Good things come in short packages! There were some great short films in this year’s Overlook Film Festival. Read on!
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The booming-voiced drill sergeant passed away from complications due to Pneumonia on Monday. One of the great “that guy” character actors is gone.
Eric’s Review: Rubber (2010)
Grindhouse meets the French New Wave in this oddball dark horror comedy about a sociopathic automobile tire that kills people with psychokinetic powers. Didn’t see that coming, did you?
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Are you obsessed with A Quiet Place? For those of you in love with the making of movies, you can see John Krasinski at work making the film.
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Jason Statham’s latest movie, the Meg, features a 75 foot prehistoric shark. The baddest, most dangerous thing in the ocean in thousands of years! And, the shark is pretty mean too.
Eric’s TV Review: The Terror (Ep 1-4)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Baby, it’s cold outside! The Terror brings thrills and lots of chills.
Eric’s Review: A Quiet Place (2018)
★★★★★ Out of ★★★★★
A white-knuckle instant classic. Believe the hype!
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Eric’s Review: Splinter (2008)
★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Too bad the director and editors didn’t have more faith in their own monster effects.
Eric’s Review: Final Destination (2000)
★1/2 out of ★★★★★
This is what passed for mid-budget horror in 2000. A fine premise is completely undone by cliches and a bevy of poorly rendered characters making terrible decisions.
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Could this be the next great starter horror movie?
Eric’s Review: Creep (2014)
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
It also could have been called Weirdo. (Paging Thom Yorke!)
Eric’s Review: Black Sheep (2006)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Awwwwww. Cuddly sheeeEEEEEEEP!!! AAAIIIIEEEE!!!!
Movie Posters We Love: The Lift (1983)
OK… the art sucks so bad that it’s awesome. Saved by one of the best taglines ever!
Movie Posters We Love: The Stuff (1985)
I scream, you scream, we all scream… for the Stuff.
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That crappy space horror movie from 1987? Martin wrote that. His story gets a second life on Syfy.
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Horror Shorts: The Fisherman (2015)
A hard-luck Hong Kong fisherman gets more than he bargained for, in his desperate last attempt to secure his way of life, in this impressive short film.
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An Epic Tragedy re-imagined as a battle against a supernatural beast as well as the polar elements, starvation, cannibalism, and treachery. Good times!
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Horror Shorts: The Birch (2016)
He who breaks me shall become undone!
From the Horror Starter -Kit short film studio Crypt TV comes an award winning story of a boy and his protector.