It's been a while since we've dropped a New Blood. The new A24 film, Talk to Me, has taken the horror world by storm. Not only have we already heard about a filmed prequel, but a sequel was announced as well. Talk to Me has quickly become one of the few franchises to watch in horror. … Continue reading Bela Lugosi’s Undead: ‘Talk to Me,’ HHN Check-In, and Fantasia Fest Podcast
In Australia, a group of teenagers stumble upon a modern version of Ouija, but simpler. A ceramic hand that has a real skeletal hand of a medium connects users to the dead by simply holding it, telling the random spirit to "talk to me," and then giving permission to enter the body to communicate with … Continue reading Review: ‘Talk To Me’ – Don’t Touch The Hand That Can Kill You
When we lose people we love, we often yearn to speak with them one last time. The lengths some would go to for that conversation may be too great, but any price would be worth it for others. In the directorial debut of Michael & Danny Phillippou, characters find themselves unaware of the power they … Continue reading SXSW 2023: ‘Talk to Me’ Scares with Grotesque and Violent Frights
Tragedy begets tragedy, and star-crossed lovers are doomed to obscurity. For centuries, people have found ways to love each other despite obstacles placed in their way. However, finding this love rarely ended with a happily-ever-after. In 2020, the "Lesbian Period Drama" surprisingly became a punchline to a joke, as if many of these features were … Continue reading Fantasia Festival 2021: ‘The Last Thing Mary Saw’ Will Haunt Your Nightmares
Hello all! Thanks for checking out We Bought a Blog and supporting our work! We've worked to compile our reviews of each of the films we've reviewed out of Fantastic Festival 2021, which we've been honored to cover for the second year in a row. Please check out and support the independent filmmakers we've shown … Continue reading Fantasia Fest 2021 Compiled Reviews!
Few films have left the cultural legacy of Ridley Scott's Alien since its release. The seminal work of horror and sci-fi touched on classicism, racism, feminism, and sexual violence through ground-breaking visuals. But, above all else, the creature feature was entertaining as hell, creating involuntary reactions of shock, laughter, and fear at every turn. The … Continue reading Fantasia Fest 2021: ‘Alien On Stage’ Delightfully Spotlights Community Theater