping camp (1983), although exploration of queerness in horror is not unknown. In fact, horror is very weird at its…

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By ABBIE BERNSTEIN / Staff Writer Posted: Jul 20, 2022 / 2:08 am HP LOVECRAFT’S WITCH HOUSE Movie Poster | ©2022 Horror Wasteland Pictures International Valuation: Not ratedStars: Portia Chellelynn, Michelle Morris, Julie Anne Prescott, Erin Trimble, Shonda Laverty, Andie Noir, John Johnson, Joe Padgett, Solon TsangarasAuthors: Bobby Easley & Ken WallaceDirector: Bobby EasyDistributor: Horror…

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