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The Siren

Late one cloudless night, after finishing my work for the day, I saw someone swimming in the moonlit water. The figure was far into the distance, but I could tell it was a woman.

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Review: Love, Death & Robots

Bursting at the seams with violence, gore and nudity, it’s almost as though Love, Death & Robots was created solely to push the boundaries of what Netflix shows are allowed to do.

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Review: Annihilation

Annihilation is both dreamy and nightmarish, complex yet universal, fascinating yet terrifying. It’s like a crossbreed between Aronofsky, Villeneuve and Cronenberg.

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Review: It

Do you like horror movies? Based on my observation, most people don’t. Outside of film students and dedicated cinephiles, people generally don’t like getting scared. Of course, I don’t blame them; horror movies are designed to generate a reaction, and

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Review: Alien: Covenant

Ridley Scott’s Alien is a bona fide masterpiece. Released back in 1979, it was a harmonious marriage between sci-fi and horror. Along with Blade Runner in 1982, Scott essentially shaped contemporary sci-fi cinema. His depiction of the future was a bleak, claustrophobic dystopia. But

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Review: Split

Director-writer M. Night Shyamalan is known for making movies that get critically panned. Or in other words, his movies are terrible. With the exception of some Shyamalan defenders here and there, it’s a universal fact that every Shyamalan film since Signs has

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Review: Get Out

Several months ago, I saw a trailer for what looked to be a promising psychological horror movie. Then two words appeared before me like a deer in headlights: Jordan Peele. Yes, the Jordan Peele that is most famous for being

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Review: Don’t Breathe

I remember watching the 2013 remake of Evil Dead. Despite negative reviews, I enjoyed the movie. There’s an inherent sadism when making a horror movie. You could tell the filmmakers are just trying to make us cringe, seeing what kind of graphic

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Review: The Shallows

Ah, there is nothing like the summer. Road trips, sunny beaches… and horror movies? Yes, Halloween’s come early this year, and this summer is packed with chills and thrills. The Conjuring 2, The Purge: Election Year, Lights Out, Don’t Breathe and The Neon Demon? Along

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Review: The Neon Demon

Note: The following review is spoiler-free. It is hard to describe The Neon Demon. Like quantum superposition, this movie exists between two contradictory states. It is simultaneously beautiful and boring, graceful and gauche, fascinating and frustrating. And while I find it hard to recommend, I can’t

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