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  • MirrorMask
  • Resident Evil
  • I Kill Giants
  • Shaun of the Dead

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  • The Conjuring

    ★★½

  • Nasty

    ★★★

  • Censor

    ★★★★

  • Scare Package

    ★★½

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  • The Conjuring

    The Conjuring

    In 1971 paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren attempt to help a desperate family suffering from a haunting in their Rhode Island home.

    I do not understand how the same ghost/possession story can be retold again and again in different cinematic clothing and still make gangbusters at the box office. I do not understand how many times people will pay to see little girls getting their hair pulled from an invisible entity, doors slamming shut, random loud noises, and finally…

  • Nasty

    Nasty

    Always happy to see film festival shorts eventually turn into full features years later!

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  • Censor

    Censor

    A woman working for the British censor board during the rise of video nasties in the 1980s begins to find a connection between the gory movies she analyzes and the trauma from losing her sister when she was a child.

    The film is a compelling depiction of loss and personal instability against the backdrop of how the British government were quick to point the finger at horror films in order to explain the inherent civil unrest of the time. To…

  • Mortal Kombat

    Mortal Kombat

    There’s a reason why the Mortal Kombat concept is executed so well in the original 1995 film and not in the new one and it’s not just because of nostalgia. The original Mortal Kombat is by no means a masterpiece. The dialogue is hoaky, the premise is bizarre, and several plot elements could be polished up, but it doesn’t change the fact that it is a genuine martial arts tournament movie with imaginative production design, memorable characters, a generation defining…