Don’t Breathe: A Breath of Fresh Air for the Home Invasion Thriller

How do you follow up a successful remake of a horror classic? That was the task director Fede Álvarez faced after his re-imagining of Evil Dead. For his sophomore effort, Alvarez teamed up again with producer Sam Raimi (Drag Me To Hell) and Ghost House Pictures. The result, Don’t Breathe, was a subversion of the […]

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Lock the Doors: The Best Home Invasion Horror Films

With the belated sequel to The Strangers (2007), The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), finally getting released tomorrow, it’s a good time to look back on some of the better examples of one of horror’s more popular subgenres – the ‘home invasion’ film. Horror films have long exploited suburban home dwellers’ fears of outside evils […]

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The Open House: Less Fun Than a Real Estate Bubble

Over the last several years Netflix has revolutionized not only how we watch television but what we watch. With its tremendously successful original television programming it was a natural next step to make the move to produce original films. For horror fans, Netflix had a huge hit last fall with Mike Flanagan’s adaptation of the […]

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