A Wounded Fawn Puts a Bold Experimental Spin on the Serial Killer Narrative

As 2022 comes to a close, a quiet November for horror finds Shudder offering another new original release. On one hand, a psychological serial killer thriller hardly feels like a fresh way to end off the year for a streaming platform that has offered some risky genre fare. If you haven’t had your fill of […]

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Goodnight Mommy Fails as Both a Remake and Standalone Psychological Horror

Some movies just don’t need to be remade. Jaws, The Godfather, Goodfellas – these are just a few examples of movie that work every bit as well as they did upon release. Amongst the better horror movies of the 21st century, Austrian creepfest Goodnight Mommy wasn’t crying out for a remake either. Subtly unsettling, atmospheric, […]

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When I Consume You Brings Ambiguous Psychological Horror to VOD Platforms

Last week, indie horror When I Consume You finally made its way to VOD platforms after quietly impressing people on the film festival circuit. Its director, writer, and producer, Perry Blackshear previously impressed with They Look Like People, which you can still find on Netflix. When I Consume You actually marks the director’s third feature-length […]

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Torn Hearts Mixes Country Music and Psychological Thriller

Thus far in 2022, Blumhouse Productions has continued to dominate horror in terms of sheer quantity, if nothing else. In addition to The Black Phone, the Jason Blum et al. have produced They/Them, Dashcam, and the Firestarter remake. As part of their deal with premium cable channel Epix, Blumhouse also produced the mixed Unhuman and […]

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Men is Alex Garland’s Most Thematically Dense Movie To Date

British writer and filmmaker Alex Garland has put together an impressive résumé. In addition to penning the 1990s novel, The Beach, Garland has written screenplays for 28 Days Later, Dredd, and Sunshine. His directorial debut was the critically-lauded Ex Machina and his follow-up, Annihilation, was criminally underseen. His latest movie, Men, marks his third collaboration […]

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Alone With You a Creepy Pandemic Thriller That Runs Out of Ideas

As movie releases were delayed and productions halted during the pandemic, filmmakers had to get creative to get their projects made. We saw some great example of innovation in movies, like Host, that embodied the spirit of DIY indie horror. At present, Emily Bennett isn’t a household name – she’s directed some short films and […]

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