In a year that has offered terrors real (Bad Samaritan), imagined (Annihilation), and supernatural (Hereditary), there’s been no shortage of tales to make audience’s blood run cold. Yet, for all the screams and all the nightmares, there’s really nothing more… Read More ›
Christmas films come in all shapes and sizes. There are the traditional ones, such as White Christmas, A Christmas Story, A Miracle on 34th Street, and A Charlie Brown Christmas, which tend to put carolers in a festive mood. Then,… Read More ›
As children, all we ever want to do is grow up. We’re told “not yet” and “not now” as we struggle to figure out who we are among the rules and regulations adults put on us. Within our imaginations, however,… Read More ›
“The Clovehitch Killer” is a frighteningly quiet and surprisingly reserved look inside the world of a serial killer.
It’s natural to be interested in serial killers, but it’s not okay to be interested in serial killers, you get me? The psyches of depraved, violent individuals are a field day for the study of psychological abnormalities and sociological triggers… Read More ›
2018’s rife with surprising films running the gamut of genres, styles, and realities. Madeline’s Madeline, Sorry To Bother You, Mandy, and The Endless, to name of a few, are among those that took something basic and turned it into magic…. Read More ›
There’s something about a good anti-hero that makes audiences fall in love. Whether it’s watching the slow moral corruption of Michael Corleone, the oft-horrific charm of Hannibal Lecter, or the nihilist machismo of Tyler Durden, the well-executed anti-hero brings a… Read More ›
Marking their 18th feature, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs feels like the epitome of the Coen Brothers. It’s as if someone might want to introduce the Coens’ work to someone who’d never seen a single one of their films before… Read More ›