I Know Who Killed Me … A Terrible Story and Lackluster Direction

Though it’s hard to recall, Lindsay Lohan was once a big star. Following her commercially successful movies as a young Disney star, Mean Girls marked Lohan’s transition into more adult roles. But the wheels came of the train quickly afterwards. Personal and legal struggles ultimately derailed Lohan’s career. And I Know Who Killed Me was […]

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Windfall Falls Short of Its Noir Ambitions

This March Netflix takes a bit of a break from its true crime docu-series staples (Bad Vegan, The Tinder Swindler) for some original escapist entertainment. Directed by Charlie McDowell and featuring Jason Segel, Lily Collins, and Jesse Plemons, Windfall looks like an old-fashioned crime thriller. With its California setting and small cast, this story of […]

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Offseason Charts a Course for Creepy Cosmic Horror

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 […]

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The Requin Takes a Bite Out of a Familiar Story

Summer is still months away, but for some reason a blend of killer shark and survival horror-thriller has arrived on VOD platforms. After a small, uncredited appearance in the latest Scream, The Requin marks Alicia Silverstone’s first starring role vehicle in 2022. A mix of Open Water, The Reef, and The Shallows, The Requin marks […]

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See For Me Downloads a New Twist to the Home Invasion Movie

As the 2022 year hits a sluggish stride with Omnicron making it feel like 2021, a handful of indie horror movies have popped up on video-on-demand. Canadian home invasion thriller, See For Me, is amongst these early entries. While home invasion thriller are nothing new in the genre, See For Me introduces a novel twist […]

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For the Sake of Vicious Delivers Bloody Grindhouse Home Invasion

Sometimes a title tells you everything you need to know about a movie. Though For the Sake of Vicious saw a limited theatrical release in 2021, most horror fans will just be getting a look at it now as it pops up on streaming platforms. Both its tile and promotional material promise some old-fashioned Grindhouse […]

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On the Eighth Day of Christmas: P2 Parked at About the Same Level of Fear

On paper, 2007 horror thriller P2 had a lot going for it. Both its premise and setting promised a nail-biting game of cat-and-mouse. Director Franck Kahlfoun came into the movie – his feature length debut – with lots of promise, And Kahlfoun would go on to direct the very disturbing Maniac remake. Writer and producer […]

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Old Finds M Night Shyamalan Back in Polarizing Form

Few directors are quite as polarizing as M Night Shyamalan. Truth be told, Shyamalan may never make a movie as good as The Sixth Sense. And he’s made some good movies. Unbreakable showed how just how far outside the mold superhero movies could be long before Joker. Both Signs and The Village were effectively creepy […]

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