The Madness of Steve Arviso.

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Cinematico Magnifico #3

31 Nights of Horror (2018) continues on with even more attempts to watch lesser known horror movies on Netflix. CONTENTS Last Shift Seven in Heaven Truth or Dare The Rift:… Read more

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Dig Two Graves

Dig Two Graves, from writer-director Hunter Adams, features Samantha Isler as Jake Mather, a young girl struggling to cope with the death of her brother. But when three mysterious men… Read more

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Absurdity. 2:00 AM.

A Complete Waste of Time (Iss. #01) Being unhealthily productive when I should be sleeping. But it’s the best thing I could think to do besides dwelling on the thoughts… Read more

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Veronica

Veronica, from director and co-writer Paco Plaza, features Sandra Escacena as the titular Veronica, a catholic school girl from Madrid who finds herself under the thumb of an evil spirit… Read more

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Fight the Dawn #01: Ugh! Ugh! I’m Dying, You Idiot!

The premier “issue” of an on-going anthology of short, weird fiction by Steve Arviso. The stories within are intended for a highly immature, yet generally adult audience. Make of that what… Read more

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The Untimely Demise of David Alexander

David Alexander, age thirty-five, was a man of little consequence. A humble night-manager at a small motel in a forgotten corner of Southern California, David’s most notable accomplishment in his… Read more

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An Uncomfortable Truth

Dear Readers, We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that, somewhere in the countless possibilities that is the multiverse, there is, perhaps, one reality in which you,… Read more

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Dougs in Space

Douglas Anderson never left California in his thirty-seven years of existence. He once traveled as far north as Stockton for a one-week training seminar for a rental car company he… Read more

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Ugh! Ugh! I’m Dying You Idiot! (Introduction)

Dear Reader, Please note that the following passage is intended to be accompanied by the official “Fight the Dawn” soundtrack, now available at all popular record stores. As such, we… Read more

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Bedeviled

Bedeviled, from Abel and Burlee Vang, is basically an app-based version of The Ring or A Nightmare on Elm Street, in so much that a group of kids find themselves… Read more

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Nightworld

Nightworld, from Patricio Valladares, is about a depressing loser can’t stop dreaming and being sad about his dead wife, then his buddy gets him a job. S’bout as far as… Read more

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The Rift: The Dark Side of the Moon

The Rift: The Darkside of the Moon, from director Dejan Zecevic–and not to be confused with all the other movies called The Rift, including the one that came out the… Read more

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Truth or Dare

Truth or Dare, from director Nick Simon–and definitely not to be confused with the 2018 movie of the exact same name and concept–features a group of college kids visiting a… Read more

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Seven in Heaven

Seven in Heaven, from actor-turned-writer-director Chis Eigeman, features Travis Tope as Jude, a dorky but nice kid whose dad is dead. But then he goes to a part and finds… Read more

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Cinematico Magnifico #2

31 Nights of Horror (2018) continues with six more attempts to watch lesser known horror from Netflix. CONTENTS III: The Ritual Stephanie Darkness Rising The Boy Emelie The Open House… Read more

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Last Shift

Last Shift, from co-writer and director Anthony DiBlasi, features Juliana Harkavy as Jessica, a rookie cop tasked with babysitting an old police station on its last night of operation. But… Read more

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The Open House

The Open House, from the writing-directing pair of Matt Angel and Suzanne Coote, features Dylan Minnette as Logan Wallace, a young man with a bright future ripped away from him… Read more

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Emelie

Emelie, from director Michael Thelin, features Sarah Bolger as the titular Emelie, a young woman playing last-minute substitute for a family’s usual babysitter. But unfortunately for this family, Emelie isn’t… Read more

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The Boy

The Boy, from director William Brent Bell, and every bit as uninteresting as its title suggests, features Lauren Cohan as Greta, a boring American who takes a job as a… Read more

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Darkness Rising

Darkness Rising, from director Austin Reading, follows a group of idiots who break into their friend’s abandoned childhood home only to be plagued by ghosts. Spooky stuff happens. People die,… Read more