We just can't talk enough about Stephen King adaptations. This week's episode dives deep into Mike Flanagan's Shining sequel Doctor Sleep. Does the new film live up to the under-the-radar director's high quality standard? Does it work better as a sequel to King's novel or Kubrick's film? No matter how you slice it, the film … Continue reading Unlucky episode 13 dives back into room 237 — here’s our take on ‘Doctor Sleep’
Oh, you thought Spooky Season™ was over in October? Well, we’ve got a few more horror treats up our sleeves! Though this will certainly be one of our final Spooky Seasonal Streaming articles, feel free to check out every review in the links below. Plus, listen to the About Movies Podcast, featuring discussions on 2010s … Continue reading Spooky Thanksgiving Streaming: ‘Pilgrim’ (Into the Dark, S2E2)
After snatching the Palme d'Or at Cannes, Bong Joon-Ho's Parasite is now on a path towards possible Oscar glory. What's all the buzz about? Find out in the newest episode of the About Movies podcast. Along the way, we discuss how Parasite is kind of like Roma, examine what makes the film resonate with global … Continue reading ‘Parasite’ is all the rage — listen to our NEW podcast episode for the About Movies scoop!
Who is the Master of Horror? Over the years, many filmmakers have claimed the title. It has been emblazoned on movie posters, flaunted in trailers, and even featured on Wikipedia pages. To celebrate Halloween, we’ve decided to pose the question: who is the real master of the macabre? Cases can be made for a myriad … Continue reading Masters of Horror
Periodically in October, we will be watching horror films available on popular subscription streaming services and posting our thoughts on them in short-form reviews on the blog. Our hope is that this will provide some guidance to genre fans looking to find streamable spooky-season treats — and avoid tricks. Before we dive into the four … Continue reading Spooky Seasonal Streaming: Netflix’s All Original Terror
'Tis the season! In our Halloween episode, we discuss Robert Eggers' much-talked-about, sophomore horror outing, 'The Lighthouse.' What horrors lie in the minds of these stranded souls? What is the enchantment in the light? Do Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe have romantic chemistry? Will your pretentious friends point out all of the movie's 'Moby Dick' … Continue reading Prime yourself for Halloween with our discussion of ‘The Lighthouse’
Periodically in October, we will be watching horror films available on popular subscription streaming services and posting our thoughts on them in short-form reviews on the blog. Our hope is that this will provide some guidance to genre fans looking to find streamable spooky-season treats — and avoid tricks. Snakes on a Plane (2006) • … Continue reading Spooky Seasonal Streaming: ‘Snakes on a Plane,’ ‘The Orphanage,’ and ‘Child’s Play’