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Cinepocalypse 2018 : Films, Guests and Events!

CINEPOCALYPSE 2018 Cinepocalypse announces full 2018 film slate, guests and events! The MOnster wishes it could attend… The sophomore year of Chicago festival will feature nine world premieres, special guest Lana Wachowski, a Lifetime Achievement Award for Ernest R. Dickerson, and much more! May 17, 2018 – The Music Box …

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Sequence Break (2017): Winning by Breaking

“It Will Pull You In” Have you ever played a video game where reality seems to slow down and disappear while you just get sucked into the world of the game? I’m not talking first person shooters or anything similar but rather about the more geometrically stylized “kill the aliens” …

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I Spit on Your Grave (Cultographies) by David Maguire

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During its recent road trip to New Orleans, The MOnster read David Maguire’s book “I Spit On Your Grave”, which dissects – with a VERY sharp knife – Meir Zarchi’s original 1978 hit film and the copycat films, sequels and reboots that followed it. This is an extremely in-depth and …

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ISLAND ZERO (2017) : Mysteries of the Deep!

Freestyle Releasing’s latest offering gets reviewed by ScareTissue’s resident MOnster! “A fishing community on a remote Maine island finds itself suddenly cut off from the rest of the world after the ferry stops coming. When people start to vanish, the terrified survivors realize that someone – or something – is …

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New Stills & Premiere Date Set for LUZ (2018)

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New stills unleashed for German hypnotic horror LUZ! LUZ, the directorial debut from German filmmaker Tilman Singer will celebrate its North American Premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival’s 22nd edition in July/August 2018. LUZ: Fleeing from the grasp of a possessed woman, a distressed cabdriver begins a confession in …

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Tim Miller’s ‘Ritual’ is Now Live!

Tim Miller - Ritual

As you should know by now, I’m always on the lookout for great new horror books and films to share with you! I’ve just received the following press release from author Tim Miller regarding his new book, Ritual, and, of course, I just HAD to share: Tim Miller’s newest occult …

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The Truth Behind ‘Bone Ugly Curse’

Bone Ugly Curse

Horror author Walter Eugene Lane has shared the terrifying tale of where he found inspiration for his book, Bone Ugly Curse! Read on, if you dare, and find out exactly the type of things that go bump in the night… Walter writes: “My new novel BONE UGLY CURSE is a …

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The New Hands (2019) – Trailer Released!

The New Hands (2019)

The official teaser trailer for writer/director/producer Brandon Scullion’s new horror feature, The New Hands, has dropped! Best known for writing, directing and producing the multiple-award winning feature Consumption, Scullion recently wrapped principal photography on his second feature length project: The New Hands. His new film, which is based on his …

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