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‘The Witch’ Director Robert Eggers Created a Horror Film That Would Mirror a New England Puritan’s Nightmare

Since its 2015 premiere, 'The Witch' remains one of the most poignant period horror films of the past decade. The supernatural horror...

‘The Invisible Man’ Was Originally Supposed to Fit Into a Shared Cinematic Universe with 2017’s ‘The Mummy’

Some things are best left forgotten. This of course includes Universal Picture's disastrous attempt at creating the Dark Universe, which aimed to...

‘Antebellum’ Filmmakers Used the Lenses From ‘Gone With the Wind’ to Correct the 1939 Film’s Portrayal of American Slavery

Antebellum, which follows a young woman who must survive and escape a Southern slave plantation, is coming at a time of civil...

Jason Blum: I Decided I Wanted to Be Involved In Art Everybody Could Understand

American film and television producer Jason Blum has remained one of the most controversial figures in the industry since founding Blumhouse Productions,...

Come To Daddy director Ant Timpson Was Inspired By His Father’s Passing

Before the pandemic closed movie theaters around the world, Come to Daddy was released in February 2020 to applause from critics and...

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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...