Friday the 13th: The Game (2017)

Folks who’ve been regularly reading my writing here and at Rue Morgue for a while have learned a few key points about me over the years. I think the 80s was the best decade for horror movies; that Sissy Spacek never got a fair shake as a leading lady; that I’m a Virgo; and that I absolutely love Friday the 13th. Indeed, one of my first pieces for CineDump was a paean to the series—its’ place in popular culture, its’ role as supreme artifact of the Reagan Era, and its’ personal significance to me.

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Camera Obscura (2017)

According to the official synopsis, the film is about a veteran war photographer with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder who sees imminent deaths in his developed photos, questioning his already fragile sanity and putting the lives of those he loves in danger. Jack is a war photographer with his own dark burden and which he is also trying to deal with his Psychiatrist. His fiancee Claire buys an antique camera in an auction and gifts him as an anniversary gift. 

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Delusion (2016)

The official synopsis of Delusion is what something can be easily related to David Fincher's Gone Girl. Frank Parrillo received a letter from his wife who died three years ago. With help from his nephew, Frank decides he’s ready to start over.

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Besetment (2017)

Here arrives another movie from distributors Uncork'd Entertainment who just gave us American Exorcism a couple of weeks back. Besetment is a horror/thriller written and directed by Brad Douglas as his debut feature. The film's official synopsis speaks of a story about Amanda Millard, desperate for a job, takes a maid position at the Oregon Hotel in the creepy, backcountry town of Mitchell, Oregon.

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Demon (2015)

Peter receives a piece of land as a gift for his upcoming wedding. While preparing the property to build a home for his new family, he finds human remains on the ground. He decides to keep the discovery to himself so that all of the wedding arrangements can go on as planned.

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The Narrow Caves (2017)

All that was old is new again. That’s perhaps the greatest innocuous lesson that the modern age has taught us. For all the advancements we’ve made in iPads, iPhones, u-verses and whatever other piece of technology you can stick a vowel in front of, pop culture is currently in the throes of a retro-binge that has more people scrambling for a piece of 8-bit technology than the latest whatever-terabyte console Sony and Microsoft are churning out this week.

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