Slaughter Hotel and the Condemnation of Self Expression

Slaughter Hotel is a Giallo film from 1971 that was directed by horror aficionado Fernando Di Leo which starred the ever handsome Klaus Kinski. However, unlike other roles that Kinski was famous for, he took a step back when it came to this particular gem where it was the women who were the scene-stealing focuses. …

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NightStream Film Festival 2020: Ranked

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the cycle of yearly film festivals had to be put on hold, as have so many other public gathering events. In order to combat these circumstances, a number of regional horror/genre film festivals, including our beloved Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, have collaborated to bring us a streaming-based festival to …

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The History of Societal Integration in Horror Cinema

Ari Aster's name has quickly ascended in the horror community after his two most recent releases of Hereditary (2018) and Midsommar (2019). Both of these films look at the consequences of bringing outsiders into social circles that they do not belong in. In which, a character does not benefit nor grow and is looked at …

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