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  • Malignant

    Malignant

    ★★★★★

    I like to think we’ve reached the end of a discourse era. I’m optimistic. For at least the past decade it’s been impossible to talk about horror without someone—always someone without much abiding love for horror in the first place—telling you that good horror is subtle and quiet. Good horror is about atmosphere. They’d tell you that jump scares are alright…but no more than one or two.
    Prestige horror had its moment, and is certainly still having it. Horror that…

  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    violent and erotic but not in the way those words initially summon. the violence is tightly controlled and explosive at the same time. the way hearing someone in the other room summons an anger. violence in slow, gentle cruelties.

    about the ways that men hate women. about the ways men love men. about moving into and out of the world of men.

    the way a weakness can make one man hateful and another good.

    brilliant and tense. very literary especially in its use of imagery.

    also i love the name bronco henry.