Anya Taylor-Joy’s Best Role of the Year: MORGAN
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Anya Taylor-Joy’s Best Role of the Year: MORGAN

Yes, you read that right, Morgan is Anya Taylor-Joy’s role of the year. While her actual acting chops are probably better displayed in the critically…

FANTASTIC FEST 2016:  James McAvoy is a Tour De Force in M Night Shyamalan’s SPLIT
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FANTASTIC FEST 2016: James McAvoy is a Tour De Force in M Night Shyamalan’s SPLIT

  An enduring tradition at Fantastic Fest, the annual genre film celebration down here in Austin Texas, of Secret Screenings showing a first glimpse of…

MORGAN is Both Polished and Lackluster
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MORGAN is Both Polished and Lackluster

It’s an oxymoron describing a film as polished and lackluster, but somehow it’s appropriate here. An evocative opening, sleek visuals, and stellar cast give the…

THE WITCH: Exquisite Horror Crafted From a Puritanical Nightmare [Blu-review]
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THE WITCH: Exquisite Horror Crafted From a Puritanical Nightmare [Blu-review]

Many were first indoctrinated into the cult of Black Phillip when The Witch hit the festival circuit last year. A critical response that verged on…

THE WITCH: Deliciously Unnerving Horror
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THE WITCH: Deliciously Unnerving Horror

It’s rare that a horror film can show me something I’ve never seen before, but by the time The Witch’s titular character grinds an infant…

THE WITCH: A Dread-Soaked Masterpiece – Fantastic Fest 2015
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THE WITCH: A Dread-Soaked Masterpiece – Fantastic Fest 2015

The witch as a horror icon has long since been rendered a toothless caricature; from a green-faced, pointed-hat broom rider to CGI fodder for Hansel…