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John Dies at the End (2012) - Don Coscarelli

This is a fun, original, and adventurous film and book. Don Coscarelli is a veteran horror movie director that is known for creating the Phantasm series. It's apparent that he is a fan of the base material, as he does his best to include as much as possible without getting it too full. It is definitely a future cult horror movie but one to be enjoyed by as many as possible. 
Best buddies John and David are modern day Hardy Boys with some next-dimensional shit going on. They both experiment with a strange drug that some Jamaican guy gives them at a party. It allows for these realistic hallucinations that allow them to drift through dimensions. Next thing you know crazy flying worms and exploding faces are everywhere. It's nuts. Reality is flipped upside down and it's looking like these two are going to have to save the world. 
I was really impressed with this movie. I had read the book a few months prior to the film's release and couldn't put it down. Since the mov…