Review: Horns


Daniel Radcliffe could not be doing more to dispel his Harry Potter image that so many movie fans still hold onto. From ages 12 to 22 Radcliffe personified the beloved children’s book character, but he’s moving on. He’s played beat icon Allen Ginsberg, he’s played a cynical romanticist, and he’s played a terrorized attorney. Based on the novel by Joe Hill, Horns, is truly the cherry on top of the typecast-busting sundae because no one will be thinking about Potter when they see this.

Radcliffe plays Ig Perrish, a local DJ who has been with the love of his life Merrin (Juno Temple) since they met in elementary school. The couple has a screaming match after she dumps him publicly. When she appears, raped and dismembered under the tree that both she and Ig loved it is no surprise that the number one suspect for this unthinkably violent crime is Ig. Even his own parents suspect he probably did it. He is hounded by the press and protesters outraged he has “gotten away” with murder, but Ig spends most of his time stuck in the bottom of a bottle.

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Lionsgate Horror Contest


To celebrate Halloween Lionsgate is promoting five of their most celebrated horror films. The giveaway for this promotion is a UV download for The Blair Witch Project. To win: tweet using #LionsgateHorror and mention @nevermindpop on twitter. To increase your chances of winning, leave your favorite #LionsgateHorror film in the comments section for extra contest entries, following @nevermindpop never hurts either. All entries must be in before Oct. 31st.

Each household is only eligible to win One (1) Digital Download code for The Blair Witch Project via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

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31 Days of Horror: The Sacrament


Just when I thought there weren’t any great filmmakers working in horror anymore, Ti West just scared the shit out of me. West bust out on the scene with the moody throwback The House of the Devil showing that he could replicate period aesthetic with ease. His first several films were shot standardly, but for The Sacrament, West dips his toes in the waters of the found footage genre.

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31 Days of Horror: Paranormal Activity 3


Sequels in horror franchises are rarely ever connected to their predecessors with the exception of the same villain/outline that proves profitable. What makes the additions to the Paranormal Activity franchise different is that each follow-up expands the universe, further exploring the demon that plagued Katie and Micah in 2009. With Katie and Kristi both having their adult horrors played out onscreen with Paranormal Activity and Paranormal Activity 2, let’s do the time warp again.

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Every Movie Rule Ever.




Over at SoundonSight.org, I have accumulated over 150 movie rules for your viewing pleasure. Here is a taste of a few of them:

1) Brad Pitt eats… a lot.
2) Jeremy Irons is mostly evil.
3) Yes, Matthew McConaughey is usually shirtless
4) Johnny Depp must always have the most interesting hat.
5) If Brendan Gleeson is in a film, nine times out of ten, he dies.
6) Mel Gibson hates English people.
7) Half the time, Robert DeNiro is a cop. The other half the time, he’s a gangster.
8) Keanu Reeves kills himself. A lot.
9) Ray Liotta is a very dirty cop.

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The Devil's Hand Giveaway


To promote the VOD debut of The Devil's Hand, PartnersHub is giving away a $15 iTunes Gift Card to award one lucky reader. To win, tweet using the #TheDevilsHand and #ProphecyParty hashtags and mention, or follow @nevermindpop on twitter. For more fun download the "Party Prophecy Player's Guide" and play along as you watch the film at home.

The Devil's Hand stars Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter), Rufus Sewell (Dark City), and Adelaide Kane (The CW’s Reign).

Each household is only eligible to win One (1) $15 iTunes Giftcard via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.
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