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About Leslie Hatton

For much of her life, Leslie Hatton was too scared to watch most horror movies. Then a life-changing event transformed her into a horror junkie. Her favorite horror film of all time is The Exorcist and her favorite TV show is Hannibal.
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I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House [TIFF Review]
9.5
4 years ago

I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House [TIFF Review]

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Osgood Perkins’ debut film February (now called The Blackcoat’s Daughter), chilled me to the bone when I saw it at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, with a few …
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Headshot [TIFF Review]
9
4 years ago

Headshot [TIFF Review]

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Those familiar with the films of The Mo Brothers (a.k.a. Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel) know to expect over-the-top violence and outrageous set pieces, but they might be surprised at …
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Message From The King [TIFF Review]
9
4 years ago

Message From The King [TIFF Review]

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After 2004’s Calvaire, Belgian director Fabrice du Welz became associated with the New French Extremity movement in cinema along with such directors as Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (À l’intérieur), …
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Valley Of Ditches [Review]
7.8
4 years ago

Valley Of Ditches [Review]

Do memories exist if there is no one left to remember them? This is one of the questions posed at the beginning of Valley of Ditches, the latest film from …
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13 Cameras [Review]
4.5
4 years ago

13 Cameras [Review]

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13 Cameras (formerly called Slumlord), opens with various images of surveillance camera footage and a few statistics: “More than 30 million surveillance cameras have been sold in the last decade. …
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Shrew’s Nest [Review]
8
4 years ago

Shrew’s Nest [Review]

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When Shrew’s Nest screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014, one movie that it kept evoking for everyone was Misery, Rob Reiner’s 1990 adaptation of the Stephen King …
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Black Mountain Side [Review]
8.5
5 years ago

Black Mountain Side [Review]

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It seems as though the faster technology advances, the more we become estranged from nature. Black Mountain Side is the latest in a trend of horror films (Backcountry, White Raven, …
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Suburbanite [Review]
4.5
5 years ago

Suburbanite [Review]

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The opening scenes of Suburbanite are intriguing: a marquee bears the title of the film. It also happens to be the same place where one of the main characters …
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White Raven [BITS Review]
9.3
5 years ago

White Raven [BITS Review]

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“What are we afraid of?” “I don’t know; we’re men. We don’t talk to each other.” It’s a powerful admission that comes towards the end of Andrew Moxham’s feature directorial …
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The Hallow [Review]
6.8
5 years ago

The Hallow [Review]

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Arriving in a new town can be overwhelming, especially when the locals don’t want you there. This kind of tension is often found in horror movies, serving as a way …
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