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Nothing to Rave About

Nothing to Rave About

Dreamcatcher by Brandon Thomas The music world and the horror world have a simpatico relationship. The Rocky Horror Picture Show and The Phantom of the Paradise are quintessential cool horror…read more →

Just Add Warrior

Just Add Warrior

Raya and the Last Dragon by Hope Madden and George Wolf Disney was looking to do something different. Well, it’s still a princess, unfortunately, so not that different. But Raya…read more →

My Sister’s Keeper

My Sister’s Keeper

Dementer by Hope Madden Authenticity is certainly the main differentiator between Chad Crawford Kinkle’s latest horror and others of the genre. It’s been eight years since the filmmaker released his…read more →

Truth Bombs

Truth Bombs

Stealing School by Cat McAlpine Senior April Chen (Celine Tsai) is days away from graduating from DuPont University, and she already has a lucrative job waiting for her in Silicon…read more →

War Torn

War Torn

Cherry by Hope Madden Ohio is trying to kill Tom Holland. Last year we lured this sweety pie to Knockemstiff with the sole purpose of, well, knocking him stiff in…read more →

Role Playing

Role Playing

The Father by George Wolf How much you’re moved by The Father will likely depend on how you see the central narrative device employed by director/co-writer Florian Zeller. Is it…read more →

Best Served Cold

Best Served Cold

Rage by Brandon Thomas Revenge tales are a messy affair. Forget the buckets of blood you’re liable to wade through (metaphorically – of course). No, vengeance cinema revels in discomfort…read more →

Far From Wonderland

Far From Wonderland

Alice Fades Away by Rachel Willis Watching Alice Fades Away is akin to stepping into a Flannery O’Connor short story (without the overt religiosity). The film crackles with ominous energy…read more →

Arkansas Dreaming

Arkansas Dreaming

Minari by Hope Madden Yes, I am a sucker for films containing devastatingly adorable little kids. Sue me. Minari fits that bill. Writer/director Lee Isaac Chung essentially recreates the story…read more →