Chambers – Season 1, Episode 1: “Into the Void”

Sasha’s just another young lady, until her heart gives out. Then she gets a knew one, and life gets strange.

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Chapter Eighteen: “The Miracles of Sabrina Spellman”

Ambrose’s execution has come, unless Sabrina can convince the council that Faustus was responsible for the Anti-Pope’s murder.

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Father Son Holy Gore’s Interview with Larry Fessenden

C.H. Newell chats with filmmaker Larry Fessenden about his new film, DEPRAVED, Mary Shelley, the state of America, and more.

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Destructive Legacies of Fatherhood in Larry Fessenden’s DEPRAVED

The newest film from Larry Fessenden is a fresh take on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein that takes aim at our violent patriarchal culture.

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IT’S ALIVE: Attacking the Sanctity of Family

Larry Cohen’s IT’S ALIVE is one of the first really postmodern monster movies, where the idea of family and parenthood comes under fire.

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MAY: The Lonely Ms. Frankenstein of Lucky McKee

Lucky McKee’s MAY dives down a dark rabbit hole inspired by Mary Shelley in a modern world.

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Frankenstein’s Army is Campy and Creepy Nazi Horror Fun

Frankenstein’s Army. 2013. Directed by Richard Raaphorst. Screenplay by Miguel Tejada-Flores & Chris W. Mitchell from a story by Tejada-Flores & Raaphorst. Starring Robert Gwilym, Hon Ping Tang, Alexander Mercury, Luke Newberry, Joshua Sasse, Mark Stevenson, Andrei Zayats, Karel Roden, Klaus Lucas, Cristina Cataline, Jan de Lukowicz, & Zdenek Barinka. MDI Media Group/Dark Sky Films/Pellicola/XYZContinue reading “Frankenstein’s Army is Campy and Creepy Nazi Horror Fun”

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Victor Frankenstein: The Emperor in His Same Old Clothes

Victor Frankenstein. 2015. Directed by Paul McGuigan. Screenplay by Max Landis. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Bronson Webb, Daniel Mays, Spencer Wilding, Robin Pearce, Andrew Scott, & Callum Turner. Davis Entertainment/TSG Entertainment/MPC/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Rated PG. 110 minutes. Drama/Horror/Sci-Fi ★★★ As a fan of Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking novel Frankenstein, theContinue reading “Victor Frankenstein: The Emperor in His Same Old Clothes”

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Halloween H20 or How To Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Michael Myers

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later. 1998. Directed by Steve Miner. Screenplay by Matt Greenberg & Robert Zappia. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Adam Arkin, Michelle Williams, Adam Hann-Byrd, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, Janet Leigh, Josh Hartnett, LL Cool J, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Branden Williams, and Nancy Stephens. Dimension Films/Nightfall Productions/Trancas International Films. Rated 14A. 86 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★1/2Continue reading “Halloween H20 or How To Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Michael Myers”

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American Horror Story – Coven, Episode 2: “Boy Parts”

FX’s American Horror Story Season 3, Episode 2: “Boy Parts” Directed by Michael Rymer Written by Tim Minear * For a review of the previous episode, “Bitchcraft” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “The Replacements” – click here “Boy Parts” begins with Misty Day (Lily Rabe) apparently risen from theContinue reading “American Horror Story – Coven, Episode 2: “Boy Parts””

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No Telling: Mary Shelley’s Rural Frankenstein

No Telling. 1991. Directed by Larry Fessenden. Screenplay by Larry Fessenden & Beck Underwood. Starring Miriam Healy-Louie, Stephen Ramsey, David Van Tieghem, Richard Topol, Ashley Arcement, Robert Brady, Susan Doukas, Ward Burlingham, J.J. Clark, Stanley Taub, Francois Lampietti, and John Van Couvering. Glass Eye Pix. Not Rated. 93 minutes. Horror ★★★★1/2 Larry Fessenden has longContinue reading “No Telling: Mary Shelley’s Rural Frankenstein”

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31 Days of Horror for Halloween Season

In an effort to try and diversify, I’ve done my best to not include anything I included on last year’s Halloween List. Not to worry: plenty of horror for you here. Wade on in to find yourself something creepy; one title for every day of the month in no particular order but merely numbered forContinue reading “31 Days of Horror for Halloween Season”

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