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Political Horror ‘La Llorona’ Out Today On Shudder

    Director Jayro Bustamante‘s combines a Latin American fable as a metaphor for Latin American struggles in La Llorona, not to be confused with Michael Chaves’ 2019 movie The Curse of La Llorona. Written by Bustamante and Lisandro Sánchez, the film centers on an indignant retired general Enrique who finally faces trial for the genocidal massacre of thousands of Mayans […]

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A Group Of Students Unleash An Ancient Entity In ‘Archaon: The Halloween Summoning’

      An ancient artifact resurrects Archaon, legendary Lord of End Times, and the champion of the four gods of chaos in Archaon: The Halloween Summoning. From director Paul Ernest, who co-wrote and produces the film with Mike White, comes a film about four college students take possession of a 15th-century Celtic artifact and […]

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A Local Legend Comes To Life In Shudder Original “Lake Death” (Trailer)

    From director Nini Bull Robsahm comes the Shudder Original Lake of Death, Starring Iben Akerlie, Jacob Andersen Schøyen, Jonathan Harboe, Sophia Lie, and Elias Mun. The film is set a year after her twin brother mysteriously disappeared. Lillian and her friends head to the old family cabin to say their goodbyes. But soon […]

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Trailer Debuts Ahead Of The April Premiere Of Sam Raimi’s “50 States Of Fright”

    Genre icon and Evil Dead director Sam Raimi is back in the director’s chair for “50 States of Fright”, a new horror anthology series. Ahead of its premiere on Quibi this April, we’ve got the first trailer. The series will explore stories and urban legends from each state, giving viewers a look at the […]

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Remains Discovered Of Legendary 7 Foot Tall Hellhound, The Black Shuck

    Are hellhounds real? A recent archeological find may prove that some truth may be found in the legends. According to the site Ancient Codes, the remains of a 7-foot tall beast has been uncovered in the ruins of Leiston Abbey in Suffolk and may be connected to a centuries-old legend of a beast known […]

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A Creature Is Raised In The Trailer For ‘The Golem’

    Picture it, it’s 17th century in Lithuania, there is an outbreak of a deadly plague and foreign invaders. A woman desperate to protect her village conjures an ancient entity. The Paz brothers, who brought us the supernatural film JeruZalem (review),  have announced the February release of their latest film The Golem. The film […]

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The Legend Behind James Wan’s Upcoming Film ‘The Curse Of La Llorona’

  The Curse of La Llorona has a fantastically frightening trailer. It looks we can expect another horror masterpiece from producer James Wan. The film follows a social worker who, while investigating the mysterious disappearance of two children, discovers her own family might also be in jeopardy. Did you know that the film is based on a […]

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Krampus: The Christmas Demon

It’s been in vogue the past couple of years to address Santa’s counterpart, Krampus.  Cartoon appearances, a few movies (one of which was a major motion picture), t-shirts and sweaters, various other media are all filling up with this Christmas Demon.  But, where did he come from?  Why did he disappear? And why is he […]

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Cynema: Fright Night or…Why Remake When You Can Retitle?

  A Valentine To Old School Horror Remaking a film falls under the old adage: “Just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should.” Netflix reviews or more accurately, article comments are dotted with such phrases like: “the film is old” or  “it’s dated.” Better yet, “it’s foreign.” All three signify a concern in […]

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