I’m not the kind of guy who speaks ill of the dead, but that doesn’t mean I’m crazy about films made in their honor, either.
Annnnnd months later I still couldn’t tell you exactly what turtles have to do with this movie. Still good, though!
I nearly wrote my fingers to death typing the title of this movie for this article, so I damn well expect your clicks in exchange for my writerly suffering.
Lying about your grandma’s mortality seems like a bad idea, except when the bad idea ends up forming the basis of a really good movie.
A movie about the most vengeful bird of all! Also, genocide and sexual violence.
She’s home! Annabelle, she’s home! That’s…that’s really not good, whose home did she come to? Yours? Mine? Hopefully yours. Sorry, I want to live.
A movie about zombies by one of the coolest filmmakers out there, starring a ton of people I like, should be a slam dunk, but then…what if it isn’t?
Good, patiently executed scares are a gift from the movie gods, and so’re opportunities to hash it out with the people responsible for putting those scares together.
A stunning, low key bit of animation from a descendant of unspeakable atrocity. Amazingly, he’s up to speaking about it.
You got your body horror in my psychological thriller! Except that it’s all horror, even when it’s too over-written for its own good. Pft.
*insert Godzilla roar noise*
Finally, what we’ve all been asking for this year: A doppelganger movie that isn’t distinctly a horror movie, and also doesn’t really stick to a single genre, either.
One of the most under-appreciated filmmakers in the world has released what’s already looking like her most-appreciated film, and Andy has mixed thoughts. (On the reaction to the film, not the film itself.)
Man, if you think killing John Wick’s dog is a bad move, wait ’til you try killing him and also killing everyone he knows and also taking away his safe harbor.
What’s a Zhang Yimou movie without lots of color? Well…it’s “Shadow.”
Upfront: This movie is about sex. My review of this movie is about sex. Everything is about sex. It’s necessary to get that out of the way to numb your delicate prudish American sensibilities.
An instructional film about what to do when you’re alone on a mountain overlook and there’s a corpse and possibly also a ghost or a bear.
Andy likes an Alex Ross Perry movie, and it’s all thanks to Independent Film Festival Boston! (Well: Also, it’s thanks to Alex Ross Perry.)
Let’s go back to an oldie but a goodie by discussing a newbie that is also a goodie! And also a grossie!
Not the Kiernan Shipka version of “hail Satan!”, but a kinder, gentler, more politically conscious version.