NIGHTMARE RADIO: THE NIGHT STALKER (2022) Reviews of horror anthology

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Nightmare Radio: The Night Stalker is a 2022 horror anthology feature film comprised of several shorts by directors from various countries. It is the sequel to A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio (2019).

The New Zealand-Argentinian Black Mandala production includes shorts by Ryan J. Thompson, Lorcan Finnegan, Nathan Crooker, Adam O’Brien, Mia’kate Russell and David M. Night Maire. The wraparound segment was directed by Argentinean Charly Goitia and stars Paula Brasca and Agustín Olcese.

Plot synopsis:
Candy is a late-night radio DJ with a programme where people call to tell her “real” horror stories. One of her listeners begins to call her insistently. Candy quickly discovers that there is a strange connection between them. Soon she will find out how far an obsessed fan is willing to go…


” …there’s a lot of inconsistency with the length of the different shorts, it’s not expected for them all to take up the same space but having some be much longer than others makes it feel uneven. It also adds an unsatisfying note to those that play out much more quickly, only some having decent resolutions.” 1 out of 10, Film Carnage

“While the last segment is a high-note, it’s difficult to overlook the previous segments which make for a mostly disappointing whole. Most of the stories have a lacking sense of peril, not helped by the connective tissue struggling to cohesively bring them together. By the end, the 78-minute runtime feels anything but swift.” 1.5 out of 5, Nerdly


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