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  • #Horror


    There's a special place in hell for filmmakers who waste Chloë Sevigny. She does her best here with a role and a script that offer nothing to her and ask nothing of her. I wish #Horror was either a better, more clever movie, or just a worse, more insane one, because the movie that #Horror actually is is just incomprehensible.

    It's confusing initially because there are two actresses who look nearly identical, and confusing later because everyone seems to behave…

  • It Comes at Night

    It Comes at Night


    You have to hand it to director Trey Edward Shults for wringing so much tension out of every frame and moment of It Comes at Night, a post-apocalyptic family survival drama masquerading as a horror flick. It looks beautiful, the design of the house with its long hallways and locked doors functioning as an eerie space between prison and refuge. I liked the slow pace at which Shults gives the audience information, but in hindsight it feels like it hurts…

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    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

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  • It



    From The Witch and It Follows to this year's Get Out, there has been a recent genre renaissance of thoughtful, stylistic, and unique horror films. It, despite being an adaptation of a decades-old Stephen King novel which has already had a notable minseries in 1990, continues that trend.

    I tend to be more frightened by psychological horror, the things that remain unseen and leave your mind to do its worst. It is a movie that is all about fear, yet…