On the surface, Evil has all the makings of traditional catholic horror, yet it continuously brings a unique perspective to one of the horror genre’s most well-trodden grounds.
Alberto Mielgo’s creature in the sci-fi short Jibaro represents treasure, not nature, and this aligns her perfectly with tales of chivalric literature – as does her predatory behavior.
Imagine Aristotle sitting in a movie theater in 1979 with his tub of popcorn. If you think he would scoff at Alien‘s outlandish monster, think again.
The subtle microaggressions in Mariama Diallo’s Master say far more about the sorry-not-sorry state of racial consciousness in America than the witch does.
Nazi power had already risen and Hitler was Chancellor when The Black Cat shared its laser-focus on the dangers of the rising tide of right-wing politics.
Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson’s sci-fi-horror Something in the Dirt exists at the intersection of mathematics, philosophy, mysticism, and nicotine.
Sundance 2022: Goran Stolevski’s ‘You Won’t Be Alone’ Is a Bewitching Tale About the Need to Connect
Writer-director Goran Stolevski’s You Won’t Be Alone uses a simple horror premise to illuminate weighty themes of motherhood, jealousy, connection, and place.
Frankenstein’s daughter, in modern parlance, is some kind of proto-“trans” creation of a woman’s mind within a patched-together male body. This is heady stuff.
Existential fear about post-war American masculinity is dragged into disturbing light in Rod Serling’s dark tales of the American Dream, Night Gallery.