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  • “THE X-FILES: Season 10, Episode 4” (TV Review)

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    After putting together an out-and-out contemporary classic with “Scully and Mulder meet the Were-Monster,” one might have imagined that the next installment of THE X-FILES would have a tough time reaching that high bar. Yet to be perfectly honest, one could assume that no one expected “Home Again” to be a busy, unfocused and frankly disappointing chapter of THE X-FILES revival. After all, Glen Morgan’s writing and direction on the series has frequently been stellar, but when THE X-FILES announced its return would be contained to a six-episode event series, the fact that one episode missed the mark so prominently shows that the little time fans have with Scully and Mulder again feels more valuable than it once was.

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  • DVD/Blu-ray Subscription Service Horror Pack Unleashes Bloody New Promo!

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    Over here at FANGORIA, we’ve made it quite clear about the importance of physical media in the world of horror. While the mainstream outlets are reducing their physical presence with each passing year, the devoted and vocal collector’s market has help give life to myriad vinyl companies, boutique distribution labels and varied subscription services. And now, a new name in the horror landscape has arrived to help marry the latter two categories, as the subscription-based Horror Pack is bringing a curated selection of DVDs and Blu-rays to fright fans, and they’ve got a brand new bloody promo to help make your acquaintance!

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  • Eerie Episodes: “MASTERS OF HORROR: Pick Me Up”

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    To be perfectly honest, it’s shocking that “Pick Me Up”- in concept as well as in present execution- never found itself previously adapted in the horror genre. Considering both of the urban legends it’s based off, each of which have been individually adapted in projects such as THE HITCHER and BREAKDOWN, as well as the post-SCREAM slasher boom in the ‘90s, a project like “Pick Me Up” would seem to be a no-brainer, at the very least on paper. Nevertheless, it wasn’t until MASTERS OF HORROR came along that the project specifically took life, allowing the concept to run wild even if its within the constraint of a limited budget and TV schedule.

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  • Exclusive Entertainment Earth Giveaway: Win An “ALIEN” Egg Carton Collectible!

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    Last week, FANGORIA surprised our readership with announcement of our partnership with the exceptional online marketplace Entertainment Earth to provide weekly giveaways of chilling collectibles. And with the sun setting on our inaugural contest, FANGO and EE have our next gruesome giveaway all ready for your petrifying participation!

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  • FANGO Flashback: “SHOCKER”

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    One of the things this writer loves so very much about Wes Craven’s filmography is that, when left to his own devices, Craven was not afraid to go absolutely crazy with his work. In that sense, several of Craven’s films throw caution to the wind as irreverent humor, dream logic and bloody horror run wild in an orgy of cinematic madness, such as THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS, NEW NIGHTMARE and SHOCKER. And in terms of the latter, Wes Craven uses his unique and twisted sensibilities to try to create a new horror icon, notedly as a response to the franchise from which he was exiled from, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET.

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  • Long Island-Based “NYZ APOCALYPSE” Interactive Experience Will Eat Your Heart Out For Valentine’s Day!

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    Towards the end of 2015, FANGORIA reported on one of the most fun interactive horror events on the East Coast, the Deer Park, NY-based NYZ APOCALYPSE experience. Offered as an immersive laser-weapon production for teams of four as they fight their way through a zombie outbreak, the event mixes macabre, make-up clad madness, pulse-pounding survival thrills and hilarious, off-the-wall improv comedy to bring you a unique experience unlike anything else. And with NYZ having previously offered a special “Santapocalypse” experience in time for X-mas, the event is at it again to bring a two-day Valentine’s Edition to fright fans this Friday and Saturday, February 12th – 13th!

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  • Caption Contest Results: 02/01 – 02/05

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    FANGORIA fanatics! If you’re one of the thousands who follow us on Twitter, you’re likely familiar with our daily Caption Contests! Now, due to the overwhelmingly positive response, we’re highlighting the best entries of the week for the world to see! So without further ado…

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  • For Your Consideration: The 2016 Chainsaw Award Nominees for Best Actress!

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    With voting season now open on the FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards, fans are putting their minds at work to select their favorites out of every potential nominee. When it came to Best Actress, this was definitely the most contested and debated category of this year’s awards, with many, many actresses in heavy consideration: SOME KIND OF HATE’s Grace Phipps, THE HARVEST’s Samantha Morton, THE GIFT’s Rebecca Hall, SPRING’s Nadia Hilker, FELT’s Amy Iverson and THE FINAL GIRLS’ Taissa Farmiga. That’s not even considering all the fantastic female performances from ensembles from which it was difficult to even nominate a leading actress, such as THE MIDNIGHT SWIM. Yet with the limitations of only five available nomination slots, FANGORIA had to highlight the lead female performances that stood out most among the crowd in 2016.

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  • Deaditorial: Faith in Fright, or The Importance of Religion in the Horror Genre

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    It’s been over 40 years since it became a worldwide theatrical phenomenon, and still to this day, if you ask any person the scariest horror movie they’ve ever seen is, there’s a more than likely chance they’ll say THE EXORCIST. One of the main reasons this might be their answer is pretty simple: THE EXORCIST is a master class in horror filmmaking from all parties involved. However, one of the other main reasons you hear that title so frequently is that THE EXORCIST did something that JAWS, THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET did not: it made a monster out of The Devil.

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  • For Your Consideration: The 2016 Chainsaw Award Nominations for Best TV Supporting Actor!

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    With voting season now open on the FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards, fans are putting their minds at work to select their favorites out of every potential nominee. When it came to the Best TV Supporting Actor, this was one of the hardest categories to narrow down, with FROM DUSK TILL DAWN’s Zane Holtz, THE STRAIN’s Jonathan Hyde, BATES MOTEL’s Kenny Johnson and SCREAM QUEENS’ Glen Powell are very nearly making the cut. Even some of the nominated programs had some close calls for double contenders, with PENNY DREADFUL’s Timothy Dalton, HANNIBAL’s Raul Esparza, SALEM’s Jeremy Crutchley and AMERICAN HORROR STORY’s Denis O’Hare almost earning nods as well. Yet with only five slots for potential nominees, the last men standing for Best TV Supporting Actor are all incredibly deserving of the title.

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  • Found Footage… FOR REAL: Vintage, Jeff Lieberman-directed “CREEPSHOW” Interviews!

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    While the internet has many peaks and valleys when it comes to the world of horror, one of it’s best aspects is unearthing the oddities from horror history past. Whether it’s FANGORIA commercials, talk show appearances, promotional stunts or more, horror culture seemingly lost in the sands of time have found new life on YouTube. And now, joining their ranks is something special from the days of TNT’s horror programming where MONSTERVISION reigned supreme: a vintage George A. Romero interview from TNT’s “The New Classics” presentation of CREEPSHOW!

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  • Crossing Over: “THE FURY”

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    Welcome, FANGORIA Readers, to CROSSING OVER, our newest column that highlights the films, series and content out there outside of horror that is fashioned towards or pays tribute to our beloved genre. By shining a light onto these projects, FANGORIA hopes to open a world of entertainment perfect for fright fans that lies just beyond the borders of the horror community. So without further ado…

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