Wrong Turn 2021

Woke Horror is just not sustainable… That’s pretty much the takeaway from the Wrong Turn reboot, a reimagining scripted by Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and the writer of the first film in the franchise, Alan B. McElroy. And it’s been a question facing horror for a few years now. We’ve seen it […]

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“I have varicose veins and I hate to shop at malls,” said the caller on the infomercial. It’s a throwaway line in John Schesinger’s Pacific Heights, probably pulled from an actual ad airing in the Bay Area at the time. If not, it’s shockingly realistic. But in the context of the film, it’s just there […]

At the start of John Schlesinger’s 1987 horror film The Believers, police psychiatrist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) is having a quiet morning with his wife and child. Within minutes, a malfunctioning coffee maker electrocutes his wife, boiling her insides as she stands tremoring from the shocks. It has nothing to do with the rest of […]