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Jessie’s Saturday Night Fright Flick: 1981’s MY BLOODY VALENTINE
Movie junkie Jessie Robbins picks a fright flick for a Saturday night. It’s that time of year again; couples everywhere are snuggling close to their sweeties, showering each other with expensive gifts, chocolates, and sensual amateur massages. The aura of love cascades over this awful, blizzardy landscape and seems to warm the earth around you,…
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Check Out the Bloody Anti-Valentine Short TILL DEATH DO US PART
A quick and bloody horror short from SLAP TV. In honor of the obscene amount of pressure on lovers everywhere to prove their love with store-bought crap this weekend, the weirdos at SLAP TV just sent us their latest quickie horror short. This one is called TILL DEATH DO US PART. Maybe you’ll dig it…
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Hey Kids! Get Your Own THE SINFUL DWARF Plush Doll!
  Check out this deranged commercial for the new THE SINFUL DWARF doll.   David Gregory at Severin Films sent us this today.   A demented commercial for their new THE SINFUL DWARF plush doll, a twisted TV spot created by Mike Etoll, a “master of odd retro outsider art”. You can get yours at…
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Warped Love: 14 Alternative Viewing Choices for Valentine’s Day
SHOCK’s Kalyn Corrigan examines 14 anti-Valentine films that aim to tear your heart out. Looking for something a little edgier to watch this Valentine’s Day? Do your tastes in film rebel against the norm, causing you to cast out THE NOTEBOOK, in favor of some sicker, more sinister sentimental viewing? If that’s the case, you’re…
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10 Unforgettable ‘Folk Horror’ Films
SHOCK examines 10 films that exemplify the sub-genre of “Folk Horror”. Although we generally associate the term “Folk Horror” with a strain of rural, uniquely British horror films, the sub-genre’s shadow is cast over international cinema and continues to affect contemporary genre filmmaking. With the impending release of Robert Eggers’ paralyzing New England Gothic THE…
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Exclusive Audio Interview: David Cronenberg on John Landis, Howard Shore, Making Movies in Toronto and More…
SHOCK editor combs his vaults and unearths a classic Cronenberg conversation. In case you were unaware, this writer – your humble editor – was born in Toronto and currently lives, loves and runs his various enterprises in and around the Toronto area. It’s a fine city, with a thriving film culture, rich history, plenty of…
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Watch the New Trailer for Karyn Kusama’s THE INVITATION
THE INVITATION releases new, spooky trailer. JENNIFER’S BODY director Karyn Kusama’s upcoming dreamy creeper THE INVITATION (read our review here) won’t see release until April 8th (in theaters and VOD via Drafthouse Films), but SHOCK is giving you a look at the new, intense trailer for the film. Have a look…   Need further edifying? Here’s…
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Witness the Trailer for New Irish Documentary HOSTAGE TO THE DEVIL
New documentary explores the story of Fr Malachi Martin.   Causeway Pictures released the new trailer for the upcoming documentary, HOSTAGE TO THE DEVIL. Over 5 years in production, director Marty Stalker has made a film which examines age old questions regarding the existence of the Devil, and the debate over good versus evil, all through the…
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