Short Round: Bill, the darkest arts

When I think of all the things that make up some of my favorite short films, they all have at least one thing in common: they’re short. Some of the best (and scariest) short films are just a few minutes long and Bill, from Dan Gitsham and Sophie Mair, fits that mold perfectly. Every frame […]

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The Month in Horror Releases: May

Not that we’ve ever needed an excuse to watch more movies but… like… what else is there to do at this point, right? So hopefully you guys have been using your quarantine time wisely — like training messenger pigeons, maybe getting into competitive dog grooming, or finally starting that podcast (should I?). There are a […]

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Short Round: Oscar’s Bell, man’s best friend

I swear I’ve said this a hundred times already, but as much shit as we give jump scares, they really do work in a short film format. Most short films use jump scares to amplify the set-up, and because we get to the third act so quickly, it’s a great tool to keep the audience […]

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Art: Hereditary by Dani Hliva

So much of Ari Aster’s Hereditary relies on its terrifying imagery — much of the film’s scariest moments are in its stillness and its ability to create dread out of it — and perhaps the scariest image of them all comes in the film’s final moments (you know the one). That final, maddening ascent into […]

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The Month in Horror Releases: April

First of all, I hope everyone reading this is staying happy and healthy during these dark days—I know that I, myself, have been struggling to stay motivated and positive at a time like this. Thankfully, we have the movies to escape to, which is needed now more than ever. So with that being said, let’s […]

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Cheap Thrills: Sea Fever

Horror has never been more alive than it is right now and a lot of that stems from the understated indie gems that come out each and every month. They’re cheap, they’re thrilling, and they’re often some of the best films the genre has to offer. Cheap Thrills aims at highlighting the upcoming indie horror […]

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