Review: Under the Shadow, war-torn terror

Babak Anvari’s Farsi-language Under the Shadow blends the terrifying setting of the Iran-Iraq War with that of the haunted house genre, creating a wholly unique backdrop that builds strong tension and powerful characters. But even though it thrives on the very real nightmares of war and uses that setting to heighten the impact of its supernatural twist, Under […]

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Fear will find you in the trailer for Under the Shadow

After its World Premiere at Sundance back in January, Babak Anvari’s Under the Shadow has been sweeping through the festival circuit and has since been met with nothing but high praise—if this one isn’t on your radar yet, it should be. The farsi-language horror film looks absolutely chilling and its first trailer is a thing of unnerving beauty, working […]

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