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The Assent (2019, Israel / USA / UK) Dazzler Media DVD Review

The Assent (2019, Israel / USA / UK) Dazzler Media DVD Review

In Pearry Reginald Teo’s new horror film, The Assent, a widowed father named Joel, is taking medication to keep at bay the hallucinations he suffers due to his schizophrenia.

We learn that Joel is trying to care for his young son Mason, while they piece together their lives in the wake of his wife’s death in car accident. Sadly, Joel is in danger of losing his son to social services if he fails to prove that he can hold down a permanent job and provide financially and emotionally for Mason. In his current situation he is barely making ends meet.

“It feeds on the darkness within.”

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ARMOUR OF GOD II: OPERATION CONDOR, WITCHCRAFT (aka LA CASA 4) & BEYOND DARKNESS (aka LA CASA 5) Available Now on Blu-ray from 88 Films

ARMOUR OF GOD II: OPERATION CONDOR, WITCHCRAFT (aka LA CASA 4) & BEYOND DARKNESS (aka LA CASA 5) Available Now on Blu-ray from 88 Films

The Asian Hawk is back! Undeterred by nearly dying while making the first Armour of God, Jackie Chan returned to battle for a sequel that’s bigger, better and even more daring. Witchcraft is a carnage fuelled splatter fest, and what lurks Beyond Darkness?

“On his most dangerous mission ever, the world’s toughest secret agent isn’t going in alone.”

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Dazzler Media Presents Supernatural Horror THE ASSENT Available to Own on DVD & Digital Download (27 July)

Dazzler Media Presents Supernatural Horror THE ASSENT Available to Own on DVD & Digital Download (27 July)

In this fresh new horror, single father Joel suspects his young son may be possessed. Struggling with his own mental health, he can’t be sure what’s real, and what exists in his imagination. He is aided by Father Lambert who seeks his own redemption after serving prison time for the death of a child during a failed exorcism. Lambert believes the boy has been marked by the Devil himself and, without intervention, Joel could lose his son forever. From the executive producers of Texas Chainsaw and Day of the Dead, The Assent is a new tale of supernatural terror.

“It feeds on the darkness within.”

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Luz (2018, Germany) Review

Luz (2018, Germany) Review

Luz is a cryptic, supernatural chiller and the directorial debut from writer-director Tilman Singer. It hearkens back to the horror style of the 1980s, offering grainy 16mm film, a creepy mood and an unsettling, synth-heavy score. It is the kind of film that will be enjoyed by fans of David Lynch or Peter Strickland, but Singer creates his own brand of surreal eccentricity. It’s challenging to describe Luz’s narrative because it’s far from straightforward. The film begins with a long-fixed take – a Chilean-born taxi driver called Luz, staggers into a German police station.

“My girlfriend has a very special gift.”

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Sharp Teeth Films to Digitally Release Supernatural Sleeper Hit LUZ (1 June)

Sharp Teeth Films to Digitally Release Supernatural Sleeper Hit LUZ (1 June)

A sleeper hit at festivals worldwide, Luz is an astounding debut feature from director Tilman Singer, all the more so considering it was shot entirely on 16mm as a film school graduation project.

A dazed, young cab driver drags herself into a rundown police station late one night. Across town, a psychiatrist is striking up a strange conversation with a lady in a bar, when he is paged by the police station to come in to counsel the cab driver. When he arrives, the cab driver begins an eerie and surreal confession that endangers all who cross her path.

“My girlfriend has a very special gift.”

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Terror Films to Digitally Release Rock & Roll Killer Thriller DARK ROADS 79 This May

Terror Films to Release Rock & Roll Killer Thriller DARK ROADS 79 this May!

Dark Roads 79 has a talented cast and an intriguing story. The plot itself centers around a southern rock band known as Dark Roads, whose time in the spotlight has come to an abrupt end. To find a new sound and regain their fame and fortune, they head to a secluded cabin to work on a new album. One by one, each band member begins to meet their demise and the survivors soon discover that the front man of the band sold his soul to the devil – for the fame and fortune they’ve enjoyed. Now, the time has come to pay back this debt with their souls!

“The Death Tour!”

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MANOS RETURNS Now Available on Amazon Prime Video

Manos Returns

A sequel to the cult classic Manos: The Hands of Fate, Manos Returns focuses on a group of hapless travelers who get lost on a road trip and stumble into the sinister world of Valley Lodge. Manos: The Hands of Fate premiered in 1966, was immortalized by Mystery Science Theatre 3000, and is considered by many to be the worst movie of all time.

“You shall have a new master. Praise be to Manos!”

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The LA MUERTA: ASCENSION #1 Collection Available Now from Coffin Comics

The LA MUERTA: ASCENSION #1 Collection Available Now from Coffin Comics

It’s been eight months since the patron Saint of Death haunted Maria Diaz’ dreams—eight months since Maria donned the guise of the avenging vigilante La Muerta. But instead of finding happiness in a peaceful life, Maria has grown restless. A trained combat soldier, she needs a mission to give her purpose and distract her from the creeping shadows of her losses.

Enter the legendary crime-fighting luchador Loco. He plans to wipe meth from the face of the barrio and needs La Muerta’s help to do it. Together, they leave a pile of broken thugs and dealers in their bone-crunching wake…

“Who wants a casa full of ghosts?”

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Waxwork Records Presents CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Vinyl Soundtrack

Waxwork Records Presents CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Vinyl Soundtrack

Waxwork Records is proud to present Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Original Television Score and Soundtrack Season 1 (Parts 1 & 2)! Prepare to sign away your soul to the Dark Lord, because this deluxe triple LP will tempt even the most devout.

“Happy birthday, witch.”

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Art of the Dead (2019, USA) Review

Art of the Dead (2019)

It’s rare that I’m left speechless or lost for words after a horror film but perhaps the only way to describe Art of the Dead is to say that it defies any definition! Brimming with influences that range from Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) to American Horror Story and Dario Argento, this offering from director Rolfe Kanevsky (who has a prolific output) is a visceral feast for the eyes. It’s fair to say that this is a horror based in spectacle, shock and sensory overload rather than it being a deep and searching exploration of fear. If this film were a painting itself, it could be described as schlocky, daring and off the hook.

“Lust. Gluttony. Greed. Sloth. Wrath. Envy. Pride. What’s your sin?”

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The Worst Horror Films of the Decade: Part 2 (2015-2019)

The Worst Horror Films of the Decade: Part 2 (2015-2019)

Are you ready for more of the worst of the worst? Yes, the process of compiling this subjective list has been self-inflicted, but I needed my own personal purge. So, without further ado, here are the worst horror movies of the decade; from 2015 to 2019.

“Transcend your expectations.”

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The Beyond (1981, Italy) Shameless Blu-ray Review

The Beyond (1981, Italy) Shameless Blu-ray Review

Directed by the prolific master of the macarbre, Lucio Fulci, The Beyond is the second film in Fulci’s ‘Gates of Hell‘ trilogy; a series of horror films all connected by a unifying theme, and actress Catriona MacColl. In each of these films, one of seven gateways to hell is activated, bringing misery to those unfortunate to stumble upon the doors of death.

“The seven dreaded gateways to hell are concealed in seven cursed places… And from the day the gates of hell are opened, the dead will walk the earth.”

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