Things Heard and Seen 2021 Review

Things Heard and Seen is an unusual, psychological horror film where several tropes are turned on their heads, while the important beats are still captured. Domestic relationships, power dynamics, and identity are all explored in a way that respects the person as more than a victim and an archetype. A Manhattan artist relocates to the

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Netflix Review 2022

What constitutes a slasher, and how is a particular slasher franchise defined in an identity? Whilst Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a continuation of the very original, as Halloween (2018) was to that respective franchise (modern trend or ‘homage’?), it is undoubtedly having an identity crisis in that it has none of the spirit behind

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Netflix’s Korean TV selection is continuously demonstrating tremendous choice and that’s most evident from the intense zombie uprising of All of Us Are Dead – following the success of other South Korean zombie media such as Kingdom and Alive. Subgenre fatigue with yet another use of the “Z” word is completely subverted by a worthwhile

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Despite having little promotion budget or recognizable cast to draw interest – Netlflix’s latest horror series, Archive 81, has quickly sky-rocketed to the #1 most-watched American series within its first week of release. Based on the first season of the popular found footage podcast of the same name, Archive 81 is a supernatural thriller that follows

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While zombies have traditionally been mostly influenced by Western culture, the zombie sub-genre has been getting a resurgence these past few years thanks to South Korean. Zombies are some of the most beloved monsters of horror cinema, from the early George Romero films that started with Night of the Living Dead in 1968 to the

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Top TV Shows of 2021 Cover Photo

Horror television shows are having a special resurgence in an era of lockdowns perfect for sedentary binging – production values have also been drastically amplified as these start to resemble mainstream movies; cinematography, star power and SFX are all bountiful along with competent. The focus, too, has increased as these become ‘mini-series’ to contain a

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The Strange House/The Scary House is proof that Austrian cinema deserves attention, even if one doesn’t consider famous directors like Michael Haneke or Jessica Hausner. It is also proof that Netflix hides its international content well and that it’s sometimes worth your time to just type in a language name in the search bar in

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Incident in a Ghostland has been popping up on horror fan group pages since its recent release on Netflix, and the reviews are mixed. It seems to be a “love it or hate it” movie, and for good reason. Incident in a Ghostland will push some people’s buttons, while those more seriously triggered may not

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Squid Game Review

Hundreds of cash-strapped contestants accept an invitation to compete in children’s games for a tempting prize, but the stakes are deadly. Released less than a month ago, the South Korean television show has skyrocketed to the #1 ranking on Netflix, exceeding the viewership of any other non-English series on the streaming network. For horror fans, it’s

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Mike Flanagan is a filmmaker who, in my opinion, has consistently turned in efforts into the horror genre that I’ve yet to find disappointing. With this latest show from the creative behind The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor (among other works), here is yet again a heart-wrenching and gut-wrenching slice

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