Category Archives: Review

Book Review: Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers

About a month and a half ago, I received in the mail a book written by Sady Doyle: Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy and the Fear of Female Power. Before reading it, I had no idea the adventure … Continue reading

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Short Film Review: House Of Lexi

Confusion and misdirection are as sharp an instrument in the horror director’s tool bag as any other, more dizzying and memorable than another severed limb or gory-gutting by an enraged serial killer. The ability to make us doubt the world … Continue reading

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Film Review: Midsommar

Ari Aster returns to cinemas this month with his second feature film, Midsommar, a tale that throws the directors’ talents for showcasing the occult straight into the bright, blinding light of Summer. Coming a little over a year since Aster’s … Continue reading

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Short Film Review: Cleaner

Three simple rules, with a dark history behind them in the short film, Cleaner, in which a maid/cleaner comes to service an empty house with a sinister past. Or is it present? Stay out of the closed rooms. Never answer … Continue reading

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TV Review: Chernobyl

What is the cost of lies? It’s not that we’ll mistake them for the truth. The real danger is that if we hear enough lies, then we no longer recognize the truth at all. — Valery Legasov, played by Jared … Continue reading

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