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The Devil’s Bath (2024) Review

The Devil’s Bath (2024) Review

The Devil’s Bath (2024)Directors: Severin Fiala, Veronika FranzScreenwriters: Severin Fiala, Veronika FranzStarring: Anja Plaschg, Maria Hofstätter, David Scheid Can immense sorrow truly drive someone to violence? Society’s historical ignorance towards women’s mental health issues is dynamically explored in The Devil’s Bath, a folk-horror film by the Austrian directors Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala. Franz and […]

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The Communion Girl (2022) Review

The Communion Girl (2022) Review

The Communion Girl (2022)Director: Victor GarciaScreenwriter: Guillem CluaStarring: Carla Champra, Aina Quiñonez, Marc Soler, Carlos Oviedo, Olimpia Roch, Maria Molins The Communion Girl is now streaming on Shudder. All the way from Spain. Though it could have come from the USA, in the 1980s, on something direct-to-video, because when all is said and done there’s

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The Pope’s Exorcist (2023) Review

The Pope’s Exorcist (2023) Review

The Pope’s Exorcist (2023)Director: Julius AveryScreenwriters: Michael Petroni, Evan Spiliotopoulos, R. Dean McCrearyStarring: Russell Crowe, Daniel Zovatto, Alex Essoe  There is a rich history of films that prey on good old-fashioned Catholic guilt. From The Exorcist to Rosemary’s Baby to First Reformed, one of the best ways to scare the public is through our fragmented

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Pearl (2022) Review

Pearl (2022) Review

Pearl (2022) Review Director: Ti WestScreenwriter: Ti West, Mia GothStarring: Mia Goth, David Corenswet, Tandi Wright, Matthew Sunderland, Emma Jenkins-Purro, Alistar Sewell In Ti West’s 2022 slasher film X, during the final confrontation between Maxine and Pearl, both played by Mai Goth, Pearl taunts the young Maxine saying, “You’re gonna end up just like me.”

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The Grudge 2020 Review

The Grudge (2020) Review

The Grudge (2020) Director: Nicolas Pesce Screenwriter: Nicolas Pesce Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Demian Bichir, John Cho, Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye, Jacki Weaver At a New York Comic Con panel, director Nicolas Pesce described his Grudge film as having a “deeper, human character narrative”. A character driven narrative focuses on the internal conflict characters in the

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Ewan McGregor Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep (2019) Review

Doctor Sleep (2019) Director: Mike Flanagan Screenwriter: Mike Flanagan Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Cliff Curtis, Zahn McClarnon, Emily Alyn Lind Stephen King famously disliked how Stanley Kubrick chose to adapt “The Shining”. Director Mike Flanagan famously loves Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick. Thirty-nine years later, with his film adaptation of King’s “Shining”

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47 Metres Down 2 Review

47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019) Review

47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019) Director: Johannes Roberts Screenwriters: Johannes Roberts, Ernest Riera Starring: Sophie Nelisse, Corinne Foxx, Brianne Tju, Sistine Stallone 47 Meters Down: Uncaged is a film almost completely unrelated to its 2017 predecessor. The story in this follow up revolves around a group of teen girls going scuba diving in a sunken

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Joel Schumacher The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys (1987) Snapshot Review

The Lost Boys (1987) Director: Joel Schumacher Screenwriters: Jan Fischer, James Jeremias, Jeffrey Boam Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, Jami Gertz, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander The Lost Boys brought vampire narratives back into focus for the MTV-era with a peroxide mullet-sporting villain at the helm. Panned by critics but coveted

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