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Among the Living – 5

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Director – Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury Cast – Théo Fernandez, Zacharie Chasseriaud, Damien Ferdel, Francis Renaudm, Anne Marivin, Fabien Jegoudez, Nicolas Giraud, Béatrice Dalle Release Year – 2017 (USA) Reviewed by John of the Dead French directors Julian Maury and Alexandre Bustillo were names I mentioned often during my binge with French horror. This lasted from 2004 until about 2011, …

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Mayhem – 7

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Director – Joe Lynch Cast – Steven Yeun, Samara Weaving, Steven Brand, Caroline Chikezie, Kerry Fox, Dallas Roberts, Mark Frost, Claire Dellamar, André Eriksen, Nick Kent Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead Thanks to the horror streaming powerhouse that is Shudder we now have Mayhem available to the masses. Since its debut at SXSW in March …

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The Ritual – 6

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Director – David Bruckner Cast – Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier, Sam Troughton, Paul Reid, Maria Erwolter, Hilary Reeves, Peter Liddell, Francesca Mula Release Year – 2018 Reviewed by John of the Dead The Ritual is the newest film to drop from Netflix, who purchased the film after it debuted at 2017’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Based on …

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Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (Part 1) – 6

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Director – Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno Cast – Chris Niosi, Danny Boston, Lucien Dodge, Kana Hanazawa, Ken’yû Horiuchi, Robbie Daymond, Yûki Kaji, Mamoru Miyano, Kazuya Nakai, Daisuke Ono Release Year – 2018 Reviewed by John of the Dead We finally have it folks. I had been waiting quite some time for an animated Godzilla movie. Up until now, the only …

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The Shape of Water – 8

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Director – Guillermo del Toro Cast – Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones, David Hewlett, Nick Searcy, Stewart Arnott, Nigel Bennett Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead I know we are pretty early into 2018 but The Shape of Water has been my most anticipated film of the year. Of …

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Happy Death Day – 6

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Director – Christopher Landon Cast – Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Charles Aitken, Laura Clifton, Jason Bayle, Rob Mello, Rachel Matthews Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead Aside from Get Out and It, Happy Death Day is actually one of the few 2017 horror films I was really excited to see. Had I not seen …

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Infini – 6

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Director – Shane Abbess Cast – Daniel MacPherson, Grace Huang, Luke Hemsworth, Luke Ford, Bren Foster, Dwaine Stevenson, Harry Pavlidis, Harry Pavlidis, Kevin Copeland, Tess Haubrich Release Year – 2015 Reviewed by John of the Dead I was in the mood for some sci-fi/horror and came across this piece on Netflix. I had never heard of it before, but I …

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Super Dark Times – 7

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Director – Kevin Phillips Cast – Owen Campbell, Charlie Tahan, Elizabeth Cappuccino, Max Talisman, Sawyer Barth, Amy Hargreaves, Adea Lennox, Ethan Botwick Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead For lifelong horror fans there is a sweet spot for coming-of-age films like Super Dark Times. Set in the fall of 1996, we follow a group of teenage …

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[Video Game Review] Resident Evil 7: Biohazard – 8

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Release Year – 2017 Developer – Capcom Writer – Richard Pearsey Engine – RE Engine Platforms – Xbox One, Playstation 4, PC Reviewed by John of the Dead When we think of horror-themed video games it is impossible not to mention the Resident Evil series. Equal parts action and terror, these survival horror games were prevalent during my adolescence and …

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Insidious: The Last Key – 6

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Director – Adam Robitel Cast – Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Kirk Acevedo, Caitlin Gerard, Spencer Locke, Josh Stewart, Tessa Ferrer, Aleque Reid, Ava Kolker, Pierce Pope, Bruce Davison Release Year – 2018 Reviewed by John of the Dead The fourth installment to the series, which also serves as the second prequel, Insidious: The Last Key is not a …