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Review: Blood Quantum

There are those who proclaim that horror should stick to scaring you instead of trying to be something more, especially in recent years as the slasher has given way to more cerebral and nuanced fare. However, horror has always been rooted i...

 
 
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Beware the hair ghost in trailer for 0.0Mhz

Ghosts are pretty creepy, on that I think we can agree. Every culture has its own version of the supernatural scaremonger, whether it's the British idea of some dead folks mostly haunting creepy old manors, the American concept of entities...

 
 
 
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Shudder drops ultra-violent trailer for Blood Quantum

Bleary-eyed but wired on caffeine at a 12-hour horror movie marathon last October, around two in the morning I saw a film that wasn't playing anywhere else in the state. We were just a few hours following its world premier. It was called B...

 
 
 
 
 
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The Furies trailer promises eight times the gore

As a person who pretty well only consumes horror media, I feel like I can safely say from a position of certainty and authority that this trailer for The Furies has a lot of horror in it--like maybe eight times as much as your average horr...

 
 
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One Cut of the Dead wants you to skip its own trailer

Doing a movie in a single take is all the rage these days, so we should have all assumed that someone would make a zombie movie using that same hook. And so here we are with One Cut of the Dead, the Birdman of zombie movies--except this lo...

 
 
 
 
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Blood Machines teaser promises a Carpenter Brut score

Carpenter Brut, a horror synthwave musician who just brings the entire house down, doing the score for some trippy sci-fi epic is one of the coolest prospects I could imagine. This teaser for Shudder's Blood Machines only offers the slimme...

 
 
 
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Tigers Are Not Afraid is coming to Shudder, please watch it

Tigers Are Not Afraid is the best thing I saw at Fantasia last year, and I haven't stopped thinking about it since. Its decayed Gothic beauty, the use of a cartel as its supernatural force, its monkey's paw twist on the power of wishes, and...

 
 
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Don't Leave Home trailer has gothic chills aplenty

Pick your movie about a young woman overeager to head to some spooky-ass place for an extended period of time who then realizes that said place is quite spooky indeed, but then it's too late, and she becomes trapped in whatever spooky shen...

 
 
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Review: Downrange

Every streaming platform needs filler, something cheap and disposable to keep subscribers peaking at what's available. Maybe a few people will watch it, because they have nothing better to do. And maybe that's the best way to watch it. ...

 
 




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Blood Quantum"Blood, gore, zombies... social commentary"

 

Capone"The Fonz freaks out"

 

Tribeca Asia"Boring me to death"

 

Tribeca Banksy Most Wanted"The real invisible man"

 

Tribeca 12 Hour Shift"A real night shift from hell"

 

Tribeca Ainu Mosir"Kuma killer"

 

The Willoughbys"Of mustaches and murder"

 

Extraction"It's all we got"

 

The Midnight Gospel"Duuuuuuuuuuuude"

 

Agent Toby Barks"That's the ticket"

 

For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close"A look behind the comedy curtain"

 

Trolls World Tour"Sing it again, Sam... but not as good"

 

Tigertail"A stroll down memory lane"

 

Butt Boy"Solid"

 

We Summon the Darkness"Attack of the evil church girls"

 

Why Don't You Just Die!"Drain-licking good"

 

Coffee & Kareem"No thank you, I'll have tea"

 

Tiger King"Quarantine with Joe Exotic"

 

Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"

 

The Platform"As above, so below"

 

SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"

 

Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"