Film Review: La Casa Muda (2010) HorrorAthon 3

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Starring: Florencia Colucci

Reviewed by: Brendan Graham

Don’t you love movies that make you grip the edge of your seat? Leave you breathless sometimes? You do? Okay, one more question. Don’t you hate it when a movie falls apart at the end? Me too.

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Game Review: Ju-ON The Grudge (Wii, 2009) HorrorAthon 3

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Reviewed by: Brendan Graham (Phantomhour)

A Haunted House Simulator? While your friend is playing, you can press a button and scare them? Sign me up for that! Oh…it’s not as cool as it sounds.

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Film Review: The Skeleton Key (2005) HorrorAthon 3

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Directed by: Ian Softley

Starring: Kate Hudson, Peter Sarsgaard and Joy Bryant

Reviewed by: Brendan Graham (Phantomhour)

Voodoo, Hoodoo, Black Magic, Plantations that creep the living hell out of people…also delicious food, New Orleans has a reputation for the macabre, and this flick also uses said reputation to build scares. Does the film still hold up 10 years later?

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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: Resident Evil (2002) HorrorAthon 3

resident-evil-1.28012Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Milla Johovich, Michelle Rodriguez and James Purefoy

Reviewed by: Brendan Graham (Phantomhour)

If you’re a gamer, you know about Resident Evil or Biohazard if you prefer the Japanese title. One of the many games to give birth to the survival horror genre, Resident Evil had it all. Scares, intense action and a story that was so involving, players felt as though they had stumbled into a real nightmare. Sony Pictures brought audiences into that world in 2002, but managed to screw up the story along the way.

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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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TV Review: American Horror Story Hotel (Episode 1, 2015) HorrorAthon 3

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Starring: Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, and Evan Peters

Season 5 is here, and it gets weird. But not even a really good kind of weird. The kind of weird where Ryan Murphy is just throwing everything he has into a giant pot and hope it tastes good.

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