“Oculus” — A Slice of SciFi Review

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The selling points of this film for genre fans are obvious. It is a pleasure to see Karen Gillan on screen playing a character different from Amy Pond, and Katee Sackhoff pulls off a role that is haunting with some genuine shock value. The characters are introduced in a manner that is intriguing, and we quickly find ourselves wanting to know what happened and where the story is heading.

Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales now on DVD

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Serving up a mind-bending assortment of the macabre, it’s an anthology of darkness and dread fine-tuned to keep you on the edge of your seat. A new drug offers users a glimpse of the future… with beastly consequences. A murderous husband is stalked by his own cell phone. A jilted lover wreaks satanic vengeance.

“The Monkey’s Paw” — A Slice of SciFi TV Review

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The tale of a cursed item that grants wishes, but always with a malevolent twist, is one that is ripe for theatrical presentation. I was therefore intrigued that horror channel Chiller TV had picked up on this classic tale as the basis for a made-for-TV movie.

“Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy” — A Slice of SciFi Blu-ray Review

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For fans of the Elm Street series, the extensive collection of features about the making of the movies and all the work that went into creating the mythology of Freddy and the films that followed will be a treat.

Big Ass Spider! An Interview with Mike Mendez

Big Ass Spider!

Slice of SciFi Executive Producer, Summer Brooks sits down with Mike Mendez, Director of “Big Ass Spider!” ~ now available on Blu-ray DVD. Discover just how big of a Horror-geek Mike is, and what critical aspects make for a great horror film.

“Pandemic” by Scott Sigler — A Slice of SciFi Book Review

Pandemic by Scott Sigler

Like the pathogen described the novel, Scott Sigler’s Pandemic quickly infected me from the very start, causing my mind to race with excitement as the pages took its course. Soon, I was unknowingly contagious, talking about the novel to others and subconsciously spreading the virus to others.

A New Reason To Not Go Near the Water

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You won’t want to go near the water — AGAIN!

“Cassadaga” — A Slice of SciFi Review

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CASSADAGA tells the story of Lily Morel (Kelen Coleman), a post-lingually deaf artist, who participates in a séance in the spiritualist community of Cassadaga. But instead of getting closure with her recently departed sister, Lily contacts the vengeful ghost of a murdered woman. As the ghost becomes increasingly angry and violent, Lily rushes to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding the woman’s death – a task that will bring her face-to-face with a sadistic serial killer who turns his victims into human marionette dolls.

NBC Greenlights “Rosemary’s Baby” Miniseries

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NBC has greenlit the four-hour miniseries “Rosemary’s Baby,” an adaptation of the 1967 best-selling suspense novel by Ira Levin. The project will be produced by Lionsgate Television.

“I Am ZoZo” — A Slice of SciFi Review

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If you are a believer in the supernatural or can suspend your disbelief and immerse yourself in the lore of the ZoZo spirit, it’s a spooky little horror movie with some genuinely creepy moments. This is a film that will make you want to avoid playing with Ouija boards, and may leave you wanting to sleep with the lights on after it’s over.

Deathscribe 2013: 6th Annual Festival of Radio Horror Plays

Deathscribe 2013

WildClaw Theatre Company proudly presents DEATHSCRIBE 2013, the Sixth Annual International Festival of Radio Horror Plays, on Monday December 2nd, at 8:00pm. This collection of spine-tingling audio nightmares will be presented at the historic Mayne Stage Theatre

“Toy Story of Terror” — A Slice Of SciFi Review

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I just had the chance to watch the brand-new Toy Story of Terror with the girls. We were really looking forward to it and thought it was going to be your usual cheesy spooky, kids fare, unfortunately it was a lot scarier than anticipated.

“Do Not Disturb” — A Slice of SciFi Review

Do Not Disturb

I can’t count how many low budget, independent horror films I’ve seen which seem to think they are doing something innovative and cutting edge by filling the screen with the most sickening imagery that the director can dream up, while casting aside niceties such as plotting, pacing, and character development.

New “American Horror Story” Trailer Released

A new trailer for the upcoming season of American Horror Story has been released.

NBC Rebooting More Horror

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With Dracula flying onto our screens later this year, NBC is looking to the horror genre for several other limited run projects.