An hour and a half of balls-out absurd — and slightly kinky — fun.
Here are all the time-honored tropes in one convenient checklist
Bleak and oppressive in a way that only the post-hippy, head-trippy 70s could envision
Blue Sunshine exploited fear of drugs like Them! (1954) exploited fear of radiation.
Everyone who entered and was brave enough to make a film in 48 hours deserves a review.
Written as a soul song for longing, Knauf’s collection is both a dream and an awakening.
You think you recognize this deal with the devil, but there’s another element at play
These movies are unique, horrifying, and dare to scare like so few do
The Last Broadcast and The Blair Witch Project stand together as DIY visions of a better way for Americans to make horror films
It’s the equivalent of being pushed into the ocean without warning, and you’re forced to decide if you’re sinking or swimming—I swam.
“Italian horror doesn’t give a shit about your Protestant work ethic.”
“I’ve seen very few popular movies where black people get to be fully expressive complex humans.”
“Lucio Fulci’s The Devil’s Honey is lyrical meditation on violence, trauma, recovery and revenge through an S&M lens.”
“Haneke reminds us that humans are all damaged shitbags.”
“If you haven’t seen this one, you’ve robbed yourself of all the basic joyful, terrifying treasures that Christmas has to offer.”
“Scenes of vaudevillian grotesquery abound in Trash Humpers.”
“This was not an interview, it was a conversation.”
“You just have to stare at a screen and let the monsters come at you.”
“Eyes are kept open, lined with small needles, lest they blink and let loose the blood.”
“Why the fuck did they make another movie about evil children.”
Halloween became a thing I wanted to nail in Kindergarten.