Review: ‘Pearl’ Solidifies the Brilliance of Mia Goth

After X blew the doors off the horror community in early 2022, Mia Goth had become a critical darling. Her dual roles in the film were impressive by any metric. Ti West also found himself back in the spotlight. The director, know for slow contemplative horror, directed television instead of films for six years. When … Continue reading Review: ‘Pearl’ Solidifies the Brilliance of Mia Goth

Review: ‘X’ Simmers with Sexuality and Regret In Homage to ’70’s Exploitation

The eternal debate about the depiction of sex and violence in movies continues in 2022. Some want to return to the Code days, where sex was self-regulated out of Hollywood in favor of innuendo. Others, including some infamous international filmmakers, push the boundaries. Yet a brief era during the 1970s led some to believe that … Continue reading Review: ‘X’ Simmers with Sexuality and Regret In Homage to ’70’s Exploitation

REVIEW: ‘Emma.’ Springs to Life with Beautiful Sets, Costumes and Score

Jane Austen remains the most common source of period storytelling, but her stories continue to feel unbelievably modern. Pride and Prejudice, Love & Friendship and Clueless have become cult hits for those who love her stories. Emma. looks to join that group thanks to its cartoonish take on the characters of the beloved novel. A nice bridge between the comedy of Clueless (which … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Emma.’ Springs to Life with Beautiful Sets, Costumes and Score

Review: Chilling, Creepy and Downright Grotesque, ‘Supiria’ Take the Horror Crown of 2018

Remaking horror films often sets up unrealistic expectations for the viewer. The majority of these projects that often get a remake have little to no vision behind the reboot. Rarely do the directors coming into the projects have the skill or talent to bring unsettling images to life. Often, the scariest films in the genre … Continue reading Review: Chilling, Creepy and Downright Grotesque, ‘Supiria’ Take the Horror Crown of 2018