Tag: Horror

5 Forgotten Gems to Watch This Halloween

By Bob Freville 1. The Nest of the Cuckoo Birds (1965) Earlier this year, maverick filmmaker and unabashed cinephile Nicolas Winding Refn launched his own free streaming website, byNWR.com. The site functions as a platform for serious film fans to discover obscure films of all genres, most notably old exploitation films that have been lost

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So Much Pain, So Much Sorrow: Celebrating 30 Years with Night of the Demons

By Bob Freville The day of atonement is at hand. We here at Silent Motorist Media delight in celebrating anniversaries…unless they’re our parents’ anniversaries. Hey, we’re children of divorce. Give us a break. Today, we honor Kevin Tenney’s cult horror classic, Night of the Demons, on the anniversary of its original theatrical release (October 14th,

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The Warblers by Amber Fallon Book Review

by Zakary McGaha 3.8/5 Amber Fallon came to my attention with all that social media drama not too long ago, so I felt compelled to look up what really matters: her fiction. The Warblers is the type of book you read in one sitting. The way it’s written pulls you into the story and forces

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The Predator (2018) Film Review

Review by Zakary McGaha 6.5/10. An F in school, but pretty close to a B- in my book. If you’ve read my reviews or talked to me about writing in person, you know my schtick: I hate self-aware things and believe horror comedies can either be really good or really bad…and I believe most of

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T. E. Grau’s I Am The River: A Review

You don’t come back from a war alone. Anyone who knows a combat veteran will confirm this. The past, provided it suffers sufficient agitation, is a restless entity, forever disrupting the causal linearity most of us take for granted. “Every love story is a ghost story,” David Foster Wallace wrote in his final novel, The

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