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It’s a pretty good week for genre releases, with a decent amount of titles hitting shelves today. Everyone from Scream Factory, Virgil and Anchor Bay, to a double dose of Jess Franco from Severin…there’s just something for everyone.
We thought it would be nice to tell you fright fanatics about some of the highlights of the week. The two Franco releases are pretty huge in themselves, so they’re getting their own reviews (both are two discs and full of some insanity), but we wanted to bring three other fun titles to your horror-loving attention. Read on!
Continuing the partnership between IFC Midnight and Scream Factory, Grave Encounters-directors The Vicious Brothers return with the Bluray and DVD release of what is easily one of the most entertaining and refreshing alien abduction films in recent time, Extraterrestrial. The film, which has quite the impressive cast of everybody »
- Jerry Smith
Reviewed by Jennica Lynn Johnson
As a teenager, being able to watch torture porn without vomiting was an achievement that was held in high regards. My friends and I would frequently visit sites such as Rotten.com to seek out the latest photos of disturbing bodily injuries; we would scour the internet for the Two-Girls-One-Cup video and the Mr. Hands video. It was like a mature version of truth-or-dare; an extreme gross-out game.
After viewing numerous photos and videos of this nature, however, it is easy to become desensitized to the gore and violence and forget that not all of the people in the images are acting. The naive assumption that the brutality witnessed on the internet must be staged is one of the many issues of the 21st century that is addressed in The Den (2013).
In his feature film debut as both a screenwriter and director, Zachary Donohue »
2 items from 2015
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