10 Cloverfield Lane proves that horror isn’t dead; it just suffers from laziness. Lazy writing, lazy cinematography, lazy actors, and lazy directors: All things absent from 10 Cloverfield Lane. Some may refer to the film as sci-fi but any science fiction elements only serve as a backdrop to the horror story of one woman’s claustrophobic […]
Crimson Peak is a highly-stylized love-letter to Romantic Horror that favours immersive visuals over cheap scares. It may be hard for modern audiences to suspend their belief and really take in the full beauty of Crimson Peak. Especially if they go in hoping to be scared. So, I’ll say straight out, you likely wont. But, if […]
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“Occasionally, I drop a teacup to shatter on the floor on purpose. I’m not satisfied when it doesn’t gather itself up again. Someday, perhaps, that cup will come together.” – Hannibal As I mentioned in Part 1, Mads Mikkelsen can fill Hannibal’s shoes. He epitomizes the intellectual cannibal; his performance, like his wardrobe, is impeccable. […]
“Occasionally, I drop a teacup to shatter on the floor on purpose. I’m not satisfied when it doesn’t gather itself up again. Someday, perhaps, that cup will come together.” – Hannibal I enjoyed the stylized first season of Hannibal, but after a sub-par second season, I wondered if they could repair the shattered series and come together in the […]
Poltergeist (2015) centers around a family that moves into a home, only to have the home kidnap their youngest and take her to a deep dark spirit realm. The film has scares but it isn’t particularly scary.