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DARIO ARGENTO PANICO Review: One for the Fans, And Only the Fans

Biodocs are always in danger of becoming hagiographies, especially when their subjects participate in the film and are offered the opportunity to self-mythologize. They’re also always in danger of closing themselves off to any viewers not already familiar with their...

THE ANGRY BLACK GIRL AND HER MONSTER Review: Bold and Fearsome, Combining Horror and Social Commentary in New Ways

Laya DeLeon Hayes, Denzel Whitaker, Chad L. Coleman, Reilly Brooke Stith and Keith Holliday star in a horror thriller, directed by Bomani J. Story.

HUESERA: THE BONE WOMAN Review: Psychological Horror That Cuts to the Bone

Valerie and her partner Raul are trying to have their first child.   While she appears convinced in this pursuit, there is doubt rising. This is made even worse by her own mom and sister, questioning if she is ready...

Review: CHRISTMAS BLOODY CHRISTMAS, Joe Begos Paints The Holiday Season With Neon And Blood

It's Christmas Eve and fiery record store owner Tori just wants to get drunk and party, until the robotic Santa Claus at a nearby toy store goes haywire and makes her night more than a little complicated.

Review: SATAN'S SLAVES: COMMUNION, The Silver Lining Is...

Jakarta, Indonesia. 1985.   Years after the terrible events of the first film, we catch up with the remaining members of the Suwono family. Rini, her younger siblings, Toni and Bondi, and their Father, Bahri, now live in an apartment...

Review: SPEAK NO EVIL, Politeness Can Often Backfire

Some people -- your humble critic included -- can find it very difficult to say no in social situations. Extricating oneself from uncomfortable circumstances can be a challenge, especially when it seems like the end of the unease is in...

Review: WHAT JOSIAH SAW Screams With Quiet Violence

An oil company is buying up land around an all but dead American town in the South.   One of the last holdouts is the old Graham place on the outskirts. However, it comes with a warning - the land...

Review: GOOD MADAM, Chilling Haunted House Story

Laws might change, but it can takes years, or even generations, to change a society and how it operates. What's bred in the bone cannot be easily overturned, and even as some people might techncially have the hard-fought freedom they...

Review: In MAD GOD, Monsters Run Amuck

Master stop-motion animator Phil Tippett's unsettling, yet still somewhat perversely mesmerizing spectacle, is a marvel to behold.

Review: THE CELLAR Borrows Liberally From Haunted House Lore

Elisha Cuthbert and Eoin Macken star in an Irish horror film, directed by Brendan Muldowney.

Review: THE SPINE OF NIGHT Will Knock Your Block Off

Written and directed by Philip Gelatt and Morgan Galen King, the animated fantasy epic features the voices of Richard E. Grant, Lucy Lawless, Patton Oswalt, Holly Gabriel and Joe Manganiello.

Review: THE SEED, Body Horror and Practical Effects Elevate an Okay Alien Invasion Movie

Three friends head out to the desert to watch a meteor shower. The night of the cosmic event,  something lands in the pool. Something with a face?   When the ladies wake up in the morning, something has sprouted limbs...

Now Streaming: HELLBENDER, Fascinating, Bloody, Captivating

Directed by and starring John Adams, Toby Poser, and Zelda Adams, the horror film is now streaming on Shudder.

Now Streaming: WOLF LIFE ME Surprises and Startles, PEACEMAKER Gets Bloody Funny Quickly, WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED Entrances

New series from Abe Forsythe and James Gunn, and a documentary by Kier-La Janisse.

Review: DEAD & BEAUTIFUL, Lifestyles of the Rich and Bloodthirsty

David Verbeek's excellent new thriller is a classy vampire drama with some horror edges, now streaming on Shudder.

THE MEDIUM Trailer: Shudder Releasing Horror Flick From SHUTTER's Banjong Pisanthanakun And THE WAILING's Na Hong-jin

A documentary team follows Nim, a shaman based in Northern Thailand, the Isan area, and encounters her niece Mink showing strange symptoms that seem to be of inheritance of shamanism. The team decides to follow Mink, hoping to capture the...

Now Streaming: HORSEHEAD, Where Dreams May Haunt

Lilly Fleur-Pointeaux and Catriona MacColl star in a distinctive, memorable, and unsettling film, directed by Romain Basset, now streaming on Shudder.

Review: THE ANTENNA Tunes In Surreal Horror Thrills

Gül Arici, Elif Cakman and Murat Saglam star in a horror thriller from Turkey, directed by Orcun Behram, now streaming on Shudder.

Review: George A. Romero's Recovered THE AMUSEMENT PARK Shocks Even Today

Director George A. Romero's horrifying 52-minute 'informercial' stars Lincoln Maazel, Harry Albacker, and Phyllis Casterwiler. It will be available to stream on Shudder as of Tuesday, June 8.

Review: THE MACHINE, Modest Budget, Great Sci-Fi

Sam Hazeldine, Caity Lotz, Denis Lawson and Toby Stephens star. Caradog W. James directed.