In the midst of an extinction level event, The Beach House reminds us of how fragile human life really is.
Natalie Erica James’ first feature film is a slow-burn, emotional drama about the horrors of ageing parents and hidden family histories.
[ZINE] MONSTROUS FEMALE FEAR : THE POWER OF SADY BOYLE’S ‘DEAD BLONDES’ AND DAVID CRONENBERG’S ‘RABID’
While the roots of many of the fearful creatures Sady Doyle describes in her book are ancient, the stories of murder by exorcism, etc. are often very recent. It was with this last point in mind that I revisited one of my favorite films, David Cronenberg’s 1977 film Rabid.
Cheng Lai Sheung (played by Josie Ho) evolves from dutiful daughter to mass murderer in Ho-Cheung Pang’s film Dream Home (2010).
Attracted by the welcoming Filipino government, Americans made movies there that they couldn’t make at home. The archipelago became a fertile environment for filmmakers to to let their imaginations run wild!
Blood on Her Name (2020) is an intense, rural-noir thriller with Hitchcockian overtones that takes the viewer on a voyage into the dark and turbulent lives of its characters.
[REVIEW] VINEGAR SYNDROME’S ‘BLOOD MANIA’ AND ‘POINT OF TERROR’ SET RIPS THE SCREAMS RIGHT OUT OF YOUR THROAT!
Blood Mania and Point of Terror, two nearly forgotten ghoulish tales of madness, mayhem, and murder, were rescued from obscurity by Vinegar Syndrome.
The Smith Brothers first film Volition is a well-written, fast-paced story with great characters, plenty of action, and deep questions.
While eagerly waiting for the wide release of Chad Crawford Kinkle’s new film, Dementer, Michael revisits his first film, Jug Face (2013).
The 2010s delivers a great many thoughtful and complex films that have taken the genre to a high place. Here are some of Michael’s top choices.