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The Intruder (2019)
The Intruder breaks no new ground in the breaking-in subgenre ... but its real fatal flaw is not using the recycled tropes to push far enough into either true terror or camp.
Posted May 3, 2019
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
[As] a finale to the MCU we've known since 2008's Iron Man, Avengers: Endgame is an exciting, fitting, substantial, almost miraculously eloquent closer.
Posted Apr 28, 2019
Girl House (2015)
[G]enre fans eager for a film to inject some retro-influence into an original modern slasher are likely to see something they like in Girl House.
Posted Apr 23, 2019
Pet Sematary (2019)
This flat, lifeless version of Pet Sematary is one destined to remain harmlessly buried in the psyche.
Posted Apr 5, 2019
Does right by [Halloween's] legacy and uses the 40 years of history to incorporate themes of lasting trauma in ways rare to the genre.
Posted Oct 19, 2018
Terrified (Aterrados) (2017)
There's no laborious backstory meted out between repetitive "boo!" moments. Instead, we're thrown right into well-crafted spooky scenarios and constantly left off-balance.
Posted Oct 12, 2018
Hell Fest (2018)
[A] fun, well-paced slasher.
Posted Sep 28, 2018
The anxiety is palpable and various threats are immediately recognizable, communicating how illusory the concept of control is, and how frightening it can be when it's lost.
Posted Sep 10, 2018
Ratter keeps its story contained to a simple, increasingly uncomfortable case of online prowling that manifests itself in a real, panic-inducing way.
Posted Sep 9, 2018