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#31in31 2016: #Horror

“Fake is better.” Story: Crazy rich basic tween bitches – and one scholarship girl – get together for a slumber party. Of course catty sniping rules the evening…and so does a killer who seems to know what they’re posting on … Continue reading

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#31in31 2016: We Are What We Are

“It’s what we do, Rose. We continue.” Story: Momma goes to town, but dies in a horrible accident. What will daddy and his three kids do? Well, Iris is the oldest. Guess she’ll take over. Better hurry; dinner’s in the … Continue reading

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“Attacking the Darkness” – a mockumentary where religion and RPGs collide

Nutshell: with cinematography and sound that definitely doesn’t scream “Shoestring Indie”, Attacking the Darkness gives a knowing wink to mockumentary fans and RPG aficionados.  There are definite echoes of Christopher Guest films like For Your Consideration and Waiting for Guffman, … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “The Bet”

Indie films.  So proper.  So staid and serious.  SIKE!  Just because something’s indie doesn’t mean it can’t be fun.  Case in point; this trailer for the indie comedy The Bet.  Synopsis! A down on his luck man gets into an … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: Sing Street

The 80s were awesome.  Not just because I could rock my frizzy-ass hair and call it style.  But because of the music.  Ah, the music.  (And also the horror movies…but I’m making a point here.) So Sing Street, the latest … Continue reading

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“Stomping Ground” – a backwoods horror story that’s off the beaten track

Nutshell: tired of the same-ol’, same-ol’ when it comes to spooky stories set in the deep woods?  Stomping Ground is a film that digs into mythology and interpersonal dynamics to amp up the suspense, rather than the ol’ run-run-slash.  Big … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “Stomping Ground”

“Little lady, these woods is dangerous.  You don’t come out here with a pack’a guys you can’t trust.” Living in a suburb that backed to woods, my sisters and I always figured something was going on back there.  But we … Continue reading

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