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Attack of the Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes ruined the summer 2017 boxoffice. The New York Times published this article on film review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes (read here). The site has been around almost twenty years. I was first introduced to it back in 2003-2004. As the Internet gained more of a foothold, Rotten Tomatoes expanded its base; and now, […]

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DragonCon Incident Leaves Several In The Hospital

    Early Saturday morning at 1:30 a.m. a crowd of attendees celebrating at this year’s DragonCon witnessed a frightening event. The crowd was pummeled by objects thrown down from the tenth floor of the Marriott Marquis Hotel by one or more people. It has been reported that at least four ambulances arrived on the scene. Police say […]

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UCP Announces Genre Slate And San Diego Comic-Con Lineup

Universal Cable Production has just announced this year’s slate of genre projects as well as the lineup for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con that will run from July 20th to the 23rd.   Notable upcoming Projects Include:  Maggie Stiefvater’s New York Times bestselling series “The Raven Cycle”with Andrew Miller (“The Secret Circle”), Catherine Hardwicke (“Twilight”), […]

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Fantasia Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup

  The final lineup has been announced for this year’s 21st annual Fantasia Film Festival, running from July 13th through August 2nd. Yet again, they have an amazing lineup, featuring some of 2017’s most highly anticipated films in multiple genres.   From the Press Release: Horror highlights in our final announcement include the North American Premiere […]

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DAYS OF THE DEAD Is Nearly Upon Us

June is here, and Days of the Dead is nearly upon us. IS nearly upon us? Yes my Little Monsters, I know it sounds grammatically incorrect, but it’s not…trust me.  The reason why it is, in fact, correct is because I happen to be referring to a singular event, the annual horror convention that will […]

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Critical Thinking

Actress and well known horror star, Caroline Williams tweeted an article this morning that dovetailed with several previous Cynema posts. Director Brett Ratner called out the dangers of aggregate film score sites like Rotten Tomatoes or the similar Metacritic in an article that devolves into a promo for his upcoming films. You can read it […]

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Dates for 2017 Stranger With My Face International Film Festival Announced

The Stranger With My Face International Film Festival, which takes it’s name from the title of a young adult horror fiction novel written by Lois Duncan, is returning May 4th – 7th for its fifth edition. The four day festival will be held in Tasmania’s capital city of Hobart, and will include screenings, conferences, workshops, […]

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