Tag: splatter

GOODNIGHT MOMMY (2022)

It’s always hard to judge a remake of an already great film, so I went into this new version of GOODNIGHT MOMMY with a lot of apprehension – but also some optimism due to Naomi Watts as “Mommy” and Director Matt Sobel, who helmed some of the grittiest episodes of BRAND NEW CHERRY FLAVOR.  The

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THE ANDY BAKER TAPE

Info on this new found footage film landed in my inbox, and I’m glad I took a look! At just over an hour, THE ANDY BAKER TAPE is a tight piece of unsettling storytelling.  Through the lens of a found digital camera, we’re introduced to YouTube food vlogger Jeff Blake (played by Writer/Director Bret Lada),

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TORN HEARTS

Rising country music duo TORN HEARTS – Leigh (Alexxis Lemire) and Jordan (Abby Quinn) – stumble upon the opportunity of their dreams: the chance to meet their idol, Harper Dutch (Katey Sagal), one-half of the legendary country music band The Dutchess Sisters. Fueled by the desire to record a single with Harper and cement their

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100 DAYS OF HORROR: THE LAST 50

This year I joined a 100 Days of Horror challenge, with a goal of seeing a new to me horror film every day from the end of September through October 31. Click to check out the first 50 here, and below are the rest!  WOLF’S HOLE (Vlčí bouda – 1986)Directed by Věra Chytilová A group

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JAKOB’S WIFE

Dutiful wife Anne (Barbara Crampton) spends her days supporting — well, let’s be honest, more like serving — her husband and town Pastor Jakob (Larry Fessenden). She cooks, she cleans, and she gardens, all while keeping her hair in a tidy bun while wearing a demure skirt and buttoned-up top. But it’s clear Anne is

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NORTH BEND FILM FESTIVAL 2021 SHORTS SELECTS

I love a collection of weird, wonderful — and of course, BLOODY shorts — and North Bend Film Fest is delivering this year! Here’s a list of my faves from their 2021 Shorts Packages: FROM SHORTS 1: BEYOND THE VOID STUFFED, Directed by Theo RhysA dark musical about a taxidermist who solicits a human volunteer

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PG: PSYCHO GOREMAN

Written and Directed by Steven Kostanski, PG: PSYCHO GOREMAN is an absolutely hilarious 80s throwback that mashes up sci-fi and comedy with extreme gore.  Mimi (Nita-Josee Hanna) triumphs over her brother Luke (Owen Myre) in her made-up game of “Crazy Ball,” with the loser agreeing to be buried alive — this really sets up the

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BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL

The opening scene of BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL definitely makes an impact! An elderly Irish couple enjoys their evening program when suddenly the woman notices blood dripping into her cuppa and turns in alarm to her husband with a gusher of a bloody nose, and sees his eyes start gushing blood out of them as

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I AM LISA

A true indie film, made in Kansas City with a small cast and crew for a very small budget – I AM LISA is a refreshing entry in the “revenge” subgenre.  After inheriting a used bookstore from her grandmother, Lisa (Kristen Vaganos) decides to return to her small hometown to manage it. The  town’s mean

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SLAXX

“B2B: BELONG. BELIEVE. BE LOVE. BECOME.”  Elza Kephart’s over-the-top comedy horror about possessed jeans that go on a killing spree is exactly what you think it is and MORE than what you’re expecting.  Libby (Romane Denis) arrives for her first day at giant clothing store Canadian Cotton Clothiers to help prepare for the arrival of

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