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10 Stunning Women That Built Hammer Horror

10 Stunning Women That Built Hammer Horror

I had long intended to write an article on the topic on the 10 Stunning Women That Built Hammer Horror Productions. These women propelled Hammer ...
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Das Komabrutale Duell (1999) - Movie Poster

Das Komabrutale Duell (1999) – A Bavarian Bloodbath

Overall: 2.5 out of 5 stars

When most horror fans think of German extreme films, the likes of Jörg Buttgereit’s Nekromantiks and Andreas Schnaas’ Violent Shit series come to ...
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Franchise Ranked

The Definitive All 9 Texas Chainsaw Massacre Franchise Ranked

Upon the advent of the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)Malevolent Dark has been sorting through the comments, criticisms and accolades that this film received immediately upon ...
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Southbound (2015) - Movie Poster

Southbound (2015) – More Than Just a Horror Movie

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars

It was quite a journey finding a film as impactful as Southbound (2015). As a kid, I used to browse for horror films ...
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2022 - Movie Poster

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2022 – Pleasantly Unpleasant and Surprisingly Decent

Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars

It has been nearly a year since we wrote our first article on the news that a new Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2022 film ...
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My Bloody Valentine (1981) - Movie Poster

My Bloody Valentine (1981) – From Canada with Love

Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Back when Brian Williams claimed to have false memories of an RPG attack on his chopper, I wondered how that could actually happen ...
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The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973) - Movie Poster

The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973) – Wicked 70’s Vampires

Overall: 3 out of 5 stars

As huge fans of England’s famous Hammer Film Productions, we are especially tickled to bring you this gem of a film from the ...
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Ghostland (2018) - Movie Poster

Ghostland (2018) – The Psychology of Pain

Overall: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Ghostland (2018), also known as An Incident in a Ghostland, is film directed by Pascal Laugier. Those familiar with Pascal Laugier’s work will quickly realize ...
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Nail Gun Massacre (1985) - Movie Poster

Nail Gun Massacre (1985) – What a Nice Piece of Shit!

Overall: 1.5 out of 5 stars

Here at Malevolent Dark we expound on the quality of horror that released in . Classics like Re-Animator, Demons and Return of the Living ...
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Eyes Without a Face (1960) - Movie Poster

Eyes Without a Face (1960) – French Horror Artistry

Overall: 3 out of 5 stars

Recently, Malevolent Dark reviewed the Peter Cushing film Corruption (1968). In that review we mentioned that it had a lot on common with the ...
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Cannibal Terror (1981) - Movie Poster

Cannibal Terror (1981) – Cannibal Terrible?

Overall: 0 out of 5 stars

The late 70’s and early 80’s brought the world the spectacle of Mondo Cannibal horror. Most of these produced in Italy. Directed by ...
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The Day of the Beast (1995) - Movie Poster

The Day of the Beast (1995) – Good Times and Armageddon

Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars

It has been quite a while Malevolent Dark experienced the pleasure of Spanish horror. Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972) proved to be a solid ...
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Alucarda (1977) - Movie Poster

Alucarda (1977) – Demonically Extraordinary

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Of all of the horror genres, Malevolent Dark possesses a particular taste in fine 70’s Satanic films. Many of these films such as, ...
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Corruption (1968) - Movie Poster

Corruption (1968) – An Epic Cushing Renaissance

Overall: 2.5 out of 5 stars

For horror fans that lived through he 70’s and 80’s, the name Peter Cushing stands among a very exclusive list of masterful horror ...
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The Blood on Satan's Claw - Movie Poster

Blood on Satan’s Claw (1971) – Hammer, Not Hammer

Overall: 3 out of 5 stars

Malevolent Dark firmly believes that the world needs more horror films based loosely on early English folk historic backdrops. Even better would be ...
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The Card Player - Movie Poster

The Card Player (2004) – A Rotten Hand

Overall: 2 out of 5 stars

Dario Argento holds a firm spot in the top-5 best horror directors ever. If not a torch bearer for the entire international horror ...
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Cannibal Ferox Movie Poster

Cannibal Ferox (1980)- Banned in 31 Countries, Or Less

Overall: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Malevolent Dark is finally returning to the realm of Italian mondo cannibal horror. After a recent conversation on Twitter that claimed that Cannibal ...
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The Awakening of Lilith - Movie Poster

The Awakening of Lilith (2021) – Menacing Darkness

Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars

In the daily grind of churning out content for horror community, we at Malevolent Dark love more than anything the opportunity to get ...
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Return of the Living Dead (1985) - Do You Wanna Party?

Return of the Living Dead (1985) – Do You Wanna Party?

Overall: 4 out of 5 stars

Today, Malevolent Dark proudly presents its retro-review of the classic film that shook up a zombie industry. Up until that point the genre ...
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe - Movie Poster

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) – The Agony of Being Dead

Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars

In the world horror critique, the very best moments are those when low expectations are shattered. When a film crushes expectations through innovative ...
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