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Supernatural Horror

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‘Andhaghaaram’ (2020): Give Yourself to the Dark Side

Directed by: V. Vignarajan || Produced by: Priya Atlee, Sudhan Sundaram Jayaram, K. Poorna Chandra Screenplay by: V. Vignarajan || Starring: Arjun Das, Vinoth Kishan, Kumar Natarajan, Pooja Ramachandran, Misha Ghoshal Music by: Pradeep Kumar || Cinematography: A. M. Edwin Sakay || Edited by: Sathyaraj Natarajan || Country: India || Language: Tamil Running Time: 171 … Continue reading

‘Midnight Mass’ (2021): Vampiric Catholic Guilt

Created by: Mike Flanagan || Written by: Mike Flanagan, Joyce Sherri, Teresa Sutherland, James Flanagan, Elan Gale, Jeff Howard, Dani Parker Directed by: Mike Flanagan || Starring: Kate Siegel, Zach Gilford, Kristin Lehman, Samantha Sloyan, Igby Rigney, Rahul Kohli, Annarah Cymone, Annabeth Gish, Alex Essoe, Rahul Abburi, Matt Biedel, Michael Trucco, Crystal Balint, Louis Oliver, … Continue reading

Mike Flanagan’s Modern Gothic: ‘The Haunting of… Hill House’ (2018) & ‘… Bly Manor’ (2020)

Created by: Mike Flanagan || Written by: Mike Flanagan, Rebecca Klingel [1, 2], Meredith Averill, Jeff Howard, Charise Castro Smith, Scott Kosar, Liz Phang [1], Henry James, Diane Ademu-John, Julia Bicknell, Michael Clarkson, Paul Clarkson, James Flanagan, Leah Fong, Angela LeManna, Laurie Penny [2] Directed by: Mike Flanagan1, 2, Ciarán Foy, Liam Gavin, Ben Howling, … Continue reading

‘I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House’ (2016)… and This is a Review of Another Slow Horror Movie

Directed by: Osgood Perkins || Produced by: Rob Paris, Robert Menzies Screenplay by: Osgood Perkins || Starring: Ruth Wilson, Bob Balaban, Lucy Boynton, Paula Prentiss Music by: Elvis Perkins || Cinematography: Julie Kirkwood || Edited by: Brian Ufberg || Country: Canada, United States || Language: English Running Time: 87 minutes I’ve reviewed or commented upon … Continue reading

‘In the Tall Grass’ (2019): Another Diegetic Maze from Vincenzo Natali

Directed by: Vincenzo Natali || Produced by: Steve Hoban, Jimmy Miller, M. Riley Screenplay by: Vincenzo Natali || Starring: Patrick Wilson, Harrison Gilbertson, Rachel Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira, Avery Whitted, Will Buie Jr. Music by: Mark Korven || Cinematography: Craig Wrobleski || Edited by: Michele Conroy || Country: Canada || Language: English Running Time: 101 … Continue reading

‘Under the Shadow’ (2016): Cryptic Haunting Done Right

Directed by: Babak Anvari || Produced by: Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill, Lucan Toh Screenplay by: Babak Anvari || Starring: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi, Ray Haratian, Arash Marandi Music by: Gavin Cullen || Cinematography: Kit Fraser || Edited by: Christopher Barwell || Country: United Kingdom, Jordan, Qatar || Language: Persian Running Time: 84 minutes … Continue reading

‘The Conjuring’ (2013): The Most Overrated Horror Phenomenon of the 2010s

Directed by: James Wan || Produced by: Tony DeRosa-Grund, Peter Safran, Rob Cowan Screenplay by: Chad Hayes, Carey W. Hayes || Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor, Shanley Caswell, Hayley McFarland, Joey King, Mackienzie Foy Music by: Joseph Bishara || Cinematography: John R. Leonetti || Edited by: Kirk M. Morri || Country: … Continue reading

‘The Witch’ (2015): A New England Folktale

Directed by: Robert Eggers || Produced by: Daniel Bekerman, Lars Knudsen, Jodi Redmond, Jay Van Hoy Screenplay by: Robert Eggers || Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger, Lucas Dawson Music by: Mark Korven || Cinematography: Jarin Blaschke || Edited by: Louise Ford || Country: United States, Canada || Language: English … Continue reading

‘Krampus’ (2015): A Modern Christmas Classic

Directed by: Michael Dougherty || Produced by: Alex Garcia, Jon Jashni, Michael Doughtery, Thomas Tull Screenplay by: Todd Casey, Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields || Starring: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Conchatta Ferrell, Emjay Anthony, Stefania LaVie Owen, Krista Stadler Music by: Douglas Pipes || Cinematography: Jules O’Loughlin || Edited by: John Axelrad … Continue reading

‘It Follows’ (2014): Sexually Transmitted Demons

Directed by: David Robert Mitchell || Produced by: Rebecca Green, Laura D. Smith, David Robert Mitchell, David Kaplan, Erik Rommesmo Screenplay by: David Robert Mitchell || Starring: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe, Bailey Spry Music by: Disasterpiece || Cinematography by: Mike Gioulakis || Edited by: Julio  C. Perez … Continue reading