Director Kim Hong-Sun’s Project Wolf Hunting had a simultaneous North American premiere at Fantastic Fest 2022 and in select theaters October 2022. EoM senior interviewer Thomas Manning covered the film, calling it “…undeniably gutsy…”. Months later, Hong-Sun’s horror action-slugfest is… Read More ›
I have a complicated relationship with Luca Guadagnino. I love his work, sans one film of his, and even consider his 2018 remake of Suspiria to be in my top 5 films of all time (sidenote: someone please take the… Read More ›
“The Underbug“ sparks conversations that will last long past the 68-minute runtime. [Slamdance Film Festival]
The COVID pandemic has forever changed the landscape of our world, effecting everything from religion and politics to visits to the local grocer. During the early days there was an overwhelming sense of dread due to the unseen force that… Read More ›
Director Jacqueline Castel explores the torment that comes without self-love in horror-romance “My Animal.” [Sundance Film Festival]
For some reason, despite its longevity in the realm of storytelling (not just cinema), horror is often pushed to the sidelines in the hallowed halls of critical praise in favor of dramas, comedies, thrillers, or traditional action-oriented narratives. Even though… Read More ›
Roxanne Benjamin’s new supernatural horror film There’s Something Wrong with the Children is out on VOD and digital now, ready to chill your spine with the power of creepy children. If you’re in the mood to get wigged out, the… Read More ›
Adolescent horror-comedy “Kids vs. Aliens” is wild and rebellious, though not as gnarly as audiences may want.
**Content Warning: Photosensitive audiences may want to avoid this picture due to high frequency of strobing and flashing lights.** Director Jason Eisener’s career is a collection of short and feature-length stories, either made as a standalone or part of an… Read More ›
In honor of the 15th anniversary of Matt Reeves’s “Cloverfield,” Paramount Pictures releases a commemorative 4K Steelbook into the wild.
I remember seeing Transformers with my father during summer 2007, and while my memories of the film itself have faded away, I will never forget the silence of the theater as a shaky, bombastic, horrifying teaser played before it, showing… Read More ›
“The customer is always right, in matters of taste.” – Marshall Field Whether one is aware of it or not, there’s a subgenre of film called “Eat the Rich.” They can be horror films, comedies, dramas, anything really, with recent… Read More ›
When you watch as many movies as someone who reviews for a living, you’re bound to see similar themes and ideas throughout multiple projects. Sometimes they do it better, sometimes they do it worse, sometimes it’s the same with a… Read More ›
If you aren’t a part of the community as I am, the world of Gay Twitter™ went absolutely hog wild when the trailer for M3GAN dropped back in October. Within mere minutes, drag queens all across the world were dropping… Read More ›
2022 was the first relatively normal year since COVID hit humanity, and theatres were more or less operating at normal rates and capacity. Projects that decided to hold out for a proper theatrical run were coming out and audiences had… Read More ›
The time it takes between a story being told and the expectations skyrocketing for the continuation is in the moment between the final shot and the credits. The audience, feeling excited, fulfilled, or otherwise moved by the tale they’ve experienced… Read More ›
Dark web thriller “Amber Road” may walk a well-worn path, but will satisfy those with a cinematic bloodlust.
It is rare for a movie that is being released in 2022 to be original or to execute something that hasn’t been done yet. However, when taking concepts that have been around and widely done for the past 20 or… Read More ›
This past October saw Halloween Ends, the conclusion for co-writer/director David Gordon Green’s Halloween trilogy, hit theaters and Peacock. His series was built off the original ’78 Halloween, attempting to explore the unhealed individual, generational, and communal trauma of Haddonfield. Though the… Read More ›
Johannes Grenzfurthner’s experimental supernatural horror “Razzennest” is a disquieting sensory experience that’ll leave you stunned.
Satire is a sticky wicket requiring expert balance to nail. Films like Paul Verhoven’s RoboCop (1987) and Starship Troopers (1997) are as frequently misunderstood for their analysis of corporate greed and nationalism as Fight Club is (film (1999) or novel)… Read More ›
Noah Segan’s directorial debut “Blood Relatives” explores the taboo subject of the reluctant parent via the metaphor of vampirism.
Parenthood changes you. It’s not for everyone and there’s good reason for people wanting to avoid it ever happening to them, but, for those who do become parents (by birth, by adoption, however), there’s a palatable shift in how one… Read More ›
Produced by Blumhouse, Paramount Pictures, and Epix and released toward the start of October, Justin P. Lange’s The Visitor seeks to unsettle through a tale of stolen identity and psychological thrills. Just before it comes available via Epix, the kind folks… Read More ›