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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: ‘Wolfman’s Got Nards’ is a Must See for Fans of ‘The Monster Squad’

Ricky D Fernandes
Wolfman’s Got Nards, a documentary exploring the initial failure and subsequent cult success of the 80’s movie The Monster Squad begins with a question: Is The Monster Squad a cult film? As someone points out later in the documentary, if you ask five people what defines a cult movie, you’ll
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2018 London Film Festival: ‘Vox Lux’ is a Sublime Mess

Redmond Bacon
It’s rare to really see a director take so many risks in one movie as Brady Corbet takes in Vox Lux. He doesn’t just throw in the entire kitchen sink; he raids an entire kitchen sink store. There’s home video footage, strobe lighting, music video parodies, dream sequences, news footage,
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‘Apostle’ Finds Its Own God to Fear

Christopher Cross
“The power of his resurrection lies in the touch of his sufferings” The above quote found on a fireplace at the beginning of Apostle is a great introduction to Gareth Evans’ newest religious folk-horror film. With false prophets, a religious cult, a living island, and more haunting imagery than you can shake
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2018 London Film Festival: ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ is a Massive Disappointment

Redmond Bacon
'The Ballad of Buster Scruggs' leads me to think that the only reason Netflix and the Coen Brothers ditched the mini-series idea is that nobody would actually have the power to get to the finish line. It's the biggest disappointment of the year.
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2018 London Film Festival: ‘Happy New Year, Colin Burstead’ Is a Tremendous Success

Redmond Bacon
It’s New Year’s Eve and Colin (Neil Maskell) just wants everyone to have a good time. He has rented a mansion in Dorset for the entire family (and some family friends) for the night, a place we are constantly reminded is a whole “four fucking hours drive” from home. He’s
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2018 London Film Festival: ‘The Cannibal Club’ is About Sex, Eating People and Not Much Else

Redmond Bacon
When you are so rich that you don’t need to work, and you have everything you could ever possibly need, what else is there for you to do? According to The Cannibal Club, a porno-horror satire of the Brazilian upper-class, you have lots of sex and eat lots of people.