Many look to the upper echelons of society with a peculiar sense of awe, lives where money is no longer a concern is something that has drawn people into these untouchable figures since the very creation of the class system. Whether the fascination is to loathe or admire the fortunate few and their luxurious lives,
Considering the renowned success of Parasite (2019), among many others, South Korean cinema has finally started to receive a recognition outside of Asia that has been mostly reserved for Japanese cinema. The high calibre productions released throughout South Korea recently have flown under the radar of most moviegoers in the West, barring a few exception
When the first V/H/S film initially released in 2012, its impact on the horror community was immediately felt, creating shocking scenarios presented in intimate detail through the found footage format. This led to two follow up films, both varied in success, that further consolidated the prowess. After a short break after the ill received V/H/S
Shudder, as a platform for exclusive releases, has been an enjoyable and interesting experience. Being able to curate directly for fans of the genre has allowed an impressive range of movies to get much broader exposure than they may have while getting lost in the mix on a wider service such as Netflix or Hulu.
After screening at the 2021 Fantasia Film Fest, Ruth Platt’s Martyrs Lane was scooped up for distribution on Shudder. With the streaming service having recently picked up standouts in nuanced horror with Bleed With Me and The Advent Calendar, there seemed to a trend towards appeasing a larger variety of horror fans. As such, I was
Though the pandemic has seriously affected the way the world conducts business and we live our lives, filmmakers have been working to find a way to keep creating films in these arduous times. Turning to filming in isolated locations with a modest budget to help streamline the filmmaking process, avoiding densely crowded areas and limiting
Selected to cap off the closing night of Fright Fest 2021, The Advent Calendar has come to the attention of horror fans as one of the titles already announced as a future Shudder exclusive. Furthermore, French cinema holds a fond spot in the hearts of many fans thanks to the plethora of cult cinema that
The breakdown of friendships into the realm of horror has always been a theme fascinating me; the amount of paranoia needed to turn an object of comfort into terror being a difficult feat. However, films such as Let’s Scare Jessica to Death and Always Shine have shown that this subject is ripe for horror while appealing
Terrified, existing as one of the earlier Shudder exclusives, is a a supernatural horror film from Argentina that has seen a fair amount of accolades – it has been sitting on my watchlist for some time. Resolved to delve deeper into exclusives to the streaming service, I decided this was the best place to start.
Shu-wei is the constant target of savage bullying by a group of charismatic fellow students. A twist of fate has him spending the night with them doing community service at an assisted living facilty… and becoming friends. This friendship takes a turn when the group stumbles across and captures a flesh eating monster in the