TOAD ROAD’s Haunting Blurred Lines Between Art and Reality
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TOAD ROAD’s Haunting Blurred Lines Between Art and Reality

  I recently discovered that one of the more haunting films I’ve experienced in some time is available to stream via Shudder. 2012’s Toad Road,…

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…

THE SHALLOWS: A Tale of Survival and General Badassery
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THE SHALLOWS: A Tale of Survival and General Badassery

A film starring Blake Lively wearing a bikini for the entire duration while trying to avoid getting eaten by a killer shark sounds like “Male…

The Archivist XLVIII: Time Traveling Back To My Youth with AIRBORNE and IF LOOKS COULD KILL
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The Archivist XLVIII: Time Traveling Back To My Youth with AIRBORNE and IF LOOKS COULD KILL

  The year is 1994, I am 13 years old, and I am spending the night at my best friend’s house. My friend’s parent are…

Fantasia Festival 2016: Two Distinct Flavors of Alien Film Fare
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Fantasia Festival 2016: Two Distinct Flavors of Alien Film Fare

  Make no mistake about it, Antibirth is a horror film. There is a science fiction element to the story, but it’s distinctly a horror…

The Archivist XLV: Now You See Michael Caine [GET CARTER & JACK THE RIPPER]
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The Archivist XLV: Now You See Michael Caine [GET CARTER & JACK THE RIPPER]

  I’ve been fascinated with Michael Caine long before I even knew of his films… in fact, long before I even realized who he was….

The Startling Beauty of THE FITS
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The Startling Beauty of THE FITS

How much of yourself do you give up to fit in? In Anna Rose Holmer’s debut narrative feature, The Fits, pre-teen Toni (phenomenal newcomer Royalty…

YOU’LL LIKE MY MOTHER is a Strange ’70s Relic [Blu-ray Review]
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YOU’LL LIKE MY MOTHER is a Strange ’70s Relic [Blu-ray Review]

Earlier this week I was having a Twitter-chat with some friends about why certain films don’t live on. Specifically, were talking about the Jodie Foster-starring…

THE INVITATION: Come As You Are
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THE INVITATION: Come As You Are

The first scene of Karyn Kusama’s thriller The Invitation sets the the tone for the rest of the film; from then on, a foreboding sense…

ROAD GAMES: A Slow Burn Heavy on the “Slow” and Light on the “Burn”
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ROAD GAMES: A Slow Burn Heavy on the “Slow” and Light on the “Burn”

The second full length feature of South African director Abner Pastoll is a far cry from the family comedy TV series he’s spent the past…