All posts by Jessica Gomez

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:

Elizabeth Banks Set to Direct, Star In Invisible Woman

Invisible Woman is getting the female touch. Elizabeth Banks will direct and star in the remake for Universal, using a fresh take that came from Banks herself. Erin Cressida Wilson, who adapted The Girl on the Train for the big screen, is set to pe...

by Jessica Gomez | January 20th, 2020 | Categories:

Girl on the Third Floor (2019) Review

It’s about Don Koch, a man who tries to renovate a rundown house with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans... Girl on the Third Floor was directed by Travis Stevens, and stars Phillip Jack Brooks,...

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

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