Sadly, we live in the sort of times that encourage an influx of gloomy postapocalypse movies.
Early in THE DARKEST HOUR, best friends Sean (Emile Hirsch) and Ben (Max Minghella), newly arrived in Russia, discuss the possibility of hooking up with a cute American girl in a local bar.
The horror genre has a great history of Christmas films.
Following a friend’s enthusiastic recommendation, positive word of mouth and the gorgeous poster (pictured below) I kept seeing around the Fantasia festival, I made a point of getting out of the house early to see
In 2009’s THE COLLECTOR, directed by Marcus Dunstan from a screenplay he wrote with Patrick Melton, we were introduced to Arkin (Josh Stewart), a comparatively innocent thief attempting to burglarize a house.
INTRUDERS is going to frustrate a lot of people. It’s as stylish and well-produced as any Hollywood thriller, and with a conventional story, it probably could have made a satisfying movie.
If it’s true, as many have said, that the current trend of home-invasion movies reflects society’s unease over the potential of foreign attack, REPLICAS also suggests that we can’t trust the people down
HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET is one of those movies that seems to have been written backwards—it plays like its creators came up with their Big Plot Twist first, then struggled to fill the hour beforehand.
The second “Run With Us” (the unmistakably ’80s, completely inspiring theme song from the Canadian cartoon THE RACCOONS) blasts over the end credits of HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN, it’s an incredible and