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October Horror Movie Challenge 2014, Day 28 – Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat (New Zealand, 2012) Fresh Meat is a violent, kinetic comedy from New Zealand that uses a number of horror movie tropes without ever aiming to scare. Particularly, it’s about a family of suburban cannibals. I didn’t set out to … Continue reading

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October Horror Movie Challenge 2014, Day 27 – Anthropophagus

Anthropophagus (Italy, 1980) Your reaction to the phrase “video nasty” will depend an awful lot on whether you’re British and how old you are. It has a certain quaint ring to it, and the panic that accompanied it certainly seems antiquated; many … Continue reading

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October Horror Movie Challenge 2014, Day 26 – Found

Found (USA, 2012) If you’re reading this review, there is a very good chance that you’re a lifelong horror fan. Most horror fans I’ve known discovered this love of all things dark and macabre in childhood, whether in sanitised, child-safe forms or … Continue reading

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October Horror Movie Challenge 2014, Day 25 – Night Tide

Night Tide (USA, 1961) As I mentioned in my review of Humanoids from the Deep, I love monsters from the sea. Well, I specifically mentioned Deep Ones, but I’m open to killer mermaids as well, which is convenient given the film … Continue reading

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October Horror Movie Challenge 2014, Day 24 – The Canal

The Canal (Ireland/UK, 2014) I really wanted to like The Canal. It’s a beautifully shot film with a good cast and some wonderfully creepy moments. It is also, in many ways, a classic English ghost story (despite being a Welsh/Irish co-production), … Continue reading

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