Interview: Leigh Whannell Talks ‘The Invisible Man’, the Dark Realism Grounding the Story & More

I had the opportunity to speak to Leigh Whannell, who wrote, directed, and executive produced The Invisible Man. During our interview, we spoke about how the film came about, what it was like directing his own screenplay, and the dark realism that grounds the film! Check out our conversation below: (Courtesy of Universal Pictures) I … Continue reading Interview: Leigh Whannell Talks ‘The Invisible Man’, the Dark Realism Grounding the Story & More

Jayro Bustamante’s ‘La Llorona’ is Quintessential Latinx Horror – Review

Guatemalan director and writer Jayro Bustamante has just delivered one of the most unique horror films of not only the decade, but of the 21st century so far. The tale of La Llorona is the most famous Latin urban legend on earth. By now, the female phantom who cries out for her drowned children needs … Continue reading Jayro Bustamante’s ‘La Llorona’ is Quintessential Latinx Horror – Review

Sundance 2020: The Horrors of Being a Refugee Rise in ‘His House’ – Review

Director/screenwriter Remi Weekes gives Netflix a sure to be modern classic with His House. This being Weekes' first feature cements his name as one to look out for in the coming years. His House follows a married couple from South Sudan in desperate search of a better life in London. The two catch a glimmering break when … Continue reading Sundance 2020: The Horrors of Being a Refugee Rise in ‘His House’ – Review

‘Doctor Sleep’ Brings Fresh Chills and Thrills – Review

When The Shining was released in theaters in 1980, Stanley Kubrick had already helmed a dozen films - The Shining being one of his last - and had become one of the most accomplished directors of his time. Despite this, the film didn't immediately receive critical acclaim upon release. As decades went by, The Shining … Continue reading ‘Doctor Sleep’ Brings Fresh Chills and Thrills – Review

‘IT Chapter Two’ Lives Up To The Hype Of Its Predecessor – Review

It’s been almost two years since director Andy Muschietti's adaptation Stephen King's novel, "IT" hit theaters and took the world by storm. Now, the sequel, IT Chapter 2 is upon us. For those unfamiliar with the story, the evil clown known as Pennywise has returned to Derry, 27 years after he first tormented The Losers' … Continue reading ‘IT Chapter Two’ Lives Up To The Hype Of Its Predecessor – Review

‘Child’s Play’ is a Bumpy Ride, But It’s Still a Good Time – Review

Chucky is back, but he isn't quite what he used to be. In this contemporary retelling of the murderous doll named Chucky (voiced by Mark Hamill), the story told primarily focuses on the dangers of being overly reliant on technology. At times, Child's Play feels more like a feature-length Black Mirror episode and less like … Continue reading ‘Child’s Play’ is a Bumpy Ride, But It’s Still a Good Time – Review

‘Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror’ is an Insightful Documentary on the Cultural Evolution of Black Representation – Review

I've always loved horror, even at a young age. My mom let me stay up to watch scary movies when I was probably way too young, but I am grateful she did. I could never really explain why I loved a genre that strives to make me uncomfortable, but Xavier Burgin’s Horror Noire: A History … Continue reading ‘Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror’ is an Insightful Documentary on the Cultural Evolution of Black Representation – Review

‘Happy Death Day 2U’ is Another Home Run For The Blossoming Slasher Series – Review

Happy Death Day was a pleasant surprise for horror fans and critics who have long awaited a satirical slasher horror that can capture the magic of Wes Craven's, Scream. Scream was the last slasher horror in recent memory to successfully embrace the tropes of a slasher movie, satirize it, and be genuinely entertaining. Happy Death … Continue reading ‘Happy Death Day 2U’ is Another Home Run For The Blossoming Slasher Series – Review