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Movie Reviews (Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival): Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist is a Must-See Documentary

Although in the documentary Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist Friedkin is the only on-camera subject interviewed, the film is riveting stuff throughout its 104-minute running time. The director gives a master class on filmmaking while providing a behind-the-scenes account of what is inarguably one of the greatest horror films ever made. Director […]

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Blu-ray Review: The Wild, Wild World of Jayne Mansfield (1968)

Jayne Mansfield, apparently quite the international jet-setter, is kind enough to take us along on her last tour around the globe. Make sure you take your Dramamine as I suspect this is going to be a bumpy-ass ride… We start off in Rome, where Jayne just putzes around nearly deserted streets (in black and white […]

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Blu-ray Review: Mondo Balordo (1964)

After a big spoon of hippie-dippy bullshit (set to some pseudo-Vic Damone crooning) that attempts to rationalize the horrors we will doubtfully soon witness, Mondo Balordo gets underway… … and in less than five minutes we get handicapped, and possibly deranged, people busking, a man that can inflate his stomach to asinine degrees, and sex […]

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“All Hail The Popcorn King” Documentary Explores The Life Of Joe R. Lansdale (Trailer)

    Joe R. Lansdale has created an incredible legacy, writing films such as Bubba Ho-Tep, Masters of Horror, and Cold Jury, as well as series episodes for “Creepshow (2019)”, “Hap and Leonard”,  and “Batman: The Animated Series”. That legacy will be explored in the new documentary All Hail the Popcorn King.  Filmmaker Hansi Oppenheimer […]

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True Crime Doc ‘Yancey McCord: The Killer That Arizona Forgot About’ Now On Prime

True crime buffs, we’ve got news for you, the documentary Yancey McCord: The Killer that Arizona Forgot About has just landed on Amazon Prime Video. Who is Yancey McCord? He is believed to have committed the familicide of the Jenkins clan in Kindred Township, Arizona in 1961. The victims included both parents, three children, and two […]

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True Crime Docuseries “No One Saw A Thing” Debuts On Sundance

    In 1981, after years of intimidation and brutality, the town bully Ken Rex McElroy is gun downed in broad daylight in front of 60 witnesses in the small town of Skidmore, Missouri, but no one saw a thing or at least that’s what they claim to this very day. Blumhouse’s docuseries “No One […]

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Review: Shudder’s “Cursed Films: The Crow” and “Cursed Films: Twilight Zone: The Movie”

Cursed Films, the original five-part documentary series from  streaming service Shudder, strives to examine the facts behind the rumors and the tragic events that affected the making of some beloved classic horror movies produced in the 1970s and 1980s. These cinematic offerings have been deemed cursed, often because of urban legend and gossip. After launching […]

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Blu-ray Review: Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life & Ghastly Death of Al Adamson (2020)

Love his films or hate them (but seriously though… how could you hate such delightful exploitation goodness?) there’s no denying that legendary director Al Adamson had one hell of a life… a life detailed in Severin’s newest Blu-ray release; Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life & Ghastly Death of Al Adamson! Most of you lot […]

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Documentary ‘The House In Between’ Delves Into The Most Haunted House In America

    The House in Between is heading to On Demand this May, documenting what may very well be the most haunted location in America. Starring Steve Gonsalves (Ghost Nation, Ghost Hunters) and John Bullard, a paranormal investigator as they embark on the first-ever decade-long investigation.  Bridging the paranormal, real science and the human experience this documentary shows […]

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