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Gruesome Magazine - Horror Movie Reviews and Interviews

Nov 19, 2018

This week, it's all about eyeball horror...maybe. The grue-crew head to ballet school to get their Giallo groove on and travel to Argentina to have a devil of a good time. The first is BLOODY BALLET from director Brett Mullin follows a young woman who tries to warn her friends that a horror from her past has returned to kill them all. The second film is LUCIFERINA from director Gonzalo Calzada tells a frightening possession story where a young nun faces demons of her own.  Doc Rotten and Vanessa Thompson from Horror News Radio along with Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era share their thoughts about this week's awesome collection of streaming horror films. 

Gruesome Magazine Podcast - Episode 044
Luciferina - Bloody Ballet

Bloody Ballet

When a beautiful ballerina dancer, Adriana Mena (Kendra Carelli), lands the lead role in the upcoming Nutcracker performance, she's forced to face her demons as jealousy and tension begin to provoke the supernatural.

Director: Brett Mullen (w/ Matt Cloude)

  • Debbie Rochon ... Dr. Carlina Cassinelli
  • Caroline Williams ... Ms. Valli
  • Katie Carpenter ... Berna
  • Kendra Carelli ... Adriana Mena (as Kendra Staub)

Release: In the tradition of Suspiria, and featuring horror icons Caroline Williams and Debbie Rochon, Bloody Ballet arabesque’s onto November 13, 2018 from High Octane Pictures.


Natalia is a nineteen-year-old novice who reluctantly returns home to say goodbye to her dying father. However, when she meets up with her sister and her friends, she decides instead to travel the jungle in search of mystical plant. There, instead of pleasure, they encounter a world of Black Masses, strange pregnancies, bloody deaths and for young nun Natalia, a sexually violent clash with the Devil himself.

Director: Gonzalo Calzada

  • Sofía Del Tuffo ... Natalia
  • Marta Lubos ... Hermana Gregoria
  • Pedro Merlo ... Abel
  • Malena Sánchez ... Ángela
  • Francisco Donovan ... Mauro
  • Stefanía Koessl ... Mara

Release: Film will be Released on Blu-ray & DVD November 20; Digital HD December 4, 2018