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New French Extremity

Kandisha is the latest film from Inside directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo
1 month ago

Kandisha is the latest film from Inside directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo

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Ever heard of Kandisha? Me neither. But a few minutes of research revealed that she’s actually a pretty big deal in certain parts of the world. Think of her like …
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I Think We’re Alone Now: A Cultural History of Isolation in Horror
10 months ago

I Think We’re Alone Now: A Cultural History of Isolation in Horror

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As a theme, isolation covers a broad spectrum of horrors. From films like The Descent – that focus on the mental and physical strain of being stranded and alone – …
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Incident in a Ghostland [Review]
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2 years ago

Incident in a Ghostland [Review]

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Incident in a Ghostland (also known internationally as simply Ghostland) is the latest film from Martyrs director Pascal Laugier. It tells the story of a mother and two daughters who …
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Films of the New French Extremity: Visceral Horror and National Identity [Book Review]
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3 years ago

Films of the New French Extremity: Visceral Horror and National Identity [Book Review]

Don’t let the long title of this book fool you: it’s an exceptionally accessible study of a subgenre of horror films that have never received their rightful recognition in the …
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