February 3, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
Just one month into 2023 and horror’s success at the post-pandemic box office continues. Though it’s not a box office hit along the lines of M3gan, Canadian DIY horror Skinamarink has generated the kind of buzz most movies will never enjoy. It’s about as barebones as it gets. First, writer and director Kyle Edward Ball […]
February 1, 2023.Reading time 7 minutes.
As far as horror cinema goes, Turkey isn’t a country known for many critically-acclaimed horror movies. Or any sort of horror movies, for that matter. Outside of the obscure 2005 D@bbe, the list is pretty small. So when Can Evrenol’s Baskin – adapted from his own short film – made some waves several years at […]
January 5, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
In the first week of 2023, Shudder surprised horror fans by adding Polish filmmaker Andrzej Żuławski’s cult classic, Possession. Starring a young Sam Neill and Isabelle Adjani, Possession’s story of a marriage dissolving set against the backdrop of Cold War West Berlin was met with an initially lukewarm critical response and backlash. It quickly found […]
August 9, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
As the bigger event horror movies have marched into theaters this summer, smaller indie horror movies have quietly tried to scratch out niches on VOD platforms. Last week, Resurrection – starring Rebecca Hall and Tim Roth – found itself sandwiched between Jordan Peele’s Nope and the upcoming Bodies, Bodies, Bodies. And the twisty psychological thriller […]
March 15, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Last week, indie horror filmmaker Mikey Keating’s latest effort, Offseason, made its ways to VOD platforms. To date, Keating has quietly carved out a nice little niche in horror with movies like Carnage Park and Darling. With horror veterans Jocelin Donahue, Joe Swanberg, and Richard Brake onboard, Offseason promises quiet chills set against the backdrop […]