Via We Minored in Film-31 Days of Halloween: The Furies

We’re a little under two weeks away from Halloween now. Give me a good scary movie to watch. Make it something new, something clever, something with throwback 80s effects but a 2019 sensibility. Have you heard of The Furies? No. Give me your best elevator pitch. Running Man meets Friday the 13th. Interesting, but can […]

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Via We Minored in Film-Ready Or Not & Why I Love Horror-Comedy

If you were to make a word cloud out of all the horror tropes which appear in the new movie Ready or Not, the following would have to be in there: A group of evil Satanists. A scary, ornate puzzle box. A devil’s bargain. A dead-by-dawn hunt in a single location, in this case, a […]

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Via We Minored in Film-Rewatching Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs: Does it Hold Up?

One of the most memorable lines in Shudder’s Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror is that for black people American history, in general, has been one long horror movie. As a result, the few African American horror movies which do get made often attain a timeless feel through the sad reality that the race […]

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Via We Minored in Film-Serenity Has a Really Bad Twist Going For It, Which Is Nice

If you know Serenity at all, it’s likely through all of the recent headlines about its totally bonkers twist. Or you’re simply confused why everyone is suddenly talking about Joss Whedon’s fantastic Firefly movie. Rest assured, this is a different Serenity. No leaves on the wind here. Instead, think of Matthew McConaughey as a deranged […]

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Via We Minored in Film-Escape Room Is Better Than Any PG-13 Thriller Released the First Week of January Should Be

Escape Room is the latest in the horror/thriller genre’s long line of “we took that thing you all like and imagined how it might kill you” movies. In this case, a group of strangers are invited to a top secret escape room experience via Hellraiser-esque puzzle boxes which mysteriously show up in their offices and […]

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Via JUMPCUT ONLINE-REVIEW: Mortal Engines (2018)

Directed by: Christian Rivers Starring: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae Written by Elena Morgan Based on the book by Philip Reeve, Mortal Engines is set in a post-apocalyptic future where in order to survive, whole towns and cities are on wheels, roaming the Earth looking for fuel. Smaller towns are on the constant […]

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Via We Minored in Film-Think of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs as Twilight Zone: The Western

Light spoilers ahead What does it all mean? What are they really trying to say? What’s being subverted here? I spent far too much time exploring those questions while taking in Netflix’s Joel & Ethan Coen anthology western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, whose six chapters are framed as coming out of an old storybook. […]

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