Horror

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Red Moon by Benjamin Percy

Book Review: Red Moon by Benjamin Percy


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Like its monsters, Red Moon is an impressive hybrid—a speculative novel about fairy tale horrors, a love story about star-crossed teenagers from different worlds, and a gritty political thriller.

Book Review: Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales by Yoko Ogawa


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Ogawa begins by showing her readers the apparently boring, normal face of human society, and then slowly lets this face of normality slide back to reveal decomposition, death, and emptiness.

Book Review: The Other by Thomas Tryon


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The summer of 1935 is a hot and languorous one in Pequot Landing, Connecticut. Elms yet untouched by the Dutch Blight shade the old houses, The Good Earth and Anthony Adverse are in heavy demand at the public library, and the headlines feature Bruno Hauptmann’s trial for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.

Nicholas McCarthy's The Pact promotional poster

Halloween Home Video #10: Nicholas McCarthy’s The Pact


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For the grand finale of Halloween Home Video 2012, have a look at Nicholas McCarthy’s dread-heavy ghost thriller The Pact, starring Caity Lotz and Casper Van Dien.

Cover for Howie Askins film Evidence

Halloween Home Video #9: Howie Askins’ Evidence


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The most glib and reductive way to describe Evidence is as a hybrid of Chronicle, em>Chernobyl Diaries and The Cabin In The Woods. However, an eager minority are bound to consider that a stellar pedigree.

Promotional poster for Kimble Rendall's Bait 3D

Halloween Home Video #8: Kimble Rendall’s Bait


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Welcome back to Halloween Home Video (2012 edition) your October arsenal for all things entertaining and scary. Sink your teeth into the latest horror and thriller pics make the small screen circuit. © 2012 Screen Australia/Anchor Bay For The Pool Party It is high time for a creature feature on […]

Movie poster for The Barrens starring Stephen Moyer

Halloween Home Video #7: Darren Lynn Bousman’s The Barrens


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Today’s Halloween Home Video – Darren Lynn Bousman’s The Barrens – a contemporary fable casting the ideal family getaway into hell.

Promotional image for Sean Byrne's The Loved Ones

Halloween Home Video #6: Sean Byrne’s The Loved Ones


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Halloween Home Video (2012 edition) is your one-stop shop for Halloween rental recommendations. Sean Byrne’s The Loved Ones comes closer to the spirit of the original 1974 Texas Chain Saw Massacre than any movie in the last thirty-five years.

Grave Encounters 2 promotional poster

Halloween Home Video #5: John Poliqiun’s Grave Encounters 2


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Read on as Halloween Home Video brings you the horror highlights of 2012. Revisit a haunted asylum with the satirical meta-madness of Grave Encounters 2.

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Halloween Home Video #4: Alexandre Courtès’ Asylum Blackout


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Welcome to Halloween Home Video (2012 edition), a special series of home video reviews for this year’s scary season. Week 2 begins with the simple, hard-hitting thriller Asylum Blackout by Alex Courtès.

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Halloween Home Video #3: V/H/S


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Check out the best in horror on video of 2012. This weekend, press play on the gruesome and chaotic horror anthology V/H/S.

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Halloween Home Video #2: Pascal Laugier’s The Tall Man


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Halloween Home Video 2012, for your spooky holiday enjoyment! Today’s pick: Pascal Laugier’s moody thriller The Tall Man

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Halloween Home Video #1: Joe Dante’s The Hole


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Halloween Home Video (2012 edition) is your guide to the unsung scare flicks, thrill pics, and various fright nasties of this year. Joe Dante’s The Hole is a simple, palatable option for families looking for spooky but safe Halloween fun.

Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard team up for The Cabin In The Woods

Blu-Ray Review: The Cabin In The Woods


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© 2012 Lionsgate This super-secret brainchild of screenwriters Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon came shrouded as carefully as Super 8, surrounded by many a dark rumor but giving maddeningly little away. Goddard and Whedon began laying it out during their time working on Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel. Then, […]

Anna Paquin stars in True Blood Season 5 (2012)

True Blood Recap: Season 5 Raises The Stakes


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True Blood has tightened up considerably since the meandering adventures of Season 4, despite the fact that its protagonist is now a background character. Remember how the show used to be about vampires? That is happily the case once more.