For better of worse, Brandon Cronenberg’s first horror film, “Infinity Pool” is the wettest movie of 2022.
Anti Film-Bro: How M3gan reigns over true-crime villains
Have you ever cheered on a dog’s cinematic death? Watching newly released horror film, “M3gan,” film columnist Eliza Powers PO ’25 experienced this first. Yet subverting this American movie trope is just one of ways in which “M3gan” challenges the film industry.
The biblio-files: Whimsy meets the macabre in ‘Beautiful Darkness’
The graphic novel “Beautiful Darkness” questions whether the greatest horrors are to be found within human nature itself, writes Tomi Oyedeji-Olaniyan CM ’24.
Scene it: ‘X’ (2022): A modern slasher that provides classic chills
What’s scarier than a swamp in Texas? Probably the murderous making of an adult film on a swamp in Texas. That is exactly the plot of “X,” which TV & film columnist Rory Jones PO ’22 argues is a fresh take on the classic slasher format.
The biblio-files: How one man became the face of Halloween
Edgar Allan Poe is frequently associated with Halloween, but book columnist Tomi Oyedeji Olaniyan CM `23 asks the question: Should he be?
Scene it: Silly but psycho, ‘Sissy’ (2022) is the latest horror comedy hit
The Australian film “Sissy” is funny and frightening, a perfect horror comedy combo writes film and television columnist Rorye Jones PO `23.
Scene it: But did I understand it? ‘Nope’
Jordan Peele’s “Nope” presents some interesting questions, but it ultimately leaves too much unanswered, argues TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23.
Scene it: The bestial plot of ‘Lamb’ — so bad ewe can’t look away
Searching for a horror movie? Take “Lamb” (2021) off your list. Due to its absurd plot and visuals, “Lamb” lands closer to comedy than horror, TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 claims.
Scene one, hot take one: ‘Us’ shows horrors of haves, have-nots
With “Us,” Jordan Peele has created a phenomenal follow-up to “Get Out,” cementing himself as the most exciting voice in horror films today.
Summer movie recap: Or the six movies everyone should have seen this summer
Nothing goes better together than a 100-degree summer day with 97 percent humidity and an afternoon at the movie theater. This winning combination meant that much of my summer was spent at the movies, and while the air conditioning was always worth my time, the movies tended to vary. In