Trailer for social slasher Tragedy Girls

One of my favorite movies that I caught out of Fantasia this year was Tyler MacIntyre’s social slasher Tragedy Girls (read my review here), and it now finally has a trailer just ahead of its release next month. While it doesn’t exactly reinvent the wheel, it brings a fresh (and hilarious) twist on the slasher genre; […]

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Review: IT, you’ll float too

Andy Muschietti was a curious choice for New Line when they first announced that he would be taking over the new adaptation of IT that was once so comfortably in the hands of Cary Fukunaga. At the time the only feature film to Muschietti’s name was Mama, which was a very by-the-numbers supernatural haunter—not exactly the […]

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The Month in Horror Releases: September

Although there may have been a few gems here and there, this summer season has been surprisingly slow for horror—there weren’t many movies that really stood out, which is why this month is so exciting. September brings with it what will likely be the biggest horror movie of the year in Andy Muschietti’s IT, Darren Aronofsky’s […]

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Art: IT by Jérémy Pailler

It’s surprising to think about the popularity of Pennywise, who is among the very best monsters in horror, when he has only appeared in a single book and just one mediocre TV adaptation. Most genre icons have an entire franchise backing them up with years to develop their iconic horror status. There’s just something about […]

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Sinister trailer for The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Would you look at that. A24 is at it again with yet another genre piece, this time from the dude who made the weird as shit yet wholly entertaining The Lobster. And The Lobster himself, Colin Farrell, returns alongside director Yorgos Lanthimos for The Killing of a Sacred Deer, which has been cleaning up the festival circuit. […]

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Art: Halloween by Jock

Although it can be traced all the way back to the early ’60s, it was films like Mario Bava’s gruesome Bay of Blood (1971), Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), and Bob Clark’s holiday classic Black Christmas (1974) that mapped the very future of the slasher. In 1978, however, it was John Carpenter’s Halloween that defined the genre—the film left a footprint on horror unlike any […]

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