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Antichrist (2009), brutal sexuality meets visual splendor in this provocative, disturbing film

MY CALL: A brutally dark, intensely and weirdly and unnervingly erotic, AMAZING art house film brimming with an admixture of visual splendor and vile imagery. 490 more words

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John's Horror Corner: Blood Gnome (2004), a failed movie about BDSM-loving flesh-eating fairy monsters

  MY CALL: This movie teaches us to Just say “gno” to drugs…and movies with Blood Gnome in the title! MOVIES LIKE Blood Gnome: I think… 468 more words

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John's Horror Corner: Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001), worse than the previous two evil genie movies, but still stretching a low gory budget for the fans

MY CALL: All the gore and dumb plot but not of the Divoff’s canny evil cheeky charm of the previous release. A noticeable drop in quality for the franchise, but at least the effects are still fun and cheesy. 894 more words

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John's Horror Corner: Byzantium (2012), bringing a fresh, intelligent perspective to the secret lives of vampires

MY CALL: An intelligent, superbly acted vampire story, serenely-scored and with a more realistic, fresh perspective. MOVIES LIKE Byzantium: Interview with a Vampire… 436 more words

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John's Horror Corner: Under the Bed (2012), an utterly senseless yet fun slimy monster movie

MY CALL: This monster movie makes no sense, is terribly inconsistent and felt like a scareless PG-13 movie for over 60 minutes. But it’s ending is so senselessly bonkers, gore-slathered and creature-tastic that it was all worth the end. 1,094 more words

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John's Horror Corner: Alien Abduction (2014), a found footage horror that uses all the tropes but packs none of the punch.

     MY CALL: This movie captures a good idea, but does so very poorly. There are a couple good scenes here but they are largely outweighed by the bad and the very bad. 672 more words

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John's Horror Corner: Possession (1981), This film is one of the strangest, most disturbing story-driven things ever filmed, examining the psychosis of obsession, sexuality and the monsters within us

MY CALL: This film is one of the strangest, most disturbing story-driven things ever filmed. Surreal, symbolic, creepy and imaginative…this is a deep investigation into fixation, manipulation, obsession and acceptance. 596 more words

John Leavengood