Author: Becky Sayers

Becky once made a movie about killer trees. Follow her on twitter for more important revelations: @beckymsayers.

About Becky Sayers

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Becky once made a movie about killer trees. Follow her on twitter for more important revelations: @beckymsayers.

You need to GET OUT

This review is spoiler free, but I do recommend going into GET OUT with as little information as possible. GET OUT is everything I hoped it would be. Reflecting the black male experience through horror that is hardly hyperbole, Jordan Peele is a much-needed new voice to the...

SPLIT is 24 Kinds of Great

If you’re an M. Night Shyamalan defender (like myself), then Split’s critical and commercial success has you grinning like James McAvoy’s depiction of 9-year-old Hedwig. Blumhouse and Shyamalan have delivered two PG-13 twisty jigsaw puzzles of death and delusion. To many, The Visit was Shyamalan’s first return to...

Becky’s 20 Favorite Films of 2016

These aren’t the definitive best movies of 2016 according to a random genre-loving lady in the Pacific Northwest (that would be me). These are my favorites. No objectivity or arguing necessary. Without further ado… #20 The Nice Guys Shane Black is so good at making run-over-twice Hollywood material...

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Will Entertain You

Director Antoine Fuqua delivers yet another badass story about mismatched dudes who share a knack for getting into trouble and fighting their way out. The Magnificent Seven may not be the textured, blurred-morals Western that some expected, but damn, it was fun. Like the premise of the source...

Fantasia 2016: EMBERS Asks a Lot of You

A future with no memory is the world in which Embers takes place. Ravaged by a neurological disorder that destroys memory, humans roam a post-apocalyptic environment without the ability to recall the past and forge new memories. Imagine if everyone on the planet wrestled with their recall in...

FEVER Invites You to Define Crime

Throughout its runtime, Fever poses the question: can there be a crime without a personal motive? Anchored on the story of two philosophy students that commit a random murder, this French psychological thriller explores the aftermath of a crime without motive. Even if they are never arrested, do...