horror

M. Night Shyamalan Blows His Second Chance

It’s funny, and utterly arbitrary, which filmmakers and actors we hope have a second chance. I’m not talking about people like Kevin Spacey, whose alleged…

How One Low-Budget Thriller Got the World of Camming Right

In the unnerving new psychological horror film Cam, which comes to Netflix this Friday (and will be playing in select theaters), a young woman named Alice (Madeline…

Everything I Know About Men I Learned From ‘The Thing’

The Thing, John Carpenter’s 1982 horror classic, is a slippery little number. It seems like a horror movie about a bunch of cooped-up researcher science…

We Still Haven’t Made a Better Horror Movie Than ‘Night of the Living Dead’

“We have met the enemy and he is us.” This was not the original phrase. A year into the War of 1812, winning a decisive…