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‘The Empty Man’ is an Insidiously Unnerving Horror Film

David Prior’s The Empty Man has slowly taken over internet buzz, not unlike the film’s titular villain. One day, I had no idea what it was. The next, I began to notice mentions here and there. Now? It’s everywhere.One of final films produced by Fox before it was bought by Disney, The Empty Man is ba

Review: ‘Let Us In’ Is a Fun But Flawed Sci-Fi Horror For Younger Fans

Every part of this country is crawling with local legends and folk monsters. You got Mothman in Virginia, The Lake Champlain Monster in Vermont, and Bigfoot is everywhere. In more esoteric circles and a bit more modern tales, there’s The Black Eyed Children. Allegedly, they’re groups of pale kids th

‘Fear Street Part 2: 1978’ Piles on the ’70s Slasher Nostalgia

Netflix’sFear Street Trilogy, based on the popular books by R.L. Stine, continues this week with the blood-spattered, nostalgia-soaked Fear Street Part 2: 1978.For those who have been keeping up, at the end of the first film, Deena (Kiana Madeira) and Josh (Benjamin Flores, Jr.) were attempting to,

‘Fear Street Part 1: 1994’ is a Pitch Perfect 90s Slasher with a Twist

Netflix’sFear Street Trilogy debuts this week with Fear Street Part 1: 1994, and as far as this reviewer is concerned it’s a grand slam.Obviously set in 1994, the film sets up the story of Shadyside, a town plagued by inexplicable metaphorical darkness, a supernaturally influenced past, and very rea

REVIEW: ‘Stalker’ Taps Into Post-Quarantine Anxieties

Using driving apps like Uber or Lyft has become a necessary and somewhat awkward experience that people on both sides of the coin have to endure as a part of everyday life. Turns out, being in an intimate space with a stranger alone can be either an okay, uneventful experience, or a bad one. In the

REVIEW: ‘Untitled Horror Movie’ Has Meta Comedy, Horror Not So Much

“2021 is the year of found footage,” so says the actors and producers that make up the comedic, low budget Untitled Horror Movie, directed by Nick Simon that was filmed on iPhones during the pandemic. Following on the coattails of popular, innovative and low budget found footage Zoom-style horror fi

Review: ‘Caveat’ is an Effectively Chilling, Atmospheric Irish Horror

Written, directed, and edited by Damian McCarthy, Caveat is a creeping, atmospheric Irish horror with an overflowing sense of dread and a decaying aesthetic. Filmed in Cork, Ireland, Caveat is the feature film debut for McCarthy following a series of horror shorts that set a moody scene, building to

‘Ghost Lab’ is a Chilling, Emotionally Driven Supernatural Thriller

Ghost Lab is out on Netflix today. The Thai supernatural thriller brings an emotionally charged story to the foreground even in the midst of terrifying paranormal experiences.The film centers on Gla (Paris Intarakomalyasut) and Wee (Thanapob Leeratanakachorn), two doctors who experience a ghost sigh

Review: ‘Spare Parts’ Thrums With a Punk Rock Skull-Smashing Spirit

While I’ve previously discussed horror films in which bands must face the music (and their own mortality), Spare Parts is unlike anything on that list. In the film, an all-girl punk group named Ms. 45 (which is not only a rad band name, but also an excellent genre reference) are shredding their way

‘Things Heard & Seen’ is a Chilling, Bucolic Masterpiece

Things Heard & Seen is set to release tomorrow on Netflix. The stunning, and often harrowing, supernatural tale based on the novel All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage was co-written and directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini.In the film, Catherine Claire (Amanda Seyfried)

‘Mortal Kombat’ Delivers a Flawless Victory

Mortal Kombat has become part of pop culture on a molecular level at this point. From its early beginnings on arcades to the fight being taken home on game consoles, this game has been with us a extensive amount of time. Over the years, the brutality and graphics have gone through several revolution

[REVIEW] “I Am Sophie:” Reality is Not What it Seems

Since the internet became so ubiquitous, people have always asked the question: how do you replicate the realness of a movie like The Blair Witch Project when anyone can easily find info online? The YouTube channel I Am Sophie solves that problem. While the entire series is available on YouTube, iHo