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Gothic – 7

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Director – Ken Russell Cast – Gabriel Byrne, Julian Sands, Natasha Richardson, Myriam Cyr, Timothy Spall, Alec Mango, Andreas Wisniewski, Dexter Fletcher, Pascal King Release Year – 1987 Reviewed by John of the Dead The name says it all. If you are a fan of gothic horror then this is a pretty cool film that should be right up your …

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Witching & Bitching – 8

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Director – Alex de la Iglesia Cast – Hugo Silva, Mario Casas, Pepón Nieto, Carolina Bang, Terele Pávez, Jaime Ordóñez, Gabriel Ángel Delgado, Santiago Segura, Macarena Gómez, Sacun de la Rosa, Javier Botet, Enrique Villén, Carlos Areces, Manuel Tallafé, María Barranco Release Year – 2014 Reviewed by John of the Dead This film has been on my queue for at …

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Baskin – 7

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Director – Can Evrenol Cast – Gorkem Kasal, Ergun Kuyucu, Muharrem Bayrak, Mehmet Cerrahoglu, Fatih Dokgöz, Sabahattin Yakut, Berat Efe Parlar, Sevket Suha Tezel Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead A friend of mine told me I had to check out this crazy Turkish horror film that is currently trending on streaming sites (viewed via Netflix). …

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The Invitation – 7

In The Invitation - 7 by john

Director – Karyn Kusama Cast – Logan Marshall-Green, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Tammy Blanchard, Michiel Huisman, John Carroll Lynch, Lindsay Burdge, Michelle Krusiec, Mike Doyle, Jordi Vilasuso, Jay Larson, Marieh Delfino, Aiden Lovekamp, Danielle Camastra Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead While I’m a fan of slashers, creatures, and zombies, I occasionally crave the slow-burn horror/thrillers like The …

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The Disappointments Room – 3

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Director – D.J. Caruso Cast – Kate Beckinsale, Mel Raido, Duncan Joiner, Ella Jones, Michaela Conlin, Marcia DeRousse, Michael Landes, Robert McRary Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead I was actually somewhat excited to watch this because it stars Kate Beckinsale and involves an element I love to see: people moving into a home with a …

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Extraordinary Tales – 7

In Extraordinary Tales - 7 by john

Director – Raul Garcia Cast – Christopher Lee, Bella Lugosi, Guillermo del Toro, Julian Sands, Roger Corman, Stephen Hughes, Cornelia Funke Release Year – 2015 Reviewed by John of the Dead I gave this flick a watch for three reasons. One, it is an anthology film, and I love anthologies. Two, it is an animated telling of Edgar Allen Poe …

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13 Cameras – 4

In 13 Cameras - 4 by john

Director – Victor Zarcoff Cast – Brianne Moncrief, PJ McCabe, Neville Archambault, Sarah Baldwin, Jim Cummings, Heidi Niedermeyer Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead 13 Cameras is the debut film of writer/director Victor Zarcoff and follows newlyweds Ryan and Clair as they move into an older home, leaving their old life behind across the country. Clair …

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Fermat’s Room – 7

In Fermat's Room - 7 by john

Director – Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña Cast – Alejo Sauras, Elena Ballesteros, Lluís Homar, Santi Millán, Federico Luppi Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead I first read about this flick only a few weeks ago and was immediately hooked on its Cube-esque plot. Much to my surprise, it is currently streaming on Shudder and I immediately …

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Blair Witch – 5

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Director – Adam Wingard Cast – James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid, Brandon Scott, Wes Robinson, Valorie Curry Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead Full disclosure: I am not a big fan of The Blair Witch Project. I am, however, a fan of director Adam Wingard’s work and was pretty stoked when I first watched …

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The Unseen – 6

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Director – Danny Steinmann Cast – Stephen Furst, Barbara Bach, Sydney Lassick, Lelia Goldoni, Karen Lamm, Douglas Barr Release Year – 1981 Reviewed by John of the Dead A few years ago I tried watching all of the 1980 films I could get my hands on, but this one I had not heard of until last night. The Unseen provides …