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FILM REVIEW: It Comes at Night

It Comes at Night (Trey Edward Shults, 2017)

It Comes at Night doesn’t start off like most horror films, which is an indication straight off the bat that it’s not going to be a traditional horror. From the opening we’re hit in the face with the intensity of a chilling death, with little context provided as to the who, where, when and why. After this it mellows out for some time, and some viewers may even wonder when the real horror is going to start. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: It Comes at Night

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FILM REVIEW: The Visit

The Visit (M. Night Shyamalan, 2015)

Most people know M. Night Shyamalan as the guy who peaked early with The Sixth Sense, trotted out some semi-respectable storylines in Unbreakable, Signs, and The Village, and then made a series of bad films (The Lady in the Water, The Happening, The Last Airbender, After Earth) that were unintentionally hilarious. With The Visit he has supposedly strived to create a hybrid of horror and comedy, but you can’t help but think that’s just a disclaimer so he won’t get burnt again. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Visit