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  • “LET US PREY” (Film Review)

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    The mid-’00s were a very strange time in horror; the J-horror remake movement had gone stale, while the so-called “torture porn” scene exploded side by side with the New French Extremity movement. There was a very specific theme of sadism that ran through the genre on almost every level, with horror focusing on anguish and suffering whether or not the story truly supported it. Thus, many films of this time remain far from memorable, as even though the intention to push the barriers of good taste was pursued, there was so little payoff to make the experience truly gratifying. And when watching Brian O’Malley’s LET US PREY, that era came to mind in a different light altogether: creepy, brutal and gripping, I felt as if I was watching what those films had so often sought to become yet with the substance they so often forgotten.

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  • Return of the Dragon: Caroline Dhavernas talks “HANNIBAL” Season Three!

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    With Bryan Fuller taking his shot at editing FANGORIA #343, the wait for HANNIBAL to return has become an even more difficult endeavor for fright fans. However, Fuller was able to sneak FANGORIA onto the set of HANNIBAL last month, and we were able to catch up with the brilliant cast of the surreal series. Our fifth chat was with Dr. Alana Bloom herself, Caroline Dhavernas, who delves into her Faustian path in HANNIBAL’s third season…

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  • Crossing Over: “EAGLEHEART”, Adult Swim’s Love Letter to Gory Absurdity

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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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  • Stanley Film Festival ’15: Larry Fessenden on Neo-Fulci Fright Flick “WE ARE STILL HERE”

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    For fans of independent horror, the name “Larry Fessenden” should be very familiar. The creator of the NY-based production house Glass Eye Pix, which turns 30 later this year, Fessenden has proven himself as performer, producer and director in the independent horror world, shepherding talents like Ti West, Jim Mickle and Glenn McQuaid while helming fright fare such as WENDIGO, THE LAST WINTER and 2013’s killer fish movie BENEATH. However, Fessenden has been just as busy on-camera as he has been off, appearing in recent projects such as YOU’RE NEXT, HELLBENDERS, LATE PHASES, JUG FACE, I SELL THE DEAD, THE STRAIN and, most recently, Ted Geoghegan’s WE ARE STILL HERE.

    Recently, the neo-Fulci chiller played at the incredible Stanley Film Festival, where Fessenden also represented his own TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE LIVE as well as his appearance in Dan Berk and Robert Olsen’s BODY. FANGORIA caught up with Fessenden shortly after the Festival to talk about his multi-faceted macabre role in Geoghegan’s demonic directorial debut…

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  • Return of the Dragon: Richard Armitage talks Dolarhyde on “HANNIBAL” Season Three!

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    With Bryan Fuller taking his shot at editing FANGORIA #343, the wait for HANNIBAL to return has become an even more difficult endeavor for fright fans. However, Fuller was able to sneak FANGORIA onto the set of HANNIBAL last month, and we were able to catch up with the brilliant cast of the surreal series. Our next chat was with HANNIBAL’s most recent addition to its prestigious cast, as Richard Armitage let FANGORIA dig our claws into the latest iteration of Francis Dolarhyde…

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  • FANTASTICA Preview Round-Up: Arrow’s U.S. Spring Blu-ray Slate!

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    Whether it’s intentionally tasteless exploitation, hypersexual art house horror or bizarre classic creepshows, Arrow’s recent multi-region Blu-ray slate is bringing some of the most mesmerizing and surreal cult classics to the stateside marketplace in high definition. By offering fright fans some of the most fascinating oddities in horror history and giving their discs the royal treatment with incredible transfers and special features, Arrow is giving the U.S. collector’s crowd a look at their comprehensive releases, many of which would give Criterion a run for their money. And luckily for our readers, FANTASTICA recently had the chance to look through ’em all!

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  • Shadowvision: “TRICK ‘R TREAT”

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    Welcome to Shadowvision, a regular column in which Fangoria.com revisits modern horror films in black and white. The purpose is to analyze these films through a new lens, seeing if the classically informed viewing experience will give a new angle to familiar images. If you’d like to watch along at home, it’s simple: go into your TV settings and desaturate the picture completely, then adjust the contrast and brightness to fit either standard or high definition.

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