‘The Third Saturday in October’ Review – Slasher Homage Experiments With Nostalgia

For horror fans, a title like The Third Saturday in October reads as a playful spin on popular slashers like Friday the 13th. For college football fans, it’s a day on which the Alabama–Tennessee football rivalry game usually takes place, at least until 1992. Writer/Director Jay Burleson melds them together in a retro-styled slasher parody meant to be viewed after […]

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7 Horror Movies Coming Only to Movie Theaters This Summer!

Summer is officially underway, and so is the blazing hot heat that comes with it. If you need an escape from the blistering sun by way of a cool, dark theater, there’s luckily plenty of horror on the way. Both on the big screen and of course, at home as well. But for now, let’s […]

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‘The Third Saturday in October Part V’ Review – Infectious Slasher Homage Recreates the Video Store Era

The Third Saturday in October Part V is technically the second entry in a slasher series– there are no Parts II, III, or IV- and the recommended starting point in your viewing. Described as a “kids movie for adults,” Part V captures the video store era, in which your rental selections were limited by availability and frequently led […]

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5 Horror Movies to Stream This Week That Are Over 2 Hours Long!

Sometimes you’re in the mood for a brisk 90-minute horror movie, and sometimes you want to get lost in an epic-sized horror film that clocks in well over two hours long. With a long holiday weekend ahead for many, now feels like the perfect time to check out that lengthy horror movie you’ve been holding […]

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‘The Timekeepers of Eternity’ CFF Review – ‘The Langoliers’ Gets an Innovative, Experimental Reworking

The Langoliers, a 1995 TV miniseries based on Stephen King’s 1988 novella, usually ranks somewhere among the most forgotten or worst of King adaptations. At best, television’s limitations and the ‘90s CGI date the miniseries, especially once the eponymous creatures start chomping up the scenery. Filmmaker Aristotelis Maragkos laboriously re-edits the miniseries using paper collage techniques and […]

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‘The Thing’ at 40: Bloody Disgusting Writers Debate John Carpenter’s Ambiguous Ending

John Carpenter‘s The Thing ends on a somber note after a hard-won battle. The horror master never wavers from his unrelenting paranoia that permeates The Thing and makes it so effective to the very end. That avoidance of presenting any clear, definitive answers to preserve the mystery and mistrust means an ending that still causes debate among fans even […]

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‘The Black Phone’: Scott Derrickson on Unrelenting Suspense and the Harrowing Scene He Was Asked to Remove

Scott Derrickson‘s (Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Doctor Strange) The Black Phone releases in theaters today, Friday, June 24, 2022. The adaptation of Joe Hill‘s short story, written by Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill, stars Ethan Hawke in a terrifying role unlike we’ve seen from him before. Hawke plays The Grabber, the masked man responsible for a string of kidnappings. The […]

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Michael Rooker Reteaming with ‘Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer’ Director for Shocker ‘Road Rage’

Decades have done nothing to diminish the impact of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, the grim serial killer thriller that launched the careers of star Michael Rooker and director John McNaughton. Now the pair are looking to do it again with the vigilante film Road Rage. Per Deadline, Road Rage is intended to be the first in a series. The film “will […]

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‘Flux Gourmet’ Review – Peter Strickland Explores Art Through Humor, Farts, and Culinary Frights

Writer/Director Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio and In Fabric showcased the filmmaker’s unique ability to capture the senses, often sensually while exploring surreal social commentary. His latest, Flux Gourmet, once again delivers an immersive sensory experience, this time pushing further into absurdist humor with occasional toe dips into gross-out horror. While not as strong as previous efforts, Flux Gourmet’s satirical exploration of creative […]

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Paul Giamatti Joins the Cast for Season Two of HBO Max’s “30 Coins”

A second season of HBO Max’s “30 Coins” is on its way, and, thanks to Sensacine, we can expect a surprising new cast addition to look forward to: actor Paul Giamatti (Lady in the Water, John Dies at the End). The site reports that Giamatti will play “Christian Barbrow, an American business and technology billionaire, science fiction […]

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‘The Black Phone’ – Joe Hill on the Movie’s Faithfulness and How They Got Tom Savini to Create the Mask

The dead are calling in director Scott Derrickson‘s (Sinister, Doctor Strange) new horror movie The Black Phone, arriving in theaters on June 24, 2022. The film’s screenplay is by Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill (Doctor Strange, Sinister franchise), based on the award-winning short story by Joe Hill from his New York Times bestseller 20th Century Ghosts.  Ahead of the film’s release, Bloody Disgusting chatted with […]

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‘The Thing’ at 40: Why the Chest Defibrillation Scene Remains Scarily Effective [Scene Screams]

John Carpenter‘s The Thing captures the exhaustive toll of paranoia and mistrust when a shape-shifting alien enters the ranks of an Antarctic research facility completely isolated and stranded by harsh weather conditions. The eponymous Thing could be anyone at any time, especially if its victim broke away from the group for even a moment. Carpenter used […]

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Peacock’s ‘They/Them’ Teaser Hints at Not So Safe Space in Summer Camp Slasher Starring Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon‘s Owen Whistler tells campers that his summer camp is a safe space for all in the brand new teaser for Peacock Original Film They/Them. But the cracks are already showing, and eerie imagery of ventriloquist puppets and a masked killer indicates these campers won’t be in for a good time after all. They/Them, […]

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‘The Black Phone’ Actors Mason Thames and Madeleine McGraw Are Excited to Star in a Scary Horror Movie [Interview]

Ethan Hawke‘s decisive turn as child-killer The Grabber in Scott Derrickson‘s The Black Phone may terrorize audiences, but Mason Thames and Madeleine McGraw bring the emotional center. The young actors play siblings Finney and Gwen, whose strong bond remains vital when separated after Finney gets kidnapped and trapped inside the Grabber’s basement. Ahead of The Black Phone‘s theatrical release on June 24, 2022, Bloody Disgusting […]

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‘The Thing’ at 40: 10 of the Coolest Collectibles You Need to Own

John Carpenter‘s The Thing was released in theaters on June 25, 1982, infamously mere weeks after box office darlings E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial and Poltergeist. Alas, the film failed to make much of a splash at the time. While The Thing may have gone on to become heralded as a sci-fi masterpiece, finding its audience wasn’t instant. And that’s likely a […]

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