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Horror Sequel Marathon: Final Destination 2 (2003)

The "Final Destination" franchise does something few horror films manage to do--it scares on the utmost personal, intimate level. It fails to offer us the...

Horror Sequel Marathon: Scream 2 (1997)

“There are certain rules that one must abide by in order to create a successful sequel,” instructs Randy Meeks (Jamie Kennedy), self-proclaimed horror movie...

Indie Horror-thon: Silent House (2011)

Husband and wife director-duo Chris Kentis and Laura Lau provide viewers an intimate look at the horrors found within a young woman’s mind in...

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Green Room (2015): The Festering Ultra-Violent Rage of ‘Angry White Males’ in Pre-Tr*mp America

It probably is not a coincidence that, in 2016, A24 released their horror-thriller masterpiece Green Room the same month that Republican presidential...

The Invitation (2015): The Spiritual Philosophy of Bereavement and the Cult of Social Civility

Tonight is the night our faith becomes real, reads the tagline for The Invitation, the psychological horror thriller that chronicles the dinner...

We Are Still Here (2015): The Supernatural Dread of Denial, Grief, and Rural Isolationism

There’s a reason why haunted-house films are such a welcomed mainstay in the horror genre. The house as a safe space and...

The Witch (2015): The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Puritan Moral Panic and Patriarchal Family Dynamics

The 2010s marked a notable resurgence of religious themes and imagery in horror film. Perhaps most faithful to theological folklore was 2015’s...