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Their Vagina Isn’t Their Resume: The Women of ‘American Mary’

It’s well known that Austin’s Fantastic Fest is as much a nerd party as it is a film festival. And that’s why American’s best genre fest was the perfect place for the U.S. premiere of American Mary, Jen and Sylvia Soska’s extraordinary new film starring Katharine Isabelle.

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Zombie(s), Soap Operas and Elephants — The career of Ken Foree

Contemporary film fans probably think they have veteran actor Ken Foree all figured out. And how could they not? Best known for his work in some of the premier modern horror movies, Foree is a fright film favorite who’s appeared in gory classics such as George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead, Stuart Gordon’s From Beyond [...]

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Wistfulness Rears Its Balding Head—Ghoulies

One of the best things about having an open mind is the chance it provides for redemption and rediscovery. Take Ghoulies, for instance. I saw this flick on its release back in 1985 and immediately wrote it off as a lesser Gremlins, as did many others. Then I promptly forgot about it. But I saw [...]

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Slaughtered

Brain Damage Films distributes all kinds of horror films―some good, some not so good.  I just finished watching its 2008 offering, Slaughtered, the latest movie from writer/director Anthony Doublin, and I just have to ask, “Brain Damage, what were you thinking?” Slaughtered has a solid-enough premise: A photographer for one of those “naked dead girl” [...]

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