Art: Frankenstein by Anthony Petrie

“The man who made a monster” says it all. Here’s a film and a monster that needs no introduction (especially for you guys), so we’re going to instead stare (and drool) at how ridiculously cool this piece by artist Anthony Petrie is. What I love about this one is that it gives us a look […]

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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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Art: The Lighthouse by Dakota Randall

Endlessly quotable, brain-melting visuals, and unforgettably weird is really the only way that I know how to describe Robert Eggers’ somber masterpiece The Lighthouse. A gull-smashing period piece wrapped in stormy terror and deranged banter between two cracked lighthouse keepers is extremely my shit, so I’m excited to share with you some wonderful art by […]

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Art: Midsommar by Greg Ruth

Now with two films to his name, I think it’s safe to say that Ari Aster is currently one of the most exciting directors in the horror genre. Whether you liked Hereditary and Midsommar or not, you must admit that is a hell of a one-two punch to start a filmmaking career. There’s a lot […]

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Art: Silent Night Deadly Night by Paige Reynolds

The Missing Reel old-schoolers know that I have a very special place in my heart for the 1984 holiday slasher Silent Night Deadly Night (some background). The film is very much a product of its time, where slashers in particular were ruling the genre. It’s not exactly a good film, at least when you compare […]

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Art: The Blackcoat’s Daughter by Ben Turner

For Oz Perkins’ The Blackcoat’s Daughter, the devil really was in the details. His film’s representation of the devil through slow-burning terror and manipulation was a fantastic and ultimately refreshing revival for such an old-school trope. Using his characters as vehicles for destruction and possession, while only hinting at the devil himself, is why I […]

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