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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Hellraiser
  • The Blair Witch Project
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Recent reviews

  • Antlers



    Muddy and abrasive, Antlers points at several themes without ever fully committing to explore any of them. There are hints and strokes of child abuse, familial disputes, drug addiction, poverty and the destruction of indigenous lands - all loosely tied together by a corrupting and vengeful spirit. A reap-what-you-sow kind of narrative, but one that isn't entirely sure what exactly was sowed.

    The problem with making nods to such a wide array of ideas and themes is that there is…

  • Amsterdamned



    Somewhere between Giallo and slasher, but what differentiates this from other such hybrid ventures is its unique setting. Of course many other slasher films have been set within modern cities, but few have the architecture of a city such as Amsterdam. Whilst the film is formulaic, predictable and familiar in terms of plot and story the distinct design of Amsterdam ensures the film has a different and sometimes unusual ambience.

    The decision to lean closer to the conventions of Giallo…

Popular reviews

  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man


    It's a bold decision to center the narrative around the victim, instead of the villain. Especially in a film that has a reputation such as this. For the majority of the film the titular invisible man has invisible motives. Our understanding of his supposed actions and crimes come from Cecilia, the ex-girlfriend of the invisible man. Who claims she is being stalked by him, from beyond the grave - the people around her doubt her claims, unwilling to believe in…

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Horrific and ridiculous. Seamlessly switching between the genres of horror, fantasy and comedy whilst never rooting itself in any. The stylistic choices lend themselves to the narrative superbly, from the 1.19:1 aspect ratio (reminiscent of expressionist German cinema whilst also pushing that sense of claustrophobia) to the choice of film stock (turning almost all colour into an oily black, making scenery and locations look as if they were etched in charcoal). The low key backlighting creates thicks black borders and…