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Film Review: Cooties (2014) HorrorAthon 3

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Directed by: Jonathan Miliot

Starring: Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson and Leigh Whannell

Reviewed by: Brendan Graham (Phantomhour)

Remember in elementary school when everyone was worried about catching cooties from the opposite sex? That was a simpler time. Now we have to worry about catching cooties and eating flesh.

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Film Review: Hostel (2005) HorrorAthon 3

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Directed by: Eli Roth

Starring: Jay Hernandez and Derek Richardson

Reviewed by: Brendan Graham (Phantomhour)

Torture Porn. You’ve heard the term before. The media had a field day with films like Saw, The Devil’s Rejects and yes, Hostel was also one of the founders of Torture Porn. It also had the reputation for making people pass out in screenings. Is it worth watching?

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Film Review: Inside (2007) HorrorAthon 3

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Directed by: Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo

Starring:  Beatrice Dalle and Alysson Paradis

Reviewed by: Brendan Graham (Phantomhour)

The night before a woman gives birth to her child is an exciting and nerve wrecking time. Now imagine, if someone broke into your house and was trying to steal the baby from your womb. Inside tackles this fear head on.

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Film Review: The Orphanage (2007) HorrorAthon 3

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Directed by: J.A. Bayona

Starring: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo

Reviewed by: Brendan Graham

Imaginary friends are often the source of all paranormal activity in horror movies, but I guarantee you haven’t seen one as terrifying and tragic.

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Game Review: Dead Realm (2015, PC) HorrorAthon 3

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Reviewed by: Brendan Graham (Phantomhour)

Do you like multi player games? Do you like getting scared? Do you like being silly and yelling at your friends over a microphone? Then I have the game for you.

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Film Review: Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) HorrorAthon 3

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Directed by:  Genndy Tartakovsky

Voice Cast: Adam Sandler. Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez. Kevin James

Reviewed by: Brendan Graham (Phantomhour)

The Halloween season isn’t always about blood and gore, and scary surprises, sometimes we all want some good fun the whole family can enjoy, and that’s where today’s review comes in. The first Hotel Transylvania was a funny and playfully spooky romp into Transylvania and a hotel for monsters, but how well does the premise work in the sequel?

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Film Review: It Follows (2015)

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Starring: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist

Directed by: David Robert Mitchell

Reviewed by: Phantomhour (Brendan Graham)

Imagine you’re standing in the middle of a suburban street. It seems like a peaceful evening for everyone else, but not for you. Something is coming for you. You see it down the street, it’s walking towards you, so you start to run. You keep running, hoping it won’t know where you’re going. But it does, and there’s no stopping it. Just hope it doesn’t catch you. Just writing that actually made me feel nervous, thinking about what I had witnessed in this retro throwback horror film that is exactly like what I described. A simple premise? Perhaps, but who said simple was a bad thing?

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