Eight for Silver review

Werewolf stories frequently involve allegorical explorations of the duality of man: the clash between the “civilized” surface layer and the violent beast within. But unlike so many other films in this genre, writer/director Sean Ellis‘s new werewolf thriller Eight for Silver does not fixate on a gruesome physical transformation to illustrate that duality. Instead, Ellis deploys the werewolf as a roaming specter hellbent on revenge – and in this film, innocent people are forced to suffer for the sins of their elders. Read More »

the terror a mercy review

Welcome to our weekly recaps of AMC’s historical horror show The Terror. This The Terror review takes a look at the sixth fiery episode, “A Mercy.” Spoilers follow.

In this week’s episode:

  • The men have a carnival!
  • The carnival goes very, very wrong!
  • Lead poisoning!
  • Tongue’s removed!
  • A fiery blaze!

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The Terror Gore Review

Welcome to our weekly recaps of AMC’s new historical horror show The Terror. This The Terror review takes a look at the second monstrous episode, “Gore.” Spoilers follow.

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hellboy cast

While superhero movie casting news can be flooded with Marvel and DC, let’s not forget the heroes fighting crime on the fringe.

Lionsgate’s Hellboy and Sony’s Venom continue fleshing out their impressive cast lists, with the former casting three key roles, and the latter keeping their newest cast member in a haze of mystery. Both movies are expected to be released in 2018.

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