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[Sundance] INFINITY POOL Review – A Nightmare Vacation That Feels Surprisingly Under-Utilized
Brandon Cronenberg's Infinity Pool is a critique of the lack of consequences for the atrocities of the wealthy whose criticism feels hollow.
BABY RUBY Review – A Fearsome Portrait of the Horrors of Motherhood
Bess Wohl's directorial debut, Baby Ruby is an incredibly fearsome, painful, and unnerving thriller.
[Slamdance] THE UNDERBUG Review – A Frighteningly Effective Haunted House Horror
The Underbug is a captivating and acutely frightening supernatural horror with a backdrop of political unrest and excellent performances.
PEARL Review – An Unsettling Exploration of Sexual Rebellion
Pearl is an unsettling exploration of sexuality and agency during a forgotten period in American history.
[PODCAST] Tigers Are Not Afraid, Dark Fairy Tales, and the Mexican Drug Wars
E.L. King discusses Tigers Are Not Afraid, written and directed by Issa López with Kate Sanchez and Jessica Scott on the Slay Away podcast.
INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS Review – Wake Up and Take Control
Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a stunning and classic science-fiction horror film that will open your eyes in more ways than one.
DEADSTREAM Review – Content is King and It Can Be Deadly
Deadstream is a hilarious look at the lengths content creators will go to for fame and one of the best horror films of the past year.
[PODCAST] Silver Bullet, Small Town Americana, and the Cycle of the Werewolf
Silver Bullet, Small Town Americana, and the Cycle of the Werewolf explores the film's themes and religious iconography.
FRIEND OF THE WORLD Review – A Strong Debut Feature From Writer and Director Brian Patrick Butler
Friend of the World is the bizarre story of an experimental filmmaker and a sneering general in a post-societal bunker.
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Review – A Revenge Thriller That Ultimately Dissatisfies
E.L. King says Emerald Fennell's Promising Young Woman is unexpected, but ultimately doesn't deliver any hope for sexual assault...
[PODCAST] Holiday Horror Special: Gremlins, Gizmo, and the Threat of Christmas Commercialism
E.L. King discusses Joe Dante's Gremlins and its American consumerism subtext with special guests Ten Backe, Sherri Nunn, and Josh Ickes....
BREATHING HAPPY Review – A Tragic and Authentic Lens on Addiction and Grief
Gabriel Rodrigues says Breathing Happy perfectly crafts a haunting and dream-like atmosphere delivering a relatable story to audiences.
SCARE PACKAGE II: RAD CHAD'S REVENGE Review – A Satirical Critique and Love Letter to Horror
Death says Scare Package II is an effective satirical critique of the horror genre that audiences are unlikely to have seen in a very...
RAW Review – How to Haze and a Veterinarian's Guide to Cannibalism
Breanna Lucci says Raw overflows with incredible performances, artful props, and complex relationships. [THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS]...
WEREWOLF BY NIGHT Review – Channeling Hollywood’s Classic Monsters
Jamie Arena says Werewolf by Night is a sweet ode to classic creature features but doesn’t fully succeed at intertwining the Marvel...
THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI Review – Silence Isn’t Golden, It’s Gothic
Mitchell Brown examines the highly inspirational silent horror film that paved the way for German expressionism. German expressionism is...
MISSING Review – An Intense and Emotional Gut-Punching Japanese Crime Thriller
E.L. King says Missing is a captivating and surprising film with hints of neo-noir — it’s a slow burn that subverts audience expectations...
THE MEDIUM Review – Bone-Chilling and Female-Led Thai Folk Horror
Tessa Kaur says The Medium is a chilling tale about the horror lurking in Southeast Asian folklore. To a Southeast Asian, The Medium is...
THE MENU Review – A Darkly Comedic Critique of the Art of Fine Dining
E.L. King says The Menu is a deliciously vicious satire and decidedly punchy gourmet horror. The Menu directed by Mark Mylod and written...
TERRIFIER 2 Review – Art the Clown Returns with Bountiful Gore and Sunflower Sunglasses
Breanna Lucci says Terrifier 2 is one of the year's best horror films with graphic gore, hilariously frightening performances, and an ode...
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