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Films 

CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Writers David Bond & Scott Swan Are Changing the Rules of Horror

The mission of this column is to challenge your definitions of horror film — and even the nature of cinema itself as a transgressive art form. That means not only shining a light on disturbing, challenging productions operating deep beneath the surface of what we consider mainstream [here are six prime examples], but also offering […]

Films 

The Story Behind SOLACE: The SE7EN Sequel That Almost Was

On December 16th, Alfonso Poyart’s supernaturally-tinged serial killer thriller, SOLACE, will finally arrive on VOD (and in select theaters) for American consumption. To say its journey to release has been a long one since production began in 2013 would be an understatement. Its history, however, is far more interesting than the constantly delayed release dates […]

Films Scary Fun 

Will There FINALLY Be an Official Slender Man Movie?

We’re approaching this story with cautious optimism, considering that there have already been more than a few failed attempts to bring the most infamous creepypasta character of all time to the big screen. If you’re wondering what the hell we’re talking about, first be sure to check out our introduction to the entire creepypasta phenomenon, […]

Films 

Slashback! Is 1982’s SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE the First Feminist Slasher?

Throughout the Golden Age of slasher cinema — the late ‘70s through the early ‘80s — films of this genre weren’t exactly praised for their depiction of women. Quite the contrary, in fact; they were frequently under fire from all sides for their frequent misogynist tendencies. That’s why it comes as a bit of a […]