Review: ‘The Pale Blue Eye’ Combines Poe and Murder Mystery To Mixed Effect

The rebirth of the murder mystery has been a fun surprise for cinephiles. 2022 featured a cavalcade of mystery hits. Headlined by Glass Onion, Bodies Bodies Bodies, and Confess, Fletch, the murder mystery is alive and well. While most of these occurred in contemporary settings, The Pale Blue Eye rewinds to the 1830s. The historical … Continue reading Review: ‘The Pale Blue Eye’ Combines Poe and Murder Mystery To Mixed Effect

Review: ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Blends Thriller and Mystery Elements for the Social Media Age

Nothing gets the thriller juices flowing quite like a wee bit of classism. While not full-blown horror like Texas Chainsaw or Friday the 13th, plenty of great films use the backbone of economic hardship to tell wild genre stories. Classics like The Stepford Wives and Rosemary's Baby were light on the literal scares but chilled to the … Continue reading Review: ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Blends Thriller and Mystery Elements for the Social Media Age