All posts by Jessica Gomez

CURSED FILMS Proves That Evil Lives Among Us

Shudder’s five-part documentary series Cursed Films was set to premiere at SXSW last month, but since all major events were canceled in the month of March, the release moved to digital on the Shudder app, and I was able to watch the first episode f...

by Jessica Gomez | April 06th, 2020 | Categories:

Rootwood (2018) Review

It’s about filmmakers who find themselves hunted by the Wooden Devil while creating a documentary about missing persons in a secluded forest. Rootwood was directed by Marcel Walz (who also directed Blood Feast) and stars Tyler Gallant (from Al...

by Jessica Gomez | March 29th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

Body at Brighton Rock (2019) Review

It’s about a green park ranger that loses her way in the forest, and is forced to bare the woods overnight while she waits for help. Body at Brighton Rock was directed by Roxanne Benjamin (who also directed Southbound and XX) and stars Karin...

by Jessica Gomez | March 19th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

A Brief Look at Modern Queer Horror

Gay cinema has been around as long as film has existed, whether or not it was publicly recognized as such. Only in the last decade has gay marriage become legal, but it’s clear while watching films from the likes of gay filmmakers such as James Wha...

by Jessica Gomez | March 07th, 2020 | Categories:

The Lodge (2019) Review

It's about two siblings spending the night alone with their new stepmother. Stuck in a remote mountain cabin, the trio are terrorized by a seemingly supernatural force. The Lodge was directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala (who also dire...

by Jessica Gomez | February 27th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , ,

The Love Witch (2016) Review

It’s about a modern-day witch using spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her, with deadly consequences. The Love Witch was directed by Anna Biller and stars Samantha Robinson (from Cam), Gian Keys, Jeffrey Vincent Parise (from Th...

by Jessica Gomez | February 14th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , ,

The Future of Horror: 9 Female Filmmakers Transforming the Genre

This February marks the 11th Annual Women in Horror Month, where the horror community comes together to recognize the women both in front of and behind the camera of our favorite horror flicks. Horror has always had strong roots in feminism (as explo...

by Jessica Gomez | February 12th, 2020 | Categories:

I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016) Review

It's about a young nurse taking care of an elderly author who lives in a haunted house. Oz Perkins’s debut film was The Blackcoat’s Daughter, but I Am the Pretty Thing that Lives in the House was technically released first as a Netflix Ori...

by Jessica Gomez | February 05th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

Interview with THIS IS OUR HOME Star Simone Policano

This Is Our Home was one of the best indie horror films of 2019. Simone Policano turned in a dynamic and unsettling performance as Reina, a woman who takes matters into her own hands when a child, who claims to be her unborn son, arrives at her doors...

by Jessica Gomez | January 26th, 2020 | Categories:

Shudder's CURSED FILMS Documentary Premiering at SXSW

There has long been speculation of the supernatural attaching themselves to horror movies. In certain cases, the cast and crew have been the victims of unforeseen and unusual tragedies, such as Brandon Lee dying in a freak accident during the filming...

by Jessica Gomez | January 25th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags:

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