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The Curse Of La Llorona (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

April 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Curse Of La Llorona (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

  While the protagonists in director Michael Chaves flimsy frightfest ‘La Llorona’ feel the so-called ominous curse at large, some moviegoers may feel their own brand of cursing courtesy of a hackneyed horror film that revisits the tired tale of macabre mythology. However, ‘The Curse Of La Llorona’ has somewhat of an excuse to exist given […]

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Tales From The Graveyard: A North Bristol Writers Anthology by Peter Sutton and Eric Nash (book review).

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tales From The Graveyard: A North Bristol Writers Anthology by Peter Sutton and Eric Nash (book review).

Lurking in the media shadows behind the bright lights of Hollywood and the bestsellers vying for your attention are little books put out by small presses and local authors. Their zero marketing budget means they often go undeservedly unnoticed. One such tome is ‘Tales From The Graveyard’, an anthology of spooky stories from some writers […]

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle (horror movie: trailer).

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (horror movie: trailer).

There’s an upcoming horror movie called We Have Always Lived in the Castle, starring Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario, Crispin Glover, and Sebastian Stan – based on Shirley Jackson’s 1962 novel of the same name. After a family patriarch dies from arsenic poisoning, Merricat Blackwood lives with her sister Constance and their Uncle Julian in terrible […]

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Good Omens (evil lullaby clip).

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Good Omens (evil lullaby clip).

Here’s the evil lullaby clip from the upcoming Good Omens TV series. That devil Crowley sure does have a good pair of lungs on him, but then, he did use to be a Time-lord, right? This one lands on May 31st on Amazon Prime for subscribers to their service.

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A Quick Bite (Argeneau Family) by Lynsay Sands (book review).

April 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
A Quick Bite (Argeneau Family) by Lynsay Sands (book review).

A series of books, especially a long one (the 29th is due to be published this month) has to start somewhere. ‘A Quick Bite’ is touted as the first in the series. It is not the first to be published, it was the fourth. Writing books out of order presents problems. The first one is […]

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The Curse of La Llorona (horror movie: trailer).

April 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Curse of La Llorona (horror movie: trailer).

From New Line Cinema and producer James Wan, The Curse of La Llorona brings an old Latin American legend to life in a horror film, marking the feature directorial debut of Michael Chaves, the filmmaker behind the short The Maiden. Set in 1973 Los Angeles, the film tells the story of Anna Tate-Garcia (Linda Cardellini), […]

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Blood On Satan’s Claw adapted by Mark Morris (audio book review).

April 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Blood On Satan’s Claw adapted by Mark Morris (audio book review).

‘Blood On Satan’s Claw’ is a full cast Audible Original audiobook based on a cult 1970s horror movie of the same name. Its voice cast features the well-known names of Mark Gatiss and Reece Shearsmith (apparently both big fans of the film), alongside one of the original film’s cast (Linda Hayden) and the screenplay has […]

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Godzilla II: King of the Monsters (TV spot trailers).

April 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Godzilla II: King of the Monsters (TV spot trailers).

There’s some more trailers out for the upcoming Godzilla II: King of the Monsters film. This latest instalment of the oversized freak franchise follows the thankless and largely unsuccessful efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its agents face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the terrible Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, […]

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The Addams Family (animated movie: trailer).

April 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Addams Family (animated movie: trailer).

Get ready to snap your fingers! The Addams Family is back on the big screen in this animated comedy movie about the oddest family on the block – as voiced by Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll with Bette Midler and Allison Janney.

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Book Of Monsters (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

April 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Book Of Monsters (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Lots of monsters and action but not much in the way of ideas. Sophie, an innocent girl on the eve of her 18th birthday, lets her friends stage a wild party in her house. Soon there are strangers crashing the party and if that were not bad enough, not all of the strangers are of […]

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