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Helix: Season 2 – 6

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Director – Steven A. Adelson, Jeremiah S. Chechik, Jeff Renfroe Cast – Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Jordan Hayes, Neil Napier, Matt Long, Mark Ghanimé, Hiroyuki Sanada, Severn Thompson, Alison Louder, Sean Tucker, Luciana Carro, Steven Weber, Sarah Booth, Catherine Lemieux, Cameron Brodeur, Amber Goldfarb, Patricia Summersett, Jim Thorburn, Clare Coulter, Kayla DiVenere, Jeri Ryan, Julian Bailey, Meegwun Fairbrother Release Year …

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Lights Out – 7

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Director – David F. Sandberg Cast – Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia, Maria Bello, Billy Burke, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Andi Osho, Lotta Losten Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead It all started with a short film that left the world in goose bumps. In 2013 David F. Sandberg debuted Lights Out – a 2.5 minute film …

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Long Weekend (1979) – 8

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Director – Colin Eggleston Cast – John Hargreaves, Briony Behets, Mike McEwen Release Year – 1979 Reviewed by John of the Dead I didn’t hear of this late 70s Australian horror film until recently, but the hype around it stated it to be one the best horror films to come from down under. It was also remade in 2008, starring …

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Southbound – 5

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Director – Radio Silence, Roxanne Benjamin, David Bruckner, Patrick Horvath Cast – Chad Villella, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Kristina Pesic, Fabianne Therese, Nathalie Love, Hannah Marks, Dana Gould, Anessa Ramsey, Susan Burke, Davey Johnson, Mather Zickel, David Yow, Tipper Newton, Matt Peters, Maria Olsen, Tyler Tuione, Kate Beahan, Gerald Downey, Hassie Harrison, Tallulah Mounce, Courtney Bandeko, Max Folkman, Nick Folkman, Karina Fontes, …

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Sleepless – 7

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Director – Dario Argento Cast – Max von Sydow, Stefano Dionisi, Chiara Caselli, Gabriele Lavia, Rossella Falk, Paolo Maria Scalondro, Roberto Zibetti, Roberto Accornero, Barbara Lerici Release Year – 2001 Reviewed by John of the Dead Released in 2001, this is the last worthwhile Dario Argento film in my opinion. I do have a few qualms with it, but after …

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The Forest – 5

In The Forest - 5 by john

Director – Jason Zada Cast – Natalie Dormer, Taylor Kinney, Eoin Macken, Stephanie Vogt, Ibuki Kaneda, Yukiyoshi Ozawa Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead When I first learned of this film I was really interested because it plays on something that has fascinated me for years: Japan’s Aokigahara Forest. Also known as the Suicide Forest or …

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Juan of the Dead – 8

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Director – Alejandro Brugués Cast – Alexis Díaz de Villegas, Jorge Molina, Andros Perugorría, Andrea Duro, Jazz Vilá, Eliecer Ramírez, Blanca Rosa Blanco, Susana Pous, Antonio Dechent Release Year – 2012 Reviewed by John of the Dead I had been trying to get my hands on this Cuban zombie film for years. The first time I came across this flick …

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Cat’s Eye – 7

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Director – Lewis Teague Cast – Drew Barrymore, James Woods, Alan King, Kenneth McMillan, Robert Hays, Candy Clark, James Naughton, Tony Munafo, Court Miller, Russell Horton, Patricia Benson, Mary D’Arcy Release Year – 1985 Reviewed by John of the Dead Cat’s Eye is the only Stephen King-based anthology I had yet to see. I loved the Creepshow efforts, and seeing …

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The Shallows – 7

In The Shallows - 7 by john

Director – Jaume Collet-Serra Cast – Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Jose, Lozano Corzo, Jose Manual, Trujillo Salas, Brett Cullen, Sedona Legge, Pablo Calva, Diego Espejel Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead It has been 41 years since Jaws debuted and we’re still afraid of sharks in the ocean. Unfortunately, we haven’t seen too many good …

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The Purge: Election Year – 6

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Director – James DeMonaco Cast – Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Joseph Julian Soria, Betty Gabriel, Terry Serpico, Edwin Hodge, Kyle Secor, Ethan Phillips, Raymond J. Barry, Liza Colón-Zayas, Adam Cantor, Christopher James Baker, Jared Kemp Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead I was pretty excited to watch this after really enjoying its predecessor, The …