In the acclaimed modern horror film Hereditary starring Toni Collette, director Ari Aster references horror films of the 60’s and 70’s in order to create the dread-filled atmosphere of his debut feature film.
Author: Luke Banyai
After having seen Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead at the tender age of 13, it began a love for horror films that eventually expanded into a love for all genres.
Deserted Island Movie Collection: The Films of Martin Scorsese
Best Movie Snack: Honey Soy Chicken Potato Chips and a 6 pack.
Upgrade pays homage to a mixture of 80’s sci-fi and action films as well as giving itself its own heart and soul, which in a way, leaves it a mixed bag of some greatly executed ideas and some equally poor ones.
Around the time of the release of The Grey, Liam Neeson was at the peak of an action movie phase thanks to the unexpected hit that was Taken (2009), which saw him take on a slew of tough guy roles normally reserved for actors 20-30 years his junior.
The first teaser for Dario Argento’s 1977 horror classic Suspiria remake has arrived, starring Dakota Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Tilda Swinton and Mia Goth.
Screening as part of the American Essentials Film Festival, Outside In should no doubt be a highlight amongst its other counterparts. After 20 years in prison, Chris (Jay Duplass) comes back to his small home town where he reunites with his high school teacher Carol (Edie Falco), who helped reduce his sentence.
Hereditary stars the ever reliable Toni Collette and Gabriel Byrne and is the latest release by the production company A24, who have over the last few years released some top-shelf horror films.
Six friends head to Mexico to party hard for Spring Break and on their final night, one of the group’s members, Olivia, meets a charming stranger who ends up taking them all to a remote building where they play Truth or Dare.
The Mercy is based on the true story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth), whose determination to sail solo around the world was met with both praise and doubt, bringing much media attention to his ambitious endeavour.
Ava (Noée Abita) is the titular character of the film, whose life takes a dramatic turn when she finds out (at the mere 13 years of age) she will go blind within a short amount of time. From here she begins to act out against her mother and finds ways to escape her eventual fate before everything goes dark forever.
Winchester is loosely based on true story of the wealthy heiress Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren) and her mansion of endless rooms, which lays claim to be the most haunted house in America.
A Fantastic Woman follows a transgender woman called Marina (Danela Vega), who after the death of her older boyfriend Orlando (Francisco Reyes) tries to move forward, but struggles with his bias family as she figures out what to do next with her life.
In what is shaping up to be a good year in horror, comes another promising trailer in the form of Marrowbone, featuring a stellar cast of young, rising stars.
Creep 2 is the follow-up to the reasonably successful first film Creep (2014), which was about a man who answers an ad on the internet for a one-day job of filming a subject who turns out to be a serial killer.
Based on the popular stage production which toured in the UK and then around Australia, Ghost Stories comes to life on the big screen from the creators of The League of Gentlemen (who also wrote and produced the play), and starring Martin Freeman.