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Freaks of Nature – 7

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Director – Robbie Pickering Cast – Nicholas Braun, Mackenzie Davis, Josh Fadem, Denis Leary, Ed Westwick, Vanessa Hudgens, Keegan-Michael Key, Rob Odenkirk, Joan Cusack, Chris Zylka, Ian Roberts, Rachael Harris, Patton Oswalt Release Year – 2015 Reviewed by John of the Dead Freaks of Nature does something I normally enjoy – it blends horror sub-genres. Zombies, vampires, and aliens in …

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Extinction – 7

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Director – Miguel Ángel Vivas Cast – Matthew Fox, Jeffrey Donovan, Quinn McColgan, Valeria Vereau, Clara Lago Release Year – 2015 Reviewed by John of the Dead A friend of mine told me about this piece, saying that it was more than just the usual post-apocalyptic / zombie film. He was right. From director Miguel Angel Vivas, who gave us …

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The Green Inferno – 6

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Director – Eli Roth Cast – Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns, Daryl Sabara, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Magda Apanowicz, Sky Ferreira, Nicolas Martinez, Ignacia Allamand, Ramón Llao, Richard Burgi, Antonieta Pari Release Year – 2015 Reviewed by John of the Dead The Green Inferno is a film that came with a lot of hype. Completed in 2013, it sat on …

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Hush – 8

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Director – Mike Flanagan Cast – Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Trucco, Samantha Sloyan Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead Hush brings an element to the horror genre that we seldom see used – disabilities. There are a few genre flicks out there with blind protagonists, and this is the first I have seen to …

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Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead – 8

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Director – Kiah Roache-Turner Cast – Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradey, Leon Burchill, Keith Agius, Berynn Schwerdt, Luke McKenzie, Cain Thompson Release Year – 2015 Reviewed by John of the Dead Australia has proven itself as a country we can rely on for good horror. It seems that just about every year or so there is an Aussie flick that wows …

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Ticks – 8

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Director – Tony Randel Cast – Seth Green, Alfonso Ribeiro, Rosalind Allen, Ami Dolenz, Virginya Keehne, Ray Oriel, Peter Scolari, Dina Dayrit, Michael Medeiros, Barry Lynch, Clint Howard Release Year – 1994 Reviewed by John of the Dead Horror fans are always searching for that missing gem. For me, it’s an enjoyable film from years past that I either never …

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10 Cloverfield Lane – 8

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Director – Dan Trachtenberg Cast – John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr. Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead Thanks to producer JJ Abrams’ marketing genius, where the flick was filmed and completed without notice and then announced two months before its release, 10 Cloverfield Lane comes with a lot of hype. The trailers, shown …

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Visions – 5

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Director – Kevin Gruetert Cast – Isla Fisher, Anson Mount, Gillian Jacobs, Joanna Cassidy, Eva Longoria, Jim Parsons, Michael Villar, Bryce Johnson, John de Lancie, Annie Tedesco Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead I have long been tired of these films where someone moves to a new home and suffers from visions stemming from a terrible …

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The Boy (2016) – 5

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Director – William Brent Bell Cast – Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell, Jim Norton, Diana Hardcastle, Ben Robson Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead The very first teaser trailer for The Boy left me beyond stoked. Of course, as a film’s debut date nears the studio releases trailers that give away more and more of …

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The Witch – 8

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Director – Robert Eggers Cast – Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger, Lucas Dawson, Bathsheba Garnett, Sarah Stephens Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead This is a film I wasn’t all that interested in, but the hype and the fact that I could possibly watch a good, non-Hollywood film on the big …