Liam & Nick go on a HEAVY TRIP

Liam & Nick go on a HEAVY TRIP

Liam & Nick go on a HEAVY TRIP

Heavy Trip, the debut feature from directors Jukka Vidgren and Juuso Laatio -- who co-wrote the film with Aleksi Puranen and Jari Olavi Ranta -- might be the first film to really show the lives and friendships of metalheads without also layering in occult or supernatural elements. The story of Impal

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CINE-WEEN: IT’S ALIVE! Celebrates 200 Years of Visual Artistry Around Frankenstein

CINE-WEEN: IT'S ALIVE! Celebrates 200 Years of Visual Artistry Around Frankenstein

CINE-WEEN: IT'S ALIVE! Celebrates 200 Years of Visual Artistry Around Frankenstein

Elizabeth Campbell Denlinger is the curator for the New York Public Library's Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle. This means that Denlinger "builds the Library’s collections documenting British Romantic literature and promotes them through classes, publications, digital project

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: WELCOME TO MERCY

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: WELCOME TO MERCY

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: WELCOME TO MERCY

"A young woman struggles against the unholy forces that possess her in this terrifying occult thriller. After being stricken with stigmata, single mother Madaline (Kristen Ruhlin) is sent to a remote convent where nothing is what it seems and her friend August (Lily Newmark) is seemingly the only pe

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CINE-WEEN: BLOODLUST; Or, How I Learned to Empathize with a Blood-Drinking Necrophiliac

CINE-WEEN: BLOODLUST; Or, How I Learned to Empathize with a Blood-Drinking Necrophiliac

CINE-WEEN: BLOODLUST; Or, How I Learned to Empathize with a Blood-Drinking Necrophiliac

"Haunted by a childhood trauma, a deaf mute accountant develops a fixation with blood spilling across his skin. Brief flirtations with ketchup and red ink seem to satisfy him at first but he soon develops a taste for the real thing. Though he nurses a weird fascination for a neighborhood girl who pa

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: CANNIBAL CLUB

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: CANNIBAL CLUB

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: CANNIBAL CLUB

"Life is a dream for Octavio and Gilda. Residing on Brazil scenic waterfront coast, the rich-as-all-hell couple spends their non-work hours sipping fancy drinks, basking in the sun, and eating the finest of meats. The only problem? That’s human meat, pulled from the bodies of young, financially stra

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Free State Festival: A Week in Review

Free State Festival: A Week in Review

Free State Festival: A Week in Review

From Monday, September 17 through Sunday, September 23, the Lawrence Arts Center presented the 2018 Free State Festival. Over the years, the festival in Lawrence, Kansas, has gone from being a film fest to an all-around arts fest, to bringing acts like Public Enemy and George Clinton for huge street

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Cinematic Synths: Slasher Film Festival Strategy’s Christopher Ashley

Cinematic Synths: Slasher Film Festival Strategy's Christopher Ashley

Cinematic Synths: Slasher Film Festival Strategy's Christopher Ashley

A great number of micro labels have popped up parallel to the soundtrack resurgence. While Death Waltz, One Way Static, and Giallo Disco do a lot of soundtrack reissues and releases, they’ve also been at work to present new artists working in the the ‘genre.’ Acts – like Videogram, Antoni Maiovvi, M

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Anthology horror GHOST STORIES makes the leap from stage to screen

Anthology horror GHOST STORIES makes the leap from stage to screen

Anthology horror GHOST STORIES makes the leap from stage to screen

“The Brain Sees What It Wants to See.” So goes the poster tagline for Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman’s film, Ghost Stories. Watching the film, it takes a while to figure out just what it means, but once it clicks, the film becomes one of the most rewarding horror anthologies to come along in ages.

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Getting Blu: LIQUID SKY, THE DEVIL INCARNATE and CITY OF THE DEAD

Getting Blu: LIQUID SKY, THE DEVIL INCARNATE and CITY OF THE DEAD

Getting Blu: LIQUID SKY, THE DEVIL INCARNATE and CITY OF THE DEAD

You know what? Sometimes, genre and exploitation movies can be downright depressing; they’re not all joyful celebrations of excess and weirdness. In fact, some flicks can be brutally crushing examinations of how many people want to take those who are different and unique and crush them like insects

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Grandview, U.S.A.

Grandview, U.S.A.

Grandview, U.S.A.

This is REKT, the column where each month one Cinepunx staffer recommends films to the rest of the fam. We may be stoked, or we may be wrecked. This month, it’s Justin Harlan’s turn to do the damage. Here are Nick Spacek‘s thoughts on Grandview, U.S.A. They shot Grandview, U.S.A., in Pontiac

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