awakening of lilith film review

Sparked by the death of her partner Noah, Lilith is struggling with her mental health and has succumbed to a deep depression that affects all aspects of her life. Fighting through paranoia and perceived slights from those in her life, Lilith attempts to put the pieces together to try to understand the harrowing reality of

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Kelly Murtagh in Shapeless

After premiering at Tribeca Film Festival last year, Samantha Aldana’s psychological body horror Shapeless starring Kelly Murtagh is now available on demand from Lightbulb Film Distribution. For anyone who has struggled with an eating disorder or body dysmorphia, looking for cathartic media on the topic can be difficult – too often, disordered eating is glamorized, humorized,

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Two tragedies combine with unforeseen consequences after Amanda retreats to the country to open an B&B following the death of her husband. With her unwilling daughter Karli in tow, misfortune finds them again as The Stranger comes to their door. Kyle has his own trauma to deal with that has followed him to the mother

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The disgust is in the details of Samantha Aldana’s atmospheric feature-length debut. Mouths slurp soda and crunch cookies with overwhelming sensory intensity. An esophagus pulses and contracts between mouthfuls of fast food. Bones jut painfully from thin skin as fingers are picked and nails are bitten. There’s an inescapable hyper-focus on the body; what it

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Coming-of-age stories with horror backdrops typically have the upper hand when it comes to bringing a unique vision due to the genre’s ability to tackle topics in ways that other films might not. I hadn’t really thought about it before, but there are quite a number of titles that fall into this category and are

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Exclusive Interview with Emily Hagins, Sorry About the Demon (2022) Shudder and Paper Street Pictures have teamed up with writer/director Emily Hagins again in Sorry About the Demon (2022), a comedy horror about a 27-year-old “loser” with a broken heart who is not afraid of things that go bump in the night. With some over-the-top

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The Creeping

The Creeping (2022) is the cinematic homage to 1980s gothic horror that we’ve all been waiting for. Watching it will remind you of the first scary movie you watched as a child, clutching pillows to your face in the basement den while your parents thought you were watching Scooby Doo. It maintains the era’s subtle

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Drew Stepek

 If You Love Horror Books, You NEED to Get on Godless!  Let’s get one thing straight: Godless.com is NOT a satanic cult! It has nothing to do with religion of any kind. You will not burst into flames if you open up the website, your soul will not be damned, and you will not start

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There are few sins of horror movies making worse than lack of originality. Every year theaters and streaming services are flooded with tepid horror movies churned out for hungry fans, sometimes with disgustingly large budgets. I always walk out of such films with a poor taste in my mouth, imagining how those funds could have

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An Anthology That Explores the Personal Horrors of Five Aspiring Writers  Scare Us (2022) is an anthology of five horror stories that range from great ideas that could have been done better to truly creepy cinematic excellence. It’s an odd experience for the viewer who chooses to sit through the rough spots only to find

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