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After Party Massacre Movie Review

I’ve received a fair number of screeners over the years, most of which contain movies of the ultra-indie variety.  There’s an inherent excitement to popping in a Sharpie-inscribed DVD-r, sitting through whatever it may contain, and then after a bit of objective analysis, discovering the […]

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Interview with the Twisted Twins Part 2

I have always been a die-hard feminist when it comes to the horror I love. I fist pump in triumph every time Jennifer Hills mutilates a perverted mountain man in I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE. Ripley and her alien-whoopin’ ways will always hold a tender […]

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Interview with Authors Hunter Shea, Brian Moreland, and William D. Gagliani

“…and in the midst of this pestilence an end…” -Giovanni Villani The printed medium has been around for about as long as humans have; ever since the first human discovered they could smear more than feces and blood onto cave walls to leave messages, the […]

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Paranormal Activity 3 Movie Review

Ravenous Monster’s resident horror humorist Billy Boyce is back with a look at PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3…. The PARANORMAL ACTIVITY series is perfectly woven together like the immaculate ‘do on Tyra Banks’ galactic head.  I have been waiting for this poisonous little romper since I found […]

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The Thing Movie Review

Director Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. said that, as a Swede, he was always fascinated with what happened to the Norwegian team we learn about in John Carpenter’s 1982 classic THE THING.  So, twenty-nine years after that film came out and now holds elite status amongst […]

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Interview with the Twisted Twins Part 1

I was at my grandmother’s cozy little hobbit hole for dinner the night I decided to drop a line to Jen Soska. I wanted to let Jen and her sister, Sylvia, know how much I loved their film, Dead Hooker in a Trunk.  I also […]

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Exorcist III Retrospective: Evil Is Legion

“It’s the smiles that keep us going, don’t you think? The giggles and bits of good cheer…” — The Gemini Killer In 1973, the movie-going public went somewhere it hadn’t really been before: The heart of Hell on Earth. They went via the medium of […]

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Interview with Late Night Horror Host Rich “Freakshow” Peterson

Sometimes the most inspirational epiphanies strike during the unlikeliest times.  Take Rich “Freakshow” Peterson for example.  The self-made late night horror host and director of the Madison Horror Film Fest was neither of those things five years ago when he was kicking back on the […]

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Dead Hooker in a Trunk: An Indie Exploitation Exposé

In early 2010, I caught wind of a film hailing from Canada that had the indie world abuzz. I did a little research and was immediately dragged into the hype. Two beautiful twins who coined themselves the Twisted Twins had made a faux-grindhouse trailer and […]

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Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Leggedy Beasties I: Vampires

From ghoulies and ghosties And long-leggedy beasties And things that go bump in the night, Good Lord deliver us! –Scottish Prayer When I was a kid I really wanted to study dinosaurs, then I wanted to study sharks, then I wanted to study reptiles, then […]

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