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Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key – 7

In Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key - 7 by john

Director – Sergio Martino Cast – Edwige Fenech, Luigi Pistilli, Anita Strindberg, Ivan Rassimov, Angela La Vorgna, Daniela Giordano Release Year – 1972 Reviewed by John of the Dead If you are like me, then you clicked on this because the movie’s title screams “giallo film”. For everyone else, you must be wondering what the heck a movie is doing …

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Shin Godzilla – 7

In Godzilla Resurgence - 7, Shin Godzilla (Godzilla Resurgence) - 7 by john

Director – Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi Cast – Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, Satomi Ishihara, Ren Ôsugi, Akira Emoto, Kengo Kôra, Mikako Ichikawa, Jun Kunimura, Pierre Taki, Kyûsaku Shimada, Ken Mitsuishi, Shingo Tsurumi, Kimiko Yo Release Year – 2017 (US) Reviewed by John of the Dead Growing up, my younger brother and I’s biggest fascination was with dinosaurs, and our hero …

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[Video Game Review] Outlast II – 8

In Outlast II [Game] - 8 by john

Release Year – 2017 Developer – Red Barrels Writer – J.T. Petty Engine – Unreal Engine 3 Platforms – Xbox One, Playstation 4, PC I need to start by saying that I am NOT a video game reviewer. While I have enjoyed gaming since my SNES console, my understanding is not on the level that it is for horror movies. …

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Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl – 6

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Director – A.D. Calvo Cast – Erin Wilhelmi, Quinn Shephard, Susan Kellermann, Frances Eve Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl is the newest film from Argentinian horror director A.D. Calvo. He has several other horror titles under his belt (which I had never heard of), but this is my first viewing of …

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Lake Bodom – 7

In Lake Bodom - 7 by john

Director – Taneli Mustonen Cast – Nelly Hirst-Gee, Mimosa Willamo, Mikael Gabriel, Santeri Helinheimo Mäntylä, Sami Eerola Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead These days I take such great joy in coming across horror films that surprise me. This is especially the case with the slasher sub-genre. Slasher films are known to be predictable, cheesy, and …

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Raw – 7

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Director – Julia Ducournau Cast – Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Marouan Iddoub, Rabah Nait Oufella, Laurent Lucas, Jonah Preiss, Bouli Lanners Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead It is almost mandatory that every year the horror genre and its fans hype a film or two, and Raw is one of those films for 2017. Deemed a …

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Body – 5

In Body - 5 by john

Director – Dan Berk, Robert Olsen Cast – Helen Rogers, Alexandra Turshen, Lauren Molina, Larry Fessenden, Adam Cornelius Release Year – 2015 Reviewed by John of the Dead Body is a character-driven film where the horror derives from the depravity of the decisions made by the protagonists when faced with a daunting situation. This is a film where you will …

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The Void – 7

In The Void - 7 by john

Director – Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski Cast – Aaron Poole, Kenneth Welsh, Daniel Fathers, Kathleen Munroe, Ellen Wong, Mik Byskov, Art Hindle, Stephanie Belding, James Millington, Evan Stern, Grace Munro Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead The Void is a film I was excited to see, as its trailer left me yearning a modern day film …

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Evolution (2016) – 7

In Evolution (2016) - 7 by john

Director – Lucile Hadzihalilovic Cast – Max Brebant, Roxane Duran, Julie-Marie Parmentier, Mathieu Goldfeld, Nissim Renard Release Year – 2016 Reviewed by John of the Dead Evolution is the sophomore effort for French director Lucile Hadzihalilovic, and fans of her debut film Innocence had to wait over a decade for this one. I took my time getting to this effort …

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Alien: Covenant – 8

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Director – Ridley Scott Cast – Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Amy Seimetz, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, Benjamin Rigby, Uli Latukefu, Tess Haubrich, Lorelei King, Goran D. Kleut, Andrew Crawford, Javier Botet, Guy Pearce, Naomi Rappace, James Franco Release Year – 2017 Reviewed by John of the Dead In …