“‘Scream 2’ hints at our future obsession with true crime and the spectacle of pushing victims to relive their trauma over and over (a full two decades before these ideas would become mainstream).”
“Just as the internet unleashed the Slenderman, it is culpable in bringing forth another seductive monster who uses this technology to warp minds and sow division…”
“Dogs are a huge asset to the horror genre, as menaces and as loyal comrades.”
“Horror is a genre that believes, rightly, that young people are the future.”
Mike Thorn and A.M. (Anya) Novak look back at the series entries and provide their thoughts on the newest addition.
“It’s rare to find a movie that pays homage to the good ol’ days while also paving its own way, but ‘Hatchet’ is that.”
A.M. Novak and Mike Thorn Talk ‘Friday the 13th’!
“As the second last film in one of the great contemporary horror filmmaker’s careers, it’s an extraordinary example of artistic self-reflection and development.”
“‘Under the Shadow’ is an admirable film, albeit not wholly original.”
“Where ‘Scream’ comments on how to play the game, ‘Cabin’ comments on who actually gets to play.”
“A surprisingly funny and sharp-witted caricature of mass-produced horror, The Final Girls is the product of cult film iconography and our culture’s obsession with the ironically good.”