Written by Michael Clawson "Spare and eerily spellbinding, Kyle Edward Ball’s avant-garde horror film “Skinamarink'' taps into an ineffable childhood fear: to be alone in a dark house at night, when shadows and creaks can make even the most familiar … Continue reading.
Dark Glasses (Occhiali neri)
Written by Michael Clawson "If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. With “Dark Glasses,” Italian horror legend Dario Argento is less interested in redrawing the lines of giallo than in coloring within them. Pulpy and to the point, the movie … Continue reading.
Fantasia 2022: Glorious
Written by Anna Harrison "Rest stop bathrooms are, historically, very frightening, very gross places, and no more so than in “Glorious,” Rebekah McKendry’s second feature..."… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Sissy
Written by Jeff Sparks "Sissy" is bogged down by common cliches you expect from indie thrillers such as unbelievable scenes, lack of continuity on where events take place, and of course the infamous scenes of victims not running away when … Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Deadstream
Written by Anna Harrison Shawn Ruddy (Joseph Winter) of “Deadstream” is clearly made in the mold of YouTubers and streamers like Paul: he does stupid things for views, and when those stupid things get other people hurt, he has to … Continue reading.
Sundance 2022: Speak No Evil (Gæsterne)
Written by Alexander Reams Behind the camera, Tafdrup assembled an amazing crew. Erik Molberg Hansen crafts a beautiful and unnerving landscape, much like… Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams 20/100 When Steven Spielberg’s iconic Jaws hit theatres in the summer of 1975 people quickly became afraid of their own bathtubs, let alone the entire ocean. Over 30 years after it was released I saw the … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams 49/100 Horror films have always had the good old reliable tropes that they can rely on. Such as haunted houses, killer on the loose, and one that recently seems to be used more than any other, … Continue reading.
PG: Psycho Goreman
Written by Alexander Reams 45/100 I go into every film wanting to champion them and sing their praises. However that is not always the case. It is even more disappointing when the film not only disappoints you, but actively frustrates … Continue reading.
Episode 106: SXSW 2021: Violation / Here Before / Language Lessons
“I selfishly like a lot of first-time directors because they over-prepare, they're super eager, and there's very little ego.”Mark Duplass Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Google Podcasts | LibSyn | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube This week on Drink … Continue reading.