‘Duppy’ Short Film Review

Continuing with our coverage of the films being showcased at this year’s Blood In the Snow Film Festival, we got the opportunity to watch ‘Duppy’ from writer and director Andrew Hamilton. Synopsis: Pulled from Jamaican folklore, DUPPY is a horror-driven meditation on the displacement of diaspora through the eyes of a man grappling with who he is in the world. When a disturbing occurrence befalls a young man packing up a shuttered bookstore on Eglinton …

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Hell in a Handbasket (Short Horror Film Review)

Hell in a Handbasket 2021 Film

Research scientist Dale Borger struggles to maintain his solitary existence in the Arctic. As Dale represents humanity’s last hope in the face of a global pandemic, all hope falls on his shoulders. This short horror film, Hell in a Handbasket, by Lee Chambers, explores a whole new level of our natural fear of isolation and being alone. Hell in a Handbasket was one of the excellent new horror films I screened at the Blood in …

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The Family – existential dread, control, and cults

The Family 2021 Film Review

“and if they were not your creators?” Does a human being ever owe another human being for bringing them into existence? Is supposed creation cause for unquestionable servitude and eternal gratitude despite the circumstances of their condition? Do cult leaders have a genuine interest in the well-being of their followers? Do religion and the fear of the unknown justify horrible means? Or, is it all just in the interest of serving a leader’s needs, wants, …

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‘The Phone Interview’ Short Film Review

As you’re aware, we at Horror Facts have been lucky enough to get advance copies of some of the films featured at this year’s Blood in the Snow Film Festival. We’ve already had the opportunity to watch and review ‘He Comes at Night,’ ‘The Call of Cableulhu,’ ‘The Monster Upstairs,’ and ‘Vicious Fun.’  One of the next films we would like to introduce you to is the seven-minute-twenty-seven-second horror short film, ‘The Phone Interview.’ ‘The …

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‘Vicious Fun’ A Seriously Good Time [REVIEW]

Vicious Fun movie

Written by James Villeneuve and directed by Cody Calahan, ‘Vicious Fun’ just might be one of the best films to be shown at the Blood in the Snow film festival in 2021. There’s no doubt that many horror fans, especially horror writers with magazines such as Horror Facts, will enjoy this horror comedy. Joel, a caustic 1980’s film critic for a national horror magazine, becomes entangled in the world of a self-help group for serial …

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‘The Call of Cableulhu’ Cut The Cords Blood in the Snow Festival

The Call of Cableulhu

The Call of Cableulhu is a new horror short that’s been making its way to film festivals this year. I recently had a chance to view the film at the Blood in the Snow film festival. For those of you who don’t know about the Blood in the Snow or BITS, it’s an annual horror film event that takes place in Canada, premiering and screening the best horror creations of the year. Do you really …

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‘He Comes at Night’ Short Film Review

After having to change to a virtual format last year due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the Blood in the Snow Film Festival is pleased to welcome fans back to the Royal Cinema this year. Blood in the Snow, which showcases the best in independent Canadian horror, is set to take place between November 18 – 23 at the Royal Cinema in Toronto, Ontario. We, at Horror Facts, are also pleased to announce that we …

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