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Knights of Badassdom – 6

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Director – Joe Lynch Cast – Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Danny Pudi Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead Knights of Badassdom is a film I had high hopes for. A story about LARP-ers (live-action role players) battling a blood-thirsty succubus grasped my attention, then knowing it would come directed by Joe Lynch …

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Under the Shadow – 8

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Director – Babak Anvari Cast – Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi, Ray Haratian, Arash Marandi, Behi Djanati Atai, Aram Ghasemy Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead I grew an interest for this film after seeing it on most top 10 horror lists for 2016. From what I read it felt like Iran’s equivalent to The …

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The Monster – 6

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Director – Bryan Bertino Cast – Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine, Aaron Douglas Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead The Monster is the newest film from writer/director Bryan Bertino. After succeeding with The Strangers (albeit rumors he stole the idea from French film Them), I was disappointed in his sophomore effort, Mockingbird. This flick intrigued me due …

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Split – 7

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  Director – M. Night Shyamalan Cast – James Mackavoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula, Izzie Coffey, Brad William Henke, Sebastian Arcelus, Neal Huff Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead I think it is fair to say that Split could be the most ambitious horror film since 2014’s Tusk. M. Night Shyamalan …

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Slasher (Season 1) – 6

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Director – Craig David Wallace Cast – Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Steve Byers, Patrick Garrow, Christopher Jacot, Dean McDermott, Erin Karpluk, Rob Stewart, Jessica Sipos, Mayko Nguyen, Jefferson Brown, Alysa King, Enuka Okuma, Shawn Ahmed Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead Slasher is the first original show for the Chiller network. I enjoy the channel …

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Blue Ruin – 8

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Director – Jeremy Saulnier Cast – Macon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves, Kevin Kolack, Eve Plumb, David W. Thompson, Brent Werzner, Stacy Rock Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead –  Back in February of 2014 I watched and reviewed this great film titled Blue Ruin. It wasn’t until I tried linking it in my recent review …

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Green Room – 8

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Director – Jeremy Saulnier Cast – Anton Yelchin, Patrick Stewart, Imogen Poots, Joe Cole, Alia Shawkat, Callum Turner, David W. Thompson, Mark Webber, Macon Blair, Eric Edelstein, Brent Werzner, Taylor Tunes Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead This effort made waves earlier this year when it debuted as a limited release (not in my city, unfortunately) …

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The Autopsy of Jane Doe – 7

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Director – André Øvredal Cast – Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Ophelia Lovibond, Michael McElhatton, Olwen Catherine Kelly Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead This film had me beyond excited after viewing its initial trailer. Of all the horror flicks that debuted this year, I only looked forward to ‪The Conjuring 2‬ more than I did this …

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Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse – 7

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Director – Christopher Landon Cast – Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont, David Koechner, Halston Sage, Cloris Leachman, Niki Koss, Hiram A. Murray, Lukas Gage, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Blake Anderson, Missy Martinez Release Year – 2015 Reviewed by John of the Dead Zombie films are a dime a dozen these days and have gone the way of the found-footage …

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The Wailing (Goksung) – 8

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Director – Hong-jin Na Cast – Do-won Kwak, Jun Kunimura, Woo-hee Chun, Jung-min Hwang, Hwan-hee Kim, So-yeon Jang, Han-Cheol Jo Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead The Wailing is a film that made waves over the 2016 summer, but it took me six months to give it a go as I could not afford myself the …