Starfish (2018)

Think what you will of H.P. Lovecraft as a person, his work has inspired countless filmmakers and storytellers. But as much as I love his writing, the one thing his stories always lack are deeply personal characters. That’s why it’s so refreshing to see films like Starfish taking his themes and doing something unique and beautiful with them.

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Lords of Chaos (2018)

When watching Lords of Chaos, you’ll find yourself repeating these three words: this actually happened. Here it is, my first non-horror review for CineDump, but that’s not entirely accurate. That’s because this new black metal nightmare from director Jonas Akerlund is an utterly horrific descent into the dark void of the soul, and the subconscious terrors that lurk there.

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The Amityville Murders (2018)

Forty years ago, The Amityville Horror shocked the nation. Based on the book of the same name by Jay Anson, the film was a fictional account of the Lutz family, who moved into the house on 112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville, where a mass murder had taken place the year before. The Lutz family lasted only a month before leaving, claiming that the house was haunted.

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St. Agatha (2018)

When I was kid, I was forced to attend CCD, aka, Sunday school. The hours of boredom and time away from video games weren’t the only reasons I hated going. While there, I was constantly yelled at and mistreated by the nuns, once for drinking water from the fountain “the wrong way”.

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