A Talk With ‘Midnight Mass’ Star Crystal Balint, Crockett Island’s First Lady

Mysterious new pastors, a series of disappearances, apocalyptic signs of biblical scale; what’s a loving mother, and wife of a cursed town’s mayor supposed to do? I sat down with Crystal Balint in the virtual sense to find the answer.

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‘Madres’ Star Ariana Guerra on How Film Can Tell Stories to Inspire Change

Madres is a bit of an enigma as a film. Billed as a horror movie about a Mexican American couple in 1970 who move to California for better opportunities as the due date for their first born approaches, the film takes inspiration from a very real historical tragedy. In the years post WWII, California farm workers were subjected to hazardous working conditions which poisoned them with the deadly pesticides that were being sprayed over the crops. Madres aims to bring awareness to a forgotten disaster and Ariana Guerra wanted to make sure she was apart of this important story when she accepted the role of the film’s protagonist, Diana. 

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‘The Manor’ Director Axelle Carolyn Wants to Know Why Everyone is So Afraid to Grow Old

Axelle Carolyn has been a lover of the horror genre from the beginning of her career. Ever since her jump from sitting in front of the screen to being behind the camera as a director, Carolyn has honed her craft to tell human stories through the genre that scares us most. For her new movie, The Manor, premiering on Amazon Prime Video as a part of “Welcome to the Blumhouse,” we were able to sit down and talk with Carolyn about life, death, and the fear of growing old.

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Gigi Saul Guerrero on Campy Horror and Respecting Your Elders in ‘Bingo Hell’

In Bingo Hell, co-writer and director Gigi Saul Guerrero creates a world of horror that harkens to the campiness of early ’80s schlock with a tale that feels as old as time itself. But it’s also a labor of love and reverence for the people in our lives that came before but are often never the protagonist of our stories — our elders. 

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‘Ouija Japan’ Summons Greatness but is Cursed with Being Decent

Something that has always fascinated me in horror movies is that through the sheer bombastic embrace of all things repulsive in society, it can often be the best mirror image society has of itself. Whether it be through nightmare dream logic, campy visual stylization, or an over abundance of gore, when you strip the horror genre to its core there is a meaning behind the madness.

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Natalie Malaika and Keenan Tracey of SYFY’s ‘Day of the Dead’

On October 15, SYFY will be resurrecting the spirit of George A. Romero! Day of the Dead, the new series, inspired by the classic third part of the Night of the Living Dead trilogy, will be invading your living rooms as part of SYFY Halloween! And if Romero were alive today, I can honestly say he’d be absolutely proud!

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The Haunting History of Vampires and Blackness is Captured in ‘Black as Night’

In the film Black as Night, screenwriter Sherman Payne pens a haunting and alluring tale of vampires and their victims through a lens not much often looked through. Crafting a story that centers Shawna, a 15-year-old African American woman, as she battles vampires in a modern day New Orleans against a backdrop of not only the history of Hurricane Katrina but also the generational and systemic trauma of being Black in America. 

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Sydney Park Discusses Her New Film, ‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’

Sydney Park stars as Makani Young in Netflix’s There’s Someone Inside Your House. The new horror film is based on Stephanie Perkins’ New York Times best-selling novel of the same name. There’s Someone Inside Your House began streaming on October 6, so this interview will contain spoilers for the film.

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Reminder to Prepare Yourself for Scott Cooper’s ‘Antlers’ Arriving This Month

Nearly two years have passed since FOX Searchlight shared the final trailer for Scott Cooper’s supernatural horror Antlers. Considering the time of its release, it’s no surprise the goings on of the world overshadowed the hubbub of a film that should absolutely be on your radar this Halloween.

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Evil Dies Tonight: ‘Halloween Kills’ Shares New ‘Look Inside’

Jamie Lee Curtis assures us that Halloween Kills, the upcoming installment to the iconic Michael Myers and Laurie Strode saga, is a very different movie. In the new featurette from Universal Pictures, director David Gordon Green (Halloween, 2018) talks about raising the stakes with the franchise’s newest film, promising a “bigger, badder, nastier” version of the story we’ve known the last four decades.

