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  • Q&A: Filmmaker Nick Jongerius on “THE WINDMILL”, screening tonight for free in NYC!

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    Over the years, there’s been plenty of songs, poems, writings, and sayings surrounding the idea of “paying the devil his due.” For some, it’s all about karma and comeuppance, but for others, it’s something more spiritual, more biblical, and more sacrificial in nature, which is where Nick Jongerius’ disturbing Dutch horror offering THE WINDMILL comes in. And with XLrator and FANGORIA offering a free screening of THE WINDMILL tonight, this writer spoke to Jongerius about putting together this tale of sinners and slaughter…

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  • New York Comic Con 2016: Writer/Producer Adam Simon talks “SALEM”

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    For fans of horror television, there’s nothing quite like SALEM on the air, a series that mixes dread, pulp, and gore like few others. A Gothic Romance with a penchant for practical FX and twisty storytelling, SALEM is preparing to enter its third season with plenty of macabre mystery hanging in the air, especially considering the cliffhangers left after the Season Two finale. Luckily, FANGORIA caught up with SALEM writer/producer Adam Simon at this year’s New York Comic Con, who shed a bit of light on the dark, demented witchcraft series…

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  • Blu-ray Details, Prize Pack Giveaway: Rob Zombie’s “31”

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    Last Friday, Rob Zombie’s 31 hit select theaters and VOD around the country, unleashing his latest ultraviolent vision onto the world of horror. With the film already leaving it’s mark and stirring up buzz among Rob Zombie die-hards, fright fans will be pleased to hear that 31 is already set for a Blu-ray/DVD release later this year, and you can find out the skinny (plus a scary surprise) below!

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  • Sitges 2016: “DON’T KILL IT” (Film Review)

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    Director Mike Mendez should be familiar to FANGORIA readers: He’s brought us the likes of BIG ASS SPIDER!, THE GRAVEDANCERS, and LAVALANTULA. Mendez has a real talent for combining gruesome horror with stand-up-and-cheer fun. He’s got a knack for taking a simple, sometimes silly premise, and making it far more enjoyable than it has any right to be. By taking his skill for elevating absurdity and adding living comic book character Dolph Lundgren in a lead role, DON’T KILL IT strikes gold.

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  • Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2016: “PET” (Film Review)

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    Out of all the subgenres that reside within horror, this writer certainly has a very specific admiration for the “twisted love story.” As evident in films such as THE LOVED ONES, RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 3, FRANKENHOOKER, and HELLRAISER, stories that take the traditional ideas of romance and pull them towards the darkest, most demented extremes are some of the most heartfelt, imaginative, and outright transgressive horror stories to be told. By tapping into emotionally familiar territory and exploiting the very concepts we keep close to heart, twisted love stories tell inherently bold stories, and if a filmmaker can find a way to make these stories as fun as they are haunting, that’s cinematic magic in motion. And, as those who caught it at last week’s Brooklyn Horror Film Fest can attest, Carles Torrens’ PET captures that magic tenfold, offering a courtship tale that is as deranged as it is delightful.

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  • Q&A: Rob Zombie on “31” and The Elusive Extended Cut of “HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES”

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    Face it, fright fans: there’s nothing quite like a Rob Zombie movie. Visceral, gritty, disturbing, and absolutely obscene, Rob Zombie takes his brand of horror to new heights with 31, a nightmarish game-of-death tale that offers up chainsaws, cannibals, and- of course- killer clowns. FANGORIA recently caught up with the formidable filmmaker to discuss this crowdfunded chiller, his future in horror, and whether or not horrorheads will get to see a HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES extended cut…

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  • Event Report: “THE REPOSITORY” VR Experience at Halloween Horror Nights Orlando!

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    As multimedia evolves, traditional outlets of horror entertainment adapt. When horror films come out in 3D, theaters reformat their screens to meet that demand. When horror television push the limits of standards and practices on television, the channels change their personal content standard from that very moment and beyond. And when Virtual Reality begins to change how fright fans experience horror, haunted attractions learn to incorporate VR as the next step in their evolution.

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  • Exclusive Clip: “THE WINDMILL” Cuts Down A Sinner!

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    As the old saying goes, Karma’s a bitch. However, in the upcoming horror offering THE WINDMILL, comeuppance can cost you more than your dignity, whether it be an arm, a leg, or perhaps your life. While fright fans in NYC may see for themselves in our upcoming free screening of Nick Jongerius’ THE WINDMILL on Monday, October 24th, FANGORIA has an exclusive terrifying taste of the bloody dutch creepshow, which you can see below!

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  • “OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL” (Film Review)

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    As one of the best filmmakers working today in the horror genre, Mike Flanagan possesses a certain perspective that has made him a tried-and-true boon to contemporary horror audiences. While subjects such as haunted mirrors, interdimensional passageways, and masked slashers can come off as stale to veteran horror fans, Flanagan’s perspective finds a way to make them unique and fresh again, from the unreliable reality of OCULUS to the visualized internal monologue of HUSH. And with his latest film, the prequel OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL, not only does Flanagan implement that perspective to offer a decidedly old-school and satisfying upgrade from the abysmal original film, but he does such with a mature and precise craftsmanship that has cemented the filmmaker’s status as “Master of Horror.”

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  • Q&A: Ti West on “IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE”

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    He’s been lauded as an indie auteur, a contemporary master of horror, and even a FANGORIA Hall of Fame inductee. But for his most recent project, IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE, Ti West trades in unsettling horror for Spaghetti Western aesthetics, crafting a revenge tale like few filmmakers can, complete wiith an all-star cast (headlined by the likes of Ethan Hawke and John Travolta) and a sardonic sense of humor. FANGORIA recently caught up with West to talk about his first foray into Westerns, making subversive cinema, and what’s next after IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE…

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  • “DUDE BRO PARTY MASSACRE III” (Film Review)

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    When you see a title like DUDE BRO PARTY MASSACRE III, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve got a pretty good idea what to expect. It’s going to be tongue-in-cheek, a little dumb, and probably a bit violent. You wouldn’t think a film with that title would hold many surprises. Yet somehow, the guys at 5-Second Films managed to exceed or subvert nearly every expectation I had.

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