America’s Bloody Divide: The Pornography of Violence & The Religion of Capitalism in Ti West’s X

Sex, death, film, and religion makes for a heady mix of terror and social commentary in Ti West's X.

Dangerous Dichotomies of Christianity in THE FAITH COMMUNITY

When a trio of believers head into a religious community of fundamentalists living in the woods, they discover faith means different things to everybody.

THE DARK TAPES: Fresh Indie Found Footage

THE DARK TAPES is a horror-science fiction-thriller mashup of related shorts, mingling together in an exciting yet flawed mix of terror.

LAID TO REST is Flawed Yet Nasty Slasher Horror

This is one brutal piece of slasher cinema. Not without faults, but fun, nasty stuff for the true horror hound.

Cannibal Holocaust: A Documentary of Hell on Earth

Cannibal Holocaust. 1980. Directed by Ruggero Deodato. Story by Gianfranco Clerici. Starring Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen, Luca Barbareschi, Salvatore Basile, Ricardo Fuentes, and Carl Gabriel Yorke. F.D Cinematografica. Rated R. 95 minutes. Adventure/Horror ★★★★ (Film) ★★★★★ (Grindhouse Releasing DVD) Nearly two decades before The Blair Witch Project horrified audiences with its low budget realistic …

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The Gallows: Wasted Opportunity & Wasted Youth

The Gallows. 2015. Directed & Written by Travis Cluff/Chris Lofing. Starring Reese Mishler, Pfeifer Brown, Ryan Shoos, Cassidy Gifford, Travis Cluff, Price T. Morgan, Theo Burkhardt, David Herrera, Gannon Del Fierro, Mackie Burt, and Adrian Salas. Blumhouse Productions. Rated 14A. 81 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★ Found footage is a sub-genre I do enjoy, honestly. That being …

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A Family Terrorized: Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes

The Hills Have Eyes. 1977. Directed & Written by Wes Craven. Starring John Steadman, Janus Blythe, Peter Locke, Russ Grieve, Virginia Vincent, Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Dee Wallace, Brenda Marinoff, Robert Houston, Martin Speer, James Whitworth, Michael Berryman, and Lance Gordon. Blood Relations Co. Unrated. 89 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★★ (Film) ★★★ (eOne DVD release) I want to …

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John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN: Enduring Decades of Fear

John Carpenter's HALLOWEEN is as good today as in 1978. Well, Father Gore wasn't alive then, but he's sure it was scary then, too.