Cursed Films on Shudder

Our favorite horror films create a life of their own, with fandom and facts for days.  Nightmare on Elm Street's Freddy, Friday the 13th's Jason, and Halloween's Michael top the list; giving horror aficionados plenty of insider info to rhyme off-who played who in what year, what order sequels should be watched, and who played... Continue Reading →

Amell Cousins Lead in CODE 8

Spawned from a short film of the same name and driven by a massive IndieGoGo campaign that was reportedly over 1000% funded, Jeff Chan’s futuristic CODE 8 hits hard with the struggle of fringe dwellers with supernatural powers in a harsh society. In Lincoln City, 4% of the population is born with special powers and... Continue Reading →

Atlantics and the Beauty of Lost Love

Mati Diop’s Atlantics (Atlantique) is a tale of loss, eternal love and a vibrant vision of modern African storytelling very much needed to expose filmgoers to new representations of genre film. In the city of Dakar, Ada (Mame Bineta Sane) is betrothed to the rich and worldly Omar (Babacar Sylla) and she’s not happy. She... Continue Reading →

Refreshingly Terrifying Marianne

French horror has always pushed the envelope with extreme terror, and Netflix has thrown its hat in the ring with its own contribution to the genre. This time though, we get some old-fashioned supernatural scares and imagery that will stay with you into the wee hours of the night with the series Marianne. Emma Larsimon... Continue Reading →

Review: Empathy, Inc.

Virtual Reality has gone through many iterations, from clunky goggles to full body suits in order to experience another world without leaving your home.  In Empathy, Inc., we find out just how far one man will go to make a fast buck in this brave new world of technology. When his tech company tanks due... Continue Reading →

Review: Seeds

Urges and family ties create an unnerving experience in Owen Long’s Seeds. Marcus (Trevor Long) is a man with an affliction, and when an untimely accident occurs with his lover, he retreats to his family home by the sea to lay low while his drug dealer takes care of things. His brother Michael (Chris McGarry)... Continue Reading →

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