Author: Amie

31 DAYS OF HORROR 2020

It’s been a good, long while since I did a proper 31 Days of Horror – so I thought I’d give it a try this year by challenging myself to watch a horror movie I HADN’T YET SEEN every single day in October! Here’s a list of everything I watched with some mini-reviews: DAY ONETHE

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SYNCHRONIC

Best friends Steve (Anthony Mackie) and Dennis (Jamie Dornan) work in New Orleans as paramedics, and find themselves called to some very bizarre and mysterious accidents that appear to be the result of a drug overdose — a new designer drug called SYNCHRONIC.  Suffering from crippling headaches that he at first chalks up to hangovers,

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NIGHTSTREAM 2020 REVIEW: ROSE PLAYS JULIE

In ROSE PLAYS JULIE, veterinary student Rose (Ann Skelly) tracks down her birth mother, a successful actress named Ellen (Orla Brady), and questions her about the reasons Ellen gave her up for adoption and why she put the name “Julie” on the birth certificate. Angry at first that Rose has broken her “no contact” request,

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NIGHTSTREAM 2020 REVIEW: DARKNESS

Part gothic horror and post-apocalyptic fantasy, DARKNESS is about three sisters dependent on their father to keep them alive. All Stella (Denise Tantucci), Luce (Gaia Bocci) and Aria (Olimpia Tosatto) know about the outside is that the sun will burn them and the air is not safe to breathe — in fact, their father tells

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NIGHTSTREAM 2020 REVIEW: ANYTHING FOR JACKSON

Audrey and Henry Walsh love their grandson and will do ANYTHING FOR JACKSON — which is why they’ve kidnapped a pregnant woman and plan to perform a ritual in order to swap Jackson’s soul into the baby and resurrect him from the dead. But, as Audrey says at one point, the Walsh’s have gotten in

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NIGHTSTREAM FILM AND EVENT PICKS

Y’all – NIGHTSTREAM is finally here! ICYMI, this amazing festival is made up of five different genre festivals from around the US: Boston Underground, Brooklyn Horror, North Bend, Overlook, and Popcorn Frights.  This year has been … well, A YEAR. But I’m so thrilled we have some amazing virtual film fests to help us get

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THE CURSE OF AUDREY EARNSHAW

THE CURSE OF AUDREY EARNSHAW introduces us to Agatha Earnshaw (Catherine Walker), a woman living in a small community plagued by dying crops. Every one of the townspeople is suffering from starvation because they can’t get anything to grow — everyone, that is, except Audrey. Agatha keeps to herself on the edge of town for

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SPIRAL

You know I’m here for “terror in the suburbs” stories, and SPIRAL offers that up with a queer focus and some great surprises.  Malik (Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman) and his husband Aaron (Ari Cohen) move to a small town to get away from noisy city life and Aaron’s toxic ex-wife with Aaron’s 16-year-old daughter Kayla (Jennifer Laporte)

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