After several grisly murder cases in Japan in the ’80s and ’90s were blamed on screen violence, local government officials put pressure on domestic horror filmmakers, leaving the majority of them fearful of s
Found-footage movies tend, by their very nature, to deal with intimate subjects; the form doesn’t easily lend itself to spectacle, which generally requires multiple points of view.
CHOP starts out in familiar territory: Lance (TROMEO & JULIET’s Will Keenan, credited here as Billy Bakshi) finds himself stranded when his car breaks down in a semi-remote location with no cell service and no
From the way it’s being sold, CHOOSE (currently available on-demand from IFC Films) comes off like the latest SAW derivative, but the movie itself proves to be equally indebted to SE7EN.
As wide and sprawling as the open sea can be, it can also be a prison, and a boat’s claustrophobic confines and lack of escape possibilities are only made worse when a shipmate is as unstable as a broken canoe.
With WRONG TURN 4: BLOODY BEGINNINGS (on DVD and Blu-ray/DVD combo from Fox Home Entertainment), Declan O’Brien graduates up from director—the post he served on WRONG TURN 3: LEFT FOR DEAD—to wear the w
More than anything, BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW (in theaters today from Magnet Releasing) makes me lament that the general population of U.S. moviegoers isn’t more adventurous.
What’s the difference between a typical bad movie and a BEST WORST MOVIE?
For fans of Stevan Mena’s accomplished, classical 2004 slasher opus MALEVOLENCE, his prequel BEREAVEMENT (screening tonight in Manhattan as part of the New Yor