Category: Update

The Cloverfield Gimmick

Netflix pulled off a pretty neat gimmick last night by dropping the trailer for The Cloverfield Paradox and then nonchalantly telling viewers, “Oh by the way, the movie goes live after the game, TONIGHT.” No teaser trailers months ahead of time, no extended viral marketing campaign, no press junkets or...

The Best Horror Of 2017*

*Says Mike, who, to be fair, missed a lot of stuff this year. It only makes sense that my list is two weeks two late. 2017 was an incredible year for cinema as a whole, and a standout year for horror films specifically, and I feel like I...

2017 Fantasia: POOR AGNES

Imagine a grown up Tracy Flick who tires of the cut throat world of politics and decides to trade that life in for one of literally cutting throats. That’s the main hook and sole bit of pleasure one can find in Navin Ramaswaran’s POOR AGNES, which just made...

2017 Fantasia: REPLACE

Based off a script he co wrote with Hardware’s Richard Stanley, Norbert Keil’s REPLACE, is a meditative and often nasty work of exquisite blend of science fiction and body horror. Wih influences ranging from Cronenberg to Barker are on display throughout the film and it’s held together by...