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  • Night School

    Night School


    An impressive American giallo. I didn't except this one. Good stuff.

  • Scream 4

    Scream 4


    Though I really love this installment, it's easily the weakest opening scene of the franchise.

  • The Watcher in the Woods

    The Watcher in the Woods


    The type of spooky movie I might have liked as a little kid. VERY light on the scares. VERY 1980.

  • Arrival



    I love this movie too much to even bother reviewing it.

  • In Fabric

    In Fabric


    I didn’t get it.

  • When a Stranger Calls

    When a Stranger Calls


    Not what I expected. As the second act progressed, I got a little bored, but seeing as it acted as a buffer between the mirror bookends, it’s actually a nice, intentional change of pace. Good stuff.

  • Crawl



    Exactly what you think it is.

  • Student Bodies

    Student Bodies


    Didn’t expect this super early sendup of teen slasher movies. The first act is surprisingly hilarious, but the joke gets old pretty quickly. The mystery is fun, but it could have used some actual gore to really succeed as a satire.

  • Inside



    Wow. A hidden gem, for sure. The plot is extremely straightforward, but the gore effects are really impressive, and the home invasion aspects were genuinely scary. I’ll watch this one again!

  • The Nightingale

    The Nightingale



  • Corporate Animals

    Corporate Animals


    I’ve seen some pretty terrible reviews of this, but I actually had a little fun with it. Weird and kinda funny.

  • Body Double

    Body Double


    I've read that this is called the best American giallo, and while I'm not an expert in the Italian style, I know enough to recognize this film's influences. This one is pretty excellent. More erotic thriller than horror, but the plot and turns are so well crafted that I was gripped by tension the entire time.