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Review: Lifetime Psycho Thriller INDISCRETION
SHOCK reviews tawdry erotic psychodrama INDISCRETION. One thing about loving horror and exploitation movies is that there’s no such thing as a guilty pleasure. Or at least there shouldn’t be. The love of horror is loving the arcane, the eccentric, the baroque, the fantastical and ridiculous and yes, the trashy. And this writer has a…
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Blu-ray Review: INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS
SHOCK reviews Scream Factory’s stunning Blu-ray re-release of Philip Kaufman’s perfect horror classic. Phillip Kaufman’s masterful 1978 remake of Don Siegel’s 1956 McCarthy-era shocker INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (itself an adaptation of Jack Finney’s serialized book) is arguably a better film, transplanting all that cold war dread onto a post-Vietnam, pre-1980s, increasingly corporate America.…
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Surprise! Adam Wingard’s THE WOODS is Actually the BLAIR WITCH Sequel!
Direct follow-up to 1999 horror hit to release in September Maybe the biggest horror-centric surprise thus far at the 2016 San Diego Comic-con is that Lionsgate’s upcoming horror film THE WOODS has actually covertly been the official THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, called simply BLAIR WITCH! Here’s the synopsis: a group of college students venture into…
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Watch a Bloody New Clip From Joe Begos’ THE MIND’S EYE
New action-horror THE MIND’S EYE reveals bloody, unrated clip. In the wake of yesterday’s San Diego Comic-Con panel “Under the Radar”, RLJ Entertainment has just shared the first unrated clip from writer/director Joe (ALMOST HUMAN) Begos’ THE MIND’S EYE which will be released in theaters, on VOD and Digital HD on August 5th.   SYNOPSIS:  Zack Connors and…
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Review: IN THE DEEP is a Sharksploitation Nightmare
SHOCK reviews the terrifying new killer shark movie IN THE DEEP. Holy shit. Sorry. I just finished watching the Johannes (THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR) Roberts directed, Alexandre Aja produced IN THE DEEP (aka 47 METERS DOWN), a crackerjack slab of sharksploitation survivalist horror that basically kicked my ass. And thus, only base, visceral…
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Funimation Locks American Distro Rights for Toho’s SHIN GODZILLA
Toho produced GODZILLA film slated for release in 2016. Breaking news from the 2016 San Diego Comic Con! Funimation Films has announced that they have secured the rights for the movie that up until now has been known to English speaking audiences as GODZILLA RESURGENCE. Re-titled SHIN GODZILLA (the Japanese title is SHIN GOJIRA), Funimation’s…
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