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Animal – 5

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Director – Bret Simmons Cast – Joey Lauren Adams, Elizabeth Gillies, Paul Iacono, Thorsten Kaye, Amaury Nolasco, Keke Palmer, Jeremy Sumpter, Parker Young Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead All my life I have been a sucker for the old-fashioned creature feature, and while they “don’t make them like they used to” I’m still appreciative of …

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Stonehearst Asylum – 7

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Director – Brad Anderson Cast – Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine, Jason Flemyng, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Sinead Cusack, Edmund Kingsley Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead For centuries man has maintained a strong curiosity in the mentally insane, and that curiosity is what lead me to Stonehearst Asylum. Upon …

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Extraterrestrial – 5

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Director – Colin Minihan, Stuart Ortiz Cast – Brittany Allen, Freddie Stroma, Jesse Moss, Melanie Papalia, Anja Savcic, Sean Rogerson, Emily Perkins, Mike Kovac, Fred Keating Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead It does not take much convincing for me to watch an alien film. From The Vicious Brothers, the duo behind the awesome Grave Encounters, …

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Inseminoid – 4

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Director – Norman J. Warren Cast – Robin Clarke, Jennifer Ashley, Stephanie Beacham, Steven Grives, Barrie Houghton, Rosalind Lloyd, Victoria Tennant, Trevor Thomas Release Year – 1982 Reviewed by John of the Dead While looking for some 80s horror sleaze I came across a title that made me do a double take – Inseminoid, AKA Horror Planet. After reading a …

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Digging Up the Marrow – 7

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Director – Adam Green Cast – Ray Wise, Adam Green, Will Barratt, Rileah Vanderbilt, Josh Ethier, Kane Hodder, Tom Holland, Mick Garris, Sarah Elbert, Alex Pardee, Steve Agee, Steven Barton, Dave Brockie, Don Coscarelli, Lloyd Kaufman, Tony Todd, Evan Dickson, Corri English, Joe Lynch, Laura Ortiz Release Year – 2015 Reviewed by John of the Dead It has been five …

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Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead – 8

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Director – Tommy Wirkola Cast – Vegar Hoel, Ørjan Gamst, Martin Starr, Jocelyn DeBoer, Ingrid Haas, Stig Frode Henriksen, Charlotte Frogner, Derek Mears Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead Horror films and sequels are nothing out of the ordinary , but sequels that are just as good, or better, than the original are a rarity. That …

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Only Lovers Left Alive – 8

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Director – Jim Jarmusch Cast – Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Anton Yelchin, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Jeffrey Wright Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead When I think of indie filmmaker Jim Jarmusch I do not think of the horror genre, so when I learned that he filmed a flick referred to as a “crypto-vampire love story” …

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Starry Eyes – 7

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Director – Kevin Kolsch, Dennis Widmyer Cast – Alex Essoe, Amanda Fuller, Noah Segan, Fabianne Therese, Shane Coffey, Natalie Castillo, Pat Healy, Nick Simmons, Maria Olsen Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead Women suffering psychological torture to attain what they want in life are a real life tragedy, and it is the basis of horror in …

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Under the Skin – 8

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Director – Jonathan Glazer Cast – Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Lynsey Taylor Mackay, Adam Pearson, Jessica Mance, Dougie McConnell, Kevin McAlinden, D. Meade, Andrew Gorman, Krystof Hádek, Scott Dymond, Michael Moreland Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead Earlier this year I learned that there would be a horror film starring Scarlett Johansson as an alien seductress …

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Jessabelle – 7

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Director – Kevin Greutert Cast – Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, Joelle Carter, David Andrews, Ana de la Reguera, Amber Stevens, Chris Ellis, Brian Hallisay, Vaughn Wilson, Larisa Oleynik Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead I personally feel that we do not see enough horror films involving voodoo/hoodoo, and seeing that Jessabelle was such a flick I …