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Blair Witch

The Blair Witch Project has a great deal to answer for. Although not the first found footage movie, the success the film had on its initial release caused a real shift in horror film making. One reas...
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Lights Out

The best horror films, no matter how formulaic, all have one thing in common. They tap into a fear that is held by the audience if they would want to admit it or not. It is typically a fear of the un...
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The ReZort Coming Soon To The EIFF

The ReZort  is a slick and contemporary thrill ride offering a fresh twist on the zombie film genre, starring Dougray Scott, Jessica De Gouw, Martin McCann, Elen Rhys, Claire Goose and Jassa Ahluwali...
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Scream Park

You have to wonder sometimes about people’s motivations. There is a well established path for film makers who have designs on making it in the business. Ideally to get off the ground their best...
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Victor Frankenstein

There is something about the story of Frankenstein’s monster that really appeals to film makers. It has been a tale that has been told time and time again. In the last two years, there has been...
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Spring

Spring, the second feature length film from directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead is a little oddity. It begins with life leaving the earth, seemingly in an exhalation, as Evan (Lou Taylor Pucci...
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The Witch

Modern horrors can be compared to Ghost Trains at the carnival. They may make you jump but chances are you’re more likely to laugh after the experience than to leave the ride in fear. The use of jump...
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Goodnight Mommy

Goodnight Mommy is a film that totally caught me off guard. I did not know anything about it beforehand, which was a bonus. As I’ve noted before that there is far more to enjoy in a film when t...
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Fury: The Tales Of Ronan Pierce

It seems like there is a trend growing on the back of a certain type of retro film. In the eighties, there was a swath of straight to DVD films that were cheaply made and focused on the seedier side ...