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ben wheatley in the earth
February 4, 2021
Ben Wheatley used his new Sundance film In the Earth to keep himself together during the pandemic. “I was having
Knocking Frida Kempff
February 2, 2021
After a beautiful overhead shot opens director Frida Kempff’s psychological thriller Knocking, we are immediately pulled into lead character Molly’s
Kung Pao Corpse Atlanta Horror Film Festival
October 15, 2020
What a time to be alive. The Atlanta Horror Film Festival begs the question, but not without pondering: what a
August 6, 2019
“Comedy is very rhythmic,” Maya Erskine says, carefully calibrating her comedic process in Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer’s modernized romantic
July 26, 2019
Although only one requires a cool costume with colorful belt options, karate and satire have a lot more in common
April 10, 2019
“Lights, camera, action!”—the classic, Old Hollywood call to arms. The adage remains, but—as articulated by career gaffer and lighting designer
November 2, 2018
Adapted from his 2013 short of the same name, writer-director Vladimir de Fontenay paints a beautifully uncomfortable picture with his feature
October 17, 2018
Like your favorite fright flick marathon, Michael Gingold’s Ad Nauseam: Newsprint Nightmares from the 1980s is a nostalgic trip through ’80s horror.
October 9, 2018
Among their many eccentric counterparts over the years, insect politicians, Haddonfield historians and bitchin’ scary German guys are three of
September 7, 2018
French writer Nelly Arcane’s debut novel, Putain, put her on the map as a respected writer documenting her experiences as a
August 31, 2018
Crowdfunding has become an invaluable tool for the indie filmmaker seeking funds for the start or completion of a project.
August 14, 2018
It’s like they always say: if your marriage isn’t going the way you planned, try to spice things up. Maybe
August 6, 2018
A valuable jazz record incites a romantic adventure in the ripples of a nostalgic lakeside community. In the swings and
July 20, 2018
In the varying family dynamics within tentpole genre movies, horror has always been the outlier, cannibalistic family to reconstruct genre
June 13, 2018
An all-encompassing media art showcase, New Media Film Festival (NMFF) continues to carve its own niche as it celebrates its
May 21, 2018
Lurking in the midwestern shadows of Indianapolis and Cincinnati lies something full of more horror than any convention center could
May 16, 2018
Destined to sit on the dusty bedside tables of young film students and seasoned fanatics alike, Michael Benson’s Space Odyssey:
April 17, 2018
Ever relive a moment over and over again until you realize you’re in a UFO-obsessed death cult? I’ve been asking
April 12, 2018
With 35 weeks in a traditional nine-month pregnancy, there’s a good 245 days (give or take) of down time to
March 2, 2018
A bustling Nigerian city and by-the-books calm composure flesh out the world of AT&T’s Untold Stories grant recipient Faraday Okoro‘s
February 5, 2018
Entanglement flirts with life’s quantum “what ifs” in a pseudo-sceintific equation composed of yarn, romance and Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley, Joshy).  
January 26, 2018
“What does not engage our feelings does not long engage our thoughts either.”—Lou Andreas-Salomé Andreas-Salomé may not be as popular
January 9, 2018
John Stratton (Cooper) of MI6’s Special Boat Services (SBS) has his espionage cut out for him—tracking down an international terrorist