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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 …

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Summer of Blood – 7

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Director – Onur Tukel Cast – Jonathan Caouette, Zach Clark, Dustin Guy Defa, Juliette Fairley, Dakota Goldhor Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead I only found out about this film until recently, and what gave me the drive to watch it is it was referred to as a “hipster horror film”. I don’t count because that …

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The Frighteners – 8

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Director – Peter Jackson Cast – Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Jeffrey Combs, Dee Wallace, Jake Busey, Chi McBride, Jim Fyfe, Troy Evans, Julianna McCarthy, R. Lee Ermey, Elizabeth Hawthorne Release Year – 1996 Reviewed by John of the Dead Horror consumes my life, but even then I have not seen every major horror film there …

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The Damned – 5

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Director – Victor Garcia Cast – Peter Facinelli, Sophia Myles, Nathalia Ramos, Carolina Guerra, Sebastian Martinez, Gustavo Angarita, Juan Pablo Gamboa Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead Don’t you just love stories where unsuspecting know-it-alls believe they are doing a good deed, only to find out that their deed proves to be the worst possible decision …

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The House at the End of Time – 8

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Director – Alejandro Hidalgo Cast – Ruddy Rodriguez, Rosmel Bustamante, Adriana Calzadilla, Simona Chirinos, Gonzalo Cubero, Guillermo Garcia Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead I had been waiting for this film to release on Video on Demand formats ever since its many positive reviews after debuting (in the US) at the Frightfest Film Festival earlier this …

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At the Devil’s Door – 6

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Director – Nicholas McCarthy Cast – Catalina Sandino Moreno, Naya Rivera, Ashley Rickards Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead I am sure we have all seen numerous films where a strange person shows up to someone’s front door, they let them in with good will, and the decision turns out to be a disastrous one. On …

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Late Phases – 8

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Director – Adrián García Bogliano Cast – Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, Lance Guest, Tina Louise, Rutanya Alda, Caitlin O’Heaney, Erin Cummings, Tom Noonan, Larry Fessenden, Al Sapienza Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead Werewolf films are still kicking these days, but not so much on the American side. Last year’s Game of Werewolves and 2014’s Wer, …