Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: 2010s

Fixation
I’ve been a sucker for killer kid movies ever since The Bad Seed, so the prospect of a film featuring a homicidal little black girl -- in my dream scenario, with afro puffs instead of Bad Seed Rhoda’s trademark pigtails -- piqued my interest. Alas, as the cover art...
Us
In the days leading up to the release of Us, writer-director Jordan Peele took to Twitter to declare -- presumably in response to critics who are all too eager to label his film a “social thriller” or some such nonsense -- that it is indeed a horror movie. Unlike...
Inhumanity
What Inhumanity lacks in budget, it makes up for in reckless ambition. With a sprawling slasher-thriller-action-sci fi-mystery-suspense story that incorporates serial killers, police corruption, medical experimentation, an international crime ring, a murder whodunit, a love triangle and a myriad of crosses, double-crosses and plot twists, it admirably aims for...