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Mike Flanagan’s ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ Could Be a Major Formula Shift

Mike Flanagan’s name might sound too new to add to the list of legendary horror writers. He’s been developing some truly horrific ideas for over two decades now, finding success in suspenseful thrillers like Hush and Oculus, or in multi-layered horror dramas like The Haunting Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, or Midnight Mass. Yet there are undoubtedly some who would still hesitate to put his name next to the likes of Stephen King, Bram Stoker, or Mary Shelley.

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Burkely Duffield Previews Netflix’s ‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’

Burkely Duffield portrays Caleb Greeley in Netflix’s There’s Someone Inside Your House. The new horror film is based on Stephanie Perkins’ New York Times best-selling novel of the same name. There’s Someone Inside Your House will begin streaming on October 6.

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SYFY Prepares for the ‘Day of the Dead’ with Stylish New Poster

Mark your calendars, folks! As part of SYFY’s Halloween month celebration, the channel will be debuting Day of the Dead! An all-new series inspired by George A. Romero’s classic film will be premiering on October 15!

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Prepare for Halloween with the SYFY Channel!

This October, things are going to get epically spooky on the SYFY Channel! All month long, there will be specials and premieres to give you fun and frights for weeks, including the terrifying premieres of new series, Chucky and Day of the Dead! Additionally, SYFY will be home to the world television premiere of Slumber Party Massacre — a remake of the 1982 slasher classic!

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Catch Jamie Lee Curtis in the Final Trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’

September is almost over, which means October is here, which means it’s officially spooky season. And what better way to ring in said season than with one of the icons of Halloween? Enter Jamie Lee Curtis in the final trailer for Halloween Kills, coming to theaters and streaming only on Peacock, October 15. The franchise’s latest installment is the 12th in a series that has come to encapsulate the true spirit of the night it’s named after.

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Man or Beast? The Official Trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’ Debuts

STEP RIGHT UP, FOLKS, BECAUSE GUILLERMO DEL TORO IS BACK!

There’s not much more I need to say to generate excitement in fans all over the globe, including yours truly!

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New Official Poster for ‘Last Night in Soho’ Drops

We are gearing up for the release of Edgar Wright’s latest masterpiece, Last Night in Soho! After earning rave reviews out of the Venice Film Festival, Wright is ready to shake up cinema once again for audiences everywhere, as the film makes its debut on October 29!

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Check Out the Official Trailer for Netflix’s ‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’

Netflix has just shared the official trailer and key art for There’s Someone Inside Your House. The film is based on Stephanie Perkins’ New York Times best-selling novel of the same title and written for the screen by Henry Gayden. Patrick Brice serves as director and There’s Someone Inside Your House is produced by James Wan’s Atomic Monster and Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps. The cast includes Sydney Park, Théodore Pellerin, Asjha Cooper, Dale Whibley, Jesse LaTourette, Diego Josef, Burkely Duffield, Sarah Dugdale, William MacDonald, Andrew Dunbar, and Markian Tarasiuk.

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NOC Review: ‘Malignant’ is a Bloody Bonkers B-Movie Blast

Recently during a roundtable discussion with director James Wan, Wan went on the record to say he thought Malignant would be polarizing. And if you were to take into account the films Wan has done post-Insidious, as well as the marketing campaigns that have been released for the film, it’s clear to see why he’d think that. Based on trailers and the past 10 years of Wan’s filmography, you’d think you were walking into a creepy jump-scare fueled haunted house film. But that’s not the film Wan wanted to create, nor is it the one he created.

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A Conversation with the ‘Malignant’ Mr. Wan

This Friday marks the release of the next highly anticipated horror classic from director James Wan — the man who brought you Saw, Insidious, and The Conjuring! The movie not only represents a return to horror for Wan, who has been crushing the action game with Aquaman and Furious 7, but also a return to smaller, original titles as well. To commemorate this, Wan was able to meet with members of the press, including The Nerds of Color, to discuss his triumphant return to horror as well as his general love for the genre, and the chilling inspirations behind Malignant!

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New Trailer for ‘Last Night in Soho’ Will Haunt Your Dreams

Upon its debut at the Venice Film Festival last week, Edgar Wright’s latest received rave reviews, promising that we’re in for a night we’ll never forget! And why wouldn’t this be the case? Wright is arguably one of the best writer-directors working in the industry today!

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‘Candyman’ and the Importance of On-Screen Black Positivity

So it’s August 24, 2021. Well, obviously not today, unless I finally caught a time traveler in the act, but that was the day I saw Candyman in theaters. Which for the sake of this article, is a very important date.

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