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P.M. trailer showcases Colorado filmmakers

P.M. trailer showcases Colorado filmmakers

Chances are, most of you know I’m kind of a film nerd. In my nerdy travels, I worked at the Colorado Film Commission, where I met Ben Martinez. Now he and friends Dave Franco and Kris Simms have made a movie—and based on this trailer it looks like a good one! Check out the trailer for P.M. here on Trashwire and support these great local filmmakers. … Read entire article »

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‘Chernobyl Diaries’ fails to break new ground

‘Chernobyl Diaries’ fails to break new ground

Extreme tourism, it’s not just a hobby it’s a way of life. What are extreme tourists you ask? Well they are people who risk their lives and their own safety to do touristy things. One example would be to go visit a highly toxic area that was abandoned overnight due to a nuclear power plant explosion. This is the basis behind Oren Peli’s newest film Chernobyl Diaries. You’ll know Peli from his work on the … Read entire article »

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Tone keeps ‘The Raven’ from flying

Tone keeps ‘The Raven’ from flying

Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most well-known and important names in American literature. His work has been adapted time and time again for both television and film, most notably by The Simpsons and the legendary Roger Corman. The Raven, the new film from director James McTeigue, has an interesting take. … Read entire article »

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‘Cabin in the Woods’ a new twist on horror traditions

‘Cabin in the Woods’ a new twist on horror traditions

“You don’t know the story,” that’s the tag line for The Cabin in the Woods. So I’m like, “Oh, ok first time feature director Drew Goddard, show me what you got!”  So I sit down in a theater full of critics and take in this film only to find that he was right. Now, be warned this film is best viewed without knowing too much about it. I didn’t know the story and I think … Read entire article »

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10 reasons I love ‘American Horror Story’

10 reasons I love ‘American Horror Story’

FX’s American Horror Story is by far one of the most creative, original and twisted new shows on TV. With fascinating characters and surprising twists and turns, it’s one of the few shows that dares to venture out from the standard TV formula. Season one kept me guessing every week and often left me with my jaw on the floor in shock. Here are a few of my favorite things about this brilliant show, in … Read entire article »

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Indie horror flick ’15′ keeps viewers on edge

Indie horror flick ’15′ keeps viewers on edge

Do you ever wonder what attracts people to violence or what it is exactly that we, as humans, are so fascinated by when it comes to murder? Do you want to know what makes a serial killer tick? 15: An Exploration of Human Violence, an independent, low budget horror film from Portland, Oregon attempts to answer these questions. … Read entire article »

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Let Me In far exceeds expectations

Let Me In far exceeds expectations

When people heard director Matt Reeves was remaking Let The Right One In, the popular vampire movie from Sweden, there was an immediate uproar. People were afraid it would be Americanized and dumbed down. I was skeptical as well. Based on the previous work of Reeves, I felt Let Me In would definitely be a disappointment. I was wrong. … Read entire article »

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Wolfman walks the line between B-movie and modern horror

In 1941 Lon Chaney Jr. took on the iconic roll of the Wolf Man. In 2010 The Wolfman got a CG update with Benicio del Toro starring as Lawrence Talbot, an already troubled man who transforms into the beast at the sight of a full moon. While the new film pays homage to the classic with a similar look and storyline, it sometimes struggles to navigate the territory between B-movie fun and truly scary horror. … Read entire article »

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Zombieland is thoroughly entertaining

If you’ve seen any zombie movies or read Max Brooks’ “Zombie Survival Guide,” then you know the key to actually surviving a zombie threat is by having a few rules to follow, and things are no different for Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) as he tries to make it through a zombie infested world in the new horror/comedy film, Zombieland, from director Ruben Fleischer. … Read entire article »

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