Film Reviews, Films, Horror, Thriller

REVIEW: Old (2021)

A mind-twister, indeed, when strange things of the M. Night Shyamalan kind also exist beyond Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Entranced and thus inspired by the premise of the graphic novel Sandcastle written by Pierre-Oscar Lévy and drawn by Frederick Peeters, Old sees the filmmaker travel to…

Film Reviews, Films, Horror

REVIEW: Kandisha (2021)

It was a shock to the system to realise how, before the yet-set rollout of their novel and anticipated The Deep House, French filmmaking duo Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury have another film for horror fans — Kandisha. Perhaps with the extreme brains behind the…

Fantasy, Film Reviews, Films, Foreign, Horror

REVIEW: Koko-di Koko-da (2020)

Traumatic events always leave us in a never-ending loop of regret, depression and scenarios that could exist within a different parallel universe. They can cause the breakdown of relationships and keep us from ever healing from the event that happened, which is why they can…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Horror

REVIEW: Porno (2020)

There is a certain risk titling a film Porno, one of those being the perception of exactly what the movie is about and how to find information about that film online. However, it is one certain way to ensure that horror fans with a love…

Film Reviews, Films, Horror, Shudder, Streaming

REVIEW: Blood Quantum (2020)

The indigenous peoples of North America, Australasia and other areas of the world are one of the most under-represented groups in popular culture. Most people would struggle to think of more then five Native American actors, for example, and they would probably have all appeared…

SXSW 2020, TV, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Cursed Films (SXSW 2020)

When we watch horror films, especially ones that involve spirits and demons and otherworldly activity, it can be difficult to draw a clear line between the supernatural events of the film and the production behind it. So when strange things happen that are associated with…

Articles, Features

Best of the Decade: A Quiet Place (2018)

Perfection is not something easily obtained, unless you’re Natalie Portman during her Swan Lake closing act in Aronofsky’s 2010 ballet mindfuck, Black Swan. The tragic telling of Portman’s, Nina, and her destructive obsession to be a dance paragon made it into my top ten films…