Tales of Halloween (2015)

Tales of Halloween
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 25.9.2015
[Reviews by cornholio and Maynard.]

Tales of Halloween is a horror film anthology with 10 short films, all taking place on the same Halloween night, framed by the narration of a radio DJ (Adrienne Barbeau).

Tales of Halloween is an enjoyable collection of segments that makes time fly by. I especially enjoyed how interconnected the segments were, using the same set and often the same extras as well. Not all segments were equally strong, but altogether, it’s a great film.

TalesofHalloweenAfter the jump, I’ll talk about each of the segments separately. And since the film is filled to the brim with cameos and familiar faces, I have pointed them out as well, at least as far as I could place them.

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We Are Still Here (2015)

We Are Still Here
Director: Ted Geoghegan
Writer: Ted Geoghegan
Cast: Barbara Crampton, Andrew Sensenig, Lisa Marie, Larry Fessenden, Monte MarkhamSusan Gibney, Michael Patrick Nicholson, Kelsea Dakota
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 18.9.2015
[Review by cornholio.]

Anne (Barbara Crampton) and Paul (Andrew Sensenig) have lost their son in a car accident and now they’re trying for a new start. They move to the country site into a new home. But weird things are happening in their home, their neighbors make strange insinuations and Anne feels like she can feel the presence of their dead son. She calls her friend May (Lisa Marie) and her husband Jacob (Larry Fessenden) to visit them, because May is a medium. But there seems to be somethign more to the town and the house than they thought at first.

We Are Still Here is a thoroughly enjoyable and rather unusual ghost story that I enjoyed a lot, even though some things did remain unclear to me. But that just means that I’ll have to rewatch the film – which I’ll gladly do.

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