‘Pet Sematary’ Review: A Stephen King Tale That Deserves Better

Sometimes, less exposition is better. Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, Jeté Laurence, and John Lithgow, Pet Sematary is the remake of the 1989 original of the same name based on the Stephen King horror classic. It follows Dr Louis Creed (Jason Clarke) and his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz), who relocate from Boston to rural Maine…Read more ‘Pet Sematary’ Review: A Stephen King Tale That Deserves Better

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‘Us’ Review: Jordan Peele’s Brilliant Showcase of Twisted Horror

The more and more I think about the concept of this movie, the more terrified I become. Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker, Us is the second feature film from writer/director Jordan Peele, who brought us the excellent Get Out in 2017. The film follows a…Read more ‘Us’ Review: Jordan Peele’s Brilliant Showcase of Twisted Horror

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Review: A Quirky Satire Which Feels Unfinished

Critique is so limiting and emotionally draining. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Natalia Dyer, Toni Collette, Tom Sturridge, John Malkovich, Billy Magnussen, and Daveed Diggs, Velvet Buzzsaw is the latest Netflix film from writer and director Dan Gilroy, who also brought us the near-perfect Nightcrawler back in 2014. Set in the contemporary art…Read more ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Review: A Quirky Satire Which Feels Unfinished

‘Climax’ Review: A Horrifying, Yet Hypnotic Descent Into Madness

Why did I go into this expecting something that wouldn't be bats### insane? Did I forget that Gaspar Noé likes to push the audience to their limits? Starring Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub, Kiddy Smile, Lea Vlamos, Claude Gajan Maull, Sharleen Temple, and Thea Carla Schott, Climax is a French-Belgian horror/musical (it's not that…Read more ‘Climax’ Review: A Horrifying, Yet Hypnotic Descent Into Madness

‘Glass’ Review: An Enjoyable, Yet Heavily Flawed Conclusion

We're still in January, and I can already tell that this will be the most polarising movie of the year. Starring James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Spencer Treat Clark, and Charlayne Woodard, Glass is the third and final entry in M. Night Shyamalan's Eastrail 177 trilogy, which also includes…Read more ‘Glass’ Review: An Enjoyable, Yet Heavily Flawed Conclusion

‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Review: The Most Ambitious Netflix Original Yet

Me: "Better make a choice." *Makes choice* "Oh god, I think I made the wrong choice." Starring Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter, Craig Parkinson, Alice Lowe, Asim Chaudhry and Tallulah Haddon, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is the latest entry in the Black Mirror series with a twist. Set in 1984, it follows a young programmer (Fionn Whitehead),…Read more ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Review: The Most Ambitious Netflix Original Yet

‘The House That Jack Built’ Review: A Deeply Disturbing, Yet Darkly Funny Look Into the Mind of a Serial Killer

Wow, people weren't joking when they said this was a disturbing film. Starring Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl, Riley Keough, and Jeremy Davies, The House That Jack Built is the latest arthouse film from controversial filmmaker Lars von Trier. It follows Jack (Matt Dillon), a highly intelligent serial killer…Read more ‘The House That Jack Built’ Review: A Deeply Disturbing, Yet Darkly Funny Look Into the Mind of a Serial Killer