Tagged: thriller

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Monday Movie: Halloween, by Alexander Miller

Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of Halloween originally ran as a Criterion Prediction. In many ways, Halloween is something of an odd duck in Carpenter’s filmography. While it’s easily his most renowned and well...

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Movie Meltdown: Halloween (Never) Ends

Movie Meltdown – Episode 587 – Halloween Ends Join us for our annual “spooky soiree” as we discuss the usual seasonal fun as well as our take on David Gordon Green’s Halloween Ends. And while we try to decide just what...

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TIFF 2022: Sick, by David Bax

We’ve had a lot of “Covid movies” already, even though the pandemic is still an ongoing concern and far from being in our rearview. The movies that have attempted to address it head-on have mostly ranged from middling (the anthology...

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The Cast of Cthulhu: Glorious

Jessica Scott returns to discuss yet another Shudder exclusive, the glory hole horror film, Glorious. Glorious begins as a film about a sympathetic man trying to work his way through a difficult breakup but becomes an often comedic and horrifying examination of a...

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The Cast of Cthulhu: The Ritual

Viewed through the lens of the Lovecraft Mythos that was expanded on after his death, The Ritual is a very well written, acted, and directed neo-Lovecraftian inspired film, its jötunn serving as the Cthulhu of the Scandinavian woods. The Ritual, a 2017...

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Breaking: Inside Man, by David Bax

With Breaking, director Abi Damaris Corbin pulls a bit of a trick on you. With its cool color palette, handheld cinematography (courtesy of Doug Emmett, whose credits include Sorry to Bother You and The Edge of Seventeen) and gimmicks like...