Evan Benner

Freelance copywriter by day & night. Horror/Sci-fi/Indie takes precedence, for better or worst! πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

Favorite films

  • Annihilation
  • V for Vendetta
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • 28 Days Later

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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  • Last Night in Soho

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  • The Wind

  • Kin

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  • Dune

    Dune

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    Does literally no one in this universe know how to keep their thoughts to themselves? Shush, expository VO!

  • Frontier(s)

    Frontier(s)

    β˜…Β½

    Interesting and unsettling as an idea. Unfortunately, I feel nothing but disinterest and disgust for this contemptuous mess, and that's not a sensation I enjoy devoting nearly two agonizingly long hours toward.

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  • Color Out of Space

    Color Out of Space

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    This is my first selection for HoopTober 7.0.

    Richard Stanley's Color Out of Space draws on some quality influences. The Blob, The Thing, and Mandy come to mind. It does these all justice.

    I'd been super eager to see this ever since it was first teased but didn't make it out for the limited theater run. Got extra excited when it was announced for Shudder streaming, so these past two weeks have been a practice in patience to save this…

  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man

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    Film #4 of 31 in my HoopTober 7.0 selection.

    The Invisible Man is probably my favorite of the Universal classics, and this timely update reinforces that preference. Appropriately, it's an Invisible Man for the Black Mirror age with contemporary anxieties under the microscope.

    Elisabeth Moss, as Cecilia, lays claim to our fullest sympathies throughout her long and arduous ordeal as she is haunted by her manipulative and possessive a-hole of a boyfriend, Adrian (a Silicon Valley luminary played menacingly by…