Tag: Splatteriffic Reviews

UMMA

Amanda (Sandra Oh) seems to be living the ideal life in a sprawling, remote farmhouse with her daughter, Chris (Dievel Stewart). They spend every day together, managing their apiary and packaging the honey to sell with the help of local shopkeeper Danny (HELLOOOOO Dermot Mulroney!).  Because Amanda suffers from electromagnetic hypersensitivity, this is true off-the-grid

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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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THE AVIARY

In a nightmare clearly inspired by NXIVM, Jillian (Malin Ackerman) and Blair (Lorenza Izzo) are fleeing from the grasp of Seth (Chris Messina) and his “sanctuary,” THE AVIARY.  Blair’s only motivation is to escape, but Jillian has another plan in mind – Seth’s stolen computer contains hundreds of video files that capture his “sessions,” each

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YOU ARE NOT MY MOTHER

It’s my belief that truly frightening horror is able to tap into several levels of consciousness, and Kate Dolan’s YOU ARE NOT MY MOTHER goes DEEP.  The week before Samhain, shy and bullied teen Char (Hazel Doupe) finds her mother, Angela (Carolyn Bracken), acting more erratically than usual. Angela disappears without a trace overnight, then

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STUDIO 666

Director BJ McDonnell (HATCHET III) isn’t messing around with the gore in STUDIO 666 — there’s an explosion of bloody splatter almost as soon as the film starts. But the reason that most people will want to check this film out is for the Foo Fighters. Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Taylor Hawkins, Chris

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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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NORTH BEND FILM FESTIVAL 2021 REVIEW: SUPERIOR

SUPERIOR is a lovely little surprise! Director Erin Vassilopoulos has crafted an engaging thriller in a vintage 1980s wrapper — shot on 16mm film and immersed in bold colors and style. On the run from her abusive husband, Marian (Alessandra Mesa) arrives on the doorstep of her twin sister’s home. Having been separated from Vivian

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