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Eerie Featurette: Ryan Gosling’s Lost River
I caught Ryan Gosling’s feature Lost River at Austin’s SXSW, and it ended up one of the best films of the festival. There’s much to come on Shock, including a full review and video sit down with Gosling and stars Iain de Caestecker and Saoirse Ronan, but suffice to say the film is unsettling and…
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Exclusive Clip, Q&A: Monster Romance, Spring
Spring is something special. A singular film from two metaphysical minded filmmakers that’s as emotionally stirring as it is creature feature fascinating. It’s one of the must-see movies of right now. The movie finds orphaned Evan run off to Italy where he strikes up an intense courtship with the mysterious Louise. Existing in a world…
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Exclusive Photos: Haunted Forest Horror, Nightlight
Less found footage than POV, Scott Beck & Bryan Woods’ Nightlight takes the perspective of a flashlight midst a round of late night adolescent games in a forest shrouded in urban legend. It’s an urgent run through the woods, a spooky night out in which nature often seems to come alive, and though its conceit…
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Exclusive Clip: Serra-Produce, iPhone-Shot Hooked Up
Found footage is really rearing its head at the moment. It’s also a bit more interesting than usual. Following the overdue release of the composed, eerie Final Prayer was Ukraine-set cannibal horror Ghoul, which while fairly standard was surrounded by a haunting context. Then, there’s this weekend’s distinctive, fun Nighlight and of course the upcoming all-Skype Blumhouse horror, Unfriended. Midst…
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Kevin Smith Animates Gory Red State Alternate Ending
For even fans of Red State, does the ending feel a bit restrained? It’s common knowledge that the blaring horns in its final moments were meant to herald more than they did. Now, filmmaker Kevin Smith has detailed his vision in full, presenting an animated alternate ending to his first horror effort. 
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Q&A: Directors Beck and Woods on Nightlight
Out this week is Nightlight, a curious new entry in the seemingly endless wave of found footage horror. Curious because co-writers and co-directors Scott Beck and Bryan Woods clearly have something more on their mind than the lo-fi disarray of their more bland brethren, even if the film is a handheld, one-night jaunt through the…
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