The Madness of Steve Arviso.

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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

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Stephanie

Stephanie, from director Akiva Goldsman–the writer behind movies such as A Beautiful Mind, Cinderella Man, and Batman & Robin (Yes, those were all by the same guy)–features Shree Crooks as… Read more

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III: The Ritual

III: The Ritual, from director Pavel Khvaleev, is, apparently, about two sisters living in a small, plague-riddled European town. Their mother has just died, and now the younger of the… Read more

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Cinematico Magnifico #1

FIRST ISSUE! 31 Nights of Horror (2018) kicks off with a look at three horror movies from Netflix! CONTENTS Friend Request Terrifier Before I Wake View this post on Instagram… Read more

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Before I Wake

Before I Wake, from director and co-writer Mike Flanagan, features Thomas Jane and Kate Bosworth as a pair of weird, but wholly boring parents still grieving the accidental death of… Read more

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Terrifier

Terrifier, from writer-director Damien Leone, features Jenna Kanell as Tara, a young woman enjoying Halloween night with her best friend, Dawn (played here by Catherine Corcoran). But after the girls… Read more

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Friend Request

Friend Request, from director Simon Verhoeven, features Alycia Debnam-Carey as Laura, an uninteresting college student with no personality, life, or social media presence besides Facebook who befriends a lonely, but friendly… Read more

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Pro-Solution.

I think I might have a solution to the whole pro-choice/pro-life argument: Maybe babies shouldn’t be considered people until they’re capable of holding a decent conversation. Like, it can’t just… Read more

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Ruin the Moment.

Those few times I have the peace of mind to actually enjoy things–my movies, my video games, whatever–I find myself only wanting to work. Because it distracts me from and… Read more

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Another Circle.

‘Nuff said. Read this and more in Cable-Knit Sweater. Get the free mp3. There’s this really fucked up sort of Hell for a particularly fucked sort of man. There’s no… Read more

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Sanctum of Outcasts.

Sometimes inner peace is a punk rock bar in Anaheim. Dedicated to all the homies I’ve had the pleasure to meet, watch perform, and perform in front of at The… Read more