horror

‘Us,’ ‘Psycho,’ and the Challenges of the Explain-It-All Ending

(Warning: We’re going to be talking about the ending of “Us.” If you haven’t seen the movie and don’t want the ending spoiled, please don’t…

The Story Behind the World’s First Movie Directed by a Blind Person

When the cast and crew showed up to the first pre-production meeting for the 2011 indie horror film The Bunker, they thought the shoot would…

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…