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‘The Stylist’ gives horror a grisly new serial killer to love and fear
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‘The Stylist’ gives horror a grisly new serial killer to love and fear

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Not all short films can be improved upon by expansion in to feature length–The Stylist is proof that some, undeniably, can. Director Jill Gevargizian debuted her short film of the …
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‘Wrong Turn’ 2021 is an epic reimagining of the franchise
7.8
1 week ago

‘Wrong Turn’ 2021 is an epic reimagining of the franchise

The hot takes are coming! The hot takes are coming!

Make no mistake, Wrong Turn 2021 is going to piss a lot of people off. Brace yourself, in particular, for the ‘Have …
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‘The Vigil’ is a tense and thought-provoking look at trauma through tradition and superstition
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‘The Vigil’ is a tense and thought-provoking look at trauma through tradition and superstition

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Horror has long relied on the deeply religious when it comes to groups to haunt and terrorize. I’ll admit to being grateful that I’m not Catholic, as they seem to …
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‘Random Acts of Violence’ is an aggressive and exhilarating slasher adaptation
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2 weeks ago

‘Random Acts of Violence’ is an aggressive and exhilarating slasher adaptation

Writer/director Jay Baruchel may not have gained many new fans with his recent comments regarding the horror genre, but one thing is for certain: he practices what he preaches. Regardless …
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‘A Nightmare Wakes’ walks the line between Mary Shelley biopic and a gothic opium dream
4.8
3 weeks ago

‘A Nightmare Wakes’ walks the line between Mary Shelley biopic and a gothic opium dream

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Over the past decade February has come to be recognized as Women in Horror Month, and there is no better woman in horror to start the month with than Frankenstein …
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‘In the Earth’ presents gruesome and intelligent folk horror for the post-pandemic age
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1 month ago

‘In the Earth’ presents gruesome and intelligent folk horror for the post-pandemic age

Before the world premiere of In the Earth at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, writer/director Ben Wheatley (Kill List, High Rise) briefly addressed the virtual audience to share some background. While …
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‘The Night’ presents hotel horror that is both terrifying and inescapable
7.8
1 month ago

‘The Night’ presents hotel horror that is both terrifying and inescapable

Directed by Kourosh Ahari, The Night is an Iranian horror/mystery film that skillfully confronts cultural stereotypes while simultaneously subverting the tropes of the often overdone “hotel” horror sub-genre. Aside from …
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‘Saint Maud’ filters psychological horror through a religious lens
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1 month ago

‘Saint Maud’ filters psychological horror through a religious lens

One of William Blake’s core principles—and perhaps one of his more controversial in its day—was a formal rejection of organized religion. He believed it was more of a social …
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